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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

  • Frank Bridge

    The Hour Glass (The Dew Fairy)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Bridge: Piano Sonata etc: Kathryn Stott.
    • Conifer.
  • Luigi Dallapiccola

    Tartiniana Seconda

    Performer: Marco Rizzi. Ensemble: Dallapiccola Ensemble. Conductor: Luigi Suvini.
    • NUOVA ERA.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in B flat major, K 361, 'Gran Partita' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mozart: Wind Concertos; Serenade K 361: Barenboim.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in G minor, BWV 578

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • The Complete Orang Music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Franz Berwald

    Estrella de Soria (Overture)

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Islamey - Oriental Fantasy

    Performer: Georges Cziffra.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto after Sonata da Chiesa in D minor

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Ensemble: Scottish Ensemble.
    • Italian Concertos; Alison Balsom, Scottish Ensemble.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 20.
  • Granville Bantock

    The Frogs

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    String Quartet in G major, Op 44 No 4, 'La tirana spagnola'

    Ensemble: Quartetto Italiano.
    • ICA Classics.
  • Eric Whitacre


    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (Zaide)

    Singer: Kiri Te Kanawa. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Philips.
  • Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann


    Ensemble: Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • South American Getaway.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 5.
  • William Walton

    Capriccio burlesco

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Waton: Spitfire Prelude & Fugue Etc.: SIr Charles Groves.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen

    Sagittarius (Zodiac)

    Performer: Schlagwerk Nordwest Percussion Ensemble.
  • John McCabe

    The Lily-White Rose (Songs of the garden)

    Singer: Emma Tring. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • John McCabe: Visions.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Decca.
  • Naresh Sohal

    Hexad (5th mvt)

    • MERU.
    • 5.
  • Elisabetta Brusa

    Wedding Song

    Orchestra: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine. Conductor: Fabio Mastrangelo.
    • Brusa: Orchestral Works Vol.2.
    • Naxos.
    • 003.
  • Michael Tippett

    Concerto for Double String Orchestra (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Decca.


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