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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley shares his personal choice of music, including Mendelssohn's overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Chabrier's Espana, and an aria from Donizetti's Don Pasquale.

Martin Handley shares his personal choice of music. The London Symphony Orchestra under Claudio Abbado perform Mendelssohn's overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Michel Plasson conducts the Toulouse Capitole Orchestra in a performance of Chabrier's Espana, and Juan Diego Florez sings an aria from Donizetti's opera Don Pasquale.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 19 Feb 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise No 1 in D, Op 4

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

    • Teldec 9031-77351-2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (Conductor)

    • DG 423 104 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasia in D minor, K397

    Performer: Richard Egarr (fortepiano)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 907387.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz (Suite No 2 in C, Op 53)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (Conductor)

    • Decca 478 1708.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Adelaide

    Performer: John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Performer: Iain Burnside (piano)

    • Signum SIGCD145.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legend No 6 in C sharp minor: Allegro con moto

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (Conductor)

    • Supraphon SU 3533-2 031.
  • Josef Myslivecek

    Octet No 2 in E flat

    Performer: Harmoniemusik of London

    • Virgin Classics 5 61368 2.
  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana

    Performer: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra Performer: Michel Plasson (Conductor)

  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Com'e gentil (Don Pasquale)

    Performer: Juan Diego Florez (Ernesto) Performer: Giulio Patara (tambourine) Performer: Andrea Menafra & Rossella Perrone (guitars) Performer: Coro di Milano Giuseppe Verdi Performer: Riccardo Frizza (Conductor)

    • Decca 473 440 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in E for flute, oboe d'amore, viola d'amore, strings & basso continuo

    Performer: Masahiro Arita (flute) Performer: Hans Peter Westermann (oboe d’amore) Performer: Andrew Manze (viola d’amore/director) Performer: La Stravaganza Koln

    • Denon CO78933.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60

    Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude & Fugue in A minor, Op 87

    Performer: Calefax Reed Quintet

    • MDG 619 1185-2.
  • John Ireland

    A London Overture

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Hickox (Conductor)

    • CHAN 7074.

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