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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Herbert Howells

    Hymn to St Cecilia

    Choir: Royal Holloway Choir. Performer: William Mason. Conductor: Rupert Gough.
    • CDA68047.
    • HYPERION.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in F major, HWV 348, 'Water Music' (Aria)

    Orchestra: London Classical Players. Director: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Handel: Water & Fireworks Music: London Classical Players, Norrington.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 3.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Loudly let the trumpet bray (from Iolanthe)

    Choir: D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus. Orchestra: D’Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • CDTER21188.
    • THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT.
    • 8.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Humoresques [nos.3-6] for violin and orchestra (Op.89), no.3 in G minor

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Performer: Vilde Frang. Conductor: Thomas Sondergard.
    • Sibelius Prokofiev: Violin Concerto.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano sonata no.14 (Op.27`2) in C sharp minor "Moonlight"

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • In the Night.
    • HYPERION.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Most beautiful appear (from The Creation)

    Performer: Arleen Augér. Performer: Philip Langridge. Performer: David Thomas. Choir: CBSO Chorus. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • 7541592.
    • EMI.
    • 19-20.
  • Graham Fitkin

    Metal for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Graham Fitkin.
    • Granite.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Violin sonata in E minor Op.82 - 3rd movement

    Performer: Simone Lamsma. Performer: Yurie Miura.
    • 8.557984.
    • NAXOS.
    • 3.
  • Claudio Merulo

    Canzon 23 a 5

    Ensemble: Concerto Palatino.
    • ACC30058.
    • ACCENT.
    • 5.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Soirees Musicales (after Rossini)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Gibson.
    • CDEMX2111.
    • EMI.
    • 17-21.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    In dulci jubilo

    Performer: Angelika Nebel. Music Arranger: William Murdoch.
    • CD98041.
    • HANSSLER CLASSIC.
    • 17.
  • Josef Strauss

    Deliren Waltz

    Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture etc.: Wiener Philharmoniker/Karajan.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Chi mi frena in tal momento? (Lucia di Lammermoor)

    Performer: Joan Sutherland. Performer: Luciano Pavarotti. Performer: Sherrill Milnes. Performer: Nicolaï Ghiaurov. Performer: Ryland Davies. Performer: Huguette Tourangeau. Choir: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.

    4101932

    • DECCA.
    • 11.
  • Richard Wagner

    Pilgrims' chorus from Tannhauser

    Transcriber: Franz Liszt. Performer: Stefan Johannes Bleicher.
    • 74321591992.
    • ARTE NOVA.
    • 15.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laetatus sum à 6

    Singer: Susan Hemington Jones. Singer: Tessa Bonner. Singer: Charles Daniels. Singer: Andrew Tusa. Singer: Peter Harvey. Singer: Jonathan Best. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Venetian Vespers.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 11.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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