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Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gyorgy Ligeti

    Six Bagatelles for wind quintet (Nos 1, 3 and 4)

    Ensemble: London Winds.
    • Chandos.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    La ritirata di Madrid (Quintet for guitar and strings, G 453)

    Performer: Zoltán Tokos. Performer: György Éder. Ensemble: Danubius Quartet.
    • Music - Goya.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pagodes (Estampes)

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • DECCA.
  • Claude Debussy

    Pagodes [Estampes]

    Orchestrator: Percy Grainger. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Simon Rattle conducts British Music.
    • EMI.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV71 'Gott ist mein König'; Chorus: Das neue Regiment

    Singer: Barbara Schlick. Singer: Kai Wessel. Singer: Guy de Mey. Singer: Klaus Mertens. Choir: Amsterdam Baroque Choir. Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
    • J S Bach - Complete Cantatas Volume 1.
    • 16.
  • Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

    Donna Diana (Overture)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • German Operetta Overtures: Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 8.
  • 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.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: XV. Variatio 14 a 2 clav.

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
    • Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 15.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Le Bal de Béatrice d'Este

    Ensemble: Ensemble Initium. Conductor: Nicolas Chalvin.
    • Hahn: Le Bal de Beatrice d’Este.
    • Timpani.
    • 1 - 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite - Miniature Overture

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites, Wiener Philharmoniker.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major, K492

    Music Arranger: David Rees-Williams. Ensemble: David Rees-Williams Trio.
    • Classically Reminded: Bach.
    • CHAMPS HILL RECORDS.
    • 004.
  • Johnny Pearson

    All Creatures Great And Small

    Orchestra: Johnny Pearson & His Orchestra.
    • Rampage Records.
  • Gustav Holst

    The Perfect Fool: Ballet Music

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • EMI.
  • Maurice Ravel

    L'enfant et les sortilèges: The Child and Princess

    Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Singer: Annick Massis. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI.
  • John Adams

    Chamber Symphony: III. Roadrunner

    Orchestra: Alarm Will Sound. Conductor: Alan Pierson.
    • Splitting Adams.
    • Cantaloupe Music.
    • 3.
  • William Byrd

    Belle qui tiens ma vie, MB 21 "French Corantos"

    Ensemble: Capriccio Stravagante. Director: Skip Sempé.
    • William Byrd: Virginal & Consorts.
    • INTERARTS.
    • 20.
  • Florence Price

    Nimble Feet from Dances in the Canebrakes

    Performer: Althea Waites.
    • Black Diamonds.
    • Cambria.
    • 004.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Sextet No 2 in G major, Op 36 - 2nd movement, Scherzo

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Julia-Maria Kretz. Performer: Stefan Fehlandt. Performer: Pauline Sachse. Performer: Christoph Richter. Performer: Xenia Jankovic.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The infinite shining heavens from Songs of Travel

    Singer: Joshua Hopkins. Performer: Jerad Mosbey.
    • Let Beauty Awake: Joshua Hopkins/Jerad Mosbey.
    • Atma Classique.
    • 6.
  • Hubert Parry

    I was glad

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • PARRY.
    • Chandos.
    • 012.

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