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Thursday - Clemency Burton-Hill

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II

    Eljen a Magyar - polka (Op.332)

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Arnold Bax

    Nonet (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Bax: Nonet / Elegiac Trio / Oboe & Harp Quintets.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini OverturesThe Chamber Orchestra Of Europe.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 1.
  • Anon.

    En la macarenita

    Music Arranger: Nigel Short. Choir: Tenebrae.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No. 29 (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir) BWV 29 - Sinfonia in D

    Music Arranger: Wilhelm Kempff. Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach Arrangements.
    • HYPERION.
    • 1.
  • Ferdinand Hérold

    Clog Dance (La fille mal gardée)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • EMI.
  • Robert Schumann

    Phantasiestucke for clarinet & piano (Op.73)

    Performer: Gervase de Peyer. Performer: Gwenneth Pryor.
    • Schubert, Schumann, Weber: Gervase de Peyer.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Titanic Hymn: Autumn (The Sinking of the Titanic) 

    Ensemble: Gavin Bryars Ensemble.
    • POINT MUSIC.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream transc for piano

    Music Arranger: Sergey Rachmaninov. Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata no.2/Preludes: Simon Trpceski.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 12.
  • Antonio Bazzini

    La Ronde de Lutins (scherzo fantastique) Op. 25

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: Marcel Gazelle.
    • The Menuhin Century - The Virtuoso & His Landmark Recordings.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Gerald Finzi

    O mistress mine; Who is Sylvia? (Let Us Garlands Bring, Op 18)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Bryn Terfel.
    • DG.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in D major, HWV 341

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Purcell, Handel: Sound the Trumpet: Alison Balsom, Trevor Pinnock.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Malambo (Estancia, Op.8a)

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • Fiesta: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, Dudamel.
    • Deutsch Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Gustav Holst

    Hymn to the Dawn (Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Op.26'3)

    Music Arranger: Julian Lloyd Webber. Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber. Performer: Jiaxin Lloyd Webber. Performer: Guy Johnston. Performer: Laura van der Heijden. Performer: Catrin Finch.
    • NAXOS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (Overture)

    Orchestra: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Mozart: Overtures: Staatskapelle Dresden/Davis.
    • RCA.
    • 15.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    Sure on this shining night (Nocturnes)

    Choir: Polyphony. Performer: Morten Lauridsen. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Lauridsen: Nocturnes, Mid-Winter Songs, Les Chansons des Roses: Polyphony, Layto.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.
  • Aaron Jay Kernis

    Air for Cello and Orchestra

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Eije Oue.
    • Virgin.
  • Erik Satie

    Sports et divertissements for piano, no.15; Le Water-chute

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • Satie: Gymnopedies, Gnossiennes & Sports et Divertissements: Anne Queffelec.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances (Nos 2-6)

    Music Arranger: Jonas Dominique. Performer: Martin Frost. Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Martin Frost: Roots.
    • Sony.
    • 10-14.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Passacaglia on an old English tune for viola and piano

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Sophia Rahman.
    • Rebecca Clarke: Violin Sonata, Dumka.
    • Naxos.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle in A flat major, Op 33 No 7

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Beethoven: Alfred Brendel plays, vol.4.
    • Vox Box.
    • 15.
  • Trad.

    Down by The Salley Gardens

    Music Arranger: Craig Leon. Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Wayfaring Stranger.
    • DECCA.
    • 4684992.
    • 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Hunters; Procession (Peter and the Wolf)

    Narrator: David Bowie. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • RCA.

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