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Tuesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and suggestions for the annual musical advent calendar.

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and your suggestions for our annual musical Advent Calendar.

Back in August, amateur composers were invited to set a specially commissioned poem by Roger McGough called "Comes the Light". Listeners have been invited to vote for the overall winner and to vote for your favourite carol, go to bbc.co.uk/radio3. Voting closes today at 5pm.

Email 3Breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin (Prelude Act 1)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • DG.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Mit hjerte altid vanker (My heart always wandrs) [Danish Carol]

    Music Arranger: Hellmuth, Paul. Choir: Musica Ficta. Conductor: Bo Holten.
    • A Danish Christmas.
    • Naxos.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Much ado about nothing - 4 pieces arr. for violin and piano [from the incidental music] - no.3; Gartenscene [Garden scene]

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Jérôme Ducros.
    • Capriccio - Violin Pieces.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 15.
  • Lars-Erik Larsson

    Chorus "Where gods have passed over, will blessing be spread"

    Author: Hjalmar Gullberg. Choir: Radiokören. Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846

    Performer: Tatiana Nikolayeva.
    • OLYMPIA.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Football (Russian River Suite, Op 66)

    Performer: Rustem Hayroudinoff.
    • Chandos.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Homage March (Sigurd Jorsalfar)

    Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Grieg: Symphonic Dances, etc.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 013.
  • Martin Carling

    Comes the Light

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • BBC recording.
  • Jean Coulthard

    Bicycle Parade; The Departure (Excursion Ballet Suite)

    Orchestra: Symphony Nova Scotia. Conductor: Georg Tintner.
    • CBC.
  • Heikki Sarmanto

    Hanget soi (Singing Snow)

    Performer: Uki Ovaskainen. Choir: Tapiolan kuoro. Conductor: Kari Ala-Pöllänen.
    • Ala Palana: Rainbow Sounds.
    • ONDINE.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    The Snow is Dancing (Children's Corner)

    Music Arranger: Isao Tomita. Performer: Isao Tomita.
    • Tomita: Snowflakes are dancing.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Reginald Spofforth

    Hail, Smiling Morn

    Performer: Darius Battiwalla. Choir: Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus. Ensemble: Black Dyke Band. Music Arranger: Darius Battiwalla.
    • Doyen.
  • Jakub Jan Ryba

    Agnus Dei and Zevera (final Chorus) from Hail Master ! - Christmas Mass

    Singer: Jaroslava Vymazalová. Singer: Marie Mrázová. Singer: Beno Blachut. Singer: Zdeněk Kroupa. Choir: Pražský filharmonický sbor. Orchestra: Prague Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Václav Smetáček.
    • FIDELIO.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Introduction et Air Suedois [Intro & Variations on a Swedish Drinking Song]

    Performer: Anne-Marja Korimaa. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • Ylesradio.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Helios, Op 17

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Nielsen: Aladdin Suite etc: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Hostkvall [Autumn Evening] (Op.38 No.1) for voice and orchestra

    Singer: Soile Isokoski. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • ONDINE.
  • Trad.

    Je elsker dae

    Singer: Sinikka Langeland.
    • Sinikka Langeland: Runoja.
    • GRAPPA.
    • 9.
  • Wilhelm Peterson‐Berger

    Gratulation (Frosoblomster, Op 16)

    Performer: Noriko Ogawa.
    • BIS.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Apres un reve (Op.7`1) arr. for violin and piano

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Performer: Alexei Grynyuk.
    • Nicola Benedetti: Fantasie.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 8.
  • Gustav Holst

    In the bleak Midwinter

    Orchestra: Sellers Engineering Band. Conductor: Philip McCann.
    • A Christmas Celebration.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Diana Hamilton

    Comes the Light

    Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • BBC recording.
  • Michel Corrette

    Les six symphonies de Noël (Sinfonia No 1)

    Ensemble: La Fantasia. Director: Rien Voskuilen.
    • Corrette: Le Six SYmphonies de Noel.
    • BRILLIANT.
    • 1-4.
  • Mykola Leontovych

    Carol of the Bells; The Sleigh à la Russe'

    Composer: Richard Kountz. Performer: Judy Loman. Music Arranger: Howard Cable. Choir: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Ensemble: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Ashworth Bartle.
    • CBC.
  • Tor Aulin

    1st Movement (Moderato marcato) from Swedish Dances for Orchestra (Op.32)

    Orchestra: Gävle symfoniorkester. Conductor: Niklas Willén.
    • STERLING.

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