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Tuesday with Ian Skelly - West Side Story, Alpesh Chauhan, Stravinsky's Tango for piano

Ian Skelly with the best in classical music, plus guest, the conductor Alpesh Chauhan.

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, the conductor Alpesh Chauhan.

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

3 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir de Florence, Op 70 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Paul Neubauer. Performer: Colin Carr. Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • Journeys: Emerson String Quartet.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Leopold Mozart

    Missa Solemnis: Kyrie eleison

    Singer: Arianna Vendittelli. Singer: Sophie Rennert. Choir: Das Vokalprojekt. Orchestra: Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie. Conductor: Alessandro De Marchi.
    • Leopold Mozart: Missa Solemnis.
    • APARTE.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Seven Variations on 'Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen', WoO 46

    Performer: Mischa Maisky. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DG.
  • Jón Leifs

    Icelandic Folk Dances Op.11: No.3 & No.4

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Tango for piano

    Music Arranger: Victor Babin. Ensemble: Katia Labèque.
    • Stravinsky / Debussy Katia Et Marielle Labeque.
    • KML.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto in C minor, RV 480

    Performer: Sergio Azzolini. Orchestra: L'Aura Soave Cremona.
    • Naive.
  • George Enescu

    Légende for trumpet and piano

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Tine Thing Helseth, Kathryn Stott: Puccini, Falla, Hindemith, Rachmninov, Kreisl.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de Printemps

    Orchestra: Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mark Stringer.
    • Timpani.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Symphony in C minor (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Grieg: Symphonie / Altnorwegische Romanze U.A..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    West Side Story (finale)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 16.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Prologue (Symphonic Dances from West Side Story)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Maria (West Side Story)

    Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim. Singer: Larry Kert. Ensemble: Members of the Cast.
    • West Side Story - Original Broadway Cast Recording.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mambo (Symphonic Dances from West Side Story)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Herr, wenn ich nur dich habe, SWV 280

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Schutz: Musikalische Exequien: The Sixteen, Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Quintet in B flat major (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • CRD.
  • Moisés Moleiro

    Mi Teresita (Kleiner Walzer)

    Performer: Gabriela Montero.
    • Solatino.
    • EMI.
    • 029.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Tango (Espana)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Néstor Marconi. Performer: Horacio Malvicino. Performer: Antonio Agri. Performer: Leonardo Marconi. Performer: Héctor Console.
    • SONY.
  • Peter Warlock

    Capriol Suite

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Clio Gould.
    • English String Classics 2: Vaughan Williams/Warlock/Tippet/Elgar etc.
    • Warner Apex.
    • 7.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in E flat major, K 375 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Heinrich Braun. Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Winds. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Clarinet Concerto / Serenade No. 11 (Symphonieorchester.
    • RCA Victor Red Seal.
    • 008.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in A flat major, Op 53

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein.
    • RCA.
  • Josef Suk

    Under the Apple Tree, Op 20 (Introduction)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Libor Pešek.
    • Supraphon.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Almighty and everlasting God

    Performer: John Butt. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Ensemble: London Early Music Group. Director: Philip Ledger.
    • Orlando Gibbons: Tudor Church Music: Philip Ledger.
    • ASV.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No 7 in G minor, BWV 1058 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Christophe Rousset. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Bach: The Complete Harpsichord Concertos: Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 8.
  • Marin Marais

    Suite No 4 in B flat

    Ensemble: Ensemble Nevermind.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Epilogue for cello and piano

    Performer: Pamela Frame. Performer: Robert Weirich.
    • Koch.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon à 10, S.137

    Performer: London Symphony Brass. Conductor: Eric Crees.
    • Gabrieli: Music for Brass Vol. 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Hiawatha Overture, Op.30

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, orchestral works.
    • 1.


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