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Saturday - Tom McKinney

Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including your requests for works by neglected composers, amateur music-making groups and wake-up calls.
Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 10 May 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola, ossia La bonta in trionfo - opera in 2 acts

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: London S O..
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 423 861-2.
  • John Tavener

    The Lamb - carol

    Performer: The King’s Singers.
    • SIGNUM.
    • SIGCD 502.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs for piano

    Performer: Tzimon Barto.
    • ONDINE.
    • ODE-1095-2.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Sinfonia di concerto grosso no. 5 in D minor [1715]

    Performer: Fabio Biondi. Performer: Europa Galante.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • VC 5 454952.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet in D major K.285 for flute and strings

    Performer: James Galway. Performer: Tokyo String Quartet.
    • BMG.
    • 09026-604422.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping beauty - ballet Op.66

    Conductor: Kurt Masur. Performer: New York Philharmonic.
    • TELDEC.
    • 4509-94571 2.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Libertango

    Performer: Andreas Moutsioulis.
  • Ron Goodwin

    RON GOODWIN: What Kind of Things?

    Performer: The King’s Singers.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 6562.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel und Gretel - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDM-7 64629-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Semele - opera

    Conductor: Malcolm Sargent. Performer: Richard Lewis. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • DUTTON LABORATORIES.
    • CDCLP-4003.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian dances [from 'Prince Igor'] for orchestra [& chorus ad lib]

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Performer: Kirov Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 478-212-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 5 in F minor BWV.1056 for keyboard and string orchestra

    Performer: Elizabeth Mann. Performer: John Feeney. Performer: Lukas Foss. Performer: Elysium String Quartet.
    • ELYSIUM.
    • GRK-717.

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