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Friday with Ian Skelly - Prokofiev's Peter and The Wolf, John Cage's 4'33, Anneka Rice

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

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle in G minor, Op 126 No 2

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven - Diabelli-Variationen: Andras Schiff.
    • ECM New Series.
    • 36.
  • Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga

    Overture, Op.20

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • Chandos.
  • Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    Totus Tuus

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • UNIVERSAL.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Canzona in C major for organ, BuxWV 166

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • The Complete Organ Works - 2, Christopher Herrick, Organ of Nidaros Cathedral,.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Tragic Overture

    Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Sony.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Andante and Variations in D major for mandolin and keyboard

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Maggie Cole.
    • RCA.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Va pensiero (Nabucco)

    Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli. Choir: Chorus of German Opera, Berlin. Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra.
    • Verdi: Nabucco - Querschnitt: Guiseppe Sinopoli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer

    Suite No 3 in B flat major (Le Journal de Printemps, Op 1)

    Orchestra: L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra. Director: Michi Gaigg.
    • JCF Fischer - Le journal de Printemps.
    • CPO.
    • 016.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Tuba Concerto in F minor

    Performer: John Fletcher. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Ma mere l'oye - Ballet

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • DG.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Tambourin (Suite in E minor, Pièces de clavecin)

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • HYPERION.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Ballades Op.10 for piano: no.1 in D minor 'Edward'

    Performer: Nelly Akopian-Tamarina.
    • Pentatone.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Flute Sonata

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • Paris: Emmanuel Pahud/Eric Le Sage.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1-3.
  • Traditional Balinese

    Asri Dewata

    Ensemble: Joged Tresna Maguna.
    • Playasound.
  • Michael Tippett

    Concerto for Double String Orchestra (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tippett.
    • Tippett Conducts Tippett.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Les jeux d'eau à la Ville d'Este (Années de pèlerinage III)

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • DECCA.
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite in F major for military band, Op 28 No 2

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Et incarnatus est (Mass in C minor, K427)

    Singer: Sabine Devieilhe. Ensemble: Ensemble Pygmalion. Conductor: Raphaël Pichon.
    • Mozart: The Weber Sisters.
    • Erato.
    • 15.
  • Grace Williams

    Tarantella (The Dancers)

    Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia. Choir: Richard Hickox Singers. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in G major, Op 6 No 1

    Orchestra: Handel and Haydn Society. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Bugler's Holiday

    Performer: Kate Moore. Performer: David McCallum. Performer: John Blackshaw. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Anderson: Orchestral Music 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.

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