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: Breakfast

Presented by Martin Handley , including a Free Thought at 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Tchaikovsky, arr Peter Breiner August: The Harvest (The Seasons)
Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in F RV485
8.00-9.00: Dupre Final (Suite: Evocation)
Bach, arr Villa-Lobos Prelude in D minor, BWV853
9.00-10.00: Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23 Martin Kyrie ; Gloria (Mass for Double Choir)


Presented By: Martin Handley
Unknown: Peter Breiner
Unknown: Chopin Ballade
Unknown: Martin Kyrie

: Mary King

Mary King introduces music exploring the contrast between town and country, selecting music by composers who've written about either. She is joined by composer and entertainer Richard Sisson , and included are works by Beethoven, Copland, Mozart, Steve Reich and Handel.


Introduces: Mary King
Unknown: Richard Sisson
Unknown: Steve Reich

: Private Passions

Michael Berkeley welcomes Ffion Hague , who has just published a book on the women in Lloyd
George's life. A native Welsh-speaker, she loves music and her choices include Bryn Terfel singing a Welsh lullaby, Bruckner's motet Christus Factus Est, and Faure's Cantique deJean Racine, plus concerto movements by Mozart and Bach.


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Ffion Hague

: The Early Music Show

Giuseppe Torelli
Lucie Skeaping presents a programme of music by 17th-century Italian composer and virtuoso violinist Giuseppe Torelli. Most famous for his trumpet concertos, Torelli also wrote many pieces for his own instrument and was at the forefront of the early development of the concerto grosso. Producer Les Pratt


Unknown: Giuseppe Torelli
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Violinist: Giuseppe Torelli.

: Radio 3 Requests

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including settings of Shakespeare by Purcell and Britten, and one of Schubert's final pieces for piano, played by Maria Joao Pires. Conductor Ivor Bolton also shares his passion for a performance of Weber's overture to Der Freischutz.
ADDRESS: Radio 3 Requests, BBC Wales, CF5 2Y0
Phone: [number removed]. email: [address removed]


Played By: Maria Joao Pires.
Conductor: Ivor Bolton

: BBC Proms 2008

C A recital of Messiaen's organ music, introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall by Suzy Klein. Jennifer Bate (organ)
Messiaen Apparition de I'Eglise Etemelle; La Nativité du Seigneur


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Suzy Klein.
Unknown: Jennifer Bate

: Choral Evensong

From St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral,
Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh International Festival. Introit: Let All the World (Leighton).
Responses: Gabriel Jackson. Office Hymn: Angel Voices Ever Singing (Angel Voices). Psalm: 74 (Woodward). First Lesson: 2 Kings 4, vv1-37.
Canticles: Stanford in G. Second Lesson: Acts 16, vv1-15. Anthem: Awake My Glory (Leighton). Final Hymn: How Shall I Sing That Majesty? (Coe Fen). Organ Voluntary: Toccata. (Marcel Lanquetuit ). Organist and master of the music
Duncan Ferguson. Assistant organist Nicholas Wearne.


Unknown: Gabriel Jackson.
Organist: Marcel Lanquetuit
Music: Duncan Ferguson.
Organist: Nicholas Wearne.

: New Generation Artists

Introduced by Verity Sharp.
Schubert Impromptu in E flat, D899 No 2
Chopin Fantasie-lmpromptu in C sharp minor. Op 66 Ingrid Fliter (piano)
Brahms String Quartet in C minor, Op 51 No Ebene Quartet


Introduced By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Ingrid Fliter

: BBC Proms 2008

Introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall in London by Louise Fryer.
Sharon Bezaly (flute), Lawrence Power
(viola), Rebecca Evans (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo), Thomas Walker (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), BBC Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox Mozart Symphony No 34 in C, K338 Vauqhan Williams Flos Campi Nigel Osborne Flute Concerto
8.35 Twenty Minutes: Fantasia on a Theme - The Captain's Apprentice Roy Palmer 's series on the folk songs collected by Vaughan Williams concludes with The Captain's Apprentice, quoted in Flos Campi , performed in the Prom concert this evening and providing the haunting melody in the Norfolk Rhapsody.
8.55 Beethoven Mass in C
Repeated on Monday 25 August at 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Flute: Sharon Bezaly
Flute: Lawrence Power
Viola: Rebecca Evans
Soprano: Pamela Helen
Tenor: Thomas Walker
Bass: Matthew Rose
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Flute: Nigel Osborne
Unknown: Roy Palmer
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Flos Campi

: New Generation Artists

Bach Flute Sonata in E flat, BWV1031
Sharon Bezaly (flute), Terence Charlston (harpsichord)


Flute: Sharon Bezaly
Flute: Terence Charlston

: Words and Music

Home to Hitler, Strauss, Mendelssohn,
Schoenberg and Weill, celebrated by Alfred Doblin , Joseph Roth , Bertolt Brecht and Gunter Grass , the city of Berlin is explored tonight in works read by Henry Goodman and Liz Sutherland. EMAIL: [address removed]
For details of the music and verse heard in this programme, visit www.bbc.ca.uk/radio3/wordsandmusic


Unknown: Alfred Doblin
Unknown: Joseph Roth
Unknown: Gunter Grass
Read By: Henry Goodman
Read By: Liz Sutherland.

: The Early Music Show

Lucie Skeaping looks at the troubled life of British Composer John Bull. Producer Sam Phillips


Unknown: John Bull.
Producer: Sam Phillips

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Verdi Requiem Ana Maria Martinez and Yvonne Naef
(mezzos), Stefano Secco (tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (bass), EuropaChorAkademie, SWR Symphony
Orchestra, Baden-Baden and Freiburg, conductor
Sylvain Cambreling 2.25 Franck Pastorate in E. Op 19
2.35 Schoeck Pastoral intermezzo: Sommernacht,
Op 58 2.47 Kodaly Summer Evening 3.05 Alexander Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto 3.21 Sibelius Symphony No 14.00 Busoni Two Finnish folk song arrangements.
Op 27 4.12 Chopin Nocturne in F sharp major, Op 15 No 2
4.16 Stravinsky Octet for wind instruments
4.31 Goldmark Scherzo in E minor, Op 19
4.38 Ligeti Six Bagatelles for wind quintet 4.50 Vivaldi Concerto in D minor, W565 (L'Estro Armonico)
5.00 Liszt Rigoletto: concert paraphrase, S434
5.07 Dancia Variations on a theme by Bellini, Op 3
5.13 Rodrigo Fandango; Passacaglia; Zapateado
5.26 Walton Johannesburg Festival Overture
5.43 Blow The Graces' Dance: Gavott: Sarabande for the Grace (Venus and Adonis) 5.50 Haydn Piano Sonata in C minor, H XVI 20 6.06 Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
6.13 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K589
6.38 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Maria Martinez
Unknown: Yvonne Naef
Tenor: Stefano Secco
Tenor: Franz-Josef Selig
Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
Conductor: Franck Pastorate
Unknown: Alexander Arutiunian

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