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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours

Music Played

  • John Ireland

    Two Pieces: No.1 April

    Performer: Eric Parkin.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 6 in F major, Op 68, 'Pastoral': II. Scene by a Brook

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Beethoven: 9 Symphonies: Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 6.
  • Anonymous

    The trees they grow so high

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
    • Hyperion.
  • Anon.

    Early one morning

    Composer: Benjamin Britten. Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Felicity Lott.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 4 BWV. 4: Sinfonia & 'Christ Lag in Todensbanden'

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Monteverdi Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Piano Quintet: IV. Presto

    Performer: Louise Bessette. Ensemble: Quatuor Molinari.
    • ATMA CLASSIQUE.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Birth of Kije (Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op 60)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije / Alexander Nevsky: Abbado/Chicago SO.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 17 in G major, K 453 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Maria João Pires. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mozart; Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Maria Pires - Piano.
    • DGG.
    • 2.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Checkmate - Finale

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • A Colour Symphony.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Sonata for Wind Quartet no. 6 in F major: II. Tema con Variazione

    Music Arranger: Frédéric Berr. Ensemble: Michael Thompson Wind Quintet.
    • Naxos.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Quartet in G minor, TWV 43:g4

    Ensemble: Florilegium.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Caroline Shaw

    Partita for 8 Singers: Allemande

    Ensemble: Roomful of Teeth.
    • New Amsterdam Records.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Four Characteristic Waltzes (Valse de la reine)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • Lyrita.
  • Robert Schumann

    Eintritt (Waldszenen, Op 82)

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Christe, cum sit hic exire (Stabat mater)

    Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Singer: Elzbieta Szmytka. Singer: Florence Quivar. Singer: John Connell. Choir: CBSO Chorus. Conductor: Simon Halsey. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chroale Prelude 'Christ ist erstanden' BWV 746

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • London.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Primavera porteña (Las cuatro estaciones porteñas)

    Orchestra: Kremerata Baltica. Director: Gidon Kremer.
    • Eight Seasons: Gidon Kremer / Kremerata Baltica.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 16.

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