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Music in the Great War: Monday

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring music from World War I. The focus is on music from France.

As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War season, Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical music Breakfast Show and introduces music from countries which were major participants in WW1.

On each day, Radio 3 focusses on a particular theme:

Monday: France at War
Tuesday: Russia at War
Wednesday: The USA at War
Thursday: The World at War: Empires and other participants
Friday: The World at War: Memorial.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Édouard Lalo

    Guitare Op.28 for violin and piano, orch. Pierne

    Performer: Jean‐Jacques Kantorow. Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Orchestrator: Gabriel Pierné. Conductor: Kees Bakels.
    • Lalo: Concerto Russe; Piano Concerto etc..
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sextet for two horns and string quartet in E flat major, Op 81b (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Knut Hasselmann. Performer: Ab Koster. Ensemble: L'Archibudelli.
    • Beethoven: Sextet/Quintet/Duet: l'Archibudelli.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Tempest (Act 4: Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Sullivan.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in excelsis Deo from Gloria for soloists, chorus and orchestra (RV.589)

    Choir: The English Concert Choir. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Vivaldi: Gloria/Scarlatti: Dixit Dominus: The English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Pour Bercer un Convalescent

    Performer: Hüseyin Sermet. Performer: Kun Woo Paik.
    • Reynaldo Hahn - Integrale de l'oeuvre pour deux pianos (Vol.1).
    • Auvdis Valois.
    • 13.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for cello solo no. 1 (BWV.1007) in G major, Allemande

    Performer: Steven Isserlis.
    • Bach: The Cello Suites; Steven Isserlis.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Franz Krommer

    Octet-partita ... (Op.57) (Op.73) in F maj, 1st movement; Allegro vivace

    Ensemble: Budapester Bläserensemble. Director: Kálmán Berkes.
    • Krommer: Partitas for Wind Ensemble Op. 57, 71 and 78: Budapest Wind Ensemble.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Judith Weir

    Arise, arise! you slumbering sleepers

    Performer: Schubert Ensemble.
    • A White Room.
    • NMC.
    • 1.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    6 Pieces for violin and piano [1904]: no.5; Serenata

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: Piers Lane.
    • CHAN 10749.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Albéric Magnard

    Symphony no. 4 in C sharp minor Op.21 [1913] 2nd movement; Vif

    Orchestra: Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse. Conductor: Michel Plasson.
    • Magnard.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor (Finale)

    Performer: Nikolaj Znaider. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Bruch/Nielsen: Violin Concertos: Nikolaj Znaider.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • scriabin

    Reverie op. 49/3

    Performer: Ivan Ilić.
    • 015.
    • Heresy.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 49 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Vienna Piano Trio.
    • Nimbus.
  • Haydn Wood

    Roses of Picardy

    Singer: John McCormack. Orchestra: Unnamed orchestra.
  • Jeremiah Clarke

    Trumpet Voluntary, 'The Prince of Denmark's March'

    Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Sony.
  • Anonymous


    Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 16.
  • Franz Schubert

    Des Teufels Lustschloss, D.84 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: István Kertész.
    • Decca.
  • William Byrd

    Senex puerum portabat a 5 arr. Alban Wesley

    Ensemble: Calefax. Music Arranger: Alban Wesley.
    • 619 0745-2.
    • MDG.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 191 BWV.191 (Gloria in excelsis Deo): Gloria Patri (Duet)

    Choir: Bach Collegium Japan. Singer: Hana Blažíková. Singer: Gerd Türk. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach - Cantatas Vol.55.
    • BIS.
    • 20.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    3 Fantastic dances for piano (Op.5)[complete]

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Dance: Works for Piano - Kathryn Scott.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends, Op 59 (No 3 in G minor)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Dvorak: Legends Op.59: ECO, Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D 667, 'Trout' (4th mvt)

    Performer: Emanuel Ax. Performer: Pamela Frank. Performer: Rebecca Young. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Edgar Meyer.
    • Schubert: Trout Quintet/Arpeggione Sonata:Ax/Frank/Ma/Meyer/Bonney.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    Man is for the Woman Made Z. 605

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Laurence Cummings.
    • SACD 1536.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Dance of the Cockerels (Maskarade)

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Hungarian March (The Damnation of Faust)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24: LSO & Chorus/Davis.
    • LSO Live.
    • 3.
  • Pierre Vellones

    Lettre du Front

    Singer: Robin Tritschler. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Songs of 1914.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 15.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Music Arranger: Luis Bacalov. Performer: Luis Bacalov. Performer: Héctor Ulises Passarella. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • Bacalov: Misa Tango: Domingo, Martinez, Bacalov, Chung.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Claude Debussy

    Piece pour le vetement du blesse for piano

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy - Complete Works for Piano.
    • Chandos.
    • 21.


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