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Saturday - Martin Handley

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 August 2013

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Musical Map of Britain and listener requests.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk or text 83111.

Music Played

15 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Claude Debussy
    00:03

    Claude Debussy Tarantelle styrienne (orchestrated Ravel)

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    DG 479 0056

  • Image for Michael Wise
    00:09

    Michael Wise Have pity on me, O ye my friends

    Performer: The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge Performer: Geoffrey Webber (conductor) Performer: David Ballantyne (organ)

    DELPHIAN DCD 34041

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    00:14

    Ludwig van Beethoven Overture 'Leonora' no.3, op.72b

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    DECCA 478 3493

  • Image for Bill Evans
    00:28

    Bill Evans Peace Piece

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    DECCA 455 512-2

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak
    00:36

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic Dance in G minor, op.46 no.8

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    DG 469 366-2

  • Image for John Lennon and Paul McCartney
    00:42

    John Lennon and Paul McCartney Penny Lane

    Performer: The Beatles Performer: Solo trumpet: David Mason

    APPLE 7 97039 2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    00:46

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Performer: Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin) Performer: Richard Adeney (Flute) Performer: Peter Graeme (Oboe) Performer: David Mason (Trumpet) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    DECCA 425 725-2

  • Image for Witold Lutoslawski
    01:04

    Witold Lutoslawski Variations on a Theme of Paganini

    Performer: Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire (pianos)

    PHILIPS 411 034-2

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    01:09

    Frédéric Chopin Piano Concerto no.2 in F minor, op.21; second movement, Larghetto

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein (piano) Performer: Symphony of the Air Performer: Alfred Wallenstein (conductor)

    SONY 88697720602

  • Image for Franz Schubert
    01:21

    Franz Schubert Winterreise; Der Lindenbaum

    Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (pianist)

    ONYX 4077

  • Image for Charles-Marie Widor
    01:26

    Charles-Marie Widor Symphony no.5 for organ; fifth movement – Toccata

    Performer: Carlo Curley (organ)

    Decca 458 364-2

  • Image for Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    01:33

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no.4 in F minor, op.36; third movement – Pizzicato ostinato

    Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

    PENTATONE PTC 5186 384

  • Image for Richard Strauss
    01:38

    Richard Strauss Four Last Songs; 'Im Abendrot'

    Performer: Renée Fleming (soprano) Performer: Houston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    BMG 09026 68539 2

  • Image for Percy Grainger
    01:48

    Percy Grainger Spoon River [orchestra version]

    Performer: Eastman-Rochester ‘Pops’ Orchestra Performer: Frederick Fennell (conductor)

    MERCURY 434 330-2

  • Image for Django Bates
    01:54

    Django Bates The Importance of Boiling Water

    Performer: Django Bates Performer: Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra

    STORYVILLE STCD 4221

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