Classical Fix

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Clemmie Burton-Hill mixes classical playlists for music-loving guests. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.

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Bolu Babalola
1838
Journalist, academic and author Bolu Babalola tries Clemmie's classical playlist which takes in fairy tales, yearning Harlem poetry, and popular High Life melodies from Nigeria. Bolu's playlist in full: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Theme Errollyn Wallen: Horseplay - Lively Margaret Bonds: Three Dream Portraits - Dream Variation Philip Glass: Glassworks - opening Fela Sowande: African Suite - Akinla Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV1051 - Allegro
Dec 09, 2019
Daisy Buchanan
1831
Journalist, author and podcast host Daisy Buchanan tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Daisy's playlist in full: Nicola Matteis: La Vecchia Sarabanda Anton Bruckner: Locus iste Aaron Jay Kernis: Musica Celestis Erik Satie: 'Sylvie' from Trois Melodies Ann Southam: Glass Houses Edward Elgar: Sea Slumber-Song from Sea Pictures
Dec 02, 2019
Liam Williams
1786
Comedian, actor and writer Liam Williams tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Liam's playlist in full: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Mélodie Op. 42, No. 3 Matthew Locke: The Tempest: The Second Musick: Curtain Tune Camille Saint-Saens: Bassoon Sonata Op. 168 (3rd movement) Missy Mazzoli: Vespers for Violin William Henry Harris: Faire is the Heaven Scott Joplin: Stoptime Rag
Nov 25, 2019
Andy Zaltzman
1720
Comedian and host of the satirical news podcast The Bugle, Andy Zaltzman, tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Andy's playlist: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Violin Sonata in C minor (2nd movement) Franz Schubert: Litanei auf des Fest Allerseelen Rachel Grimes: First Self-Portrait Series Tomas Luis de Victoria: Requiem Mass (Kyrie) Germaine Tailleferre: Sonata for Harp (1st movement) Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture (aka Fingal's Cave)
Nov 18, 2019
Matt Edmondson
1798
Writer, board game creator, magician and co-host of Weekend Breakfast on Radio 1, Matt Edmondson, tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Matt's playlist in full: Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude in G (reworked for piano) Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C (3rd movement) Hildur Gudnadottir: Elevation Johannes Ockeghem: Missa pro defunctis (Kyrie) Michael Nyman: If from The Diary of Anne Frank Antonio Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto in A minor RV461 (Larghetto)
Nov 04, 2019
Suzi Ruffell
1745
Comedian and podcaster Suzi Ruffell tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Suzi's playlist in full: Johann Sebastian Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze (version for 2 pianos) Marin Marais: Les voix humaines Ennio Morricone: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso Carl Orff: Gassenhauer from Four Studies for Xylophone Jessie Montgomery: Strum Benjamin Britten: Sunday Morning from 4 Sea Interludes (from the opera Peter Grimes)
Oct 28, 2019
Rob Auton
1800
Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival, writer and comedian Rob is in the hot seat. He's listened to Chopin's greatest hits and he's brought his homework along. So what will he make of Clemmie's eclectic classical playlist? Rob's playlist in full Philip Glass: Études (No 2) Emmanuel Chabrier: España Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 (Adagio) Agustín Barrios Mangoré : La Catedral (Allegro solemne) Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 30 (Vivace ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo) Classical Fix is a podcast for classical music lovers and classical music newbies. If you're keen to try classical and don't know where to start - this is where you start.
