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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Morten Lauridsen

    Lux Aeterna: O nata lux

    Choir: Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis. Conductor: Horour Askelsson.
    • BIS.
  • Franz Liszt

    L'idée fixe transc for piano

    Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • Liszt: The complete music for solo piano - Volume 5: Leslie Howard.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Juozas Gruodis

    Violin Sonata: IV. Finale

    Performer: Christopher Horner. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • Discovery Music & Vision.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Sinfonietta for String Orchestra

    Orchestra: New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Hyperion.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Trombone Concerto in B flat major

    Performer: Christian Lindberg. Music Arranger: Otto Zurmühle. Ensemble: Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Chikara Imamura.
    • BIS.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    La Clemenza di Tito: Overture

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • DG.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Te Deum, Op 22 (Christe Rex gloriae)

    Performer: Nicolas Kynaston. Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Choir: Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir.
    • Berlioz: Te Deum: Sir Colin Davis.
    • Philips.
  • John Corigliano

    Symphony No.1: Tarantella

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Performer: John Sharp. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • ERATO.
  • R. Nathaniel Dett

    Cinnamon Grove - suite for piano: 2; Adagio cantabile

    Performer: Clipper Erickson.
    • My Cup Runneth Over.
    • NAVONA.
    • 17.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Baryton Trio No.58 in D major

    Ensemble: Esterházy Baryton Trio.
    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Alceste: Act I Divinites du Styx

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Raymond Leppard.
    • Philips.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    O magnum mysterium - motet for 4 voices [1572]

    Ensemble: Voces 8.
    • A Choral Tapestry.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • 5.
  • John Field

    Nocturne No.5 in B flat major, H,37

    Performer: David Quigley.
    • AVIE.
  • Luis Demetrio

    Sway

    Music Arranger: Stephanie O'Brien. Ensemble: Puppini Sisters.
    • Universal Music Classics.

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