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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley 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

  • William Byrd

    Pavane "The Earl of Salisbury" and gigue orch. Stokowski [orig. keyboard]

    Music Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Stokowski's Symphonic Baroque: BBC Phiharmonic/Bamert.
    • Chandos.
    • 18.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel und Gretel, Act 2; Der kleine Sandman bin ich ... Evening prayer

    Singer: Lucia Popp. Singer: Brigitte Fassbaender. Singer: Norma Burrowes. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Decca.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4`2

    Performer: Bob van Asperen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Virgin.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    Saffron

    Singer: Melanie Pappenheim. Performer: Jocelyn Pook. Performer: Jackie Norrie. Performer: Sally Herbert. Performer: Kelly McCusker. Performer: Caroline Lavelle. Performer: Harvey Brough.
    • Untold Things.
    • Virgin.
    • 11.
  • Josef Strauss

    Spharenklange, Op.235

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Rudolf Kempe.
    • TESTAMENT.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Gaude, Gaude (Veni, Veni, Emmanuel)

    Performer: Evelyn Glennie. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • CATALYST.
  • Gerald Finzi

    It was a lover and his lass (Let us garlands bring, Op 18)

    Singer: Christopher Maltman. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Finzi, Gurney, Parry, Stanford: English Orchestral Songs: Maltman, BBCSSO, Brabb.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV61

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Singer: Michael Chance. Singer: Charles Daniels. Singer: Peter Harvey. Ensemble: The Purcell Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 13-18.
  • Oskar Merikanto

    A Summer Evening Idyll Op.16 No.2

    Ensemble: Camerata Finlandia. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • NAXOS.
    • 13.
  • Roger Quilter

    Summer Sunset

    Music Arranger: Julian Lloyd Webber. Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber. Performer: Jiaxin Lloyd Webber. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • NAXOS.
    • 20.
  • George Gershwin

    Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)

    Music Arranger: Douglas Gamley. Performer: Larry Adler. Orchestra: Unnamed orchestra. Conductor: Douglas Gamley.
    • DECCA.
    • 15.
  • Michael William Balfe

    The Bohemian Girl - Act II; I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls..

    Singer: Elīna Garanča. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon.
    • Elina Garanca - Habanera: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai: Karel Mark Ch.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 4.
  • Martin Peerson

    The Fall of the Leafe (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book)

    Performer: Christopher Hogwood.
    • DECCA.
  • Arthur Jeffes

    Pale Peach Jukebox

    Ensemble: Penguin Cafe Orchestra. Director: Arthur Jeffes.
    • A Matter of Life....
    • Editions Penguin Cafe.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo (Concert rondo) for horn and orchestra (K.371) in E flat major compl. misc

    Performer: Johannes Hinterholzer. Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. Conductor: Ivor Bolton.
    • Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos. 1-4, Rondo in E flat major K. 371: Hinterholzer, Sal.
    • OEHMS.
    • 13.
  • Boris Ord

    Adam lay y-bounden

    Performer: Anna Noakes. Music Arranger: John Rutter. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Nativitas, A celebration of peace: Choir of New College, Oxford/Higginbottom.
    • Erato.
    • 2.

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