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: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bliss Flourish for Two Brass Orchestras: Greetings to a City
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Elgar Howarth Bach , arr Nigel North Fuga - Allegro (Violin
Sonata in G minor, BWVIOOI) Nigel North (lute) Mozart/Busoni Fantasie fur eine Orgelwalze Allan Schiller and John Humphreys (pianos)
8.30-10.00 Handel The Plagues (Israel in Egypt) Monteverdi Choir and Soloists, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Debussy Réverie Kathryn Stott (piano) Walton As You Like It
Catherine Bott (soprano), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Unknown: Howarth Bach
Unknown: Nigel North
Unknown: Orgelwalze Allan Schiller
Pianos: John Humphreys
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Novacek, orch Stokowski Perpetuum Mobile National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.04 Delius Songs of Farewell
Waynf lete Singers. Southern Voices. Members of the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
10.24 Janacek
The Makropoulos Case (excerpt, Act 3) Cheryl Barker (Emilia Marty: soprano),
Neal Davies (Dr Kolenaty: bass-baritone),
John Graham-Hall (Albert: tenor), English National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.37 Albenlz Jerez (Iberia) Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
10.48 Dvorak Legend in G
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.54 Parry Symphony No 5 in B minor (Symphonic Fantasy)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
11.18 Smetana
String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Talich Quartet
11.46 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave
LSO, conductor Leopold Stokowski


Presented By: James Jolly.
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Cheryl Barker
Soprano: Neal Davies
Bass-Baritone: John Graham-Hall
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Albenlz Jerez
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

: Composer of the Week: Sibelius

3/5. Sibelius had always wanted to be a virtuoso violinist, but an injury early in life, together with crippling attacks of stage fright, put this ambition well out of reach. However, it didn't stop him writing for the violin and Donald Macleod introduces one of the most popular concertos in the violin repertoire. Sibelius Valse Triste Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Violin Concerto Maxim Vengerov , Chicago
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim Pohjola's Daughter Gothenburg Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi Repeated at 8.45pm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A cello recital given at this summer's Schwetzingen Festival.
Gautier Capugon (cello), Jerome Ducros (piano) Beethoven Variations on Ein Madchen Oder
Weibchen, Op 66
Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19 Brahms Six Lieder (selections)
2.00 Sibelius Cycle: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Slbelius Symphony No Conductor Sakari Oramo
Musorgsky, arr Elgar Howarth Pictures at an Exhibition
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (brass), conductor Jurjen Hempel Sibelius Symphony No 3 Conductor Sakari Oramo
4.00 The Making of Music Pre-War Vienna
8/30. Pre-War Vienna. Louise Fryer presents full performances of pieces from James Naughtie 's Radio 4 programme. At the turn of the century. Vienna was one of the most exciting cities in the world. Arnold Schoenberg was exploring new structures of sound that he would eventually make his own. Music includes Transfigured Night.


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Cello: Gautier Capugon
Cello: Jerome Ducros
Unknown: Ein Madchen Oder
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Jurjen Hempel
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Unknown: James Naughtie

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Geoffrey Smith. Under its music director Mark Elder , Britain's longest-established professional symphony orchestra continues to ride a wave of critical and public acclaim. The Halle begins its 150th anniversary season with a programme given at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Lars Vogt (piano), Halle Orchestra. conductor Mark Elder
Weber Jubel Overture
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B Flat, K595 Mahler Symphony No 1


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Director: Mark Elder
Piano: Halle Orchestra.
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conductor: Weber Jubel

: Composer of the Week: Sibelius

Repeated from 12 noon

: Night Waves

On the eve of a major London exhibition of international designers' work, Isabel Hilton assesses the current health of design in Britain. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Artist Focus

Presented by Geoffrey Smith. A sequence of music with a featured performer leading the way. Featuring Georg Solti conducting the LPO, the choirs of Salisbury, Winchester, and Chichester
Cathedrals, and organist Ralph Downes in Walton's Coronation TeDeum. EMAIL: artistfocus@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Unknown: Georg Solti
Organist: Ralph Downes

: The Essay

The Cult of Childhood
Generation Gap. 3/4. Deborah Bowman investigates the social psychology of the generation gap. EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Deborah Bowman

: Late Junction

Congolese rumba from Kekele, minimalist art rock by Young Marble Giants, and a recording of Russian improvising vocalist
Valentina Ponomareva. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Valentina Ponomareva.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea. Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3 Chopin Polonaise Fantaisie , Op 61; Waltzes: in F, Op 34 No 3; in D flat, Op 70 No 3; Mazurkas: in C sharp minor, Op 63 No 3; in C, Op 67 No 3; in F, Op 68 No 3; in A minor, Op Posth Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
1.51 Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastorale)
2.36 Brahms Violin Concerto in D 3.16 Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 18 3.44 Bach Trio Sonata No 3 in D minor, BWV527 3.59 Glinka Trio in D minor (Pathetique)
4.15 Glazunov Serenade Espagnol, Op 20 No 2
4.19 Villa-Lobos Introducao ao Choro 4.32 Palestrina Salve Regina 4.38 Reicha Horn Trio, Op 82
4.49 Meder Wie murren denn die Leut 5.00 Rameau
Fanfarinette 5.03 Geminiani Concerto No 1 in D, Op 7 No 1
5.12 Gesualdo Merce Grido Piangendo; Luci Serene e Chiare 5.19 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 71 No 1
5.41 Schumann, arr Duczmal Cello Concerto in A minor
6.06 Chopin Waltz in E flat, Op 18 (Grand Valse Brillante)
6.11 Mozart Exsultate. Jjubilate, K/65 6.26 Paqanini Moses-Fantasie 6.34 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
6.49 Telemann Sonata in D minor


Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise Fantaisie
Piano: Posth Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Glinka Trio
Unknown: Palestrina Salve Regina
Unknown: Luci Serene
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate.
Unknown: Paqanini Moses-Fantasie

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