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Sunday - Martin Handley

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Elisabetta Brusa

    Symphonic Poem, Op 20 'Merlin'

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Daniele Rustioni.
    • Naxos.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, K 9, 'Pastorale'

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • Scarlatti: Sonatas.
    • Warner Apex.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Allegro molto vivace from String Quintet No.2 in B flat major

    Ensemble: Fine Arts Quartet. Performer: Danilo Rossi.
    • 8.570488.
    • NAXOS.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne (Danse) orch. Ravel

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Alberto Zedda.
    • Prokofiev/Debussy/Milhaud: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Zedda.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 11.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's Feast, Op 51 (No 1, 'Alla marcia')

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Bis.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's Feast, Op 51 (No 4a, 'Dance of Life')

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Bis.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Belshazzar's Feast, Op 51 (No 4b, 'Dance of Death')

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Bis.
  • Thomas Morley

    Now is the month of maying arr. Rosseter for broken consort...

    Music Arranger: Philip Rosseter. Ensemble: Dowland Consort. Director: Jakob Lindberg.
    • Heavenly Noyse: Download Consort/Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.
    • 12.
  • William Byrd

    This sweet and merry month of May

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • All at once well met: English Madrigals: The King's Singers.
    • EMI.
    • 35.
  • Josef Suk

    Fantastic Scherzo

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Suk: Fantastic Scherzo, A Summers Tale: Czech PO, Mackerras.
    • Decca.
  • Arnold Bax

    Winter Legends (3rd & 4th mvts)

    Performer: Ashley Wass. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Bax: Winter Legends: Ashley Wass, Bournemouth SO, James Judd.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Tielman Susato

    Suite from Danserye arr Steele-Perkins

    Music Arranger: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Ensemble: London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble.
    • ASV.
  • Sir George Dyson

    The Poor Parson (The Canterbury Pilgrims)

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Dyson: The Canterbury Pilgrims / In Honour of the City.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Trio for piano and strings (Op.97) in B flat major "Archduke": 2nd mvt; Scherzo

    Performer: André Previn. Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Heinrich Schiff.
    • 442123-2.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (Cantata No 209, 'Non sa che sia dolore')

    Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk. Ensemble: Sonnerie. Director: Monica Huggett.
    • Virgin Veritas.
  • Peter Sculthorpe

    Maranoa Lullaby

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Sculthorpe: String Quartets.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 11.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    Bishop Rock Overture

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.

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