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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Frank Bridge

    Valse intermezzo

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Bridge: Orchestral works vol.5: BBC NOW/Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio for keyboard and strings (H.15.24) in D maj

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol.1: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco - Part 3; Va, pensiero...(Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

    Choir: Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Robin Stapleton. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Opera Spectacular: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Stapleton.
    • I.M.P. Masters.
    • 2.
  • Laurence Crane

    Sound of Horse Part 6 - luminous and serene

    Ensemble: asamisimasa.
    • Crane: Sound of Horse.
    • Hubro.
    • 12.
  • Judith Weir

    On Buying a Horse

    Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • On Buying A Horse.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 001.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B minor for 4 violins and cello, RV 580

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Vivaldi: La Viole de gambe in Concerto: Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Louis Vierne

    Pieces de fantaisie - suite no. 3 Op.54 for organ: Carillon de Westminster

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Gustav Holst

    Neptune, the Mystic (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Choir: Manchester Chamber Choir. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Holst: Orchestral Works, Volume 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 16.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without Words in E flat major, Op 38 No 1

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Lieder ohne Worte - book 2 (Op.30), no.6; Venetianisches Gondellied in F# minor

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Graham Fitkin

    Metal for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Graham Fitkin.
    • Granite.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concert champetre for harpsichord and orchestra FP49

    Performer: Pascal Rogé. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Poulenc: Concert Champetre / Sinfonietta.
    • Decca.
    • 5-7.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Three little maids (The Mikado)

    Singer: Lesley Garrett. Singer: Jean Rigby. Singer: Susan Bullock. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra. Choir: English National Opera Chorus. Conductor: Peter Robinson.
    • THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute; Overture

    Orchestra: Mozartorchester des Opernhauses Zürich. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Mozart: Operas III, 250th Anniversary Edition.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 1.

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