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: Breakfast

With Rob Cowan.


Unknown: Rob Cowan.

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.
Kabalevsky Preludes , Op 38 Nos 1-4 Murray McLachlan (piano)
10.06 Fugues from the Staqe
Today's Group of Three features three fugues that appear in works written for the stage. Verdi Falstaff (conclusion)
Loesser Fugue for Tinhorns (Guys and Dolls) Bernstein Cool (West Side Story)
10.16 Laskovsky Song without Words No 3 in B flat Olga Tverskaya (piano)
10.19 Stravinsky Pulcinelia Jennifer Smith (soprano), John Fryatt (tenor), Malcolm King
(bass), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Simon Rattle
10.59 Monza Suite in Terence Charlston (harpsichord)
11.10 Compere Sej'ay parle
11.13 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) Chamber Orchestra of Europe. conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
11.54 East Quick, Quick, Away, Dispatch! Cambridge Singers, director John Rutter


Unknown: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Kabalevsky Preludes
Piano: Murray McLachlan
Unknown: Verdi Falstaff
Piano: Olga Tverskaya
Soprano: Jennifer Smith
Soprano: John Fryatt
Tenor: Malcolm King
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Harpsichord: Terence Charlston
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Director: John Rutter

: Composer of the Week: Spohr

4/5. The gracious elegance of Spohr's classicism seems altogether less grand than the gestures that were to follow. Yet Spohr was a figure whose music laid many of the foundations that later composers would build on. With Donald Macleod. Symphony No 4 in F, Op 86 (Die Wiehe der Tone) dstmvt) Budapest SO, conductor Alfred Walter Piano Trio No 1 in E minor. Op 119 New Munich Piano Trio
Symphony No 7 in C, Op 121 (The Earthly and Divine in Human Life) (3rd mvt) Czecho-Slovak State PO, conductor Alfred Walter Repeated at 10pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Alfred Walter

: Afternoon on 3

With Louise Fryer.
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
3/8. A recital given at this year's Cheltenham Festival by Radio 3 New Generation Artists. Tai Murray (violin), Andreas Brantelid (cello), Ashley Wass (piano)
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Op 49
Korngold Four pieces (Much Ado about Nothing) Shostakovich Piano Trio No 2, Op 67


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Violin: Tai Murray
Violin: Andreas Brantelid
Cello: Ashley Wass

: Handel Opera Cycle

Handel Semele: Acts land 2
Chorus and Orchestra of Early Opera Company, conductor Christian Curnyn Act 3 is tomorrow at 3.45pm


Conductor: Christian Curnyn
Semele: Rosemary Joshua (soprano)
Ino: Hilary Summers (mezzo)
Juno: Hilary Summers (mezzo)
Cadmus: Brindley Sherratt (bass)
Athamus: Stephen Wallace (countertenor)
Jupiter: Richard Croft (tenor)
Apollo: Richard Croft (tenor)
Iris: Gail Pearson (soprano)
Somnus: Brindley Sherratt (bass)

: BBC Concert Orchestra Fabulous Family Music Day

Recorded in April at Watford Colosseum, and presented by Kirsten O'Brien.
Strauss, arr Malloy Also sprach Zarathustra (excerpt) Schifrin, arr Malloy Mission Impossible Theme Bizet Toreador's March (Carmen)
Britten Hankin Booby (Suite on English Folk Tunes) Hindson RPM
Saint-Saens The Swan Theo Vinden (cello) Quincy Jones , arr Malloy Soul Bossa Nova Offenbach Cancan BBC Concert Orchestra. conductor Christopher Warren-Green


Presented By: Kirsten O'Brien.
Unknown: Britten Hankin Booby
Cello: Theo Vinden
Cello: Quincy Jones
Conductor: Christopher Warren-Green

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

With Petroc Trelawny. From London's
J Wigmore Hall, pianist Leif Ove Andsnes joins brother-and-sister team Christian and Tanja Tetzlaff. Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Schumann Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 80 Mozart Piano Trio in E, K542
Schumann Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63
Followed by Christmas music from around the world.


Pianist: Leif Ove Andsnes
Pianist: Tanja Tetzlaff.
Violin: Tanja Tetzlaff
Piano: Leif Ove Andsnes

: Night Waves

Rana Mitter and guests Jonathan Ree and Michelle Roberts discuss the father of existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-80), who was revered not only for his intellect but also for his liberal principles. Yet since his death, Sartre - who once said that "hell is other people" - has become a cliche of obscure and irrelevant complication, and often perceived as anti-feminist.


Presenter: Rana Mitter
Guest: Jonathan Ree
Guest: Michelle Roberts
Producer: Martin Smith

: Composer of the Week

Rptd from 12 noon

: The Essay: The Great and the Good Mr Handel: 4/5: Handel and Literature

Derek Alsop explores the ways in which Handel related his music to the texts he was setting.


Presenter: Derek Alsop

: Late Junction

Max Reinhardt joins Fiona Talkington to select seasonal music. Also featured are tracks by David Sylvian and Bugge Wesseltoft, and a concert set from Quebec's Yves Lambert and the Bebert Orchestra.


Guest: Max Reinhardt
Presenter: Fiona Talkington
Musicians: Yves Lambert and the Bebert Orchestra
Producer: Roger Short

: Through the Night

Salierl Requiem in C minor (Piccolomesse)

1.37 Mozart Allegro in G minor, KV312; Fuga in G minor, KV401

1.46 Berwald String Quartet in G minor

2.18 Glick Oboe Sonata

2.35 Corelli Sonate da chiesa in D, Op 1 No 12

2.42 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le matin)

3.01 Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor

3.29 Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17

3.57 Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5

4.12 Graeme Koehne Three Poems of Byron

4.24 Debussy Petite Suite

4.37 Bach Gott, wie gross ist deine Gute, BWV462; Dich bet' ich an, mein höchster Cott, BWV449; Dir, dir, Jehova, will ich singen, BWV452; O Hebe Seele, zieh' die Sinnen, BWV494; Vergiss mein nicht, mein allerliester Cott, BWV505; Ich halte treulich still und liebe meinen Cott, BWV466 (Schemelli Collection)

4.49 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 3 No 1

5.01 CPE Bach String Symphony in B flat, Wq182 No 2

5.11 Beethoven 10 Variations for piano on La stessa, fa stessissima from Salieri's Falstaff, WoO 73

5.22 Schumann Songs (Myrthen, Op 25)

5.34 Britten Temporal Variations

5.49 Brahms Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60

6.20 Franck Sonata in A

6.48 Purcell The Duke of Gloucester's Trumpet Suite (Duke of Gloucester's Birthday Ode)

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