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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore, including 6.00
Shostakovich Three Fantastic Dances Tatiana Nikolaieva (piano) 6.05 Vivaldi
Concerto in A minor, RV230 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor
Neville Marriner 7.00 Alonso Lobo Versa Est in Luctum Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips 7.05Crusell Clarinet Concerto
No 3 in B flat, Op 11 Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Antony Pay (clarinet)
8.00 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Jacqueline du Pre, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
8.35 Handel Ombra Mai Fu (Xerxes)
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Berlin Early Music Academy 8.40 Fauns Dolly Suite
Kathryn Stott and Martin Roscoe (pianos)


Piano: Tatiana Nikolaieva
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Director: Peter Phillips
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Pianos: Martin Roscoe

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

With Donald Macleod
3: Vivaldi and Venice. Vivaldi spent most of his working life in Venice. In 1716, two decisive military encounters provided an excuse for a sacred military oratorio based on the biblical story of Judith and Holofernes. Juditha Triumphans (excerpts) Maria Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Ann Murray ,
Susan Bickley , Sarah Connolly and Jean Rigby (mezzos), Choir and Orchestra of the King's Consort, director Robert King


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Juditha Triumphans
Soprano: Maria Cristina Kiehr
Soprano: Ann Murray
Soprano: Susan Bickley
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Director: Robert King

: Work in Progress

Ronan Bennett. The starting point of Ronan Bennett 's new novel was historical research on the 17th-century court records of west Yorkshire. These records document the words of the poor and give a rare insight into English as it was spoken by peasants and artisans.


Unknown: Ronan Bennett.
Unknown: Ronan Bennett

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday. Stravinsky Suite: The Soldier's Tale Columbia Chamber
Ensemble, conducted by the Composer
10.32 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 8, Op 84 Tatiana Nikolaieva 11.02
Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Unknown: Mozart Serenade

: Morning Performance

Impressions from a Country
Smetana From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast) Czech Philharmonic, conductor Charles Mackerras
Zelenka Trio Sonata No 5 in FJohn Anderson and Jennifer Caws (oboes), Geoffrey Gambold (bassoon), Richard Nunn (harpsichord), Thomas Martin (double bass)
Novak String Quartet No 2 in D, Op 35 Prazak Quartet
Dvorak Symphonic Variations BBC
Symphony Orchestra/Jiri Belohlavek


Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Fjohn Anderson
Oboes: Jennifer Caws
Bassoon: Geoffrey Gambold
Bassoon: Richard Nunn
Harpsichord: Thomas Martin

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Prazak Quartet
Martinu String Quartet No 7 (Concerto da Camera)
Dvorak String Quartet in E flat, Op 51

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Dvorak Carnival Overture Conductor
VassilySinaisky James MacMillan The World's RansomingGillian Callow (cor anglais), conductor VassilySinaisky
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
John Lill (piano), conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G/Tadaaki Otaka


Conductor: Vassilysinaisky James MacMillan
Piano: John Lill
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Choral Vespers

From Westminster Cathedral.
Introit: Factum Est Silentium (Dering). Office Hymn (Plainsong).
Psalms 8 and 137 (Plainsong).
New Testament Canticle: Colossians 1, wl2-20 (Plainsong/Falsibordone). Reading: Daniel 7, w9, 10, 13-19. Homily: The Rev Mgr George Stack.
Magnificat Septimi Toni (Victoria). Motet: Plebs Angelica (Tippett). Organ Voluntary: L'Ange a la Trompette (Charpentier).
Master of the music James O'Donnell.
Organist Andrew Reid.


Unknown: Mgr George Stack.
Unknown: Septimi Toni
Organist: James O'Donnell.
Organist: Andrew Reid.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to the Portuguese artist Ana Maria Pacheco , who is influenced by music, about the opening of an exhibition of her work at the National
Gallery. Music in the programme includes at 5.35 Rodrigo's Fantasia para un
Gentilhombre and at 6.40 Khachaturian's
Suite: Masquerade performed by the Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Artist: Ana Maria Pacheco

: Performance on 3

Between now and next Saturday Radio 3 highlights the music of the great Czech composer Leos Janacek. Dismissed as "a scrap-by-scrap composer'afterthe British premiere of Katya Kabanova in 1951, he is now recognised as one of the great operatic composers of ourtime. As a prelude to the opening concert of this season, Chris de Souza talks to director David Pountney and conductor Richard Armstrong about Janacek's rise from obscurity to fame.
7.45 Janacek Katya Kabanova Scottish Opera's current production - sung in English -a moving story of one woman's struggle forfreedom in an oppressive world. Love, betrayal, power and guilt combine in a conflict which can only be resolved in death.
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Richard Armstrong


Unknown: Leos Janacek.
Unknown: Katya Kabanova
Talks: Chris de Souza
Director: David Pountney
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Conductor: Richard Armstrong
Boris Grigoryevich: Ian Storey (tenor)
Katya Kabanova: Susan Chilcott (soprano)
Tikhon Ivanich Kabanov: Ian Caley (tenor)
Kabanicha: Kathryn Harris (contralto)
Vanya Kudrjash: Richard Coxon (tenor)
Dikoy: Roderick Earle (bass)
Varvara: Katija Dragojevic (mezzo)
Kuligin: Quentin Hayes (baritone)

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to Edward Said , one of the world's pre-eminent cultural critics and a leading proponent of the Palestinian cause. In the light of the recent controversy over details of his early life, Said discusses his new memoir Out of Place, in which he talks about his childhood in Cairo, his fierce demanding father and other influences that helped shape his later writing. And in the third of this week's series on the cultural legacy of Marxism
Philip Dodd explores Marxism's impact on literature and literary criticism.


Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Edward Said
Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp contrasts Bryars and Boulez with early Gallic alleluias.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Jazz Notes

Year of the Rabbit. Alyn Shipton introduces the second of this week's tributes to
Johnny Hodges from Bobby Watson 's all-star band at the 1999 Edinburgh International Jazz Festival.


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Johnny Hodges
Unknown: Bobby Watson

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Andre Raison Offertory: Vive le Roy des Parisiens 12.10 Forqueray Chaconne: La Morangis ou la Plissay (Pieces de Viole, 174 7) 12.25 Dvorak
Wind Serenade in D minor, Op 44 12.50 Bach Fantasia in A minor, BWV922 1.00 Organ music by Raison, San Lorenzo,
Araujo, da Conceicao, Coelho, Dandrieu, du Mage and Louis and Francois Couperin
1.50 JC Bach Quintet in F, Op 11 No 3
2.00 Schumann Davidsbundlertanze , Op 6
2.35 Abel Flute Concerto in E minor, Op 6
No 22.50 Handel Bramo di Trionfar(Alcina)
3.00-5.00 Schools
3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together: an Assembly for Schools 3.40 Dance
Workshop 4.00 Let's Move! 4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12 4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Strauss Love Scene (Feuersnot)
5.15 Gabrieli Canzon: La Spiritata 5.25
Boccherini Harpsichord Concerto in E flat
5.40 Vivaldi Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera, RV630 5.55 Rodrigo Copillas de Belen


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Andre Raison
Unknown: Bach Fantasia
Unknown: Francois Couperin
Unknown: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Unknown: Abel Flute
Unknown: Handel Bramo
Unknown: Vivaldi Nulla

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