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Thursday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents a special programme to mark National Poetry Day and is joined by poet Ian McMillan. With poems and music, including listener requests.

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests. Today to mark National Poetry Day, the poet and Radio 3 presenter Ian McMillan joins the programme for a special edition which will include poems on the theme of light alongside the usual mix of music to start the day.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    The Creation - Part One, No.2. Recitative and Chorus

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Choir: Chetham's Chamber Choir. Singer: Neal Davies. Singer: Mark Padmore. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27, 'Moonlight' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Beethoven: Sontatas Nos. 12-15: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes: Moonlight

    Conductor: Edward Gardner. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Lindenbaum, D 911, No 5 (Winterreise)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Performer: Helmut Deutsch.
    • Schubert Winterreise.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor for three harpsichords, BWV 1063

    Performer: Christophe Rousset. Performer: Davitt Moroney. Performer: Colin Tilney. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance (El amor brujo)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • De Falla: Love The Magician: Simon, LSO.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Étincelles (8 Morceaux caracteristiques, Op 36)

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • Vladimir Horowitz The Indespensable.
    • BMG Classics.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351 (Overture)

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • G.F. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • William Lawes

    Consort Suite à 6 No 3 in F major, 'Sunrise' (Air)

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Ferde Grofé

    Sunrise (Grand Canyon Suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Enrique Bátiz.
    • EMI.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    O Radiant Dawn (from the Strathclyde Motets)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Dawn on the River Moscow (Kovanshchina)

    Orchestrator: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev. Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra.
    • Russian Overtures: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in B flat major, Op 76 No 4, 'Sunrise'

    Ensemble: Matangi Quartet.
    • Challenge Classics.
  • Claude Debussy

    Reflets dans l'eau (Images, Set 1)

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • A Debussy Recital: Pascal Roge.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Claude Debussy

    Reflets dans l'eau (Images, Set 1)

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • A Debussy Recital: Pascal Roge.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fidelio - Finale Act 2

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Choir: Arnold Schoenberg Chor. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Orchestra: Lucerne Festival Orchestra. Singer: Nina Stemme. Singer: Jonas Kaufmann.
    • Decca.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark ascending for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Pinchas Zukerman. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • The sound of England.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Jean Mouton

    Moriens lux amantissima

    Ensemble: Ensemble Clément Janequin.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Phaëton, LWV.61 (Overture)

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • Phaeton - Lully.
    • APARTE.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborado del gracioso (Miroirs)

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Otello (Act 3: Ballet Music)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG.
  • John Tavener

    Ikon of Light – Movt 2: Piu Intensita

    Orchestra: The Sixteen. Ensemble: Members of the Duke Quartet. Conductor: Harry Christophers.

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