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Monday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, compiled from listener requests.

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's lively classical music breakfast show, featuring the now well-established and popular "Bach Before 7" slot for early birds.

We are now well over half-way through our year-long project, the "Breakfast Best of British Playlist", which is compiled from suggestions sent in by listeners. Have a look at the list so far on the Breakfast homepage and let us know what you think might be missing!

You can also listen to the music on the list so far through the BBC Playlister app.

Plus we want to hear about your musical passions and discoveries, and about your musical plans for the summer - perhaps a local festival or a concert that you are involved in. Email

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Il Signor Bruschino (Overture)

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Rossini: 10 Overtures - Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Thomas (Earl of Kellie) Erskine

    Trio no. 5 in E major for 2 violins and continuo

    Ensemble: Concerto Caledonia. Director: David McGuinness.
    • Kellie/Concerto Caledonia: Fiddler Tam.
    • Linn Records.
    • 15-16.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance marches (Op.39), no.2 in A minor;

    Conductor: Norman Del Mar. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Elgar: Enigma variations/Pomp and circumstance marches: Royal Philharmonic/Del M.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bach's Memento: Miserere Mei Domine

    Music Arranger: Charles‐Marie Widor. Performer: Ben van Oosten.
    • Widor - Complete Organ Works Vol.7.
    • MDG Gold.
    • 11.
  • Franz Schubert

    Hoffnung D.295

    Performer: Christian Gerhaher. Performer: Gerold Huber.
    • 88883712172.
    • SONY.
    • 2.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto a 5 in F, Op. 9 No. 10 for violin, strings and continuo

    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Performer: Andrew Manze.
    • Decca.
  • Jón Leifs

    Songvar Op.14a..[2 songs to words by Johann Jonsson]: Vogguvisa [Cradle song]

    Singer: Ingveldur Ýr Jónsdóttir. Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Anne Manson.
    • Jon Leifs: Hafis and other works.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesfreud (Old Viennese Dances)

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
    • Kreisler - Violin Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Prelude on the Welsh hymn tune 'Rhosymedre'

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox. Orchestrator: Arnold Foster.
    • Vaughan Williams: Concerto Accademico etc.: Northern Sinfonia/Hickox.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto no. 13 in F major HWV.295..: 1st mvt; Larghetto; 2nd mvt; Allegro

    Performer: Matthias Kirschnereit. Conductor: Lavard Skou-Larsen. Orchestra: German Chamber Academy of Neuss am Rhein.
    • G. Fr. Handel: Piano Concertos 13-16.
    • cpo.
    • 1-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Trio for clarinet or viola, cello and piano in A minor, Op 114 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Brahms: Cello Sonatas/Clarinet Trio.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Op.214)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Johann Strauss: Waltzes & Polkas: Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Mikado, The town of Titipu..: Act 2 no.2; The Sun, whose rays are all ablaze

    Singer: Valerie Masterson. Conductor: Royston Nash. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan: The Mikado.
    • Decca London.
    • 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in B flat for 2 violins, viola and continuo TWV43.B1

    Ensemble: L'Accademia Giocosa.
    • G. Ph. Telemann.
    • 14-16.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Morning (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Grieg: Peer Gynt/Holberg Suite: Marriner.
    • Hanssler Classics.
    • 8.
  • Anon.

    Istampita (Isabella) [c.1400. GB-Lbm Add.29987]

    Director: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
    • Orient-Occident II: Hommage a la Syrie.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for horn and orch no.4 (K.495) in E flat major, 3rd mvt; Rondo

    Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. Conductor: Leopold Hager. Performer: Hermann Baumann.
    • Mozart: The complete wind concertos.
    • Teldec.
  • Richard Strauss

    3 Lieder Op.29: no.1; Traum durch die Dammerung

    Performer: Roger Vignoles. Singer: Anne Schwanewilms.
    • Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs 2.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Philip Glass

    Symphony no. 3: 4th mvt

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Glass: Symphonies Nos.2 and 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No 6 in B flat major

    Music Arranger: Joseph Joachim. Performer: Baiba Skride. Performer: Lauma Skride.
    • Brahms/Skride.
    • Orfeo.
    • 36.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra - Holst The Planets - Vladimir Jurowski Conductor.
    • LPO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Cantata No 147)

    Music Arranger: Myra Hess. Performer: Dame Moura Lympany.
    • EMI.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro appassionato in B minor Op.43 vers. for cello and orch

    Conductor: Andrew Manze. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Natalie Clein.
    • Saint-Saens - Cello Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

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

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto in D major, RV 431a, 'Il gran Mogul'

    Performer: Alexis Kossenko. Orchestra: Modo Antiquo. Director: Federico Maria Sardelli.
    • Vivaldi: New Discoveries II.
    • Naive.
    • 1-3.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La Vie parisienne vers. original, in 5 acts: Overture

    Conductor: Michel Plasson. Orchestra: Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse.
    • Vive Offenbach!.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 9.


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