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Saturday - Martin Handley

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 11 June 2011

Martin Handley presents Breakfast including the 2nd movement from Beethoven's 8th Symphony performed by the London Classical Players conducted by Roger Norrington, Smetana's Sarka from Ma Vlast performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Rafael Kubelik, and the Britten Sinfonia under Nicholas Cleobury perform a Berceuse by Frank Bridge.

Music Played

17 items
  • Image for [anonymous]

    [anonymous] Sumer is icumen in

    Performer: The Hilliard Ensemble

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901154

  • Image for Frank Bridge

    Frank Bridge Berceuse

    Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Nicholas Cleobury

    CONIFER CLASSICS 75605 51327 2

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert 6 Moments musicaux D780 – no.1 in C major

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

    HYPERION CDA67091/2

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no.8 (Op.93) in F major: 2 - Allegretto scherzando

    Performer: The London Classical Players Performer: Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

    VIRGIN VERITAS 5 61375 2

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Serenade in E flat major for 13 wind instruments, Op.7

    Performer: London Winds Performer: Michael Collins (director)

    HYPERION CDD22015

  • Image for Pablo de Sarasate

    Pablo de Sarasate Navarra – two violins & orchestra, Op.33

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip (violin) Performer: Mikhail Ovrutsky (violin) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

    WARNER CLASSICS 0927-45664-2

  • Image for Johann Philipp Krieger

    Johann Philipp Krieger An die Einsamkeit ('to solitude')

    Performer: René Jacobs (countertenor) Performer: Konrad Junghänel (lute)

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901183

  • Image for Virgil Thomson

    Virgil Thomson The Plow that Broke the Plains – suite

    Performer: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    ANGEL CDM 7 64306 2

  • Image for Erik Satie

    Erik Satie Gymnopedie no.1 for piano

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 902017.18

  • Image for Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Christoph Willibald Gluck Air de furies from Orfeo ed Euridice, Act II

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (conductor)

    VIRGIN CLASSICS 216574 2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Chaconne (with 21 variations) in G major

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    HYPERION CDA67736

  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Hop-pickers' chorus from the Tsar's Bride

    Performer: Bolshoi Chorus Performer: Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Performer: Alexander Lazarev (conductor)

    ERATO 4509-91723-2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for violin and orchestra (RV.269) in E major, 'La Primavera (Spring)'

    Performer: Duilio Galfetti (violin) Performer: I Barocchisti Performer: Diego Fasolis (conductor)

    CLAVES CD 50-2204

  • Image for Sir William Walton

    Sir William Walton Tango – pasodoble & Lullaby for Jumbo from Façade

    Performer: Prunella Scales (speaker) Performer: Timothy West (speaker) Performer: London Mozart Players Performer: Jane Glover (conductor)

    ASV CD DCA 679

  • Image for Bedrich Smetana

    Bedrich Smetana Šárka from Má Vlast

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    SUPRAPHON 11 1208-2 031

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell Sonata no.8 in G major from 12 Sonatas of 3 parts

    Performer: Ricercar Consort

    RICERCAR RIC 217A

  • Image for Young / Hayman

    Young / Hayman When I Fall In Love

    Arranger: Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Performer: Claire Martin (vocal) Performer: Tapestry String Quartet Performer: Gareth Williams (piano) Performer: Geoff Gascoyne (double bass) Performer: Clark Tracey (drums)

    LINN AKD 198

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