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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto Maurice Bourgue ,
English String Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
6.45 Beethoven Piano Sonata No 22 in F, Op 54 Alfred Brendel
7.40 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.04 Handel Nisi Dominus , HWV238
Diana Montague (contralto), John Mark Ainsley (tenor),
Simon Birchall (bass), Choir and Orchestra of Westminster Abbey, director Simon Preston
8.45 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Montreal Sinfonietta, conductor Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Maurice Bourgue
Conductor: William Boughton
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Handel Nisi Dominus
Contralto: Diana Montague
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: Simon Birchall
Director: Simon Preston
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Composer of the Week: Hoist

Donald Macleod. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (The Planets) London Philharmonic, conductor Hilary Davan Wetton
Partsongs: Bring Us In Good Ale; Song of the Blacksmith; Lisa Lan ; This Have I Done for My True Love BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan Ballet: The Lure
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Oriental Suite: Beni Mora
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton
Unknown: Lisa Lan
Conductor: James Morgan
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Work in Progress

Glyn Maxwell
The suburban trains of southern
England are the setting of Glyn Maxwell 's new long poem based on the legend of the Flying Dutchman. The hero of the poem, Edmund Lea , is condemned to a train ride into eternity, so Glyn Maxwell spends a day as a train passenger.


Unknown: Glyn Maxwell
Unknown: Glyn Maxwell
Unknown: Edmund Lea
Unknown: Glyn Maxwell

: Masterworks

Peter Hobday. Telemann Les Muscovites (Les Nations) La Stravaganza, Koln
10.08 Prokofiev Sarcasms
Barbara Nissman (piano)
10.18 Dvorak Legends, Op 59 Nos 6-10 Czech Philharmonic, conductor Karel Sejna
10.38 Handel Meine Seele Hort im Sehen, HWV207 Emma Kirkby
(soprano), London Baroque
10.44 Flbich At Twilight Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Sejna
11.01 Prokofiev Visions Fugitives Nikolai Demidenko (piano)


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Piano: Barbara Nissman
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko

: Morning Performance

New Generation Artists
Verity Sharp introduces the third of this week's programmes profiling brilliant young artists as part of Radio 3's New Generation Artists scheme.
Dohnanyi Serenade in C, Op 10 Leopold String Trio
Saint-Saens Fantaisie , Op 124 Emily Beynon (flute), Catherine Beynon (harp)
Takemitsu Voice
Emily Beynon (flute)
Schumann Songs
Christopher Maltman (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1, Op 80 Elisabeth Batiashvili ,
Milana Chernyavska (piano)


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Dohnanyi Serenade
Unknown: Saint-Saens Fantaisie
Flute: Emily Beynon
Flute: Catherine Beynon
Flute: Emily Beynon
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Piano: Milana Chernyavska

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The third of this week's five recitals featuring Beethoven's cello sonatas. Alexander Baillie (cello), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Beethoven Cello Sonata in A, Op 69 Schnittke Cello Sonata Repeat


Cello: Alexander Baillie
Piano: Roger Vignoles

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945) Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Maxwell Davies Temenos with Mermaids and Angels Richard Davies (flute), conducted by the Composer
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A,
K488 Michael Roll , conductor Edward Downes
Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Maxwell Davies Temenos
Flute: Angels Richard Davies
Conductor: Michael Roll
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Choral Evensong

From Southwark Cathedral.
Introit: Christ Being Raised from the Dead (Moore) Responses (Ayleward) Psalm 49 (Walmisley) First Lesson: Amos 9
Office Hymn: Lord of Our Life (Cloisters)
Canticles: Stanford in G
Second Lesson: Mark 12, wl3-27
Anthem: Ascribe unto the Lord (SS Wesley)
Hymn: How Shall I Sing That Majesty (Coe Fen)
Organ Voluntary: Overture: The Occasional Oratorio (Handel)
Director of Music Peter Wright.
Assistant Organist Stephen Disley.


