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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's Breakfast, with specially recorded carols from the BBC Singers and your requests in our Advent Calendar of seasonal music.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk or text 83111 with your music requests or Musical Map suggestions.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 21 Dec 2013 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for cello solo no. 1 (BWV.1007) in G major, Prelude

    Performer: Mischa Maisky.
    • Bach: 6 Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012: Mischa Maisky.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 2 (Op. 73) in D major, 4th mvt; Allegro con spirito

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Brahms: Symphonies 1-4. Berliner Philharmoniker - Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Ruth Gipps

    Horn Concerto, Op 58 (1st mvt)

    Performer: David Pyatt. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • British Horn Concertos.
    • LYRITA.
    • 10.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in C major, H XV 27 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Susan Tomes. Performer: Anthony Marwood. Performer: Richard Lester. Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol.1: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Michael Head

    The Three Mummers

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • Noel.
    • DG.
    • 12.
  • William James

    An Australian Christmas

    Music Arranger: James Curnow. Orchestra: Sellers Engineering Band. Conductor: Philip McCann.
    • A Christmas Celebration.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta (5th mvt)

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
    • Janacek: Sinfonietta - Taras Bulba.
    • TUDOR.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13, 'Pathétique' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven: The Piano Sonata Vol. II.
    • ECM NEW SERIES.
    • 12.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia - suite (Op.11), Alla marcia

    Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
    • SONY.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le nozze di Figaro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Mozart: Overtures: Staatskapelle Dresden/Colin Davis.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Otto Nicolai

    Christmas Overture

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • The Night Before Christmas.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    O magnum mysterium à 6

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Martin Baker.
    • Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina, Missa Hodie Christus Natus Est etc....
    • HYPERION.
    • 11.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Silvio amante disperato - aria from Cantata no.9 "Destatevi, o pastori"

    Performer: Jonathan Cohen. Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Nicola Porpora: Cantatas.
    • HYPERION.
    • 12.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Quem vidistis pastore (4 motets pour le temps de Noël)

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Poulenc: Gloria, Motets.
    • HYPERION.
    • 13.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Children's Christmas Song (Folk Songs of the Four Seasons)

    Choir: City of London Choir. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • In Terra Pax: A Christmas Anthology.
    • Naxos.
    • 14.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Wassail Song (Folk Songs of the Four Seasons)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Choir: City of London Choir. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • In Terra Pax: A Christmas Anthology.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.

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