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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

  • John Field

    Piano Quintet in A flat major H.34

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke. Performer: David Juritz. Performer: Jennifer Godson. Performer: Sarah-Jane Bradley. Performer: Julia Desbruslais.
    • CHANDOS.
  • John Taverner

    Dum transisset sabbatum I

    Choir: Choir of The Queen's College, Oxford. Choir: Contrapunctus. Conductor: Owen Rees.
    • Gloria Tibi Trinitas.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 9.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.92 in G major 'Oxford' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Haydn - Symphonies Nos. 91 & 92: Rene Jacobs.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Badinerie (Orchestral Suite no.2, BWV.1067)

    Music Arranger: The Cambridge Buskers. Ensemble: The Cambridge Buskers.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Badinerie (Orchestral Suite no.2, BWV.1067)

    Performer: Philippe Racine. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Director: Simon Preston.
    • Novalis.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto a 5 in C major Op.7`11

    Performer: Anthony Robson. Performer: Catherine Latham. Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90. Director: Simon Standage.
    • Albinoni: Double Oboe/String Concertos Vol. 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 16-18.
  • Anonymous

    Tom Brigg's

    Performer: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E flat major, Op 117 No 1

    Performer: Clifford Curzon.
    • DECCA.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Farewell to Stromness (The Yellow Cake Revue)

    Performer: Peter Maxwell Davies.
    • Peter Maxwell Davies: A Celebration of Scotland: Scottish Chamber Orch & Choir.
    • Unicorn-Kanchana.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus (Overture)

    Orchestra: The London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartettsatz in C minor, D 703

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Le jardin de Gracieuse (Ramuntcho Suite No. 1)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • Pierne: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Eric Fenby

    Rossini on Ilkla moor

    Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
  • Eric Whitacre


    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin


    Performer: Nicola Sweeney. Performer: Sarah Nicolls.
    • Kats-Chernin: Ragtime and Blue.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 13.
  • John Milton

    Fair Orian in the morn

    Ensemble: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • The Triumph Of Oriana.
    • Chandos.
    • 23.
  • John Milton

    Fantasia a 5 no. 1 in G minor

    Ensemble: Fretwork. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • Sublime Discourses.
    • Regent.
    • 11.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto in D major, RV 428, 'Il gardellino'

    Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Vivaldi: 6 Flute Concertos: Lisa Beznosiuk/English Concert/Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 10-12.
  • Trad.

    St Kilda's Wedding & A St. Kilda's Dance

    Performer: Aidan O'Rourke. Performer: Tony McManus. Performer: James Mackintosh. Performer: William Jackson. Singer: Calum Malcolm.
    • Notes From A Hebridean Island.
    • Linn.
    • 1.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Champagne Polka

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • Champagne and Laughter: The Music of Johann Strauss II.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Forest Murmurs (Siegfried)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • CBS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Deh, vieni alla finestra (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Jorge Espino. Conductor: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Ewa Strusinska.
    • BBC recording from "Cardiff Singer of the World 2019".
  • Gareth Walters


    Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia. Conductor: Andrew Penny.
    • Welsh Classical Favourites: Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Penny.
    • Marco Polo.
  • Jules Massenet

    Danse flamande (Le carillon)

    Conductor: Richard Bonynge. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Decca.


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