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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's breakfast show, with the Best of British Music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Plus neglected composers and amateur music groups.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including your requests for works by neglected composers, amateur music-making groups and wake-up calls.
Email with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Solomon - oratorio

    Conductor: Kenneth Sillito. Performer: Academy of Ancient Music.
    • 10 420.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet in G major K.285a for flute and strings

    Performer: Christoph Poppen. Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Hariolf Schlichtig. Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
    • EMI.
    • 5 56829-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Annees de pelerinage - 3me annee S.163

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • VC 7-59222-2.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Stabat mater - motet for 8 voices [H vi,96]

    Performer: Andrew Carwood. Performer: Cardinall's Musick.
    • ASV.
    • CDGAU 333.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet no. 13 in A minor D.804, Op.29 (Rosamunde) for strings

    Performer: Takacs String Quartet.
    • DECCA.
    • 436-843-2.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of youth - suite no. 2 Op.1b

    Conductor: Vernon Handley. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • CDEMX-2148.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Mazurek in E minor Op.49, arr. for violin and orchestra [orig. with piano]

    Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek. Performer: Václav Hudeček. Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • SU-3330-2 031.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Partita for orchestra

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-10389.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    (Kreisler) Liebesleid, transc. for piano [orig. vn & pf]

    Performer: Earl Wild.
    • -70907.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Die Rheinnixen - operetta in 3 acts

    Conductor: Marc Minkowski. Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre.
    • ARCHIVE.
    • 477-6403.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G major RV.532 for 2 mandolins and orchestra

    Conductor: Giovanni Antonini. Performer: Duilio Galfetti. Performer: Wolfgang Paul. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • TELDEC.
    • 4509-91182-2.
  • Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

    The Sound of Music

    • 07863 67965-2.


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