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Saturday - Martin Handley

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 05 November 2011

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including music from Shostakovich's The Gadfly performed by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Wagner's Prelude to Die Meistersinger is performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and some musical fireworks by Handel and Debussy.

Music Played

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Emmanuel Chabrier

    Emmanuel Chabrier Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Habanera (orchestral version)

    Performer: Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux Performer: Yutaka Sado (conductor)

    Elatus 2564 60683 2, Tr. 4

  • Image for Domenico Scarlatti

    Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in A flat major K 127

    Performer: Joanna McGregor (piano)

    Collins 13222

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich The Gadfly: Barrel Organ Waltz; Romance

    Performer: From The Gadfly Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    EMI 68953 2

  • Image for Luigi Boccherini

    Luigi Boccherini Oboe Quintet no 13 in G major op 55 no 1: 1st movt : Allegro con vivacita

    Performer: Lajos Lencsés (oboe) Performer: Parisii Quartet

    Phoenix PE472

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Tosca – E lucevan le stelle

    Performer: Placido Domingo (tenor) Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    Telstar TCD 2414

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Cello Concerto in A minor RV 419

    Performer: Christophe Coin (cello) Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini (director)

    Naïve OP 30426

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Feux d'artifice (Preludes Bok 2)

    Performer: Pascal Roge (piano)

    Onyx 4004

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no 4 in B flat major, op 60: 3rd movt : Allegro Vivace

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 0927 49768 2

  • Image for Richard Dering

    Richard Dering Ardens est cor meum

    Performer: Kings Singers


  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    Philips 464 706-2

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Varations for flute and piano on "Non piu mesta" from Rossini's Cenerentola in E major

    Performer: Emily Beynon (flute) Performer: Philip Moore (piano)

    Naxos 8.872585

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Prelude: Die Meistersinger

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Enrique Batiz (conductor)

    CDRPO 5006, Tr. 14

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Vocalise op 34. no 14 (orchestral version)

    Performer: Natalie Dessay (soprano) Performer: Berlin Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Schonwandt (conductor)

    EMI CDC 5565652

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach 1st Suite in G major BWV 1007: 1st movt Prelude

    Performer: Yo Yo Ma (cello)

    Sony S2K63203

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Serenade for string orchestra (Op.20) in E minor

    Performer: City of London Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    EMI CDC 7 47671 2

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Waltz-Scherzo in C major op 34

    Performer: Vadim Repin (violin) Performer: Alexander Markovich (piano)

    Erato 3984 25487 2


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