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Live at Southbank Centre: Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's breakfast show live from London's Southbank Centre, with the Best of British Music Playlist, compiled from listener requests.

Live at Southbank Centre: 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 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.
Radio 3 is broadcasting live from a pop-up studio at London's Southbank Centre all day every day for the last two weeks of March. If you're in the area, visit the Radio 3 studio and performance space in the Royal Festival Hall Riverside Café to listen to Radio 3, ask questions and enjoy the special events.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Arthur Sullivan

    Ruddigore, or The witch's curse..: Act 2 no.20; When the night wind howls..

    Lyricist: Gilbert, William Schwenck. Choir: Radiokören. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Bryn Terfel: Bad Boys.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 82 BWV.82 (Ich habe genug): Schlummert ein (Aria)

    Singer: Christine Schäfer. Ensemble: Berliner Barock Solisten. Conductor: Bernhard Forck.
    • Christine Schafer - Bach.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Quintet No 4 in D major, G 448 (Fandango)

    Performer: Carles Trepat. Performer: David Tummer. Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • Boccherini: La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 15.
  • C. S. Lang

    Tuba Tune in D major for organ, Op 15

    Performer: Jonathan Bielby.
    • Great European Organs No.21 - Jonathan Bielby Plays the Organ of Rochdale Town H.
    • Priory.
    • 14.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade in E minor Op.20 for string orchestra

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Elgar: Orchestral Works.
    • Decca London.
    • 2-4.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Die Tote Stadt - opera in 3 acts Op.12: Act 2; Mein Sehnen, mein Wahnen

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Choir: Ladies of the Swedish Radio Choir. Orchestra: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Manfred Honeck.
    • Matthias Georne Sings German Arias.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes Op.28 for piano: no.15 in D flat major; 'Raindrop'

    Performer: Lucy Parham.
    • Piano Classics - Chopin.
    • Audio Book and Music.
    • 1.
  • Julius Fucik

    Der Alte Brummbar - comic polka Op.210 for bassoon and orchestra

    Performer: Laurence Perkins. Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • The Playful Pachyderm - Classic miniatures for bassoon and orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    O clap your hands/God is gone up - anthem for 8 voices

    Choir: Worcester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Gibbons - Anthems and Verse Anthems.
    • Helios.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 101 in D major H.1.101 (Clock): 2nd movement; Andante

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. Conductor: Frans Brüggen.
    • Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 101 and 103.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    North by Northwest (Overture)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Bernard Hermann: The Film Scores: Salonen, LA Phil.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 15.
  • György Ligeti

    Musica ricercata (Cantabile, molto legato)

    Performer: Fredrik Ullén.
    • Ligeti: The Complete Piano Music, Vol. 2.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Marianna Martines

    Sinfonia (Overture) in C major

    Ensemble: La Floridiana. Director: Nicoleta Paraschivescu.
    • Marianna Martines: Il Primo Amore.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1-3.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs for piano: no.4; Alborada del gracioso

    Performer: Cécile Ousset.
    • French Piano Music.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Picchi

    Canzon à 2 No 9 (Canzoni da sonar)

    Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.
    • The Floating City - Music by Dario Castello and Giovanni Picchi.
    • Helios.
    • 1.

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