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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: J Strauss (son) On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Op 314
Mikhail Rudy/Misha Alperin An Improvisation on Chopin's Mazurka, Op 17 No 4
Trad, arr Beethoven Once More I Hail Thee
8.30-10.00: Clementi Sonata in B flat, Op 8 No 3 Rossini Overture: William Tell
Brahms Nanie, Op 82


Presented By: Rob Cowan

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Arnold fantasy for Brass Band
Grimethorpe Colliery Band, conductor Elgar Howarth
10.11 Schubert Wanderer Fantasy in AndrasSchiff (piano)
10.35 Arnold fantasy for descant recorder Michala Petri
10.46 Rossini, arr Barr Quartet No 1 in F Consortium Classicum
10.58 Arnold Fantasy force/to Julian Lloyd Webber
11.15 Strauss Aus Italien , Op 16
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Unknown: Julian Lloyd Webber
Unknown: Strauss Aus Italien
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

2/5. Berners and Diaghilev. Donald Macleod explores the life and music of Gerald Tyrwhitt -Wilson, the 14th Lord Berners. Trois Chansons
Felicity Lott (soprano), Peter Lawson (piano)
Le Carosse du Saint-Sacrement (Scenes 7 and 8) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Fugue in C minor Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
The Triumph of Neptune Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Gerald Tyrwhitt
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Peter Lawson
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
The Viceroy: Ian Caddy (baritone)
La Perichole: Cynthia Duchan (soprano)
Thomas d'Esquivel: Thomas Lawlor (bass-Baritone)
Bishop of Lima: Anthony Smith (bass)
Balthasar: John Winfield (tenor)

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Highlights from the Schwetzingen Festival 2008. Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Duparc Chanson Triste ; L'Extase; Phidyle Debussy Chansons de Bilitis Mahler Ruckert Lieder
Dvorak Drei lieder, Op 73
2.00 Towards Messiaen
Including music marking the 100th anniversary this December of Messiaen's birth. Rameau Ouam Dilecta
Stephanie Revidat (soprano), Hanna Bayodi
(soprano), Mathias Vidal (countertenor), Marc Mauillon (tenor), Stephan MacLeod (bass), Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet Vierne Pièces de Fantaisie (excerpts) Bjorn Gafvert (organ)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Magdalena Kozena
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Piano: Duparc Chanson Triste
Unknown: Dvorak Drei
Unknown: Rameau Ouam Dilecta
Soprano: Stephanie Revidat
Soprano: Hanna Bayodi
Soprano: Mathias Vidal
Tenor: Marc Mauillon
Tenor: Stephan MacLeod
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Unknown: Bjorn Gafvert

: Berlioz

Grande Messe des Morts,Op5(Requiem)
Joseph Kaiser (tenor), Swiss Chamber Chorus, Tonhalle Orchestra, Zurich, Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Marek Janowski
4.00 Messiaen Messe de la Pentecôte
Naji Hakim (organ)
Rameau In Convertendo Stephanie Revidat
(soprano), Hanna Bayodi (soprano), Mathias Vidal (countertenor), Marc Mauillon (tenor), Stephan MacLeod (bass), Concert Spirituel/Herve Niquet


Tenor: Joseph Kaiser
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Unknown: Naji Hakim
Soprano: Stephanie Revidat
Soprano: Hanna Bayodi
Soprano: Mathias Vidal
Tenor: Marc Mauillon
Tenor: Stephan MacLeod

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A highlight of this year's Edinburgh Festival, presented by Petroc Trelawny. Handel Israel in Egypt Lucy Crowe (soprano), Claire Debono (soprano),
Rodin Blaze (countertenor), Mark Tucker (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass), Henry Waddington (bass) Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Emmanuelle HaTm
Followed by a dip into the BBC Archives for highlights from past Edinburgh Festivals, including from 1980: Bach, arr Busoni Chaconne Jorge Bolet (piano)


Soprano: Claire Debono
Soprano: Rodin Blaze
Tenor: Mark Tucker
Bass: Matthew Brook
Bass: Henry Waddington

: Night Waves

Rana Mitter talks to historian Tom Holland about his new book, Millennium, which tells the story of Western Europe's ascendancy and the forging of Christendom. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Talks: Rana Mitter
Unknown: Tom Holland
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

Repeated from 12 noon

: The EssayOn Excess

2/5. Enough Is Enough. Psychotherapist
Adam Phillips considers the nature of excess and its role in everyday life. EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Adam Phillips

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces Chinese Oin Opera sung by Xiao Yuelan , plus China Gates for piano by John Adams , songs by Spiers and Boden, and excerpts from the new album by EST recorded just before the death of Esbjorn Svensson earlier this year.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Sung By: Xiao Yuelan
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Esbjorn Svensson

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Attrib Mozart Partita in E flat; Rondo for wind octet; Partita in F for wind octet; Adagio/Allegro in E flat for wind octet Festival Winds 2.03 Suk Mass in B flat (Krecovicka)
2.28 Messiaen Vingt Regards sur I'Enfant Jesus (excerpts) 238 Mendelssohn String Octet inEflat, Op 20 330 Meter Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor 4.00 Rore 0 Santo Fior Felice, 0 Voi Che Sotto I'Amorose Insegne; Alma Real, Se Come Fida Stella (II Quinto Libro di Madrigali) 4.13 Narvaez La Cancion del Emperor, Mille Regres del IV tono
4.16 Guerrero Di, Perra Mora 4.19 Leo Cello Concerto in D minor 4.32 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum 4.44 Binelll Candombe: Llamada de tambores (Ritmos y sonidos de Huruguay y Argentina) 4.53 Corelli Sonata a quattro in G minor 5.00 Vivaldi Concerto in G, RV151 (Al Rustica)
5.04 St Gregory of Nareg, arr Petros Shoujounian Havoon, Havoon 5.10 Schubert 16 German Dances, D783 5.21 Bruckner Ave Maria; Christus Factus Est; Locus Iste 5.35 Rossini Quartet No I in F for flute, clarinet, bassoon and horn 5.46 Hoof Overture: Willem de Zwijger 5.54 Berlioz Trio des Jeunes Ismaélites (L'Enfance du Christ) 6.01 Prokofiev Children's Suite, Op 65 (excerpts) 6.04 Enescu impressions d'Enfance, Op 28 6.24 Klami Symphonie Enfantine, Op 17
6.40 Schumann Kinderszenen, Op 15


Unknown: John Shea.

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