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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including music by Delius, Byrd's Laudibus in sanctis, and Dawn from Britten's Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes).

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show, including Delius' On hearing the first Cuckoo in Spring played by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, William Byrd's Laudibus in sanctis is sung by The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers, and the Philharmonia Orchestra under Carlo Maria Giulini perform Dawn from Britten's Four Sea Interludes (from Peter Grimes).

2 hours

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon (words by Robert Burns)

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA66793.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Presto from A Musical Joke, K522

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Guido Cantelli (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 6 95457 2.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Jota from Suite populaire espagnole

    Arranger: Paul Kochanski Performer: Daniel Hope (violin) Performer: Sebastian Knauer (lutheal)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564613292.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Dawn from Four Sea Interludes, Op.33a (from Peter Grimes)

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    • EMI CZS7677232.
  • Balakirev

    Valse-Caprice No.2 in D flat major (after Alexander Taneyev)

    Performer: Danny Driver (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67806.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for flute, strings and bassoon in F, RV100

    Performer: Katy Bircher (flute) Performer: Peter Whelan (bassoon) Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director)

    • AVIE AV2178.
  • Isaac Albéniz


    Arranger: Williams Performer: John Williams (guitar)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 88697529852.
  • Eric Coates

    By the Sleepy Lagoon

    Performer: East of England Orchestra Performer: Malcolm Nabarro (conductor)

    • ASV CDWHL2053.
  • William Byrd

    Laudibus in sanctis

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    • CORO COR16077.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo finale from Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37

    Performer: Radu Lupu (piano) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Lawrence Foster (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 2340.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 174

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (director)

    • BIS-SACD-1941.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    La Gitana (Zigeunerlied)

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin) Performer: John Lenehan (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 9 67007 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dance No.2, Op.45 (Tempo di Valse)

    Performer: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 75510 2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Modere from Sonatine

    Performer: Boris Berezovsky (piano)

    • TELDEC 4509 94539-2.
  • Frederick Delius

    On hearing the first cuckoo in spring

    Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • DECCA 417 778-2.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Magnificat a 14

    Performer: The Taverner Choir Performer: London Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble Performer: Andrew Parrott (conductor)

    • OISEAU-LYRE 4368602.
  • Ignaz Friedman

    Musical Box

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • NIMBUS NI 2540.
  • Johannes Brahms

    2nd mvt Andante from Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra Op.102 "Double" Concerto

    Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (cello) Performer: Isaac Stern (violin) Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 88697 04443 2.


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