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: Breakfast

With Alistair Appleton. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Telemann Concerto in D for four violins Musica Antiqua , Koln, conductor Reinhard Goebel Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No
San Francisco SO, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
8.00-9.00:Haydn Sinfonia , Act II Mondo della Luna Vienna Concentus Musicus/Nikolaus Harnoncourt Joplin Swipesy: Cake Walk Benjamin Loeb (piano)
9.00-10.00: Janacek The Ballad of Blanik Hill BBCSSO, conductor Nan Volkov
Mendelssohn Song without Words, Op 19 No 1: Andante con Moto in E Murray Perahia (piano)


Unknown: Alistair Appleton.
Violins: Musica Antiqua
Conductor: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor: Haydn Sinfonia
Unknown: Vienna Concentus

: Mary King

Mary King takes over while lain Burnside is on holiday, beginning her month at the helm with a selection of music featuring rivers, lakes and seas. Among the composers are Ravel, Barber, Mendelssohn, Liadov, Elgar and Rhian Samuel. EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Mary King
Unknown: Rhian Samuel.

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley is joined by Bryan Appleyard , a commentator, reviewer and columnist for several newspapers and magazines. His passions range from Bob Dylan to sacred music by Tallis and Bach, but his particular love is the classical string quartet.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Bryan Appleyard
Unknown: Bob Dylan

: The Early Music Show

The Sixteen
Highlights of a concert given by the Sixteen under director Harry Christophers , recorded at St Chad's Church in Shrewsbury and including works by Christopher Parsons , Robert White and Christopher Tye. Producer Les Pratt


Director: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Christopher Parsons
Unknown: Robert White
Unknown: Christopher Tye.

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' favourites. ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2YQ
Phone: [number removed]. email: [address removed]

: Choral Evensong

From the St Endellion 50th Anniversary Summer Festival of Music in the Collegiate Church of St Endelienta, St Endellion. Introit: The Lord Is My
Shepherd (Vaughan Williams). Responses: Bernard Rose. Psalm 86 (Holst). First Lesson: Joshua 6, wl-7; 15-16; 20. Canticles: Vaughan Williams in D minor (orch Robert Ouinney ). Second Lesson: Romans 1, w8-20. Anthem: Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten, orch Imogen Hoist). Homily: The Rev Dr John May. Final Hymn: Come Down, 0 Love Divine (Down Ampney). Voluntary: Sospiri (Elgar). St Endellion Festival Choir and Orchestra, director Richard Hickox.


Unknown: Bernard Rose.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Robert Ouinney
Director: Richard Hickox.

: BBC Proms 2008

An all-French programme of organ music, ending in the true organist's tradition with an improvisation. Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall , London, by Suzy Klein. Wayne Marshall (organ) Demessieux Te Deum
Messiaen Verset pour la Fete de la Dédicace Dupre Symphony No 2 Hakim Pange Lingua Messiaen Prélude
Wayne Marshall Improvisation


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Suzy Klein.
Unknown: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Demessieux Te Deum
Unknown: Messiaen Verset
Unknown: Wayne Marshall

: Discovering Music

Gianandrea Noseda , chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, has just given a complete cycle of the Brahms symphonies. Stephen Johnson explores the workings of Brahms's watershed
First Symphony from the conductor's perspective.


Unknown: Gianandrea Noseda
Unknown: Stephen Johnson

: New Generation Artists

Rachmaninov Lilacs Eduard Kunz (piano) Hindemith Viola Sonata, Op 11 No
Maxim Rysanov , Ashley Wass (piano)
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Ebene Quartet


Piano: Eduard Kunz
Unknown: Maxim Rysanov

: BBC Proms 2008

Donald Runnicles conducts the BBC
Scottish Symphony Orchestra in their first
Prom of the season. Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Donald Macleod.
Karen Cargill (mezzo), Johan Botha (tenor), BBCSSO, conductor Donald Runnicles Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Susan Hitch discusses nature, wilderness and gardens with two poets for whom the pastoral is an important source of inspiration: Kathleen Jamie and Sarah Maguire.
8.20 Mahler Das Lied von der Erde Rptd wed 2pm


Unknown: Donald Runnicles
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Tenor: Johan Botha
Conductor: Donald Runnicles
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Unknown: Sarah Maguire.

: Sunday Feature: Wee Have AlsoSound-Houses

Robert Worby on the life of British composer Daphne Oram , creator of the Oramics technique to produce electronic music, and pioneering member of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Producer lain Chambers


Unknown: Robert Worby
Unknown: Daphne Oram

: Words and Music

Ballad of the Northern Lights
Douglas Hodge and Stella Gonet read poetry and prose on the theme of the North, including works by Ted Hughes , Katrina Porteous and Philip Larkin. Music includes Sibelius's Violin Concerto, Holst'sA Moorside Suite and Elvis Costello 's Shipbuilding. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visitwww.bbc.co.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Douglas Hodge
Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: Katrina Porteous
Unknown: Philip Larkin.
Unknown: Elvis Costello

: The Early Music Show

Girolamo Frescobaldi
Catherine Bott looks back on the life and music of Girolamo Frescobaldi. Producer Rebecca Bean


Unknown: Girolamo Frescobaldi
Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Girolamo Frescobaldi.
Producer: Rebecca Bean

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Donizetti
Messa di Gloria e Credo 2.09 Mozart 4 Kontra Tanze
2.16 Grieg Symphonic Dances, Op 64 2A3 Tchaikovsky Dumka, Op 59 2.53 Grainger Rustic Dance 2.57 Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) 3A2 Brahms Piano Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 1014.00 Obrecht J'ai Pris Amours a Ma Devise 4.06 Sweelinck Ondereen Linde groen 4.13 Schreker
Fantastic Overture, Op 15 4.23 Satie La Belle Excentrique (Fantasie Sérieuse) 4.31 Puccini Un Bel Di Vedremo (Madama Butterfly) 4.37 Finzi White-Flowering Days, Op 37
4.40 Pearsall Lay a Garland On Her Hearse 4.44 Telemann Sonata in F (Der Getreue Music Meister) 4.51 Haydn Divertimento in B flat, arr for wind quintet, H II 46
5.00 Kuhlau Overture: The Magic Harp 5.11 Marson Waltzes and Promenades 5.24 Sor Introduction and variations on Mozart's 0 Cara Armonia, Op 9 5.33 Brusselmans Scenes Breugheliennes 5.48 Debussy Cello Sonata
6.00 Elena Kats-Chernin Russian Rag 6.05 Sullivan Overture: In Memoriam 6.17 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor 6.45 Hoist Wind Quintet in A flat, Op 14


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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