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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.00 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G,
BWV1007 Yo-Yo Ma
6.40 Haydn Symphony No 49 in F minor (La Passione) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Frans Bruggen
7.05 Monteverdi Lamento delta
Ninfa Tavener Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
7.45 Dukas The Sorcerer's
Apprentice Montreal Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.10 Gounod Little Symphony for nine wind instruments
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood
8.45 Uszt Hungarian Fantasy Barry Douglas (piano),
LSO, conductor Jun'ichi Hirokami


Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Monteverdi Lamento
Unknown: Ninfa Tavener Consort
Director: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Barry Douglas

: Proms Composer of the Week: Holst

With Donald Macleod.
Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age (The Planets) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov Dirge and Hymeneal City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, conductor Simon Halsey
Prelude and Scherzo (Hammersmith) Dallas Wind Symphony, conductor Howard Dunn
Partsong: The Evening Watch
BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan Egdon Heath BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Simon Halsey
Conductor: Howard Dunn
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Work in Progress

Glyn Maxwell
Glyn Maxwell 's audio-diary continues as he makes an early start to the day's work on his new poem.


Unknown: Glyn Maxwell
Unknown: Glyn Maxwell

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 46: No 5 in A; No 6 in D Czech Philharmonic, conductor Karel Sejna
10.15 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 3, Op 28 (From Old Sketchbooks) Vladimir Ovchinikov
10.30 Martinu Concerto for Two
String Orchestras, Piano and Timpani Jan Panenka (piano), Josef Hejduk (timpani), Czech Philharmonic, conductor Karel Sejna
10.53 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Hans Peter Westermann , Les Adieux 11.08 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 4,
Op 29 (From Old Sketchbooks) Sviatoslav Richter


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Unknown: Vladimir Ovchinikov
Piano: Jan Panenka
Piano: Josef Hejduk
Conductor: Karel Sejna
Unknown: Hans Peter Westermann
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter

: Morning Performance

New Generation Artists
The fourth of this week's programmes profiling brilliant artists of tomorrow features the Belcea Quartet, pianist Paul Lewis and baritone Christopher Maltman. Presented by Verity Sharp.
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D703 Belcea Quartet
Poulenc Le Travail du Peintre
Christopher Maltman (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor,
D537 Paul Lewis
Wolf Songs Christopher Maltman
(baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2 Belcea Quartet


Pianist: Paul Lewis
Baritone: Christopher Maltman.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Paul Lewis
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Baritone: Malcolm Martineau

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another programme in the series featuring Beethoven's cello sonatas. Heinrich Schiff (cello), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Beethoven Cello Sonata in C,
Op 102 No 1
Lutoslawski Grave (Metamorphoses) Henze Serenade for solo cello
Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor Repeat


Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Henze Serenade

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Mozart Symphony No 35 in D, K385 (Haffner) Conductor Grant Llewellyn Prokofiev Montagues and Capulets; Morning Dance; Romeo and Juliet; Death of Tybalt (Romeo and Juliet) Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 Stephen Hough , conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Hoddinott Dragon Fire (Concerto for timpani, percussion and orchestra) Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: (Suite No 2) Conductor Mark Wigglesworth


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Prokofiev Montagues
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Ravel Daphnis
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: The Piano

Piers Lane focuses on rarely heard pieces from the piano repertoire and looks back on some of the recordings made at the Husum Festival of Piano
Rarities, which is held every year in north Germany. Music includes: Smetana Polka in A minor, Op 12 No 1 Andras Schiff
Beethoven, arr Wagner
Symphony No 9 (1st mvt) Noriko Ogawa
Schoek Toccata Werner Bartschi
Chopin, arr Balakirev Romanze (Piano Concerto No 1) Daniel Berman
Alkan Les Regrets de la Nonnette Ronald Smith
Witte Waltzer for four hands, Op 7 Nos 8 and 10 Ina Peeken and Michael Struck
Busoni Funf Kurze Stucke, No 5
Serge Babayan
Lourie Valse (1926); Gigue (1927) Marie-Catherine Girod
Tchaikovsky, arr Fowke Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy Philip Fowke Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Noriko Ogawa
Unknown: Daniel Berman
Unknown: Alkan Les
Unknown: Ina Peeken
Unknown: Michael Struck
Unknown: Serge Babayan
Unknown: Lourie Valse
Unknown: Marie-Catherine Girod

