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Sunday - Elizabeth Alker

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


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Music Played

  • Francis Poulenc

    L'embarquement pour Cythère

    Performer: Seta Tanyel. Performer: Jeremy Brown.
    • CHANDOS.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Serse: Frondi tenere... Ombra Mai Fu

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Ensemble: I Barocchisti. Conductor: Diego Fasolis.
    • VIRGIN.
  • Claude Debussy

    Petite suite

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • MERCURY.
  • Vincent Scotto

    La Petite Tonkinoise

    Performer: Joséphine Baker. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Paris after Dark.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 21 in C major Op.53 (Waldstein) (3rd movement; Rondo)

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger.
    • Janacek; Beethoven; Brahms: Perspectives 4 / Andrea Haefliger.
    • Avie.
    • 005.
  • Daníel Bjarnason

    Bow to String: III. Air to Breathe

    Performer: Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir.
    • Bedroom Community.
  • Traditional Icelandic

    Lata Gjalla Lett Og Hatt

    Performer: Arve Henriksen. Music Arranger: Arve Henriksen. Choir: Trio Mediæval.
    • ECM.
  • Franz Schubert

    Polonaise in B flat Major, D.580

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • DG.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Libera me; In Paradisium (Requiem op.48)

    Choir: Accentus. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • NAÏVE.
  • Ferdinand Hérold

    Zampa: Overture

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Arturo Toscanini.
  • Brian Watson

    The Kielder Hunt

    Singer: Brian Watson.
    • Old and New Tradition.
  • 9Bach

    Llyn Du

    Ensemble: 9Bach.
    • Real World Records.
  • Lars‐Erik Larsson

    Pastoral Suite: Scherzo

    Orchestra: Helsingborgs Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Okko Kamu.
    • Naxos.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G major, RV 532

    Performer: Rolf Lislevand. Ensemble: Ensemble Kapsberger.
    • NAIVE.
  • Léo Ferré

    A Saint-Germain-des-Prés

    Performer: Léo Ferré.
    • CDM.
    • 7.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Trio in A minor: II. Pantoum

    Ensemble: Trio Karénine.
    • Fauré, Ravel & Tailleferre.
    • Mirare.
    • 105.
  • Léo Ferré


    Performer: Léo Ferré.
    • Barclay France.


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