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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including a specially recorded carol just after 7. 30 and Bach Dances just after 8.00. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Beethoven, arr Arthur Frackenpohl Allegro con brio (Symphony No 5 in C minor)
Walton What Cheer Vaughan Williams Norfolk
Rhapsody No 1 in E minor 8.30-10.30: Massenet Scenes Pittoresques Haydn Dann bricht der grosse Morgen an (The Seasons)
Vivaldi Concerto in A minor, RV522


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Arthur Frackenpohl
Unknown: Pittoresques Haydn Dann

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Wagner Prelude and Venusberg Music (Tannhauser) Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
10.21 Anon Esta le Reyna del Cielo
Musica Reservata , director John Beckett
10.26 Victoria Magnificat Primi Toni Spanish
Radio and Television Choir, director Igor Markevich
10.37 D Scarlatti Sonatas: in E, Kk46; in A,
Kk208; in D minor, Kk120 Igor Kipnis (harpsichord)
10.51 Haydn Destatevi , 0 Miei Fidi , H XXIVa 2 Soloists, Koln Vocal Ensemble, German Radio
Cappella Coloniensis, conductor Andreas Spering
11.10 Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV558
Academy of Ancient Music, director Andrew Manze
11.22 Tippett Symphony No 2 LSO/Colin Davis


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Unknown: Musica Reservata
Director: John Beckett
Director: Igor Markevich
Harpsichord: Igor Kipnis
Harpsichord: Haydn Destatevi
Harpsichord: Miei Fidi
Conductor: Andreas Spering
Director: Andrew Manze

: Composer of the Week: Berlioz

3/5. With Donald Macleod and John Eliot Gardiner. Zaide Véronique Gens (soprano), Lyon National Opera Orchestra, conductor Louis Langree
Le Coucher de Soleil; La Belle Voyageuse; Elegie (Neuf Mélodies, later titled Irlande)
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Les Nuits d'Ete Jose van Dam (baritone),
Jean-Philippe Collard (piano) Repeated at 8.30pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner.
Conductor: Louis Langree
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Baritone: Geoffrey Parsons
Baritone: Jose van Dam
Piano: Jean-Philippe Collard

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
From this year's Aldeburgh Festival, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs excerpts from Bach's
The Art of Fugue interspersed with excerpts from Games by Gyorgy Kurtag.
2.20 Salzburg and Vienna
Grieq Incidental music: Peer Gynt (part 3)
Soloists, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus, Camerata Salzburg, conductor Marc Minkowski Schubert Mass in G, D167 Genia Kuchmeier
(soprano), Michael Schade (tenor), Russell Braun (baritone), Jbrg Widmann (clarinet), Carolin Widmann (violin), Nicholas Altstaedt (cello), Alexander Longguich (piano)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595 Vienna PO, director Daniel Barenboim (piano)


Pianist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Unknown: Gyorgy Kurtag.
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Schubert Mass
Soprano: Genia Kuchmeier
Soprano: Michael Schade
Tenor: Russell Braun
Baritone: Jbrg Widmann
Clarinet: Carolin Widmann
Violin: Nicholas Altstaedt
Piano: Alexander Longguich
Piano: Daniel Barenboim

: Choral Evensong

From Douai Abbey with the Rodolfus Choir. Introit: Sing Lullaby (Howells). Responses:
Howells. Psalms: 90,148 (Symonds, Walmisley).
First Lesson: Jeremiah 23, vv1-6. Office Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Canticles: Dallas Service (Howells). Second
Lesson: Colossians 2, vv8-15. Anthem: Long,
World's True Light (Nun Danket). Organ
Voluntary: Canonic Variations on Von Himmel hoch, BWV769 (Bach). Director of music Ralph Allwood. Organist Tom Winpenny.


Unknown: Von Himmel
Organist: Ralph Allwood.
Organist: Tom Winpenny.

: Paradise Lost: Milton Season

10/12. By John Milton. God sends his son to Paradise to speak to the transgressors and clothe them. Read by Anton Lesser.


Unknown: John Milton.
Read By: Anton Lesser.

: New Generation Artists

8/10. Presented by Verity Sharp.
Chopin Three Ecossaises, Op 72 No 3 Ingrid Fliter (piano) Schubert Songs
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano) Janacek Violin Sonata Jennifer Pike , Tom Blach (piano) Haydn Songs Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Mahan Esfahani (fortepiano)
Jesus Gonzalez Rubio , arr Rafael Mendez Jarabe Tapatio Giuliano Sommerhalder (trumpet), Roberto Arosio (piano)


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Jennifer Pike
Piano: Tom Blach
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Mahan Esfahani
Unknown: Jesus Gonzalez Rubio
Unknown: Rafael Mendez
Unknown: Giuliano Sommerhalder
Piano: Roberto Arosio

: Performance on 3: BBC Proms 2008

Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Lang Lang (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K333
Rachmaninov Preludes, Op 23: No 2 in B flat; No 5 in G minor
Chopin Grand Polonaise Brillante , Op 22
Schubert Fantasia in F minor, D940 With Marc Yu Debussy La Fille aux Cheveux de Un; Les Collines d'Anacapri (Preludes, Book 1)
Trad Chinese, arr Lu WenchengAutumn Moon on a Calm Lake; Spring Dance (arr Sun Yiqiang)
Liszt, arr Horowitz Hungarian Rhapsody No 2


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Lang Lang
Unknown: Polonaise Brillante
Unknown: Lu Wenchengautumn Moon

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: BBC Proms 2008

Last Night of the Proms
Another chance to hear this year's Last Night of the Proms. Roger Norrington conducts the BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with the BBC
Singers and distinguished soloists, including bass-baritones Bryn Terfel and Jonathan Lemalu and pianist Helene Grimaud. With Petroc Trelawny.


Unknown: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Jonathan Lemalu
Pianist: Helene Grimaud.

: Late Junction

Blazin' Fiddles see in the New Year, the Askew
Sisters sing of Three Drunken Maidens and Verity Sharp continues her look back at 2008's best releases.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Rachmaninov Etude-Tableau in D, Op 39 No 9
1.05 Shostakovich Credo ; Cathedral Service (The Gadfly); String Quartet No 81.33 Jan Sandstrom Awake, North Wind (Song of Solomon) 1.41 Ahlen Sommarpsalm 1.44 Poul Ruders Purcell Variations 2.03 Ibert Flute Concerto
2.23 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances 3.00 Tartini Violin Concerto in D minor 3.16 Liszt Sonetto 123 del Petrarca 3.24 Schubert Die Alpenjager, D588b 3.30
Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie 4.21 Huber, arr Scheurer
Look at the Mountains and Valleys 4.24 A Butterworth Romanza 435 Hatti Trio inCminor 4A4 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate, K165 5.00 Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias 5.09 Purcell Incidental music: Timon of Athens 5.31 Sullivan Incidental Music: The Tempest 5.59 Martin Five Songs of Ariel 6.11 Bloch Cello Suite No 1 6.21 Lithander
Divertimento No 16.30 Handel Trio Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5 6.41 Haydn Symphony No 38 in C (Echo)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Rachmaninov Etude-Tableau
Unknown: Shostakovich Credo
Unknown: Jan Sandstrom
Unknown: Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate

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