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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan. Featuring Bach Dances at 8.00. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor RV315 (Summer) (The Four Seasons) Hoist Suite No 2 in F for military band Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata
8.30-10.00: Shostakovich The Gadfly (excerpts) Weiner Romance
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Stravinsky Suite No 2 for small orchestra
London Sinfonietta, conductor Riccardo Chailly
10.07 Piazzolla Oblivion Versus Ensemble
10.12 Cobian, arr Gary Burton Mi Refugio
Gary Burton (vibraphone), Astor Piazzolla (bandoneon)
10.17 Piazzolla, arr P and K Katona Fugata
Peter and Zoltan Katona (guitars), Daniel Storer (double bass), Carducci Quartet
10.20 Adrian Jack String Quartet No 4 Arditti Quartet
10.32 Chopin Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58 Dinu Lipatti
10.58 Landowski Concerto Jeanne Loriod
(ondes martenot), Philharmonie de Lorraine, conductor Jacques Houtmann
11.18 Jenkins Fantasya 5 5 in C minor Paul Nicholson (organ), Fretwork
11.22 Addinson Divertimento for Brass Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
11.32 Janacek Sinfonietta Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: Gary Burton
Unknown: Astor Piazzolla
Unknown: Katona Fugata
Guitars: Zoltan Katona
Guitars: Daniel Storer
Unknown: Adrian Jack
Unknown: Dinu Lipatti
Unknown: Jeanne Loriod
Conductor: Jacques Houtmann
Conductor: Jenkins Fantasya
Unknown: Paul Nicholson
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Composer of the Week: Messiaen

2/5. Paris. Messiaen's biographer Nigel Simeone and Donald Macleod look at aspects of the composer's career in Paris, beginning with his entry to the Paris Conservatoire at the age of ten. Chants des Déportés BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
La Mortdu Nombre Françoise Pollet (soprano), Hervé Lamy (tenor), Agnès Sulem-Bialobroda (violin), Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen (piano) Le Merle Noir
Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Eric Le Sage (piano) Canteyodjaya Peter Hill (piano) Apparition de I'Eglise Eternelle
The composer (organ) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Nigel Simeone
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Soprano: Françoise Pollet
Tenor: Hervé Lamy
Tenor: Agnès Sulem-Bialobroda
Violin: Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen
Flute: Emmanuel Pahud
Flute: Eric Le Sage
Piano: Peter Hill

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The first of a series of concerts celebrating the music of Nielsen and his contemporaries. Vertavo Quartet
Nielsen String Quartet No 1 in G minor
Sibelius String Quartet, Op 46 (Voces Intimae)
2.00 On the Road
The BBC Singers recorded at the London Spitalfields Festival, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Italy. Michael Zev Gordon Red Sea
Endymion, BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Liadov The Enchanted Lake
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
With Elisabeth Leonskaya
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Schnittke Penitential Psalms
BBC Singers, conductor Robert Hollingworth


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Elisabeth Leonskaya
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Robert Hollingworth

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

rPetroc Trelawny presents a programme that includes works inspired by the two world wars. Recorded last week at
Manchester's Bridgewater Hall.
Nadine Livingston (soprano), Cedric Tiberghien (piano), Halle, conductor Mark Elder
Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat, K482 Strauss Metamorphosen
Followed by Composing Today: nominations in the sonic art category by Ed Hughes , Terry Mann and Janek Schaefer.


Soprano: Nadine Livingston
Soprano: Cedric Tiberghien
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Ed Hughes
Unknown: Terry Mann
Unknown: Janek Schaefer.

: Night Waves

As Liverpool's World Museum reopens its
Egyptian Gallery, Isabel Hilton finds out what ingredients are necessary to ensure the success of a gallery about ancient Egypt. Producer Paul Steinberg


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Producer: Paul Steinberg

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

Under the Influence
2/5. Alison Brackenbury describes how her lifelong admiration of Northamptonshire poet John Clare has influenced her own verse.


Unknown: Alison Brackenbury
Unknown: John Clare

: Late Junction

A Miserere by Thomas Tallis performed by vocal ensemble Stile Antico , plus songs from Occitanian troubadours Moussu T e lei Jovents, and a recording of Christian Zeal and Activity by John Adams. With Verity Sharp. EMAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Stile Antico
Unknown: John Adams.
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Anon Christicolus; Cracovia Civitas; Salve Sancta Parens; Maria en Mitissima 1.11 Radomski Balade; Magnificat 1.22 Lublina Dances 1.33 Cato Two
Fantasies; Three Songs 1.42 Jarzebski / Spadezza; Concerto terzo 1.50 Anon Polish Dances
1.57 Rossini L'ltaliana in Algeri (Italian Girl in Algiers)
Georg Fischer (fortepiano), Male Chorus of West
German Radio, Capella Coloniensis/Gabriele Ferro
4.26 Chopin Polonaise No 2 in E flat minor, Op 26 No 2 432 Vivaldi Concerto in D minor, RV129 (Concerto
Madrigalesco) 4.37 J Strauss (son) Egyptischer March, Op 335 4.42 Boccherini Rondeau, Op 28 No 4
4.46 Fitelberg Three Mazurkas for orchestra
5.00 Schubert Scherzo No 1 in B flat 5.06 Debussy, orch Ravel Danse (Tarantelle Styrienne) 5.12 Donizetti Tu Che a Dio Spiegasti tali (Lucia di Lammermoor) 5.19
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien 5.35 Bach Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 5.50 Grieg Two Elegiac melodies. Op 34 5.59 Wieniawski Polonaise No 7 D, Op 6.06 Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495 6.23 Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor 6.35 Strauss Suite in B flat, Op 4


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Georg Fischer
Mustafa: Wladimiro Ganzarolli (bass-Baritone)
Elvira (his wife): Jeanne Marie Bima (soprano)
Zulma (Elvira's confidante): Lucia Rizzi (mezzo)
Haly: Allessandro Corbelli (baritone)
Lindoro: Francisco Araiza (tenor)
Isabella (Italian woman): Lucia Valentini Terrani (mezzo)
Taddeo (Isabella's companion): Enzo Dara (bass)

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