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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including an aria from Puccini's La Boheme, Weber's Ruler of the Spirits overture, and Elgar's La capricieuse.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Che gelida manina from Puccini's La Boheme sung by Joseph Calleja, Weber's Ruler of the Spirits overture is performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, and violinist James Ehnes performs Elgar's La Capricieuse accompanied by Eduard Laurel on the piano.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat, Op 42

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • Sony Classical SK 64399.
  • Georges Bizet

    Petite Suite

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Performer: Georges Pretre (Conductor)

    • Eurodisc 610332.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina (La Boheme)

    Performer: Joseph Calleja (Rodolfo) Performer: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Marco Amiliato (Conductor)

    • Decca 478 2720.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Septet in D minor, Op 74 (2nd movement: Minuet & Scherzo – Allegro)

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    • CRD 3344.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B minor for 4 violins, RV580

    Performer: Monica Huggett, Catherine Mackintosh, Elizabeth Wilcock & John Holloway (violins) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (Director)

    • Oiseau Lyre 433 053-2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Ruler of the Spirits Overture

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (Conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN8766.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    Prelude No 13; Prelude No 9 (24 Preludes in Jazz Style)

    Performer: Steven Osborne (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67159.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers Performer: La Nuova Musica Performer: John Rutter (Director)

    • Collegium COLCD 134.
  • Edward Elgar

    La Capricieuse

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

    • Onyx 4038.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danses sacree et profane

    Performer: Alice Chalifoux (harp) Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (Conductor)

    • CBS M2YK 45620.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in D, K485

    Performer: Richard Egarr (fortepiano)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 907387.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Uzh polnoch blizitsya – Akh! istomilas ya gorem (Pique Dame, Act III)

    Performer: Mirella Freni (Lisa) Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Seiji Ozawa (Conductor)

    • RCA 09026609922.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet – ballet [Op. 64], Act 1 Sc. 2; Dance of the knights

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (Conductor)

    • Label tbc.
  • Franz Liszt

    Sonetto 47 del Petrarca (Annees de Pelerinage – 2me Annee: Italie)

    Performer: Louis Lortie (piano)

    • CHAN 10662(2).
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia, Op 26

    Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (Conductor)

    • DG 447 760-2.

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