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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.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • François Couperin

    Le reveil-matin (Pièces de clavecin, Ordre No 4)

    Performer: Sophie Yates.
    • La Sophie: Sophie Yates.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Mason Bates

    Siren Music: III. Stelle, vostra merce l'eccelse sfere

    Singer: Casey Breves. Ensemble: Chanticleer.
    • Chanticleer By Request.
    • Chanticleer.
    • 5.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Pavane of the Sons of the Morning (Job)

    Performer: Alexander Kagan. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos : CHSA 5180.
    • Chandos.
    • 5-12.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sirènes (Nocturnes)

    Orchestra: Les Siècles. Choir: Les Cris de Paris. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • Debussy: Jeux, Nocturnes, Prélude à l'aprés midi d'un faune.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 105.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Widerstehe doch der Sunde, BWV 54 (Opening aria)

    Singer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Hyperion.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-Flat Major, Op. 31 No. 3 "La chasse": IV. Presto con fu

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
    • Beethoven Unbound.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 404.
  • Robert de Visée

    Suite in C minor: Courante

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny.
    • LINN.
  • Nico Muhly

    First Berceuse (Berceuse with seven variations)

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny.
    • Ars Longa.
    • LINN.
    • 021.
  • Alessandro Piccinini


    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny.
    • LINN.
  • Ned Rorem

    Concertino da camera: II. Molto moderato

    Performer: Jory Vinikour. Conductor: Scott Speck. Ensemble: Chicago Philharmonic.
    • 20th Century Harpsichord Concertos.
    • Cedille.
    • 202.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Trio Sonata in G Major, Op. 1 No. 2, BuxWV 253

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • Alpha.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Concertino for flute, piano and chamber orchestra (4th mvt)

    Performer: Anthony Robb. Performer: Diana Ambache. Ensemble: Ambache Chamber Ensemble.
    • Liberte, Egalite, Sororite.
    • Ambache.
    • 18.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Singer: Véronique Gens. Performer: Susan Manoff.
    • ALPHA.
  • Edward Elgar

    Introduction And Allegro Op.47 For String Orchestra

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Friday Poem:

    "Broadcast", written and read by Philip Larkin

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in F# major

    Performer: Ann Schein.
    • MSR Classics.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Flight of the Bumble Bee (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • EMI.
  • Harold Arlen

    A Sleepin' Bee

    Singer: Sylvia McNair. Performer: David Finck. Performer: André Previn.
    • Philips.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold


    Conductor: John Wilson. Orchestra: Sinfonia of London.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Johann Michael Bach

    Ach, bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ

    Ensemble: Vox Luminis. Director: Lionel Meunier.
    • Ricercar.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorale-Prelude 'Ach bleib' bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ', BWV 649

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • The Complete Organ Music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
    • 5.
  • Trad.

    Gaudete (Rejoice)

    Music Arranger: Michael Neaum. Orchestrator: John Rutter. Choir: Farnham Youth Choir. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Christmas Festival.
    • Collegium.
    • 2.
  • Marco Uccellini

    Sonate, correnti et arie, Op. 4: Aria No. 13 "Questa bella sirena"

    Ensemble: L'Estro d'Orfeo. Director: Leonor de Lera.
    • Challenge Classics.
  • Noël Coward


    Performer: Noël Coward. Performer: Carroll Gibbons.
    • His HMV Recordings (1928-1953) Volume 1.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano

    Performer: Olivier Doise. Performer: Laurent Lefèvre. Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Poulenc: Complete Chamber Music Vol. 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 7-9.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Hamlet: Ball at the Palace

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.


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