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Monday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Breakfast, with the daily J S Bach Prelude and fugue from Book 2 of the Well-Tempered Clavier, plus listener requests. Email

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. This month we are featuring a daily prelude and fugue from Book 2 of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, and today is No 4 in C sharp minor, BWV.873. Also including listener requests and the Breakfast Advent Calendar.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    Vivace (Original finale of the Piano Quintet, JS 159)

    Performer: Jaakko Kuusisto. Performer: Laura Vikman. Performer: Anna Kreetta Gribajcevic. Performer: Joel Laakso. Performer: Folke Gräsbeck.
    • Sibelius Edition Chamber Music II.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Romance No 2 in F major, Op 50

    Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DG.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Fantaisie Op.79 for flute and piano

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • ALPHA.
  • Martin Peerson

    Blow Out The Trumpet In Sion

    Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir. Performer: Andrew Lucas. Conductor: John Scott.
    • Advent At St. Paul's.
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in B minor, BWV 951

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • The Glenn Gould Edition: Works By J.S. Bach, Scarlatti, C.P.E. Bach.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Musica Aeterna. Conductor: Teodor Currentzis.
    • Sony.
  • Errollyn Wallen

    Photography (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Orchestra X. Conductor: Nicholas Kok.
    • NMC.
  • Eugène Ysaÿe

    Sonata No.4 in E minor for solo violin (Finale)

    Performer: Tai Murray.
    • Six Sonatas For Solo Violin Op. 27.
    • 12.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fairest isle (King Arthur)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Serenata in E flat major

    Ensemble: Ensemble Explorations. Conductor: Roel Dieltiens.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    In Ecclesiis

    Ensemble: Taverner Consort. Ensemble: Taverner Players. Director: Andrew Parrott.
    • Venetian Church Music.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano

    Ensemble: Ensemble 360.
    • Poulenc: Music for Piano and Wind.
    • Nimbus.
    • 004.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Nocturne (Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings)

    Performer: Dennis Brain. Singer: Peter Pears. Orchestra: Boyd Neel String Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • DECCA.
  • Traditional Irish

    Down by the Salley Gardens

    Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • HELIOS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Clavier: No. 4: Prelude and Fugue in C Sharp minor, BWV 873

    Performer: Keith Jarrett.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Duke Ellington

    Creole Love Call

    Singer: Adelaide Hall. Orchestra: The Duke Ellington Orchestra.
    • Hall Of Fame: Adelaide Hall.
    • ASV.
    • 6.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 3 in A flat major, Op 47

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutshe Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Giulio Cesare (Da Tempeste)

    Singer: Amanda Forsythe. Orchestra: Apollo’s Fire. Conductor: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • The Power Of Love: Arias From Handel Operas.
    • AVIE.
    • 14.
  • Michel Pignolet de Montéclair

    Concert no. 1 for flute and continuo (Les Tourterelle)

    Performer: Stefan Temmingh. Performer: Johanna Seitz. Performer: Domen Marincič.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Turtle Dove

    Singer: Gabriel Crouch. Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La valse

    Orchestra: Tonhalle Orchester Zürich. Conductor: Lionel Bringuier.
    • Deutsche Grammophon 479 5524.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major, K 430

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • D. Scarlatti: Sonatas: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 7.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Septet in E flat major, Op.65 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.


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