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: Breakfast

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a selection of music to start the day:


Introduces: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

Introduced by Sarah Walker. Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV537
Jonathan Impett and Robert Farley (trumpets), Hanover Band, director Anthony Halstead (harpsichord)
10.08 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, director Lisa Batiashvili (violin)
10.53 Gounod Petite Symphonie Athena Ensemble
11.14 Copland Appalachian Spring Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
11.40 Haydn Symphony No 32 in C Cologne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Helmut Muller-Bruhl


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Jonathan Impett
Unknown: Robert Farley
Harpsichord: Anthony Halstead
Violin: Lisa Batiashvili
Conductor: Helmut Muller-Bruhl

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

3/5. Donald Macleod and Stephen Johnson discuss how Eigar's music was influenced by his passion for cycling. They attempt to ride an authentic Edwardian bicycle and examine what the new hobby of the day meant to the composer and his friends, particularly his female fellow cyclists, a number of whom are portrayed in the Enigma variations.
Pomp and Circumstance March No 3 in C minor Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Introduction and Allegro for strings
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma) Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Zinman Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: David Zinman

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The second of four concerts featuring violinists performing at LSO St Luke's in London . James Ehnes (violin)
Bach Partita No 3 in E, BWV1006;
Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1004
2.00 McCabe and Shakespeare Penny Gore continues a week of music celebrating the birthdays of Shakespeare and the composer John McCabe.
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda John McCabe Mangan Triptych
BBC Singers, conductor David Hill
3.20 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) BBCSSO, conductor Nicholas Kraemer


Violin: . James Ehnes
Unknown: Shakespeare Penny Gore
Unknown: John McCabe.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: John McCabe
Conductor: David Hill
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer

: Choral Evensong

From Worcester Cathedral. ntroit: Surgens Jesus (Philips). Responses: Rose. Psalms: 108,109 (How, Lucas, Lang). First Lesson: Hosea 5, vv15-end, 6, vv1-6. Canticles:
Stanford in B flat. Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 15, vvi-11. Anthem: Singet dem Herrn (Bach). Hymn: Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem (St Fulbert). Organ Voluntary: Carillon-Sortie (Mulet). Master of the choristers Adrian Lucas. Assistant organist Christopher Allsop. Repeated on Sunday at 4pm


Master of the Choristers: Adrian Lucas.
Assistant Organist: Christopher Allsop.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, under the baton of conductor Paul Daniel , perform a concert inspired by dance, including Ravel's La Valse, described by George Benjamin as "a metaphor for the predicament of European civilization in the aftermath of the Great War". Presented by Ian Skelly.
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conductor Paul Daniel
Thomas Ades Overture; Waltz; Finale (Powder Her Face)
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances George Benjamin Dance Figures Ravel La Valse
Followed by more of the focus on youth orchestras. National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain conductor Christopher Seaman Elgar Fa/sfaff


Conductor: Paul Daniel
Unknown: George Benjamin
Presented By: Ian Skelly.
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Conductor: Thomas Ades
Conductor: Christopher Seaman

: Night Waves

Anne McElvoy meets Iranian author Azar Nafisi whose Reading Lolita in Tehran: a Memoir in Books was an international bestseller. Plus a review of the political thriller film State of Play, starring Russell Crowe. Producer Martin Smith


Unknown: Anne McElvoy
Unknown: Azar Nafisi
Unknown: Russell Crowe.
Producer: Martin Smith

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Henry - King of Kings

3/5. Geoffrey Moorhouse explores one of Henry VIII 's lesser-known achievements; his role as a successful "man of war" who increased his country's sea defences and effectively founded the Royal Navy.


Unknown: Geoffrey Moorhouse
Unknown: Henry Viii

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents music from Pixelh8's
Obsolete? project, plus the vastness of Asheim and Marhaug's Grand Mutation for organ and electronics. Producer Peter Meanwell


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Producer: Peter Meanwell

: Through the Night

Introduced by John Shea. Sibelius The Cranes
(Kuolema, Op 44 No 4); Violin Concerto 1.42 Agrell Cello Sonata No 2 in A 1.54 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in E, Kk380 2.00 Agay Five Easy Dances in B flat 2.08 Bruckner Symphony No 1 in C minor
3.00 Franck Violin Sonata in A 3.28 Schubert
Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) 3.53 Handel Kunft 'gerZeiteneitlerKummer,HWV202 3.58 Telemann Septet in B flat, TWV44:43 4.08 Rontqen Theme with Variations 4.19 Meder Symphony, Op 1 No 4 4.32
Eccles Double Bass Sonata 4.41 Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis 4.46 Vauqhan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis 5.00 Corelli Trio Sonata in G, Op I No 9 5.07 Vivaldi Nulla in mundo pax sincera,
RV630 5.14 Puccini Crisantemi 5.21 J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Rosen aus dem Suden 5.30 Albright Morning Reveries (Dream Rags) 5.37 Brahms Immer leiser wird mein Schfummer, Op 105 No 2
5.41 Janeguin/Crecquillon/Sermisy Four Renaissance Chansons 5.53 Weber Missa Sancta No 2 in G, Op 76 (Jubelmesse) 6.18 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in B minor, Wql4 6.28 Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat, K543


Introduced By: John Shea.
Unknown: Handel Kunft
Unknown: Tallis Loquebantur
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Vivaldi Nulla
Unknown: Puccini Crisantemi
Unknown: Schoenberg Rosen
Unknown: Brahms Immer

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