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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Glazunov Autumn (The Seasons) Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.10 Alkan Grande Sonate , Op 3 (Les quatre ages) Ronald Smith (piano)
10.54 Schubert Widerschein , D639
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
10.59 Tiomkin, arr Palmer Suite: High Noon Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Foster
11.08 Britten Cabaret Songs (excerpts)
11.22 Schubert String Quartet in A minor D804
Recording recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Alkan Grande Sonate
Piano: Ronald Smith
Piano: Schubert Widerschein
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Lawrence Foster

: Composer of the Week:Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)

1/5. Through his work as conductor, teacher, writer and composer, Carl Nielsen became the most influential Danish musician of his time. Today he is best known for his six symphonies, although in Denmark he's more celebrated for his songs. This week Donald Macleod dips into both genres and explores some of Nielsen's other popular works. Arabesque (Five Piano Pieces) Martin Roscoe Little Suite for Strings Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, conductor lona Brown
Song behind the Plough Aksel Schiotz (tenor)
Symphony No I (1st mvt) Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
Hymnus amoris Barbara Bonney (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Lars Pedersen (baritone), Bo Anker Hansen (bass), Danish National Radio Choir, Copenhagen Boys Choir
Producer Deborah Preston Repeated at 10pm
RT DIRECT: Nielsen Symphonies 1-6 (3 CDs), featuring the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ole Schmidt , is available for £10.99 inc p&p. Send cheque payable to Selections, to: [address removed], or ring [number removed] (national rate) quoting B46-C425


Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Lars Pedersen
Bass: Bo Anker Hansen
Producer: Deborah Preston
Conducted By: Ole Schmidt

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert introduced from the Wigmore Hall in London by Fiona Talkington.
Christopher Maltman (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Schubert Die schöne Mullerin, D795 Rptd sat 2pm
2.00 Ulster Orchestra Summer Series
Music recorded in the Ulster Hall, Belfast, as part of the 2009 BBC Summer Concert series.
This year's themes included French connections, Irish pianists and Northern Ireland's composers. Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris)
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jane Glover
2.50 Schmitt La tragedie de Salome
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pascal Rophe
Bill Campbell Weather Report (First broadcast) Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud
3.55 Poulenc Piano Concerto Philip Martin ,
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud
4.30 Ravel Ma mere I'oye
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pierre Andre Valade.


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Jane Glover
Conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Unknown: Philip Martin
Conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Conductor: Pierre Andre Valade.

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Nan Volkov returns to the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in his new role as principal guest conductor with a programme of Strauss,
Beethoven, Sibelius and a newly commissioned work from Peter Maxwell Davies in his 75th birthday year. Presented by Martin Handley.
Stefan Vladar (piano), BBCSSO, conductor Han Volkov Strauss Don Juan
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Peter Maxwell Davies Overture: St Francis of Assisi (BBC commission, first performance) Sibelius Symphony No 7
Followed by highlights from the final of the Voice of Black Opera held last Saturday at the Great Hall of the University of Birmingham.


Unknown: Nan Volkov
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Piano: Stefan Vladar
Conductor: Han Volkov
Conductor: Strauss Don Juan
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: St Francis

: Night Waves

Screenwriter Jane Campion talks to Matthew Sweet about her new film Bright Star, which recounts John Keats 's last years. Producer James Cook


Talks: Jane Campion
Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: John Keats
Producer: James Cook

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: A Five Day Journey

1/5. Marking. Robert Macfarlane walks across the South Downs, reflecting on the relationship between paths and stories. Producer Tim Dee EMAIL: theessay@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Robert MacFarlane
Producer: Tim Dee

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents sets from saxophonist Trevor Watt performing with pianist Veryan Weston , plus music from flautist Finn Peters and cornettist Rob Mazurek. Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Trevor Watt
Pianist: Veryan Weston
Unknown: Finn Peters
Unknown: Rob Mazurek.
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Ferguson Partita, Op Sa; Piano Concerto, Op 12
1.50 Messiaen O Sacrum Convivium 1.55 JS Bach, attrib WF Bach Prelude in D, BWV9251.57 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, 0667 (Trout) 2.35 Purcell, arr
Memelsdorff/Staler Ground in D minor 2.38 Purcell Chaconne (Dioclesian) 2.42 CPE Bach Violin Sonata in B minor, Wq76 3.01 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata in A, Op 65 No 3 3.12 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G
3.33 Ravel Violin Sonata in G 3.51 Moniuszko String Quartet No 1 in D minor 4.07 Musorgsky, orch Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Persian Slaves
(Khovanshchina) 4.14 Enescu Sonata torso for violin and piano (Sonata of 1911) 4.29 Mozart Regina coeli, K276 4.36 Tchaikovsky Waltz (Sleeping Beauty)
4.41 Mendelssohn, arr Rachmaninov Scherzo (A
Midsummer Night's Dream) 4.46 Alleqri Miserere mei Deus (Psalm 51) 5.01 Wert Motet Ascendente Jesu in naviculam 5.07 Bjelinski Toccata 5.11 Antonello da Caserta Dame d'onour (Manuscript of Modena)
5.25 Mozart Piano Trio in C, K548 5.44 Forster
Dialogus de Divite etpaupere Lazaro (Vanitas vanitatum)
5.55 Hofmann Kaleidoskop (Charakterskizzen, Op 40 No 4) 6.00 Debussy, orch Henri Busser Printemps
6.19 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
6A3 Telemann Trio No 6 for flute, viola da gamba and continuo (Essercizii MusiciJ 6.51 Weber Wie nahte mir der Schlummen Leise, Leise, fromme Weise (Der Freischutz)

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