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: Rob Cowan

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Brahms Intermezzo in B flat minor, Op 117 No Earl Wild (piano)
Saint-Saens Orient et Occident Kristiansand Wind Ensemble, conductor Bjorn Sagstad
Bach Aria and Ten Variations (Aria Variata alia Maniera Italiana in A minor, BWV989) Rosalyn Tureck (harpsichord)
8.30-10.00: Sibelius Humoresques: Nos 1 and 2 Joseph Swensen ,
Finnish Royal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Schubert An Silvia , D891
Ernst Haefliger (tenor), Hertha Klust (piano) Elgar Serenade in E minor for strings
Philharmonia, conductor Andrew Davis See also Performance on 3 at 7pm


Conductor: Bjorn Sagstad
Conductor: Bach Aria
Unknown: Maniera Italiana
Harpsichord: Rosalyn Tureck
Harpsichord: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Schubert An Silvia
Tenor: Ernst Haefliger
Tenor: Hertha Klust
Piano: Elgar Serenade
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly. Brahms Tragic Overture
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.15 Kodaly Sonata for solo cello, Op 8 Janos Starker
10.44 Hupfeld As Time Goes By
Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
10.48 Gershwin I Got Rhythm Tashi
10.50 Rodgers and Hart My Funny Valentine Chico Hamilton Quintet
10.55 Monteverdi AltriCantidAmor
Red Byrd , Parley of Instruments
11.05 Schubert String Quintet in C, D956
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Melos Quartet


Presented By: James Jolly.
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Kodaly Sonata
Unknown: Monteverdi Altricantidamor
Unknown: Red Byrd
Cello: Mstislav Rostropovich

: Composer of the Week: Faure

2/5. Faure meets Liszt, inspires Proust, and chooses a wife - by a rather unconventional method. With Donald Macleod. Faure Nell , Op 18 No
Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano) Ballade in F sharp, Op 19 Kathryn Stott Papillon, Op 77
Steven Isserlis (cello), Pascal Devoyon (piano) Piano Quartet No 2 in G minor, Op 45
Susan Tomes (piano), Krysia Osostowicz (violin), Robin Ireland (viola), Timothy Hugh (cello) Repeated at 8.45pm
1.00 PM Afternoon on 3 Presented by Louise Fryer
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/4. As part of Radio 3's Elgar Season, the first of four concerts featuring the composer's chamber music recorded at Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Brodsky Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in F Op 135 Elgar String Quartet in E minor, Op 83
2.00 British Symphony Series
Bantock Choral Symphony: The Vanity of Vanities BBC Singers, conductor Simon Joly Britten Serenade , Op 31
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), David Flack (horn), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stefan Solyom Sibelius Symphony No 2
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stefan Solyom
4.00 The Making of Music
2/30. Notre-Dame. Performances of the music James Naughtie mentions in his Radio 4 series chronicling the historical influences that affected the course of classical music. Featuring today music by composers associated with the cathedral of Notre-
Dame in Paris, including works by Perotin and Leonin.


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Faure Nell
Piano: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Pascal Devoyon
Viola: Timothy Hugh
Presented By: Louise Fryer
Conductor: Simon Joly
Conductor: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Tenor: David Flack
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Music: James Naughtie

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Elgar Season
A concert given as part of Radio 3's Elgar 150th anniversary celebrations, recorded last month at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall. Presented by Tom Service with Anthony Payne. James Ehnes (violin),
Philharmonia, conductor Andrew Davis Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor; Symphony No 2 in E flat


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Unknown: Anthony Payne.
Violin: James Ehnes
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Composer of the Week: Faure

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves

As a new biography of the great astronomer
Galileo Galilei chronicles the events that led to his condemnation by the Inquisition as a heretic, a look at the Vatican's venerable relationship with astronomy. Scientists and theologians have often been at loggerheads, yet the Vatican Observatory is one of the oldest scientific research institutions in the world. Philip Dodd and his guests discuss the Catholic Church's engagement with the night sky. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Galileo Galilei
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Artist Focus

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is joined by members of his Silk Road
Ensemble to perform music from China and Central Asia. Presented by Tom Service.

: The Essay

Elgar Season
2/4. Elgar and Religion. Four commentators reflect on aspects of Elgar in the context of his time, and explore the contradictions and enigmas in his complex and paradoxical personality. Elgar's masterpiece The Dream of Gerontius was given a notoriously inadequate first performance, which may have undermined the composer's Catholic faith. After Gerontius he began a trilogy of oratorios based on the life of Christ and the Apostles but completed only two of them - The Apostles and The Kingdom. Pianist and conductor Stephen Hough , himself a Catholic, wonders how deeply Eigar's faith was rooted.


Conductor: Stephen Hough

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington brings together music by Nico Muhly , Thomas Weelkes , Steve Reich and Bjork.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Music By: Nico Muhly
Music By: Thomas Weelkes
Music By: Steve Reich

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe. Faure Requiem , Op 48 Mozart Requiem in D minor, K626 Birgitta Schlyter
(soprano), Ivonne Fuchs (mezzo), Mats Carlsson (tenor), Andreas Lundmark (baritone), Lars Andersson (organ), Swedish Radio Chorus, conductor Tonu Kaljuste
2.28 Kraus Sinfonie in D, VBI43
2.47 Naumann Concert pour le clavecin in B flat, 0137
3.02 Frumerie Pastoral Suite, Op 13b
3.15 Klint Piano Sonata in D minor
3.34 Aulln String Quartet in F4.01 Stenhammar Ithaka, Op 214.11 Kuhlau Variations in E minor on the old Swedish air Och liten Karin tjente, Op 914.26 Trad Swedish Hej dunkom!; Allt under himmelens faste dar sitta Stjarnorsma
4.29 Malmfors Pilarna 4.30 Stenhammar Sweden
4.33 Sjogren Andante (Piano Sonata in A, Op 44 No 2)
4.38 Wlren Serenade for Strings, Op 11
4.54 Petterson Two Elegies and Romanza
5.00 Olsson Gregorian melodies for organ, Op 30
5.11 Norman Andante Sostenuto
5.21 Trad Swedish Ack Varmeland, du Skona, du harliga land; Folk Melody
5.27 Berwald Fantasia for piano on two Swedish Folk Songs
5.36 Crusell Introduction et Air Suedois
5.47 Trad, arr Wlkander The Fine Crystall; I Wish You Well; Side by Side One Day; Oh Silent Loneliness
5.53 Weber Rondo Brilliante for piano in E flat, Op 62
6.00 Mozart Motet: Ave Verum Corpus, K618
6.04 Roman Suite No 11 in Fminor for Clavichord, IB235
6.13 Lindblad Drommarne
6.30 Larsson Violin Sonatina
6.44 Alfven Suite for orchestra, Op 49 (King Gustav II Adolf)


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Presented By: Faure Requiem
Soprano: Birgitta Schlyter
Soprano: Ivonne Fuchs
Tenor: Mats Carlsson
Baritone: Andreas Lundmark
Baritone: Lars Andersson
Conductor: Tonu Kaljuste
Unknown: Malmfors Pilarna

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