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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan.


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
Vivaldi Concerto in D minor, RV540
Rosemary Green (viola d'amore), Hermann Leeb
(lute), Anglian Ensemble, conductor John Snashall
10.13 D Scarlatti Sonatas, Kk96, Kk27 and Kk492 Anne Queffelec (piano)
10.25 Puccini Madama Butterfly (excerpt)
Vienna State Opera Chorus,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.44 Today's Group of Three explores English composers' obsession with the In nomine from a mass by John Taverner , sung by the Tallis
Scholars, followed by later settings played by lutenist Nigel North and viol consort Fretwork.
10.57 Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
11.44 Gibbons This Is the Record of John Tallis 0 nata lux de lumine Byrd Ye Sacred Muses
Alfred Deller (countertenor), Deller Consort, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Consort of Viols, director August Wenzinger


Unknown: James Jolly.
Viola: Rosemary Green
Unknown: Hermann Leeb
Conductor: John Snashall
Piano: Anne Queffelec
Unknown: John Taverner
Unknown: Nigel North
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Butterfly: Mirella Freni (soprano)
Suzuki: Christa Ludwig (mezzo)

: Composer of the Week: Moszkowski

2/5. Donald Macleod explores the composer's Violin Concerto, a full-blooded romantic work. Tarantella, Op 27 No 2 Seta Tanyel (piano) Waltz in E, Op 34 No 1 Eileen Joyce (piano) Violin Concerto in C, Op 30
Thomas Christian , Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christian Simonis
Guitarre, Op 45 No 2 Jascha Heifetz (violin), Arpad Sandor (piano) Repeated atiopm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Thomas Christian
Conductor: Christian Simonis
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Piano: Arpad Sandor

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/4. The first in a series of four concerts from Bath MozartFest, featuring performances by mezzo Joan Rodgers with the Florestan Piano Trio, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Nash Ensemble.
2.00 20th-century Greats
Great concertos and symphonies from the 20th century, plus choral interludes from the BBC
Singers. Today's programme includes popular works from North and South America. Korngold Violin Concerto in D, Op 35 Boris Brovtsyn , BBC Philharmonic. conductor Arvo Volmer
Copland Appalachian Spring Ives Three Places in New England
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jayce Ogren
3.15 Bill Frisell /Mike Gibbs Collage for a Day (BBC Commission: first performance)
Bill Frisell (guitar), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mike Gibbs
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 9
BBC Singers, conductor Paul Brough
4.30 Stravinsky Symphony in C
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Damian lono


Unknown: Joan Rodgers
Pianist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Unknown: Boris Brovtsyn
Conductor: Jayce Ogren
Conductor: Bill Frisell
Conductor: Mike Gibbs
Conductor: Paul Brough
Conductor: Damian Lono

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

The LPO and Vladimir Jurowski begin their festival Schnittke: Between Two Worlds with a concert reflecting the festival theme, whether in the battle between paganism and the Christianity of Wagner's Parsifal or in Faust's dilemma as he contemplates selling his soul to the Devil in Schnittke's The History of Johann Faustus.
Moscow Conservatory Chamber Choir, London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Jurowski Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
Wagner Prelude and Good Friday Music (Parsifal) Schnittke Excerpts from the History of D Johann Faustus (first UK performance)
Followed by the second focus on the British Composer Awards. Presenter Catherine Bott looks at the category for contemporary jazz compositions, which is new for the 2009 awards.


Unknown: Vladimir Jurowski
Unknown: Johann Faustus.
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Unknown: Johann Faustus
Presenter: Catherine Bott
Mephistophila: Anna Larsson (mezzo
Mephistophiles: Andrew Watts (countertenor)
Narrator: Markus Brutscher (tenor)
Dr Faustus: Stephen Richardson (bass)

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd travels to Munich to meet Hans Magnus Enzenberger, one of Germany's greatest living poets. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Hans Magnus
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

2/5. When the young Mary Wollstonecraft first read the work of the Swiss philosopher Jean-
Jacques Rousseau (1712-78), she thought she had found a soul mate. Later, researching A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, she came to recognise a less attractive side of her former hero. Janet Todd describes Wollstonecraft's discovery of Rousseau's divisive recommendations for the upbringing of boys and girls in his best-known work Emile.


Unknown: Mary Wollstonecraft
Unknown: Jacques Rousseau
Unknown: Janet Todd

: Late Junction

A remix by Scanner of music by Frederic Rzewski , and the voice of Puerto Plata from the Dominican Republic, plus music by the jew's-harp-playing Wright family. With Verity Sharp.
Producer Philip Tagney EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Music By: Frederic Rzewski
Unknown: Verity Sharp.
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Through the Night

Adam de la Halle Le jeu de Robin et Marion
2.07 Sibelius Symphony No 5 2.41 Mozart
Divertimento in D, K205 3.01 Krzysztof Penderecki Concerto Grosso for three cellos and orchestra
3.36 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11
3.54 Moeschinger Wind Quintet on Swiss Folk Songs, Op 53 4.14 Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Sonata in C minor 4.28 Vllla-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 5
4.41 Arvo Part Spiegel im Spiegel 4.48 Liszt Hymne de I'enfant a son réveil, S19 5.01 Goldmark Overture: Ein Wintermarchen 5.10 Hannikainen Ensi Lumi
5.15 Debussy, orch Brewaeys Des pas sur la neige
(Preludes, Book 1 No 6) 5.21 JM Bach Liebster Jesu, h6r mein Flehen 5.28 Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, H XV 10
5.39 Janez Greqorc Sans respirer, sans soupir
5.45 Franc;aix Danses exotiques
5.56 Grieg, orch Sitt Four Norwegian Dances, Op 35
6.15 Fusz Quartet for flute, viola, cello and guitar
6.41 Borodin, ed Glazunov Symphony No 3 in A minor


Unknown: Krzysztof Penderecki

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