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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
10.07 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Vladimir Ashkenazy , LSO, conductor Andre Previn
10.42 Benjamin Waltz and Galop (An Ideal Husband) National PO, conductor Bernard Herrmann
10.49 Boccherini String Quintet in E, Op 13 No 5 Vanbrugh Quartet, Richard Lester (cello)
11.14 Arnold The Sound Barrier London
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
11.23 Ireland Sea Fever Thomas Allen (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano) Finzi To Lizbie Browne
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Clifford Benson (piano)
11.30 Vauqhan Williams Coastal Command Suite BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: James Jolly.
Conductor: Charles Groves
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Benjamin Waltz
Conductor: Bernard Herrmann
Cello: Richard Lester
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Baritone: Thomas Allen
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Lizbie Browne
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Clifford Benson
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Composer of the Week:Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

1/5. Rio de Janeiro: Framing Events. Brazilian composer Villa-Lobos was associated with many places during his life, and Donald Macleod explores their impact - beginning with Rio de Janeiro.
Introduction to the Choros Carlos Oramas (guitar), Gran Canaria PO, conductor Adrian Leaper Danca frenetica Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roberto Duarte
Rudepoema Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Aria (Bachianias brasileiras No 6)
Erik Gratton (flute), Cynthia Estill (bassoon) Magnificat alleluia
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best Producer Dominic Jewel Repeated at 10pm
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Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Guitar: Carlos Oramas
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Roberto Duarte
Piano: Rudepoema Marc-Andre Hamelin
Flute: Erik Gratton
Flute: Cynthia Estill
Conducted By: Elmer Bernstein

: Afternoon on 3

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
The first in a new series of recitals from the Wigmore Hall, London, is given by Radio 3
New Generation Artists Meta4. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.
Shostakovich String Quartet No 4
Beethoven String Quartet in F Op 135


Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: The Consolation of Philosophy

A week of music inspired by philosophers and philosophical ideas, presented by Penny Gore . Finzi Before and after Summer
Jonathan Lemalu (baritone), Michael Hampton (piano)
2.30 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat
(Philosopher) BBCSSO, conductor llan Volkov Britten Winter Words
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), Simon Lepper (piano)
3.30 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) BBCSSO, conductor llan Volkov
4.45 Highlights from Radio 3's Leeds Pianothon, a celebration of amateur piano playing that took place on Saturday at the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, University of Leeds.


Presented By: Penny Gore
Baritone: Jonathan Lemalu
Baritone: Michael Hampton
Unknown: Volkov Britten
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Tenor: Simon Lepper

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Handel's rousing oratorio Judas Maccabeus , as performed in the opening concert of this year's Edinburgh Festival. Based on the Jewish story of Maccabeus leading the Israelites to victory over their enemies, Handel and his librettist were making a highly political statement, celebrating the victory of the Duke of Cumberland and the House of Hanover over the Scottish Jacobite rebels at Culloden. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Handel Judas Maccabaeus
Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor William Christie
Followed by performances from yesterday's prizewinners' gala recital at the Leeds International Piano Competition.


Unknown: Judas MacCabeus
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: William Christie
Israelite Woman: Rosemary Joshua (soprano)
Israelite Man: Sarah Connolly (mezzo)
Priest: Reno Troilus (countertenor)
Judas Maccabaeus: William Burden (tenor)
Simon: Neal Davies (bass)

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Johnson Now

1/5. Very like a Whale. Three centuries since the birth of Samuel Johnson , compiler of the first great dictionary of the English language, five contemporary writers reflect on his influence today, beginning with Philip Hoare (prize-winning author of Leviathan, a Moby-Dick-inspired study of the whale), who ponders the similarities between whales and words, and the disparities between Herman Melville and Johnson. Producer Marya Burgess EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Samuel Johnson
Unknown: Philip Hoare
Producer: Marya Burgess

: Jazz on 3

A gig by British trio The Golden Age of Steam, recorded at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Saxophonist James Allsopp 's compositions provide space for improvising that's inspired by wailing lyricism, spacey grooves, disorder and ambiguity. Completing the trio are Kit Downes on Hammond organ and Tim Giles on drums.
Presented by Jez Nelson. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: James Allsopp
Unknown: Tim Giles
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

G Williams Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes John Metcalf Mapping Wales Mark Bowden Tirlun 1.39 Stanford Stabat Mater 2.25 Byrd The Bells; The Earl of Salisbury Galliard
2.35 Carlton Calm Was the Air 2.38 Weelkes As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill Descending 2.42 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11 3.01 Colin Brumby Festival Overture on Australian Themes 3.11 Graeme Koehne To His Servant, Bach, God Grants a Final Glimpse: The
Morning Star 3.15 Tlad, arr Takemitsu Sakura; Sayonara (Uta) 3.22 Serqiu Natra Sonatina for harp
3.30 Anon medieval Armenian Miayn Soorp
3.32 Bartev Oorakh Ler Soorp Yegeghetsi (Hymn for the Feast of the Church) 3.34 Sowande African Suite
4.00 Villa-Lobos Kyrie and Gloria (Missa Sao Sebastiao)
4.12 Fernandes Tleycantimo choquiliya - mestizo e indio; Pascual: Oy es dia de placer 4.18 Piazzolla Adios noniiio 4.28 Joplin Maple Leaf Rag; Gladiolus Rag 4.35 Barber Violin Concerto 5.01 Verdi Overture: Nabucco 5.09 Smit Concertino for cello and orchestra 5.20 Escher del, air et vents 5.32 Gombert Agnus Dei (Missa tempore paschali)
5.39 Gorczycki Illuxit sol 5.45 Wanski Symphony in (Kmiotek) 6.02 Moniuszko Piesn Nai 6.08 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) 6.19 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D 6.28 Shostakovich Cello Sonata

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