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Friday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and your suggestions for our annual musical Advent Calendar.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Fanny Hensel

    December (The Year)

    Performer: Lauma Skride.
    • SONY BMG.
  • Herbert Howells

    3 Carol-anthems, no.2; A Spotless rose

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • A Festival Of Nine Lessons and Carols.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 15.
  • Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Scheherazade, Op 35 (The Story of the Kalendar Prince)

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade etc: Kirov Orchestra/Gergiev.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    'Schliesse, mein Herze, dies selige Wunder' from Cantata 3 of Christmas Oratorio

    Singer: Clare Wilkinson. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Conductor: John Butt.
    • LINN.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - suite (Op.71a); no.1; Miniature overture

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Serenade For Strings; Neville Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 1.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    La Poule

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock.
    • AVIE.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in F major Op.17

    Performer: Peter Moore. Performer: Robert Thompson.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen

    Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • Signum.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, 1st Movement

    Performer: Martin Frost. Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Concerto for violin and orch no.2 (Op.7) - 3rd mvt; Rondo "La campanella"

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alberto Erede.
    • Paganini: Violin Concertos Nos.1&2: Menuhin/Erede.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Mykola Leontovych

    Carol of the Bells

    Composer: Peter J. Wilhousky. Music Arranger: Richard Hayman. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Carl Davis.
    • Christmas Classics.
    • Halle.
    • 8.
  • Jessica Reeves

    Alleluia! A new work is come on hand. (2016 BBC Radio 3 Carol Competition Winner)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: David Hill.
    • BBC recording.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Champagner-Polka (Op.211)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • New Year's Concert 2010.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Alec Templeton

    Bach Goes to Town

    Performer: George Malcolm.
    • DECCA.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 (1st mvt)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Bach Motets Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 16.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Jeremy Denk. Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Steven Isserlis.
    • SONY.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Les roses d'Ispahan, Op 39 No 4

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Fleurs.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • James Lord Pierpont

    Jingle Bells

    Music Arranger: Claus V. Sorensen. Singer: Sinne Eeg. Performer: Mads la Cour. Conductor: Dennis Mackrel. Ensemble: DR Big Band.
  • Philip Glass


    Performer: Nick Shipman.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Hymn to the Virgin

    Choir: Schola Cantorum Of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School. Conductor: Scott Price.
    • HERALD.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    Introduction and Allegro for Strings

    Ensemble: LSO String Ensemble. Conductor: Roman Simovic.
    • LSO LIVE.


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