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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Anneka Rice, Dvorak's Prague Waltzes, The history of the NYOGB

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

  • Doreen Carwithen

    Men of Sherwood Forest (Overture)

    Music Arranger: Philip Lane. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
    • Dutton.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 2 in B-Flat Major 4th mvt Presto

    Orchestra: Sjællands Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Schubert: Early Symphonies & Stage Music.
    • 12.
  • Robert Jones

    Go to bed, sweet muse

    Performer: Anthony Rooley. Singer: Emma Kirkby.
    • Robert Jones: The Muses Gardin - Lute songs: Kirkby/Rooley.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 12.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Clarinet Concerto in C minor, Op 31 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Legends: Prague Waltzes: Buadapest festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer.
    • Phillips.
    • 16.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op 60

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman.
    • DG.
  • Francisco Guerrero

    Ave virgo sanctissima

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Renaissance Music for Inner Peace.
    • 14.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Beethoven Clarinet Trio in B flat; Mendelssohn Octet in E flat: Nash Ensemble.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 4.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon Overture

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    March from Little Suite No 1, Op 53

    Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Malcolm Arnold.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Richard Strauss

    Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op 53

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Holst The Planets / Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto 'con molti strumenti' in C major, RV 558

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Director: Giovanni Antonini.
    • TELDEC.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O nata lux (Lux aeterna)

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Lux.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Vltava (Má vlast)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • B. Smetana; Ma Vlast: Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy


    Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • Debussy: The Complete Piano Music: Noriko Ogawa.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • Joseph Parry


    Choir: Morriston Orpheus Choir.
    • Morriston Orpheus Choir - Myfanwy.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Josef Suk

    Serenade in E flat major, Op 6 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Metamorphosen Berlin. Conductor: Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt.
    • Sony.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon XV à 10

    Performer: Andreas Sieling. Ensemble: Berlin Brass. Conductor: Lucas Vis.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for cello and piano Op 69 3rd mvt Adagio cantabile - Allegro vivace

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • EMI Classics.
  • George Enescu

    Romanian rhapsody no. 2

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Bartok: Concerto For Orchestra etc..
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Priya Mitchell. Performer: Christian Poltéra. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Faure: Cello Sonatas and Trio.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Grandfather's Dance)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • William Byrd

    Fantasia no. 1 in F major for consort a 6

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • Byrd: Consort Music.
    • LINN.
    • 10.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier


    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Rhapsody (Live).
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 1.


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