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Friday - Petroc's classical alternative

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring a complete Bach cantata in our regular 'Bach Before 7' slot, as well as including listeners' requests and the Friday Poem.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 17 Apr 2020 06:30

Music Played

  • Carl Nielsen

    Aladdin - suite (Dance Of The Morning Mists)

    Orchestra: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Salonen Conducts Nielsen.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 7.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    The Lark

    Music Arranger: Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev. Performer: Danny Driver.
    • Balakirev - Piano Sonatas and Other Works.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV.6 'Bleib' bei uns, denn es will Abend werden'

    Singer: Barbara Schlick. Singer: Andreas Scholl. Singer: Steve Davislim. Singer: Gotthold Schwarz. Choir: Accentus. Ensemble: Ensemble Baroque de Limoges. Director: Christophe Coin.
    • Bach: Cantata BWV41 etc..
    • Naive.
    • 7-12.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of youth - suite no. 1 (Sun Dance)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Adrian Boult.
    • Elgar: The Wand of Youth etc.: LPO/Boult.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Frank Churchill

    Bambi: Little April Shower (in the style of Handel)

    Composer: Donald Fraser.
    • Heigh-Ho! Mozart - Favorite Disney Tunes in the Style of Great Classical Compose.
    • Delos.
    • 13.
  • Patrick Hadley

    Kinder Scout

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 7.
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

    Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.1 (4th mvt)

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • HYPERION.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1

    Performer: Maria João Pires.
    • Chopin: The Nocturnes: Maria Joao Pires.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Deus, Deus meus

    Ensemble: Brabant Ensemble. Conductor: Stephen Rice.
    • HYPERION.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The world is but a broken toy (Princess Ida)

    Singer: Elizabeth Harwood. Singer: David Palmer. Singer: Philip Potter. Singer: Jeffrey Skitch. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
    • LONDON.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata no.6 in C major Z.795

    Ensemble: Retrospect Trio.
    • Purcell: Twelve Sonatas in Three Parts: Retrospect Trio.
    • Linn.
    • 28.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto no.18 in B flat major, K.456 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Richard Goode. Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Mozart; Piano Concerto No.18; Richard Goode/Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 3.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice in E major, Op.1 no.1

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos.
    • Paganini: 24 Capricci: Leonidas Kavacos.
    • Dynamic.
    • 1.
  • Friday Poem

    • 'The Old Love' by Katharine Tynan read by Joanne Froggart

  • Margaret Hubicki

    The Lonely Piper (Irish Fantasy)

    Performer: James Kirby.
    • Chandos.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    America (West Side Story)

    Singer: Rita Moreno. Singer: George Chakiris. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Johnny Green.
    • CBS.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Overture: At the Tabard Inn (The Canterbury Pilgrims)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS.
  • James M. Stephenson

    Colors (Green)

    Performer: John Bruce Yeh. Performer: Alex Klein. Ensemble: Chicago Pro Musica.
    • Liquid Melancholy: Clarinet Music of James M Stephenson.
    • Cedille.
    • 203.
  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation in D flat major, S.172 no.3

    Performer: Mariam Batsashvili.
    • Warner Classics.
  • John Philip Sousa

    Our Flirtation

    Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Frederick Fennell.
    • Mercury.
  • Thomas Crecquillon

    Congratulamini mihi

    Ensemble: Cardinall's Musick. Conductor: Andrew Carwood.
    • HYPERION.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bavarian State Orchestra. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • DG.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Le temps des roses

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
    • Bis.
  • Radio 3 Breakfast Singalong

    • Harold Arlen

      Somewhere over the Rainbow

      Music Arranger: Anna Tilbrook. Performer: Anna Tilbrook.
      • Private recording.

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  • Fri 17 Apr 2020 06:30

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