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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Valse: Moderato.Tempo di valse, from Serenade for strings, Op. 48

    Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble. Conductor: Jonathan Morton.
    • Linn.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in B flat minor, Op 117 No 2

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • A Portrait: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Somerset Rhapsody, Op 21 No 2

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works: London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Asturias (Leyenda), Op. 232, No. 1

    Performer: Sebastian See-Schierenberg. Transcriber: Xavi Turull.
    • Sounds of Spain and the Americas.
    • Signum.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 11 (K.413) in F major, 1st mvt; Allegro

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Director: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Ave Maria (Vespers)

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Conductor: Graham Ross.
    • Veni Emmanuel: Music for Advent.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 21.
  • Jules Massenet

    Thais - comedie lyrique in 3 acts: Act 2; Meditation..

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Le Boeuf sur le Toit.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Anonymous

    Sonata 'Chiquitana' No. IV

    Ensemble: Florilegium. Director: Ashley Solomon. Transcriber: Piotr Nawrot.
    • Florilegium and Arakaendar Bolivia Choir: Bolivian Baroque, Vol. 3.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 4.
  • François Couperin

    Le tic-toc-choc (Pièces de clavecin, Ordre No 18)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Couperin: Keyboard Music 1: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Manuel Ponce


    Music Arranger: Jascha Heifetz. Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Tchaikovskiana: Tasmin Little/John Lenehan.
    • CFP.
    • 13.
  • Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

    Song of Eternal Being – no.3 from Eternal Songs Op.10

    Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
    • Mieczyslaw Karlowicz – Symphonic Poems.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Marcel Louiguy

    La vie en rose

    Performer: Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker - Recordings 1978-2010.
    • Warner.
    • 9.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse sacrée et danse profane

    Performer: Rachel Masters. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Debussy/Ravel: Various works: Ulster Orchestra/Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 4-5.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Playful Pizzicato (Simple Symphony)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • Britten: The Young Person's Guide etc: LSO/ECO/Britten.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gute Nacht (Winterreise)

    Performer: Helmut Deutsch. Singer: Jonas Kaufmann.
    • Schubert Winterreise.
    • 1.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg: Prelude

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • Wagner: Preludes & Overtures: Cleveland Orchestra/Welser-Most.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Kyrie from Petite Messe Solennelle

    Choir: Choir of the King’s Consort. Performer: Gary Cooper. Performer: Mark Williams.
    • CDA 67570.
    • 1.


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