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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating British Music and continuing our Musical Map of Britain.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola - Overture

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Claudio Abbado

    • DG 431 653-2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Imperial March

    Performer: Martin Souter Performer: Organ of Blenheim Place

    • ISIS CD022.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Mazurka (from Three Dances)

    Performer: Ro Hancock-Child

    • Red Glory (Micropress Music).
  • Giovanni Benedetto Platti

    Sonata in G minor

    Performer: Sebastian Hess (cello) Performer: Rudiger Lotter (violin) Performer: Florian Birsak (basso continuo)

    • OEHMS OC 836.
  • William Brade

    Cornish dance & Irish Dance & Scottish Dance

    Performer: His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts

    • Hyperion CDA 66894.
  • Franz Lehár

    The Merry Widow – Overture

    Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michail Jurowski

    • CPO 999 891-2.
  • John Ireland

    Summer Schemes

    Performer: Christopher Maltmann (baritone) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67261/2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Suite no. 1 (Op.43) in D minor/major, Scherzo (Allegro con moto)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati

    • Decca 478 1708.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.1; Scherzo

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: George Szell

    • Philips 442 727-2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    The Swan (arranged Godowsky)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

    • BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert at Wigmore Hall.
    • 41442.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite no 1 in C, BWV 1066 Passepieds I and II

    Performer: European Union Baroque Orchestra Performer: Lars Ulrik Mortensen

    • CCL CDG1211.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Festival Scherzo for piano and stings

    Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano) Performer: Guildhall Strings Performer: Robert Salter (director)

    • Hyperion CDA 67316.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Les Chemins de l'amour - valse chantee for voice and piano [1940]

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Helios CDH 55366.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    My homeland [Domov muj] - overture (Op.62)

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Libor Pesek

    • Virgin 349943 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Moments Musical op 16 No 5 in D flat major, Adagio sostenuto

    Performer: Evgenia Rubinova (piano)

    • Cavi-music 8553249.
  • William Walton

    Henry V - suite [adapted Muir Mathieson...], Overture (The Globe playhouse)

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andrew Litton

    • London 448 134-2.
  • William Walton

    Nunc Dimittis

    Performer: Choir of Magdalen College Oxford Performer: GRayston Ives

    • ISIS CD 034.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse) (orchestrated Ravel)

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Simon

    • Cala CACD 1024.

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