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Sunday - 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.
Email with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Michael Praetorius

    Christmas Mass: Gloria (from Missa ganz Teutsch)

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Archiv.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Zyczenie, Op. 74 'A Maiden's Wish'

    Music Arranger: Franz Liszt. Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Onyx.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Vaughan Williams: The Symphonies: BBCSO/Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 6.
  • Johann Christian Bach

    Symphony no. 4 for wind instruments in B flat major T.285/3`4

    Ensemble: Consortium Classicum.
    • J.C. Bach: Wind Symphonies: Consortium Classicum.
    • MDG.
    • 11-13.
  • George Gershwin

    3 Preludes for piano transc. Yo-Yo Ma for cello and piano

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Gilbert Kalish.
    • Bernstein/Kirchner/Gershwin: Made in America: Yo-Yo Ma.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6-8.
  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin - Act I Prelude

    Performer: Christiane Karg. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • Wagner: Preludes & Overtures: Cleveland Orchestra/Welser-Most.
    • Deustche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Richard Strauss

    Begegnung AV.72 for voice and piano

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Heimliche Aufforderung - Secret Invitation.
    • 11.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Quintet in A major K.581: 3rd movement; Menuetto – trio

    Performer: Maximiliano Martín. Ensemble: The Oculus Ensemble.
    • Champs Hill.
  • John Garth

    Cello Concerto No.1 in D major; 2nd movement Andante

    Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe. Ensemble: Avison Ensemble.
    • Divine Art.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Feria (Rapsodie espagnole)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Ravel: Rhapsodie Espagnole etc: Orchestre de Paris/Bychkov.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • John Lennon

    Blackbird (arranged for string quartet)

    Composer: Paul McCartney. Music Arranger: Lubos Krticka. Ensemble: Wihan Quartet.
    • The Beatles - arranged by Lubos Krticka for String Quartet.
    • NIMBUS.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 (Op.92) in A major, 4th movement; Allegro con brio

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Beethoven: The Symphonies: Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska.
    • BIS.
    • 8.
  • Hans Gál

    Variations on a Viennese Heurigen melody, Op 9

    Performer: Doris Adam. Performer: Karin Adam. Performer: Christoph Stradner.
    • Hans Gal: Piano Trios.
    • Camerata.
    • 4.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nais - pastorale-heroique..., Prologue (L'Accord des dieux)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire: Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 14.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Te deum laudamus - Morning, communion & evening services in B flat major

    Ensemble: London Brass. Conductor: Martin Neary. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Performer: Iain Simcock.
    • Great music from great occasions: Westminster Abbey Choir/London Brass/Neary.
    • I.M.P. Classics.


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