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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara-Mohr Pietsch , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Brahms Ballade in B, Op 10 No 4 Linley Air and Chorus (The Song of Moses) Schubert String Trio in B flat, D471
8.30-10.00: Monteverdi Rimanti in Pace Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Schumann Der Arme Peter


Presented By: Sara-Mohr Pietsch
Unknown: Brahms Ballade
Unknown: Monteverdi Rimanti

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Schumann Overture: Genoveva Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.09 Bruch Waldpsalm Mendelssohn Die
Nachtigall Mozart Sehnsucht nach dem Fruhling
Dresden Kreuzchor, director Rudolf Mauersberger
10.19 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat
Peter Damm , Dresden Staatskapelle/Rudolf Kempe
10.38 Bruckner Symphony No 5 in B flat Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli


Presented By: James Jolly.
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director: Rudolf Mauersberger
Unknown: Peter Damm
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli

: Composer of the Week: Vaughan Williams

2/5. The Stage Works -A Vision of Albion With Donald Macleod.
Since I from Love (Chaucer Rondels:
Merciless Beauty) Philip Langridge (tenor), Members of the Endellion Quartet
Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains
Corydon Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Matthew Best
Old King Cole (excerpt) Bradley Creswick (violin), Sinfonia Chorus, Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) (4th mvt) LPO, conductor Bernard Haitink


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Violin: Bradley Creswick
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
A Pilgrim: Bryn Terfel (bass-Baritone)
First Shepherd: Alan Ople (baritone)
Second shepherd: Adrian Thompson (tenor)
Third Shepherd: Jonathan Best (bass)
Celestial Messenger: John Mark Ainsley (tenor)
The Voice of a Bird: Linda Kitchen (soprano)

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A concert given at the Queens Hall during this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Ysaye Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2
Stravinsky Three Pieces for String Quartet Szymanowski String Quartet No 2 Debussy String Quartet
2.15 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear last Monday's Prom.
Nicolas Hodges (piano), Alban Gerhardt (cello), BBCSSO, conductor Volkov conductor
Elliott Carter Soundings (first UK performance) Prokofiev Symphony-Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)
4.00 Chamber Music
John Tavener Songs of the Sky
Charles Daniels (countertenor), Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Julius Drake (piano)
Bridge, Hughes, Orr, Howells, Ireland, Barber
Songs Ailish Tynan (soprano), Barry Douglas (piano)


Piano: Nicolas Hodges
Piano: Alban Gerhardt
Music: John Tavener
Unknown: Charles Daniels
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Oboe: Julius Drake
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Soprano: Barry Douglas

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2008

Andrew Davis returns to the BBC Symphony Orchestra to conduct a programme of music by Vaughan Williams , who died 50 years ago today. Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall by Rob Cowan.
Sarah Tynan , Elizabeth Atherton , Sophie Bevan and Rachel Nicholls (sopranos), Allison Cook ,
Louise Poole , Julia Riley and Catherine Hopper (mezzos), Ed Lyon , Joshua Ellicott , Peter Wedd and Nicholas Sharratt (tenors), Mark Stone , Darren Jeffery , George von Bergen and Tim Mirfin (basses), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis ; Job - a Masque for Dancing
8.40 Twenty Minutes: Vaughan Williams at the Royal College of Music Stephen Johnson visits the RCM to investigate the composer's time there.
9.00 Vaughan Williams
Serenade to Music: Symphony No 9
Repeated on Wednesday 3 September at 2.30pm


Unknown: Andrew Davis
Music By: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Sarah Tynan
Unknown: Elizabeth Atherton
Unknown: Sophie Bevan
Sopranos: Rachel Nicholls
Sopranos: Allison Cook
Sopranos: Louise Poole
Sopranos: Julia Riley
Sopranos: Catherine Hopper
Unknown: Ed Lyon
Unknown: Joshua Ellicott
Unknown: Peter Wedd
Tenors: Nicholas Sharratt
Tenors: Mark Stone
Tenors: Darren Jeffery
Tenors: George von Bergen
Basses: Tim Mirfin
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Vaughan Williams Fantasia
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Music: Stephen Johnson

: MindMaps: Geneva

1/3. Examining the ideas generated in a single city. In the first programme, historian Ruth Scurr visits Geneva to discover how three great thinkers interacted with the city. In the 16th century, Calvin turned Geneva into the Protestant Rome. In the 18th century, Rousseau and Voltaire clashed there and their differing views of Geneva partly caused the feud. Producer Hugh Levinson


Unknown: Ruth Scurr
Producer: Hugh Levinson

: The Essay

Vaughan Williams In the BBC Archives
2/3. In a BBC radio talk recorded in 1954, Ralph Vaughan Williams pays an affectionate tribute to his fellow composer Gustav Hoist.


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams

: Late Junction

Folk music from Madeira, piano music by John Tavener , songs by Ane Brun and Americana from Bill Frisell. Introduced by Fiona Talkington. EMAIL: [address removed]


Music By: John Tavener
Songs By: Ane Brun
Unknown: Bill Frisell.
Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague)
Haydn Missa in Tempore Belli, H XXII 9 (Paukenmesse) Hilde Haraldsen Sveen (soprano), Marianne Beate Kielland (mezzo), Jonas Degerfeldt (tenor), Gabriel Suovanen (baritone), Oslo Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck
2.12 Dussek Piano Sonata in B flat, Op 35 No
2.33 Mendelssohn String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op 13
3.05 Sullivan Suite: The Tempest 3.33 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor 4.01 Frescobaldi Canzon a 8 4.06 Abel Symphony in A Op 10, No 6
4.19 Szymanowski Veni Creator 4.30 Olsson Gregorian Melodies, Op 30 4.49 Rameau Les Boreades (excerpt)
4.53 Pahor The Bailiff Yerney's Prayer 5.00 Fesch Violin Concerto in C minor, Op 5 No 5 5.09 Piccinini
Toccata/Chiaccona 5.15 Bruhns Cantata: Ich liege und schlaffe 5.28 Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor,
BWV565 5.36 Debussy Rondes de Printemps (images)
5.45 Delibes Où Va la Jeune Hindoue (Lakme)
5.53 Musorqsky Dance of the Persian Slaves
6.00 Stravinsky Three Movements from Petrushka
6.18 Melartin Marionettes Suite, Op 16.35 Uszt Hymne de l'EnfantaSonReveil6A7 Purcell The Married Beau (excerpts)


Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Hilde Haraldsen Sveen
Soprano: Marianne Beate
Tenor: Jonas Degerfeldt
Tenor: Gabriel Suovanen
Conductor: Manfred Honeck

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