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Music includes:
7.00-8.30: CPE Bach Trio Sonata in D, Wq 151 Purcell Quartet
Prokofiev Toccata Martha Argerich (piano) Wolf Italian Serenade in G
Berlin PO, conductor Semyon Bychkov
8.30-10.00: Morales Parce Mihi Domine Monteverdi Choir , conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Mozart Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495
Radovan Vlatkovic , English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
Handel Lascia la Spina (II Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno) Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
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Martha Argerich
Semyon Bychkov
Monteverdi Choir
John Eliot Gardiner
Radovan Vlatkovic
Jeffrey Tate
Cecilia Bartoli
Marc Minkowski

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat
Dennis Brain , Philharmonia, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
10.17 Janacek Mladi
Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
10.36 Vauqhan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) Margaret Ritchie (soprano), LPO, conductor Adrian Boult
11.13 Bach Trio Sonata in C minor (Musical Offering, BWV1079) William Bennett (flute), lona Brown (violin), Denis Vigay (cello), Nicholas Kraemer (harpsichord)
11.33 Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610 (excerpt)
As recommended in Saturday's CD Review.


Presented By:
Sarah Walker.
Dennis Brain
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Janacek Mladi
Vauqhan Williams
Margaret Ritchie
Adrian Boult
William Bennett
Denis Vigay
Nicholas Kraemer

1/5. From 1814 to 1815, at the age of 17, Schubert composed prolifically, while the city of his birth played host to the Congress of Vienna. With Donald Macleod.
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118 Barbara Bonney (soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
String Quartet in G minor, D173 (excerpt) Kodaly Quartet
Mass No 2 in G, 167
Thomas Puchegger (treble), Jorg Hering (tenor), Harry van der Kamp (bass), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Bruno Weill Symphony No 2 in B flat (excerpt) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Erlkonig, D328 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Producer Megan Jones Repeated at 8.45pm
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Donald MacLeod.
Barbara Bonney
Geoffrey Parsons
Thomas Puchegger
Jorg Hering
Bruno Weill
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Graham Johnson
Megan Jones

Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Live from London's Wigmore Hall. Bartok's grittiest quartet and Schubert's lyrically intense last. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Juilliard Quartet
Bartok String Quartet No 3
Schubert String Quartet in D minor, D810 (Death and the Maiden)
2.00 New York Philharmonic Orchestra
1/5. This week's concerts focus on the oldest symphony orchestra in the US, the New York Philharmonic. And from the West Coast there are archive performances from the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
Weber Overture:
Oberon Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate, K165 Heidi Grant Murphy (soprano)
Mahler Symphony No 4 Heidi Grant Murphy (soprano), conductor Lorin Maazel
Beethoven String Quartet in D, Op 18 No 3 Orion Quartet
Thomas Ades Life Story, Op 8a Susan Narucki (soprano), Joseph Kalichstein (piano) Ravel Le Tombeau de
Couperin Musorgsky orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen


Presented By:
Stephanie Hughes.
OBEron Mozart Exsultate
Heidi Grant Murphy
Heidi Grant Murphy
Lorin Maazel
Susan Narucki
Joseph Kalichstein
Couperin Musorgsky
Esa-Pekka Salonen

An eclectic and fascinating programme taken from the Barbican's Ades festival. From Berlioz's exuberant overture to Ades's own work, the composer himself conducts music that is all very close to his heart. Presented by Petroc Trelawny . Rebecca von Lipinski (soprano), Susan Bickley (mezzo), BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Ades Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-Juges Sibelius Luonnotar
Ives Orchestral Set No 2
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
Thomas Ades America: a Prophecy


Presented By:
Petroc Trelawny
Susan Bickley
Sibelius Luonnotar

What could be more ridiculous than believing that the Earth is flat? For centuries the idea has embodied the lone band of people who refuse to accept modernity and science. But as Matthew Sweet discovers in a new book, the 19th-century f lat-Earthers who revived the idea couldn't be proved conclusively wrong. Producer Phil Tinline


Phil Tinline

Strange Encounters
1/4. Breaking the Time Barrier. Four scientists relive key moments in their discipline. Today archaeologist Clive Gamble recalls the discovery of the first stone age artefacts in northern
France in 1859 - proof that mankind lived long before biblical times. Producer Roland Pease


Clive Gamble
Roland Pease

Presented by Jonathan Swain.

Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110

Schubert Impromptu in C minor, D899 No 1

Bartok Eight Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz74

Bentzon Trasenit (Woodcuts)

Liszt Sonetto 104 del Petrarca: Etude No 10 in F minor (Appassionata)

Chopin Nocturne No 12 in G, Op 37 No 2

Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor

Schubert/Liszt Standchen, D957 No 4

- Josef Balog (piano)

2.37 Shostakovich Symphony No 1

3.09 Pezel German Dance Suite

3.17 Bach French Suite No 5 in G, BWV816

3.34 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark)

3.52 Debussy La Mer

4.22 Schmelzer Lamento sopra la Morte Ferdinandi III

4.29 Welffens Stabat Mater

4.47 Anon Greensleeves, to a Ground with Divisions

4.52 Borodin Prince Igor's aria (Prince Igor)

5.00 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in D, RV94

5.11 Brahms Hungarian Dances: No 20 in E minor: No 17 in F sharp minor

5.18 Britten Five Flower Songs

5.29 Saint-Saens Bassoon Sonata in G, Op 168

5.41 Bree Concert Overture in B minor

5.53 Nielsen String Quartet No 1

6.19 Rore Da l'Estrem 'Orizonte

6.22 Kodaly Cello Sonata, Op 4

6.40 Gershwin An American in Paris


Jonathan Swain

BBC Radio 3

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