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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 8 Apr 2018 07:00

Music Played

  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ruggiero

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Ostinato.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 11.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave verum corpus, K 618

    Choir: Tenebrae. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Mozart: Requiem.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 016.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Ciacona in E minor BuxWV.160

    Music Arranger: Carlos Chávez. Orchestra: Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México. Conductor: Enrique Bátiz.
    • ASV.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Zita (Suite troileana)

    Performer: Sérgio Assad. Performer: Odair Assad.
    • Saga dos Migrantes: Sergio and Odair Assad.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde (Ballet in G major)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Karl Münchinger.
    • Decca.
  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Violin Sonata in G minor "Devil's trill"

    Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Andrew Armstrong.
    • Onyx.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)

    Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • Puccini: Great Opera Arias.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Amy Beach

    Pastorale for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 151

    Ensemble: Ambache Chamber Ensemble.
    • Beach: Violin Sontata etc..
    • CHANDOS.
    • 6.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Oiseaux tristes (Miroirs)

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • Ravel, The Piano Concertos: Aimard/Cleveland Orchestra/Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 6.
  • Peter Warlock

    The Curlew (I wander by the age)

    Singer: Ian Partridge. Ensemble: Music Group of London.
    • A Warlock Centenary Album.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • The Railsplitters

    The Estuary

    Ensemble: The Railsplitters.
    • The Faster it Goes.
    • The Railsplitters.
    • 5.
  • Traditional

    There is a balm in Gilead

    Music Arranger: Moses Hogan. Singer: Barbara Hendricks. Choir: Moses Hogan Chorale. Conductor: Moses Hogan Chorale.
    • Barbara Hendricks: Spirituals.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 206.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B minor for 4 violins and cello, RV 580

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Stefano Barneschi. Performer: Marco Bianchi. Performer: Riccardo Minasi. Performer: Marco Testori. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Vivaldi: Violin Concertos: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Onyx.
    • 4-6.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Hymn to the Holy Virgin (O mother of God ever-vigilant in prayer)

    Choir: The Moscow Academy of Choral Singing. Conductor: Viktor Popov.
    • Rachmaninov / Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom / Popov.
    • Russian Season.
    • 18.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 & 6.
    • Mariinsky.
    • 7.

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