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Friday - 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.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61 (Nocturne)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Previn.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria

    Talestri, regina delle Amazzoni (Sinfonia)

    Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle. Director: Tobias Schade.
    • Walpurgis/Talestri.
    • KammerTon.
    • 1-3.
  • André Messager

    Theme and Variations (Les deux pigeons)

    Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • French Ballet Music: Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in D minor (BWV.903) [frmo Fanatsia and Fugue]

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • DHM.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty (Waltz)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Tchaikovsky - The Sleeping Beauty (complete).
    • Chandos.
    • 15.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris & Quoniam tu solus Sanctus from Missa Dei Filii

    Singer: Michael Chance. Choir: Stuttgart Chamber Choir. Ensemble: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
  • Claude Debussy

    Fetes (Nocturnes)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Philips.
  • Luigi Denza

    Se

    Performer: James Baillieu. Singer: Ben Johnson.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sinfonia, 'Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' (Solomon)

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Pachelbel/Handel/Vivaldi etc: The English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv.
    • 10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in F major, K 138 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Director: Petra Müllejans.
    • Mozart: Divertimenti.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 11.
  • Richard Strauss

    Morgen, Op 27 No 4

    Performer: Edith Peinemann. Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • R.Strauss: 4 Last Songs.
    • EMI.
    • 13.
  • Fęlá Şowándé

    African Suite

    Orchestra: Chicago Sinfonietta. Conductor: Paul Freeman.
    • CHICAGO Sinfonietta/Freeman.
    • Cedille.
    • 6.
  • Mart Saar

    Lindude Laul [Birds' Song] (1927)

    Ensemble: Tallis Chamber Choir. Conductor: Ants Üleoja.
    • Eesti Raadio.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Hjemve (Homesickness) from Lyric Pieces Op.57/6 [andante]

    Performer: Javier Perianes.
    • Grieg Piano Concerto/Lyric Pieces.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 11.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    String Quartet No 1 in E minor, 'From my life' (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • Supraphon.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Overture in A minor

    Orchestra: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • Sibelius: Kuolema: King Christian II.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem wasser zu singen (D.744) arr. Liszt for piano

    Music Arranger: Franz Liszt. Performer: Emmanuel Vass.
    • Sonic Waves/Emmanuel Vass.
    • E Vass Records.
    • 4.
  • William Bolcom

    Choros (Hommage to Nazareth) from Recuerdos (1991)

    Performer: Elizabeth Bergmann. Performer: Marcel Bergmann.
    • Bergmann, Elizabeth: Music for 2 pianos/Bolcom.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Glory be to the Father (Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht)

    Choir: Choir of Christ Church College, Oxford. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Simon Preston.
    • Handel: Various Pieces.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Gaspar Sanz

    Tarantella (Instrucción de musica sobre la guitara española)

    Performer: Xavier Díaz-Latorre. Performer: Pedro Estevan.
    • La Guitarra dels Lleons.
    • CANTUS.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for Brass

    Music Arranger: Enrique Crespo. Ensemble: German Brass. Director: Enrique Crespo.
    • Bach: Arrangements for Brass.
    • EMI.
    • 6-8.

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