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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.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Danse 'Tarantelle styrienne'

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Orchestre National de Lyon. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Ravel: Orchestral Works 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle in F sharp major op.60 for piano

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Benjamin Grosvenor: Homages.
    • Decca.
    • 009.
  • Tarik O’Regan

    3 Motets from 'Sequence for St Wulfstan'

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Timothy Brown.
    • Collegium.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Masquerade - suite, Waltz (Tempo di valse)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Stanley Black.
    • Khachaturian - Spartacus.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata (Op.47) in A major; "Kreutzer"; 2nd mvt.

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Kristian Bezuidenhout.
    • Beethoven Violin Sonatas 3 & 9 Mullova & Bezuidenhout.
    • Onyx.
    • 5.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantasia in G minor in 7 parts 'In Nomine'

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Henry Purcell The Complete Fantazias Fretwork.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 15.
  • Benjamin Britten

    4 Sea interludes from Peter Grimes - no.2 Sunday Morning

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Roderick Williams

    Let Nothing Trouble You

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • John Field

    Kamarinskaya

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • O'ROURKE:Miceal: Piano Works/Field.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 8.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Autumn from The Four Seasons

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Trish Clowes

    Pfeiffer and the Whales

    Performer: Trish Clowes. Performer: Gwilym Simcock. Performer: Chris Montague. Performer: Calum Gourlay. Performer: James Maddren.
    • Pocket Compass.
    • Basho Records.
    • 6.

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