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Saturday at Free Thinking

Martin Handley presents a special Free Thinking edition of Radio 3's classical Breakfast show live from Sage Gateshead, featuring listener requests.


2 hours

Last on

Sat 18 Mar 2017 07:00

Music Played

  • Philip Glass

    Morning Passages (The Hours)

    Performer: Michael Riesman. Orchestra: Orchestra. Conductor: Nick Ingman.
    • The Hours - Film Soundtrack.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 2.
  • Robert Jones

    When love on time and measures

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Anthony Rooley.
    • Robert Jones: The Muses Gardin - Lute songs: Kirkby/Rooley.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 3.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La boutique fantasque (Tarantella)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • John Garth

    Cello Concerto No 2 in B flat major

    Performer: Richard Tunnicliffe. Ensemble: Avison Ensemble.
    • Garth: Six Cello Concertos.
    • Divine Art.
    • 4-6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in G flat D.899: No.3

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Marin Marais

    La sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Tous Les MAtins du Monde: Bande Originale du Film/Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 16.
  • Will Hudson

    Organ Grinder’s Swing

    Performer: Jimmy Smith. Performer: Kenny Burrell. Performer: Grady Tate.
    • VERVE.
    • 1.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Irish Dance, Op 126 No 4

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Malcolm Arnold: Dances: Philharmonia, Thomson.
    • Chandos.
    • 20.
  • Johannes Eccard

    When to the Temple Mary went

    Choir: The Singers. Conductor: Donald Halliday.
    • Private recording.
  • Fulvio Caldini

    Clockwork Toccata, Op 68c

    Ensemble: Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet.
    • Channel.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G minor, K 8

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • Leroy Anderson

    The Syncopated Clock

    Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Leroy Anderson: Favourites: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra/Slatkin.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 16.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: James Levine.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Gilbert Bécaud

    La machine a ecrire

    Performer: Gilbert Bécaud. Orchestra: Orchestra Raymond Bernard. Conductor: Raymond Bernard.
    • Gilbert Bécaud: La Machine a ecrire.
    • Bibliotèque nationale de France.
    • 1.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Overture No 1 in E minor, Op 23

    Orchestra: NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Johannes Goritzki.
    • CPO.
  • Saturday Poem for Breakfast at Free Thinking

    • To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick, read by Martin Handley

  • George Frideric Handel

    Mortals think that Time is Sleeping (The Triumph of Time and Truth)

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Orchestra: The King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Your Tuneful Voice.
    • VIVAT.
    • 2.
  • Conlon Nancarrow

    Study No 3a

    Performer: Conlon Nancarrow.
    • Conlon Nancarrow Studies for Player Piano.
    • Other Minds Records.
    • 1.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian Spring Suite (No 1)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Aaron Copland: The World of Aaron Copland.
    • Decca.
    • 4.


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