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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show featuring listener requests and at 8.55am, "Power of Three" - the next instalment of a 70-part daily series of pioneering sounds from the BBC Third Programme and Radio 3 archives.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto for violin, cello & piano in C, Op.56 (3rd movement)

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Wassermusik, Hamburger Ebb und Fluth, TWV.55/C3 (Overture)

    Ensemble: New York Baroque Incorporated.
  • Nico Muhly


    Singer: Teitur Lassen. Ensemble: Holland Baroque Society.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No.1

    Performer: David Quigley.
    • El Greco.
  • Jules Massenet

    Overture: Le Roi de Lahore

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Arnold Bax

    Violin Sonata No.2 (2nd movement)

    Performer: John McCabe. Performer: Erich Gruenberg.
    • CHANDOS.
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    Animal Dance

  • William Alwyn

    The Way Ahead: March

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Chandos.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.74

    Performer: Gervase de Peyer. Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Decca.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    When smoke stood up from Ludlow [Ludlow Town]

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: John Talbot.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite for solo cello No.3 in C major, BWV.1009 (Allemande)

    Performer: Anner Bylsma.
    • RCA.
  • Caroline Shaw

    Allemande [Partita for 8 Singers]

    Ensemble: Roomful of Teeth.
    • New Amsterdam Records.
  • John Kander

    Razzle Dazzle [Chicago]

    Singer: Richard Gere.
    • EPIC/SONY.


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