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Tuesday - 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.

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.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Christmas Day 2012 06:30

Music Played

  • Trad.

    Ding Dong Merrily on High - XVI Century French (arranged Mack Wilberg)

    Performer: Ben-San Lau (organ) Performer: Choir of King's College, Cambridge Performer: Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    March and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker (arranged Pletnev)

    Performer: Simon Trpceski (piano)

    • EMI 575202-2.
  • Peter Warlock

    Bethlehem Down

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Paul Brough (conductor)

    • BBC Singers recorded at Maida Vale Studio 1.
    • 41244.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Sleigh Ride

    Performer: Emory Symphonic Winds Performer: Scott A. Stewart (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.573002.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Alleluia from Cantata BuxWV 15

    Performer: Accentus Performer: Concerto Koln Performer: Laurence Equilbey (conductor)

    • NAÏVE V 5216.
  • John Fox

    Carol Fantasia

    Performer: RTE Concert Orchestra Performer: Gavin Sutherland (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.572744.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    There is no Rose

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 66925.
  • Trad.

    The Holy and the Ivy (arranged A Pitts)

    Performer: Tonus Peregrinus Performer: Anthony Pitts (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.557330.
  • Arnold Schoenberg


    Performer: Taverner Players

    • VIRGIN 50999 503680-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    For Unto Us A Child Is Born from Messiah

    Performer: Dunedin Consort and Players Performer: John Butt (conductor)

    • LINN CKD 285.
  • Trad.

    Joy to the World (arranged Frank Denson)

    Performer: Empire Brass

    • EMI CDC 7490972.
  • Paul Trepte

    I Saw three Ships

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Gavin Roberts [organ] Performer: Paul Brough [conductor]

    • BBC Singers recorded at Maida Vale Studio 1.
    • 41244.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Waltz of the Flowers from Nutcracker

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: James Levine (conductor)

    • DG 4378062.
  • Gustav Holst

    Christmas Day

    Performer: Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: John Scott (conductor)

    • RPO CDRP07021.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Troika from Lieutenant Kije Suite op.60

    Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Andrew Previn (conductor)

    • TELARC CD80143.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    In Dulci Jubilo BWV.751 (arranged Kempff)

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

    • DG 439 108-2.
  • Peter Cornelius

    Die Hirten; Christkind

    Performer: Robin Tritschler (tenor) Performer: James Baillieu (piano)

    • BBC Recording for New Generation Artists.
  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson - Adeste Fideles, first movement from Carol Symphony

    Performer: City of Prague Symphony Performer: Gavin Sutherland

  • Trad.

    I Wonder as I Wander (arranged Jim Clements)

    Performer: Voces 8

    • SIGNUM CD 291.
  • John Rutter

    Shepherd's Pipe Carol

    Performer: Clare College Singers and Orchestra Performer: John Rutter (conductor)

    • EMI 946947-2.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    Les Patineurs [The skaters] - waltz (Op.183)

    Performer: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • Philips 422 050-2.
  • Andrew Carter

    The Magi

    Performer: The Choir of York Minster Performer: Robert Sharpe (director)

    • RGENT REGCD 368.
  • Francesco Manfredini

    Pastorale from Concerto grosso per il Santissimo Natale in C op.3 no.12

    Performer: CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Performer: Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)

    • SONY S2K 53266.
  • Francisco de Vidales

    Los que fueren de buen gusto

    Performer: The Taverner Choir and Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 754829-2.
  • Leopold Mozart

    Classic Sleighride

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.570331.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Wolcum Yole! And There is no rose

    Performer: Sally Pryce (harp) Performer: The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 67946.
  • Trad.

    The First Nowell (arranged Stephen McNeff)

    Performer: Canadian Brass

    • PHILIPS 4268352.
  • Mykola Leontovych

    Carol of the Bells

    Performer: Chantage Performer: James Davey [conductor]

    • EMI 50999 2 35796 2 0.
  • Trad.

    Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer

    Performer: Organ of the Mortier Dance Hall, Netherlands

    • Radio Netherlands recording through EBU.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Fantasy on Christmas Carols from 'The Holly and the Ivy'

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Rumon Gamba (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 9851.


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