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Friday - Petroc's classical alternative

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and the Friday poem.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jacques Offenbach

    Barcarolle (The Tales of Hoffmann)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • DECCA.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio Sonata in B flat major, HWV 380

    Ensemble: Convivium.
    • Handel, Trio Sonatas for Oboe and Violin: Convivium.
    • Hyperion.
    • 20.
  • Tarik O’Regan

    3 Motets from Sequence for St Wulfstan: No. 3 Tu claustra stirpe regia

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Timothy Brown.
    • Tarik O'Regan - Voices.
    • Collegium Records.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV 881 (Book 2, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 23.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    5 Bach Preludes with cello obligato: Prelude No.1 in C major

    Performer: Jelena Ocic. Performer: Federico Lovato. Music Arranger: Ignaz Moscheles.
    • ARCHIV.
  • Archibald Joyce

    Songe d'Automne [ Autumn Dream ]

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Penny.
    • Joyce: Orchestral Works.
    • 3.
  • Trad.

    The Watchet Sailor (Roud 917)

    Performer: Archie Churchill-Moss. Performer: Tom Moore. Singer: David Milton.
    • Songs From The Bell Man.
    • STORY.
    • 1.
  • Percy Grainger

    Shallow Brown

    Singer: John Shirley‐Quirk. Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • London.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Cenerentola (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Rossini: Overtures: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Miriam Hyde

    The Fountain

    Performer: Tamara Anna Cislowska.
  • Richard Strauss

    Le Tic-Toc-Choc - La Lutine (Divertimento after Couperin, Op 86)

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppélia (Prelude; Mazurka; Waltz)

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Delibes: The 3 Ballets: Richard Bonynge.
    • Decca.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in G flat major, D 899 No 3

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Schubert: Impromptus, Op. 90 & 142; Murray Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Under Milk Wood" (opening) by Dylan Thomas, read by Richard Burton

  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux de vagues (La mer)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
    • Giulini in America: Los Angeles Philharmonic/Giulini.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major, Op 50 No 6, 'The Frog' (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: The Lindsays.
    • Haydn String Quartets Op.50 Nos.4-6.
    • ASV Gold.
    • 12.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Recordare (Requiem, K.626)

    Singer: Sheila Armstrong. Singer: Janet Baker. Singer: Nicolai Gedda. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau. Choir: The John Alldis Choir. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Mozart/Verdi: Requiem.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • George Butterworth

    6 Songs from "A Shropshire Lad":The Lads in their Hundreds; Is My Team Ploughing

    Performer: Sir Antonio Pappano. Singer: Ian Bostridge.
    • Requiem: The Pity Of War.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 5-6.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in B major, Op 72 No 1

    Conductor: Antal Doráti. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Dvorak: Slavonic Dances etc.: RPO/Detroit SO/Dorati.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 4 in G major, Op 58: Rondo (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Emil Grigoryevich Gilels. Conductor: Leopold Ludwig. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    The Blue Bird, Op.119, no.3

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Director: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Bluebird - Music of Contemplation: Choir of New College Oxford/Edward Higginbott.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Catalonia for orchestra

    Conductor: Enrique Bátiz. Orchestra: Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México.
    • ASV.
  • Johann David Heinichen

    Dresden Concerto in F major, S 231

    Orchestra: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • ARCHIV.


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