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Sunday - Martin Handley

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Tant doucement

    Choir: Gothic Voices. Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump. Singer: Leigh Nixon. Director: Christopher Page.
    • The Medieval Romantics: French songs and motets: Gothic voices/Page.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (Lyric Pieces)

    Orchestrator: Breur. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk.
    • Grieg: Peer Gynt, Sigur Jorsalfar.
    • NAXOS.
    • 11.
  • R. Nathaniel Dett

    Cinnamon Grove (1st mvt)

    Performer: Clipper Erickson.
    • My Cup Runneth Over.
    • NAVONA.
    • 16.
  • Friedrich der Große

    Sonata in E minor

    Performer: Barthold Kuijken. Performer: Bob van Asperen.
    • From the Court of Frederick the Great.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 10-12.
  • Antonio Salieri

    Cublai, great khan of the Tartars (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Salier: Symphonies, Overtures and Variations.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Chorus of Mourning (Oratorio on Stories from the Bible)

    Choir: Kolner Kurrende Chorus. Orchestra: Kolner Kurrende Orchestra. Conductor: Elke Mascha Blankenburg.
    • CPO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV 1043 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Performer: George Enescu. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Paris. Conductor: Pierre Monteux.
    • Naxos.
  • George Enescu

    Légende

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • EMI.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wrong Note Rag (from Wonderful Town)

    Singer: Kim Criswell. Performer: Audra McDonald. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Ensemble: London Voices.
    • EMI.
  • Erik Satie

    Gnossienne No 1

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Jota (La vida breve)

    Orchestra: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • Falla: La Vida Breve: Lopez-Cobos, Cincinnati Symphony Orchstra.
    • Telarc.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Oboe Concerto in D minor Op.9`2 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Les Buffardins. Director: Frank Theuns.
    • Venetian Flute Concertos.
    • ACCENT.
    • 14.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Doretta's Dream (The Swallow)

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi. Conductor: Anton Coppola.
    • Angela Gheorghiu - My Puccini.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Catrin Finch

    Listen to the Grass Grow

    Performer: Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita.
    • SOAR.
    • bendigedig.
    • 6.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dance of the Tumblers (The Snow Maiden)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • The Best of The Academy.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 15.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E minor, Op 72 No 1

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Michael Tippett

    Steal away (Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time)

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • a la Gloire de Dieu: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
    • 6.
  • Leos Janáček

    Piano Sonata in E flat minor, '1.X.1905, From the street' (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Charles Owen.
    • Leos Janacek: Piano music: Charles Owen.
    • Somm New Horizons.
    • 2.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cello Concerto in A major Wq. 172 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Haydn & Bach: Cello Concertos.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.

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