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Tuesday - 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

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Nelson Freire: Chopin, The Nocturnes.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74, 'Pathétique' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique": Philadelphia Orchestra/Eschenbach.
    • Ondine.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in A major Op.20`6 – 2nd mvt ‘Adagio’

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Matthew Passion - Kommt, ihr Tochter [opening chorus]

    Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Choir: Choir of the AAM. Conductor: Richard Egarr.
    • AAM.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock.
    • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Octet, Songs: Hope, COE, Hengelbrock.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How sweet the moonlight (The Merchant of Venice)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sigurd Jorsalfar - suite (Op.56); In the king's hall (Prelude)

    Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester.
    • Sibelius: Finlandia; Valse Triste; Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar; Salonen.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Francis Poulenc

    L'embarquement pour Cythère

    Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque.
    • Philips.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade arr for strings

    Performer: Nardo Poy. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • George Gershwin

    Lady, be good! - musical comedy, Fascinatin' rhythm

    Performer: Alfred Gallodoro. Composer: Ira Gershwin. Ensemble: Harmonie Ensemble, New York. Conductor: Steven Richman.
    • Gershwin by Grofe: Harmonie Ensemble, New York.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 9.
  • Georges Bizet

    L'Arlésienne Suite No 1 (Carillon)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • The Best of Bizet.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux aurumque

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in E flat major, RV 253, 'La tempesta di mare'

    Performer: Fabio Biondi. Ensemble: Europa Galante.
    • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 13.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Chants populaires for voice and piano: no.1; Chanson espagnole

    Performer: Gonzalo Soriano. Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles.
    • Ravel; Debussy; Duparc.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Moto perpetuo, Op.11

    Music Arranger: Donald Hunsberger. Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Donald Hunsberger.
    • Carnaval: Wynton Marsalis.
    • Sony.
    • 5.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no.29 (K.201) in A major; 3rd mvt; Menuetto and Trio

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Symphonies; SCO; Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Linn.
    • 3.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Introduction and tarantelle Op.43

    Performer: Tianwa Yang. Orchestra: Navarra Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ernest Martínez Izquierdo.
    • Sarasate: Music fop Violin and Orchestra. 4.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Suite bergamasque (Passepied)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Debussy: Solo Piano Music: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring Suite (No 6; No 7; No 8)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Copland: Appalachian Spring, Stravinsky: Apollon Musagete: Dorati.
    • Decca.
    • 6-8.
  • Joaquim Malats

    Serenata [espanola] transc. misc. for guitar

    Performer: Christoph Denoth.
    • Homages: Christoph Denoth.
    • Commercial Arts.
  • Paolo Tosti


    Singer: Mario Lanza.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Leslie Statham

    Sporting Occasion

    Orchestra: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Farnon.
    • Graalgember Records.
    • 7.


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