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Music in the Great War: Austria-Hungary at War

For Radio 3's Music in the Great War season, Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show and introduces music from countries which were major participants in WWI.

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 Bach Before Seven.

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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in G major, Op 129, 'Rage over a lost penny'

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin.
    • Bach-Bussoni - Chaconne, Beethoven - Rondos: Evgeny Kissin.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 3.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pezzo capriccioso, Op 62

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Virgin.
  • Benjamin Dale

    O Mistress Mine

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Singer: Robin Tritschler.
    • Songs of 1914.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 5.
  • Daniel François Esprit Auber

    Fra Diavolo - Overture

    Conductor: Paul Paray. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    • Mercury.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 107 BWV.107 (Was willst du dich betruben): Opening chorus

    Orchestra: Collegium Vocale Ghent Orchestra. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Director: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • J.S. Bach: Kantaten BWV 39, 93 and 107.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 15.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Grand duo concertant for cl and pno (Op.48), 3rd mvt; Allegro

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Brahms/Weber: Music For Clarinet And Piano Michael Collins/ Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 10.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ma se m'è forza perderti (Un ballo in maschera)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: Parma Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi.
    • Jonas Kaufmann - The Verdi Album.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat major, Op 69 No 1, 'L'Adieu'

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 9.
  • Josef Suk

    Meditation on an old Czech hymn "St Wenceslas" Op.35a vers. for string quartet

    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • Signum Quartet - New Generation Artists, Radio 3.
    • BBC Radio 3.
    • 1.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Emanuel Ax.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Madeleine Dring

    Festival Scherzo

    Performer: Martin Roscoe. Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble. Conductor: Robert Salter.
    • HYPERION.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Militar Marsch for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Korngold: Cello Concerto/Piano Concerto etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse Triste, Op. 44 No. 1

    Orchestra: Gothenberg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • DG.
  • Horacio Salinas

    Danza de Cala Luna

    Performer: John Williams. Performer: Richard Harvey. Performer: Horacio Duran. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Concerto.
    • John Williams.
    • 5.
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky

    String Quartet No 1 in A major, Op 4 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Escher String Quartet.
    • Zemlinsky: String Quartets 2.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Nicola Porpora

    La Semiramide riconosciuta - opera in 3 acts: Vanne fido, e al mesto regno

    Singer: Anna Bonitatibus. Orchestra: Accademia degli Astrusi. Orchestra: La Stagione Armonica. Director: Federico Ferri.
    • Semiramide - Anna Bonitatibus.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Barcarolle (Gaite parisienne)

    Performer: Giorgia Tomassi. Performer: Carlo Maria Griguoli. Performer: Alessandro Stella.
    • 2564631220.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 8.
  • William Walton

    Concerto in B minor for violin and orchestra: 2nd movement; Presto capriccioso..

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Conductor: Edward Gardner. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • Walton: Symphony No.1/Violin Concerto.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Agnus Dei from Requiem in D minor, K.626 compl. Sussmayr

    Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Conductor: John Butt.
    • Mozart Requiem Reconstruction of First Performances.
    • LINN.
    • 14.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesleid (Old Viennese Dances)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Paul Coker.
    • Kreisler: Liebesleid, Liebesfreud: Joshua Bell.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Annen-Polka (Op.117)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Theodor Guschlbauer.
    • Champagne and Laughter: The Music of Johann Strauss II.
    • EMI.
    • 12.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Valse Caprice Op. 76 'Wedding Cake'

    Performer: Jean‐Philippe Collard. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • CDC 7497572.
    • EMI Classics.

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