Music: Peter Wright.
Organist: Stephen Disley.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty revisits Rameau in the company of a couple of composers who have been reworking his music for a concert series in the Purcell
'Room, London. Other music includes
Tchaikovsky's Capriccio Italien at
5.40; and pianist Andras Schiff playing Bach's French Suite in G, BWV816.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: Andras Schiff

: Performance on 3

1999 Edinburgh International Festival Kirsteen McCue introduces the first of three concerts this week featuring Schumann's orchestral works, given in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival. Christian Tetzlaff (violin),
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring); Violin Concerto in D minor
8.35 Twenty Minutes: Spirits of Another Place
The first of three programmes in which Gerard McBurney talks to artists about the other worlds they romanticise in their work.
8.55 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor (first version)
# See Brian Kay : page 48


Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Talks: Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Night Waves

Howard Barker 's Scenes from an Execution was highly acclaimed on its first production in 1986. The action is set in Venice, where the artist Galactia struggles to portray the grim reality of battle against the wishes of her patrons.
Kathryn Hunter is taking on the powerful role in a new production of the play, directed for the first time by Barker himself. Richard Coles discusses tonight's opening and talks to contemporary artists about the play's themes of art and moral responsibility. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Howard Barker
Unknown: Kathryn Hunter
Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Late Junction

More connections and contrasts heading into the night.
Fiona Talkington explores traditional music from Bali and Britain, as well as works old, new and unfamiliar, including Feldman's Coptic Light.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces the first of two conversations this week with pianist and composer Lalo Schifrin.
Tonight he discusses his career from the early days of modern jazz in Argentina, through his studies in Paris with Olivier Messiaen , to his eventful meeting with Dizzy Gillespie in 1956.


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Lalo Schifrin.
Unknown: Olivier Messiaen
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Purcell King Arthur (excerpts) Nancy Argenta (soprano), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Monica Huggett
12.15am Britten Rower Songs Camerata Chamber Choir, conductor Michael Bojesen
12.25 Weber Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 James Campbell , Orford Quartet
12.50 Liszt La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell (Annees de Pèlerinage, Book 1) Matti Raekallio (piano)
1.00 Oliver Latry plays the organ of Lisbon Cathedral in a recital given as part of the Lisbon International Organ Festival. Music includes: Lefebure-Wely Sortie in B flat
Franck Prelude , Fugue and Variation in B minor, Op 18
Widor Symphony No 6, Op 42 No 2 (Allegro) Vieme Impromptu (Carillon of Westminster) Latry Improvisation
1.55 Lassus Motet for four voices:
Super Flumina Babylonis
Currende, conductor Erik van Nevel
2.00 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
Slovenian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marko Munih
2.45 Schubert German Dances, D783 Ralf Gothoni (piano)
3.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together: an Assembly for Schools 3.40 Dance Workshop 4.00 EAL Let's Move! 4.20 Scottish Resources 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Edmonton Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
5.10 Palestrina Utaniae de Beata
Virgine Maria; Salve Regina Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montreal, director Christopher Jackson
5.20 Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Pascal Roge , New Zealand SO, conductor Alexander Lazarev
5.45 Schubert An die Musik, D547
Jadwiga Rappe (contralto), Ewa Poblocka (piano)
5.50 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D for two violins and continuo Les Adieux


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Nancy Argenta
Conductor: Monica Huggett
Conductor: Michael Bojesen
Unknown: James Campbell
Unknown: Liszt La Chapelle
Piano: Matti Raekallio
Piano: Oliver Latry
Unknown: Franck Prelude
Unknown: Flumina Babylonis
Conductor: Marko Munih
Piano: Ralf Gothoni
Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Conductor: Palestrina Utaniae
Director: Christopher Jackson
Unknown: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Contralto: Jadwiga Rappe
Piano: Ewa Poblocka

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