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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 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in D major Op.64`5 (Lark) for strings: 1st mvt; Allegro moderato

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Haydn; Brahms - String Quartets.
    • Avi Music.
    • 1.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    O dolorosa gioia for 5 voices [1611a]

    Director: Claudio Cavina. Choir: La Venexiana.
    • Gesualdo Edition - Quinto Libro di Madrigali.
    • Glossa.
    • 5.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Concerto in D major Op.35 violin and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Allegro assai vivace

    Orchestra: Orquestra Gulbenkian Lisbon. Conductor: Lawrence Foster. Performer: Arabella Steinbacher.
    • Bruch/Korngold - Violin Concertos.
    • Pentatone Classics.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B flat minor, Op.9 No.1

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • DG.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Hymn of Jesus Op.37

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Holst: The Cloud Messenger etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 6-7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for cello in G major BWV1007; Gigue

    Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe.
    • CKD396.
    • LINN.
    • 6.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered bride (B.143) [1870] vers definitive in 3 acts, Overture

    Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • B. Smetana; Moldau/The Bartered Bride: The Cleveland Orchestra/Dohnanyi.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Nino Rota

    Divertimento concertante for Double Bass and Orchestra; IV. Finale

    Performer: Davide Botto.
    • Chandos.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondino for wind octet (WoO.25) in E flat major

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Reiner Wehle. Performer: Diethelm Jonas. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Performer: Dag Jensen. Performer: Georg Klütsch. Performer: Klaus Lohrer. Performer: Bruno Schneider. Performer: Niklaus Frisch. Ensemble: Bläserensemble Sabine Meyer.
    • Beethoven: Octet etc.: Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ariodante - opera in 3 acts: Act 3 sc.8; Dopo notte [aria]

    Singer: Angelika Kirchschlager. Orchestra: Basel Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Laurence Cummings.
    • Angelika Kirchschlager: Handel - arias.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Berceuse de Jeanne for piano

    Performer: Nicholas C. Hodges.
    • Harrison Birtwistle - The Axe Manual/piano works.
    • Metronome.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    L' Isle joyeuse orch. Molinari

    Orchestra: Orchestre National de Lyon. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Debussy: Orchestral Works, Vol. 5: Markl.
    • Naxos.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of Youth Suite No 1 (Sun Dance)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Capriccio.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Roses from the South, Op.388

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • J. Strauss II: Walzes & Overtures: Welser-Most.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.

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