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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including at 8.30 a Poem for Today, featuring a contemporary poet reading a new work, plus a Haydn piano sonata at around 9.00.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Piazzolla Three Symphonic Movements: Buenos Aires Juanjo Mosalini (bandonebn), Santa Barbara
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gisele Ben-Dor
10.23 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 2
Horatio Gutierrez , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
10.55 Auric Suite: Caesar and Cleopatra
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
11.05 Barber Give Me Some Music (Antony and Cleopatra) Leontyne Price (soprano), New
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Thomas Schippers
11.15 A Scarlatti Marc 'Antonio e Cleopatra Sandrine Piau (soprano), Gerard Lesne (countertenor), II Seminario Musicale
11.29 Shostakovich Symphony No 9 NHK
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lovro von Matacic


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Gisele Ben-Dor
Unknown: Horatio Gutierrez
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Unknown: Scarlatti Marc
Soprano: Cleopatra Sandrine Piau
Soprano: Gerard Lesne
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic

: Composer of the Week: Music at Versailles

4/5. At the Palace of Versailles, Donald Macleod visits the Peace Drawing Room favoured by Louis XV's wife Marie Leszczynska for her musical soirees and the famous Hall of Mirrors, where a disguised
Louis XV met Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson , the future Madame de Pompadour. With Olivier Baumont. Rameau Airpolonois (Les indes galantes) Daquin Premiere suite (excerpt) Olivier Baumont (harpsichord)
Campra Prologue ; Overture; La France (L'Europe galante) Rachel Yakar (soprano), La Petite Bande , director Gustav Leonhardt
Rameau Suite: Platée (excerpt) Philharmonia
Baroque Orchestra, conductor Nicholas McGegan Mondonville Regna terrae, cantate Deo Judith Nelson (soprano), William Christie (harpsichord), Stanley Ritchie (violin) Mozart Sonata in D, K7
Olivier Baumont (harpsichord) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Marie Leszczynska
Unknown: Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson
Unknown: Olivier Baumont.
Harpsichord: Olivier Baumont
Harpsichord: Campra Prologue
Soprano: Rachel Yakar
Soprano: La Petite Bande
Director: Gustav Leonhardt
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Mondonville Regna
Soprano: Deo Judith Nelson
Soprano: William Christie
Harpsichord: Stanley Ritchie
Harpsichord: Olivier Baumont

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Jonathan Swain intrduces another concert from the Bath International Music Festival.
Pavel Haas Quartet
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) Dvorak String Quartet in G, Op 106
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
A complete performance of Handel's Lotario, written to launch the composer's own opera company in 1729. Handei Lotario
II Complesso Barocco, director Alan Curtis


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Pavel Haas
Director: Alan Curtis
Lotario: Sara Mingardo (contralto)
Adelaide: Simone Kermes (soprano)
Berengario: Steve Davislim (tenor)
Matilde: Sonia Prina (contralto)
Idelberto: Hilary Summers (contralto)
Clodomiro: Vito Priante (bass)

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with a selection of music, studio guests and a round-up of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert recorded in May at London's Royal Festival Hall.
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Mozart Rondo in A minor, K511 Webern Variations, Op 27
Beethoven Piano Sonata in A, Op 101 Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17
Followed by music chosen by Royal Ballet conductor Dominic Grier.
Britten Prince of the Pagodas


Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Piano: Mozart Rondo
Conductor: Dominic Grier.

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet marks the centenary of the birth of film actor Errol Flynn - a swashbuckling hero on screen and notorious for some of his off-screen behaviour in Hollywood. Born in Tasmania, Flynn came to epitomise the suave action-hero in the years before the Second World War from his roles as Robin Hood to the Elizabethan Earl of Essex.
Should we regard him as anything more than a man trapped in his time, or does he still have appeal? Producer James Cook
See also The Film Programme tomorrow at 4.30pm on Radio4


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Errol Flynn
Unknown: Robin Hood
Producer: James Cook

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Seminal Sculptures

4/5. Artist Antony Gormley explores key sculptures of the last century, this evening focusing on Joseph Beuys 's installation called Plight, which was originally created in London in 1985. Beuys died the following year.


Artist: Antony Gormley
Unknown: Joseph Beuys

: Late Junction

Uri Caine 's reworking of Schumann's Die alten, bosen Lieder, one of Samuel Barber 's
Reincarnations performed by the Dunedin
Consort, the playing of Venezuelan guitarist Jose Ismael Ouerales and the music of Crete performed by Ross Daly , Haris Lambrakis and Bijan Chemirani. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Uri Caine
Unknown: Samuel Barber
Guitarist: Jose Ismael Ouerales
Unknown: Ross Daly
Unknown: Haris Lambrakis
Unknown: Bijan Chemirani.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

Bruckner Ave Maria; Aequale No 1; Christus factus est
(Gradual); Aequale No 2; Vexilla regis; Mass in E minor
1.57 Bach Preludes and Fugues: No 10 in E minor,
BWV855; No 15 in G, BWV860 2.06 Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor 2.25 Pachelbel Aria Quinta in A minor (Hexachordum Apollinis) 2.34 Haydn Symphony No 102 in B flat 3.00 Nielsen String Quartet No 1, Op 13
3.26 Chopin Scherzo No I in B, Op 20 3.36 Schubert Incidental Music: Rosamunde 4.06 Milhaud, arr Kain Scaramouche 4.16 Albicastro Coelestes angelici chori
4.30 Anon Toccata; Angelus pastoribus 4.35 Ward
Cor mio, deh, non languire 4.38 Gibbons The Silver Swan
4.40 Wiren Violin Sonatina 4.51 Tobias Prelude and Fugue in D minor 5.00 Mozart Overture: Die Zauberflote
5.08 Groneman Flute Sonata in 0 5.22 Schiitz Selve beate, se sospirando, SWV3 5.26 Suchon Symfonietta Rustica 5.44 Tulindberq Polonaise and Variations
5.48 Paqanini Polonaise 5.54 Fanny Mendelssohn Trio in D minor, Op 116.19 Arban, arr David Stanhope Fantasy and Variations on a Cavatina by Bellini
627 Gorczycki Litaniae de providentia divina 6.39 Reger Humoresque in G minor, Op 20 No 5; Intermezzo in E flat minor, Op 45 No 3; Intermezzo in G minor, Op 45 No 5
6.48 Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for two violins, RV522


Unknown: Kain Scaramouche
Unknown: Albicastro Coelestes
Unknown: Schiitz Selve
Unknown: Suchon Symfonietta
Unknown: Tulindberq Polonaise
Unknown: Paqanini Polonaise
Unknown: David Stanhope
Unknown: Gorczycki Litaniae

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