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Thursday with Ian Skelly - Bernstein's On the Town, Suffragettes on the run, Steven McRae

Ian Skelly presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music, and principal dancer at The Royal Ballet Steven McRae lists his inspirations and influences.

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for the next piece of music on the Essential Classics playlist.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Principal dancer at the Royal Ballet, Steven McRae, talks about the things that have inspired him throughout his life and career.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes, Book I - La fille aux cheveux de lin; La serenade interrompue

    Performer: Paavali Jumppanen.
    • Ondine.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in B flat major, K.361 "Gran Partita" (Theme and Variations)

    Ensemble: Ensemble intercontemporain. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Pierre Boulez conducts Berg & Mozart.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Marianne Martinez

    Sonata in A major

    Performer: Barbara Harbach.
    • Kingdom Records.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    3 Dance episodes from 'On the town'

    Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Barber/Bernstein/Gershwin/Copland: Great American Showpieces.
    • Angel.
    • 7.
  • Jorge Morel

    Danza brasilera

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata No 3 in C major, Op 102

    Performer: Daniel Müller‐Schott. Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Beethoven: Cello Sonata etc: Muller-Schott/Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Partenope (Overture)

    Orchestra: Early Opera Company. Conductor: Christian Curnyn.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Naomi Paxton - Inside the Trunk

  • Clara Schumann

    Scherzo No.2, Op.14

    Performer: Susanne Grützmann.
    • PROFIL.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D 965

    Performer: Sharon Kam. Performer: Geoffrey Parsons. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • TELDEC.
  • Aaron Copland

    Quiet City

    Performer: Christine Pendrill. Performer: Maurice Murphy. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • EMI.
  • Andre Gretry

    Le tableau parlant - ouverture

    Ensemble: Les Paladins. Conductor: Jérôme Corréas.
    • Le Triomphe de L'amour.
    • Naive.
    • 10.
  • Steven McRae talks about designer Paul Smith

  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Wedding Waltz (The Veil of the Pierrette Op.18)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Dohnanyi: The Veil of Pierrette etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 21.
  • John Taverner

    The Lamb

    Author: William Blake. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Director: James O’Donnell.
    • Adeste Fideles: Christmas music from Westminster Cathedral.
    • Hyperion.
    • 19.
  • Franz Liszt

    Mephisto Waltz No 2 transc for piano

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.1 in D major H.I/1

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • ALPHA.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walkure - Wotan's Farewell

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Orchestra: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Yuquijiro Yocoh

    Sakura Variations

    Performer: John Williams.
    • John Williams: The Seville Concert.
    • Sony.
    • 7.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Holberg Suite, Op.40 (Praeludium)

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Grieg: Complete music with orchestra: Gothenburg SO/Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.

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  • Thu 8 Feb 2018 09:00

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