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31/05/2014

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 31 May 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Franz von Suppé

    Poet and Peasant overture

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • Mercury.
  • Marin Marais

    La sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Tous Les Matins Du Monde: Bande Originale du Film, Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lake in the Mountains (49th Parallel)

    Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Vaughan Wiliams: Violin Sonata; String Quartet No.2 etc..
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Spartacus: Dance of the Nymphs

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Onyx.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No 5 in F sharp minor

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
    • Brahms 21 Hungarian Dances - Katia & Marelle Labeque.
    • Phillips.
    • 5.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21 No 2

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works: London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor RV.578, Op.3`2 for 2 violins, cello and orchestra

    Performer: Amandine Beyer. Performer: Alba Roca. Performer: Marco Ceccato. Director: Amandine Beyer.
    • Vivaldi: Festival de Sable.
    • ZIG ZAG TERRITOIRES.
    • 1-4.
  • Joseph Haydn

    3rd movement of String quartet, Op.76`1

    Performer: Endellion Quartet.
    • BBC recording.
  • Joseph Haydn

    L'Isola disabitata (Overture)

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Haydn: Operas, Vol.2: Antal Dorati.
    • Philips.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 3 in C major BWV.1009 for cello solo: Bourree 1 and 2

    Performer: Lynn Harrell.
    • Bach: Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012.
    • Decca.
    • 17.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in B flat major, D 935 No 3

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Schubert: Impromptus D 899 & D935: Perahia.
    • Sony.
    • 7.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wonderful Town (Overture)

    Orchestra: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Bernstein: Wonderful Town.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Franz Lachner

    Wind Quintet No 2 in E flat major (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Wien-Berlin.
    • Danzi and Lachner: Blaserquintette.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Krahe, no.15 from Winterreise, D.911

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Performer: Helmut Deutsch.
    • Schubert Winterreise.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 15.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Le Roi malgre lui - opera comique in 3 acts: Act 2, no.9; Fete polonaise

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chabrier: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.

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