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Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Jenny Marx's Transport Chaos

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
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2 hours

Music and featured items

  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works: Dutoit/Chailly/Haitink.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in D flat major, Op 70 No 3

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Chopin: Waltzes: Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Symphony No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 34: III. Scherzo. Allegro ma non troppo presto

    Orchestra: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Lindberg.
    • Stenhammar: Symphony No. 2 & Ett drömspel.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen (Der Freischütz)

    Singer: Sally Matthews. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • LSO Live.
  • Juan Bautista José Cabanilles

    Batalla Imperial

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Spiegel im Spiegel

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Simon Mulligan.
    • Shostakovich/Penderecki/Part: Violin Sonata: Daniel Hope.
    • Nimbus.
    • 005.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture in C major, 'Hamburger Ebb' und Fluth'

    Ensemble: Zefiro.
    • Ambroisie.
  • Sally Beamish

    Gaudent in coelis for chorus

    Choir: Choirs of St Catherine's College, Cambridge. Conductor: Edward Wickham.
    • Gaudent In Coelis.
    • RESONUS.
    • 1.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske in C major, Op 18

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Schumann: Carnaval/Papillons/Kinderszenen/Arabeske: Nelson Freire.
    • Decca.
    • 47.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Marche du couronnement, Op 117

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Saint-Saëns: Orchestral Works: Neeme Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 2 in D minor for violin, BWV 1004 (Courante)

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Bach: 6 Sonatas & Partitas.
    • Onyx.
    • 2.
  • Time Traveller: Jenny Marx's Transport Chaos

    Duration: 02:19

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of Travel - 'Whither must I wander'

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Ensemble: Ian Burnside.
    • Naxos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 "Salzburg Symphony No. 1"

    Orchestra: Camerata Nordica. Director: Terje Tønnesen.
    • Mozart: Serenata notturna, 3 Divertimenti & Eine kleine Nachtmusik.
    • BIS.
    • 10-12.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27, 'Moonlight' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Liebestraum: Romantic Piano Music.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Melancholia (Cantus Arcticus, Op.61)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Hannu Lintu.
  • William Byrd

    Laudibus in sanctis (Cantiones Sacrae Vol 2)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Ceremony and Devotion: Music for the Tudors.
    • Coro.
    • 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Legends: Prague Waltzes: Buadapest festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer.
    • Phillips.
    • 16.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

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