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Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Bavarian Dance No.3

    Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • NAXOS.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in C major for 2 trumpets, RV 537

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Performer: Reinhold Friedrich. Orchestra: I Musici.
    • Philips.
  • Louis Spohr

    Nonet in F major, Op.31 - Finale

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Spohr: Octet / Nonet.
    • CRD.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Flute Sonata No 5 in E minor, BWV 1034 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Andrea Oliva. Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: Flute Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Tsar's Bride (Overture)

    Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra. Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • Russian Overtures.
    • DG.
    • 6.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Violin Sonata in G major (2nd mvt, 'Blues')

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Martin Roscoe.
    • Jennifer Pike plays French Violin Sonatas.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Fanciulla del West; "Risparmiate lo Scherno...Ch'ella mi creda libero"

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Choir: Chorus of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • The Puccini Album.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 11.
  • Claude Debussy

    La cathédrale engloutie (Preludes, Book 1)

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Te Deum (H.146), Prelude

    Orchestra: Musica Polyphonica. Conductor: Louis Devos.
    • Music at the Court of Versailles: Charpentier/Delalande/Lully/Rameau.
    • Erato.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major Op.73 (Emperor); II. Adagio un poco moto

    Performer: Paul Lewis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Konzertstück No 1 for clarinet, basset horn and orchestra, Op 113

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Performer: Wolfgang Meyer. Orchestra: Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn. Conductor: Jörg Faerber.
    • EMI.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Six Preludes, Op. 23; 5. Allegro

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Piano works by Lennox and Michael Berkeley.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Arvo Pärt

    The Deer's Cry

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • The Deer's Cry.
    • CORO.
    • 3.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Pizzicato-Polka

    Orchestra: Johann Strauss Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Warren‐Green.
    • The Strauss Album: Christopher Warren Green.
    • White Line.
    • 14.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Danza Festiva (Forgotten Melodies)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Medtner: Forgotten Melodies.
    • HYPERION.
    • 3.
  • Léo Delibes

    Le Roi s'amuse - Ballet Music

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Beecham.
    • Bizet: Carmen Suite etc..
    • EMI.
    • 14-20.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Nature is held in Light Sleep (Cypresses)

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • Emerson String Quartet: Old World – New World.
    • DG.
    • 15.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no.101 in D major 'Clock' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 10.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Notturno (Partita)

    Performer: Judith Pfeiffer.
    • Klavierwerke von Hensel, Schumann, Boulanger u.a..
    • Dreyer Gaido.
    • 23.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Shanty for wind quintet, Op 4 No 1

    Performer: Emma Johnson. Performer: Jaime Martín. Performer: Jonathan Kelly. Performer: Claire Briggs. Performer: Susanna Cohen.
    • Arnold: Complete Works for Clarinet: Emma Johnson.
    • ASV.
    • 4.
  • Marin Marais

    La Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Tous Les Matins Du Monde: Bande Originale du Film, Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.

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