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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 8 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, lona Brown
Plazzolla Chin Chin Soledad
Josef Strauss Waltz : Delirien, Op 212
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
830-10.00: Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein Dvorak Intermezzo Nash Ensemble Faure Suite: Dolly, Op 56
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham


Unknown: Josef Strauss Waltz
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Dvorak Intermezzo Nash
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Karina Gauvin (soprano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop
10.18 Mozart Piano Concerto No 1 in F, K37
Yvonne Loriod , Orchestre du Domaine Musical, conductor Pierre Boulez
10.37 Messiaen Instants Defunts (Huit Préludes, No 4) Yvonne Loriod (piano)
10.41 Anthony Payne Adlestrop
Jane Manning (soprano), Jane's Minstrels, conductor Roger Montgomery
10.46 Berio Azerbaijan Love Song (Folk Songs, No 11) Cathy Berberian (mezzo), Juilliard Ensemble
10.50 Schubert String Quartet in D minor, 0810 (Death and the Maiden) Juilliard Quartet
11.30 Berg Seven Early Songs Jessye Norman (soprano),
LSO, conductor Pierre Boulez
11.46 Britten Phantasy Quartet, Op 2
Sarah Francis (oboe), members of the Delme Quartet


Soprano: Karina Gauvin
Unknown: Yvonne Loriod
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Piano: Yvonne Loriod
Piano: Anthony Payne Adlestrop
Soprano: Jane Manning
Conductor: Roger Montgomery
Unknown: Cathy Berberian
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Oboe: Sarah Francis

: Composer of the Week: Glinka

2/5. Donald Macleod introduces the opera that established Glinka's reputation.
A Life for the Tsar: Acts 1 and 4 (excerpts)
Sofia Festival Orchestra, conductor, Emil Tchakarov Repeated at 8.45pm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Emil Tchakarov
Susanin: Boris Martinovlc (bass)
Antonida: Alexandra Pendachanska (soprano)

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Louis Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Postcards from St Petersburg
1/4. The final quartet of Postcards from last year's City of London Festival, is from St Petersburg. A concert given at St Michael's, Cornhill. Brodsky Quartet
Stravinsky Concertino
Shostakovich String Quartet No 11, Op 122
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11
2.00 Music from Eastern Europe
Chesnokov Praise the Lord; Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts; Let My Prayer Arise (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom ) Sian Menna (mezzo), BBC Singers, conductor Dominic Wheeler Shostakovich Ballet Suite No 1
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Christian Gansch Bantock A Pageant of Human Life
BBC Singers, New London Children's Choir, conductor Ronald Corp Lutoslawskl Little Suite
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Tuomas Ollila
Haydn Piano Sonata in F, H XVI 29 Eduard Kunz Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, director Lesley Hatfield Malcolm Williamson Sonnet ; A Young Girl BBC Singers, conductor Ronald Corp Smetana Macbeth and the Witches
Ashley Wass (piano)
Ronald Corp Dover Beach
New London Children's Choir, conducted by the composer Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Vasily Petrenko


Introduced By: Louis Fryer.
Unknown: John Chrysostom
Unknown: Sian Menna
Conductor: Dominic Wheeler
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Tuomas Ollila
Unknown: Eduard Kunz
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Director: Lesley Hatfield
Director: Malcolm Williamson Sonnet
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Conductor: Smetana MacBeth
Conductor: Vasily Petrenko

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny presents a selection of music, with studio guests and a round-up of news from the arts world.

: Performance on 3

Presented by Martin Handley. Mendelssohn's miniature musical picture is based on the tale of a water-nymph who marries a mortal, and Sibelius's quietly radical Third Symphony contains many Finnish folk elements. Staying in Nordic mood, the Halle's own Lynsey Marsh offers her interpretation of Nielsen's concerto, and Strauss's tone poem is a vivid illustration of the pranks and adventures of the legendary jester who has the last laugh, mocking his enemies from the grave. Recorded last week in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
Lynsey Marsh (clarinet), Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
Mendelssohn Overture: Die Schðne Melusine Sibelius Symphony No 3 Nielsen Clarinet Concerto
Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Lynsey Marsh
Clarinet: Lynsey Marsh
Clarinet: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder

: Composer of the Week: Glinka

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd meets political analyst
Vernon Bogdanor , who explains why he thinks Britain has, since 1997, undergone a process unique in the democratic world: transforming its famously unwritten constitution into a European- or American-style written document, bit by bit, without any real popular interest in doing more. How deeply will this change our system of government and does anybody really know where this process will end? Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Vernon Bogdanor
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Artist Focus

Mark Elder conducts the Hallé Orchestra in Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad. Presented by Martin Handley.


Presented By: Martin Handley.

: The Essay

Death and the Philosopher
2/4. Lesley Chamberlain explores the longevity of ideas and the struggle between flesh and mind.


Unknown: Lesley Chamberlain

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays tracks from a new CD by the Tord Gustavsen Trio. She also introduces music by Hungarian singer Beata Palya , Tchaikovsky from the Classical Jazz Quartet, the Ethiopian bagana, and a setting of the Nunc Dimittis by Arvo Part.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Singer: Beata Palya

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Legrenzl Sonata a 4 No 4 (La Squarzona): Sonata a 2 No 3; Sonata a 4 No 2 Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini (violin) Frescobaldl Canzona Prima Yves Bilger (organ) Legrenzl Sonata a 5 No 5 (La Cremona); Sonata a 3 No 5 Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini (violin) Frescobaldi Toccata Sesta Shizuko Noiri (lute)
Legrenzl Sonatas a 4, Nos 4 and Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini (violin) 1.51 Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905) 2.57 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in D minor, H426 3.20 Grieg String Quartet No 2 in G minor, Op 27
3.57 Liszt Concerto Pathétique 4.18 Mozart Non Piu ,
TuttoAscoltai.... Non TemerAmato Bene, K490 4.27 Ravel Boléro 4.42 Mendelssohn Variations Sérieuses in D minor, Op 54 4.54 Palestrina Ad Te Levavi Oculos Meos
5.00 Torres Cantada al Santisimo (Afectos A mantes)
5.13 Beethoven Six Variations in F, Op 34 5.25 Smlt Cello Concertino 5.36 d'lndla Filli, Mirando il Cileo 5.41 Henryk Gorecki Ad Matrem, Op 29 5.53 Britten String Quartet No 2 in C, Op 36 6.23 Sweellnck Ricercare in A minor
6.36 Strauss Suite: Der Rosenkavalier


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Violin: Chiara Banchini
Violin: Frescobaldl Canzona Prima
Violin: Yves Bilger
Violin: Chiara Banchini
Unknown: Legrenzl Sonatas
Violin: Chiara Banchini
Unknown: Mozart Non Piu
Unknown: Levavi Oculos Meos
Unknown: Torres Cantada
Unknown: Henryk Gorecki
Unknown: Sweellnck Ricercare

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