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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presented By: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

Introduced by James Jolly . Telemann Concerto in E, TWV53:E 1
La stravaganza, director Andrew Manze (viola d'amore)
10.17 Meyerbeer Raoul 's Romance (Les Huguenots) Richard Leech (tenor), Montpellier Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Cyril Diederich
10.26 Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra, conductor VittorioGui
10.47 Duarte Sinfonia No 5
Phillip van Wilder Fantasia con pause e senza pause Orlando Gough Birds on Fire
Thomas Lupo Fantasia No 11 Fretwork
11.03 Schumann Kinderszenen Op 15 Tessa Birnie (piano)
11.22 Bach Cantata No 190: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.41 Martin Sonata da chiesa
J Rieber (viola d'amore),
Munich Chamber Orchestra, conductor Hans Stadimair


Introduced By: James Jolly
Viola: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Meyerbeer Raoul
Tenor: Richard Leech
Conductor: Cyril Diederich
Unknown: Phillip van Wilder
Piano: Tessa Birnie
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Viola: J Rieber
Conductor: Hans Stadimair

: Composer of the Week: Moszkowski

5/5. Donald Macleod explores two of Moszkowski's most celebrated piano pieces, the devilishly difficult Etudes de virtuosité and the neglected Piano Concerto in E.
Etude de virtuosité, Op 72 No 6, arr Marcel Moyse Ornulf Gulbransen (flute), Johan Oian (piano) Grande valse de concert, Op 88 Seta Tanyel (piano)
Piano Concerto in E, Op 59
Piers Lane, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Etude de virtuosité in A flat minor, Op 72 No 13 Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)
Etude de virtuosité, Op 72, No 6
Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Marcel Moyse
Flute: Ornulf Gulbransen
Flute: Johan Oian
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev

: Afternoon on 3

With Penny Gore.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
4/4. The last 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, with complementary choral interludes from the BBC Singers.
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Robertson
Delius Paris (The Song of a Great City) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Rumon Gamba
Kaija Saariaho Nuits , Adieux
BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan
2.50 Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1, Op 77 Alina Ibragimova , BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Stefan Solyom Bernard Hughes The Death of Balder BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan
4.20 Nielsen Symphony No 5
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leif Segerstam


Unknown: Joan Rodgers
Pianist: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Conductor: David Robertson
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Kaija Saariaho Nuits
Conductor: James Morgan
Unknown: Alina Ibragimova
Conductor: Stefan Solyom
Conductor: Bernard Hughes
Conductor: James Morgan
Conductor: Leif Segerstam

: In Tune

A selection of music, with guests and a round-up of news from the arts world. With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Live from London's Barbican Centre, Catherine Bott introduces three great works of musical mourning.
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Anna Stephany (mezzo), Ed Lyon (tenor), Jonathan Lemalu
(bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC
Symphony Orchestra, conductor David Robertson Josquin des Prez Nymphes des bois
Pierre Boulez Rituel in memoriam Bruno Maderna
7.40 Twenty Minutes: Requiem for a Garden of Eden Scholar and writer Professor Janet Todd peers over the wall into an abandoned Venetian garden and ponders its magical literary past.
8.00 Mozart Requiem , K626


Introduces: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Elizabeth Watts
Soprano: Anna Stephany
Tenor: Ed Lyon
Tenor: Jonathan Lemalu
Conductor: David Robertson
Conductor: Josquin Des Prez
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Bruno Maderna
Unknown: Professor Janet Todd
Unknown: Mozart Requiem

: The Verb

Ian McMillan presents a showcase of new writing, performance and global literature.


Presenter: Ian McMillan
Producer: Laura Thomas

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: Enlightenment Voices

5/5. Sandi Toksvig discusses Mary Wollstonecraft 's 1796 book Letters Written in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, which expresses the author's unquenchable belief in the possibility of change - economic, political and social.


Unknown: Sandi Toksvig
Unknown: Mary Wollstonecraft

: World on 3

A studio session by Romania's Mahala Rai Banda , part army-trained brass band, part city-dwelling traditional Gypsy musicians, whose name translates as Noble Band from the Ghetto. With Lopa Kothari. Producer James Parkin


Unknown: Mahala Rai Banda
Unknown: Lopa Kothari.
Producer: James Parkin

: Through the Night

Rachmaninov Vespers (All-Night Vigil)
1.51 Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, Op 110
2.14 Fodor Sonata in F sharp, Op 2 No 2
2.32 Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
3.01 Brahms Symphony No 3 in F
3.38 Schumann Kinderszenen, Op 15
3.54 Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
4.13 Poulenc Violin Sonata
4.32 Bo Holten Nordisk Suite
4.44 Veracini Violin Sonata in D minor, Op 2 No 12
5.01 Schumann Overture: Manfred
5.14 Schubert Allegretto in C minor, 0915
5.20 Kaski Prelude
5.25 Lassus Quo properas; Certa fortiter; Quid trepidas
5.36 Wilbye Draw On, Sweet Night
5.41 Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22
6.06 Verdi Eri tu (Un ballo in maschera); Rodrigo's aria: Per me giunto (Don Carlos)
6.23 Neufville Aria prima
6.29 Pachelbel Aria quinta
6.39 Schmelzer Sonata a 3 (Lamento)
6.46 Mozart Sonata in G, K283

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