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Saturday - Tom McKinney

Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's Breakfast, with specially recorded carols from the BBC Singers and your requests in our Advent Calendar of seasonal music.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk or text 83111 with your music requests or Musical Map suggestions.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Peter Warlock

    A Cornish Christmas carol for chorus a 8

    Performer: Finzi Singers.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9182.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Sonata in A major (La Pastorella) for violin and continuo [MS A-Wm]

    Performer: Annegret Siedel. Performer: Bell'Arte Ensemble.
    • WINTER & WINTER.
    • 910 078 2.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Pini di Roma - symphonic poem

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 443-759-2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Friday afternoons Op.7 for children's voices and piano

    Performer: Alexander Wells. Performer: New London Children's Choir.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.553183.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen - opera Z.629

    Performer: Ton Koopman. Performer: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.
    • ERATO.
    • 4509-98507-2.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    6 Songs Op.175

    Performer: Roger Vignoles. Performer: Sarah Walker.
    • CRD.
    • CRD-3473.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - suite, arr. F Chiu for piano

    Performer: Frederic Chiu.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU-907195.
  • Gentcho Gentchev

    GENTCHO GENTCHEV: Koledna pesen (Christmas song)

    Performer: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite.
    • JARO.
    • 4252-2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    1812 overture Op.49

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDC 7-47843 2.
  • Martin Souter & Philip Cave

    Standchen for baritone and piano

    • ENGLISH HERITAGE.
    • EHCD13.
  • Martin Souter & Philip Cave

    Einsamkeit for baritone and piano

    • ENGLISH HERITAGE.
    • EHCD13.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Trio sonata in D minor Wq.160 for 2 violins and continuo (H.590)

    Performer: London Baroque.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • hmc-901511.
  • John Rutter

    Sans Day Carol [Cornish traditional carol] for chorus

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wings / Ride of the Valkyries (arr. Pycroft)

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Charlotte Trepess. Performer: Clara Mouriz. Performer: Elizabeth Watts. Performer: Kathryn Stott. Performer: Kitty Whately. Performer: Ruby Hughes. Performer: Tasmin Little.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Der Blaue Vogel - incidental music

    Performer: Bamberg S O..
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • VC 5 61128-2.
  • Petar Liondev

    PETAR LIONDEV: Koledna nosht

    Performer: The Bulgarian Voices Angelite.
    • JARO.
    • 4252-2.

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