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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Breakfast. Music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 3 Jul 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Tale of the Stone Flower: Act 2, Scene 4: Waltz

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    • Chandos 1007.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Paladins: C'est trop soupirer

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson (soprano) Performer: Ex Cathedra Performer: Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    • Hyperion 67447.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in C Major D 591

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Performer: Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    • DECCA 436 5982.
  • Mendizabal

    El Entrerriano

    Performer: Dietmar Kres (guitar)

    • Extraplatte 3692.
  • Richard Wagner - Flying Dutchman Overture

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Georg Solti (conductor)

  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Concerto for 4 Violins in A Minor

    Performer: Musica Antiqua Koln Performer: Reinhard Goebel (director)

    • ARCHIV 445 6122.
  • William Vincent Wallace

    Maritana: 'Tis the Harp in the Air

    Performer: Deborah Riedel (soprano) Performer: Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Melba 301082.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in Eb Op 20 No. 1: 1st mvt (Allegro moderato)

    Performer: Hagen Quartet

    • DG 439920.
  • Anon.

    Agnus dei from Old Hall Manuscript

    Performer: Gothic Voices Performer: Christopher Page (conductor)

    • Hyperion 55284.
  • Trad

    Put out your cigarettes and dance

    Performer: Adam Summerhayes (violin) Performer: Emil Chakalov (violin) Performer: London Concertante

    • Chandos 10453.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore K 339: Laudate dominum

    Performer: Danielle de Niese (soprano) Performer: Apollo Voices Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Charles Mackerras

    • Decca 478151.
  • Percy Grainger

    Hill Song 2

    Performer: Eastman Wind Ensemble Performer: Frederick Fennell

    • Decca 480 2089.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Coloredo Serenade K 203: Prestissimo

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Alexander Janiczek (director/violin)

    • Linn 320.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    5 Variations on Rule Britannia

    Performer: Olli Mustonen (piano)

    • Decca 436834.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Savoy Dances [Country Dance Ruddigore) Gavotte – Polonaise (Utopia Ltd); Galop (The Grand

    Arranger: Stanford Robinson Performer: Pro Arte Orchestra Performer: Stanford Robinson (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 7639612.
  • Johann Christoph Bach

    Lamento: Ach dass ich Wassers g'nug hätte

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (countertenor) Performer: Concerto di Viole Performer: Basel Consort

    • Harmonia Mundi HM 901651.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from Octet in Eb Op 20

    Performer: Primavera Chamber Ensemble

    • ASV 3066.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht

    Performer: Stephan Genz (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Hyperion 667645.


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