Oct 20, 2019
Mim Shaikh
1794
Broadcaster, actor and writer Mim Shaikh tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Mim's playlist in full: Florence Beatrice Price: Symphony No. 1 in E Minor: III. Juba Dance Frédéric Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 15 in D-Flat Major, "Raindrop" Nico Muhly: A Hudson Cycle Amy Beach: 4 Sketches, Op. 15: No. 3. Dreaming (arr. for cello and piano) Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque George Frideric Handel / Arr Pluhar: Sinfonia (The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon HWV 67)
Oct 13, 2019
The Guilty Feminist AKA Deborah Frances-White
1798
Writer, comedian and host of the hit podcast The Guilty Feminist, Deborah Frances-White, tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Deborah's playlist in full: John Adams: Hallelujah Junction: 1st Movement Isobel Waller-Bridge: The Last Words of M George Frideric Handel: Rinaldo / Act 2: Vo' far guerra Howard Skempton: More Sweet Than My Refrain Miriam Hyde: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C-sharp minor: 2. Andante tranquillo Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, P. 77: I. Stabat Mater dolorosa
Oct 06, 2019
Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene
1728
'Slay In Your Lane' authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené try Clemmie's classical playlist
Sep 29, 2019
Davina McCall
1759
Euphoric running, new discoveries and a rekindled love of classical - Davina McCall gets her Classical Fix. Davina's playlist in full Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No 2 (2nd movement) Elena Kats-Chernin: Butterflying Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars Aaron Copland: Hoedown Claude Debussy: Reflets dans l'eau Max Richter: On the Nature of Daylight Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jul 14, 2019
Peter Robinson
1767
The Bowie of classical music and why Ravel didn't win the classical X Factor. Popjustice creator and music journalist Peter Robinson tries Clemmie's classical playlist and tells her exactly what he thought. Peter's playlist in full Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No.1 Maurice Ravel – String Quartet in F (2nd movement) Reynaldo Hahn - L'Heure exquise Anthony Holborne – Image of Melancholy Scott Joplin – Magnetic Rag Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jul 07, 2019
Rebecca Lucy Taylor aka Self Esteem
1751
Clemmie tries out a classical playlist on singer and musician Rebecca Lucy Taylor aka Self Esteem, who recently moved into the pop world as a solo artist after 10 years with Indie band, Slow Club. Rebecca finds some new classical discoveries in Clemmie's playlist. Rebecca's playlist in full Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto in A minor for oboe and orchestra, RV 463 (2nd movement) Nico Muhly - Etude 3 Edvard Grieg - Concerto for piano and orchestra (Op.16) in A minor (2nd movement) Barbara Strozzi - L'amante segreto (The secret lover) Mozart - Divertimento in B flat K.254 Amelia Warner - Acres and Acres (from Mum's List) Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jun 30, 2019
Bethan Elfyn
1695
Clemmie tries out her classical playlist on BBC Radio Wales presenter, champion of new music and all round music fanatic, Bethan Elfyn. Recorded backstage at Hay Festival. Bethan's playlist in full Maurice Ravel – Sonatine (2nd mvt) Anna Meredith – Honeyed Words Terry Riley – G Song Johannes Brahms - Wie Melodien zieht es Henry Purcell – Hush, no more from The Fairy Queen (arranged for voice and electric guitar) CPE Bach – Solfeggio in C minor Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jun 24, 2019
Grace Dent
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Restaurant critic, writer and presenter of Radio 4's The Untold, Grace Dent, finds everything from sun-drenched Spanish squares to Nordic noir in Clemmie's classical playlist. Recorded backstage at Hay Festival. Grace's playlist in full Caroline Shaw - Partita for 8 Singers (Sarabande) Francisco Tarrega - Capricho arabe JS Bach - Goldberg Variations (variation 30 and aria) Ola Gjeilo - Northern Lights Nikolai Kapustin - 24 Preludes & Fugues (no.3 in F) Trad arr Coleridge-Taylor - Deep River Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jun 17, 2019
Simon Mundie at Hay Festival
