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Sunday - 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

  • Jacques Offenbach

    La Belle Helene - overture [version standard; compiled Haensch]

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier

    • CHAN 9765.
  • William Baines

    Goodnight to Flamboro'

    Performer: Eric Parkin (piano)

    • Lyrita SRCD 266.
  • William Byrd

    Vigilate for 5 voices [1589]

    Performer: Tallis Scholars Performer: Peter Philips

    • Gimell CD GIM 208.
  • George Gershwin

    Catfish Row - suite from 'Porgy and Bess' no.2; Porgy Sings

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Levine

    • DG 477 9175.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    6 Songs (Op.6), no.6; Net, tolko tot, kto znal [None but the lonely heart]

    Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone) Performer: Ivari Ilja (piano)

    • Delos DE 3403.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite no 2

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

    • HMV 5 74369.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Caprice op 16 no 3 "The Rivulet"

    Performer: Benjamin Frith (piano)

    • Naxos 8.578079-80.
  • Andrea Falconiero

    Ciaconna

    Performer: Daniel Hope and Friends

    • DG 477 8094.
  • Leroy Anderson

    The Typewriter for orchestra and typewriter

    Performer: Rochester Pops Performer: Erich Kunzel

    • Pro Arte CDD 264.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet for piano... (D.667) in A major "Trout", fifth movement; Allegro giusto

    Performer: James Levine (piano) Performer: Gerhart Hetzel (violin) Performer: Wolfram Christ (viola) Performer: Georg Faust (cello) Performer: Alois Posch (double bass)

    • DG 431 7832.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    I Gioielli della Madonna – Intermezzo

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy

    • SBK 63053.
  • Philip Stopford

    For the beauty of the earth

    Performer: Truro Cathedral Choir Performer: Christopher Gray (director)

    • Regent REGCD 400.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Midsummer vigil - Swedish rhapsody no. 1 (Op.19)

    Performer: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Esa Pekka Salonen

    • SK 46668.
  • Amy Beach

    Berceuse (Op 40 no 2) (original for violin and piano) (arranged Stephan Koncz)

    Performer: Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet) Performer: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Yannick Nezet-Seguin

    • DG 481 0131.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin - lyric scenes in 3 acts (Op.24), Act 3 sc.1, no.19; Polonaise

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev

    • Phillips 470 032 2.
  • Anon.

    Summer is Icumen In

    Performer: Choir of New College Oxford Performer: Edward Higginbottom

    • Erato 063019065-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto for organ and orchestra no. 5 (Op.4`5) in F major

    Performer: Richard Egarr (organ) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 807446.

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