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Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Fucik's Florentiner March and a robotic doll impersonator

Ian Skelly with the best in classical music.

Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.
0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. What would you pair with the "Florentiner March" by Fucik, as heard in the film "Brassed Off"?
1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history. Naomi Paxton on the strange legal case of the "Moto-Girl"

2 hours

Music and featured items

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Sea Hawk: Freedom

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • DG.
  • Nino Rota

    Toccata for bassoon and piano

    Performer: Michael Sweeney. Performer: Mary Kenedi.
    • Nino Rota - Clarinet Sonata, Clarinet Trio, Fantasia.
    • Naxos.
    • 005.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44: II. In modo d'una marcia. Un poco largame

    Performer: Roland Pöntinen. Ensemble: Stenhammar Quartet.
    • Ingmar Bergman: Music from the Films.
    • BIS.
    • 1401.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppélia Suite (Prelude; Mazurka)

    Conductor: Carl Davis. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Famous Ballet Music.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 11.
  • Julius Fucik

    Florentiner-Marsch, Op 214

    Performer: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: John Anderson.
    • Brassed off.
    • RCA.
    • 11.
  • Franz Schubert

    Sonata in D major, D 384, 'Sonatina'

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Vasily Kalinnikov

    Symphony No. 2 - ii) Andante cantabile

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Suite in D major (Tafelmusik)

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Time Traveller: You Never Know Who Is Listening

    Duration: 02:59

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Lyrical Waltz orch Batiashvili (Dance of the Dolls)

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Orchestrator: Tamás Batiashvili. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Echoes of Time: Batiashvili/Symphonieorchester des Beyerischen Rundfunks/Salonen.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in D major K.382 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • SONY.
  • Julius Fucik

    Florentiner-Marsch, Op 214

    Performer: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: John Anderson.
    • Brassed off.
    • RCA.
    • 11.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    The Padstow Lifeboat

    Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Malcolm Arnold.
    • Arnold on Brass.
    • Conifer.
    • 24.
  • Julius Röntgen

    Serenade in E Major: I. Moderato

    Orchestra: Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt. Conductor: David Porcelijn.
    • Röntgen: Orchestral Works.
    • CPO.
    • 201.
  • Josef Myslivecek

    L'Olimpiade (Overture)

    Conductor: Michi Gaigg. Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester.
    • Myslivecek: Symphonies & Overtures: L'Orfeo Barockorchester/Gaigg.
    • CPO.

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