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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Musical Map of Britain and listener requests.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (orchestrated Ravel)

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    • DG 479 0056.
  • Michael Wise

    Have pity on me, O ye my friends

    Performer: The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge Performer: Geoffrey Webber (conductor) Performer: David Ballantyne (organ)

    • DELPHIAN DCD 34041.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture 'Leonora' no.3, op.72b

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 3493.
  • Bill Evans

    Peace Piece

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    • DECCA 455 512-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in G minor, op.46 no.8

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

    • DG 469 366-2.
  • John Lennon and Paul McCartney

    Penny Lane

    Performer: The Beatles Performer: Solo trumpet: David Mason

    • APPLE 7 97039 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Performer: Emanuel Hurwitz (Violin) Performer: Richard Adeney (Flute) Performer: Peter Graeme (Oboe) Performer: David Mason (Trumpet) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    • DECCA 425 725-2.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Variations on a Theme of Paganini

    Performer: Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire (pianos)

    • PHILIPS 411 034-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Piano Concerto no.2 in F minor, op.21; second movement, Larghetto

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein (piano) Performer: Symphony of the Air Performer: Alfred Wallenstein (conductor)

    • SONY 88697720602.
  • Franz Schubert

    Winterreise; Der Lindenbaum

    Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (pianist)

    • ONYX 4077.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Symphony no.5 for organ; fifth movement – Toccata

    Performer: Carlo Curley (organ)

    • Decca 458 364-2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no.4 in F minor, op.36; third movement – Pizzicato ostinato

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

    • PENTATONE PTC 5186 384.
  • Richard Strauss

    Four Last Songs; 'Im Abendrot'

    Performer: Renée Fleming (soprano) Performer: Houston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    • BMG 09026 68539 2.
  • Percy Grainger

    Spoon River [orchestra version]

    Performer: Eastman-Rochester ‘Pops’ Orchestra Performer: Frederick Fennell (conductor)

    • MERCURY 434 330-2.
  • Django Bates

    The Importance of Boiling Water

    Performer: Django Bates Performer: Danish Radio Jazz Orchestra



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