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Lola Adesioye tries Clemmie's classical playlist

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, writer and socio-political commentator, Lola Adesioye. With music by Bach, Beethoven and Boulanger.

Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, the writer and socio-political commentator, Lola Adesioye. Lola tells Clemmie what she made of her choices, with music by Bach, Beethoven, Boulanger and Florence Price.

Lola's playlist:
Florence B Price - Fantasie negre
Beethoven - String Quartet no.13 in B flat, op.130 (5th mvt)
Bach - Goldberg Variations BWV988 (variation 5)
Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Lili Boulanger - Nocturne
Gershwin - Bess, you is my woman now from Porgy and Bess

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

  • Florence Price

    Fantasie negre

    Performer: Lara Downes.
    • America Again.
    • Sono Luminus.
    • 1501.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No 13 in B flat major, Op 130: V. Cavatina

    Ensemble: Alban Berg Quartett.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Var. 5 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav

    Performer: Igor Levit.
    • SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O magnum mysterium

    Choir: Polyphony. Director: Stephen Layton.
    • A Christmas Present from Polyphony.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Nocturne

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Beau Soir: Janine Jansen/Itamar Golan.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy and Bess - Act 2: "Bess, You is my Woman Now"

    Singer: Willard White. Singer: Leona Mitchell. Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Decca.

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