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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Night Mail

    Narrator: Simon Russell Beale. Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • NMC.
  • Nadia Boulanger

    3 pieces for cello and piano

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt. Performer: José Gallardo.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna

    Singer: Doda Conrad. Singer: Hugues Cuénod. Ensemble: Ensemble Vocal et Instrumental Nadia Boulanger.
  • Johann Strauss I

    Huldigung der Königin Victoria von Grossbritannien, Op 103

    Conductor: John Georgiadis. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • The Strauss Family in London: LSO/Georgiadis.
    • Chandos.
  • Thea Musgrave


    Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Dance of the Bumblebee (Spalicek)

    Orchestra: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro (Overture)

    Conductor: Andrea Marcon. Orchestra: La Cetra Barockorchester.
    • Mozart: Overtures: La Cetra Barockorchester Basel, Andrea Marcon.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Aaron Copland

    Clarinet Concerto

    Performer: Benny Goodman. Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Aaron Copland.
    • CBS.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane pour une infante défunte

    Performer: Myron Bloom. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris.
    • Ravel: Bolero, Pavane pour une infante defunte etc: Michel Plasson.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Duke Ellington

    Sophisticated Lady

    Music Arranger: Luther Henderson. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Bobby Watson. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • American Music.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina (La bohème)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • Jonas Kaufmann: Romantic Arias.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op 46 No 8

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Dvorak: Complete Slavonic Dances: RSNO, Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Steve Reich

    Different Trains: III. After the war

    Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.


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