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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Tveitt Folk Tunes from
Hardanger Reidun Horvei (vocal), Geir Botnen (piano)
10.04 Gade Overture: Echoes of Ossian, Op 1
Danish National RSO, conductor Dmitri Kitaienko
10.21 Mendelssohn Sextet in D, Op 110
Bartholdy Piano Quartet, Andra Dazins (viola), Wolfgang Wagner (double bass)
10.52 Sibelius Luonnotar , Op 70 Soile Isokoski
(soprano), Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
11.01 Bach Concerto in C minor for two violins,
Jaakko and Pekka Kuusisto , Tapiola Sinfonietta
11.14 Alfven Gladjens blomster G Berg Sa jag malar, donna Bianca Bengt Forsberg (piano), Uppsala University
Chamber Choir, director Stefan Parkman
11.19 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian) Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Ari Rasilainen


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Hardanger Reidun Horvei
Piano: Geir Botnen
Conductor: Dmitri Kitaienko
Conductor: Mendelssohn Sextet
Viola: Andra Dazins
Viola: Wolfgang Wagner
Bass: Sibelius Luonnotar
Bass: Pekka Kuusisto
Piano: Bengt Forsberg
Director: Stefan Parkman
Conductor: Ari Rasilainen

: Composer of the Week:Bernard Herrmann (1911-75)

1/5. Donald Macleod begins by exploring Bernard Herrmann 's formative years in New York. Psycho (excerpt) National Philharmonic
Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Prelude; Love Scene (Vertigo) London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Suite: Currier and Ives New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Sedares
Sinfonietta for String Orchestra Berlin Symphony Orchestra, conductor Isaiah Jackson
Theme and Variations; Aria from Salammbo
(Citizen Kane) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), National
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Gerhardt Producer Johannah Smith
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Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Conductor: James Sedares
Conductor: Isaiah Jackson
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Charles Gerhardt
Producer: Johannah Smith
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Conducted By: Elmer Bernstein

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
BBC Proms Chamber Music 2009
The final Chamber Prom from Cadogan Hall s a tribute to Purcell in his 350th anniversary year. With Suzy Klein , lestyn Davies (countertenor), Simon Wall (tenor), Members of the Academy of Ancient Music, director Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Purcell Suite in G (excerpts); 'Tis Nature's Voice (Hail, Bright Cecilia); A New Ground; Music for a While; Suite in D (excerpts); Sweeter than Roses Blow Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell
Purcell Evening Hymn Repeated on Saturday at 2pm


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Suzy Klein
Tenor: Simon Wall
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Unknown: Mr Henry Purcell

: BBC Proms 2009

Another chance to hear a Prom from last month.
Elena Zhidkova (mezzo), London Symphony Chorus, LSO, conductor Valery Gergiev Schnittke Nagasaki
Shostakovich Symphony No 8


Unknown: Elena Zhidkova
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Schnittke Nagasaki

: Purcell and His Forebears

Purcell Suite from Dioclesian Concerto Copenhagen, director Andrew Lawrence-King Tallis Why Fum'th in Fight Byrd Vigilate Stile Antico
Purcell 0 Sing Unto the Lord (Psalm 96)
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Concerto Copenhagen, director Andrew Lawrence-King Tallis Come Holy Ghost
Byrd Spiritus Domini; Confirma hoc Deus; Factus est repente Stile Antico

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Proms 2009

With Donald McLeod, from the Royal Albert Hall. Featuring Mendelssohn's piano concerto and Mahler's Tenth Symphony, left unfinished at his death but premiered at the 1964 Proms in a performing version prepared by musicologist Deryck Cooke and composer Berthold Goldschmidt.
Saleem Abboud Ashkar (piano), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in G minor
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Proms Literary Festival: A.N. Wilson and Steven Moffat talk to Matthew Sweet about Sherlock Holmes and his love of Mendelssohn.
8.15 Mahler, compl Cooke Symphony No 10


Presenter: Donald McLeod
Musicologist: Deryck Cooke
Composer: Berthold Goldschmidt
Piano: Saleem Abboud Ashkar
Musicians: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Speaker: A.N. Wilson
Speaker: Steven Moffat
Presenter ("Twenty Minutes"): Matthew Sweet

: The Lebrecht Interview

English bass John Tomlinson , known for his interpretations of Wotan, Baron Ochs and Boris Godunov , talks to Norman Lebrecht about his career. Producer Tony Cheevers


Bass: John Tomlinson
Talks: Boris Godunov
Unknown: Norman Lebrecht
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: New Generation Artists

Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 Pavel Haas Quartet


Unknown: Pavel Haas

: The Essay: New Archaeologies

1/3. In the first of three personal essays about the archaeology of the recent past, Dr Beth O'Leary discusses preserving Tranquility Base (on the Moon) for humanity as the first extraterrestrial heritage site. Producer Rachael Kiddey EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Dr Beth O'Leary
Producer: Rachael Kiddey

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a solo concert by French pianist Martial Solal, recorded as part of Paris Jazz Week at London's Kings Place earlier this year. Producer Peggy Sutton


Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Bach Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV147
1.32 Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat 1.56 Sibelius Six Impromptus, Op 5 2.12 Larsson Violin Sonatina
2.27 Brahms Serenade No 2 in A, Op 16 3.01 Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op No 3 3.31 Sullivan Suite: The Tempest, Op 13.59 Handel Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 1 No 4 4.09 Corelli Sonata da chiesa in E minor, Op 1 No 2; Sonata da chiesa in C, Op 1 No 7 4.19 Webem Passacaglia, Op 4.31 Corelli Sonata da chiesa in G, Op 1 No 9; Sonata da chiesa in G minor, Op I No 10 442 Nielsen Little Suite in A minor, Op 1 5.01 Britten Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge 5.27 Goossens Fantasy for nine wind instruments, Op 36 5.37 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100
5.56 Bach Lute Partita in C minor, BWV997 6.19 Henryk Gorecki Cantata Salve Sidus Polonorum in honour of St Wojciech, Op 72 6.44 Lassus Praeter rerum seriem;
Chanter je veux; Ad te levavi oculos meos; Cantai hor piango

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