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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan , who introduces music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits.


Presented By: Rob Cowan

: Classical Collection

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Wagner, arr Liszt Spinning Chorus
(The Flying Dutchman) Earl Wild (piano)
10.07 Schmitt Study for Le palais hante Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
10.20 Verdi C 'e a Windsor una dama e un sogno: Falstaff, Act
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
10.34 Debussy Pour le piano: Prelude Philippe Entremont
Sarabande Michel Beroff (piano) Toccata Samson Francois (piano)
10.48 Bruckner Symphony No 7in BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Reginald Goodall


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Conductor: Verdi C
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Philippe Entremont
Piano: Sarabande Michel Beroff
Piano: Samson Francois
Conductor: Reginald Goodall
Ford: Carlos Alvarez (baritone)
Falstaff: Michele Pertusi (baritone)

: Composer of the Week: Frescobaldi

4/5. Donald Macleod and Christopher Stembridge turn their attention to Frescobaldi's music for organ, and today's selections include several extant organs of the composer's period. Canzon dopo la Pistola (Fiori Musicali) Rinaldo Alessandrini (organ)
Variations on Detto balletto (Toccate, libro secondo) Christopher Stembridge (organ) Kyrie (Missa degli Apostoli)
Pietro Spagnoli , Roberto Abbundanza ,
Josep Cabre (plainchant), Rinaldo Alessandrini (organ) Missa della Madonna (excerpt) Lorenzo Ghielmi (organ)
Maddalena alia Croce (Arie musicali)
Gloria Banditelli (mezzo), Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
Toccata terza alia Levatione; Toccata quinta
(Toccate, libro secondo) Ton Koopman (organ) Bergamasca (Fiori Musicali)
Christopher Stembridge (organ) Repeated at iopm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Christopher Stembridge
Musicali: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Unknown: Christopher Stembridge
Unknown: Pietro Spagnoli
Unknown: Roberto Abbundanza
Unknown: Josep Cabre
Unknown: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Unknown: Lorenzo Ghielmi
Musicali: Gloria Banditelli
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Musicali: Christopher Stembridge

: Afternoon on 3

Presented by Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Viennese Whiri Stephan Loges (baritone), Eugene Asti (piano) Schubert Willkommen und Abschied, D767; An die Entfernte, D765; An den Mond, D259
Wolf Nun wandre, Maria; Ach wie lang die Seele schlummert; Herr, was tract derBoden hier; Aufdem grunen Balkon; Wenn du zu den Blumen gehst; Alle gingen, Herz, zur Ruh; Selfsam ist Joannes Weise Mahler Ich atmet einen Linden Duft ; Liebst du um Schonheit; Ablosung im Sommer; Rheinlegendchen; Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
2.00 Handei Opera Cycle
The first part of Handel's Rodelinda, whose heroine is fighting to save her husband, Bertarido, driven from the throne of Lombardy by the usurper Grimoaldo. Concludes tomorrow. Handel Rodelinda : Acts land 2
II Complesso Barocco, conductor Alan Curtis
4.10 St Petersburg Conservatory Atrium Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet No 5, Op 92


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Baritone: Whiri Stephan Loges
Baritone: Eugene Asti
Piano: Schubert Willkommen
Unknown: Linden Duft
Unknown: Handel Rodelinda
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Rodelinda: Simone Kermes (soprano)
Bertarido: Marijana Mijanovic (contralto)
Grimoaldo: Steve Davislim (tenor)
Eduige: Sonia Prina (contralto)
Unulfo: Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
Garibaldo: Vito Priante (baritone)

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music, with guests and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny presents a live concert from London's Barbican.
Katherine Broderick (soprano), Karen Cargill
(mezzo), Robert Murray (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Wagner Overture and Good Friday Music (Parsifal)
7.25 Twenty Minutes: Moon Enterprises Inc and The Door Two playful stories by award-winning German author and poet Michael Kruger about eccentric grandfathers and the power they wield over their respective families. Translated by Karen Leeder and read by Stuart McLoughlin. Producer Gemma Jenkins
7.45 Bruckner Mass No 3 in F minor


Soprano: Katherine Broderick
Soprano: Karen Cargill
Tenor: Robert Murray
Tenor: Matthew Rose
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Michael Kruger
Translated By: Karen Leeder
Read By: Stuart McLoughlin.
Producer: Gemma Jenkins

: Night Waves

Screenwriter Christopher Hampton joins Philip Dodd to discuss his new adaptation of Chéri by French author Colette, directed by Stephen Frears with whom Hampton previously collaborated on Dangerous Liaisons (for which Hampton won an Oscar). Producer Natalie Steed


Unknown: Christopher Hampton
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Directed By: Stephen Frears
Producer: Natalie Steed

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: A Laureate's Life

4/5. National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke explains how the role is still relevant in the bard's country.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces songs by Robert Wyatt , music for trombone by Martijn Padding , and Malick Pathe Sow playing a hoddu - a kind of African lute.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Songs By: Robert Wyatt
Unknown: Martijn Padding

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44 1.33 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60 2.09 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor
3.00 Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis 3.06 Bach
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, BWV964 3.27 Handel
Organ Concerto Op 4 No 13.43 Escher Le tombeau de Ravel 4.09 Ravel Cinq melodies populaires grecques
4.17 Debussy Préludes, Book I S.00
Bovicelli Diminutions on Palestrina's to son ferito 5.07 Gorczycki In manus tuas; Te lucis ante; Qui habitat 5.16 Wassenaer Concerto armonico No 1 in G 5.28 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in G, H XVI 39 5.42 Tchaikovsky Fantasy:
Fatum 5.59 Liszt Etude No 4 in D minor (Mazeppa)
(Etudes d'exécution transcendante) 6.07 Uszt Mazeppa
6.23 Swider: Piesn; Moja piosnka 6.31 Parac Pastorale
6.39 Skerjanc Harp Concerto 6.56 Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Tallis Loquebantur
Unknown: Escher Le Tombeau
Unknown: Bovicelli Diminutions

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