Classic Morning

The perfect start to the day. Four hours of music with news and weather on the hour to keep you informed about what’s going on in the world.

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6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 ALBÉNIZ: Merlin, Prelude - Madrid SO/José de Eusebio (Decca 467 096)

RAFF: The Queen's Polka - Alan Etherden (pno) (HMP HMPCD 0589)

BRIDGE: Rosemary; Canzonetta - Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Cleobury (Conifer 75605 51327)

SVENDSEN: Two Swedish Folk Tunes - Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi (BIS CD 347)

DUBERY: Escapades for recorder, bassoon & piano - John Turner (rec), Graham Salvage (bsn), Paul Janes (pno) (Metier MSV 28523)

VIVALDI: Concerto in F for violin & cello RV544 - Enrico Onofri (vln), Christophe Coin (cello), Il Giardino Armonico, Milan/Giovanni Antonini (Teldec 4509 94552)

7:00 REZNICEK: Donna Diana, Overture - Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel (Telarc CD 80116)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in F minor D935/4 - Jura Margulis (pno) (Oehms OC 435)

BACH orch Barbirolli: Sheep may safely graze, from Cantata No 208, Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd! - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (Chandos CHSA 5030)

SAINT-SAËNS: Romance in C Op 48 - Deborah Nemtanu (vln), Paris Orchestral Ensemble/Thomas Zehetmair (Mirare MIR 193)

GALUPPI: Keyboard Sonata in A minor Illy43 - Matteo Napoli (pno) (Naxos 8.572672)

J GADE: Douces Secrets, Slow Waltz - Odense SO/Matthias Aeschbacher (Dacapo 6.220509)

8:00 Beauty Spot: DVORÁK: Nocturne in B for strings Op 40 - London Phil/Vernon Handley (Chandos CHAN 8323)

SUPPÉ: Humorous Variations on 'Was kommt dort?' - Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5110)

POULENC: Trois mouvements perpétuels - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8637)

GERMAN: The Tempter, Incidental music - BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson (Dutton CDLX 7285)

CHOPIN: Bolero in C Op 19 - Nikita Magaloff (pno) (Philips 456 898)

GRAENER: Three Swedish Dances Op 98 - Munich Radio Orch/Alun Francis (CPO 777 697)

6:00 am on Tuesday (31 May 2016)

6:00 ADDINSELL: The Isle of Apples - BBC Concert Orch/Kenneth Alwyn (Marco Polo 8.223732)

SCHUMANN: Vogel als Prophet, from Forest Scenes Op 82 - Lily Laskine (harp) (Erato 4509 92131)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Romance, from The Gadfly - ASMF/Neville Marriner (EMI CD EMX 2169)

HUMPERDINCK: Menuet in Eb for Piano Quintet - Andreas Kirpal (pno), Diogenes Quartet (CPO 777 547)

SIBELIUS: The Swan of Tuonela, from Lemminkäinen Legends Op 22 - Ellen Sherman (cor anglais), New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 399 878)

CARDOSO: Milonga - John Couch (gtr) (John Couch JB 1001)

Josef STRAUSS: Village Swallows of Austria, Waltz Op 164 - Vienna Phil/Carlos Kleiber (Sony SK 48376)

7:00 CIMAROSA: Giannina e Bernardone, Overture - Toronto CO/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.570279)

GRANADOS arr Cassadó: Intermezzo, from Goyescas - LOM Piano Trio (Naxos 8.572262)

BRAUNFELS: Ariel's Song - BBC Concert Orch/Johannes Wildner (Dutton Epoch CDLX 7304)

GRIEG arr Haaland: Butterfly; Erotikon; To Spring, from Lyric Pieces Book 3 - Fredrik Fors (cl), Sveinung Bjelland (pno) (2L 55)

WARLOCK: Capriol Suite - Bournemouth Sinfonietta/George Hurst (Chandos CHAN 8375)

8:00 Beauty Spot: RACHMANINOV: Bless the Lord, o my soul, from Vespers Op 37 - Julia Scozzafava (mezzo), Phoenix Chorale, Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5148)

FALLA: Ritual Fire Dance, from El Amor Brujo - Nina Kotova (cello), Moscow CO/Constantine Orbelian (Philips 462 612)

PROKOFIEV: Pushkin Waltz No 1 Op 120 - Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.571210)

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F# Op 60 - Dong Hyek Lim (pno) (Warner Classics 0825 646068883)

CARR: Mardi Gras Overture - Queensland SO/Edwin Carr (Kiwi CD SLD 101)

CARULLI: Duo in A on Themes of Rossini Op 233 - Franz Halász (gtr), Débora Halász (pno) (Naxos 8.570587)

WALTON: Orb & Sceptre - English Northern Philharmonia/Paul Daniel, Simon Lindley (org) (Naxos 8.555869)