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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 10 Feb 2018 07:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Abduction from the Seraglio (Overture)

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Mozart: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ballet (Petite suite)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Cristina Marton.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2013.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 5.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laetatus sum à 6

    Singer: Susan Hemington Jones. Singer: Tessa Bonner. Singer: Charles Daniels. Singer: Andrew Tusa. Singer: Peter Harvey. Singer: Jonathan Best. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • Venetian Vespers.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 11.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Sextet, Op. 48: IV. Finale. Tema con variazioni

    Performer: Veronika Hagen. Performer: Gary Hoffman. Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quintet, Op. 97 & String Sextet, Op. 48.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    Suite from Abdelazer

    Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments. Director: Roy Goodman.
    • The Complete Ayres for the Theatre.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Amy Beach

    Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op. 45 - ii. Scherzo (Perpetuum mobile): Vivace

    Performer: Danny Driver. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rebecca Miller.
    • Hyperion.
  • Carl Nielsen

    An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Carl Nielsen: Orchestral music: Danish National Symphony Orch/Dausgaard.
    • Dacapo.
    • 10.
  • Jacob Gade

    Copenhagen Life (Waltz)

    Conductor: Matthias Aeschbacher. Orchestra: Odense Symfoniorkester.
    • Jakob Gade: Jealousy - suites: Odense Symhony Orchestra/Aeschbacher.
    • Dacapo.
    • 13.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Sextet in C minor, Op.40 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Les Vents Français. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • Winds & Piano.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 6.
  • Christina Pluhar

    Ninna Nanna sopra la Romanesca Pluhar

    Composer: Lucilla Galeazzi. Performer: Christina Pluhar. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata.
    • L'arpeggiata: The Complete Alpha Recordings.
    • ALPHA.
    • 8.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in C major, H XV 27 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol.1: The Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Una voce poco fa (Rosina's aria from Barber of Seville)

    Performer: Pretty Yende. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: Marco Armiliato.
    • Sony.
  • Amanda Maier-Rontgen

    Nine Pieces for Violin and Piano

    Performer: Cecilia Zilliacus. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • Amanda Maier Volume 2: Violin Sonata, Nine Pieces for Violin and Piano, Four Son.
    • Db Productions.
    • 10.
  • George Butterworth

    Yonder stands a lovely creature (11 Folksongs from Sussex)

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • George Butterworth, Songs from A Shropshire Lad: Williams / Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 20.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Ebony Concerto

    Performer: Alain Damiens. Ensemble: Ensemble intercontemporain. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Berg: Chamber Concerto.
    • Deutsche Grammophone.
    • 8.

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