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Monday - Into the Forest with Petroc Trelawny

Join Petroc Trelawny live from Tollymore Forest, Northern Ireland, and immerse yourself with local musicians and guests in the cultural heritage of this atmospheric woodland.

Join Petroc Trelawny live from Tollymore Forest, County Down in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains, with local musicians and guests exploring the cultural heritage of Northern Ireland's first state forest park, including Sounds of the Forest, a slow radio moment. Stone grottos and follies lie on either side of the Shirma river which flows through the forest and oak wood from Tollymore was the preferred material for the interiors of the White Star liners including the 'Titanic', which was built in nearby Belfast. Part journey of discovery, part refuge from the tumult of daily life, immerse yourself in the forest with Radio 3 Breakfast.

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In midsummer week, Radio 3 enters one of the most potent sources of the human imagination. 'Into the Forest' explores the enchantment, escape and magical danger of the forest in summer, with slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the forest, allowing time out from today's often frenetic world.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Eintritt; Einsame Blumen; Herberge (Waldszenen, Op 82)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Schumann - Kinderszenen & Waldszenen; Janacek - On the overgrown path I..
    • HYPERION.
  • Josef Strauss

    Music of the Spheres, Op 235

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • SONY.
  • Joan Trimble

    Green Rain

    Singer: Carolyn Dobbin. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • DELPHIAN.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep may safely graze (Cantata No 208, 'Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd')

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • 100 Best Relaxing Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no.4 in A major, Op.90 'Italian' (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4; 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
    • Virgin Veritas.
    • 1.
  • Tan Dun

    The Herdboy’s Song (Eight Memories in Watercolour, Op.1)

    Performer: Lang Lang.
    • Lang Lang - Live at Carnegie Hall.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 12.
  • Claude Debussy

    The Little Shepherd (Children's Corner)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.3: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.
  • Arnold Bax

    Four Orchestral Sketches (Dance in the Sun)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Bax: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Horst Jankowski

    A Walk in the Black Forest

    • TELSTAR.
    • 18.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in F major, HWV 295, 'The Cuckoo and the Nightingale'

    Performer: Istvan Ella. Orchestra: Corelli Chamber Orchestra.
    • Organ Concertos.
    • Capriccio.
    • 20-23.
  • Henriette Renié

    Au bord du Ruisseau (On the banks of a stream)

    Performer: Tanya Houghton.
    • Live performance.
  • Gavin Bryars

    Titanic Hymn: Autumn (The Sinking of the Titanic) 

    Ensemble: Gavin Bryars Ensemble.
    • POINT MUSIC.
  • Howard Ferguson

    Calen-O (5 Irish Folksongs)

    Singer: Carolyn Dobbin. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • DELPHIAN.
  • Franz Liszt

    Au bord d'une source (Années de pèlerinage I)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia Plays Franck & Liszt.
    • Sony.
    • 8.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Symphony No.5 in D major, Op.56 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Charles Wood

    O thou sweetest source

    Choir: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Performer: Gavin Roberts. Director: Geoffrey Webber.
    • The Anthems of Charles Wood: The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.
    • Priory.
    • 1.
  • Joan Trimble

    Buttermilk Point

    Performer: Bruce Posner. Performer: Donald Garvelmann.
    • KOCH.
    • 13.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique No 4 in D minor, Op 102 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Trad. Irish

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Performer: Sinead O'Kelly. Performer: Tanya Houghton.
    • Live performance.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Othello - Suite, Op.79

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, orchestral works.
    • MARCO POLO.
    • 15.
  • Howard Ferguson

    No.4 The Swan (5 Irish Folksongs)

    Singer: Carolyn Dobbin. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • DELPHIAN.

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