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Saturday - Martin Handley

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 7 Jun 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68, 'Pastoral' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Claudio Abbado - The Symphony Edition.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Erik Satie

    Le Piege de Meduse vers. for piano

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Erik Satie.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 18-24.
  • Nikolai Golovanov

    Cherubic Hymn, Op 1 No 1

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Russian Treasures.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 3.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Phaëton, LWV.61 (Overture)

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Conductor: Christophe Rousset.
    • Phaeton - Lully.
    • APARTE.
    • 1.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

    Performer: George McIlwham. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies.
    • Maxwell Davies: Symphony No.6.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Rachel Portman

    Taste of Chocolate (Chocolat)

    Orchestra: Unnamed orchestra. Conductor: David Snell.
    • Chocolat - Music from the Miramax Motion Picture.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 16.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Monsieur Sans Souci

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • SIGCD272.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 32.
  • Franz Liszt

    6 Grandes etudes de Paganini S.141 for piano: no.3 in G sharp minor..

    Performer: Nikita Magaloff.
    • Liszt - The Collection.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 3 in E major for violin, BWV 1006 (Prelude)

    Performer: Rachel Podger.
    • Johann Sebastian Bach Vol.2.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Regina coeli in C major K.276 for soloists SATB, chorus, orchestra and organ

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Singer: Elisabeth von Magnus. Singer: Uwe Heilmann. Singer: Gilles Cachemaille. Orchestra: Concentus Musicus Wien. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Mozart: Missa Solemnis K.337; Litaniae K.125.
    • Teldec.
    • 16.
  • Percy Grainger

    Hill-Song No 2 for wind band

    Ensemble: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • The Grainger Edition.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique no. 4 Op.102 for piano and orchestra: 2nd mvt; Scherzo

    Performer: Clifford Curzon. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Clifford Curzon Edition - Complete Recordings.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Beatrice et Benedict - opera 2 acts Op.27 [libretto after Shakespeare]: Overture

    Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Berlioz: 8 Overtures - Le Carnaval Romain, etc..
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • György Ligeti

    6 Bagatelles for Wind Quintet; no.6

    Ensemble: Barry Tuckwell Wind Quintet.
    • 6 27905 2.
    • EMI.
    • 24.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    10 Biblicke pisne [Biblical songs] Op.99..: no.1; ..[Clouds and darkness]

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Berliner Philharmoniker - Centenary Edition: 100 Years of Great Recordings.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 in A major Op.90 (Italian): 1st movement; Allegro vivace

    Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 (Italian).
    • CBS Maestro.
    • 1.

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