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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Breakfast. Great pieces, great performances, plus a specially recorded Christmas Carol from the BBC Singers under Bob Chilcott every day at about 10 to 8.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 18 Dec 2010 07:00

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Armida - Sinfonia in B major

    Performer: Haydn Sinfonietta Vienna Performer: Manfred Huss (conductor)

    • BIS CD1818.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane for orchestra with choir

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DECCA 421 440 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for strings RV 156

    Performer: Collegium Musicum 90 Performer: Simon Standage (director)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0687.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu D935 No.2 in A flat major

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman (piano)

    • DG 423 612 2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 462 114 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Soave sia il vento from Cosi fan tutte Act 1

    Performer: Montserrat Caballe (Fiordiligi) Performer: Janet Baker (Dorabella) Performer: Richard Van Allan (Don Alfonso) Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 422 542-2.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Passepieds & Orage from Platée

    Performer: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Performer: Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

    • CONIFER 7560 551 313 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse macabre

    Performer: Andres Cardenes (violin) Performer: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Performer: Lorin Maazel (conductor)

    • SONY SK53979.
  • David Briggs

    Adam lay y-bounden

    Performer: Iain Farrington (organ) Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Bob Chilcott (conductor)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in G major BWV 860

    Performer: Pierre Hantai (harpsichord)

    • MIRARE MIR9930.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Waldesruh (Silent Woods)

    Performer: Sol Gabetta (cello) Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Mario Venzago (conductor)

    • SONY 88697630812.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Don Carlo, Act 1: "Fontainebleau! Foresta immense e solitaria!"

    Performer: Placido Domingo (Don Carlo) Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 763 089 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Quintet in A K581 – last movement

    Performer: Antony Pay (clarinet) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

    • PHILIPS 422 510-2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Moderato from The Snowman

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Matthias Bamert (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 10434.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Etude Op.10 No. 8

    Performer: Ivo Pogorelich (piano)

  • Arthur Bliss

    The Red Knight's Mazurka

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.5577641.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise Op.83

    Performer: Janine Jansen (violin) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

    • DECCA 475 011 2.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in B minor K27

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

    • VIRGIN 56191-2.

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