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Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Roxanna Panufnik, Coleridge-Taylor's Hiawatha, Franck's Panis Angelicus

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 discovers the tradition of performing Hiawatha at The Proms.

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

  • György Ligeti

    Sonatina for piano duet

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Performer: Irina Kataeva.
    • Ligeti: Keyboard Works.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6-8.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Homage March (Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite)

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Sibelius: Finlandia; Valse Triste; Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar; Salonen.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Leopold Koželuh

    Symphony in F Major, Op. 22 No. 2, P. I:4: IV. Presto

    Performer: Jiřina Dvořáková. Orchestra: Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice. Conductor: Marek Štilec.
    • Koželuch: Symphonies, Vol. 2.
    • Naxos.
    • 104.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    Pale Yellow (Piano Trio)

    Performer: Anne Akiko Meyers. Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Performer: Adam Neiman.
    • NAXOS.
  • César Franck

    Panis angelicus (Mass, Op 12)

    Performer: Timothy Ravalde. Performer: Graham Walker. Music Arranger: Wolfgang Hochstein. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Singer: Pablo Strong. Director: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Hear My Words: Choral Classics from St John's: Choir of St John's College, Cambr.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 36 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Schubert; Beethoven; Wagner.
    • Audite.
    • 6.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cello Concerto in B minor - 2nd mvt

    Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Alisa Weilerstein Dvorak.
    • DECCA.
    • 2.
  • Leopold Godowsky

    Alt Wien for string quartet

    Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Petits-Fours: Favourite Encores - Brodsky Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • César Franck

    Panis angelicus (Mass, Op 12)

    Performer: Timothy Ravalde. Performer: Graham Walker. Music Arranger: Wolfgang Hochstein. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Singer: Pablo Strong. Director: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Hear My Words: Choral Classics from St John's: Choir of St John's College, Cambr.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for 3 oboes, 3 violins, continuo, TWV44:43

    Orchestra: Concentus Musicus Wien. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • TELDEC.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Hiawatha - overture

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Chandos.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    And they said farewell forever (The Song of Hiawatha)

    Choir: Chorus of Welsh National Opera. Orchestra: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera.
    • The Song of Hiawatha - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 14.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etudes, Op. 10: 4. Etude in C Sharp Minor

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Four pianos, Four Pieces.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 108.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    Il convegno

    Performer: Daniel Ottensamer. Performer: Ernst Ottensamer. Ensemble: Vienna Virtuosi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • César Franck

    Panis angelicus (Mass, Op 12)

    Performer: Timothy Ravalde. Performer: Graham Walker. Music Arranger: Wolfgang Hochstein. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Singer: Pablo Strong. Director: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Hear My Words: Choral Classics from St John's: Choir of St John's College, Cambr.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave verum corpus, K 618

    Performer: Matthew Halls. Performer: Christopher Hughes. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Ensemble: Capricorn. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Agnus Dei: Choir of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom.
    • Erato.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A major, M8 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Jeremy Denk.
    • French Impressions: Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Max Reger

    A Romantic Suite Op. 125: mvt. II - scherzo. vivace

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
    • Christian Thielemann - Staatskapelle Dresden: Ferruccio Busoni / Hans Pfitzner /.
    • Profil Medien.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No.3 in D major: II. Air

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Franz Schubert

    Polonaise in B flat Major, D.580

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • DG.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto No 3 in E flat major, Op 75

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Tchaikovsky; The Three Piano Concertos, Concert Fantasia.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Thomas Weelkes

    To shorten winter's sadnesse

    Music Arranger: Nikolaus Newerkla. Ensemble: Quadriga Consort.
    • Quadriga Consort - On a Cold Winter's Day.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Louis Vierne

    Organ Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 14 (6th mvt)

    Performer: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • PRIORY.
  • Arno Harutyuni Babadjanian

    Piano Trio in F-Sharp Minor: II. Andante

    Ensemble: Lincoln Trio.
    • Trios from Our Homelands.
    • Cedille.
    • 202.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.6

    Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Brahms - Symphony No.2, etc..
    • BIS.
    • 015.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Mémoriale (...explosante-fixe...originel)

    Performer: Sophie Cherrier. Ensemble: Soloists of Ensemble Intercomtemporain. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.
  • Frederic Cliffe

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 1 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Malmö SymfoniOrkester. Conductor: Christopher Fifield.
    • Frederic Cliffe: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor: Malmo Opera Orchestra / Christopher.
    • Sterling.
    • 4.

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