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Saturday - Victoria Meakin

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

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

  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique Op.14

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Chicago S O..
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 474-165-2.
  • John Field

    Sonata in E flat major H.8`1, Op.1`1 for piano

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-241-38.
  • Richard Wagner

    Parsifal - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Georg Solti. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 440 606-2-.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea pictures Op.37 for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: John Barbirolli. Performer: Janet Baker. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDC-7 47329-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in E flat major RV.253, Op.8`5 (La Tempesta di mare) for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU 907230.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A major Kk.208

    Performer: Nick Fletcher.
    • HACKTRAX.
    • HTRX 008.
  • Claude Debussy

    2 Arabesques for piano

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 67898.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Gloriana - symphonic suite Op.53a [with tenor solo ad lib]

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Performer: Polyphony.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67140.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.22 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Performer: Stephen Hough. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67331/2.
  • Max Bruch

    Scottish fantasy Op.46 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: BBC Scottish S O.
    • DECCA.
    • 0289 478 66909.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 105 BWV.105 (Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht)

    Performer: Elizabeth Watts. Performer: Harry Bicket. Performer: Katharina Spreckelsen. Performer: The English Concert.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU-807550.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge for tenor, piano and string quartet ad lib.

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Performer: James Gilchrist. Performer: Fitzwilliam String Quartet.
    • Linn.
    • CKD 296.
  • John Williams

    Close encounters - music for the film

    Conductor: John (Towner) Williams (1932). Performer: Unknown.
    • ALHAMBRA.
    • A 8915.
  • Göran Fröst

    GORAN FROST: Brudvals for Karin och Martin (Bridal waltz)

    Performer: Aser Hallerback Thedeen. Performer: Christian Svarfvar. Performer: Göran Fröst. Performer: Hermann Stefansson. Performer: Martin Fröst. Performer: Sölve Kingstedt. Performer: Svante Henryson. Performer: Torleif Thedéen.
    • BIS.
    • BIS-SACD-1823.

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