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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Chopin: 4 Ballades.
    • Sony.
    • 9.
  • John Foster

    While shepherds watched their flocks by night

    Choir: Psalmody. Ensemble: Parley of Instruments. Director: Peter Holman.
    • While Shepherds Watched.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in B flat major, K.137

    Orchestra: Camerata Salzburg. Conductor: Sándor Végh.
    • CAPRICCIO.
  • Claude Debussy

    Clair de lune (Suite bergamasque)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Brian Eno

    An Ending (Ascent)

    Performer: Brian Eno.
    • EG Records.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Clair de lune, Op 46 No 2

    Singer: José van Dam. Performer: Jean‐Philippe Collard.
    • WARNER.
  • Carl Nielsen

    An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Carl Nielsen: Orchestral music: Danish National Symphony Orch/Dausgaard.
    • Dacapo.
    • 10.
  • The Unthanks

    Tar Barrel in Dale

    • single.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Frank Bridge

    Sir Roger de Coverley

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • London.
  • George Gershwin

    Lady, be Good!: I'd rather Charleston

    Performer: Fred Astaire. Performer: Adele Astaire.
    • SAVILLE.
  • Leos Janáček

    Narodil se Kristus Pan (Christ the Lord is born)

    Performer: Thomas Adès.
    • EMI.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cypress Nos. 2, 3, 9 & 11

    Ensemble: Panochovo kvarteto.
    • Supraphon.
  • Traditional Czech

    Hopsa pacholatko; Hejej, nynej

    Music Arranger: Josef Krcek. Singer: Jarmila Mihalokova. Choir: Iuventus Orchestra. Ensemble: Musica Bohemica. Conductor: Jaroslav Krček.
    • Supraphon.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in B flat major, Op 3 No 1

    Performer: Alice Piérot. Performer: Christian Moreaux. Conductor: Marc Minkowski. Ensemble: Les Musiciens du Louvre.
    • Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3: Les Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Erato.
    • 13-15.
  • Mannos Hadjidakis

    O tahidromos (The Postman)

    Performer: Agnes Baltsa. Performer: Kostas Papadopoulos. Orchestra: Athens Experimental Orchestra. Conductor: Stavros Xarhakos.
    • DG.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Wedding day at Troldhaugen (Lyric pieces Book 8 No.6)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Leif Ove Andsnes: Ballad for Edvard Grieg.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia in G major BWV 572

    Ensemble: Cleveland Symphonic Winds. Conductor: Frederick Fenell.
    • TELARC.

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