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Monday - 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

  • John Rutter

    Suite lyrique, Rondeau

    Performer: Catrin Finch. Orchestra: Sinfonia Cymru. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • John Rutter: Blessing: Catrin Finch.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 15.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse de la poupée (La boite a joujoux)

    Orchestrator: André Caplet. Orchestra: Orchestre National de Lyon. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works, Vol. 5; Markl.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Impromptu in A flat major Op.29 for piano

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin - The Piano Works, Preludes and Impromptus.
    • DECCA.
    • 27.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G major, BWV 1049

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • J.S. Bach: Orchestral Music: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Soirées musicales

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Britten: Young Person's Guide etc..
    • Decca.
    • 9-11.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sonatina in G major

    Performer: Ashley Wass.
    • NAXOS.
  • Ronald Binge

    Elizabethan serenade for orchestra

    Conductor: Ronald Corp. Orchestra: The New London Orchestra.
    • British Light Music Classics Volume 1: New London Orchestra/Ronald Corp.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Aaron Copland

    Waltz (Billy the Kid) arr for cello and piano

    Performer: Rebecca Gilliver. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Hyperion.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Swedish Festive Music, Op 25

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Nobel Prize Ceremony Music: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra/Davis.
    • 001.
  • Josef Suk

    Under the Apple Tree, Op 20 (Introduction)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Libor Pešek.
    • Supraphon.
  • Roger Quilter

    Go, lovely Rose Op 24 no 3

    Performer: David Willison. Singer: Benjamin Luxon.
    • Chandos.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid; Overture

    Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • Gibert & Sullivan: Yeomen of the Guard: Sargent.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 trumpets, RV 537

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Performer: Reinhold Friedrich. Orchestra: I Musici.
    • Philips.
  • Georges Bizet

    Jeux d'Enfants, Op. 22: no.2; La Toupie

    Performer: Brenda Lucas. Performer: John Ogdon.
    • EMI.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola - Overture

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Philips.
  • Clara Schumann

    Le ballet des revenants, Op 5 No 4

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    L'Orfeo (Toccata)

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Naive.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • Signum Quartet: Quartet Movements.
    • Capriccio.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Dardanus (Tambourins 1 and 2)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire: Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 4.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    5 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano (Op.3), no.4; Polichinelle in F sharp minor

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko.
    • Nikolai Demidenko plays Rachmaninov.
    • 11.
  • Franz Liszt

    Du bist wie eine Blume

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Singer: Brigitte Fassbaender.
    • Decca.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major, Op 20 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 38 (K.504) in D major "Prague", 3rd movement; Finale

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Pražský komorní orchestr.
    • Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 36, 38, 40, 41.
    • Supraphon.
    • 7.
  • Luigi Denza

    Funiculi, funicula

    Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. Ensemble: Lyon Opera Soloists.
    • Schoenberg: Kaiserwalzer and other Transcriptions: Soliste de l'Opera National d.
    • Erato.
    • 8.


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