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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including a sonata by Geminiani, Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No 1, and music from Beethoven's Missa Solemnis.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including a sonata by Geminiani performed by The Brook Street Band, Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 is performed by the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra under Richard Kraus, and music from Beethoven's Missa Solemnis is performed by soloists with The Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyeuse Marche

    Performer: French National Orchestra Performer: Armin Jordan (conductor)

  • Francesco Geminiani

    Sonata V in A minor

    Performer: The Brook Street Band

    • Avie AV0028.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata quasi una fantasia in C sharp minor Op.27 No. 2 "Moonlight" - Adagio sostenuto

    Performer: Maria-Jao Pires (piano)

    • DG 453 457 2.
  • William Walton

    Henry V: The Globe

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir Performer: Carl Davis (conductor)

    • EMI 7479442.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in E minor Op.46 No. 5 in A

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

    • Teldec 8573810382.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in B flat "Gran Partita" K361: Adagio

    Performer: Amadeus Winds

    • Decca 4580962.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Magnificat - opening chorus; Et exsultavit

    Performer: Birgit Remmert (mezzo-soprano) Performer: RIAS Chamber Choir Performer: CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Performer: Peter Schreier (conductor)

    • Newton 8802057.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphony No.3 "Sinfonia espansiva" - Finale

    Performer: Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Schonwandt (conductor)

    • Dacapo 8224126.
  • Harold Edwin Darke

    In the bleak midwinter

    Performer: Choir of St John’s Cambridge Performer: Andrew Nethsingha

    • Chandos CHSA5096.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt - Morning; Anitra's Dance; In the Hall of the Mountain King

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Kraus (conductor)

    • DG 4272042.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song Without Words in E Op.19 No. 1

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • DG 4530612.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Winter (The 4 Seasons)

    Performer: Europa Galante Performer: Fabio Biondi (solo violin/dir.)

    • Opus 111 OPS569120.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Nutcracker - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy; Dance of the Reed Pipes

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Herbert von Karajan

    • Decca 4780160.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Missa Solemnis: Gloria

    Performer: Charlotte Margiono (soprano) Performer: Catherine Robbin (mezzo-soprano) Performer: William Kendall (tenor) Performer: Alastair Miles (bass) Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: The English Baroque Soloists Performer: Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • Archiv 4297792.

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