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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.

Contributors

Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Josef Strauss Waldroslein Slovak State
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Georgiadis
10.05 Glazunov The Forest Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Veronika Dudarova
10.26 Dowland 0 Sweet Woods, the Delight of Solitarienesse
Paul Agnew (tenor), Christopher Wilson (lute)
10.36 Bantock The Witch of Atlas Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
10.52 Schumann Waldszenen , Op 82 Maria Joao Pires (piano)
11.13 Schubert Symphony No 6 in C London
Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
11.46 J Strauss (son) Tales from the Vienna Woods Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy

Contributors

Unknown: James Jolly.
Unknown: Josef Strauss Waldroslein
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Conductor: Veronika Dudarova
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Tenor: Christopher Wilson
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Schumann Waldszenen
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy

: Composer of the Week: NicolayYakovlevich Myaskovsky (1881-1950)

1/5. Donald Macleod begins his examination of Myaskovsky's life by looking at his childhood. His father's army career affected the reserved child, as did the extreme religious mania of his aunt. Today we hear music displaying Myaskovsky's passion for Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov - music denounced under Stalin as "formalist". Napeve St Petersburg Chamber Ensemble, conductor Roland Melia
Her Picture (To a Portrait), Op 40 No 4 Mary King (mezzo), Andrew Ball (piano) Song-Idyll (Piano Sonata, Op 83) Murray McLachlan
Cello Concerto Truls Mork , City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Jarvi Allegro assai e motto risoluto (Symphony No 1) Russian Federation State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
RT DIRECT: Myaskovsky Symphonies and Orchestral Works (16CDs) is available for E39 including p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections to: [address removed]
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Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Roland Melia
Piano: Andrew Ball
Cello: Murray McLachlan
Unknown: Truls Mork
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Afternoon on 3

Presented by Jonathan Swain.
BBC Proms Chamber Music 2009
From London's Cadogan Hall , with Louise Fryer. Two long-term chamber partners who are both performing as concerto soloists in main evening Proms this week join forces with a Hungarian pianist for music of poetry and drama. Joshua Bell (violin), Steven Isserlis (cello), Denes Varjon (piano)
Schumann Phantasiestucke , Op 88
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Op 49 Repeated on Saturday 5 September at 2pm
2.00 BBC Proms 2009
Another chance to hear the Prom marking Harrison Birtwistle 's 75th birthday.
Soloists, BBC Singers, BBCSO, conductors Martyn Brabbins and Ryan Wigglesworth
Jonny Greenwood Popcorn Superhet Receiver Stravinsky Apollo
Harrison Birtwistle
The Arches (The Mask of Orpheus)
4.30 New Generation Artists
Music from soprano Elizabeth Watts , including Debussy's Ariettes oubliées (with pianist Gary Matthewman ).

Contributors

Presented By: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Cadogan Hall
Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Violin: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Denes Varjon
Piano: Schumann Phantasiestucke
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Conductors: Martyn Brabbins
Conductors: Ryan Wigglesworth
Unknown: Jonny Greenwood
Unknown: Stravinsky Apollo
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Pianist: Gary Matthewman

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .

Contributors

Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: BBC Proms 2009

Live from London's Royal Albert Hall , with Suzy Klein. The LSO under Russian conductor
Valery Gergiev performs the bleakest of Shostakovich's wartime symphonies. It is paired with the belated UK premiere of an early work by Schnittke, written in response to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
Elena Zhidkova (mezzo), London Symphony
Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev Schnittke Nagasaki (first UK performance)

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Suzy Klein.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Schnittke Nagasaki

: Twenty Minutes: Proms Plus

Suzy Klein discusses tonight's composers with Gerard McBurney and Dr Marina Frolova-Walker .

Contributors

Unknown: Suzy Klein
Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Dr Marina Frolova-Walker

: Shostakovich

Symphony No 8
Repeated on Monday 7 September at 2pm

: The Lebrecht Interview

Currently performing the complete works of Tchaikovsky for piano and orchestra at the Proms, Stephen Hough is one of the most exciting British musicians of his generation. But music is just one part of his life: Hough is a Roman Catholic who converted from Protestantism during his teens. Here he discusses this as well as his near-death experience. Producer Tony Cheevers

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Hough
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: New Generation Artists

Elizabeth Watts (soprano),
Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)
Purcell Epithalamium; Sweeter than Roses; From Rosy Bowers; Not All My Torments; The Blessed
Virgin's Expostulation; If Music Be the Food of Love (2nd setting); 'Twas within a Mile of Edinburgh Town

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Harpsichord: Mahan Esfahani

: The Essay: The Future's NotWhat It Used to Be

113. Broken Dreams. Two contrasting worlds were sketched in novels from the 1880s: caring capitalism in Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy , and Utopian socialism in William Morris 's News from Nowhere. Richard Foster investigates. Producer David Gallagher EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Bellamy
Unknown: William Morris
Unknown: Richard Foster
Producer: David Gallagher

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a gig recorded by Bill Frisell at last year's Cheltenham Festival. Producer Robert Abel

Contributors

Unknown: Bill Frisell
Producer: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

Handel // trionfo del tempo e del disinganno 3.23
Schubert Piano Sonata in D, D850 4.01 Tchaikovsky Marche slave 4.11 Bach Sonata in G, BWV525
4.22 Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor 4.34 Pranzer Concert Duo No 4 4A7 Dvorak Scherzo capriccioso
5.01 Fesch Concerto in D, Op 5 No 15.09 Carniolus Pater noster, qui es in coelis; Ave verum corpus 5.16
D Scarlatti Keyboard sonatas: in D minor, Kk9 (Pastorale); in D, Kk29 5.24 Schubert Five German Dances, D90
5.40 Respiqhi Ancient Airs and Dances 5.59 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15 6.18 Liszt Concerto pathetique, S365 6.38 attrib Mozart Partita in E flat for winds

Contributors

Unknown: Bach Sonata
Unknown: Carniolus Pater
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Mozart Partita








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