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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    10 Hungarian dances arr. for piano solo ..., no.6 in D flat major;

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Brahms: Hungarian Dances: Cedric Tiberghien.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Heute noch, heute noch (Cantata No 211 "Kaffee-Kantata")

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas: Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
    • 18.
  • Claude Debussy

    Minstrels [Preludes, bk.1] arr. for violin and piano

    Performer: Philippe Graffin. Performer: Claire Désert.
    • Debussy/Enescu/Ravel: In the shade of forests: Graffin/Desert.
    • Avie.
    • 16.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Javier Perianes. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No 12 in F major, Op 96, 'American' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • Dvorak String Quartets - Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • Supraphon.
    • 8.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Capriccio italien, Op 45

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Tchaikovsky - Symphonies and orchestral works.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 1.
  • Samuel Barber

    To be sung on the water

    Choir: Polyphony.
    • Hyperion.
    • 17.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61)

    Music Arranger: A.Sevast'yan. Performer: Ksenija Sidorova.
    • Fairy Tales.
    • 15.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 61 (Nocturne)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Previn.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Rued Langgaard

    Rosengardsviser for chorus – no.1

    Ensemble: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Tamás Vető.
    • Da Capo.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite no. 3 in D minor HWV.428 for keyboard: Presto

    Performer: Richard Egarr.
    • 8 "Great" Suites for keyboard HWV.426 - 433.
    • 14.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird (Finale)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Orfeo.
  • Juan García de Zéspedes

    Ay que me abraso

    Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Villancicos y danzas criollas 1550-1750: Hesperion XXI/Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Finale from Divertimento in E flat major K.563

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud. Performer: Lars Anders Tomter. Performer: Christoph Richter.
    • Mozart: Divertimento in E flat major.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 1 (Op.21) in C major, 4th movement; Finale

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: André Cluytens.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Nunc Dimittus

    Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 13.
  • HK Gruber

    Rat Song; Crusoe Song (Frankenstein!!)

    Singer: HK Gruber. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: HK Gruber.
    • Frankenstein!!, Perpetuum mobile/Charivari, Dancing in the Dark.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 10.


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