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: Morning on

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Elgar March: Pomp and Circumstance No 1 in D, Op 39
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Andrew Davis Galuppi Piano Sonata No 5 in C Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Nielsen Oriental Dance (Aladdin)
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op 67 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
8.30-10.00: Dvorak Piano Quartet No 2 in Eflat, Op87 Andras Schiff , Panocha Quartet


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Andras Schiff

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Biber Mystery Sonata No 1 in D minor (The Annunciation) Susanne Lautenbacher
(violin), Johannes Koch (viola da gamba), Rudolf Ewerhart (organ)
10.08 Haydn Symphony No 26 in D minor (Lamentatione) La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
10.24 Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit John Ogdon (piano)
10.45 Beethoven Christus am Olberge, Op 85 (Parts 3 and 4) Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
11.17 Biber Mystery Sonata No 10 in G minor (The Crucifixion) Les Veilleurs de Nuit, director Alice Pierot (violin)
11.24 Messiaen Regard du Fils surle Fils; Par Lui Tout a Ete Fait (Vingt Regards sur I' 'Enfant Jesus) John Ogdon (piano)
11.44 Biber Mystery Sonata No 16 in G minor (The Guardian Angel) Max Rostal (violin)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Violin: Susanne Lautenbacher
Violin: Johannes Koch
Unknown: Rudolf Ewerhart
Piano: John Ogdon
Piano: Beethoven Christus
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Violin: Alice Pierot
Piano: John Ogdon
Violin: Max Rostal
Seraph: Laura Aikin (soprano)
Jesus: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Peter: René Pape (bass)

: Composer of the Week: Handel

3/5. On his second visit to England,
Handel took up residence in Burlington House, Piccadilly, for three years, where
"his mornings were employed in study, and at dinner he sat down with men of the first eminence for genius and abilities of any in the kingdom." Donald Macleod looks at the music associated with this period of Handel's career.
Overture: // Pastor Fido
Simon Standage (violin), The English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock Cara Sposa (Rinaldo)
James Bowman (alto), The King's Consort, conductor Robert King
Amadigi di Gaula, Act 2 (excerpt) Jennifer Smith (soprano: Oriana), Eiddwen Harrhy (soprano: Melissa), Nathalie Stutzmann (mezzo: Amadigi), Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Violin: Simon Standage
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Cara Sposa
Unknown: James Bowman
Conductor: Robert King
Soprano: Jennifer Smith
Soprano: Eiddwen Harrhy
Unknown: Nathalie Stutzmann
Conductor: Marc Minkowski

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generations at the City of London
Another chance to hear a concert from last year's festival, presented by Verity Sharp. KungsbackaTrio
Copland Vitebsk (Study on a Jewish Theme) Karin Rehnqvist Beginning
Brahms Piano Trio No 2 in C, Op 87


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Unknown: Karin Rehnqvist

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Concert Orchestra
Cynthia Fleming (violin), conductor Christopher Warren-Green
Edward Seckerson presents a live concert from the Maida Vale studios in London.
Rossini Overture: Cenerentola
Prokofiev Cinderella: Suite No 1
Larsson A Winter's Tale
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending Walton Suite: Henry V


Violin: Cynthia Fleming
Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green
Conductor: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson , including music from the film Monsters, Inc.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford. Introit: Abendlied (Rheinberger). Responses: Rose. Psalms 22 and 23 (Camidge, Ives). First Reading: Jeremiah 1, wl-19. Office Hymn: Te Lucis Ante
Terminum (Mode VIII). Canticles: The Great Service (Parry). Second Reading: Matthew 10, wl-23. Anthem: My Soul, There Is a Country (Parry). Final Hymn: 0 Thou Who Camest from Above (Hereford). Organ
Voluntary: Nun DanketAlleGott, BWV657 (Bach). Informatorchoristarum Bill Ives. Organ scholar Jonathan Hardy.


Unknown: Bill Ives.
Unknown: Jonathan Hardy.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: An Arabian Night

Zeinab Badawi introduces an evening exploring the cultural and political life of the Arabian Peninsula, mixing live poetry, music and studio discussion with newly commissioned writing from the region. She examines the role of Iraqi writers and poets before and after the time of Saddam Hussein , and looks at how the tales of the Thousand and One Nights have influenced Western culture, from the works of Chaucer, Borges and Dickens to the music of Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov.
Kim Ghattas reports on the changing cultural climate in Saudi Arabia and Julia Wheeler visits Dubai to experience the architectural boom in the Gulf. With contributions from
Professor Fred Haliday , a leading expert on the region; Mai Yamani , the Saudi Arabian writer, anthropologist and research fellow at the Royal Institute for International Affairs; and Iraqi writer and humorist
Khalid Kishtainy. Producer Anthony Denselow


Introduces: Zeinab Badawi
Unknown: Saddam Hussein
Unknown: Kim Ghattas
Unknown: Julia Wheeler
Unknown: Professor Fred Haliday
Unknown: Mai Yamani
Unknown: Khalid Kishtainy.
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington is joined in the studio by British sax player lain Ballamy and Norwegian accordionist Stian Carstensen for a live Set. lain Ballamy and Stian Carstensen are also featured on Jazz on 3 on Friday 11.30pm


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Accordionist: Stian Carstensen
Unknown: Stian Carstensen

: Composer of the Week: Poulenc

4/5. Love and Death. With Donald Macleod. Rosemonde William Parker (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano) Aubade
Pascal Roge (piano), French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
Le Disparu; Dernier Poème
Franck Leguerinel (baritone), Irene Aitoff (piano) La Voix Humaine (excerpt)
Felicity Lott (soprano), Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Armin Jordan Oboe Sonata Nicholas Daniel ,
Julius Drake (piano) Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: William Parker
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Baritone: Franck Leguerinel
Baritone: Irene Aitoff
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Armin Jordan
Unknown: Nicholas Daniel
Piano: Julius Drake

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
A programme of music played on historic organs of the Netherlands, including instruments in Amsterdam, Alkmaar, Oosterland, Edam and Zaandam.
2.20 Gesualdo Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday 3.05 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 113.35
Glinka Adele 3.40 Dohnanyl Suite im Alten Stil, Op 24 3.55 Brusselmans Scènes
Breugheliennes 4.10 Pachelbel Nun
DanketAlle Gott 4.15 Rameau Suite: Les Indes Galantes 4.30 Bartok Piano Suite, Op 14 4.40 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, RV577 (perl'Orchestra di Dresda)
4.50 Galilei, arr Segovia Six Pieces
5.00 Kodaly Sonatina 5.05 Telemann Trio No 8 (Essercizii Musici) 5.15 Marenzio Sinfonia: 0 Valoroso Dio 5.20
Strauss Heidebild , Op 9 No 5 5.25 Vladigerov Elegy of Autumn, Op 15 5.35 Sibelius Luonnotar
5.40 Schubert Grande Marche No 2 in G minor 5.50 Gombert MusaeJovis a 6; Media Vita in Morte Sumus a 6 6.05
Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)
6.35 Komorowski, arr
Maklakiewicz Kalina 6.40 Zelenski, arr Maklakiewicz The Bewitched Princess; At Leave-Taking
6.45 Koehne Unchained Melody


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Glinka Adele
Unknown: Danketalle Gott
Unknown: Strauss Heidebild
Unknown: Sibelius Luonnotar
Unknown: Gombert Musaejovis
Unknown: Morte Sumus
Unknown: Maklakiewicz Kalina

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