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Wednesday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, listener requests, works by neglected composers and wake-up calls.

Clemency Burton-Hill 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.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Manuel de Falla

    The Three Cornered Hat - The Miller's dance (Farruca)

    Conductor: Juanjo Mena. Singer: Raquel Lojendio. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Manuel de Fala: Nights in the Gardens of Spain etc: BBC Philharmonic/Mena.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • John Taverner

    Christe Jesu, pastor bone

    Choir: Choir of York Minster. Director: Robert Sharpe.
    • A Year At York.
    • Regent.
    • 16.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quartet for strings (Op. 51) in C minor; 4th movement; Allegro

    Performer: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Brahms, String Quartet no.1, Piano Quintet Op.34: Quatuor Ebene, Akiko Yamamoto.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rondeau (Les biches)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Paris 1920: Orchestre de Paris/Semyon Bychkov.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

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

    Performer: Simone Dinnerstein. Orchestra: Kammerorchester der Staatskapelle, Berlin.
    • Bach: A Strange Beauty: Simone Dinnerstein.
    • Sony.
    • 2-4.
  • Robert Schumann

    Concertstuck in F major Op.86 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Roger Montgomery. Performer: Gavin Edwards. Performer: Susan Dent. Performer: Robert Maskell. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Schumann: Complete Symphonies: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Symphonic metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber: no.1; Allegro

    Conductor: Sascha Goetzel. Orchestra: Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Respighi; Hindemith; Schmitt.
    • Onyx.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13, 'Pathétique' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe.
    • Beethoven: Piano Sonatas - Pathetique.
    • Deux-Elles.
    • 12.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Polonaise (Scènes de ballet, Op.52)

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Anisimov.
    • The Best of Glazunov.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sento la gioia (Amadigi di Gaula)

    Music Arranger: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: Alison Balsom. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • EMI.
  • Edward Elgar

    Softly and gently (The Dream of Gerontius, Op.38)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Choir: Hallé Choir. Choir: Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus. Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • The Very Best of Janet Baker.
    • 13.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Mass of Blessed John Henry Newman; Agnus Dei

    Conductor: Alan Tavener. Choir: Cappella Nova.
    • CKD383.
    • LINN.
    • 18.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - suite (Op.71a), no.1; Miniature overture

    Conductor: James Levine. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet suites: Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Sonata in A flat major, H31 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • C P E Bach - Wurttemberg Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina burana - cantiones profanae..: no.11; Estuans interius..

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Thomas S. Allen. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Orff: Carmina Burana.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 11.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Benjamin Grosvenor: Chopin; Liszt; Ravel.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in B flat 'La caccia', Op. 8 No. 10

    Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk. Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Polish Chamber Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 104 in D major, 'London' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Haydn: The London Symphonies: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 12.
  • Richard Strauss

    6 Lieder Op.56 [1903-6]: no.5; Fruhlingsfeier

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Karita Mattila. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Strauss: Orchestral Songs.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 11.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Elegy in F major Op.22

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Simon Mulligan.
    • Nimbus.
  • George Gershwin

    Girl Crazy (Overture)

    Music Arranger: Don Rose. Orchestra: Aalborg Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Wayne Marshall.
    • Gershwin: Works for piano and orchestra: Aalborg Symphony/Marshall.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.


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