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Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

Christmas Eve Breakfast with Petroc Trelawny. Petroc presents a musical Christmas feast, including listener requests, and opens the last window in our musical Advent Calendar.


2 hours, 30 minutes

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Christmas Eve 2015 06:30

Music Played

  • Trad.

    On Christmas night (Sussex carol) arr. P Ledger for chorus and organ

    Performer: Simon Bell. Performer: Frances Kelly. Music Arranger: Philip Ledger. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Director: Andrew Lumsden.
    • Christmas from Winchester: Winchester Cathedral Choir.
    • Regent.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B flat minor, Op 9 No 1

    Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Nelson Freire: Chopin, Villa-Lobos.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Gustav Holst

    A Winter Idyll

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Lyrique.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Haydn; Brahms - String Quartets.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Weihnachts-Oratorium BWV.248; Pt.4, no.39; Flosst, mein Heiland [aria]

    Performer: Pauline Oostenrijk. Singer: Nienke Oostenrijk. Orchestra: Amsterdam Sinfonietta. Conductor: Jaap ter Linden.
    • J.S. Bach: Arias for Soprano and Oboe.
    • Challenge.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture in C major, Op 115 (Name Day)

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Beethoven: Symphony No.9: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/ Chailly.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Ann Burgess

    Comes the Light

    Performer: Helen Neeves. Performer: Christopher Bowen. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Specially recorded in 2015 for the Radio 3 Carol Competition..
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Children's Christmas Eve Op.36 for piano; Christmas chimes

    Performer: Anker Blyme.
    • Niels W. Gade: Complete Piano Works, Vol.III.
    • DACAPO.
    • 1.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in F major, Op 46 No 4

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.
    • Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, op.46 and op.72.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 4.
  • Giovanni Alberto Ristori

    Messa per il Santissimo Natale; Kyrie

    Choir: Kornerscher Sing-Verein. Ensemble: Dresden Instrumental Concert. Conductor: Peter Kopp.
    • Christmas at the Court of Dresden.
    • Carus.
    • 12-13.
  • Louise Farrenc

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

    Orchestra: NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Johannes Goritzki.
    • Louise Farrenc: Symphonies 1 and 3.
    • cpo.
    • 7.
  • Trad

    While Shepherds Watched (tune - Lyngham)

    Performer: Jon Boden.
    • Navigator Records.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto Grosso in F minor, op.1 no.8 ('Christmas Concerto')

    Orchestra: Raglan Baroque Players. Director: Elizabeth Wallfisch. Director: Nicholas Kraemer.
    • Hyperion.
  • Trad.

    God rest you merry, gentlemen

    Music Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: Come & Sing Family Choir. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: James Morgan.
    • BBC recording.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    December: Christmas (The Seasons, Op 37b)

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • Tchaikovsky - The Seasons; Six Pieces.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Jean de Brébeuf

    The Huron Carol (arr. Eleanor Daley)

    Music Arranger: Eleanor Daley. Choir: Chicago a cappella.
    • Chicago a cappella: Songs from Around the World.
    • CEDILLE.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in C major for flute and harp, K 299 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jacques Zoon. Performer: Letizia Belmondo. Orchestra: Orchestra Mozart. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Selim Palmgren

    Ja neitsyt pikku poijuttansa (The Virgin Rocks Her Baby Boy)

    Singer: Soile Isokoski. Choir: Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat. Conductor: Matti Hyökki.
    • Jouluyö, Juhlayö - Christmas Carols.
    • ONDINE.
    • 5.
  • Franz Xaver Gruber

    Stille Natt (Silent Night)

    Music Arranger: Anders Öhrwall. Singer: Karl-Magnus Fredriksson. Performer: Allmänna Sången. Orchestra: Uppsala Kammarorkester. Conductor: Cecilia Rydinger Alin.
    • Candlelight Carols.
    • BIS.
    • 10.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Sleigh Ride (arr. for brass band by Ernest Tomlinson)

    Music Arranger: Ernest Tomlinson. Ensemble: Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Conductor: Major Peter Parkes.
    • A White Christmas with Grimethorpe.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 4.
  • Edvard Grieg

    3rd movement, from Violin concerto no.2 in G major Op.13 (based on 3rd Violin Sonata)

    Orchestrator: Henning Kraggerud. Orchestrator: Lund, Bernt Simen. Performer: Henning Kraggerud. Orchestra: Tromsø Chamber Orchestra.
    • Grieg: Three Concerti for Violin and Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.
  • Trygve Hoff

    Nordnorsk julesalme

    Music Arranger: Rasmussen, Ragnar. Choir: Vokal Nord. Choir: Tromsø Carmelite Nuns.
    • Advenio.
    • 1.
  • François Couperin

    Pieces de clavecin, 12th ordre: L’Atalante

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • 10.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Fantasy on Christmas Carols (from the film "The Holly and the Ivy")

    Music Arranger: Christopher Palmer. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Arnold: Film Music, Volume 2: Dyson, BBC Phil, Gamba.
    • Chandos.
    • 23.


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