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Friday - Petroc's classical alternative

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests and the Friday poem.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio in E flat major D.897 "Notturno"

    Ensemble: Trio Latitude 41.
    • Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2.
    • Eloquentia.
    • 5.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Woodland Suite

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Dyson: Nebuchadnezzar.
    • Chandos.
    • 005.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    La Fausse Indifference (Le Rossignol Eperdu)

    Performer: Billy Eidi.
    • Le Rossignol Eperdu.
    • TIMPANI.
    • 10.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    Les Chenes Enlaces (Le Rossignol Eperdu)

    Performer: Billy Eidi.
    • Le Rossignol Eperdu.
    • TIMPANI.
    • 30.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mein Tröster ist nicht mehr bei mir (St Mark Passion, BWV.247)

    Music Arranger: Savall/Grychtolik. Singer: Reinoud Van Mechelen. Ensemble: Le Concert des Nations. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • J S Bach Markus Passion BWV 247 [1744].
    • ALIA VOX.
    • 1.
  • Amy Beach

    Scottish Legend, Op.54`1

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach - Piano Music Volume 2.
    • Guild.
    • 20.
  • Claude Debussy

    En bateau (Petite suite)

    Orchestrator: Henri Büsser. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Lane.
    • The Debussy Collection.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 3.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No 5 in F major, Op 24, 'Spring' (1st mvt)

    Performer: Isabelle Faust. Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Beethoven: Complete Sonatas for piano & violin: Faust, Melnikov.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Patrick Hadley

    Kinder Scout

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • British Tone Poems, Vol.2.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Johann Joachim Quantz

    Flute Concerto in C major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: James Galway. Orchestra: Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn. Conductor: Jörg Faerber.
    • RCA.
  • Dana Suesse

    Jazz Nocturne

    Music Arranger: Carroll Huxley. Performer: Peter Mintun. Orchestra: Hot Springs Music Festival Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Rosenberg.
    • Jazz Nocturne.
    • Naxos.
    • 006.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Rose Adagio (The Sleeping Beauty)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake; Sleeping Beauty; The Nutcracker - Highlights.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Trad.

    The last rose of summer

    Music Arranger: John Stevenson. Singer: Ann Murray. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • The Last Rose of Summer: Ann Murray/Graham Johnson.
    • Helios.
    • 1.
  • Friday Poem

    • 'Beck' by Norman Nicholson, read by Jenny Coverack

  • George Frideric Handel

    Every valley shall be exalted (Messiah)

    Singer: Maldwyn Davies. Orchestra: Sixteen Orchestra. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Handel: Messiah: The Sixteen choir and orchestra/Christophers.
    • Hyperion.
  • Somei Satoh

    Bifu

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Performer: Cory Smythe.
    • In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    'Fugue a la gigue' in G major, BWV577

    Orchestrator: Gustav Holst. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Bach: Transcriptions for Orchestra: Leonard Slatkin.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Veljo Tormis

    Laulusild [Bridge of Song]

    Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century. Conductor: Frans Brüggen.
    • Mozart: Symphonies nos. 40 & 41: Bruggen.
    • Philips.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Phaëton, Op 39

    Performer: Anthony Newman. Orchestra: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony/Tone Poems: Pittsburgh Symphony/Maazel.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Catriona McKay

    The Swan LK 243

    Music Arranger: Michael Baker. Ensemble: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
    • Dances Aquarelle Guitar Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 15.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 6 in B minor 'Pathétique' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • ORFEO.
    • 4.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    La Fête de Terpsichore (Le Rossignol Eperdu)

    Performer: Billy Eidi.
    • Le Rossignol Eperdu.
    • TIMPANI.
    • 20.

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