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Wednesday - Clemency Burton-Hill

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Amy Beach

    Danse des fleurs, Op 28 No 3

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach: Piano Music Volume 1 - Johnson.
    • Guild.
    • 21.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude from Suite bergamasque

    Music Arranger: André Caplet. Music Arranger: Gustave Cloëz. Orchestra: Orchestre National de Lyon. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works 6.
    • naxos.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata in G major K.301 - 2nd movement; Allegro

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Lambert Orkis.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • 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.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Lute suite in F, BWV1006a – Prelude

    Performer: Rafael Bonavita.
    • Bach.
    • Enchiriadis.
    • 11.
  • John Foulds

    Suite Fantastique (op.72), no.1; Pierrette and Pierrot

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • J Foulds, Keltic Suite: BBC Concert Orchestra/Corp.
    • Epoch.
    • 12.
  • Gottfried August Homilius

    Opening Chorus from Cantata 'Der herr ist Gott, der uns erleuchtet'

    Choir: Dresdner Kreuzchor. Orchestra: Dresden Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Roderich Kreile.
    • Gottfried August Homilus - Musik an der Dresdner Frauenkirche.
    • CARUS.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 39 No 6

    Ensemble: Duo Tal & Groethuysen.
    • Sony.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor for strings, Op 20

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • TELDEC.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Gondoliers - From the sunny Spanish shore

    Librettist: William Gilbert. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones. Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Singer: Richard Suart. Singer: Philip Creasy. Singer: Jill Pert. Singer: Elizabeth Woollett.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan: The Gondoliers: D'Oyly Cart Opear, John Pryce-Jones.
    • That's Entertainment.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Menuet in G minor

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Carl Nielsen: 4 Quartets and 6 Movements for String Quartet.
    • Kontrapunkt.
    • 10.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Overture, from 'La Forza del destino', arr. for brass band

    Performer: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Music Arranger: Frank Wright. Conductor: Garry Cutt.
    • Classic Brass.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Nachtviolen D.752

    Performer: Gerold Huber. Singer: Christian Gerhaher.
    • Nachtviolen - Schubert Lieder.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 17.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for violin in C major [Overture from 'Der geduldige Sokrates']

    Performer: Julia Schröder. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel.
    • Telemann: Opera Arias: Nuria Rial.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 9-11.
  • Joseph Kosma

    Autumn Leaves

    Singer: Yves Montand. Ensemble: Bob Castella & His Rhythm.
    • ASV.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for piano no.8 (Op.13) in C minor "Pathetique", 3rd movement; Rondo

    Performer: Konstantin Scherbakov.
    • Eroica: Konstantin Scherbakov.
    • Two Pianists.
    • 20.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Offenbach: Overtures: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto no. 19 (K.459) in F major, 3rd mvt; Allego assai

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam. Orchestra: Die Kölner Akademie. Conductor: Michael Alexander Willens.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 19 & 23.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Guillaume Dufay

    Apostolo glorioso

    Choir: The Binchois Consort. Conductor: Andrew Kirkman.
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite No 2 in F major for military band, Op 28 (March)

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
    • Holst/Vaughan Williams: British Wind Band Classics: Timothy Reynish.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • Sibelius/Lutoslawski: Various works: London Philharmonic Orch/Saraste.
    • LPO.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Omnes gentes plaudite manibus for 16 voices [4 choirs] [1597]

    Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Ensemble: Concerto Palatino. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Gabrieli Sacred Symphonies.
    • 005.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major Kk.159: Allegro

    Performer: Dejan Lazić.
    • Dejan Lazic - Scarlatti; Bartok.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 9.
  • George Gershwin

    Primrose (Overture)

    Orchestra: New Princess Theater Orchestra. Conductor: John McGlinn.
    • Gershwin: Overtures & Songs.
    • EMI.
    • 5.


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