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Friday - 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 with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Dance of the Mirlitons)

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Berliner Philharmoniker/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Zapateado, Op 23 No 6

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Eduard Laurel.
    • Wieniawski, Sarasate: James Ehnes, Eduard Laurel.
    • CBC Records.
    • 11.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 5 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Collegium Musicum Copenhagen. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • Gade Symphonies 1 and 2.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 2.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Performer: Roger Vignoles. Singer: Susan Graham.
    • Reynaldo Hahn: La Belle Epoque: Graham/Vignoles.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Air)

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Lorenza Borrani. Performer: Lucy Gould. Performer: Stewart Eaton. Performer: William Conway. Performer: Enno Senft. Performer: Stephan Maass. Performer: Stephan Rath.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 24.
  • Eric Whitacre

    The seal lullaby for chorus and piano

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Puccini: Discoveries: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi/Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony (Wq.183`4) in G major, 3rd movement; Presto

    Orchestra: Munich Bach Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Richter.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz for piano (Op.posth.) in E major [B.44]

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Chopin: The Complete Waltzes: Hough.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 5 in D minor, Op 47 (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Vasily Petrenko. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Symphonies Nos. 5 and 9.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sextet for wind (Op.71) in E flat major, 4th movement; Rondo (Allegro)

    Conductor: Charles Neidich. Ensemble: Mozzafiato.
    • Beethoven: Chamber music for wind instruments: Mozzafiato/Neidich.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 14.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan lake - suite, Scene - [Le] Lac des cygnes (Moderato)

    Conductor: James Levine. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet suites: Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries

    Conductor: George Szell. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Wagner Without Words (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell).
    • CBS.
    • 002.
  • Thomas Tallis

    If ye love me

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • Tallis: Salve Intemerata Virgo.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo in A minor, Op 81 No 2

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • Mendelssohn - The Complete String Quartets.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Alamiro Giampieri

    Carnival of Venice arr for clarinet and piano

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Piers Lane.
    • The Virtuoso Clarinet: Michael Collins.
    • Chandos.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme - Overture

    Orchestra: La Petite Bande. Director: Gustav Leonhardt.
    • Lully-Moliere: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme/Campra: L'Europe Galante: Leonhardt/Le P.
    • DHM.
    • 1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Song without words from Albumblatt fur Ernst Benedikt Kietz

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
    • Wagner Without Words.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 2 in E major BWV.1042..: 2nd movement; Adagio

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Performer: François Leleux. Performer: Lisa Batiashvili.
    • Lisa Batiashvili - Bach.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98: 3rd movement; Allegro giocoso

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Brahms - Symphonies Nos 3 and 4.
    • LSO Live.
    • 7.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Confitebor tibi, Domine for 3 voices, 2 violins and continuo [1640]: Psalmus 110

    Singer: Matteo Bellotto. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Singer: Anna Simboli. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini. Singer: Luca Dordolo.
    • Monteverdi: Vespri di San Marco.
    • Naive.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no. 4 in D major BWV.828 for keyboard: Aria; Sarabande; Menuett; Gigue

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Dances - Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.
    • 4-7.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.28 in C major, K.200

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart: Symphonies 28,29,35: Berliner Philharmoniker, Abbado.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425

    Performer: Ugo Orlandi. Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti. Conductor: Claudio Scimone.
    • Vivaldi: 4 Mandolin Concertos: Orlandi/I Solisti Veneti/Scimone.
    • Apex.
    • 4.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus: Overture

    Orchestra: Bavarian State Orchestra. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • DG.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals - no.12; Fossiles

    Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Philips.


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