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Thursday - 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

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Three wonders from The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite Op.57

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for horn and orch no. 1 (K.412) in D major

    Performer: Anthony Halstead. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Mozart: The Horn Concertos - Halstead, The Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    A John Field Suite (Polka)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Harty: A John Field Suite: Ulster Orchestra/Bryden Thomson.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue from Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 1 in C BWV.846

    Performer: Davitt Moroney.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 (Op.68) in C minor, 3rd mvt; Un poco allegretto e grazioso

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Brahms: 4 Symphonies: Berlin Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dance (From the Bavarian Highlands)

    Performer: Iain Farrington. Choir: Cambridge University Chamber Choir. Director: Christopher Robinson.
    • NAXOS.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Concerto for Mandolin and orchestra in E flat, 3rd movement, Allegretto

    Performer: Orlandi, Ugo. Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti. Director: Claudio Scimone.
    • The Magic of the Mandoline - Greatest Concertos. Mandoline and string orchestra.
    • Erato.
    • 12.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Sextet in C minor, Op 40 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Éric Le Sage. Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Winds & Piano.
    • Warner.
    • 5.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    The little train of the caipira (Bachiana brasileira no.2)

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Roberto Minczuk.
    • Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasileiras Volume 1.
    • Bis.
    • 4.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Leichte Kavallerie (Overture)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Suppe: Overtures and marches: Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Derek Bourgeois

    Serenade, Op 22

    Ensemble: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Michael Antrobus.
    • Chandos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Gondellied (Barcarole) for piano in A major [1837]

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 31.
  • John Foulds

    April - England

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Foulds - Orchestral Works.
    • Warner Apex.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Indian Queen (Overture)

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • The Purcell Experience.
    • Warner.
    • 6.
  • Wilhelm Zehle


    Ensemble: The Band of the Irish Guards.
    • Bandleader.
  • George Frideric Handel

    See the conquering hero (Judas Maccabeus)

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Ensemble: King's Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Handel: Judas Maccabaeus: The King's Consort, Robert King.
    • Hyperion.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Grande valse brillante in E flat major, Op 18

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
    • Chopin: Complete Waltzes.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Symphony No 1, 'A Night in the Tropics' (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Richard Rosenberg. Orchestra: Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra.
    • Gottschalk: Escenas Campestres Cubanas / Gran Overture / Symphonie Romantique No.
    • Naxos.
    • 11.
  • Trad

    Little Boney

    Ensemble: The New Scorpion Band.
    • Goldheart.
  • Joan Trimble

    Buttermilk Point

    Performer: Una Hunt. Performer: Roy Holmes.
    • Trimble: 2 Pianos - Songs and Chamber Music.
    • Naxos.
    • 18.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G minor, Op 94 arr for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Dmitry Yablonsky. Orchestra: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Dmitry Yablonsky.
    • Dvorak: American Suite/Silent Woods.
    • Naxos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    "Voi che sapete" (The Marriage of Figaro)

    Singer: Frederica von Stade. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • DECCA.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Running Set

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Vaughan Williams: Piano Concert.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for cello solo no. 6 (BWV.1012) in D major, Courante

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • J. S. Bach, The Cello Suites: Yo-Yo Ma.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 12.


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