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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

Fri 30 May 2014 06:30

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Bianca e Falliero - melodrama in 2 acts: Overture

    Orchestra: Prague Sinfonia Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Benda.
    • Rossini: Complete Overtures 4.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Souvenir de Bohème No 2 in E flat major, Op 13

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • Andras Schiff - Smetana: Polkas.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in G major Op.76`1 for strings: 3rd movement; Menuet

    Ensemble: Angeles Quartet.
    • Joseph Haydn The String Quartets Op.76 nos.1-3.
    • Philips.
    • 3.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (A German Requiem)

    Choir: Rundfunkchor Berlin. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 6 in D major BWV.1012 for cello solo: Gavotte 1 and 2

    Performer: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • J.S. Bach: The Cello Suites.
    • ACCENT.
    • 17.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Giovanna d'Arco - opera in 4 acts: Overture

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Verdi: Giovanna D'Arco.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Jean Mouton

    Nesciens mater

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • GIMELL.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes-tableaux Op.39 for piano: no.6 in A minor

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
    • Sergei Rachmaninov: The Complete Solo Piano Music.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • George Frideric Handel

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

    Singer: María Bayo. Orchestra: Capriccio Stravagante. Conductor: Skip Sempé.
    • Royal Handel.
    • Naive.
    • 2.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir d'un lieu cher - 3 pieces Op.42..: no.2; Scherzo (Presto giocoso)

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov. Performer: Itamar Golan.
    • Complete Vengerov Recordings 1991-2007.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 6.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    It is enough, O Lord (Elijah)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Mendelssohn - Elijah (II).
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • Gustav Holst

    Mercury, the Winged Messenger (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Sir Simon Rattle - Gustav Holst.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Thomas Adès

    Les tours de passe-passe (Three Studies from Couperin)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Thomas Adès.
    • Ades: Tevot; Violin Concerto etc..
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 3 in E flat major, Op 55, 'Eroica' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies 3 and 4.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    King Arthur, or The British worthy Z.628: Act 4 sc.2, no.30; How happy the lover

    Choir: Voces 8. Ensemble: Les Inventions.
    • A Purcell Collection.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 5.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Lieder ohne Worte - book 6 Op.67: no.2; Allegro leggiero in F sharp minor

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • Khatia Buniatishvili: Motherland.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Songs my mother taught me, Op.55 no.4

    Music Arranger: Heinrich Grünfeld. Performer: Alisa Weilerstein. Performer: Anna Polonsky.
    • Alisa Weilerstein: Dvorak.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Romeo et Juliette - opera in 5 acts: Act 2, no.7; L'Amour!...Ah! Leve-toi soleil

    Singer: Vittorio Grigolo. Orchestra: Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan. Conductor: Evelino Pidò.
    • The Romantic Hero.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Gaite parisienne - ballet, arr. Rosentha: no.16; Cancan [moderato - allegro]

    Performer: Giorgia Tomassi. Composer: Manuel Rosenthal. Performer: Carlo Maria Griguoli. Performer: Alessandro Stella.
    • Martha Argerich and Friends Live from the Lugano Festival 2013.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 9.
  • Karl Jenkins

    The Peacemakers for chorus and ensemble: Anthem: Peace, triumphant peace

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Karl Jenkins: Motets.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 16.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 2 in F major BWV.1047

    Performer: Kati Debretzeni. Performer: Rachel Beckett. Performer: Michael Niesemann. Performer: Neil Brough. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Brandenburg Concertos 1-2-3.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 11-13.
  • Spencer Williams

    Basin Street Blues

    Music Arranger: Oscar Peterson. Performer: Andrew Litton.
    • 2034.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Percy Grainger

    Youthful Suite; II Rustic March

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHAN 10638.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in B flat, K270; 1st movement, Allegro molto

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • 471 435-2.
    • DG.
    • 10.


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