Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Saturday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

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: Cappella 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.

Broadcast

Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.