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25/05/2014

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

Sun 25 May 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    I'm seventeen come Sunday

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Country Gardiner Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • The music of Percy Grainger: Monteverdi Choir/John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from 'A Midsummer night's dream' arr. Warren for organ

    Music Arranger: Warren, Samuel. Performer: Thomas Trotter.
    • The Grand Organ of Birmingham Town Hall: Thomas Trotter.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Má vlast)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Libor Pešek.
    • Smetana - Ma Vlast.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Lindenbaum, D 911, No 5 (Winterreise)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Performer: Helmut Deutsch.
    • Schubert Winterreise.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 5.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Planets - suite (Op.32), Jupiter, the bringer of jollity

    Conductor: James Levine. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
    • Holst: The Planets: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Danse espagnole (La vida breve)

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva.
    • CDA68040.
    • HYPERION.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in C major, HWV 318, 'Alexander's Feast'

    Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch. Performer: Catherine Mackintosh. Performer: Susan Sheppard. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Nicholas McGegan.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    H.M.S. Pinafore (Overture)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore.
    • Telarc.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    3rd movement (Affetuoso e sostenuto) from String quartet in E flat major, Op.20`1

    Ensemble: Salomon Quartet.
    • Haydn "Sun" Quartets, Op.20 nos 1, 2, 3.
    • HYPERION.
    • 3.
  • Edward Elgar

    Severn suite for brass band (Op.87) in B flat or C major, [complete]

    Conductor: James Gourlay. Ensemble: Williams Fairey Band.
    • Brass from the Masters, Vol. 1.
    • Chandos.
    • 6-10.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in G major, Op 129, 'Rage over a lost penny'

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Beethoven: Piano Music - Brautigam.
    • Etcetera.
    • 6.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concert Waltz No 2 in F major, Op 51

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Orfeo.
  • Percy Grainger

    Shepherd's Hey arr Rascher

    Ensemble: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet.
    • Music for Saxophones.
    • Cala.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Cosi fan tutte, K.588 (Soave sia il vento)

    Singer: Hillevi Martinpelto. Singer: Alison Hagley. Singer: Sir Thomas Allen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.

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