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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan , including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, with Robert Crawford reading Air Miles.


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Robert Crawford

: Classical Collection

Introduced by James Jolly. Mahler, arr Schoenberg
Lieder eines fahrenden
Gesellen Olaf Bar (baritone), Linos Ensemble
10.18 Three musical fakes by Fritz Kreisler , played by Henryk Szeryng , Lola Bobesco and Fritz Kreisler (violins).
10.30 Barber Agnus Dei
Rodolphus Choir , conductor Ralph Allwood
10.38 Lambert Piano Concerto
David Owen Norris , BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
10.58 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, RV315 (Summer) (The Four Seasons)
L'Arte dell'Arco/Flanders Recorder Quartet/New Koto Ensemble of Tokyo
11.10 Schubert, arr Mahler String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate


Introduced By: James Jolly.
Baritone: Gesellen Olaf Bar
Unknown: Fritz Kreisler
Played By: Henryk Szeryng
Played By: Lola Bobesco
Violins: Fritz Kreisler
Violins: Barber Agnus Dei
Conductor: Rodolphus Choir
Conductor: Ralph Allwood
Unknown: David Owen Norris
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

2/5. Donald Macleod focuses on a brief fallow period in Chopin's career, a domestic spat and a clutch of masterpieces. Reverie
Urszula Kryger (mezzo), Charles Spencer (piano) Tarantelle in A flat, Op 43
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Nocturnes, Op 48: No 1 in C minor; No 2 in F sharp minor Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 47 Artur Rubinstein (piano) Fantasie in F minor, Op 49
Krystian Zimerman (piano) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Urszula Kryger
Piano: Charles Spencer
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Artur Rubinstein

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Competitors from across the globe gather at the New Theatre in Cardiff for the first recital in this year's BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize. Plus a round-up of events in the main contest, in which singers demonstrate their artistry in the operatic and concert repertory. Presented by Fiona Talkington and Catherine Bott.


Presented By: Fiona Talkington
Presented By: Catherine Bott.

: A Trip Away

Presented by Penny Gore .
Elgar Overture: In the South (Alassio)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Vassity Sinaisky Ibert Escales
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pascal Rophe
3.30 Bainton A Suite for Orchestra
(The Golden River)
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Paul Daniel
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3 (Bird) Jerusalem Quartet
4.05 Strauss An Alpine Symphony
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gunther Herbig


Presented By: Penny Gore
Conductor: Pascal Rophe
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Conductor: Gunther Herbig

: In Tune

A selection of music, with studio guests and a round-up of news from the arts world. Introduced by Sean Rafferty.


Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Wagner's epic tale concludes in a bath of blood, fire, murder, self-sacrifice and redemption. Presented by Martin Handley.
Wagner Gotterdammerung: Acts 2 and 3 BBC Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Chorus, Royal Opera Chorus, Halle Choir and Orchestra, conductor Mark Elder


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Halle Choir
Conductor: Mark Elder
Siegfried: Lars Cleveman (tenor)
Brunnhilde: Katarina Dalayman (soprano)
Hagan: Attila 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

Magazine exploring developments in culture and the arts. Introduced by Matthew Sweet. Producer Natalie Steed


Introduced By: Matthew Sweet.
Producer: Natalie Steed

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Nightwalks

2/5. Poet Owen Sheers heads for north
Manhattan, where he finds lonely souls looking at the trees and discovers a vibrant street life in the Hispanic quarter.


Unknown: Owen Sheers

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces music by Sicilian percussionist Alfio Antico , California's avant-garde drone duo Starving Weirdos, and Palestinian collective Ramallah Underground as arranged by The Kronos Quartet. Brittany's Eric Marchand sings of an unhappy soldier and the Gabrieli Consort perform a setting of the Ave Maria by Stravinsky. Producer Benedict Warren EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Alfio Antico
Unknown: Eric Marchand
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Producer: Benedict Warren

: Through the Night

Purcell Dioclesian Soloists, Monteverdi Choir ,
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
2.33 Elqar Presto (Organ Sonata No 1 in G, Op 28)
2.40 Bridqe Valse russe (Miniatures)
2.45 Bacheler Mounsiers almain
2.52 Vauqhan Williams 0 Mistress Mine; The Willow Song (Three Elizabethan Songs); Come Away Death
3.01 Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar)
4.00 Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 4.13 Mozart Sinfonia concertante in E flat, K364 4.44 Forster Viri Israelite
5.01 Contant L'Aurore 5.13 Schumann Gesange der Friihe, Op 133 5.28 Strauss Morgen , Op 27 No 4
5.32 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin)
5.53 Tournier Au matin 5.58 Lassus Son jour et puis quelles nouvelles? 6.00 Stoyanov Rhapsody
6.10 Liszt, transcr Paderewski Hungarian Rhapsody No 10 in E 6.16 Paderewski, arr Wiechowicz Six Lieder,
Op 18 (excerpts) 6.28 Molique Concertina Sonata, Op 57
6.49 CPE Bach Stnng Symphony in B flat, Wql82 No 2


Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Bacheler Mounsiers
Unknown: Strauss Morgen
Unknown: Stoyanov Rhapsody

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