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Sunday - 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

    Credo from Missa Entre vous filles for 5 voices

    Orchestra: Oxford Camerata. Conductor: Jeremy Summerly.
    • 8.550842.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Ballades Op.10 for piano - No.4 in B major

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • 433 849-2.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Dance of the Sugar-plum Fairy from the Nutcracker

    Orchestra: Berlin Phiharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • 50999 6 46385 2 2.
    • EMI Classics.
    • CD2 T12.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Passacaglia from Radamisto

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HMX 2901673.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 10.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sonata in A minor Op.36 for cello and piano (2nd Movement)

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Performer: Håvard Gimse.
    • 72345 5 45505 2 2.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano concerto No 5 (Final Movement)

    Performer: Cyprien Katsaris.
    • 21 P21 051-N.
    • Piano.
    • 6.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Overture to Les Indes Galantes

    Orchestra: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • 455 293-2.
    • L’Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Morgen Op 27 No 4

    Performer: Jessye Norman. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • 411 052-2.
    • Phillips.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gavotte from Partita in B Minor BWV 831

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • 478 0475.
    • DECCA.
    • 11.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No 2 (second movement)

    Performer: Yefim Bronfman. Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Composer: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • SK 60677.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hear my Prayer, O Lord

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Composer: Edward Higginbottom.
    • 3984-21659-2.
    • Erato.
    • 13.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Blue Danube

    Orchestra: Concertgebouw Kamerorkest. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • 8.43337.
    • TELDEC.
    • 9.
  • Gil Evans

    Blues for Pablo

    Performer: Miles Davis. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Gil Evans.
    • 499824 2.
    • Columbia Legacy.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quintet in C D956 (fourth movement)

    Ensemble: Cypress String Quartet.
    • AV2307.
    • Avie.
    • 4.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Symphony No 4 (second movement)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
    • CD-1663/64.
    • BIS.
    • CD 4 T2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pie Jesu from Requiem

    Performer: Libby Crabtree. Performer: Jonathan Scott. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • 10113.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Richard Strauss

    Die Georgine Op 10 No 4

    Performer: Cristiane Karg. Performer: Malcolm Matineau.
    • 03005666BC.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Eric Coates

    Birdsongs at Eventide

    Performer: Ronnie Ronalde. Orchestra: Robert Farnon & His Orchestra.
    • The Other Side of the Singing Detective.
    • BBC Records.
    • 20.

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