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Saturday - Martin Handley

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

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Marianna Martines

    Overture in C major (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: La Floridiana. Director: Nicoleta Paraschivescu.
    • deutsche harmonia mundi.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • Tchaikovsky 4 - Francesca da Rimini / Nelsons.
    • Orfeo.
    • 4.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Dixit Dominus (Ii) [1640]

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Ensemble: The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble. Choir: 24. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • Decca : 00289 483 1654.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Franz Liszt

    Liebesträume (No 3 in A flat major)

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • Liszt: Piano Works: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross (Sonata 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. Conductor: Frans Brüggen.
    • Glossa.
  • Richard Strauss

    Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.13 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Strauss: Metamorphosen.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Mikado: Alone And Yet Alive

    Composer: William Gilbert. Singer: Felicity Palmer. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra.
    • The Mikado (Highlights).
    • That's Entertainment.
    • 17.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Mikado: The Sun Whose Rays

    Composer: William Gilbert. Performer: John Kitchen.
    • John Kitchen Plays British Light Music.
    • Delphian.
    • 2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Quatre Motets pour un temps de penitence; no. 2 Vinea mea electa

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le bourgeois gentilhomme (Excerpt)

    Orchestra: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIA VOX.
  • Jimmy Giuffre

    The Train and the River

    Performer: Jimmy Giuffre.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • FSCD1026.
    • 10.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    4 Shanties, Op 4

    Ensemble: East Winds Ensemble.
    • Arnold: Wind Chamber Music: East Winds.
    • Naxos.
    • 28.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Scenes from the Song of Hiawatha (Onaway! Awake, beloved)

    Singer: Arthur Davies. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn.
    • The Song Of Hiawatha.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Claude Debussy

    Fanfare Overture (King Lear orch Roger-Ducasse)

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Claude Debussy

    Le sommeil de Lear

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI CDC 7499472.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Alan Jay Lerner

    My Fair Lady: On the Street Where You Live

    Composer: Frederick Loewe. Performer: Shelly Manne. Performer: André Previn. Performer: Leroy Vinnegar.
    • CONTEMPORARY.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest, HWV 258

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Simon Preston.
    • Handel: Coronation Anthems: Choir of Westminster Abbey/English Concert/Pinnock/P.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 1.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No 2 in C major, Op 61 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Schumann: The Symphonies.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.

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