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Friday - Georgia’s classical alternative

Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and the Friday poem.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Czech Suite, Op 39 (Romance)

    Conductor: Antal Doráti. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Dvorak: Slavonic Dances etc.: RPO/Detroit SO/Dorati.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Romance of the Prairie Lilies for orchestra, Op.39

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, orchestral works.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    B Minor Mass ii. Gloria (opening chorus)

    Singer: Katherine Watson. Singer: Tim Mead. Singer: Reinoud Van Mechelen. Singer: André Morsch. Orchestra: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Anon.

    Amazing Grace

    Lyricist: John Newton. Performer: Judy Collins. Choir: The Stephen Hill Singers.
    • A Heart of Gold.
    • Telstar.
    • 2.
  • Frederick Delius

    La Calinda

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • EMI.
  • Johann David Heinichen

    Concerto à 8 in C major

    Performer: Pieter Brulleman. Performer: Baldrick Deerenberg. Performer: Sabine d'Hont. Performer: Barbara Karst. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen.
    • Christmas Concertos - Kammerochestrer Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Pierre de la Rue

    O salutaris hostia

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Conductor: Graham Ross.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 7 in A major, Op 92 (3rd mvt)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Beethoven: The Symphonies: Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Earl Wild

    I got rhythm (Virtuoso Studies after Gershwin)

    Composer: George Gershwin. Performer: Earl Wild.
    • Chesky.
  • Trad.

    Water o'Tyne

    Singer: Thomas Allen.
    • Thomas Allen: More Songs My Father Taught Me.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Trad. Northumbrian

    Ca' Hawkie Through the Watter

    Music Arranger: David Haslam. Singer: Sir Thomas Allen. Choir: Sinfonia Chorus. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: David Haslam.
    • Songs of Northumbria Vol. 1.
    • MWM.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C major, K 373

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Zehetmair.
    • The Teldec Recordings: Thomas Zehetmair.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge (from On Wenlock Edge)

    Performer: Mark Padmore. Ensemble: Schubert Ensemble.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Primavera" by Robin Robertson, read by Cian Murchu

  • Alexander Glazunov

    Spring, Op 34

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Tarquinio Merula


    Orchestra: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • Via Crucis; L'Arpeggiata; Christina Pluhar.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 14.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for string orchestra, Op.20

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Elgar: Enigma Variations.
    • ONYX.
    • 2-4.
  • Martin Carthy

    Carthy's Reel / Return to Camden Town

    Composer: Dave Swarbrick. Performer: Martin Carthy. Performer: Dave Swarbrick.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Concertino in E minor, Op 45 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Stirling. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Michael Collins.
    • Weber: Clarinet Concertos etc. - Stirling, CLS, Collins.
    • Chandos.
  • Gertrude van den Bergh

    Rondeau Op 3

    Performer: Frans van Ruth.
    • NM Classics.
  • Nicola Benedetti

    Ae fond kiss

    Author: Robert Burns. Music Arranger: Paul Campbell. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rory Macdonald.
    • Decca.
  • William Walton

    Then sing aloud to God (Belshazzar's Feast)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Warner Apex.
  • Cyril Scott

    Handelian Rhapsody

    Music Arranger: Percy Grainger. Performer: Piers Lane.
    • Grainger: Piano Transcriptions: Pires Lane, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Belle of the ball

    Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • RCA.


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