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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.

Long 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

  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Schubert: Impromptus: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G major, RV 150

    Orchestra: La Serenissima. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • Vivaldi: The French Connection 2.
    • Avie.
    • 17-19.
  • Edward Bairstow

    Prelude in C major

    Performer: Francis Jackson.
    • Bairstow: Organ works: Francis Jackson.
    • Mirabilis.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Romance for violin and orchestra in G major, Op 40

    Performer: Kyung-wha Chung. Performer: Myung-Whun Chung. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • Beethoven: Triple Concerto/Violin Romances: Chung Trio/Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep May Safely Graze (Cantata No 208)

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
  • Grieg

    Gjendines Lullaby

    Ensemble: tenThing.
    • EMI.
    • 13.
  • Aaron Copland

    Buckaroo Holiday (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Copland the Populist: Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Prelude for String Orchestra

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Naxos.
  • Muzio Clementi

    Sonata for piano (Op.25`5) in F sharp minor [1790], 3rd movement; Presto

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko.
    • Hyperion.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Simon Boccanegra: Act 1 Prelude and Come in quest’ora bruna

    Singer: Barbara Frittoli. Conductor: Constantine Orbelian. Orchestra: Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra.
    • Delos.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sonata (Trio) for 2 violins and continuo [Tafelmusik]: 4th movement; Allegro

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Telemann: Tafelmusik: Musica Antiqua Koln/Goebel.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 4.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    March, Op 99

    Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Frederick Fennell.
    • Mercury Living Presence.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Brightly dawns our wedding day (from The Mikado)

    Singer: Bonaventura Bottone. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones. Singer: Thora Ker. Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Singer: Gareth Jones. Singer: Deborah Rees.
    • TER.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'

    Conductor: Sir Charles Groves. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Sir Charles' Precious Music Box 1, Groves, Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • 31.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 86 in D major (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies: Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 9.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Concert Op.21: 2nd movement

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Tom Poster. Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto a due cori no. 2 (HWV.333) in F major, 5th mvt; Allegro ma non troppo

    Ensemble: The Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 'Tempest': 3rd mvt; Allegretto

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Philips.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (Dawn)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • James P. Johnson

    Victory Stride

    Orchestra: The Concordia Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Nimbus.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Performer: Matthew Halls. Performer: Christopher Hughes. Ensemble: Capricorn. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Agnus Dei: Choir of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom.
    • Erato.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Non che non sei capace, K 419

    Performer: Julian Bliss. Music Arranger: Jonathan Biss. Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Mario Venzago.
    • Signum.
  • Paolo Tosti

    A vucchella

    Singer: Renata Tebaldi. Conductor: Richard Bonynge. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Decca.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Grieg: Peer Gynt/Holberg Suite: Marriner.
    • Hanssler Classics.
    • 10.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 (Op.46), In the hall of the mountain king

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Grieg: Peer Gynt/Holberg Suite: Marriner.
    • Hanssler Classics.
    • 11.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Alla Bella Despinetta from "Cosi fan tutte" arr. Wendt

    Ensemble: Vienna Volksper Ensemble.
    • NIMBUS.
    • 13.


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