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Friday 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.

1010 Time Traveller - A quirky slice of cultural history

1030 As we celebrate the Bernstein 100 season on Radio 3, Ian's virtual 'guest' is Leonard Bernstein himself, this morning introducing one of his recordings of Tchaikovsky's sixth symphony, the 'Pathetique'

2 hours

Music and featured items

  • Marin Marais

    Suite d'un Gout Etranger: Feste Champêtre: "Rustic Festival"

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Philippe Pierlot. Performer: Rolf Lislevand. Performer: Andrew Lawrence‐King. Performer: Pedro Estevan.
    • Suite d'un Gout Etranger.
    • ALIA VOX.
    • 7.
  • Roman Statkowski

    Alla cracovienne in D Major, Op. 7

    Performer: Piotr Plawner. Performer: Piotr Sałajczyk.
    • Polish Miniatures.
    • haenssler CLASSIC.
    • 101.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Ouverture solennelle, Op 73

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • DG.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 2 in F major, Op 38

    Performer: Emanuel Ax.
    • Chopin: 4 Ballades, Scherzos, Mazurkas: Emanuel Ax.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sicilienne (Pelléas et Mélisande)

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Charterhouse Suite

    Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • Naxos.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ging heut' Morgen übers Feld (Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen)

    Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Kent Nagano.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in D major, Op 70, No 1 'Ghost' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Guy Johnston. Performer: Tom Poster. Performer: Magnus Johnston.
    • Kings College.
  • William Boyce

    Symphony No 2 in A major

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischütz Selection for Wind (Und ob die Wolke)

    Performer: Gernot Schmalfuss. Performer: Christian Hartmann. Performer: Dieter Klöcker. Performer: Waldemar Wandel. Performer: Klaus Wallendorf. Performer: Wolf-Jurgen Eisermann. Performer: Karl-Otto Hartmann. Performer: Eberhard Buschmann. Music Arranger: Wenzel Sedlak. Ensemble: Consortium Classicum.
    • Weber: Der Freischutz (Harmoniemusik), Consortium Classicum.
    • MD&G.
    • 13.
  • Time Traveller: Naming Clouds

    Duration: 02:47

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, 'The Bells of Zlonice' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Decca.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sicilienne (Pelléas et Mélisande)

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: James Galway. Performer: Phillip Moll. Performer: Sarah Cunningham.
    • J.S. Bach Flute Sonatas James Galway Phillip Moll Sarah Cunningham.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 20.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Poulenc: Concert champêtre, FP 49: II. Andante (Mouvement de Sicilienne)

    Performer: Maggie Cole. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Poulenc: Concertos.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 105.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wonderful Town: A Little Bit In Love

    Singer: Danielle de Niese. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • LSO Live.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 6 'Pathetique - iii) Allegro molto vivace

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


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Time Travellers: the podcast

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