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Sunday - Martin Handley

Presented by Martin Handley, who shares his personal choice of music. Including a Winter Waltz and a carol from the BBC Singers.

3 hours

Last on

Sun 20 Dec 2009 07:00

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance Op.46 No.2 in E minor

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • DECCA 411 735 2.
  • Richard Wagner - Spinning Chorus from The Flying Dutchman

    Transcription: Liszt Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in E flat K113

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Alexander Janiczek (conductor)

    • LINN CKD 287.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del Destino

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 457 627 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV132 "Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn"

    Performer: Ingrid Schmithüsen (soprano) Performer: Makoto Sakurada (tenor) Performer: Peter Kooij (bass) Performer: Yoshikazu Mera (counter-tenor) Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)

    • BIS CD 881.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Vingts Regards Sur L'Enfant Jesus – Regard du Silence

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

    • TELDEC 3984268682.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppélia - Valse from Act 1

    Performer: Orchestre du Theatre National de l’Opera de Paris Performer: Jean-Baptiste Mari (conductor)

    • EMI 967 723 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No.22 in F major

    Performer: Paul Lewis (piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901 90608.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture, Minuet & Gigue from Berenice

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • OISEAU LYRE 410 553 2.
  • Matthew Martin

    Adam lay y-bounden

    Performer: BBC Singers, David Hill (conductor)

    • BBC Recording (not commercially available).
  • Traditional

    Hymn – O Come, O come, Emmanuel (arr. Andrew Carter)

    Performer: Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral Performer: Adrian Lucas (organ), Performer: John Scott (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 66994.
  • James Rhodes


    Orchestrator: Ravel Performer: Ulster Orchestra Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9129.
  • Marcel Dupré

    Variations sur un Vieux Noel Op.20

    Performer: Pierre Cochereau (organ of Notre Dame cathedral, Paris)

    • FYCD 020.
  • Lambert

    The Bird Actors - overture

    Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 67545.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia No.5 in B flat major Z.736

    Performer: Rose Consort of Viols

    • NAXOS 8553957.
  • Richard Strauss

    Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    • DECCA 417 184 2.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Romance in D major Op.23

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin)] Performer: Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 67703.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Vado, ma dove? O Dei! K.583

    Performer: Anja Harteros (soprano) Performer: Vienna Symphony Orchestra Performer: Pinchas Steinberg

    • RCA 82876771432.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Nuit from In Nativitatem Domini Canticum H416

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (conductor)

    • ERATO 8573 858 202.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etude Op.39 No.4 – allegro assai

    Performer: Alexander Romanovsky (piano)

    • DECCA 476 3334.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Armida al campo d'Egitto RV 699-A – Sinfonia; Recitative: "Invan la mia pietà tenta l'ingr

    Performer: Aria: “Chi alla colpa fà tragitto nuova” Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (conductor)

    • NAÏVE OP30415.
  • John Joubert

    There is no rose

    Performer: Choir of Gloucester Cathedral Performer: Adrian Partington (conductor)

    • PRIORY PRCD 1028.


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