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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Shostakovich Jazz Suite, Rousseau, Sally Magnusson

Ian Skelly presents potential companion pieces for a popular piece of music, and Sally Magnusson reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Each day this week writer and broadcaster Sally Magnusson reveals the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Time Traveller - 'Rousseau' by Joanne Paul

    Duration: 04:32

  • Sally Magnusson on being a clarinettist in another life

    Duration: 04:00

  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in F major H.18.7 - 3rd mvt

    Performer: Vivianne Chassot. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel.
    • Sony.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Prelude to Act 1)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Wagner: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 1.
  • Anonymous

    Morgunstjarna (Icelandic 17th Century)

    Ensemble: Trio Mediæval.
    • ECM.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia Book 3 (El Polo)

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Albeniz: Iberia; Navarra; Suite Espanola - Larrocha.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orphée et Eurydice, Wq. 30, Act II: Danse des Furies

    Conductor: Raphaël Pichon. Orchestra: Ensemble Pygmalion.
    • Enfers.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 15.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite for Jazz Band No 1

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Shostakovich: The Jazz Album - Brautigam, Masseurs.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si dolce è il tormento

    Singer: Arianna Savall. Singer: Petter Udland Johansen. Ensemble: Hirundo Maris.
    • Carpe Diem Records: 16307.
    • Carpe Diem Records.
    • 8.
  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Sinfonia in C Major G.33 For 4 Trumpets, Strings and Continuo

    Performer: Adrian Chandler. Ensemble: La Serenissima.
    • Avie : AV2371.
    • Avie.
    • 21-23.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No.24 in F sharp major, Op.78

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Louis Lortie plays Beethoven, Complete Piano Sonatas.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 006.
  • Philip Glass

    Aguas da Amazonia: No. 2, Xingu River

    Music Arranger: Third Coast Percussion. Ensemble: Third Coast Percussion.
    • Paddle to the Sea.
    • Cedille.
    • 15.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Quand on sait bien aimer que la vie est charmante (Le Devin du Village)

    Choir: Chouers Raymond Saint-Paul. Singer: Janine Micheau. Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre Louis de Forment.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Suite populaire espagnole arr Kochanski

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Sebastian Knauer.
    • Ravel/Falla/Schnittke/Bartok/Shankar: East meets West: Daniel Hope.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 4.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prelude, Fugue and Riffs

    Performer: Benny Goodman. Ensemble: Columbia Jazz Band. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Sony.
  • Kurt Weill

    The Threepenny Opera (Pirate Jenny)

    Singer: Lotte Lenya. Conductor: Roger Bean.
    • SONY.
  • Juan Marcolini

    Overture to La diche en la desgracia y vida campestre

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Concerto in A major, K 622 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Clarinet Concertos: SCO / Collins.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Music of Training and Rest - from Jose Torres

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Naxos.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Waltz - from Face of Another

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Naxos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: Ji Liu.
    • Ji Liu Piano Reflections.
    • 1.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Concertino for flute and orchestra, Op 107

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Orchestra: Residentie Orkest. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Great works for flute and orchestra.
    • BIS.
    • 007.
  • Percy Grainger

    Danny Deever for bass and orchestra (Kipling Settings)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Singer: Timothy Armstrong-Taylor. Orchestra: English Country Gardiner Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • The music of Percy Grainger: Monteverdi Choir/John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
    • 13.
  • Traditional Mexican


    Ensemble: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
    • Dances Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 17.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 6 in A minor (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Sonata in C major BuxWV.256, Op.1 No.5

    Ensemble: Arcangelo.
    • ALPHA.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in G flat major, Op 70 No 1

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Erato.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough presents quirky tales gathered from the corners of history.