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Wednesday - Georgia's classical alternative

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


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Music Played

  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade

    Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • DG.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concert Rondo in A major, K.386

    Performer: Sir András Schiff. Ensemble: Camerata Academica of Salzburg Mozarteum.
    • Mozart – Piano Concertos K246 & K413.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Holberg Suite, Op.40 (Rigaudon)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Grieg: Holberg Suite/Tchaikovsky: String Serenade: Orheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ich habe genug (Cantata no.82)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: Bath Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin.
    • EMI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B flat major, RV.166

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Vivaldi - Concerti per archi II.
    • Naive.
    • 28-30.
  • Frederick Delius

    On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Delius: Orchestral Works: London Philharmonic Orchestra/Handley.
    • 2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Ravel, Debussy & Fauré String Quartets.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Water Night

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in F minor, D.935 no.4

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Schubert: Impromptus Op.90 and Op.142.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 8.
  • John Ansell

    The Shoe (The Shoe - ballet)

    Orchestra: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Williams.
    • GUILD.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    My heart is inditing, HWV.261

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Handel Coronation Anthems.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 112.
  • Arthur Honegger

    Pacific 231

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Frémaux.
    • WARNER.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville (Overture)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Vineam meam à 5

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • The Queen of Heaven: The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
    • 9.
  • Rhiannon Giddens

    Ten Thousand Voices

    Performer: Rhiannon Giddens. Performer: Francesco Turrisi.
    • 1.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in D major, Op.1 no.20

    Performer: Tanja Becker-Bender.
    • Paganini: 24 Caprices, Op. 1: Tanja Becker-Bender.
    • Hyperion.
    • 20.
  • Claude Debussy

    Marche écossaise

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • DECCA.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Flight of the Bumblebee (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)

    Performer: Isaac Stern. Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Milton Katims.
    • Humoresque, Favourite Violin Encores: Stern/Columbia Symphony Orch/Brieff/Katims.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Catherine Lamb

    Overlays Transparent/Opaque (no.2)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Dedalus.
    • NEW WORLD.
    • 6.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Fantasia à 6

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Music for viols.
    • VIRGO.
    • 012.
  • Robert Schumann

    Introduction and Allegro, Op.134

    Performer: Jan Lisiecki. Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier


    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • Chabrier.
    • Mercury Living Presence.
    • 1.


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