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Saturday - 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

Last on

Sat 13 Sep 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture to the Occasional Oratorio

    Orchestra: King's Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • The Coronation of King George II: King's Consort/King.
    • Hyperion.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane Op.50 for orchestra (with chorus ad lib)

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Ludovic Morlot. Choir: Seattle Symphony Chorale.
    • Faure: Masques et Bergamasques; Pelleas et Melisande; Dolly Pavane; Fantaisie; B.
    • Seattle Symphony Media.
    • 18.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen D.774

    Performer: Lambert Orkis. Singer: Arleen Augér.
    • Schubert: Lieder.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 20.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no. 2 (Op.61) in C major vers. reorch. Mahler, 2nd mvt; Scherzo

    Music Arranger: Gustav Mahler. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Liszt

    Sonetto 47 del Petrarca (3 Sonetti di Petrarca)

    Performer: David Wilde.
    • Wilde Playst Liszt.
    • Delphian.
    • 5.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for vln & orch (RV.315) (Op.8`2) "L'Estate" [complete]

    Performer: Jan Jansen. Performer: Stacy Watton. Performer: Julian Rachlin. Performer: Candida Thompson. Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Maarten Jansen. Performer: Henk Rubingh.
    • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Janine Jansen.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Béla Bartók

    Transylvanian Dances for orchestra

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Bartok: Orchestral Works Vol.1: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 15.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Trio for piano and strings no.2 (Op.66) in C minor; Finale (Allegro assai....)

    Ensemble: ATOS Trio.
    • 7775052.
    • CPO.
    • 8.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Scherzo (Furiant) (Molto vivace) - 3rd mvt from Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major Op.81

    Performer: Jonathan Biss. Ensemble: Elias String Quartet.
    • Dvorak, Schumann: PIano Quintets: Elias String Quartet, Jonathan Biss.
    • Onyx.
    • 7.
  • Philippe Rogier

    Missa Ego sum qui sum for 6 voices [after Gombert]: Agnus Dei

    Conductor: David Trendell. Choir: Choir of King’s College, London.
    • Rogier: Missa Ego Sum Qui Sum; Motets.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Arnold Bax

    Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor: 2nd movement; Poco lento

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Sir Arnold Bax: The Symphonies.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no.84 BWV.84..: Ich bin vergnugt mit meinem Glucke (Aria)

    Conductor: Harry Bicket. Ensemble: The English Concert. Singer: Elizabeth Watts.
    • Bach - Cantatas.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Scala di seta [The silken ladder] - opera in 1 act: Overture

    Conductor: Roy Goodman. Ensemble: The Hanover Band.
    • Rossini - Overtures.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 1.
  • Josef Suk

    6 Pieces Op.7 for piano: no.1; Pisen lasky [Love song]

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Suk: Piano Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Danse russe (Petrushka)

    Performer: Anthony Marwood. Performer: Thomas Adès.
    • Stravinsky: Complete music for violin and piano: Marwood/Ades.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • George Gershwin

    Concerto in F major for piano and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Allegro

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Joanna MacGregor. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Piano Concerto in F Major; An American In Paris.
    • Collins Digital.
    • 4.


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