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Monday - Petroc's classical picks

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in G major, Op 79

    Performer: Éric Heidsieck.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 9.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 "American" (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: Skampa Quartet.
    • American String Quartet & Quintet Op. 96-97.
    • Champs Hill.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Mondenschein, D.875

    Choir: Utrecht Vocal Soloists. Singer: Udo Reinemann. Performer: Ronald Brautigam. Conductor: Udo Reinemann.
    • Globe Glo 5021 Schubert - Utrecht Vocal Soloists - Reinemann.
    • Globe.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Brecon Baroque.
    • Rachel Podger, Brecon Baroque - J.S. Bach violin concertos.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 4.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Shepherd Girl's Dance (The Mountain King)

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • World Encores: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra/Jansons.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • John Tavener

    The Tyger

    Ensemble: Choir of The Temple Church. Ensemble: Holst Singers. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • The John Tavener Collection.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Robert Keane

    The Tiger Tango (Save the Animals Suite)

    Performer: Piers Lane.
    • Piers Lane: Goes to Town.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet for oboe and strings in F major, K.370 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Performer: Boris Brovtsyn. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Performer: Kristina Blaumane.
    • Mozart: Music for the Oboe.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
  • Gottfried Finger

    Sonata, R1 132 in E major

    Ensemble: Duo Dorado.
    • A Bohemian In London.
    • Chaconne.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Overture)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')

    Music Arranger: Wendy Carlos. Performer: Wendy Carlos.
    • CBS.
  • William Walton

    Henry V (Touch her soft lips and part; Agincourt Song)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: William Walton.
    • Walton: Scenes from Henry V etc..
    • EMI.
    • 11-12.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Oberek No 1

    Performer: Joanna Kurkowicz. Performer: Gloria Chien.
    • Chandos.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ohimè, dov'è il mio ben

    Singer: Mariana Flores. Singer: Julie Roset. Choir: Cappella Mediterranea. Conductor: Leonardo García Alarcón.
    • Ricercar.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Helios Overture, Op. 17

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Director: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Nielsen: Symphony No. 4.
    • CBS.
    • 5.
  • Jimmy Van Heusen

    Here's that rainy day

    Singer: Carmen McRae. Performer: Norman Simmons. Performer: Curtis Boyd. Lyricist: Johnny Burke. Performer: Victor Sproles.
    • FOCUS (8).
    • 3.
  • Claude Debussy

    Jardins sous la pluie (Estampes)

    Performer: Jean‐Yves Thibaudet.
    • Debussy, Preludes etc.: Jean-Yves Thibaudet.
    • Decca.
    • 15.
  • Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

    Symphony in G major Op.11`1 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
    • Tafelmusik.
  • George Gershwin

    Cuban Overture

    Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Gershwin, G.: Dayful of Song / Cuban Overture / Promenade / Rhapsody in Blue / L.
    • Delos.
    • 201.
  • Clara Schumann

    Romance, Op.22 no.3

    Performer: Jennifer Pike. Performer: Tom Poster.
    • Brahms/Schumann: Jennifer Pike/Tom Poster.
    • Chandos.
    • 7-9.
  • Edward Elgar

    La capricieuse, Op 17

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Warner Classics.


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