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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - The Shakespeare Hut, Stravinsky's Pulcinella

Ian Skelly with the best in classical music.

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music

Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today's starting point is Stravinsky's ballet Pulcinella, skilfully reworking baroque music by Pergolesi and others to form a deft commedia dell'arte theatre piece

Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history

Delightful works by Louise Farrenc and Doreen Carwithen join music by Mozart and Debussy in the programme.

2 hours

Music and featured items

  • Ivor Gurney

    By a bierside

    Orchestrator: Herbert Howells. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Signum.
  • Friedrich der Große

    Sinfonia in D major

    Performer: Manfred Friedrich. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends Op. 59: No. 6 in C sharp minor

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Igor Stravinsky


    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood. Singer: Bernadette Manca di Nissa. Singer: David Gordon. Singer: John Ostendorf. Orchestra: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
    • Stravinsky: Pulcinella, Dumbarton Oaks: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra/Hogwood.
    • Decca.
    • 4-23.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Clarinet Trio in E flat major, Op 44 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Diana Ambache. Performer: Joan Enric Lluna. Performer: Naomi Butterworth.
    • BBC Music.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    Suffolk Suite

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water music - suite (HWV.349) in D major

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Handel: Water Music, Music for the Royal Fireworks: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Time Traveller: Shakespeare Hut

    Duration: 02:24

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in F major, Op.10 No.2

    Performer: Paavali Jumppanen.
    • ONDINE.
  • Louis Couperin

    Tombeau de M. de Blancrocher

    Performer: Christophe Rousset.
    • APARTE.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, Kk.141

    Performer: Christophe Rousset.
    • DECCA.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Madamina, il catalogo è questo (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Sony.
  • Claude Debussy

    L'isle joyeuse

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete Works for Piano, Vol. 2: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

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