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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and the weekly Sounds of the Earth.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Masques et bergamasques, Op 112 (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Faure: Dolly Suite etc.: Soloists/BBC Philharmonic/Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 2 in F major, Op 38

    Performer: Jean‐Philippe Collard.
    • EMI.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Cadiz (Suite Espanola no.1 Op.47)

    Performer: Julian Bream.
    • RCA.
    • 5.
  • Arvo Pärt


    Performer: Gil Shaham. Performer: Roger Carlsson. Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • DG.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Waltz 2 (Suite no.2 for Jazz Band)

    Music Arranger: Paul Campbell. Performer: Jess Gillam. Performer: Charles Mutter. Performer: Michael Gray. Performer: Timothy Welch. Performer: Ben Dawson. Performer: Benjamin Hughes. Performer: Andrew Wood.
    • Rise.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 1 in D major

    Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Hugh Wolff.
    • Prokofiev/Haydn/Bizet: First Symphonies: Saint Paul Chamber Orch/Wolff.
    • Apex.
    • 5.
  • Daniel Elms

    North Sea Quartet

    Performer: Daniel Elms. Performer: Christian Barraclough. Performer: Tomas Klement.
    • Islandia.
    • New Amsterdam.
    • 4.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty (Waltz)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet highlights: LSO/Previn.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV.881 (Book 2, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 17.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    O radiant dawn (Strathclyde Motets)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • MacMillan/Allegri: Queen of Heaven: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
    • 6.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Kaiser-Walzer, Op.437

    Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. Ensemble: Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon.
    • Schoenberg: Kaiserwalzer and other Transcriptions: Soliste de l'Opera National d.
    • Erato.
    • 4.
  • Art Hickman

    Rose Room

    Performer: Bill Coleman. Performer: Stéphane Grappelli.
    • TOPAZ.
    • 15.
  • Robert Schumann

    Genoveva, Op 81 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Vertigo Suite

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • Music from The Great Hitchcock Movie Thrillers.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major, Kk.96

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Scarlatti: Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 015.


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