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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and our musical Advent Calendar.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Lemminkainen's Return (Lemminkainen Suite, Op 22)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • Albeniz/Falla/Turina/Granados etc: Arpa Espanola (Spanish harp): Zabaleta.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Joseph Horovitz

    Music hall suite for brass quintet: 4th mvt; Soft-shoe-shuffle

    Ensemble: Budapest Brass Quintet.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in E major, Op.1`2 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Lynn Harrell. Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Sterne D. 939

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
    • Hyperion.
  • Robert Schumann

    Album fur die Jugend, op. 68: Winterzeit I & II

    Performer: Angela Brownridge.
    • HELIOS.
  • Judith Bingham

    The darkness is no darkness-Thou wilt keep him

    Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley. Performer: Thomas Trotter. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Stephen Jackson.
    • NAXOS.
  • Jessie Montgomery

    Strum (for String Quartet)

    Ensemble: Catalyst Quartet.
    • Azica Records.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: Overture arr. for brass band

    Music Arranger: Denis Wright. Ensemble: Black Dyke Band. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • DOYEN.
  • Eric Fenby

    Rossini on Ilkla moor

    Orchestra: Royal Ballet Sinfonia. Conductor: Gavin Sutherland.
  • Jimmy Giuffre

    The Train and the River

    Ensemble: Jimmy Giuffre Trio.
    • AVID.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello Concerto in A minor, RV 419

    Performer: Christophe Coin. Orchestra: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • NAIVE.
  • Conrad Tao

    Vestiges: Movements I & II

    Performer: Conrad Tao.
    • EMI.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and Allegro

    Performer: Osian Ellis. Ensemble: Melos Ensemble.
    • EMI.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, K.455

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • DG.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Nutcracker: Act I - Dance of the snowflakes

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Choir: Libera. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.


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