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Clemmie tries out a classical playlist on sports reporter and host of the podcast ‘Don’t tell me the score’, Simon Mundie, in a special edition recorded with a lovely audience at Hay Festival. Simon's playlist in full George Frederic Handel - Zadok the priest - coronation anthem no. 1 Robert Schumann - Abendlied Camille Saint-Saens - Clarinet Sonata (1st mvt) Stephen Paulus - The Road Home Ernesto Lecuona - Porque ta vas? Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Strings (1st mvt) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Soave sia il vento from Cosi fan tutte Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jun 10, 2019
Andy Stanton at Hay Festival
1844
Clemmie devises the perfect classical playlist for children's author Andy Stanton, creator of the utterly grimsters Mr Gum. Recorded live with a lovely audience at Hay Festival. Andy's playlist in full Toru Takemitsu - Waltz (Face of Another) George Gershwin - Concerto for piano and orchestra (3rd movement) David Fennessy - The first thing, the last thing and everything in between Henry Purcell - Rondeau from Abdelazar incidental music Manuel de Falla - Nana from Popular Spanish songs Gustav Mahler - Symphony no.5 (4th movement) Cecile Chaminade - L’Ondine for piano Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jun 02, 2019
Alix Fox
1847
Writer, presenter, sex educator and host of Radio 1's Unexpected Fluids podcast, Alix Fox, tries Clemmie's classical playlist and is profoundly moved by a new discovery. Alix's playlist in full Arvo Part - Fratres Igor Stravinsky - The Shrovetide Fair (from Petrushka) Jennifer Higdon - Pale Yellow (from Piano Trio) Johann Paul von Westhoff - Imitazione delle Campane (from Sonata For Violin And Continuo III) Jean Sibelius - Symphony no.5 (Finale) James MacMillan - The Gallant Weaver Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
May 19, 2019
AJ Dean
1772
Clemmie's classical playlist hits the spot with AJ from Folk-Americana band The Wandering Hearts. Turns out he's quite partial to a bit of choral music when he's in the bath... AJ's playlist in full Andrea Falconieri - Chaconne in G Orlando de Lassus - Vide homo Amy Beach - Berceuse JS Bach - Prelude & Fugue in D (from the Well-Tempered Clavier) Thomas Ades - O Albion (from Arcadiana) Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata in G Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
May 12, 2019
Lisa Dwan
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Clemmie mixes a classical playlist for actor, producer and performer Lisa Dwan - one of the world's greatest interpreters of the works of playwright Samuel Beckett, appearing in an upcoming revival of hit TV series Top Boy later this year, produced by Drake. Lisa's playlist in full Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude no.1 Rameau - Tristes apprêts from Castor and Pollux Caroline Shaw - The Orangery from Plan and Elevation John Filed - Nocturne no.3 Jóhann Jóhannsson - Orphic Hymn Brahms - Symphony no.4 (3rd movement) Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
May 06, 2019
Lolly Adefope
1628
Comedian and actress Lolly discovers music for cooking, calming and comedy in Clemmie's classical playlist. Lolly's playlist: Manuel de Falla - Jota (from 7 Canciones populares Españolas) Chopin - Piano Concerto no.1 (2nd movement) Nico Muhly - Set Me as a Seal Bernstein - Mambo from West Side Story (Symphonic Dances) Amy Beach - Romance for violin and piano Tchaikovsky - Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Apr 28, 2019
Emma Gannon
1771
Writer, blogger, podcast pioneer and all-round digital guru Emma tries Clemmie's classical playlist. Emma's playlist in full Milhaud - Brazileira from Scaramouche Suite for 2 pianos Mussorgsky - Dawn over the Moscow River from Khovanshchina Orlando Gibbons - The Silver Swan Louise Farrenc - Piano Quintet no.1 in A minor (1st mvt) Max Richter - Spring 2 from Vivaldi's Four Seasons Recomposed Gorecki - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs (2nd mvt) Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Mar 04, 2019
Natasia Demetriou
1797
Musical fireworks, didgeridoos, and loud men singing - Clemmie mixes an eclectic classical playlist for comedian and actor Natasia Demetriou. Natasia’s playlist in full Handel - Music for the Royal Fireworks Sculthorpe - prelude from Stinrg Quartet no.14 Fanny Mendlessohn - Andante soave in E flat from 6 Melodies Allegri - Miserere Ravel - Piano Concerto in G (2nd movement) Mahler - Der Trunkene im Fuhling from Das Lied von der Erde Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Feb 25, 2019
