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: Morning on 3

Presented by Martin Handley.
7.00-8.00: Elgar Harmony Music No 2 Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor, Op 20
8.00-9.00: Mozart Regina Coeli , K276 Respighl The Birds


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Mozart Regina Coeli

: The Cowan Collection

With Rob Cowan. Music includes:
Handel Overture: Radamisto LPO/Karl Richter Mendelssohn Andante with Variations in D Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
Wagner Die Frist ist um (The Flying Dutchman) Hermann Uhde (bass-baritone), Bayreuth
Festival Orchestra, conductor Joseph Keilberth Bach Harpsichord Concerto in A, BWV1055 Skip Sempe , Capriccio Stravagante Glazunov From Darkness to Light
USSR Symphony Orchestra/Yevgeni Svetlanov Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle)
Concertgebouw Orchestra/Eduard van Beinum Mehldau I Love You, Gentlest of Ways
Renee Fleming (soprano), Brad Mehldau (piano) Delius Piano Concerto
Clifford Curzon , BBCSO, conductor John Pritchard Mendelssohn String Symphony No 10 in B minor Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Halevy Rachel , Quand du Seigneur (La Juive)
Dimitri Tarkhov , unnamed orchestra and conductor Debussy La Mer Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karl Richter
Organ: Marie-Claire Alain
Bass-Baritone: Hermann Uhde
Conductor: Joseph Keilberth
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Harpsichord: Skip Sempe
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Harpsichord: Skip Sempe
Unknown: Capriccio Stravagante
Unknown: Beinum Mehldau
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Piano: Brad Mehldau
Piano: Clifford Curzon
Conductor: John Pritchard
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Tenor: Dimitri Tarkov
Conductor: Charles Munch

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley 's guest is actress Sheila Hancock , whose musical passions include
Romantic piano concertos, chamber music by Beethoven, Elgar and Britten, and Sondheim's Sweeney Todd.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Sheila Hancock
Unknown: Sweeney Todd.

: The Early Music Show

2/2. Catherine Bott presents the second of two programmes devoted to early Portuguese music.


Unknown: Catherine Bott

: Sunday Gala

Stephanie Hughes introduces a concert given at this year's Schwetzingen Festival.
Heinrich Schiff (cello), Martin Helmchen (piano) Beethoven Cello Sonatas: No I in F Op 5 No 1; No 4 in C, Op 102 No 1, Variations in F on Ein Madchen oder Weibchen from The Magic Flute, Op 66; Cello Sonata No 3 in A, Op 69


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Cello: Martin HelmcHen
Unknown: Ein Madchen

: Walter Legge

2/4. Our Man in Vienna. Humphrey Burton continues his series about Walter Legge , who during the Second World War ran Ensa concerts all over the UK. After the Liberation he reached war-devastated Vienna ahead of his rivals to sign contracts with artists such as Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , whom he later married.


Unknown: Walter Legge
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

: BBC Proms 2006

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. David Goode, on the recently restored
"Father" Willis organ, performs an eclectic variety of music, including works by both of this year's anniversary composers. Presented by Martin Handley.
David Goode (organ)
Mozart Fantasia in F minor, K608 Shostakovich Credo (The Gadfly): The Cathedral Service
Gliere Fugue on a Russian Christmas Song Glazunov Fantasy, Op 110
Bohm Vater unser im
Himmelreich Bach Dies sind die heil'gen zehn Gebot, BWV678 Liszt Fantasia and Fugue: Ad Nos, ad Salutarem Undam


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Presented By: David Goode
Unknown: Bohm Vater
Unknown: Himmelreich Bach
Unknown: Liszt Fantasia

: Drama on 3: Mrs Warren's Profession

George Bernard Shaw 's play examines the issue of Victorian prostitution and double standards as Mrs Warren reveals to her daughter the source of her income and her daughter's true parentage.
Producer Nicolas Soames


Unknown: George Bernard Shaw
Producer: Nicolas Soames
Mrs Warren: Diana Quick
Vivie: Claire Skinner
Frank Gardner: Scott Handy
Sir George Crofts: Geoffrey Whitehead
Praed: John Rowe
Rev Samuel Gardner: Roger Hammond

: BBC Proms 2006

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Inspired by the poetry of Emily Dickinson , Julian Anderson 's new composition is a non-religious work with orchestral movements framing a setting of sections of the Latin Mass, together with other texts. Anderson wrote this piece with the singer Angelika Kirchschlager in mind. After the interval, a performance of the music Ravel wrote for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. Presented by Penny Gore .
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Julian Anderson Heaven Is Shy of Earth (BBC commission: first performance)
8.05 Interval: The Shaw Bequest
A visit to the National Gallery in Dublin, where a special exhibition marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of playwright George Bernard Shaw. Shaw became the Gallery's most generous benefactor following his death in 1950. His relationship with Dublin and his political beliefs are explored in this survey of the Shaw legacy.
8.25 Ravel Daphnis and Chloe
This Prom is repeated on Friday 11 August at 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Julian Anderson
Singer: Angelika Kirchschlager
Presented By: Penny Gore
Presented By: Angelika Kirchschlager
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: George Bernard Shaw.

: Sunday Feature: The Poet Who Lost HisHead

Germaine Greer , Clive James , Nicholas Mann and others reflect on the enduring influence of Petrarch, who established the language of European love poetry over 700 years ago.
Introduced by Kevin Jackson with readings by Derek Jacobi.


Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Nicholas Mann
Introduced By: Kevin Jackson
Unknown: Derek Jacobi.

: Andy Kershaw in Algeria

1/2. Andy Kershaw goes to the heart of Rai music in the port town of Oran, visits the famous Kasbah in Algiers, and sees a circumcision ceremony.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

1/5. St Petersburg. With Donald Macleod.
Scherzo a la Russe; Petrushka (1st Tableau);
Three Songs (Recollections of My Childhood): Piano Sonata in F sharp minor (2nd mvt); Suite: The Firebird Repeated from Monday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Bach Cantatas: No LiebsterGott, wann werd' ich sterben?; No 39, Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot
1.45 Boulogne Concerto in D, Op 3 No 1
2.07 Tulindberg String Quartet No 3 in C
2.28 Hannikainen At a Fountain 2.35 Bruckner
Symphony No 8 4.00 Hubay Violin Solo (The Violin Maker of Cremona) 4.04 Sweelinck Psalm 23 (Thysius Lute
Book): Volte (The Edward Herbert Lute Book) 4.10 Schuyt Voi Bramate, Ben Mio 4.15 Mozart Kirchen-Sonate No 13 in C, K328 4.20 JC Bach Quintet in F, Op 11 No 3 (Les
Adieux) 4.29 Liszt Gnomenreigen (Two Concert Studies, S145) 4.33 Ravel, arr Bernard Gillet Piece en Forme de Habanera 4.37 Sor Fantaisie et Variations Brillantes sur
Deux Airs Favoris Connus, Op 30 4.52 Bartok, arr Arthur Willner Romanian Folk Dances 5.00 Brahms Academic Festival Overture 5.12 Groneman Flute Sonata in G
5.24 Weelkes When David Heard (0 My Son Absalom)
5.29 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D 5.54 Gabrieli
Ricercar Settimo Tono 6.01 Moniuszko Overture: Paria
6.11 Milhaud Scaramouche 6.21 Rebel Les Elemens
6.46 Allegri Miserere Mei Deus (Psalm 51)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Bernard Gillet
Unknown: Arthur Willner
Unknown: David Heard

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