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Saturday - Live from the Free Thinking Festival

Live from Sage Gateshead, Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's breakfast show from the 2014 Free Thinking Festival. Featuring the Best of British Music Playlist and listener requests.

Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show at the Free Thinking Festival of Ideas, live from the concourse at Sage Gateshead for the first time. 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

  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    MUSIC 3 - Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness

    • Peter Maxwell Davies: A Celebration of Scotland: Scottish Chamber Orch & Choir.
    • Unicorn-Kanchana.
  • Philip Ledger & Robert Tear

    Come ye not from Newcastle?

    • EMI.
    • CDM 7-69423-2.
  • Roger Quilter

    Where the rainbow ends - suite from the incidental music

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
    • CDC.
    • 7 49933 2.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Farewell to Stromness for piano [interlude from 'The Yellow Cake Revue']

    Performer: Peter Maxwell Davies.
    • UNICORN-KANCHANA.
    • DKPCD 9070.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Lamentations of Jeremiah - book 3 for 3-6 voices [Casimiri xiii pp.103-174]

    Conductor: Peter Phillips. Performer: Tallis Scholars.
  • Myeczislaw Weinberg

    MYECZISLAW WEINBERG: Flute Concerto no.2: 3rd movement

    Conductor: Thord Svedlund. Performer: Anders Jonhäll. Performer: Gothenburg S O..
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 5064.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Tempest - incidental music Op.1 [rev.1862]

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-9859.
  • Thomas Arne

    The Tempest - songs from the play

    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood. Performer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • L'OISEAU-LYRE.
    • 436-132-2.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique no. 4 Op.102 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Adrian Boult. Performer: Clifford Curzon. Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Decca.
    • 466-376 2.
  • Barbara Hendricks & Moses Hogan Chorale

    Great Day

    • EMI.
    • CDC 2 34425-2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Sine nomine - hymn tune (For all the saints)

    Conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes. Performer: Cardiff Festival Choir.
    • GRIFFIN.
    • GCCD 4063.
  • William Mathias

    Trio Op.30 for piano and strings

    Performer: Michael David. Performer: Nelson Harper. Performer: William Conable.
    • KOCH.
    • 3-7326-2.
  • Randy Newman

    RANDY NEWMAN: The Derby (from 'Seabiscuit' soundtrack)

    Conductor: Randy Newman. Performer: unknown studio orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 986 0861.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Othello - music for the film

    Conductor: M Adriano. Performer: Slovak Radio S O.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.223314.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto (RV.293) (Autumn), arr. Galway for flute and ensemble [based on Leclerc ed., 1830]

    Performer: Red Priest.
    • RED PRIEST RECORDINGS.
    • RP-003.
  • Thomas S. Allen & Royal Northern Sinfonia

    Dance ti thy daddy

    Conductor: David Haslam.
    • MWM.
    • CDSP9.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes Op.28 for piano

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 415-836-2.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    2 Rhapsodies on Norwegian folktunes for orchestra

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10834(4).
  • Charles Avison

    Concerto in 7 parts in D major Op.6`6 for strings and continuo, rev. from Concerto Op.2`6

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk. Performer: Avison Ensemble.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.557553.

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