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.
Listen to Edith's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2uRWkqc
Or go and Google it: Joseph Bologne's Symphony no.1 in G / Josquin des Prez's Deploration sur la mort de Jehan Ockeghem / Copland's Appalachian Spring / Janacek's Sinfonietta / Nadia Boulanger's 3 Pieces for cello and piano / Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique (2nd movement)
Dev reveals his ambitions to play Beethoven, his problem with opera and why social media is stopping him becoming the next Mozart.
Listen to Dev's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2ObfTSs
Or go and Google it: Mozart's Overture from the opera ‘La clemenza di Tito’ / Verdi's Requiem (Offertorio – Domine Jesu Christe) / Philip Glass's String Quartet no.3 / Maria Theresia von Paradis's Sicilienne / Stanford's Blue Bird / Clara Schumann's Scherzo in C minor
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.
Listen to Amy's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2LzxZ22
Or go and Google it: Bach's Mass in B Minor (Sanctus) / John Cage's In a Landscape / Canteloube's Songs of the Auvergne (no.2 Bailero) / Max Richter's Mercy / Wagner's Tannhauser Overture / Hildegard von Bingen's O virtus Sapientie
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.
Listen to Huw's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2JO39Ou
Or go and Google it: Haydn's String Quartet in G op.76 no.1 / Dobrinka Tabakova's Nocturne / John Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Finzi's Eclogue / Verdi's Bella figlia dell'amore from Rigoletto / Bach's Cello Suite no.2 in D minor
Bonus tracks: Sogg by Amiina
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.
Listen to Gemma's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2JOTYx6
Or go and Google it: CPE Bach's Flute concerto in A minor / Rautavaara's Melankolia from Cantus Arcticus / Frank Zappa's G-Spot Tornado / Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no.2 / Anna Meredith's Heal You / Schumann's Piano Quintet
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.
Listen to Bobby's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2A1516N
Or go and Google it: Bernstein's Candide Overture / Couperin's Les Baricades Misterieuses arranged by Thomas Ades / Debussy's Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (from Children’s Corner) / Dvorak's String Quartet in F aka ‘American’ / Purcell's Music for a While (from Oedipus) / Smetana's ‘Vltava' (from Ma Vlast)
Bonus tracks: Ravi Shankar's Raga Piloo / The Humma Song from OK Jaanu
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.
Listen to Clara's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2uMGsog
Or go and Google it: Beethoven's Symphony no.5 / Jordi Savall's Canarios / Olafur Arnalds' Eyes Shut / Chopin's Nocturne in C minor / Elgar's Cello Concerto / Alissa Firsova's Stabat Mater / Richard Strauss's Four Last Songs
Bonus tracks: Debussy's Clair de lune / Morten Lauridsen's Les Chansons des Roses / James MacMillan's Gallant Weaver / Eric Whitacre's Sleep
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.
Listen to Shaun's playlist here: https://spoti.fi/2L95bgB
Or go and Google it: Albinioni's Oboe Concerto in D minor / Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint / William Byrd's Mass for five voices / Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony / Schubert's An die Musik / Elena Kats-Chernin's Unsent Love Letters
Bonus tracks: Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight Sonata" / Palestrina's Missa Papae Marcelli / Tallis's O sacrum convivium / King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard's A New World
Guests, playlists and chat: Clemmie Burton-Hill gives a taste of what's to come in Season 1 of our new classical music podcast. Plus, which is better: "Classical Fix" or "Party like it's 1749"?