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Wednesday - Elizabeth Alker

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Suite for Clarinet, Vioin and Piano: I. Ouverture & II. Divertissement

    Performer: Jean-Marc Fessard. Performer: Frederic Pelassy. Performer: Eliane Reyes.
    • Milhaud: Suite for clarinet, violin and piano.
    • Naxos.
    • 1-2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Sea Hawk - film score, Rose garden

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • The Film Music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold: BBC Phil / Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.897 Trio for piano and strings (D.897) in E flat major "Notturno"

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • No details available.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Selig ist der Mann, der die Anfechtung erduldet from Selig ist der Mann BWV 57

    Singer: Peter Kooij. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Director: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J. S. Bach: Cantatas - BCJ / Suzuki.
    • BIS.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sarabande [from "Pour le piano"]

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Alberto Zedda.
    • Prokofiev/Debussy/Milhaud: Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne/Zedda.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 10.
  • Nicola Porpora

    From the most unfortunate love (Orfeo)

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Director: Andrea Marcon.
    • Porpora Arias.
    • Erato.
    • 10.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 7, Allegretto

    Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Beethoven for All.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Joseph Kosma

    Autumn Leaves

    Ensemble: Stan Getz Quintet.
    • No details given.
  • Nino Rota

    The Godfather- Love theme

    Orchestra: Unnamed Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Savina.
    • Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from The Godfather.
    • MCA.
    • 7.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Les Roses d’Ispahan Op.39 No. 4

    Singer: Ailish Tynan. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • Fauré Mélodies.
    • Opus Arte.
    • 2.
  • Lubomyr Melnyk


    Performer: Jamie Perera. Performer: Hyelim Kim. Performer: Lubomyr Melnyk.
    • Rivers and Streams.
    • Erased Tapes.
    • 3.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Vltava (Má vlast)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • B. Smetana; Ma Vlast: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Belohlavek.
    • Supraphon.
    • 2.
  • Angenor de Oliveira

    Senhora Tentação -Meu Drama-

    Singer: Teresa Cristina. Performer: Carlinhos Sete Cordas.
    • Canta Cartola.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 9.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata for trumpet, strings and continuo (Z.850) in D major

    Music Arranger: Peter Hurford. Performer: Peter Hurford. Ensemble: Michael Laird Brass Ensemble.
    • Trumpet Voluntary: Hurford, Brass Ensemble.
    • Argo.
    • 6.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O magnum mysterium

    Choir: Polyphony. Director: Stephen Layton.
    • A Christmas Present from Polyphony.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rapsodie négre

    Singer: Franck Leguérinel. Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Performer: Céline Nessi. Performer: Sabine Toutain. Performer: Françoise Groben. Performer: Jean-Marc Phillips. Performer: Thibault Vieux. Performer: Ronald van Spaendonck.
    • Poulenc: Complete Chamber Music Vol. 4.
    • Naxos.
    • 17-21.
  • Robert Schumann

    Studies 1 & 2 from Six Studies in Canon Form op 56

    Music Arranger: Claude Debussy. Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
  • John Dowland

    Flow my tears

    Music Arranger: John Harle. Music Arranger: John Lenehan. Performer: John Harle. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Saxophone Songbook.
    • Unicorn-Kanchana.
    • 5-6.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Nunc gaudeant materna

    Ensemble: Ensemble for medieval music. Director: Barbara Thornton.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to Music (orchestral version)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Martin Yates.
    • DUTTON.


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