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Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane pour une infante défunte

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Chandos.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Canon

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Fraser.
    • Songs For Strings.
    • AVIE.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    There Is Sweet Music, Op.54 no.1

    Ensemble: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Music Of The Spheres: Part Songs Of The British Isles.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Jean-Baptiste Singelée

    Grand Quatour Concertant, Op.79

    Ensemble: Ferio Saxophone Quartet.
    • FLUX.
    • Chandos.
    • 001.
  • Jacques Arcadelt

    Margot, tend your vines

    Choir: The Scholars of London.
    • NAXOS.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Ensemble: Alban Berg Quartett.
    • EMI.
  • Georges Bizet

    Au fond du temple saint (The Pearl Fishers)

    Singer: John Aler. Singer: Gino Quilico. Orchestra: Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse. Conductor: Michel Plasson.
    • Bizet: Les Pecheurs du Perles.
    • Warner Classics.
  • William Herschel

    Symphony No 12 in D major (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Herschel: Symphonies - London Mozart Players/Bamert.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 4.
  • Patrick Moore

    King Neptune

    Ensemble: Ever Ready GB Band.
    • Patrick Moore Played By The Ever Ready GB Band.
    • PYE.
    • 1.
  • Margaret Bonds

    Troubled Water

    Performer: Althea Waites.
    • Black Diamonds.
    • Cambria.
    • 012.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance (El Amor Brujo)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • CBS.
  • Harold Arlen

    That Old Black Magic

    Lyricist: Johnny Mercier. Singer: Ella Fitzgerald. Performer: Paul Smith. Performer: Jim Hall. Performer: Gus Johnston. Performer: Wilfred Middlebrooks.
    • VERVE.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Abu Hassan (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Gustav Kuhn.
    • CAPRICCIO.
  • Helen Hopekirk

    Crònan, A Hushing Song (Iona Memories)

    Performer: Gary Steigerwalt.
    • Hopekirk: Piano Music.
    • Toccata Classics.
    • 2.
  • Helen Hopekirk

    Romance in A minor

    Performer: Gary Steigerwalt.
    • Hopekirk: Piano Music.
    • Toccata Classics.
    • 5.
  • Gustav Holst

    Uranus, the Magician (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Holst: The Planets: New Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 11.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fairy Queen (Masque of the Seasons - conclusion)

    Singer: Paul Agnew. Singer: Jeremy White. Choir: Taverner Choir. Ensemble: Taverner Consort. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • ERATO.
  • Alessandro Marcello

    Adagio of Keyboard Concerto, BWV.974 (transc. from Marcello's Oboe Concerto in D minor)

    Transcriber: Johann Sebastian Bach. Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
    • BBC recording.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    The Little Train of the Caipira (Bachiana Brasiliera No.2)

    Orchestra: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • TELARC.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Salley Gardens

    Music Arranger: Matthew Barley. Performer: Matthew Barley.
    • Around Britten: Matthew Barley.
    • Signum.
    • 15.
  • Josef Strauss

    Music of the Spheres, Op 235

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • SONY.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Mazurka in B minor

    Performer: Stephen Coombs.
    • The Early Scriabin.
    • Helios.
    • 14.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Pur ti miro, pur ti godo (L'Incoronazione di Poppea)

    Singer: Elin Manahan Thomas. Singer: Robin Blaze. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Eternal Light: Elin Manahan-Thomas.
    • Heliodor.
    • 16.

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