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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan.


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1048 ECO, conductor Benjamin Britten
10.12 Britten Diversions, Op 21 Steven Osborne (piano), BBCSSO, conductor Nan Volkov
10.35 Purcell The Fairy Queen: Act 3 (excerpt)
ECO, conductor Benjamin Britten
10.59 Grieg Norwegian Dances (excerpts) Thomas Ades (piano)
11.05 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams) Chicago SO, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Steven Osborne
Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Thomas Ades
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Shepherd and Coridon: Peter Pears (tenor)
Nymph: Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano)
Mopsa: Alfreda Hodgson (contralto)
Shepherd: James Bowman (countertenor)

: Composer of the Week: Purcell's Contemporaries

2/5. A look at the brilliant generation of musicians who first emerged as choristers at the Chapel
Royal after the Restoration, including a musical spy and a heartbroken composer who shot himself on the toss of a coin. With Donald Macleod. Purcell Hear My Prayer Monteverdi Choir, Alastair Ross (organ), conductor John Eliot Gardiner Blow No, Lesbia, You Ask in Vain (Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary) (The Queen's Epicedium) John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo), Timothy Roberts (chamber organ) Matthew Locke Be Thou Exalted, Lord Choir of New College, Oxford, Parley of Instruments, conductor Edward Higginbottom Humfrey 0 Lord My God Charles Brett
(countertenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), David Thomas (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Blow / Was Glad When They Said unto Me
Robin Blaze and Ashley Stafford (countertenors), Rogers Covey-Crump and Mark Le Brocq (tenors), Andrew Dale Forbes (bass), St Paul 's Cathedral
Choir, Parley of Instruments, conductor John Scott Clarke, arr Preston Prince of Denmark's March Simon Preston (organ) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Alastair Ross
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Tenor: Paula Chateauneuf
Unknown: Timothy Roberts
Unknown: Matthew Locke
Conductor: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Charles Brett
Tenor: David Thomas
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Ashley Stafford
Conductor: Mark Le Brocq
Bass: Andrew Dale Forbes
Bass: St Paul
Conductor: John Scott
Unknown: Simon Preston

: Afternoon on 3

With Jonathan Swain.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/4. The first in a series of four concerts this week celebrating the music of Haydn to mark 200 years since his death. Leading Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam performs on the fortepiano in the banqueting room of the newly refurbished Belfast City Hall, as part of the 47th Belfast Festival at Queen's. Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano)
Haydn Piano Sonatas: in G, H XVI 27; in E flat, H XVI 28; in B flat. H XVI 41; Fantasia in C, H XVII 4; Variations on Gott erhalte after H III 77, Piano Sonata in C, H XVI 58
2.00 Cleveland Old and New
Further performances by the Cleveland Orchestra and Apollo's Fire.
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Alfred Brendel , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor
Franz Welser-Most Telemann Concerto in D for two flutes, violin and cello Haydn Symphony No 59 in A (Fire)
Apollo's Fire, director Jeannette Sorrell
Bartok The Miraculous Mandarin; Viola Concerto Kim Kashkashian , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Franz Welser-Mbst


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Pianist: Ronald Brautigam
Unknown: Ronald Brautigam
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Franz Welser-Most
Director: Jeannette Sorrell
Unknown: Kim Kashkashian
Conductor: Franz Welser-Mbst

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Actor Denis Lawson hosts the spectacular opening celebration of the London Jazz Festival, recorded at the Barbican Hall last Friday and focusing on a century of song. The programme draws on significant anniversaries of jazz songs, films, singers and songwriters down the decades. Featuring brand-new arrangements and the stunning vocal skills of a stellar array of vocalists. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Soloists: Cibelle, Kirsty Almeida , Krystle Warren , Kurt Elling , Natalie Merchant , Natalie Williams ,
Roachford, Sarah Jane Morris and Sheila Jordan London Jazz Festival Orchestra, director Guy Barker


Unknown: Denis Lawson
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Unknown: Kirsty Almeida
Unknown: Krystle Warren
Unknown: Kurt Elling
Unknown: Natalie Merchant
Unknown: Natalie Williams
Unknown: Sarah Jane Morris
Unknown: Sheila Jordan
Director: Guy Barker

: Night Waves

Anne McElvoy discusses Nabokov's previously unpublished final novel The Original of Laura. Producer Victoria Shepherd


Unknown: Anne McElvoy
Producer: Victoria Shepherd

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: A Tribute to Mr Purcell

2/5. Purcell in Performance. Early-music performer and scholar Andrew Parrott discusses how his research informs his approach to the performance of Purcell's music.


Unknown: Andrew Parrott

: Late Junction

Tonight's musical mix includes Alistair Anderson 's concertina playing, a setting of the Salve Regina by Monteverdi, and Richard Maxfield 's electronic
Pastoral Symphony. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Producer Felix Carey EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Alistair Anderson
Unknown: Richard Maxfield
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Producer: Felix Carey

: Through the Night

Bach Trio Sonata in C minor (Musical Offering, BWV1079) Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A, K298
Debussy Sonata for flute, viola and harp
1.50 Stucken Symphonic Prologue: William Ratcliffe
2.18 Moscheles Characteristic Tribute to the Memory of Malibran, Op 94 2.30 Ruth Watson Henderson In
Memoriam Elmer Iseler 2.37 Haydn Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise) 3.01 Rachmaninov Prelude in C sharp minor Op 3 No 2 3.04 Terentjev Improvisations on Chopin's Prelude in A 3.08 Grieg Haugtussa
3.36 Sumera Symphony No 2 3.56 Part Fratres
4.09 Lauridsen Contre qui Rose (Les chansons des roses)
4.12 Handel Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden, HWV210 4.18 Kraus Symphony in C 4.31 Dussek
Sonata in D, Op 31 No 2 4.44 David Diamond Rounds
5.01 Vitols Romance 5.08 Zwart Canonic prelude on Psalm 84 5.11 Sweelinck Psalm 90 5.14 Pisendel Sonata in C minor for two oboes 5.19 D Scarlatti Keyboard
Sonata in B minor, Kk87 5.25 Mozart Trio in E flat for piano, clarinet and viola, K498 (Kegelstatt) 5.44 Schubert Five Songs 6.00 Liszt, arr Reuss Concerto pathétique
6.20 Vierdanck Sonata a 4 6.24 Forster Sonata a 3 in C minor; Sonata a 7 6.35 Dulichius
Sunt pia sceptra 6.40 Caplet Divertissement No 1 (A la francaise) 6.45 Debussy Violin Sonata


Unknown: William Ratcliffe

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