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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Chaconne d'Amadis

    Ensemble: Capriccio Stravagante. Conductor: Skip Sempé.
    • DHM.
  • Robert Schumann


    Performer: Tom Poster. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
    • Champs Hill Records.
  • Jean Coulthard

    Bicycle Parade; The Departure (Excursion Ballet Suite)

    Orchestra: Symphony Nova Scotia. Conductor: Georg Tintner.
    • CBC.
  • Erroll Garner

    Will You Still Be Mine

    Performer: Erroll Garner. Performer: Eddie Calhoun. Performer: Denzil Best.
    • Concert by the sea.
    • 11.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Leonore Overture No 1

    Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Virgin.
  • Giovanni Benedetto Platti

    Sonata Sesta (from Six Sonatas for Violoncello and Basso continuo)

    Performer: Sebastian Hess. Performer: Axel Wolf.
    • Platti: Sonatas.
    • 21-24.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Donna non vidi mai (Manon Lescaut)

    Singer: Vittorio Grigolo. Orchestra: Coro e Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma. Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi.
    • Vittorio Grigolo - The Italian Tenor.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 12.
  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson

    A Carol Symphony

    Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Rose.
    • EMI.
  • Claude Debussy

    L' Isle joyeuse for piano

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Debussy: Suite bergamasque.
    • 1.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the trumpet (Come ye sons of art)

    Singer: Charles Brett. Singer: John Williams. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • ERATO.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Maurerische Trauermusik, K477

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • La Capella Reial De Catalunya.
    • ASTREE.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Overture in A minor

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Jean Sibelius.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Trad.

    Tarantella del Gargano

    Singer: Alfio Antico. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • ALPHA.
  • Steve Reich

    Nagoya Marimbas

    Performer: Colin Currie. Performer: Sam Walton.
    • Classical Chillout.
    • 12.
  • John Taverner

    Gloria (Western Wind Mass)

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • GIMELL.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Piano Concerto in C minor, Op.12 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • Pierne: Orchestral Works.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 4.


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