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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 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 4 May 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Fanfare for the Common Man

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Copland: El Salon Mexico, Dance Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto in C major, RV 471

    Performer: Sergio Azzolini. Ensemble: L'Aura Soave Cremona. Conductor: Diego Cantalupi.
    • Vivaldi: Concertos for Bassoon Vol. 1: Sergio Azzolini.
    • 16.
  • Arthur Benjamin

    Overture to an Italian Comedy

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Myer Fredman.
    • Arthur Benjamin: Overture, Symphony, Dances: RPO, Myer Freman.
    • Lyrita.
  • George Onslow

    Quintet in D minor Op.78 for strings: 4th mvt; Allegro molto vivace

    Ensemble: Trio à cordes français. Performer: Yvon Caracilly. Performer: Bruno Pasquier.
    • Onslow, Streichquartettt, Op.8/1; Streichquintett, Op.78/1.
    • Koch.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf, BWV 226

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Motets.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rhapsody in E flat major, Op 119, No 4

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Brahms: Handel Variations op.24 etc.: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 13.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le rouet d'Omphale

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Saint-Saens: Orchestral Works: Neeme Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ablosung im Sommer

    Performer: Karita Mattila. Performer: Ilmo Ranta.
    • ODE 897-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 21.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture, Op 96

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Shostakovich: Ballet Suites: Scottish National Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 19.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs for piano: no.1; Noctuelles

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Imogen Cooper: Beethoven/Mozart/Ravel.
    • Wigmore Hall Live.
    • 8.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark ascending for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Iona Brown. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Hi Fi Special - Various Artists.
    • ASV.
    • 10.
  • Franz Schubert

    So Gut' als Weisheit stromen mild (D.407)

    Singer: Toby Spence. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • The Hyperion Schubert Edition - AN 1816 SCHUBERTIAD.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ruggiero

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Ostinato.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 11.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Intermezzo in A flat major

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Kaleidoscope: Marc-Andre Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Notturno no.6 in G major, H.2.30

    Ensemble: Mozzafiato. Ensemble: L'Archibudelli.
    • Haydn: 8 Notturni for the King of Naples: Mozzafiato, L'Archibudelli.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Glyn Williams

    My little Welsh home

    Singer: Stuart Burrows. Performer: John Constable.
    • An Anthology of English Song: Various artists.
    • Novello.
    • 3.

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