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Sunday - Martin Handley

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


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Music Played

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon in echo duodecimi toni a 10

    Music Arranger: Howard Cable. Ensemble: Canadian Brass. Conductor: Elmer Iseler.
    • Gabrieli for Brass.
    • Philips.
    • 19.
  • Richard Strauss

    Cäcilie, Op.27 no.2

    Singer: Jessye Norman. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Strauss: Four Last Songs etc..
    • Philips.
    • 05.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Berceuse romantique

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos. Performer: Péter Nagy.
    • Kreisler: Violin Works.
    • BIS.
    • 12.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in D major, K.239 'Serenata notturna'

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Mozart: Night Music.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 08.
  • Rued Langgaard

    A Scent of Mull and Mud (4 Tone Pictures)

    Singer: Gitta-Maria Sjöberg. Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Langgaard: Music Of The Spheres.
    • Chandos.
    • 17.
  • Philip Glass

    Violin Concerto no.1 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic. Performer: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ivor Gurney

    I will go with my father a-ploughing

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • EMI.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les fêtes d'Hébé (Overture)

    Performer: Christophe Rousset. Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques.
    • DECCA : 476-2596.
    • DECCA.
    • 7.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Concerto in D major, H.18.11 (3rd mvt)

    Music Arranger: Unknown. Performer: Viviane Chassot. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel.
    • SONY.
    • 3.
  • Improvisation

    Voglio una casa

    Performer: Lucilla Galeazzi. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • ALPHA.
  • Muddy Waters

    I Be's Troubled

    Singer: Muddy Waters. Ensemble: Various musicians.
    • First Recordings (1941-1946).
    • 2.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Romance in E major

    Performer: Philip Martin.
    • 4.
  • Phil Phillips

    Sea of Love

    Composer: George Khoury. Ensemble: Phil Phillips & The Twilights.
    • 20 Greatest Hits 1959.
    • DELUXE.
    • 8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    6 Polish Songs, S.480 (Das Ringlein; Bacchanal)

    Music Arranger: Franz Liszt. Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude No.1 in C major (5 Bach Preludes with cello obligato)

    Music Arranger: Ignaz Moscheles. Performer: Jelena Očić. Performer: Federico Lovato.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Alec Roth


    Singer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Morgan Szymanski.
    • Sometime I Sing.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 15.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    I Gaze Upon You

    Choir: Irish Youth Chamber Choir. Conductor: Greg Beardsell.
    • Rise Up, My Love.
    • Ergodos.
    • 01.
  • Fanny Hensel

    String quartet in E flat major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Mendelssohn: Felix & Fanny: Quatuor Ebene.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 6.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Symphony no.5 Op.74 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Malcolm Williamson

    Piano Concerto no.2 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Julian Gallant. Orchestra: Oxford Orchestra da Camera. Conductor: Stefan Asbury.
    • Medici-Whitehall.


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