Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Sunday - Tom McKinney

Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including requests for your favourite works and pieces that you would like to hear. Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Vincent Scotto

    La Petite Tomkinoise

    Performer: Cora Burggraaf. Ensemble: Calefax Reed Quintet.
    • BBC recording from the Wigmore Hall, 22/09/2014.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto No 1 – First Movement

    Performer: Simon Trpceski. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • 4135.
    • ONYX.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: David Hill.
    • 7243 5 45352 2 2.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for 4 Harpsichords Strings and Continuo BWV 1065 – First Movement

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • 433 053-2OH.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 13.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet (extract)

    Performer: Solo Tramp.
    • 438-823-2.
    • POINT MUSIC.
    • 1.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet (extract)

    Orchestra: Tramp with Orchestra (full strings).
    • 438-823-2.
    • POINT MUSIC.
    • 4.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Legend

    Performer: Lucy Gould. Performer: Benjamin Frith.
    • 8.572452.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf der Bruck D.853

    Performer: Florian Boesch. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • CDA68010.
    • HYPERION.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig Minkus

    La Bayadère – Act III – No 43 Moderato

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • 478 3634.
    • DECCA.
    • 15.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laudate Pueri from Selva Morale et Spirituale (1641)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • COR 16109.
    • CORO.
    • 10.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 101 (Clock) Second Movement

    Orchestra: Collegium Musicum 90. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHAN 0662.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco – Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves

    Choir: Chorus of Opera North. Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North. Conductor: David Parry.
    • CHAN 3136(2).
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse Lyrique

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • CHAN 5134.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 8.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Clarinet Concerto No. 1 - Third Movement

    Performer: Dame Thea King. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alun Francis.
    • HELIOS.
    • CDH 55203.
    • 3.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet No 4 in C Minor Op 18’4 – Fourth Movement

    Ensemble: Tokyo String Quartet.
    • HMU 807642.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    An Evening Hymn on a Ground

    Performer: Philippe Jaroussky. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • 2564636203.
    • ERATO.
    • 4.

Broadcast

Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.