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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Ruth Padel, Football Insurance, Kodaly's Hary Janos

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Ian Skelly.
With guest, poet, novelist and author Ruth Padel.

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.

1050 Ian’s guest this week is the poet, novelist and author Ruth Padel, who reveals the people, places and ideas that have inspired her throughout her life and career.

1130 Slow Moment - time to take a break for a moment's musical reflection.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Circus Polka

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Six Moments musicaux, Op. 16: No. 5 in D-Flat Minor. Adagio sostenuto

    Performer: Jean‐Philippe Collard.
    • Rachmaninoff: 6 Moments musicaux - Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • La Dolce Volta.
    • 5.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Hippolyte et Aricie, Act V: Chaconne

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
    • ERATO.
  • Claude Debussy

    Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra: I. Andante ma non troppo

    Performer: Jonas Vitaud. Conductor: Clément Mao-Takacs. Orchestra: Secession Orchestra.
    • Debussy: Jeunes Années.
    • Mirare.
    • 10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 29 in A major, K 201 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Christopher George. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Symphonies; SCO; Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Linn.
    • 4.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Intermezzo (Hary Janos Suite, Op.35a)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Zoltan Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no.1 in G minor Op.23

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O vos omnes

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Singer: Grace Davidson. Singer: Samuel Evans. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Santiago a cappella; Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk. Performer: Sarah Cunningham. Performer: Richard Campbell. Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe. Performer: William Hunt. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director: Monica Huggett.
    • J.S. Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Hubert Bath

    Out of the Blue (theme to Sports Report)

    Orchestra: Band of the Irish Guards. Conductor: Major C H Jaegar.
    • EMI.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 63, 2nd mvt: Andante

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Visions of Prokofiev.
    • DG.
    • 7.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Commedia (The Lady and the Fool)

    Music Arranger: Charles Mackerras. Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Romantic Ballets.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 12.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije Suite

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: André Previn.
    • TELARC.
  • Lili Boulanger


    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Beau Soir: Janine Jansen/Itamar Golan.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    L'Étoile (Overture)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Neeme Jarvi conducts Chabrier.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Simon Cook

    Trad. Indonesian: Gunungsari

    Performer: Simon Cook. Performer: Rachel Swindells.
    • KPM.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Onyx.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Sinfonia di concerto grosso No 5 in D minor

    Director: Fabio Biondi. Orchestra: Europa Galante.
    • Scarlatti: Concerti & Sinfonie: Europa Galante/Biondi.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 23-26.
  • Richard Wagner

    Träume (Wesendonck Lieder)

    Music Arranger: Felix Mottl. Singer: Nina Stemme. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Scherzo for piano, Op 35 No 1

    Performer: Peter Jacobs.
    • Chaminade: Piano Music - 1, Peter Jacobs.
    • Helios.
    • 7.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Ragtime, for 11 instruments

    Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Trad.

    Circus Galop

    Performer: Heather Corbett. Orchestra: Marianne and her Gypsy Orchestra.
    • Dark Eyes: Marianne and her Gypsy Orchestra.
    • MO.
  • George Frideric Handel

    "Fra l'ombre e gl'orrori" (Aci, Galatea e Polifemo)

    Singer: Christopher Purves. Orchestra: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro de concierto

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Granados: Goyescas: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata pian' e forte alla quarta bassa à 8 arr Crees

    Music Arranger: Eric Crees. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Ridenour.
    • CSOR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 3 in D major, D 200 (4th mvt - Presto vivace)

    Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Schubert Symphonies Nos 3 & 4.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 004.


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