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Saturday - Clemency Burton-Hill

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 December 2011

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Adams' O Holy Night sung by Kiri te Kanawa, Strauss (the Younger)'s Vienna Bon-bons played by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and The Young Prince and Princess from Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade is performed by the New York Philharmonic under Kurt Masur.

Music Played

19 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Christmas Eve : Polonaise

    Performer: Moscow Symphony Orchestra Performer: Igor Golovshin (conductor)

    Naxos 8.570344

  • Image for Adolphe Adam

    Adolphe Adam O Holy Night

    Performer: Kiri te Kanawa Performer: London Voices Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Carl Davies (conductor)

    Decca 478 2105

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Scherzo "Lighting Candles on the Christmas Tree" from Weihnachtsbaum

    Performer: Rhondda Gillespie (piano)

    CHAN 6629

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto for harpsichord, two recorder and strings BWV 1057

    Performer: The Purcell Quartet Performer: Robert Woolley (harpsichord) Performer: Marion Scott, Rachel Beckett (recorders)

    Chaconne CHAN 0636

  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz L' Enfance du Christ (Op.25), Pt.2; L' Adieu des bergers (The Shepherds Farewell)

    Performer: Academy and Choir of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner

    Philips 442 1412

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi Opening Toccata From Vespers of the Blessed Virgin

    Performer: Onyx Brass

    Onyx Brass

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II - Vienna Bonbons op 307

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Apex 0927 49981 2, Tr. 6

  • Image for Franz Xaver Gruber

    Franz Xaver Gruber Silent Night

    Arranger: David Hill (B.1957) Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Paul Brough (conductor) Performer: Tenor solo: Christopher Bowen Performer: Bass solo: Jamie W. Hall

    BBC Recording

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev - Winter Fairy from Five Pieces from Cinderella

    Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin) Performer: Olga Sitkovetsjy (piano)

    Angel 7243 5 57025 2, Tr 5

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Music from Ballets Suites 1, 2 and 3

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi

    CHAN 6512

  • Image for Leroy Anderson

    Leroy Anderson A Christmas Festival

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Christopher Bell

    SIG CD 202

  • Image for Morten Lauridsen

    Morten Lauridsen O magnum mysterium

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton

    Hyperion NOEL 2

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky The Seasons, op 37b: December : Noel

    Performer: Yefim Bronfman (piano)

    SK 60689

  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, op 35: The Young Prince and Princess

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    APEX 2564 60374 2

  • Image for Herbert Howells

    Herbert Howells Sing Lullaby From Three Carol Anthems

    Performer: Choir of St Johns College Oxford

    Nimbus NI 5589

  • Image for Arcangelo Corelli

    Arcangelo Corelli Christmas Concerto: Allegro and Pastorale

    Performer: I Solisti Veneti

    Erato 4509 91778 2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645

    Performer: Christopher Herrick (organ of the Jesuitenkirche, Lucerne)

    Hyperion CDS44130

  • Image for Philip Lane

    Philip Lane Wassail Dances (Somerset, Yorkshire and Gloucestershire)

    Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Gavin Sutherland (conductor)

    Naxos 8.557099

  • Image for [traditional]

    [traditional] Tomorrow shall be my Dancing Day

    Performer: Cambridge Singers Performer: John Rutter (conductor)

    COLDCD 133

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