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Monday - Petroc Trelawny

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

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

Including, at 8.55 am as part of Radio 3's season Breaking Free: Martin Luther's Revolution -
Reformation Bytes
1/5: Getting the Message Across - the Birth of Propaganda.
Presented by Chris Bowlby.

For anyone who finds the tone of modern social media unedifying, a glance at the Reformation equivalent is instructive. Some of Luther's ideas were around long before the Reformation but without the printing press their reach was limited. With the printing press they were explosive. Luther's rhetoric could be as offensive as any tweet, and an anti-papal 16th-century woodcut (think cartoons/graffiti) showed squatting devils excreting monks from their backsides. Many social media spats are civil by comparison.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet for strings (Op.76`4) in B flat major "Sunrise", 1st mvt; Allegro con spirito

    Performer: Takács Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets, op. 76 4-6.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Venetian Gondola Song, Op 30 No 6

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • Joaquín Turina

    La oración de torero

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Johann Christoph Bach

    Fürchte dich nicht, BWV 228

    Singer: Julia Doyle. Singer: Katherine Fuge. Singer: Clare Wilkinson. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: James Gilchrist. Singer: Jeremy Budd. Singer: Matthew Brook. Singer: Peter Harvey. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • J.C. Bach: Welt, gute nacht: English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 6.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne

    Orchestrator: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A major, K 279

    Performer: Anne Queffélec.
    • MIRARE.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Schicksalslied, Op 54

    Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DECCA.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo

    Music Arranger: Arthur Rubinstein. Performer: Arthur Rubinstein.
    • SONY.
  • Judith Bingham

    The darkness is no darkness

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • DECCA.
  • George Antheil

    Sonata No 2 for violin and piano

    Performer: Daniel Rowland. Performer: Natacha Kudritskaya.
    • Les années folles.
    • Gutman Records.
    • 15.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance, Op.35 no.2

    Music Arranger: Gordon Langford. Performer: Tommy Reilly. Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.
    • Serenade: Tommy Reilly/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Nuits d'Ete; No 2 Le spectre de la rose

    Singer: Suzanne Danco. Orchestra: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thor Johnson.
    • DECCA.
  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Adams: Harmonielehre etc: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Nerses IV the Gracious

    Nor Tsaghik (New Flower)

    Music Arranger: Tigran Hamasyan. Performer: Tigran Hamasyan. Choir: Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Conductor: Harutyun Topikyan.
    • ECM.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin; La poule

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures at an Exhibition; Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev.
    • ERATO.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Variations on old psalm tunes for organ book 2; O God of Truth

    Performer: Daniel Cook.
    • PRIORY.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze di Figaro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 001.
  • Frank Loesser

    Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year

    Singer: Deanna Durbin. Orchestra: Unnamed orchestra and conductor.
    • MEMOIR RECORDS.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for two Oboes,bass strings and basso continuo

    Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 19-22.
  • Thomas Tallis

    I call and cry to thee

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • Tallis - Salve intemerata & other sacred music.
    • HYPERION.
    • 8.

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