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Wednesday - 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

  • Hector Berlioz

    Le spectre de la rose (Les nuits d'ete)

    Singer: Karen Cargill. Orchestra: Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Robin Ticciati.
    • Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d’été & La mort de Cléopâtre.
    • Linn.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations on a Theme by Schumann

    Performer: Sir András Schiff. Performer: Georg Solti.
    • DECCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Aria from Angenehmes Wiederau BWV 30a

    Singer: Robin Blaze. Ensemble: Café Zimmermann. Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt.
    • Bach: Weltliche Kantaten BWV 30a & 207.
    • Alpha.
    • 5.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    The Boatswain's Mate (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • Overtures from the British Isles: Volume 2.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Thomas Adès

    Les eaux from Lieux retrouvés

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Thomas Adès.
    • Lieux Retrouvés: works by Liszt, Janáček, Fauré, Kurtág & Adès.
    • Hyperion.
    • 14.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - Act 2; La Fleur que tu m'avais jetee (Flower song)

    Singer: Jonas Kaufmann. Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Marco Amiliato.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in D for 3 Trumpets, 2 oboes, strings and continuo

    Performer: John Wallace. Ensemble: English String Orchestra. Conductor: William Boughton.
    • Telemann: Trumpet Concertos.
    • Nimbus.
    • 2.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Little Hen from Czech Dances Book 2

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
    • Smetana: Czech Dances / On the Seashore.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Edward Cowie

    Mute Swan & Coot from String Quartet No. 5 Birdsong Bagatelles

    Ensemble: Kreutzer Quartet.
    • NMC.
    • NMC.
    • 7-8.
  • Arvo Pärt

    The Deer's Cry

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • The Deer's Cry.
    • Coro.
    • 003.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major K.299, Last Mvt.

    Performer: Xavier de Maistre. Performer: Magali Mosnier. Orchestra: Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. Conductor: Ivor Bolton.
    • Xavier de Maistre: Mozart.
    • Sony.
    • 6.
  • Lennox Berkeley

    Stabat Mater, op.28 - Allegro: Pro peccatis suae gentis; Andantino: Eia Mater, fons amoris

    Choir: The Marian Consort. Ensemble: Berkeley Ensemble. Conductor: David Wordsworth.
    • DELPHIAN.
    • 4-5.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Serenade for Strings, Op 22 (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Conrad van Alphen.
    • Grieg/Dvorak/Elgar: Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra/van Alphen.
    • Telarc.
    • 8.
  • Peter Hope

    Four sketches, for oboe, bassoon & piano

    Performer: Stephane Rancourt. Performer: Graham Salvage. Performer: Peter Lawson.
    • HOPE: Songs of Chamber Music.
    • Dutton.
    • 11-14.
  • Peter Warlock

    Sleep

    Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • HYPERION.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Lullaby (Sleep On for cello and piano)

    Performer: Paul Watkins. Performer: Ian Brown.
    • Music to Hear.
    • Black Box.
    • 6.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 101 (H.1.101) in D major "Clock"; 4th movement; Finale

    Orchestra: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • Haydn, 12 London Symphonies: Marc Minkowski, Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles.
    • Naive.
    • 12.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I feel pretty - from West Side Story

    Performer: Marni Nixon. Ensemble: Original Soundtrack recording.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I feel pretty – from West Side Story

    Singer: Marni Nixon.
    • West Side Story (Original Soundtrack).
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 10.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Sinfonia Antarctica, 1st Mvt.

    Choir: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music / Sinfonia Antarctica.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice no 21

    Performer: Ray Chen.
    • Proms encore.

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