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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

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Sun 11 Feb 2018 07:00

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Incidental music to Grania and Diarmid

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Sonatina in G major, Op 100 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Mischa Maisky. Performer: Pavel Gililov.
    • Strauss/Dvorak: Morgen: Mischa Maisky/Pavel Gililov.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No 5 in B flat major, D 485 (2nd mvt)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 8: OAE, Sir Charles Mackerras.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 2.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Otoño porteño (Cuatro estaciones porteñas)

    Performer: Patrick Gallois. Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • Piazzolla for Two - Tangos for Flute & Guitar: Patrick Gallois, Goran Sollscher.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • John Ireland

    A Downland Suite (Round)

    Ensemble: London Collegiate Brass. Conductor: James Stobart.
    • Walton/Tippett/Britten/Ireland: London Collegiate Brass/Stobart.
    • CRD.
  • Alissa Firsova

    Stabat Mater

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Otto Nicolai

    The Merry Wives of Windsor (Overture)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • Sony.
  • Florence Price

    Piano Sonata in E minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Althea Waites.
    • Black Diamonds.
    • Cambria.
    • 002.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Morning (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op.46)

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Eivind Aadland.
    • AUDITE.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Norfolk Rhapsody No 2

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Vaughan Williams: Pastoral Symphony etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata A major, H.16.26

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Quintet for flute, violin, viola, horn and bassoon

    Performer: Judith Pearce. Performer: Marcia Crayford. Performer: Roger Chase. Performer: John Pigneguy. Performer: Brian Wrightman. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • HYPERION RECORDS.
  • Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf

    Double Bass Concerto No 2 in D major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Chi-Chi Nwanoku. Conductor: Paul Goodwin. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • HYPERION.

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