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Monday - Petroc's classical alternative

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Breakfast Beethoven - music by the great composer perfect for breakfast time - and listener requests.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Quiet City

    Performer: Thomas Stacy. Performer: Philip Smith. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • DG.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Quartet in E flat major, Op.47 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • John Tavener

    Love Bade Me Welcome

    Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Conductor: Andrew Lumsden.
    • Tavener: Angels & Other Choral Works.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Lute Suite BWV.996 (Gigue)

    Performer: Göran Söllscher.
    • J.S. Bach: Werke Fur Laute Vol.1.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • William Wallace

    Pelleas and Melisande Suite (The Love of Pelleas for Melisande)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • HYPERION.
  • John Cameron

    O, chi, chi mi na morbheanna

    Music Arranger: Sir James MacMillan. Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • Finding Harmony.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 13.
  • Grace Williams

    Penillion (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Ray Allan. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Grace Williams: Sea Sketches; Fantasia; Carillons; Penillion.
    • Lyrita.
    • 6.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat major, Op.9 no.2

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Oboe d'amore Concerto in E minor, TWV.51:e2

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Orchestra: Berlin Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Rainer Kussmaul.
    • EMI.
  • Haydn Wood

    The Seafarer

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Adrian Leaper.
    • Marco Polo.
  • Trad.

    Mylecharaine's March

    Ensemble: Barrule.
    • Barrule.
    • Wardfell Records.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 'Trout' (5th mvt)

    Performer: Emanuel Ax. Performer: Pamela Frank. Performer: Rebecca Young. Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Edgar Meyer.
    • Schubert: Trout Quintet/Arpeggione Sonata:Ax/Frank/Ma/Meyer/Bonney.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 5.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Symphonie No. 10: Adagio; Kozena, Gerhaher, Cleve.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Performer: Gerold Huber.
    • Christian Gerhaher: Mahler Lieder.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 5.
  • Percy Grainger

    Ye banks and braes of bonny doon

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Rose Adagio (Sleeping Beauty)

    Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • ICA CLASSICS.
  • John Dowland

    The Frogge Galliard

    Music Arranger: Thomas Morley. Ensemble: The Dowland Consort. Director: Jakob Lindberg.
    • Heavenly Noyse: Download Consort/Jakob Lindberg.
    • BIS.
    • 23.
  • Thomas Morley

    The Earl of Essex Galliard à 6

    Singer: Robert Tear. Ensemble: Julian Bream Consort.
    • Fantasies, Ayres and Dances: The Julian Bream Consort.
    • RCA Victor.
    • 18.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Chimera

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • BBC recording.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no.4 in B flat major, Op.60 (4th mvt)

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

    Bifū

    Performer: Hilary Hahn. Performer: Cory Smythe.
    • In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido's Lament

    Music Arranger: David Rees-Williams. Ensemble: David Rees-Williams.
    • DePaean.
  • Richard Wagner

    Good Friday Music (Parsifal)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • EMI.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea (Moonlight)

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Warner Classics.

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