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Saturday - Martin Handley

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Matinees musicales for orchestra (Op.24) [after Rossini], no. 3, no. 4 & no. 5

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Britten: Young Person's Guide etc. Britten/Bonynge.
    • London.
  • Teresa Carreño

    Vals gayo

    Performer: Clara Rodriguez.
    • Teresa Carreno: Clara Rodriguez.
    • Nimbus.
    • 13.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for violin and cello in B flat, RV 547

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz. Performer: Gregor Piatigorsky. Performer: Malcolm Hamilton. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra.
    • Sony.
  • Ivor Gurney

    Severn meadows (Only the wanderer)

    Singer: Benjamin Luxon. Performer: David Willison.
    • Chandos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Meeresstille und gluckliche Fahrt - overture (Op.27)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mendelssohn: Overtures: LSO/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    I’m Glad

    Composer: Frankie Trumbauer. Performer: Bix Beiderbecke. Ensemble: Sioux City Six.
    • That Devilin' Tune Volume 1.
    • West Hill Radio Archives.
    • 12.
  • Coates

    Langham Place (London Again Suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • AVIE.
    • 7.
  • Nicolas Vallet

    Suite for 4 lutes - Est-ce Mars?

    Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band. Director: Peter Holman.
    • Praetorius: Dances from Terpsichore (1612).
    • Hyperion.
    • 5-11.
  • George Gershwin

    Long ago and far away

    Composer: Jerome Kern. Singer: Chet Baker. Performer: Russ Freeman. Performer: Carson Smith. Performer: Bob Neel.
    • GAMBIT RECORDS.
    • 13.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 16 in C major, K 545

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • DG.
  • Flanders and Swann

    Slow train

    Ensemble: Flanders and Swann.
    • Complete Flanders and Swann.
    • EMI.
    • 12.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide, Act 2; Make our garden grow

    Music Arranger: John Corigliano. Performer: Joshua Bell. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Bernstein: West Side Story suite: Joshua Bell.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Toccata (Bachianas Brasileiras No.8)

    Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Roberto Minczuk.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard Sonata in G major, K 427

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • BIS.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Symphonic Dance No 3, Op 64

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Grieg: Complete Music with Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.

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