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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan , including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Palestrina Lucis Creator Optime Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, director Timothy Brown
Gouvy Aubade , Op 77 No 2
Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen (piano)
Mozart Symphony in G, Kdeest (Neue Lambacher) Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Neville Marriner
8.30-10.00: Soler Concerto No 6 in D
Ton Koopman and Tini Mathot (harpsichord) Wagner Overture: Der fliegende Hollander
Dresden State Orchestra, conductor Silvio Varviso Martinu Little Suite: Comedy on the Bridge Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Frantisek Jilek


Presented By: Rob Cowan
Director: Timothy Brown
Director: Gouvy Aubade
Piano: Andreas Groethuysen
Unknown: St Martin
Director: Neville Marriner
Harpsichord: Tini Mathot
Conductor: Silvio Varviso
Conductor: Frantisek Jilek

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Handel March and Battle (Rinaldo) English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.04 Handel Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate
St Paul's Cathedral Choir, Parley of Instruments, conductor John Scott
10.43 Debussy Cello Sonata
Mstislav Rostropovich, Benjamin Britten (piano)
10.56 Tchaikovsky Suite: Sleeping Beauty Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich
11.18 Chopin Three
Waltzes Ignacy Paderewski , Jorge Bolet and Shura Cherkassky (piano)
11.26 Britten Violin Concerto
Lorraine McAslan , English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: John Scott
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Waltzes Ignacy Paderewski
Unknown: Jorge Bolet
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Unknown: Lorraine McAslan

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

2/5. Werther's Woes - and First Maturity
Presented by Donald Macleod. After
Robert Schumann 's suicide, Brahms didn't publish a new work for nearly six years, when the attentions of the Hamburg Ladies' Choir finally rejuvenated his creative juices in 1859, at the tender age of 26. Es tontein voller Harfenklang, Op 17 No I
Anthony Halstead and Christian Rutherford
(horns), Delyth Wynne (harp), Members of the Monteverdi Choir, conductor John Eliot Gardiner , String Sextet in B flat, Op 18
Members of the Berlin Philharmonic Octet Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40
Aubrey Brain (horn), Adolf Busch (violin), Rudolf Serkin (piano) Repeated at 10pm


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Anthony Halstead
Horns: Delyth Wynne
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Horn: Adolf Busch
Piano: Rudolf Serkin

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The first of four programmes featuring violinists in concert at LSO St Luke's in London.
Janine Jansen (violin), Kathryn Stott (piano) Poulenc Violin Sonata
Franck Violin Sonata in A
Ravel Tzigane - Rapsodie de Concert
2.00 The BBC Orchestras and Singers on Tour Britten Sinfonia da Requiem, Op 20 BBCSO, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Suk Asrael Symphony BBC NOW/Thierry Fischer
3.25 Stravinsky Petrushka (1947)
4.00 Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 (Turkish) Hilary Hahn , BBC Philharmonic/Gianandrea Noseda


Violin: Janine Jansen
Violin: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Suk Asrael
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka
Unknown: Hilary Hahn

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty is joined in Manchester by the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda , and pianist
Martin Roscoe. Music includes Smetana's overture The Two Widows, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor and Mozart's Rondo in A minor, K511.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Conducted By: Gianandrea Noseda
Pianist: Martin Roscoe.

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny presents a concert recorded at the Edinburgh International Festival, featuring music from middle Europe, and Dvorak's Symphony No 8. Dutch National Youth Choir, Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
Dvorak, arr Gatay Four Moravian duets
Bartok Romanian Folk Dances; Seven Pieces for
Choir and Chamber Orchestra: Three Village Scenes Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor
Plus a look into the BBC archives for highlights from past Edinburgh Festivals, including from 1968: Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op No 3 Isaac Stern (violin) Leonard Rose (cello), Eugene Istomin (piano)


Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Violin: Isaac Stern
Violin: Leonard Rose
Piano: Eugene Istomin

: Night Waves

Bidisha talks to the writer Marilynne Robinson about her new book, Home. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Marilynne Robinson
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay The Monumental Imperative

2/5. Alexander Stoddart continues his examination of the art and work behind great monuments with a look at John T Rochead's soaring shrine to Scottish heroes - the Wallace Monument outside Stirling. Producer Louise Yeoman EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Alexander Stoddart
Producer: Louise Yeoman

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces the distinctive vocal sound of Lau Nau , music by flamenco legend Cameron de la Isla , an evening raga from the Gundecha Brothers and part of Rachmaninov's All Night Vigil. EMAIL: [address removed]


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Lau Nau
Unknown: Cameron de la Isla

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Purcell Suite: Dioclesian; Jehova, Quam Multi Sunt Hostes Mei; 0 Sing Unto the Lord; Suite: Abdelazar; Dido and Aeneas (excerpts): My Beloved Spake (Song of Solomon): Blow Up the Trumpet; God Is Gone Up; The Soldier's Song (The Knight of Malta) 2.24 Strauss Suite: Der Rosenkavalier
2.47 Franck Violin Sonata in A 3.15 Francaix Concerto (Divertissement) 3.38 Escher Arcana Suite 4.00 Massenet Manon (excerpts) 4.08 Anon Diferencias sobre las Vacas Guerrero Di, perra mora 4.13 Caprlcornus Sonata a 3
4.19 Haydn Sonata in C sharp minor, H XVI 36 4.33
Rontgen Symphony 4.52 Purcell Suite in F 5.00 Francaix Serenade 5.09 Satle Waltz: Poudre d'Or 5.15 Glinka
Valse Fantasie in B minor 5.23 John Tavener The Tyger; The Lamb 5.31 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A 5.45 Purcell Chaconne (The Voice of the Turtle): A New Ground in E minor: Come Ye Sons of Art 5.53 Noskowskl Overture: Sir Zolzikiewicz 6.00 Medlns Daina No 6 in D sharp
6.04 Grieg Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor, Op 45 6.28
Greef Piano Concerto No 2 in B 6.51 G Gabriell Dulcis Jesu


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: John Tavener

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