Bryony Gordon
1815
Writer and podcaster Bryony Gordon tries Clemmie's classical playlist and chats about mental health and music. Please note there's some mild swearing in this episode. Bryony’s playlist in full Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major (first movement) Astor Piazzolla: Libertango Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2 (third movement) Carlo Gesualdo: Madrigal for 5 voices: O dolce mio tesoro Franz Liszt: 6 Consolations (No 3) Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Feb 18, 2019
James Acaster
1817
Clemmie introduces stand-up comedian James Acaster to her classical playlist and finds out exactly what he thinks - and it’s not all plain sailing. James's playlist in full Antonín Dvořák: Scherzo from Serenade for Strings Teresa Carreno: Mi Teresita Charlotte Bray: Agnus Dei Henryk Wieniawski: Legende Antonio Valente: Follias Criollas Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Feb 11, 2019
Amelia Warner
1690
Clemmie tries her classical playlist on actress and singer Ameila Warner, formerly known by her stage name 'Slow Moving Millie'. Jean-Baptiste Lully - Air, Deux insulaires from Roland Paul Hindemith - Trauermusik Chiquinha Gonzaga - Corta Jaca Sally Beamish - Gala Music (1st movement) Robert Pearsall - Lay a Garland Wagner - Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Feb 04, 2019
Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson aka The Scummy Mummies
1703
Comedians Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson AKA ''The Scummy Mummies' tell Clemmie just what they thought of her classical playlist, featuring music by Ginastera, Vaughan Williams and Bruch. The Scummy Mummies's playlist in full Ginastera: Cuyana from Tres Piezas Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Trumpets (1st movement) Augusta Holmes: La Nuit et l'Amour: Ludus pro patria Beethoven: Piano Trio no 5 in D "Ghost" (1st movement) Bruch: Kol Nidrei Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jan 27, 2019
Josie Rourke
1671
In a special edition of Classical Fix, film and theatre director Josie Rourke tries Clemmie's classical playlist and talks about the music she used in her new movie, Mary Queen of Scots, which was composed by Max Richter. Josie's playlist: Alice Mary Smith - Symphony in C minor (4th movement) Jorge Cardoso - Milonga Jan Dismas Zelenka - Miserere in C minor Wojciech Kilar - Agnus Dei Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Jan 21, 2019
Yasmin Evans
1732
Meditation, Monteverdi and how music moves: 1Xtra DJ and all round music fanatic Yasmin Evans makes some new classical music discoveries. Yasmin's playlist: Monteverdi - Pur ti miro (I gaze at you) from The Coronation of Poppea Weber - Clarinet Concerto no.1 in F minor (3rd movement) Arvo Part - Spiegel im Spiegel Janacek - In the Mists (1st movement) Duke Ellington - Nutcracker overture (based on music by Tchaikovsky) Ólafur Arnalds - For now I am winter Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Dec 17, 2018
Lola Adesioye
1642
Balm for the soul with Beethoven, Bach and Boulanger.: Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, the writer and socio-political commentator, Lola Adesioye. Lola's playlist: Florence B Price - Fantasie negre Beethoven - String Quartet no.13 in B flat, op.130 (5th mvt) Bach - Goldberg Variations BWV988 (variation 5) Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium Lili Boulanger - Nocturne Gershwin - Bess, you is my woman now from Porgy and Bess Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Dec 10, 2018
Hari Kunzru
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Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for her special guest, the writer, journalist and music obsessive, Hari Kunzru. What will he make of his new musical discoveries? Hari's playlist: Philip Glass - Echorus Durufle - Ubi caritas Traditional Danish - Ribers no.8 (arranged by Danish String Quartet) Cheryl Frances-Hoad - Contemplation (from Homages) Puccini - Che gelida manina (from La boheme) Duke Ellington - King of the Magi (from Three Black Kings) Classical Fix is a podcast from BBC Radio 3. If you're new to classical music and wondering where to start - this is where you start.
