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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including piano music by Shostakovich and Debussy, a Handel organ concerto and a song by Satie.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Shostakovich's Prelude & Fugue No.17 in Ab major played by Keith Jarrett, Debussy's Cloches à travers les feuilles (bells through the leaves) is played by Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Richard Egar and the Academy of Ancient Music perform Handel's Organ Concerto in Bb major (Op.4 No.2), and soprano Angela Gheorghiu sings Satie's Je te veux accompanied by pianist Malcolm Martineau.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Antonio Bazzini

    La Ronde des Lutins

    Performer: James Ehnes (violin) Performer: Eduard Laurel (piano)

    • ONYX 4038.
  • Michael Haydn

    Concertino in B flat major for bassoon & orchestra (cadenza: Laurence Perkins)

    Performer: Laurence Perkins (bassoon) Performer: Manchester Camerata Performer: Douglas Boyd (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67288.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude & fugue no.17 in A flat major

    Performer: Keith Jarrett (piano)

    • ECM 437 190-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ concerto in B flat major Op.4 no.2

    Performer: Richard Egarr (organ/direction) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 807446.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Qui habitat a 24

    Performer: Huelgas Ensemble Performer: Paul van Nevel (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK 66 261.
  • Claude Debussy

    Cloches à travers les feuilles (bells through the leaves)

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 8573 83940-2.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

    Performer: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Performer: Erich Kunzel (conductor)

    • VOX PRIMA MWCD 7127.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Fain would I change that note

    Performer: Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Iain Burnside (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.572151.
  • Alessandro Stradella

    Sinfonia to the serenade 'Il Barcheggio' ('The Boat Trip')

    Performer: Ludwig Güttler (trumpet) Performer: Virtuosi Saxoniae Performer: Leipzig Bach-Collegium

    • CAPRICCIO 10 394.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu no.2 in E flat major (allegro) D.899 no.2

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • PHILIPS 456 727-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Serenade no.1 in D major: I. Allegro

    Performer: Capella Augustina Performer: Andreas Spering (conductor)

    • CPO 777 300-2.
  • Erik Satie

    Je te veux (text: Henry Pacory)

    Performer: Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (piano)

    • DECCA 458 360-2.
  • George Gershwin

    Overture to 'Girl Crazy'

    Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Michael Tilson-Thomas (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SMK 60028.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Allegro from Serenade in G major K.525 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik'

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Andrew Manze (director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 807280.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La donna è mobile from Rigoletto

    Performer: Juan Diego Flórez (tenor: Piave) Performer: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

    • Carlo Rizzi (conductor).
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard sonata in D major, Kk.140

    Performer: Christophe Rousset (harpsichord)

    • DECCA 458 165-2.

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