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Monday with Ian Skelly - Schubert's Heidenroslein, Suntan lotion

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

Music and featured items

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude in C major, BWV 846, arr for guitar

    Performer: Ángel Romero.
    • Angel Romero plays Bach: Transcriptions for guitar.
    • Telarc.
    • 8.
  • Richard Wagner

    The Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walküre)

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Wagner - Dudamel.
    • DG.
    • 1.
  • Clément Doucet

    Isoldina for piano

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Alexandre Tharaud: Le Boeuf Sur Le Toit.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 15.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Oboe Concerto in E flat major

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Orchestra: Peterborough String Orchestra.
    • Five Italian Oboe Concertos: Nicholas Daniel/Peterborough String Orchestra.
    • Helios.
    • 7.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Serenade no.2 in A, Op. 16 - i) Allegro moderato

    Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
  • Franz Schubert

    Heidenröslein, D 257

    Performer: Christoph Berner. Singer: Werner Güra.
    • Schubert: Willkommen und Abschied: Werner Gura/Christoph Berner.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Young Apollo, Op 16

    Performer: Steven Osborne. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • Britten: Piano Concerto/Diversions/Young Apollo: Osborne/BBC SSO/Volkov.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major, RV 95, 'La pastorella'

    Ensemble: La Serenissima.
    • AVIE.
  • Amy Beach

    Quartet in One Movement

    Ensemble: Archaeus Quartet.
    • Lorelt.
  • Time Traveller: Suntan Lotion

    Duration: 02:47

  • Hector Berlioz

    Benvenuto Cellini (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • RCA.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Hour Glass (The Midnight Tide)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Bridge - PIano Sonata etc Kathryn Stott.
    • Conifer.
    • 11.
  • Edward MacDowell

    To a wild rose (Ten Woodland Sketches)

    Performer: Dame Moura Lympany.
    • Best-Loved Piano Classics: Lympany.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Trad.

    Foggy foggy dew

    Performer: Philip Ledger. Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Robert Tear.
    • The Foggy, Foggy Dew.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Friedrich von Flotow

    The last rose of summer arr Bennett

    Performer: William Bennett. Performer: Clifford Benson.
    • Encores: William Bennett and Clifford Benson.
    • Bravura.
    • 20.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Three Shanties for Wind Quartet, Op 4

    Performer: Nash Ensemble.
    • HYPERION RECORDS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata No.13 in E flat major, Op.27 No.1:1st mvt; Andante Allegro

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Beethoven: Complete Works For Solo Piano Vol. 4.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Georges Bizet

    Habanera (Carmen Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • CBS.

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