Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Sunday - Victoria Meakin

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • 415 3772.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 170 BWV.170 (Vergnugte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust)

    Conductor: Harry Bicket. Performer: David Daniels. Performer: The English Concert.
    • 5190372.
  • Arthur Honegger

    Symphony no. 2 for strings, with trumpet ad lib.

    Conductor: Ernest Ansermet. Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 430 3502.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons Op.37b for piano

    Performer: Julien Quentin.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    3 Symphonic dances Op.45 for orchestra

    Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov. Performer: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • RCA.
    • 09026 67102.
  • Franz Schubert

    Deutsche Messe D.872 vers. 1 for chorus & organ

    Conductor: Marcus Creed. Performer: Dietrich Knothe. Performer: Rundfunkchor Berlin. Performer: RIAS Chamber Choir.
    • Capriccio:.
    • 10244.
  • Pauline Viardot

    Havanaise for voice and piano

    Performer: Cecilia Bartoli. Performer: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • DECCA.
    • 452 6672.
  • Percy Grainger

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

    Conductor: Timothy Reynish. Performer: RNCM Wind Band.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 9630.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major Op.20 for strings

    Performer: Emerson String Quartet.
    • 4779 966.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske in C major Op.18 for piano

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
    • AVIE.
    • AV 0029.
  • Michael Praetorius

    MICHAEL PRAETORIUS: Dances from Terpsichore: Passameze

    Conductor: David Munrow. Performer: The Early Music Consort.
    • EMI.
    • CDM 7 690242.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to music for 16 soloists (or 4 soloists & chorus) & orchestra

    Conductor: Adrian Boult. Performer: Alfreda Hodgson. Performer: Bernard Dickerson. Performer: Christopher Keyte. Performer: Gloria Jennings. Performer: Ian Partridge. Performer: John Carol Case. Performer: John Noble. Performer: Kenneth Bowen. Performer: Marie Hayward. Performer: Meriel Dickinson. Performer: Norma Burrowes. Performer: Richard Angas. Performer: Sheila Armstrong. Performer: Shirley Minty. Performer: Susan Longfield. Performer: Wynford Evans. Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • cdm-7 64022 2.


Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.