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: Breakfast

Rob Cowan shares his personal choice of music, including a Haydn piano sonata at 9.00.


Unknown: Rob Cowan

: Classical Collection

Introduced by James Jolly.
Mozart Serenata notturna, KV239
Ensemble 415, director Chiara Banchini (violin)
10.14 Norman Hallam Dance Suite
Galliard Ensemble
10.24 J Strauss (son) Hellenen-Polka
Vienna PO, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.27 Liszt La Serenata (Soirees musicales, S424 No 10) Leslie Howard (piano)
10.34 Britten Serenade for tenor horn and strings Martyn Hill (tenor), Frank Lloyd (horn),
City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.00 Haydn Symphony No 55 in E flat
(Schoolmaster) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jakub Hrusa attrib Haydn Oboe Concerto Alexei Ogrintchouk , BBCSO, conductor Jakub Hrusa
11.45 Field Nocturnes (various) Daniel Adni (piano)


Introduced By: James Jolly.
Introduced By: Mozart Serenata
Violin: Chiara Banchini
Violin: Norman Hallam
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Piano: Leslie Howard
Piano: Britten Serenade
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Frank Lloyd
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Jakub Hrusa
Unknown: Alexei Ogrintchouk
Conductor: Jakub Hrusa
Piano: Daniel Adni

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

5/5. Donald Macleod concludes his exploration of Vivaldi with a look at the music published during the composer's own lifetime, ranging in colour from dazzling technical virtuosity to hauntingly original lyricism.

Sonata in D minor for two violins, RV63 (La follia) Manfredo Kraemer and Mauro Lopes (violins), Balazs Mate (cello), Xavier Diaz-Latorre (guitar), Xavier Puertas (violone), Carlos Garcia-Bernalt (harpsichord)
Flute Concerto in G minor, RV439 (La notte) Janet See, Taverner Players, conductor Andew Parrott
Violin Sonata in D minor, RV 14
Elizabeth Wallfisch, Richard Tunnicliffe (cello), Malcolm Proud (harpsichord)
Violin Concerto in B flat, RV362
Academia Montis Regalis, director Enrico Onofri Cello Sonata in B flat, RV46
David Watkin, Helen Gough (continuo cello), David Miller (baroque guitar), Robert King (chamber organ)

(Repeated at 10pm)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Manfredo Kraemer
Violins: Mauro Lopes
Cello: Xavier Diaz-Latorre
Guitar: Xavier Puertas
Harpsichord: Carlos Garci­a-Bernalt
Conductor: Taverner Players
Conductor: Andew Parrott
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Cello: Richard Tunnicliffe
Harpsichord: Malcolm Proud
Unknown: David Watkin
Unknown: Helen Gough
Cello: David Miller

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The last of this week's concerts from the City of London Festival featuring members of the Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme is given in St Giles, Cripplegate. Presented by Louise Fryer. Pavel Haas Quartet
Prokofiev Sonata for two violins
Haydn String Quartet in D minor. Op 42 Prokofiev String Quartet No 2
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle Handel Ezio: Act
II Complesso Barocco, director Alan Curtis See yesterday for cast details
3.00 International Orchestras
Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Douglas Boyd
Haydn String Quartet in G minor. Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Jerusalem Quartet
4.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 15 Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Pavel Haas
Director: Alan Curtis
Conductor: Douglas Boyd
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, with studio guests and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert featuring symphonies from three different periods of Haydn's career, and a flute concerto by Mozart. Working alone in an isolated corner of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Haydn created music of an originality that made him famous throughout Europe. His symphonies, written for private aristocratic entertainment, are unpredictable and engaging in ways that continue to fascinate two centuries after his death. Presented by Ian Skelly.
Lisa Beznosiuk (flute), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Edward Gardner Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Le midi)
Symphony No 64 in A (Tempora mutantur) Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314 Haydn Symphony No 90 in C
Followed by Haydn baryton trios performed by the Esterhazy Ensemble.


Presented By: Ian Skelly.
Flute: Lisa Beznosiuk
Conductor: Edward Gardner

: The Verb

Ian McMillan 's guests include musician and producer William Orbit , who discusses his love for the poetry of Tennyson. Plus a new commission by spoken word artist Polar Bear. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Ian McMillan
Producer: William Orbit
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Haydn's Head

5/5. Robert Winston looks at the events leading up to the night when two respectable men disturbed Haydn's corpse in order to take his head away for phrenological research purposes. Producer Graeme Stewart


Unknown: Robert Winston
Producer: Graeme Stewart

: World on 3

Mary Ann Kennedy is joined in the studio by Australian singer/songwriter Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, blind from birth, whose songs in the Yolngu language present Aboriginal culture in a contemporary context. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Mary Ann Kennedy
Songwriter: Geoffrey Gurrumul
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Beethoven Mass in D (Missa solemnis)
2.14 Mercadante Flute Concerto No 2 in E minor
2.35 Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488
3.01 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) 3.43 Mendelssohn Three Psalms, Op 78
4.04 Saint-Georges Symphony in G, Op 11 No 14.19
Faure Dolly Suite 4.33 Langgaard Three Rose Garden Songs 4.44 Chopin, arr Kocsis Nocturne in E flat for flute, cor anglais and harp 4.50 Telemann Septet in B flat, TWV44 43 5.01 Ravel La Valse 5.14 Allegri
Miserere mei Deus 5.28 Maurice Tableaux de Provence
5.43 Schumann Songs of Dawn, Op 133 5.56 Wanski Symphony in D on themes from the opera The Shepherd on the Vistula 6.10 Hummel Clarinet Quartet in E flat
6.38 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050


Unknown: Kocsis Nocturne
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg

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