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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.
Email with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847 (Book 1, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • The Glenn Gould Edition: Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier 1.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ariodante - Act 3 sc.8; Dopo notte [aria]

    Orchestra: Basel Chamber Orchestra. Singer: Angelika Kirchschlager. Conductor: Laurence Cummings.
    • Handel: Arias: Kirchschlager/Kammerorchester Basel/Cummings.
    • SONY.
    • 4.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride (Dance of the Comedians)

    Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • B. Smetana; Moldau/The Bartered Bride: The Cleveland Orchestra/Dohnanyi.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide (Overture)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Georges Bizet

    Jeux d'enfants (Petite suite)for orchestra ; no.4; Petit mari, petite femme (Duo

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 16.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony no.7 in C sharp minor, Op.131; 2nd movt – Allegretto/Allegro

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Prokofiev Symphonies Vol.1.
    • Onyx.
    • 6.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Rondo for keyboard (Wq.61`4) in D minor

    Performer: Danny Driver.
    • CPE Bach: Keyboard Sonatas II: Danny Driver.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Trio No 1 in B flat major, Op 21 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Gould Piano Trio.
    • Dvorak: Piano Trios: Gould Piano Trio.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for horn and orch no.2 (K.417) in E flat major, 3rd mvt; Rondo

    Conductor: Leopold Hager. Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. Performer: Hermann Baumann.
    • Mozart: The complete wind concertos.
    • Teldec.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Dornroschen - tone-pictures from the opera, no.5; Festival sounds (Finale)

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
    • Humperdinck: Fairy-Tale Music: Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Jean Sibelius Quartet

    Andante festivo arr. for string orchestra and timpani [orig. for string quartet]

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Sibelius: Gothenburg SO, Jarvi.
    • Bis.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Performer: Ksenija Sidorova. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • Fairy Tales: Ksenija Sidorova.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 17.
  • Roger Quilter

    Come away, Death (Three Shakespeare Songs)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Bryn Terfel.
    • Bryn Terfel: Silent Noon - English Songs.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 001.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Brazilian Impressions: Song and Dance

    Orchestra: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Naxos.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Symphony no. 1 in D major, 2nd movement; Allegretto moderato

    Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Gounod/Bizet: Symphony no.1/L'Arlesienne: St Paul Chamber Orch/Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Allegro Vivace from Octet

    Ensemble: The Gaudier Ensemble.
    • Schubert: Octet: Gaudier Ensemble.
    • ASV.
  • Manuel Ponce


    Performer: Andrés Segovia.
    • Dedication - Andres Segovia.
    • 16.
  • Alessandro Stradella

    Sonata for 8 violas, trumpet & bc (G/Mc.7.4-3) in D major, [complete]

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Performer: Stephen Keavy. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments.
    • Italian Baroque Trumpet Music: The Parley of Instruments.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • John Taverner

    Dum transisset Sabbatum I for 5 voices [B.ii.37]

    Choir: Choir of St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh. Conductor: Duncan Ferguson.
    • John Taverner: Sacred Choral Music.
    • Delphian.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for Strings, Op 48 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Trad.

    Tarantella Italiana

    Director: Christina Pluhar. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata.
    • La Tarantella: L'Arpeggiata/Christine Pluhar.
    • Alpha.
    • 13.
  • Gustav Holst

    Cotswold symphony (H.47), 3rd movement; Scherzo

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Holst: Symphony, "The Cotswolds" / Walt Whitman, Overture / Indra / Japanese Sui.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.


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