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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Schumann's Arabeske for piano, Faure's Fantasie for flute and piano, and music from Mozart's Requiem.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Schumann's Arabeske performed by pianist Maria Joao-Pires, flautist Sharon Bezaly and pianist Robin Pontinen perform Faure's Fantasie Op. 79, and the Vienna State Choir, Vienna Philharmonic and soloists conducted by Georg Solti perform the Sanctus and Benedictus from Mozart's Requiem.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Otto Nicolai

    Overture : Merry Wives of Windsor

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • CFP 68953 2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes (Household Music): No. 3 - Aberystwyth

    Performer: The Nash Ensemble

    • Hyperion CDA 67381/2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske

    Performer: Maria Joao Pires (piano)

    • Philips 456 928 2.
  • Morton Gould

    Spirituals for Strings: 1. Gospel Train; 2. Were you there; 3. All God's children got wing

    Performer: I musici de Montreal Performer: Yuli Turovsky (conductor)

    • CHAN 9848.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen: Gypsy Song "Les tringles des sisters tintaient"

    Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter (Carmen) Performer: Veronique Gens (Frasquita) Performer: Stella Doufexis (Mercedes) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 472 474 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without Words, op 109

    Performer: Richard Lester (cello) Performer: Susan Tomes (piano)

    • Helios CDH 55064.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no 41 K 551, "Jupiter": 4th movt - Molto Allegro

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

    • EMI 5 85589 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ballet from Petite Suite

    Performer: Laurence Fromentin and Dominique Plancade (piano duet)

    • EMO 5 72526 2.
  • Constant Lambert

    Horoscope: Valse for the Gemini

    Performer: The English Northern Philharmonia Performer: David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

    • Helios CDH 55099.
  • Franz Lehár

    Gern hab' ich die Frau'n gekusst Paganini

    Performer: Thomas Hampson (baritone) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Franz Welser-Most (conductor)

    • EMI 3 58361 2.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Violin Concerto no 2 in B min, op 7 "La campanella": 3rd movt - Rondo

    Performer: Salvatore Accardo (violin) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DG 463 754 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Fantaisie, op 79

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly (flute) Performer: Roland Pöntinen (piano)

    • BIS CD 1239.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    The Pines of the Janiculum "The Pines of Rome"

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony Performer: Edo de Waart (conductor)

    • Philips 462 853 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Overture – Oberon

    Performer: Tapiola Sinfonietta Performer: Jean-Jacques Kantorow (conductor)

    • BIS SACD 1760.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Trio in B flat major D471: Allegro

    Performer: Leopold String Trio

    • Hyperion CDA 67527.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy 

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHAN 6512.
  • André Messager

    Solo de councours

    Performer: Julian Bliss (clarinet) Performer: Julien Quentin (piano)

    • EMI 5 85639 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Requiem: Sanctus and Benedictus (1.27 and 4.28)

    Performer: Arleen Auger (sop) Performer: Cecialia Bartoli (mezzo) Performer: Vincon Cole (tenor) Performer: Rene Pape (bass) Performer: Vienna State Opera Choir Performer: Vienna Philharmomic Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • Decca 433 688 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Oboe Concerto in C, RV 447

    Performer: Pierre Pierlot (oboe) Performer: I solisti Veneti Performer: Claudio Scimone (conductor)

    • APEX 0927 48724 2.
  • Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

    Britannia – A Nautical Overture op 52

    Performer: English Northern Philharmonia Performer: David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

    • Helios CDH 55088.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in C sharp minor, op post (1830)

    Performer: Jean Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    • Dal Segno DSPRCD060.
  • Franz Schubert

    La Pastorella D 513

    Performer: Utrecht Vocal Solists

    • Globe GLO 5021.
  • Josef Suk

    Fantastic Scherzo, op 25

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • Decca 466 443 2.

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