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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, compiled from listener requests.
Email or text 83111 with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Sonata for keyboard (Wq.62`19) in G major; 1st movement;

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • C.P.E. Bach: Sonatas and Rondos: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for organ no. 6 (BWV.530) in G major, 1st movement; Vivace

    Performer: Robert Quinney.
    • J.S.Bach: Trio Sonatas for Organ: Robert Quinney.
    • Coro.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Divertimento, Op.9

    Performer: Sarah Francis. Ensemble: Allegri String Quartet.
    • Oboe Quintets: Sarah Francis, The Allegri String Quartet.
    • Helios.
    • 1-4.
  • Emīls Dārziņš

    Melanholiskais valsis [Melancholy waltz] for orchestra

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Favourite Encores: Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • George Frederick Pinto

    Grand sonata in E flat minor Op.3`1 for piano: 1st movement; Allego moderato..

    Performer: Michael O’Rourke.
    • Pinto: Piano Music.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in C major, HWV 318, 'Alexander's Feast'

    Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch. Performer: Catherine Mackintosh. Performer: Susan Sheppard. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Nicholas McGegan.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • 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.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Symphonie espagnole, Op 21 (5th mvt)

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Bruch, Lalo: Little, RSNO, Handley.
    • EMI Eminence.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Lieder ohne Worte - book 2 (Op.30), no.6; Venetianisches Gondellied in F# minor

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento (K.138) in F major

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Jane Glover.
    • Mozart: Divertimenti for Strings: London Mozart Players/Glover.
    • EMI.
    • 7-9.
  • Nikita Koshkin

    Usher-waltz for guitar [Op.35; Op.29]

    Performer: Craig Ogden.
    • Tango Nuevo - Craig Ogden.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Anvil Chorus (Il trovatore)

    Choir: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • Famous Opera Choruses: Haitink.
    • EMI.
    • 1.


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