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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices and listener requests.

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests. Also, as part of "Classical Voice", we are featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices. Each day, during the 20 days of the Classical Voice season, Dame Kiri, drawing on her own experience, selects a singer and illustrates in music - explaining in an entertaining and simple way - why she's selected this voice as one of her favourites.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Polka for piano in F sharp minor [1859]

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Russian Piano Music: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Johann Joseph Fux

    Intrada in C major

    Performer: Gottfried von der Goltz. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • Carus.
  • Roger Quilter

    Three English Dances op 11

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Ensemble: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
    • English Miniatures.
    • EMI.
    • 2-4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Aus liebe will mein heiland sterben from St Matthew Passion BWV244 Part 2, No. 58

    Singer: Cornelia Samuelis. Conductor: Ton Koopman. Ensemble: Members of the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.
    • Challenge Classics.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • Debussy - Complete Orchestral Works.
    • Naxos.
    • 7.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    This is the record of John

    Music Arranger: Nico Muhly. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Nico Muhly: Seeing is Believing.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • François-Joseph Gossec

    Gavotte arr. Mayer

    Performer: Phillip Moll. Performer: Kyung-wha Chung.
    • Con Amore: Chung, Moll.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Gustav Holst

    Walt Whitman Overture, Op 7

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Holst: Cotswolds Symphony.
    • Naxos.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Chaconne, Op 8

    Performer: Peter Jacobs.
    • Chaminade: Piano Music - 1, Peter Jacobs.
    • Helios.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite in F major, HWV 348, 'Water Music' (Aria)

    Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 7.
  • Erkki Melartin

    Festive March

    Orchestra: Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • Naxos.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 4 in F minor, Op 36 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4, Capriccio Italien: Berliner Philharmoniker, Ozawa.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet In E flat major (K 452) : Rondo

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
    • Mozart: Quintets: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet/ Hough.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Robert Docker

    Fairy Dance Reel

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Knight.
    • Robert Docker - Orchestra Works.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 13.
  • Domenico Cimarosa

    Il matrimonio segreto (Overture)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Edward Elgar

    Where corals lie (Sea Pictures, Op 37)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Conductor: John Barbirolli. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Elgar: Cello Concerto/Sea Pictures: Du Pre/Baker/Barbirolli.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Recuerdos de la Alhambra

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • The Guitar: Milos Karadaglic.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Fantasia in C major, Hob.XVII:4

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Philips.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Polka mélancolique; Galop (Suite for Viola and Orchestra)

    Performer: Lawrence Power. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hyperion.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Night on Bald Mountain

    Music Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. Orchestra: Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
    • CALA.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Improvisation No 15 in C minor, 'Hommage à Edith Piaf' (15 Improvisations)

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • Poulenc Les Soirees De Nazelles 3 Mouvments Perpetuels 3 Novlettes 9 Improvisati.
    • Decca.
  • Arthur Benjamin

    Waltz & Galop (An Ideal Husband)

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Bernard Herrmann.
    • Decca.

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