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Friday with Ian Skelly - Roman curses

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.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Trio Sonata in G major, Op 2 No 12 (Ciaconna)

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Latina. Director: Giordano Antonelli.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi: 88875174822.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 5.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Swedish Festive Music, Op 25

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Nobel Prize Ceremony Music: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra/Davis.
    • 001.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Schwanengesang, D. 957: 3. Das Fischermädchen

    Performer: Christoph Berner. Performer: Christian Immler.
    • Swan Songs.
    • CAvi-music.
    • 103.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Overture)

    Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki. Orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan.
    • J.S.Bach: Brandenburg Concertos & Orchestra Suites: Bach Collegium Japan, Suzuki.
    • Bis.
    • 1.
  • Aaron Copland

    Buckaroo Holiday (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Copland the Populist: Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 3.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Piano Quintet No 1 in A minor, Op 30 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Schubert Ensemble of London.
    • ASV.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio and rondo in C minor K.617 for glass harmonica, flute, oboe, vla & vcl

    Performer: Dennis James. Ensemble: Salzburg Soloists.
    • NAXOS.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Marche militaire française (Suite algérienne, Op 60)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, Op 73, 'Emperor' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Beethoven Complete Piano Concertos Lewis - Belohlavek.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Ruddigore (Overture)

    Librettist: William Gilbert. Orchestra: Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Simon Phipps.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan Overtures: Various performers.
    • TER.
    • 11.
  • Time Traveller: Roman Curses by Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto no. 5, Op.4`5

    Performer: Richard Egarr. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Handel: Organ Concertos Op.4: AAM, Rechard Egarr.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)

    Performer: Emanuel Ax. Performer: Pamela Frank. Performer: Rebecca Young. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Edgar Meyer.
    • Schubert: Trout Quintet/Arpeggione Sonata:Ax/Frank/Ma/Meyer/Bonney.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • George Gershwin

    Clap yo' hands (Oh, Kay!)

    Performer: Eugenie Russo.
    • American Piano Music, George Gershwin, Eugenie Russo, piano.
    • campion records.
    • 7.
  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Flute Concerto in G major: I. Allegro

    Performer: Alexis Kossenko. Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs.
    • Aparte.


Time Travellers: the podcast

Time Travellers: the podcast

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