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Friday - Petroc's classical picks

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alexander Gretchaninov

    Praise the Name of the Lord (All Night Vigil, Op.59)

    Choir: Holst Singers. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Gretchaninov: Vespers: Holst Singers, Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion.
    • 8.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Andante in F major, WoO 57, 'Andante favori'

    Performer: Gianluca Cascioli.
    • Beethoven: Variations: Gianluca Cascioli.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • J.S. Bach: The Brandenburg Concertos; Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 8.
  • Frederick Delius

    La calinda

    Music Arranger: Eric Fenby. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No.5 in F Minor, Op.9 (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Albion Quartet.
    • Dvořák: String Quartet Nos. 5 & No. 12, "American - Suk: Meditation.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 2.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Take a pair of sparkling eyes (The Gondoliers)

    Singer: Richard Lewis. Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • EMI.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Ruy Blas Overture, Op 95

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Peter Warlock

    Capriol Suite

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Clio Gould.
    • English String Classics 2: Vaughan Williams/Warlock/Tippet/Elgar etc.
    • Warner Apex.
    • 7.
  • John Redford

    Rejoice in the Lord Alway

    Choir: Gabrieli Roar. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • An English Coronation 1902-1953.
    • Signum Records.
    • 6.
  • William Byrd

    I will not leave you comfortless

    Conductor: Paul McCreesh. Choir: Gabrieli Consort.
    • An English Coronation 1902-1953.
    • Signum Records.
    • 7.
  • George Frederick Pinto

    Rondo in E flat major

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • Pinto: Piano Music - Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Friday Poem

    • "Homage to the Launching Place" by Les Murray, read by John Mackay

  • Turlough O'Carolan

    O'Carolan's Dream

    Performer: Ronn McFarlane.
    • The Celtic Lute.
    • Sono Luminus.
    • 107.
  • Anna Bon di Venezia

    Sonata No.6 in G major (Six Sonate da Camera Op.1)

    Performer: Stefano Bet. Performer: Francesco Cera.
    • Sonate Veneziane del '700.
    • TACTUS.
    • 016.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Grand March (Aida)

    Orchestra: Boston Pops Orchestra. Conductor: Arthur Fiedler.
    • Marches in Hi-Fi: Arthur Fiedler.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    Benedetto sia'l giorno (3 Petrarch Sonnets)

    Performer: Martin James Bartlett.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
  • Thomas Adès

    Arcadiana (O Albion)

    Ensemble: Calder Quartet.
    • The Twenty-Fifth Hour - The Chamber Music of Thomas Ades.
    • SIGNUM CLASSICS.
    • 13.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Te Deum, H146 (Prelude)

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Conductor: William Christie.
    • Charpentier: Te Deum: Les Arts Florissants, William Christie.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Symphony no. 2 in A minor, Op.55 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Utah Symphony. Director: Thierry Fischer.
    • Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 etc..
    • Hyperion.
    • 4.
  • Richard Strauss

    Hab' mir's gelobt (Der Rosenkavalier)

    Singer: Camilla Nylund. Singer: Paula Murrihy. Singer: Hanna-Elisabeth Müller. Orchestra: Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Conductor: Marc Albrecht.
    • CHALLENGE CLASSICS.
  • David Baker

    Calypso (Jazz Suite '3 Ethnic dances')

    Performer: Alan Balter. Orchestra: Akron Symphony Orchestra.
    • American Voices: The African-American Composers' Project.
    • TELARC.
    • 9.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without Words, Op.19 No.5

    Performer: Bernd Glemser.
    • OEHMS.

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