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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch , who shares her personal selection of music.


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Rossini Overture: Tancredi
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10.07 Janacek Idyll
Norwegian CO, director lona Brown (violin)
10.32 Rachmaninov Preludes , Op 23 (excerpts) Howard Shelley (piano)
10.39 Monteverdi Ohime ch'io cado
Frederica von Stade (mezzo), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
10.46 Clementi Symphony in B flat, Op 18
London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
11.04 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Robin Hood Dell Orchestra of Philadelphia, director Dimitri Mitropoulos (piano)
11.31 Handel Water Music (excerpt)
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Violin: Lona Brown
Violin: Rachmaninov Preludes
Piano: Howard Shelley
Piano: Monteverdi Ohime
Unknown: Frederica von Stade
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Clementi Symphony
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Piano: Dimitri Mitropoulos

: Composer of the Week:Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

1/5. Stephen Johnson joins Donald Macleod to explore the Herefordshire and Worcestershire landscapes that inspired Edward Elgar.
Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D, Op 39 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Cello Concerto in E minor (1st mvt)
Jacqueline du Pre, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
Three Bavarian Dances Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Norman Del Mar
Woodland Interlude (Caractacus) LSO, conductor Richard Hickox
Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis Repeated at 10pm RT DIRECT: Elgar: Orchestral Works (5 CDs) with Jacqueline du Pre, Janet Baker , Philharmonia, Halle Orchestra , LSO and Sinfonia of London, and conductor John Barbirolli , is available for C16.99 including p&p. To order please send a cheque, payable to Selections to: [address removed], or call the orderline on [number removed] (national rate), or visit wwwselections. com/rtdirect and quote ref B46-BX932. UK delivery only


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Edward Elgar.
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
C Presented by Fiona Talkington. Radio 3 New
Generation Artist the Austrian mezzo Daniela Lehner gives a live Wigmore Hall recital of songs by Mozart, Wolf, Zemlinsky, Guastavino and Ginastera. Daniela Lehner (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano)
2.00 Shakespeare and McCabe Penny Gore presents a week of music celebrating the birthdays of Shakespeare and composer John McCabe , who is 70 this week.
John McCabe Horn Concerto (Rainforest iv) David Pyatt (horn), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Berlioz Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
3.30 Chris de Souza Bottom's Dream BBC Singers
3.50 Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K271 BBCSSO, director Shai Wosner (piano) Shostakovich Symphony No 9 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Michal Dworzinski


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Daniela Lehner
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: McCabe Penny Gore
Unknown: John McCabe
Horn: John McCabe
Horn: David Pyatt
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Berlioz Romeo
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Piano: Shai Wosner
Conductor: Michal Dworzinski

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with studio guests and a round-up of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded at Glasgow's City Halls, presented by Ian Skelly.
Stravinsky Symphony in C Britten Les Illuminations Bizet Symphony in C
Sally Matthews (soprano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton
Plus the beginning of a week-long focus on youth orchestras from Britain and abroad.
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, conductor Bramwell Tovey Hoist The Perfect Fool


Presented By: Ian Skelly.
Presented By: Stravinsky Symphony
Soprano: Sally Matthews
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey

: Night Waves

Richard Reynolds argues the case for guerrilla gardening in an event recorded in front of an audience at Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival in Liverpool last year. With Bidisha. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Richard Reynolds
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Henry - King of Kings

7/5. Lucy Wooding , lecturer in early modern history at King's College, London, looks behind the trappings of power exhibited by Henry VIII in the splendour of his court, and finds a man who felt his claim on the throne was tenuous. Producer Neil Rosser


Unknown: Lucy Wooding
Unknown: Henry Viii
Producer: Neil Rosser

: Jazz on 3

A session by saxophonist George Haslam 's
FreeTime Quartet, featuring Haslam on baritone sax and tarogato, Swetja on guitar synth, fujara flute and singing saw, Jozef Laska on bass and Petr Zimak on drums. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: George Haslam
Unknown: Jozef Laska
Unknown: Petr Zimak
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Obrecht Missa Malheur me bat
Anon Malheur me bat Josquin des Prez Missa Malheur me bat Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Phillips
2.23 Nielsen Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia Semplice)
3.00 Peeters Organ Concerto 3.44 Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor 4.13 Bull Why Ask You?
4.19 Crecquillon Amour partez 4.24 Lassus Paisible domaine: Christus resurgens 4.28 Nees De profundis clamavi (Psalm 130) 4.32 Benoit Overture: Charlotte Corday 4.42 De Fesch Concerto in G, Op 5 No 3
4.50 Hoof Symphonic Introduction to a Festive
Occasion 5.00 Moniuszko Overture: Verbum nobile
5.06 Chopin Mazurka No 31 in A flat, Op 50 No 2
5.10 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) 5.22 Janacek The Wolf's Trail 5.30 Biber Sonata violino solo representativa in A for violin and continuo
5.41 Baltzar Prelude and Divisions on John Come Kiss Me Now (The Division Viol) 5.46 Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata in D, Op 166 5.58 Ravel Chansons Madecasses 6.12 Francalx 11 Variations on a theme by Haydn 6.24 Haydn Piano Sonata in E minor, H XVI 34 6.37 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat


Unknown: John Shea.
Conductor: Peter Phillips

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