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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show including a Sunday morning Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Josquin des Prez

    De profundis / Requiem aeternam

    Choir: Cappella Amsterdam. Conductor: Daniel Reuss.
  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    A Comedy Overture

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Arnold Bax

    The White Peace

    Singer: John McCormack. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • John McCormack - Music of the Night.
    • Pearl.
    • 17.
  • William Grant Still

    Symphony No 3, "The Sunday Symphony": II. 'Prayer'

    Orchestra: Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor: John Jeter.
    • Still: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3.
    • Naxos.
    • 10.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Sanctus (Petite Messe Solenelle)

    Performer: David Briggs. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge.
    • Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle: Cleobury.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 5.
  • Caroline Shaw

    Plan and Elevation: I. The Ellipse

    Ensemble: Attacca Quartet.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No 2 in F major, Op 102 - 2nd movement, Andante

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Director: Teodor Currentzis.
    • Shostakovich: Piano Concertos: Melnikov/Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Currentzis.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No 2 in D minor for violin solo, BWV 1004 (Sarabande)

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Bach: 6 Sonatas & Partitas.
    • Onyx.
    • 3.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    March; The Prince and Princess; Flight (The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op 33b)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Prokofiev: Symphony No.5/The Love for 3 Oranges Suite/Scythian Suite - Minneapol.
    • Mercury.
    • 3.
  • Jim Ghedi

    Fortingall Yew

    Performer: Jim Ghedi.
    • Basin Rock.
  • Amy Beach

    Scottish Legend op.54 no.1

    Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
  • Traditional Scottish

    The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Music Arranger: Paul Campbell. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rory MacDonald.
    • Decca.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Pastorale for flute and piano

    Performer: Emily Beynon. Performer: Andrew West.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Norwegian Dance No 3 (6 Norwegian Dances)

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset. Ensemble: Dalasinfoniettan.
    • Nordic Violin Favourites.
    • Naxos.
    • 14.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quartet No.12 in C minor, D703: Quartet-Satz

    Ensemble: Belcea Quartet.
    • EMI.
  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin for chamber orchestra, Op 15 No 2

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
    • Elgar Miniatures: Hickox.
    • EMI.
    • 16.


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