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Sunday - Martin Handley

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours

Music Played

  • François Couperin

    Royal Concert no. 2: Prelude and Allemande fuguee

    Ensemble: Concert Des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Vespers: V. Nunc Dimittis

    Choir: St Petersburg Cappella. Conductor: Vladislav Tchernouchenko.
    • CDM Saison Russe.
  • An-Lun Huang

    Prelude in C minor, Op 5 No 2

    Performer: Xing Rong.
    • An-lun Huang: Piano Music.
    • Toccata Classics.
    • 102.
  • Anonymous (11th Century)

    Nubibus Atris

    Performer: Hanna Marti.
    • GLOSSA.
  • Hubert Parry

    Cello Sonata in A major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Huw Watkins.
    • Chandos.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Les Sylphides: Finale

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Offenbach/Chopin/Delibes: Gaite Parisienne: Berliner Philharmoniker/Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 25.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    String Quartet no. 3: III. Vivo

    Ensemble: Lutoslawski Quartet.
    • Naxos.
  • William Cornysh

    Woefully arrayed

    Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • ARS NOVA.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Invocatio For String Quartet

    Ensemble: Wihan Quartet.
    • Elegy for Pamela.
    • Nimbus.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 99 in E flat major, H. I:99: I. Adagio - Vivace

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • NAIVE.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Lonely Waters

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Naxos.
  • John Johnson

    Walsingham

    Performer: Christopher Wilson.
    • Naxos.
  • Peter Warlock

    The Curlew

    Performer: Michael Cox. Singer: James Gilchrist. Ensemble: Fitzwilliam String Quartet.
    • LINN.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dubinushka, Op 62

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Russian Masterpieces: Scottish National Orchestra/London Symphony Orchestra/Jarv.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • George Butterworth

    Orchestral Fantasia (completed by Kriss Russman)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Krišs Russman.
    • Butterworth: Orchestral Fantasia etc..
    • BIS.
    • 19.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Sonata in E minor, Op 3 No 6

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • George Gershwin

    Liza (Show Girl)

    Performer: Richard Rodney Bennett.
    • Gershwin/Kern etc: That certain feeling: Richard Rodney Bennett.
    • CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE.

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