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Saturday - Martin Handley: Sound of Cinema

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating the Sound of Cinema with the A-Z of film music, the Musical Map and listener requests. Email or text 83111.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Overture)

    Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki. Orchestra: Bach Collegium Japan.
    • J.S.Bach: Brandenburg Concertos & Orchestra Suites: Bach Collegium Japan, Suzuki.
    • Bis.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Three Dance Episodes from On the Town

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Bernstein by Boston.
    • Philips.
    • 3-5.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Things to Come (March)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Night mail for reciter and ensemble [for the GPO film. Words: W H Auden]

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble. Lyricist: W. H. Auden. Conductor: Lionel Friend.
    • Britten: Night Mail - Phaedra - Sinfonietta - Lachrymae.
    • Hyperion.
    • 23.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - opera in 3 acts: Prelude

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Wagner: Overtures and Preludes - Berlioz and Beethoven: Overtures.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Michael Kamen

    Band of Brothers - main theme

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1, no.8; La Fille aux cheveux de lin

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • Debussy: Preludes I: Maurizio Pollini.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Valse-caprice no. 2 in D flat major Op.38 for piano

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Faure Piano Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cantique de Jean Racine

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Ensemble: Capricorn Ensemble. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Agnus Dei.
    • Erato.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso (Op.3`6) in D

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists.
    • Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3: English Baoque Soloists/Gardiner.
    • Apex.
    • 10-11.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Holberg Suite, Op 40 (Praeludium)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Grieg: Holberg Suite/Tchaikovsky: String Serenade: Orheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21 No 2

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works: London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Rigoletto - Act 3; La Donna e mobile [Duke's song]

    Singer: Luciano Pavarotti.
    • Pavarotti: Verdi.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Capriccio in F sharp minor Op.5 for piano

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
    • Mendelssohn The Complete Solo Piano Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Virginia Sacred Harp Singers

    Amazing Grace


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