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Tuesday - Petroc's classical alternative

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


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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Josquin des Prez

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Director: Peter Phillips.
    • Christmas Carols and Motets.
    • Gimell.
    • 8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat major, Op 9 No 2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2: II. Molto adagio. Si tratta questo pezzo con molto sentiment

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • Beethoven: Revelations, 2.
    • harmonia mundi.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (Cantata No 51)

    Performer: Maurice André. Singer: Elly Ameling. Ensemble: Deutsche Bachsolisten. Conductor: Helmut Winschermann.
    • EMI.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde (Ballet in G major)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Karl Münchinger.
    • Decca.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Hymn of the Cherubim (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Nocturne in D flat major, Op 9 No.2, for piano left hand

    Performer: Valentina Lisitsa.
    • Scriabin: Nuances.
    • Decca.
    • 13.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Three Shanties for Wind Quintet (Op.4)

    Performer: Jonathan Kelly, Claire Briggs, Susanna Cohen, Emma Johnson, Sir Malcolm Arnold & Jaime Martin.
    • Arnold: Complete Works for Clarinet: Emma Johnson.
    • ASV.
    • 4.
  • Kenneth Blain

    The Bee Song

    Singer: Arthur Askey.
    • You Must Remember This.
    • Conifer.
    • 12.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F for two horns, RV.539

    Ensemble: La Serenissima. Conductor: Adrian Chandler.
    • Avie.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 'American': IV. Vivace

    Ensemble: Aris Quartet.
  • Charles-Valentin Alkan

    Aesop's Feast, Op 39 No 12

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Alkan: Grande Sonate; Sonatine; Le Festin D'Esope.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • William Walton

    Partita for orchestra (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Trio in D, H XV:24

    Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio.
    • Haydn: The Complete Piano Trios.
    • Philips.
    • 1-3.
  • Claude Balbastre

    Marche des Marseillois et l'Air Ça-ira

    Performer: Olivier Latry.
    • Three Centuries of Organ Music at Notre Dame de Paris.
    • Naive.
    • 4.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    Concertino Op.42 For Violin And Strings (iii)

    Performer: Linus Roth. Orchestra: Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn. Conductor: Ruben Gazarian.
    • Warner Classics: 0825646155019.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 7.
  • Duke Ellington

    Something [The Goutelas Suite]

    Ensemble: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.
    • Duke Ellington: The Ellington Suites.
    • PABLO.
    • 010.
  • Eric Coates

    Television March

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Avie.
  • Kaija Saariaho


    Choir: Norwegian Soloists Choir. Orchestra: Oslo Sinfonietta. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • BIS.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Give me no splendour, Op.1 no.4

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • Noel.
    • 7.
  • Claude Debussy

    L'isle joyeuse

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • Debussy: Images, Arabesques: Kocsis.
    • Philips.
    • 8.


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