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Thursday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Horn Concerto No. 2 in D, Hob. VIId.4

    Performer: Wilhelm Bruns. Orchestra: Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Fey.
    • Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 31 (Volume 14): Bruns/Heidelberger Sinfoniker/Fey.
    • Hanssler Classics.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Five variants of Dives and Lazarus

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Vaughan Williams: Five Tudor Portraits: London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Aubade

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Dix Pieces Pittoresques and other piano music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 140 (BWV. 140)...; Wenn kommst du, mein Heil? (Duet)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Singer: Peter Harvey. Singer: Susan Hamilton.
    • J.S. Bach, Cantatas Vol 12: Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 21.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in B flat major, Op 23 No 2

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Hyperion.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets - suite (Op.32), Mercury, the winged messenger

    Conductor: James Levine. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
    • Holst: The Planets: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Schottische (Suite populaire bresilienne)

    Performer: Craig Ogden.
    • Tango Nuevo: Craig Ogden.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    n3c839

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 31 & 41: Wiener Philharmoniker, Muti.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat major, Op 55 No 2 arr Heifetz

    Performer: Nikolaj Znaider. Performer: Daniel Gortler.
    • Bravo! Virtuoso and Romantic Encores For Violin.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Jubilate Deo

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Orchestra: La Nuova Musica. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • The Sacred Flame: The Cambridge Singers / Rutter.
    • Collegium.
    • 1.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's apprentice

    Performer: Simon Preston. Conductor: James Levine. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Saint-Saens/Dukas: Symphony no.3 etc.: Berliner Philharmoniker/Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsodie in G minor, Op 79 No 2

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich.
    • Brahms: Rhapsodies, Waltzes, Piano Pieces, Stephen Bishop Kovacevich.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Trad Scottish/Irish

    Pretty Peggy

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Young Juliet (Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Boston Symphony Orchestra/Ozawa.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 trumpets, RV 537

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Performer: Reinhold Friedrich. Orchestra: I Musici.
    • Philips.
  • Luciano Berio

    Wasserklavier

    Performer: Katia Labèque.
    • Encore!.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 7.
  • Henriette Renié

    Harp Concerto in C minor (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Emmanuel Ceysson. Orchestra: Orchestre régional Avignon Provence. Conductor: Samuel Jean.
    • Belle Époque.
    • Naïve.
    • 4.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian sketches for orchestra (Sz.97)..., no.4; Slightly tipsy...

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Choir: Magyar Rádió énekkara. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Bartok: Orchestral Works Vol.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian Sketches for orchestra (Swineherd's Dance)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Choir: Magyar Rádió és Televízió énekkara. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Bartok: Orchestral Works Vol.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    La réjouissance (Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351)

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
  • Jerome Kern

    Ol' Man River - from Showboat

    Singer: Paul Robeson.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Concerto no. 2 in B flat major Op.83 for piano and orchestra - 2nd mvt

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • DG.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Caprice basque for violin and piano (Op.24)

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Paganini/Saraste/Kreisler/Wieniawski: Vengerov/Golan.
    • Teldec.

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