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Wednesday - Georgia’s classical alarm call

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Frühlingsfeier (Festival of Spring)

    Ensemble: RIAS Chamber Choir. Conductor: Hans-Christoph Rademann.
    • Mendelssohn: Choral Works.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 9.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Easter Sonata: 2nd mvt Largo e molto espressivo

    Performer: Éric Heidsieck.
  • Woldemar Bargiel

    Adagio for cello and orchestra, Op 38

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Steven Isserlis plays Schumann.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 5.
  • Herbert Howells

    Psalm-Prelude in E flat major, Set 1 No 2, 'But the meek'

    Performer: Christopher Dearnley.
    • Howells: Psalm-preludes & rhapsodies: Dearnley.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and fugue; Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no. 10 (BWV.855) in E minor

    • Das Wohltemperirte Clavier.
    • Hyperion.
    • 19-20.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Canzonetta, Op 19

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • Chandos.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Bacchanale (Samson et Dalila)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Saint-Saens: Orchestral Works: Neeme Jarvi.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata in F major Op.24 'Spring' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Aleksey Semenenko. Performer: Inna Firsova.
  • Muriel Herbert

    To Daffodils

    Singer: Caroline MacPhie. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No 3 in E flat major, K 447 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Hermann Baumann. Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg. Conductor: Leopold Hager.
    • Mozart: The complete wind concertos.
    • Teldec.
  • John Blow

    Ground in G Minor for two Recorders

    Ensemble: La Rêveuse. Conductor: Florence Bolton. Conductor: Benjamin Perrot.
    • Circa 1700: Purcell & his Generation.
    • Mirare.
    • 109.
  • Jon Lord

    Morning; Durham Awakes (Durham Concerto)

    Performer: Jon Lord. Performer: Kathryn Tickell. Performer: Ruth Palmer. Performer: Matthew Barley. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mischa Damev.
    • Jon Lord: Durham Concerto.
    • AVIE.
    • 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty Suite (The Lilac Fairy)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites, Wiener Philharmoniker.
    • Decca.
    • 15.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Marche slave

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • RCA.
  • Traditional Russian

    Moscow Nights

    Ensemble: Die Österreichischen Salonisten.
    • Russian Green.
    • Gramola.
    • 15.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Oh never sing to me again, Op.4 no.4

    Performer: Eric Schneider. Singer: Katharina Konradi.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation in D flat major, S.172 no.3

    Performer: Agnès Clément.
    • Le rossignol en amour.
    • Genuin.
    • 24.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Magnificat SWV 468 (from the Uppsala Manuscript of 1665)

    Ensemble: La Chapelle Rhénane. Director: Benoît Haller.
    • Magnificat d'Uppsala.
    • K617.
    • 10.
  • Andrea Tarrodi


    Ensemble: Amatis Piano Trio.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Norman Cocker

    Tuba Tune

    Performer: Allan Wicks.
    • A Canterbury Celebration.
    • GUILD.
    • 5.


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