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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

  • Enya

    May It Be

    Performer: VOCES8. Music Arranger: Matt Sheeran.
    • Enchanted Isle.
    • Decca Classics.
    • 4.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Légende, Op 17

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Paganini/Saraste/Kreisler/Wieniawski: Vengerov/Golan.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    Il convegno

    Performer: Daniel Ottensamer. Performer: Ernst Ottensamer. Ensemble: Vienna Virtuosi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello, BWV 974 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • The Glenn Gould Edition: J.S. Bach / D. Scarlatti / C.P.E. Bach.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Alla spagnuola (5 Novelettes for string quartet, Op 15)

    Ensemble: Lyric Quartet.
    • Glazunov: Five Novelettes Op. 15, Quintet No. 5 Op. 70: Lyric Quartet.
    • Meridian.
  • Claude Debussy

    Two Arabesques

    Orchestrator: Henri Mouton. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • Debussy: Engulfed Cathedral: Philharmonia Orchestra/Geoffrey Simon.
    • Cala.
    • 3-4.
  • Franz Liszt

    Études d'exécution transcendante, S. 139 (Chasse-neige)

    Performer: Boris Giltburg.
    • Liszt: Piano Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 12.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ständchen, D. 889

    Performer: Bruno Philippe. Performer: Tanguy De Williencourt.
    • Bruno Philippe & Tanguy de Williencourt - harmonia nova #5.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin Concerto in D Minor, MWV O3: I. Allegro

    Performer: Henry Raudales. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester.
    • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D Minor & String Symphonies Nos. 1-6.
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Ensemble: Barokksolistene. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Beneath the 12-Mile Reef; The Sea - The Lagoon

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Gerhardt.
    • RCA.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals (Aquarium)

    Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Philips.
  • Trad.

    I saw three ships

    Performer: Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band.
    • Carols And Capers.
    • Park Records.
    • 18.
  • César Franck

    Violin Sonata in A major (4th mvt)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Jeremy Denk.
    • French Impressions: Joshua Bell/Jeremy Denk.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 8.
  • George Gershwin

    Introduction; Summertime (Porgy and Bess)

    Singer: Leontyne Price. Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra. Choir: RCA Victor Choir. Conductor: Skitch Henderson.
    • RCA.
  • Carlos Núñez

    The Flight Of The Earls

    • Inter-Celtic.
    • Sony Music.
    • 11.
  • Guillaume Chastillon de La Tour

    Ce qui me plait davantage loin du trouble des cités

    Ensemble: Ensemble La Fenice. Director: Jean Tubéry. Singer: Arianna Savall.
    • Un Camino De Santiago.
    • Ricercar.
    • 5.
  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio for Strings

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasilieras: Mattila: Academy of St . Martin-in-the-field.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • George Martin


    Orchestra: George Martin Orchestra. Conductor: George Martin.
    • Yellow Submarine.
    • Apple Records / Parlophone.
    • 7.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis et Chloé Suite No 2 (Lever du jour)

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Yannick Nezet-Seguin Ravel Rotterdam Phiharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in E flat major, K 375 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Holliger Wind Ensemble.
    • Mozart: Serenades: Academy of St Martin in the fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • Thomas Weelkes

    Thule, the period of cosmography

    Ensemble: Consort of Musicke.
    • ASV.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Sea Songs arr for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Vaughan Williams: Old King Cole etc: Northern Sinfonia/Hickox.
    • EMI.
    • 17.


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