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Clemmie tries out a classical playlist on presenter and music obsessive, Bethan Elfyn, recorded backstage at Hay Festival.

Clemmie tries out a classical playlist on presenter and music obsessive, Bethan Elfyn, recorded backstage at Hay Festival.

Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemency Burton-Hill creates a custom-made playlist for her guest who then joins her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries. Available through BBC Sounds.

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28 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonatine: Mouvement de Menuet

    Performer: Tom Poster.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Anna Meredith

    Honeyed Words

    Performer: Gemma Kost. Performer: Anna Meredith.
    • MOSHI MOSHI.
  • Terry Riley

    G Song

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Contemplation (Wie Melodien zieht es mir)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Music Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Deustche Grammophon.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hush no more (The Fairy Queen)

    Music Arranger: Nora Fischer. Singer: Nora Fischer. Performer: Marnix Dorrenstein.
    • Hush.
    • DG.
    • 12.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Solfeggio in C minor, Wq. 117 / 2 (H220)

    Performer: Matthias Veit.
    • TYXArt.

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