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 CPE BACH: Symphony in G Wq183/4 - Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman (dir) (Erato 2292 45361)

DEBUSSY: Intermezzo - Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), Robert Kulek (pno) (EMI 5 75201)

PÄRT: Summa - Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow (BIS CD 834)

MAHLER: Piano Quartet movement - Vlastimil Holek (vln), Josef Kluson (vla), Michal Kanka (cello), Sachiko Kayahara (pno) (Praga PRD 250 168)

WAGNER: Tannhäuser, Venusberg Music - Vienna Singverein, Vienna Phil/Georg Solti (Decca 475 8502)

7:00 HANDEL: Mr Handel's Water Piece - John Wallace (tpt), Wallace Collection, English String Orch/William Boughton (Nimbus NI 7067/8)

ZEMLINSKY: Humoreske - Les Vents Français: Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Paul Meyer (cl), François Leleux (ob), Gilbert Audin (bsn), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn) (Warner 2564 63484)

LINCKE: Glow Worm Idyll, from Lysistrata - New London Orch/Ronald Corp (Hyperion CDA 66998)

PUCCINI: Scherzo in A minor; Minuet No 1 in A - Quartetto Puccini (ASV CD DCA 909)

BACH: Concerto in C minor for oboe & violin BWV1060 - Oscar Shumsky (vln), Robin Miller (ob), Scottish CO/John Tunnell (dir) (Nimbus NI 1757)

8:00 Beauty Spot: STAINER: God so loved the world, from The Crucifixion - Choir of St John's College, Cambridge/George Guest (Decca 425 849)

MOSCHELES: The Maid of Orléans, Overture Op 91 - Brandenburg State Orch/Nikos Athinäos (Christophorus CHE 0135)

BEETHOVEN: Variations on Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen from Mozart's The Magic Flute - Steven Isserlis (cello), Robert Levin (fpno) (Hyperion CDA 67981)

VIVALDI: Flute Concerto in D minor RV431a, Il Gran Mogol - Ashley Solomon (fl), Florilegium (Channel Classics CCS SA 32311)

SMETANA: Vltava, from Má Vlast - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 423 220)

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 M SHEPPARD: Prologue; Soliloquy; Epilogue, from The Soul Rests Eternal - Caroline Dale (cello) (Signum SIGCD 232)

BUTTERWORTH: Banks of Green Willow - ASMF/Neville Marriner (London 421 391)

ALBINONI: Oboe Concerto in Bb Op 7/3 - Tine Thing Helseth (tpt), Norwegian CO (Simax PSC 1292)

TRAD arr Idenstam: Diptyque - Johan Hedin (nyckelharpa), Gunnar Idenstam (org) (Caprice CAP 21807)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Ab D899/4 - Nikolai Demidenko (pno) (Hyperion CDA 66781)

ELLER: Five Pieces for string orchestra - Tallinn CO/Tônu Kaljuste (ECM 1745)

7:00 MARTUCCI: Giga Op 61/3 - Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia (Naxos 8.570929)

MATHIAS: Improvisations Op 10 - Ingrid Bauer (harp) (Master Performers MP 010)

GRAUN: Flute Concerto in E minor - Karl Kaiser (fl), Frankfurt Cappella Academica/Petra Müllejans (dir) (CPO 777 321)

MOERAN: Toccata - Duncan Honeybourne (pno) (EM Records EMRCD 012/013)

STÖLZEL orch Klemperer: Bist du bei mir, from the Anna Magdalena Songbook - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (Chandos CHSA 5030)

DEBUSSY: Première rapsodie - Michael Collins (cl), Michael McHale (pno) (Chandos 10804)

8:00 Beauty Spot: MASCAGNI: Cavalleria Rusticana, Intermezzo - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 399 878)

EINAUDI: I giorni - Daniel Hope (vln), Jacques Ammon (pno), Berlin CO/Simon Halsey (DG 479 0571)

MILHAUD: Suite d'après Corrette - Athena Ensemble (Chandos CHAN 6536)

DIENES: Ave verum corpus - Graduate Choir/Terence Maskell (Atoll ACD 105)

TELEMANN: Sinfonia melodica in C TWV50/2 - Berlin Baroque Soloists/Rainer Kussmaul (dir) (DG 477 5923)

HALVORSEN: Sarabande con variazioni on a theme of Handel - Natalia Lomeiko (vln), Yuri Zhislin (vla) (Naxos 8.572522)

ELGAR: Nimrod, from Enigma Variations - English SO/William Boughton (Nimbus NI 7067/8)