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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Josef Suk

    Serenade in E flat major Op.6 for string orchestra: 1st mvt; Andante con moto

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • BR Klassik.
  • Anonymous

    Polorum regina omnium nostra (Llibre vermell de Montserrat)

    Singer: Montserrat Figueras. Choir: Navarra Boys' Choir. Choir: Barcelona Carmina Choir. Choir: Atelier vocal du Centre d'Abbaye aux Dames. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • Richard Wagner

    Pieces from Lohengrin transc for piano

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
    • Liszt: Opera Transcriptions: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Glory be to the Father (Te Deum and Jubilate for the Peace of Utrecht)

    Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: Parley of Instruments. Conductor: John Scott.
    • Handel: Music for St Paul's: St Paul's Cathedral Choir / The Parley of Instrumen.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Capriccio espagnol, Op 34 (Scena e canto gitano; Fandango asturian)

    Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov.
    • Melodiya.
  • Lera Auerbach


    Choir: Allmänna Sången. Conductor: Maria Goundorina.
    • Femina moderna.
    • BIS.
    • 9.
  • Ustad Farida Mahwash

    Lalo Lalo

    Composer: Ensemble Kaboul. Performer: Ustad Farida Mahwash. Performer: Ensemble Kaboul.
    • BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music.
    • MANTECA.
    • 5.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Wasps (Ballet and Final Tableau)

    Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • NAXOS.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Fantasia no. 2 in A minor, TWV40:3

    Performer: Ashley Solomon.
  • Mr Chappell

    The Derbyshire Miller

    Performer: Bella Hardy. Performer: Kris Drever. Music Arranger: Bella Hardy.
    • The Dark Peak and the White.
    • Noe Records.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No 1 in D major (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • HK Gruber

    Rat Song; Crusoe Song (Frankenstein!!)

    Singer: HK Gruber. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: HK Gruber.
    • Frankenstein!!, Perpetuum mobile/Charivari, Dancing in the Dark.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 10.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon noni toni à 12

    Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Blues (Sonata in G major arr Haveron)

    Music Arranger: Andrew Haveron. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Petits-Fours, Favourite Encores: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 17.
  • Arthur Butterworth

    Rain, Op 18 No 2 (Northern Summer Nights)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Arthur Butterworth.
    • A Butterworth, Symphony no.5: RSNO/Butterworth.
    • Epoch.
    • 5.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Earth and air and rain, Op 15 (No 1, 'Summer schemes')

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • Finzi: The English Song Series 15: Williams/Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue no. 2 in C minor, BWV 847

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fugue on the name B.A.C.H., Op 60 No 5

    Performer: Simon Preston.
    • Royal Albert Hall Organ Restored: Simon Preston.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 6.


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