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 Today

6:00 ELGAR: Romance Op 62 - Graham Sheen (bsn), BBC SO/Andrew Davis (Teldec 4509 98436)

MENDELSSOHN: Fugue in Eb Op 81/4 - Emerson String Quartet (DG 477 5370)

SINDING: Evening Mood Op 120 - Henning Kraggerud (vln), Dala Sinfonietta/Bjarte Engeset (Naxos 8.572827)

GRANADOS arr Miolin: Andaluza, from Spanish Dances Op 37 - Anders Miolin (gtr) (BIS CD 1116)

BERLIOZ: Pantomime, from The Trojans - Richard Vieille (cl), Paris Orchestral Ensemble/John Nelson (Virgin VC 5 45646)

FRANCK arr Delsart: Fourth movement, Allegretto poco mosso, from Violin Sonata in A - Jacqueline du Pré (cello), Daniel Barenboim (pno) (EMI 5 65955)

GRIEG: Evening in the mountains; At the cradle, from Lyric Pieces Op 68 - Bergen Phil/Ole Kristian Ruud (BIS SACD 1491)

7:00 GERSHWIN: Lady, be Good!, Overture - session orch/Eric Stern (Nonesuch 7559 79308)

FALLA arr M Nakariakov: Spanish Dance, from La Vida breve - Sergei Nakariakov (tpt), Alexander Markovich (pno) (Teldec 4509 94554)

ARNOLD: Three Shanties for Wind Quintet - Vega Wind Quintet (LDR LDRC 1002)

STRAVINSKY: Suite No 2 - Bremen German Chamber Phil/Paavo Järvi (PentaTone PTC 5186 046)

KREISLER: Liebesfreud; Caprice viennois - Yossif Ivanov (vln), Itamar Golan (pno) (Naïve AM 136)

HOLST ed Matthews: A Winter Idyll - London Phil/David Atherton (Lyrita SRCD 209)

8:00 Beauty Spot: BEETHOVEN: Romance No 2 in F Op 50 - Gil Shaham (vln), Orpheus CO (DG 449 923)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Fantasia on Serbian Themes - Malaysian Phil/Kees Bakels (BIS CD 1477)

BRIDGE: An Irish Melody, The Londonderry Air - Nash Ensemble (Hyperion CDA 68003)

WOLF-FERRARI: Intermezzo & Ritornello, from Il campiello - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10511)

L BOULANGER: D'un Matin de Printemps - Christine Hankin (fl), Timothy Murray (pno) (Dutton CDLX 7193)

BECK: Sinfonia in Eb Op 1/4 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (Naxos 8.554071)

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture Op 62 - Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (L'Oiseau-Lyre 425 696)

ELGAR: In Moonlight, from In the South, Alassio - James Boyd (vla), Piers Lane (pno) (EMI CD EMX 2229)

CPE BACH: Symphony in D Wq183/1 - Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta/Manfred Huss (BIS SACD 2098)

MOZART arr Grieg: Piano Sonata No 16 in C K545, For Beginners - Piano Duo Trenkner (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 930 1382)

HOLST ed Matthews/I Holst: Dances, from The Morning of the Year - London SO/David Atherton (Lyrita SRCD 209)

7:00 SUPPÉ: The Africa Voyage - Slovak State Phil/Christian Pollack (Marco Polo 8.223864)

BACH: Violin Sonata No 1 in B minor BWV1014 - Frank Peter Zimmermann (vln), Enrico Pace (pno) (Sony 88697 11243)

SAINT-SAËNS: Romance in Db Op 37 - Edward Beckett (fl), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Black Box BBM 1049)

HANDEL: Water Music Suite No 3 in G - Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.557764)

ERNST: Fantaisie brillante on the March & Romance from Rossini's opera Otello Op 11 - Thomas Christian (vln), Thomas Christian Ensemble (CPO 777 894)

8:00 RAFF: Dame Kobold, Overture Op 154 - Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5135)

TURINA: Three Andalusian Dances Op 8 - Albert Guinovart (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMI 98 7009)

BOISMORTIER: Ballet No 1 - Le Concert Spirituel/Hervé Niquet (Naxos 8.554295)

MILHAUD: Scaramouche - Lisa Shklyaver (cl), Jos van Immerseel (pno) (Zig Zag ZZT 358)

SIBELIUS: Finlandia - Oslo Phil/Mariss Jansons (EMI CDC 7 54273)