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Sunday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Chopin: Nocturnes: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Claude Debussy

    Petite suite

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • MERCURY.
  • Amy Woodforde-Finden

    Kashmiri Song (Four Indian Love Lyrics)

    Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • In Praise of Woman.
    • HELIOS.
    • 017.
  • Anonymous

    Marceta No'm Faces Plorar

    Singer: Montserrat Figueras. Singer: Arianna Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Frank Bridge

    Scherzettino

    Performer: Ashley Wass.
    • Bridge: Piano Music Volume 2: Ashley Wass.
    • Naxos.
  • George Enescu

    Romanian rhapsody no. 2

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Bartok: Concerto For Orchestra etc..
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • William Boyce

    Symphony no. 2 in A major

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Boyce: 8 Symphonies, THe English Concert, Pinnock.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 4-6.
  • Richard Strauss

    Serenade in E flat major for 13 wind instruments, Op 7

    Ensemble: London Winds. Director: Michael Collins.
    • Strauss: Complete Music for Winds: London Winds/Collins.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Tarik O’Regan

    3 Motets from Sequence for St Wulfstan (O vera digna hostia)

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Timothy Brown.
    • Tarik O'Regan - Voices.
    • Collegium Records.
    • 2.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for birds and orch.) Op.61 (3rd mvt) - extract

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
    • 11.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Oh Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast Op 62a No 2

    Singer: Gerald Finley. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Sanderling.
    • ONDINE.
    • 2.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    So deep

    Choir: The Elysian Singers. Conductor: Sam Laughton.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 10.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in C major, RV 180, 'Il piacere'

    Performer: Fabio Biondi. Ensemble: Europa Galante. Director: Fabio Biondi.
    • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 13.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)

    Singer: Plácido Domingo. Orchestra: Orchestra sinfonica di Roma della RAI. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • Puccini: Tosca.
    • Teldec.
    • 14-15.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sérénade grotesque

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Georges Bizet

    Symphony No 1 in C major (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • CBS.

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