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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

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Sat 30 Apr 2016 07:00

Music Played

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Jubel Overture Op.59

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Stanisław Skrowaczewski.
    • IMP.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 6 in D major BWV.1012 for cello solo – Gavotte 1 and 2

    Performer: David Watkin.
    • Resonus.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio in E flat major, D 929 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Philips.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Opening chorus ‘Gloria in excelsis Deo’ from Gloria in D major RV.589

    Ensemble: Ensemble Vocal Regional Champagne et Ardenne. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Naive.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 2 in G major Op.44 for piano and orchestra, 3rd movement

    Performer: Xiayin Wang. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Oundjian.
    • Chandos.
  • Josie Nugent

    Reel For Martin McIntyre / Reel For Finbar McLaughlin

    Performer: Josie Nugent. Performer: Brian Stafford.
    • Josie Brian Music.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Alma redemptoris mater

    Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • Signum Classics.
  • Alessandro Stradella

    Sonata in D for trumpet and 8 viols

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments.
  • George Gershwin

    Porgy and Bess - suite arr. Jascha Heifetz: Summertime - A woman is a sometime thing

    Performer: Tamsin Waley-Cohen. Performer: Huw Watkins.
    • An American in Paris: Tamsin Waley-Cohen/Huw Watkins.
    • 009.
  • Spencer Williams

    Mahogany Hall Stomp

    Ensemble: Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five.
    • Universal.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    'Appy 'Ampstead (Cockney Suite)

    Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra of London. Conductor: Stanford Robinson.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 16 in C major, K 545

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Oiseau-Lyre.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    He watching over Israel (Elijah)

    Choir: Atlanta Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Shaw.
    • Telarc.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Quatrieme concert

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • Decca.
  • Steve Reich


    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Simos Papanas. Orchestra: Basel Chamber Orchestra.
    • My Tribute to Yehudi Menuhin.
    • DG.
    • 5.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No 7 in E major (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
    • Denon.
  • Vincent Youmans

    Tea for Two

    Performer: Nat King Cole. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Nelson Riddle.
    • CAPITOL.
    • 16.


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