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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Lost Jobs of London, Dobrinka Tabakova, Delibes' Pizzicato

Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Ian Skelly. With guest this week, composer Dobrinka Tabakova.

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

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

1010 Time Traveller – a quirky slice of history.

1050 Cultural inspirations from composer Dobrinka Tabakova.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Leos Janáček

    Saw dance (Lachian dances)

    Orchestra: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: František Jílek.
    • Lachian Dances / Suite / Idyll.
    • Supraphon.
    • 006.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest, HWV 258

    Choir: NDR Choir. Orchestra: FestspielOrchester Gottingen. Conductor: Laurence Cummings.
    • Accent.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Toccata in D minor, Op 11

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko.
    • Hyperion.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata No 7: In manus tuas (The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Rezonanz. Conductor: Riccardo Minasi.
    • Haydn: Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 8.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in E flat major, Op 74 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • Beethoven : Revelations, 1.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 8.
  • Léo Delibes

    Pizzicato (Sylvia)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • New Year's Concert 2014.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 7.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasy Pieces, Op.73

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Beata Barbara

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Grand fantasia and toccata, Op 38

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Finzi - Cello Concerto, Eclogue etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 006.
  • Eric Coates

    Calling All Workers

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Reginald Kilbey.
    • EMI.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • EMI.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35 (3rd mvt, 'Marche funèbre')

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • London.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Fossils (Carnival of the Animals)

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Philips.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Elizabeth Raum

    Waltzin' Matuba & A Hard Knight's Day (Sweet Dances)

    Performer: Stephanie Frye.
    • URSA - Music for tuba by women composers.
    • Mark Records.
  • Henry Cotter Nixon

    Dance of the Sea Nymphs

    Orchestra: Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Mann.
    • Nixon: Complete Orchestral Music, Vol. 2.
    • Toccata Classics.
    • 6.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1)

    Conductor: Paavo Berglund. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
    • Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Berglund.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto grosso in B flat major, Op 6 No 11

    Orchestra: Gli Incogniti. Director: Amandine Beyer.
    • Corelli - The Complete Concerti Grossi.
    • Zig Zag.
    • 020.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Frozen River Flows

    Performer: Roman Mints. Performer: Raimondas Sviackevičius. Performer: Donatas Bagurskas.
    • Dobrinka Tabakova - String Paths.
    • ECM New Series.
    • 005.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    One Damn Thing After Another

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Carwithen: Orchestral Works.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 001.
  • Josef Myslivecek

    Octet no 1 in E flat major (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: L'Orfeo Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Carin van Heerden.
    • Myslivecek: Complete Wind Octets & Quintets: L'Orfeo Blaeserensemble/van Heerden.
    • CPO.
  • Henri Duparc

    L' Invitation Au Voyage

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Mary Bevan.
    • Voyages.
    • Signum.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Cassazione, Op.6

    Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Tuomas Hannikainen.
    • Sibelius - Pelleas & Melisande.
    • Ondine.
    • 1.
  • Leos Janáček

    Adagio II

    Performer: Jaroslav Tůma.
    • Historic Organs of Bohemia III.
    • Supraphon.
    • 009.
  • Nico Muhly

    Quiet Music

    Performer: Nico Muhly.
    • Speaks Volumes.
    • Bedroom Community.
    • 004.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in D minor (Allegro)

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Léo Delibes

    Pizzicato (Sylvia)

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Music Arranger: Stephen Hough.
    • French Album: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 34 in C major, K 338 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.


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