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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Tchaikovsky Overture: Hamlet Russian National Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Jurowski
Palestrina Feria V; Lectio I (Lamentations of Jeremiah) Pro Cantione Antiqua , conductor Bruno Turner
Bach, arr Busoni Toccata in C, BWV564 Kun-Woo Paik (piano)
8.30-10.15: Beethoven Overture:
Zur Namensfeier , Op 115 Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, conductor David Zinman Sibelius In Memoriam
Danish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam
Leigh Harpsichord Concertino
Trevor Pinnock , London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Braithwaite


Presented By: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Conductor: Palestrina Feria
Conductor: Cantione Antiqua
Conductor: Bruno Turner
Unknown: Busoni Toccata
Piano: Kun-Woo Paik
Unknown: Zur Namensfeier
Conductor: David Zinman
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
Unknown: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

: New Year's Day Concert from Vienna

Live from the Musikverein, introduced by Brian Kay. Daniel Barenboim conducts this traditional event for the first time.
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
J Strauss (son) Overture: A Night in Venice;
Waltz: Marchen aus dem Orient, Op 444; Annen-
Polka, Op 117; Schnellpost-Polka, Op 159; WaltzRoses from the South; Op 388; Polka: Freikugeln, Op 326
10.50 Interval: The Hapsburg Riviera Express When, in 1873, a new railway line linked the imperial capital to Austria's only bit of coastline, the Viennese took full advantage. Piers Burton -Page follows in their footsteps to the Adriatic.
11.15 J Strauss (son) Overture; Entrance Marc (Der Ziguenerbaron); Schatz-Walzer. Op 418 Hellmesberger Danse Espagnole J Strauss Zampa Galopp
J Strauss (son) Alexandrien-Polka, Op 198; Polka: Unter Donner und Blitz, Op 324
Josef Strauss Waltz: Spharenklange, Op 235 J Strauss (son) Polka: Eljen a Magyar! Op 332 Haydn Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor (Farewell) (4th mvt)
J Strauss (son) Polka: So angstlich sind wir nicht, Op 413; Blue Danube Waltz, Op 314 J Strauss Radetzky March, Op 228


Introduced By: Brian Kay.
Introduced By: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: J Strauss
Unknown: Piers Burton
Unknown: Hellmesberger Danse Espagnole
Unknown: J Strauss
Unknown: Unter Donner
Unknown: Josef Strauss
Unknown: Strauss Radetzky

: Composer of the Week: Berlioz

4/5. Donald Macleod and John Eliot Gardiner explore the poetic vein of death and melancholy running through Berlioz's output. La Mort de Cleopatre
VeroniqueGens (soprano), Lyon National Opera Orchestra, conductor Louis Langree
Marche Funebre (Grande Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale)
The Wallace Collection, conductor John Wallace
Tristia Monteverdi Choir , Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Repeated at 10.30pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Louis Langree
Conductor: Marche Funebre
Conductor: John Wallace
Conductor: Tristia Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Afternoon on 3 Salzburg and Vienna

Presented by Penny Gore . Gounod Faust
Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Bertrand de Billy
Liszt La Leggierezza ; Waldesrauschen; Gnomereigen Rafal Blechaz (piano)


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Bertrand de Billy
Conductor: Liszt La Leggierezza
Piano: Gnomereigen Rafal Blechaz
Dr Faust: Roberto Alagna (tenor)
Marguerite: Kwangchul Gheorghiu (soprano)
Mephistopheles: Kwangchul Youn (bass)
Valentin: Adrian Erod (baritone)
Wagner: Alexandru Moisiuc (baritone)
Siebel: Michaela Selinger (soprano)
Marthe: Janina Baechle (soprano)

: Paradise Lost: Milton Season

11/12. By John Milton. Read by Anton Lesser.
God decrees that Adam and Eve can no longer live in Paradise.


Unknown: John Milton.
Read By: Anton Lesser.

: New Generation Artists

9/10. Introduced by Verity Sharp. Fauré Après un Rêve
Andreas Brantelid (cello), Bengt Forsberg (piano) Britten Canticles Hand III Allan Clayton (tenor), Andrew Radley (countertenor), Angela Barnes (horn), Christopher Glynn (piano)
Haydn String Quartet in A, Op 55 No I Meta4


Introduced By: Verity Sharp.
Cello: Andreas Brantelid
Cello: Bengt Forsberg
Tenor: Allan Clayton
Tenor: Andrew Radley
Horn: Angela Barnes
Horn: Christopher Glynn

: Performance on 3: BBC Proms 2008

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Chicago SO, conductor Bernard Haitink
Mark Anthony Turnage Chicago Remains Mahler Symphony No 6


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Belief

8/9. Joan Bakewell talks to Baroness Deech. <R)


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: BBC Proms 2008

With Petroc Trelawny. Another chance to hear the late-night concert given by violinist Nigel Kennedy and his Polish-based jazz quintet, NKO. With a guest appearance by jazz-funk-soul fusion singer Xantone Blacq


Violinist: Nigel Kennedy
Singer: Xantone Blacq

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from lpm

: Late Junction

A glimpse of the year ahead with a track from
Oumou Sangare 's forthcoming album Seya, the traditional music of Hungary performed by the Eszterlanc Ensemble, the electronic world of Powerplant and flautist Sebastian Bell playing Sleep by Richard Causton. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Oumou Sangare
Unknown: Sebastian Bell
Unknown: Richard Causton.
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Ravel Menuet Antique Debussy Rhapsody No 1
Matthias Pintscher Fünf Orchesterstucke Ravel
Alborada del Gracioso Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird
2.20 Hammerschmidt Suite in G 2.31 Telemann Alles Redet Jezet und Singet 3.00 Haydn Die Schopfung
4.40 Noskowski The Steppes 5.00 Weber Rondo Brillante in D flat, Op 65 (Invitation to the Dance) 5.10 Rautavaara With Joy We Go Dancing 5.13 Kuula South Ostrobothnian Dances. Op 17 Nos 1-5 5.22 Grieg Norwegian Dance No 1
5.28 Steven Wingfield Three Bulgarian Dances
5.36 Cossetto Two Dances (Green George)
5.45 Farkas Five Ancient Hungarian Dances 5.55 Bartok Six Romanian Dances 6.01 Infante Three Andalusian Dances 6.16 Lopes-Graga Three Portuguese Dances
6.23 Malcolm Forsyth Kora Dances 6.31 Pezel German Dance Suite 6.39 Champagne Danse Villageoise
6.42 Turpin Harlem Rag 6.46 Blockx Flemish Dances


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Orchesterstucke Ravel
Unknown: Hammerschmidt Suite
Unknown: Weber Rondo Brillante
Unknown: Steven Wingfield
Unknown: Malcolm Forsyth
Unknown: Danse Villageoise

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