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Alistair Appleton

Alistair Appleton presents a lively mix of music, including at 8.30am a Poem for Today, with Sean Street reading his poem Cliff Fall, and at 9.00am a Haydn Piano Sonata.

The complete Breakfast playlist for weekend editions of the programme is posted online on the Monday following broadcast.

7.04

ROSSINI
Overture to Signor Bruschino
London Symphony Orchestra
Claudio Abbado
DG 419 869 T5

7.09

BORODIN (orch. Tcherepnin)
Notturno from String Quartet No 2 in D
Gothenburg Symphony Orhcestra
Neeme Jarvi
DG 435 757 CD2 T5

7.18

JS BACH
Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin and Strings BWV 1060
Francois Leleux, oboe
Viktoria Mullova, violin
Mullova Ensemble
PHILIPS 446 675 T10-12

7.32

SCHUBERT
Der Winterabend
Margaret Price, soprano
Graham Johnson, piano
HYPERION 33015 T11

7.42

GRAINGER
The Immovable Do
BBC Philharmonic
Richard Hickox
CHANDOS 9839 T9

7.47

TALLIS
I will call and cry to thee, o Lord
Oxford Camerata
Jeremey Summerly
NAXOS 8.556842 T9

7.52

RACHMANINOV
Vocalise
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
DECCA475619 T15

8.03

HOLST
Mercury from The Planets
Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
Charles Dutoit
DECCA 417 553 T3

8.08

ARLEN
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Benny Goodman, clarinet, et al.
Live at the Rainbow Grill 1967
NIMBUS 2723 CD1 T1

8.12

WAGNER
Overture to Tannhauser
Staatskapelle Dresden
Giuseppi Sinopoli
DG 449 165 T3

8.27

RAMEAU
La Laborde from Concert No 2 in G
London Baroque
BIS 1385 T4

8.36

TCHAIKOVSKY
Joan’s Aria from Maid of Orleans
Inessa Galante, soprano
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE 550222 T4

8.43

HAYDN
Keyboard Sonata in A, Hob. 16:26
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 556756 T7-9

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