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Clemmie meets Huw Stephens

Clemency Burton-Hill helps music fans curate their own classical playlists. On today's show, Huw Stephens from Radio 1 shares his thoughts on Clemency's classical selection.

Clemency Burton-Hill helps music fans curate their own classical playlists. In today's episode, Radio 1 presenter Huw Stephens shares his honest thoughts about the tracks Clemency sent him and has some questions for her.

Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemency will curate a bespoke playlist of six tracks for her guest, who will then join her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries.

Huw's playlist:

Haydn - String Quartet in G op.76 no.1 (1st movement)
Dobrinka Tabakova - Nocturne
John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Finzi - Eclogue
Verdi - 'Beautiful daughter of love' from Rigoletto
Bach - Cello suite no.2 (Sarabande)

Bonus Tracks:
Morfydd Llwyn Owen - Nocturne
Amiina - Sogg

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Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet No.60 in G Major, Op.76 No.1, Hob. III:75: I. Allegro con spirito

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova


    Performer: Andrew Matthews-Owen.
    • Nimbus Alliance.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas. Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony.
  • Gerald Finzi


    Performer: Tom Poster. Conductor: Nicholas Collon. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.
    • Decca.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Rigoletto: Act 3 - "Bella figlia dell'amore..."

    Performer: Huguette Tourangeau. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite No.2 in D minor - ii. Sarabande

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.


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