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Thursday - Petroc's classical mix

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Pachelbel

    Canon and Gigue in D major

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Performer: Daniel Hope.
    • DG.
  • Stanford Robinson

    The Moon Maiden's Dance

    Performer: William Bennett. Performer: Clifford Benson.
    • Encores: William Bennett and Clifford Benson.
    • Bravura.
    • 2.
  • Samuel Barber

    Knoxville: Summer of 1915

    Singer: Kathleen Battle. Orchestra: Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Honey and Rue: Kathleen Battle.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in A major, BWV 864 (Book 1, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • The Glenn Gould Edition: Bach: The Well-tempered Clavier 1.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 13.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26 'Adagio'

    Performer: Chloë Hanslip. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Bruch: Violin Concertos Nos.1 and 3.
    • Warner.
    • 2.
  • Helen Hopekirk

    Crònan, A Hushing Song (Iona Memories)

    Performer: Gary Steigerwalt.
    • Hopekirk: Piano Music.
    • Toccata Classics.
    • 2.
  • Traditional Vanuatu

    Beautiful Isle of Pentecost

    Ensemble: Singera String Band. Choir: Singera Singers.
    • Exotica.
    • Saydisc.
    • 19.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Roland (Prologue)

    Ensemble: Les Talens Lyriques. Director: Christophe Rousset.
    • Les Grandes Eaux Musicaes de Versailles: Les Talens Lyrique/Rousset.
    • Ambroisie.
    • 1.
  • Carey Blyton

    The Poetry of Dress, Op. 25: ii. A Sweet Disorder in the Dress

    Performer: Jennifer Partridge. Singer: Ian Partridge.
    • Blyton: The Early Songs.
    • Upbeat Classics.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont - incidental music Op.84: Overture

    Ensemble: Helsingin Barokkiorkesteri. Conductor: Aapo Häkkinen.
    • Beethoven: Egmont; Complete Incidental Music.
    • Ondine.
    • 1.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Duetto buffo di due gatti (Cat Duet)

    Performer: Bruno Canino. Singer: Cathy Berberian. Singer: Bruno Canino.
    • EMI.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Pirates of Penzance (With cat-like tread)

    Librettist: William Gilbert. Ensemble: The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Waltz (Face of Another)

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: John Adams.
    • NONESUCH.
  • Richard Strauss

    Sonata for Cello and Piano in F major Op. 6 'Allegro con brio'

    Performer: Daniel Müller‐Schott. Performer: Herbert Schuch.
    • Strauss: Don Quixote etc..
    • Orfeo.
    • 1.
  • George Frideric Handel

    La réjouissance (Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351)

    Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Alia Vox.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Viviane

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Trad.

    Haul Away, Joe; Blow the Man Down [ Long-Haul & Short Haul Sea Shanties ]

    Singer: Thomas Pyle. Singer: Paul Ukena. Choir: Robert Shaw Chorale. Conductor: Robert Shaw.
    • RCA.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Escolaso arr Assad

    Performer: Sérgio Assad. Performer: Odair Assad.
    • Saga dos Migrantes: Sergio and Odair Assad.
    • Nonesuch.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Habanera

    Orchestra: Orchestre Lamoureux. Conductor: Yutaka Sado.
    • Elatus.
  • René Jacobs

    Conclusion to Summer (The Seasons)

    Singer: Marlis Petersen. Singer: Werner Güra. Singer: Dietrich Henschel. Choir: RIAS Kammerchor. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Director: René Jacobs.
    • Seasons.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 19-20.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons, Summer

    Conductor: René Jacobs.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto no. 5 in F major Op.103 (Egyptian) for piano and orch: 1st mvt

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • HYPERION.
  • William Alwyn

    Six Elizabethan Dances for orchestra (No 6)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones.
    • Naxos.

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