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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

  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Plaudite tympana

    Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Robert Schumann

    Violin Concerto in D minor (2nd movement)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • For the Love of Brahms.
    • Sony.
    • 4.
  • Alexander Borodin

    In the Steppes of Central Asia

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Sheherazade.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 5.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How sweet the moonlight (The Merchant of Venice)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Mira Calix

    Metamorphoses

    Performer: Daniel Pioro. Performer: Oliver Coates. Performer: Mira Calix.
    • Free download.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048

    Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
  • Fats Waller

    Aint’ misbehavin’

    Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: Django Reinhardt.
    • LIVING ERA.
    • 26.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Ut omnes unum sint

    Choir: Capella Caecililana.
    • Private recording.
  • Laura Cannell

    Simultaneous Flight Movement

    Performer: Laura Cannell.
    • Simultaneous Flight Movement.
    • Brawl Records (Download).
    • 2.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Flight of the Bumblebee (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: Philharmonia/Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    Fêtes (Nocturnes)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Debussy: Nocturnes/La Mer/Jeux: Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in F sharp major, Op 78

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
    • DG.
  • Leonard Cohen

    The Old Revolution

    Performer: Leonard Cohen.
    • No details given.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Villano y ricercare (Fantasía para un gentilhombre)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Milos Aranjuez.
    • DG.
    • 7.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G major for 2 mandolins, RV 532

    Performer: Paul O’Dette. Performer: Robin Jeffrey. Orchestra: The Parley of Instruments. Director: Peter Holman.
    • HYPERION.
  • Bill Haley

    Rock a Beatin’ Boogie

    Ensemble: The Ivor and Basil Kirchin Band.
    • Rock You Sinners! The Dawn Of British Rock And Roll.
    • Rev-Ola Records.
    • 6.

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