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Saturday - 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.
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2 hours

Last on

Sat 22 Nov 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Charles-Valentin Alkan

    Barcarolle (Chants Set 3, Op 65)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Alkan: Grande Sonate, Sonatine, Le festin d'esope.
    • 9.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The night is calm and cloudless (The Golden Legend)

    Singer: Janice Watson. Choir: The London Chorus. Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Sullivan - The Golden Legend.
    • 18.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 7 in G minor BWV.1058 for keyboard and string orchestra

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Murray Perahia.
    • Bach: Keyboard concertos nos. 3, 5, 6, 7.
    • 10.
  • George Benjamin

    Three Inventions for Chamber Orchestra: Invention 1

    Conductor: George Benjamin. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Performer: John Wallace.
    • George Benjamin: Three Inventions, Upon Silence, Sudent Time, Octet.
    • NIMBUS.
    • 2.
  • Claude Bolling

    Suite for cello and jazz piano trio: 3rd movement; Galop

    Performer: Claude Bolling. Performer: Marc Michel. Performer: Jean-Luc Dayan. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Bolling - Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Courtly Dances (Gloriana)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Benjamin Britten: Works for Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle (D.550)

    Performer: Julius Drake. Singer: Ian Bostridge.
    • Schubert: Lieder: Bostridge, Drake.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto Polonaise in B flat major, TWV 43:B3

    Orchestra: Arte dei Suonatori. Director: Martin Gester.
    • Telemann - Ouvertures pittoresques.
    • BIS.
    • 21.
  • Franz Liszt

    6 Grandes etudes de Paganini S.141 for piano: no.3 in G sharp minor; La Campanella

    Performer: Yundi.
    • Liszt - Wild and Crazy.
    • DG.
    • 3.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Marche en rondeau 'Les Combattants' (Alceste)

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • L'Orchestre du Roi Soleil.
    • ALIA VOX.
    • 20.
  • Peter Philips

    Cantantibus organis for 5 voices [1612]

    Conductor: Andrew T. Mackay. Choir: Sarum Consort.
    • Philips: Cantiones Sacrae Quinis Vocibus.
    • ASV.
    • 6.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Valse des rayons (Le papillon)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Famous Waltzes.
    • DECCA.
    • 4.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Navarra, Op 33 for 2 violins and orchestra

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Performer: Mikhail Ovrutsky. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Bruch - Violin Concertos nos. 1 & 3: Sarasate - Navarra.
    • 7.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Largo al factotum (The Barber of Seville)

    Singer: Simon Keenlyside. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Ulf Schirmer.
    • Tales of Opera.
    • 1.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Wedding of Kije (Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op 60)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije / Alexander Nevsky: Abbado/Chicago SO.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Quintet in B major, Op 34 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Eduard Brunner. Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • Mozart / Weber: Clarinet Quintets.
    • DG.
    • 7.


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