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Friday - Petroc Trelawny

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gerald Finzi

    Let us garlands bring (Op.18): no.3; Fear no more the heat o' the sun

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • Naxos.
  • Ernest Farrar

    Variations for Piano and Orchestra Op.25

    Performer: Howard Shelley. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Alastair Mitchell.
    • Farrar: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Thomas Tallis

    O salutaris hostia

    Orchestra: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • Tallis: Ave, Rosa Sine Spinis.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Trio Sonata No. 6, BWV 530, Lento

    Performer: Marie‐Claire Alain.
    • Bach - Sonates en Trio.
    • Erato.
    • 17.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen - Overture

    Orchestra: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629: The Sisteen, Harry Christophers.
    • Coro.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Serenade to Music

    Singer: Norma Burrowes. Singer: Sheila Armstrong. Singer: Susan Longfield. Singer: Marie Hayward. Singer: Alfreda Hodgson. Singer: Gloria Jennings. Singer: Shirley Minty. Singer: Meriel Dickinson. Singer: Ian Partridge. Singer: Bernard Dickerson. Singer: Wynford Evans. Singer: Kenneth Bowen. Singer: Richard Angas. Singer: John Carol Case. Singer: John Noble. Singer: Christopher Keyte. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Vaughan Williams: Serenade to music etc: Sir Adrian Boult.
    • EMI.
    • 18.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin for piano, no.2; Fugue

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony: LSO/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Carlos de Seixas

    Toccata No. 8

    Performer: David Gordon. Performer: Žak Ozmo.
    • 18th-century Portuguese Love Songs.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Juan Vásquez

    En la Fuente del rosel (In the spring of the rose tree)

    Ensemble: Orlando Consort.
    • Medieval Gardens.
    • Harmonia Mundi USA.
    • 11.
  • Jón Leifs

    Icelandic Dances for piano, Op.11 - Nos. 2 and 4

    Performer: Örn Magnússon.
    • Jón Leifs: The Complete Piano Music.
    • BIS.
    • 33/35.
  • Pauline Hall

    Suite for Wind Quintet; 3. Polka

    Performer: The Bergen Wind Quintet.
    • Norway in Music: Pauline Hall.
    • Simax.
    • 011.
  • John Foulds

    A World Requiem: Part 1 - Requiem

    Singer: Gerald Finley. Choir: Trinity Boys Choir. Choir: Crouch End Festival Chorus. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Performer: Malcolm Hicks. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leon Botstein.
    • Chandos.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture from Overture in B flat major

    Ensemble: Syrinx.
    • The Saxon Alternative: Telemann Music for Wind Band.
    • Resonus.
    • 18.
  • George Butterworth

    The Lads in their hundreds from 6 Songs from 'A Shropshire lad' for voice and piano

    Singer: Bhanu Sharma. Performer: Sonal Sikka.
    • Live recording from the Delhi War Cemetary..
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata No. 7 in D major Op.10 No.3, 1st Mvt.

    Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • Martha Argerich Early Recordings.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 4.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Love Scene from Robin Hood

    Orchestra: Moscow Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: William T. Stromberg.
    • Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood.
    • Naxos.
    • 17.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Folk Festival from The Gadfly

    Music Arranger: Vadim Borisovsky. Performer: Lawrence Power. Performer: Simon Crawford‐Phillips.
    • HYPERION.
    • 15.
  • Ivor Gurney

    In Flanders

    Singer: Stephen Varcoe. Performer: Clifford Benson.
    • HYPERION.
    • 2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Piano Quintet in A Minor, last Mvt.

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Elgar: Violin Sonata / Piano Quintet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Brian Eno

    1st – 14th January 07003, hard bells, Hills algorithm

    Performer: Brian Eno.
    • OPAL.
    • 15.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Let us sleep now…In paradisum from War Requiem

    Singer: Galina Pavlovna Vishnevskaya. Singer: Peter Pears. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau. Choir: The Bach Choir. Choir: Highgate School Choir. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Performer: Simon Preston. Ensemble: Melos Ensemble. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • Britten: War Requiem.
    • Decca.
    • 4.

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