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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Featuring at
8.30 a Poem for Today, written and read by Leontia Flynn , plus a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Read By: Leontia Flynn

: Classical Collection

Introduced by Sarah Walker. Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue New World Symphony, director Michael Tilson Thomas (piano)
10.18 Bartok Hungarian Peasant Songs (selection) Annie Fischer (piano)
10.28 Liszt, arr Miiller-Berghaus Hungarian Rhapsody No 2
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
10.39 Derek Bermel SchiZm
Derek Bermel (clarinet), Christopher Taylor (piano)
10.49 Mendelssohn Symphony No 2 in B flat (Lobgesang)
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Michael Tilson Thomas
Piano: Annie Fischer
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Derek Bermel
Clarinet: Derek Bermel
Clarinet: Christopher Taylor

: Composer of the Week: Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

1/5. Looking West. Donald Macleod introduces a week of programmes devoted to Stravinsky, beginning by focusing on the years before he left Europe for America, by which time he was already writing works for American patrons. Praeludium
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Symphony of Psalms
Monteverdi Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Jeu de cartes (excerpt)
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Igor Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Endymion Ensemble, conductor John Whitf ield Producer Megan Jones Repeated at 10pm
RT DIRECT: Stravinsky Edition (4CDs), featuring the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony
Orchestra and Northern Sinfonia conducted by Simon Rattle , is available for £21 including p&p. Send cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or phone [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-AJ447


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Igor Stravinsky
Conductor: John Whitf
Conducted By: Simon Rattle

: Afternoon on 3 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall in London, introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Calefax Wind Ensemble
Bach, arr Raaf Hekkema Goldberg Variations
2.00 British Music
Penny Gore begins a week of British music from the 20th and 21st centuries, including the Elgar symphonies. Plus Haydn guartets, introduced by violinist Peter Cropper.
Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Warlock Serenade (To Frederick Delius on his 60th Birthday)
BBC NOW, conductor Lesley Hatfield
Haydn String Quartets: in A, Op 55 No I; in B flat, Op 55 No 3 The Lindsays
Thea Musgrave Aurora
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rory McDonald
3.10 James MacMillan The World's Ransoming Gillian Callow (cor anglais), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer Ireland Concertino Pastorale
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, director Elizabeth Layton (violin)
4.05 Elgar Symphony No I in A flat BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox


Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Raaf Hekkema Goldberg
Violinist: Peter Cropper.
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Warlock Serenade
Unknown: Frederick Delius
Conductor: Lesley Hatfield
Conductor: Rory McDonald
Conductor: James MacMillan
Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: In Tune

A selection of music, plus news from the arts world. Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded in London's Oueen Elizabeth Hall, introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Takacs Quartet Beethoven String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3 Haydn String Quartet in F Op 77 No 2 String Quartet in D, Op 103
Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat. Op 44
Followed by this week's focus on celebrated historical recordings made at the Aldeburgh Festival.


Unknown: Oueen Elizabeth
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Marc-André Hamelin

: Night Waves

Ian Macmillan discusses the difficulties and joys of translating foreign poetry, and creates two new poems from literal translations of foreign works into English - to be broadcast on Monday and Wednesday of this week. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Ian MacMillan
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Strange Encounters

1/5. Spontaneously Generated Life. Scientists revisit mould-breaking experiments in history, beginning with biologist Matthew Cobb discussing the quest for spontaneously generated life in 17th-century Tuscany.
Producer Roland Pease EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Matthew Cobb
Producer: Roland Pease

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a gig by American clarinettist and composer Don Byron with his New Gospel Quintet. Formed out of Byron's love and appreciation for black gospel music, the group plays classics and new originals in the gospel tradition. In addition to vocalist DK Dyson , the line-up features Frank Wilkins on piano, bassist Brad Jones and drummer Pheeroan akLaff. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Don Byron
Unknown: Dk Dyson
Unknown: Frank Wilkins
Bassist: Brad Jones
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Liqeti Cello Sonata Ravel, arr Zdunlk Violin Sonata in G Paqanini Caprice, Op 1 No 91.34 Bruckner
Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic) 2.40 Mozart Piano Sonata in F, K332 3.00 Grieq String Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 27 3.34 Marques y Garcia
Symphony No 4 in E 4.10 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in A minor, Wq148 4.23 Arvo Part The Woman with the Alabaster Box 4.30 Vitols Romance
4.36 Sorkocevic Symphony No 4 in F 4.44 Prokofiev Visions fugitives, Op 22 4.52 Ibert Trois pieces breves 5.00 Dvorak Scherzo capriccioso, Op 66
5.14 Clara Schumann Four pieces fugitives, Op 15
5.28 Michael Haydn Missa Tempore Quadragesimae, MH553 5.42 Enescu Moderato from the Incomplete Sonata of 1911 5.57 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F,
Op 6 No 9 6.07 Dvorak Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)
6.37 Vanhal Concerto in F for two bassoons


Unknown: Ibert Trois
Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo
Unknown: Clara Schumann Four
Unknown: Michael Haydn

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