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Friday - Georgia's classical picks

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


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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Luigi Boccherini

    String Quintet in E major, Op.11`5 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Eckart Runge. Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Claude Debussy

    Passepied (Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.3: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Cecilia virgo

    Choir: Royal Holloway Choir. Conductor: Rupert Gough.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Violin Sonata in D major Wq. 71

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen. Performer: James Baillieu.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Clarinet Trio in E flat major, Op.44 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Diana Ambache. Performer: Joan Enric Lluna. Performer: Naomi Butterworth.
    • BBC Music.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Pepe Romero. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Trad.

    Haul on the Bowline

    Singer: Ewan MacColl. Singer: A. L. Lloyd.
    • Tradition.
  • John Ireland

    Sea Fever

    Orchestrator: Gerrard Williams. Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • Sea Fever.
    • Dutton.
    • 4.
  • John Jenkins

    Fantasia no. 12 in D major

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • VIRGIN.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto no.2 in E flat major, K.417 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alessio Allegrini. Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart: Horn Concertos: Allegrini/Orchestra Mozart/Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Roger Quilter

    A Children's Overture Op.17

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Overtures From The British Isles Vol. 2.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9.
  • Julian Nott

    Theme from 'Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit'

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • 100 Greatest Film Themes CD6.
    • CD details tbc.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Ensemble: Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Warner.
  • Friday Poem

    • Excerpt from ‘Self and Life’ by George Eliot, read by Ellie Kendrick

  • Franz Liszt

    Consolations S.172 (no.3)

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no.94 in G major 'Surprise' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Haydn: The 12 London Symphonies: LPO, Solti.
    • Decca.
  • Richard Wagner

    Spinning Chorus (The Flying Dutchman)

    Singer: Rosalind Elias. Singer: Leonie Rysanek. Choir: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • DECCA.
  • Herbert Howells

    Take him, earth, for cherishing

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Shelton Brooks

    Some Of These Days

    Music Arranger: Erroll Garner. Performer: Erroll Garner. Performer: Kelly Martin. Performer: Eddie Calhoun.
    • Closeup In Swing.
    • 06.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse macabre

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Performer: Maya Iwabuchi. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Saint-Saens: Neeme Jarvi conducts.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sailing (Holiday Diary)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Sanctus (St Cecilia Mass)

    Singer: Angela Maria Blasi. Singer: Christian Elsner. Singer: Dietrich Henschel. Orchestra: Münchner Symphoniker. Choir: Munich Motet Choir. Conductor: Hans Rudolf Zöbeley.
    • Hänssler.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no.2 in C minor, Op.17 'Little Russian' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra plays Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky.
    • Onyx.
    • 2.


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