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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the next instalment of Peter Donohoe's 50 Great Pianists at 8:30 as part of Piano Season on the BBC.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sanctus from B Minor Mass

    Performer: Tolzer Knabenchor Performer: Choir of the Kings Consort Performer: The Kings Consort Performer: Robert King

    • Hyperion CDD 22051.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata in C major, Hob XVI/1: Minuet

    Performer: Martin Souter (piano)

    • ISIS CD024.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Concurrenzen (Rivalry)

    Performer: Johann Strauss Orchestra Performer: Jack Rothstein

    • CHAN 10684(3)X.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson)

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas Performer: David Blackadder (trumpet solo) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment Performer: Harry Christophers

    • Heliodor 4765970.
  • Frederic Lamond

    Sword Dance

    Performer: BBC Scotish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Martyn Brabbins

    • Hyperion CDA 67387.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Recuerdos de la Alhambra

    Performer: Andres Segovia (guitar)

    • DG 471 697 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Holberg suite (Op.40) version for string orchestra, Rigaudon

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 423 060-2.
  • George Gershwin

    I Got Rhythm Variations

    Performer: Orion Weiss (piano) Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: JoAnn Falletta

    • Naxos 8.559705.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Schon Rosmarin

    Performer: Joshua Bell (violin) Performer: Paul Coker (piano)

    • Decca 4756175.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    4 English dances - set 2 for orchestra (Op.33), no.1; Allegro non troppo

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Malcolm Arnold

    • Lyrita SRCD 201.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Valse-scherzo op 34

    Performer: Alexander Markov (violin) Performer: Alexander Markovich (piano)

    • Piano 2564 67865 7.
  • John Ireland

    Amberley Wild Brooks

    Performer: Eric Parkin (piano)

    • CHAN9140.
  • Edward German

    Nell Gwyn Overture

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: John Wilson

    • Avie AV 2194.
  • Franz Liszt

    Feux Follets –Will o'the wisp (Etudes d'Execution transcendente No 5)

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy

    • TESTAMENT SBT1046.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music Suite no 2 in D major, HWV 349

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner

    • Philips 464 706 2.
  • Léo Delibes

    Les filles de Cadix

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet) Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Eivind Aadland

    • EMI 0 88328 2.
  • John Ireland

    Sea Fever

    Performer: Christopher Maltmann (baritone) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67261/2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture: Magic Flute

    Performer: Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House Performer: Nicholas Harnoncourt

    • Teldec 2292 42716 2.

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