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Sunday - Victoria Meakin

Victoria Meakin presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Grand sestetto concertante for string sextet, arr. anon. [1807] from Sinfonia Concertante K.364

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Performer: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMX 2961570.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - ballet Op.71

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • 6 46385-2.
  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski

    Concerto in A minor Op.17 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk. Performer: Piers Lane. Performer: BBC Scottish S O.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-66452.
  • Jonathan Dove

    There was a child - oratorio for soloists, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Simon Halsey. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Children's Chorus. Performer: CBSO Chorus. Performer: City of Birmingham Youth Chorus.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • SIGCD 285.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's corner, arr. for orchestra [orig. for piano]

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-8756.
  • Gustav Holst

    St Paul's suite Op.29`2

    Performer: Kenneth Sillito. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • COLLINS CLASSICS.
    • --12342.
  • Harold Fraser-Simson

    The Hums of Pooh

    Performer: Felicity Lott. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • CHAMPS HILL.
    • CHRCD-024.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Joyeuse marche vers. for orchestra

    Conductor: Thomas Beecham. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CDM 7 63412-2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    2 Serenades Op.69 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: André Previn. Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 447-895-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 202 BWV.202 (Weichet nur, betrubte Schatten)

    Conductor: Christopher Hogwood. Performer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in D major Op.64`5 (Lark) for strings

    Performer: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-901823.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

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

    Performer: Ruth Wall.
    • GRAHAM FITKIN.
    • GFCD 041105.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonata for violin and cello

    Performer: Lynn Harrell. Performer: Nigel Kennedy.
    • EMI.
    • CDC-5 56963-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Krakowiak - rondo in F major Op.14 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Kazimierz Kord. Performer: Garrick Ohlsson. Performer: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDS-44351/66.

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