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: Byrd

Walsingham Variations 5.10
Robert Johnson Full Fathom Five; Where the Bee Sucks, There Suck I 5.15 Chopin
Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op posth
5.20 Schubert Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D821 5.45 Johann Kimberger Cantata: An den Flussen Babylons


Unknown: Robert Johnson
Unknown: Johann Kimberger
Unknown: Flussen Babylons

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 50
6.30 Prokofiev Incidental music: Hamlet
7.15 Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano
7.35 Grieg Holberg Suite
8.00 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture and intermezzo (The Tsar's Bride)
8.50 Strauss Symphonic Fragments from Die Liebe der Danae

: Composers of the Week:The Mannheim School

2: Music in the Life of the Court
With Donald Macleod.
Johann Stamitz Clarinet Concerto in B flat Sabine Meyer , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor lona Brown
Holzbauer Sinfonia in E flat, Op 4 No 3 Ulster Orchestra, conductor Matthias Bamert
Holzbauer Aria: Schonster Sohn des
Himmels! Holder Frieden! (Gunthervon Schwarzburg , Act 1, Episode 8)
Robert Worle (tenor), La Stagione, conductor Michael Schneider
Carl Joseph Toeschi Procris et Cephale BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Felix Krieger


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Clarinet: Johann Stamitz
Unknown: Sabine Meyer
Unknown: Holzbauer Sinfonia
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Gunthervon Schwarzburg
Tenor: Robert Worle
Conductor: Michael Schneider
Conductor: Felix Krieger

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op 52 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Collingwood
10.19 Dowland Come Away, Come Sweet Love; Would My Conceit; Rest Awhile, You Cruel Cares (First Booke of Songs) Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley (lute)
10.33 Oldham/Tippett/Berkeley/
Britten/Searle/Walton Variations on an Elizabethan Theme (Sellinger's Round)
Guildhall String Ensemble, director Robert Salter (violin)
10.50 R Morton Le Souvenirde Vous Me Tue; N'aray Je Jamais Mieulx Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley (lute)
10.58 Listener Request: Dietrich/
Schumann/Brahms FAE Sonata Isaac Stern (violin), Alexander Zakin (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Lawrence Collingwood
Director: Anthony Rooley
Violin: Robert Salter
Director: Anthony Rooley
Violin: Isaac Stern
Violin: Alexander Zakin

: Morning Performance

South West Festivals
With music from Dartington International Festival, introduced by Petroc Trelawny . Telemann Sonata No 4 in C (Der Getreue Music-Meister Pamela Thorby (recorder) William Carter (guitar)
Paul Leenhouts Big Baboon; The Jungle; Catch That Cookie Monster!; The Zoo Pamela Thorby (recorders)
Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3 KempfTrio
Bittering En Katerina Solennia Roy Henry Sanctus Clement Jewitt Invocations to
Archangels Orlando Consort Gaspar Sanz Sonata William Carter (guitar)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Guitar: William Carter
Guitar: Paul Leenhouts
Unknown: Pamela Thorby
Unknown: Roy Henry
Unknown: Sanctus Clement Jewitt
Unknown: Gaspar Sanz Sonata
Guitar: William Carter

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Nicola Heywood-Thomas introduces a BBC concert given by French ensemble Alia Francesca. Their programme blends medieval songs and dances from around the Mediterranean with a selection of traditional Italian melodies. Recorded at the Banqueting Hall of Cardiff Castle. Alia Francesca: Brigitte Lesne (voice/ harp/percussion), Pierre Hamon (voice/ winds), Carlo Rizzo (voice/percussion)


Introduces: Nicola Heywood-Thomas
Unknown: Alia Francesca.
Unknown: Brigitte Lesne
Unknown: Pierre Hamon
Unknown: Carlo Rizzo

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Robert Plane (clarinet), Steven Burnard (viola), conductor Tadaaki Otaka Elgar Overture: Froissart
Bruch Concerto in E minor for clarinet, viola and orchestra
Panufnik Katyn Epitaph
Brahms Symphony No 3 in F


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Clarinet: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners, presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

Spotlight on Dietrich Fischer Dieskau. lain Burnside in conversation with the world-famous German baritone about his long career as a singer of songs and his memories of some of the accompanists he worked with.


Unknown: Dietrich Fischer Dieskau.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican
J Prokofiev described his Second Symphony as being 'made of iron and steel', and it owes much to the early 20th-century vision of the machine age. The brilliant young Danish violinist Nikolaj Znaider is the soloist in Prokofiev's
Second Violin Concerto, and Paavo Berglund, making a welcome return to the BBC Symphony Orchestra, completes the programme with Sibelius's final masterpiece, his Seventh Symphony.
Nikolaj Znaider(violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Berglund Prokofiev Symphony No 2
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Political Geography On the day that Sven Hedin died 50 years ago, Christopher Cook follows the Swedish explorer's eastern expeditions through the mountains and deserts of Asia mapping the frontiers of empire, and his western political journey into the heart of darkness of Heinrich Himmler's SS.
8.30 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2, Op 63 Sibelius Symphony No 7


Violinist: Nikolaj Znaider
Violinist: Paavo Berglund
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Unknown: Sven Hedin
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Heinrich Himmler

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd presents another edition of the arts and ideas programme. As the new Bond film explodes onto screens across the country, Jonathan Glancey considers the architecture of the villain's lair. And Philip Dodd talks to German poet Hans Magnus Enzensberger , whose new collection of poems, Lighter Than Air: Moral Poems, is published this week.


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Hans Magnus Enzensberger

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces Ligeti's
Sippal, Dobbal, Nadihegeduvel, tracks from Battista Lena 's latest album The
Russian Cosmonauts, and a lullaby from MaxNagl.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Battista Lena

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A
12.25 Prokofiev Symphony No 7
1.00 JC Bach Symphony in Eflat, Op 6 No 2 WF Bach, arr Mozart Adagio and Fugue in F minor, Op 31 No 8 JC Bach Keyboard Concerto, Op 13 No 4; Symphony in G minor, Op 6 No 6 1.50 Paganini Caprices Op 1: Nos 13-24
2.25 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 1 in D
2.55 Grieg Norwegian Bridal March,
Op 10 No 2 (Pictures from Country Life)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.05 Let's Sing
4.25 Numbertime Mental Maths
4.40 Talking Points

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