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Sunday - 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

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Overture – Il Signor Bruschino

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner

    • Philips 434 016 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hear My Prayer

    Performer: Rachel Bennett (soprano) Performer: Mark Williams (organ) Performer: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge Performer: Richard Marlow

    • CHAN 10363.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in E flat for String Trio K 563: final movement – Allegro

    Performer: Florin Ensemble

    • From CD “Florin”.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata – Prelude (Act 1)

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy

    • Sony SBK 63053.
  • Franz Schubert - Moments Musicaux D 780: No 4 in C sharp minor

    Performer: Steven Kovacevich (piano)

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no 6 in D major "Le Matin": first movement, Adagio - Allegro

    Performer: The Hanover Band Performer: Roy Goodman (director at the harpsichord)

    • Helios CDH 55112.
  • André Messager

    Solo de concours

    Performer: Julian Bliss (clarinet) Performer: Julien Quentin (oiano)

    • EMI 5 85639 2.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto no 1 in G minor op 26, last movement: Allegro Energico

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Jakub Hrusa

    • DG 4764092.
  • Ernesto Lecuona

    La Camparsa

    Performer: Dietmar Kres (guitar)

    • Extra Platte Ex 369 2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Il Trovatore - opera in 4 pts, Pt.2 sc.1; Vedi! le fosche notturna[Anvil chorus]

    Performer: Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, Milan Performer: Riccardo Muti

    • Virgin VTDCD 417.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no 38 in D major, K 504 "Prague"

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Elatus 0927 49828 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for cello solo no. 6 (BWV.1012) in D major, Gigue

    Performer: Yo Yo Ma (cello)

    • Sony S2K 63203.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz from Eugene Onegin

    Performer: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Ondrej Lenard

    • Naxos 8.578041-42.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures at an Exhibition

    Performer: Alfred Brendel

    • TBC.
  • Franz Liszt


    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff

    • TBC.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Capriccio espagnol (Op.34) [complete]

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras

    • Telarc CD 80208.


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