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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

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ich esse mit Freuden mein weniges Brot (Cantata no.84)

    Singer: Miah Persson. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Cantatas - 20.
    • SDG.
    • 7-11.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Humoresque Op.6 no.4

    Performer: Sofja Gülbadamova.
    • Humoresques.
    • haenssler CLASSIC.
    • 104.
  • Edvard Grieg

    In The Hall of the Mountain King (Peer Gynt)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • David Pye

    Karakamia (After Marais)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Pi. Conductor: David Pye.
    • ABC Classic.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Locus iste

    Choir: La Chapelle Royale. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Bruckner: Messe en mi mineur: La Chapelle Royale/Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in D major, K.320 'Posthorn' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Mozart: Essential Symphonies Vol.III, No.8 K320, No.40.
    • Hanssler Classic.
    • 5.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Sonata for viola or cello in E minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Tabea Zimmermann. Performer: Kirill Gerstein.
    • Brahms, Clarke, Vieuxtemps.
    • Myrios Classics.
    • 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse macabre

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Performer: Maya Iwabuchi. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Saint-Saens: Neeme Jarvi conducts.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no.1 in C major (4th mvt)

    Music Arranger: Johann Nepomuk Hummel. Ensemble: Gould Piano Trio. Performer: Uwe Grodd.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3 (Arr. J. N. Hummel for Flute & Piano Trio).
    • Naxos.
    • 204.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Maskarade (Overture)

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • DaCapo.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Valiant for Truth

    Choir: Tenebrae. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • A Walk With Ivor Gurney.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 401.
  • John Dowland

    The Frogg Galliard

    Performer: Paul O’Dette.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major Op.50`6 'The Frogs' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Hanson String Quartet.
    • APARTE.
  • Paul Williams

    Rainbow Connection

    Composer: Kenny Ascher. Singer: Kermit the Frog. Orchestra: Orchestra.
    • CBS.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique (A Ball)

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique: Jansons.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio Sonata in D minor, RV.63 'La Follia'

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI.
    • Altre Follie 1500-1750: Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 15.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Blumensprache, D 519

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Fleurs.
    • BIS.
    • 13.
  • Qara Qarayev

    Waltz (Seven Beauties)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Chandos.


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