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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Holst March (Suite No 2)
Glazunov Scherzo (Symphony No 3 in D) Conti 0 rendimi pietoso (David)
8.30-10.00: Mendelssohn Symphony for Strings No 7 in D minor
Prokofiev Five Melodies, Op 35 Brahms Schicksalslied

Contributors

Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

Presented by James Jolly.
Bach Partita No 5 in G, BWV829 Richard Goode (piano)
10.21 Ellington Sonnet in Search of a Moor Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
10.23 Verdi Piangea cantando nell'erma landa ... Ave Maria (Otello) Gwyneth Jones (soprano), Anna di Stasio (mezzo), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.37 Rossini Eccomi giunto inosservato ... Non arrestare il colpo.... Notte per me funesta (Otello) Jose Carreras (tenor), Frederica von Stade (mezzo), Philharmonia, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos
10.50 Shostakovich String Quartet No 8, Op 110 Duke Quartet
11.12 Bizet/Shchedrin Carmen Ballet Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev

Contributors

Presented By: James Jolly.
Piano: Richard Goode
Piano: Ellington Sonnet
Unknown: Verdi Piangea
Soprano: Gwyneth Jones
Soprano: Anna Di Stasio
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Tenor: Frederica von Stade
Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos

: Composer of the Week: Roussel

2/5. Donald Macleod introduces a complete performance of the ballet that came to be one of Roussel's most successful works.
Sarabande (Deux mélodies, Op 20 No 2)
Sarah Walker (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano) Le festin de I'araignee
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Van Pascal Tortelier Padmavati (excerpt)
Orfeon Donostiarra , Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson Repeated at 10pm

Contributors

Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Orfeon Donostiarra
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Nakamti: Jane Berble (mezzo)
Alouddin: Jose van Dam (bass)
Ratan-Sen: Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
The Brahman: Charles Buries (tenor)
Gora: Marc Vento (baritone)
Badal: Laurence Dale (tenor)

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/4. The first of four concerts this week, recorded at LSO St Luke's, London.
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Philip Thomas (piano) Rachmaninov Three songs, Op 21 Nos 5, 4 and 7; Sing Not to Me, Op 4 No 4; The Dream, Op 8 No 5 Hahn A Chloris; Le rossignol des lilas; Rêverie; Si mes vers avaient des ailes; Le printemps; Cinque petites chansons
Korngold Nine Shakespeare Songs
2.00 The 49th Parallel - Music from the US/Canadian Border
Penny Gore presents music recorded in towns and cities along the US/Canadian border.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F, BWV1046 Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Paul Goodwin
Schubert Octet in F D803
Chicago Chamber Musicians
3.25 Franck Symphony in D minor Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra, conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Faure Requiem Suzie LeBlanc (soprano), Marc
Boucher (baritone), Montreal Metropolitan Choir and Orchestra, conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Philip Thomas

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.

Contributors

Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Catherine Bott introduces a performance given at Belfast's Waterfront Hall by the Ulster Orchestra. Ulster Orchestra, conductor Kenneth Montgomery Wagner Faust Overture Strauss Oboe Concerto; Horn Concerto No 2
Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F Followed by A Century in Sound
2/2. Brian Newman concludes his centenary celebration of the Minnesota Orchestra.

Contributors

Introduces: Catherine Bott
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Unknown: Brian Newman

: Night Waves

Rana Mitter talks to Israeli novelist Amos Oz. Producer ZahidWarley

Contributors

Talks: Rana Mitter

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay

Head In the Clouds
2/5. A Rent in the Clouds. Architectural historian Robert Harbison analyses the fascination with clouds in the Baroque period, when artists became obsessed with depicting ever-expanding, ever-unscrolling spaces, and architects tried to realise this vision with elaborate cloud-ceilings.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Harbison

: Late Junction

Including Brian Eno 's ambient Music for Airports, a Chopin Nocturne reinterpreted by Brazilian pianist Ricardo Castro , and a cappella singing by veteran American ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock. Presented by Max Reinhardt. EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Eno
Pianist: Ricardo Castro
Presented By: Max Reinhardt.

: Through the Night

Presented by John Shea.
Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K570; Piano Sonata in A minor, K310; Fantasia in C minor, K475; Piano Sonata in C minor, K457; Piano Sonata in B flat, K333
Chopin Mazurka in A minor, Op 68 No 2; Waltz in A flat, Op 34 No 1 Elisso Virsaladze (piano)
2.31 Shostakovich Piano Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67
3.00 Valente Gallarda Napolitana 3.03 Auletta
Harpsichord Concerto in C 3.22 Walton Sonata for string orchestra 3.48 Ortiz/Sandrin La Spagna; Doulce memoire; Recercada segonda sobre Doulce memoire
3.55 GesualdoAve, regina coetorum 3.59
Macque Bacciami vita mia 4.01 Faggioli Marte , ammore, guerra e pace (La Cilia) 4.10 A Scarlatti Toccata in F; Fuga del terzo tono in A minor 4.19 Jommelli Sonata in D
4.29 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat 4.42 Stravinsky Suite italienne 5.00 Rachmaninov, arr Alan Arnold Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 5.06 Britten Lachrymae
(Reflections on a song of Dowland) 5.21 Dowland, arr Duarte/Galbraith Fantasie for guitar Dowland Mr Dowland's Midnight 5.28 Goldmark Night; Festal Music (The Queen ofSheba) 5.36 Kodafy Mountain Nights
Nos 1-4 5.50 Liszt Les preludes 6.08 Poulenc Litanies a fa vierge noir 6.18 Milhaud Suite: Le voyageursans bagages 6.28 Musorgsky Overture: Khovanschina
6.33 The Seminarist 6.38 Prokofiev Scythian Suite

Contributors

Presented By: John Shea.
Unknown: Chopin Mazurka
Unknown: Valente Gallarda Napolitana
Unknown: Walton Sonata
Unknown: MacQue Bacciami
Unknown: Faggioli Marte
Unknown: Alan Arnold
Unknown: Liszt Les








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