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: Breakfast

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Presented By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Copland Fanfare for the Common Man New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.03 Strauss, arr Grainger Ramble on Love Ronald Stevenson (piano)
10.10 Cimarosa Sinfonia Concertante in G
Jean-Pierre Rampal and Claudio Scimone (flutes), I Solisti Veneti
10.39 Arne Concerto No 1 in C
(Six Favourite Concertos) Parley of Instruments, director Paul Nicholson (harpsichord)
10.55 Mahler Das Lied von derErde
The Building a Library recommendation from Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Grainger Ramble
Piano: Ronald Stevenson
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Flutes: Claudio Scimone
Harpsichord: Paul Nicholson

: Composer of the Week:Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)

1/5. A Creative Identity. Born in the watchtower overlooking the small town of Policka on the Bohemian-Moravian border, Bohuslav Martinu readily acknowledged that his unusual birthplace formed a significant influence on his music. Presented by Donald Macleod.
The Opening of the Wells (excerpts)
Petr Messiereur and Jan Kvapil (violins), Jan Talich (viola), Stanislav Bogunia (piano), Kuhn Mixed Chorus A Memory; Footsteps in the Snow (Nipponari,
Nos 3 and 5) Dagmar Peckova (soprano), Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Obrocak (Borova) Radoslav Kvapil (piano)
Duo concertante for two violins and orchestra, H264 Bohuslav Matousek and Regis Pasguier (violins), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood La revue de cuisine
Sinfonia Lahti Chamber Ensemble
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated at 10pm
RT DIRECT: Martinu Symphony No4 (2 CDs) is available for £8.99 inc p&p. Send cheque, payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or ring [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-AJ456


Unknown: Bohuslav Martinu
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Presented By: Jan Kvapil
Violins: Jan Talich
Viola: Stanislav Bogunia
Piano: Kuhn Mixed Chorus
Piano: Dagmar Peckova
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Piano: Radoslav Kvapil
Unknown: Bohuslav Matousek
Violins: Regis Pasguier
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Afternoon on 3

With John Shea.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Introduced by Fiona Talkington from
London's Wigmore Hall. Swedish soprano
Camilla Tilling has long been regarded as a major interpreter of Richard Strauss 's music. Here she joins pianist Paul Rivinius to perform song settings both familiar and rare, prefaced by Schumann's poetic song cycle Liederkreis.
2.00 Dance
A week of music inspired by dance.
Debussy Prelude a I'apres-midi d'un faune BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Harry Christophers
Gershwin An American in Paris BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Juan Jose Mena
2.30 Beethoven 12 Contredances, WoO 14 Judith Weir Heroic Strokes of the Bow
Beethoven Musik zu einem Ritterballett, WoO 1 BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
3.30 A concert from Besangon as part of the International Competition for Young Conductors. BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Elgar Overture: In the South (Alassio)
Brahms Variations on a theme of Haydn
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)


Unknown: John Shea.
Introduced By: Fiona Talkington
Soprano: Camilla Tilling
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Pianist: Paul Rivinius
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Juan Jose Mena
Unknown: Judith Weir
Unknown: Beethoven Musik
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: In Tune

A selection of music, plus news from the arts world. Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert given at the Bridgewater Hall,
Manchester. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny . Richard Watkins (horn), Halle, conductor Mark Elder
Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Strauss Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat
Shostakovich Symphony No 5
The second half of the programme features highlights of the International Besancon
Competition for Young Conductors, one of the most prestigious events of its kind, this year featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra.


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Horn: Richard Watkins
Conductor: Mark Elder

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd interviews historian Maureen Waller on the peculiarities of English marriage and talks to the iconic German artist Gustav Metzger about art and destruction on the eve of a major retrospective of his work. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Maureen Waller
Artist: Gustav Metzger
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

1/5. Professor Nicholas Cronk , director of the Voltaire Foundation in Oxford, places Voltaire within the context of other Enlightenment thinkers, and celebrates his timeless satire on the human condition, the novel Candide, which was published exactly 250 years ago.
Producer Beaty Rubens EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Professor Nicholas Cronk
Producer: Beaty Rubens

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a gig at London's Cafe Oto by avant-garde saxophonist Marshall Allen , who performed at the venue while on a European tour with the Sun Ra Arkestra. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Marshall Allen
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44
1.33 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60
(Werther) 2.09 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor
3.01 Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis
3.06 Bach Sonata in D minor, BWV964 (orig Violin Sonata in A minor, BWV1003) 3.27 Handel Organ
Concerto No 1, HWV289 3.43 Escher Le tombeau de Ravel 4.09 Ravel Five Popular Greek Songs
4.17 Debussy, orch Brewaeys Preludes, Book 1
5.01 Bovicelli Diminutionen on Palestrina's to son feritc
5.07 Gorczycki In manus tuas; Te lucis ante; Qui habitat 5.16 Wassenaer Concerto No 1 in G (Sei concerti armonici) 5.28 Haydn Keyboard Sonata in G, H XVI 39 5.42 Tchaikovsky Fatum , Op 77 5.59 Liszt Etude No 4 in D minor (Mazeppa); Symphonic Poem: Mazeppa 6.23 Jozef Swider Song , My Song (Ten
Songs to Lyrics by Polish Poets) 6.31 Parac Pastorale
6.39 Skerjanc Harp Concerto 6.56 Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)


Unknown: Tallis Loquebantur
Unknown: Bovicelli Diminutionen
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Fatum
Unknown: Jozef Swider Song

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