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 Tomorrow

6:00 PONCHIELLI: Dance of the Hours, from La Gioconda - Vienna Phil/Rudolf Kempe (Testament SBT 1127)

BOWERMAN: Isolde Fantasy - Diana Galvydyte (vln), Anna Peletsis (pno) (Champs Hill CHRCD 015)

D SCARLATTI arr Tommasini: Good-Humoured Ladies - English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge (Decca 421 818)

ALBÉNIZ arr Russell: Seville, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - David Russell (gtr) (Telarc CD 80576)

HEINICHEN: Concerto in G, from Dresden Concerti S214 - Cologne Musica Antiqua/Reinhard Goebel (dir) (Archiv 437 549)

7:00 ROSSINI: The Barber of Seville, Overture - Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner (ABC 476 259)

SPOHR: Variations in A Op 8 - Moscow Philharmonic Concertino String Quartet (Marco Polo 8.225983)

CAMILLERI: Il-Weghda, Intermezzo - Godfrey Mifsud (cl), Bournemouth SO/Brian Schembri (Diversions DDV 24126)

VIVALDI: Violin Concerto in E RV265 - Café Zimmermann/Pablo Valetti (vln/dir) (Alpha 193)

LEHÁR: Adriatic Waltz - Berlin Radio SO/Michail Jurowski (CPO 999 891)

8:00 Beauty Spot: TRAD Scottish arr Rutter: Oh can ye sew cushions? - Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter (Collegium CSCD 502)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Romance; Folk Feast, from The Gadfly - Joakim Svenheden (vln), London Phil/Mariss Jansons (EMI 5 56591)

PIAZZOLLA: Adíos Nonino - Trio Tangophoria (BIS SACD 2108)

WEBER: Jubel Overture - Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow (BIS SACD 1760)

ARBAN: Variations on a theme from Bellini's Norma - Håkan Hardenberger (cornet), Roland Pöntinen (pno) (BIS CD 287)

HINDEMITH: Suite of French Dances - Tasmanian SO/Werner Andreas Albert (CPO 999 301)

6:00 am on Tuesday (31 Mar 2015)

6:00 BARTÓK: Hungarian Sketches Sz97, An Evening in the Village; Bear Dance; Melody; Slightly Tipsy; Swineherd's Dance - Philharmonia/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 8895)

HALVORSEN: Passacaglia after Handel - Alexandra Koll (vln), Heinrich Koll (vla) (Naxos 8.557606)

CHABRIER: Lamento - Alexandre Emard (cor anglais), Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5122)

ALBINONI arr Red Priest: Adagio in G minor - Red Priest (Red Priest RP 004)

G WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes - London SO/Charles Groves (Lyrita SRCD 323)

7:00 J STRAUSS II: Die Fledermaus, Overture - Berlin Phil/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Teldec 3984 24489)

IBERT: Cinq pièces en trio - Fibonacci Sequence (Deux-Elles DXL 1104)

GAL: Biedermeiertänze Op 66 for mandolin orchestra - Baden Orch of Plucked Instruments/Volker Gerland (Antes BMCD 31.9171)

MASSENET: Meditation, from Thaïs - Maxim Vengerov (vln), Itamar Golan (pno) (Teldec 0630 17045)

MONCAYO: Huapango - Festival Orch of Mexico/Enrique Bátiz (Naxos 8.550838)

8:00 Beauty Spot: RESPIGHI: Aria, from Suite for flute & string orchestra - Sinfonia 21/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9415)

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

MYSLIVECEK: Sinfonia Concertante in G Op 2/3 - Ural Phil/Gary Brain (Toccata Classics TOCC 0023)

PROKOFIEV arr Grjunes: Three Pieces from Romeo & Juliet, Montagues & Capulets (Dance of the Knights); Dance of the girls with lilies; Masks - Vadim Gluzman (vln), Angela Yoffe (pno) (BIS SACD 2032)

GODARD: Introduction & Allegro Op 49 - Howard Shelley (pno/dir), Tasmanian SO (Hyperion CDA 68043)