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Tuesday - Petroc's classical commute

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


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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Liza Lehmann

    When I am dead my dearest

    Singer: Janice Watson. Performer: Steuart Bedford.
    • The english song series Volume 4: Liza Lehmann.
    • collins.
    • 20.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song Without Words in E major, Op.19 no.1

    Performer: Howard Shelley.
    • Hyperion.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O Magnum mysterium

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • Song of the Nativity.
    • CORO.
    • 1.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Girls' Dance; Intermezzo (Aleko)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 etc..
    • EMI.
    • 1-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ei! Wie schmeckt der Coffee sube (Coffee Cantata BWV.211)

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Singer: David Thomas. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • L’Oiseau Lyre.
  • Henri Duparc

    L'invitation au voyage

    Singer: Barbara Hendricks. Orchestra: Lyon Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quintet in C major, D.956 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Heinrich Schiff. Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • DG.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    L'Incoronazione di Poppea (conclusion)

    Singer: Emanuela Galli. Singer: Roberta Mameli. Singer: Alena Dantcheva. Singer: Romina Tomasoni. Singer: Francesca Cassinari. Singer: Pamela Lucciarini. Singer: Xenia Meijer. Singer: Claudio Cavina. Orchestra: La Venexiana. Conductor: Claudio Cavina.
    • Glossa.
  • André Messager

    Final-galop (Les deux pigeons)

    Conductor: Charles Mackerras. Orchestra: Royal Academy of Music Orchestra.
    • French Ballet Music: Mackerras.
    • EMI.
    • 14.
  • Fanny Hensel

    String Quartet in E flat major (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Felix & Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartets Op. 13 in A minor, Op. 80 in F minor:.
    • Virgin.
    • 8.
  • Claude Debussy

    Feux d'artifice (Preludes, Book 2)

    Orchestrator: Colin Matthews. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Hallé.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Symphony in E major, 'Irish' (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Sullivan: Symphony in E major 'Irish': BBC Phil/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Abendstern, D.806

    Singer: Janet Baker. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • EMI.
  • Domenico Cimarosa

    I tre amanti (Overture)

    Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Raymond Leppard.
    • Overtures - Leppard.
    • Philips Classics.
    • 7.
  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No.1

    Performer: Walter Gieseking.
    • EMI.
  • Gustav Holst

    Venus, the bringer of peace (The Planets, Op.32)

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: William Steinberg.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Luigi Dallapiccola

    Tartiniana Seconda (Mvts 1-4)

    Performer: Marco Rizzi. Ensemble: Dallapiccola Ensemble. Conductor: Luigi Suvini.
    • NUOVA ERA.
  • Fernando Sor

    Waltz (Fantaisie, Op.34 'L' Encouragement')

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: John Williams.
    • Together.
    • RCA.
    • 08.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Torre Bermeja (12 Piezas Caracteristicas)

    Music Arranger: Ginevra Bruno. Performer: Catrin Finch.
    • The Harpist: Catrin Finch.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March no.6 in G minor

    Composer: Anthony Payne. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Elgar: Symphony no.3 etc: BBC National Orch of Wales/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Apres un Reve, Op.7 no.1

    Singer: Ruby Hughes. Performer: Julius Drake.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • William Hurlstone

    Piano Concerto in D major (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Eric Parkin. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite.
    • Hurlstone: London Philharmonic Orchestra/Braithwaite.
    • Lyrita.
    • 2.


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