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Monday with Ian Skelly - Lucy Worsley, Molucca Beans

Ian Skelly with the best in classical music. Plus historian and presenter Lucy Worsley talks about her cultural inspirations.

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 the historian, author and presenter Lucy Worsley talks about the cultural influences that have inspired and shaped her life and career.

3 hours

Music and featured items

  • Francis Poulenc

    Rag-Mazurka (Les biches)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Thierry Fischer.
    • Rite of Spring.
    • Signum.
    • 20.
  • Charlie Chaplin

    Modern Times - Opening, Assembly Line

    Orchestra: NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Brock.
    • CPO.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    O magnum mysterium à 6

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Martin Baker.
    • Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina, Missa Hodie Christus Natus Est etc....
    • 11.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Norman, Giacomini.
    • Philips.
  • Robert Schumann

    Concertstuck in F major Op.86 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Roger Montgomery. Performer: Gavin Edwards. Performer: Susan Dent. Performer: Robert Maskell. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Schumann: Complete Symphonies: Gardiner.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    L'Amour est le dieu de la paix (Anacréon)

    Singer: Sandrine Piau. Orchestra: Les Paladins. Conductor: Jérôme Corréas.
    • Le Triomphe De L'Amour.
    • Naive.
    • 3.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Suite in Old Style, for solo viola, harpsichord and strings: no.2 The rose garden by moonlight

    Performer: Lietuvos kamerinis orkestras.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 - no.1

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphonies Nos. 1-3 - Symphonic Dances.
    • Lso Live.
    • 204.
  • Time Traveller: Molucca Bean

    Duration: 02:24

  • Robert Farnon

    Jumping Bean

    Orchestra: New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • British Light Music Classics.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata in four parts No 9 in F major, 'Golden Sonata'

    Performer: Neville Marriner. Performer: Granville Jones. Performer: Peter Gibbs. Performer: Desmond Dupré. Performer: George Malcolm.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Dies Natalis (The Salutation)

    Performer: Amy Dickson. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Decca.
  • Nino Rota

    The Godfather- Love theme

    Orchestra: Unnamed Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Savina.
    • Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from The Godfather.
    • MCA.
    • 7.
  • Richard Wagner

    Good Friday Music (Parsifal)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • TELDEC.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Bagatelle No 2 for two violins, cello and harmonium, Op 47

    Performer: Gábor Takács‐Nagy. Performer: Károly Schranz. Performer: Gábor Ormai. Performer: András Fejér. Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quartets: Takacs Quartet.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Cultural Inspirations: Lucy Worsley on her piano teacher

    Duration: 03:01

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 16 in C major, K 545

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laetatus sum

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Duke Ellington

    Sophisticated Lady

    Music Arranger: Luther Henderson. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • American Music.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 303.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto à 5 in C major, Op 9 No 5

    Performer: Pierre Pierlot. Conductor: Claudio Scimone. Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti.
    • Albinoni: Oboe and Violin concertos.
    • Apex.
  • Franz Schubert

    Im Abendrot, D799

    Performer: Michael Gees. Singer: Christoph Prégardien. Singer: Julian Prégardien.
    • Challenge.
  • Steve Reich

    Duet for 2 violins and strings

    Ensemble: The Smith Quartet.
    • Different Trains.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 4.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op 65 No 6 (Lyric Pieces)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Grieg Lyric Pieces.
    • Hyperion.
    • 21.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie, M. 17

    Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth. Orchestra: Les Siècles.
    • Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye, Le tombeau de Couperin & Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 113.


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