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Tuesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including requests for your favourite works and pieces that you would like to hear.
Email with your music requests.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Konig Stephan - incidental music (Op.117); Overture

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Beethoven: Overturen - Weiner Philharmoniker/Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 2.
  • Arnold Bax

    Mediterranean arr. for orchestra [orig. for piano]

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • British Music on Lyrita from Quad.
    • Lyrita.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Irish Dance, Op 126 No 4

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Malcolm Arnold: Dances: Philharmonia, Thomson.
    • Chandos.
    • 20.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 4 in D major, BWV 1069 (Réjouissance)

    Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • J.S. Bach, Orchestral Suites, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman.
    • RCA.
    • 12.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Symphony No.3 in C minor, Op.78 'Organ Symphony' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Olivier Latry. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Barber, Poulenc, Saint-Saens: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eschenbach.
    • Ondine.
    • 12.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Bourrée fantasque arr for orchestra

    Orchestra: Orchestre Lamoureux. Conductor: Yutaka Sado.
    • Elatus.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Air de Ballet

    Performer: Peter Jacobs.
    • Chaminade: Piano Music - 1, Peter Jacobs.
    • Helios.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in C major K.279 for piano; 3rd movement; Allegro

    Performer: Christian Blackshaw.
  • Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky

    Colas Breugnon, Op 24 (Overture)

    Conductor: Eugene Ormandy. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • Eugene Ormandy - Brahms R. Strauss Webern Kabalevsky Rachmaninov Sibelius.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury.
    • Sony.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Caro!... Bella! (Giulio Cesare)

    Singer: Rosemary Joshua. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Harry Bicket.
    • Handel Duets: The English Concert.
    • Chaconne.
    • 12.
  • George Gershwin

    3 Preludes for piano transc. Yo-Yo Ma for cello and piano

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Gilbert Kalish.
    • Bernstein/Kirchner/Gershwin: Made in America: Yo-Yo Ma.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6-8.
  • Leonard Bernstein


    Performer: Gonzalo Grau. Music Arranger: Irwin Kostal. Performer: Raphael Seguinier. Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque. Performer: Pablo Bencid.
    • Rhapsody in Blue - West Side Story.
    • KML.
    • 6.
  • Halvorsen

    Suite from Mascarade: Ouverture

  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 6 in D major, 'Le matin' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Haydn: Symphonies no. 6-8@ Freiburger Barockorchester.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • John Field

    Nocturne No 18 in E major

    Performer: John O’Conor.
    • John Field: 15 Nocturnes.
    • Telarc.
    • 15.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Roland (Prologue)

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • Les Grandes Eaux Musicaes de Versailles: Les Talens Lyrique/Rousset.
    • Ambroisie.
    • 1.
  • Francesco Molino

    Duo op.16 no.3: Andantino and Polaca

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Christian Rivet.
    • Around the World.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 19-20.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, K 431

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 17.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in B minor, Kk.87

    Music Arranger: Jacques Loussier. Ensemble: Jacques Loussier Trio.
    • Baroque Favourites: Jacques Loussier Trio.
    • Telarc.
    • 6.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse chevaleresque Op.96`3

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • The Sibelius Edition - Orchestral Works.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Leichte Kavallerie (Overture)

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
    • Suppe: Overtures and marches: Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Carlo Valentini

    Il sonnambulo: SE il mar sommesso mormora

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B flat major, RV 167

    Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Director: Andrea Marcon.
    • Vivaldi: Venice Baroque Orchestra/Marcon.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 31-33.
  • Kurt Weill

    Je ne t'aime pas

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth. Performer: Harvard Gimse.
    • Storyteller: Tine Thing Helseth.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 22.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux aurumque for chorus

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • High Flight: The King's Singers, The Concordia Choir.
    • Signum.
    • 3.


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