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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Clementi Sonata in G minor, Op 8 No 1 Maria Tipo (piano)
10.14 M Haydn Duo Concertante
Stephen Shingles (viola), Simon Preston (organ), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.46 Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp Mobius
11.05 Anon Samson dux fortissime Sequentia
11.17 Saint-Saens Bacchanale (Samson et Dalila) New York Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Bernstein
11.24 Gershwin Sam and Delilah (Girl Crazy) Ella Fitzgerald (vocal), Orchestra, conductor Nelson Riddle
11.27 Kurtag Signs, Games and Messages Beate Altenburg (cello)
11.34 Zoltan Kodaly Concerto for Orchestra Budapest PO, conducted by the composer


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Clementi Sonata
Viola: Stephen Shingles
Viola: Simon Preston
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Anon Samson
Unknown: Saint-Saens Bacchanale
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Conductor: Nelson Riddle
Cello: Beate Altenburg
Cello: Zoltan Kodaly

: Composer of the Week:Court of James I/VI

4/5. Poison and Cakes. Donald Macleod explores the monarch's lavish masques, elegant dances, and the sometimes ignoble banquets. Campion Fain Would I Wed
Rachel Elliott (soprano), Mark Levy (bass violin) Break Now, My Heart
Mark Padmore (tenor), Nigel North (lute) Fire! Fire! Fire! Fire!
Michael Chance (countertenor), Nigel North (lute) Bull The King's Hunt Bob van Asperen (harpsichord) Hume The King of Denmarkes Health LesVoixHumaines
The Masque of Oberon (instrumental excerpts) Musicians of the Globe, director Philip Pickett
Lanier Love and I of Late Did Part; I Was Not Wearier Julia Gooding (soprano),
Christopher Wilson (lute/theorbo)
Coprario Fantasie VII, RC 11; Almaine III, RC U8 Jordi Savall, Christopher Coin, Sergi Casdemunt (lyra viols)
The Masque of Oberon (vocal excerpts)
Meredith Hall (soprano), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Musicians of the Globe, director Philip Pickett

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
From the West Cork Chamber Music Festival. Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor
Hagai Shaham (violin), Jeremy Menuhin (piano) Janacek Pohadka David Geringas (cello) Faure Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 15
Hagai Shaham (violin), Jennifer Stumm (viola), Anne Gastinel (cello), Jeremy Menuhin (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Violin: Hagai Shaham
Violin: Jeremy Menuhin
Cello: David Geringas
Violin: Hagai Shaham
Violin: Jennifer Stumm
Cello: Anne Gastinel
Cello: Jeremy Menuhin

: BBC Proms 2009

Presenter Rob Cowan revisits last Monday's Prom. Julian Rachlin (violin) Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Karabits
Stravinsky The Fairy's Kiss
Tchalkovsky Violin Concerto in D
Khactefarian Spartacus (excerpts); Hopak (Gayane)


Presenter: Rob Cowan
Violin: Julian Rachlin
Conductor: Kirill Karabits

: BBC Orchestras

Stravinsky Scherzo fantastique BBC NOW, conductor Thierry Fischer
Delius Concerto for violin and viola
Philippe Graffin , Sarah-Jane Bradley , BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor David Lloyd-Jones


Unknown: Stravinsky Scherzo
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Viola: Philippe Graffin
Viola: Sarah-Jane Bradley
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: BBC Proms 2009

With Catherine Bott , from London's Royal
Albert Hall. To complement the world's first complete cycle of Handel's operas on BBC Radio 3 this year, the Proms prove that his oratorios - in English, unlike the operas - can be every bit as dramatic. Tonight's Prom tells the story of Samson, the Israelite hero cut off in his prime. Handel Samson : Act 1
Choir of the English Concert, New Company, English Concert, conductor Harry Bicket
7.25 Twenty Minutes: Proms Plus Harry Bicket and Dr Berta Joncas join Catherine Bott for an introduction to Handel's oratorio Samson.
7.45 Samson: Act 2
8.55 Twenty Minutes: Total Eclipse
Simon Heighes discovers the story of the charlatan English doctor whose dubious methods blinded both Bach and Handel.
9.15 Samson: Act 3


Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Handel Samson
Conductor: Harry Bicket
Unknown: Harry Bicket
Unknown: Dr Berta Joncas
Unknown: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Simon Heighes
Dalila: Susan Gritton (soprano)
Micah: Lestyn Davies (countertenor)
Samson: Mark Padmore (tenor)
Manoa: Neal Davies (bass)
Harapha: Christopher Purves (bass)
Israelite Woman: Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Philistine Woman: Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Virgin: Lucy Crowe (soprano)
Israelite Man: Ben Johnson (tenor)
Philistine Man: Ben Johnson (tenor)
Messenger: Ben Johnson (tenor)

: New Generation Artists

Andreas Brantelid (cello), Niklas Sivelov (piano) Falla Seven Spanish Popular Songs


Cello: Andreas Brantelid
Cello: Niklas Sivelov

: The Essay: When Writers Play

3/3. Jonathan Coe recalls his piano-playing days.


Unknown: Jonathan Coe

: Late Junction

Tracks from a new CD by Jaga Jazzist , and organ music by Messiaen, plus word-jazz from Ken Nordine. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Jaga Jazzist
Unknown: Ken Nordine.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor, Op 13 Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421 2.00 Zarebskl orch Maklakiewlcz Dances polonaises 2.25
Gorecki Miserere , Op 44 3.01 Schobert Keyboard Concerto in G
3.24 Ziani Sonata XI in G minor 3.34 Carniolus Missa super Adesto dolori meo a 5 3.56 Telemann Fantasia No 2 in A minor, TWV403 4.02 Madetoja Elegia
(Symphonic Suite, Op 4) 4.08 Schroter Overture: Die Fischerin; Oh Mutter, guten Rat mir meiht (Niklaus); Es war ein Ritter 4.18 Franck Final in B flat. Op 21
4.31 Poulenc Sinfonietta 5.01 Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute 5.08 Sibelius Masonic Ritual Music, Op 113
5.30 Haydn Variations on the hymn Gott erhafte
5.37 CPE Bach Concerto in F, Wq46 6.01 Liszt Vergiftet sind meiner Lieder, S309 6.03 Hummel
Un poco andante in A flat 6.06 Wesley Andante in E
6.11 Boildieu Harp Concerto in C 6.34 Lortzlnq Heiterkeit und Frdhlichkeit (Der Wildschutz) 6AO Sullivan Overture: In Memoriam
6.51 Litolff Scherzo (Concerto Symphonique No 4)


Unknown: Gorecki Miserere
Unknown: Madetoja Elegia
Unknown: Liszt Vergiftet
Unknown: Wesley Andante
Unknown: Lortzlnq Heiterkeit

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