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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Lambert Concerto for piano and nine players
Richard Rodney Bennett , Members of the English Sinfonia, conductor Neville Dilkes
10.28 Haydn Symphony No 91 in E flat
Freiburger Barockorchester , conductor Rene Jacobs
10.55 Parry Elegy for Brahms LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
11.12 Howells Hymnus Paradisi
Joan Rodgers (soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Conductor: Neville Dilkes
Conductor: Freiburger Barockorchester
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Howells Hymnus Paradisi
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Soprano: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Satie

5/5. LeMaftre. Donald Macleod introduces Satie's momentous last decade, featuring two rare fanfares for trumpet and a song written in memory of the composer's friend and colleague Claude Debussy. Musique d'ameublement No 3 Ensemble Erwartung, conductor Bernard Desgraupes
Louis Durey Hommage a Erik Satie
Francois Le Roux (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano) Satie Sonnerie pour réveiller le bon gros roi des singes (lequel ne dort toujours que d'un oeil) Richard Giangiulio and Bert Traux (trumpets)
La statue retrouvée Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), Simon Preston (organ)
Six nocturnes Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Trois petites pièces montees Lamoureux Concerts Orchestra, conductor Yutaka Sado
Quartre petites mélodies Anne-Sophie Schmidt (soprano),
Jean-Pierre Armengaud (piano)
Entr'acte Cinéma (Relache) Ars Nova Ensemble Repeated at 9.15pm


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Claude Debussy.
Conductor: Bernard Desgraupes
Conductor: Louis Durey Hommage
Unknown: Erik Satie
Baritone: Francois Le Roux
Baritone: Graham Johnson
Piano: Satie Sonnerie
Unknown: Richard Giangiulio
Unknown: Bert Traux
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Yutaka Sado
Piano: Jean-Pierre Armengaud

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
4/4. Celebrating the music of American romantic composers, recorded in the Ship and Dockside Gallery at Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh.
Willard White (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano) Ives An Old Flame; In the Alley; llmenau; The Cage; Ich grolle nicht; Slow March; Berceuse; 1-2-3
Copland The Boatmen's Dance; Long Time Ago; The Dodger; The Little Horses; Simple Gifts, At the River; I Bought Me a Cat
Rodgers and Hammerstein Edelweiss (The Sound of Music); If I Loved You (Carousel); Some Enchanted Evening; This Nearly Was Mine (South Pacific) Bernstein My House; Who Am I? (Peter Pan); Tonight; Somewhere (West Side Story)
Gershwin There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York; Summertime; I Got Plenty of Nothin' (Porgy and Bess)
2.00 German Orchestras
Today Kurt Masur reflects on how protesters in the East German city of Leipzig came close to tragedy. Rachmaninov The Isle of the Dead
Berlin PO, conductor Gustavo Dudamel
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Viktoria Mullova, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Gustavo Dudamel
2.50 Beethoven Incidental music: Egmont Melanie Diener (soprano), French National Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur Liszt Tasso - lamento e trionfo
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
3.50 Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony
French National Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Bass-Baritone: Eugene Asti
Bass-Baritone: Hammerstein Edelweiss
Unknown: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Soprano: Melanie Diener
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Liszt Tasso
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

A concert given at London's Cadogan Hall by the English Chamber Orchestra under the baton of its new music director Paul Watkins , who is also the soloist in one of CPE Bach's cello concertos. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Allan Clayton (tenor), English Chamber Orchestra, director Paul Watkins (cello)
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream Britten Nocturne, Op 60
CPE Bach Cello Concerto in A, Wq172
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)
Followed by a final focus on the English Chamber Orchestra. Paul Watkins presents a selection of the ensemble's most recent recordings, including Henry Tomasi 's Trumpet Concerto in B flat, with soloist Clement Saunier.


Director: Paul Watkins
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Tenor: Allan Clayton
Cello: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Paul Watkins
Unknown: Henry Tomasi
Soloist: Clement Saunier.

: The Verb

Ian McMillan talks to poet Paul Durcan about his latest collection. Plus, the story of forgotten Nobel Prize-winner Halldor Laxness.


Talks: Ian McMillan
Unknown: Paul Durcan

: Composer of the Week

Repeated from 12 noon

: The Essay: The World TurnedUpside Down

5/5. The last of this week's reflections on an apparently banal object that reveals how daily life was changed by the fall of Communism.

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents from Ronnie Scott 's jazz club on the opening night of the London Jazz Festival. With vibraphone master Bobby Hutcherson and vocalist Kurt Elling Producer Peggy Sutton


Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Bobby Hutcherson
Unknown: Kurt Elling
Producer: Peggy Sutton

: Through the Night

Mozart Mass in C minor, K427 (Grosse Messe) 2.20 Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542 (Great)
2.32 Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3 3.01 Goldmark Overture: In Italien, Op 49 3.13 Moniuszko Triolet; Dumka; Przyczyna 3.21 Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements 3.43 Brahms Four Klavierstucke, Op 119 4.00 Chopin, arr Paganini Nocturne in D, Op 9 No 2 4.05 Boccherini Cello Concerto in D, G478
4.25 Telemann Overture in F for two chalumeaux, two violette and basso continuo 4.37 La Rue Kyrie (Missa Sancto Job) 4.42 Duphly La tribolet 4A6 Couperin Musette de Choisy (Pieces de clavecin Ordre No 15) 4.49 Handel Cara sposa, amante cara (Rinaldo)
5.01 Le Concert Brise Improvisation on La Monica
5.08 Bach Contrapunctus I and 2 (The Art of Fugue)
5.15 Ravel Piano Concerto in G 5.38 Sullivan
Symphony in E (Irish) 6.14 Trad, arr Krelsler Farewell to Cucullain (Londonderry Air) 6.19 Daniel-Lesur Suite médiévale 6.34 Anon Four Songs of the Harp
6.50 Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela (Lemminkainen Suite)

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