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: Morning on

With Penny Gore, including 6.00
Schumann Fantasiestucke , Op 73 Mischa Maisky (cello), Martha Argerich (piano) 6.15
Butterworth The Banks of Green Willow
English Symphony Orchestra, conductor William Boughton 7.00 Ravel Menuet
Antique Pascal Roge (piano) 7.10 Bach
Magnificat in D, BWV243 Emma Kirkby and Tessa Bonner (sopranos), Michael Chance (countertenor), John Mark Chance Ainsley (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Collegium Musicum 90, director Richard Hickox
8.00 Canteloube Bailero (Songs of the Auvergne) Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Lyon National Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano 8.30Telemann Concerto in A minor for recorder, two violins andcontinuo
Ensemble Florilegium 8.40 Khachaturian Spartacus (Suite No 3) Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Schumann Fantasiestucke
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Cello: Martha Argerich
Conductor: William Boughton
Unknown: Emma Kirkby
Sopranos: Tessa Bonner
Sopranos: Michael Chance
Tenor: John Mark Chance Ainsley
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Collegium Musicum
Director: Richard Hickox
Director: Canteloube Bailero

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

With Donald Macleod.
2: Vivaldi and the Church. Vivaldi had few opportunities to write church music until the maestro dicoro at the Ospedale della Pieta went on extended sick leave and never returned.
Lauda Jerusalem, RV609Susan Gritton and Lisa Milne (sopranos), Choristers and Choirofthe King's Consort, King's Consort, director Robert King
Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera , RV630 Emma Kirkby (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, director Simon Preston
Sinfonia al Santo Sepulchro, RV169
Taverner Players, director Andrew Parrott Gloria, RV589 Emily Van Evera (soprano), Alison Place (mezzo), Margaret Cable (contralto), Taverner Choir and Players, director Andrew Parrott


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Rv609susan Gritton
Sopranos: Lisa Milne
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Mundo Pax Sincera
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Director: Simon Preston
Director: Andrew Parrott
Contralto: Taverner Choir
Director: Andrew Parrott

: Work in Progress

Ronan Bennett. John Brigg , a Yorkshire coroner in the 17th century, is the main character in Ronan Bennett 's new novel. In the second of this week's programmes he talks about the scant historical facts of Brigg's life and his own reinvention of him as a fictional character.


Unknown: Ronan Bennett.
Unknown: John Brigg
Unknown: Ronan Bennett

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Rimsky-Korsakov Skazka (Fairy Tale)
USSR Academic SO, conductor
Yevgeni Svetlanov 10.24 Prokofiev Piano Sonata
No 7, Op 83 Maurizio Pollini 10.43 Stravinsky Ballet: The Firebird
Columbia SO, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Skazka
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini

: Morning Performance

Impressions from a Country lain Burnside discovers more of the unusual repertoire by Bohemian composers. Smetana Sarka (Ma Vlast) Czech PO, conductor Charles Mackerras
Dvorak Piano Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 87 Nash Ensemble
Martinu Piano Concerto No 4 (Incantations) BBC Scottish SO/Nicolae Moldoveanu Smetana Wallenstein 's Camp BBCSO, conductor Jiri Belohlavek


Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Moldoveanu Smetana Wallenstein
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sarah Cunningham (viola da gamba),
Malcolm Proud (harpsichord) Marin Marais Suite in G
Bach Sonata in D for viola da gamba and harpsichord, BWV1028
Marin Marais Suite in E minor


Viola: Sarah Cunningham
Harpsichord: Malcolm Proud

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-Juges Conductor Sylvain Cambreling
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat Jean-Yves Thibaudet , conductor Andrew Davis Dvorak Romance in Fminor, Op 11 Priya Mitchell (violin), conductor
Richard Hickox Martinu The EpicofGilgamesh Eva Urbanova (soprano), Ludovit Ludha (tenor), Dalibor Tolas (baritone), Peter Mikulas (bass), Jack Shepherd (narrator), conductor Jiri Belohlavek


Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
Conductor: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Ludovit Ludha
Baritone: Dalibor Tolas
Baritone: Peter Mikulas
Bass: Jack Shepherd
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: Voices

lain Burnside introduces a specially recorded recital given by the mezzo Petra Lang and by the pianist Roger Vignoles , who perform Schumann's Frauenliebe und -leben plus songs by Mahler and Brahms. Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Petra Lang
Pianist: Roger Vignoles
Producer: Clive Portbury

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty explores the music of the Baroque period as a new book on Baroque architecture is published. Other music includes at 5.35 Weber's Clarinet
Concerto No 2 in E flat performed by Charles Neidich and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Berlioz's Overture: King Learplayed by the London Symphony Orchestra under Colin Davis.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Charles Neidich
Unknown: Colin Davis.

: Performance on 3

From Westminster Cathedral. The launch of Radio 3's Sounding the Millennium series, which contrasts works from the last millennium alongside world premieres from Britain's leading composers of today. Tonight's concert includes the world premiere of a work by Judith Weir contrasted with plainchant and early vocal polyphony. Orlando Consort, BBC Singers,
BBC SO, conductor Stephen Cleobury Plainchant Et Enim Sederunt Principes Anon Alleluia: Video Celos Apertos Plainchant Video Celos Apertos Perotin Viderunt Omnes
Judith Weir All the Ends of the Earth
(BBC commission: first performance)
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Latin in Anglo-Saxon England. As a reflection on the Latin texts being performed in this evening's concert, Hugh Magennis , professor of English at
Queen's University, Belfast, considers the interplay between Latin and the vernacular in the early Middle Ages.
8.30 Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) Solveig Kringelborn (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), London Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Judith Weir
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Perotin Viderunt Omnes
Unknown: Judith Weir
Unknown: Hugh Magennis
Soprano: Solveig Kringelborn
Soprano: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Night Waves

In the second of this week's series on the cultural legacy of Marxism Isabel Hilton and guests discuss the waythe thought and writing of Karl Marx reshaped the study of history and consider what today's historians make of the class struggle.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Karl Marx

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp sets out to find connections between John McCabe , Django Bates and Nitin Sawhney , as well as the extraordinary strumming music of Charlemaine Palestine.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: John McCabe
Unknown: Django Bates
Unknown: Nitin Sawhney

: Jazz Notes

Year of the Rabbit Bobby Watson leads his all-star band in a tribute to Johnny Hodges at this year's Edinburgh Jazz
Festival. The line-up features Canadian trumpeter Ingrid Jensen , English saxophonist Alan Barnes and Scottish pianist Brian Kellock. Watson also talks to Alyn Shipton about his discovery of Hodge's music.


Unknown: Bobby Watson
Unknown: Johnny Hodges
Unknown: Ingrid Jensen
Unknown: Alan Barnes
Pianist: Brian Kellock.
Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05am Durante
Concerto No 8 in A (La Pazzia) 12.15
Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos 12.40 Mozart Violin Sonata in G, K301 1.00 Fasch Overture in G minor; Oboe Concerto in C minor Zelenka Hipocondrie Telemann
Oboe Concerto in B flat; Overture in G minor
2.10 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move 3.35
Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop
4.10 Together Stories 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.45 Sgeul an Orain
5.00 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 14 in F minor for orchestra 5.10 Biber Scordatura
Sonata 5.25 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 5.40 Mendelssohn For He Shall Give
His Angels (Elijah) 5.50 Cavalli Infelice , Che Ascolto ? (Giasone)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Cavalli Infelice
Unknown: Che Ascolto

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