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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Candide (Overture)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Petite symphonie in B flat major: II. Andante

    Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Gounod/Bizet: Symphony no.1/L'Arlesienne: St Paul Chamber Orch/Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Nisi Dominus HWV 238

    Singer: Diana Montague. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Simon Birchall. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Director: Simon Preston.
    • Archiv.
  • Hank Williams

    I'm so lonesome tonight I could cry

    Performer: Bill Frisell.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 27 No 2

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
    • LINN.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Lyn Fletcher. Orchestra: Hallé. Director: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Halle, Elder: English Landscapes.
    • Halle.
    • 2.
  • Scott Joplin

    The Strenuous life

    Performer: Dick Hyman.
    • Scott Joplin - Piano Works, 1899-1904.
    • RCA.
    • 009.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 101 in D major 'The Clock': II. Andante

    Ensemble: London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Richard Rodgers

    My Funny Valentine arr Stevens 'in memoriam Chet Baker'

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • BIS.
  • Philip Glass

    String Quartet no. 3 Mishima: I. 1957 Award Montage

    Music Arranger: Brian Bolger. Ensemble: Dublin Guitar Quartet.
    • Orange Mountain Music.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sirènes (Nocturnes)

    Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Choir: Royal Concertgebouw Choir. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • Trois Nocturnes, Jeux (Concertgebouw Orchestra feat. conductor: Bernard Haitink).
    • PHILIPS.
    • 003.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G major, BWV 1049

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Richard Egarr.
    • Bach Brandenburg Concertos.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 001.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Romance sans paroles No 3 in A flat major

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Erato.
  • Michael Price

    Shade of Dreams

    Performer: Michael Price.
    • Erased Tapes Records.


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