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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Featuring Bach Dances at 8.00. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Fasch Concerto in D
Schubert Impromptu in F minor, D935 No 4 Reznicek Overture: Donna Diana
8.30-10.00: Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 33 No 4 Volkman Cello Concerto in A minor


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Donna Diana

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux
10.16 Wolf Lieder
Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Richard Goode (piano)
10.21 Bach Jauchzet Gott in alien Landen, BWV51 Emma Kirkby (soprano), Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.39 Alkan Troisième Recueil de Chants, Op 65 Marc-André Hamelin (piano)
10.58 Verdi Santo di Patria ... Allor Che I Forti Corrono (Attila) Joan Sutherland (soprano),
LSO, conductor Richard Bonynge
11.02 Liszt Piano Concerto No I in E flat Georges Cziffra , Budapest SO, conductor Gyorgy Lehel
11.22 Sarasate Navarra, Op 33 Alfredo Campoli and Belinda Bunt (violins), Daphne ibbott (piano)
11.29 Sibelius Symphony No 6
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Soprano: Dawn Upshaw
Soprano: Richard Goode
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Crispian Steele-Perkins
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Marc-André Hamelin
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Unknown: Georges Cziffra
Conductor: Gyorgy Lehel
Unknown: Alfredo Campoli
Violins: Belinda Bunt
Violins: Daphne Ibbott

: Composer of the Week:Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

1/5. Birth. To mark the centenary next week of Olivier Messiaen's birth, biographer Nigel Simeone joins Donald Macleod in an exploration of the early influences on the composer's life and work. Trois Mélodies Michèle Command (soprano), Marie-Madeleine Petit (piano)
Les Offrandes Oubliées Bastille Opera Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
Chants de Terre et de Ciel (excerpts)
Jane Manning (soprano), David Mason (piano) Dieu parmi Nous (La nativité du Seigneur)
Naji Hakim (organ) Producer Megan Jones Repeated at 10pm RT DIRECT: Messiaen Catalogue d'Oiseaux is available for £9.99 inc p&p. To order send a cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed], call [number removed] (national rate), quoting ref B46-BX486, or visit www.selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: Nigel Simeone
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Michèle Command
Piano: Marie-Madeleine Petit
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Soprano: Jane Manning
Soprano: David Mason
Unknown: Naji Hakim
Producer: Megan Jones

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert rFrom London's Wigmore Hall , with Verity Sharp.
Lawrence Power (viola),
Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)
Schumann Marchenbilder, Op 113
Shostakovich, arr Borisovsky Suite: The Gadfly York Bowen Sonata No 1 in C minor, Op 18 Repeated on Saturday at 2pm
2.00 On the Road
A week of programmes following the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers on their European and UK tours. Presented by Jonathan Swain. Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Shostakovich Symphony No 6
Sarah Chang , BBCSO, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Richard Rodney Bennett SerenadesJudith Bingham
Waterlilies Philip Moore Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer John Tavener Svyari Martin Mass
Guy Johnston (cello),
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury


Unknown: Wigmore Hall
Unknown: Verity Sharp.
Viola: Lawrence Power
Piano: Simon Crawford-Phillips
Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Sarah Chang
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Philip Moore
Unknown: John Tavener
Cello: Guy Johnston
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Featuring Shostakovich's vast symphony inspired by the 1905 St Petersburg massacre. Recorded last week at the Poole Arts Centre. With Petroc Trelawny. James Ehnes (violin), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Karabits Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905)
Followed by Composing Today: British Composer Awards nominations in the instrumental and chamber music categories by Judith Bingham , Joe Cutler , Jonathan Harvey , Patrick Nunn , Dave Price and Jonathan Pitkin.


Violin: James Ehnes
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Joe Cutler
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Patrick Nunn
Unknown: Dave Price
Unknown: Jonathan Pitkin.

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet discusses the first production of Dylan Thomas 's recently discovered radio play The Art Of Conversation. Producer Zahid Warley
The Art of Conversation is on Wednesday at 11.30am on Radio 4


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Dylan Thomas
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Composer Of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay: Under the Influence

1/5. Five leading poets talk about their relationship with the work and life of a writer who has affected them deeply. Today Michael Symmons Roberts discusses David Jones, author of In Parenthesis and The Anathemata.
Email: [email address removed]


Speaker: Michael Symmons Roberts
Unknown: David Jones

: Jazz on 3

Performances recorded at the Southbank Centre during this year's London Jazz Festival, including drummer Daniel Crosby 's London-based quartet The Mighty Jeddo, Chris Sharkey 's guitar-led group
Trio VD, and Robert Mitchell 's new trio. Presented by Jez Nelson and Gilles Peterson. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Daniel Crosby
Unknown: Chris Sharkey
Unknown: Robert Mitchell
Presented By: Jez Nelson
Presented By: Gilles Peterson.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Schubert String Quartet in C minor, D703 (Quartettsatz); String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
Steve Reich Different Trains Vanbrugh Quartet 2.17 Brian Eno Music for Airports 1/2 230 Zemlinksy Die Seejungfrau
3.12 Hartmann Six Small Character Pieces to Texts by HC Andersen, Op 50 3.24 Lechner Deutsche Spruche von
Leben und Tod 335 Byrd Walsingham, MBlB 3.44 Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5 3.59 Mozart Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) 4.18 Cambini Trio, Op 45 No 1
4.31 Puccini Un Bel Di Vedremo (Madama Butterfly)
4.36 Moniuszko Concert Overture: Bajka 4.50 Jacquet de la Guerre Sonata in D for two violins and continuo
5.00 Sarasate Zigeunerweisen for violin and orchestra, Op 20
5.09 Albeniz Iberia, Book 15.18 Schubert An die Entfernte, D765 5.21 Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op 73 5-32 Brahms Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Hen. Op 29 No 2 5.39 Strauss
Love Scene (Feuersnot) 5.48 Durante Concerto per quartette No 8 in A for strings (La Pazzia) 6.02 Bach
Cantata No 179: Siehe zu, dass deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heucheleisei 6.18 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A. Op 12 No 2
6.35 Dvorak The Water Goblin, Op 107


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Brian Eno

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