Dec 03, 2018
Shingai Shoniwa
1712
Noisettes frontwoman Shingai tries Clemmie's classical playlist and reveals her operatic inspirations. Shingai's playlist Steve Reich - Duet for two violins and strings Corelli - Concerto grosso in G minor, Op. 6, No. 8 Nils Frahm - Ambre Rachmaninov - Tebe Poem Cecile Chaminade - 6 Études de concert, Op.35: No.2 Autumn Extra tracks: Britten - The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue Purcell - Dido's Lament (from Dido and Aeneas) Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemmie curates a custom-made playlist of six tracks for her guest, who then joins her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries. Available through BBC Sounds.
Nov 26, 2018
Elizabeth Day
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Clemency Burton-Hill creates a bespoke classical playlist for writer Elizabeth Day and finds out what she thought of her choices. Elizabeth's playlist: Vivaldi - Andromeda Liberata Bach - French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816 David Lang - I Lie Marquez - Danzon No.2 Clara Schumann - Andante Molto (from Three Romances Op.22) John Tavener - Mother Of God, Here I Stand Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemmie curates a custom-made playlist of six tracks for her guest, who then joins her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries.
Nov 19, 2018
Marika Hackman
1788
Flooring choral music, relentless piano and some "perfectly pleasant" Prokofiev. Singer-songwriter Marika Hackman tries Clemmie's classical playlist: what will she make of her new musical discoveries? Marika's playlist in full Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1 (1st mvt) Jocelyn Pook - How sweet the moonlight Ligeti - Musica ricercata No. 7 Ola Gjeilo - Sunrise Mass (The Spheres) Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time (Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus) Bizet - Carmen Suite No.1 (Intermezzo) Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemmie curates a custom-made playlist of six tracks for her guest, who then joins her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries. Available through BBC Sounds
Nov 12, 2018
Rohan Silva
1837
Entrepreneur, technology guru and vinyl junkie Rohan Silva tells Clemmie what he thought of her classical playlist and admits there might *just* be some decent music from pre-1960. Rohan's playlist in full Shostakovich: Adagio from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District Steve Reich: Music for Pieces of Wood Germaine Tailleferre: Valse lente Carl Friedrich Abel: 27 Pieces for Viola da Gamba (Prelude) Cristóbal de Morales: Officium defunctorum ('Parce mihi, Domine') James Johnson: Harlem Symphony (3rd mvt 'Night Club') Classical Fix is Radio 3's new programme and podcast, designed for music fans who are curious about classical music and want to give it a go, but don't know where to start. Each week Clemmie will curate a custom-made playlist of six tracks for her guest, who will then join her to discuss their impressions of their brand new classical music discoveries.
Nov 05, 2018
Dolly Alderton
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Sensuous guitar, passionate hair and a singing audition in Ann Summers. Writer, podcaster and music-lover Dolly Alderton tries out Clemmie's special mix of classical tracks. Like many of us, Dolly's keen to discover more classical music, but what will she make of her bespoke playlist? Dolly's playlist in full Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger - Toccata Arpeggiata Poulenc - Les Chemins de l'amour Antonio Lotti - 8 part Crucifixus Gershwin - Walking the Dog Dvorak - Piano Quartet No.2, Op.87 (2nd mvt) Meredith Monk - Ellis Island
Oct 29, 2018
Edith Bowman
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Broadcaster and film music aficionado Edith Bowman tries out Clemmie's classical playlist with music by Copland, Berlioz and Nadia Boulanger. Edith promises she'll try her best to get her new music discovery included in an upcoming film soundtrack. Edith's playlist in full Joseph Bologne: Symphony No 1 in G Josquin des Prez: Deploration sur la mort de Jehan Ockeghem Copland: Appalachian Spring Janacek: Sinfonietta Nadia Boulanger: 3 Pieces for cello and piano Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (2nd movement)
Sep 02, 2018
Dev
