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Saturday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 4 Jun 2016 07:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in D major for four hands, Op 6

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Performer: Hélène Mercier.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Lehár

    Gold and Silver Waltz, Op 79

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Vienna Soiree: Gardiner/Vienna PO.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Summa for string orchestra

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: Richard Studt.
    • Arvo Part: Fratres: Tasmin Little, Martin Roscoe, Richardt Studt, Bournemouth Si.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Robert de Visée

    La du Hautmenil Sarabande

    Performer: Toyohiko Satoh.
    • Carpe Diem.
  • William Byrd

    Laudibus in sanctis

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • BBC recording.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Antje Weithaas. Performer: Tanja Tetzlaff. Performer: Gunilla Süssmann.
    • AVI Music.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6 for Orchestra ‘Carnival in Pesth’

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • MERCURY.
  • Dave Swarbrick

    Boadicea

    Performer: Dave Swarbrick.
    • New Electric Muse II: The Continuing Story Of Folk Into Rock.
    • Castle Communication.
    • 15.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Mandolin Concerto in G major, Op.3 No.11

    Performer: Theodoros Kitsos. Ensemble: Armonia Atenea. Director: George Petrou.
    • Decca.
  • Fulvio Caldini

    Clockwork Toccata, Op 68c

    Ensemble: Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet.
    • Channel.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 104 in D major, 'London' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 12.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Scherzo-valse (10 Pièces pittoresques)

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein.
    • Rubenstein: Artistes Repertoire.
    • RCA.
    • 14.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon à 12 in double echo

    Ensemble: London Symphony Brass. Conductor: Eric Crees.
    • NAXOS.
  • Oscar Pettiford

    Golden Touch

    Performer: Harry Babasin. Ensemble: Oscar Pettiford & His All Stars.
    • In a Cello Mood.
    • FRESH SOUND RECORDS.
    • 15.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Capriccio espagnol, Op 34

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodin: Neeme Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Kurt Weill

    The Wife of the Soldier

    Performer: Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick.
    • The Carthy Chronicles CD3: Carthy Contemporaries.
    • Free Reed.
    • 17.

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