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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

  • Claude Debussy

    Valse romantique

    Music Arranger: Lily Laskine. Performer: Catrin Finch.
    • The Harpist: Catrin Finch.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig Minkus

    Pas de deux (from Don Quixote)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • The Art of the Prima Ballerina.
    • Australian Eloquence.
    • 9.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quintet In F Minor Op.34 For Piano And Strings

    Performer: Till Fellner. Ensemble: Belcea Quartet.
    • ALPHA : 248.
    • ALPHA.
    • 7.
  • Trad.

    She's like the swallow

    Music Arranger: Bob Chilcott. Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Comedy Suite (St Trinian's)

    Performer: Paul Janes. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Chandos.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Engine Turns

    Performer: Michael Nyman Band.
    • War work: Eight Songs with film.
    • MN records.
    • 3.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, K 146

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
  • Carl Zeller

    Der Vogelhandler: "Wie Mein Ahn'l zwanzig Jahr"

    Singer: Elisabeth Schumann. Orchestra: Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper. Conductor: Karl Alwin.
    • Mozart opera and Viennese operetta arias.
    • Romophone.
    • 11.
  • Carl Zeller

    Der Vogelhandler: Schenkt man sich Rosen in Tirol

    Singer: Anneliese Rothenberger. Singer: Adolf Dallapozza. Choir: Chor der Wiener Staatsoper. Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker. Conductor: Willi Boskovsky.
    • Der Vogelhandler.
    • EMI.
    • 16.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in B major, Op 72 No 9

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Nobel Prize Ceremony Music.
    • FINLANDIA.
    • 6.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3, 'Rider' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op.74: Takacs Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for oboe d'amore, strings and continuo from BWV 54

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: Trinity Baroque. Ensemble: The English Concert.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Julius Reubke

    Scherzo in D minor for Piano

    Performer: Paolo Marzocchi.
    • Reubke: The Works for Piano & Organ.
    • CPO.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Che sento?... Se pietà (Giulio Cesare)

    Singer: Sandrine Piau. Conductor: Christophe Rousset. Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques.
    • Handel: Opera Seria: Sandrine Piau.
    • Naive.
  • Trummy Young

    Trav’Lin’ Light

    Composer: Jimmy Mundy. Composer: Johnny Mercer. Singer: Carmen McRae.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 9.
  • Frederic Lagnau

    Micro pour Fleuve 4

    Performer: Frederic Lagnau.
    • Journey To Inti.
    • Theatre D'evreux.
    • 4.
  • Richard Strauss

    Arabella: Act III. Das war sehr gut, Mandryka

    Singer: Júlia Várady. Choir: Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper. Orchestra: Bavarian State Orchestra. Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
    • Arabella.
    • Orfeo.
    • 8.

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