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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

  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Espana - rhapsody

    Conductor: Charles Dutoit. Performer: Montreal S O.
    • DECCA.
    • 421-527 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Andante spianato and grande polonaise brillante in E flat major Op.22 vers. for piano solo

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 5334.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Radamisto - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Harry Bicket. Performer: Alice Coote. Performer: The English Concert.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA 67979.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Spartacus - suite no. 2

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-2023.
  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ciaccona [Canzoni, 1637]

    Performer: Jonathan COHEN. Performer: Arcangelo.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-68019.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Volgendo il ciel - ballo for 5 voices, 2 violins and continuo

    Performer: Jonathan COHEN. Performer: Arcangelo.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-68019.
  • Michael Tippett

    5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Performer: Jacqueline Fox. Performer: Jennifer Adams-Barbaro. Performer: Robert Johnson. Performer: Stuart Macintyre. Performer: BBC Singers.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • SIGCD 092.
  • Franz Liszt

    5 Little pieces S.192 for piano

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMA 1951845.
  • William Wallace

    Pelleas and Melisande - suite

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Performer: BBC Scottish S O.
    • HELIOS.
    • CDH 55465.
  • Herbert Brewer

    Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in D major

    Performer: Howard Ionascu. Performer: Joseph Nolan. Performer: Laudate Choir.
    • PRIORY RECORDS.
    • PRCD 797.
  • Arnold Bax

    Tintagel - symphonic poem

    Conductor: Vernon Handley. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-10122(5).
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Donald Runnicles. Performer: Jennifer Larmore. Performer: San Francisco Opera Orchestra.
    • TELDEC.
    • 4509-98418-2.
  • Leos Janáček

    Romance [no.4] for violin and piano

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Tom Poster.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10827.
  • Jorge Morel

    Danza brasilera for guitar

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 479 0514.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Libertango

    Conductor: Christoph Israel. Performer: European Film Philharmonic Studio Orchestra. Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 479 0514.
  • Keith Jarrett

    The Koln concert for piano

    Performer: Keith Jarrett.
    • ECM RECORDS.
    • 810-067-2.

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