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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Albinoni String Concerto 5 in G, Op7No4 IMusici Bach, orch Schoenberg Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV552 (StAnne)
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Robert Craft Einojuhani Rautavaara Isle of Bliss
Helsinki PO, conductor Leif Segerstam
8.30-10.00: Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No 5 in A minor, Op37(Gretry)
Arthur Grumiaux , Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux, conductor Manuel Rosenthal
Canteloube Pastourelle; L'Antoueno (Chants d'Auvergne) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate Haydn Symphony No 82 in C (Bear)
Gurzenich Orchestra, conductor Günter Wand


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Robert Craft
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Unknown: Arthur Grumiaux
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Conductor: Günter Wand

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Farkas Old Hungarian Dances Adelphi Saxophone Quartet
10.08 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 2 in G Peter Donohoe , Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Barshai
10.56 Anon Medieval dances Modo Antiguo
11.02 Prokofiev The Prodigal Son Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
11.35 Bach Partita No 3 in E for solo violin, BWV1006 Saturday's CD Review selection.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Rudolf Barshai

: Composer of the Week: Copland (1900-90)

1/5. Donald Macleod looks at the life and music of Aaron Copland through the prism of five important relationships without which his musical career might have gone very differently. He begins by exploring the composer's long and fruitful friendship with his composition teacher. the formidable Nadia Boulanger. Grohg (complete ballet) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen Organ Symphony
Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton
Producer Chris Barstow Repeated at 10pm
RT DIRECT: Copland: Appalachian Spring is available for £4.50 inc p&p. To order please send a cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed], call [number removed] (national rate), quoting ref B46-T930, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect. UK delivery only


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Producer: Chris Barstow

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Introduced live from the Wigmore Hall in London by Suzy Klein.
Petra Lang (mezzo), Adrian Baianu (piano)
Schubert Sehnsucht ; Suleika; Gretchen am
Spinnrade; Delphine; Die Gebusche; Klarchens Lied;Beidirallein!
Joseph Marx Waldseligkeit ; Windrader; Regen;
Japanisches Regenlied ; Nocturne; Und gestern hat er mir Rosen gebracht; Hat dich die Liebe beruhrt
2.00 Summer Festivals 2008 With Ian Skelly. From Hitzacker Summer Music Days, Germany: Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No I (Ghost) Trio Wanderer
From the Aspen Music Festival, America:
Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
Aspen Festival Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Lieberson Neruda Songs Kelley O'Connor (mezzo), Aspen Chamber SO, conductor David Zinman
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3 Yefim Bronfman , Aspen Chamber SO, conductor David Zinman From the Baltic Sea Festival, Sweden: Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1
Agata Szymczewska, Sinfonia Varsovia, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki
Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat
Swedish RSO, conductor Daniel Harding


Unknown: Suzy Klein.
Unknown: Petra Lang
Piano: Adrian Baianu
Piano: Schubert Sehnsucht
Unknown: Joseph Marx Waldseligkeit
Unknown: Japanisches Regenlied
Unknown: Ian Skelly.
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Lieberson Neruda
Songs: Kelley O'Connor
Conductor: David Zinman
Unknown: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Krzysztof Penderecki
Conductor: Daniel Harding

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Presented by Suzy Klein.
Sally Matthews (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Harding Pierre Boulez LivrepourCordes Messiaen Poemes pour Mi
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)
Followed by piano music from Radio 3's Pianothon and Play to the Nation, Radio 3's celebration of amateur orchestras across the UK, including: Sibelius Andante Festivo Nonesuch Orchestra


Presented By: Suzy Klein.
Soprano: Sally Matthews
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Conductor: Pierre Boulez Livrepourcordes
Conductor: Messiaen Poemes

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet reviews the Italian film Quiet
Chaos, in which Nanni Moretti plays a father of a ten-year-old daughter coping with the unexpected death Of his Wife. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Nanni Moretti
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

From Pens to Ploughshares
1/5. The Morality of Craft. Fiona MacCarthy discusses CR Ashbee , who in 1902 persuaded members of his East End of London Guild of Handicraft to resettle with their families in Chipping Campden in the CotSWOldS. Producer Benedict Warren


Unknown: Fiona MacCarthy
Unknown: Cr Ashbee
Producer: Benedict Warren

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson introduces a performance by the John Escreet Project recorded at Birmingham's CBSO Centre earlier this month. Producer Robert Abel


Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Strauss Suite in B flat, Op 4 1.28 Schnittke Piano
Concerto 1.52 Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op 70
2.29 Raychev Suite: Fountain of the White-Legged Woman 3.15 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
3.48 JC Bach Quintet in D. Op 11 No 6 4.05 Neufville Aria Prima 4.12 Whitehead Psalm 23 (The Lord Is My Shepherd) 4.18 Enna Fem Klaverstykker
4.32 Harrison Harp Suite 4.48 Handel Prelude-
Chaconne; Sarabande; Gigue; Air; Ballo (Terpsichore)
5.00 Tartini Trumpet Concerto in D 5.11 Skjavetic Vedef Occhi; Alme Luci ; Ond' Io Tutto ; E Se Poi Non Piangete
5.20 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K545 5.30 Granados Four Tonadillas 5.39 Bizet L'Arlésienne: Suite No 2
5.53 Gershwin Piano Preludes 6.01 Prokofiev Three Dances (Romeo and Juliet) 6.16 Escher Le Vrai Visage de la Paix 6.28 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in C, H XVI 35
6.40 Ravel Suite: Le Tombeau de Couperin


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Skjavetic Vedef
Unknown: Alme Luci
Unknown: Io Tutto

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