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Wednesday - Petroc's classical picks

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Field

    Piano Quintet in A flat major, H.34

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke. Performer: David Juritz. Performer: Jennifer Godson. Performer: Sarah-Jane Bradley. Performer: Julia Desbruslais.
    • CHANDOS.
  • James Bain

    Brother James's Air

    Music Arranger: Gordon Jacob. Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir. Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: John Scott.
    • St Paul's Cathedral Choristers.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
    • 10.
  • Takashi Yoshimatsu

    Dream Coloured Mobile II, Op.58a

    Performer: Joe Houghton. Performer: Kate Wilson. Ensemble: Manchester Camerata. Conductor: Sachio Fujioka.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude (Partita No.3 in E major, BWV1006)

    Performer: Hilary Hahn.
    • Bach: Sonatas & Partitas.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Symphony No 2 in D major

    Ensemble: The Hanover Band. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • SONY.
  • Francis Poulenc

    L'Embarquement pour Cythère

    Performer: Louis Lortie. Performer: Hélène Mercier.
    • Poulenc Piano Concertos.
    • Chandos.
    • 18.
  • Peter Sculthorpe

    Maranoa Lullaby

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Sculthorpe: String Quartets.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 11.
  • Michael Tippett

    Nobody Knows (from "A Child Of Our Time")

    Choir: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford. Conductor: Stephen Darlington.
    • Tippett: Orchestral Works.
    • Nimbus.
    • 16.
  • Michael Tippett

    By and by (Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time)

    Choir: Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford. Director: Stephen Darlington.
    • Tippett: Choral Works.
    • Nimbus.
    • 18.
  • Rita Strohl

    Titus et Bérénice (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Edgar Moreau. Performer: David Kadouch.
    • Franck, Poulenc & Strohl: Cello Sonatas.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Trumpet Concerto in D major

    Performer: Friedemann Immer. Orchestra: Musica Antiqua Köln. Director: Reinhard Goebel.
    • Concertos for Wind Instruments: Musica Antiqua Koln/Goebel.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 12.
  • Joseph Jongen

    Pensee d'Automne, Op.47 No.2

    Performer: John Scott Whiteley.
    • Jongen: Complete Organ Works.
    • Priory.
    • 13.
  • Michael Head

    Over the rim of the moon: no.2 Beloved

    Singer: Sharon Carty. Performer: Andreas Frese.
    • GENUIN.
  • Michael Head

    A Blackbird Singing (Over the rim of the moon)

    Singer: Sharon Carty. Performer: Andreas Frese.
    • GENUIN.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in G major, K 525, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (1st mvt)

    Conductor: Petter Sundkvist. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847 (Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1)

    Performer: Víkingur Ólafsson.
    • DG.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite (Waltz of the Flowers)

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.1 etc: Chicago Symphony Orchestra/ Abbado.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 12.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • Quartet Movements: Signum Quartett.
    • Capriccio.
    • 2.
  • Rudi Stephan

    Kythere; Pantherlied; Abendfrieden

    Performer: Sir Antonio Pappano. Singer: Ian Bostridge.
    • Requiem: The Pity Of War.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 7-9.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Symphony in C minor (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Grieg: Symphonie / Altnorwegische Romanze U.A..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4.
  • Grace Williams

    Calm Sea in Summer (Sea Sketches)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • Lyrita.
  • Traditional Vanuatu

    A traditional independence song

    Ensemble: Singera String Band.
    • Exotica.
    • Saydisc.
    • 19.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Running Set

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Naxos.
  • Martin Dalby

    Mater Salutaris

    Performer: Peter Latona. Choir: Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Choir. Director: Leo Nestor.
    • GOTHIC.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Dance of the Five Couples (Romeo and Juliet)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Berliner Philharmoniker, Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.


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