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Playlists with tracks by Improvisation

Tuesday 1st May 2018
03:00
Essential Classics
Tuesday with Ian Skelly - Beltane, Bernard MacLaverty, Parry's I was glad
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Author Bernard MacLaverty talks about his cultural influences and inspirations.

Giacomo Puccini Capriccio sinfonico
Lonnie Donegan Rock Island Line
Hubert Parry I was Glad
Franz Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1
William Byrd This sweet and merry month of May
Sergei Rachmaninov 5 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano (Op.3): no.2; Prelude in C sharp minor
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari Il campiello (Act 2 Intermezzo)
Jean Sibelius Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 final mvt Allegro molto
Samuel Wesley Blessed be the God and Father
Gioachino Rossini La scala di seta (Overture)
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D major, Op 36 (4th mvt)
Gabriel Fauré Barcarolle No 5 in F sharp minor, Op 66
Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 93 in D Major, Hob. I:93: IV. Finale. Presto ma non troppo
Claude Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane
Hugo Wolf Italian Serenade in string quartet
Improvisation La Florentine
Clara Schumann Liebst du um Schönheit, Op 37 No 4
Jean‐Baptiste Lully Amadis (Chaconne)
Gerald Finzi Finzi cello concerto 2nd mvt: Andante quieto
Franz Schubert Fantasy in F minor for piano duet, D 940
Friday 13th April 2018
03:00
Essential Classics
Friday with Ian Skelly - Nose Art, Stewart Lee, Schubert's Trout Quintet
5 / 21 Tracks
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Ian Skelly with the best in classical music.

Erik Satie Je te veux
Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Witold Lutoslawski Little Suite
Johann Strauss II Roses from the South, Op 388
Robert Parsons Ave Maria
Gabriel Fauré Fantaisie, Op 79
Francis Poulenc Concert champêtre (3rd mvt)
Frédéric Chopin Nocturne in E flat major, Op 9 No 2
Richard Strauss Festliches Präludium, Op 61
Alfredo Casella La donna serpente (The Snake Woman) - Sinfonia (overture)
Claude Debussy Images - set 2 for piano, no.3; Poissons d'or
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quintet in E flat major for piano and wind, K 452 (3rd mvt)
Joseph Haydn Horn Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Ist mvt. Allegro
Improvisation Canários
Amy Woodforde-Finden Kashmiri Song (Four Indian Love Lyrics)
Gabriela Montero Hallelujah (Improvisation on the Theme of the Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah)
Edward Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No 2 in A minor, Op 39
Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)
Antonín Dvořák Prague Waltzes, B99
Johann Sebastian Bach O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe (Cantata No 34)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold Much Ado About Nothing Suite, Op 11
Sunday 18th March 2018
03:00
Breakfast
Sunday - Martin Handley
5 / 15 Tracks
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Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Henry Purcell Chaconne in G minor
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Night Song
Jean Sibelius Humoresque No 5 in E flat major, Op 89
George Gershwin Promenade 'Walking the Dog'
Gustav Holst The Planets: VII. Neptune
Jean‐Philippe Rameau Chaconne (Les Indes galantes)
Joseph Haydn The heavens are telling the glory of God (The Creation)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Gipsy Suite, Op.20
Michael Tippett String Quartet no. 3: 1st Movement
Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 (1st mvt)
Michio Miyagi Haru no Umi
Improvisation Taksim
Francis Poulenc Quatre Motets pour un temps de penitence; no. 2 Vinea mea electa
Josef Suk Fairy Tale, Op. 16: IV. Runa's curse and how it was broken by love
Robert Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat major, Op 97, 'Rhenish' (1st mvt)
Friday 15th December 2017
03:00
Essential Classics
Friday with Suzy Klein - Nulla in mundo pax sincera, The Wireless Air War, Terence Stamp
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Terence Stamp discusses his inspirations and influences.

Gerald Finzi Eclogue
Trad. BBC Radio 4 UK Theme
Johann Sebastian Bach Sinfonia (Cantata No 169, 'Gott soll allein mein Herze haben')
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme
Maurice Ravel Sonatine for piano
Antonio Vivaldi Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630
Hector Berlioz Waverley
Antonín Dvořák Symphony No 7 in D minor, Op 70 (3rd mvt)
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in B minor for 4 violins and cello, RV 580
George Frideric Handel As steals the morn (L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato)
Franz Schubert Symphony No 1 in D major, D 82 (4th mvt)
Johannes Brahms Geistliches Lied, Op 30
Thomas Weelkes To shorten winter's sadnesse
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Valse bohèmienne; Valse rustique (Four Characteristic Waltzes, Op 22)
Camille Saint‐Saëns Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31
Martin Evans 2017 Breakfast Carol Competition No 3. Sir Christemas
David Hughes 2017 Breakfast Carol Competition No.4 Sir Christemas
Joseph Haydn Keyboard Concerto in F major, H XVIII 3
Improvisation Improvisation on Folias criollas
Johannes Brahms Sonata for clarinet or viola in F minor, Op 120 No 1 (3rd mvt)
Friday 14th April 2017
09:00
Essential Classics
Friday - Rob Cowan with Kasper Holten
9 / 18 Tracks
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Artist of the Week: tenor Franco Corelli, featured performing music by Bizet and Giordano.

Edward Elgar Enigma Variations: IX. Nimrod
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin)
Benjamin Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (Dawn)
Carlo Gesualdo Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday: Animam meam dilectam tradidi
Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Karol Szymanowski Stabat Mater
Richard Wagner Parsifal: Good Friday Music
Modest Mussorgsky Songs and Dances of Death: 1. Lullaby 
Georges Bizet Carmen: "La fleur que tu m'avais jetée"
Karol Szymanowski Krol Roger: opening
Gabriel Fauré Valse-Caprice No 1 in A major
Improvisation Canários
Federico Mompou Prelude No.9
Henri Vieuxtemps Elégie, Op.30
Umberto Giordano Andrea Chenier: "Colpito qui m'avete...Un dì all'azzuro spazio"
Hugo Alfvén Drapa, Op.27 'In memoriam King Oscar II'
Thomas Adès Arcadiana: VI. O Albion
Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in A major, Op.87 No.7