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Thursday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    Over the hills and far away - children's march vers. for orchestra

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Coates: The Merrymakers March etc: New Philharmonia/LPO/Boult.
    • Lyrita.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 3 in A flat major, Op 47

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Chopin & Brahms: Ballades.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons [Die Jahreszeiten], Pt.1, no.2; Komm, holder Lenz! [chorus]

    Choir: RIAS Kammerchor. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Haydn: The Seasons: Norrington.
    • Profil.
    • 2.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Overture from L'Etoile

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Neeme Jarvi conducts Chabrier.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Academy for Early Music.
    • J.S. Bach: Orchestral Music: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Aaron Copland

    Hoe-down (Rodeo - Four Dance Episodes)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid: San Francisco SO, Tilson Thom.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 006.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Legends: Prague Waltzes: Buadapest festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer.
    • Phillips.
    • 16.
  • Biagio Marini

    Passacaglio a Quattro e a tre

    Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • OP30531.
    • Naive.
    • 16.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works: Dutoit/Chailly/Haitink.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Charles Wood

    True love's the gift

    Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Director: Geoffrey Webber.
    • The Anthems of Charles Wood: The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.
    • Priory.
    • 10.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Jota (La vida breve)

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Falla: Montsalvatge, Sreneata Andaluza: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • BMG.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) etc: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abb.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 14.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Dardanus (Prologue: Overture)

    Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Music at the Court of Versailles: Charpentier/Delalande/Lully/Rameau.
    • Erato.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - suite (Op.71a), no.3; Waltz of the flowers

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Tchaikovsky: 1812/Romeo & Juliet/Nutcracker Suite: Chicago Symphony Orchestra/So.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Edward Elgar

    Allegretto on G-E-D-G-E for violin and piano [1885]

    Performer: Marat Bisengaliev. Performer: Benjamin Frith.
    • Elgar: The Violin Music: Marat Bisengaliev.
    • Naxos.
    • 13.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Zürich. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620: Nicholas Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
  • Franz Schubert

    Des Müllers Blumen, D.795 no.9

    Singer: Thomas Quasthoff. Performer: Justus Zeyen.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Mlada (Procession of the Nobles)

    Conductor: John Williams. Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra.
    • Pops a la Russe: Boston Pops Orchestra/John Williams.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Johann Baptist Georg Neruda

    Concerto for horn or trumpet and strings in E flat major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Thomas Klug. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Haydn, Hummel etc: Trumpet Concertos: Alison Balsom.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue, Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no.3 C sharp major BWV.848

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier I.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5-6.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto - Finale

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Brahms/Stravinsky: Violin Concertos: Hilary Hahn.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Thomas Tallis

    O sacrum convivium for 5 voices

    Choir: Alamire. Director: David Skinner.
    • Tallis & Byrd: Cantiones Sacrae 1575: Alamire, David Skinner.
    • Obsidian.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op 16c (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Emanuel Ax. Performer: Isaac Stern. Performer: Jaime Laredo. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Sony.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English Folk Song Suite

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
    • Holst/Vaughan Williams: British Wind Band Classics: Timothy Reynish.
    • Chandos.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ehi! Paggio! (Falstaff)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 14.


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