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Thursday - Clemency Burton-Hill

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso arr for orchestra

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • France-Espagne.
    • Musicales Actes Sud.
    • 9.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in C major, Op 50 No 2 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Tokyo String Quartet.
    • Haydn: 6 Preussische Quartette.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Arthur Benjamin

    Overture to an Italian Comedy

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Myer Fredman.
    • Arthur Benjamin: Overture, Symphony, Dances: RPO, Myer Freman.
    • Lyrita.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Endlich wird mein Joch (Cantata No 56)

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Ensemble: Camerata Salzburg. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Bach, J S: Cantatas BWV 82, 158 & 56.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance No.2

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • DG.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    Three Pieces for cello and piano

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: José Gallardo.
    • French Cello Sonatas.
    • Naxos.
    • 2-4.
  • Richard Arnell

    Symphony No.1, Op.31; 4th movement Presto

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • Arnell - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6.
    • Dutton.
    • 9.
  • Scott Joplin

    Maple Leaf Rag

    Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
    • Scott Joplin: Piano Rags: Joshua Rifkin.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    3 Shakespeare songs for chorus, no.2; The Cloud-capp'd towers

    Choir: Phoenix Bach Choir. Conductor: Charles Bruffy.
    • Shakespeare in Song.
    • Chandos.
    • 22.
  • Max Bruch

    Suite on Russian Themes: Dance

    Orchestra: SWR Rundfunkorchester Kaiserslautern. Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert.
    • CPO.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus - Psalm 110 (HWV.232), no.1; Dixit Dominus Domino meo (Chorus)

    Choir: Bachkören. Ensemble: Drottningholms Barockensemble. Conductor: Anders Öhrwall.
    • Handel - Dixit Dominus.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes Op.28, no.17 in A flat major

    Performer: Seong-Jin Cho.
    • DG.
    • 17.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald - waltz (Op.325)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • J. Strauss II: Walzes & Overtures: Welser-Most.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Nicola Conforto

    La festa cinese (Overture)

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
    • El Maestro - Farinelli.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La danza (Soirées musicales)

    Music Arranger: Douglas Gamley. Singer: Juan Diego Flórez. Orchestra: Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini. Conductor: Carlo Tenan.
    • Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • John Field

    Nocturne No. 15 in C major

    Performer: Benjamin Frith.
    • John Field: Piano Music, Vol. 2.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet for oboe and strings in F major, K.370 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Kristina Blaumane.
    • Mozart: Music for the Oboe.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • 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.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no.3 'Rhenish' 1st movement

    Conductor: David Zinman. Orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich.
    • Robert Schumann: Symphonies 1-4.
    • Arte Nova Classics.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    13 Preludes for piano (Op.32), no.5 in G major

    Performer: Ivana Gavric.
    • Ivana Gavrić: In The Mists.
    • CHAMPS HILL.
    • 12.
  • Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla

    A siolo flasiquiyo - villancico

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Villancicos y danzas criollas 1550-1750: Hesperion XXI/Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 12.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Trio for piano and strings (Op.50) in A minor, Variation no. 6

    Ensemble: Gould Piano Trio.
    • Rachmaninov & Tchaikovsky: Gould Piano Trio.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 9.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia - suite orch. Arbos [orig. for piano], no.5; El Albaicin [orig. no.7]

    Orchestrator: Enrique Fernández Arbós. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Enrique Bátiz.
    • Albeniz: Orchestral music: Batiz.
    • Regis.
    • 5.

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