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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

  • Anton Webern

    Im Sommerwind

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    May: Bright Nights (The Seasons, Op 37b)

    Performer: Denis Matsuev.
    • Tchaikovsky: Denis Matsuev.
    • RCA.
    • 8.
  • Imogen Holst

    A Hymn to Christ

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Graham Ross.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 3 No 1

    Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3: English Baroque Soloists/Gardiner.
    • Apex.
    • 19.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in D minor

    Performer: József Lendvay Sr. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Liszt: 6 Hungarian Rhapsodies: Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Morgen, Op 27 No 4

    Singer: Diana Damrau. Orchestra: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
    • Richard Strauss: Orchestral Songs, Diana Damrau/Christian Thielemann.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Marc-André Hamelin

    Étude No 6 in D minor, 'Esercizio' (12 Études in all the minor keys)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hamelin: Etudes, Con Intimissimo Sentimento, Cathy's Variations, Marc-Andre Hame.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Alexander Borodin

    In the Steppes of Central Asia

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Ernest Ansermet.
    • Decca.
  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux de vagues (La mer)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
    • Giulini in America: Los Angeles Philharmonic/Giulini.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 2.
  • Charles Trenet

    La mer

    Orchestrator: Albert Lasry. Performer: Charles Trenet.
    • Les Plus Grandes Chansons Du Siecle CD2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051

    Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • J.S. Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos; Orchestra Mozart, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Proud Thames

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Maconchy: Serenata Concertante; Symphony for Double String Orchestra.
    • Lyrita.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Chiome d'oro (Madrigals, Book 7)

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Singer: Rebecca Outram. Ensemble: The King’s Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Monteverdi - Heaven and Earth.
    • Vivat.
    • 5.

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