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Breakfast - Best of British Playlist

We're adding a British musical work every day throughout 2014. Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk or text 83111 with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Waltz No 2 in D major

    Performer: Jana Vlachová. Performer: Karel Stadtherr. Performer: Petr Verner. Performer: Mikael Ericsson. Ensemble: Vlachovo kvarteto Praha.
    • Dvorak: Works for String Quartet Vol. 5: Vlach Quartet Prague.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A New Year carol arr. for chorus & organ (arr. Flood)

    Choir: The Choir of Canterbury Cathedral. Director: David Flood. Performer: Timothy Noon.
    • A Canterbury Christmas.
    • York.
    • 16.
  • Hamish MacCunn

    Land of the Mountain and the Flood

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • Music of the Four Counties: Scottish National Orchestra/Gibson.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
    • 3.
  • Chris Norman

    Nova Scotia January; Waltz from Cape Breton

    Ensemble: Helicon. Performer: Freyda Epstein.
    • Helicon: The Titan.
    • Dorian.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben from Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248

    Choir: Amsterdam Baroque Choir. Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • Johann Sebastian Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV.248.
    • ERATO.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for string orchestra (Op.48) in C major, 2nd movement; Waltz...

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.4: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons for piano (Op.37b), January (By the hearth)

    Performer: Yefim Bronfman.
    • Sony.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Notturno no. 1 in C major H.2.25

    Ensemble: Mozzafiato. Ensemble: L'Archibudelli.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Edward Elgar

    Concerto for cello and orchestra (Op.85) in E minor, [complete]

    Conductor: John Barbirolli. Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Elgar: Cello Concerto/Sea Pictures: Du Pre/Baker/LSO/Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    11 Bagatelles Op.119 for piano; no.2 in C major

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • CDA 67879.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alessandro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Handel: Arias and Duets from the era of 'The Rival Queens'.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Anonymous

    Ninna nanna

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concert Piece No 2 in D minor, Op 114

    Orchestrator: Carl Baermann. Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Wolfgang Meyer. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Director: Kenneth Sillito.
    • Weber, Mendelssohn etc.: Works for clarinet.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 8-10.
  • Franz Lehár

    Vilja-Lied from the Merry Widow

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Singer: Kate Royal. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Kate Royal: Midsummer Night.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Künstlerleben Waltz, Op 316

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • J. Strauss II: Walzes & Overtures: Welser-Most.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Paul Mealor

    Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal

    Choir: Rodolfus Choir. Conductor: Ralph Allwood.
    • ...the flowers have their angels.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • 10.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Lute Concerto in D major, RV 93

    Performer: Julian Bream. Orchestra: Monteverdi Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major Kk.431

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • 509996 4201 603.
    • Virgin.
    • 17.

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