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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Bach Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV541 Handel Kunft 'ger Zeiten eitler Kummer (Nine German Arias) Mozart Violin Sonata in F K377
8.35-10.00: Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C Mendelssohn Mitten wir im Leben sind
Liszt Benediction de Dieu dans la Solitude


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Unknown: Handel Kunft

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Wagner Overture: Rienzi New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.12 Parker Allegretto (Sonata, Op 65) Vierne Scherzo (Symphony No 6, Op 59)
Widor Intermezzo (Symphony No 6, Op 42 No 2) Gillian Weir (organ)
10.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K 545 Vlado Perlemuter
10.35 Copland Symphony for organ and orchestra Simon Preston , Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin
11.00 Zipoli Pastorale for organ Ton Koopman
Werner Pastorale for organ Wolfgang Meyer, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karl Foster
Lefebure-Wely Pastorale for organ Rene Saorgin
11.22 Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra
Michael Schwalbe (solo violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Parker Allegretto
Unknown: Gillian Weir
Unknown: Vlado Perlemuter
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Saint Louis

: Composer of the Week: Rameau

4/5. Donald Macleod introduces a complete performance of Rameau's acte de ballet Pygmalion. La Dauphine Sophie Yates (harpsichord) Pygmalion (complete ballet)
Choeurs de la Chapelle Royale, Paris, La Petite Bande, conductor Gustav Leonhardt


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Pygmalion: John Elwes (tenor)
Cephise: Mieke van Der Sluis (soprano)
Statue: Francois Vanhecke (soprano)
Amour: Rachel Yakar (soprano)

: Afternoon on 3

With John Shea.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Performances from this year's Schwetzingen Festival. Hagen Quartet
Dvorak Five pieces from Cypresses
Schulhoff Five pieces for string quartet
Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
2.00 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear last Thursday's Prom. Ramon Ortega Ouero (oboe), Mor Biron
(bassoon), Guy Braunstein (violin), Hassan Moataz El Molla (cello), West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Haydn Sinfonia Concertante in B flat for oboe, bassoon and cello
Schoenberg Variations for Orchestra, Op 31 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor
3.45 Chamber Music Songs by Pfitzner,
Schoenberg and Mahler performed by baritone
Simon Keenlyside and pianist Malcolm Martineau. Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Chiaroscuro <R)


Unknown: John Shea.
Oboe: Ramon Ortega Ouero
Bassoon: Guy Braunstein
Violin: Hassan Moataz
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau.

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: BBC Proms 2008

Jiri Belohlavek conducts music from his
Czech homeland, including Janacek's rarely heard opera Osud. The plot tells of Zivny and his love Mila, whose relationship is prevented by fate from flourishing. Introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall by Donald Macleod.
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Dvorak Slavonic Dances , Op 46
8.05 Twenty Minutes
Richard Foster takes a light-hearted look at energy saving and the great British Summer Time.
Janacek Osud (concert performance, sung in Czech)
Repeated on Thursday 28 August at 2pm


Unknown: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Dvorak Slavonic Dances
Unknown: Richard Foster
Unknown: Janacek Osud
Zivny: Stefan Marglta (tenor)
Mila: Amanda Roocroft (soprano)
Mila's Mother: Rosalind Plowriqht (mezzo)
Dr Suda/Hrazda: Ales Briscein (tenor)
Lhotsky: Ales Jenis (baritone)
Konecny: Owen Gilhooly (baritone)
MsStuhla: Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Ms Pacovska/Fanca/Souckova: Marina Bauerova (soprano)
Doubek a child: George Longworth (treble)

: Retreat to Bug River

In the summer of 1920 the Red Army marched on Warsaw, hoping to export the Bolshevik revolution to Poland, Germany and beyond. Historian
Rana Mitter travels to Poland to look back at the dramatic events of the Battle for Warsaw and the Polish-Soviet war of 1919-20. Producer Julia Johnson


Unknown: Rana Mitter
Producer: Julia Johnson

: Proms Artist Focus

Angelika Kirchschlager performs songs by Korngold.

: The Essay

A Sense of Ourselves
4/4. Bulgarian-born poet and novelist
Kapka Kassabova contrasts her teenage impressions of Britain with those she has formed as an adult.


Unknown: Kapka Kassabova

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents Bach's chorale prelude Ich ruf'zu dir, plus music from Umbria, the clarinet playing of GianluigiTrovesi and violin duets by Berio.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Kodaly Dances from Galanta 1.20 Shostakovich Violin
Concerto No 11.59 Stravinsky The Firebird 2.23 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 2.36 Gesualdo Peccantem Me Quotidiae; 0 Vos Omnes 2.45 Bach Cantata No 170: Vergnijgte Run, beliebte Seelenlust
3.07 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A 3.47 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 33 4.04 UsztLes Préludes 421 Sermisy All My Boys; Je Ne Menge Point de Pore; Tant Que Vivray; Vien Tos; Tu Disoys Que J'en Mourroys 4.31 Daquin
Rondeau: Le Coucou 4.34 Rameau Air pour Zéphire;
Musette en Rondeau; Air pour Bore'e et la Rose (Les Indes Calantes); Le Rappel des Oiseaux 4.40 Franck Prelude, Fugue and Variation in B minor, Op 18 4.52 Chausson Chanson Perpetuelle, Op 37 5.00 Shostakovich Polka: The Age of Gold 5.02 Stravinsky Feu d'Artifice
5.06 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351
5.23 Mozart Kirchen-Sonate No 15 in C. K328
5.28 CPE Bach Sonata in D, Wq83 5.46 Telemann Trumpet Concerto in D 5.53 Mendelssohn Rondo
Capriccioso in E, Op 14; Venetian Boat Song, Op 30, No 6 (Songs without Words) 6.04 Clerambault L'lsle de Delos
6.25 Debussy Première Rapsodie 6.34 Boulogne Overture: L'Amant Anonyme 6.42 Poulenc Sextet


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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