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Sunday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro appassionato Op.43

    Performer: Mischa Maisky. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Germanicus - Komm o Schlaf

    Singer: Núria Rial. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Elegie for Two Pianos

    Performer: Labeque Sisters.
  • Brian Eno

    Changes Where Bell Number

    • OPAL.
  • Hector Berlioz

    King Lear Overture

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • RCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 146 (Allegro)

    Performer: Ottavio Dantone. Ensemble: Accademia Bizantina. Director: Ottavio Dantone.
  • Malipiero

    Impressioni dal vero I - II capinero

    Orchestra: Orchestra sinfonica di Roma. Conductor: Francesco La Vecchia.
    • Naxos.
  • Richard Strauss

    Four Last Songs - Fruhling

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • DG.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Noye's Fludde Op.59

    Conductor: Norman Del Mar. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • London.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 6 in A minor (2nd mvt.)

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.


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