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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.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Harmoniemesse (Agnus Dei)

    Singer: Malin Hartelius. Singer: Judith Schmid. Singer: Christian Elsner. Singer: Franz-Josef Selig. Choir: Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Haydn: Mass in B-Flat Major "Harmoniemesse" & Menuetto from Symphony No. 88 in G.
    • BR-Klassik.
    • 106.
  • Michael Tippett

    Concerto for Double String Orchestra (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Moscow Chamber Orchestra. Orchestra: Bath Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Rudolf Barshai.
    • EMI.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque no.1 in E major

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Debussy, Preludes etc.: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Viola d'amore Concerto in A major, RV.396

    Performer: Fabio Biondi. Ensemble: Europa Galante.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Franz Lehár

    Vilja-Lied (The Merry Widow)

    Singer: Lucia Popp. Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Great Moments of Lucia Popp.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 306.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    La Ritirata di Madrid (Quintet for guitar and strings, G.453)

    Performer: Zoltán Tokos. Performer: György Éder. Ensemble: Danubius Quartet.
    • Music - Goya.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Erbarme Dich

    Singer: Michael Chance. Ensemble: The Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • J S Bach, St Matthew Passion.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Cox and Box (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Henri Duparc

    L'invitation au voyage

    Singer: Véronique Gens. Performer: Susan Manoff.
    • Neere.
    • Alpha Classics.
    • 21.
  • Arvo Pärt

    My heart’s in the highlands

    Singer: Stephen Wallace. Performer: Matthew Owens.
    • BLACK BOX.
    • 5.
  • Traditional Scottish

    The Rosses Highlands

    Music Arranger: Altan. Ensemble: Altan.
    • 10.
  • Traditional Scottish

    My heart’s in the highlands

    Music Arranger: Joseph Haydn. Performer: Melvyn Tan. Performer: Alison Bury. Performer: Anthony Pleeth.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in F major, HWV 348, 'Water Music' (Minuet for the French horn)

    Orchestra: London Classical Players. Director: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Handel: Water & Fireworks Music: London Classical Players, Norrington.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 6.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Trio for flute, oboe and piano

    Performer: Juliette Bausor. Performer: Daniel Bates. Performer: Simon Lepper.
    • Stone Records.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Quanto è bella, quanto è cara (L'elisir d'amore)

    Singer: Luciano Pavarotti. Singer: Joan Sutherland. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Donizetti: The Pavarotti Edition.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Judith Weir

    Illuminare, Jerusalem

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Performer: Ashley Grote. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • On Christmas Day.
  • Charles Ives

    Variations on "America"

    Orchestrator: William Schuman. Orchestra: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • RCA.


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