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Sunday - 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

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Easter Oratorio (Sinfonia; Adagio; Chorus I)

    Performer: Collegium Vocale Performer: Directed by Philippe Herreweghe

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901513.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Miller's Dance [El Sombrero de tres picos]

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

    • EMI CDC5 55049-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in A Flat, D.935 No.2

    Performer: Katharina Wolpe (piano)

    • STMPOSIUM Records 1213.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Seven Last Words on the Cross (Introduction)

    Performer: Panocha Quartet

    • SUPRAPHON 11 1484-2.
  • Herbert Howells

    Sarabande (For the morning of Easter)

    Performer: Graham Barber (On the organ of Hereford Cathedral)

    • PRIORY PRCD 524.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Russian Easter Overture, Op.36

    Performer: Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Kees Bakels

    • BIS CD 1667.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O vos omnes

    Performer: Choir of Kings College, Cambridge Performer: Conducted by Philip Ledger

    • EMI CDC5 65103-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude & Fugue in C sharp minor, Book 2 No.4 (BWV.873)

    Performer: Jeno Jando (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.554160.
  • Kurt Atterberg

    A Värmland Rhapsody, Op.36

    Performer: Norrköping Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Jun’ichi Hirokami

    • BIS CD 553.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Easter Cantata: Gott hat den Herrn auferwecket (Opening chorus)

    Performer: Rheinische Kantorei Performer: Das Kleine Konzert Performer: Conducted by Hermann Max

    • Capriccio 49434.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No.1 "Spring" (third movement)

    Performer: Staatskapelle Berlin Performer: Conducted by Daniel Barenboim

    • WCJ 2564 69846-2.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Easter Hymn [Cavalleria Rusticana]

    Performer: Choir & Orchestre de Paris Performer: Conducted by Semyon Bychkov

    • PHILIPS 432 105-2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Preludio Sinfonico, Op.1

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Antonio Pappano

    • EMI CDC4 33301-2.
  • Georges Auric / Francis Poulenc / Germaine Tailleferre

    Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel (Overture; La Danse de la Baigneuse de Trouville; La Valse de

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: Conducted by Ashley Lawrence

    • BBC CLASSICS 15656 91862.

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