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Saturday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Last on

Sat 28 Oct 2017 07:00

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Lindsay String Quartet.
    • ASV.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B, Op 62 No 1

    Performer: Nelson Goerner.
    • Alpha.
  • Aaron Copland

    Danzon cubano

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Latin American Fiesta: New York Philharmonic/Bernstein.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Béla Bartók

    Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • RCA.
  • George Gershwin

    I Got Plenty of Nuthin;

    Music Arranger: Russell Garcia. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Ella Fitzgerald.
    • ESSENTIAL JAZZ CLASSICS.
    • 5.
  • Howard Skempton

    Well, Well, Cornelius

    Performer: John Tilbury.
    • SONY.
    • 1.
  • Howard Skempton

    The Durham Strike

    Performer: John Tilbury.
    • SONY.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in A minor 'con due violini obligati', RV 522

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    3 Russian Songs, Op 41

    Choir: Russian State Symphonic Capella. Orchestra: Russian State Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Valeryi Polyansky.
    • Symphony No.2/Three Russian Songs.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5-7.
  • Jim Parker

    Autumn 1964

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Jim Parker.
    • Charisma.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Silent Woods, Op 68 No 5

    Performer: Jacqueline du Pré. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • WARNER.
  • Ferde Grofé

    Grand Canyon Suite; 5. Cloudburst

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Naxos.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op 45 ('London' version); 5. Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit

    Singer: Sandrine Piau. Performer: Brigitte Engerer. Performer: Boris Berezovsky. Choir: Accentus. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • NAIVE.
  • Jean Daetwyler

    Concerto for Alphorn and Orchestra; 4th mvt, Totentanz

    Performer: Jozsef Molnar. Orchestra: Slovenská filharmónia. Conductor: Urs Schneider.
    • Naxos.

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