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Saturday - Fiona Talkington

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 July 2011

Fiona Talkington presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Grieg's Symphonic Dance No.1 performed by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Neeme Jarvi, Victoria's Hymn Ave maris stella sung by The Sixteen directed by Harry Christophers, and Chopin's Polonaise in A major ('Military') is performed by pianist Maurizio Pollini.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite No.1 for cello solo – Prelude In G major, BWV 1007

    Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)

    EMI 5 55364 2 6

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance no.2 in E minor

    Performer: Allegretto grazioso Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)


  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms F.A.E. Sonata – Scherzo

    Performer: Jaime Laredo (violin) Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano)

    VIRGIN CLASSICS 50999 0 96365 2

  • Image for Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Tomás Luis de Victoria Hymn – Ave maris stella

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    CORO COR16088

  • Image for Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Christoph Willibald Gluck Symphony in G major, "Weimarer" Allegro

    Performer: L’Orfeo Barockorchester Performer: Michi Gaigg (conductor)

    CPO 777 411-2

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata no.14 in C sharp minor, op.27'2 "Moonlight" 1st movement – Adagio sostenuto

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    EMI CLASSICS 5 72912 2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for flute, violin, bassoon & continuo

    Performer: Katy Bircher (flute) Performer: Peter Whelan (bassoon) Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director / violin)

    AVIE AV 2178

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky The Firebird – Suite (3 parts) The Princesses' Game with the Golden Apples; The Princesses

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)


  • Image for Edvard Grieg

    Edvard Grieg Symphonic Dance, Op.64, no.2

    Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Ole Kristian Ruud (conductor)

    BIS SACD 1291

  • Image for Bibilang

    Bibilang Sogosok

    Specially recorded in Papua New Guinea for the BBC Radio 3 Music Planet series.

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Polonaise in A major Op.40'1 "Military"

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)


  • Image for Emilio de' Cavalieri

    Emilio de' Cavalieri Rappresentatione di Anima Et di Corpo. Intermedio. Festa & Ballo. Ciagogna

    Performer: (Philipp van Wichel) Performer: L’Arpeggiata Performer: Christina Pluhar (director)


  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Chorus Spuntato ecco il di The day of rejoicing From Don Carlos, Act III

    PHILIPS 412 235-2

  • Image for Ennio Morricone

    Ennio Morricone Cinema Paradiso: Main Title

    Unione: Musicisti of Rome Artist: Enrico Pierannunzi (piano) Artist: Baldo Maestri (alto saxophone)

    DRG CDSBL12598

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Chorus Schmucke dich, o liebe Seele "Adorn yourself, beloved soul" from Cantata BWV 180

    Artist: The Monteverdi Choir Artist: The English Baroque Soloists Artist: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)


  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz Benvenuto Cellini, op.23 – Overture

    Artist: London Symphony Orchestra Artist: Andre Previn (conductor)

    EMI CDEMX2159

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Rondo from Piano Sonata no.16 in A minor

    Artist: Radu Lupu (piano)

    DECCA 478 2340

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