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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Vivaldi Overture: L'Olimpiade Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast)
RCA Victor SO, conductor Leopold Stokowski Handel Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor lona Brown
8.30-10.00: Mozart, arr Mayer Andante and Rondo in D Albrecht Mayer (oboe), Mahler CO, conductor Claudio Abbado
Sibelius Hostkvall Soile Isokowski (soprano), Helsinki PO, conductor Leif Segerstam
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole SWR Stuttgart RSO, conductor Sergiu Celibidache


Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock Smetana
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Lona Brown
Unknown: Mayer Andante
Oboe: Albrecht Mayer
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache

: CD Masters

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, KV314 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Heinz Holliger (oboe)
10.21 Rossini Mi Lagnero Tacendo; Les Amants de Seville Jennifer Larmore (mezzo),
John Aler (tenor), Steven Kimbrough (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
10.30 Elgar Serenade in E minor for strings
Sinfonia of London, conductor John Barbirolli
10.45 Bach Chorale Prelude: Jesu, meine Freude, BWV713 Peter Hurford (organ)
10.59 Elgar, orch Jacob Organ Sonata in G Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
11.17 MacDowell Fireside Tales, Op 61 James Barbagallo (piano)
11.31 Strauss Oboe Concerto Heinz Hollinger , Cincinnati SO, conductor Michael Gielen


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: St Martin
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Tenor: John Aler
Tenor: Steven Kimbrough
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Piano: Elgar Serenade
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Piano: James Barbagallo
Unknown: Heinz Hollinger
Conductor: Michael Gielen

: Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

3/5. After 20 years in Mantua, Monteverdi found himself without a job when his employer, Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga , died. Though he became director of music at St Mark's in Venice, he continued writing music for the Mantuan court. Presented by Donald Macleod.
TirsieClori Les Arts Florissants/William Christie Con Che Soavita, Labbra Odorate ; Ohime, Dove il Mia Ben Emma Kirkby and Judith Nelson
(sopranos), Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Catherine Bott (soprano), Andrew King (tenor), John Mark Ainsley (narrator),
New London Consort, director Philip Pickett Volgendo il Ciel John Potter (tenor),
Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman


Unknown: Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Labbra Odorate
Sopranos: Judith Nelson

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Wit and Wisdom
2/4. The Polish-based Royal Quartet continues this week's exploration of Haydn's chamber music with two works illustrating his complete mastery of the medium. Recorded at Cardiff University's concert hall. Introduced by Louise Fryer.
Haydn String Quartets: in F minor, Op 20 No 5; in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Royal Quartet
2.00 The Lucerne Festival
Including Renaissance choral music from the 2006 Easter Festival. Presented by Louise Fryer. Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595
Maria-Joao Pires , Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Emmanuel Krivine
Byrd Ne Irascaris Domine Hilliard Ensemble Varese Arcana
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
Helene Grimaud , South West German RSO, conductor Sylvain Cambreling Tye Mass for five voices
Tallis Salvator Mundi ; 0 Nata Lux; 0 Sacrum Convivium Hilliard Ensemble
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Helene Grimaud (piano), South West German RSO, conductor Sylvain Cambreling


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Maria-Joao Pires
Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Unknown: Helene Grimaud
Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
Unknown: Tallis Salvator Mundi
Piano: Helene Grimaud
Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert of music performed by the Hilliard
Ensemble, followed by a performance of James MacMillan 's Quickening on a text by Michael Symmons Roberts. Presented by Geoffrey Smith. Hilliard Ensemble
James MacMillan Here in Hiding Shery ngham Ah! Gentle Jesu
Jonathan Wild Two Pieces (The Cloud of Unknowing)
Josquin des Prez Ave
Maria Trad , arr Komitas Sarakans (Armenian Sacred Chants); Ov Zarmanali ; Hays Hark Nviranc Ukhti; Sirt in Sasani; Surp, Ter Zorutheanc City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Symphony Youth Chorus, BBC Philharmonic, conductor James MacMillan
James MacMillan Quickening


Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Michael Symmons Roberts.
Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown: Maria Trad
Unknown: Komitas Sarakans
Unknown: Ov Zarmanali
Conductor: James MacMillan
Conductor: James MacMillan

: Composer of the Week: Claudio Monteverdi

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves

Michael Foot will probably be best remembered for his troubled years as leader of the Labour Party in the 1980s. But he has also had one of the longest. cultured and most fascinating political lives of our era - from attacking appeasement in the 1930s to writing about the work of Hazlitt and HG Wells. His new biographer Kenneth 0 Morgan discusses his legacy with Philip Dodd. Producer Horatio Clare


Unknown: Michael Foot
Unknown: Philip Dodd.
Producer: Horatio Clare

: Artist Focus

3/4. Pianist Mitsuko Uchida begins tonight's programme with Debussy's Pour lesArpeges
Composes, the 11th in the second book of Etudes. introduced by Geoffrey Smith.


Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Introduced By: Geoffrey Smith.

: The Essay

Paulin on Blake
3/4. Tom Paulin presents his third essay on Blake, focusing on America, the Zeitgeist of Blake's vision, and his powerful attraction to the mysterious free nation. Producer Kate Bland


Unknown: Tom Paulin
Producer: Kate Bland

: Late Junction

Experimental singer Sidsel Endresen with electronics guru Jan Bang in a performance at the Punkt festival in Kristiansand last year. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Singer: Sidsel Endresen
Unknown: Jan Bang
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea. Mahler Symphony No 8
(Symphony of a Thousand) Prague Philharmonic Choir, KOhn Mixed Choir, Boys' Choir from St Barvo Cathedral,
Sacramentskoor Breda , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly 2.28 Dowland Prelude; Mrs Winter 's Jump; Mr Dowland 's Midnight; The Lady Clifton's Spirit 235 Mendelssohn Three Etudes, Op 104 2.43 Debussy String Quartet in G minor, Op 10 3.07 Respiqhl Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 2 3.26 Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli 3.47 Svendsen Carnival in Paris
4.00 Sermisy Cinq Chansons 4.10 Berwald Septet in B flat
4.32 Novak V Tatrach , Op 26 4.50 Grainger Hill-Song No 2
4.55 Glazunov Gavotte in D, Op 49 No 3 5.00 Vivaldi Concerto in C for two trumpets, RV537 5.07 Chopin
Impromptu in A flat, Op 29 5.11 Sibelius Spring Song. Op 16
5.20 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music 5.34 Anon 18th century Pastorella in G; Sonatas: in D; in G; in C
5.47 Dubois Chant Pastoral 5.52 Elgar Froissart
6.05 Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor 6.30 Bartok The Miraculous Mandarin 6.48 Handel II Pastor Fido


Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Sacramentskoor Breda
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Mrs Winter
Unknown: Mr Dowland
Unknown: Novak V Tatrach

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