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Petroc Trelawny - International Women's Day

Petroc Trelawny is joined in the studio by conductor Stephanie Childress in a special edition of Breakfast for International Women's Day. Email

Petroc Trelawny presents a special edition of Breakfast for International Women's Day.
Stephanie Childress joins Petroc in the studio as one of the seven conductors on air throughout the day as part of Women In Front. Stephanie will share music by female composers close to her heart and she will play a track she has selected from the BBC Archive. International Women’s Day is marked with music by women for 24 hours.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 8 Mar 2019 06:30

Music Played

  • Caterina Assandra

    Haec dies (Motetti a due e tre voci, Op 2)

    Performer: Claudia Nauhem. Performer: Mechthild Winter.
    • Ramee.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    String Quartet No 3 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Silesian String Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Natasa Paulberg

    A Star

    Ensemble: UCD Choral Scholars. Director: Desmond Earley.
    • Perpetual Twilight.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 6.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Sextet in C Minor, Op.40 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Éric Le Sage. Ensemble: Les Vents Français.
    • Les Vents Français - Winds & Piano.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 105.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    Columba aspexit

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Performer: Doreen Muskett. Choir: Gothic Voices. Director: Christopher Page.
  • Judith Weir

    Arise, Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers

    Ensemble: The Schubert Ensemble.
    • NMC.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    How sweet the moonlight (The Merchant of Venice)

    Singer: Andreas Scholl. Performer: Siobhán Armstrong. Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Ensemble: Baroque String Quartet.
    • Decca.
  • Leonora Duarte

    Sinfonia de Decimi toni

    Ensemble: Transports Publics.
    • The Duarte Circle.
    • Musica Ficta.
    • 1.
  • Rebecca Clarke


    Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Sophia Rahman.
    • Naxos.
  • Mystery Minute

    • Daphne Oram


      • Oramics.
      • Paradigm Discs.
  • Judith Bingham

    The darkness is no darkness

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • DECCA.
  • Ruth Gipps

    Horn Concerto, Op.58 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: David Pyatt. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • British Horn Concertos: Jacob/Arnold/Bowen/Gipps/Vinter.
    • Lyrita.
    • 11.
  • Vítězslava Kaprálová

    Suita Rustica (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Brno Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Pinkas.
    • Kaprálová: Composer´s Portrait.
    • Supraphon.
    • 7.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Zen Love Song (Wild Ways)

    Ensemble: VOCES8. Performer: Loli Day. Conductor: Barnaby Smith.
    • PANUFNIK, R.: Love Abide.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 401.
  • Delia Derbyshire


    Ensemble: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
    • BBC.
  • Delia Derbyshire

    Towards Tomorrow

    Performer: Delia Derbyshire.
    • BBC Radiophonic Music.
    • 24.
  • Delia Derbyshire

    Pot au feu

    Performer: Delia Derbyshire.
    • BBC.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Because I could not stop for Death" by Emily Dickinson, read by Eleanor Tremain

  • Lili Boulanger


    Performer: Alina Ibragimova. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Vierne; Franck: Violin Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Poldowski

    L'heure exquise

    Singer: Philippe Jaroussky. Performer: Jérôme Ducros.
    • Green - Mélodies françaises.
    • Erato/Warner Classics.
    • 128.
  • Jessica Curry

    So Let Us Melt (Great Friends)

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Choir: Choir.
    • Black Screen Records.
  • Clara Schumann

    Three Romances, Op.22

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: John Lenehan.
    • C. Schumann; Smyth; Beach.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5-7.
  • Elizabeth Maconchy

    Concertino no 2 for clarinet

    Performer: Janet Hilton. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer.
    • BBC Archive Recording from 17/12/1985.
  • Fanny Mendelssohn

    String Quartet in E flat major (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartets Op. 13 in A minor, Op. 80 in F minor:.
    • Virgin.
    • 8.
  • Peggy Lee

    What a Dog; He's a tramp (Lady and The Tramp)

    Composer: Sonny Burke. Performer: Peggy Lee. Ensemble: Peggy Lee And The Mello Men.
    • Lady And The Tramp.
    • Walt Disney.
    • 19.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Cello Concerto (Longing)

    Performer: Kristina Blaumane. Orchestra: Lietuvos kamerinis orkestras. Conductor: Maxim Rysanov.
    • String Paths.
    • 003.
  • Pinar Toprak

    Waking Up (Captain Marvel)

    Performer: Studio Orchestra & Chorus.
    • Walt Disney Music.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Chi brama in amore (Amante loquace)

    Singer: Emőke Baráth. Ensemble: Il Pomo d’Oro. Conductor: Francesco Corti.
    • Erato.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    Swingin' for Joy

    Performer: Mary Lou Williams. Performer: Booker Collins. Performer: Ben Thigpen.


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