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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Offenbach's overture to Orpheus in the Underworld, Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony, and a Piano Trio by Faure.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Offenbach's overture to Orpheus in the Underworld performed by the Sadlers Wells Opera Orchestra under Alexander Faris, music from Mendelssohn's Symphony No.4 "Italian" performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Jaime Laredo, and the Florestan Trio perform the first movement from Faure's Piano Trio in D minor.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 13 Aug 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 29 – Wir danken dir, Gott wir danken dir

    Performer: John Toll (organ) Performer: Taverner Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (director)

    • VIRGIN VERITAS 5 61304 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    First movement of Piano Trio in D minor Op.120

    Performer: The Florestan Trio

    • HYPERION CDA67114.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 for soprano and eight cellos

    Performer: Jill Gomez (soprano) Performer: The Pleeth Cello Octet

    • HYPERION CDA 66257.
  • Saverio Mercadante

    Finale from Concerto in D major for flute and orchestra

    Performer: Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra

    • APEX 2564 617 91-2.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Good Night from Suite for Skip and Sadie

    Performer: Richard Rodney Bennett and Carol Rosenberger (piano four-hands)

    • DELOS DE 6002.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Coronation Anthem – Zadok the Priest

    Performer: The King’s Consort and Choir Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67286.
  • Jean Sibelius


    Performer: Virtuosi di Kuhmo Performer: Peter Csaba (conductor)

    • ONDINE ODE 992-2.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Capriccio sopra La Bassa Fiamenga

    Performer: Richard Lester (harpsichord)

    • NIMBUS NI 5870.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Orpheus in the Underworld Overture

    Arranger: Carl Binder Performer: Sadler’s Wells Opera Orchestra Performer: Alexander Faris (conductor)

    • CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE 5 75999 2 4.
  • Antonio Caldara

    Gloria from Mass in F

    Performer: Ludmila Vernerova-Novakova (soprano) Performer: Virginie Walterova (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Lubomir Vraspir (tenor) Performer: Zdenek Harvanek (bass) Performer: Prague Chamber Chorus Performer: Musica Bohemica Orchestra Performer: Jaroslav Kreck (conductor)

    • PANTON 81 1180-2.
  • Franz Reizenstein

    Final section of Concerto Populare

    Performer: David Owen Norris (piano) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Michael Massey (conductor)

    • DECCA 425 401 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Andante (First movement) from Notturno for four orchestras K.286

    Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE 411 720-2.
  • Francis Poulenc


    Performer: Eric Parkin (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9636.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    1st movement from Symphony No.4 in A major Op.90 "Italian"

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jaime Laredo (conductor)

    • NIMBUS NI 5067.
  • Béla Bartók

    Hungarian Pictures

    Performer: Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra Performer: Adam Fischer (conductor)

    • NIMBUS NI 5309.


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