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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Last on

Sat 14 May 2016 07:00

Music Played

  • William Byrd

    Diliges Dominum

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G major, Op 77 No 1 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Opp.77 and 103.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor BWV.1043 for 2 violins and string orchestra – 2nd mov

    Performer: Pavel Kogan. Performer: Leonid Kogan. Orchestra: Great Symphony Orchestra of the All-Union Radio.
    • Melodiya.
  • Vilayat Khan


    Performer: Shujaat Khan. Ensemble: Silk Road Ensemble. Director: Yo‐Yo Ma.
    • Sony.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Requiem: Requiem Aeternam and Kyrie

    Singer: Joanne Lunn. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Conductor: John Butt.
    • Mozart - Requiem.
    • Linn Records.
    • 18-19.
  • Louis Spohr

    Nonet in F major, Op 31 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Ensemble 360.
    • ASV.
  • Anonymous (French 13th century)

    Fas et nefas

    Singer: John Potter. Singer: Christopher O’Gorman. Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump.
    • Hyperion.
  • Erik Satie

    Trois petits pieces montees: no.3 Jeux de Gargantua (Coin d Polka)

    Performer: Pascal Rogé. Performer: Jean‐Philippe Collard.
    • DECCA.
    • 32.
  • Johann Schrammel

    Waltz ‘Im Wiener Dialekt’

    Orchestra: Upper Austria Concert-Schrammeln.
    • Gramola.
  • George Enescu

    Romanian rhapsody no. 1 in A major Op.11`1

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Constantin Silvestri.
    • Supraphon.
  • Franz Biebl

    Ave Maria

    Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • Decca.
  • Rezső Seress

    Gloomy Sunday

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • Caravan.
    • 006.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique (2nd mvt, 'A Ball')

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Warum sind denn die Rosen so Blass Op. 1 no.3

    Performer: Benjamin Appl. Performer: James Baillieu.
  • Bella Hardy

    The Seventh Girl

    Singer: Bella Hardy. Ensemble: The Midnight Watch.
    • Noe Records.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no.22 in F major Op.54 - second movement

    Performer: John Lill.
    • Bethoven Sonatas vol 7.
    • ASV.
    • 006.


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