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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Beethoven Overture: Egmont LSO, conductor Pierre Monteux
Mendelssohn Andante with Variations in D Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D664 (1st mvt) Solomon
8.30-10.00: Szymanowski Dryades et Pan (Mythes, Op30) Kaja Danczowska (violin), Krystian Zimerman (piano)
JS Bach English Suite No 5 in E minor, BWV810 Murray Perahia (piano)
Bruhns Jauchzet dem Herren alle Welt Jan Kobow (tenor), Gli Angeli Geneve , Stephan MacLeod


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Conductor: Mendelssohn Andante
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain
Violin: Kaja Danczowska
Piano: Krystian Zimerman
Piano: Murray Perahia
Tenor: Gli Angeli Geneve
Tenor: Stephan MacLeod

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Bach Motet: O Jesus Christ , mein's Lebens Licht , BWV118b Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, director John Eliot Gardiner
10.10 Gibbons Fantasy in C Glenn Gould (piano)
10.14 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roger Norrington
11.12 Liszt Grand Concert Fantasy on Spanish Themes Leslie Howard (piano)
10.31 Britten Phantasy Quartet, Op 2
Francois Leleux (oboe), Guillaume Sutre (violin), Miguel da Silva (viola), Marc Coppey (cello)
11.45 Sarasate Concert Fantasy on themes from Carmen, Op 25 Gil Shaham (violin), Berlin
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Director: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Piano: Leslie Howard
Oboe: Francois Leleux
Violin: Guillaume Sutre
Viola: Miguel da Silva
Cello: Marc Coppey
Violin: Gil Shaham
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

5/5. Berners the Socialite. The composer spent his life mixing with some of the most conspicuous names in the artistic world. Throughout his career he had fruitful collaborations with such luminaries as Serge Diaghilev , George Balanchine , Gertrude Stein , Sacheverell Sitwell and Constant Lambert. Donald Macleod introduces Berners's fifth ballet and the suite from his last work - the score for the 1947 film of Dickens's novel Nicholas Nickleby. Come On, Algernon Mary Carewe (soprano), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Les Sirènes RTE Sinfonietta, conductor David Lloyd-Jones Suite: Nicholas Nickleby
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
The Sailor's Return (The Triumph of Neptune)
Robert Grooters (baritone), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham Repeated at 10pm


Soprano: Mary Carewe
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
Unknown: Nicholas Nickleby
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Baritone: Robert Grooters
Conductor: Thomas Beecham

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Highlights from the Schwetzingen Festival 2008. Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Lars Vogt (piano) Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100 Bartok Violin Sonata No 1
2.00 Towards Messiaen
Debussy Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien Mireille
Delunsch (soprano), Iris Vermillion (mezzo), Brigitte Balleys (mezzo), Swiss Chamber Chorus, Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Marek Janowski
3.00 Messiaen Trois Petites Liturgies de la
Presence Divine Fredrik Burstedt (violin), Christine Ott (ondes Martenot), Martin Virin (celesta),
Martin Sturfait (piano), String Orchestra of the Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Women's
Voices of the Katarina Chamber Chorus, Fable Percussion Quartet, director Hans Vainikainen Bernier Cum Invocarem Sarah Szlakman
(soprano), Cyril Auvity (countertenor), Stephan van Dyck (tenor), Sydney Pierro (baritone),
English Concert, director Harry Bicket. Pages et Chantres du Centre de Musique Baroque, Versailles, director Olivier Schneebeli
4.15 Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) Adrian Partington (organ),
BBC NOW, conductor Grant Llewellyn


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Violin: Lars Vogt
Unknown: Sebastien Mireille
Unknown: Brigitte Balleys
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Violin: Fredrik Burstedt
Violin: Christine Ott
Unknown: Martin Virin
Piano: Martin Sturfait
Director: Hans Vainikainen
Soprano: Cyril Auvity
Tenor: Sydney Pierro
Director: Harry Bicket.
Director: Olivier Schneebeli
Unknown: Adrian Partington
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny presents a concert live from St David's Hall in which the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under chief conductor Thierry Fischer perform a programme of classical favourites.
Emmanuel Pahud (flute), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Thierry Fischer Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique Ibert Flute Concerto
7.35 Twenty Minutes
Petroc Trelawny and guests discuss the portrayal of conductors in the recent BBC2 series Maestro.
7.55 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Flute: Emmanuel Pahud
Conductor: Thierry Fischer

: The Verb

Ian McMillan showcases new writing, performance and global literature.


Unknown: Ian McMillan

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay On Excess

5/5. The Rule of Not Too Much. Psychotherapist Adam Phillips explores the nature of excess, concluding by focusing on religious convictions and why some beliefs are considered excessive.


Unknown: Adam Phillips

: World on 3

Highlights from last month's Valley of the Moon music camp. With Mary Ann Kennedy.


Unknown: Mary Ann Kennedy.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 11.26 Mendelssohn Symphony No 1 in C minor 1.57 Schubert Piano Sonata in D, Op 53
2.35 A Scarlatti Stabat Mater 3.16 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 5 in E minor 4.01 Vivaldi Concerto da
Camera in C, RV87 4.10 Raffaelli Introduction and theme with variations in A 4.19 De Wert Qual Musico Gentil
4.30 Jarnefelt The Sound of Home 4.41 Telemann Trio No 2 (Essercizii Musici) 4.52 Chopin Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39 5.00 Abel Symphony in D, Op 10
No 5 5.09 Handel Gentle Morpheus, Son of Night (Alceste)
5.18 Clara Schumann Variations on a theme of Robert Schumann in F sharp minor, Op 20 5.28 Svendsen
Festival Polonaise, Op 12 5.37 JM Bach Liebster Jesu, hor mein Flehen 5.45 Humperdinck Overture: Hansel und Gretel 5.53 Bizet Habanera 5.58 Villa-Lobos Guitar Prelude No 3 in A minor 6.06 Respighi Antiche Arie e
Danze: Suite No3 6.25 Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Sonata in C minor 6.40 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in A, Wql68


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Robert Schumann

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