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Thursday - Petroc's classical alarm call

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Albert Lortzing

    Bedenke wohl LoWV 71 [Remember well the oath of allegiance]

    Ensemble: Neue Detmolder Liedertafel. Conductor: Ludger Mias.
    • Songs For Male Voices.
    • MDG.
    • 9.
  • Louis Spohr

    Sonata for violin and harp in G, Op.115 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Cecilia Bernardini. Performer: Masumi Nagasawa.
    • Spohr: Sonatas For Harp & Violin.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op.48 no.2

    Performer: Hubert Rutkowski.
    • Chopin On Pleyel.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Andante (2nd movt) from Sonata no. 4 in e minor BWV 528

    Performer: Benjamin Alard.
    • Bach: Sonate a 2 Clav etc..
    • ALPHA.
    • 11.
  • Léo Delibes

    Galop (Coppélia)

    Conductor: Mark Ermler. Orchestra: Royal Opera Orchestra.
    • ROH.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Petite messe solennelle (Cum sancto Spiritu)

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Performer: David Briggs. Ensemble: Katia & Marielle Labèque. Director: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Petite Messe Solennelle.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir de Florence, Op 70 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Yuri Yurov. Performer: Mikhail Milman. Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
    • Tchaikovsky: String Quartets Nos. 1-3, Souvenir De Florence.
    • Teldec.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata No 16 in C major, K 545

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Hyperion.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    March of the Little Lead Soldiers

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • Pierné – Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Carl Czerny

    Concerto for Piano, Four Hands, Op.153 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Aglika Genova. Performer: Liuben Dimitrov. Orchestra: Genesis Orchestra. Conductor: Yordan Kamdzhalov.
    • Concertos For Piano Duo.
    • CPO.
    • 1--3.
  • Claude Debussy

    Beau Soir

    Performer: Anastasia Kobekina. Performer: Jean-Selim Abdelmoula.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • George Frideric Handel

    To thee, thou glorious son (Theodora)

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Singer: Robin Blaze. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director: Nicholas Kraemer.
    • BIS.
  • John White

    Doggerel Machine (extract)

    Ensemble: Wallace Collection.
    • The Golden Section.
    • LINN.
    • 8-10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio in F major, K 410

    Ensemble: Holliger Wind Ensemble.
    • Mozart: Serenades: Academy of St Martin in the fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 9.
  • Maddalena Laura Sirmen

    String Quartet No 4 in B flat major

    Ensemble: Allegri String Quartet.
    • Cala.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony in D minor, no.0 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Philharmoniker Hamburg. Conductor: Simone Young.
    • Bruckner Symphony No. 0, D Minor.
    • Oehms.
    • 003.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Danse des sylphs from La Damnation de Faust de Hector Berlioz S474a

    Transcriber: Franz Liszt. Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • New Discoveries Vol. 4.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9.
  • Henry Thacker Burleigh

    O Southland

    Choir: VocalEssence. Conductor: Philip Brunelle.
    • Got the Saint Louis Blues.
    • Clarion.
    • 002.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Toccata (Organ Symphony No 5 in F minor)

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • Widor: Organ Syphonies 5 & 6: Olivier Latry.
    • BNL.
    • 10.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Ciaccona (P.42)

    Ensemble: Les Surprises. Director: Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas.
    • Mysterien Kantaten.
    • Ambronay.
    • 1.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Klag Lied (BuxWV 76-2)

    Singer: Mailys De Villoutreys. Ensemble: Les Surprises. Director: Louis-Noël Bestion de Camboulas.
    • Mysterien Kantaten.
    • Ambronay.
    • 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Liza (Virtuoso Studies after Gershwin)

    Transcriber: Earl Wild. Performer: Earl Wild.
    • Chesky.


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