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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring our Advent Calendar and listener requests.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk or text 83111.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, H.7e.1 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Haydn, Hummel etc: Trumpet Concertos: Hardenberger/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 12.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Tango (España)

    Music Arranger: Andrés Segovia. Performer: John Williams.
    • Spanish Guitar Music: John Williams.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch

    Ouverture in D major: Andante; Allegro Tempesta di Mare

    Orchestra: Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra. Director: Gwyn Roberts. Director: Richard Stone. Conductor: Emlyn Ngai.
    • Fasch: Orchestral Works, Vol.3 - Tempesta di Mare.
    • Chandos.
    • 1-3.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Suite concertante in A major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Roberto Prosseda. Orchestra: Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. Conductor: Howard Shelley.
    • Gounod: The Complete Works for Pedal Piano and Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Tannhauser - Overture

    Conductor: Marek Janowski. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France.
    • Wagner: Orchestral Works: Janowski.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    A New Song

    Performer: Timothy Ravalde. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Director: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Hear My Words: Choral Classics from St John's: Choir of St John's College, Cambr.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    6 Pieces for piano (Op.118), no.3; Ballade in G minor

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
    • Brahms: Works for solo piano: Barry Douglas.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Aaron Copland

    Simple Gifts (Appalachian Spring)

    Orchestra: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Hugh Wolff.
    • Copland: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra/Wolff.
    • Teldec.
    • 20.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quintet for strings (Op.4) arr. from "Octet" for wind (Op.103), 4th mvt; Finale

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Beethoven: String Quintets Op.4 & 29: The Nash Ensemble.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in A major, Op 40 No 1, 'Military'

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • Chopin: Etudes/Preludes/Polonaises: Maurizio Pollini.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Béla Bartók

    Dance Suite Sz77

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in B flat major, K 361, 'Gran Partita' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Best Mozart 50.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major RV.181 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Orchestra: Holland Baroque Society.
    • Holland Baroque Society Meets Rachel Podger.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 1-3.
  • Will Todd

    My Lord has come for chorus

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Todd: The Call of Wisdom.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 5.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesleid (Old Viennese Dances)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Paul Coker.
    • Kreisler: Liebesleid, Liebesfreud: Joshua Bell.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Winter Idyll

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Lyrique.
  • Michael Tippett

    To lie on my back (Boyhood's End)

    Performer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • CDA67459.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.

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