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: Breakfast

Music, news and the occasional surprise, introduced by Rob Cowan.


Introduced By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Bach, arr Liszt Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543 Maria Yudina (piano)
10.10 J M Bach Liebster Jesu , hor mein Flehen Maria Zedelius (soprano), David Cordier
(countertenor), Paul Elliott and Hein Meens
(tenors), Michael Schopper (bass), Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel (violin)
10.17 Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat, K539 English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.49 Chopin Three Nocturnes
Richard Farrell , Shura Cherkassky and Alfred Cortot (pianos)
11.05 Strauss, arr Dorati
Suite: Der Rosenkavalier Robin Hood Dell Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
11.31 Debussy PeMeas et Melisande (Act 3, excerpt)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vittorio Gui


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Maria Yudina
Unknown: Bach Liebster Jesu
Soprano: Flehen Maria Zedelius
Soprano: David Cordier
Unknown: Paul Elliott
Tenors: Hein Meens
Tenors: Michael Schopper
Bass: Musica Antiqua
Violin: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Richard Farrell
Unknown: Shura Cherkassky
Pianos: Alfred Cortot
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Vittorio Gui
Melisande: Denise Duval (soprano)
Pelleas: Hans Wilbrink (tenor)
Golaud: Michel Roux (bass)

: Composer of the Week: JC Bach

2/5. Donald Macleod follows JC Bach to London, where he became the darling of the English - making friends in high places, and wowing the public with his operas.
Overture: Or/one Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
See the Kind Indulgent Gales Maria Zadori
(soprano), Capella Savaria, conductor Pal Nemeth Harpsichord Concerto in D, Op 1 No 6 Hanover
Band, director Anthony Halstead (harpsichord) Endimione: Act 1 (excerpt)
VokalEnsemble Koln, Cappella Coloniensis , director Bruno Weil Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Soprano: Maria Zadori
Harpsichord: Anthony Halstead
Unknown: Cappella Coloniensis
Director: Bruno Weil
Diana: Vasilijka Jezovsek (soprano)
Nice: Ann Monoyios (soprano)
Amore ,: Jorg Waschinski (countertenor)

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
5/8. The first of four more concerts this week from this year's Schwetzingen Festival. Trio Wanderer
Haydn Piano Trio in A, H XV 18
Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D929
2.00 Debussy, orch Colin MatthewsSymphony/n Bminor Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: The Maid of Pskov Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
2.20 Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
Sergei Krylov , Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
Sibelius Symphony No 1 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
3.40 Rimsky-Korsakov The Maid of Pskov: Act
Soloists, Mariinsky Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Valery Gergiev
4.20 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring NDR Symphony Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Unknown: Sergei Krylov
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert given at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester in which Leonidas Kavakos is the soloist in Beethoven's Violin Concerto.
Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Beethoven Overture: The Ruins of Athens; Violin Concerto in D
Waqner Siegfried Idyll; Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
Followed by another focus on the lesser-known works of Mendelssohn.
Mendelssohn Variations concertantes, Op 17 Julian Steckel (cello), Paul Rivinius (piano)


Unknown: Leonidas Kavakos
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Cello: Julian Steckel
Cello: Paul Rivinius

: Night Waves

Rana Mitter and William Dalrymple discuss the sacred in modern India, and journalist Madeleine Bunting talks about a plot of land in Yorkshire that taught her the wisdom of location. Producer James Cook


Unknown: Rana Mitter
Unknown: William Dalrymple
Talks: Madeleine Bunting
Producer: James Cook

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

2/5. Dr Felicity Henderson , manager of the Royal Society History of Science events, assesses 17th-century thinker Robert Hooke 's part in the early success of the Royal Society, which celebrates its 350th anniversary next year.


Unknown: Dr Felicity Henderson
Unknown: Robert Hooke

: Late Junction

Featuring a traditional song from the Faroe
Islands, the haunting sound of the Cretan lyra, and electro-acoustic music by Ireland's
Jurgen Simpson. Also, pianist Zoltan Kocsis plays Bartok and larla 0 Lionaird sings Gavin Bryars 's Anail De - The Breath of God. Presented by Verity Sharp. Producer Sam Hickling EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jurgen Simpson.
Pianist: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Gavin Bryars
Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Producer: Sam Hickling

: Through the Night

Brahms Violin Concerto in D Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D
2.24 Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XIV 25 (Gypsy Rondo)
2.40 Nibelle Carillon orleannais 2.46 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
3.01 Berlioz La mort de Cleopatre 3.23
Handel Piangero la sorte mia (Giulio Cesare ) 3.30 Saint-Sacns Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian) 3.58 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 4.11 Louis Andriessen Le voile du bonheur 4.18 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
4.35 Shostakovich Seven Dances of the Dolls, Op 91c 446 Svendsen Overture: Carnival in Paris
5.01 Franceschini Sonata in D for two trumpets and strings 5.09 Svendsen Norwegian Artists' Carnival, Op 14 5.17 Debussy Hommage a Haydn
5.18 Francis Kleynjans Hommage a Satie
5.21 Ruppe Duetto in F 5.32 Buffardin Flute Concerto in E minor 5.44 Szymanowski String Quartet No 1 in C, Op 37 6.03 Karlowicz Four Songs 6.10
Respiqhi Rossiniana 6.37 Mendelssohn Piano Sextet in D, Op 110


Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Francis Kleynjans Hommage
Unknown: Ruppe Duetto
Songs: Respiqhi Rossiniana

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