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: Keyboard Concerto in G Wq43/5 - Miklós Spányi (hpschd/dir), Concerto Armonico Budapest (BIS CD 1957)

VILLA-LOBOS: Chôros No 1 - Frank Bungarten (gtr) (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 905 1629)

GRAINGER: Harvest Hymn - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9493)

METCALF: Septet for harp, flute, clarinet & strings - Eleanor Turner (harp), Philippa Davies (fl), David Campbell (cl), Solstice Quartet (Signum SIGCD 203)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending - Richard Friedman (vln), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 779)

7:00 RIES: Introduction & Variations Brillantes Op 170 - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), Royal Liverpool Phil/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.570440)

ROSSINI: Andante & Variations on Di tanti palpiti from Tancredi - Heinz Holliger (ob), Ursula Holliger (harp) (Philips 426 288)

GERMAN: The willow song - BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson (Dutton CDLX 7156)

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

DELIUS: In a Summer Garden - Hallé Orch/Vernon Handley (EMI CD CFP 4568)

8:00 VERDI: Nabucco, Overture - La Scala Phil/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 478 3559)

HAYDN: Keyboard Sonata No 58 in C HobXVI/48 - Geoffrey Lancaster (fpno) (ABC Classics 465 702)

J STRAUSS II: Ballet Music, from Die Fledermaus - Bratislava City Chorus, Slovak Radio SO, Bratislava/Johannes Wildner (Marco Polo 8.223247)

SAINT-SAËNS: Chant Saphique Op 91; Gavotte Op post - Luigi Piovano (cello), Luisa Prayer (pno) (Eloquentia EL 0401)

DUKAS: The Sorcerer's Apprentice - Mexico City Phil/Enrique Bátiz (Sanctuary CD RSN 3046)

6:00 am on Monday (03 Nov 2014)

6:00 GRÉTRY ed Beecham: Zémire et Azor, Suite - Brittany Orch/Stefan Sanderling (ASV CD DCA 1095)

ELGAR arr Brewer: Chanson de Nuit Op 15/1; Chanson de matin Op 15/2 - Carlo Curley (organ of Church of St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol) (Argo 433 450)

SARASATE: Fantasy on Mozart's Don Giovanni Op 51 - Tianwa Yang (vln), Navarra SO/Ernest Martínez Izquierdo (Naxos 8.572276)

MENDELSSOHN: On wings of song Op 34/2; Schilflied Op 71/4; Assai tranquillo; Song without Words in D Op 109 - Daniel Müller-Schott (cello), Jonathan Gilad (pno) (Orfeo C 750 101 A)

FALLA: La Vida Breve, Interlude & Dance - Cincinnati SO/Jesús López-Cobos (Telarc CD 80149)

7:00 OFFENBACH: Orpheus in the Underworld, Overture - Vienna Phil/Rudolf Kempe (Testament SBT 1127)

BEETHOVEN: Second movement, Adagio un poco mosso, from Piano Concerto No 5 in Eb Op 73, Emperor - Elen Rapoport (pno), Christchurch SO/William Southgate (Private)

CHOPIN: Nocturne in Eb Op 9/2 - Stephen Hough (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67849)

WOLF: Italian Serenade - Alfama Quartet (Fuga Libera FUG 582)

IPPOLITOV-IVANOV: Caucasian Sketches, Suite No 1 Op 10, Nos 2 & 4 - Borusan Istanbul Phil/Sascha Goetzel (Onyx 4124)

8:00 Beauty Spot: SATIE arr/orch Kennedy: Gymnopédie No 2 - Nigel Kennedy (vln/dir), David Heath (fls), English CO (EMI 5 56923)

J RITCHIE: Papanui Road - New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei (Trust MMT 2040)

CLARKE arr Radcliffe: Trumpet Voluntary - Huw Williams (organ of St Paul's Cathedral, London) (Guild GMCD 7304)

SCHUBERT trans Wispelwey: Violin Sonatina in G minor D408 - Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Paolo Giacometti (fpno) (Channel Classics CCS 9696)

BACH: Agnus Dei, from Mass in B minor - Sergei Nakariakov (flugelhorn), Saint Paul CO/Hugh Wolff (Teldec 0630 10788)

WEINBERGER: Polka & Fugue, from Schwanda the Bagpiper - Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel (Telarc CD 80115)