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Sunday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • György Ligeti

    Concert Romanesc - Movements 1 & 2

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jonathan Nott.
    • TELDEC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no. 4 in D major, BWV 828: II. Allemande

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • CBS.
  • Johann Jakob Walther

    Scherzo d'Augelli con il Cuccu

    Performer: Meret Luthi. Ensemble: Les Passions de L'Ame.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for Strings, Op 48: II. Waltz

    Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Marco Boni.
    • Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings etc.: Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra/Boni.
    • Pentatone Classics.
    • 2.
  • Hans Gál

    3 Sketches for piano, Op. 7: III. Vivace

    Performer: Leon McCawley.
    • Avie.
  • William Walton

    Facade: Fanfare, Scotch Rhapsody & Popular song

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Choral Fantasy in C Major, Op. 80

    Performer: Melvyn Tan. Singer: Nancy Argenta. Singer: Evelyn Tubb. Singer: Mary Nichols. Singer: Caroline Trevor. Singer: Rufus Müller. Singer: Howard Milner. Singer: Richard Wistreich. Choir: The Schütz Choir of London. Orchestra: The London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • EMI.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride (Overture)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Václav Neumann.
    • Little Pearls of Czech Classics: Czech Philharmonic Orch/Neumann.
    • Supraphon.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, ed il Moderato: As steals the morn from the night

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: Lucy Crowe. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Andrew Manze.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Fęlá Şowándé

    Africa Suite: V. Akinla

    Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CBC Records.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Suite Espanola, Op. 47: V. Asturias

    Performer: John Williams.
    • Albeniz: Echoes of Spain.
    • CBS MASTERWORKS.
    • 002.
  • Sally Beamish

    The Wise Maid

    Performer: Robert Irvine.
    • BIS.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Duets for Storab: IV. White Pastoral

    Performer: Philippa Davies. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Black Box Music.
  • George Butterworth

    2 English Idylls: I. An English Idyll

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Krišs Russman.
    • BIS.
  • Michael Nyman

    Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds (The Draughtsman's Contract)

    Performer: Valentina Lisitsa.
    • Valentina Lisitsa - Chasing Pianos.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images for Orchestra: Gigues

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.

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