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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and your suggestions for our annual musical Advent Calendar.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Così fan tutte (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Die Armen will der Herr umarmen...Lass, Seele (Cantata No 186)

    Singer: Miah Persson. Singer: Robin Blaze. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach: Cantatas.
    • BIS.
    • 20-22.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Swedish Festive Music, Op 25

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Nobel Prize Ceremony Music: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra/Davis.
    • 001.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata A major, H.16.26

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Harold Edwin Darke

    In the bleak midwinter - carol for chorus & organ [words: Christina Rossetti]

    Author: Christina Rossetti. Singer: Aaron Webber. Singer: Matthew Vine. Performer: Iain Simcock. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Director: James OʼDonnell.
    • Adeste Fideles: Christmas music from Westminster Cathedral.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations on a theme by Haydn

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Brahms: The Symphonies.
    • Decca.
    • 4-13.
  • Percy Grainger

    The Brisk Young Sailor (A Lincolnshire Posy)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Be not afraid, saith God the Lord (Elijah)

    Choir: Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir. Choir: Gabrieli Young Singers Scheme. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 1-2.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Noël, H531; Noël, H534

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Christmas Concertos.
    • Archiv.
    • 1-4.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin (Act 2: Waltz)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Tchaikovsky: Famous Waltzes: New York Philharmonic: Masur.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Ture Rangström

    Divertemente Elegiaco

    Ensemble: Camerata Roman.
    • Music around the Baltic Sea.
    • Intim Music.
    • 12-15.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Cox and Box (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2

    Performer: Anthony Robson. Ensemble: Collegium Musicum 90. Conductor: Simon Standage.
    • Albinoni: Concertos for Oboe and Strings: Collegium Musicum 90/Standage.
    • Chandos.
    • 4-6.


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