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Sunday - Martin Handley

Breakfast with Martin Handley. To vote for the winner in the Breakfast Carol Competition go to bbc.co.uk/radio3.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Mussorgsky / Borodin: Berliner Philharmoniker / Rattle.
    • EMI.
    • 20.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Fantasy on Christmas Carols (from the film "The Holly and the Ivy")

    Music Arranger: Christopher Palmer. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Arnold: Film Music, Volume 2: Dyson, BBC Phil, Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 23.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    The Christmas Dream (The Blue Bird)

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
    • Humperdinck - Fairy-Tale Music.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Der Schneemann (Prelude; Serenade)

    Performer: Heinz Haunold. Orchestra: Bruckner Orchestra of Linz. Conductor: Caspar Richter.
    • Korngold Orchestral Music.
    • ASV.
    • 8-9.
  • Franz Biebl

    Ave Maria

    Choir: The Gentlemen of St John’s. Director: Christopher Robinson.
    • Music for Men's Voices.
    • Priory.
    • 5.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude Op 28 no 8 in F sharp minor

  • Henry Balfour Gardiner

    Evening Hymn

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • England, my England: Choir of King's College, Cambridge.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Michael Head

    The Little road to Bethlehem for a capella choir

    Performer: Anna Noakes. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Nativitas, A celebration of peace: Choir of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom.
    • Erato.
    • 8.
  • Philip Lane

    Wassail dances

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
    • Hely-Hutchinson: A Carol Symphony.
    • Naxos.
    • 11-13.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Jauchzet dem Herrn

    Ensemble: Les Agrémens. Conductor: Jean Tubéry.
    • German Sacred Baroque Music - Christmas.
    • Ricercar.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Warman

    Can it Be True?

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill. Lyricist: Susan Hill.
  • Andy Whitfield

    Can it Be True?

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill. Lyricist: Susan Hill.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in B flat major, D 935 No 3

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Schubert: Impromptus D 899 & D935: Perahia.
    • Sony.
    • 7.
  • Suk

    Lullabies: A Child's Christmas Dream

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Grandfather's Dance)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.

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