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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today: Paul Farley reads Humidor.


DJ: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Guest: Paul Farley

: Classical Collection

Introduced by Sarah Walker. Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Martha Argerich , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.21 Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor, Op 13 Ouatuor Mosaïques
11.00 Haydn Symphony No 42 in D
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Eivind Aadland
11.25 Monteverdi Orfeo (excerpt)
Ensemble La Venexiana, director Claudio Cavina
11.37 Bernstein Clarinet Sonata
Emma Johnson , John Lenehan (piano)
11.48 Dvorak Slavonic Dances , Op 46 (excerpts) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karol Sejna


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Eivind Aadland
Conductor: Monteverdi Orfeo
Director: Claudio Cavina
Unknown: Emma Johnson
Piano: John Lenehan
Piano: Dvorak Slavonic Dances
Conductor: Karol Sejna
Orfeo: Mirko Guadagnini (tenor)
Euridice: Emanuela Galli (soprano)

: Composer of the Week: John McCabe

3/5. Donald Macleod talks to John McCabe about his great love of Haydn's work in this 200th anniversary year. As well as an excerpt from his acclaimed complete sonatas recording, there is a chance to hear McCabe perform his own witty
Lamentation Rag, written to mark Haydn's 250th birthday in 1982. And Georg Solti conducts the LPO in McCabe's Concerto for Orchestra, described by The Daily Telegraph as "some of the best music written for some time by anyone, anywhere". Lamentation Rag The composer (piano)
Haydn Adagio (Piano Sonata in G.HXVI 6) John McCabe (piano)
John McCabe String Quartet No 4 Vanbrugh Quartet
Concerto for Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti Repeated at 10pm


Talks: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John McCabe
Unknown: Georg Solti
Piano: John McCabe
Piano: John McCabe
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Ian Skelly.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
2/4. A concert from the Frick Collection in New York. Kuss Quartet
Bartok String Quartet No 2
Schubert String Quartet in A minor, D804 (Rosamunde)
2.00 Kings and Queens
Smetana Overture: The Secret
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda Harty Comedy Overture
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson.
2.40 Shostakovich Hamlet (film music) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Maxim Shostakovich
Hoist Suite: The Planets
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus (ladies' voices),
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda.


Introduced By: Ian Skelly.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
Conductor: Maxim Shostakovich
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.

: Choral Evensong

'rom St Davids Cathedral, Pembrokeshire. ntroit: Lift Up Your Heads (Mathias).
Responses: Sumsion Psalms: 126,127,128,129, 130,131 (Garrett, Goss, Purcell, Knight). First Lesson: Numbers 23 vv13-30. Canticles:
St Davids Service (David Briggs ). Second Lesson: Luke 8 vv16-25. Anthem: 0 Clap Your Hands (Vaughan Williams). Hymn: Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above (Palace Green). Organ
Voluntary: Final (Symphonie en Improvisation). (Cochereau, trans Scott Whiteley ). Organist and Master of the Choristers Alexander Mason.
Assistant organist Simon Pearce.


Unknown: David Briggs
Organist: Scott Whiteley
Unknown: Alexander Mason.
Organist: Simon Pearce.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded last November at the Vienna Konzerthaus. With Catherine Bott.
Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Faure Songs
Ravel Histoires naturelles Schumann Dichterliebe
Wolf Auf eine Christblume, No 2
Schubert Standchen (Schwanengesang, D957)


Unknown: Catherine Bott.
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Schumann Dichterliebe

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet and Claire Tomalin discuss the genius of the diarist John Evelyn (1620-1706). Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Claire Tomalin
Unknown: John Evelyn
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Looking for Ghosts

3/5. Michael Goldfarb visits Hamburg in search of the ghost of lawyer and politician Gabriel Riesser , who campaigned for Jewish civil rights and became the first Jewish judge in Germany.


Unknown: Michael Goldfarb
Unknown: Gabriel Riesser

: Late Junction

The selection tonight includes Peruvian band Radiokijada, Purcell's chamber music and the underwater soundworld of Jana Winderen.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Jana Winderen.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Mozart Mass in C minor, K427 (Great)
Olivia Robinson (soprano), Elizabeth Poole (mezzo),
Christopher Bowen (tenor), Stuart Maclntyre (baritone), BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury
1.51 Brahms Viola Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1
2.14 Gllse Trio for flute, violin and viola
2.28 John Thrower Improvisation on a Blue Theme
2.45 Bach Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E flat, BWV998 3.00 Madetoja Overture. Op 7
3.10 Melartin Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 60
3.39 Klami Kalevala Suite 4.17 Schumann Liederkreis , Op 24 4.39 Bakfark Lute Fantasy No 1 4.42 Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816 5.00 Beethoven
Overture: Egmont 5.10 Schubert Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibit, D478; An die Turen will ich schleichen, 0480;
Die Liebe, D210; Nahe des Geliebten, D162 5.21 Dowland Lamentatio Henrici Noel 5.26 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in G, Wq144 5.41 Petrall Two organ pieces 5.51 Des Prez La déploration de Johan Okeghem ; Plaine de dueil
6.01 Klint Piano Sonata in D minor 6.20 Madetoja Suite: The Ostrobothnians 6.37 Sibelius Rondine , Op 81 No 2 6.39 Linko Piano Concerto No 2


Soprano: Olivia Robinson
Soprano: Elizabeth Poole
Tenor: Christopher Bowen
Tenor: Stuart MacLntyre
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Brahms Viola Sonata
Unknown: Schumann Liederkreis
Unknown: Johan Okeghem
Unknown: Sibelius Rondine

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