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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan.


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Cherubini Overture: Me'dee CBSO/Lawrence Foster
10.07 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042
Akiko Suwanai , Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Alexander Janiczek
10.24 Alkan Cello Sonata in E, Op 47
Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano)
10.58 Haydn Symphony No 59 in A
Esterhazy Orchestra, conductor David Blum
11.21 Bernstein Chichester Psalms
Dominic Martelli (treble), Rachel Masters (harp), Gary Kettel (percussion), Thomas Trotter (organ), Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
11.40 Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812 Vienna State
Opera Chorus, Vienna PO, conductor Lorin Maazel


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Akiko Suwanai
Conductor: Alexander Janiczek
Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Cello: Steven Osborne
Conductor: David Blum
Unknown: Dominic Martelli
Harp: Rachel Masters
Harp: Gary Kettel
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Conductor: Lorin Maazel

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

5/5. Composers. Donald Macleod assesses the composer in the context of his contemporaries. Serenade grotesque Paul Crossley (piano)
A la manière de Borodine: A la manière de Chabrier Roger Muraro (piano)
Berceuse for Gabriel Faure Régis Pasquier (violin), Brigitte Engerer (piano)
Trois poemes de Stephane Mallarme Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Carmit Zori and Robert Rinehart
(violins), Sarah Clarke (viola), Eric Bartlett (cello), Fenwick Smith , Laura Gilbert (flutes), Thomas Hill , Mitchell Weiss (clarinets), Randall Hodgkinson (piano) Violin Sonata
Jean-Jacques Kantorow , Jacques Rouvier (piano) Don Quichotte a Dulcinée Jose van Dam (baritone), BBCSO, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Paul Crossley
Piano: Roger Muraro
Violin: Régis Pasquier
Piano: Brigitte Engerer
Soprano: Carmit Zori
Soprano: Robert Rinehart
Violins: Sarah Clarke
Viola: Eric Bartlett
Cello: Fenwick Smith
Flutes: Laura Gilbert
Flutes: Thomas Hill
Clarinets: Mitchell Weiss
Clarinets: Randall Hodgkinson
Unknown: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Piano: Jacques Rouvier
Piano: Don Quichotte
Baritone: Jose van Dam
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
BBC New Generation Artist, jazz trumpeter and composer Tom Arthurs performs a BBC Radio 3 commission at the City of London Festival.
Tom Arthurs (trumpet), Richard Fairhurst (piano) Tom Arthurs Postcards from Pushkin see also 10.30pm


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Tom Arthurs
Unknown: Tom Arthurs
Piano: Richard Fairhurst
Piano: Tom Arthurs

: BBC Proms 2009

Another chance to hear Wednesday night's Prom. Thomas Trotter (organ), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Choirs of King's, St John 's, Clare, Gonville and Caius, and Trinity Colleges,
Cambridge, Choirs from combined Cambridge colleges, BBCSO, conductors Andrew Davis , Andrew Nesthinga and Stephen Cleobury Arr David Willcocks National Anthem
Vaughan Williams Overture: The Wasps
Ryan Wigglesworth The Genesis of Secrecy Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
Stanford Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in A Jonathan Harvey Come, Holy Ghost Judith Weir Ascending into Heaven
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) Repeated from Wednesday
4.15 Highlights from LSO St Luke's. Bridge Piano Sonata Ashley Wass


Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Unknown: St John
Conductors: Andrew Davis
Conductors: Andrew Nesthinga
Conductors: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Arr David Willcocks
Unknown: Ryan Wigglesworth
Unknown: Jonathan Harvey
Unknown: Judith Weir

