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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch , featuring at
8.30 a Poem for Today, written and read by Robin Robertson , plus a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Read By: Robin Robertson

: Classical Collection

Sarah Walker.
With Crusell Clarinet Concerto No 2, Op 5
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Antony Pay (clarinet)
10.23 J Strauss (son), arr Schonherr Wienerwald Lerchen
Sumi Jo (soprano), Symphony Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper, conductor Rudolf Bibi
10.28 J Strauss (son) Frühlingsstimmen, Op 410 Max Emanuel Cencic (soprano), Roman Ortner (piano)
10.33 J Strauss (son) Tausend und eine Nacht Miliza Korjus (soprano), Berlin State Opera
Orchestra, conductor Bruno Seidler-Winkler
10.38 Schoeck Sonata
Henri Bok (bass clarinet), Reiner Klaas (piano)
10.53 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Herbert Blomstedt
11.08 Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965
Margaret Price (soprano), Jack Brymer (clarinet), James Lockhart (piano)
11.20 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Krystian Zimerman , Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor SeijiOzawa


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Schonherr Wienerwald Lerchen
Conductor: Rudolf Bibi
Soprano: Max Emanuel Cencic
Conductor: Bruno Seidler-Winkler
Conductor: Schoeck Sonata
Bass: Henri Bok
Clarinet: Reiner Klaas
Piano: Strauss Till Eulenspiegels
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor: Schubert Der Hirt
Soprano: Jack Brymer
Piano: James Lockhart
Unknown: Krystian Zimerman

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

2/5. Wartime in Hollywood. Donald Macleod looks at Stravinsky's early years in America, when as a refugee in Los Angeles he found himself rubbing shoulders with Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo , but having to face up to commercial pressures to earn a living.
The Star Spangled Banner London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Tango Peter Hill (piano)
Circus Polka (Fora Young Elephant)
LSO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Four Norwegian Moods
New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer Kyrie; Gloria (Mass)
Nicholas Jones (treble), Andrew Giles (alto), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Preston Symphony in Three Movements City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: . Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Greta Garbo
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Piano: Peter Hill
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Unknown: Nicholas Jones
Unknown: Andrew Giles
Conductor: Simon Preston
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Afternoon on 3 Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The first of a series of concerts from this year's Aideburgh Festival, introduced by Louise Fryer.
Jennifer Johnston (soprano), Caryl Hughes
(mezzo), Andrew Tortise , Benjamin Hulett and Allan Clayton (tenors), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Britten Canticle 1; The Red Cockatoo and other songs; Michelangelo Sonnets;
A Charm of Lullabies; Cabaret Songs


Introduced By: Louise Fryer.
Soprano: Jennifer Johnston
Soprano: Caryl Hughes
Unknown: Andrew Tortise
Unknown: Benjamin Hulett
Tenors: Allan Clayton
Tenors: Malcolm Martineau

: British Music

Presented by Penny Gore .
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 54 No 1 Endellion Quartet
Judith Weir Natural History Ailish Tynan
(soprano), BBCSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins Haydn The Seven Last Words of our Saviour on the Cross Chilingirian Quartet
James MacMillan Symphony No 3 (Silence)
BBC Philharmonic, conducted by the composer Britten Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Allan Clayton (tenor), Stephen Stirling (horn), BBCSSO, conductor Paul Watkins


Presented By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Judith Weir
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Tenor: Allan Clayton
Tenor: Stephen Stirling
Conductor: Paul Watkins

: In Tune

Introduced by Sean Rafferty.


Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded at the Aideburgh Festival 2009, featuring music that spans more than
300 years. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny . Steven Osborne (piano), Wind, Brass and Percussion of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Members of the Britten-Pears Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Jurowski
G Gabrieli Canzona No 2; Sonata Plan' e forte; Canzon Septimi Toni No 2
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments; Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Harrison Birtwistle An Imaginary Landscape Viadana Sinfonia, Op 18 No 12 (La Bergamasca) Britten Russian Funeral Music
Followed by more historical recordings made at the Aldeburgh Festival.


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Piano: Steven Osborne
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Conductor: G Gabrieli Canzona

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet discusses the work of Pre-Raphaelite artist John William Waterhouse , which forms part of a major retrospective at
London's Royal Academy. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Artist: John William Waterhouse
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Composer of the Week

Rpta from 12 noon

: The Essay: Strange Encounters

2/5. The Great Solar Storm of 1859 Astronomer Stuart Clark discusses the great solar storm of 1859, when blood-red auroras were seen across two thirds of the Earth's surface, and newly inaugurated telegraph networks were put out of action by magnetic disruption.


Unknown: Stuart Clark

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces East Anglian traditional duo Horses Brawl, plus music by Cape Verdean singer Lura and trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer. Producer Sam Hickling EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Music By: Cape Verdean
Unknown: Nils Petter Molvaer.
Producer: Sam Hickling

: Through the Night

Einojuhani Rautavaara Vigilia : Parts 1 and 2 2.08 Karlowicz Chant de f'éternelle aspiration, Op 10 2.20 Beethoven String Quartet No 1 in F Op 59 (Razumovshy) 3.00 Rossini Overture: La gazza ladra 3.12 Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
3.52 Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
4.37 Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) 4.54 Grieg Norwegian Dance, Op 35 No 1
5.00 Pezel Leipzig Tower Music
5.06 Martinu String sextet, H224 5.23 Haydn
Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) 5.49 Prokofiev, arr Borisovsky Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet)
5.54 Sibelius Pa verandan vid havet 5.58 Ravel Miroirs
6.29 Rameau Suites from Le Temple de la Gloire


Unknown: Einojuhani Rautavaara Vigilia

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