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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • James Stewart Robertson

    The Liverpool Hornpipe

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Performer: Andrew Lawrence‐King. Performer: Frank McGuire.
    • The Celtic Viol 2: Savall/Lawrence-King/McGuire.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 27.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Norman Del Mar.
    • EMI.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Piano Trio No 1 in C minor, Op 7 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Leonore Piano Trio.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Magnificat anima mea & Et exsultavit spiritus mea from Magnificat BWV 243

    Singer: Nancy Argenta. Performer: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists.
    • J. S. Bach - Magnificat - Jauchzet Gott.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1-2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Overture, Op 21)

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Orchestra: Orchestre des Champs‐Élysées.
    • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream: Herreweghe.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Si dolce e 'l tormento

    Music Arranger: Jeannette Sorrell. Singer: Karim Sulayman. Ensemble: Apollo’s Fire. Director: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • AVIE.
  • Traditional Chinese

    Chinese Night Fishing Song

    Ensemble: The Jing Ying Soloists.
    • SAYDISC.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Pelleas et Melisande - incidental music Op.46; no.1. At the castle gate

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Sibelius - Symphony no.6, Pelleas & Melisande Op.46.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (Oklahoma!)

    Singer: Bryn Terfel. Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • Bryn Terfel - Rodgers and Hammerstein.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Tantalusqualen (Overture)

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Suppe: Overtures: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Marriner.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    Concert valse

    Performer: Sergei Nakariakov. Performer: Alexander Markovich.
    • Sergei Nakariakov: Trumpet & Piano.
    • Teldec.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Petite suite

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Paray.
    • MERCURY.
  • Robert Schumann

    Carnaval: Arlequin - Valse noble - Eusebius

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Ken Burton

    Many are the wonders

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Many are the Wonders.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 12.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    From Bohemia's Fields and Forests (Má vlast)

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Rafael Kubelík.
  • Miklós Rózsa

    The Thief of Baghdad: The Love of the Princess

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Nikos Skalkottas

    Greek Dance

    Orchestra: Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Byron Fidetzis.
    • BIS.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Ensemble: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Clark Rundell.
    • Grainger: Works for Wind Orchestra Vol.4: Royal Northern College of Music Wind O.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Tommy Watt

    Embargo on Escargot

    Orchestra: Tommy Watts Orchestra. Conductor: Tommy Watt.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in A major, Op 40 No 1, 'Military'

    Performer: György Sebök.
    • The Chopin Experience.
    • Warner Classics and Jazz.
    • 15.
  • Ruth Gipps

    Horn Concerto, Op 58 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: David Pyatt. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • British Horn Concertos: Jacob/Arnold/Bowen/Gipps/Vinter.
    • Lyrita.
    • 11.


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