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Sunday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus (Overture)

    Orchestra: Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester. Conductor: Martin Sieghart.
    • Works by Johann and Josef Strauss: Martin Sieghart.
    • Arte Nova Classics.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D K 136

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Decca.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jeffrey Tate.
    • Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne: Kiri Te Kanawa.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Violin Sonata in D major, D.384 'Sonatina'

    Performer: Baiba Skride. Performer: Lauma Skride.
    • SONY.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Concertino

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Orchestra: Residentie Orkest. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partitia no 6 in E minor BWV 930 Movement 4: Air

    Performer: Freddy Kempf.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Butterworth/Delius: English Rhapsody: Halle, Elder.
    • Halle.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Merle Noir for flute and piano

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Masterworks for Flute and Piano II.
    • BIS.
    • 12.
  • John Lennon

    Blackbird

    Composer: Paul McCartney. Music Arranger: Brad Mehldau. Performer: Brad Mehldau. Performer: Larry Grenadier. Performer: Jorge Rossy.
    • The Art of the Trio Volume One.
    • WARNER.
    • 4.
  • Michael Tippett

    Fantasia concertante on a theme of Corelli

    Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • DECCA.
    • 6.
  • Clément Janequin

    La Guerre

    Ensemble: Ensemble Clément Janequin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and circumstance marches (Op.39), no.1 in D major;

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Norman Del Mar.
    • Elgar: Enigma variations/Pomp and circumstance marches: Royal Philharmonic/Del M.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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