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Saturday - Victoria Meakin

Victoria Meakin 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 with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le Carnaval des animaux

    Conductor: Charles Dutoit. Performer: London Sinfonietta.
    • DECCA.
    • 414-460-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Vesperae solennes de confessore K.339

    Conductor: Robert Sadin. Performer: Kathleen Battle. Performer: Unknown Chorus. Performer: Unknown.
    • SK-89464.
  • Franz (Vincent) Krommer

    Concerto in E flat major Op.36 for clarinet and orchestra

    Conductor: Günther Herbig. Performer: Emma Johnson. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • ASV.
    • CD DCA-763.
  • William Byrd

    Sellinger's round MB.28.84 (My Lady Nevell's Book) for keyboard

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • SMK 52589.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto in D major Op.35 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Vasily Petrenko. Performer: Hilary Hahn. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • 477-8777.
  • Johannes Brahms

    21 Hungarian dances for piano duet

    Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • Philips.
    • 422-4772.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus - Psalm 110 HWV.232

    Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Performer: Ann Mackay. Performer: Henry Herford. Performer: Isobel Buchanan. Performer: Michael Chance. Performer: William Kendall. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra. Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir.
    • DECCA.
    • 421-294-2.
  • John Rutter

    Suite antique for flute, harpsichord and strings

    Conductor: John Rutter. Performer: Duke Dobing. Performer: Wayne Marshall. Performer: City of London Sinfonia.
    • COLCD 117.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Helios - overture Op.17

    Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt. Performer: Danish Radio S O.
    • EMI.
    • CZS 5-69758-2.
  • Howard Skempton

    Well, well Cornelius for piano [1982]

    Performer: John Tilbury.
    • SK-66482.
  • Charles Callahan


    Performer: Philip Rushforth.
    • OXCD-104.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no. 5 in E flat major Op.82

    Conductor: John Storgårds. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10809.
  • Richard Strauss

    Madchenblumen Op.22 [1886-8]

    Performer: Christoph Schnackertz. Performer: Julian Prégardien.
    • MYR-012.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Concerto in D minor for oboe and strings

    Performer: Georg Kallweit. Performer: Xenia Löffler. Performer: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HMC 902185.
  • Erik Satie

    3 Gymnopedies for piano

    Conductor: Guy Barker. Music Arranger: Alison Balsom. Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: The GUY BARKER JAZZ ORCHESTRA.
    • 0825646327898.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita in E major BWV.1006, arr. Schumann for violin and piano [orig. violin solo]

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • 88843 087792.


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