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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Dixit Dominus

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump. Singer: David Thomas. Ensemble: Taverner Consort. Ensemble: Taverner Players. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • EMI.
  • Leos Janáček

    Pohadka

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Olli Mustonen.
    • RCA VICTOR RED SEAL.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake: Act 2 - Pas d'action

    Performer: Baiba Skride. Performer: Robert Johnston. Performer: Ulrich Heinen. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Fanny Hensel

    The Year (December & Epilogue)

    Performer: Lauma Skride.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Dix et sept, cinq, trese, quatorse et quinse

    Performer: Marc Mauillon (French baritone). Performer: Vivabiancaluna Biffi. Performer: Angélique Mauillon.
    • Eloquentia.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No 1 in E major

    Performer: Simon Trpceski.
    • Debussy: Images/Children's Corner etc: Simon Trpceski.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Jacques Brel

    Une Ile

    Performer: Jacques Brel.
    • Universal.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute (Overture)

    Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Arvo Pärt

    I am the true vine

    Choir: Pro Arte Singers. Director: Paul Hillier.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • John Adams

    On The Dominant Divide (Grand Pianola Music movement III)

    Performer: Alan Feinberg.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Seid umschlungen, Millionen, op. 443

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • TELDEC.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka (The Shrovetide Fair)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Orchestra: São Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No 3 in B minor, BWV 814 (Menuett and Trio)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • J.S. Bach, The French Suites: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 20.
  • Bryce Dessner

    Ornament & Crime III

    Performer: Tim Fain.
    • SELF RELEASED.

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