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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan , including at 8.30 a Poem for
Today, with Carol Ann Duffy reading Premonitions.


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Carol Ann Duffy

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Rene Leibowitz
10.12 Wagner, arr Caine The Ride of the Valkyries UriCaine Ensemble
10.18 Bach Concerto in C, BWV1064
Edwin Fischer , Ronald Smith , Denis Matthews (pianos), Philharmonia Orchestra
10.38 Mozart Piano Sonata in A, K331 (Rondo alia turca) Performances by the pianists Mitsuko Uchida , Fazil Say and Arcadi Volodos.
10.48 Schumann, ed Mahler Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
11.20 Brahms Deutsche Volkslieder , WoO33 (excerpts) Stephan Genz (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
11.28 Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise)


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Rene Leibowitz
Unknown: Edwin Fischer
Unknown: Ronald Smith
Pianos: Denis Matthews
Pianists: Mitsuko Uchida
Pianists: Arcadi Volodos.
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Conductor: Brahms Deutsche Volkslieder
Baritone: Stephan Genz
Baritone: Roger Vignoles

: Composer of the Week:

Frederyk Franciszek Chopin (1810-49)
1/5. This week Donald Macleod explores the music of Chopin and his time at Nohant. Sliczny Chlopiec , Op 74, No 8
Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Four Mazurkas, Op 41 Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Nocturne in G, Op 37 No 2 Garrick mllsson (piano) Impromptu No 2 in F sharp, Op 36 Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35 Evgeny Kissin Producer Chris Barstow Repeated at 10pm
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Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Sliczny Chlopiec
Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Soprano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Evgeny Kissin
Producer: Chris Barstow

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concertr Louise Fryer introduces a recital from I London's Wigmore Hall. Boris Giltburg (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata)
Brahms Three Intermezzos: Op 117 No 2 in B flat minor; Op 118 No 2 in A; Op 119 No 2 in E minor Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 2, Op 14


Introduces: Louise Fryer
Piano: Boris Giltburg

: A Trip Away

Penny Gore's theme this week is music inspired by foreign travel. Plus more Haydn string quartets, introduced by Peter Cropper. Vauqhan Williams Songs of Travel
Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Thierry Fischer
2.30 Haydn String Quartet in B minor, Op 33 No 1 Ouatuor Ebene
Elliott Carter Holiday Overture BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Robertson
3.00 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke) Navarra Quartet
Deirdre Gribbin Empire States
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Celso Atunes
3.30 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) BBCSSO, conductor Stefan Solyom
4.35 GershwlnAn American in Paris BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor JuanjoMena


Introduced By: Peter Cropper.
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: David Robertson
Unknown: Deirdre Gribbin
Conductor: Stefan Solyom

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Martin Handley presents the Halle's first concert performance of a complete Wagner opera, the culmination of his epic Ring cycle, recorded in Manchester in May. Concludes tomorrow.
Waqner Gotterdammerung: Prologue and Act
BBC Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Chorus, Royal Opera Chorus, Halle Choir and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder


Unknown: Martin Handley
Unknown: Halle Choir
Conductor: Mark Elder
Siegfried: Lars Cleveman (tenor)
Brunnhilde: Katarina Dalayman (soprano)
Hagen: Aftila Jun (bass)
Gunther: Peter Coleman-Wright (bass)
Waltraute: Susan Bickley (mezzo)
Second Norn: Yvonne Howard (mezzo)
Woglinde: Katherine Broderick (soprano)
Flosshilde: Leah-Marian Jones (mezzo)
Alberich: Andrew Shore (baritone)
Gutrune: Nancy Gustafson (soprano)
First Norn: Ceri Williams (mezzo)
Third Norn: Miranda Keys (soprano)
Wellgunde: Madeleine Shaw (mezzo)

: Night Waves

Arts and ideas magazine with Philip Dodd. Producer Elaine Glaser


Unknown: Philip Dodd.
Producer: Elaine Glaser

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Nightwalks

1/5. In the first of five essays about taking a walk after dark, novelist Nicholas Shakespeare takes a twilight stroll along his local beach in Tasmania, thinking about a certain sort of devil and looking to the stars. Producer Duncan Minshull EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk See also Twenty Minutes on Thursday at 7.50pm


Unknown: Nicholas Shakespeare
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Jazz on 3

Welsh pianist and composer Huw Warren , with bassist Dudley Phillips , drummer Martin France , saxophonist lain Ballamy and singer Maria Pia de Vito, plays a concert of music inspired by Brazilian musician Hermeto Pascoal. Presented by Jez Nelson.


Unknown: Huw Warren
Bassist: Dudley Phillips
Unknown: Martin France
Musician: Hermeto Pascoal.
Presented By: Jez Nelson.

: Through the Night

Lully Suite: Le bourgeois gentilhomme Mozart Piano
Concerto No 23 in A. K488 Strauss Suite: Le bourgeois gentilhomme, Op 60 2.23 Stenhammar String Quartet No 4 in A minor, Op 25 3.01 Poot A Cheerful Overture
3.06 Franck Psyche 3.53 Couperin Douzieme concert a deux violes 4.02 Ravel, arr Gillet Pièce en forme d'habanera 4.06 Hue Phantasy 4.13 Forestier Agnus Dei (Missa Baises moy) 4.18 Kerle Agnus Dei (Missa ut-re-mi-fa-sol-la) 4.23 Fritsch Paduan and two Galliards
4.31 Bruch, arr anon Allegro vivace ma non troppo in C, Op 83 No 7 4.36 Bree Allegro in D minor 4.47 Brahms Academic Festival Overture 5.01 Mendelssohn Overture: Die schöne Melusine 5.12 Fanny Mendelssohn Allegro moderato, Op 8 No 15.18 Handel Prove sono di grandezza (Alessandro) 5.22 Bach Flute Sonata in A, BWV1032
5.37 CPE Bach Symphony No 2 in B flat, Wq182 5.48
JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor 5.57 Michael Haydn Ave
Regina 6.09 Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 20 No 3
6.28 Arensky, arr Kruikov Romance, Op 38 No 3 6.30 Kreisler, after Pergolesi Nina 6.34 Buckinx Pièce frite a droite et a gauche 6.43 Daniel Purcell Trumpet Sonata in D 6.47 Purcell Incidental music: The Married Beau


Unknown: Couperin Douzieme
Unknown: Fritsch Paduan
Unknown: Bree Allegro
Unknown: Fanny Mendelssohn Allegro
Unknown: Michael Haydn Ave
Unknown: Daniel Purcell

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