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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Stravinsky The Soldier's Tate (opening)
Melvyn Douglas (narrator), James Mitchell (The
Soldier), Alvin Epstein (The Devil), Members of the Kapp Sinfonietta , conductor Emanuel Vardi
10.16 Gesualdo First Nocturne (Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday) Taverner Choir and Consort, conductor Andrew Parrott
10.39 Fanny Mendelssohn
November (Das Jahr) Lauma Skride (piano)
10.44 Tchaikovsky November (The Seasons) Lydia Artymiw (piano)
10.47 Weill September Song
Lotte Lenya , unknown orchestra conducted by Maurice Levine
10.53 Vaughan Williams A London Symphony (Symphony No 2) (original version) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Narrator: Melvyn Douglas
Narrator: James Mitchell
Unknown: Alvin Epstein
Conductor: Kapp Sinfonietta
Conductor: Emanuel Vardi
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Piano: Lauma Skride
Piano: Lydia Artymiw
Song: Lotte Lenya
Conducted By: Maurice Levine
Conducted By: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Nielsen

2/5. Donald Macleod introduces part of Nielsen's first opera and a complete performance of the symphony he subtitled the Four Temperaments. Grasshopper; Song for the May Festival of the Kolding Grammar School; Song of the Siskin Canzone-Koret , conductor, Frans Rasmussen Saul and David (excerpt)
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Neeme Jarvi
Symphony No 2 (Four Temperaments)
BBCSSO, conductor OsmoVanska Rptdatiopm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Siskin Canzone-Koret
Conductor: Frans Rasmussen
Saul: Aage Haugland (bass)
David: Peter Lindroos (tenor)
Jonathan: Kurt Westi (tenor)
Michal: Tina Kiberg (soprano)

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/4. A recital given at LSO St Luke's in London. Aleksander Madzar (piano) Ravel La Valse
Schoenberg Drei Klavierstucke, Op 11 Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959
2.00 Ulster Orchestra Summer Series
Music recorded in the Ulster Hall, Belfast, as part of the 2009 BBC Summer Concert series. lbert Divertissement
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pierre-Andre Valade Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pierre-Andre Valade Franck Symphonic Variations Michael McHale (piano),
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pascal Rophe
3.10 Lalo Symphony in G minor
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud Roussel Concerto for Small Orchestra
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jane Glover
3.55 Ian White Strata (first performance) Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pascal Rophe
4.35 Debussy, arr Caplet Suite: Children's Corner
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Pierre-Andre Valade


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Pierre-Andre Valade
Conductor: Pierre-Andre Valade
Piano: Michael McHale
Conductor: Pascal Rophe
Conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Conductor: Jane Glover
Conductor: Pascal Rophe
Conductor: Pierre-Andre Valade

: In Tune

A selection of music, with guests and news from the arts world. With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Oliver Knussen continues Peter Maxwell Davies 's 75th birthday celebrations with a performance of his Fourth Symphony, Knussen's own miniatures, based on two Tudor puzzle canons, and Mahler's songs on the poems of Riickert. Presented by Martin Handley.
Helena Rasker (mezzo), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen Knussen Music for a Puppet Court Mahler Ruckert Lieder
Peter Maxwell Davies Symphony No 4
Followed by highlights from the final of the Voice of Black Opera, a new vocal competition for black and Asian singers, held last Saturday at the Great Hall of the University of Birmingham.


Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Presented By: Helena Rasker
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Knussen Music

: Night Waves: Free Thinking

Foreign Secretary David Miliband is interviewed by Philip Dodd in front of an audience at the Sage Gateshead during this year's Free Thinking festival. He talks about his life in politics and his vision for democracy, both at home and abroad. Producer Anthony Denselow


Interviewed By: Philip Dodd
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: A Five Day Journey

2/5. Haunting. Robert Macfarlane explores the poet Edward Thomas 's love affair with paths and tracks of the South Downs on the Sussex-
Hampshire border.


Unknown: Robert MacFarlane
Unknown: Edward Thomas

: Late Junction

Algerian rai from Kamel El Harrachi, blues from Chris Smither , a lullaby from Crete performed by Psarantonis and Niki Xylouri , and Poul Ruders 's reworking of Bach's Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring. Presented by Verity Sharp.
Producer Roger Short EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk;


Unknown: Chris Smither
Unknown: Niki Xylouri
Unknown: Poul Ruders
Unknown: Jesu Joy
Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Viqnery Horn Sonata, Op 71.19 Clara Schumann
Piano Trio in G minor. Op 171.48 A Scarlatti Stabat Mater 2.29 Schubert Incidental music: Rosamunde
3.01 Mozart Piano Concerto No 17 in G, K453
3.31 Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1, Op 80
4.01 Rossini Overture: La gazza ladra
4.11 Matteis Passages in Imitation of the Trumpet
Anon Five Marches: Isaac's Maggot; Waltham Abbey; The Marlborough; The Grenadier's March; Glory of the Sun (John Playford 's new tunes)
Anon after Mattels Chaconne; Plaint; Ecchi
4.21 Brahms Fest- und gedenksprucne, Op 109
4.31 Salzedo Variations sur un theme dans le style ancien, Op 30 442 Strauss Andante, Op 3 No 1 (Funf Klavierstucke) 4.48 Vivaldi Concerto in D for two violins, two cellos and orchestra, RV564
5.01 Sorkocevic, arr Frano Matusic Symphony No 3 in D 5.08 Ockeqhem Intemerata Dei mater
5.17 Chopin Rondo in C, Op 7 5.26 Larsson Pastoral Suite, Op 19 5.40 Debussy Estampes 5.55 Schubert Rondo in A, D438 6.10 Bach Jesu, meine Freude,
BWV227 6.31 Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15


Unknown: John Playford

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