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Thursday - 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

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet for horn and strings (K.407) in E flat major, 1st movement; Allegro

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Performer: Timothy Brown.
    • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet/Horn Quintet/Oboe Quartet: Academy of St. Martin in the.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 108 BWV.108 : Was mein Herz von dir begehrt, ach, das wird mir (aria

    Singer: Aafje Heynis. Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker. Conductor: Hans Gillesberger.
    • Philips.
  • Frank Bridge

    Valse intermezzo

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Bridge: Orchestral works vol.5: BBC NOW/Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 14.
  • William Byrd


    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Signum.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of youth - suite no. 2 (Op.1b), March

    Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Elgar: Wand of Youth Suites No.1 & 2: New Zealand SO/Judd.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Edward Elgar

    Bavarian Dance No 1

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: Norman Del Mar.
    • Elgar: Favourites: Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Del Mar/Hurst.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Johann Joseph Fux

    Rondeau à 7 in C major

    Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 19.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    This is the record of John

    Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump. Choir: Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford. Ensemble: Fretwork. Conductor: Bill Ives.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor, 'Farewell' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.


    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg variations BWV.988 Aria

    Performer: Kumiko Ishizaka.
  • Jeroen van Veen

    Farewell Nokia

    • Jeroen van Veen: Piano Music.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Waltz suite for orchestra (Op.110)..., Happiness ['Cinderella' no.19]

    Conductor: Theodore Kuchar. Orchestra: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.
    • Naxos.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Scherzo for orchestra

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Ernest Ansermet.
    • Ernest Ansermet L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • David Popper

    Chanson Villageoise op 62 no 2

    Performer: Cécile Licad. Performer: Alban Gerhardt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Liszt

    Soirees musicales (S.424) transc. for piano, no.3; L' Invito (Bolero)

    Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • Liszt: Complete music for solo piano: Leslie Howard.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Tarquinio Merula


    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Il Giardino Armonica: Artist Portrait.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo alla turca [3rd mvt of K.331] arr. A. Frackenpohl for brass ensemble

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Music Arranger: Arthur Frackenpohl. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Ensemble: Canadian Brass.
    • Best of The Canadian Brass.
    • CBS.
    • 9.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Five variants of Dives and Lazarus

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Vaughan Williams: Five Tudor Portraits: London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Erik Satie

    Je te veux

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • ERATO.
  • Franz Schubert

    Credo (Mass No 6 in E flat major, D 950)

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Singer: Susan Gritton. Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: James Gilchrist. Orchestra: Collegium Musicum 90.
    • Within a Dream. A Celebration of the Artistry of Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
  • Francisco Tárrega


    Performer: Tom Kerstens.


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