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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

  • Franz Strauss

    Nocturno, Op.7

    Performer: David Pyatt. Performer: Martin Jones.
    • David Pyatt Recital.
    • ERATO.
    • 4.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor for 2 cellos, RV 531

    Performer: Christophe Coin. Performer: Paolo Beschi. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Director: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Vivaldi: 'Il Proteo'.
    • Teldec.
    • 7.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon (Overture)

    Orchestra: The London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Overtures: London Classical Players/Norrington.
    • EMI Classics.
  • William Walton

    Set me as a seal upon thine heart

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Walton: Coronation Te Deum: Polyphony/Layton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 1(Op.11)in E minor, 2nd mvt; Larghetto

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Zacharias.
    • Chopin: Pinao Concertos: Zacharias.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto pastoral for flute and orchestra: 3rd movement; Rondo

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Neschling.
    • Bridge Across The Pyrenees.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Brass Quintet no.1, Op.73 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • Malcolm Arnold.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I am easily assimilated (Candide)

    Singer: Christa Ludwig. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • 111 Years of Deutsche Grammophon.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 16.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet no. 13 in A minor D.804, Op.29 (Rosamunde)..: 4th mvt; Allegro moderato

    Ensemble: Wihan Quartet.
    • Schubert String Quartets 'Death and the Maiden'/'Rosamunde'.
    • Nimbus Alliance.
    • 4.
  • Jean Sibelius Quartet

    Andante festivo arr. for string orchestra and timpani [orig. for string quartet]

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Sibelius: Gothenburg SO, Jarvi.
    • Bis.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Music Arranger: Victor Staub. Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • Fantasia.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 012.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Ragtime for 11 instruments

    Ensemble: Boston Symphony Chamber Players.
    • Strauss: Waltzes/Stravinsky: Octet, Pastorale: Boston Symphony Chamber Players.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Boreades, Act 4: Entree de Polymnie

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire: Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 16.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Ave Maria à 4

    Director: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • Christmas Carols and Motets.
    • Gimell.
    • 10.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets - suite (Op.32); Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra - Holst The Planets - Vladimir Jurowski Conductor.
    • LPO.


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