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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. Also, as part of New Year, New Music, Radio 3 presenters introduce some of the latest pieces of music they love.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Lodovico Grossi da Viadana

    La Napolitana (Sinfonia)

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Director: Giovanni Antonini.
    • ALPHA.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata in B flat major H.16.41

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • Haydn: Piano Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9-10.
  • Gilles Binchois

    Nove cantum melodie

    Ensemble: Binchois Consort. Conductor: Andrew Kirkman.
    • Dufay: Mass for St. Anthony Abbot etc..
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oboe Concerto in F Major, BWV 1053a (Allegro)

    Performer: Marcel Ponseele. Ensemble: Il Gardellino.
    • Bach: Oboe Concertos.
    • Accent.
    • 01.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Hymn (Serenade, Op.31)

    Singer: Peter Schreier. Performer: Peter Damm. Orchestra: Slovenský komorný orchester Bohdana Warchala. Conductor: Bohdan Warchal.
    • Britten: Music for Sting Orchestra: Dohdan Warchal.
    • Campion Records.
  • Rued Langgaard

    Morning Stars Unheeded (Symphony no.14 'The Morning')

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Langgaard: Symphonies 2 & 6.
    • Da Capo.
    • 11.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    Racing through Stars (Scenes from the Poet's Dreams)

    Performer: Gary Graffman. Ensemble: Lark Quartet.
    • Jennifer Higdon - The Lark Quartet.
    • Bridge.
    • 2.
  • Manuel Ponce

    Estrellita [Little Star]

    Singer: Deanna Durbin. Ensemble: Victor Young Orchestra.
    • President.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Suite No.6 in B flat (Musikalische Ergötzung)

    Orchestra: Gli Incogniti. Director: Amandine Beyer.
  • Georges Bizet

    Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre; Toréador, en garde (Carmen)

    Singer: Sherrill Milnes. Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and Allegro

    Performer: Edward Druzinsky. Performer: Donald Peck. Performer: Clark Brody. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • RCA.
  • David Dubery

    Swans in Flight (3 Songs)

    Singer: James Gilchrist. Performer: Michael Cox. Performer: David Dubery.
    • Metier.
  • Friday Poem

    • 'Pessimism is for Lightweights' written and read by Salena Godden

  • Errollyn Wallen

    Photography (Vivace)

    Orchestra: Orchestra X. Conductor: Nicholas Kok.
    • Wallen: Photography: Orchestral Works.
    • NMC.
    • 3.
  • Nicola Matteis

    Diverse bizzarie sopra la vecchia sarabanda ò pur ciaccona

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Ensemble: Palladian Ensemble.
    • An Excess of Pleasure.
    • LINN.
    • 3.
  • Ned Rorem

    Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

    Singer: Susan Graham. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Songs of Ned Rorem.
    • Erato.
    • 28.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • DECCA.
  • Trish Clowes

    Little Tune

    Performer: Trish Clowes. Performer: Chris Montague.
    • and in the night-time she is there.
    • 10.
  • Josef Strauss

    Im Fluge - polka schnell Op.230

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • SONY.
  • William Byrd

    O God that guides the cheerful sun

    Singer: Robin Blaze. Ensemble: Concordia.
    • Consort Songs.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • New Year New Music

    • Anna Clyne

      Abstractions (extract)

      Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
      • BBC recording.
  • Franz Schubert

    String Quintet in C major, D.956 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Gautier Capuçon. Ensemble: Quatuor Ébène.
    • Schubert: String Quintet - Lieder.
    • Erato.
    • 4.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Rhapsody in C major, Op.11 no.3

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Stephen Hough's Dream Album.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.


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