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Sunday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

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Sun 13 May 2018 07:00

Music Played

  • Arthur Sullivan

    BK 130518 Iolanthe Overture

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Capriccio brillante in B minor, Op 22

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lawrence Foster.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Bob Marley

    No Woman, No Cry

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
    • Decca.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piano Concerto in G major (2nd Movement)

    Performer: Herbie Hancock. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Verve.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Conductor: Andrew Parrott. Ensemble: Taverner Players.
    • J. S. Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos: Taverner Players/Parrott.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Gordon Langford

    Colour Suite: Pastorale and March

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • John Dowland

    The Frog Galliard, P 23a

    Performer: Paul O’Dette.
    • My Favourite Dowland.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 008.
  • Frederick Delius

    Violin Concerto: III. Finale: Allegretto

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Wind Sextet in E flat major, Op 71 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: London Baroque Ensemble. Conductor: Karl Haas.
    • Beethoven: Wind Music: London Baroque/Haas.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 15.
  • Edward Gregson

    3 Matisse Impressions: I. Pastoral

    Performer: John Turner. Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia. Conductor: Edward Gregson.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8572503.
    • 11.
  • Robert Parsons

    Pour down, you powers devine

    Singer: Catherine King. Ensemble: Rose Consort of Viols.
    • Naxos.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale: III. Pastorale

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Robert Plane.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op 325

    Performer: Anton Karas. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Willi Boskovsky.
    • Johann Strauss: Famous Waltzes: Boskovsky.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de Lune (original version)

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Lucy Crowe.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ferruccio Busoni

    BK 130518 Busoni Turandot's Frauengemach - Elegy no. 4

    Performer: John Ogdon.
    • EMI.


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