: In Tune

With Sean RaffertyMusic includes
Mozart's Sonata in A, K305, played by pianist Radu Lupu and violinist Szymon Goldberg ; and Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante in B flat performed by La Petite Bande, directed by Sigiswald Kuijken. E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: Sean Raffertymusic
Pianist: Radu Lupu
Violinist: Szymon Goldberg

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival 1999 Tonight's Schumann programme includes the famous and well-loved
Piano Concerto first performed by Clara Schumann , who said of the work, "I played it twice and found it magnificent. The piano is interwoven with the orchestra in the most subtle way - one cannot imagine the one without the other."
Alfred Brendel (piano),
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale; Piano Concerto in A minor
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Spirits of Another Place
Gerard McBurney talks to artists about the other worlds - foreign places, historical periods - that they romanticise in their work.
8.40 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C


Unknown: Clara Schumann
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Talks: Gerard McBurney

: Night Waves

How has modern western culture been shaped by the way we look at the world? Do we look at things differently in different periods? Laura Cumming discusses the changing nature of visual perception and examines the idea that the end of the 19th century marked a fundamental change in the way we see. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Late evening listening live with Fiona Talkington. Local and exotic traditions come together in the music of Colin McPhee and Benjamin Britten.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Colin McPhee
Unknown: Benjamin Britten.

: Jazz Notes

The second of two conversations between Argentinian composer Lalo Schifrin and Alyn Shipton , covering Schifrin's career from his arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie 's Big Band, including the suite
Gillespiana, up to his current Jazz Meets the Symphony projects.


Unknown: Lalo Schifrin
Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Brahms Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir; Meine Liebe 1st Grun Urszula Kryger (mezzo),
Katarzyna Jankowska (piano)
12.15am Debussy, orch Henri
Busset Printemps Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ludovic Rajter
12.35 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswaid Kuijken
1.00 A concert given by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Neville Marriner with pianist Michael Houston.
Berlioz Overture: Beatrice and Benedict. Op 27
Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
2.25 Clara Schumann Variations in F sharp minor on a Theme of Robert Schumann , Op 20 Angela Cheng (piano)
2.35 Handel Sonata in G minor for two violins and basso continuo, Op 2 No 5 Musica Alta Ripa
2.45 Lassus Motet: Gratia Sole Dei
Currende, conductor Erik van Nevel
3.00 Schools
3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move 3.40 Words Alive 3.55 First
Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write 4.30 Alphabet Time
5.00 Quantz Duet for two flutes, Op 2 Vladislav Brunner and Juraj Brunner
5.10 Handel Suite No 6 in G minor,
HWV439 Jautrite Putnina (piano)
5.35 Brahms Alto Rhapsody
Mirjam Kalin (contralto), Slovenicum Chamber Choir and Choir Consortium
Classicum, Slovenian RSO, conductor Marko Munih
5.50 Kodaly Viennese Clock ;
Entrance of the Emperor and His
Courtiers (Hary Janos ) Toronto SO, conductor Andrew Davis
5.55 Grainger Handel in The Strand Leslie Howard (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Meine Liebe
Unknown: Grun Urszula Kryger
Piano: Katarzyna Jankowska
Conductor: Ludovic Rajter
Conductor: Sigiswaid Kuijken
Conducted By: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Piano: Angela Cheng
Unknown: Musica Alta Ripa
Unknown: Vladislav Brunner
Unknown: Juraj Brunner
Contralto: Mirjam Kalin
Conductor: Marko Munih
Conductor: Kodaly Viennese Clock
Unknown: Hary Janos
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Grainger Handel
Piano: Leslie Howard

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