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Wednesday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill 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.
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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Arthur Somervell

    The lads in their hundreds, No.31 from A Shropshire Lad

    Singer: Christopher Maltman. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • The English Song Series vol.2.
    • Naxos.
    • 031.
  • William Byrd

    Miserere mihi Domine

    Choir: Alamire. Director: David Skinner.
    • Tallis & Byrd: Cantiones Sacrae 1575: Alamire, David Skinner.
    • Obsidian.
    • 9.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major Op.77, 3rd mov't

    Orchestra: Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard. Performer: Christian Tetzlaff.
    • Virgin.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works Vol.3: Ulster Orchestra/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Léo Delibes

    Sylvia - Les Chasseresses (Prelude)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Delibes: The 3 Ballets: Richard Bonynge.
    • Decca.
    • 4604182.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Legends; Miniatures; Nocturne; Prague Waltzes: BFO, Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 16.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dopo notte, aria from Ariodante Act 3

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Singer: Alice Coote. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
    • Handel Arias.
    • Hyperion.
    • 011.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    String Quartet No 2 in E flat major, Op 26 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • Korngold: The String Quartets: Doric String Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne for piano (B.108) (Op.posth) in C minor [1837]

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G major, Op 77 No 1 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Alban Berg Quartett.
    • EMI.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Spiritus Sanctus vivificans vita

    Singer: Anna Sandström. Choir: Armonico Consort. Director: Christopher Monks.
    • Naked Byrd two: Armonico Consort.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    6 Studies for piano [left hand] (Op.135), no.2; Alla fuga

    Performer: Piers Lane.
    • Saint-Saens: The complete etudes: Piers Lane.
    • Hyperion.
    • 17.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Erbaume dich, aria from Matthauspassion part 2 no.47

    Performer: François Leleux. Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Orchestra: Kammerorchester des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le nozze di Figaro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Mozart: Overtures: Staatskapelle Dresden/Colin Davis.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Scherzo - Allegro molto, 2nd mov't from Cello Sonata in A major Op.69

    Performer: Daniel Müller‐Schott. Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Festive March from Mlada

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; A Night on bald Mountain.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 19.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Scherzo humoristique from 6 Morceaux Op.19 No.2

    Performer: Pavel Kolesknikov.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Running Set

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Naxos.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Danza de las hachas (Fantasia para un gentilhombre)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Milos Aranjuez.
    • DG.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Finale from Piano Concerto no.2 in D minor Op.40

    Performer: Saleem Ashkar. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet for piano... (D.667) in A major "Trout", 4th mvt; Thema (Andantino)...

    Ensemble: Schubert Ensemble of London.
    • Schubert: "Trout" Quintet, Hummel: Quintet in E flat: The Schubert Ensemble of L.
    • Helios.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no.3 'Rhenish' 1st movement

    Conductor: David Zinman. Orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich.
    • Robert Schumann: Symphonies 1-4.
    • Arte Nova Classics.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite (Alla marcia)

    Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Sibelius: Symphony No.5/Karelia Suite etc: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Erato.
    • 6.


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