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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Charpentier Motet pour une longue offrande (excerpts)
Wagner, arr Winterbottom Prelude to Act 3 and Bridal Chorus (Lohengrin)
Arvo Part Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
8.30-10.00: Bach Ricercare a 6 (Musical Offering) Coates The Selfish Giant
Chopin Fantasie-Impromptu in Csharpminor, Op 66


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Charpentier Motet
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Bach Ricercare
Unknown: Chopin Fantasie-Impromptu

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Boyce Praise the Lord, 0 Jerusalem; Come, Holy Ghost Choir of New College, Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Edward Higginbottom
10.06 Lambert Piano Concerto Kathryn Stott , members of the BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
10.32 Schubert, arr Jansa Gute Nacht ; Der Lindenbaum (Winterreise, D911)
Rachel Brown (flute), Simon Nicholls (piano)
10.44 F Couperin 13th Ordre (Pieces de Clavecin, Bk3) Angela Hewitt (piano)
11.04 Donizetti Piangete Voi ? Al Dolce Guidami
Castel Natio (Anna Bolena ) Maria Callas (soprano), Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Nicola Rescigno
11.25 Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish) London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Jansa Gute Nacht
Flute: Rachel Brown
Flute: Simon Nicholls
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Piano: Donizetti Piangete Voi
Unknown: Anna Bolena
Soprano: Maria Callas
Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Composer of the Week: Schutz

3/5. Schutz was Kapellmeister for the Elector of Saxony for 57 years. Donald Macleod explores what the job entailed, and considers the composer's relationship with his employer.

Nunc Dimittis,SWV432
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
Psalms 98: Singet dem Herm ein neues Lied,
SWV35; 1: Wohl dem, der nicht wandelt, SWV28; 84: Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen, SWV29
Laurence Cummings (organ), Oxford Camerata, conductor Jeremy Summerly
Der Herr ist mein Hirt, SWV398; Mein Sohn, warum hast du uns das getan, SWV401; Komm, Heiliger Geist, SWV417
Cantus Colln, Concerto Palatino, conductor Konrad Junghanel
Psalm 100: Jauchzet dem Herren, alle Welt, SWV493 Tapiola Chamber Choir, conductor Paul Hillier


Presenter: Donald Macleod
Subject: Heinrich Schutz
Singers: The Sixteen
Music Director: Harry Christophers
Organist: Laurence Cummings
Musicians: Oxford Camerata
Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Singers: Cantus Colln
Musicians: Concerto Palatino
Conductor: Konrad Junghänel
Singers: Tapiola Chamber Choir
Conductor: Paul Hillier

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A concert of Hungarian music given during this year's Edinburgh International Festival.
Tunde Csoba and Jeno Jando (piano), Budapest Festival Orchestra (members of) Hummel Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 87 Bartok Contrasts; Piano Quintet
2.20 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom that marked the centenary of Rimsky-Korsakov's death. Rimsky-Korsakov Kashchey the Immortal
BBC Singers, LPO, conductor Vladimir Jurowski Stravinsky The Firebird
4.20 Chamber Music
Songs by Beethoven and Russian composers. Robin Tritschler (tenor), Julius Drake (piano)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Tunde Csoba
Piano: Jeno Jando
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Kashchey
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Tenor: Robin Tritschler
Tenor: Julius Drake
Kashchey: Vyacheslav Voynarovsky (tenor)
Princess: Tatiana Monogarova (soprano)
Ivan Korolevich: Pavel Baransky (baritone)
Kashcheyevna: Elena Manistina (mezzo)
Storm Knight: Mikhail Petrenko (bass)

: BBC Proms 2008

Introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall , London, by Sarah Mohr-Pietsch .
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), 4-Mality, 0 Duo,
Hoist Singers (women's voices), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Vaughan Williams Sinfonia Antarctica (Symphony No 7)
7.15 Twenty Minutes: The Whale Road
Kathleen Jamie investigates monuments made from whale bones found around the coast of Britain and inland. Producer Tim Dee
7.35 Xenakis Pleiades
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival Poet Lavinia Greenlaw and astronomer Paul Murdin join Ian McMillan for some literary stargazing.
8.45 Hoist Suite: The Planets
Repeated on Friday 12 September at 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Sarah Mohr-Pietsch
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Kathleen Jamie
Producer: Tim Dee
Unknown: Lavinia Greenlaw
Unknown: Paul Murdin
Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Joined-Up Artists

Tim Marlow looks at the history of cultural collaboration and its importance in the arts today. Ian McMillan , poet and presenter of The Verb, also reveals his belief in working with other artists, from jazz and folk musicians to cartoonists. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: John Goudie

: Proms Artist Focus

Roger Norrington , conducts music by Purcell.


Unknown: Roger Norrington

: The Essay

Its Big and It's Beautiful: the Rise of Retro Tech 3/4. Archaeologist Christine Finn reviews retro tech as a form of aesthetic, and asks whether designers and consumers who use old types of technology are being ironic or practical.


Unknown: Christine Finn

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall 's selection includes Human
League, Jiang Jian Hua , Polar Bear and French songs by Camille. EMAIL:[address removed]


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Jiang Jian Hua

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Mozart Bella Mia Fiamma.... Resta 0 Cara, K3I7; Piano
Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595; Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 2.05 Beethoven Mass in D (Missa Solemnis)
3.18 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor AOlDurante String Concerto No 1 in F minor 4.15 Debussy Petite
Suite 4.28 Sorkocevic, arr Matusic Symphony No 3 in D
4.35 Martin, orch Ansermet Ballade 4.43 Anon Canto di Lanzi Venturieri; Canto Ti Lanzi Sonatori di Rubechine; Canto dei Capi Tondi; Carro della Morte 4.52 Cramer Organ Sonata in G 5.00 Bourdon Elegiac Poem 5.06 Ockeqhem Alma Redemptoris Mater 5.12 Grieq Two Lyric Pieces,
Op 68 Nos 4 and 5 5.20 Saint-Saens Havanaise, Op 83
5.29 Beethoven String Quartet in C, Op 59 No 3
5.39 Vivaldi Oboe Sonata in C, RV779 5.53 Chaminade Automne, Op 35 No 26.01 Duparc Limitation au Voyage
6.06 Janacek Mladi (Youth) 6.23 iberi Little Suite in 15 Pictures 6.41 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark)

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