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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 with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorale Zion hört die Wächter singen - Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme, BWV 140

    Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Singer: Gerd Türk. Director: Maasaki Suzuki.
    • J S Bach Cantatas Vol. 52.
    • Bis.
    • 4.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5 in E flat major, Op 82 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
  • Trad

    Tullochgorum and Pretty Peggy

    Performer: Jordi Savall.
    • The Celtic Viol.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 13-14.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in B flat major, Op 97, 'Archduke' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Jean‐Guihen Queyras.
    • Beethoven: Piano Trios Op.70 No.2 and Op.97.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the trumpet (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Singer: Christophe Dumaux. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Arnold Bax

    November Woods

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz for piano (Op.posth.) in E flat major [B.46, now considered doubtful]

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 19.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rondeau (Les biches)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Paris 1920: Orchestre de Paris/Semyon Bychkov.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Andrò ramingo e solo (Idomeneo)

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Singer: Sylvia McNair. Singer: Hillevi Martinpelto. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Archiv.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Wedding day at Troldhaugen (Lyric pieces Book 8 No.6)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Leif Ove Andsnes: Ballad for Edvard Grieg.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Hubert Parry

    Symphony no. 3 in C major 'English' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Parry - Complete Symphonies.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • Luciano Berio

    Folk songs, no.11; Azerbaijan love song

    Singer: Dawn Upshaw. Performer: Bridget Kibbey. Performer: Todd Palmer. Performer: Eric Poland. Performer: Gordon Gottlieb. Performer: Ljova. Performer: Erik Friedlander. Performer: Tara Helen O'Connor.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 22.
  • Max Bruch

    Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op 46 (Finale)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Conductor: Rory MacDonald. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
    • Nicola Benedetti - Homecoming.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, 'Classical'

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Prokofiev Symphonies Vol.II.
    • Onyx.
    • 14.


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