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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Ye choirs of new Jerusalem

    Performer: Huw Williams. Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir. Director: John Scott.
    • Hyperion.
  • George Gershwin

    Piano Concerto in F major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Hélène Grimaud. Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • Gershwin, Ravel: Piano Concertos: Grimaud, Zinman.
    • Erato.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (Cantata No 169, 'Gott soll allein mein Herze haben')

    Performer: Ottavio Dantone. Orchestra: Academia Bizantina.
    • Bach Sinfonia Academia Bizantina Ottavio Dantone.
    • Decca.
  • Alexander Kopylov


    Ensemble: Vertavo Quartet.
    • SIMAX.
  • Francesca Caccini

    La pastorella

    Singer: Shannon Mercer. Performer: Sylvain Bergeron. Performer: Luc Beauséjour.
    • Francesca Caccini: O Viva Rosa.
    • Analekta.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in G major, K 525, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • The Essential Mozart.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Romance, Op 78 No 2

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Samuel Sanders.
    • DECCA.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    O patria mia (from Aida)

    Singer: Josephine Barstow. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • TER.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto Grosso after Corelli's 'La Folia' Sonata, Op.5 No.12

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Laurence Cummings.
  • Franz Schubert

    Polonaise No 2 in B flat major for piano duet, D 599

    Performer: Yaara Tal. Performer: Andreas Groethuysen.
    • Schubert - Four Polonaises, D.599 No 2 in B flat major.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Murder on the Orient Express (Waltz)

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman.
    • 100 Greatest Film Themes, Take 3.
    • Silva Screen.
    • 11.
  • Trad.

    Over the sea to Skye

    Music Arranger: Michael Tippett. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Choral Images.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 011.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Twelve Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen', Op 66

    Performer: Daniel Müller‐Schott. Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Beethoven: Cello Sonata etc: Muller-Schott/Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • George Gershwin

    Strike Up the Band – overture (original 1927 version)

    Orchestra: Unknown. Conductor: John Mauceri.
    • 1.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Barcarolle No 4 in A flat, Op 44

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Hyperion.
  • William Walton

    Orb and Sceptre coronation march

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Walton: Symphony no. 1: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Andre Previn.
    • Telarc.
  • Tobias Hume

    Sweet musicke, the Earl of Salisbury's delight

    Ensemble: The Dowland Consort. Director: Jakob Lindberg.
    • Heavenly Noyse: Download Consort/Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.
    • 14.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Kaiser-Walzer, Op 437

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Willi Boskovsky.
    • Johann Strauss: Famous Waltzes: Boskovsky.
    • Decca.
    • 6.


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