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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Rameau Les Incas de Perou (Les Indes Galantes, Deuxième Entree) Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen Addinsell Warsaw Concerto Leonard Pennario (piano),
Hollywood Bowl SO, conductor Carmen Dragon Susato Seven Dances from the Dansereye Early
Music Consort of London, conductor David Munrow
8.30-10.00: Handel Father of Heaven (Judas Maccabaeus) Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 42 The Undsays Orr John Gay Suite Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Clark Rundell


Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Piano: Leonard Pennario
Conductor: David Munrow
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Clark Rundell

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
CPE Bach Sonata in A minor, Wq49 No 1 (Wurttenburg) Glen Gould (piano)
10.13 Merula Hor Ch'e Tempo di Morire
Sara Mingardo (contralto), Concerto Italiano
10.23 Ives Violin Sonata No 2
Janos Negyesy , Cornelius Cardew (piano)
10.40 Justin Morgan Death like an Overflowing
Stream His Majestie's Clerkes, conductor Paul Hillier Copland Simple Gifts Thomas Hampson (baritone),
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hugh Wolff Ruggles Exaltation Leonard Raver (organ), Gregg Smith Singers, Brass Ensemble, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.52 Bach Concerto in A minor, BWV593 (after Vivaldi's Concerto, Op 3 No 6) Daniel Chorzempa (organ)
11.05 Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Unknown: James Jolly.
Piano: Glen Gould
Contralto: Sara Mingardo
Unknown: Janos Negyesy
Piano: Cornelius Cardew
Piano: Justin Morgan
Conductor: Paul Hillier
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Unknown: Leonard Raver
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Unknown: Daniel Chorzempa
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Composer of the Week: Scriabln

Ecstasy and Mass
4/5. Donald Macleod introduces a performance from the Proms of Scriabin's Poem of Ecstasy, explores Scriabin's obsessions with hair and cleanliness, and contrasts the Seventh and Ninth Piano Sonatas, nicknamed the "White Mass" and "Black Mass".
Scriabin Eight Etudes, Op 42: No 4 in F sharp minor; No 5 in C sharp minor Vladimar Horovitz (piano)
Le Poeme d'Extase USSR State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
Piano Sonata No 7 in Fsharp minor, Op 64 (White Mass) Roberto Szidon (piano)
Piano Sonata No 9 in F Op 68
Gordon Fergus-Thompson (piano) Repeated at 8.45pm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Vladimar Horovitz
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Piano: Roberto Szidon
Piano: Gordon Fergus-Thompson

: Afternoon on 3

Presented by Penny Gore .
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Another chance to hear a recital given in the Queen's Hall during last year's Edinburgh International Festival. Jane Irwin (mezzo), Andrew Kennedy (tenor). Scottish Ensemble, director Jonathan Morton Britten Les Illuminations, Op 18 Lachrymae, Op 48 Phaedra, Op 93
2.00 San Francisco Symphony
RT Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
CHOICE Chausson Symphony in B flat
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
With Joshua Bell , conductor Roberto Abbado Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Rock, pop and classical music: p136


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Jane Irwin
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Director: Jonathan Morton
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Joshua Bell
Conductor: Roberto Abbado
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

With Catherine Bott. The world premiere of The
Broken Symphony, a BBC commission from Scottish composer Alasdair Nicolson , is interrupted by a conventional symphony, Brahms's Third. The concert ends with Beethoven's Violin Concerto.
Julia Fischer (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
Alasdair Nicholson The Broken Symphony (first performance): Part 1 - Endless Laments Brahms Symphony No 3 in F
Alasdair Nicholson The Broken Symphony: Part 2 - Ghost Dances
Beethoven Violin Concerto in D


Unknown: Catherine Bott.
Unknown: Alasdair Nicolson
Violin: Julia Fischer
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Alasdair Nicholson
Unknown: Alasdair Nicholson

: Composer of the Week: Scriabin

4/5. Donald Macleod introduces a performance of the Poem of Ecstasy, explores Scriabin's obsessions with cleanliness, and contrasts the Seventh and Ninth Piano Sonatas. Repeated from 12 noon


Introduces: Donald MacLeod

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to American novelist
Dave Eggars and Valentino Achak Deng , subject of Eggars' new book What Is the What. Valentino was one of the many children separated from their families in the Sudanese civil war who became known as the "lost boys". Eggars tells his story of escape from soldiers, disease and loneliness. Producer Phil Tinline


Unknown: Dave Eggars
Unknown: Valentino Achak Deng
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Artist Focus

Catherine Bott presents a sequence of music with a featured artist leading the way. Baritone Simon Keenlyside begins tonight's performance with selected excerpts from a new recording of Donizetti's Dom Sebastien , Roi de Portugal.


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Unknown: Dom Sebastien

: The Essay

Novelist Kate Pullinger has two routes home in her city. One is short and edgy, the other is longer in miles and more relaxing. She explores the possibilities of both.


Unknown: Kate Pullinger

: Late Junction

Tracks from David Sylvian and Burnt Friedman, plus pieces for Chinese zither and music from Chechnya. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: David Sylvian
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) Julian Bliss (basset clarinet). BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
2.12 Mertz Hungarian Fatherland Flowers 2.20 Norman Such ' die Blumen dir im Thai 2.26 Berlioz Harold en Italie
3.11 Mendelssohn String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13
3.42 Forqueray Suite No 4 in G minor (La Marella)
3.59 Poulenc Sept Chansons 4.12 Lipinski Rondo alia Polacca in E, Op 13 4.28 Liszt Crude No 5 in B flat; Feux-Follets, S139 4.32 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E, RV269
(Spring) (The Four Seasons) 4.41 Rossini Introduction and Theme and Variations 4.53 Strauss Variations on Deandl is harb aufmi 5.00 Ouinault Overture and Dances: Le Nouveau Monde 5.08 Lutoslawski Dance Preludes
5.19 Simeon Clear Night 5.21 Vonmoos When Night Falls
5.24 Smetana Sonata Movement in E minor
5.35 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor 5.44
Machaut Ploures , Dames, Ploures Vostre Servant
5.35 Lalo Symphonie Espagnole 6.26 Janacek Sumarovo Dite 6.39 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Basset: Julian Bliss
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Norman Such
Unknown: Lipinski Rondo
Unknown: MacHaut Ploures
Unknown: Janacek Sumarovo

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