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Christmas Eve Breakfast with Petroc Trelawny. Petroc presents a musical Christmas feast, opens the penultimate window in our musical advent calendar and plays another suggestion for our year-long Breakfast Best of British Playlist.
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2 hours, 30 minutes

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Christmas Eve 2014 06:30

Music Played

  • Adolphe Adam

    O holy night (Minuit, chretiens) - noel, arr. misc. for voice & orch

    Ensemble: The Abbey Road Ensemble. Performer: Jonathan Tunick. Singer: Roberto Alagna.
    • EMI.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Christmas Eve Suite

    Conductor: Ernest Ansermet. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
    • Decca.
  • Hector Berlioz

    L'enfance du Christ (L'adieu des bergers)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ: Sir Colin Davis, LSO, Tenebrae Choir.
    • LSO Live.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E flat major, Op.117 no.1 'Schlummerlied'

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich.
    • Brahms: Piano Works Op.116, 117 and 119.
    • Philips.
    • 8.
  • Trad.

    Sussex Carol

    Performer: The Carnival Band. Singer: Maddy Prior and The Carnival Band.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano – no.4 in A flat

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger.
    • Sony.
  • Gustav Holst

    Old English Carols - arr. for brass ensemble

  • Jacqueline Burley

    Can it Be True?

    Performer: BBC Singers.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Ceremony of carols for boys' voices and harp (Op.28), no.2; Wolcum Yole!

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Performer: Sally Pryce. Choir: The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge.
    • Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Saint Nicolas: Trinity College Choir, City of Lon.
    • Hyperion.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Ceremony of carols for boys' voices and harp (Op.28), no.4b; Balulalow

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Performer: Sally Pryce. Choir: The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge.
    • Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Saint Nicolas: Trinity College Choir, City of Lon.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Ceremony of carols for boys' voices and harp (Op.28), no.5; As dew in Aprille

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Performer: Sally Pryce. Choir: The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge.
    • Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Saint Nicolas: Trinity College Choir, City of Lon.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Ceremony of carols for boys' voices and harp (Op.28), no.6; This little Babe

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Performer: Sally Pryce. Choir: The Choir Of Trinity College, Cambridge.
    • Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, Saint Nicolas: Trinity College Choir, City of Lon.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 (Op.92) in A major, 3rd movement; Presto

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Orchestra: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra.
    • Beethoven For All: The Symphonies: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Decca.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna - ciaconna for 2 tenors & bc

    Singer: Ian Partridge. Singer: Nigel Rogers. Singer: Christopher Keyte. Performer: Colin Tilney.
    • Monteverdi - Caccini - Peri - Saracini: Canti Amorosi.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 5.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Dream on 'Silent night' [Drommen om 'Glade Jul'] for piano (FS.34)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe.
    • Carl Nielsen: Complete piano music: Martin Roscoe.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Rondeau (Les biches)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • Paris 1920: Orchestre de Paris/Semyon Bychkov.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije - Troika

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije / Alexander Nevsky: Abbado/Chicago SO.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping beauty - suite (Op.66a), Panorama

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: James Levine.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet suites: Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping beauty - suite (Op.66a), Waltz

    Conductor: James Levine. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet suites: Levine.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Pierre Villette

    Hymne a la Vierge

    Choir: Rodolfus Choir. Director: Ralph Allwood.
    • Herald.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    Les Patineurs, Op 183

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • With love from Vienna: Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Peter Warlock

    Bethlehem Down

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Graham Ross.
    • Veni Emmanuel - Music for Advent.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 16.
  • Juan García de Zéspedes

    Convidando está la noche

    Ensemble: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • New World Symhonies.
    • HYPERION.
    • 15.
  • Jacqueline Burley

    Can it be true?

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill. Lyricist: Susan Hill.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata Pian e Forte a 8

    Ensemble: London Symphony Brass. Conductor: Eric Crees.
    • Collins Classics.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia, Op.26

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • DG.
  • John Rutter

    The Shepherd's Pipe Carol

    Conductor: Paul Brough. Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: Come and Sing Choir.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg concerto no. 6 (BWV.1051) in B flat major, 1st movement

    Performer: Kati Debretzeni. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach: Brandenburg Concertos, English Baroque Soloists.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 7.

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