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Friday - Petroc's classical commute

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and the Friday poem.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Henriette Renié

    Danse des Lutins

    Performer: Judy Loman.
    • Harp Showpieces.
    • Naxos.
    • 009.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto Grosso Op. 1 No. 9 in D major

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Gottfried von der Goltz.
    • Locatelli: Concerti Grossi, Op. 1.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 19-23.
  • Paul Dukas


    Performer: Richard Watkins. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • The Romantic Horn.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 701.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847

    Performer: Kenneth Gilbert.
    • DG Archiv.
  • Giovanni Picchi

    Canzon No 19 in eight parts

    Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Ángel Romero. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Essential Guitar.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Domenico Zipoli

    Ave maris stella

    Ensemble: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Moon, Sun and all things; Baroque Music from Latin America - 2.
    • 10.
  • Foday Musa Suso

    Tilliboyo [Sunset]

    Performer: Foday Musa Suso. Ensemble: Kronos Quartet.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • DECCA.
  • Alessandro Grandi

    O quam tu pulchra es

    Singer: Gerald English. Performer: Jennifer Ryan. Performer: David Lumsden.
    • Baroque Music for Voice and Continuo.
    • SAGA.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
    • Sony.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Summer Schemes (Earth and Air and Rain, Op 15)

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • The English Song Series 15 – Finzi.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Bird" by Myra Schneider, read by Lucy Black

  • Pierre-Octave Ferroud

    Jade (Oriental Pieces)

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud.
    • Solo.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 116.
  • Johanna Juhola


    Performer: Johanna Juhola. Performer: Timo Alakotila.
    • BBC recording.
  • Henry Purcell

    Evening Hymn

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Fretwork. Music Arranger: Silas Wolston.
    • If.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 013.
  • Michael Nyman

    The Diary Of Anne Frank: If

    Music Arranger: Richard Boothby. Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Fretwork.
    • If.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 9.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus (Overture)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Wien.
    • A Vienna Souvenir: Ensemble Wien.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 10.
  • Vernon Duke

    April in Paris

    Singer: Dinah Shore. Performer: André Previn.
    • Far Away Places: Capitol Sings Around The World.
    • EMI Records Limited.
    • 14.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville: "Largo al factotum"

    Singer: Hermann Prey. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Decca.
  • Erik Satie

    Veritables Preludes Flasques (pour un chien)

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud. Performer: Éric Le Sage.
    • Solo.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4-6.
  • Erik Satie

    Reflection on Severe Reprimand

    Music Arranger: Mathias Rüegg. Orchestra: Vienna Art Orchestra. Performer: Harry Sokal.
    • The Minimalism Of Erik Satie.
    • Hatology.
    • 3.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • The Silver Violin: Nicola Benedetti.
    • Decca.
    • 7.
  • Georges Bizet

    Variations on a theme from Bizet's Carmen

    Music Arranger: Vladimir Horowitz. Performer: Denis Matsuev.
    • Denis Matsuev: Tribute to Horowitz.
    • BMG.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite no.3 in D major, BWV.1068 (Gigue)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Director: Petra Müllejans. Director: Gottfried von der Goltz.


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