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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
1000 Schubert DieNacht(Wieschonbistdu), D983c Baccholian Singers of London
10.02 Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Alicia de Larrocha (piano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
10.26 Dvorak Cypressen , B152 (excerpts) Prague Quartet
10.42 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV351 English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner
10.59 Judith Bingham The Darkness Is No Darkness SS Wesley Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace BBC Symphony Chorus, director Stephen Jackson , with Thomas Trotter (organ)
11.09 Bax Garden offand RPO/Thomas Beecham
11.26 Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, Op 80 Version recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Spain Alicia de Larrocha
Conductor: Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Conductor: Dvorak Cypressen
Unknown: Handel Music
Unknown: Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Wesley Thou Wilt Keep Him
Director: Stephen Jackson
Unknown: Thomas Trotter

: Composer of the Week:Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

1/5. Donald Macleod examines how Richard Strauss 's early works frame the story of his final days - as the composer wrote on his deathbed, "Dying is just as I composed it in Death and Transfiguration." Morgen! Op 27 No Anne Schwanewilms (soprano), Halli, conductor Mark Elder Violin Sonata, Op 18
Vadim Repin , Boris Berezovsky (piano) Tod und Verklarung
Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Rudolf Kempe. Producers Kerry Clark and David Dwight Repeated at 10pm RT DIRECT: Richard Strauss 's Four Last Songs and Orchestral Songs, with Charlotte Margiono and the Holland Radio PO conducted by Edo de Waart is available for E3.99 inc p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or ring [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-AJ343


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Soprano: Anne Schwanewilms
Unknown: Vadim Repin
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe.
Producers: Kerry Clark
Producers: David Dwight Repeated
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Charlotte Margiono
Conducted By: Edo De

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
From London's Wigmore Hall, with Louise Fryer. Jennifer Pike (violin), Martin Roscoe (piano)
Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro Schumann Violin Sonata No Tin A minor, Op 105 Jeremy Pike Processions
Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces
Ravel Tzigane Repeated on Saturday at 2pm


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Violin: Jennifer Pike
Violin: Martin Roscoe
Piano: Kreisler Praeludium
Piano: Allegro Schumann
Unknown: Jeremy Pike

: Magical Mystery Tour

Music with a supernatural theme. Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute
Apollo's Fire, conductor Jeannette Sorrell
Dvorak The Golden Spinning-Wheel Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic/Roman Kofman
2.35 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Lithuanian National SO, conductor Juozas Domarkas Ligeti The Sorcerer's Apprentice Ching-Yun Hu (piano)
2.50 Rachmaninov The Isle of the Dead
Russian National Orchestra/Vladimir Jurowski
3.10 Rossini La regatta veneziana
Tania Kross (mezzo), Ernst Munneke (piano) Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F RV570
(La tempesta di mare) David Greenberg, Apollo's Fire, director Jeannette Sorrell (harpsichord)
Grieg Peer Gynt (excerpts)
Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Spivakov
3.50 Martin The Tempest (Der Sturm): Act 1
Netherlands Radio Chorus and Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thierry Fischer


Conductor: Jeannette Sorrell
Conductor: Juozas Domarkas
Piano: Ching-Yun Hu
Prospero: Robert Holl (bass)
Miranda: Christine Buffle (soprano)
Caliban: Dennis Wllgenhof(bass)
Alonso: Ethan Herschenfeld (bass)
Ferdinand: Simon O'Neill (tenor)
Antonio: James Gilchrist (tenor)
Sebastian Josef: Wagner (baritone)
Gonzalo/Boatman: Andreas MacCo (bass)
Trinculo: Roman Sadnik (tenor)
Stephano: Andre Morsch (baritone)
Adrian: Marcel Beekman (tenor)
Captain: Thomas Ollemans (baritone)

: In Tune

Presented by Petroc Trelawny .


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: Performance on 3

Donald Runnicles 's first concert as chief conductor of the BBCSSO, recorded in Glasgow last week, features two mighty symphonists' first works in the form. Presented by Martin Handley. Heidi Melton (soprano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Donald Runnicies Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C Berg Seven Early Songs Mahler Symphony No 1
Followed by a winning performance from this year's Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Schubert Impromptu in B flat, D935/4 Yeol Eum Son


Unknown: Donald Runnicles
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Soprano: Heidi Melton
Conductor: Donald Runnicies

: Night Waves

RanaMitter talks to the Harvard moral philosopher Michael Sandel about how society arrives at notions of right and wrong. Producer Allegra Mcilroy


Unknown: Michael Sandel
Producer: Allegra McIlroy

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: When Writers Play

1/5. Five writers describe their passion and talent for playing a musical instrument. Novelist Patrick Gale recalls how he got to grips with the cello as a schoolboy. Producer Duncan Minshull EMAIL: theessayS>bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Patrick Gale
Producer: Duncan Minshull

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a gig from guitarist John Russell 's annual festival of improvisation, Fete Quaqua , recorded at the Vortex in London. Producer Peggy sutton


Guitarist: John Russell
Unknown: Fete Quaqua
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491
1.32 Dlepenbrock Lydische Nacht (1913)
1.50 Roussel Symphony No 3 in G minor 2.15 Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 64 No 3 2.35 Fasch
Overture a due chori in B flat 3.01 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20 3.33 Schumann Humoreske in B flat, Op 20 3.57 Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus , Op 61
4.16 Klrnberqer Cantata: An den Flussen Babylons
4.28 Kuula Virta Venhetta vie, Op 37 No 1
4.32 Henderson The River 4.36 Wagner Overture: Rienzi 4.50 Abel Symphony in E flat, Op 10, No 3
5.01 Telemann Oboe Sonata in B flat (Essercizii MusicO
5.14 Cronin Perihelion Rag 5.17 Stalnov A Bright Sun Has Risen 5.23 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 11
5.35 Beethoven, transcr Liszt Adelaide, Op 46 5.45 Holst Wind Quintet, Op 14 5.59 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118, No 2 6.06 Kuula South Ostrobothnian Suite No 2
6.30 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D for 2 violins and continuo, H585 6.40 Henryk Gorecki Three Episodes for Orchestra


Unknown: Schumann Humoreske
Unknown: Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus
Unknown: Flussen Babylons
Unknown: Kuula Virta Venhetta
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Henryk Gorecki

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