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Thursday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, compiled from listener requests.
Email or text 83111 with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Christoph Bach

    Welt, gute Nacht (Es ist nun aus mit meinen Leben)

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Singer: Julia Doyle. Singer: Katharine Fuge. Singer: Clare Wilkinson. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: James Gilchrist. Singer: Jeremy Budd. Singer: Matthew Brook. Singer: Peter Harvey.
    • J.C. Bach Welt, gute Nacht - Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir eilen mit swachen, doch emsigen Schritten (Cantata No 78)

    Singer: Ingrid Schmithüsen. Singer: Charles Brett. Orchestra: La Chapelle Royale. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • J.S. Bach: Trauer-Ode: La Chapelle Royale/Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Sextet No. 2 in G major, Op. 36: 4th movement; Poco allegro

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Julia-Maria Kretz. Performer: Stefan Fehlandt. Performer: Pauline Sachse. Performer: Christoph Richter. Performer: Xenia Jankovic.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Havergal Brian

    The Tinker's wedding - comedy overture

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Brian: Symphonies Nos 7 and 31; The Tinker's Wedding.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (Dawn)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • William Byrd

    Ave verum corpus for 4 voices (Gradualia Vol 1)

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • The Tallis Scholars Sing William Byrd.
    • Gimell.
    • 16.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    David et Jonathas - Overture

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Director: William Christie.
    • M.A. Charpentier: David & Jonathas: Les Arts Florissants/Christie.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op 46 No 8

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Brahms: Hungarian Dances &Dvorak: Slavonic Dances: Haitink.
    • Philips.
    • 18.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Op 80 (Sicilienne)

    Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Faure: Requiem, Pelleas et Melisande, Pavane: Te Kanawa/Milnes/Montreal/Dutoit.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Robin Milford

    Elegy for James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch Op.50 for string orchestra

    Ensemble: Guildford Strings. Conductor: Robert Salter.
    • Robin Milford - Fishing by Moonlight.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Il Barbiere di Siviglia - Largo al Factotum

    Singer: Thomas Hampson. Orchestra: Orchestra della Toscana. Conductor: Gianluigi Gelmetti.
    • The Opera Album 2002.
    • Virgin.
    • 15.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Apothecary (Overture)

    Orchestra: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien. Conductor: Manfred Huss.
    • Haydn: The Complete Overtures: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien/Manfred Huss.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Du und Du - waltz [from 'Die Fledermaus'] arr. Dohnanyi for piano

    Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov. Music Arranger: Erno Dohnanyi.
    • Strauss: Transcriptions: Scherbakov.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Schön Rosmarin orch McAlister (Old Viennese Dances)

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Naoko Tanaka.
    • Romances: Gil Shaham/Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Concerto for clarinet and orchestra no. 1 (Op.73) in F minor, 3rd movement;

    Performer: Maximiliano Martin. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Director: Alexander Janiczek.
    • Weber: Wind Concertos: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Linn.
    • 3.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Ruy Blas, Op 95

    Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Mendelssohn: Overtures: Kurt Masur.
    • Berlin Classics.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 5 (Op.67) in C minor, 1st movement; Allegro con brio

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Beethoven: The Symphonies: Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano (K.330) in C major, 1st movement; Allegro moderato

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Mozart: Complete Piano Sonatas: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    O taste and see

    Choir: The Choir of Canterbury Cathedral. Performer: David Flood. Conductor: Allan Wicks.
    • The World of Vaughan Williams.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Maurice Ravel

    À la manière de Borodine

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Concerto for violin and orchestra (Op.47) in D minor, 3rd mvt; Allegro ma non...

    Conductor: Seiji Ozawa. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Tchaikovsky / Sibelius: Violin Concerto: Mullova, Ozawa.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: David Pyatt. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • Strauss: Horn Concertos: Britten Sinfonia/Cleobury.
    • EMI.
    • 10.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake - Spanish dance

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker: LSO, Previn.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.


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