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Wednesday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices and listener requests.

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests. Also, as part of "Classical Voice", we are featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices. Each day, during the 20 days of the Classical Voice season, Dame Kiri, drawing on her own experience, selects a singer and illustrates in music - explaining in an entertaining and simple way - why she's selected this voice as one of her favourites.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in E major, K 380

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 16.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Sinfonia in A major, Op 35 No 3 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Boccherini: Fandango, Sinfonie & La Musica Notturna di Madrid: Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Robert Schumann

    Quartet for piano, violin, viola and cello in Eb Op. 47: 4th movt; Finale - Vivace

    Performer: Glenn Gould. Ensemble: Members of the Juillard String Quartet.

    SMK 52 684

    • Sony.
  • Gustav Holst

    St Paul's Suite, Op 29 No 2 (Finale)

    Orchestra: Scottish Ensemble. Conductor: Jonathan Rees.
    • Wilson: St Kentigern Suite: Scottish Ensemble, Jonathan Rees.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 6 (BWV.1051) in B flat major: 1st movement; Allegro

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • J.S. Bach: Orchestral Music: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le corsaire

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: Overtures: London Symphony Orchestra/Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laudate Dominum à 5

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Monteverdi: Selva morale e spirituale Vol.1: The Sixteen/Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie, Op. 24

    Performer: Paul Tortelier. Performer: Jean Hubeau.
    • 229245 660 2.
    • Erato.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Story of My Heart (Two Poems)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices for violin solo (Op.1), no.9 in E major; La Chasse

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos.
    • Paganini: 24 Capricci: Leonidas Kavacos.
    • Dynamic.
    • 9.
  • Steve Reich

    Music for mallet instruments, voices and organ

    Performer: James Preiss. Performer: Steve Chambers. Performer: Russell Hartenberger.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Pieces for piano (Op.119), no.4; Rhapsodie in E flat major

    Performer: Dmitri Alexeev.
    • Brahms: Piano music: Dmitri Alexeev.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no.10 in E minor, Op.93 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphonies, Vol. 4 - Symphony No. 10: Royal Liverpool Philh.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Concert en sextuor for strings no. 1 transc. anon. from "Pieces de clavecin ...

    Orchestra: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • Rameau: Six Concerts en Sextuor: Les Talens Lyriques/Rousset.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 25 in G minor K.183: 1st movement; Allegro con brio

    Orchestra: Le Cercle de l'Harmonie. Conductor: Jérémie Rhorer.
    • Virgin.
  • Charles-Valentin Alkan

    Symphonie for piano, Op 39 (Finale)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Alkan: Symphony for Solo Piano, Trois Morceaux, Marc-Andre Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O lux et decus Hispaniae

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Singer: Grace Davidson. Singer: Samuel Evans. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Santiago a cappella; Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 5.
  • Duke Ellington

    Don't get around much any more

    Performer: Martin Taylor. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli.
    • We've got the whole world on a string: Grappelli/Taylor.
    • EMI.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Saul og David (Act 2: Prelude)

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Carol Nielsen: Orchestral Music: DNSO, Dausgaard.
    • Dacapo.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Jephtha: Overture ([Grave] - Allegro - [Grave])

    Orchestra: The King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Your Tuneful Voice.
    • VIVAT.
    • 5.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme – Act 1: Che Gelida Manina

    Singer: José Carreras. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • 416 492-2.
    • Philips.
  • Paule Maurice

    Lou cabridan (Tableaux de Provence)

    Performer: Claude Delangle. Orchestra: Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lan Shui.
    • BIS.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in G major, H XV 25, 'Gypsy' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Gautier Capuçon.
    • Live from the Lugano Festival 2003, Martha Argerich and friends, Chamber Music.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    La Pastorella, D528

    Singer: Cecilia Bartoli. Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • 440 297-2.
    • DECCA.


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