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Friday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests. Also, Ian McMillan joins Petroc for the launch of this year's Proms Poetry Competition.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op 21: Overture

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO Live.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Quatre Motets pour un temps de penitence; no. 2 Vinea mea electa

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin; Prelude

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin; Loure

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin (Loure)

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No 6 in D major, 'Le matin' - 1st movement, - Adagio-Allegro

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Hungarica. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Haydn Symphonies 'Morning', 'Noon' and 'Evening'.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • William Byrd

    Sellinger's round for keyboard from "My Lady Nevell's Book"

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • The Glenn Gould Edition.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 8.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    3 Symphonic dances for orchestra (Op.45), no.1; Non allegro - lento - tempo 1

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • DG.
  • Scott Joplin


    Performer: William Albright.
    • Music Masters.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 4 In G Major for soprano and orchestra; 4th mvt

    Singer: Reri Grist. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • SONY.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quintet in C minor, K 406 - 2nd movement, Andante

    Performer: Philip Dukes. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart: String Quintets; Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Fireflies Unlimited" by Anna Kisby, read by Stella Gonet

  • Steve Reich

    Vermont Counterpoint (extract)

    Performer: Ransom Wilson.
    • EMI.
  • Leroy Anderson

    The Typewriter

    Orchestra: Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Frederick Fennell.
    • MERCURY.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Orchestra: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ernest Bour.
  • Ian Venables

    A Kiss Op. 15

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Ensemble: Carducci String Quartet.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op 61 - 3rd movement; Rondo

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • Beethove/Britten: Violin Concertos: Janine Jansen/Paavo Jarvi.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Vincent Youmans

    Great Day

    Singer: Sarah Vaughan. Performer: George Duvivier. Performer: Mundell Lowe.
  • Gyorgy Ligeti

    Étude No 4, 'Fanfare'

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • Sony.
  • Michel-Richard de Lalande

    Regna terrae (Exsurgat Deus)

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson. Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • A French Baroque Diva - Arias for Marie Fel.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Grand Tarantella for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Reid Neibaur Nibley. Orchestra: Utah Symphony. Conductor: Maurice Abravanel.
    • Concert Pieces for Piano and Orchestra.
    • Vanguard Classics.
    • 4.


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