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Dev reveals his ambitions to play Beethoven, his problem with opera and why social media is stopping him becoming the next Mozart. Dev's playlist in full Mozart: Overture from the opera La clemenza di Tito Verdi: Requiem (Offertorio – Domine Jesu Christe) Philip Glass: String Quartet No 3 Maria Theresia von Paradis: Sicilienne Stanford: The Blue Bird Clara Schumann: Scherzo in C minor
Aug 27, 2018
Amy Lamé
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Clemmie becomes playlist pen pals with London night tsar and 6 Music DJ Amy Lamé after bonding over music by Bach and Bingen. Plus: music for a late journey home, and why musical boundaries should be knocked down. Amy's playlist in full JS Bach: Sanctus from Mass in B Minor John Cage: In a Landscape Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne (No 2 Bailero) Max Richter: Mercy Wagner: Tannhauser Overture Hildegard von Bingen: O virtus Sapientie
Aug 20, 2018
Huw Stephens
1611
Clemmie's classical playlist provides Radio 1's new music champion Huw Stephens with the perfect commuter music. Plus, why it's OK to wear jeans to the opera. Huw's playlist in full Haydn: String Quartet in G Op 76 No 1 Dobrinka Tabakova: Nocturne John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine Finzi: Eclogue Verdi: Bella figlia dell'amore (from Rigoletto) Bach: Cello Suite No 2 in D minor Bonus track Sogg by Amiina
Aug 12, 2018
Gemma Cairney
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Who knew Clemmie's classical playlist would become the soundtrack to Gemma's summer of love? Plus, the healing power of Anna Meredith and why classical music is a great alternative to a private gong bath. Gemma's playlist in full CPE Bach: Flute concerto in A minor Einojuhani Rautavaara: Melankolia from Cantus Arcticus Frank Zappa: G-Spot Tornado Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No 2 Anna Meredith: Heal You Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet
Aug 05, 2018
Bobby Friction
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Fist-pumping highs to tear-jerking lows - Bobby Friction from BBC Asian Network finds it all in this week's playlist as he discovers a powerful emotional virus lurking in the music of French composer Claude Debussy but says [spoiler] NO NO NOT NOT NOT NO NO to Dvorak. Bobby's playlist in full Bernstein: Candide Overture Couperin: Les Baricades Misterieuses (arranged by Thomas Ades) Debussy: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (from Children’s Corner) Dvorak: String Quartet in F AKA "American" Purcell: Music for a While (from Oedipus) Smetana: Vltava (from Ma Vlast) Bonus tracks Ravi Shankar's Raga Piloo The Humma Song from OK Jaanu
Jul 29, 2018
Clara Amfo
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Clemmie's guest is Radio 1 DJ and Live Lounge host, Clara Amfo. So what happens when a hip hop and RnB fan with a musical theatre obsession tries out classical? We take a trip into Clara's imagination as she describes a love scene conjured up by Beethoven and suggests why she thinks classical music works so well when sampled. Clara's playlist in full Beethoven: Symphony No 5 Jordi Savall: Canarios Olafur Arnalds: Eyes Shut Chopin: Nocturne in C minor Elgar: Cello Concerto Alissa Firsova: Stabat Mater Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs Bonus tracks Debussy: Clair de lune Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses James MacMillan: Gallant Weaver Eric Whitacre: Sleep
Jul 22, 2018
Shaun Keaveny
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Clemmie's first guest is 6 Music DJ and rock addict Shaun Keaveny. What will this Led Zeppelin superfan make of Clemmie's classical playlist, with music ranging from Schubert to Reich? Plus, we discover Shaun's past life as an altar boy, and how to make the perfect lemon drizzle cake. Shaun's playlist in full Tomaso Albinioni: Oboe Concerto in D minor Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint William Byrd: Agnus Dei from Mass for Five Voices Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Jupiter" Symphony Franz Schubert: An die Musik Elena Kats-Chernin: Unsent Love Letters
Jul 15, 2018
Welcome to Classical Fix
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Clemmie Burton-Hill helps music fans curate their own classical playlists. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
Jul 09, 2018