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Sunday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Danse sacree et danse profane for harp and strings

    Performer: Marie‐Pierre Langlamet. Performer: Berlin Philharmonia Ensemble.
    • Indesens.
    • DDD INDE055.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 12 in A flat major Op.26 for piano

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 88697326462.
  • Philip Glass

    Facades for 2 saxophones and strings

    Performer: Elias Arizcuren. Performer: Conjunto Iberico Cello Octet.
    • Iberico Records.
    • CX 4005.
  • Mark Mothersbaugh

    Loquasto International Film Festival

    Performer: Studio Orchestra.
    • HOLLYWOOD RECORDS.
    • 5050467-6818-2-8.
  • Alexandre Desplat

    Mr Fox In The Fields

    Performer: Alexandre Desplat.
    • ABKCO Records.
    • .-..
  • Hamilton Harty

    Ode to a nightingale for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Bryden Thomson. Performer: Heather Harper. Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10194X.
  • John Dowland

    Sorrow stay [1600]

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Performer: Thomas Dunford.
    • Hyperion.
    • B001B42DJ0.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 4 in G major BWV.1069 for orchestra vers. 1st

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: The English Concert.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 4779510.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Songs of travel for voice and piano

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Performer: Roderick Williams (1965).
    • NAXOS.
    • 8557643.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Catalogue d'oiseaux for piano

    Performer: Håkon Austbø.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8553532-34.
  • Donovan

    The Lullaby of Spring

    Performer: Donovan.
    • EMI 50999 2 6788 9 2.
    • EMI-50999.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no.1, arr. composer for 2 pianos

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 2564618922.
  • The Unthanks

    Magpie

    • Rabble Rouser.
    • RRM013.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir de Florence Op.70 for string sextet

    • SONY.
    • 88725470602.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz (Op.64`1) 'Minute waltz', arr. misc. for viola and piano [orig. piano]

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMC-901927.
  • Sarah Nicolls

    Seedling

    Performer: Sarah Nicolls.

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