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Sunday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony WQ 182/4; iii) Allegro assai

    Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ave Maria, D.839

    Singer: Elly Ameling. Performer: Dalton Baldwin.
    • Philips.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 - 3rd movement; Finale

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto etc..
    • Onyx.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet for strings (K.516) in G minor, 1st movement; Allegro

    Ensemble: Grumiaux Trio. Performer: Arpad Gérecz. Performer: Max Lesueur.
    • Mozart: The 6 String Quintets: Grimiaux Trio.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Lumbye: Polkas/Mazurkas/Waltzes: DNRSO/Rozhdestvensky.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Iam Christus astra ascenderat

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Ceremony and Devotion: Music for the Tudors.
    • Coro.
    • 8.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in G major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Ravel The Piano Concertos - Pierre-Laurent Aimard - The Cleveland Orchestra - Pi.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 3.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Perpetuum mobile, Op 257

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • DG.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for Keyboard and Orchestra No. 19 in F major; iii) Allegro Assai

    Music Arranger: Xavier de Maistre. Performer: Xavier de Maistre. Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. Conductor: Ivor Bolton.
    • 88765439922.
    • Sony.
    • 3.
  • Kurt Weill

    Tango Ballade; Pirate Jenny; Cannon Song from 7 Pieces from the Threepenny Opera

    Music Arranger: Stefan Frenkel. Performer: Lisa Smirnova. Performer: Benjamin Schmid.
    • ODE 1253-2.
    • Ondine.
    • 39-41.
  • Franz Schubert

    Octet in F major, D 803 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Octet.
    • Schubert: Octet.
    • Nimbus.
    • 3.
  • William Walton

    Sonata for strings ii) Presto

    Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • 7243 5 66761 2 1.
    • 4.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Excursion of Mr Broucek (The late evening) arr. Smolka

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • CDA67517.
    • 7.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Rigaudon (Le tombeau de Couperin)

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Laura Samuel. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Michael Collins.
    • Weber: Clarinet Concertos etc.: Stirling/CLS/Collins.
    • Chandos.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Ruralia hungarica (Allegro grazioso)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe.
    • CDA 68033.
    • 5.
  • Claude Debussy

    En bateau (Petite suite)

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Lane.
    • The Debussy Collection.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.


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