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Wednesday with Ian Skelly - Paganini's Caprice Op 1 No 9 'La Chasse', Anneka Rice, The history of Aldeburgh Festival

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Ian Skelly with guest Anneka Rice.

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 - 100 key moments in the last century of classical music.

1050 Cultural inspirations from our guest of the week, Anneka Rice

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson)

    Singer: Danielle de Niese. Performer: Mark Bennett. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 16 in C major, K 545

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
  • John Taverner

    Audivi vocem de caelo

    Ensemble: Contrapunctus. Choir: Queen's College Choir, Oxford. Conductor: Owen Rees.
    • Gloria Tibi Trinitas.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 8.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 43 (1st mvt)

    Conductor: John Storgårds. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in E major, Op 1 No 9, 'La chasse'

    Performer: James Ehnes.
    • Paganini - 24 Caprices: James Ehnes.
    • Onyx.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 49 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Performer: Jonathan Gilad. Performer: Daniel Müller‐Schott.
    • PENTATONE.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto da camera in F major, RV 100

    Performer: Stefano Bagliano. Performer: Federico Guglielmo. Performer: Andrea Bressan. Ensemble: Collegium Pro Musica.
    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Excelsior!, Op 13

    Orchestra: Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Lindberg.
    • BIS.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Saint Nicolas - i. Introduction

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Choir: Sawston Village College Choir. Choir: CUMS chorus. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • KING'S COLLEGE.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Saint Nicolas - vii. Nicolas and the Pickled Boys

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Choir: Sawston Village College Choir. Choir: CUMS chorus. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • KING'S COLLEGE.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Saint Nicolas - v. Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Choir: Sawston Village College Choir. Choir: CUMS chorus. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • KING'S COLLEGE.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Farewell to Arms

    Singer: James Gilchrist. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Hill.
    • NAXOS.
  • Edward Elgar

    La Capricieuse, Op.17

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos. Performer: Enrico Pace.
    • DECCA.
  • Clément Janequin

    La Chasse

    Choir: Ensemble Clément Janequin.
    • La Chasse et autres chansons.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 025.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide (Overture)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • Mehta - Gershwin; Copland; Bernstein; Kraft.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Giovanni Pacoloni

    Passamezzo di Zorzi

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg. Performer: Nigel North. Performer: Paul O’Dette. Performer: Robert Meunier.
    • Three, Four and Twenty Lutes, Lindberg etc..
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    How lovely is thy dwelling place (Ein Deutsches Requiem)

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, London. Performer: James Baillieu. Performer: Richard Uttley. Conductor: Joseph Fort.
    • Johannes Brahms: An English Requiem.
    • Delphian.
    • 4.
  • Richard Strauss

    Macbeth, Op 23

    Orchestra: SWR Symphony Orchestra, Baden-Baden and Freiburg. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • Tone Poems 2.
    • Hanssler Classic.
    • 016.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Una voce poco fa (The Barber of Seville, Act 1)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Edoardo Müller.
    • Virgin.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Spanish Dance in E flat major, Op 65 No 1

    Ensemble: Duo Scaramouche. Ensemble: Malvina Renault-Vieville. Ensemble: Filippo Antonelli.
    • Duo Scaramouche - Grieg, Moszkowski, Brahms.
    • Scar.
    • 10.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Tibetan Winter (Four World Seasons)

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: Graham Bradshaw. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in B minor BWV. 232 - Sanctus

    Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • HYPERION.
  • Leos Janáček

    Pohadka

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • RCA VICTOR RED SEAL.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D Major Op.71 No.2 (4th Mvmt.)

    Ensemble: Maxwell String Quartet.

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