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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Handel Salve Regina
Magdalena Kozena (soprano), Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
6.50 Beethoven Romance No 1 in G, Op 40 Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Philharmonia, conductor John Pritchard
7.00 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 Cyprien Katsaris (piano)
7.30 Mozart Porgi Amor (Le Nozze di Figaro) Barbara Frittoli (soprano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.15Corelli, arrGeminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor (La Follia) Academy of Ancient Music, director Andrew Manze (violin)
8.50 Watton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue Philharmonia, conductor William Walton


Unknown: Handel Salve Regina
Soprano: Magdalena Kozena
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: John Pritchard
Piano: Cyprien Katsaris
Piano: Mozart Porgi Amor
Soprano: Barbara Frittoli
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Composer

of the Week: Purcell
2: Donald Macleod introduces Purcell's music forthe death of Charles II and for the coronation of James II.
Let Us, Kind Lesbia, Give Away
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Michael George (bass), Members of the King's Consort Beneath a Dark and Melancholy Grove
Susan Gritton (soprano), Michael George (bass), members of The King's Consort They That Go Down to the Sea in Ships Matthew Bright (countertenor), David Thomas (bass), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
If Prayers and Tears Susan Gritton
(soprano), Members of The King's Consort My Heart Is Inditing a Good Matter Choir of New College, Oxford, conductor Edward Higginbottom
Ground in D minor; Sefauchi's Farewell;
Suite in 0 Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: James Ii.
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Michael George
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Michael George
Bass: David Thomas
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Brade Ein Schottisch Tanz
Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall Debussy Marche Ecossaise
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
10.11 Beethoven Once More I Hail Thee, WoO152 No 3; The Pulse of an Irishman, Wo0154 No 4; Sunset, Op 108 No 2 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone),
Andreas Rohn (violin), Georg Donderer (cello), Karl Engel (piano)
10.20 Schein Intrada ; Gagliarda; Canzon (Venus Krantzlein , 1609) Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall
10.29 Debussy Nocturnes
Women's chorus, Suisse Romande
Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.53 Field Nocturne No 10 in E minor; Rondo in E(Midi) Benjamin Frith (piano)
11.03 Tye In Nomine a 6 Jenkins In
Nomine No 1 Purcell Nomine in 7 parts Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall
11.14 Listener Request: German Nell Gwyn Dances Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Violin: Andreas Rohn
Violin: Georg Donderer
Cello: Karl Engel
Piano: Schein Intrada
Unknown: Venus Krantzlein
Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Piano: Benjamin Frith
Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Morning Performance

Salzburg Mozartfest 2003 With Stephanie Hughes.
Mozart Divertimento in D, K131 Salzburg Camerata , conductor Roger Norrington Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K137 (Salzburg Symphonies) Mozarteum Quartet
Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise) Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conductor Ivor Bolton


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Conductor: Salzburg Camerata
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Mozart Divertimento
Conductor: Ivor Bolton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear Alia Francesca 's concert of medieval songs and dances from around the Mediterranean, blended with traditional Italian melodies still performed today. Introduced by Nicola Heywood-Thomas from Cardiff Castle.


Unknown: Alia Francesca
Introduced By: Nicola Heywood-Thomas

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
In his Second Symphony, Mendelssohn followed the example of Beethoven's
Ninth by writing a choral finale. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Brahms Academic Festival Overture Conductor Richard Hickox
Bruch Violin Concerto NolinG minor Viviane Hagner , conductor Christian Gansch
Schumann Requiem for Mignon, Op 98b Mendelssohn Symphony No 2 in B flat (Lobgesang) Veronique Gens and Gail Pearson (sopranos), Pamela Helen
Stephen and Catherine Denley (mezzos), Robert Tear (tenor), Stephen Roberts
(baritone) BBC National Chorus of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Viviane Hagner
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Schumann Requiem
Unknown: Veronique Gens
Sopranos: Gail Pearson
Sopranos: Pamela Helen
Sopranos: Catherine Denley
Tenor: Stephen Roberts
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Voices

Eastern Promise lain Burnside presents a programme that conjures up the exotic world of the East. Including songs by Bizet, Schubert,
Mahler and Sondheim, as well as George Formby 's Chinese Laundry Blues.


Unknown: George Formby

: In Tune

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


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Singers in Budapest
Earlier this year the BBC Singers, conducted by Stephen Cleobury , recorded this concert in the Liszt Academy, Budapest, featuring music by British and Hungarian composers spanning four centuries. William Byrd Rorate Coeli; Vigilate Gyorgy Ugeti LuxAeterna John Tavener Funeral Ikos
Thea Musgrave Rorate Coeli
Robert Hacomplaynt Salve Regina Gyorgy Orban Stabat Mater
Levente Gyongyosi Assumpta Est Maria Edward Cowie Ave Maria (BBC commission)
Stanford Magnificat in B flat


Conducted By: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: Gyorgy Ugeti
Unknown: John Tavener
Unknown: Robert Hacomplaynt
Unknown: Gyorgy Orban
Unknown: Levente Gyongyosi
Unknown: Edward Cowie

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Andrew Davis
Per Norgard Terrains Vagues


Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Night Waves

In the centenary year of George Orwell 's birth, Richard Coles presents an examination of his life and work. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents more from
Manecas Costa's debut CD release.
Plus a collaboration between Greekjazz ensemble Mode Plagal and Turkish group Bosphorus, the London Jewish Male Choir singing Israeli folk music, and tracks from Bob Brozman 's new album.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Bob Brozman

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Vanhal Double Bass Concerto in E flat
12.25 Massenet, arr Marsick Méditation (Thaïs) 12.30 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
1.00 A concert of lute suites by Charles Mouton , Nicolas Dubut , Robert de Visee , Ennemond Gaultier and Denis Gaultier.
2.05 Vivaldi Concerto in C for two guitars and orchestra 2.20 Mozart Serenade in C minor for winds, K388
2.45 Dvorak Stabat Mater , Op 58
4.05 Eugene Gigout Toccata
4.10 Handel Trio Sonata in G, Op 5 No 4
4.20 Debussy, orch Ravel Tarantelle
Styrienne 4.30 Durufle Prélude, Récitatif et Variations, Op 3 4.45 Byrd Pavan and Galliard: The Earl of Salisbury
4.50 Schein Canzon No 23 in A minor (Venus Krantzlein )
5.00 Stradella Sinfonia in D minor
5.15 Rossini Prelude, Tocatta and Variations 5.25 A Scarlatti Leandro , Anima Mia (Ero e Leandro)
5.40 Crusell Bassoon Concertino in B flat


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Charles Mouton
Unknown: Nicolas Dubut
Unknown: Robert de Visee
Unknown: Ennemond Gaultier
Unknown: Denis Gaultier.
Unknown: Dvorak Stabat Mater
Unknown: Eugene Gigout Toccata
Unknown: Byrd Pavan
Unknown: Venus Krantzlein
Unknown: Scarlatti Leandro
Unknown: Anima Mia

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