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Wednesday - 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

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends, Op.59; No.6. Allegro con moto

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • SFS MEDIA.
  • Jan Sandström

    Song to Lotta

    Performer: Christian Lindberg. Ensemble: Swedish Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Hans Ek.
    • A Lindberg Extravaganza.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Aladdin, suite for orchestra – Negro Dance

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Nielsen: Aladdin Suite . Helios etc..
    • DG.
    • 14.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue in B major, Op 87 No 11

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Shostakovich The Preludes & Fugues Alexander Melnikov Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 21.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 30 BWV.30 (Freue dich, erloste Schar): Part 1; Kommt, ihr angefocht'nen Sunder

    Singer: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Orchestra: The Orchestra of Emmanuel Music. Conductor: Craig Smith.
    • Lorraine Hunt Lieberson at Emmanuel.
    • Avie.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and Allegro

    Performer: Osian Ellis. Ensemble: Melos Ensemble.
    • Decca.
  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Kyrie (Messe de Nostre Dame)

    Choir: Orlando Consort.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Ruth Gipps

    Horn Concerto, Op 58 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: David Pyatt. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • British Horn Concertos: Jacob/Arnold/Bowen/Gipps/Vinter.
    • Lyrita.
    • 11.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Two Rondinos, Op. 68

    Performer: Joseph Tong.
    • Sibelius: Piano Works Vol.1.
    • Quartz.
    • 24-25.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Violin Concerto in A major, H VIIa 3 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Giuliano Carmignola. Orchestra: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées.
    • Haydn: Violin Concertos: Carmignola / Orchestre des Champs-Elysees.
    • Archiv.
    • 6.
  • John Adams

    'Batter My Heart' (Doctor Atomic)

    Singer: Gerald Finley. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Alexander Borodin

    String Quartet No 2 in D major (Nocturne)

    Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • Borodin: String Quartets Nos. 1&2: Borodin Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 trumpets, RV 537

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Performer: John Thiessen. Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
    • Trumpet Music: Steele-Perkins, Taflemusik, Lamon.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9-11.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Bourrée fantasque

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • Mercury Living Presence.
  • Brian Eno

    Music for Airports; 1/1

    Composer: Robert Wyatt. Composer: Rhett Davies. Performer: Robert Wyatt.
    • Ambient 1: Music for Airports.
    • Virgin Music.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo op.117 no.1 in E flat

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Brahms: Piano Concerto no.1, etc..
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on 'Greensleeves'

    Conductor: Robert Haydon Clark. Orchestra: Consort of London.
    • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves/Lark Ascending etc: Consort of London.
    • 1.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    A New Song

    Performer: Christopher Glynn. Director: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
    • Great British Choral Works: The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
    • 14.
  • Leo Brouwer

    El Decameron negro for guitar [1981], 3rd mvt; Balada de la Concella Enamorada

    Performer: Sharon Isbin.
    • Road to the Sun: Latin Romances for Guitar: Sharon Isbin.
    • Vring Classics.
    • 10.
  • Michael Torke

    Javelin

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Summon the heros: Boston Pops Orchestra/Williams.
    • Sony Classical.

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