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Sunday - Martin Handley

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 23 June 2013

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating British Music and continuing our Musical Map of Britain.

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Music Played

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

    Jacques Offenbach La Belle Helene - overture [version standard; compiled Haensch]

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier

    CHAN 9765

  • Image for William Baines

    William Baines Goodnight to Flamboro'

    Performer: Eric Parkin (piano)

    Lyrita SRCD 266

  • Image for William Byrd

    William Byrd Vigilate for 5 voices [1589]

    Performer: Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Philips

    Gimell CD GIM 208

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Catfish Row - suite from 'Porgy and Bess' no.2; Porgy Sings

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Levine

    DG 477 9175

  • Image for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6 Songs (Op.6), no.6; Net, tolko tot, kto znal [None but the lonely heart]

    Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone) Performer: Ivari Ilja (piano)

    Delos DE 3403

  • Image for Ottorino Respighi

    Ottorino Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite no 2

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner

    HMV 5 74369

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Caprice op 16 no 3 "The Rivulet"

    Performer: Benjamin Frith (piano)

    Naxos 8.578079-80

  • Image for Andrea Falconiero

    Andrea Falconiero Ciaconna

    Performer: Daniel Hope and Friends

    DG 477 8094

  • Image for Leroy Anderson

    Leroy Anderson The Typewriter for orchestra and typewriter

    Performer: Rochester Pops Performer: Erich Kunzel

    Pro Arte CDD 264

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Quintet for piano... (D.667) in A major "Trout", fifth movement; Allegro giusto

    Performer: James Levine (piano) Performer: Gerhart Hetzel (violin) Performer: Wolfram Christ (viola) Performer: Georg Faust (cello) Performer: Alois Posch (double bass)

    DG 431 7832

  • Image for Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari

    Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari I Gioielli della Madonna – Intermezzo

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy

    SBK 63053

  • Image for Philip Stopford

    Philip Stopford For the beauty of the earth

    Performer: Truro Cathedral Choir Performer: Christopher Gray (director)

    Regent REGCD 400

  • Image for Hugo Alfvén

    Hugo Alfvén Midsummer vigil - Swedish rhapsody no. 1 (Op.19)

    Performer: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Esa Pekka Salonen

    SK 46668

  • Image for Amy Beach

    Amy Beach Berceuse (Op 40 no 2) (original for violin and piano) (arranged Stephan Koncz)

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet) Performer: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Yannick Nezet-Seguin

    DG 481 0131

  • Image for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts (Op.24), Act 3 sc.1, no.19; Polonaise

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev

    Phillips 470 032 2

  • Image for [anonymous]

    [anonymous] Summer is Icumen In

    Performer: Choir of New College Oxford Performer: Edward Higginbottom

    Erato 063019065-2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Concerto for organ and orchestra no. 5 (Op.4`5) in F major

    Performer: Richard Egarr (organ) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music

    Harmonia Mundi HMU 807446


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