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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Lassus Osculetur Me
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips
Bach Trio Sonata in C, BWV529 Purcell Quartet Copland Fanfare for the Common Man Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
830-10.00: Mendelssohn String Symphony No 13 in C minor Heidelberg SO, director Thomas Fey
Dyson Prelude and Postlude for organ Ian Coleman Vivaldi Cello Concerto in E flat, RV408 Christophe Coin , II Giardino Armonico, director Giovanni Antonini


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Director: Peter Phillips
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Director: Thomas Fey
Unknown: Ian Coleman
Unknown: Christophe Coin
Director: Giovanni Antonini

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Liadov Baba-Yaga , Op 56 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.05 Dvorak Rusalka (Act 2, excerpt)
Kuhn Mixed Choir,
Czech PO, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.23 Medtner Skazki, Op 51 Hamish Milne (piano)
10.46 Rachmaninov My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord (Vespers) USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir, conductor Valeri Polyansky
10.57 Purcell Suite: The Gordian Knot Unty'd Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, conductor Nicholas McGegan
11.09 Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade , Op 35
Herman Krebbers (violin), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin


Unknown: James Jolly.
Unknown: Liadov Baba-Yaga
Unknown: Dvorak Rusalka
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Valeri Polyansky
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Rimsky-Korsakov Sheherazade
Violin: Herman Krebbers
Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin
Rusalka: Renée Fleming (soprano)
Water Goblin: Franz Hawlata (bass)

: Composer of the Week: Cavalli

5/5. The Requiem. Donald Macleod describes Cavalli's highly detailed will, which not only provided precise requirements for the his annual memorial service, but also for the distribution of his lucrative estate.
Son Ancor
Pargoletta Gerard Souzay (tenor), Dalton Baldwin (piano) Missa pro Defunctis Paolo Zuccheri (violin),
Riccardo Coelati (violin), Vittorio Zanon (organ), Cantica Symphonia, director Giuseppe Maletto Repeated at 9.15pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Pargoletta Gerard Souzay
Tenor: Dalton Baldwin
Violin: Riccardo Coelati
Violin: Vittorio Zanon
Director: Giuseppe Maletto

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
4/4. Brodsky Quartet, Leon Bosch (double-bass) Schulhoff String Quartet No 1
Dvorak String Quintet in G, Op 77
2.00 David Oistrakh
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
David Oistrakh , Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins,
BWV1043 David Oistrakh and Igor Oistrakh ,
Residentie Orchestra, conductor Willem van Otterloo
2.55 Gubaidulina Offertorium Gidon Kremer (violin) Sibelius SymphonyNo2 Danish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard
4.10 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
David Oistrakh , Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Serge Baudo


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Double-Bass: Leon Bosch
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Unknown: Igor Oistrakh
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Conductor: Serge Baudo

: In Tune

Introduced by Sean Rafferty.


Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Pianist Lars Vogt performs some of the cornerstones of the 19th and early 20th-century piano repertoire in a recital that forms part of a residency series at the Wigmore Hall, London. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Lars Vogt (piano)
Berq Piano Sonata, Op 1
Schubert Drei Klavierstucke, D946 Liszt Piano Sonata in B minor
Followed by part of a Wigmore Hall recital by one of this year's Young Musician Concerto Finalists: Sommerfeldt Norwegian Landscape Jadran Duncumb (guitar)


Pianist: Lars Vogt
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Lars Vogt

: The Verb

Ian McMillan 's guests include Clive James , who talks about his new collection of poetry, Angels overelsinore, former Reith Lecturer Jacques Darras, and performance poet Zena Edwards. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Reith Lecturer Jacques
Unknown: Zena Edwards.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

Emotional Landscapes
5/5. Novelist Adam Thorpe discusses pride, and how it can switch easily between being a valuable and a corrosive feeling.


Unknown: Adam Thorpe

: London Jazz Festival

Jez Nelson presents live from Ronnie Scott 's jazz club on the opening night of the 2008 London Jazz Festival, including performances by Ken Vandermark 's group, featuring left-field drum and bass pair Mark Sanders and Barry Guy , Tom Cawley 's Curios (Best Band at this year's BBC Jazz Awards), US altoist Vincent Herring and his Quartet, and Scandinavian percussion and sax duo Terje Isungset and Karl Seglem.
And Steve Bernstein introduces his nine-piece
Millennium Territory Orchestra to the UK with its dance band-influenced jazz. Producer Robert Abel


Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Ken Vandermark
Unknown: Mark Sanders
Unknown: Barry Guy
Unknown: Tom Cawley
Unknown: Vincent Herring
Unknown: Terje Isungset
Unknown: Karl Seglem.
Introduces: Steve Bernstein
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schumann Overture: Manfred Rimsky-Korsakov
Capriccio Espagnol Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
2.08 Janacek On an Overgrown Path 2.35 Vanhal
Symphony in A minor 2.54 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) 4.00 Stradella Toccata 4.05 Anon BashrafSaba (Improvisation on the basis of a Syrian song)
4.11 Tournier Images for harp and string quartet, Op 35
4.22 Ibert Tunis-Nefta (Escales) 4.25 Debussy, transcr Nina Cole Beau Soir 4.28 Mozart 0, wie will ich triumphieren (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail); Cosi Dunque Tradisci , K432 4.38 Forster Congregantes Philistei (Dialogi Davidis cum Philisteo) 4.52
Handel Meine Seele hort im Sehen, HWV207 (Deutsche Arien)
5.00 Pezel Sonatina No 69 for two trumpets and organ; Sonatina in B for two trumpets and organ 5.06 Sibelius Piano Sonatina No 3, Op 6 5.13 Papandopulo Rapsodia Concertante 5.27 Lortzinq Heiterkeit und Frohlichkeit (Der Wildschutz) 5.33 Moniuszko Polonaise (The Countess) 5.36 Noskowski Polonaise Elegaigue , Op 22 5.39 Chopin Barcarolle in Fsharp, Op 60
5.48 Goleminov Zhatva (Five Sketches for Strings)
5.53 Donizetti Sinfonia in G minor 6.00 Prokofiev Symphony No 7 6.32 Liszt Rhapsodie Espagnole
6.47 Copland El Salon Mexico


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Manfred Rimsky-Korsakov
Violin: Capriccio Espagnol Shostakovich
Unknown: Cosi Dunque Tradisci
Unknown: Forster Congregantes
Unknown: Dialogi Davidis
Unknown: Handel Meine Seele
Unknown: Lortzinq Heiterkeit
Unknown: Noskowski Polonaise Elegaigue
Unknown: Goleminov Zhatva

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