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Friday - Petroc's classical alarm call

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring our musical Advent Calendar and listener requests.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in A flat major, D 899 No 4

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Le Voyage Magnifique - Schubert: Impromptus: MAria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Hipocondrie a 7 in A major

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Cello Sonata No 2 in D major, Op 58 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • HYPERION.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV62 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland'

    Ensemble: Collegium Vocale Gent. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • Bach: Advent Cantatas.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 15.
  • Jan Antonín Koželuh

    Oboe Concerto in F major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: Kammerakademie Potsdam.
    • Lost and Found.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 12.
  • John Merrick

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition Winner The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Will Todd

    The Birthday Quartet: In God My Hope

    Performer: Julian Rowlands. Ensemble: Santiago Quartet.
    • Language Of The Heart.
    • Arrastre.
    • 10.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Fantasia in C major, H XVII 4

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin.
    • Yevgeny Sudbin plays Haydn.
    • BIS.
    • 10.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    March of the Women

    Singer: Eiddwen Harrhy. Ensemble: Chorus and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series. Conductor: Philip Brunelle.
    • VIRGIN.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La valse

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire: Salzburg.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Lili Boulanger

    D'un matin de printemps

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Boulanger: Faust Et Helene Etc. - Soloists/CBSC/BBC Phil./Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Friday Poem

    • When icicles hang by the wall (from 'Love's Labour's Lost') by William Shakespeare, read by Robert Donat

  • John Rutter

    Icicles (When icicles hang)

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • Fancies. Music by John Rutter.
    • COLLEGIUM.
    • 18.
  • Andrea Falconiero

    Folias hecha para mi Senora Dona Tarelilla de Carallenos

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Altre Follie 1500-1750: Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 7.
  • David Hughes

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition No. 2 The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no. 1 in C Op.15: iii) Rondo: Allegro

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings.
  • Maurice Delage

    Lahore (4 Hindu Poems)

    Singer: Sabine Devieilhe. Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • ERATO.
    • 5.
  • Sabine Devieilhe

    Benares (4 Hindou Poems)

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • ERATO.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no.4 in D major, BWV.828 (Gigue)

    Performer: Richard Egarr.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 19.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade

    Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • DG.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Der Freischütz Selection for Wind (Wie? Was? Entsetzen!)

    Performer: Gernot Schmalfuss. Performer: Christian Hartmann. Performer: Dieter Klöcker. Performer: Waldemar Wandel. Performer: Klaus Wallendorf. Performer: Wolf-Jurgen Eisermann. Performer: Karl-Otto Hartmann. Performer: Eberhard Buschmann. Music Arranger: Wenzel Sedlak. Ensemble: Consortium Classicum.
    • Weber: Der Freischutz (Harmoniemusik), Consortium Classicum.
    • MD&G.
    • 12.
  • Maria Szymanowska

    La Murmure - Nocturne in A flat major

    Performer: Bart van Oort.
    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS.
  • Michael Praetorius

    In dulci jubilo (Christmas Mass)

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • ARCHIV.

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