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Friday - Petroc Trelawny

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture in G major, 'Burlesque de Quixotte'

    Orchestra: Collegium Musicum 90. Conductor: Simon Standage.
    • Telemann: Burlesque De Quixotte: Collegium Musicum 90/Standage.
    • Chandos.
    • 6.
  • Alexander Gretchaninov

    Cherubic Hymn, Op 29

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Conductor: Graham Ross.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 902270.
    • 1.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and Allegro In A Flat Major Op.70 for Horn and Piano

    Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Performer: Alasdair Beatson.
    • BIS : BIS-2228 SACD.
    • BIS.
    • 4-5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen Schritten (Cantata No 78)

    Singer: Julianne Baird. Singer: Allan Fast. Ensemble: Bach‐Collegium Stuttgart. Director: Joshua Rifkin.
    • J.S. Bach - Cantatas 8, 78 and 99.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival Overture, Op.92

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Kubelík.
    • Dvorak: Symphony no.8 etc: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orch/Kubelik.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How sweet the moonlight (The Merchant of Venice)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • György Ligeti


    Orchestra: Schönberg Ensemble. Conductor: Reinbert de Leeuw.
    • TELDEC.
  • Terry Riley

    A Rainbow in Curved Air

    Performer: Terry Riley.
    • Columbia.
  • Claude Debussy

    The Engulfed Cathedral

    Performer: Isao Tomita.
    • RCA.
  • Dick Mills

    Bugblatter beast of Traal - roars

    Performer: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
    • BBC.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Music Arranger: Sergey Rachmaninov. Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • BIS.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String quartet in F major (Assez vif, très rythmé)

    Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 902304DI.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Trad.

    The Shepherd's Song

    Ensemble: Brighouse and Rastrick Band. Conductor: David Hirst.
  • Friday Poem

    • ''Happiness'', Written by Raymond Carver, Read by Garrick Hagon

      Poetry Please

  • William Bolcom

    Raggin' Rudi

    Performer: Spencer Myer.
    • William Bolcom: Piano Rags.
    • Steinway and Sons.
    • 301.
  • George Gershwin

    Prelude No 1

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • George Frideric Handel

    "Heart, the seat of soft delight", from Acis and Galatea

    Singer: Danielle de Niese. Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
    • Danielle de Niese - Beauty of the Baroque.
    • Decca.
    • 6.
  • William Byrd

    The Bells

    Performer: Richard Egarr.
    • LINN.
    • 14.
  • Giles Farnaby

    Giles Farnaby: His Rest

    Performer: Arie Abbenes.
    • GLOBE.
    • 6.
  • Roderick Williams

    Ave Verum Corpus Re-Imagined

    Ensemble: Ora. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HNW906102.
  • Henry Purcell

    Chacony in G minor

    Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Stefano Montanari.
    • Henry Purcell, O Solitude: Andreas Scholl/Accademia Bizantina.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Vittorio Monti


    Music Arranger: Evelyn Glennie. Orchestrator: Christopher Palmer. Performer: Evelyn Glennie. Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • RCA.
  • Irving Berlin

    Top Hat (Top Hat White Tie and Tails)

    Performer: Fred Astaire.
    • Sanctuary Records Group.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet for Piano & Winds in E-Flat Major, K. 452 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Les Vents Français - Winds & Piano.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 113.
  • Frank Bridge

    Cherry ripe

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
  • John Williams

    Star Wars: The Throne Room and End Titles

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
    • Star Wars: A New Hope: Original Soundtrack.
    • RCA.
    • 11.


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