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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, with a new Breakfast feature highlighting listener's favourite British music.
Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk or text 83111 with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for kbd and string orch no. 5 (BWV.1056) in F min, 1st mvt; Moderato

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Murray Perahia.
    • Bach: Keyboard Concertos Nos. 3,5,6,7: Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • George Gershwin

    Cuban Overture

    Conductor: Leonard Slatkin. Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
    • Gershwin: Catfish Row: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Slatkin.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    26 Welsh songs for voice(s) and piano trio (WoO.155), no.20; To the blackbird

    Performer: Christopher Maltman. Performer: Marieke Blankestijn. Performer: Ursula Smith. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • 477 5128.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • CD5 T13.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Wedding Procession, Op 21

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Igor Golovchin.
    • Glazunov: Finnish Fantasy, Finnish Sketches: Moscow SO.
    • Naxos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet for strings in E flat major [1823], 3rd mvt; Menuetto and trio

    Ensemble: Talich Quartet.
    • Mendelssohn: The complete string quartets: Quatuor Talich.
    • La Dolce Volta.
    • 3.
  • Franz Berwald

    Overture: Estrelle de Soria

    Conductor: Roy Goodman. Orchestra: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Concerto for trumpet and strings (G.2-3) in D major

    Performer: Niklas Eklund. Ensemble: Wasa Baroque Ensemble. Director: Gabriel Bania. Director: Edward H. Tarr.
    • The art of the Baroque Trumpet Vol 5: Eklund/Segal/Wasa Baroque Ensemble.
    • Naxos.
    • 11.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Omnes gentes plaudite manibus for 16 voices [4 choirs] [1597]

    Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Ensemble: Concerto Palatino. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Gabrieli Sacred Symphonies.
    • HYPERION.
    • 005.
  • Oscar Straus

    Rund um die Liebe (Overture)

    Orchestra: Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Stolz.
    • Ein Walzertraum/Der letzte Walzer u.a..
    • Eurodisc.
    • 11.
  • Cyril Scott

    Lotus land Op.47`1 vers. for violin and piano

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Eduard Laurel.
    • James Ehnes - Homage.
    • Onyx.
    • 9.
  • Léo Delibes

    Prelude; Mazurka (Coppélia Suite)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • French Ballet Music: Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Henry Purcell

    Rejoice in the Lord alway, Z 49, 'Bell Anthem'

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Singer: James Gilchrist. Singer: Neal Davies. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: St John's Sinfonia. Director: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • My Beloved Spake: Anthems by Purcell and Humfrey.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Béla Bartók

    Transylvanian Dances for orchestra

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Bartok: Orchestral Works Vol.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    12 Variations on 'Ah! Vous dirais-je, maman', K 265

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Romeo et Juliet - symphonie dramatique ..., Pt.2 no.3; La Reine Mab ou La fee...

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Berlioz: Romeo Et Juliette: Sir Colin Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 1.

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