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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

Music Played

  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Valse arr for orchestra (Faust)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Barcarole - Favourite Orchestral Pieces.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 14.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto TWV 53:D31 for violoncello, 2 oboe d'amore and orchestra

    Performer: Juris Teichmanis. Performer: Martin Stadler. Conductor: Michael Schneider. Orchestra: La Stagione Frankfurt. Performer: Luise Baumgartl.
    • Telemann: Grand Concertos Vol.1.
    • cpo.
    • 10-12.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Choir: Chorus of the Kirov Opera. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 4.
  • Maurice Ravel

    L' Aurore for tenor, chorus and orchestra

    Orchestra: Paris-Sorbonne Orchestra. Singer: Marc Duguay. Choir: Paris-Sorbonne Choir. Conductor: Jacques Grimbert.
    • Prix de Rome Cantatas.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 9.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E minor, Op 119 No 2

    Performer: Lars Vogt.
    • Piano Works: Lars Vogt.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 5.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G minor

    Music Arranger: Remo Giazotto. Performer: Edward Brewer. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Albinoni/Pachelbel: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I feel pretty (West Side Story)

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: Unnamed orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Leonard Bernstein Conducts West Side Story.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 17.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le corsaire

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in D flat major, Op 28 No 15, 'Raindrop'

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Chopin: 26 Preludes Scherzo NR. 2 - Martha Argerich.
    • DG.
    • 15.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra: 1st mvt; Allegro con spirito

    Orchestra: Monteverdi Orchestra. Performer: Julian Bream. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Julian Bream - Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Villa-Lobos: Concerto for Guitar;.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Maometto II - dramma in 2 acts, Act ?; Giusto ciel, in tal periglio

    Choir: Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Conductor: Edoardo Müller. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome.
    • Colbran, The Muse.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • John Dowland

    Lachrimae antiquae novae

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Music For Viols.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No3 3rd movement

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 1 in D minor BWV.1052..: 1st movement; Allegro

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Performer: Giuliano Carmignola.
    • Bach - Violin Concertos.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 13.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi

    Conductor: Kurt Herbert Adler. Singer: Leona Mitchell. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • The World of Puccini: Sutherland, Freni, Pavarotti.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Suite in G: L’Egyptienne

    Performer: Marcelle Meyer.
    • 0825646257997.
    • ERATO.
    • 11.


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