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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

  • Ronald Binge

    Elizabethan Serenade

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Ernest Tomlinson.
    • Elizabethan Serenade.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    L'hiver qui nous tourmente (Isis)

    Singer: Sophie Daneman. Singer: Paul Agnew. Orchestra: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
    • Les Divertissements de Versailles.
    • ERATO.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ertöt uns durch dein Güte (Cantata No 22)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt. Music Arranger: Harriet Cohen.
    • Bach Arrangements.
    • HYPERION.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, Hob. XX/1b - Introduzione

    Ensemble: Callino Quartet.
    • Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross.
    • CORO.
    • 1.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco (Overture)

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • Verdi: Overtures and Preludes: Muti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Kyrie (Westminster Mass)

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • WARNER.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Even you sing - final organ voluntary

    Performer: David “Homefries” Humphreys.
    • FHR.
  • Gabriel Grovlez

    Romance and Scherzo for Flute and Piano

    Performer: Susan Milan. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 8609.
    • 1.
  • Marcel Dupré

    Prelude in G minor

    Performer: Daniel Roth.
    • Motette.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Trio in E flat major for horn, violin and piano, Op 40 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Itzhak Perlman: Complete Recordings on Deutsche Grammophon.
    • DG.
    • 8.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    March in C major for military band, WoO 20

    Ensemble: London Baroque Ensemble. Conductor: Karl Haas.
    • Beethoven: Wind Music: London Baroque/Haas.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Cello Concerto - First movement

    Performer: Raphael Wallfisch. Conductor: Nicholas Ward. Orchestra: Northern Chamber Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
  • Piers Hellawell

    Sound Carvings from the Ice Wall (IV)

    Ensemble: Psappha.
    • METRONOME.
  • Neil Hannon

    Songs of Love

    Ensemble: The Divine Comedy.
    • Divine Comedy Records.
  • Joan Trimble

    Buttermilk Point

    Performer: Una Hunt. Performer: Roy Holmes.
  • Daniel Jones

    Dance Fantasy for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • LYRITA.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in excelsis Deo (Gloria, RV 589)

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • Vivaldi: Gloria, Handel: Gloria, Dixit Dominus: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 1.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.
    • CHANDOS.
  • George Gershwin

    Summertime (Porgy and Bess)

    Performer: Louis Armstrong. Singer: Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Verve.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D 774

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Benjamin Appl.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Fugue)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle on EMI Classics.
    • EMI Classics.

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