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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville (Overture)

    Performer: Munich Chamber Orchestra Performer: Alexander Liebreich (conductor)

    • SONY 88697771412.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in Eb major Op.1 No.1 – third movement, Scherzo

    Performer: Kit Armstrong (piano) Performer: Andrej Bielow (violin) Performer: Adrian Brendel (cello)

    • GENUIN 12239.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto No.6 in A major

    Performer: Ensemble 415 Performer: Chiara Banchini (conductor)

    • ZIG ZAG ZZT040301.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in A flat major D899 No.4

    Performer: Paul Lewis (piano)

    • HMC902115-16.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No.5 in E minor Op.64 – fourth movement Finale

    Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

    • DGG 477 8699.
  • Jerome Kern

    Up with the lark

    Performer: Richard Rodney Bennett (piano)

    • CFP 3523462.
  • Herbert Howells

    The Lord is my Shepherd (from Hymnus Paradisi)

    Performer: Joan Rodgers (soprano) Performer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN9744.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Grand March from Aida (arranged Alan Fernie)

    Performer: Black Dyke Band Performer: Nicholas Childs (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8570726.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Piano Concerto – second movement, Scherzando

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano) Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Juanjo Mena (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN10633.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Mass No.3 in F minor: Et in Spiritum Sanctum & Et exspecto resurrectionem

    Performer: Juliet Booth (soprano) Performer: Jean Rigby (contralto) Performer: John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Performer: Gwynne Howell (bass) Performer: Corydon Singers and Orchestra Performer: Matthew Best (conductor)

    • HELIOS CDH55332.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat Op.57

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67764.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Symphonie Espagnole – Rondo Finale

    Performer: Jean-Jacques Kantorow (violin) Performer: Granada City Orchestra Performer: Kees Bakels (conductor)

    • BIS CD1680.
  • Marin Marais

    Feste Champetre

    Performer: Lorenz Duftschmid (viola da gamba) Performer: Thomas C Boysen (guitar) Performer: Johannes Hämmerle (harpsichord)

    • CPO 7770072.
  • Benjamin Britten

    At the round earth's imagined corners (The Holy Sonnets of John Donne Op.35)

    Performer: James Gilchrist (tenor) Performer: Anna Tilbrook (piano)

    • LINN CKD404.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Rosen aus dem Suden - waltz Op.388

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

    • EMI CDC7540892.


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