Welcome to perfect score, a classical music podcast.

My name is Sandy Reilly and I'm ten years old and welcome to perfect score! This is a classical music podcast for everyone, if you are a conductor, musician, or even not that musical, this podcast will hopefully come to your interest.

Episodes

Episode 21: Ravel String Quartet in F

Here's an episode on Ravel's String Quartet in F! I hope you enjoy and here is a link to the full quartet

Episode 20: Vivaldi Summer

Hello and welcome back to the Perfect Score, a classical music podcast! Today I will be exploring Vivaldi's Summer Concerto! I hope you enjoy this fantastic concerto and enjoy your summer! Here is a recording of the concerto

Episode 19: Dvorak's Slavonic Dances

Hello and welcome back to the Perfect Score, a classical music podcast! Todays episode is going to be all about Dvorak's Slavonic Dances! Here is a recording of the piece with Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic!

Episode 18: Jean-Philippe Rameau

Hello and welcome back to the Perfect Score! Today I will be covering the topic of Jean-Philippe Rameau! I hope you enjoy todays episode!

Episode 17: Beethoven 4

Welcome back to the Perfect Score! Here's an episode on the amazing 4th symphony of Ludwig Van Beethoven! Here is a recording of the piece.

Episode 16: Vivaldi's Spring Concerto

Hello and welcome back to the Perfect score! Here is my latest episode on Antonio Vivaldi's Spring Concerto, from the four seasons! Here is a recording of the piece.

Episode 15: The Nutcracker Ballet

Welcome to the last episode of this podcast before we take a short break and resume after the holidays! I will be discussing a very Christmas-y ballet called the Nutcracker by Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky! Here is a link to the Grand Pas De Deux near the end of the second act.
I hope you enjoy this detailed episode! Merry Christmas!

Episode 14: Mahler 5

Hello and welcome to another episode of the Perfect Score, a classical music podcast! Today I will be covering one of my most favourite works ever, Mahler's Fifth Symphony! Click here for a performance of the piece. Enjoy!

Episode 13: Bazzini Dance of the Goblins

Welcome back! Today's episode will be slightly Halloween themed as I will be talking about Antonio Bazzini's Dance of the Goblins! Here is the link to a performance. Enjoy!

Episode 12: Korngold Violin Concerto

Hello and welcome back! In my poll I promised to do the other two pieces that didn't win, so here is the Korngold Violin Concerto! Here is a performance of the piece. Enjoy!

Episode 11: Dvorak's 9th Symphony "From a New World"

Hello! Welcome back to another episode! As you might have seen on my Instagram I made a poll asking people to suggest pieces, and then I chose three to let people vote on! The winning piece was Dvorak's New World Symphony! Here's a link to a performance. Enjoy!

Episode 10: Elgar Serenade for Strings

Welcome back to another episode of the podcast! Today I'll be exploring on of Edward Elgar's first works, the Serenade for Strings! Here's a professional recording played by the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields. Enjoy!

Episode 9: Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major

Hello! Today's episode is on the Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major! Here is a link to a performance of the entire work by the Jasper String Quartet.

Episode 8: The Bach Double

Here's an episode on one of history's most famous pieces, Bach's concerto for two violins or as it is more commonly known: the Bach Double!

Episode 7: La Folia

Here's a new episode on the famous baroque tune La Folia! Hope you enjoy!

Episode 6: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Here's an episode on the music Mendelssohn wrote for "A Midsummer Night's Dream", hope you enjoy!

  • Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Walter Weller - Royal Scottish Orchestra
  • Episode 5: Shostakovich Five Pieces: Polka

    Welcome, and this is the final episode of the Shostakovich five pieces series. I hope you enjoy this last movement!

    Episode 4: Shostakovich Five Pieces: Waltz

    Welcome to the second to last episode of this series! Today I will have a brief discussion of the Waltz.

    Episode 3: Shostakovich Five Pieces: Elegy

    A brief discussion of the elegy from Shostakovich five pieces for two violins and piano.

    Episode 2: Shostakovich Five Pieces: Gavotte

    Welcome to the second perfect score episode! I am excited to bring you today's movement, the Gavotte! This is one of my favourite movements with lots of details, like the legato and staccato section, but don't worry, I won't spoil it. I hope you like it as much as me!

    Episode 1: Shostakovich Five Pieces: Prelude

    Welcome to the first ever episode on Perfect Score! This is a classical music podcast and it is for everyone, if you are a conductor, musician, or you're new to classical music this podcast is for you. I will be doing a cycle of the Shostakovich five pieces. I hope you enjoy the first episode on the prelude!