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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including a Free Thought after 8.30. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Cavalli Lasso to Vivo (L'Egisto) Roland Villazon (tenor), Le Concert d'Astree, director Emmanuelle HaTm
Chopin Waltz in A minor Byron Janis (piano) Handel Nel Spiegar (Parnasso in Festa)
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), the King's Consort. conductor Matthew Halls
8.30-10.00: Rimsky-Korsakov Fantasy on Russian Themes, Op33 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Weber Vater Hor' mich flehn zu dir (Oberon)
Placido Domingo (tenor), Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir and Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik Schumann Konzertstuck in F, Op 86
La Chambre Philharmonique, conductor Emmanuel Krivine


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Tenor: Roland Villazon
Piano: Byron Janis
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Conductor: Matthew Halls
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Tartini, arr Zandonai Violin Sonata in G minor (Devil's Trill)
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Vienna PO/James Levine
10.26 Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben, Op 42 Margaret Price (soprano), James Lockhart (piano;
10.40 Liszt A Faust Symphony
Kenneth Riegel (tenor), Tanglewood Festival
Chorus, Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Schumann Frauenliebe
Soprano: James Lockhart
Tenor: Kenneth Riegel
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Composer of the Week: Gustav Mahler

3/5. Donald Macleod explores Mahler's life in New York. Despite a successful second season conducting the New York Philharmonic, tragedy struck again when Mahler discovered his wife was having an affair with architect Walter Gropius. Symphony No I (2nd and 3rd mvts) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Emmet Hurrah for Woman Suffrage Homespun Singers
Mahler In diesem Wetter, in diesem Braus
(Kindertotenlieder) Stephen Genz (baritone),
Roger Vignoles (piano) Symphony No 10 (Adagio) Vienna PO, conductor Claudio Abbado Rptd atropm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Walter Gropius.
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Emmet Hurrah
Baritone: Stephen Genz
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
James Gilchrist (tenor), Anna Tilbrook (piano) Purcell, arr Tippett Music fora While Purcell, arr Britten Solitude Tippett Boyhood's End
Finzi 0 Fair to See (excerpt)
Britten Winter Words (Poems by Thomas Hardy )
2.00 Towards Messiaen: The Stage Messiaen Saint Francois d'Assise: Act 2 For cast see yesterday


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Tenor: Anna Tilbrook
Unknown: Tippett Music
Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Chapel of Queen's College, Oxford. Introit Beati Omnes (Purcell).
- - Responses: Reading Psalms 66, 67 (Ley,
Knyvett, Elgar). First Lesson: Hosea 11, vv1-11
Office Hymn: For All Thy Saints, 0 Lord (Sandys). Canticles: Purcell in G minor. Second Lesson: Luke 6, vv17-31. Anthems: Selig sind die Toten
(Schiitz); Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied
(Schiitz). Let My Prayer Come Up (Blow). Final
Hymn: Who Are These, Like Stars Appearing (All Saints). Organ Voluntary: Voluntary in D minor for double organ (Purcell). Director of music
Owen Rees. Organ scholar Benedict Lewis-Smith .


Music: Owen Rees.
Unknown: Benedict Lewis-Smith

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Live from the Colosseum in Watford, Petroc Trelawny joins the BBC Concert Orchestra for the opening concert of its new season with a theme of English light music past and present. Including pieces by contemporary composers Peter Hope , David Lyon , Philip Lane , Ernest Tomlinson and Paul Patterson , plus works by Eric Coates , Albert Ketelbey , Charles Williams and Haydn Wood. Gavin Sutherland conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, with violin soloist Tasmin Little. Including at:
7.45 Twenty Minutes: The Bell
An extract from Iris Murdoch 's famous novel. Dora and Toby hatch a bizarre plan to replace the newly arrived bell. Read by Liz Sutherland.


Unknown: Peter Hope
Unknown: David Lyon
Unknown: Philip Lane
Unknown: Ernest Tomlinson
Unknown: Paul Patterson
Unknown: Eric Coates
Unknown: Albert Ketelbey
Unknown: Charles Williams
Unknown: Haydn Wood.
Unknown: Gavin Sutherland
Soloist: Tasmin Little.
Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Read By: Liz Sutherland.

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet is joined by Omar Sharif and others to take an in-depth look at David Lean's 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia, in the director's centenary year. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Omar Sharif

: Composer Of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

3/5. Scottish novelist Janice Galloway returns to Saltcoats beach near Glasgow, and recalls walks first made in childhood. Things have changed since then, of course - including her footwear.


Unknown: Janice Galloway

: Late Junction

Featuring the Welsh bag-hornpipe played by Ceri Rhys Matthews and Chris Wood 's recent recording of England in Ribbons co-written with Hugh Lupton. Plus Turkish singer Ahmet Asian and Alan Lomax 's 1951 recording of Peggy MacGillivray. Introduced by Verity Sharp.


Played By: Ceri Rhys Matthews
Played By: Chris Wood
Unknown: Hugh Lupton.
Singer: Ahmet Asian
Singer: Alan Lomax
Unknown: Peggy MacGillivray.
Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor I Virtuosi di Santa
Cecilia, conductor Massimo Freccia 1.45 Bach Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV10561.56 Nielsen Wind Quintet 2.22 Grieg Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor
2.46 Crusell Bassoon Concertino in B flat 3.05 Kuula Sinfonia, Op 36 (Jupiter) 3.12 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) 3.52 Handel Where'er You Walk (Semele) 3.56 Kreisler Nina, after Tre Giomi son che Nina by Giovanni Pergolesi 4.00 Perqolesl Violin
Concerto in B flat 4.13 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 2 4.32 Anon 14th-century Florence Salterello
4.38 Fontana Sonata undecima for cornet. violin and bass continuo 4.47 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in A minor, Wq148 5.00 Bouwman Overture: Thalia 5.09 Bruhns Wohl dem, der den Herren furchtet 5.17 Gratton Première Danse Canadienne; Quatrieme Danse Canadienne
5.25 Schubert Five German dances with Seven trios and coda, D90 5.41 Borodin Symphony No 3 in A minor
5.59 Strauss Das warsehrgut (Arabella) 6.06 Anon
17th-century Court Masques under Charles I and II 6.17 Kodaly Dances of Galanta 6.32 Debussy String Quartet


Presented By: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Massimo Freccia

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