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Thursday - 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.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hugo Alfvén

    Shepherd Girl's Dance (The Mountain King)

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • World Encores: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Jansons.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Lost chord for voice and piano

    Singer: Sir Thomas Allen. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Songs My Father Taught Me.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Matthauspassion BWV.244: no.47; Erbarme dich [aria]

    Singer: Kathleen Ferrier. Orchestra: Jacques Orchestra. Conductor: Reginald Jacques.
    • Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV 244.
    • Naxos.
    • 21.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Symphonie fantastique (March to the Scaffold)

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique; Overtures.
    • BMG Classics.
    • 4.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nais - pastorale-heroique in a prologue and 3 acts, Prologue; Overture

    Conductor: Frans Brüggen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century.
    • Rameau: Nais Suite: Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen.
    • Glossa.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Te Deum, H146 (Prelude)

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
    • Charpentier: Te Deum: Les Arts Florissants, William Christie.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Grigoras Dinicu

    Hora staccato arr Mondvay for cimbalom and ensemble

    Performer: Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Performer: Emilia Kopatchinskaja. Performer: Victor Kopatchinsky. Performer: Martin Gjakonovski. Performer: Mihaela Ursuleasa.
    • Rapsodia.
    • Naive.
    • 18.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Polka (Op.53a`1) in B flat major "For Prague students"

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Dvorak: Czech Suite, Prague Waltzes etc: Detroit SO, Dorati.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • César Franck

    Sonata for violin or cello and piano (M.8) ..., 4th mvt; Allegretto poco mosso

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky. Performer: Vadim Repin.
    • Franck/Grieg/Janacek: Violin Sonatas: Vadim Repin/Nikolai Lugansky.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no.1 in G minor Op.23

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sento la gioia (Amadigi di Gaula)

    Music Arranger: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: Alison Balsom. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • EMI.
  • Jeno Hubay

    Hejre Kati (Csardas scene no.4) Op.32 vers. violin and piano

    Performer: Alfredo Campoli. Performer: Sidney Crooke.
    • Campoli's Choice.
    • Pearl Flapper Past.
    • 3.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasy in C major Op.17 for piano: 2nd movement; Massig. Durchaus energisch

    Performer: Lise de la Salle.
    • Schumann - Lise de la Salle.
    • Naive.
    • 16.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet no. 3 in D major Op.44`1 for strings: 3rd movement; Andante

    Ensemble: Artemis Quartet.
    • Artemis Quartet.
    • Erato.
    • 3.
  • Francesco Molino

    Duo op.16 no.3: Andantino and Polaca

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Christian Rivet.
    • Around the World.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 19-20.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 9 in E flat major K.271 for piano and orchestra: 3rd mvt; Rondo..

    Conductor: Jeffrey Tate. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 8 and 9.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 3.
  • Henry Purcell

    Rondeau (Abdelazar)

    Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in D major D. 26

    Orchestra: Prague Sinfonia. Conductor: Christian Benda.
    • Schubert Complete Overtures vol 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Scene with Cranes - from Kuolema

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
  • Van Eyck

    Pavane Lachryme

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in excelsis Deo (Gloria, RV 589)

    Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • Vivaldi: Gloria, Handel: Gloria, Dixit Dominus: John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Starlight Express Op.78..: no.5; The Blue-eyes fairy; Sunrise song

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas.
    • Sir Edward Elgar - The Starlight Express.
    • Chandos.
    • 17; 30.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El Sombrero de tres picos - suite no. 1: The Grapes

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Orchestra: Philharmonia.
    • Albeniz: Iberia; Falla: 3-Cornered Hat.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • Mischa Spoliansky

    Alles schwindel for voice and ensemble

    Conductor: Robert Ziegler. Performer: Jeff Cohen. Singer: Ute Lemper. Ensemble: Matrix Ensemble.
    • Berlin Cabaret Songs.
    • Decca.
    • 1.


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