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Sunday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    The Jewels of the Madonna - Intermezzo

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • EMI CLassics.
  • Ole Bull

    Preghieri doloroso e Rondo ridente

    Performer: Charlie Siem. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
    • Bull, O: Cantabile doloroso e Rondo giocoso.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 7.
  • Carl Heinrich Biber

    Serenada "Nightwatchman's Call"

    Performer: Catherine Mackintosh. Performer: Catherine Weiss. Performer: Katherine McGillivray. Performer: Richard Boothby. Performer: Rachel Byrt. Performer: Robert Woolley. Ensemble: Purcell Quartet. Singer: Peter Harvey.
    • Biber: Sacro-Profanum: The Purcell Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 14.
  • Judith Weir

    Night At The Chinese Opera - Act 1 Scene 1

    Conductor: Andrew Parrott. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • NMC.
  • Aaron Copland

    Rodeo - (Four Dance Episodes) 4. Hoe-down

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Copland: Appalachian Spring, Rodeo, Billy the Kid: San Francisco SO, Tilson Thom.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 006.
  • Amy Beach

    Piano Concerto in C Sharp Minor, Op.45 (4th mvt.)

    Performer: Danny Driver. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
    • Hyperion.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mass in C minor - K427 Et incarnatus est

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh. Singer: Camilla Tilling. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Singer: Timothy Robinson. Singer: Neal Davies. Orchestra: Gabrieli Consort & Players.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Trio in D minor Op120 - 1st mvt

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - Troika

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije / Alexander Nevsky: Abbado/Chicago SO.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Boris Godunov - Act 4 Scene 2 opening chorus

    Ensemble: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jerzy Semkow.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and fugue no.23 (Op.87) in F major

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Shostakovich The Preludes & Fugues Alexander Melnikov Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 21.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue no.7 Op.87 in A major

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Shostakovich The Preludes & Fugues Alexander Melnikov Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 13.
  • Henry Purcell

    What pow'r art thou (King Arthur)

    Singer: Stephen Varcoe. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Purcell - King Arthur.
    • ERATO.
    • 18.
  • Hans Abrahamsen

    Schnee - Canon 5a (inversus) Einfach und kindlich

    Ensemble: Ensemble Recherche.
    • WINTER & WINTER.
  • Vasily Kalinnikov

    Symphony No 1 in G minor (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • EXTON.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

    Performer: Robert Jordan. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
    • Peter Maxwell Davies - An Orkney Wedding With Sunrise and other works.
    • LINN.
    • 9.

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