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Tuesday - Petroc Trelawny

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's is No.19 in A major, BWV.888. Also including listener requests and the Breakfast Advent Calendar.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Rihards Dubra

    O radix Jesse

    Choir: Choir of Merton College, Oxford. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
    • Advent at Merton.
    • 9.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Beatrice Rana. Performer: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
  • Claude Debussy

    Première rhapsodie

    Performer: Franklin Cohen. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Debussy: Nocturnes/La Mer/Jeux: Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 82 (BWV.82) "Ich habe genug", Ich habe genug (Aria)

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Performer: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz.
    • Bach Cantatas For Bass.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 10.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wonderful Town (Overture)

    Orchestra: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Wonderful Town.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • David Hughes

    Sir Christemas

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: David Hill.
    • 2017 Breakfast Carol Competition.
    • BBC recording.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Ravel, Debussy & Fauré String Quartets.
    • Virgin Classics.
  • Amy Beach

    3 Pieces Op.40, arr. for cello and piano; no.2; Berceuse

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Children's Cello.
    • BIS.
    • 17.
  • Michael Praetorius

    Vom Himmel hoch

    Performer: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Performer: Paul McCreesh.
    • Praetorius: Lutheran Mass For Christmas.
    • Archiv.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4`2

    Performer: Bob van Asperen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Virgin.
  • Traditional


    Performer: Olav Luksengård Mjelva.
    • Fele / Hardingfele, Røros / Hallingdal.
    • Etnisk Musikklubb.
    • 6.
  • 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.
  • Gordon Jacob

    Sonatina for recorder and harpsichord

    Performer: Mahan Esfahani. Performer: Michala Petri.
    • UK DK.
    • OUR.
  • Trad.

    She moved through the fair

    Performer: Anne Murray.
    • Ann Murray and Graham Johnson: Last rose of Summer.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Well-Tempered Clavier: No. 19: Prelude and Fugue In A major, BWV 888

    Performer: Wanda Landowska.
    • Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier Book II.
    • RCA.
    • 5-6.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture, Op 92

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • RCA.
  • Dominic Carter

    Sir Christemas

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: David Hill.
    • 2017 Breakfast Carol Competition.
    • BBC recording.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Romance in G major for violin and orchestra, Op 40

    Performer: Ulf Hoelscher. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Beethoven: Triple Concerto, Romances: Hoelscher, Masur.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Oscar Peterson

    The Bach Suite (Allegro)

    Performer: Oscar Peterson. Performer: Joe Pass. Performer: David Young. Performer: Martin Drew.
    • Live!.
    • Pablo.
    • 1.
  • Frederick Delius

    Légende for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • The Lark Ascending.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • George Gershwin

    Short Story

    Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • CBS.
  • William Byrd

    Vigilate for 5 voices

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Graham Ross.
    • Veni Emmanuel - Music for Advent.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.


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