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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's breakfast show, with the Best of British Music Playlist and Georgian Gems. Plus requests for amateur music-making groups and wake-up calls.

18th Century season. Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Handel at half-past eight and Georgian Gems, compiled from listener requests. Also, including the Best of British music Playlist and your requests for amateur music-making groups and wake-up calls.
Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 19 Apr 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Fugue)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sinfonia in G minor for strings

    Ensemble: La Serenissima. Performer: Adrian Chandler. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • Venice by Night.
    • Avie.
    • 5-7.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dubinushka, Op 62

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Russian Masterpieces: Scottish National Orchestra/London Symphony Orchestra/Jarv.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quintet in E flat major, K 614 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart: String Quintets; Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Charles Wesley

    Concerto in D minor Op.2`1 for keyboard and orchestra: 4th mvt; Allegro

    Performer: Jennifer Bate.
    • The Wesleys and Their Contemporaries.
    • Somm.
    • 4.
  • Franz Waxman

    Rebecca - music for the film [1940]: no.1; Rebecca [Main title]

    Orchestra: Sofia Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Adriano.
    • Waxman: Rebecca.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Holst

    Suite no. 2 in F major Op.28`2 for military band

    Performer: Central Band of the Royal Air Force. Conductor: Wing Commander Eric Banks.
    • British Music for Concert Band.
    • EMI.
    • 4-7.
  • Trad.

    Down in Yon Forest

    Performer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • 468499-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 13.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El Amor brujo - Ritual fire dance...

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Luis Antonio García Navarro.
    • De Falla: El Amor Brujo, 3 Cornered Hat: LSO, Navarro.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 16.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Lauda 24 'Dammi conforto Dio'

    Singer: Ieva Ezeriete. Choir: Latvian Radio Choir.
    • GB Records.
  • Robert Schumann

    Manfred - incidental music (Op.115), Overture

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
    • Giulini in America: Los Angeles Philharmonic/Giulini.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite for keyboard - 1720 no. 5 (HWV.430) in E major, Air with 5 variations...

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia plays Handel and Scarlatti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Casta diva... Ah! bello a me ritorno (Norma)

    Singer: Joan Sutherland. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Joan Sutherland - Greatest Hits.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Waltz arr Atovmyan (The Return of Maxim)

    Performer: Philippa Davies. Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Ian Brown. Music Arranger: Lev Atovmian. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Shostakovich: Piano Quintet etc..
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in D major, Op 6 No 4

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Le Concert Spirituel: Les Concert des Nations/Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 1-6.
  • Edward Elgar

    Dream Children, Op. 43

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra.
    • Decca.

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