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Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents a lively mix of music.

The complete Breakfast playlist is posted after the programme has been broadcast.

07.03

BRAHMS
Fantasie Op.116 – Capriccio in D Minor
Nicholas Angelich (piano)
VIRGIN 3793022 CD1 tr 1

07.06

TELEMANN
Concerto for Violin & Trumpet in D Major
Daniel Cuiller (violin/director)
Gilles Rapin (trumpet)
Stradivaria
MIRARE MIR 011 trs 24 -26

07.19

BARBER
Reincarnations Op.16
No.iii The Coolin (The Fair Haired One)
The Dunedin Consort
Ben Parry (conductor)
LINN CKD 117 tr 4

07.23

MOZART
Rondo in D K485
Daniel Barenboim (piano)
EMI CDC 7473842 tr 2

07.31

SMETANA
Overture ‘The Two Widows’
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN 10518 tr 13

07.40

STRAUSS
2 Songs
i) Zueignung;
ii) Schőn sind, doch kalt die Himmelssterne
Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Helmut Deutsch (piano)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901879 trs 1 & 22

07.44

BACH
Prelude and Fugue in G BWV 541
Marie-Claire Alain
(Metzler organ of the Jesuit Church Lucerne)
ERATO ECD88236 tr 5

07.52

GRIEG
Four Psalms Op.74
– God’s Son hath set me free
David Wilson Johnson (baritone)
Polyphony
Stephen Layton
HYPERION CDA 66793 tr 10

08.03

TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto No.1 in B Flat minor
final movt
Martha Argerich (piano)
Berlin Philharmonic
Claudio Abbado
DG 449 816-2 tr 3

08.10

Mikis THEODORAKIS
The Train leaves at eight
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo)
Athens Experimental Orchestra,
Stavros Xarhakos (conductor)
DG 477 7428 tr 5

08.15

CHOPIN
Etudes Op25 No. 5 in E Minor
Alfred Cortot (piano)
ANDANTE AN 1190 CD1 tr 23

08.18

VIVALDI
Concerto in G Minor RV 156
Venice Baroque Orchestra,
Andrea Marcon (conductor)
ARCHIV 474 5092 trs 28-30

08.25

STRAVINSKY
Ebony Concerto
Olli Mustonen (piano)
Dimitri Ashkenazy (clarinet)
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (RSO)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)
DECCA 440 2292 trs 4 – 6

08.37

Heino ELLER
Tone Poem “Videvik” ‘Twilight’
The Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi (conductor)
CHANDOS CHAN 8656 tr 6

08.44

CHABRIER
Dix Pieces pittoresques – Mauresque
Angela Hewitt (piano)
HYPERION CDA67515 tr 7

08.48

PURCELL
O Sing Unto The Lord
Gabrieli Consort
Gabrieli Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor)
ARCHIV 445 8822 tr 15

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