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BBC Music Day: Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents a special edition of Breakfast for BBC Music Day, revealing the names of music legends who were chosen to have a blue plaque dedicated to them. Also including an update on BBC Cardiff Singer of the World from Petroc Trelawny.


2 hours, 30 minutes


Music Played

  • John Foulds

    Carnival Procession (Suite fantastique, Op 72)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • J Foulds, Keltic Suite: BBC Concert Orchestra/Corp.
    • Epoch.
    • 15.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La parade

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in C major, K 465, 'Dissonance' - 3rd movement, Menuetto and Trio

    Ensemble: Chiaroscuro Quartet.
    • Mozart/Schubert: Chiaroscuro Quartet.
    • APARTE.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Heute noch, heute noch (Cantata No 211 "Kaffee-Kantata")

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas: Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
    • 18.
  • John Dowland

    The Frog Galliard

    Performer: Paul O’Dette.
    • The Art of the Lute - Paul O'Dette.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 5.
  • Duke Ellington

    Three Black Kings: No. 1, King of the Magi

    Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Featured Artist: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Duke Ellington: Black, Brown, and Beige.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde, D 797 (Entr'acte in B flat major)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • The Best of The Academy.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • William Byrd

    Magnificat (The Great Service)

    Ensemble: The Cardinall’s Musick. Conductor: Andrew Carwood.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Overture in D major H.1a.7

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • BR Klassik : 40357-190010-2.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 1.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Little Suite for Brass Band No 1

    Performer: Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
    • SONY.
  • Trad.

    Ar lan y mor

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Gareth Jones.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • James James

    Welsh National Anthem (Hen Wlad fy Nhadau)

    Music Arranger: Chris Hazell. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Choir: The Black Mountain Male Chorus. Choir: Risca Male Choir. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Gareth Jones.
    • DG.
  • George Gershwin

    Promenade 'Walking the Dog'

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Director: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • CBS.
  • Muzio Clementi

    Piano Sonata in E flat major, Op 23 No 1

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
  • Delia Derbyshire


    Ensemble: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
    • BBC.
  • Frank Bridge

    Music when soft voices die

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
    • BBC recording.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Un ballo in maschera; Act 3 - Alzati! La tuo figlio...Eri tu...

    Singer: Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Tomas Hanus.
    • BBC recording from the 2017 Cardiff Singer of the World.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le corsaire

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: Overtures: London Symphony Orchestra/Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 - 1st movement, Allegretto

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • The Lyrical Clarinet.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Cujus animam (Stabat Mater)

    Singer: Alfie Boe. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Owen Edwards.
    • EMI.


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