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Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist and listener requests. Plus requests for works by neglected composers.

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

Last on

Thu 22 May 2014 06:30

Music Played

  • Percy Grainger

    Country Gardens

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Percy Grainger: In A Nutshell: Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Berceuse Op.16 for violin and piano

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Samuel Sanders.
    • Itzhak Perlman - Violin Encores.
    • 10.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Overture, Op.10

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • The Sibelius Edition; Orchestral Works.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Finale (Allegro assai appaassionato) from Piano trio no.1 in D minor, Op.49

    Ensemble: Wanderer Trio.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano trios, Op.49 & Op.66.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Esurientes from Magnificat in D major, BWV.243

    Singer: Marjana Lipovšek. Orchestra: Concentus Musicus Wien. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Bach: Magnificat/Handel: Utrechter Te Deum.
    • TELDEC.
    • 9.
  • Richard Wagner

    The Ride of the Valkyries from Act 3 of Die Walkure

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Wagner: Overtures and Orchestral Music.
    • 6.
  • Andrew Downes

    Jubliate: O Be Joyful from Five Dramatic Pieces for Eight Wagner Tubas, Op.80

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Andrew Downes: Music for Horns and Wagner Tubas.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Serse - Ombra mai fu

    Singer: David Daniels. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Handel: Operatic Arias: David Daniels/OAE/Norrington.
    • Virgin.
    • 2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Modere from Sonatine

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Debussy, Ravel; Piano music.
    • 8.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Danse russe from Act 1 of Swan Lake, Op.20

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • Janine Jansen.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
  • Benjamin Dale

    Variations 5 & 6 from 2nd movement of Piano Sonata in D minor, Op.1

    Performer: Danny Driver.
    • Benjamin Dale: Piano Sonata/York Bowen: Miniature Suite.
    • 7, 8.
  • Richard Strauss

    Das Rosenband Op.36`1 vers. for voice & orch

    Singer: Anne Schwanewilms. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Macbeth, Lieder.
    • HALLE.
    • 6.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor RV.325 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Giuliano Carmignola. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • Vivaldi: Concertos.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 7-9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    “You spotted snakes…” from Theatre Music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, op.21/61

    Performer: Arlene Saunders. Performer: Helen Vanni. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf.
    • 88697420722.
    • 8.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Die Leichte Kavallerie [Light cavalry] - operetta: Overture

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Famous Overtures - Sir Georg Solti.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in G major, Op 49 No 2

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich.
    • Beethoven: Piano Sonatas, Opp.26, 27 & 49.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 19.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Se quel guerrier io fossi! ...Celeste Aida from Act 1 of Aida

    Singer: Plácido Domingo. Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • The Best of Domingo: Arias, Love Songs, Tangos.
    • DG.
    • 1.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Romance in F major Op.36 for horn (or cello) and orchestra

    Performer: Christian Poltéra. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Saint-Saens: Cello Sonatas etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • William Walton

    Crown imperial - coronation march for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Walton: 'Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue etc..
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Alexander Borodin

    String Quartet No 2 in D major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Borodin Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Johannes Brahms

    3rd movement; Poco allegretto, from Symphony no.3 in F major, Op.90

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Daniel Barenboim: 50 Years of Performance.
    • ERATO.
    • 3.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude No.8 in A flat major

    Performer: Dmitri Alexeev.
    • 0963752 8.
    • 8.


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