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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan.


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Shchedrin Carmen Suite (excerpt) Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
10.22 Reicha Wind Quintet in D minor, Op 88 No 4 Albert Schweitzer Quintet
10.48 Weelkes When David Heard
Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
10.52 Bach Fantasia con imitazione, BWV563 Simon Preston (organ)
10.56 Couperin In today's Group of Three,
Couperin's Les rozeaux, Le rossignol-vainqueur and Les ondes played by harpsichordists Robert Kohnen , Blandine Verlet and Skip Sempe
11.06 Strauss Divertimento , Op 86 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
11.42 Liszt Prelude and Fugue on BACH Marie-Claire Alain (organ)
11.54 Read Providence
Oregon State University Choir, conductor Ron Jeffers


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Albert Schweitzer
Unknown: David Heard
Director: Anthony Rooley
Director: Bach Fantasia
Unknown: Simon Preston
Harpsichordists: Robert Kohnen
Harpsichordists: Blandine Verlet
Harpsichordists: Skip Sempe
Unknown: Strauss Divertimento
Unknown: Marie-Claire Alain
Conductor: Ron Jeffers

: Composer of the Week: Spohr

2/5. With Donald Macleod. Before he had reached the age of 30, Spohr's talent was the talk of Europe. He had secured a plum job in Vienna, where he composed a wide range of fine works and formed a great friendship with Beethoven. Vanitas! Vanitatum Vanitas, Op 41 No 6 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), HartmutHoll (piano) Overture: Faust
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christian Frohlich
Octet in E, Op 32 Gaudier Ensemble
String Quartet No 12 in C, Op 45 No 1 (excerpts) New Budapest Quartet Repeated atlopm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Christian Frohlich

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
1/8. From this year's Cheltenham Festival. Ingrid Fliter (piano), Meta4
Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 130 Schumann Piano Quintet in £ flat, Op 44


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Piano: Ingrid Fliter

: BBC Performing Groups in Concert

From Studio 7 in Manchester, featuring music by Haydn, Saint-Saens and Mozart.
Jennifer Pike (violin), Andreas Brantelid (cello), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Juanjo Mena
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 33 Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 Haydn Symphony No 34 in D
3.40 Highlights from a concert given at last year's Cheltenham Festival.
Aleksandar Madzar (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Michal Dworzynski
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor Kodaly Dances of Galanta


Unknown: Jennifer Pike
Violin: Andreas Brantelid
Conductor: Juanjo Mena
Piano: Aleksandar Madzar
Conductor: Michal Dworzynski

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

The first of two recitals given at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London last month. The second recital can be heard tomorrow evening. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Takacs Quartet
Beethoven String Quartets: in F, Op 18 No 1; in E flat Op 74 (Harp); in C sharp minor, Op 131
Plus further Christmas music from around the world.


Unknown: Elizabeth Hall
Presented By: Petroc Trelawny

: Night Waves

Matthew Sweet and his guests, including Hermione Lee , discuss novelist and literary critic DH Lawrence , asking whether he should be regarded as a great social campaigner and radical thinker, or simply as a writer preoccupied with the bodily attitudes of the early 20th century. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Matthew Sweet
Unknown: Hermione Lee
Unknown: Dh Lawrence
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: The Great and Good Mr Handel

2/5. Handel and Relationships. Ellen T Harris explores Handel's relationships. Socially, he was quite the bon viveur, and his professional associations could be wrecked by his explosive temper. Little is known, however, about his romantic life, though in his music he was a wry and passionate observer of the human heart.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces some of her favourite tracks of 2009, including Jon Hassell 's Last Night the Moon Came Dropping Its Clothes in the Street, plus Christmas music by the Estonian
Philharmonic Chamber Choir, and a concert set from Basque txalaparta band Oreka TX.
Producer Roger Short EMAIL: late.junction@bbc.co.uk


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Jon Hassell
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Talks
1.17 Tallis Loquebantur variis linguis 1.22
Vaughan Williams Job: a Masque for Dancing; Serenade to Music
2.21 Mendelssohn, arr Rachmaninov Scherzo
(A Midsummer Night's Dream) 2.26 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 9 3.01 Rachmaninov, arr Cailliet Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2 3.06 Bartok Romanian Folk Dances, Sz68 3.13 Alexina Louie Songs of Paradise
3.29 Debussy D'un cahier d'esquisses 3.33 Prokofiev Valse: Sur pros la fune se promene (Children's Suite)
3.36 Debussy, arr Maarten Bon Jeux arranged for eight hands 3.53 Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) 4.04 Stravinsky, arr Maarten Bon Scherzo a la russe 4.09 Rachmaninov, arr unknown Vocalise, Op 34 No 14 4.16 Benoit Sub tuum praesidium; Ecce Panis: Ave Regina 4.23 Berlioz Hungarian March (The
Damnation of Faust) 4.28 Gregoir Marche funebre composée sur le mort de Guillaume II 4.33 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 2 in F, Op 51 4.42 Szymanowskl
Valse romantique 4.46 Ravel La valse 5.01 Brahms
Academic Festival Overture 5.12 Karlowicz Nine Songs
5.27 Abel Pieces for viola da gamba 5.44 Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466 6.15 Bach, arr Blaqoj Angelovski Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Cantata No 147) 6.18 Bach, arr Stokowski
Wachet auf. ruft uns die Stimme (Cantata No 140)
6.23 Musorqsky, ed Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain 6.36 Schumann Traumerei
(Kinderszenen, Op 15) 6.39 Tchaikovsky Without Time, without Season 6.42 Rachmaninov Rejoice,
0 Virgin (All-Night Vigil, Op 37) 6.46 Dvorak Slavonic Dance, Op 46 No 2 6.52 Bruckner Two Graduals


Unknown: Vaughan Williams

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