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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Mercury from Holst's The Planets, Paganini's Caprice in E minor, and Mozart's overture to The Magic Flute.

Martin Handley presents Breakfast, including a performance of Mercury from Holst's orchestral suite The Planets by the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, violinist Julia Fischer performs one of Paganini's Caprices for solo violin, and the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century conducted by Frans Bruggen perform the overture to Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.

3 hours

Last on

Sun 29 May 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Three Fantastic Dances Op.5

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • DECCA 470 649 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for strings RV 129 (Concerto madrigalesco)

    Performer: Collegium Musicum 90

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0687.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Dance of the Neighbours (Seguidillas)

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    • DG 457 878 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.1 in D major

    Performer: Sinfonia Finlandia Performer: Patrick Gallois (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.557571.
  • Gustav Holst

    Mercury from The Planets Op.32

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

    • LPO LPO 0046.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice Op.1 no.15 in E minor

    Performer: Julia Fischer (violin)

    • DECCA 478 2274.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No.86 "Wahrlich, wahrlich, ich sage euch BWV86

    Performer: Robin Blaze (alto) Performer: Makato Sakurada (tenor) Performer: Stephan MacLeod (bass) Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)

    • REGENT REGCD349.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Funeral March of a Marionette

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9765.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no.2 Op.19 – rondo

    Performer: Paul Lewis (piano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 902 05355.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Geistliches Lied

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • SDG SDG705.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Op.3 no.3 in G major

    Performer: Handel & Haydn Society Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’OISEAU LYRE 421 729 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No.4 – second movement

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Colin Davis (conductor)

    • RCA 09026 681 832.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

    • VIRGIN VCD 545 123 2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Hamlet – Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare Op.67

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Performer: Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

    • DG 477 9355.
  • Gilbert & Sullivan - Love Unrequited from Iolanthe

    Performer: John Reed (baritone) Performer: New Symphony Orchestra of London Performer: Isidore Godfrey (conductor)

  • Henry Purcell

    With rapture of delight from Hail, Bright Cecilia

    Performer: James Bowman (countertenor) Performer: Rogers Covey-Crump & John Mark Ainsley (tenors) Performer: Michael George (bass) Performer: Choir of New College Oxford, The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • HYPERION KING 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • PHILIPS 4782607.
  • Claude Debussy

    Fetes from Nocturnes

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

    • DECCA 425 502 2.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Trio Sonata in B minor Op.4 No.12

    Performer: Monica Huggett & Alison Bury (baroque violins) Performer: Jaap Ter Linden (baroque cello) Performer: Ton Koopman (harpsichord)

    • PHILIPS 416 614-2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century Performer: Frans Bruggen (conductor)

    • GLOSSA GCD921101.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Magic Flute – Overture

    Performer: London Classical Player Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • VIRGIN 561 384 2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto in D

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 453 458 2.
  • John Adams

    Toot Nipple from John's Book of Alleged Dances

    Performer: Kronos Quartet

    • Nonesuch 7559 794652.

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