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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 Bach Before Seven.

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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Fritz Kreisler

    Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • BIS.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Oboe Concerto in D minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: New Seasons Ensemble. Director: Albrecht Mayer.
    • In Venice, Oboe Concertos: Albrecht Mayer/New Seasons Ensemble.
    • Decca.
    • 9.
  • Billy Mayerl

    Praying mantis for piano

    Performer: Susan Tomes.
    • Loose Elbows - Susan Tomes plays the piano music of Billy Mayerl.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 7.
  • Frank Bridge

    Valse intermezzo

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Bridge: Orchestral works vol.5: BBC NOW/Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 79 BWV.79..: Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn' und Schild [chorus]

    Choir: Knabenchor Hannover. Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent. Performer: Leonhardt‐Consort.
    • Bach Sacred Cantatas Volume 2.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola - Overture

    Conductor: Fritz Reiner. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Reiner.
    • RCA.
    • 3.
  • Anon.

    Greensleeves

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Stefan Maass. Performer: Stefan Rath.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 21.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Minor Swing

    • FINAL CUT: Music for four guitars.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 001.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Nocturne, Op 54 No 4 (Lyric Pieces)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Grieg: Lyric Pieces: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Joachim Raff

    Dance of the Dryads (Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 153, 'Im Walde')

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Francesco d'Avalos.
    • Raff: Symphony No.3.
    • ASV Digital.
    • 3.
  • Arnold Bax

    Mediterranean arr. for orchestra [orig. for piano]

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • British Music on Lyrita from Quad.
    • Lyrita.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Moorside Suite (March)

    Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Garry Cutt.
    • Brass from the Masters, Vol.2: Grimethorpe Colliery RJB Band, Parkes, Cutt.
    • Chandos.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in F major, K 138 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Director: Petra Müllejans.
    • Mozart: Divertimenti.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 11.
  • Herbert Howells

    Suite for Orchestra 'The B's': 2nd mvt; Lament - Bartholomew

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Howells: Orchestral Works Vol.2.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Schone Mullerin - song-cycle (D.795), no.13; Mit dem grunen Lautenbande

    Performer: Helmut Deutsch. Singer: Jonas Kaufmann.
    • Jonas Kaufman Schubert: Die Schone Mullerin.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Te Deum, H146 (Prelude)

    Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer. Ensemble: Raglan Baroque Players.
    • Music from the Courts of Europe: The Raglan Baroque Players, Nicholas Kraemer.
    • United.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    How lovely are thy messengers (St Paul)

    Choir: Choir of Exeter Cathedral. Director: Lucian Nethsingha. Performer: Paul Morgan.
    • Exeter Cathedral Choir.
    • ALPHA.
    • 8.
  • Henry Purcell

    King Arthur, The British worthy Z.628: Act 5 sc.2, no.37ab; Your hay it is mow'd

    Singer: Paul Elliott. Singer: Stephen Varcoe. Performer: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Singer: Ashley Stafford.
    • Purcell/King Arthur.
    • Erato.
    • 9.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Overture to Dichter und Bauer

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Romantic Russia: London Symphony Orchestra, Weiner Philharmoniker.
    • Decca.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A major, K 428

    Performer: Christian Zacharias.
    • Domenico Scarlatti: 33 Sonaten.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Anon.

    Cachua

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Villancicos y danzas criollas 1550-1750: Hesperion XXI/Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Heute noch, heute noch (Cantata No 211 "Kaffee-Kantata")

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas: Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
    • 18.
  • Claude Debussy

    Rêverie arr Cassidy for string quartet

    Music Arranger: Paul Cassidy. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concert Waltz No 1 in D major, Op 47

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Berglund.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.

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