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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Shakespeare's Globe Music by Thomas Morley and others, arranged for productions at London's Globe Theatre.
10.09 Schubert Incidental music: Rosamunde Leopold Stokowski 's Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.37 Faure Violin Sonata in A, Op 13 Lola Bobesco , Jacques Genty (piano)
11.01 Gay/Pepusch
The Beggar's Opera: Act 3, excerpt
Pro Arte Choir and Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent
11.08 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
Debroy Somers Band, conductor Debroy Somers
11.22 Martinu Symphony No 4
Recommended in Saturday's Building a Library.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Music By: Thomas Morley
Music: Rosamunde Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Lola Bobesco
Piano: Jacques Genty
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: Debroy Somers
Polly: Elsie Morrison (soprano)
Lucy: Monica Sinclair (mezzo)
Macheath: John Cameron (baritone)
Gaoler: Laurence Hardy (speaking Role)

: Composer of the Week:Johann Christian Bach (1735-82)

1/5. Johann Christian Bach , JS Bach 's youngest son, was the only Bach to write Italian operas, veering away from a typical Bach-family career as provincial organist. Donald Macleod examines his life and work. Sonata in G, B24
Erika Petofi (violin), Csilla Valyi (cello), Miklos Spanyi (tangent piano)
Laudate pueri Dominum (St Joseph Vespers)
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Markus Schafer (tenor) L'Orfeo Baroque Orchestra, director Michi Gaigg Konzertsatz fur Orgel und Streicher No 1
Johannes Geffert (organ), Johann Christian Bach-Akademie, director Ingeborg Scheerer
Overture: Artaserse Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood Producer Kerry Clark Repeated at 10pm
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Unknown: Johann Christian Bach
Unknown: Js Bach
Organist: Donald MacLeod
Violin: Erika Petofi
Violin: Csilla Valyi
Cello: Miklos Spanyi
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Markus Schafer
Director: Michi Gaigg
Unknown: Johann Christian
Director: Ingeborg Scheerer
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Producer: Kerry Clark

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert ntroduced by Verity Sharp from London's Wigmore Hall.
Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Silke Avenhaus (piano) Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat. Op 70 Reger Suite No 3 in E minor for solo viola Mendelssohn Viola Sonata in C minor Repeated on Saturday at 2pm
2.00 Baltic Sea Festival
A week focusing on this year's festival in Sweden, and the work of its founders, conductors Valery Gergiev and Esa-Pekka Salonen. The themes were Peace and Reconciliation, and today's performances include works composed especially for the occasion. Krzysztof Penderecki Prelude for Peace
World Orchestra for Peace, conductor Valery Gergiev
Verdi Messa da Requiem
Anja Kampe (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo), Alexey Dolgov (tenor), Mikhail Petrenko (bass),
Swedish Radio Chorus, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Harding
3.50 Mahler Symphony No 5
World Orchestra for Peace, conductor Valery Gergiev


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Verity Sharp
Viola: Tabea Zimmermann
Viola: Silke Avenhaus
Conductors: Valery Gergiev
Conductors: Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Verdi Messa
Soprano: Anja Kampe
Soprano: Michelle Deyoung
Tenor: Alexey Dolgov
Tenor: Mikhail Petrenko
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

The opening concert of the BBC Symphony Orchestra's season with chief conductor
Jiri Belohlavek is the first in a series devoted to Martinu's six symphonies, to mark the 50th anniversary of the composer's death. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Gerald Finley (bass-baritone),
BBCSO, conductor Jiri Belohlavek Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201
Mahler Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn Musorqsky Songs and Dances of Death Martinu Symphony No 1
Then the first in a series of lesser-known works by Mendelssohn, one of Radio 3's Composers of the Year. Mendelssohn String Quintet No 2 in B flat, Op 87 Christian Tetzlaff and Isabelle Faust (violins), Hartmut Rohde and Stefan Fehlandt (violas), Gustav Rivinius (cello)


Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Bass-Baritone: Gerald Finley
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Christian Tetzlaff
Violins: Isabelle Faust
Violins: Hartmut Rohde
Violins: Stefan Fehlandt

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet talks to film critic and author Kevin Jackson , about his almanac of vampires and their representations in human culture. Producer James Cook


Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Producer: James Cook

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

1/5. Professor Lisa Jardine examines the diary of 17th-century thinker Robert Hooke , and asks what insight it gives into the world of Enlightenment scientists. Producer Sarah Taylor EMAIL: theessay@bbc.cauk


Unknown: Professor Lisa Jardine
Unknown: Robert Hooke
Producer: Sarah Taylor

: Jazz on 3

A gig by British pianist Robert Mitchell and his award-winning trio 3io, recorded at this year's Cheltenham Jazz Festival, featuring Mitchell's original compositions as well as covers such as an acoustic version of Massive Attack's Teardrop. Presented by Jez Nelson. Producer Peggy Sutton


Pianist: Robert Mitchell
Presented By: Jez Nelson.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Beethoven String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3; String Quartet in E flat, Op 74 (Harp) 1.57 Mozart Flute and Harp
Concerto in C, K299 2.26 Bernstein Chichester Psalms
2.46 Vaughan Williams Variations for brass band 3.01 Sibelius Lemminkainen Suite 3.47 Ester Magi House of Wind 3.55 Trad, arr Yepes Romanza 4.02 Papandopuk) Dodolice, Op 27 4.23 Bach Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV1052 4.44 Auber Ballet music Cuoracha (La muette de Portici) 4.49 Chopin Mazurkas, Op 59: No I in A minor No 3 in F sharp minor 5.01 Brahms, orch Schmeling Hungarian Dances Nos 1, 3 and 5 5.08 Liszt Concert Paraphrase on God Save the Queen, S235 5.16 Locke Oh the Brave Jolly Gypsy; Lucinda, Wink or Veil Those Eyes 5.19 Henry Lawes Now, Now, Lucatia, Now Make Haste; Gather Ye Rosebuds 5.25 Lanier No More Shall Meads 5.29 Telemann Quartet in E minor (Paris Quartets)
5.49 Eisner Symphony in C 6.15 Giustini Keyboard Sonata No I in G minor 6.25 Mozart La ci darem la mano; Ah, fuggi il traditor; Finch'han dat vino; II mio tesoro intanto (Don Giovanni ) 6.36 Strauss Horn
Concerto No I in E flat 6.53 Franck Cantabile in B. M36


Unknown: Sibelius Lemminkainen Suite
Unknown: Henry Lawes
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Strauss Horn
Unknown: Franck Cantabile

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