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Thursday - 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.

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

Music Played

  • Sir David Willcocks

    Christmas Fanfare

    Performer: Fanfare Trumpeters of the Royal Military School Kneeler Hall Performer: Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble Performer: John Scott (organ) Performer: Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 7110.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Trittico Botticelliano no.2; L' Adorazione dei Magi

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 437 5223.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Humoresque Op.101 No.7 poco lento e grazioso

    Performer: Radoslav Kvapil (piano)

    • SUPRAPHON SU 3399-2 1111.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Double Concerto for Two Violins and String in A Minor RV523

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova, Giuliano Carmignola (violin) Performer: Venice Baroque Orchestra Performer: Andrea Marcon (director)

    • ARCHIV 477 7466.
  • Kenneth Leighton

    The Star Song – No.1 of Three Carols Op.25

    Performer: Libby Crabtree (soprano) Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA66925.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute – Overture

    Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 477 5789.
  • Ferruccio Busoni

    Nuit de Noel

    Performer: Geoffrey Douglas Madge (piano)

    • PHILIPS 420 7402.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in E flat Major, Op.71 No.3 - Vivace

    Performer: Takacs Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA67793.
  • Pieter Hellendaal

    Pastorale from Concerto in E Flat Op.3/4

    Performer: The Parley Of Instruments Performer: Peter Holman (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA66924.
  • Jerome Kern

    Showboat – Dance away the Night

    Performer: Frederica von Stade (Kim) Performer: Ambrosian Chorus Performer: London Sinfonietta Performer: John McGlinn (conductor)

    • EMI CDS 7491082.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia to Cantata BWV 29 'Wir danken dir, Gott'

    Performer: Accademia Bizantina Performer: Ottavio Dantone (director)

    • DECCA 4782718.
  • Walter Leigh

    Concertino for Harpsichord and String Orchestra

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Braithwaite (conductor)

    • LYRITA SRCD 289.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    That Younge Child

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 66925.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quintet for piano... (D.667) in A major "Trout", fourth movement; Thema (Andantino)

    Performer: Yefim Bronfman (piano) Performer: Pinchas Zukerman (violin) Performer: Jethro Marks (viola) Performer: Amanda Forsyth (cello) Performer: Joel Quarrington (double bass)

    • RCA 88697 160442.
  • Johannes Brahms

    21 Hungarian Dances – No.2 in D Minor (orchestrated Ivan Fischer)

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 4028.
  • Arthur Oldham

    Remember O thou Man

    Performer: Westminster Abbey Choir Performer: Simon Preston (conductor)

    • DG 413 5902.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes Galantes - Suite

    Performer: Le Concert des Nations Performer: Jordi Savall (director)

    • ALIA VOX AVSA9877.
  • Alberto Ginastera

    Dances from the Ballet 'Estancia' ('Ranch')

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Performer: Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)

    • DG 477 8337.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Ten Pieces Op.12 – Prelude

    Performer: Boris Berman (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9069.
  • Edward Elgar

    A Christmas Greeting Op.52

    Performer: Choristers of Worcester Cathedral Performer: Jeremy Ballard, Robin Thurlby (violins) Performer: Keith Swallow (piano) Performer: Donald Hunt (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA66271/2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont Overture Op.84

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 429 762-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in A Minor BWV 543

    Performer: Christopher Herrick (organ of the Jesuit Church, Lucerne)

    • HYPERION CDA66791/2.


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