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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Arthur Sullivan

    Marmion Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Royston Nash.
    • DECCA.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Impromptu No 3 in A flat major, Op 34

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Faure - The Complete Music for Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Les Larmes De Jacqueline (Harmonies des bois)

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.
    • Inspiration.
    • DECCA.
    • 9.
  • Franz Lehár

    Vilja-Lied (The Merry Widow)

    Singer: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Lovro von Matačić.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in E flat major for piano and wind, K 452 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Performer: Neil Black. Performer: Thea King. Performer: Tony Halstead. Performer: Graham Sheen.
    • Mozart / Beethoven: Quintets for Piano & Winds.
    • CBS Masterworks.
    • 5.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    O come sei gentile

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Singer: Rebecca Outram. Ensemble: King's Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Monteverdi: Heaven and Earth.
    • Vivat.
    • 11.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le jardin féerique (Ma mère l'oye)

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • Debussy: La Mer/Iberia/Prelude: Detroit SO/Paray.
    • Mercury.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Spalicek (Fairy tale of Cinderella, Waltz, Wedding, Polka)

    Choir: Kühnův smíšený sbor. Orchestra: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: František Jílek.
    • Spalicek (Ballet in 3 acts).
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Bluebird pas de deux (Sleeping Beauty)

    Music Arranger: Igor Stravinsky. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • BIS.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Étude-tableau in A minor, Op 39 No 2

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
    • Hyperion.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Mandolin Concerto in C major, RV 425

    Performer: Giovanni Scaramuzzino. Orchestra: Europa Galante. Director: Fabio Biondi.
    • Vivaldi: Concerti per mandolini: Europa Galante/Biondi.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 16-18.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Et incarnatus est (Mass in C minor, K 427)

    Singer: Arleen Augér. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
  • Granville Bantock

    Cloisters At Midnight

    Performer: Maria Marchant.
    • Bantock Rediscovered.
    • Somm.
    • 5.
  • James V. Monaco

    You Made Me Love You

    Performer: Vic Dickenson. Ensemble: Eddie Heywood and His Orchestra.
    • 13.
  • Gilbert Vinter

    Relaxation (Salute to Youth)

    Performer: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: Major Peter Parkes.
    • The Complete Champions: Black Dyke Mills Band.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Traditional Klezmer

    Improvisation on “Let’s be happy”

    Performer: Martin Fröst. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo. Music Arranger: Uran Frost.
    • BBC recording.


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