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: Breakfast

Presented by Rob Cowan.


Presenter: Rob Cowan

: Classical Collection

With Sarah Walker.

Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
conductor Neville Marriner

10.17 Rachmaninov Prelude in C sharp minor, Op3 No 2
John Ogdon (piano)

10.22 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F minor, RV297 (Winter) (The Four Seasons)
Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon (violin)

10.32 Bliss Suite: Things to Come (excerpts)
BBC Philharmonic
conductor Rumon Gamba

10.45 Schubert Die
Forelle Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Hubert Giesen (piano)

10.48 Granados, transcr Bream Andaluza (Danza espahola, Op 37 No 5)
Julian Bream (guitar)

10.52 Brahms Variations on a theme of Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony Chorale)
Vienna SO
conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch

11.10 Telemann In dulci jubilo, TWV 1:939
Helen Groves (soprano), Caroline Trevor (mezzo), James Oxley (tenor), Simon Birchall (bass), Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage (violin)

11.24 Schumann Romance, Op 28 No 2
Artur Rubinstein (piano)

11.28 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D Royal
Concertgebouw Orchestra
conductor Colin Davis


Presenter: Sarah Walker
Musicians: Academy of St Martin in the Fields
[Academy] conductor: Neville Marriner
Pianist: John Ogdon
Musicians: Tafelmusik
Director/violinist: Jeanne Lamon
Musicians: BBC Philharmonic
[Philharmonic] conductor: Rumon Gamba
Tenor: Forelle Fritz Wunderlich
Pianist: Hubert Giesen
Guitarist: Julian Bream
Musicians: Vienna SO
[Orchestra] conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Soprano: Helen Groves
Mezzo: Caroline Trevor
Tenor: James Oxley
Bass: Simon Birchall
Musicians: Collegium Musicum 90
[Musicum] director/violinist: Simon Standage
Pianist: Artur Rubinstein
Musicians: Concertgebouw Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Colin Davis

: Composer of the Week: Wagner: 3/3: Three Dark Days of Wagner: Mastersinger and Race

Wagner's views on race and music. Die Meistersinger von Nurnburg (excerpts)
Cast includes Cheryl Studer (soprano), Cornelia Kallisch (mezzo), Michael Schade and Ben Heppner (tenors), Bernd Weikl (baritone), Rene Pape (bass), Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch


Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Mezzo: Cornelia Kallisch
Tenor: Michael Schade
Tenor: Ben Heppner
Baritone: Bernd Weikl
Bass: Rene Pape
Singers/musicians: Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Afternoon on 3: Summer Festivals

With John Shea.

Mendelssohn Piano Quartet in B minor, Op 3 Dirk Mommetz, Faure Quartet

1.35 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le matin)
Orfeo Orchestra, conductor Gyorgy Vashegyi
Hayes Ode to the memory of Mr Handel
Colin Ainsworth (tenor), Norddeutscher Figuralchor, Gottingen Festival Orchestra, conductor Nicholas McGegan

2.20 Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Le midi)
Orfeo Orchestra, conductor Gyorgy Vashegyi
Palestrina Vulnerasti cor meum; Surge, arnica mea; Vox dilecti mei; Nigra sum Die Himlische Cantorey

3.05 Haydn Symphony No 8 in G (Le soir)
Orfeo Orchestra, conductor Gyorgy Vashegyi
Faure Piano Quartet in C minor, Op 15 Dirk Mommetz, Faure Quartet


Presenter: John Shea
Pianist: Dirk Mommetz
Musicians: Orfeo Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Gyorgy Vashegyi
Tenor: Colin Ainsworth
Musicians: Gottingen Festival Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Nicholas McGegan

: Choral Evensong

Live from Eton College Chapel with the Rodolfus Choir.
Introit: Et incarnatus est (Mass in B minor) (Bach)
Responses: Reading
Psalms: 147, 148, 149, 150 (Stanford, Walmisley, Hanforth, Goodenough)
First Lesson: Isaiah 59, vv1-15a.
Magnificat: Buxtehude
Second Lesson: John 1, vv19-28
Nunc Dimittis: Michael Praetorius
Anthem: Sanctus (Mass in B minor) (Bach)
Hymn: A Great and Mighty Wonder (Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen)
Organ Voluntary: Chorale Prelude on Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV682 (Bach)
Repeated on Sunday at 4pm


Singers: The Rodolfus Choir
Director of music: Ralph Allwood
Organist: David Goode.

