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: Breakfast

introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch . including at


Introduced By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: a Poem for Today,

featuring Tony Harrison reading Cornet and Cartridge. Plus a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Unknown: Tony Harrison

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Haydn Die Jahreszeiten (opening)
Edith Mathis (soprano), Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone),
Chorus and Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.14 Aaron Copland Symphony No 3 London
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
10.55 Barber String Quartet, Op 11 Endellion Quartet
11.14 Berlioz Sara la baigneuse, Op 11
Choeur Les Elements, Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
11.23 Chopin Etudes (excerpts) Samson Francois (piano)
11.30 Falla El amor brujo
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Presenter: Sarah Walker
Soprano: Edith Mathis
Tenor: Siegfried Jerusalem
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Musicians: Chorus and Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Aaron Copland
Musicians: Endellion Quartet
Singers: Choeur Les Elements
Musicians: Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Pianist: Samson Francois

: Composer of the Week:Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

1/5. This week Donald Macleod is joined by writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson to explore the extraordinary final years of Franz Schubert , beginning today with the Great symphony. Die Allmacht, D852
Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano) Symphony No 9 in C (Great)
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
Producers Chris Barstow and Kerry Clark Repeated at 10pm RT DIRECT: Schubert The Masterworks (40 CDs) is available for E21 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to:
[address removed]. Phone 0[number removed]25 (national rate), quoting B46-BX317, or visit selections.com/rtdirect


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Franz Schubert
Soprano: Elizabeth Connell
Soprano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Kerry Clark

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Introduced from the Wigmore Hall in London by Verity Sharp.
Ysaye Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 64 No 6 Brahms String Quartet in B flat, Op 67
2.00 Concertgebouw Matinee
The first in a week of performances from the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. With Penny Gore. Schumann, arr Henk de Vlieqer Fugue on B-A-C-H, Op 60 No 6 Netherlands Radio Chamber
Philharmonic, conductor Jaap van Zwenden
Bach Cantata No 207a: Auf, schmetternde Tone dermuntern Trompeten Amsterdam Baroque Chorus and Orchestra, director Ton Koopman
2.40 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Orchestra of the 18th Century/Frans Bruggen
3.10 Haydn String Quartet in B flat. Op 64 No 3 Ysaye Quartet
Debussy, arr Caplet Suite: Children's Corner Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, conductor Kenneth Montgomery
Bach, arr Peter Maxwell Davies Two Preludes and Fugues London Sinfonietta
Bach Cantata No 54: Widerstehe, doch derSOnde Maarten Engeltjes (tenor),
Concerto Amsterdam, director Klaas Stok


Unknown: Verity Sharp.
Director: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Director: Klaas Stok

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: Performance on 3

Catherine Bott introduces a concert recorded at this year's Aldeburgh Festival. Mahler Chamber Orchestra, director Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
Haydn Symphony No 45 in F sharp minor (Farewell) Stockhausen Kontra-Punkte
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) Followed by songs from Broadway musicals sung by Kim Criswell and Brent Barrett , with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John McGlinn.


Introduces: Catherine Bott
Sung By: Kim Criswell
Sung By: Brent Barrett
Conducted By: John McGlinn.

: Night Waves

A week of letters reflects four landmark events from July 1969 - the Moon landing, the Manson Family murders, the Woodstock festival and the release of the film Medium Cool about the Democratic National Convention - from the point of view of American journalist Michael Goldfarb. Producer Dymphna Flynn


Unknown: Michael Goldfarb.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Postcards

1/5. The Album. The Observer's drama critic,
Susannah Clapp , a collector and sender of postcards, reflects on the cards she has collected from writers and artists over many years, which form both a personal snapshot and an account of literary lives. Producer Tim Dee EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Producer: Tim Dee

: Jazz on 3

American guitarist and composer Marc Ribot in concert with British saxophonist Evan Parker and Dutch drummer Han Bennink as part of the Meltdown festival. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Marc Ribot
Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: Han Bennink
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Ravel Ma mere I'oye 1.19 Aulin Violin Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 14 1.52 Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor 2.28 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57
2.51 Britten Canticle I: My Beloved Is Mine, Op 40
3.01 Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op 57
3.33 Tchaikovsky Autumn Song (October) (The Seasons)
3.38 Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
4.07 Gratton, arr David Passmore Quatri ème danse canadienne 4.11 Blow The Graces'Dance; Gavott: Sarabande for the Graces (Venus and Adonis)
4.19 Handel Dica il falso, dica il vero (Alessandro, Act 2 Scene 8) 4.24 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz
4.35 Bach Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV875
(Well-Tempered Klavier, Book 2) 4.39 Bach Concerto in C minor for violin, harpsichord and orchestra, BWV1060
4.53 Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute 5.01 Brahms Tragic Overture 5.14 Schubert Der Mutter und der Bach (Die schone Mullerin, D795) 5.20 Bach Fugue (Sonata No 3 in C for solo violin, BWV1005)
5.30 Kainz Concerto in C 5.44 Mozart Dove sono (Le Nozze di Figaro) 5.51 Haydn Symphony No 49 in F minor (La pass/one) 6.08 Pizzetti Requiem mass
6.34 Chopin Polonaise No 2 in E flat minor, Op 26 No 2
6.40 Faure Nocturne in A flat, Op 33 No 3
6.45 Lajovic Romanca (J Murn-Aleksandrov
6.49 Brahms Three Songs for chorus


Unknown: David Passmore Quatri
Unknown: Handel Dica
Unknown: Lajovic Romanca

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