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Thursday - 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.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 3 in D major BWV.1068 for orchestra: Overture

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2; 3; 5; Suite No.3.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Léo Delibes

    Les Filles de Cadix vers. for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Eivind Aadland. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Tine Thing Helseth.
    • Storyteller.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Giuseppe Maria Orlandini

    Berenice: Da torbida procella

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Il Complesso Barocco. Conductor: Alan Curtis.
    • Drama Queens.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Folk Festival (The Gadfly)

    Orchestra: Brussels Philharmonic. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Shostakovich Film Music: Jose Serebrier / Belgian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Warner.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No 12 in F major, Op 96, 'American' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Skampa Quartet.
    • Dvorak, Brahms: String Quartets: Skampa Quartet.
    • Supraphon.
    • 4.
  • Edward Elgar

    4 Choral songs Op.53: no.1; There is sweet music

    Choir: Rodolfus Choir. Director: Ralph Allwood.
    • Elgar: Go, Song of Mine.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 9.
  • John Foulds

    A Lament (Keltic Suite, Op 29)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • John Foulds: Dynamic Triptych etc: Donohoe/Oramo/CBSO.
    • Warner.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Study in E major, Op 10 No 3

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Chopin: Etudes Op.10 & Op.25: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy Sings (Catfish Row Suite from Porgy and Bess)

    Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Gershwin: Catfish Row: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Slatkin.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Homeward, Op 62 No 6

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Grieg Lyric Pieces.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio for keyboard and str (H.15.26) in F sharp minor, 1st mvt; Allegro

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio. Performer: Susan Tomes. Performer: Anthony Marwood. Performer: Richard Lester.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol.1: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Sonata in D major RV.755 (Manchester sonata no.4) ..: Prelude

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Performer: Nigel North. Performer: John Toll.
    • Vivaldi: 'Manchester' Sonatas.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 13.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Quartet in B flat major Op.41 for piano and strings: 1st movement; Allegretto

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Saint-Saens: Chamber Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Maurice Ravel

    5 Melodies populaires grecques, arr. Rosenthal..: no.1; no.2; and no.5

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire. Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • Ravel; Debussy; Duparc.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4, 5, 8.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Romanza andaluza, Op 22 No 1 orch Hohn

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Naoko Tanaka.
    • Romances: Gil Shaham/Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the trumpet (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Singer: Christophe Dumaux. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Mazurka No 4 in E major, Op 3

    Performer: Artur Pizarro.
    • Collins.
  • John Stanley

    Trumpet Voluntary

    Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Anthony Newman.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Ambroise Thomas

    Overture to Mignon

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Mercury.
  • Ulvi Cemal Erkin

    Kocekce for orchestra

    Conductor: Sascha Goetzel. Orchestra: The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade etc..
    • Onyx.
    • 10.
  • Thomas Vautor

    Sweet Suffolk owl for 5 voices [1619-20]

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • English and Italian Renaissance Madrigals.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 20.

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