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: Breakfast

A selection of music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits, introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Introduced By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite Symphony of the Air
10.22 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364 Roger Chase (viola), London Chamber Orchestra, director Christopher Warren-Green (violin)
10.53 Christian Lindberq Asa
Richard Tognetti (electric violin), Neal Peres Da
Costa (amplified harpsichord), Australian Chamber Orchestra, director Christian Lindberg (trombone)
11.04 Ellington Fasr and Furious Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Stravinsky Piano-rag -music Thomas Ades (piano) Gershwin Fascinating Rhythm
Andre Previn (piano), David Finck (double bass)
11.14 Weber, arr Rechtman
Andante and Rondo Ungarese, Op 35 Fibonacci Sequence
11.25 Dvora Violin Concerto in A minor Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Joseph Swenson (violin)


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Viola: Roger Chase
Violin: Christopher Warren-Green
Violin: Christian Lindberq Asa
Violin: Richard Tognetti
Violin: Neal Peres
Director: Christian Lindberg
Unknown: Ellington Fasr
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Piano: Stravinsky Piano-Rag
Piano: Thomas Ades
Piano: Andre Previn
Piano: David Finck
Conductor: Joseph Swenson

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

4/5. Stephen Johnson joins Donald Macleod to explore the eerily desolate landscape of Longdon Marsh, a few miles west of Tewkesbury, where
Elgar used to get away from it all and explore his well-developed sense of melancholy.
Pomp and Circumstance March No 4 in G Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
Violin Sona ta in E minor (2nd mvt)
Maxim Vengerov , Revital Chachamov (piano) Interlude: Gloucestershire - Shallow's Orchard
(Falstaff) LSO, conducted by the composer Piano Quintet (1st mvt) Nash Ensemble The Ascension (The Apostles)
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Piano: Revital Chachamov
Conductor: Richard Hickox
The Blessed Virgin/The Angel Gabriel: Alison Hargan (soprano)
Mary Magdalene: Alfreda Hodgson (contralto)
StJohn: David Rendall (tenor)
St Peter: Bryn Terfel (bass)
Jesus: Stephen Roberts (bass)
Judas: Robert Lloyd (bass)

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The third of this week's violin recitals from LSO St Luke's. Ruth Palmer (violin), Sasha Grynyuk (piano)
Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2 Shostakovich Violin Sonata, Op 134
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
The tragic tale of Bajazet and Asteria, an Ottoman Sultan and his beautiful daughter, captured by the vicious Tartar Emperor Tamerlano. It is Handel's deepest and darkest opera.
Handel Tamerlano (Acts land2)
The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock For cast see tomorrow at 2pm
4.10 Shakespeare and McCabe
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream BBCSSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins Vauqhan Williams Shakespeare Songs BBC Singers, conductor James Weeks Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Hamlet
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassily Sinaisky


Violin: Ruth Palmer
Violin: Sasha Grynyuk
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: James Weeks
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Tan Dun 's Internet Symphony (Eroica), written L for his YouTube Symphony Orchestra, and the first performance of his Piano Concerto, with Lang Lang as soloist. Plus Mahler's First Symphony conducted by Daniel Harding. With Ian Skelly.
Lang Lang (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductors Tan Dun and Daniel Harding Tan Dun Internet Symphony (Eroica): Piano Concerto (first UK performance) Mahler Symphony No 1
Followed by more from a week-long focus on youth orchestras.
National Youth Orchestra of Wales, conductor Owain Arwel Hughes Mathias Celtic Dances , Op 60


Unknown: Tan Dun
Unknown: Lang Lang
Conducted By: Daniel Harding.
Unknown: Ian Skelly.
Piano: Lang Lang
Conductors: Tan Dun
Conductors: Daniel Harding
Conductors: Tan Dun
Conductor: Owain Arwel Hughes
Conductor: Mathias Celtic Dances

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to teachers, academics, students and former Education Secretary Estelle Morris about the future of A-levels. Producer Peter Hanington


Unknown: Estelle Morris
Producer: Peter Hanington

: Composer of the Week

Rptd f rom 12 noon

: The Essay: Henry - King of Kings

4/5. Dr Tom Betteridge , reader in early modern English literature at Oxford Brookes University, traces the connection between Henry VIII and drama.


Reader: Dr Tom Betteridge
Unknown: Henry Viii

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents an all-English edition for St George 's Day, with music by Howard Skempton , Davy Graham , Cornelius Cardew , PewPew and June Tabor.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: St George
Music By: Howard Skempton
Music By: Davy Graham
Music By: Cornelius Cardew

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Debussy Clair de lune (Suite Bergamasque)
Vladiqerov Suite of five pieces, Op 51 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15 Uszt Mephisto Waltz No 1
1.47 Mendelssohn Symphony No 1 in C minor
2.18 Schafer Piano Quintet in D flat, Op 5
3.00 Rameau Orchestral Suite: Dardanus
3.19 Parry, orch Jacob I Was Glad (Psalm 122)
3.25 Raitio The Swans, Op 15 3.34 Ravel La Valse
3.46 Lehar Valse Boston: Wer hat die Liebe uns ins Herz gesenkt (Das Land des Lachelns)
3.51 Rodgers Something Wonderful (The King and I)
3.55 Dvorak Four Romantic pieces for violin and piano, Op 75 Nos 1 and 3 4.02 Gilson La Mer
4.38 Anon, arr Greqor Two Moravian Chorales: Sleepers Wake: Covenant 4.41 Bach Allein Gott in der Hoh' sei Her, BWV675 Handel Fugue No 3 in B flat, HWV607 Telemann Giovedi, TWV 42:Es2 (Pyrmonter Kurwoche)
5.00 Borodin Overture: Prince Igor 5.12 Dancla Variations on a theme by Bellini, Op 3 5.17 Czerny
Brilliant polonaise, Op 296 5.31 JM Bach Auf last uns den Herren loben 5.38 Wassenaer Concerto No 5 in F minor (Sei concert! armonici) 5.48 Parac Symphony
6.06 Jadin Sonata in E flat, Op 3 No 16.24 Stradella Quando mai vi stancherete 6.32 Purcell Three Parts upon a Ground, Z7316.37 Forqueray Harpsichord suites (Pieces de clavecin 1747, arr Jean Baptiste Forqueray) 6.53 Porumbescu Ballad


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Vladiqerov Suite
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Gilson La Mer
Unknown: Bach Allein Gott
Unknown: Stradella Quando
Unknown: Porumbescu Ballad

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