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Wednesday - Georgia’s classical alarm call

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin, Op 15 No 2

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • HALLE.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rondo in A major, D.951

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Franz Schubert Piano Duets; Steven Osborne / Paul Lewis.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61 (Nocturne)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Kubelík.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep May Safely Graze (Cantata No 208)

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • HYPERION.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mitridate, Re di Ponto: Overture

    Orchestra: La Cetra Baroque Orchestra Basle. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • DG.
  • Margaret Hubicki

    Lonely Mere and Rigaudon

    Performer: Robert Max. Performer: James Kirby.
    • Chandos.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No.4: IV. Sehr behaglich

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: Yu Kosuge.
    • ORCHID CLASSICS.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus Domino meo (Dixt Dominus)

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Singer: Sally Bruce-Payne. Singer: Guy Cutting. Singer: Matthew Brook. Ensemble: Brook Street Band. Choir: Choir of Queen's College, Oxford. Conductor: Owen Rees.
    • Handel: Scarlatti: Dixit Dominus.
    • Avie.
    • 12.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Sonatina in E flat major for piano duet, Op 39

    Performer: Ian Brown. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Lennox Berkeley: A Centenary Tribute: The Nash Ensemble.
    • Helios.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations (Aria and Variation I)

    Music Arranger: Catrin Finch. Performer: Catrin Finch.
    • DG.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    String Sextet in E flat major, Op 44 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Ensemble MidtVest.
    • Niels W. Gade: Chamber Works Volume 1.
    • CPO.
    • 2.
  • Hamish MacCunn

    The Land of the Mountain and the Flood

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood.
    • Hyperion.
    • 001.
  • Alban Berg

    Die Nachtigall, from 'Seven Early Songs'

    Music Arranger: Clytus Gottwald. Choir: Accentus Chamber Choir. Director: Laurence Equilbey.
    • Naïve.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Amadis (Chaconne)

    Orchestra: Capriccio Stravagante. Director: Skip Sempé.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
  • Claude Debussy

    Etudes, Book 1 No 3

    Performer: Joseph Moog.
    • ONYX.
    • 3.
  • Suor Leonora d'Este

    Angustiae Mihi Sunt

    Ensemble: Musica Secreta. Choir: Celestial Sirens. Director: Laurie Stras. Director: Deborah Roberts.
    • OBSIDIAN.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Waltz (Face of Another)

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: John Adams.
    • NONESUCH.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat major, Op 73, 'Emperor' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concertos No 5: Perahia/Haitink.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Benjamin Britten

    She's like the swallow that flies so high

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Gerald Finley.
    • Benjamin Britten, Songs and Proverbs of William Blake: Gerald Finley and Julius.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Otono porteño

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

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