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Saturday - Martin Handley

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


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Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane, Op 50

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Performer: William Bennett. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • The Best of The Academy.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in A minor for four harpsichords, strings and continuo, BWV 1065

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: Kenneth Gilbert. Performer: Lars Ulrik Mortensen. Performer: Nicholas Kraemer. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Wayne Shorter

    Sweet ‘n’ Sour

    Ensemble: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in B minor Op.69`2

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DECCA.
    • 10.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Handsome Lad, Op.74 no.8

    Singer: Elisabeth Söderström. Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DECCA.
  • William Walton

    5 Bagatelles

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    The Padstow Lifeboat

    Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Malcolm Arnold.
    • Arnold on Brass.
    • Conifer.
    • 24.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Song of the Flea

    Singer: Kim Borg. Performer: Erik Werba.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Zürich. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, K620: Nicholas Harnoncourt.
    • Teldec.
  • Kurt Weill

    September Song

    Music Arranger: Paul Bateman. Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Jacques Ammon. Orchestra: Zürcher Kammerorchester.
    • Daniel Hope For Seasons.
    • DG.
  • Agnes Obel

    September Song

    Performer: Agnes Obel.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to music

    Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • EMI.
    • `.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Valse (Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 17)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky.
    • The Rachmaninov Experience.
    • Warner Classics and Jazz.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Field of the dead (Alexander Nevsky, Op.78)

    Music Arranger: Franck Krawczyk. Ensemble: Accentus. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • NAIVE.
    • 3.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Andante e rondo ungarese, Op.35

    Performer: Bernard Garfield. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • SONY.
    • 11.
  • Claude Debussy

    La puerta del vino (Preludes, Book 2)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.1: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.


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