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: Breakfast

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents music to start the day, including a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Butterworth Shropshire Lad
Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.11 Henry VIII Though some saith
Alamire Consort XIII ; Tandernaken Andrew Lawrence-King (harp), QuintEssential, director David Skinner
10.19 Hoist The Perfect Foot BBC National
Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
10.32 Mozart Symphony No41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) Anima Eterna , conductor Jos van Immerseel
11.07 Sergio Cardenas The Flower Is a Key (A Rap for Mozart) Simon Rattle (speaker),
Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
11.15 Elqar The Music Makers
Jean Rigby (mezzo), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Henry Viii
Unknown: Alamire Consort Xiii
Unknown: Tandernaken Andrew
Director: David Skinner
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Anima Eterna
Conductor: Jos van Immerseel
Conductor: Sergio Cardenas
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Jean Rigby
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Composer of the Week: Schubert

4/5. Donald Macleod and studio guest Stephen Johnson explore two valedictory works from
Schubert's final weeks - the serene motet Tantum ergo and the troubled String Quintet, which gathered dust for 25 years after the composer's death, but is now regarded as one of the towering masterpieces of chamber music. Tantum ergo, D962
Lucia Popp (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Adolf Dallapozza (tenor), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Bavarian RSO, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch String Quintet in C, D956
Alban Berg Quartet, Heinrich Schiff (cello) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Tenor: Adolf Dallapozza
Tenor: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Unknown: Alban Berg
Cello: Heinrich Schiff

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A recital given in Snape Maltings Concert Hall at this year's Aldeburgh Festival. Louis Lortie (piano)
Schumann Nachtstucke , Op 23 Heinz HolligerEfe
Schumann Fantasiestucke , Op 111 Elliott Carter Night Fantasies Ravel Gaspard de la nuit


Piano: Louis Lortie
Piano: Schumann Nachtstucke
Unknown: Heinz Holligerefe
Unknown: Schumann Fantasiestucke

: Handel Opera Cycle

Handel's Poro, King of India, a tale of deception, lust, jealousy and intrigue aplenty. Presented by Penny Gore, in conversation with Graham Cummings , who masterminded the edition for today's performance. Handel Poro , Re Dell'lndie: Acts land
Akademie fur Alte Musik , Berlin, director Konrad Junghanel Act 3 is tomorrow at 2.10pm


Unknown: Graham Cummings
Unknown: Handel Poro
Unknown: Alte Musik
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Poro: William Towers (countertenor)
Cleofide: Jutta Bohnert (soprano)
Erissena: Franziska Gottwald (mezzo)
Alessandro: Thomas Piffka (tenor)
Gandarte: Andrew Radley (countertenor)
Timagene: Torben Jurgens (bass)

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny introduces a selection of music, with guests and news from the arts world.

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded at London's Barbican
Hall, introduced by Catherine Bott.
Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Brian Elias Doubles
(BBC commission, first performance) Haydn Cello Concerto No 1 in C
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) Followed by songs from Broadway musicals, sung by Kim Criswell and Brent Barrett , with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John McGlinn.


Introduced By: Catherine Bott.
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Brian Elias Doubles
Sung By: Kim Criswell
Sung By: Brent Barrett
Conducted By: John McGlinn.

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet is joined by guests from studios around the world for an international perspective on the lastest global cultural events. The programme also considers this year's anniversary celebrations of the American moon landing in 1969 - often cited as the first ever true modern media event, with 500 million people watching it on television around the world. And in a world in which television is more widespread than ever, does space travel now have the same resonance in all parts of the planet? Producer James Cook


Producer: James Cook

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Postcards

4/5. Alan Hollinqhurst. Writer Susannah Clapp looks back over the postcards she has received at various times from novelist Alan Hollinghurst.


Unknown: Alan Hollinqhurst.
Unknown: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Alan Hollinghurst.

: Late Junction

Music by Spanish Renaissance composer
Cristobal de Morales and contemporary British composer Gavin Bryars. To commemorate the release of their first album in five years, Fiona Talkington also looks back over the career of Chicago post-rock pioneers Tortoise.


Music By: Spanish Renaissance
Unknown: Cristobal de Morales
Unknown: Gavin Bryars.
Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

Schubert Winterreise , D911 Michael Schopper (bass).
Andreas Staier (fortepiano) 2.09 Bach Partita No 4 in D, BWV828 2.32 Haydn String Quartet in 0, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) 2.50 Wassenaer Concerto No 6 in E flat
3.00 Farnaby, arr Elqar Howarth Fancies , toyes and dreames 3.07 Palestrina, arr Soriano Missa Papae Marceiii 3.33 Dowland, arr Timothy Kain Fortune My Foe 3.36 Bach, arr Gounod Meditation sur le premier prelude de Bach 3.42 Bach Sarabande (Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012) 3.46 Svendsen
Romance in G, Op 26 3.55 Chopin, arr Zoltan Kocsis Mazurkas: in F minor, Op 63 No 2; in G minor, Op 67
No 2; in C sharp minor, Op 63 No 3 4.02 Debussy, arr Greissle Prelude a I'apres-midi d'un faune
4.12 Cimarosa, arr Benjamin Oboe Concerto in C minor 4.23 Haydn, arr Harold Perry Divertimento (Feldpartita) in B flat, H II 46 4.32 Mozart, arr Danzi Die Zauberflote (excerpts) 4.42 Beethoven, arr Agnieszka Duczmal Grosse Fuge, Op 133
5.01 Grieg Norwegian Dance, Op 35 No 1
5.07 Grieg Orchestral songs, Nos 1-5
5.31 Gade Ved solnedgang, Op 46
5.39 G Gabrieli Sonata pian'e forte a 8, B264
5.44 Ligeti Six Bagatelles 5.56 Enescu Concertstuck
6.05 Bartok Four Hungarian Folk Songs. Sz93
6.19 Sanz Suite espanola 6.30 Arriaqa Symphony in D


Unknown: Schubert Winterreise
Bass: Michael Schopper
Bass: Andreas Staier
Unknown: Elqar Howarth Fancies
Unknown: Soriano Missa Papae
Unknown: Timothy Kain
Cello: Bach Sarabande
Unknown: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Harold Perry
Unknown: Gade Ved
Unknown: Enescu Concertstuck
Unknown: Sanz Suite

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