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Sunday - 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 Klavier, and today's is No.10 in E minor, BWV.879. Also including listener requests and the Breakfast Advent Calendar.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Fernando Sor

    Variations on a theme by Mozart, Op. 9

    Performer: Julian Bream.
    • RCA.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: Thus said the Lord - But who may abide the day of His coming

    Singer: David Thomas. Singer: Emma Kirkby. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
  • Frank Bridge

    Capriccio No 2 in F sharp minor

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Bridge - PIano Sonata etc Kathryn Stott.
    • Conifer.
    • 3.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English Folk Song Suite

    Orchestrator: Gordon Jacob. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • AVIE.
  • Thomas Morley

    Galliard (complete version)

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Performer: Andrew Ball. Performer: Lucy Wakeford. Performer: Antonis Hatzinikolaou. Performer: Jane Chapman. Performer: Owen Gunnell. Music Arranger: Colin Matthews.
    • NMC.
  • Judith Weir

    Blackbird and Thrushes

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: George Mosley.
    • NMC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in D major, 'Serenata notturna' D. 239: I. Marcia

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Clavier: No. 10: Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 879

    Performer: Christophe Rousset.
    • Bach: Das Wohltemperierte.
    • APARTE.
    • 19-20.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Alma Redemptoris Mater

    Ensemble: Sequentia.
    • DHM.
  • Jules Massenet

    La Vierge: La dernier sommeil de la Virge

    Orchestra: Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • ERATO.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Autumn (The Seasons)

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Edo de Waart.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite: Overture

    Performer: Duke Ellington. Music Arranger: Duke Ellington. Ensemble: The Duke Ellington Orchestra.
    • Columbia.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Turangalila Symphony: VI. Jardin du sommeil d'amour

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Performer: Tristan Murail. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Charles Trenet

    Le Jardin Extraordinaire

    Performer: Charles Trenet.
    • EMI.


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