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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

Introduced by James Jolly.
Trad Blow the Wind Southerly Kathleen Ferrier (contralto)
10.03 Liszt Consolation No 3 Daniel Barenboim (piano)
10.07 Haydn Symphony No 75 in D Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, conductor Martin Sieghart
10.32 Binge Elizabethan Serenade
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
10.35 Gurney Elizabethan Songs (excerpts) Susan Bickley (mezzo), lain Burnside (piano)
10.43 Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Eugen Jochum


Introduced By: James Jolly.
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Martin Sieghart
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Susan Bickley
Conductor: Eugen Jochum

: Composer of the Week: Villa-Lobos

5/5. New York: Wowing Americans. It was in New York that global recognition came to
Villa-Lobos. Donald Macleod reflects on that city's devotion to the man and his music. New York Skyline Melody Alfred Heller (piano)
Guitar Concerto (cadenza and finale)
Robert Kraft , Northern Chamber Orchestra, director Nicholas Ward
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roberto Duarte Bendita sabedoria
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
AssobioaJato Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Rebecca Rust (cello) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Alfred Heller
Unknown: Robert Kraft
Conductor: Roberto Duarte
Conductor: Matthew Best
Flute: Assobioajato Emmanuel Pahud
Flute: Rebecca Rust

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
A performance from this summer's Presteigne Festival. James Gilchrist (tenor), Carducci Quartet Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4 Huw Watkins In My Craft or Sullen art
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)


Tenor: James Gilchrist
Unknown: Huw Watkins

: Handel Opera Cycle

The conclusion of Handel's Orlando is followed by the last instalment of this week's philosophy-inspired music. Handel Orlando, Act 3
See yesterday for details of performers
3.00 Bernstein Serenade (after Plato's Symposium) Svetlin Roussef (violin),
French Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung Rubbra Symphony No 8
(Hommage a Teilhard de Chardin) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
4.00 Finzi Intimations of Immortality
Andrew Kennedy (tenor), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Paul Daniel
4.45 A final selection of highlights from
Radio 3's Leeds Pianothon, held last weekend.


Unknown: Bernstein Serenade
Violin: Svetlin Roussef
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Tenor: Andrew Kennedy
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

From St David 's Hall, Cardiff, the BBC
National Orchestra of Wales opens its new season with a concert of masterpieces from Vienna, starting with the dramatic Overture:
Leonora No 3, one of Beethoven's four attempts at an opener for his opera Fidelio. The grand finale is the Nelson mass, composed by Haydn around the time that Lord Nelson was engaged in fighting the French forces, and Vienna itself was under threat from Napoleon. Between these, Mozart's sunny concerto, one of the earlier concertos he wrote for the Vienna concert season. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Piia Komsi (soprano), Isabelle Druet (mezzo), Hans Jorg Mammel (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Paul Lewis (piano), BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor François-Xavier Roth Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
Mozart Piano Concerto No 12 in A, K414
7.40 TWenty Minutes Petroc Trelawny talks to tonight's performers about the art of "period performance" on modern instruments. Plus research on the musicians who first performed Haydn's masses and how Lord Nelson made his mark on musical history.
8.00 Haydn Mass in D minor H XXII 11 (Nelson)


Unknown: St David
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Soprano: Piia Komsi
Soprano: Isabelle Druet
Tenor: Hans Jorg Mammel
Tenor: Matthew Rose
Bass: Paul Lewis

: The Verb

Novelists Alan Hollinghurst and Toby Litt delve into the fiendish literary quiz Nemo's Almanac and there's a new commission from novelist Nick Harkaway. Plus American frontier songs by Allister MacGillivray. With Ian McMillan. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Alan Hollinghurst
Unknown: Toby Litt
Unknown: Nick Harkaway.
Songs By: Allister MacGillivray.
Unknown: Ian McMillan.
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Johnson Now

5/5. Post-Colonial Johnson. To conclude this week's celebration of the birth of Samuel Johnson , Rudrangshu Mukherjee , senior editor of the Calcutta Telegraph, discusses the 18th-century lexicographer's influence on Indian English.


Unknown: Samuel Johnson
Unknown: Rudrangshu Mukherjee

: World on 3

Charlie Gillett introduces a session by Anglo-Ethiopian band Dub Colossus and interviews guitarist and leader Nick Page along with the singer Tsedenia Gebremarkos. Producer Felix Carey


Introduces: Charlie Gillett
Leader: Nick Page
Singer: Tsedenia Gebremarkos.
Producer: Felix Carey

: Through the Night

Verdi Messa da Requiem 2.24 Corelll Sonata da chiesa in E minor, Op 3 No 5 2.32 Busonl All' Italia (Seven
Elegies) 2.40 Vivaldi Concerto in F for treble recorder
2.48 Rossini Introduction and Theme and Variations
3.01 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 33 3.18 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127; Piano Trio in E flat, Op 1 No 14.32 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
4.48 Piano Sonata in G minor, H XVI 44 5.01 Chopin Impromptu in G flat, Op 515.06 Bach Cello Suite No I in G, BWV1007 5.26 Tournier Sonatine , Op 30 5A3
Couperin Suite in G 6.00 H Andriessen Five Intermezzi (intermezzi per organo, secunda raccolta) 6.13 Debussy Syrinx 6.16 Kuljeric Barocchiana 6.29 Gaultier Lute Pieces in D minor 6.48 Bach Toccata in D, BWV912


Unknown: Verdi Messa
Unknown: Tournier Sonatine
Unknown: Kuljeric Barocchiana

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