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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ottorino Respighi

    Gli Uccelli [The birds] - suite, L' Usignuolo (Andante mosso)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Marriner.
    • HMV Classics.
    • 16.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Tango (España)

    Music Arranger: Andrés Segovia. Performer: John Williams.
    • Spanish Guitar Music: John Williams.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV 1056

    Performer: Richard Egarr. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Lieder ohne Worte - book 2 (Op.30), no.3; Adagio non troppo in E major

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Le Baiser de la fee [The fairy's kiss] - ballet: Scene 4; Berceuse..([Epilogue])

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • Stravinsky: The Fairy's Kiss; Scenes De Ballet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Concerto in E flat major for oboe and string orchestra

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Orchestra: Peterborough String Orchestra. Director: Nicholas Daniel.
    • Five Italian Oboe Concertos.
    • Helios.
    • 7.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Maometto II - dramma in 2 acts, Act ?; Giusto ciel, in tal periglio

    Choir: Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Conductor: Edoardo Müller. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome.
    • Colbran, The Muse.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 5.
  • Johann Baptist Vanhal

    Symphony in C major "Sinfonia Comista", 1st mvt;

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • Vanhal: Symphonies: Concerto Koln.
    • Teldec.
    • 9.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest (Preludes, Book 1)

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • Debussy: 16 Preludes: Bolet.
    • Decca.
    • 10.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet No.2 in A major, Op.81 - 4th movement, Finale

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.
    • Dvorak: Piano Quartet/Quintet: Schubert Ensemble.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    4 Mazurkas Op.24 for piano: no.4 in B flat minor

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • Yevgeny Sudbin Plays Chopin.
    • BIS.
    • 8.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Ruslan and Ludmila (Overture)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 1.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Quartet for strings in F major [unfinished]. 2nd movt

    Music Arranger: Alf Årdal. Ensemble: Oslo Camerata. Director: Stephan Barratt-Due.
    • Grieg: String quartets: Olso Camerata/Barratt-Due.
    • Naxos.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 101 in D major H.1.101 (Clock): 2nd movement; Andante

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn: 12 London Symphonies.
    • Naive.
    • 10.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta, 5th movement; Allegro

    Conductor: Seiji Ozawa. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
    • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra/ Janacek: Sinfonietta: Chicago SO/Ozawa.
    • EMI.
    • 10.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Canon and gigue for 3 violins and continuo in D major

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Pachelbel: Canon & Gige, J.S.Bach: Suite No. 2: Musica Antiqua Koln.
    • Archiv Produktion.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade in C major Op.48 for string orchestra: 2nd mvt; Waltz..

    Ensemble: I Musici de Montréal. Conductor: Yuli Turovsky.
    • Tchaikovsky and Suk: Serenades.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Procession of the Nobles (Mlada)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture and Suites from the Operas: SNO/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Walter Piston

    Symphony no. 4: 4th movement; Energico

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Piston: Smphony No.4/Capriccio/Serenata.
    • Delos.
    • 4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge, arr. for tenor and orchestra..: Is my team ploughing?

    Singer: Robert Tear. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1; 3.
  • Richard Wagner

    'Senta, my child, please make this stranger...' from The Flying Dutchman

    Singer: John Tomlinson. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: David Parry.
    • Great Operatic Arias: John Tomlinson/Parry.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • John Wilbye

    Draw on sweet night

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • English Madrigals (25th Anniversary Edition): Tallis Scholars.
    • Gimell.
    • 6.

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