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Sunday - 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

  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Long day closes for a capella choir

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • Romance Du Soir.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 19.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    At the dawn of day [24 Negro Melodies]

    Performer: Frances Walker.
    • Marquis Classics.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in G major, Op.3 No.3

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Largo al factotum [Il Barbiere di Siviglia]

    Singer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Ion Marin.
    • Philips.
  • Roger Quilter

    Three English Dances Op. 11

    Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • English Miniatures.
    • EMI.
    • 2-4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Grand Duo for violin & piano in A major, D.574 (4th movement)

    Performer: Peter Frankl. Performer: György Pauk.
  • Aaron Copland

    El Salon Mexico for orchestra

    Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Eduardo Mata.
    • Barber/Bernstein/Gershwin/Copland: Great American Showpieces.
    • Angel.
    • 2.
  • Clément Janequin

    Le chant des oiseaux

    Performer: Ensemble Clément Janequin.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    The Boatswain's Mate (Overture)

    Ensemble: Lontano. Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez.
    • Retrospect Opera.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Prelude for the left hand alone, Op. 9 No. 1

    Performer: Alessio Bax.
    • Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 3 & Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 6.
  • John Dankworth

    Primrose Colour Blue

    Singer: Cleo Laine.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Minuet from String Quintet in E major, Op.11 No.5

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Royal Classics.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Recorder Concerto in C major, TWV.51.C1 (4th movement)

    Performer: Tabea Debus.
    • TYX ART.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Intermezzo from I gioielli della Madonna

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • Opear Overtures & Incidental Music.
    • Sony Classical.


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