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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices and listener requests.

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests. Also, as part of "Classical Voice", we are featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices. Each day, during the 20 days of the Classical Voice season, Dame Kiri, drawing on her own experience, selects a singer and illustrates in music - explaining in an entertaining and simple way - why she's selected this voice as one of her favourites.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English folk song suite orch. Jacob: 1. Seventeen come Sunday

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Music Arranger: Gordon Jacob. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto.
    • Naxos.
    • 10.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartet no. 13 in A minor D.804, Op.29 (Rosamunde)..: 4th mvt; Allegro moderato

    Ensemble: Wihan Quartet.
    • Schubert String Quartets 'Death and the Maiden'/'Rosamunde'.
    • Nimbus Alliance.
    • 4.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Mazurka in B flat major, Op 32

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Hyperion.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Un pensiero voli in ciel (Delirio amoroso, HWV 99)

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Handel Italian Cantatas.
    • Archiv.
    • 3.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance (El amor brujo)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Geoffrey Simon.
    • De Falla: Love The Magician: Simon, LSO.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Trio in E minor Op.45; 4th mvt Presto

    Ensemble: Streicher Trio.
    • Music & Arts.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dances (Op.72) orch. composer: no.11 [series 2 no.3] in F major

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • DECCA.
    • 8.
  • George Gershwin

    Summertime; A woman is a sometime thing (Porgy and Bess Suite arr Heifetz)

    Performer: Matthew Trusler. Performer: Wayne Marshall. Music Arranger: Jascha Heifetz.
    • Blues: Matthew Trusler/Wayne Marshall.
    • Orchid Classics.
    • 1.
  • Karl Goldmark

    Symphony No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 26 (Rustic Wedding); No.5. Tanz (Dance): Finale

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • DECCA.
    • 5.
  • François Couperin

    Le Gaillard-Boiteux (Pièces de clavecin, Ordre No 18)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Couperin: Keyboard Music 1: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 (Op.92) in A major, 3rd movement; Presto

    Conductor: Carlos Kleiber. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 and no. 7: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • DGG.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Brezairola (Berceuse) from Songs of the Auverne

    Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Barbra Streisand. Conductor: Claus Ogerman.
    • Sony.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dances, Op 35

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Petri Sakari.
    • Grieg/Svendsen: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 1-4.
  • John Liptrot Hatton

    Simon the Cellarer

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Sir Thomas Allen.
    • Hyperion.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor, 'Farewell' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • Nimbus.
  • Arnold Bax

    Summer Music

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • Best of British.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.


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