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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Flight of the Bumblebee (from The Tale of Tsar Sultan)

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

    • CHANDOS CHAN103692.
  • Léo Delibes

    Waltz from Coppélia

    Arranger: Erno Dohnanyi Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67871.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV234 'L'inquietudine'

    Performer: Daniel Hope (violin) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Lorenza Borrani (leader)

    • DG 4777463.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel and Gretel – Evening Prayer

    Arranger: Payne Performer: The London Horn Sound Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)

    • CALA CACD0112.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Overture to Ramuntcho Suite No.1

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Juanjo Mena (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN10633.
  • William Byrd

    Vigilate

    Performer: The Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Phillips (director)

    • GIMMELL CDGIM208.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No.2 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Andrew Litton (piano/conductor) Performer: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

    • DELOS DE3246.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.96 in D major 'The Miracle' (1st movement)

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    • NAÏVE V5176.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture to Music for the Royal Fireworks HWV351

    Performer: Le Concert Spirituel

    • Hervé Niquet (director).
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version)

    Performer: Joanna MacGregor (piano) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Carl Davis (conductor)

    • COLLINS 11392.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet No.13 in A minor 'Rosamunde' (4th movement)

    Performer: Chiaroscuro Quartet

    • APARTE AP022.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen – Toreador's Song (Act 2)

    Performer: Bryn Terfel (Escamillo) Performer: Marina Domashenko (Carmen) Performer: Magali Léger (Frasquita) Performer: Delphine Haidan (Marcédès) Performer: Thierry Félix (Zuniga) Performer: Chorus of Radio France Performer: Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

    • DECCA 4759143.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Marin Alsop (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8557428.

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