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Elizabeth Day tries Clemmie's classical playlist

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for writer Elizabeth Day and finds out what she thought of her choices.

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for writer Elizabeth Day and finds out what she thought of her choices.

Elizabeth's playlist:
Vivaldi - Andromeda Liberata
Bach - French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816
David Lang - I Lie
Marquez - Danzon No.2
Clara Schumann - Andante Molto (from Three Romances Op.22)
John Tavener - Mother Of God, Here I Stand

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.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Andromeda Liberata (Serenata Veneziana), RV 117

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816: Gigue

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DG.
  • David Lang

    I Lie

    Choir: Theatre of Voices. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • The Little Match Girl Passion.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 17.
  • Arturo Márquez

    Danzón No 2

    Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.
    • DG.
  • Clara Schumann

    3 Romances For Violin And Piano, Op.22 [1853]

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Performer: Alice Sara Ott.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 479 0086.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 4.
  • John Tavener

    "Mother of God, here I stand", from the Veil of the Temple

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Decca.

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