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Thursday - Georgia’s classical commute

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    Serenade in F major, Op.31 (Notturno)

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Stenhammar: Serenade Op. 31.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57

    Performer: Alfred Cortot.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir, BWV 130

    Singer: Allan Bergius. Singer: Stefan Rampf. Singer: Kurt Equiluz. Singer: Walter Heldwein. Choir: Tölzer Knabenchor. Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Bach: Das Kantatenwerk Vol. 7.
    • TELDEC.
    • 11-16.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Octet for strings in F major, Op 17 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic String Octet.
    • MDG - GOLD.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Oh, the pleasure of the plains (Acis and Galatea, orch Mozart)

    Orchestrator: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Choir: The English Concert Choir. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Handel/Mozart: Acis and Galatea: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Kurt Atterberg

    A Värmland Rhapsody

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Atterberg: Orchestral Works vol.1.
    • Chandos.
    • 004.
  • Traditional Polish

    If I had a guitar

    Singer: Alice Zawadzki. Performer: Misha Mullov-Abbado. Performer: Alice Zawadzki. Performer: Shirley Smart.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Derek Bourgeois

    Serenade, Op 22

    Ensemble: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Michael Antrobus.
    • Chandos.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Insanae et vanae curae

    Choir: Tenebrae. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Mozart: Requiem.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Akiko Yamamoto. Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Brahms, String Quartet no.1, Piano Quintet Op.34: Quatuor Ebene, Akiko Yamamoto.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Arthur Bliss

    The Red Knight's Mazurka (Checkmate)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • A Colour Symphony.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Alan Abbott

    Alla caccia arr for horn and piano

    Performer: David Pyatt. Performer: Martin Jones.
    • David Pyatt: Recital: Beethove, Strauss, Hindemith, Schumann: Jones.
    • Erato.
  • Duke Ellington


    Performer: Quincy Jones.
    • Jasmine Records.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen D.774

    Singer: Fatma Said. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Ronald Binge

    The Water Mill

    Performer: Ruth Scott. Orchestra: New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • British Light Music Classics: New London Orchestra/Ronald Corp.
    • Hyperion.
  • Edward Bairstow

    Lord, thou hast been our refuge

    Performer: Michael Harris. Choir: The Choir of Canterbury Cathedral. Conductor: Allan Wicks.
    • A Canterbury Celebration.
    • GUILD.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 24 in B flat major, K 182

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • Dacapo.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Sonatina for Piano (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Ewa Kupiec.
    • hanssler classic.
  • Franz Doppler

    Rigoletto Fantasie, Op 38

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Juliette Hurel. Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • EMI.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Spargi d'amaro pianto (Lucia di Lammermoor)

    Singer: Joan Sutherland. Choir: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • DECCA.


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