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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch . Featuring at 8.30 a Poem for Today, in which a contemporary poet reads a new work, and a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Verdi Overture: La forza del destino
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
10.09 Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115
Thea King , Gabrieli Quartet
10.48 D Scarlatti Sonata in B minor, Kk87 Anne Oueffelec (piano)
10.57 Haydn Symphony No 50 in C Heidelberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Fey
11.16 Bowen Clarinet Sonata, Op 109
Mark van de Wiel, Michael Dussek (piano)
11.33 Edward Greqson Saxophone Concerto Nobuya Sugawa , BBC Philharmonic, conductor Clark Rundell


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Unknown: Thea King
Piano: Anne Oueffelec
Conductor: Thomas Fey
Piano: Michael Dussek
Piano: Edward Greqson
Unknown: Nobuya Sugawa
Conductor: Clark Rundell

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

3/5. Craft. When conductor Robert Craft entered Stravinsky's life, the composer found an adviser on English literature and developments in new music, and a devotee who would assist him for the remainder of his life. With Donald Macleod.
Canon (on a Russian Popular Tune) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Ebony Concerto
Woody Herman and his Orchestra Ballet: Orpheus
Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Robert Craft The Rake's Progress (excerpt)
London Sinfonietta, conductor Riccardo Chailly Repeated at 10pm


Conductor: Robert Craft
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Unknown: Woody Herman
Conductor: Robert Craft
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Baba: Sarah Walker (mezzo)
Tom Rakewell: Philip Langridge (tenor)
Nick Shadow: Samuel Ramey (bass)

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Louise Fryer continues the week of concerts recorded at the Aldeburgh Festival in Suffolk with a recital given in Snape Maltings Concert Hall. Minetti Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 64 No 4 Webern Six Bagatelles
Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky)
2.20 British Music
Penny Gore introduces 20th- and 21st-century British music from BBC orchestras, plus the latest in the Haydn String Quartet Season. Harrison Birtwistle Night's Black Bird
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Ludovic Morlot
2.35 Haydn String Quartet in F minor, Op 55 No 2 (The Razor) Chilingirian Quartet
Elqar Symphony No 2 in E flat
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Louise Fryer
Introduces: Penny Gore
Conductor: Ludovic Morlot
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Choral Evensong

BFrom Southwell Minster. Introit: The Last and Greatest Herald (Bullock). Responses: Clucas. Office Hymn: On This High Feast Day Honour We the Baptist (Diva Servatrix). Psalms: 80, 82
(Crotch, Ashf ield, Turner). First Lesson: Malachi 4. Canticles: Westminster Service (Howells). Second Lesson: Matthew 11, vv 2-19. Anthem: Heralds of Christ (Robert Ashf ield). Final Hymn: On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry (Winchester New).
Festal Te Deum in G (Sumsion). Organ Voluntary:
Improvisation sur le Te Deum (Tournemire, transcr Duruf le). Rector Chori Paul Hale. Assistant director of music Philip White-Jones .


Unknown: Robert Ashf
Unknown: Te Deum
Unknown: Chori Paul Hale.
Music: Philip White-Jones

: In Tune

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


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny introduces a programme of chamber music, recorded at Aldeburgh Festival 2009, with former artistic director Thomas Ades returning as pianist.
Thomas Ades (piano), Steven Isserlis (cello), Anthony Marwood (violin)
Faure Cello Sonata No 2 in G, Op 117
Thomas Ades Lieux retrouves (Aldeburgh commission, first performance) Janacek Violin Sonata
Ravel Piano Trio
Followed by this week's focus on historical recordings made at the Aldeburgh Festival. In a recording from 1968 Benjamin Britten conducts the English Chamber Orchestra in Bach's
Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F BWV1047.


Director: Thomas Ades
Piano: Thomas Ades
Piano: Steven Isserlis
Violin: Anthony Marwood
Unknown: Thomas Ades Lieux
Unknown: Benjamin Britten

: Night Waves

Bidisha asks whether civilisation is an outdated concept. Producer Eliane Glaser


Producer: Eliane Glaser

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Strange Encounters

3/5. The Causes of Cancer. Biologist
Jennifer Rohn discusses Peyton Rous , whose experiments with chickens showed that viruses can cause tumours. Mocked at first, these experiments eventually revealed the genetic basis of cancer.


Unknown: Jennifer Rohn
Unknown: Peyton Rous

: Late Junction

Scottish tunes from Jordi Savall and Andrew Lawrence King , plus the Argentinian charango as featured in the work of electronic artists Tremor, and a lullaby from Russian street band La Minor. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Jordi Savall
Unknown: Andrew Lawrence King
Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

WebernPassacaglia,Op1 BergViolinConcerto
Henri Dutllleux Mystère de I'instant Debussy La mer
2.16 Beethoven Six Variations in F, Op 34 2.30 Suk String Serenade in E flat, Op 6 3.00 Mendelssohn Incidental Music: A Midsummer Night's Dream 3.26 Ockeghem Missa prolationum 4.00 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2 4.12 Ravel La valse 4.24 Rodrigo Three Spanish Compositions 4.38 Sibelius Serenade No 2, Op 69b 4.47 Haydn Trio in F, H XV 4 5.00 Prokoflev Symphony No I (Classical) 5.15 Harrison Harp Suite
5.31 Bruhns Muss nicht der Mensch 5.46 Debussy
Images, Book 1 6.00 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat
6.30 Vieuxtemps Cello Concerto No I in A minor, Op 46

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