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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's breakfast show, with the Best of British Music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Plus neglected composers and amateur music groups.

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including your requests for works by neglected composers, amateur music-making groups and wake-up calls.
Email with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Docker

    Fairy Dance Reel

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Knight.
    • Robert Docker - Orchestra Works.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 13.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio No 2 in E flat major, D 929 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Schubert Piano Trio d 929 Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    En bateau (Petite suite)

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Lane.
    • The Debussy Collection.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Marc-André Hamelin

    Etude no.2 in E minor

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • CDA 67789.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten (Cantata No 78)

    Singer: Julianne Baird. Singer: Allan Fast. Ensemble: Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart. Conductor: Joshua Rifkin.
  • Franz Schmidt

    Intermezzo from 'Notre Dame'

    Orchestra: Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Amsterdam. Orchestra: Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg.
    • In Memoriam - Yakov Kreizberg 1959 - 2011.
    • PentaTone.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Grande valse brillante in E flat major, Op 18

    Performer: Ingrid Fliter.
    • Chopin: Complete Waltzes.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Michael Praetorius

    La Bouree (Terpsichore) no. 32

    Ensemble: Westra Aros Pijpare. Conductor: Bertil Farnlof.
    • Praetorius - Dances from Terpsichore.
    • Naxos.
  • William Cornysh

    Ave Maria mater Dei à 4

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • An Eternal Harmony.
    • Coro.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade (K.250) in D major "Haffner", 7th movement; Menuetto and 2 trios

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Bath Festival Orchestra.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices op. 1 for violin solo - no. 5 in A minor

    Performer: Julia Fischer.
    • Julia Fischer - Paganini 24 Caprices.
    • DECCA.
  • Thomas Arne

    Where the bee sucks (The Tempest)

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • The pure voice of Emma Kirkby.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Francis Poulenc

    3 Mouvements perpetuels for piano

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Poulenc: Piano Music.
    • DECCA.
    • 16-18.
  • Émile Waldteufel

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

    Orchestra: Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd.
    • The Great Waltzes: The Essential Collection.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Winterreise: no.10 Rast (Rest)

    Performer: Jonas Kaufman. Performer: Helmut Deutsch.
    • SONY.
    • 88883795652.
    • 10.
  • Amy Beach

    Scottish Legend, Op.54`1

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach - Piano Music Volume 2.
    • Guild.
    • 20.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest, HWV 258

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Choir: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus.
    • Handel: Coronation Anthems: Neville Marriner.
    • PHilips.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Dolce far niente (La Siesta) from Namouna Suite no.2

    Conductor: Carlos Kalmar. Orchestra: Symphony Orchestra of Spanish TV and Radio.
    • Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole.
    • Warner.
    • 13.
  • Trad.

    Italian rant

    Music Arranger: Žak Ozmo. Music Arranger: John Playford. Ensemble: L'Avventura London. Director: Žak Ozmo.
    • An Italian Rant! L'Avventura London.
    • Opella Nova.
    • 1.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto Sz.116 for orchestra: 2nd mvt; Scherzo (Giuoco delle coppie)

    Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    6 Pieces for piano (Op.118), no.3; Ballade in G minor

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
    • Brahms: Works for solo piano: Barry Douglas.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Girl Crazy (Overture)

    Orchestra: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue & Popular Orchestral Works.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Edward Elgar

    My old tunes (Organ-grinder's third song)- no.12 from The Starlight Express, Op.78

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley. Singer: Derek Hammond-Stroud.
    • Elgar - The Starlight Express.
    • EMI.
    • 21.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Jerusalem, Act 3; Pas solo

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Verdi: Complete Ballet music from the Operas: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ser.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    Nunc Dimittis

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • EMI.
    • 609004-2.
  • William Walton

    Battle of Britain March

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Arnold.
    • Battle of Britain.
    • Varese Sarabande.


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