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Wednesday - Petroc's classical picks

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Russell Bennett

    Wallflower Waltz (Suite of old American dances)

    Orchestra: Lone Star Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Migliaro Corporon.
    • NAXOS.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade no. 3 in A flat major Op.47 for piano

    Performer: Cécile Ousset.
    • Best Chopin 50.
    • EMI.
    • 16.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Ave Maris Stella

    Singer: Alexandra Stevenson. Choir: Portsmouth Grammar School Chamber Choir. Orchestra: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu.
    • A song more silent - new works for remembrance.
    • Avie.
    • 001.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 851

    Music Arranger: Alexander Raskatov. Performer: Gidon Kremer. Ensemble: Kremerata Baltica.
    • The Art of Instrumentation: Homage to Glenn Gould.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 3.
  • Jules Massenet

    Meditation (Thaïs)

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Renaud Capucon - Le violon ROI.
    • ERATO.
    • 1.
  • Jean-Baptiste Barrière

    Sonata for two cellos in G major (1st mvt)

    Performer: Guy Johnston. Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
    • KINGS COLLEGE.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Polonaise (Pan Voyevoda Suite)

    Orchestra: Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kees Bakels.
    • BIS.
  • Josef Rheinberger

    Suite for violin, cello and organ, Op 149 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Barritt. Performer: Richard Lester. Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Suites for organ, violin & cello Op 149 and six pieces for violin & organ Op150.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Csardas (Ritter Pasman)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • 1989 New Year's Concert.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 005.
  • George Antheil

    Valentine Waltz No 1

    Performer: Marthanne Verbit.
    • ALBANY TROY.
  • Erik Satie

    Parade (Finale)

    Orchestra: Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux. Conductor: Yutaka Sado.
    • L'Orchestre de Satie.
    • Erato.
    • 008.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op.4`2

    Performer: Bob van Asperen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Virgin.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D major, K 136 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Rutland Boughton

    Three Folk Dances for orchestra

    Orchestra: The New London Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • R. Boughton: Aylesbury Games etc: Beynon/New London Orchestra/Corp.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Muzio Clementi

    Piano Sonata in B minor, Op 40 No 2 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Beatrice Rana.
  • John Tavener

    God Is With Us

    Singer: Andrew Rupp. Choir: The Choir of Temple Church. Choir: Holst Singers. Performer: Ian le Grice. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • The John Tavener Collection.
    • DECCA.
    • 11.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville (Overture)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Rossini: opera arie e sinfonie.
    • Naive.
    • 3.
  • Anonymous

    National Anthem of the Principality of Liechtenstein, 'Oben am jungen Rhein'

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Peter Breiner.
    • The Complete National Anthems of the World, Vol. 6.
    • Naxos.
    • 9.
  • Josef Strauss

    Liechtenstein March, Op 36

    Orchestra: Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Pollack.
    • Josef Strauss Edition, Vol. 20.
    • Naxos.
    • 001.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le corsaire

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • RCA.
  • Tanya Ekanayaka

    A - Zuni Sea (12 Piano Prisms, No 8)

    Performer: Tanya Ekanayaka.
    • GRAND PIANO.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wie die Wolke nach der Sonne, Op 6 No 5

    Singer: Christine Schäfer. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • The Songs of Johannes Brahms 2.
    • Hyperion.
    • 002.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Harmonica Concerto (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Robert Bonfiglio. Orchestra: New York Chamber Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Villa Lobos Harmonica Concerto.
    • RCA.
    • 003.

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