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2009

From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
A programme tracing the musical cross-fertilisation between East and West and France and Spain, presented by Tom Service .
Akiko Suwanai (violin), Mayumi Miyata (sho),
Orchestre National de Lyon, conductor Jun Markl Takemitsu Ceremonial: An Autumn Ode
Debussy, orch Caplet Estampes - Pagodes Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Roma Today
Louise Doughty considers the link between the Gypsy-style music in tonight's Prom and the reality of Roma life in Europe today.
8.30 Toru Takemitsu Green Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Ravel Tzigane
9.30 Twenty Minutes: Sho and Tell
Robin Thompson profiles the sho, the Japanese mouth organ featured in tonight's Prom.
9.50 Toshio Hosokawa Cfoud and Light (first UK performance)
Debussy La mer Repeated on Tuesday 28 July at 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Tom Service
Violin: Akiko Suwanai
Violin: Mayumi Miyata
Conductor: Jun Markl
Unknown: Louise Doughty
Unknown: Toru Takemitsu
Unknown: Robin Thompson
Unknown: Toshio Hosokawa Cfoud

: New Generation Artists

Radio 3 New Generation Artist Tom Arthurs (trumpet/f lugelhorn) performs his own jazz composition and also improvises with fellow musicians Petr Cancura (tenor saxophone), Julie Sassoon (piano) and Rudi Fischerlehner (drums).


Artist: Tom Arthurs
Piano: Julie Sassoon
Piano: Rudi Fischerlehner

: The Essay: Robert Graves and thePoetic Myth

4/4. Graeme Fife concludes his recollections of Robert Graves by revealing how he may have uncovered a man with feet of clay, but also came to learn much about himself.


Unknown: Graeme Fife
Unknown: Robert Graves

: Womad 2009

Andrew McGregor , Charlie Gillett , Lopa Kothari and Lucy Duran begin their coverage of the Womad Festival live from Charlton Park, Wiltshire. With performances by Buena Vista Social Club's Eliades Ochoa, Saharawi singer Mariam Hassan, the Portico Quartet, the Dennis Bovell Dub Band and bhangra pioneer Channi Singh. Producer Roger Short


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Charie Gillett
Unknown: Lopa Kothari
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Eliades Ochoa
Singer: Mariam Hassan
Unknown: Dennis Bovell
Unknown: Channi Singh.
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Alpaerts Capriccio: Merriment: Bruilofstfeest (Pallieter) Romanza; Summer Idyll; Suite: James Ensor 2.08 Guilain Suite du premier ton 2.17 Grechaninov Missa Festiva
2.40 Vladiqerov Sonatina Concertante 3.01 Anon, attrib Bach Ich lasse dich nicht, BWVAnh159 3.05 CPE Bach Der Herr lebet, Wq251 3.42 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 64 No 3; Der Sturm, H XXIVa 8 4.13 Hetlendaal Cello Sonata in G, Op 5 No 8 4.23 Kuyper Der Pfeil und das Lied: Marienlied; Ich komme Heim aus dem Sonnenland, Op 17 Nos 1-3; Zwischen dir und mir; Herzendiebchen
(Op 17) 4.36 Andriessen Miroir de peine 4.50 Schubert Overture: Fierrabras 5.01 Poulenc Capriccio 5.06 Bersa Capriccio-Scherzo , Op 25c 5.15 Merula Capriccio cromatico in G 5.19 Ponchielli Capriccio , Op 80 5.30
Lorenzo Capriccio brillante, Op 31 5.40 Frescobaldi Capriccio sopra la bassa fiamenga 5.45 Tchaikovsky Capriccio italien
6.01 Marais Caprice ou sonate 6.07 Joey Roukens Un cuadro de Yucatan 6.12 Saint-Sains Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op 28 6.21 Mllhaud Three Rag
Caprices, Op 78 6.29 Rachmaninov Caprice bohémien, Op 12 6.49 Glinka Capriccio brillante on the theme Jota Aragonesa (Spanish Overture No 1)


Unknown: James Ensor
Unknown: Bach Ich
Unknown: Kuyper Der Pfeil
Unknown: Andriessen Miroir
Unknown: Bersa Capriccio-Scherzo
Unknown: Merula Capriccio
Unknown: Ponchielli Capriccio
Unknown: Lorenzo Capriccio
Unknown: Frescobaldi Capriccio
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio
Unknown: Joey Roukens
Unknown: Glinka Capriccio
Unknown: Jota Aragonesa

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