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Shingai Shoniwa tries Clemmie's classical playlist

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, Noisettes singer and bassist Shingai Shoniwa. What will she make of her new musical discoveries?

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, Noisettes singer and bassist Shingai Shoniwa. What will she make of her new musical discoveries?

Shingai's playlist:
Steve Reich - Duet for two violins and strings
Corelli - Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8
Nils Frahm - Ambre
Rachmaninov - Tebe Poem
Cecile Chaminade - 6 Études de concert, Op.35: No.2 Autumn

Extra tracks:
Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Purcell - Dido's Lament (from Dido and Aeneas)

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

  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: André Previn. Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
    • Philips.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Steuart Bedford.
    • COLLINS CLASSICS.
  • Steve Reich

    Duet for two violins and string orchestra

    Performer: Andreas Hartmann. Performer: Waltraut Wächter. Orchestra: MDR Sinfonieorchester. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
    • Steve Reich: Duet.
    • Sony.
    • 001.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8, 'Christmas' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Thorsten Rosenbusch. Performer: Karl-Heinz Schröter. Performer: Harald Winkler. Performer: Raphael Alperman. Performer: Christian Trompler. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen.
    • Christmas Concertos - Kammerochestrer Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 20.
  • Nils Frahm

    Wintermusik: Ambre

    Performer: Nils Frahm.
    • Erased Tapes Records.
  • Henry Purcell

    Thy hand Belinda ... When I am laid in earth (from Dido and Aeneas)

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Il Pomo d’Oro. Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev.
    • ERATO.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 31: Tebe poem

    Performer: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • UCJ.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Étude de concert, Op 35 No 2, 'Automne'

    Performer: John Ogdon.
    • EMI.

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