Classic Morning

The perfect start to the day. Three 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 Today

6:00 ELGAR: Dream Children Op 43 - BBC SO/Andrew Davis (Teldec 4509 92374)

BORODIN arr Rimsky-Korsakov: Third movement, Nocturne, from String Quartet No 2 in D - St Petersburg Camerata (Newton 880 2097)

SIBELIUS: Pohjola's Daughter - Moscow Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (Brilliant Classics 9212)

SOR: Fantasy in D on a favourite Scottish Air Op 40, Variations on Ye banks & braes - Göran Söllscher (gtr) (DG 419 247)

POULENC: French Suite after Claude Gervaise - Anima Eterna Brugge/Jos van Immerseel (Zig Zag ZZT 110 403)

7:00 SUPPÉ: Poet & Peasant, Overture - Dresden State Opera Orch/Otmar Suitner (Berlin Classics 018 5772 BC)

GRAINGER: Green Bushes, Passacaglia on an English folksong - Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Kenneth Montgomery (Chandos CHAN 6542)

TURINA: Gypsy Dances Op 55 - Albert Guinovart (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMI 98 7009)

NIELSEN: Serenata in vano - New London Chamber Ensemble & Guests (Meridian CDE 84580)

TELEMANN: Concerto in D for trumpet & two oboes - John Wallace (tpt), Paul Arden-Taylor, Anna Evans (obs), English String Orch/William Boughton (Nimbus NI 5189)

8:00 HOLST: Lyric Movement for viola - Cecil Aronowitz (vla), English CO/Imogen Holst (Lyrita SRCD 223)

KREISLER: Caprice viennois; Liebesleid; Liebesfreud - James Ehnes (vln), Eduard Laurel (pno) (Fleurs de Lys FL 2 3159)

SCHMELZER: Balletto a cavallo - Armonico Tributo Austria/Lorenz Duftschmid (Arcana A 339)

GAUBERT: Divertissement Grec - Bridget Douglas (fl), Rachel Thomson (pno) (Trust MMT 2039)

RUTTER: Suite for strings - Royal Phil/John Rutter (Decca 476 124)

6:00 am on Monday (28 Jul 2014)

6:00 CANNABICH: Symphony No 50 in D minor - Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.554340)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Sérénade mélancolique in B minor - Robin Wilson (vln), Kemp English (pno) (Manu MANU CD 5006)

HAHN arr Hazell: A Chloris - Albrecht Mayer (cor anglais), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

PÄRT: Fratres - Moray Welsh, Alastair Blayden, Michael Stirling (cellos) (Sony SK 61753)

SMETANA: Vltava, from Má Vlast - Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Antal Doráti (Newton 880 2073)

7:00 SULLIVAN: The Gondoliers, Overture - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Andrew Penny (Naxos 8.554165)

PABST: Paraphrase on Sleeping Beauty after Tchaikovsky - Earl Wild (pno) (Sony SK 62036)

HOLST: Mercury, the Winged Messenger, from The Planets - New York Phil/Leonard Bernstein (Sony SMK 63087)

CORELLI: Trio Sonata in A Op 4/3 - Stravaganza (Aparté AP 073)

BRAHMS orch Parlow: Hungarian Dances, No 5 in G minor; No 6 in D; No 11 in D minor; No 16 in F minor - Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.572770)

8:00 Beauty Spot: RACHMANINOV: Prelude in G Op 32/5 - John Ogdon (pno) (Philips 456 916)

GRAINGER: Father & Daughter - Monteverdi Choir, English Country Gardiner Orch/John Eliot Gardiner (Philips 446 657)

KHACHATURIAN: Gayaneh, excerpts - Peter-Lukas Graf (fl), Konrad Ragossnig (gtr) (Claves CD 50-2013)

PAGANINI: Moto perpetuo in C Op 11 - Ivan Pochekin (vln), Russian Phil/Dmitry Yablonsky (Naxos 8.570487)

BOTTESINI: Fantasia on Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor - Thomas Martin (dbass), Anthony Halstead (pno) (Naxos 8.570399)

WAGNER: The Flying Dutchman, Overture - Netherlands Phil/Yakov Kreizberg (PentaTone PTC 5186 041)