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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating the Baroque Spring season with the Breakfast Forty-Eight and the Musical Map of Britain.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating the Baroque Spring season. Featuring Breakfast Forty-Eight - a daily morning dose of the 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. As part of Breakfast's Musical Map of Britain, running throughout 2013, Breakfast will be asking listeners to highlight Baroque connections to their area of the UK.
BBC Radio 3's Baroque Spring is a month long season of music, drama and comedy dedicated to shedding new light on the Baroque era.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 23 Mar 2013 07:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    La Clemenza di tito K 621 Overture

    Performer: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor

    • Naïve OP30479.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wesendonck-Lieder: Traume (arranged Arthur Frackenpohl)

    Performer: Canadian Brass Performer: Members of the Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival Performer: Edo de Waart

    • Philips 434 109-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV 630

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Harry Christophers

    • Heliodor 476 5970.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasia for Piano 4 hands in F minor D 940

    Performer: Murray Perahia Performer: Radu Lupu

    • Sony Classical 5174902.
  • Santiago de Murcia

    Cumbées

    Performer: The Harp Consort

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU907293.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Valse- Fantasie

    Performer: Orchestra Philharmonique de Radio France Performer: Paavo Jarvi

    • Virgin Classics 50999 02931920.
  • Léon Boëllmann

    Suite Gothique: Toccata

    Performer: Guy Morancon

    • EMI Classics 7243 5 75356 2 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    BWV 865 – Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor

    Performer: Glenn Gould, piano

    • Sony Classical M3K42266.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    String Sextet: third movement: Intermezzo

    Performer: Doric Quartet Performer: Jennifer stumm, viola Performer: Bartholomew LaFollette, cello

    • Chandos CHAN 10707.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto in C major, first movement

    Performer: Steven Isserlis, cello Performer: The Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Sir Roger Norrington, conductor

    • RCA 09026685782.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del Destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio

    Performer: Leontyne Price, soprano Performer: RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra Performer: Thomas Schippers

    • RCA RD87016.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion: opening chorus: Kommt ihr Tochter

    Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: The London Oratory Junior Choir Performer: The English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner

    • Archiv Produktion 427 648-2.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide Overture

    Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin

    • Angel CDM 7 64303 2.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Deh, coprite il bel seno (from fifth book madrigals)

    Performer: La Venexiana

    • Glossa GCD920935.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    4 Dances from Estancia: Danza final (malambo)

    Performer: Orquesta Sinfonica de Venezuela Performer: Theodore Kuchar

    • Brilliant Classics 9262.

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