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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. This month we are featuring a daily prelude and fugue from Book 2 of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, and today's is No.9 in E major, BWV.878. Also including listener requests and the Breakfast Advent Calendar.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C for Violin and Orchestra K373

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Mozart Anniversary Orchestra.
  • Anon.

    Veni Veni Emanuel

    Choir: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Concerto di Chiesa: I. Veni, Emmanuel

    Performer: Andrew Watkinson. Performer: Edward Roberts. Performer: Stephen Tees. Performer: Stephen Orton. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Sonatine: III. Anime

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner: IV. The snow is dancing

    Orchestrator: André Caplet. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Decca.
  • Andrea Falconiero

    Il primo libro di canzone, sinfonia, fantasie - Folias

    Director: Christina Pluhar. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata.
    • Alpha.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    A Little Night Music: Send in the Clowns

    Performer: Judi Dench. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • TRING.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Kinderstück No 5 in G minor, Op 72

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 29.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Four Characteristic Waltzes (Valse de la reine)

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Coleridge-Taylor.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet Sonata no. 1 in F minor, Op. 120 no. 1: I. Allegro Appassionato

    Performer: Fausto Ghiazza. Music Arranger: Luciano Berio. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Clavier: No. 9: Prelude and Fugue in E major, BWV 878

    Performer: Pascal Vigneron.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier II.
    • QUANTUM.
    • 17-18.
  • Trad.

    The Angel Gabriel

    Performer: Ruth Wall. Music Arranger: Philip Cashian.
    • GFR.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Rondino (on a theme by Beethoven)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Paul Coker.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: III. Allegro molto e vivace

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Joshua Bell.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Léo Delibes

    Valse des heures (Coppélia)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris. Conductor: Jean-Baptiste Mari.
    • Delibes: Coppelia: Jean-Baptiste Mari.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 24.
  • William Byrd

    Bow thine Ear, O Lord

    Music Arranger: Nico Muhly. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Decca.
  • William Byrd

    Lullaby, my sweet little baby

    Singer: Timothy Wilson. Choir: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • Christmas Carols and Motets.
    • Gimell.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    In the Bleak Midwinter

    Performer: Ruth Wall. Music Arranger: Philip Cashian.
    • GFR.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Divertissement: Valse, Cortege & Finale

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • ASV.

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