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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Sarri Recorder Sonata No 11 in A minor Dan Laurin , London Baroque
FaureAve Verum, Op 65 No 1 Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne, Marcelo Giannini (organ)
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Neville Marriner
8.30-10.00: Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56b
Martha Argerich and Polina Leschenko (pianos) Weber Ozean du Ungeheuer (Oberon)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Heinz Wallberg Michael Torke Ash Baltimore SO, conductor David Zinman


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Dan Laurin
Unknown: Marcelo Giannini
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Director: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Pianos: Polina Leschenko
Pianos: Weber Ozean
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson
Conductor: Heinz Wallberg
Conductor: David Zinman

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Coles Overture: The Comedy of Errors BBCSSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins
10.12 William Lawes Royall Consort Suite No 6 in D Nigel North and Paul O'Dette (theorbos), Purcell Quartet
10.24 Henry Lawes Swift through the Yielding Air (The Lark)
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)
10.27 Tchaikovsky Joan 's Farewell (The Maid of Orleans) Julia Varady (soprano), Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Roman Kofman
10.35 Mozart Piano Sonata in G, K283 Maria JoaoPires
10.55 Richard Arnell Symphony No 3 Royal
Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Martin Yates


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: William Lawes Royall
Conductor: Paul O'Dette
Unknown: Henry Lawes Swift
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Joan
Soprano: Julia Varady
Unknown: Maria Joaopires
Unknown: Richard Arnell
Conductor: Martin Yates

: Composer of the Week: Brahms

5/5. Fraulein Klarinette. Donald Macleod ends the week by assessing Brahms's last and perhaps greatest chamber works: his two clarinet sonatas and clarinet quintet.
Chorale Prelude: 0 Welt, Ich Muss Dich Lassen, Op Posth 122 Robert Parkins (organ)
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 (excerpt) Thea King , Gabrieli Quartet
Viola Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1 (excerpt)
William Primrose (viola), Rudolf Firkusny (piano) Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2
Martin Frost (clarinet), Roland Pd'ntinen (piano) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Fraulein Klarinette.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Parkins
Unknown: Thea King
Viola: William Primrose
Viola: Rudolf Firkusny

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The last of four programmes featuring violinists in concert at LSO St Luke's in London.
Alina Ibraghimova (violin), Cedric Tiberghien (piano) Mozart Violin Sonata in F K377 Szymanowski Mythes, Op 30
Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 96
2.00 The BBC Orchestras and Singers on Tour Arriaga Overture: Los Esclavos Felices
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
2.50 Vauqhan Williams The Lark Ascending
Nicola Benedetti (violin), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christoph Konig
Haydn Symphony No 84 in E flat BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme ofPaganini Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
4.10 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Liszt Mazeppa BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Violin: Alina Ibraghimova
Violin: Cedric Tiberghien
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Violin: Nicola Benedetti
Conductor: Christoph Konig
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Rachmaninov Rhapsody
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Liszt Mazeppa
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with guests and a round-up of news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

3etroc Trelawny presents the BBC
Philharmonic's opening concert of the new season live from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Hinevi Martinpelto (soprano), Jane Irwin (mezzo),
Paul Nilon (tenor), lain Paterson (bass), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, BBC
Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda Berio Formazioni
7.20 TWenty Minutes: Beethoven's Double Bass Double bass player Rodney Slatford discusses his illustrious predecessor Domenico Dragonetti in relation to Beethoven's Choral symphony.
7.40 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)


Soprano: Hinevi Martinpelto
Soprano: Jane Irwin
Tenor: Paul Nilon
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Berio Formazioni
Unknown: Rodney Slatford
Unknown: Domenico Dragonetti

: The Verb

I At the Radio Theatre in Broadcasting
House, Ian McMillan 's guests include performance artist HKB Finn and poet
Daljit Nagra. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Daljit Nagra.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer Of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay The Monumental Imperative

5/5. Sculptor Alexander Stoddart concludes his examination of the art and work behind great monuments by considering Alfred Gilbert and his subtle and little-known tomb to the Duke of Clarence in St George 's Chapel, Windsor.


Unknown: Alexander Stoddart
Unknown: Alfred Gilbert
Unknown: St George

: World on 3

An eclectic selection of world music.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Symphony No 1 in D 1.31 Beethoven Piano Concerto No in C minor Gerhard Oppitz (piano)
2.06 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat Orchestre National de Belgique, conductor Walter Weller
2.35 Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15 3.03 Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 613.27 Tchaikovsky Symphony
No 2 in C minor (L ittle Russian) 4.01 Hammerschmidt Suite in G 4.15 Rore 0 Sonno 4.19 Dvorak Fuga in G flat
4.22 Abel Symphony in E, Op 10 No 14.34 Frescobaldl, transcr Bartok Toccata Quinta in G 4.40 Larsen Three Rosettes 4.54 Ravel, arr Maganini Pavane pour une Infante Defunte 5.00 Trad Horjam (Requiem Melody)
5.04 Anon You Are the Holy One 5.06 Anon, arr
Petros Shouiounlan The Lord's Prayer 5.09 Sehested Tre Fantasistykker 5.20 Britten Phantasy in F minor
5.31 Gordon Dyson Le Cimitiere Marin 5.37 Purcell Sound Fame; Let All Mankind the Pleasure Share and Bless This Happy Day (Dioclesian) 5.46 Hoist St Paul's Suite, Op 29 No 2 6.00 Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor, Op 82 6.26 Haydn Mass in B flat, H XXII 7 (Kleine
Orgelmesse) 6.43 Handel, arr Liszt Sonata in B flat


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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