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Monday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring festive music and surprise features.

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. As December progresses, plenty of festival music and surprises.

From 15th December, the BBC Singers will be specially recording carols - some of them requested by our listeners.

There's the Breakfast Advent Calendar - opening a door every day to reveal winter music and readings chosen by listeners and presenters.

Closer to Christmas, listeners will have the chance to send a Breakfast Christmas Card by requesting a piece of music and dedicating it to a friend.

And in Your Call where we hear from our audience about their favourite pieces of music, there's the chance to introduce a favourite piece of music to the rest of the UK. In the run up to Christmas we'll be hearing about music that reminds listeners of the festive season.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Christmas Eve 2012 06:30

Music Played

  • Johnny Pacheco

    Moita Festa

    Performer: The London Chamber Orchestra Performer: Christopher Warren-Green

    • Sony 88697988872.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Divertimento in C major, op 9

    Performer: Sarah Francis (oboe) Performer: Allegri String Quartet

    • Helios CDH 55015.
  • Claude Debussy

    From Children's Corner

    Performer: Serenade for the Doll; The Snow is Dancing Performer: Noriko Ogawa (piano)

    • BIS CD 1955/56.
  • Philip Lane

    Wassail Dances: Somerset Wassail; Yorkshire Wassail; Gloucestershire Wassail

    Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Gavin Sutherland

    • Naxos 8.557099.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Mlada - suite from the opera-ballet [1889-90], Procession of the nobles

    Performer: Boston Pops Orchestra Performer: John Williams

    • Philips 426 247-2.
  • Anna Baadsvik

    Fantasia on "My Heart Forever Roams"

    Performer: Oystein Baadsvik (tuba) Performer: Brass of Trondheim Symphony Orchestra

    • BIS CD 1885.
  • Victor Herbert

    March of the Toys (Babes in Toyland)

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Christopher Bell

    • SIGCD202.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Soiree de Vienne (arranged Alfred Grunfeld)

    Performer: Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)

    • Elatus 2564 60814 2.
  • Trad.

    Stille Nacht (arranged Jonathan Rathbome)

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Paul Brough

    • BBC Singers recorded in Maida Vale Studio 1.
    • 41244.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Concerto for trumpet and orchestra (H.7e.1) in E flat major, third movement; Finale

    Performer: Haken Hardenberger (trumpet) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner

    • Philips 420 203-2.
  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson - Carol Symphony: Third Movement – Coventry Carol and First Nowel

    Performer: Pro Arte Orchestra Performer: Barry Rose

  • Trad.

    The Twelve Days of Christmas (arranged Andrew Carter)

    Performer: Tenebrae Performer: Nigel Short

    • SIGCD 182.
  • Anon.

    Greensleeves to a Ground

    Performer: Daniel Hope (violin)

    • DG 477 8094.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Improvisation no 8 in A minor

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67890.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben, from Christmas Oratorio BWV 248

    Performer: Onyx Brass

    • Resonus RES10105.
  • Cecil Broadhurst

    The Cowboy Carol (arranged Malcolm Sargent)

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Paul Brough

    • BBC Singers recorded in Maida Vale Studio 1.
    • 41244.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Winter bonfire for orchestra (Op.122), third movement; Waltz on the ice...

    Performer: New London Orchestra Performer: Ronald Corp

    • Hyperion CDA 66499.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Sheherazade - symphonic suite (Op.35), The Sea and Sinbad's ship

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras

    • Telarc CD 80208.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Danse Russe, Swan Lake (arranged Tsiganov)

    Performer: Alexander Markov (violin) Performer: Alexander Markovich (piano)

    • Apex 2564 67865 7.
  • John Du Prez

    Adoramus Dominum

    Performer: Members of New London Consort Performer: Philip Pickett

    • Decca 425 209-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - chorale-prelude for organ (BWV.645) ...

    Performer: Simon Preston (organ of Westminster Abbey)

    • Decca 430 091-2.
  • John Gardner

    Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Gavin Roberts (organ) Performer: Paul Brough

    • BBC Singers recorded in Maida Vale Studio 1.
    • 41244.
  • Franz Lehár

    Gold and silver - waltz (Op.79)

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: John Eliot Gardiner

    • DG 4631852.

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