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Saturday - Victoria Meakin

Victoria Meakin presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist and listener requests. Plus requests for works by neglected composers.

Victoria Meakin 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

Music Played

  • Orlande de Lassus

    Aurora lucis rutilat

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • COR 16097.
    • CORO.
    • 1.
  • Joaquín Turina

    Ofrenda [Canto a Sevilla, Op.37]

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • CHAN 10819.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 15.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Cantos d’Espana, Op.232 (Cordoba; Seguidillas)

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • CHAN 10826.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 15-16.
  • Léo Delibes

    Pizzicati / Les Chasseresses [Sylvia]

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • 478 1526.
    • DECCA.
    • CD9T10.
  • Béla Bartók

    Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion (3rd movement)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Performer: Georg Solti. Performer: Evelyn Glennie. Performer: David Corkhill.
    • MK 42625.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Antonio Sacchini

    Overture: Oedipe a Colone

    Orchestra: The Opera Lafayette Orchestra. Conductor: Ryan Brown.
    • 8.660196.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • John Philip Sousa

    The Stars and Stripes Forever

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Arthur Fiedler.
    • VD 87 881.
    • RCA VICTOR.
    • 4.
  • Luis Venegas de Henestrosa

    Cinco Differencias Sobre Vacas/ Pues No Me Querieis Hablar from Libro de Cifra Nueva para tecla, Arpa y Vihuela

    Performer: José Miguel Moreno.
    • GCD C80101.
    • GLOSSA CABINET.
    • 1-2.
  • Luciano Pavarotti

    Nessun Dorma

    Orchestra: Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • 430 433-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Duets No 1 and 2 BWV 802 and 803

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • 478 0475.
    • DECCA.
    • 4-5.
  • Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

    Overture: The Cricket on the Hearth

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • CDA 66764.
    • HYPERION.
    • 1.
  • Dominique Phinot

    Tanto tempore

    Ensemble: Brabant Ensemble. Conductor: Stephen Rice.
    • CDA 67696.
    • HYPERION.
    • 8.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in G minor, Op.23’5

    Performer: Xiayin Wang.
    • CHAN 10816.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D Op.77 (3rd movement)

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • CDEMX 2203.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Tourbillons, Le Lardon, Les Cyclopes [Pièces de Clavecin, 1724]

    Performer: William Christie.
    • HM90.1120.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 17-19.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Una Voce Poco Fa - I Barbire di Siviglia

    Performer: Diana Damrau. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Dan Ettinger.
    • 50999 5 19313 2 2.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • Robert and Richard Sherman

    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Main Titles)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Irwin Kostel.
    • RCD 10702.
    • RYKODISC.
    • 1.

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