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Thursday - Petroc's classical picks

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

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    An der Mond D.259

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Performer: Andreas Haefliger.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Bassoon Concerto, RV.501 'La notte'

    Performer: Peter Whelan. Orchestra: La Serenissima. Conductor: Adrian Chandler.
    • AVIE.
  • Francesco Landini

    Divennon gli ochi mie nel partir duro

    Performer: Christophe Deslignes. Ensemble: La Reverdie.
    • Francesco Landini: L’Occhio del Cor.
    • ARCANA.
    • 9.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet no.13 in B flat major, Op.130 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Prism II.
    • ECM New Series.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in B minor BWV.869 (Das Wohltemperierte Klavier, bk.1 no.24)

    Music Arranger: Emanuel Aloys Förster. Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • Prism II.
    • ECM New Series.
    • 1.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Piano Sonata in G minor (4th mvt)

    Performer: Béatrice Rauchs.
    • BIS.
  • Alan Charlton

    Cantilena (Suite for Cello and Guitar)

    Ensemble: Edenwood Duo.
    • ETCETERA.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Carte postale (4 Poemes de Guillaume Apollinaire)

    Singer: Pierre Bernac. Performer: Francis Poulenc.
    • SONY.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Nurse Delivers Juliet's Letter To Romeo (Romeo and Juliet)

    Music Arranger: Sergei Babayan. Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Sergei Babayan.
    • DG.
  • Harry Warren

    One sweet letter from you

    Composer: Sidney Clare. Composer: Lew Brown. Singer: Lionel Hampton. Performer: Dizzy Gillespie. Performer: Clyde Hart. Performer: Charlie Christian. Performer: Cozy Cole. Performer: Milt Hinton.
    • Hot Mallets Vol. 1.
    • Bluebird.
    • 19.
  • François Couperin

    Trio sonata "La Superbe"

    Ensemble: Gli Incogniti. Conductor: Amandine Beyer.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)

    Singer: Rolando Villazón. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Marcello Viotti.
    • Italian Opera Arias: Rolando Villazon/Munchner Rundfunkorchester/Viotti.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 10.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Trio no.1 in D minor, Op.63 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Performer: Christian Tetzlaff. Performer: Tanja Tetzlaff.
    • Schumann: Piano Trios.
    • EMI.
    • 01.
  • Tanya Ekanayaka

    12 Piano Prisms (Scintilla: Komitas Unto Childhood)

    Performer: Tanya Ekanayaka.
    • Tanya Ekanayaka: 12 Piano Prisms.
    • Grand Piano.
    • 901.
  • Simon Fraser

    The Beauty of the North; Miss Dumbreck

    Composer: Anon. Music Arranger: Maxwell String Quartet. Ensemble: Maxwell String Quartet.
    • Haydn: String Quartets Op.71.
    • Linn.
    • 05.
  • Stefano Landi

    Damigella tutta bella

    Singer: Ed Lyon. Ensemble: Theatre of the Ayre.
    • 17th Century Playlist.
    • Delphian.
    • 012.
  • Oliver Davis

    The Elements (Air)

    Ensemble: Hanke Brothers.
    • Oliver Davis: Arcadia.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 601.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D major Wq.183`1

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • HYPERION.
  • George Gershwin

    Bess, you is my woman now

    Singer: Willard White. Singer: Cynthia Haymon. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Porgy and Bess (highlights).
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesleid

    Orchestrator: Clark McAlister. Performer: Gil Shaham. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Romances: Gil Shaham/Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Frank Zappa

    Twenty Small Cigars

    Performer: Frank Zappa.
    • Chunga's Revenge.
    • Zappa.
    • 03.
  • Edward Elgar

    Kindly do not smoke [Smoking Cantata]

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Elgar: Falstaff/Songs etc..
    • CHANDOS.
    • 23.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La valse

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire: Salzburg.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ciaconna

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Il Giardino Armonica: Artist Portrait.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Folk Festival (The Gadfly Suite, Op.97a)

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • DECCA.

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