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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Dvorak: Overture: My Home Bavarian RSO, conductor Rafael Kubelik Mendelssohn Aus tieferNot
Lausanne Vocal Ensemble/Michel Corboz
DeliusA Song before Sunrise RPO/Malcolm Sargent
8.30 Muffat Chaconne in G
Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke) Quartetto Italiano
Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat, K319
Orchestra Mozart, conductor Claudio Abbado


Presented By: Rob Cowan
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Mendelssohn Aus
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.05 Wagner Dawn ; Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Gotterdammerung) LPO/Kiaus Tennstedt
10.18 Purcell From RosyBow'rs (incidental music to Don Quixote) Nancy Argenta (soprano), Nigel
North (guitar), Richard Boothby (viola da gamba), Paul Nicholson (harpsichord)
10.25 CPE Bach, Ponce and Liszt Three pieces based on La Folia Robert Woolley (harpsichord), Andres Segovia (guitar), Murray Perahia (piano)
11.04 Handel Ah! Stigie Larve (Orlando)
Patricia Bardon (mezzo), Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
11.13 Strauss Don Quixote Milton Preves (viola), Antonio Janigro (cello), Chicago SO/Fritz Reiner


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Wagner Dawn

: Composer of the Week: Schutz

2/5. Schutz made two visits to Venice to train with Giovanni Gabrieli , and learn more of the music of Monteverdi and Grandi. Donald Macleod finds out how these visits influenced Schutz's own music.

Es Steh Gottauf, SWV356 - Nigel Rogers and Charles Daniels (tenors), Purcell Quartet
Six Italian Madrigals - Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
Symphoniae Sacrae, SWV263-266 - John Potter and Douglas Nasrawi (tenors), Concerto Palatino
St Matthew Passion, SWV479 (excerpts) - Hilliard Ensemble


Presenter: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Nigel Rogers
Tenor: Charles Daniels
Musicians: Purcell Quartet
Musicians: Consort of Musicke
Musical Director: Anthony Rooley
Tenor: John Potter
Tenor: Douglas Nasrawi
Musicians: Concerto Palatino
Musicians: Hilliard Ensemble

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A solo recital from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh. Fazil Say (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331
Bach, arr Say Passacaglia in C minor, BWV582 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor. Op 57 (Appassionata)
Uszt Piano Sonata in B minor
2.30 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear last Thursday's Prom.
Christine Rice (mezzo), BBC NOW/Tadaaki Otaka Grace Williams Sea Sketches Elgar Sea Pictures
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
4.20 Chamber Music
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493 Jean-Phillipe Collard, Muir Quartet
Plus a selection of Mozart songs performed by tenor Robin Tritschier with pianist Julius Drake.


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Christine Rice
Tenor: Robin Tritschier
Pianist: Julius Drake.

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2008

The second of this year's concerts by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra sees the return of pianist Murray Perahia to the Proms after an absence of more than 20 years. Tonight's concert features a symphony Shostakovich himself suppressed, fearing the wrath of Stalin's regime; it remained unperformed for a quarter of a century. Presented live from the Royal Albert Hall , London, by Petroc Trelawny.
Murray Perahia , Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491
8.00 Twenty Minutes TV dramatist
Stephen Poliakoff joins Susan Hitch to reveal his Russian literary heroes.
8.20 Shostakovich Symphony No 4


Pianist: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Dramatist: Stephen Poliakoff
Unknown: Susan Hitch

: The Lebrecht Interview

8/8. Norman Lebrecht talks to Neville Marriner about his long career directing the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and other ensembles. Producer Tony Cheevers


Talks: Norman Lebrecht
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Proms Artist Focus

This week's artist. Roger Norrington , conducts music by Vaughan Williams.


Artist: Roger Norrington
Music By: Vaughan Williams.

: The Essay

It's Big and It's Beautiful: the Rise of Retro Tech 2/4. Archaeologist Christine Finn uncovers the appeal of large and redundant technology, and compares the Luddites, who distrusted the machines of the Industrial Revolution, with those who refuse to embrace changes in society today. Producer Marya Burgess EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Christine Finn
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Late Junction

On Mercury Prize night, Robert Sandall plays a selection of shortlisted music past and present, including Radiohead's recent album In Rainbows, Gavin Bryars 's minimalist classic Jesus B/ood, nu-jazzers Portico Quartet, dubstep producer
Burial, and Michael Nyman's score for The Piano. EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Gavin Bryars

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Mozart Partitas: in E flat, B flat and E flat, KAnhCtf: 1-3
2.01 Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (excerpts)
2.37 Graeme Koehne Divertissement (Trois Pièces Bourgeoises) 2.49 Brahms Piano Concerto No I in D minor 3.38 Touchemoulin Sinfonia in C 3.58 Soler Sonata No 22 in D flat 4.04 Soler Sonata No 83 in F
4.08 Castelnuovo Tedesco Capriccio Diabolico, Op 85
4.17 Schubert Overture: Des Teufels Lustschloss
4.27 Bartok Minuetto; Air: Marcia delle Bestie:
Tambourine (Nine Little Piano Pieces) 4.34 Bizet Suite: Carmen 4.49 Saint-Sains Havanaise, Op 83
5.00 Haydn Divertimento (Feldpartita) in B flat, H 1146
5.09 Bach Prelude in A minor, BWV569 5.15 Vivaldi Concerto in D, RV208 (Grosso Mogul) 5.31 Ravel Trois Chansons 5.38 Debussy Images, Book 15.53 Poulenc Concert Champetre 6.19 Telemann Sonata in D (Essercizii Musici) 6.31 Tchaikovsky Three Songs from Op 6
6.43 Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Graeme Koehne

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