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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, with the final week of 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 27 Dec 2014 07:00

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville (Overture)

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Rossini: 10 Overtures - Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in C major Op.54`2 for strings: 1st movement; Vivace

    Ensemble: Sacconi Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Opus 54.
    • Sacconi Records.
    • 005.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Lieder (Op.27) [1894], no.4; Morgen

    Performer: Helmut Deutsch. Singer: Jonas Kaufmann.
    • Richard Strauss: Lieder: Janoas Kaufmann, Helmut Deutsch.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Caprice d'après l'étude en forme de valse de Saint-Saëns, Op 52 No 6

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Decca.
  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Pastores, dicite, quidnam vidistis?

    • In natali Domini - Christmas in Spain and the Americas in the 16th Century.
    • Accent.
    • 13.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 (Op.90) in A major "Italian", 1st movement; Allegro vivace

    Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphonies Nos.3 & 4: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
    • 5.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    La Poule from Suite in G

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Rameau, Nouvelles Suites.
    • 17.
  • Claude Debussy

    Des Pas sur la Neige arr. Snell

    Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Elgar Howarth.
    • CD164.
    • DOYEN.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wie lieblich klingt es in den Ohren - wer Jesu namen (Aria) from Cantata no. 133

    Singer: Katherine Fuge. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Cantatas.
    • SDG.
    • 25.
  • Derek Bourgeois

    Trombone Concerto; 3rd movement Presto

    Conductor: Grant Llewellyn. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Christian Lindberg.
    • British Trombone Concertos.
    • Bis.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major Op.57

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Lehár

    Grutzner - waltz

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michail Jurowski.
    • Lehar: Overtures & Waltzes: Michail Jurowski.
    • CPO.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Fidicinium sacro-profanum (Sonata No 4 in G minor)

    Ensemble: The Purcell Quartet.
    • Biber: Sacro-Profanum: The Purcell Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no. 5 (D.485) in B flat major, 4th movement; Allegro vivace

    Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington. Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Hannsler.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Six Ecossaises, WoO 83

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Philips.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Oklahoma! - musical: Overture

    Orchestra: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • Rodgers and Hammerstein Overtures.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 1.


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