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Thursday - Petroc's classical commute

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Trio sonata in A major Op.3`12

    Ensemble: The Purcell Quartet.
    • HYPERION.
  • Erik Satie

    Gymnopédie No 1 in D major

    Orchestrator: Claude Debussy. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • Dukas/Debussy/Satie/Saint-Saens/Ravel: Orchestre National de France/Pretre.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missa L'ami Baudichon: Gloria

    Ensemble: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • Josquin Masses.
    • GIMELL.
    • 22-24.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010: I Prelude; II Allemande

    Performer: Slava Grigoryan.
    • Bach: Cello Suites Vol. 2.
    • ABC.
    • 1-2.
  • Léo Delibes

    Pizzicato (Sylvia)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari.
    • Delibes: Sylvia & Coppelia: LSO/Fistoulari/Minneapolis SO/Dorati.
    • Mercury.
    • 5.
  • Hoagy Carmichael

    Skylark

    Performer: Don Fagerquist. Performer: Ray Linn. Performer: Harry Klee. Performer: Art Pepper. Performer: Mort Friedman. Performer: Marty Berman. Performer: Jimmy Rowles. Performer: Al Hendrickson. Performer: Nick Fatool. Singer: Hoagy Carmichael. Singer: Ralph Pena.
    • Pacific Jazz.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto No 4 in D major, K 218 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Mozart: Violin Concertos: Viktoria Mullova.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    A Draught of Fishes

    Ensemble: Schubert Ensemble.
    • Bright Future.
    • NMC.
    • 19.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Romance of the Prairie Lilies for orchestra, Op.39

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, orchestral works.
    • MARCO POLO.
    • 14.
  • Traditional Quebec

    La Grondeuse Opossum

    Music Arranger: Genticorum. Ensemble: Genticorum.
    • La Bibournoise.
    • Rues Et Archets.
    • 1.
  • Georges Bizet

    L'Arlésienne (Farandole)

    Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Bizet: L'Arlesienne and Carmen Suites.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Hymn to St Cecilia

    Singer: Rebecca Lea. Singer: Jessica Gillingwater. Singer: Stephen Jeffes. Singer: Stephen Charlesworth. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Matthew Halls.
    • BBC recording.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Chopin: Late Masterpieces, Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ode for St Cecilia's Day HWV 76: The trumpet's loud clangour!

    Singer: Ian Bostridge. Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Director: John Butt.
    • Ode For St. Cecilia's Day.
    • LINN.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Brahms: Symphony 4; Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 10.
  • Hubert Parry

    There is an old belief (Songs of Farewell)

    Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Director: Richard Marlow.
    • Conifer.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La Boutique fantasque (mvmts 1-4)

    Composer: Gioachino Rossini. Music Arranger: Dan Godfrey. Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Frederick Fennell.
    • MERCURY.
  • Jerome Moross

    The Big Country (opening titles)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Tony Bremner.
    • The Big Country.
    • Silva Screen.
    • 1.
  • Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély

    Boléro de concert, Op 166

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Hyperion.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G minor

    Music Arranger: Remo Giazotto. Performer: Edward Brewer. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Albinoni/Pachelbel: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Sarao (Concierto serenata)

    Performer: Nancy Allen. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Enrique Bátiz.
    • Rodrigo: Concertos: Moreno, Ara, Cohen, Batiz.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hail, bright Cecilia Z.328 (Hail, bright Cecilia)

    Singer: Kevin Smith. Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump. Singer: Paul Elliott. Singer: Simon Grant. Choir: Taverner Choir. Ensemble: Taverner Players. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • VIRGIN VERITAS.
    • 13-14.

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