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Sunday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Va tacito (Giulio Cesare in Egitto)

    Singer: David Daniels. Performer: Roger Montgomery. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Handel: Operatic Arias: Daniels/Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Norrington.
    • Virgin Veritas.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B flat minor, Op 9 No 1

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Nelson Freire: Chopin, Villa-Lobos.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Symphonic Minutes Op.36 (Rondo)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Dohnanyi: Symphony no. 2: BBC Philharmonic/Bamert.
    • Chandos.
    • 1-5.
  • François Couperin

    Trio Sonata 'La Superbe'

    Ensemble: Gli Incogniti.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse sacrée et danse profane

    Performer: Lisa Wellbaum. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Ravel: Sheherazade / Tombeau / Pavane; Debussy: Danses / Ballades de Villon.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fuor del mar (Idomeneo)

    Conductor: Jonathan Pritchard. Singer: Richard Lewis. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Idomeneo: London Philharmonic/John Pritchard.
    • Glyndebourne.
    • 22.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Schubert: Impromptus, Op. 90 & 142; Murray Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Henry Purcell

    When I am laid in earth (Dido and Aeneas)

    Orchestrator: Leopold Stokowski. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • NAXOS.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (Dawn)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Britten: Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra: Bergen P.O., Neeme Jarvi.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Meredith Monk

    Dawn

    Singer: Johanna Arnold. Singer: Joan Barber. Singer: Andrea Goodman. Singer: Naaz Hosseini. Singer: Meredith Monk. Singer: Robert Een. Singer: John Eppler. Singer: Ching Gonzalez. Singer: Nicky Paraiso. Singer: Timothy Sawyer.
    • Book of Days.
    • ECM.
    • 3.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Panambi - ballet suite, Op. 1a : El Amanecer (Dawn)

    Choir: Manchester Chamber Choir. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Hans Pfitzner

    Palestrina: Prelude Act 1

    Orchestra: Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
    • Berlin Deutsche Oper Orch/Thielemann: Works By Pfitzner.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 001.
  • William Byrd

    Ave verum corpus (Gradualia, Vol 1)

    Choir: Stile Antico.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Various: Violin Concerto; ETC / Kavakos, Chailly, Nagy.
    • DECCA.
    • 003.

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