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Saturday - Martin Handley

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Alceste (Overture)

    Orchestra: Early Opera Company. Conductor: Christian Curnyn.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0788.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Mazurka in B flat major Op 32

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Hyperion.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Veni dilecte me

    Choir: Cinquecento.
    • Hyperion.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, Op 34 No 14

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphony No.3 etc: RLPO/Petrenko.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Overture di ballo

    Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan Overtures: Various performers.
    • TER.
    • 10.
  • Dario Castello

    Sonata seconda da 'Sonate Concertate in stil moderno', Venezia, 1640

    Performer: Enrico Onofri. Ensemble: Imaginarium Ensemble.
    • La Voce nel Violino.
    • ZIG ZAG TERRITOIRES.
    • 8.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Menuet sur le nom d'Haydn

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Maria Xaveria Perucona

    Gaude, plaude

    Choir: Capella Artemisia. Conductor: Candace Smith.
    • Rosa Mistica.
    • Tactus.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 26 in E flat, K184

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Josef Krips.
    • Mozart: Symphonies Nos.26-29.
    • Philips.
    • 1-2.
  • Enrique Granados

    Andaluza (Danzas españolas Set 2)

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • Milos - The Guitar.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 16.
  • Jimmy Yancey

    Yancey Stomp

    Performer: Jimmy Yancey.
    • TOPAZ.
    • 12.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    Violin sonata (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch. Performer: Julian Milford.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Te Deum in C major

    Performer: Iain Farrington. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Singer: William Goldring. Conductor: Christopher Robinson.
    • Britten: Rejoice The Lamb, Hymn to St. Cecilia: Choir of St John's College, Camb.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Scott Joplin

    The Strenuous life

    Performer: Dick Hyman.
    • Scott Joplin - Piano Works, 1899-1904.
    • RCA.
    • 009.
  • Robert Schumann

    Vogel als Prophet (Waldszenen, Op 82)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Schumann - Kinderszenen & Waldszenen; Janacek - On the overgrown path I..
    • HYPERION.
    • 17.
  • Robert Schumann

    Jagdlied (Waldszenen, Op 82)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Schumann - Kinderszenen & Waldszenen; Janacek - On the overgrown path I..
    • HYPERION.
    • 18.
  • Herbert Chappell

    Size Ten Shuffle (Paddington Bear TV theme)

    Ensemble: Boyfriends.
    • Themes From Children's BBC.
    • BBC.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 82 in C major 'The Bear' (4th movement)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • Haydn: Symphonies 82, 83 & 84.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 4.

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