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Thursday with Ian Skelly - Bernstein 100

Bernstein 100. Ian Skelly with the best in classical music, plus Leonard Bernstein in his own words.

Bernstein 100. Ian Skelly with Essential Classics - the best in classical music.

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist. Today's starter is a favourite orchestral showpiece: the overture to Glinka's Ruslan and Ludmila.

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history

1030 As we celebrate the Bernstein 100 season on Radio 3, we hear archive recording of Leonard Bernstein introducing his own orchestral recordings. Today he introduces the famous Largo from Dvorak's 'New World' Symphony.

2 hours

Music and featured items

  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde (Ballet Music No 2)

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 1 in B flat major for keyboard, BWV 825 (Gigue)

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • J.S. Bach: Fantasies and Fugues, Clavier-Ubung I & II: Andreas Staier.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in D major, Op 46 No 6

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Philips.
  • Robert Schumann

    String Quartet in F major, Op 41 No 2 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Engegårdkvartetten.
    • Schumann: The String Quartets.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Robert Schumann

    Humoreske (Fantasiestücke, Op 88, No 2)

    Performer: Réka Szilvay. Performer: Alexander Rudin. Performer: Aapo Häkkinen.
    • Schumann: Fantasies & Fairy Tales.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan and Ludmila (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Tchaikovksy:1812 / Borodin: Polovtsian Dances / Balakirev: Islamey : Esa-Pekka S.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    Nisi Dominus

    Ensemble: Magnificat Baroque Ensemble. Conductor: Warren Stewart.
    • Musica Omnia.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No 26 in E flat major, Op 81a (Les Adieux)

    Performer: Jonathan Biss.
    • Beethoven Piano Sonatas Vol 1 - Jonathan Biss.
    • Onyx.
    • 012.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Intermezzo No 2 (Suite 'The Jewels of the Madonna')

    Performer: Christine Messiter. Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Wolf-Ferrari: Overtures & Intermezzi: Academy of St. Martin in the Field/Marrine.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 12.
  • Cipriano de Rore

    Calami sonum ferentes

    Choir: Huelgas Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • Cipriano de Rore - Missa Praeter rerum seriem.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 010.
  • Time Traveller: Lord Salisbury's Tricycle

    Duration: 02:13

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 7 in C sharp minor, Op 131 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Prokofiev - Symphonies 3 & 7.
    • Onyx.
    • 8.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Oboe sonata (1st mvt)

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • CALA.
  • Ferdinand Hérold

    Zampa (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95 (From the New World) (2nd mvt)

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


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