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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show and opens the Breakfast Advent Calendar. A door every day to reveals winter music and readings chosen by listeners and presenters.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Trad Appalachian

    I wonder as I wander

    Arranger: Andrew Carter Performer: Choir of Kings College Cambridge Performer: Philip Ledger

    • EMI CDM 5 66243 2.
  • Martinu

    Merry Christmas 1941

    Performer: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Christopher Hogwood

    • DG 433 660 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ruhe Sanft, mein Holdes Leben (Zaide)

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) / London Mozart Players Performer: Conducted by Jane Glover

    • ASV CD DCA 683.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a "Les Adieux"

    Performer: Richard Goode (piano)

    • NONESUCH 7559 79328 2.
  • Maurice Ravel - String Quartet in F (2nd movement)

    Performer: Alban Berg String Quartet

  • Carl Nielsen

    Rhapsodic Overture: An Imaginary Trip to the Faroe Islands

    Performer: Swedish Radio Symhony Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

    • SONY SK 53276.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka, Op.67'3 [Les Sylphides]

    Orchestrator: Roy Douglas Performer: Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin Performer: Conducted by Heinz Fricke

    • CAPRICCIO 10 073.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Waltzes, Op.3 Nos.1, 2 ,5, 6, 10, 14, 15

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti and Nadio Boulanger, pianos

    • EMI CDH7 63038 2.
  • Manos Hadjidakis

    Oniro pedion tis gitonias (Dream of Urban Children)

    Performer: Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) / Athens Experimental Orchestra, Conducted by Stavros Xarhakos

    • DG 419 236-2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    In Paradisium (Requiem)

    Performer: St. John’s College Cambridge Conducted by George Guest

    • DECCA 436 486-2.
  • Frederick Delius

    The walk to the Paradise Garden

    Performer: Halle Orchestra Conducted by Sir John Barbirolli

    • EMI CMS5 65119-2.
  • Hassler

    Angelus ad pastorus ait

    Performer: BBC Singers / Stephen Farr (organ) Conducted by Andrew Griffiths

  • Sullivan

    Pirates of Penzance

    Artist: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Conducted by Sir Neville Marriner

    • PHILIPS 434 916-2.
  • Igor Stravinsky


    Arranger: Crabb & Draugsvoll James: Crabb & Geir Draugsvoll (accordions)

    • EMI CDC7 6970557.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Fuga y Misterioso

    Arranger: JosÉ Carli Artist: 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

    • EMI CDC5 56981 2.


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