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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

  • Jacques Duphly

    Pieces de clavecin - book 3: no.3; Medee

    Performer: Christophe Rousset.
    • AP043.
    • APARTE.
    • 3.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no.4 "Italian": 1st movement Allegro con moto

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • VC 790725-2.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 1.
  • Ola Gjeilo

    Serenity

    Choir: Phoenix Chorale. Conductor: Charles Bruffy. Performer: Emmanuel Lopez.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHSA 5100.
    • 2.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Cantabile, Op 17

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: John Williams.
    • 88697 424602.
    • SONY.
    • 4.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Platee suite: Air de ballet

    Orchestra: European Baroque Orchestra. Director: Roy Goodman.
    • 8.557490.
    • NAXOS.
    • 3.
  • Michael Tippett

    Ritual dances from 'The midsummer marriage' for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHSA5039.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 22-24.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Der Gang zum Liebchen Op.48 no.1

    Performer: Karita Mattila. Performer: Ilmo Ranta.
    • ODE 897-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 27 in B flat major K.595 for piano and orchestra: 3rd movement; Allegro

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Director: Murray Perahia.
    • SK 46485.
    • SONY.
    • 6.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Draughtsman's contract: Chasing sheep is best left to shepherds

    Ensemble: Michael Nyman Band. Conductor: Michael Nyman.
    • CDVED957.
    • EMI VENTURE.
    • 2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca: E lucevan le stelle

    Performer: José Cura. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Plácido Domingo.
    • 0630 18838-2.
    • ERATO.
    • 13.
  • Joseph-Hector Fiocco

    Harpsichord Suite no.1: Andante and Allegro, arr. Ian Tracey

    Performer: Ian Tracey. Music Arranger: Ian Tracey.
    • Organ Recital - Ian Tracey.
    • EMI.
    • 2-3.
  • Roger Lord

    Come! from 3 Barnes Settings

    Choir: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Gostick.
    • Landscapes.
    • Regent.
    • 6.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Dedications - 5 songs to poems by Herrick for voice and piano: no.1 To daffodils

    Singer: Stanford Olsen. Performer: Timothy Hoekman.
    • Songs of Madeleine Dring.
    • Cambria.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet in C minor, D 703, 'Quartettsatz'

    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • Signum Quartett - Quartet Movements.
    • Capriccio.
    • 6.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Concerto s49/w1 for trumpet and orchestra in E (or E flat) major

    Ensemble: King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King. Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins.
    • The King's Consort Collection.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    English Suite no.1 in A major DWV.806: Gigue

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • 4216402-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 7.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Rosen aus dem Süden

    Ensemble: Soloists of L'opera National de Lyon. Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg.
    • Schoenberg/Kaiserwalzer and Other Transcriptions.
    • Erato.
    • 5.

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