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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With James Jolly.
J Strauss (son)
An der schonen, blauen Donau, Op314
Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.09 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 Pierre del Vescovo, Barchet Quartet
10.26 Ariosti First Lesson for the Viol d'Amour
Garth Knox (viola d'amore), Agnes Vesterman (cello)
10.37 Rachmaninov
Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42 Richard Farrell (piano)
10.57 Today's Group of Three celebrates great female viol players.
11.14 Ravel Rapsodie espagnole London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
11.29 Janacek String Quarter No 2 (Intimate Letters) Garth Knox (viola d'amore), members of Ouatuor Diotima


Unknown: James Jolly.
Unknown: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Mozart Horn
Viola: Garth Knox
Cello: Agnes Vesterman
Piano: Richard Farrell
Unknown: Ravel Rapsodie
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Viola: Garth Knox
Unknown: Ouatuor Diotima

: Composer of the Week: Moszkowski

4/5. With Donald Macleod. Moszkowski often saw the funny side of life, responding to criticism of his worth as a composer with amusing retorts, and creating a comical musical parody entitled Anton Note-Squasher. Spanish Dance No 1, Op 65
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir (piano duet) Suite for two violins and piano, Op 71 llya Gringolts and Alexandr Bulov (violins), Irina Ryumina (piano)
Bizet, transcr Moszkowski Chanson bohème (Carmen)
Leslie Howard (piano)
Wagner, transcr Moszkowski Isolde's Death (Tristan und Isolde) Christof Keymer (piano) Moszkowski Anton Notenquetscher am Klavier
Christof Keymer (piano) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Bracha Eden
Piano: Alexander Tamir
Violins: Alexandr Bulov
Piano: Irina Ryumina
Piano: Leslie Howard
Piano: Christof Keymer
Piano: Christof Keymer

: Afternoon on 3

Introduced by Penny Gore .
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
3/4. The third of four concerts from
Bath MozartFest , featuring mezzo Joan Rodgers with the Florestan Piano Trio, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Nash Ensemble.
2.00 Handel Opera Cycle
Radio 3's series showcasing all of Handel's operas continues with the popular Serse (1738) - a convoluted love intrigue set in the ancient world, combining seriousness and comedy. Handel Serse
Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie


Introduced By: Penny Gore
Unknown: Bath Mozartfest
Unknown: Joan Rodgers
Pianist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Conductor: William Christie
Serse: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)
Romilda: Elisabeth Norberg-Schulz (soprano)
Atalanta: Sandrine Piau (soprano)
Arsamene: Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Amastre: Silvia Trosantafe (mezzo)
Ariodate: Giovanni Furlanetto(bass-Baritone)
Elviro: Antonio Abete (bass)

: In Tune

Music, studio guests and a round-up of arts news. Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Live from Glasgow's City Halls,
Catherine Bott introduces the third concert in the BBC
Scottish Symphony Orchestra's Bohemian
Rhapsodies series, continuing with the most Wagnerian of Dvorak's symphonies, the No 7. The concert begins with the most substantial of Dvoraks symphonic poems, a graphic musical portrayal of a Czech folk tale, composed at the end of his life. Ivo Kahanek (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stefan Solyom Dvorak The Golden Spinning Wheel
Martinu Piano Concerto No 5 (Fantasia Concerto)
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Prague Pictures
Author John Banville is inspired by the buildings and bridges of Prague and thinks of its famous sons, such as Kafka and Seifert.
8.15 Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor


Introduces: Catherine Bott
Piano: Ivo Kahanek
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Unknown: John Banville

: Nightwaves: Free Thinking

Mike Brearley , former England cricket captain and President of the British Psychoanalytical
Society, delivers a talk on Narcissism and Leadership at BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking festival 2009 in front of an audience at the Sage Gateshead. Producer James Cook
Radio features: pages 136-137


Unknown: Mike Brearley
Producer: James Cook

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

4/5. Scholar Janet Todd traces Enlightenment philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft 's reaction to the French Revolution - "death and misery, in every shape of terror, haunts this devoted country" - and its impact on her hopes and wishes for change in her native England.


Unknown: Janet Todd
Unknown: Mary Wollstonecraft

: Late Junction

The piano music of Michael Zev Gordon , and Martha Wainwright 's take on Edith Piaf , plus the electronica of Adem and music from The Astounding Eyes of Rita by Tunisian oud player and composer Anouar Brahem. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Michael Zev Gordon
Unknown: Martha Wainwright
Unknown: Edith Piaf
Unknown: Anouar Brahem.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

Magnus Lindberg Seht die Sonne
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor Sibelius Symphony No 1
Nikolai Lugansky (piano) Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jukka Pekka Saraste
2.43 Haydn Piano Trio in E, H XV 28
3.01 Gilse Nonet 3.35 Fodor Symphony No 2 in G, Op 13
4.00 Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks, arr for two pianos
4.15 CPE Bach Sinfonia No 2 in B ffat
4.27 D Scarlatti Sonata in G, Kk104
4.33 Vermeulen La veille 4.44 Lanner Old Viennese Waltzes 4.50 Robert Hughes Essay II
5.01 Bersa Idila, Op 25b
5.08 Scott Lotus Land, Op 47 No 1
5.12 Grainger Four Folk Songs
5.23 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in D, RV94
5.35 Matthias Schmitt Ghanaia
5.42 Rachmaninov Romance and Waltz
5.49 Brahms Tragic Overture
6.02 Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D784
6.22 Walton Sonata for Strings
6.48 Wolf Intermezzo in E flat


Piano: Nikolai Lugansky
Unknown: Robert Hughes

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