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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Walton's Façade, Roxanna Panufnik, Beethoven's 'Spring' Sonata

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music. Ian Skelly's guest is composer Roxanna Panufnik.

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

0930 Your ideas for companion pieces on the Essential Classics playlist.

1010 Our Classical Century - Gillian Moore revisits the premier of Walton's controversial 'entertainment', Facade.

1050 Ian’s guest this week is the composer Roxanna Panufnik, who reveals the people, ideas and music 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

  • André Messager

    Theme and Variations (Les deux pigeons)

    Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • French Ballet Music: Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: Chun Wang.
    • Ravel, Bolcom, Bartók & Bonnín de Góngora: Piano Works (Live).
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Waltz Suite, Op.110 (Since we met)

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6 / Waltz Suite.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    A New Song

    Performer: Christopher Glynn. Director: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
    • Great British Choral Works: The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 63 in C Major "La Roxelane": IV. Finale. Presto

    Orchestra: Heidelberger Sinfoniker. Conductor: Benjamin Spillner.
    • Haydn: Symphonies, Vol. 24.
    • haenssler CLASSIC.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No 5 in F major, Op 24, 'Spring' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Frank Braley.
    • Beethoven, The Complete Sonatas For Violin And Piano: Capucon, Braley.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Rienzi: Overture: Allegro energico

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • EMI.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les trois mains (Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin)

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Rameau: Noubelles Suites: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Swedish Rhapsody No.1, Op.19 'Midsummer Vigil'

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • BIS.
  • William Walton

    Facade - Definitive suite [All items from Suites 1 & 2] [1955], Popular song

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Decca.
  • William Walton

    Facade: Swiss Jodelling song

    Orchestra: English Opera Group. Conductor: Anthony Collins.
    • ALTO.
  • William Walton

    Façade: an entertainment for reciter and chamber ensemble: Tango - pasodoble

    Orchestra: English Opera Group. Conductor: Anthony Collins.
    • LONDON.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Chopin: Nocturnes/Scherzos/Sonata in B flat minor: Lortie.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen D.774

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Felicity Lott.
    • The Hyperion Schubert Edition - 19.
    • Hyperion Records.
    • 14.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Cello Sonata No 2 in D major, Op 58 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Deus est Caritas

    Performer: Rupert Jeffcoat. Choir: Ex Cathedra. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise brillante No 1 in D major, Op 4

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • EMI.
  • Traditional Romanian

    Doina, hora

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Franz Schubert

    Andantino varie in B minor, D 823 No 2

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Franz Schubert Piano Duets.
    • 2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Capriccio sinfonico

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study No 3 in A minor after Chopin, 'Tarantella'

    Performer: Boris Berezovsky.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Howard Hanson

    Symphony No 2 in D flat major, Op 30, 'Romantic' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Hanson: Symphony No. 2 'Romantic'.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cello Concerto No 3 in A major, Wq 172 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Ensemble: Les Violons du Roy. Director: Bernard Labadie.
    • CPE Bach: Cello Concertos - Truls Mork.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet No 2 in A major, Op 81 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.
    • Dvorak: Piano Quintet/Piano Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Dance; Waltz; Galop (Dance Suite No 3 arr Atovmyan)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Shostakovich: Ballet Suites: Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.


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