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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 96 (H.1.96) in D major "Miracle", 1st movement; Adagio - allegro

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Haydn: 7 "London" Symphonies: COE, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Scott Joplin

    Elite Syncopations

    Music Arranger: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Matthew Trusler. Performer: Wayne Marshall.
    • Blues: Matthew Trusler, Wayne Marshall.
    • Orchid Classics.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    Quiet Art (Impressions)

    Ensemble: Cypress String Quartet.
    • Naxos.
  • Xaver Scharwenka

    Spanish Serenade

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Spanish Album: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for violin and string orchestra no.1 (BWV.1041) in A minor

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • CCSSA30910.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Songs of the sea... (Op.91), no.1; Drake's drum

    Singer: Gerald Finley. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Stanford: Orchestral Songs: Finley/BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and allegro for harp, flute, clarinet and string quartet

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Ravel: Introduction & Allegro; Piano Trio; Sonata For Violin & Cello: Nash Ensem.
    • CRD.
    • 1.
  • Otto Nicolai

    The Merry Wives of Windsor (Overture)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Lance Friedel.
    • Naxos.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Eternal source of light - birthday ode for Queen Anne: Eternal source of light

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Orchestra: Armonico Consort. Director: Christopher Monks.
    • Let The Bright Seraphim Works by J.S. Bach, Telemann, A.Scarlatti and Handel.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 22.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    String Quartet in E minor

    Ensemble: The Delmé String Quartet.
    • Verdi/Strauss: String Quartets: Delmé Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Serenade no. 1 in D major Op.11 – 5th mvt ‘Scherzo’

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Donauweibchen - waltz (Op.427) [from 'Simplicius']

    Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Neujahrskonzert/New Year's Concert 2011; Weiner Philharmoniker/Wesler-Most.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Nikita Koshkin

    Usher-waltz for guitar [Op.35; Op.29]

    Performer: Craig Ogden.
    • Tango Nuevo - Craig Ogden.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Mikado (Overture)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Philharmonia.
    • Sir Charles Mackerras: Master of Orchestral Texture.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.


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