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Monday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Cossack Dance (Mazeppa)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Charles Mackerras

    • Mercury 434 352 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Lieder ohne Worte, Book 1, Op 19 – No 1 in E: Andante con moto

    Performer: Howard Shelley (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67935.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Giulio Cesare in Egitto - opera, Act 2, Sc.7; Venere bella [aria]

    Performer: Natalie Dessay (soprano) Performer: Le Concert d’Astree Performer: Conductor Emmanuelle Haim

    • Virgin Classics 50999 90778225.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trio in C, H.15.27 (Finale – Presto)

    Performer: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

    • Dorian DOR90164.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Die Leichte Kavallerie [Light cavalry] - operetta, Overture

    Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Conductor Neville Marriner

    • EMI Classics 5 090292.
  • Thomas Arne

    Overture No 3 in G

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Director Christopher Hogwood

    • Oiseau Lyre 4368592.
  • Richard Wagner

    Isoldes Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) [transcribed Liszt]

    Performer: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • Philips 416 457 2.
  • Georges Bizet

    La fleur que tu m'avais jetee (Carmen)

    Performer: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) Performer: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Marco Amiliato

    • DG 477 8112.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Dance Scene from "Queen Tamara"

    Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Neeme Jarvi

    • CHAN 10710.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade (K.361) in B flat major, seventh movement; Rondo

    Performer: Consortium Classicum

    • EMI Classics 387 917 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Polonaises for piano (Op.26), no.1 in C sharp minor

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • London 443 738 2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Bella figlia dell'amore (Rigoletto, Act III)

    Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Duke of Mantua) Performer: Huguette Tourangeau (Maddalena) Performer: Joan Sutherland (Gilda) Performer: Sherrill Milnes (Rigoletto) Performer: Ambrosian Opera Chorus Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge

    • Decca 421 303-2.
  • Joaquín Turina

    Sonata, Op 61 (third movement)

    Performer: Jens Stibal (guitar)

    • Guild GMCD 7357.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Intermezzo (Aleko)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Andre Previn

    • EMI CDM 5 66982 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    The Occasional oratorio, Overture

    Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Director Robert King

    • Hyperion CDA67286.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Scala di seta [The silken ladder] - opera in 1 act, Overture

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Conductor Claudio Abbado

    • DG 431 653-2.
  • Hubert Parry

    Cello Sonata in A (second movement: Andante sostenuto)

    Performer: Paul Watkins (cello) Performer: Huw Watkins (piano)

    • CHAN 10741.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Lieder (Op.27) [1894], no.2; Cacilie

    Performer: Diana Damrau (soprano) Performer: Munich Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Christian Thielemann

    • Virgin Classics 50999 62866408.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Bagatelles for 2 violin, cello & harmonium (Op.47), no.3; Allegretto scherzando

    Performer: Gabor Takacs-Nagy & Karoly Schranz (violins) Performer: Andras Fejer (cello) Performer: Gabor Ormai (harmonium)

    • Decca 431 0772.
  • John Adams

    Short ride in a fast machine for orchestra

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Marin Alsop

    • Naxos 8.559031.
  • Franz Schubert

    3 Marches militaires for piano duet (D.733), no.1 in D major

    Performer: Maria Joao Pires & Huseyin Sermet (piano duet)

    • Erato ECD 75469.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    In a Monastery Garden

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus Performer: Conductor Eric Rogers

    • Decca 444 786-2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sinfonia for alto recorder, viola da gamba and strings (TWV.50:3) in F major [complete]

    Performer: Peter Holtslag (recorder) Performer: Parley of Instruments Performer: Conductor Roy Goodman

    • Hyperion CDA 66413.
  • Jules Massenet

    En Fermant Les Yeux (from Massenet's Manon) [arranged Beniamino Gigli]

    Performer: Beniamino Gigli

    • History of Tenors in Opera.
  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat (Finale: Rondo – Allegro molto)

    Performer: David Pyatt (horn) Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Conductor Nicholas Cleobury

    • EMI CD-EMX 2238.


Petroc Trelawny and Sara Mohr-Pietsch wake up the UK with all you need to start your day at 6.30am every weekday, whilst Martin Handley and Clemency Burton-Hill ease you into the weekend on Saturday and Sunday from 7.00am.

There’s the best in classical music in the finest performances, the latest BBC News, highlights from the day’s papers, personalised Wake Up Calls, and Your Call – your chance to introduce a piece of music and hear it on air.

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