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Marika Hackman tries Clemmie's classical playlist

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, singer-songwriter Marika Hackman. What will she make of her new musical discoveries?

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, singer-songwriter Marika Hackman. What will she make of her new musical discoveries?

Marika's playlist:
Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1 (1st mvt)
Jocelyn Pook - How sweet the moonlight
Ligeti - Musica ricercata No. 7
Ola Gjeilo - Sunrise Mass (The Spheres)
Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time (Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus)
Bizet - Carmen Suite No.1 (Intermezzo)

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 Clemmie curates a custom-made playlist of six tracks for her guest, who then joins her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries. Available through BBC Sounds

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, 'Classical' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf: Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How sweet the moonlight (The Merchant of Venice)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • György Ligeti

    Musica ricercata no.7

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili. Performer: Gvantsa Buniatishivili.
  • Ola Gjeilo

    Sunrise Mass (The Spheres ""Kyrie eleison"")

    Conductor: Charles Bruffy. Choir: Phoenix Chorale.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Louange a l'Eternite de Jesus from Quartet for the End of Time

    Performer: Kathryn Stott. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite no.1: Intermezzo

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

Broadcast

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