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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan , with a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Mozart Overture: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail; Aria: Hier soil ich dich denn sehen, Konstanze!
Handel The Clouded Scene Begins to Clear (Athalia) Smetana On the Sea Shore
8.30-10.00: Montsalvatge Cinco Canciones Negras J Strauss (son) Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op 325 Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A


Presented By: Rob Cowan

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314 Julius Baker , I Solisti di Zagreb, conductor Antonio Janigro
10.21 Ireland Columbine Eric Parkin (piano)
10.26 Strauss Es gibt ein Reich.... Die Dame gibt mit trubem Sinn (Ariadne auf Naxos, Act 2)
Staatskapelle Dresden , conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
10.38 Handel Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, HWV74 Susan Gritton (soprano), Robin Blaze (countertenor), Michael George (bass),
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, The Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Stephen Cleobury
11.04 Moszkowski Etincelles , Op 36 No 6 Paderewski Melodie in G flat, Op 16 No 2
Chaminade Pierrette, Op 41 Stephen Hough (piano)
11.14 Musgrave Pierrot David le Page (violin),
Victoria Soames Samek (clarinet), Mark Troop (piano)
11.35 Young, reconstr Stromberg Suite: Scaramouche Brandenburg PO, conductor Richard Kaufman


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Julius Baker
Conductor: Antonio Janigro
Piano: Eric Parkin
Conductor: Staatskapelle Dresden
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Conductor: Handel Ode
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Robin Blaze
Bass: Michael George
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Moszkowski Etincelles
Unknown: Paderewski Melodie
Piano: Stephen Hough
Piano: Musgrave Pierrot David
Clarinet: Victoria Soames Samek
Conductor: Richard Kaufman
Ariadne: Deborah Voigt (soprano)
Zerbinetta: Natalie Dessay (soprano)
Brighella: Christoph Genze (tenor)
Scaramouche: Ian Thompson (tenor)
Harlekin: Stephan Genz (baritone)
Truffaidin: Sami Luttinen (bass)

: Composer of the Week: Faure

4/5. Coping with the horrors of the First World
War and the personal tragedy of his own worsening deafness, Faure responded with some of his finest chamber music to date. With Donald Macleod.
Exaucement (Le Jardin Clos, Op 106 No 1) Jennifer Smith (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano) Nocturne in E minor, Op 107 Kathryn Stott Violin Sonata No 2 in [ minor, Op 108 Isabelle Faust , Florent Boffard (piano)
Une Châtelaine en Sa Tour, Op 110 leuan Jones (harp) Cello Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op 109
Steven Isserlis , Pascal Devoyon (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Jennifer Smith
Soprano: Graham Johnson
Violin: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Isabelle Faust
Piano: Florent Boffard
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Violinist Leonidas Kavakos and pianist Enrico Pace appear at the Queen's Hall as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. Schnittke Suite in the Old Style Shostakovich Violin Sonata Strauss Violin Sonata
2.15 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear last Wednesday's concert. Akiko Suwanai (violin), Sarah Connolly (mezzo),
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Peter Eotvos
Debussy Prélude a l'Apres-Midi d'un Faune Peter Eotvos Seven
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Ravel Sheherazade; Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No 2
4.15 Chamber Music
Huw Watkins Partita Alinalbragimova (violin) Britten Winter Words Robert Murray (tenor), Malcolm Martineau (piano)


Violinist: Leonidas Kavakos
Pianist: Enrico Pace
Unknown: Schnittke Suite
Violin: Akiko Suwanai
Violin: Sarah Connolly
Tenor: Robert Murray
Piano: Malcolm Martineau

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2008

From the Royal Albert Hall , introduced by Louise Fryer.
Christine Rice (mezzo), BBC National
Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka Williams Sea Sketches Elgar Sea Pictures
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Susan Hitch is joined by the BBC's diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendall to discuss how classic and contemporary Russian literature relates to the political situation in the country.
8.10 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) Repeated on Tuesday 9 September at 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Introduced By: Christine Rice
Unknown: Bridget Kendall

: South American Currents

3/3. Peru: the Padlocked Town. Exploring the theme of disappearance, Peruvian-American author
Daniel Alarcon journeys deep into the Andes to
Corongo, left by its inhabitants in their search for a more stable and prosperous future in the capital City. Producers Gavin Heard and Paula McGinley


Unknown: Daniel Alarcon
Producers: Gavin Heard
Producers: Paula McGinley

: BBC Proms 2008

Presented by Verity Sharp , live from the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Martin Frost (clarinet), Anthony Marwood (violin),
Matthew Barley (cello), Thomas Larcher (piano) Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time


Presented By: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Albert Hall
Clarinet: Anthony Marwood
Cello: Matthew Barley
Cello: Thomas Larcher

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall presents cover versions of songs by Tom Waits , Joni Mitchell , the Beatles and Radiohead, performed by Bjork, Bfor Bang , Neko Case and Matthew Herbert. Plus an excerpt from an orchestral version of Lou Reed 's electronic album Metal Machine Music.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Songs By: Tom Waits
Songs By: Joni Mitchell
Unknown: Bfor Bang
Unknown: Matthew Herbert.
Unknown: Lou Reed

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Five movements from Les Petits Riens, K294
1.28 Mozart Concerto in F for three pianos, K242 Katrine Gislinge , Marianna Shirinyan , Tanja Zapolsky (pianos), Danish Radio Sinfonietta, conductor Adam Fischer
1.50 Berlioz La Mort de Cleopatre 2.13 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet 2.34 Mozart
String Quintet in G minor, K516 3.10 Martinu Frescoes of Piero delta Francesca 3.32 Bogaert Sonatine Libre 3.41 Bach Magnificat in D, BWV243 4.08 Pierne Prélude, Op 29 No 1 4.12 Purcell Sonata No 9 in F, ZBIO (Golden) 4.20 Usinski Overture: Porin 4.30 Mozart Die hölle Rache (Die Zauberflote) 4.34 Debussy Arabesque, No 14.38
Lassus Timor et Tremor; Exaudi Deus 4.43 Stenhammar Florez and Blanzeflor, Op 3 4.52 Vivaldi Concerto in D,
RV230 (L'Estro Armonico) 5.00 Mednis Aria (Suite No I)
5.05 Gombert E legie sur la Mort de Josquin Musae
Jovis 5.14 Telemann Septet in B flat, TWV44 43 5.24 Grieg Overture: In Autumn 5.37 Stamitz Clarinet
Concerto in B flat 5.54 Jarzebski Venite Exsultemus
6.01 Bach Sarabande (Cello Suite No 5 in C minor,
BWV1011) 6.06 Hoist Ave Maria 6.12 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music 6.26 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Katrine Gislinge
Unknown: Marianna Shirinyan
Pianos: Tanja Zapolsky
Conductor: Adam Fischer

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