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Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Arne Overture: Alfred Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage (violin)
Haydn Virgo Virginium Praedara (Stabat Mater ) Barbara Bonney (soprano), Elisabeth von Magnus
(mezzo), Herbert Lippert (tenor), Alastair Miles (bass), Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Szymanowski Romance, Op 23
Miriam Kramer (violin), Nicholas Durcan (piano)
8.30-10.00: Aaron Copland Fanfare for the Common Man London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer
Giordano La Mamma Morta (Andrea Chenier) Maria Callas (soprano), Philharmonia, conductor Tullio Serafin Ravel La Valse
Martha Argerich and Alexandre Rabinovitch (pianos)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alfred Collegium Musicum
Violin:
Simon Standage
Unknown:
Stabat Mater
Soprano:
Barbara Bonney
Soprano:
Elisabeth von Magnus
Tenor:
Herbert Lippert
Tenor:
Alastair Miles
Violin:
Miriam Kramer
Violin:
Nicholas Durcan
Piano:
Aaron Copland
Soprano:
Maria Callas
Conductor:
Tullio Serafin
Conductor:
Ravel La Valse
Conductor:
Martha Argerich
Pianos:
Alexandre Rabinovitch

Presented by Sarah Walker.
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.11 Dvorak String Quartet in A flat, Op 105 Smetana Quartet
10.43 Zemlinsky Six Songs, Op 13
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), NDR Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
11.04 FJ Naderman Sonata in C Osian Ellis (harp)
11.12 Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ) Gillian Weir (organ), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
11.47 Chabrier L'lle Heureuse; Les Metamorphoses; Les
Cigales Felicity Lott (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

Contributors

Presented By:
Sarah Walker.
Conductor:
George Szell
Conductor:
John Eliot Gardiner
Harp:
Osian Ellis
Unknown:
Gillian Weir
Conductor:
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Soprano:
Cigales Felicity Lott
Soprano:
Graham Johnson

Introduced by Penny Gore .
Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Hay Music Festival
2/4. Continuing the song recital series with a literary twist, recorded during this year's Hay Festival. Sara Fulgoni (mezzo), Julius Drake (piano) Wagner Wesendonk Lieder
Barber Four Songs, Op 13; Songs of James Joyce , Op 10 Copland Old American Songs: Long Time Ago; Simple Gifts; At the River; Ching-a-Ring Chaw
2.00 BBC Proms 2007
Another chance to hear last Friday's Prom concert from the Royal Albert Hall in London. Presented by Martin Handley.
Lisa Milne (soprano), Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
StraussMacbeth Britten Our Hunting Fathers
Nielsen Symphony No 4 (The Inextinguishable) Repeated from Friday
3.45 From Wigmore Hall, London Brahms Sonata in E flat, Op 120 No 2
Antoine Tamestit (viola), Cedric Tiberghien (piano) Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 (Rider) Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D Prazak Quartet

Contributors

Introduced By:
Penny Gore
Unknown:
Sara Fulgoni
Piano:
Julius Drake
Piano:
Wagner Wesendonk
Unknown:
James Joyce
Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Presented By:
Martin Handley.
Soprano:
Lisa Milne
Soprano:
Halle Orchestra
Conductor:
Mark Elder
Conductor:
StraussmacBeth Britten
Viola:
Antoine Tamestit
Viola:
Cedric Tiberghien

r Introduced live from the Royal Albert Hall ,
London, by Martin Handley. Kurtag's first orchestral work composed in 1994 - a funeral ode - prefaces one of the greatest of all romantic orchestral masterworks, Mahler's last completed symphony, his valedictory Ninth.
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor llan Volkov Gyorgy Kurtag Stele
7.45 Twenty Minutes: Prayer
A short story by Istvan Orkeny , in which a mother has to identify the body of her dead son, an emotional journey from denial to acceptance that unfolds with quiet passion. Translated and read by Hungarian-born actress and writer Mia Nadasi.
8.05 Mahler Symphony No 9
This concert is repeated on Wednesday 8 August at 2.15pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Royal Albert Hall
Unknown:
Martin Handley.
Story By:
Istvan Orkeny
Unknown:
Mia Nadasi.

George Buchanan was the greatest poet and writer of his day in Europe, the shocking political thinker who helped bring down Mary Queen of Scots, the religious dissident who barely escaped the inquisition. If he is almost completely forgotten now it is because he wrote in Latin, the language of educated Europe. Robert Crawford, using his own translations of Buchanan's poetry, introduces us to Scotland's hot-tempered Renaissance genius. Producer Louise Yeoman

Contributors

Unknown:
George Buchanan
Producer:
Louise Yeoman

With Ian Skelly. A sequence of music with a featured Proms performer leading the way. Swedish mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter begins with Strauss's The
Presentation of the Rose from Der Rosenkavalier. EMAIL: artfocus@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Ian Skelly.
Unknown:
Anne Sofie von Otter

Under the Influence
2/3. imtiaz Dharker was born in Pakistan, but grew up in a strict Muslim home in Glasgow before eloping with an Indian Hindu. It is not surprising then that she is influenced not by a single writer, but a whole school: the Sangam poets who, two millennia ago, wrote their poems in Tamil. Although Dharker does not know the language, through the lens of their translator AK Ramanjuan, these ancient poems of love and war have a profound impact on her work today.

Fiona Talkington with more highlights from last weekend's Womad festival, including American blues from the Taj Mahal Trio and the welcome return of the voice of Sheila Chandra. Also, music for string quartet by Aaron Jay Kernis , and 13th-century polyphony from the Huelgas Ensemble.

Contributors

Unknown:
Fiona Talkington
Unknown:
Sheila Chandra.
Unknown:
Aaron Jay Kernis

Presented by Susan Sharpe.
Bach Italian Concerto in F, BWV971 CPE Bach Fugue a 2 in D minor, Wqll9 No 2; Sonata in G minor, Wq70 No 6
Mendelssohn Variations Sérieuses, Op 54; Overture: St Paul , Op 361.53 Spohr Notturno in C for wind and Turkish band, Op 34 2.25 Mahler Symphony No
3.19 A Gabrleli Passe Mezzo Antico; Sonata for three violins and basso continuo 3.27 Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, Op 814.00 Martlnu Polkas and Etudes for piano, Book 3
4.10 Resplghl Impression Brasiliane 4.30
Corelli Sarabande , Gigue and Badinerie 4.38 Hove Praeludium; Allemande Monsieur , Pavane, Susanneken; Chanson Flameng ; Orlando - Chanson Englese 4.51 Qulnault Overture and Dances (Le Nouveau Monde) 5.00 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D, (Le Matin) 5.17 Schubert Piano Trio in E flat, D897
(Notturno) 5.28 Scrlabin Poeme de lextase for orchestra. Op 54 5.53 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No
6.11 Mozart Symphony No 26 in E flat 6.22 Tchaikovsky Four songs to texts byAlexei Toistoy 6.35 Maclej Malecki Dzikigolab, lasipanna 6.52 Soriano DixitDominus

Contributors

Presented By:
Susan Sharpe.
Unknown:
St Paul
Unknown:
Spohr Notturno
Unknown:
Martlnu Polkas
Unknown:
Corelli Sarabande
Unknown:
Allemande Monsieur
Unknown:
Chanson Flameng
Unknown:
Chanson Englese
Unknown:
MacLej Malecki

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