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Thursday - Petroc's classical rise and shine

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No 1, L 66, Arr for harp

    Music Arranger: Henriette Renié. Performer: Elinor Bennett.
    • NIMBUS.
    • 3.
  • George Butterworth

    English Idyll no. 1

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Made in Britain: Royal Liverpool PO, John Wilson.
    • AVIE.
  • William Byrd

    Peccavi super numerum

    Choir: The Cardinall’s Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto no.5 in F minor, BWV.1056

    Performer: Angela Hewitt. Orchestra: Australian Chamber Orchestra. Director: Richard Tognetti.
    • J.S. Bach: The Keyboard Concertos 2: Hewitt/Australian Chamber Orchestra.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10-12.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in G major, K 525, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik etc: Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    O Come, Let Us Sing Unto the Lord

    Choir: Sansara. Conductor: Meghan Quinlan.
  • Charles Wood

    Hail, gladdening light for double chorus and organ ad lib.

    Performer: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. Director: Geoffrey Webber.
    • The Anthems of Charles Wood.
    • Priory.
    • 010.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fantasiestücke, Op.73

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Gautier Capuçon.
    • Schumann Gautier Capucon.
    • Erato.
    • 6-8.
  • Trad.

    Begone Dull Care / Maiden Lane

    Ensemble: The Emily Askew Band.
    • Alchemy.
    • Askew Music.
    • 012.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Flute Concerto in F major, RV 433, 'La tempesta di mare'

    Performer: Patrick Gallois. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • 6 Flute Concertos, Op. 10 (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra feat. Patrick Gallois).
    • DG.
    • 1-3.
  • Anon.

    Salve Regina

    Choir: Monks and Choirboys of Downside Abbey. Performer: Peter Matthews. Director: Dom Dunstan O'Keeffe. Director: David Lawson.
    • Essential Gregorian Chant.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 14.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34

    Performer: Keith Puddy. Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Ensemble: Gabrieli String Quartet.
    • Prokofiev: Symphonies 1,5,6 & 7, Ashkenazy.
    • Decca.
  • Cyril Scott

    Lotus Land

    Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler. Performer: Ray Chen. Performer: Julien Quentin.
    • The Golden Age.
    • DECCA.
    • 10.
  • Arnold Bax

    Fagin's romp (Oliver Twist)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Overture)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Claude Debussy

    Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C. (Preludes, Book 2)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Debussy: Complete works for piano vol.1: Bavouzet.
    • Chandos.
    • 21.
  • Alan Rawsthorne

    Main titles and Nocturne (The Cruel Sea)

    Music Arranger: Philip Lane. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • The Film Music of Alan Rawsthorne.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9.
  • Giovanni Battista Mariani

    Passacalha da Triste Vida

    Singer: Mercedes Hernández. Singer: Alice Borciani. Ensemble: A Corte Musical.
    • Panclassic.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Galop (Geneviève de Brabant)

    Orchestra: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Erich Kunzel.
    • TELARC.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet in F major, M 35 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ysaÿe.
    • Debussy* / Quatuor Ysaÿe ‎– String Quartets.
    • London Classics.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Air with variations, 'The Harmonious Blacksmith' (Suite No 5 in E major)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Handel/Scarlatti: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 4.
  • Lionel Bart

    Who Will Buy? (Oliver!)

    Singer: Keith Hamshere. Choir: Original London Cast. Orchestra: Oliver! Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 8 in F major, Op 93 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Beethoven: 9 Symphonies: Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.


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