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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat major, K 417 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Anthony Halstead. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Mozart: The Horn Concertos - Halstead, The Academy of Ancient Music.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • William Grant Still

    Symphony no. 1 'Afro-American': I. Longing (Moderato assai)

    Orchestra: Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor: John Jeter.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Klavier Book I: Prelude & Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor BWV 849

    Performer: Edwin Fischer.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    October: Autumn Song (The Seasons, Op 37b)

    Performer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Suite no. 4 "Mozartiana" / The Seasons.
    • Chandos.
    • 024.
  • Eric Sweeney


    Ensemble: Dublin Guitar Quartet.
    • Crooked Water.
  • Hubert Parry

    12 Short pieces: Romance 'To Gwen' Set 2 no. 2

    Performer: Erich Gruenberg. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • Hyperion.
  • Franz Liszt

    The Fountains of the Villa d'Este

    Performer: Lazar Berman.
    • DG.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the trumpet, real. Britten for 2 voices and piano [from 'Come ye sons of Art']

    Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • Britten: Purcell Realizations.
    • Hyperion.
    • 22.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne orch Ravel

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Debussy and Ravel: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 7.
  • George Gershwin

    A foggy day in London town

    Performer: Ian Pace. Music Arranger: Michael Finnissy.
    • METIER.
  • David Sawer

    From Morning to Midnight: Bank

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • NMC.
  • Jacopo Peri

    Euridice: Cruda morte, hai - Pur potesti

    Singer: Monica Benvenuti. Ensemble: Ensemble Arpeggio. Conductor: Roberto De Caro.
    • ARTS.
  • Philip Glass

    North Star: "Etoile polaire"

    Performer: James McVinnie. Music Arranger: James McVinnie.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance No 1, Op 35

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Ole Kristian Ruud.
    • Grieg: The Orchestral Music: Bergen PO, Ruud.
    • Bis.
    • 1.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    O thou the central orb

    Performer: John Butt. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Ensemble: London Early Music Group. Director: Philip Ledger.
    • Orlando Gibbons: Tudor Church Music: Philip Ledger.
    • ASV.
    • 11.
  • Clara Schumann

    3 Romances for violin and piano, Op.22 No.3

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Tom Poster.
    • Brahms/Schumann: Jennifer Pike/Tom Poster.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Un bel dì vedremo (Madam Butterfly)

    Singer: Montserrat Caballé. Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • The Opera Album 2002.
    • Virgin.
    • 10.


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