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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's Breakfast, with specially recorded carols from the BBC Singers and your requests in our Advent Calendar of seasonal music.
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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alfred Hollins

    Christmas cradle song for organ

    Performer: Simon Bell. Director: Andrew Lumsden.
    • Christmas from Winchester: Winchester Cathedral Choir.
    • Regent.
    • 19.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 1 (Op. 21) in C major, 4th mvt; Finale

    Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Beethoven: The Symphonies, John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 4.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Spanish Dance in D major, Op 12 No 5

    Ensemble: Duo Scaramouche.
    • Duo Scaramouche - Grieg, Moszkowski, Brahms.
    • Scar.
    • 9.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Tsar's Bride (Overture)

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Opening chorus of Cantata No 205, 'Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft'

    Choir: The Choir of the Age of Enlightenment. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt.
    • J. S. Bach, Secular Cantatas BWV.205 & 214.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons (Op.37b) orch. Gauk [orig. for piano], December (Christmas)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Tchaikovsky: Suite No.4/The Seasons: Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 26.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue in C major, Op 87 No 1

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Shostakovich The Preludes & Fugues Alexander Melnikov Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Concerto in A major, K 622 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • EMI.
  • Bob Chilcott

    What Sweeter Music

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Herbert Howells

    A spotless rose - 3 Carol Anthems, no.2

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Singer: Michael McCarthy. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Once as I remember....
    • PHILIPS.
    • 13.
  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • 9031732792.
    • Teldec.
    • 3.
  • Giuseppe Torelli

    Concerto grosso con una pastorale per il Ss Natale (Op.8`6) in G minor

    Conductor: Giovanni Antonini. Orchestra: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Christmas Concertos: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Teldec.
    • 10-12.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Chopin: 26 Preludes Scherzo NR. 2 - Martha Argerich.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 29.
  • Franz Schubert

    Das Fischermadchen from Schwanengesang D.957

    Performer: James Gilchrist. Performer: Anna Tilbrook.
    • ORC 100013.
    • 16.
  • Léo Delibes

    Sous le dôme épais (Lakmé)

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Singer: Susan Graham. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
    • Guilty Pleasures.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La boutique fantasque (Galop)

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Rossini-Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque - Davis.
    • CBS.
    • 8.
  • William Brade

    Cornish Dance; Irish Dance; Scottish Dance

    Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Performer: Timothy Roberts.
    • English music from Henry VIII to Charles II.
    • 17.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    The Christmas Dream (The Blue Bird)

    Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
    • Humperdinck - Fairy-Tale Music.
    • 2.
  • Gasper Fernandes

    Xicochi,xicochi conetzintle - villancico for chorus

    Ensemble: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • New World Symphonies - Baroque Music from L:atin America: Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey S.
    • Hyperion.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Largo al factotum (The Barber of Seville)

    Singer: Simon Keenlyside. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Ulf Schirmer.
    • Tales of Opera.
    • 1.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nais - pastorale-heroique..., Prologue (L'Accord des dieux)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Rameau: Une Symphonie Imaginaire: Musiciens du Louvre/Minkowski.
    • Archiv.
    • 14.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ungarische Melodie in B minor, D 817

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Schubert, Live, Volume 3: Imogen Cooper.
    • Avie.
    • 5.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Winter bonfire Op.122 for orchestra: The Bonfire & Assembly of the pioneers

    Choir: Finchley Childrens Music Group. Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • Prokofiev's Music for Children.
    • 4 & 5.
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Prelude in A flat major, Op.23 no.8

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • CDA 67700.
    • 9.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Christmas Overture (The Forest of Wild Thyme, Op 74)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • The Night Before Christmas.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.


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