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: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV532 Handel Softest Sounds (Athalia) Milhaud Scaramouche
8.30-10.00: Falla, arr Maréchal Six Popular Spanish Songs
Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima (L'Bisird'Amore) BaxRedAutumn


Unknown: Milhaud Scaramouche

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Elgar The Starlight Express, Op 78 (excerpts)
Valerie Masterson (soprano), Derek Hammond -
Stroud (baritone), LPO, conductor Vernon Handley
10.20 Berg Lyric Suite Leipzig String Quartet
10.49 Beethoven Overture; Incidental Music (Egmont) Sylvia McNair (soprano),
Will Quadflieg (narrator), New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
11.28 Locke Curtain Tune in D Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band, conductor Peter Holman
11.32 Paisible Jig (Mr Paisible 's Airs in the Comedy of The Humours of Sir John Falstaff ) London Oboe Band, conductor Paul Goodwin
11.33 Purcell Trumpet Overture (The Indian Queen) Arcadia Baroque Ensemble, conductor Keith Mallon
11.38 Faure Suite: Shylock, Op 57 Lynda Russell
(soprano), RTE Sinfonietta, conductor John Georgiadis


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Soprano: Valerie Masterson
Soprano: Derek Hammond
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Soprano: Sylvia McNair
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Peter Holman
Unknown: Mr Paisible
Unknown: Sir John Falstaff
Conductor: Paul Goodwin
Conductor: Keith Mallon
Soprano: Lynda Russell
Conductor: John Georgiadis

: Composer of the Week: Rimsky-Korsakov

4/5. During the late 1880s Rimsky-Korsakov composed a series of orchestral works that would make him famous, but soon afterwards he was affected by tragedy. Presented by Donald Macleod. Denza, arr Rimsky-Korsakov Neapolitan Song Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (piano duet)
Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Festival Overture Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Suite Mlada Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Donald Johanos Sadko: Scene 1 (excerpt)
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Repeated at 7pm


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Song: Anthony Goldstone
Piano: Caroline Clemmow
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Donald Johanos
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Sadko: Vladimir Galusin (tenor)
Foma Nazarich: Yevgeni Boitsov (tenor)
Second elder: Gennadi Bezzubenkov (bass)
Duda: Vladimir Ognovenko (bass)
Sopel: Nikolai Gassiev (tenor)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given as part of the St Magnus Festival in the tiny church of St Magnus in Birsay at the north-western tip of the Orkney mainland. Nash Ensemble
Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407
Stravinsky Three Pieces for string quartet Britten String Quartet No 2, Op 36

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Maestro - Herbert von Karajan and Friends Wagner Siegfried's Funeral March
(Gotterdammerung) Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
2.05 Caplet Tout Est Lumière
Atsuko Suzuki (soprano), Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
2.10 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor Daniel Barenboim , Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
3.00 Strauss Elektra
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Soprano: Atsuko Suzuki
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Elektra: Astrid Varnay (mezzo)
Klytemnestra: Martha Mödi (soprano)
Chrysothemis: Hildegard Hillebrecht (soprano)
Orestes: Eberhard Waechter (baritone)
Aegisthus: James King (tenor)

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Composer of the Week: Rimsky-Korsakov

Repeated from 12 noon

: Performance on 3

Live from St Paul 's Cathedral in London, another instalment of Valery Gergiev 's
Mahler Symphony cycle, in a concert given as part of the 2008 City of London Festival. With Petroc Trelawny.
Choral Arts Society of Washington, London
Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Mahler Symphony No 8


Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: Night Waves

Rana Mitter and guests discuss Channel 4's film The Quran, in which Anthony Thomas follows those who live by the holy book.


Presenter: Rana Mitter
Unknown: Anthony Thomas
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Artist Focus

Tenor Ian Partridge performs excerpts from Handel's Alexander's Feast and a selection of Schubert songs from the BBC archives. With Petroc Trelawny.


Tenor: Ian Partridge

: The Essay

Greek and Latin Voices
4/4. Philosopher Mary Warnock , perhaps best known for chairing an inquiry into human fertilisation, discusses how Plato saw the world and understood the soul. Reader John Rowe.


Unknown: Mary Warnock
Reader: John Rowe.

: Late Junction

A 16th-century Spanish motet by Diego Ortiz , and the 21st-century Liquid Air by Meredith Monk. Introduced by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Diego Ortiz
Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Stravinsky Petrushka 1.33 Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor 2.01 Scampi Paganini 2.04 Strauss Waltz Suite: Der Rosenkavalier 2.14 Schubert String
Quintet in C, D956 3.05 Sibelius Suite: Lemminkainen, Op 22 3.51 Barber Adagio for strings 3.59 Bree Overture: Le Bandit 4.07 Palestrina Magnificat Priml Toni
4.16 Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056
4.26 Haydn Piano Sonata in G, H X VI 27 4.37 Marjan
Mozetich Postcards from the Sky 4.50 Verdi Overture: Sicilian Vespers 5.00 Corelli Concerto Grosso in 0, Op 6 No 4
5.09 Bach Beschrankt, ihr Weisen dieser Welt, BWV 443; Ich liebe Jesum alle Stund, BWV468; Jesu, Jesu, du bist mein, BWV470; Ach dass nicht die letzte Stunde meines Lebens, BWV439 5.18 Wolf Italian Serenade 5.26 Arthur Butterworth Romanza 5.36 Mendelssohn Fantasy on an Irish Song, Op 15 (The Last Rose of Summer)
5.45 Dvorak Prague Waltzes 5.53 Schubert Ave Maria
5.58 Warlock Serenade for Strings 6.06 Ravel Suite: Ma Mere /'Oye 6.24 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 10 No 1 CPE Bach Quartet No I in A minor, Wq93


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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