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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


2 hours

Music Played

  • Josquin des Prez

    Vive le Roy & Pavana 'La Battaglia'

    Performer: Clément Janequin. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • ALIAVOX.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    The Seasons Op 67:Summer

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Clarinet Sonata in E flat major, Op 167 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Martin Frost. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • BIS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Du bist die Ruh, D 776

    Singer: Simon Keenlyside. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Schubert Recital.
    • EMI Eminence.
    • 20.
  • Enrique Granados

    Villanesca (Spanish Dances, Set 2)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • Lyrita.
  • Joan Cererols

    Serafin, que con dulce armonia

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Villancicos y danzas criollas 1550-1750: Hesperion XXI/Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chromatic fantasia and fugue in D minor BWV.903 for keyboard

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • J.S. Bach: Piano Music.
    • Hungatron.
    • 1.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Sexteto Mistico

    Ensemble: Lontano. Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez.
    • Villa-Lobos - Chamber & Choral Music.
    • Lorelt.
    • 001.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in E flat major, K 375 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Holliger Wind Ensemble.
    • Mozart: Serenades: Academy of St Martin in the fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 13.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse chevaleresque Op.96`3

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • The Sibelius Edition - Orchestral Works.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Frederick Loewe

    On The Street Where You Live

    Performer: Simon Keenlyside. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Performer: David Charles Abell.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10838.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Tragic Overture, Op 81

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Brahms: 4 Symphonies: Berlin Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    The Fountains of the Villa d'Este

    Performer: Lazar Berman.
    • DG.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Chandos Anthem No. 9: O praise the Lord with one consent (opening chorus)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Chandos.
  • John Wilbye

    Oft have I vowde arr Kroll

    Performer: Ronald Romm. Performer: Frederic Mills. Performer: David Ohanian. Performer: Eugene Watts. Performer: Charles Daellenbach. Music Arranger: Mark Kroll. Ensemble: Canadian Brass.
    • Canadian Brass: English Renaissance Music.
    • CBS.
  • Michael Tippett

    Piano Concerto

    Performer: Steven Osborne. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.


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