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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, listener requests, works by neglected composers and wake-up calls.

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 with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz from Eugene Onegin

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Tchaikovsky: Famous Waltzes: New York Philharmonic, Masur.
    • Teldec.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Là ci darem la mano (Don Giovanni)

    Singer: Danielle de Niese. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • The Mozart Album: Danielle de Niese.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Quintet in D major (4th mvt)

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Richard Hosford. Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: Marianne Thorsen. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Ralph Vaughan Williams: the Early Chamber Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    Fantaisie for piano and orchestra, 1st movement; Andante ma non troppo ...

    Conductor: Marek Janowski. Orchestra: Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France. Performer: Barry Douglas.
    • Debussy: Fantasy for piano and orchestra: Douglas/Janowski.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (LWV.43), Chaconne of the Scaramouches

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • L'Orchestre du Roi Soleil.
    • ALIA VOX.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 3 Movt 1

    Performer: Julia Fischer.
    • 5186 072.
    • Pentatone Classics.
    • 10.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne (In London town) - overture (Op.40)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Elgar: Symphony No.2/Cockaigne: LPO/Boult.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • John Ireland

    Sea Fever

    Performer: Christopher Maltman. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • CDA 67261/2.
    • 21.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Octet in E flat major, Op 20: 4th Movement, Presto

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Lucy Gould. Performer: Sophie Besancon. Performer: Christian Eisenberger. Performer: Pascal Siffert. Performer: Stewart Eaton. Performer: William Conway. Performer: Kate Gould.
    • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto: Daniel Hope, COE, Thomas Hengelbrock.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Summer schemes (Earth and air and rain, Op.15)

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • Finzi: The English Song Series 15: Williams/Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Concertino in E flat major, Op 26

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia.
    • Chandos.
  • Thomas Arne

    Alfred - masque, Rule Britannia!

    Conductor: Nicholas McGegan. Singer: Jamie MacDougall. Singer: Jennifer Smith. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus. Orchestra: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale.
    • Thomas Arne: Alfred: Nicholas Mcgegan/Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 24.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Valse-caprice No 1 in A major, Op 30

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Faure - Piano Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve (Roméo et Juliette)

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Renee Fleming: Arias from manon lescaut, la bohème, madama butterfly, turandot,.
    • Decca.
    • 11.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise, Op 83

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Virgin.
  • Morton Gould

    Boogie Woogie Etude

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • 478 5334.
    • DECCA.
    • 26.


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