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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Bach, orch Holst Fugue a la gigue, BWV577
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Leonard Slatkin
10.03 Prince Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar Violin Concerto in B flat Stanley Ritchie ,
Bach Ensemble , director Joshua Rif kin (harpsichord)
10.11 Shostakovich Funeral March (The Great Citizen) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
10.18 Franck, arr Galway Violin Sonata in A
James Galway (flute), Martha Argerich (piano)
10.46 Dowland Can She Excuse My Wrongs Daniel Taylor (countertenor),
Andreas Martin (lute), Les Voix Humaines
10.51 Bach Three transcriptions by Wilhelm Kempff performed by Angela Hewitt (piano).
11.05 Puccini Crisantemi London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano
11.13 Beethoven, arr Pletnev Violin Concerto in D Michael Collins (clarinet), Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Prince Johann Ernst
Unknown: Stanley Ritchie
Unknown: Bach Ensemble
Director: Joshua Rif
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Flute: James Galway
Flute: Martha Argerich
Unknown: Daniel Taylor
Unknown: Andreas Martin
Unknown: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

: Composer of the Week: Salierl

2/5. A look at Salieri's beginnings as a composer in Vienna. Presented by Donald Macleod.
VeniSancte Spiritus West German Radio Chorus and Orchestra, director Helmuth Froschauer
Overture: Armida Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Dittrich
Vi sono sposa e amante (La fiera di Venezia, Act 3) Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Adam Fischer Cassazione in C
Ensemble Italiano di Fiati, director Paolo Pollastri Concerto in C
Aurele Nicolet (flute), Heinz Holliger (oboe), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Kenneth Sillito


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Director: Helmuth Froschauer
Conductor: Michael Dittrich
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Conductor: Adam Fischer
Director: Paolo Pollastri
Flute: Heinz Holliger
Unknown: St Martin
Director: Kenneth Sillito

: Afternoon on 3

With Ian Skelly.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
This week's highlights from the Edinburgh Festival begin with Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel performing an eclectic programme including pre-war songs by Ireland, Warlock, Vaughan Williams , Quilter and Frederick Keel , opera arias and Schubert lieder, some Fauré miniatures, and folk songs of the British Isles. With pianist Malcolm Martineau.


Unknown: Ian Skelly.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Frederick Keel
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau.

: BBC Proms 2009

Another chance to hear the concert in which a virtuoso pianist in the grand Russian tradition made his Proms debut in Rachmaninov's devilishly demanding set of variations on Paganini's most famous Caprice. Presented by Andrew McGregor. Denis Matsuev (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Semyon Bychkov
Detlev Glanert Shoreless River (first UK performance) Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905)
4.30 Eduard Kunz (piano)
Mozart Variations on Unser dummer Pöbel meint, K455


Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Piano: Denis Matsuev
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov
Piano: Eduard Kunz

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2009

From the Royal Albert Hall in London. In the second of their two Proms, Mariss Jansons and his Dutch orchestra perform one of Shostakovich's most popular works. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military)
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Oblomov
Lesley Chamberlain explores Ivan Goncharov 's 1859 novel Oblomov, whose hero is one of the greatest couch potatoes in literature.
8.15 Shostakovich Symphony No 10


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Lesley Chamberlain
Unknown: Ivan Goncharov

: Hark!

An Acoustic Archaeology of Elizabethan England. Lutenist Anthony Rooley , voice coach
Stewart Pearce , historians Elizabeth Goldring and Bruce Smith , boatmen, farmers and bell-ringers reflect on the 400-year-old soundscapes of the River Thames of Shakespeare's Southwark and the castle grounds at Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Producers Chris Brookes and Alan Hall


Unknown: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Stewart Pearce
Unknown: Elizabeth Goldring
Unknown: Bruce Smith
Producers: Chris Brookes
Producers: Alan Hall

: New Generation Artists

Elizabeth Watts (soprano),
Mahan Esfahani (fortepiano)
Haydn Recollection; Despair; Fidelity; The
Wanderer; Sympathy; She Never Told Her Love


Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Mahan Esfahani

: The Essay: Secret Places in Four Quartets

2/4. Craig Raine discusses the "poem of place" and how earlier examples influenced T.S. Eliot's masterpiece. With readings by Ralph Fiennes.


Presenter: Craig Raine
Reader: Ralph Fiennes

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp returns from a trip to Brittany with recordings by Breton singers If ig Flatres, Louise Ebrel , Manu Kerjean and Eric Marchand. Plus the sound of the ancient Welsh crwth played by Cass Meurig , music by Alexander Knaifel performed by the Callino Quartet with soprano Patricia Rozario , electronica from Tarwater and a track from Malian singer Afel Bocoum 's latest album.
Producer Peter Meanwell EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Louise Ebrel
Unknown: Manu Kerjean
Unknown: Eric Marchand.
Played By: Cass Meurig
Music By: Alexander Knaifel
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Singer: Afel Bocoum
Producer: Peter Meanwell

: Through the Night

Martlnu Symphony No 5; Symphony No 6
2.05 Dvorak Piano Trio No 3 in F minor, Op 65
2.45 Szymanowski 12 Etudes, Op 33 3.01 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 3A2 Brahms Abendstandchen , Op 42 No 1 3.44 Mozart Concerto in E flat for two pianos and orchestra, K365 4.09 Verdi
Patria oppressa (Macbeth) 4.16 Leclair Violin Concerto in D, Op 10 No 3 4.31 Chopin Impromptu in F sharp, Op 36
4.37 Eisner Overture: Sultan Vampum 4.42 Liszt Sonetto 123 di Petrarca 4.49 Schreker Fantastic
Overture, Op 15 5.01 Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville 5.08 Bach Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor, BWV1041
5.19 Schubert, transcr Liszt Standchen
(Schwanengesang, D957) 5.26 Weiner Serenade in F minor for small orchestra, Op 3 5.48 Mozart Ave verum corpus, K618 5.52 Bach, orch Webern Fuga ricercata No 2 (Musikalischen Opfer , BWV1079)
6.03 Llpattl Concertino en style ancien for piano and chamber orchestra, Op 3 6.19 Hummel Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 87 6.39 Vlsee Logistille de Roland de Mr JB Lully 6.45 Browne 0 Maria salvatoris mater


Unknown: Brahms Abendstandchen
Unknown: Sultan Vampum
Unknown: Liszt Standchen
Unknown: Weiner Serenade
Unknown: Musikalischen Opfer

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