Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Classical music for breakfast time plus found sounds and the odd unclassified track.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No 1 in G minor

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Georges Ulmer


    Singer: Georges Ulmer.
    • EMI Music UK.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche; 1st mvt

    Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque.
    • Philips.
  • Charles Trenet

    Coin de Rue

    Singer: Juliette Gréco.
    • Polygram Distribution.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Choro No 1 for guitar

    Performer: Turibio Santos.
    • Villa-Lobos: Choros.
    • Le Chant du Monde.
  • Percy Grainger

    Handel in the Strand

    Performer: Penelope Thwaites. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    Appy Ampstead

    Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Sharples.
  • John Stanley

    Trumpet Voluntary

    Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Anthony Newman.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Thom Yorke

    Motherless Brooklyn; Daily Battles

    Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Performer: Isaiah J. Thompson. Performer: Jerry Weldon. Performer: Joe Farnsworth.
  • Rozi Plain


    Performer: Rozi Plain.
    • FENCE.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 26 in D major, K 537 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Complete Piano Concertos / Perahia, English CO.
    • Sony.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Lute Suite in E minor, BWV 996 (Bourrée)

    Performer: Luigi Attademo.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Aaron Shragge

    There is Always One You Follow

    Composer: Ben Monder. Performer: Aaron Shragge. Performer: Ben Monder.
    • Human Resource Records.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije Symphonic Suite, Op. 60: iv.Troika

    Orchestra: Imperial Music Choir. Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov.
    • Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 etc..
    • RCA.
    • 8.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orpheus's Lament and Dance arr Kempff

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff. Music Arranger: Wilhelm Kempff.
    • J.S. Bach: Englische Suite Nr.3; Capriccio BWV 992 - Transkriptionen fur Klavier.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 27-28.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony No 5; 3rd movt.

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
  • William Grant Still

    Incarnation for oboe and piano

    Performer: Joseph Robinson. Performer: Pedja Muzievic.
    • CALA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep may safely graze (Cantata BWV.208)

    Performer: Leon Fleisher. Music Arranger: Egon Petri.
    • Leon Fleisher: Two Hands.
    • SONY.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Canons BWV 1072 - 1078 & 1086

    Performer: Gottfried von der Goltz. Performer: Karl Kaiser. Performer: Ekkehard Weber. Performer: Michael Behringer.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon septimi toni à 8

    Performer: London Symphony Brass. Director: Eric Crees.
    • Gabrieli: Music for Brass Vol.3.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in D flat major, op. 27 no. 2

    Performer: Michael Rabin. Performer: Leon Pommers. Music Arranger: August Wilhelmj.


Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.