Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Last on

Sat 29 Apr 2017 07:00

Music Played

  • Cipriano de Rore

    Se ben il duol

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Director: Paul Van Nevel.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de printemps

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Richard Wagner

    Spinning Chorus from The Flying Dutchman transc for piano

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Liszt at the Opera.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Marche Slave

    Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • TELDEC.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Mikado: Alone & yet alive! / Hearts do not break

    Performer: Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra. Singer: Jean Allister. Conductor: Alexander Faris.
  • Nino Rota

    Bassoon Concerto: Toccata

    Performer: Paolo Carlini. Ensemble: I Virtuosi Italiani. Conductor: Marzio Conti.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sonata in G minor, TWV.42.G9

    Performer: Dan Laurin. Performer: Mogens Rasmussen. Performer: Leif Meyer.
    • BIS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    12 Duos for Horn K487: (nos. 4, 7 and 8)

    Performer: Lisa Klevit. Performer: Erich Hoeprich.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Macbeth: Ballet Music

    Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No.3 in A minor, BWV.827: Sarabande

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony.
  • Tunde Jegede

    Dancing In The Spirit

    Ensemble: Smith Quartet.
  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Officium defunctorum: Parce mihi Domine

    Performer: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • SDG.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske, Op.18

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Concerto for 2 violins and orchestra Op.77: 2nd movement

    Performer: Kenneth Sillito. Performer: Lyn Fletcher. Ensemble: London Musici. Conductor: Mark Stephenson.
    • CONIFER.
  • Gus Kahn

    Makin' Whoopee

    Performer: Dave Grusin. Singer: Michelle Pfeiffer.
    • GRP.


Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.