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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Addinsell Tango (Ring round the Moon) Mozart Deh Vieni, Non Tardar (Le Nozze di Figaro) Telemann Oboe Sonata in A minor TWV41:a3 8.30-10.00: Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 1 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in B flat, RV375 Weber Overture: Euryanthe


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor James Levine
10.10 Scriabin Fantaisie , Op 28 Alexander Melnikov (piano)
10.20 Areas Fantasy on themes from Verdi's La Traviata Pepe Romero (guitar)
10.28 Handel Chandos Anthem No 4: 0 Sing unto the Lord a New Song, HWV249b Lynne Dawson
(soprano), Ian Partridge (tenor), The Sixteen Choir and Orchestra, conductor Harry Christophers
10.43 Haydn Wood Fantasy-Concerto English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones
10.58 Faure Fantaisie , Op 79
Jonathan Snowden (flute), Andrew Litton (piano)
11.04 Paderewski Polish Fantasy for piano and orchestra. Op 19 Earl Wild, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arthur Fiedler
11.25 Gorecki Quasi una Fantasia, String Quartet No 2 Op 62 Kronos Quartet


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Scriabin Fantaisie
Piano: Alexander Melnikov
Guitar: Pepe Romero
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Soprano: Ian Partridge
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Haydn Wood
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Conductor: Faure Fantaisie
Flute: Jonathan Snowden
Flute: Andrew Litton
Conductor: Arthur Fiedler

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

3/5. Berners the Ballet Master. Following the Wall Street Crash, Lord Berners returned to writing music. Donald Macleod introduces his next two ballets - one, devised with the writer Gertrude Stein, about unrequited love; the other a fantastical work featuring a three-headed man, a three-legged juggler, a one-legged ballerina, and a man with six arms. Fanfare Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conductor Gavin Sutherland Luna Park RTE Sinfonietta, conductor Kenneth Alwyn A Wedding Bouquet RTE Choir and Sinfonietta, conductor Kenneth Alwyn Repeated at 10pm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Gertrude Stein
Conductor: Gavin Sutherland
Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn
Conductor: Kenneth Alwyn

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Highlights from the Schwetzingen Festival 2008. Mozart Duo in G for Violin and Viola, K423
Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Ruth Kilius (viola) Hindemith Viola Sonata, Op 11 No 4
Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Hartmut Holl (piano) Brahms Viola Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2
Antoine Tamestit (viola), Nicholas Angelich (piano)
2.00 Towards
Messiaen Poulenc Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani Ian Tracey (organ), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
2.20 Messiaen Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum
French Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Violin: Ruth Kilius
Viola: Tabea Zimmermann
Viola: Hartmut Holl
Viola: Antoine Tamestit
Viola: Nicholas Angelich
Unknown: Messiaen Poulenc
Unknown: Ian Tracey
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung

: Choral Vespers

From the London Oratory.
Organ Prelude: Intonatio del settimo tono (Andrea Gabrieli ). Invitatory Deus in Adjutorium Meum (Croce).
Antiphons and Psalms 110, 111, 112, 113, 117 (Plainsong). Hymn Iste Confessor (Palestrina). Antiphon Hie Vir Despiciens (Plainsong). Canticle: Magnificat octavi toni (Victoria). Motet: O Viridissima Virga (Hildegard of Bingen). Antiphon of Our Lady: Salve Regina (Philips). Organ Voluntary: Chaconne in F (Fischer).
Celebrant: the Very Rev Ignatius Harrison. Director of music Patrick Russill. Organist John McGreal. Repeated on Sunday at 4pm


Unknown: Andrea Gabrieli
Unknown: Invitatory Deu
Unknown: Ignatius Harrison.
Organist: Patrick Russill.
Organist: John McGreal.

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny presents a concert of French Baroque music given at the Edinburgh Festival.
Les Arts Florissants, Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo) Charpentier Overture de Medee
Lambert Ma Bergère est Tendre et Fidèle; Ombre deMonAmant
Charpentier Concert pour quatre parties de violes; Ruisseau Qui Nourris dans Ce Bois; Auprès du Feu I'On Fait I'Amour;
Celle Qui Fait Mon Tourment; Medee (excerpts) Rameau Hippolyte et Aricie; Les Fetes d'He'be (excerpts) Anne Sofie von Otter , les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
Followed by a delve into the BBC Archives for highlights of past festivals, including, from 1978: Falla Cuatro Piezas Espanolas Alicia de Larrocha (piano)


Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Unknown: Rameau Hippolyte
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Conductor: William Christie
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha

: Night Waves

Writer Paul Theroux tells Matthew Sweet about his new book Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, a sequel to The Great Railway Bazaar. Producer Hilary Dunn


Unknown: Paul Theroux
Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Producer: Hilary Dunn

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay O

n Excess
3/5. Sex Mad. Psychotherapist Adam Phillips explores the nature of excess and its role in everyday life, continuing by considering sex.


Unknown: Adam Phillips

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces music by Hungarian singer Beata Palya , plus jazz from Django Bates , and traditional music from Mali.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Singer: Beata Palya
Unknown: Django Bates

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K4671.31 Mozart Concerto in F for three pianos and orchestra, K242
1.54 Concerto in E flat for two pianos and orchestra, K365
2.19 Dvorak Serenade in D minor, Op 44 2.43 Klami
Serenade Joyeuse 2.49 Anon A Florence la Joyose Cite
2.53 Tchalkovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op 70
3.27 Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D898 4.04 Folquet de Marseille Flores sur Tant M'abellis I'Amoros Pessamens
4.08 Trad 19th-century, arr Narciso Yepes Romanza
4.15 Rosetti Grande Symphonie in D 4.31 Pachelbel Exsurgat Deus 4.34 Bach Flute Sonata in A, BWV1032
4.49 Vivaldi Concerto in D for two violins, two cellos and continuo, RV564 5.00 Albeniz Triana (Iberia) 5.05 Falla Ritual Fire Dance (El Amor Brujo) 5.10 Debussy Khamma (Legende Dansee) 5.31 Schubert Ballet music:
Rosamunde, D797 5.39 Glick Suite Hebraique No 5
5.55 Glazunov Lyric Poem in D flat, Op 12 6.06 Kunzen Overture: Erik Ejegod 6.12 Handel Organ Concerto No 1, Op 4 No 16.27 Norman Sextet in A minor, Op 29


Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Erik Ejegod

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