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: Breakfast

With Sara Mohr-Pietsch .


Unknown: Sara Mohr-Pietsch

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Prokofiev Cinderella (Act 2, conclusion) LSO, conductor Andre Previn
10.18 Mozart Fantasia in F minor, K608 Thomas Trotter (organ)
10.29 Haydn Symphony No 89 in F
London Mozart Players, conductor Jane Glover
10.51 Schumann Nachtstucke , Op 23 Emil Gilels (piano)
11.11 Schoeck Lebendig Begraben , Op 40
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Rieger


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Mozart Fantasia
Unknown: Thomas Trotter
Conductor: Jane Glover
Conductor: Schumann Nachtstucke
Piano: Emil Gilels
Piano: Schoeck Lebendig Begraben
Conductor: Fritz Rieger

: Composer of the Week: Nielsen

5/5. Six years before he died in 1931, Nielsen's
60th birthday was declared a national holiday in his native Denmark; but disillusionment with his lack of international success clouded his final years. With Donald Macleod.
Piano Music for Young and Old (No 7); Three Pieces (No 3) Martin Roscoe (piano) A Fantasy Journey to the Faroes
Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi Flute Concerto Gareth Davies ,
Bournemouth SO, conductor Kees Bakels Benedictus Dominus (Three Motets)
Danish National Radio Chamber Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia semplice) (4th mvt)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste Repeated at 10pm


Piano: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Unknown: Gareth Davies
Conductor: Kees Bakels
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
4/4. Recital of songs by Schubert and Mahler. Petra Lang (mezzo), Adrian Baianu (piano)
Schubert Die Allmacht; Der Tod und das Madchen; Erster Verlust ; Der Zwerg; Der Jungling und der Tod; Diejunge Nonne ; Litanei; Erlkonig Mahler Ruckert Lieder
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
The completion of the story charting the rise through the imperial ranks of peasant Giustino. Handel Giustino: Act 3 See yesterday for cast details
3.15 Ulster Orchestra Summer Series D'lndy Tableaux de voyage
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba Stephen Gardner The Shipyard
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
3.40 Fauré Ballade Op 19
Finghin Collins (piano), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Ruman Gamba
Bizet L'arlesienene: Suite No 1
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud
4.25 Debussy Le gladiateur (first broadcast) Claire Ormshaw (soprano), Robin Tritschler
(tenor), Thorbjorn Guibrandsoy (baritone), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Jean-Luc Tingaud


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Petra Lang
Piano: Adrian Baianu
Unknown: Erster Verlust
Unknown: Diejunge Nonne
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Stephen Gardner
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Piano: Finghin Collins
Conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud
Soprano: Claire Ormshaw
Soprano: Robin Tritschler
Tenor: Thorbjorn Guibrandsoy
Conductor: Jean-Luc Tingaud

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

From London's Barbican, Martin Handley introduces the BBC Symphony Orchestra with conductor and composer Ryan Wigglesworth. Tonight's programme sees the first performance of his orchestral song-cycle Augenlieder.
Claire Booth (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ryan Wigglesworth
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 2
Ryan Wigglesworth Augenlieder (BBC commission, first performance)
7.45 Twenty Minutes: Konstantin Melnikov An account of author Bruce Chatwin 's trip to Moscow to see the reclusive architect.
8.05 Beethoven Overture: Namensfeier
Stravinsky Symphony in C


Introduces: Martin Handley
Unknown: Ryan Wigglesworth.
Conductor: Ryan Wigglesworth
Unknown: Ryan Wigglesworth Augenlieder
Unknown: Konstantin Melnikov
Unknown: Bruce Chatwin

: The Verb

ian McMillan talks to Frieda Hughes about her latest poetry collection, The Book of Mirrors.
Plus a chance to experience the Greyworld sound installation from this year's Free Thinking festival, and a discussion of German literature post-1989, to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Producer Laura Thomas


Unknown: Frieda Hughes
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: A Five Day Journey

5/5. Collecting. Walking the final miles of the South Downs with artist Chris Drury , Robert Macfarlane explores the sometimes eerie relationship between walking, collecting and creation. Vladimir Nabokov , Iris Murdoch , Hugh MacDiarmid , Bruce Chatwin and Drury's own remarkable land-art sculptures are all discussed, along with the life and death of Virginia Woolf, who drowned herself in the Sussex Ouse, having slipped a single heavy flint into her pocket. Producer Tim Dee


Artist: Chris Drury
Artist: Robert MacFarlane
Unknown: Vladimir Nabokov
Unknown: Iris Murdoch
Unknown: Hugh MacDiarmid
Unknown: Bruce Chatwin
Producer: Tim Dee

: World on 3

Highlights from Womex, the annual gathering of the world music industry, which this year takes place in Copenhagen, including music by Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole, and Watcha Clan of Marseilles. Presented by Charlie Gillett. Producer Roger Short


Music By: Cedric Watson
Presented By: Charlie Gillett.
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Sweelinck Christe qui lux es et dies; Echo Fantasia in D minor Bull Salvator mundi Sweeiinck Toccata in D minor Scheidemann Ballet in D minor (Klavierboek van Anna Maria van Eyl) Reinken Hollandische Nachtigahl; Toccata in G minor; Fuga in G minor Schiktt Ach Gott, vom Himmel sieh'darein (choral fantasy) 1.42 Kempis Symphonia No 1 a 5 (Op 2) 1.48 Telemann Der Tag des Gerichts
3.01 Casella Barcarota e scherzo 3.10 Schubert Die schöne Mijllerin, 0795 4.10 Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 9 4.23 Milano Two Fantasias 4.26 Hartmann 6 Fantasiestucke, Op 54 4.42 Gombert Benedicto mensae 4.52 Bizet Andante molto (Roma, 3rd mvt)
5.01 Massenet Méditation (Thais) 5.07 Caldara Vi sento, 0 Dio; Di quel sangue (Passione di Gesu Christo) 5.20
Rameau L'entretien des muses (Pieces de clavessin) 5.26 Purcell The Duke of Gloucester's trumpet suite 5.38
Wagner, orch Mottl Wesendonk Lieder 6.00 Gershwin, transcr Grainger The Man I Love; Love Walked In 6.08 Haydn Symphony No 96 in D (Miracle) 6.31 Field Rondo in A flat 6.40 Anon Kyrie Eleison a 4: Colomba senza fiele 6.49 Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, K381

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