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Tuesday - Petroc's classical picks

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, with a complete Bach cantata for Advent. Also featuring the last of this year's musical Advent Calendar and listeners' requests.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Heino Eller

    Videvik (Twilight) - Tone poem

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Music from Estonia vol.2.
    • Chandos.
    • 006.
  • Franz Schubert


    Performer: Anastasia Kobekina. Performer: Elisabeth Brauss. Music Arranger: Vladimir Kobekin.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 132 'Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn!'

    Singer: Gerlinde Sämann. Singer: Petra Noskaiová. Singer: Christoph Genz. Singer: Jan Van der Crabben. Orchestra: La Petite Bande. Director: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • ACCENT.
  • Bastian Chilese

    Canzon in echo à 8

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • Battaglie and Lamenti: 1600-1660 Monteverdi, Peri, Fontei, Strozzi.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 5.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in B flat minor, Op 117 No 2

    Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • DECCA.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Scheherazade, Op 35 (The Young Prince and Princess)

    Performer: Maria Larionoff. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz. Orchestra: Seattle Symphony.
    • Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah, Pt.1, no.2; Every valley shall be exalted [tenor air]

    Singer: Richard Lewis. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • EMI.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Romance of the Prairie Lilies, Op.39

    Orchestra: RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, orchestral works.
    • 14.
  • Cecil Broadhurst

    Cowboy Carol

    Choir: Hallé Choir. Director: Ronald Frost.
  • Nuka Alice Lund

    Opening Song

    Performer: Nuka Alice Lund.
  • Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

    Britannia, Op 52

    Performer: David Greed. Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones. Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North.
    • Victorian Concert Overtures: English Northern Philharmonia/Lloyd-Jones.
    • Helios.
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Prelude on an Old Carol Tune

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • The Solent.
    • Albion Records.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto No 21 in C major, K 467 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Jonathan Biss. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Mozart: Piano Concertos 21 & 22: Jonathan Bliss/Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • John Jacob Niles

    I Wonder As I Wander

    Performer: James Kitchman. Singer: Sylvia Schmidt.
    • As Long As Songbirds Sing.
    • Kitchmanschmidt.
    • 03.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel & Gretel - "Abend will ich schlafen geh" and Dream Pantomime

    Singer: Jennifer Larmore. Singer: Ruth Ziesak. Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • Humperdinck: Hansel und Gretel.
    • TELDEC.
    • 17.
  • Trad.

    God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

    Ensemble: Carnival Band.
    • SAYDISC.
  • Jose Pacheco

    Moita festa

    Conductor: Christopher Warren‐Green. Orchestra: London Chamber Orchestra.
    • Midwinter's Eve: Music for Christmas.
    • Sony.
    • 12.
  • Ralph McTell & The Crisis Choir

    Streets of London (feat. Annie Lennox)

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in A flat major, Op 28 No 17

    Performer: Shura Cherkassky.
    • DECCA.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 1 in C major, Op 21 (4th mvt)

    Conductor: Günter Wand. Orchestra: NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester.
    • Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9: Wand, NDR-Sinfonieorchester.
    • RCA Classics.
    • 4.
  • Traditional Irish

    Sheep under the Show - Apples in Winter - Little Christmas Reel

    Performer: Susanna Perry Gilmore. Ensemble: Apollo’s Fire. Director: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • Christmas On Sugarloaf Mountain.
    • AVIE.
    • 3.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux aurumque

    Choir: Lumen Valo.
    • Sigillum.


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