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Tuesday – Along the Severn with Petroc Trelawny

Join Petroc Trelawny live from Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire, as he continues his week-long journey along the River Severn. Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

Join Petroc Trelawny live from Ironbridge Gorge, Shropshire, on the River Severn, with local musicians and guests exploring the cultural heritage of the river as it continues its journey to the sea, including Sounds of the River, a slow radio moment. Part journey of discovery, part refuge from the tumult of daily life, immerse yourself in this river setting with Radio 3 Breakfast.

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This spring, join us on Radio 3 as we explore the enchantment, escape and cultural heritage of the UK’s longest river, with slow radio moments featuring the sounds of the river, allowing time out from today's often frenetic world.

19 days left to listen

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Eric Whitacre

    Water Night

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 14.
  • Franz Liszt

    Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este (3me Années de pèlerinage)

    Performer: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Liszt: Annees de Pelerinage: Bertrand Chamayou.
    • Naive.
    • 4.
  • Jerome Kern

    Ol' man river

    Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: Martin Taylor.
    • We've got the whole world on a string: Grappelli/Taylor.
    • EMI.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    An Wasserflüssen Babylon BWV.653

    Performer: Robert Quinney.
    • CORO.
  • Trad.

    The Song of the Blacksmith

    Music Arranger: Gustav Holst. Choir: Purcell Singers. Conductor: Imogen Holst.
    • DECCA.
  • 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.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Fluss D.693

    Performer: Andreas Haefliger. Singer: Matthias Goerne.
    • Erlkonig.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 14.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in C major Wq.182`3

    Orchestra: Pulcinella Orchestra. Conductor: Ophélie Gaillard.
    • APARTE.
  • Hoagy Carmichael

    Three Rivers

    Composer: Paul Francis Webster. Singer: Doris Day.
    • It's Magic Vol. 3.
    • Bear Family.
    • 18.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Quintet (The Iron Brigade) for piano and strings

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • DECCA.
  • Michael East

    O Metaphysical Tobacco

    Ensemble: Huelgas Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • The Art of the Cigar.
    • Deutsche HM.
    • 3.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto no.5 "Egyptian" (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Hyperion.
  • Kurt Weill

    My ship (Lady in the Dark)

    Lyricist: Ira Gershwin. Music Arranger: Eric Stern. Performer: Dawn Upshaw. Orchestra: Unnamed orchestra. Conductor: Eric Stern.
    • Elektra.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Idomeneo (Overture)

    Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Furies (Orpheus and Euridice)

    Orchestra: Ensemble Pygmalion. Conductor: Raphaël Pichon.
    • Enfers.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 115.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orpheus and Euridice)

    Orchestra: Ensemble Pygmalion. Conductor: Raphaël Pichon.
    • Enfers.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 121.
  • Ron Goodwin

    Aces High (Battle of Britain Suite)

    Ensemble: Jackfield Brass Band.
    • Live performance.
  • Bo Holten

    Handel with Care

    Choir: Vlaams Radiokoor. Singer: Sarah Van Mol. Singer: Hilde Venken. Conductor: Bo Holten.
    • Venus' Wheel.
    • Dacapo.
    • 10.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    On Wenlock Edge

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Performer: Huw Watkins. Ensemble: Britten Sinfonia.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Harold L Waters

    Chicken Reel

    Ensemble: Jackfield Brass Band.
    • Live performance.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.7 in A major, Op 92 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies no.5 & 7: Wiener Philharmoniker/Kleiber.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Ivan Yevstafyevich Khandoshkin

    Along the bridge, this bridge (6 Old Russian S)ongs

    Performer: Anastasia Khitruk. Performer: Dimitry Yakubovsky.
    • Khandoshkin: Virtuoso Music at the Court of Catherine the Great.
    • NAXOS.
    • 10.
  • Robert Brown Hall

    Death or Glory

    Ensemble: Jackfield Brass Band.
    • Live performance.

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