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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Delibes's famous Flower Duet from Lakme, Bach's Double Violin Concerto, and Debussy's Feux d'artifice.

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Delibes' famous Flower Duet from Lakme sung by Joan Sutherland and Jane Berbie, Bach's Double Violin Concerto is performed by Rachel Podger and Andrew Manze with The Academy of Ancient Music, and pianist Jorge Bolet plays Debussy's Feux d'artifice.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Federico Longas

    Aragón

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67565.
  • Léo Delibes

    Lakme: Sous le dome epais (Flower duet)

    Performer: Joan Sutherland (soprano) Performer: Jane Berbie (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Orchestre National de Monte-Carlo Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Decca - 421 314-2.
  • George Gershwin

    Walking the dog (Promenade) from Shall We Dance

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: André Kostelanetz (conductor)

    • Sony SBK 63034.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Introduction and Polonaise brilliante in C op 3

    Performer: Gautier Capuçon (cello) Performer: Martha argerich (piano) Performer: Recorded live in Lugano

    • EMI 6 07367 2.
  • William Byrd

    Emendemus in melius

    Performer: The Cardinall’s Musick Performer: Andrew Carwood (conductor)

    • ASV CD GAU 197.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No 4: 1st mvt Allegro vivace

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Christoph von Dhonanyi (conductor)

    • Decca 460 239-2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Creation: Awake the harp

    Performer: Choir of New College Oxford Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music Orchestra and Chorus Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’oiseau-Lyre 430 397-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor for 2 violins BWV 1043

    Performer: Andrew Manze (violin/director) Performer: Rachel Podger (violin) Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music

    • HMU 907155.
  • Diego Ortiz

    Recercada segunda de tenore

    Performer: Pamela Thorby (recorder) Performer: Andrew Lawrence King (harp)

    • Linn CKD 291.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    • Warner 2564 63780-2.
  • Trad.

    The Angel Gabriel

    Arranger: Jonathan Rathbone (B.1957) Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Paul Brough (conductor)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan and Ludmila (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • Decca 4176892.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Italian Concerto BWV 971: first movement

    Performer: Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)

    • RCA GD 71952.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Valse-Improvisation sur le nom de Bach

    Performer: Pascal Rogé (piano)

    • Decca 460 329-2.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Chants d'Auvergne – Bailero

    Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

    • Decca 444 995-2.
  • John Dowland

    Sir John Smith, his Almain

    Performer: Nigel North (lute)

    • Linn CKD 097.
  • Frank Bridge

    Valse Intermezzo for strings

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • CHAN 10246.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Clarinet Concerto No 3 in B flat: Finale – Alla Polacca

    Performer: Emma Johnson (clarinet) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Gerard Schwarz (conductor)

    • ASV CD DCA.
  • Scott Joplin

    The Entertainer - rag for piano

    Performer: Dick Hyman (piano)

    • RCA Victor - GD 60842.
  • Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg - opera in 3 acts, Prelude

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

  • John Gardner

    Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Benedict Hoffnung – Tambourine Performer: William Lockhart – Side drum Performer: Margaret Phillips (organ)

    • Decca Collins 12702.
  • Claude Debussy

    Feux d'artifice

    Performer: Jorge Bolet (piano)

    • Decca 425 518-2.

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