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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir')

    Performer: Herman Stinders. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Mazurka, Op. 19

    Orchestra: Slovenská filharmónia. Conductor: Stephen Gassenhauser.
    • Naxos.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta: IV. The Street Leading to the Castle

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Great Orchestral Showpieces, Vol.1.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Allegro for Clarinet and String Quartet in B Flat Major K. Anh. 91

    Performer: Martin Fröst. Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Torleif Thedéen. Orchestrator: Robert Levin.
    • Mozart - Clarinet Concerto; Kegelstatt Trio - Martin Fröst.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in A minor, Op. 59 no. 1

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
  • Niccolò Jommelli

    Periodical Overture

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.
    • El Maestro - Farinelli.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 19.
  • John Adams

    Grand Pianola Music (Part II 'On the dominant divide')

    Performer: Orli Shaham. Performer: Marc-André Hamelin. Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • John Adams: Absolute Jest / Grand Pianola Music.
    • San Francisco Symphony.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 (Movement I)

    Performer: John Ogdon. Ensemble: Allegri Quartet.
    • EMI CDM.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto alla Polonese in G major TWV 43:G7: II. Allegro

    Ensemble: Arte dei Suonatori. Conductor: Martin Gester.
    • BIS.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Rondo in C minor, Op 1

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 6.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    3 Sea Shanties for Wind Quintet, Op. 4: III. Allegro vivace

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • HELIOS.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegel - Einmal Anders!

    Music Arranger: Franz Hasenöhrl. Ensemble: Fibonacci Sequence.
    • Horn.
    • Deux-Elles.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, K. 491: II. Larghetto

    Performer: Richard Goode. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges

    Violin Concerto in G major, Op. 8: III. Rondeau

    Performer: Takako Nishizaki. Orchestra: Kölner Kammerorchester. Conductor: Helmut Müller‐Brühl.
    • Naxos.
  • Ulysses Kay

    Overture to Theater Set

    Orchestra: Chicago Sinfonietta. Conductor: Paul Freeman.
    • Cedille.
  • Oscar Straus

    Ronde de l'amour

    Performer: Adolf Wohlbrück. Orchestra: Vienna Bohemian Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Franz Liszt

    Grand galop chromatique

    Performer: Georges Cziffra.
    • Cziffra: Hungaroton Recordings.
    • Hungaroton / Appiano.
    • 005.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia in F major upon one note

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • Henry Purcell The Complete Fantazias Fretwork.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 13.
  • Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Flight of the Bumblebee (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)

    Ensemble: Marianne and her Gypsy Orchestra.
    • Dark Eyes: Marianne and her Gypsy Orchestra.
    • MO.
    • 13.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Russian Funeral

    Ensemble: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Conductor: John Iveson.
    • London.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43: Finale

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Franz Schubert

    Gott ist mein Hirt

    Performer: Ingrid Andsnes. Choir: Norwegian Soloists' Choir. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • BIS.
  • William Walton

    Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Missy Mazzoli

    Isabelle Eberhardt Dream of Pianos

    Performer: Shai Wosner.
    • ONYX.
  • Sulpitia Cesis

    Pecco Signore

    Ensemble: Capella Artemisia. Director: Candace Smith.
    • Tactus.
  • Arthur Honegger

    Pastorale d'ete

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    This is the record of John

    Composer: Nico Muhly. Performer: Thomas Gould. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Decca.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Les biches (Final)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March no. 6 in C major

    Orchestrator: Anthony Payne. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Franzl Lang

    Jodel - Marsch

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