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Sunday - Music in the Great War

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring music from World War I, the Best of British Music Playlist and listener requests.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including music from World War I and the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including your requests for works by neglected composers and amateur music-making groups.

Email with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Antonio Salieri

    La Locandiera (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Chandos.
  • Scott Joplin

    The Easy Winners

    Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in A major for oboe d'amore, BWV 1005

    Performer: Bruce Haynes. Performer: Scott Metcalfe. Performer: Olivier Brault. Performer: Christine Moran. Performer: Hélène Plouffe. Performer: Susie Napper. Performer: Pierre Cartier. Performer: Rejean Poirer. Ensemble: Ensemble Da Sonar.
    • Bach: Arias and Oboe D'Amore.
    • Atma Classique.
    • 2-4.
  • Thomas Morley

    Arise, awake, you silly shepherds sleeping ... [from 'The triumphs of Oriana']

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • The Triumphs of Oriana: The King's Singers.
    • Signum.
    • 14.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Sarao (Concierto serenata)

    Performer: Isabelle Moretti. Orchestra: Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla. Conductor: Edmon Colomer.
    • Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Concierto Serenata.
    • Auvdis Valois.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in B flat major, K 361, 'Gran Partita' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Best Mozart 50.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • John McCabe

    The Lily-White Rose (Songs of the garden)

    Singer: Emma Tring. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • John McCabe: Visions.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Vincent d’Indy

    Florence (Symphony No 1 in A major, 'Symphonie italienne')

    Conductor: Rumon Gamba. Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra.
    • Vincent D'Indy: Orchestral works 4: Iceland Symphony Orchestra/Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • William Walton

    Richard III: Prelude

    Conductor: Walton, William. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • 565 0072.
    • EMI.
  • Frederick Delius

    To Daffodils

    Performer: Robin Tritschler. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • SIGCD 401.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 6 in D major, 'Le matin' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Haydn: Symphonies no. 6-8@ Freiburger Barockorchester.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Quel fior che all' alba ride - Italian duet no.15 HWV.192..

    Singer: Gemma Bertaglione. Performer: Alessandro Palmeri. Performer: Pietro Prosser. Performer: Marco Facchin. Performer: Claudio Astronio.
    • Handel - Italian Duets.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 2.
  • Edward German

    Welsh rhapsody for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • Music of the Four Countries.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Carl Engel


    Performer: Elena Urioste. Performer: Tom Poster.
    • BBC recording.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerti per archi II RV 151

    Orchestra: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • OP 30554.
    • NAIVE.
    • 7-9.


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