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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Music includes:
Purcell Symphony (The Indian Queen) Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra, director Roy Goodman Bruch Romance in F Op 85
Janine Jansen (viola), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly Smetana Three Dances (The Bartered Bride)
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Stanford Fantasy for clarinet and string quartet Thea King , Britten Quartet
Arvo Part Fratres Gil Shaham (violin), Roger Carlsson (percussion), Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi Mysllvecek Sinfonia in G
Concerto Koln, conductor Werner Ehrhardt


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Director: Roy Goodman
Viola: Janine Jansen
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Thea King
Violin: Gil Shaham
Violin: Roger Carlsson
Conductor: Werner Ehrhardt

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op 35, Shura Cherkassky (piano)
10.27 Larsson Saxophone Concerto Nobuya Sugawa , BBC Philharmonic, conductor YutakaSado
10.50 Guida Prelude and Fugue Bach Sarabande in G minor
Porter What Is This Thing Called Love? Friedrich Guida (piano/clavichord/alto recorder),
Wayne Darlings (bass), Erich Bachtragl (drums/percussion) Bartok Contrasts Michael Collins (clarinet),
Chantal Juillet (violin), Martha Argerich (piano)
Beethoven Symphony No 7inA Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Nobuya Sugawa
Unknown: Bach Sarabande
Piano: Friedrich Guida
Bass: Wayne Darlings
Bass: Erich Bachtragl
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Violin: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Composer of the Week: Bruckner

4/5. Donald Macleod introduces Bruckner's epic Symphony No 8 and describes the spate of revision mania that followed in its wake. Virga Jesse ; Ecce Sacerdos Magnus Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus, conductor Eugen Jochum
Symphony No 8 in C minor (2nd and 3rd mvts) Vienna PO, conductor Pierre Boulez


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Virga Jesse
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Further highlights from the Mananan festival.
Schumann Aus den Ostlichen Rosen, Op 25 No 25 Patricia Rozario (soprano), Julius Drake (piano) Grieg Violin Sonata No 2 in G, Op 13 Tasmin Little, John Lenehan (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in C minor, K457 Cédric Tiberghien
2.00 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear Monday night's Prom. Richard Watkins (horn), Tasmin Little (violin), BBCSSO, conductor Stefan Solyom
Bach, orch Henry Wood Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Smyth Concerto for horn and violin. Rachmaninov, orch Henry Wood Prelude in C sharp minor
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor
4.05 Chamber Music
The Britten Sinfonia play works by composers ranging from Bach to Peter Maxwell Davies.


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Soprano: Julius Drake
Piano: John Lenehan
Horn: Richard Watkins
Horn: Tasmin Little
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies.

: In Tune

With Petroc Trelawny.

: BBC Proms 2008

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , the Ulster Orchestra under principal conductor
Kenneth Montgomery explore contrasting nationalities in this programme of Irish and Czech music. Presented by Alex Wilson. Finghin Collins (piano), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Kenneth Montgomery
Ferguson Overture for an Occasion Stanford Piano Concerto No 2
8.25 TWenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Matthew Sweet assesses how Victorian entertainment is portrayed in novels, films and television, helped by writer and critic
John Sutherland and TV dramatist Andrew Davies.
8.45 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast)
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Rptd Tue 12 August 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Presented By: Alex Wilson.
Piano: Finghin Collins
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Unknown: John Sutherland
Dramatist: Andrew Davies.

: Louis MacNeice - the Celt, the Cat and the Cave

Paul Muldoon offers a personal assessment of the poet Louis MacNeice, reflecting on his Celtic inheritance and how it influenced his work. With contributions from Michael Longley, Derek Mahon, Peter MacDonald, Edna Longley, Jon Stallworthy, Paul Farley and Seamus Heaney, who declares MacNeice is the pure drop.


Presenter: Paul Muldoon
Interviewee: Michael Longley
Interviewee: Derek Mahon
Interviewee: Peter MacDonald
Interviewee: Edna Longley
Interviewee: Jon Stallworthy
Interviewee: Paul Farley
Interviewee: Seamus Heaney
Producer: Chris Spurr

: Proms Artist Focus

This week's guest, violinist Julia Fischer , performs a selection of music by Mozart.


Violinist: Julia Fischer

: The Essay

The Future's Not What It Used to Be 3/3. Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid.
Richard Foster investigates the threat of nuclear and environmental disaster explored in such novels as Nevil Shute 's On the Beach and John Christopher 's The Death of Grass. Is the appetite for apocalypse - religious or scientific - now fed by ecological concern and terrorism? Must society always live in fear, or is it a potent political tool?


Unknown: Richard Foster
Unknown: Nevil Shute
Unknown: John Christopher

: Late Junction

Including Japanese boogie-woogie, John Cage 's Quodlibet, a vocal duet by Jon Balke and Sidsel Endresen , and a set from last month's Womad by Lo Cor de la Plana, who sing in the old Occitan language of Marseilles. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: John Cage
Unknown: Jon Balke
Unknown: Sidsel Endresen
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Venezuela Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eduardo Chibas 2.01 Marais Deuxième Suite de Pieces; Trio in G 2.23 Grieg String Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 27 3.01 Wagner Siegfried Idyll
3.21 Liszt St Francis's Sermon to the Birds 3.33 Haydn Symphony No 44 in E minor (Trauer) 4.00 Mozart Kirchen-Sonate in B flat, K212 4.05 Gesualdo Miserere
4.16 Rachmaninov Romance and Waltz 4.22 Schubert Overture: Rosamunde 4.33 Bach Komm, Jesu, komm, BWW229 4.42 Handel Overture: Alcina 4.45 Stainov Horsemen 4.53 Mozart Andante in C, K315 5.00 Bella Overture: Herminaim Venusberg 5.08 Bruckner Ave Maria
5.11 Haydn String Trio in B flat, Op 53 No 2 5.20 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op 35 No 15.29 Bertali Sonata Prima a 3 5.36 Gliick Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Orphee et Eurydice) 5.43 Vaughan Williams Norfolk Rhapsody No 5.54 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G,
Op 1116.24 Telemann Overture des Nations 6.43 Wanski Symphony in G on themes from the opera Kmiotek


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Eduardo Chibas

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