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Live from Mussenden Temple in County Londonderry

Petroc Trelawny with a special edition of Breakfast, live from Mussenden Temple in County Londonderry, celebrating music-making in Northern Ireland.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Howard Ferguson

    Ferguson’s Four Diversions on Ulster Airs, Op 7: No. 4 The Rambling Suiler

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery.
    • BBC recording from Proms 2008.
  • Arnold Bax

    Oboe Quintet: 2nd mvt Lento espressivo

    Performer: Gordon Hunt. Ensemble: The Tale Quartet.
    • BIS.
  • Traditional Irish

    Reels: The Rainy Day / The Shaskeen

    Performer: Robbie Hannan.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in G minor BWV.1056 for flute and strings

    Performer: James Galway. Ensemble: Zagrebački solisti.
    • RCA.
  • Havelock Nelson

    Lovely Jimmie - no.1 from 4 Irish Songs

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Performer: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Erato.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Harold in Italy, op.16 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Lise Berthaud. Orchestra: Lyon Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Berlioz: Harold en Italie.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Joan Trimble

    Sonatina for two pianos

    Performer: Una Hunt. Performer: Roy Holmes.
    • Joan Trimble: Songs & Music for Two Pianos.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 7-9.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    24 Caprices for violin solo (Op.1), no.18 in C major

    Performer: Julia Fischer.
    • Paganini, 24 Caprices: Julia Fischer.
    • Decca.
    • 18.
  • Wayne Hill

    The Antrim Road

    Composer: Earl Ward. Orchestra: Ed Starink.
  • Charles Wood

    Expectans Expectavi

    Performer: Ian Barter. Choir: Choirs of Belfast Cathedral. Director: Philip Stopford.
    • Celtic Inspirations - The Choirs of Belfast Cathedral.
    • Priory.
    • 5.
  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    An Irish Symphony: 1st mvt On the Shores of Lough Neagh (Allegro molto)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Harty: An Irish Symphony - Thomson/Ulster Orchestra.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: Part 1, Symphony

    Orchestra: Orchestra of The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
    • 1.
  • Alan Mills

    Night Music

    Performer: David Quigley.
    • LORELT.
  • Traditional Irish

    As I Roved Out

    Singer: Sarah Makem.
    • Topic Records.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Barry Douglas. Director: Barry Douglas. Ensemble: Camerata Ireland.
    • Beethoven: Piano Concertos: Barry Douglas, Camerata Ireland.
    • Satirino.
    • 3.
  • Eimear McGeown

    Ballyvaughan Pier

    Performer: Eimear McGeown. Performer: Jean Kelly.
    • Live performance.
  • Franz Liszt

    Grand galop chromatique S.219

    Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • Liszt: Dances and Marches.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Lonely Waters

    Singer: Rebekah Coffey. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • E. J. Moeran: Cello Concerto / Serenade.
    • Naxos.
    • 12.
  • Neil Martin

    The Wood Turner

    Ensemble: West Ocean String Quartet.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Padre, germani, addio! from Idomeneo, re di Creta, ossia Ilia ed Idamante

    Singer: Heather Harper. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • OPERA D'ORO.
    • 3.
  • Trad.

    The Hen and her Brood / Knocknagow Jig

    Performer: Eimear McGeown. Performer: Jean Kelly.
    • Live performance.


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