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Friday - Georgia's classical rise and shine

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Roger Quilter

    Love calls through the summer night

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Lost is my Quiet: Duets and Solo Songs.
    • BIS.
    • 029.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    Summer shimmers (Scenes from the poet's dreams)

    Performer: Gary Graffman. Ensemble: Lark Quartet.
    • Jennifer Higdon: An Exaltation of Larks.
    • BRIDGE.
    • 3.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Variations on Mozart's 'Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen'

    Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Beethoven: Complete Works for Violoncello and Piano.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 204.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Organ Sonata No.3, BWV.527 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Robert Costin.
    • Bach: Trio Sonatas 1-6.
    • Stone.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer night's dream (Scherzo)

    Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • BIS.
  • Ruxing Gao

    The Story of Liubao: 99 Days Bright

    Ensemble: Heart of the Dragon Ensemble.
    • Classical Folk Music From China.
    • ARC Music.
    • 1.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for 2 Flutes and Calchedon in B Minor, TWV 53:h1

    Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • Telemann: Concerti per molti stromenti.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 201.
  • Vernon Elliott

    Noggin the Nog

    Narrator: Oliver Postgate. Performer: Vernon Elliott. Ensemble: The Vernon Elliot Ensemble.
    • HMV.
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen

    Adieu (extract)

    Performer: Sebastian Bell. Performer: Janet Craxton. Performer: John Butterworth. Performer: William Waterhouse. Performer: Antony Pay. Conductor: Karlheinz Stockhausen.
    • 23.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon (Overture)

    Orchestra: The London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Overtures: London Classical Players/Norrington.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Christopher Simpson

    Summer (Galliard)

    Ensemble: Sirius VIOLS.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
  • George Gershwin


    Music Arranger: The Zombies. Ensemble: The Zombies.
    • The Best Of The Zombies.
    • 6.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in B minor Kk.377

    Performer: Scott Ross.
    • ERATO.
  • Friday Poem

    • 'Summer' written by Christina Rossetti, read by Elaine Claxton

  • Nicolas Chédeville

    Les Plaisirs de L'Ete (Allegro) [after Vivaldi]

    Ensemble: Palladian Ensemble.
    • Les Saisons Amusantes.
    • Linn.
    • 8.
  • Marc-André Hamelin

    Étude No 3 in B minor, 'After Paganini-Liszt' (12 Études in all the minor keys)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hamelin: Etudes, Con Intimissimo Sentimento, Cathy's Variations, Marc-Andre Hame.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Sandra Kerr & John Faulkner

    Mouse Round (Mending Song)

    • Bagpuss - The Songs & Music.
    • Small Folk.
    • 14.
  • Trad.

    Sumer is icumen in

    Choir: Oxford Girls' Choir.
    • Music for Bird Lovers.
    • The Gift of Music.
    • 20.
  • Robin Holloway

    Variations on "Sumer is icumen in"

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
    • NMC.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Sonata in G minor 'Leufsta'

    Performer: Fabio Biondi. Performer: Antonio Fantinuoli. Performer: Giangiacomo Pinardi. Performer: Paola Poncet.
    • Glossa.
  • Josef Myslivecek

    Overture in A major for 2 horns, 2 oboes and strings (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • Archiv.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fairy Queen (Chaconne)

    Orchestra: Vox Orchester. Conductor: Lorenzo Ghirlanda.
    • Orchestral Works.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 37.
  • Lin

    On the Other Side of the River

    Singer: Mingjie Lei. Performer: Llŷr Williams.
    • BBC recording from "Cardiff Singer of the World 2019".
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in G major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • DG.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March in C minor, Op 39 no.3

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Teldec.


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