Edinburgh International Festival 2014 - 4. I, Culture Orchestra - Panufnik, Shostakovich, Moniuszko
Image for Saturday - Martin Handley

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Saturday - Martin Handley

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 December 2012

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show and opens the Breakfast Advent Calendar. A door every day to reveals winter music and readings chosen by listeners and presenters.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Acceleration Waltz

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Carlos Kleiber

    SONY SX2K 45 564

  • Image for Johann Strauss II

    Johann Strauss II Morgen! Op.27'4

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer–Dieskau (baritone) / Wolfgang Sawallisch (piano)

    DG 415 4702 2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel The trumpet shall sound (Messiah)

    Arranger: Joachim Schafer Performer: Joachim Schafer Trumpet Ensemble,


  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Cello Sonata No.1 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Helene Grimaud (piano) / Sol Gabetta (cello)

    DG 479 0090

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto No.5 in F minor, BWV.1056

    Performer: Leonhard Consort, Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord/direction

    WARNER 2564 69614 4

  • Image for Hassler

    Hassler Domine Deus meus; Verbum caro factum est;

    BBC Singers, Conducted by Andrew Griffiths

  • Image for Adolphe Adam

    Adolphe Adam Introduction (Giselle)

    Orchestra: of the Royal Opera House, Conducted by Mark Ermler

    ROH 007

  • Image for Gaetano Donizetti

    Gaetano Donizetti Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amor)

    Artist: Roberto Alagna (Nemorino), John Price, bassoon, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Evelino Pido

    EMI CDC5 57302 2

  • Image for BOCCHERINI transc. Jonathan Woods

    BOCCHERINI transc. Jonathan Woods Minuet (from Quintet for Strings in E)

    Artist: Jonathan Woods, harpsichord


  • Image for [anonymous]

    [anonymous] My Lady Carey's Dompe

    Artist: Jonathan Woods, harpsichord


  • Image for Rodgers

    Rodgers Carousel Waltz

    Artist: John Wilson Orchestra, Conducted by John Wilson

    EMI 50999 3 19301 2

  • Image for Moeran

    Moeran Symphony No.1 in G minor (3rd movement)

    Artist: Ulster Orchestra, Conducted by Vernon Handley

    DUTTON CDLX 7281

  • Image for Bedrich Smetana

    Bedrich Smetana 3rd mvt., String Quartet no.1 in e minor "From my Life"

    Artist: Emerson String Quartet

    DG 429 723 2

  • Image for Rovensky

    Rovensky Maria, thou lofty field; Oh God, how did I deserve thee

    Artist: Marian Krejcik, baritone, Colegium Marianum

    SUPRAPHON SU 4002-2

  • Image for Émile Waldteufel

    Émile Waldteufel Skaters Waltz, Op 183

    Artist: Minneapolis Symphony, Conductor Antal Dorati

    Mercury 434 338 2

  • Image for Cilea

    Cilea Intermezzo from Adriana Lecouvreur

    Artist: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

    CHAN 10634

  • Image for Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, and Dan Russo

    Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman, and Dan Russo Toot, Toot, Tootsie! (Good-bye)

    Artist: Al Jolson with the Vitaphone Orchestra

    SONY SK66822


Best of British on BBC Playlister

Best of British on BBC Playlister

Experience classic British works from Elgar, Purcell & more… Listen in Spotify now


  1. Image for Breakfast Show Specialist Classical Chart

    Breakfast Show Specialist Classical Chart

    Tracks from the top CDs in this week’s Specialist Classical Chart. Clemency Burton-Hill and Petroc…

  2. Image for Spirit of Schubert

    Spirit of Schubert

    BBC Radio 3 tells you everything you need to know about Franz Schubert. These free downloads will…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss