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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including requests for your favourite works and pieces that you would like to hear.
Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Islamey orch Lyapunov

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Tchaikovksy:1812 / Borodin: Polovtsian Dances / Balakirev: Islamey : Esa-Pekka S.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le Carnaval romain - overture (Op.9)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • H. Berlioz: Overtures: LSO/Previn.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Claude Debussy

    12 Studies for piano: no.12 (Book 2); Pour les accords

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Debussy: Etudes etc.
    • ARABESQUE.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 83 in G minor, 'The Hen' (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Bruno Weil.
    • Haydn: Paris Symphonies Nos. 82, 83 & 84: Tafelmusik/Weil.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Wilfred Josephs

    Quintet for clarinet and strings, Op.135: 3rd movement; Scherzo

    Ensemble: Kreutzer Quartet. Performer: Linda Merrick.
    • Wilfred Josephs - Works for Clarinet.
    • METIER.
    • 3.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Tambourin chinois

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Paul Coker.
    • Joshua Bell: The Kreisler Album.
    • Decca.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El Sombrero de tres picos - suite no. 2, Dance of the miller (Farruca)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • Bolero, Espana, Capriccio Espagnol etc.: LA Phil, Jesus Lopez-Cobos.
    • Decca.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Duo concertante

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Michael McHale.
    • The Virtuoso Clarinet - Vol.2.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Gloria (Messa di Gloria)

    Choir: Coro Gulbenkian. Orchestra: The Gulbenkian Orchestra. Orchestra: The Gulbenkian Orchestra. Conductor: Michel Corboz. Conductor: Michel Corboz.
    • Puccini: Messa di Gloria/Preludio Sinfonico/Capriccio Sinfonico.
    • ERATO.
    • 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dances Op.35 - Allegro Marcato

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
    • Naxos.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in E major, K 206

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia plays Handel and Scarlatti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 21.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D minor RV.405 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Roel Dieltiens. Ensemble: Ensemble Explorations.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • William Williams

    Trio sonata no.6 in F major for 2 recorders and bc

    Ensemble: Camerata Köln.
    • William Williams - The Instrumental Works - Camerata Koln.
    • CPO.
    • 1-4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Romance for violin and orchestra (Op.40) in G major

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. Conductor: Frans Brüggen.
    • Beethoven: Violin Concerto/Romances: Zehetmair/Bruggen.
    • Philips.
    • 2.

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