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Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

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

Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Premiere Rigaudon, arr. Heifetz [Pieces de clavecin, 1724]

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Samuel Sanders.
    • Itzhak Perlman: Violin Encores.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 24.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse chevaleresque Op.96`3

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • The Sibelius Edition - Orchestral Works.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in D flat major, Op 28 No 15, 'Raindrop'

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in D major, Op.46 no.6

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Dvorak: Symphony No.2; 3 Slavonic Dances.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

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

    Singer: Julianne Baird. Singer: Allan Fast. Ensemble: Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart. Director: Joshua Rifkin.
    • J.S. Bach - Cantatas 8, 78 and 99.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 2.
  • Francisco Tárrega


    Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • Cavatina.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    Dance of the Hours (La Giaconda)

    Orchestra: Sinfonia of London. Conductor: Robert Irving.
    • Vocalion.
  • 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.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Lo Speziale: Sinfonia in G major, Hob.1a:106

    Performer: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien. Conductor: Manfred Huss.
    • CD 1818.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    The Lark

    Performer: Danny Driver.
    • Balakirev - Piano Sonatas and Other Works.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture

    Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev. Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra.
    • Russian Overtures: Russian National Orchestra/Pletnev.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Francis Pott

    Lament for chorus

    Choir: Commotio. Director: Matthew Berry.
    • Pott: In the Heart of Things.
    • Naxos.
    • 10.
  • John Dowland

    The Shoemaker's Wife

    Performer: Paul O’Dette.
    • Dowland: Musicke for the Lute.
    • Astree.
    • 1.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Menuet antique

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Ravel: Complete Orchestral Works.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Leos Janáček

    In the mists [V mlhach] - 4 pieces for piano, no.2; Molto adagio

    Performer: Charles Owen.
    • Leos Janacek: Piano music: Charles Owen.
    • Somm New Horizons.
    • 19.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Daniel Barenboim - Brahms.
    • Teldec.
    • 7.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet for clarinet and strings (K.581) in A major, 3rd movement; Menuetto

    Performer: Andrew Marriner. Ensemble: Chilingirian Quartet.
    • Mozart The Collectors Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Frederick Delius

    By the River (Florida Suite)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • The Essential Delius - Various.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Doretta's Dream (The Swallow)

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi. Conductor: Anton Coppola.
    • Angela Gheorghiu - My Puccini.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 4.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    William Tell - opera in 4 acts: Overture

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields - 5.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for piano no. 31 (Op.110) in A flat major, 1st mvt; Moderato cantabile...

    Performer: Alfred Brendel. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5/Sonata Op.110: Brendel/Levine.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • William Byrd

    Laudibus in sanctis

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • COR16077.
    • CORO.
    • 2.


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