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Saturday - Martin Handley

Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Scapino

    Conductor: André Previn. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Thomas Arne

    The Morning

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • HYPERION.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Hungarian Trio.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Kurt Weill

    Das Berliner Requiem (extract)

    Choir: Choeur de la Chapelle Royale de Paris. Singer: Alexandre Laiter. Singer: Peter Kooij. Ensemble: Ensemble Musique Oblique. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Weill: Vom Tod Im Wald etc..
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 7-12.
  • Roger Quilter

    A Children's Overture Op. 17

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Overtures From The British Isles Vol. 2.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sei gegrusset, Jesu gutig - chorale variations BWV.768 (extract)

    Performer: Gillian Weir.
    • Organ Master Series Vol. 2: Gillian Weir.
    • Priory.
    • 7-18.
  • Lera Auerbach

    Speak, Memory

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Performer: Cory Smythe.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    From My Homeland (No 2 in G minor)

    Performer: Josef Suk. Performer: Jan Panenka.
    • Supraphon.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Symphony No.3, Op.63 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Arnold: Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4.
    • Conifer.
    • 1.
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 31 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Arensky: The Piano Trios.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Embraceable You

    Ensemble: Eddie Condon and His Windy City Seven.
    • Windy City Jazz.
    • TOPAZ.
    • 14.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker (Waltz of the Flowers)

    Music Arranger: Nicolas Economou. Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nicolas Economou.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero

    The Coffee House (Tre commedie goldoniane, no.1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra della Svizzera italiana. Conductor: Christian Benda.
    • Naxos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Psalm 23, D.706

    Choir: Kammerchor Stuttgart. Performer: Andreas Rothkopf. Conductor: Frieder Bernius.
    • PROFIL.
  • André Previn

    A Touch of Elegance

    Orchestra: André Previn and His Orchestra.
    • Columbia.

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