: Words and Music: Do Not Go Gentle

Barbara Jefford and Neville Jason explore the adventure of entering the "third age", its challenges and its consolations. (R)


Presenter: Barbara Jefford
Presenter: Neville Jason

: New Generation Artists: 8/9

Schumann Lust der Sturmnacht, Op 35 No Abends am Strand, Op 45 No 3; Waldesgesprach, Op 39 No 3; Fruhlingsnacht, Op 39 No 12; Des Sennen Abschied, Op 79 No 22
Daniela Lehner (mezzo), Jose Luis Gayo (piano)
Tom Arthurs And Distant Shore
Tom Arthurs and Giuliano Sommerhalder (trumpets), Richard Fairhurst (piano)
Brahms Variations on a theme by Handel
Shai Wosner (piano)
David Matthews One Foot in Eden
Allan Clayton (tenor), James Baillieu (piano), Elias Quartet


Mezzo: Daniela Lehner
Pianist: Jose Luis Gayo
Trumpeter: Tom Arthurs
Trumpeter: Giuliano Sommerhalder
Pianist: Richard Fairhurst
Pianist: Shai Wosner
Composer (One Foot in Eden): David Matthews
Tenor: Allan Clayton
Pianist: James Baillieu
Musicians: Elias Quartet

: Performance on 3: BBC Proms 2009

A concert from this year's Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Presented by Petroc Trelawny. Lang Lang (piano), Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Fabio Luisi
Rebecca Saunders Traces Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor Strauss An Alpine Symphony


Presenter: Petroc Trelawny
Pianist: Lang Lang
Musicians: Dresden Staatskapelle
Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Conductor: Rebecca Saunders

: Between the Ears: When Silence Sings

A sonic reflection of Venice as heard through the ears of some of its residents. (R)


Producer: Dinah Bird

: BBC Proms 2009

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain made their Proms debut at the Royal Albert Hall in London in a programme that included Parry's Jerusalem, Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, the march from The Dambusters and the Ode to Joy from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. Presented by Petroc Trelawny. (R)


Musicians: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Presenter: Petroc Trelawny

: Late Junction

Polskas from Sweden, tracks from Stephan Micus's album Snow, blues from CW Stoneking, tarantellas from Italy and Hout by Louis Andriessen. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Musician: Stephan Micus
Singer/musician: CW Stoneking
Pianist: Louis Andriessen
Presenter: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.

Potter: Overture to a Kitchen Comedy

1.12 MacKenzie: Scottish Concerto for piano and orchestra, Op 55

1.40 Stanford: Irish Rhapsody No 4 in A minor (The Fisherman of Loch Neagh and What He Saw)

1.59 Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op 48

2.28 Mattheson: Sonata No 7, Op No 4

2.34 Huber: Cello Sonata No 4 in B flat, Op 130

3.01 Grieg: Holberg Suite

3.21 Rodrigo: Concierto serenata

3.43 Rachmaninov: Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op 42

4.04 Corelli: Sonata da chiesa in E minor, Op 3, No 5

4.12 Anonymous: Three Sephardic Romances

4.21 Debussy: Cello Sonata

4.32 Buxtehude: Missa brevis

4.42 Escosa: Three Dances

4.49 Francaix: Le gal Paris

5.01 Mozart: Overture, Don Giovanni

5.07 Laubef: Trois morceaux caractéristiques, Op 47

5.14 Power: Salve Regina

5.21 Schubert: Six German Dances, D820

5.30 Martinu: Clarinet Sonatina

5.42 Moniuszko: String Quartet No 2 in F

5.59 Haydn: Symphony No 95 in C minor

6.19 Handel, arr Steele-Perkins: Three Airs from Vauxhall Gardens

6.30 Suk: Serenade in E flat, Op 6


Presenter: Jonathan Swain

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