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Sunday - Tom McKinney

Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gavin Bryars

    Incipit vita nova

    Performer: Rebecca Firth. Performer: Annemarie Dreyer. Performer: Ulrike Lachner. Singer: David James.
    • ECM.
  • Franz Schubert

    Entr'acte No 3 (Rosamunde)

    Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sinfonia in B flat major, HWV.339

    Ensemble: Brook Street Band.
    • AVIE.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Sinfonietta (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Decca.
  • Caroline Shaw

    Dolce Cantavi

    Performer: TENET.
    • AVIE.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude in D flat major, Op 34 No 15

    Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • Decca.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to Music

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Georges Bizet

    Jeux d'Enfants, Op. 22

    Performer: John Ogdon. Performer: Brenda Lucas.
    • EMI.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Overture to a Masque

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Christian Bach

    Artaserse (Overture)

    Orchestra: The Hanover Band. Conductor: Anthony Halstead.
    • CPO.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
  • Robert Schumann

    Grillen [Fantasiestücke] Op.12 No.4

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Sony.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Aria (Bachianas brasileiras No 5)

    Singer: Lesley Garrett.
    • BBC.
  • Silvestre Revueltas

    Noche de Jaranas

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustao Dudamel.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Tango Suite (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Andreas Berger. Ensemble: Quadriga Bassoon Ensemble.
    • GENUIN.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 33 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.

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