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: Handel Week: Breakfast

Sara Mohr-Pietsch invites listeners to contact the programme with their favourite moments from Handel's prolific output.


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Haydn Symphony No 30 in C Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.16 Debussy Iberia (Images) Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
10.37 Handel Organ Concerto in D minor, Op 7 No 4 Marie-Claire Alain , Jean-Frangois Paillard Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jean-Francois Paillard
10.54 Telemann Recorder Sonata in F minor
Frans Bruggen , Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord), Anner Bylsma (cello)
11.06 Handel Va tacito e nascosto (Giulio Cesare ) Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone),
Munich Bach Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter
11.12 Shostakovich Symphony No 12 (The Year
1917) Concertgebouw Orchestra/Bernard Haitink


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain
Unknown: Jean-Frangois Paillard
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Cello: Anner Bylsma
Cello: Handel Va
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Karl Richter

: Composer of the Week: Handel

3/5. Donald Macleod continues his survey of Handel's oratorios.
Alexander's Feast, Part 2 (excerpt) Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Saul, Act 3 Scene 5 Emma Bell and Rosemary Joshua (sopranos), Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor), Michael Slattery and Finnur Bjarnason (tenors), Berlin RIAS Chamber Choir, Concerto Koln, conductor Rene Jacobs
Messiah, Part2 2 (conclusion) John Elwes (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Bach Collegium Japan, conductor Masaaki Suzuki
Belshazzar (excerpts) James Bowman
(countertenor), English Concert Choir, English
Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anthony Rolfe
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Rosemary Joshua
Sopranos: Lawrence Zazzo
Unknown: Michael Slattery
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Tenor: John Elwes
Bass: David Thomas
Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki
Unknown: James Bowman
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Highlights from the 2008 season at Music@Menlo. Wolf Italian Serenade Escher Quartet
Debussy Violin Sonata
Ian Swensen , Anna Polonsky (piano)
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44
Erin Keefe and Arnaud Sussmann (violins),
Paul Neubauer (viola), Andres Diaz (cello), Wu Han (piano)


Unknown: Ian Swensen
Piano: Anna Polonsky
Unknown: Erin Keefe
Violins: Arnaud Sussmann
Violins: Paul Neubauer
Viola: Andres Diaz
Cello: Wu Han

: Exiles

Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Michal Dworzynski
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
2.40 Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Lukas Vondracek (piano), BBC
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vassily Sinaisky Martinu Fantaisies symphoniques (Symphony No 6) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gunther Herbig Milhaud La cheminée du roi Rene, Op 205 Galliard Ensemble


Conductor: Michal Dworzynski
Conductor: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Piano: Paganini Lukas Vondracek
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Martinu Fantaisies
Conductor: Gunther Herbig

: Handel Week: Choral Evensong

From Ely Cathedral during the 800th anniversary celebrations of Cambridge
University. Sung by the choirs of Downing, Jesus, Queens', Magdalene, Selwyn, Sidney Sussex and St Catharine's Colleges. Introit: 0 Praise the Lord with One Consent (Handel). Responses: Reading. Psalms: 136,150 (Lloyd, Stanford). First Lesson: Exodus 12, vv37-51. Canticles: Stanford in A. Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 15, vv20-28. Anthem: Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened (Handel). Hymn: Rejoice, the Lord Is King (Gopsaf). Organ Voluntary: Concerto in B flat Op 4 No 2 (1st mvt) (Handel, arr Best). Director of music
David Hill. Organist Robert Quinney. Rptd on Sunday


Unknown: Sidney Sussex
Organist: David Hill.
Organist: Robert Quinney.

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Handel Week: Performance on 3

Presented by Catherine Bott.
Lucy Crowe (soprano), Timothy Robinson (tenor), Christopher Purves (bass-baritone), Scottish Chamber Chorus and Orchestra, director Richard Egarr. Handel Alexander 's Feast
Followed by a visit to the Gerald Coke Handel
Collection with Sarah Walker , and excerpts from the keyboard suites performed by Laurence Cummings (harpsichord).


Presented By: Catherine Bott.
Soprano: Lucy Crowe
Soprano: Timothy Robinson
Bass-Baritone: Christopher Purves
Director: Richard Egarr.
Director: Handel Alexander
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Harpsichord: Laurence Cummings

: Handel Week: Night Waves

Rana Mitter revisits the great debates of the 18th century about artistic originality, and historian Margaret Macmillan talks about the abuse of history. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Rana Mitter
Talks: Margaret MacMillan
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: The Great and Good Mr Handel

3/5. Handel's Working Practices.
Donald Burrows considers what Handel's manuscripts reveal about his pragmatic approach to revising operas, and his borrowings and improving of material from other composers.


Unknown: Donald Burrows

: Late Junction

Including music from the Hawaii Calls Show with Webley Edwards , a new album by avant-jazzers Led Bib and Susanne Heinrich playing CF Abel 's music for solo viola da gamba. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Webley Edwards
Unknown: Susanne Heinrich
Unknown: Cf Abel
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 Ugeti Ten Pieces Spohr Nonet in F, Op 31 Australia Ensemble 2.21 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor 3.00 Pez Overture in D minor
3.11 Gaffurius Virgo constans decolatur Mouton Cantus: James James James 3.15 Bach Praeludium and Fuqhetta in G, BWV902 3£5 Durante Concerto No 1 in F minor 3.39 Moeran Choral Suite: Phyllida and Corydon 4.08 Debussy Children's Corner 4.26 Melartin, arr Jalas Suite: Marionettes
4.44 Haydn Symphony No 4 in D 4.55 Janacek March of the Blue Boys 4.57 Elqar The Wild Bears (Wand of Youth: Suite No 2) SXX) Martucci Noveletta, Op 82 No 2 507
Hartmann Deux pieces caractéristiques, Op 25 5.21 Albert Wer wegen seiner Sunden; Der tag beginnet zu vergehen
5.28 Heiller Valet will ich dir geben Eijken Moderato in C minor 5.37 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) 5>18 Ruppe Duetto in F 5.58 Frescobaldi Canzona vigezsima seconda detta la Nicolina 6.03 Wolf-Ferrari Two intermezzi (I gioielli delta Madonna) 6.13 Lange-Muller Tre Madonnasange, Op 65 6^0 Ravel Piano Concerto in G
6.42 Duparc La vague et la cloche: Le manoir de
Rosamonde; L'invitation au voyage: La vie antérieure


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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