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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

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dance of the Tumblers (The Snow Maiden)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • The Best of The Academy.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 15.
  • Luciano Berio

    Wasserklavier

    Performer: Elisabeth Klein.
    • CLASSICO.
  • Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen

    The Butterfly's Ball - Overture

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 93 - Opening Chorus & Aria "Ich will auf den Herren schaun"

    Performer: Joanne Lunn. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance no. 10 in E Minor Op.72`2

    Orchestra: Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland‐Pfalz. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • BIS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no 9 in E flat major K.271 "Jeunehomme" III. Rondo

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Patience - Overture

    Librettist: William Schwenck Gilbert. Orchestra: The D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Owen Edwards.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan Overtures: Various performers.
    • TER.
    • 3.
  • Judith Weir

    Illuminare, Jerusalem

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
    • BBC recording.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs for piano, no.4; Alborada del gracioso

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Ravel: Orchestral Works: Soloists, Ulster Orchestra, Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Sonatina for clarinet and piano (Op.29)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • The Chamber Music of Malcolm Arnold, The Nash Ensemble, Judith Pearce....
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Guirne Creith

    Concerto in G Minor for Violin and Orchestra - II.Adagio con intimo sentimento

    Performer: Lorraine McAslan. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • DUTTON.
  • Duke Ellington

    Black, Brown and Beige: Work Song

    Ensemble: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.
    • United Archives.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne (In London town) - overture (Op.40)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Mélancolie

    Performer: André Previn.
    • Great Pianists of the 20th Century.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 7.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride (Dance of the Comedians)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream; Schubert: Rosamunde (Excerpts) etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 2 in F major, Op 38

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Alexandre Tharaud: Chopin; Journal Intime.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.
  • Gyorgy Ligeti

    6 Bagatelles for wind quintet: No. 1

    Ensemble: London Winds.
    • Chandos.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Choir Concerto IV. (Complete this work which I began)

    Singer: Elena Dof-Fonskaya. Choir: State Chamber Choir of Moscow Conservatory. Conductor: Valery Kuzmich Polyansky.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Jean Françaix

    Sonatine

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Tom Poster.
    • WARNER.
  • Peter Warlock

    3 Carols for chorus and organ, no.3; The Sycamore tree

    Choir: City of London Choir. Performer: Mark Williams. Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • In Terra Pax: A Christmas Anthology.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.

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