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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including music from Shostakovich's The Gadfly performed by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Wagner's Prelude to Die Meistersinger is performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and some musical fireworks by Handel and Debussy.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Habanera (orchestral version)

    Performer: Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux Performer: Yutaka Sado (conductor)

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A flat major K 127

    Performer: Joanna McGregor (piano)

    • Collins 13222.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Gadfly: Barrel Organ Waltz; Romance

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

    • EMI 68953 2.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Oboe Quintet no 13 in G major op 55 no 1: 1st movt : Allegro con vivacita

    Performer: Lajos Lencsés (oboe) Performer: Parisii Quartet

    • Phoenix PE472.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca – E lucevan le stelle

    Performer: Placido Domingo (tenor) Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    • Telstar TCD 2414.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello Concerto in A minor RV 419

    Performer: Christophe Coin (cello) Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini (director)

    • Naïve OP 30426.
  • Claude Debussy

    Feux d'artifice (Preludes Bok 2)

    Performer: Pascal Roge (piano)

    • Onyx 4004.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no 4 in B flat major, op 60: 3rd movt : Allegro Vivace

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Teldec 0927 49768 2.
  • Richard Dering

    Ardens est cor meum

    Performer: Kings Singers

    • SIGCD061.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Music for the Royal Fireworks: Overture

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • Philips 464 706-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Varations for flute and piano on "Non piu mesta" from Rossini's Cenerentola in E major

    Performer: Emily Beynon (flute) Performer: Philip Moore (piano)

    • Naxos 8.872585.
  • Richard Wagner - Prelude: Die Meistersinger

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Enrique Batiz (conductor)

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise op 34. no 14 (orchestral version)

    Performer: Natalie Dessay (soprano) Performer: Berlin Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Schonwandt (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 5565652.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    1st Suite in G major BWV 1007: 1st movt Prelude

    Performer: Yo Yo Ma (cello)

    • Sony S2K63203.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for string orchestra (Op.20) in E minor

    Performer: City of London Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 7 47671 2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz-Scherzo in C major op 34

    Performer: Vadim Repin (violin) Performer: Alexander Markovich (piano)

    • Erato 3984 25487 2.

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