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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including Alfven's Midsummer Vigil, Faure's Papillon, and the waltz sequence from Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show, including Alfven's Midsummer Vigil performed by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit, cellist Alban Gerhardt and pianist Cecile Licad play Faure's Papillon, and the Waltz Sequence (Acts 1&2) from Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier is performed by the Bavarian State Orchestra conducted by Joseph Keilberth.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    Polka (The Two Widosws)

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi

    • Decca 444 867 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Moment musical in A flat, D780 No 2

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

    • EMI CDC5552192.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Midsummer Vigil – Swedish Rhapsody No 1

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Charles Dutoit

    • Decca 452 482-2.
  • William Byrd

    Pavan & Galliard a 5

    Performer: Fretwork Performer: Christopher Wilson (lute)

    • Virgin Classics VC 545 031 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Med en vandlilje; En svane

    Performer: Katarina Karneus (mezzo) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67670.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Sinfonietta No 1, Op 48

    Performer: London Festival Orchestra Performer: Conductor Ross Pople

    • Arte Nova 74321 46503 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in B minor (Etudes-tableaux, Op 39 No 4)

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • Decca 417 671-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Let the hand be strengthened, HWV259

    Performer: Choir of Westminster Abbey Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (organ) Performer: Director Simon Preston

    • Archiv 410 030-2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Papillon, Op 77

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt (cello) Performer: Cecile Licad (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67872.
  • Alexander Borodin

    In the steppes of central Asia

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: André Cluytens.

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Conductor Valery Gergiev

    • Philips 470 840 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet movement in F, K580b

    Performer: Gaudier Ensemble

    • Helios CDH55390.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gavotte I/II (Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068)

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Director Masaaki Suzuki

    • BIS-SACD-1721/22.
  • Marcel Dupré

    Paraphrase sur le Te Deum

    Performer: Daniel Roth (organ)

    • Priory PRCD767.
  • Frederick Delius

    La Calinda

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Barry Wordsworth

    • Collins Classics 13362.
  • Richard Strauss

    Der Rosenkavalier – Waltz sequence from Acts I & II

    Performer: Bavarian State Orchestra Performer: Conductor Joseph Keilberth

    • Teldec 0630-12343-2.

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