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 C STAMITZ: Symphony in G Op 13/4 Op 16/4 - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9358)

VIOTTI: Second movement, Larghetto, from Harp Sonata in Bb - Nicanor Zabaleta (harp) (DG 415 893)

RUTTER: Distant Land - Royal Phil/John Rutter (Decca 476 124)

HANDEL: Trio Sonata in B minor Op 2/1 - Wilbert Hazelzet (fl), Sonnerie (Avie AV 0033)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Sea & Sinbad's Ship, from Scheherazade - Tatiana Porshneva (vln), Russian National Orch/Carlo Ponti (PentaTone PTC 5186 378)

7:00 VERDI: Oberto, Overture - BBC Phil/Edward Downes (Chandos CHAN 9510)

PACHELBEL: Canon & Gigue in D - London Baroque/Charles Medlem (dir) (BIS CD 1135)

MOZART: German Dances K605 - Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Hans Graf (Capriccio 10 809)

PIERNÉ: Solo de concert Op 35 - Karen Geoghegan (bsn), Philip Fisher (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10521)

HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in Eb HobVIIe/1 - Niklas Eklund (tpt), Swedish CO/Roy Goodman (Naxos 8.554806)

8:00 Beauty Spot: TRAD: The Gentle Swan, from Irish Folk Song Society Journal, 1905 - Ensemble Galilei (ABC 472 610)

GRAINGER: Handel in the Strand - Philip Martin (pno), Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Kenneth Montgomery (Chandos CHAN 6542)

KODÁLY: Romance lyrique - Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67829)

DELIBES: Waltz & Mazurka, from Coppélia - New Zealand SO/Varujan Kojian (Kiwi CD SLC 222)

MENDELSSOHN: Concert Piece in F minor Op 113 - Alan Hacker (cl), Lesley Schatzberger (basset horn), Richard Burnett (fpno) (Amon Ra CD SAR 38)

SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No 1 in A Op 20 - Liviu Prunaru (vln), Paris Orchestral Ensemble/Lawrence Foster (Claves CD 50-2210)

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in G Op 3/3 - Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr (dir) (Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7415)

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

HALVORSEN: Air norvégien - Marianne Thorsen (vln), Bergen Phil/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 10614)

BUSTO: Two Marian Pieces, Ave maris stella; Ave Maria - Phoenix Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5066)

KOECHLIN: Bassoon Sonata Op 71 - Karen Geoghegan (bsn), Philip Fisher (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10521)

RAVEL: Menuet antique - French National Orch/Eliahu Inbal (Brilliant Classics 6980)

7:00 HOVHANESS: Alleluia & Fugue Op 40b - I Fiamminghi/Rudolf Werthen (Telarc CD 80503)

GERSHWIN arr Brahn: I got rhythm, from Girl Crazy - Joshua Bell (vln), London SO/John Williams (Sony SK 60659)

KOSENKO: Gigue in D minor, from Eleven Etudes in the Form of Old Dances Op 19 - Natalya Shkoda (pno) (Toccata Classics TOCC 0036)

SIBELIUS: Andante festivo - Bergen Phil/Andrew Davis (Chandos CHSA 5134)

PAINE: Mountain Muse, from Alberton - Bruce Paine (gtr) (Bruce Paine BNP DVD 001)

SANCAN: Sonatine - Sharon Bezaly (fl), Love Derwinger (pno) (BIS SACD 1639)

8:00 Beauty Spot: TRAD: Walk, my beloved - Julie Fowlis (vocals), Nicola Benedetti (vln), Phil Cunningham (accordion), Tony Byrne (gtr), Eamon Doorley (bouzouki), Ewen Vernal (dbass) (Decca 478 6690)

HAYDN: Second movement, Andante, from Symphony No 101 in D, The Clock - Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski (Naïve V 5176)

FAURÉ: Sicilienne, from Pelléas & Mélisande - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Decca 473 862)

BRAHMS arr Rysanov: Scherzo, from FAE Sonata in A minor - Maxim Rysanov (vla), Evelyn Chang (pno) (Avie AV 2111)

HANDEL: Enjoy the sweet Elysian grove, from Alceste - Mark Padmore (ten), English Concert/Andrew Manze (dir) (Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7422)

DEBUSSY: Jardins sous la pluie, from Estampes - Cécile Ousset (pno) (Berlin Classics 1345 BC)

FIELD: Divertissement No 1 in E - Míceál O'Rourke (pno), London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 10468)

SATIE orch Milhaud: Jack-in-the-Box - London Festival Players/Bernard Herrmann (Decca 421 395)