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Sunday - Martin Handley

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


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Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet in A major K.464 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Armida Quartett.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Membra Jesu nostri (Ad faciem)

    Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Robin Blaze. Singer: Giles Underwood. Choir: Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford. Ensemble: Phantasm. Conductor: Daniel Hyde.
    • Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri.
    • Opus Arte.
    • 26-29.
  • Franz Liszt

    Jeux d'Eau a la Villa d'Este

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Virgin.
  • Arnold Bax

    Eire (In the faery hills)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Bax: Tone Poems Vol. 1: BBC Philharmonic/Handley.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Genaro Prieto

    Apure en un viaje (Venezuelan joropo)

    Performer: Clara Rodriguez.
    • Americas Without Frontiers.
    • Nimbus.
    • 1.
  • Hubert Parry

    Dear Lord and Father of mankind

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Performer: Daniel Cook.
    • Hyperion.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major, Op 76 No 5 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Amadeus Quartet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Tarantelle, Op 6

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Saint-Saens: Chamber Music: The Nash Ensemble.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Säv, säv, susa, Op.36 no.4

    Performer: Lise Davidsen. Performer: James Baillieu.
    • Private recording.
  • Paul Ben-Haim

    Israel: Suite for Orchestra (4th movement)

    Orchestra: Symphony of the Air. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
    • CALA.
  • Traditional Sephardic

    Dezile Al Mi Amor (Tell my Beloved)

    Ensemble: Kol Oud Tof.
    • MAGDA.
  • Joachim Stutschewsky

    Galilee [Landscapes of Israel]

    Performer: Pnina Salzman.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Welten singen...Preiset ihn (Christ on the Mount of Olives)

    Singer: Christina Deutekom. Singer: Nicolai Gedda. Singer: Hans Sotin. Choir: Philharmonischer Chor der Stadt Bonn. Choir: Chor des Theaters der Stadt Bonn. Orchestra: Orchester der Beethovenhalle. Conductor: Volker Wangenheim.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 17.
  • Franz Schubert

    Abendstern, D 806

    Singer: Janet Baker. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • EMI.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony No 10 in E minor, Op.93 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Ančerl.
    • DG.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard Sonata in D major, Kk.33

    Performer: Ksenija Sidorova.
    • Ksenija Sidorova - Classical Accordion.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 5.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A major Kk.208

    Performer: Pierre Hantaï.
    • MIRARE.
  • Henry Purcell

    Remember not, Lord, our offences, Z.50

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • Bright Orb of Harmony: The Sixteen/Harry Christopers.
    • Coro.


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