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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Byrd The Queen's Alman Handel Ombra Mai Fu (Serse)
J Strauss (son) Emperor Waltz
8.30-10.00 Monteverdi Qui Rise , 0 Tirsi Nielsen Little Suite for Strings, Op 1 Mozart Piano Sonata in F K376


Presented By: Rob Cowan
Unknown: J Strauss
Unknown: Monteverdi Qui Rise

: Classical Collection

Sarah Walker Berlioz Overture: King Lear
RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.15 Wolf Songs from the Italian Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore and Daniel Barenboim (pianos)
10.30 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 George Szell , Budapest String Quartet
11.10 Thomas A Vos Jeux, Partagez-Vous Mes Fleurs (Hamlet)
Maria Callas (soprano), Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Nicola Rescigno
11.21 Liszt Hamlet London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
11.36 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2 (Moonlight) Solomon


Unknown: Sarah Walker
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Soprano: Christa Ludwig
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Baritone: Gerald Moore
Baritone: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: George Szell
Soprano: Maria Callas
Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Composer of the Week: Schutz

4/5. Heinrich Schutz had the misfortune to live through the Thirty Years' War of 1618-48. Donald Macleod looks at how it affected him.
Dulcissime et Benignissime Christe, SWV67 Dresden Kreuzchor, conductor Rudolf Mauersberger
Syncharma Musicum, SWV49 Weser-Renaissance Bremen, director Manfred Cordes
Da Pacem Domine, in Diebus Nostris , SWV465 Dresden Kreuzchor, Capella Fidicinia, director Rudolf Mauersberger
Kleiner geistlichen Konzerten: Eile Mich Gott, SWV282; Schaffe in mir, SWV291; O susser O freundlicher, SWV285; Wann unsre Augen schlafen ein, SWV316 Agnes Mellon (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Peter Kooy (bass),
Collegium Vocale , director Philippe Herreweghe Trosfet, frosfef mein Volk, SWV382; Ein Kind ist uns geboren, SWV384; Herzlich lieb hab ich dich
0 Hen, SWV387 (Geistliche Chor Music) Chorus of Emmanuel Music , conductor Craig Smith


Unknown: Heinrich Schutz
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Rudolf Mauersberger
Conductor: Syncharma Musicum
Director: Manfred Cordes
Unknown: Capella Fidicinia
Director: Rudolf Mauersberger
Soprano: Agnes Mellon
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Bass: Peter Kooy
Choir: Collegium Vocale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Conductor: Craig Smith

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A solo piano recital given during this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Steven Osborne (piano)
Debussy Children's Corner
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein) Messiaen Vingt Regards surl'Enfant Jesus (excerpts)
2.20 BBC Proms 2008
Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom.
Stephen Hough (piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Stephane Deneve
Roussel Bacchus etAriane: Suite No 2
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Thea Musqrave Rainbow Debussy La Mer
4.20 Chamber Music
Beethoven String Quartet in F Op 59 No 1 (Razumovsky) Psophos Quartet


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Piano: Steven Osborne
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Stephane Deneve
Conductor: Roussel Bacchus
Unknown: Thea Musqrave

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music, with guests and arts news.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2008

Presented by Penny Gore, live from the Royal Albert Hall London. ,
Marisol Montalvo (soprano), Orchestre de Paris, conductor Christoph Eschenbach
Matthias Pintscher Herodiade-Fragmente 7.55 Twenty Mintues: On Life and Picnics Art critic Louisa Buck explores the reasons why artists from Titian to Picasso and beyond have painted picnics.
8.15 Mahler Symphony No 1


Unknown: Albert Hall
Soprano: Marisol Montalvo
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Conductor: Matthias Pintscher
Unknown: Louisa Buck

: Courting the East

Author and historian Jerry Brotton uncovers a web of intrigue and alliance between the Ottomans, the Moroccans and Queen Elizabeth I. Producer Mark Richards


Unknown: Jerry Brotton
Producer: Mark Richards

: New Generation Artists

Occasional series featuring members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists. Tonight the project's first-ever jazz-pianist and composer, Gwilym Simcock. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Gwilym SimcOck.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Proms Artist Focus

This week's featured artist, Roger Norrington , conducts music by Beethoven. Producer Brian Jackson


Artist: Roger Norrington
Producer: Brian Jackson

: The Essay

It's Big and It's Beautiful: the Rise of Retro Tech 4/4. In the final essay looking at the significance of old technology in the modern world, Christine Finn reflects on Cuba, where old technology, in all its glorious bigness, still holds sway.


Unknown: Christine Finn

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall celebrates Brian Eno at 60, with music from four decades of Eno's career.


Unknown: Brian Eno

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550 Mahler Ruckert Lieder Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A 2.42 Kreisler Rondino on a theme by Beethoven 2.46 Goleminov String Quartet No 3 on an Old Bulgarian Theme 3.08 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 3 3.27 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in B minor, Op I No 6 3.34 Vivaldi Gloria in D, RV588 4.01 D Scarlatti Sonatas: in C, KM59; in B minor, Kk3774.06 Verdi TardopergliAnni, e Tremulo (Attila)
4.13 Stravinsky Suite Italienne 4.31 Glinka Overture in D
4.38 Tchaikovsky Waltz of the Flowers (The Nutcracker)
4.45 Bach, arr Fiona Walsh fugue in G minor, BWV542 (Great) 4.52 Handel Overture: Agrippina
5.00 Rossini Prelude, Toccata and Variations 5.10 Martinu Variations on a theme by Rossini 5.18 Dvorak Overture: King and the Charcoal Burner 5.26 Wikander King Lily of the Valley 5.29 Famaby The King's Hunt 5.32 D Purcell Sonata in F 5.41 Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique
5.53 Czerny Sonata No 9 in B minor, Op 145 (Grande
Fantaisie en Forme de Sonate) 6.27 Telemann Quartet in E minor (Paris Quartet) 6.47 Caplet Divertissement No (A la Franchise) 6.52 Arban, arr David Stanhope fantasy and variations on a Cavatina from Beatrice di Tenda by Bellini


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: David Stanhope

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