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Wednesday - Georgia’s classical alternative

Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Aber der Richtige (Arabella)

    Music Arranger: Peter von Wienhardt. Performer: Arabella Steinbacher. Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Pentatone.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto no. 5, Op.4`5

    Performer: Richard Egarr. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Handel: Organ Concertos Op.4: AAM, Rechard Egarr.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne no 8 in D flat, Op 27 no 2

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin.
    • Chopin: Piano Works.
    • RCA.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for solo violin No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Hilary Hahn.
    • Hilary Hahn Plays Bach.
    • Decca.
    • 15.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Qui habitat in adjutorio Altissimi

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Director: Paul Van Nevel.
    • 40 Voix.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 3.
  • Amy Beach

    Autumn (from Sketches, Op 15)

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Beach: Piano Music Vol. 1.
    • GUILD.
    • 1.
  • Amy Beach

    Autumn Song

    Singer: Kyle Bielfield. Performer: Lachlan Glen.
    • Stopping By.
    • DELOS.
    • 1.
  • Amy Beach

    Dancing Leaves (2 Pieces, Op.102)

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Guild.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon in C Major, Op 87 (4th mvt)

    Music Arranger: John P. Newhill. Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Beethoven: Chamber Music for Winds.
    • Erato/Warner Classics.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Arpeggione Sonata in A minor (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Miklós Perényi. Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Schubert: Piano Trios.
    • TELDEC.
    • 3.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Otono porteño

    Performer: Alfredo Marcucci. Ensemble: Philharmonic Cellists.
    • Orfeo.
  • Traditional Peru

    Cachua Serranita

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Ensemble: Tembembe Ensamble Continuo. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • BAILAR CANTANDO.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 20.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Quintet in E flat major, K.452 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
    • BIS.
  • Arvo Pärt

    May I.....

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Arvo Part.
    • ONYX.
    • 1.
  • Jonathan Dove

    In Beauty May I Walk

    Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • Equinox.
    • VCM.
    • 18.
  • Francis Jackson

    Centenary Flourish

    Performer: Francis Jackson.
    • Priory.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in D flat major, Op 64 No 1, 'Minute'

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Chopin: Waltzes: Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Aleksander Michalowski

    Paraphrase on Chopin's 'Minute Waltz'

    Performer: Fredrik Ullén.
    • Got A Minute.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Debussy/Faure/Ravel: String Quartets: Quatuor Ebene.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Vergnugte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust (Cantata No 170)

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Bach Cantatas 54, 82, 170.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Turkish Bumble-Bee Rondo

    Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Composer: Johann Strauss I. Music Arranger: Jan Van Landeghem. Ensemble: Flanders Recorder Quartet.
    • OPUS 111.
  • Joe Furst

    Showpan Boogie (paraphrase on Chopin's Minute Waltz)

    Performer: Fredrik Ullén.
    • BIS.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Celeste Aida (Aida)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Blue Monk

    Performer: Thelonious Monk.
    • Thelonious Alone In San Francisco.
    • RIVERSIDE.
    • 1.
  • Robert Schumann

    Concertstuck in F major Op.86 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Roger Montgomery. Performer: Gavin Edwards. Performer: Susan Dent. Performer: Robert Maskell. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Schumann: Complete Symphonies: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Galliard à 6

    Ensemble: Phantasm.
    • Gibbons: Consorts for viols: Phantasm.
    • Avie.
    • 20.
  • Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji

    Pastiche on the Minute Waltz of Chopin

    Performer: Fredrik Ullén.
    • Got A Minute.
    • BIS.
    • 10.

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