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Monday - Ian's classical alarm call

Ian Skelly presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Thomas Arne

    Where the bee sucks (The Tempest)

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major Op.53 "Waldstein" (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger.
    • Janacek; Beethoven; Brahms: Perspectives 4 / Andrea Haefliger.
    • Avie.
    • 005.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Quintet in E flat major, K 407 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Bell. Ensemble: Lindsay String Quartet.
    • Mozart: Oboe Quartet/Horn Quintet: The Lindsays.
    • ASV.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    O Mensch, bewein dein Sunde gros BWV 622

    Performer: Cameron Carpenter.
    • All You Need is Bach.
    • Sony.
    • 17.
  • John Wilbye

    Sweet honey-sucking bees; Yet sweet, take heed

    Ensemble: The Consort of Musicke. Director: Anthony Rooley.
    • DECCA.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Moorside Suite (Nocturne)

    Performer: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Garry Cutt.
    • Chandos.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske in C, Op 18

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • DG.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 104 in D major, 'London' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Haydn: The London Symphonies: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 11.
  • Philip Glass

    Violin Concerto No 1 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Glass: Violin Concerto: Gidon Kremer.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Léo Delibes

    Sous le dôme épais (Lakmé)

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Singer: Susan Graham. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
    • Guilty Pleasures.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Imogen Holst

    Phantasy Quartet (Poco Adagio)

    Performer: Simon Hewitt Jones. Performer: David Worswick. Performer: Tom Hankey. Performer: Oliver Coates. Performer: Thomas Hewitt Jones. Performer: Daniel Swain.
    • Holst: String Chamber Music.
    • NMC.
    • 1.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Bee

    Choir: Tenebrae. Director: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    March Past of the Kitchen Utensils (The Wasps)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Flight of the Bumble Bee (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • EMI.
  • Nancy Kerr

    Dark Honey

    Performer: Nancy Kerr. Performer: Andy Cutting. Performer: Martin Simpson.
    • Murmurs.
    • Topic Records.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G Minor, Op.94

    Performer: Sol Gabetta. Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Mario Venzago.
    • Sony.
  • Zenobia Powell Perry

    Homage (to William Levi Dawson)

    Performer: Maria Corley.
    • Albany.
    • 19.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Marche militaire française (Suite algérienne, Op 60)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • John Hancock

    Buzzin' Around With The Bee

    Orchestra: Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra.
    • Buzzin' Around With The Bee / Whoa Babe.
    • Victor.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio Sonata in G major, HWV.384

    Ensemble: Convivium.
    • Handel, Trio Sonatas for Oboe and Violin: Convivium.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Richard Strauss

    Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs)

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • EMI.
  • Georges Bizet

    Habanera (Carmen Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • CBS.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Juliet - the young girl (Romeo and Juliet, Suite no.2)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DECCA.
    • 10.


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