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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Breakfast. Great pieces, great performances - and a few surprises!

2 hours

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Sat 26 Jun 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor: Polovtsian March

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Fritz Reiner

    • RCA 09026 619582.
  • Nino Rota

    Piccola Offerta Musicale for wind quintet

    Performer: Ex Novo Ensemble

    • ASV CDDCA 1072.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske Op.18

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    • TELDEC 4509 991 762.
  • Pieter Hellendaal

    Concerto Grosso No.3

    Performer: Andrew Manze (violin), Roy Goodman (violin), European Community Baroque Orchestra/Roy Goodman

    • CHANNEL CVLASSICS CCS 3492.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Danse baroque from Suite for Orchestra No.2 in C major Op.53

    Performer: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Oerchestra/Sir Neville Marriner

    • CAPRICCIO 10227.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Sarabande: The Kings Farewell

    Performer: Nicolas Hodges (piano)

    • METRONOME METCD 1074.
  • Léo Delibes

    Drinking Song and Scene from Coppélia

    Performer: Lyon Opera Orchestra/Kent Nagano

    • ERATO 4509 917 302.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan

    • DG 415 377 2.
  • Trad

    Raga Patdeep/Gat Sitarkhani Taal

    Performer: Ravi Shankar

    • WORLD MUSIC NETWORK RGNET1134CD.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Dance of the Young Moorish Slaves from Aida

    Performer: The Met Orchestra/James Levine

    • SONY SK 52489.
  • Oskar Nedbal

    Valse triste

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pešek

    • VIRGIN VC759285 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo concertante in B flat K269

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Alexander Janiczek

    • LINN CKD287.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes Tableaux Op 39 No.8 – Allegro moderato

    Performer: Alexander Romanovsky (piano)

    • DECCA 476 3334.
  • Hugo Wolf - Italian Serenade

    Performer: Hagen Quartet

  • Phil Woods, Frank Loesser, John Williams, Nick Stabulas & Teddy Kotick

    Slow boat to China

    Performer: Barney Kessel (guitar); Bob Cooper (tenor saxophone); Claude Williamson (piano); Monty Budwig (bass); Shelley Manne (drums)

    • CONTEMPORARY OJCCD 2382.
  • Henry Purcell

    Ground in C minor Z T681

    Performer: Thurston Dart (clavichord)

    • J MARTIN STAFFORD JMSCD4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Four Studies in English Folk-song

    Orchestrator: Robert Stanton Performer: Laurence Perkins (bassoon), New London Orchestra/Ronald Corp

    • EMI CDC 556 160 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture Op.80

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado

    • DG 471 627 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cypresses B152 No.2

    Performer: Emerson Quartet

    • DG 477 8765.

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