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Tuesday - 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

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2/5: The Use of the Vernacular.
Novelist Catherine Cox about the power of reading something in one's own language and encountering stories for the first time.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jacques Offenbach

    La belle Hélène (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Giovanni Paisiello

    Quartet for flute and strings in G major Op 23 No. 6 - Allegro

    Performer: Gabriele Formenti. Ensemble: Ensemble Il Demetrio.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Teresa Carreño

    Highland, Op 38

    Performer: Alexandra Oehler.
    • Teresa Carreno: Klavierwerke (Piano works).
    • ARS MUSICI.
    • 011.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion (BWV.244) Part 1; no.9; Du lieber Heilan; no.10; Buss' und und Reu'

    Singer: Bernarda Fink. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Bach: St Matthew Passion: Rene Jacobs.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English Folk Song Suite

    Music Arranger: Gordon Jacob. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • EMI.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen; The Plaint ('O let me weep')

    Singer: Susanna Wallumrød. Performer: Giovanna Pessi. Performer: Jane Achtman. Performer: Marco Ambrosini.
    • ECM.
  • Henry Purcell

    Here the deities approve (Ode for St Cecilia's Day Z.339)

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Director: Christina Pluhar.
    • ERATO.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    La rencontre imprévue (Overture)

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Ensemble: Sarband.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les sauvages (Suite in G minor, Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin)

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • HYPERION.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Intermezzo (Hary Janos Suite, Op 35a)

    Orchestra: Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar. Conductor: Mátyás Antal.
    • Hungarian Festival.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op 80

    Choir: Arnold Schönberg Chor. Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Harnoncourt - Beethoven.
    • Warner.
    • 5-6.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Mathis der Maler; Prelude - Concert of Angels

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Kubelík.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute; Ein Maedchen oder Weibchen

    Singer: Hermann Prey. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • DECCA.
  • Giovanni Priuli

    Canzona prima à 12

    Ensemble: Early Music Consort of London. Conductor: David Munrow.
    • Renaissance Dance.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 13.
  • Claude Debussy

    Reflets dans l'eau (Images, Set 1)

    Performer: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • Debussy: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Morning (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Berglund.
    • Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Berglund.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Psaume 121

    Choir: amarcord.
    • RAUMKLANG.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Violin Concerto No 1 in D major, Op 6 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alberto Erede.
    • Paganini: Violin Concertos Nos.1&2: Menuhin/Erede.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • CW Orr

    Into my heart an air that kills (A Shropshire Lad)

    Author: A. E. Housman. Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson.
    • Hyperion.

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