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24/05/2014

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist and listener requests. Plus requests for works by neglected composers.

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

Sat 24 May 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Léo Delibes

    Coppélia Waltz arr Dohnanyi

    Performer: Martin Roscoe. Music Arranger: Erno Dohnanyi.
    • Dohnanyi: Piano Music: Martin Roscoe.
    • Hyperion.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in C major for flute and harp, K 299 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Marie‐Pierre Langlamet. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart Flute Concertos Concerto For Flute And Harp.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Jubilate Deo omnis terra for 8 voices

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Les vêpres siciliennes (Overture)

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Famous Italian Overtures - Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Tambourin chinois

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Paul Coker.
    • Joshua Bell: The Kreisler Album.
    • Decca.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra etc: Sakari Oramo.
    • Warner.
    • 9.
  • Roger Quilter

    Fear no more the heat o’ the sun; Under the greenwood Tree (Five Shakespeare Songs, Op.23)

    Performer: John Mark Ainsley. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • CDA66878.
    • HYPERION.
    • 15-16.
  • Dag Wirén

    Marcia (Serenade in C major, Op 11)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Grieg, Sibelius, Nielsen, Wiren: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Marriner.
    • Decca.
    • 15.
  • Francis Poulenc

    L'embarquement pour Cythère

    Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque.
    • Philips.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Primavera porteña (Las cuatro estaciones porteñas)

    Orchestra: Kremerata Baltica. Director: Gidon Kremer.
    • Eight Seasons: Gidon Kremer / Kremerata Baltica.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 16.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fidelio (Leonore) - opera Op.72 final vers. [1814] in 2 acts: Overture

    Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Beethoven: Overtures.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.
  • Ivor Gurney

    When I was one and twenty & The Lent Lily from Ludlow and Teme

    Singer: James Gilchrist. Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Ensemble: Fitzwilliam String Quartet.
    • On Wenlock Edge.
    • LINN.
    • 14-15.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ concerto in F, Op. 7 No. 13 "The Cuckoo and the nightingale"

    Performer: Simon Preston. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Handel: Organ Concertos: Simon Preston.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 17-20.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite for jazz band (Waltz 2)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Shostakovich: The Jazz Album - Brautigam, Masseurs.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Daniel Speer

    Gigue

    Performer: Christian Lindberg. Ensemble: Soloists of the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • CD-1688.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Introduction and polonaise for cello and piano (Op.3) in C major

    Performer: Gautier Capuçon. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends; Live from Lugano 2009.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 7-8.

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