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Sound Frontiers: Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

As part of Radio 3 live at Southbank Centre, London, Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and a new specially composed work by our "Embedded Composer in 3" Matthew Kaner, in partnership with Sound and Music.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Taverner

    Mater Christi sanctissima

    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Theme with Variations - 6th mvt from Serenade (K.361) in B flat major for 13 wind instruments

    Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 7.
  • Matthew Kaner


    Ensemble: Workers Union. Conductor: Benjamin Oliver.
    • BBC recording.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft (opening chorus of Cantata 205)

    Choir: The Choir of the Age of Enlightenment. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1.
  • George Malcolm

    Bach Before the Mast

    Performer: George Malcolm.
    • DECCA.
    • 15.
  • Samuel Scheidt

    Canzona super cantionem gallicam (Est-çe Mars?)

    Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.
    • HELIOS.
    • 21.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Andante cantabile from Piano Trio in B flat major Op.97 (Archduke)

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Pinchas Zukerman. Performer: Jacqueline du Pré.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger

    Risselty rosselty

    Ensemble: Schönberg Ensemble. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • DG.
    • 16.
  • Charles Seeger

    John Hardy

    Ensemble: Schönberg Ensemble. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • DG.
    • 18.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Et incarnatus est from Mass in C minor (K.427) "Great"

    Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Singer: Sylvia McNair. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 11.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto, RV 501 in B flat major 'La notte'

    Performer: Peter Whelan. Orchestra: La Serenissima. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • AVIE.
    • 13-16.
  • György Ligeti

    6 Bagatelles for wind quintet: Nos. 1, 3, 4

    Ensemble: London Winds.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1, 3, 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Des Baches Wiegenlied (Die Schöne Müllerin, D.795)

    Singer: Peter Pears. Performer: Benjamin Britten.
    • DECCA.
    • 20.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Perfect Fool (ballet music)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Teunis van der Zwart. Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • 4.
  • William Byrd

    Ave verum corpus for 4 voices

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Upheld by Stillness.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 013.
  • Roderick Williams

    Ave Verum Corpus Re-imagined

    Ensemble: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • 14.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Macbeth (Act 3: Ballet Music)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Verdi: Macbeth.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 9.


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