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Tuesday - Petroc’s classical commute

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Augusta Holmès

    Night and Love (Ludus pro Patria)

    Orchestra: Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland‐Pfalz. Conductor: Patrick Davin.
    • Augusta Holmes - Orchestral Works.
    • 004.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Hark! I hear a cuckoo; Brightly shine thou moon (Moravian Duets, Op 38)

    Performer: Ludmila Cermakova. Choir: Bambini di Praga. Conductor: Bohumil Kulínský.
    • Dvorak: Moravian Duets.
    • Multisonic.
    • 1-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Humoresque (Op.101`7) in G flat major

    Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Jérôme Ducros.
    • Capriccio – violin pieces.
    • Virgin.
    • 5.
  • João de Sousa Carvalho

    Toccata in G minor

    Performer: Susanne Skyrm.
    • Music & Arts.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bereite dich Zion (Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248)

    Singer: Angelika Kirchschlager. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • Bach Arias: Angelika Kirchschlager.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Jota (La vida breve)

    Conductor: Luis Antonio García Navarro. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra.
    • Falla: La Vida Breve: Garcia Navarro.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Traditional Russian

    Coachman, Don't hurry the horses

    Music Arranger: Boris Borisov. Singer: Zurab Sotkilava. Orchestra: Russian Orchestra of the Ostankino TV Company. Conductor: Nikolai Nekrasov.
    • Russian Tenor arias by Mussorgsky etc...
    • Sony Classical.
    • 12.
  • Salamone Rossi

    Gagliarda prima detta la Turca; Gagliarda seconda detta l'Incognita; Gagliarda terza detta la Silvia

    Ensemble: Il Ruggiero. Director: Emanuela Marcante.
    • Tactus.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in F minor, D 935 No 4

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
    • Schubert: Impromptus Op.90 and Op.142.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 8.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Pastorale Op.147 for oboe, clarinet and bassoon

    Ensemble: The Chicago Chamber Musicians.
    • 20th Century French Wind Trios.
    • Cedille Records.
    • 26.
  • Edward MacDowell

    'To a Wild Rose', from 10 Woodland Sketches Op. 51

    Performer: Giovanni De Chiaro. Music Arranger: Giovanni De Chiaro.
    • Orchestral Masterpieces: Transcriptions for Guitar by Giovanni De Chiaro.
    • Centaur.
    • 9.
  • Andrew Woodward

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition No. 6 The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Performer: Richard Pearce. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata no. 1 in E minor Op.38 for cello and piano (3rd movement)

    Performer: Leonard Elschenbroich. Performer: Alexei Grynyuk.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Traditional Lebanese

    Ya Mariyam El Bekr (يا مريم البكر) [O Virgin Mary]

    Music Arranger: Rahbani Brothers. Performer: Fairuz. Performer: Unknown choir and organist.
    • Voix De L'Orient.
  • Ernesto Halffter

    Sonatina: I. Danza de la pastora; II. Danza de la gitana

    Performer: Adam Kent.
    • Ernesto Hallfter: Complete Music for Piano Solo.
    • Bridge.
    • 1-2.
  • Alexei Lvov

    God Save the Tsar

    Choir: Male Orthodox Choir.
    • Russian Compace Disc.
  • Robert Planquette

    Sambre-et-Meuse - march for orchestra

    Ensemble: The Admiralty Band of Leningrad Naval Base. Conductor: Valentin Lyashchenko.
    • Marches of the Russian Empire.
    • Northern Flowers.
    • 11.
  • Alban Berg

    Es ist ein Reis entsprungen

    Choir: NDR Choir. Conductor: Philipp Ahmann.
    • Weihnachtliche Chormusik.
    • Es-Dur.
    • 15.
  • Luís de Freitas Branco

    Suite alentejana No.1(III. Finale: Allegro)

    Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Álvaro Cassuto.
    • Naxos.
  • Adolphe Adam

    O holy night (Minuit, chretiens)

    Music Arranger: John Rutter. Choir: Choir of Merton College, Oxford. Orchestra: Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas.
    • O Holy Night – A Merton Christmas.
    • Delphian.
    • 11.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Petite suite de concert Op.77: 1. La caprice de Nannette

    Orchestra: Chicago Sinfonietta. Conductor: Paul Freeman.
    • African Heritage Symphonic Series, Volume 1.
    • CEDILLE.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major HWV.349

    Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • John Merrick

    2018 Breakfast Carol Competition No. 4 The Bee Carol

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Bob Chilcott.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Trio no. 1 in F major Op.18 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Trio Latitude 41.
    • Saint-Saëns: Piano Trios.
    • Eloquentia.
    • 6.


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