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Friday - 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 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Dowland

    Lachrimae Pavan

    Ensemble: Julian Bream Consort.
    • Fantasies, Ayres and Dances: The Julian Bream Consort.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 17.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 5 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Collegium Musicum Copenhagen. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • Gade Symphonies 1 and 2.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 2.
  • Michael Tippett

    Bonny at morn

    Choir: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford. Performer: Michael Copley. Performer: Maurice Hodges. Performer: Evelyn Nallen. Director: Stephen Darlington.
    • Tippett: Choral Works.
    • Nimbus.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto no.5 in F minor, BWV.1056

    Performer: Angela Hewitt. Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra. Director: Richard Tognetti.
    • J.S. Bach: The Keyboard Concertos 2: Hewitt/Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10-12.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Escolaso arr Assad

    Performer: Sérgio Assad. Performer: Odair Assad.
    • Saga dos Migrantes: Sergio and Odair Assad.
    • Nonesuch.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo - opera in 3 acts: Act 2 sc.4; Lascia ch'io pianga [aria, Almirena]

    Singer: Miah Persson. Director: René Jacobs. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Haendel - Rinaldo.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 14.
  • Franz Schubert

    D.599 4 Polonaises for piano duet (D.599) No. 4 in F major

    Performer: Yaara Tal. Performer: Andreas Groethuysen.
    • Schubert - Four Polonaises, D.599.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Concertino for flute and orchestra, Op 107

    Performer: Susan Milan. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • La Flute Enchantee.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Prague Carnival

    Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Smetana: Orchestral Works Vol. 1: BBC Phil, Noseda.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Benjamin Britten

    War requiem Op.66: 5th movement; Agnus Dei

    Singer: Philip Langridge. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Britten: War Requiem; Sinfonia Da Requiem; Ballad of Heroes.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Rose Adagio (The Sleeping Beauty)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake; Sleeping Beauty; The Nutcracker - Highlights.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Johannes Brahms

    7 Fantasies Op.116 for piano: no.3; Capriccio in G minor

    Performer: Barry Douglas.
    • Brahms: Works for Solo Piano, Vol.1 - Douglas.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Howard Skempton

    Ostende nobis Domine

    Choir: Exon Singers. Conductor: Matthew Owens.
    • DELPHIAN.
    • DCD 34056.
    • 26.
  • Georges Bizet

    L'Arlésienne (Farandole)

    Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Bizet: L'Arlesienne and Carmen Suites.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto à 5 in D major, Op 9 No 12

    Performer: Frank de Bruine. Performer: Alfredo Bernardini. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Decca.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo in G minor

    Conductor: Charles Munch. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra.
    • Charles Munch conducts Romantic Masterworks.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor..: Act 1 no.1 Introduction; Idem na bran's vragom Rusi!

    Singer: Mikhail Kit. Choir: Mariinsky Theatre Chorus. Orchestra: Kirov Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Borodin: Prince Igor.
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise No.1 in D major, Op.4

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Paganini; Sarasate; Kreisler; Wieniawski.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 1 in D major K.412 for horn and orchestra, compl. Sussmayr

    Performer: Timothy Brown. Orchestra: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus. Director: Iona Brown.
    • W.A. Mozart: Horn Concertos Nos.1-4 KV 412/514, 417, 447, 495.
    • Hanssler Classic.
    • 10-11.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Di questa cetra in seno (Il Parnaso confuso)

    Singer: Cecilia Bartoli. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • Cecilia Bartoli - Gluck Italian Arias.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Paco de Lucía

    Guajiras de Lucia

    Performer: Paco de Lucía.
    • CONNOISSEUR COLLECTION.
    • VSOPCD 232.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances for orchestra

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.

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