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Thursday - Petroc's classical alarm call

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jacques Ibert

    3 Pieces breves

    Performer: Les Vents Français.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Teresa del Riego

    O dry those tears

    Singer: Robert White. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Bird Songs at Eventide.
    • HELIOS.
    • 12.
  • Haydn Wood

    A brown bird singing

    Performer: Robert White. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Bird Songs at Eventide.
    • HELIOS.
    • 25.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sinfonia Concertante in B flat major, H I 105 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Marieke Blankestijn. Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Douglas Boyd. Performer: Matthew Wilkie. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Haydn: Cello Concertos: Isserlis/Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Norrington.
    • RCA.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nach dir, Herr verlanget mich, BWV 150: Meine augen sehen stets zu dem herrn

    Ensemble: Vox Luminis. Director: Lionel Meunier.
    • Bach: Actus Tragicus.
    • ALPHA.
    • 14-15.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No.3 in D Major, Op.18 No.3: Allegro

    Ensemble: Belcea Quartet.
    • Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets Vol. 2.
    • ZIG ZAG.
    • 3.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    La Campanella

    Performer: Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad. Performer: David Meier.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Thomas Weelkes

    As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending

    Choir: The King’s Singers.
    • The Triumphs of Oriana: The King's Singers.
    • Signum.
    • 18.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Piano Concerto no 2 in C minor (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Max Steiner

    The Charge of the Light Brigade: March

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Gerhardt.
    • Now Voyager : The Classic Film Scores of Max Steiner.
    • RCA.
    • 4.
  • Anon.

    Deo gracias Anglia

    Performer: Andrew Lawrence‐King. Performer: Michaël Grébil. Performer: Pamela Thorby. Ensemble: Alamire.
    • Deo Gracias Anglia!.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Variations on a German air

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • London.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 (Courante)

    Performer: Kim Kashkashian.
    • ECM.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 (Courante)

    Music Arranger: Peter Gregson. Performer: Ben Chappell. Performer: Peter Gregson. Performer: Tim Lowe. Performer: Katherine Jenkinson. Performer: Richard Harwood. Performer: Reinoud Ford.
    • DG.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 1 in D Major, D. 82 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: B'Rock. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 6.
    • 104.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite No 1 (Prelude)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Warner.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Etude Op.52 No.6; En forme de valse

    Performer: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Saint Saens: Concertos 2 & 5; Solo Piano Works.
    • ERATO.
    • 8.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Concerto a cinque, Op.9, No.2 for solo oboe and strings in D minor

    Performer: David Reichenberg. Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Pachelbel: Canon & Gigue etc..
    • ARCHIV.
    • 6-8.
  • Alan Charlton

    The Everlasting Voices

    Choir: Brussels Chamber Choir. Conductor: Helen Cassano.
    • Made In Belgium.
    • 5.
  • John Taverner

    In nomine (Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas)

    Ensemble: Fretwork.
  • Gabriel Fauré


    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Geraldine McGreevy.
    • Faure: The Complete Songs 2.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • The Mothers of Invention

    Igor's boogie, phase one

    • Burnt Weeny Sandwich.
    • Zappa Records.
    • 002.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Capriccio: iii Allegro capriccioso ma tempo giusto

    Performer: Steven Osborne. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
    • Hyperion.
  • The Mothers of Invention

    Igor's boogie, phase two

    • Burnt Weeny Sandwich.
    • Zappa Records.
    • 005.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Mea tormenta, properate!

    Singer: Jakub Józef Orlinski. Ensemble: Il Pomo d’Oro. Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev.
    • Anima Sacra.
    • ERATO.
    • 21.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D minor, K 9

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • DECCA.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo for Horn and Orchestra in E flat major, K371

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Director: Neville Marriner.
    • EMI.


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