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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

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in A minor, K.511

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Autumn; Petit adagio (The Seasons, Op.67)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers Op.37 (Magnificat)

    Choir: St Thomas Church Choir New York. Conductor: John Scott.
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff Vespers (All-Night Vigil) Op.37.
    • Resonus Classics.
    • 011.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 3 in D major, BWV 1068 (Air)

    Ensemble: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Rondeaux Royaux: The Brandenburg Consort, Roy Goodman.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on Greensleeves

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • Vaughan Williams: Orchestral Works.
    • Onyx.
    • 04.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in B flat major, Op 97, 'Archduke' (3rd mvt)

    Performer: André Previn. Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Heinrich Schiff.
    • Beethoven: Archduke Trio: Previn, Mullova, Schiff.
    • Philips.
    • 7.
  • Richard Strauss

    Am Spieltisch, Op.72 no.3

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • BR KLASSIK.
  • Gustav Holst

    Invocation to the Dawn Op.15, no.1

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: William Vann.
    • Time and Space.
    • Albion Records.
    • 01.
  • Alexander Kopylov

    Polka in C major (Les Vendredis bk.2)

    Ensemble: Vertavo Quartet.
    • SIMAX.
  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske, Op.18

    Performer: Elisabeth Brauss.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sull' aria... Che soave zeffiretto (The Marriage of Figaro)

    Singer: Patrizia Ciofi. Singer: Véronique Gens. Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Léon Boëllmann

    Suite gothique in C minor, Op.25 (Toccata)

    Performer: Ian Tracey.
    • Bombarde! French Organ Classics - Ian Tracey.
    • Chandos.
  • Friday Poem

    • 'Daybreak in Alabama' by Langston Hughes, read by Adjoa Andoh

  • Aaron Copland

    Clarinet Concerto (Slowly and expressively)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
  • James P. Johnson

    Night Club (Harlem Symphony)

    Orchestra: The Concordia Orchestra. Conductor: Marin Alsop.
    • Nimbus Records.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Benediction and Oath (Benvenuto Cellini) S.396

    Music Arranger: Franz Liszt. Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • HYPERION.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Villanelle (Les Nuits d'Ete, Op.7)

    Singer: Wolfgang Holzmair. Performer: Maria Belooussova.
    • DECCA ELOQUENCE.
  • Domenico Cimarosa

    Il matrimonio segreto (Overture)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Anthony Hedges

    Humber Keel Hornpipe (Scenes from the Humber)

    Orchestra: RTÉ Sinfonietta. Conductor: Anthony Hedges.
    • Hedges: British Light Music: RTE Sinfonietta/Hedges.
    • Naxos.
    • 14.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Brahms: Violin Concerto / Bartok: Violin Concerto No.1.
    • Decca.
    • 3.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Night Mail (end sequence)

    Author: W. H. Auden. Narrator: Nigel Hawthorne. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble. Conductor: Lionel Friend.
    • Britten: Night Mail etc..
    • Hyperion.
    • 28.
  • Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco

    Concerto in G major Op.6`5

    Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • WARNER.
  • Pauline Viardot

    Plainte d'amour [after Chopin's Mazurka, Op.6 no.1]

    Singer: Urszula Kryger. Performer: Charles Spencer.
    • Chopin Songs / Viardot Mazurkas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 20.

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