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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

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Nocturne)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Mendelssohn In Birmingham Vol. 4.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 8.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Polacca brillante in E major Op.72 'L'Hilarite'

    Performer: Benjamin Frith. Ensemble: RTÉ Sinfonietta. Conductor: Proinnsías Ó Duinn.
    • Naxos.
  • Trad.

    Delecarian Suite on Swedish Folk Tunes (Prelude; Polska)

    Music Arranger: Jakob Lindberg. Performer: Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Hary Janos - suite (Song)

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Philips.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Ballad of Green Broom (5 Flower songs Op.47)

    Choir: Polyphony. Director: Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Lera Auerbach

    24 Preludes, Op 46 (no.3)

    Performer: Vadim Gluzman. Performer: Angela Yoffe.
    • BIS.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Christopher Seaman.
    • MCA CLASSICS.
  • Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour

    Eastern Echoes (Allegro)

    Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Rahbari.
    • Naxos.
  • Simon Jeffes

    Giles Farnaby's Dream

    Ensemble: Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
    • Music From The Penguin Cafe.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 7.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D major RV.208"Il Grosso Mogul" (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Italia.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata pian' e forte alla quarta bassa a 8

    Ensemble: London Symphony Brass. Conductor: Eric Crees.
    • Naxos.
  • Horace Silver

    Mexican Hip Dance

    Performer: Woody Shaw. Performer: Horace Silver. Ensemble: Band.
    • BLUE NOTE.
    • 6.
  • Barbara Thompson

    Saxophone Quartet No.1 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Apollo Saxophone Quartet.
    • CELESTIAL HARMONIES.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Berceuse (Dolly Suite, Op 56)

    Performer: Katia Labèque. Performer: Marielle Labèque.
    • Bizet, Ravel, Faure: Katia & Marielle Labeque.
    • Philips.
    • 13.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    L'heure exquise

    Singer: Alice Coote. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • L'heure Exquise - A French Songbook.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Hungarian March (The Damnation of Faust)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24: LSO & Chorus/Davis.
    • LSO Live.
    • 3.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Concert Champetre (Finale)

    Performer: Elisabeth Chojnacka. Orchestra: Orchestre National de Lille. Conductor: Philippe Lefebvre.
    • Naxos.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture, Op 92

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • RCA.

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