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Saturday - Martin Handley

Breakfast on Radio 3 with Martin Handley. Music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits.

2 hours

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Sat 20 Mar 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Prelude: Dawn over the River Moscow, from Khovanschina

    Performer: Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 429 758-2.
  • Carlo Ignazio Monza

    Sinfonia detta "La Tempesta di Mare"

    Performer: Fabio Biondi (violin) Performer: Europa Galante

    • Virgin Classics 0946 3 63430 2 0.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets Op 32: 3 - Mercury, the Winged Messenger

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)

    • EMI Classics CDM 566934 2.
  • King Henry VIII of England

    Pastyme with good companye

    Performer: Sirinu

    • Chandos CHAN 0621.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu D.899, No. 2 in E flat major

    Performer: David Fray (piano)

    • Virgin Classics 509999 694489 0 4.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C for Mandolin, RV 425

    Performer: Sol Goichbert (mandolin) Performer: Eugenia Earle (harpsichord) Performer: New York Sinfonietta Performer: Max Goberman (conductor)

    • Sony BMG 82876852442.
  • Paul Dukas

    L'Apprenti sorcier

    Performer: French National Orchestra Performer: Georges Pretre

    • EMI CDC 749637 2.
  • Robert Schumann

    String Quartet no. 1 in A minor Op 41/1

    Performer: Zehetmer Quartet

    • ECM New Series 1793 472-169-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture: Lucio Silla

    Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Warner Classics 2564 62329-2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    No.10, Barcarolle for Piano, Op. 24

    Performer: Erik T Tawaststjerna (piano)

    • BIS-CD-169.
  • Hieronymus Praetorius

    Dances from Terpsichore, No. 13 Reprinse secundam inferiorem (M. P. C.)

    Performer: Ensemble Musica Aurea

    • RICECAR RIC 001031.
  • Arnold - Concerto for Recorder and Orchestra Op 133

    Performer: Michala Petri (recorder) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Okko Kamu (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach - Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: I: Coro Herz und Mund un

    Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: The English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Elliot Gardiner (conductor)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto No. 3 in C minor for Piano/ Klavier and Orchestra Op 37: III Rondo, Allegro

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano) Performer: The Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (director)

    • CBS Masterworks MK 39814.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Capriccio-Valse Op 7

    Performer: Krzysztof Jakowicz (violin) Performer: Krystyna Borucinska (piano)

    • Olympia OCD309.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Lascia Amore, e segui Marte! Orlando, HWV 31

    Performer: Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (bass) Performer: Modo Antiquo Performer: Federico Maria Sardelli (conductor)

    • Deutsche Grammphon 477 8361.

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