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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British Music Playlist, listener requests, works by neglected composers and wake-up calls.

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

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 5 (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd movement; Valse (Allegro moderato)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.5: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Jansons.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 3.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Canzon septimi toni à 8

    Performer: London Symphony Brass. Director: Eric Crees.
    • Gabrieli: Music for Brass Vol.3.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor, Op 66

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Chopin: Journal Intime: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Ensemble: Consort of London. Conductor: Robert Haydon Clark.
    • Bach: The Brandenburg Concerti.
    • Collins.
    • 5-7.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends, Op 59 (No 3 in G minor)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Dvorak: Legends Op.59: ECO, Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Fantasia on a ground after Purcell : Fantasia (Z.731)

    Ensemble: Contempoartensemble. Director: Mauro Ceccanti.
    • Maxwell Davies: Linguae Ignis; Vesalii Icones.
    • Naxos.
    • 16.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • J. Strauss II: Walzes & Overtures: Welser-Most.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Les Arts Florissants

    Castor et Pollux; Act 1: Opening Chorus (adapted to Kyrie Eleison)

    Conductor: William Christie.
  • Alexander Borodin

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

    Ensemble: Takács Quartet.
    • Borodin; Smetana - String Quartets.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Arthur Bliss

    A Colour Symphony (2nd mvt, Red)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • Bliss A Colour Symphony (A)/ Adam Zero.
    • NAXOS.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Schubert: Impromptus, Op. 90 & 142; Murray Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Ravi Shankar

    Concerto for sitar and orchestra: 3rd movement; Raga Adana

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Shankar: Concerto for Sitar and Orchestra; Morning Love.
    • EMI Angel.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le nozze di Figaro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Mozart: Overtures: Staatskapelle Dresden/Colin Davis.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Henry Purcell

    Blessed is he that considereth the poor Z.7

    Choir: Charivari Agréable.
    • The Oxford Psalms.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 14.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Rigaudon (Le tombeau de Couperin)

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture in C major, Op 115 (Name Day)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Beethoven: Symphony No.9: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/ Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Solomon - oratorio, Act 3; Sinfonia (Arrival of the Queen of Sheba)

    Orchestra: The Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra.

    BBC recording from Prom of 29th July 2014

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Moto perpetuo in C major Op.11 vers. for violin and piano

    Conductor: Dmitry Yablonsky. Orchestra: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Ivan Pochekin.
    • Paganini: Violin Concerto No.5.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Die Zwei blaue Augen ['Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen'], arr. Clytus Gottwald..

    Conductor: Ralph Allwood. Choir: Rodolfus Choir.
    • Choral Arrangements by Clytus Gottwald.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 1.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Norwegian Artists' Carnival, Op 14

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Quartet No.5 (Op.44 No.3) in E flat major; 2nd mvt Scherzo

    Ensemble: Talich Quartet.
    • LDV115.7.
    • 6.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Pieces for piano (Op.119), no.4; Rhapsodie in E flat major

    Performer: Dmitri Alexeev.
    • Brahms: Piano music: Dmitri Alexeev.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 10.


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