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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Last on

Sat 21 Apr 2018 07:00

Music Played

  • Toru Takemitsu


    Composer: Trad.. Choir: Shinyukai Choir. Conductor: Shin Sekiya.
    • Takemitsu: Choral Works.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Edward MacDowell

    Romance for cello & orchestra, Op.35

    Performer: Aisling Drury Byrne. Conductor: Arthur Fagen. Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in C minor for oboe and violin, BWV 1060

    Performer: Heinz Holliger. Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Heinz Holliger.
    • J.S.Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos: Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 10.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage


    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C minor, Op.13 "Pathetique" (2nd movement)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Concerto for harmonica

    Performer: Tommy Reilly. Conductor: Cédric Dumont. Orchestra: Basel Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Scott Joplin

    Overture: Treemonisha

    Orchestra: Houston Grand Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Gunther Schuller.
    • Deutsche Gramophon.
  • Gerald Finzi

    A Severn Rhapsody, Op.3

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Introit - The Music of Gerald Finzi.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna [Madrigals, Book 9]

    Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
  • César Franck

    Les Eolides

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jean Fournet.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Piano Trio, Op.2 (3rd movement)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Avalon.
    • RTE Lyric fm.
  • Lili Boulanger


    Performer: Jascha Heifetz. Performer: Brooks Smith.
  • Teresa Carreño

    Mi Teresita (Little Waltz)

    Performer: Gabriela Montero.
    • EMI.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Primavera Portena [Las cuatro estaciones]

    Performer: Lara St. John. Orchestra: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Eduardo Marturet.


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