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: Breakfast

Introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Introduced By: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Havergal Brian Overture: The Tinker's Wedding Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.09 Bridge Three Improvisations for the left hand Ashley Wass (piano)
10.19 Kodaly Suite: Hary Janos Berlin Radio
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.44 Three arrangements for brass band performed by the Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Williams Fairey Band and the Black Dyke Band.
10.58 Gluck Trio Sonata No 4 in B flat Aura Musicale
11.08 Stravinsky Violin Concerto Northern Sinfonia, director Thomas Zehetmair (violin)
11.30 Handel Foundling Hospital Anthem: Blessed Are They That Considereth the Poor HWV268 Gillian Fisher and Libby Crabtree (sopranos),
Charles Brett (countertenor), John Elwes (tenor), Choir of Winchester Cathedral, Brandenburg Consort, conductor David Hill


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Havergal Brian
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Unknown: Aura Musicale
Violin: Thomas Zehetmair
Unknown: Gillian Fisher
Sopranos: Libby Crabtree
Sopranos: Charles Brett
Tenor: John Elwes

: Composer of the Week: Martinu

2/5. In Search of Western Culture. Once he'd moved to Paris, Martinu revelled in the literary possibilities offered by the French capital. Donald Macleod reveals how he turned this fascination into several theatrical projects.
Suite: Dance of the Hare (Spalicek) Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
The Devil's Dance with Mariken (Hry o Marii) Prague Radio Chorus, Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Julietta (excerpt)
Maria Tauberova (soprano), Michel Ivo Zidek (tenor), Chorus and Orchestra of the National
Theatre Prague, conductor Jaroslav Krombholc Double Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
His Sister a Poisoner (A Bouquet of Flowers)
Libuse Domaninska (soprano), Lubomir Havlak (tenor), Czech Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl Rptdatiopm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Soprano: Maria Tauberova
Soprano: Michel Ivo Zidek
Conductor: Jaroslav Krombholc
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Soprano: Libuse Domaninska
Soprano: Lubomir Havlak
Conductor: Karel Ancerl Rptdatiopm

: Afternoon on 3

With John Shea.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/8. Jonathan Swain introduces the first of a series of concerts from the Schwetzingen Festival. Arcadi Volodos (piano)
Scrlabin Piano Sonata No 7 Op 64 (White Mass) Mompou Paisajes
Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Liszt Après une lecture de Dante (Annees de pèlerinage, 2eme annee: Italie)
2.00 Dance
Barber Suite: Souvenirs
Ulster Orchestra, conductor David Angus Dvorak Overture Othello
2.40 Janacek Lachian Dances BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn Martinu Cello Concerto No 2
Danjulo Ishizaka , BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Andriessen M Is for Man, Music and Mozart BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Clark Rundell
4.10 Ravel Ma Mere I'Oye (complete ballet) BBC NOW, conductor Thierry Fischer


Unknown: John Shea.
Introduces: Jonathan Swain
Piano: Arcadi Volodos
Conductor: David Angus
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Unknown: Danjulo Ishizaka
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Clark Rundell
Conductor: Thierry Fischer

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. With Petroc Trelawny. Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andris Nelsons
Britten Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia (Peter Grimes )
Mark-Anthony Turnaqe From the Wreckage Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat, H Vile 1 Debussy Lamer
In the second half of the programme, highlights of the International Besangon Competition of Young Conductors, this year featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra.


Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Andris Nelsons
Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to Clive James about the latest instalment of his much fêted memoirs, Blaze of Obscurity. Producer Allegra Mcllroy


Unknown: Clive James
Producer: Allegra McLlroy

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

2/5. Nicholas Cronk explores how Voltaire's years in England had far-reaching consequences for Enlightenment thinking in general.


Unknown: Nicholas Cronk

: Late Junction

Guitarist Les Paul playing a Twelfth Street Rag,
Linling Yu performing on the Chinese pipa, Ravel played on the theremin, and the glottal stuttering of singers recorded on the Pityusic Islands by Alan Lomax in the 1950s. Presented by Verity Sharp. Producer Samuel Hickling EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Guitarist: Les Paul
Unknown: Linling Yu
Unknown: Alan Lomax
Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Producer: Samuel Hickling

: Through the Night

Sibelius Tapiola Bruckner Symphony No 6 in A
2.24 Schumann Symphonische Etuden for piano, Op 13
2.50 Mozart Martern aller Arten (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) 3.01 Scriabin Symphony No I in E
3.52 Handel Aria and Variations in D minor
4.04 Bach, orch Schoenberq Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV552 4.21 Sandor Szokolay Sonatina for harpsichord 4.25 Suk Elegie , Op 23 4.31 Vivaldi Sonata in C for oboe, violin and continuo, RV779
4.45 Mielczewski Psalmkonzert for bass, two violins, cello and continuo 4.50 Wassenaer Concerto No 6 in E flat (Sei concerti armonici) 5.01 Boccherini, arr Squarcia String Quartet in C, Op 30 No 6, G324 (La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid) 5.15 D Scarlatti Sonata in C, Kkl59 5.18 D Scarlatti, arr Kain Sonata in D, Kk430 5.21 Paganinl Sonata No 3 for violin and guitar, Op 64 (Centone di sonate) 5.26 JC Bach
Quintet in F for flute, oboe, violin, viola and continuo, Op 11 No 3 5.36 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K284
6.08 G Gabriell Sonata Pian' e forte
6.13 Gesualdo, arr Peter Maxwell Davies Two Motets for brass quintet 6.22 Hoist Wind Quintet in A flat, Op 14 6.37 Poutenc Sonata for two pianos


Unknown: Schumann Symphonische Etuden
Unknown: Sandor Szokolay Sonatina
Harpsichord: Suk Elegie
Unknown: Mielczewski Psalmkonzert
Unknown: Scarlatti Sonata
Unknown: Kain Sonata
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies

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