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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Wagner Siegfried /dy/< Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
6.35 Tippett Concerto for Double String Orchestra BBC SO, conductor Andrew Davis
7.10 Schumann Papillons, Op 2 Max Levinson (piano)
7.50 Weber, orch Berlioz Introduction to the Dance Berlin Philharmonic. conductor Herbert von Karajan
8.00 Wientawski Polonaise No 1, Op 4 Maxim Vengerov (vioiin), !tamarGotan (piano)
8.50 Haydn Te Deum in C, HXX/llc 2 English Concert Choir and Orchestra. director Trevor Pinnock


Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: William Boyce (1711-79): 1: Early Years

William Boyce has some claim to be the outstanding English composer of the mid-18th century. Donald Macleod presents five programmes this week in a chronological study of his music, accompanied by Garard Green reading from the Memoirs of Dr Boyce by Boyce's contemporary Sir John Hawkins.

Spring Gardens Evelyn Tubb (soprano). Frances Kelly (triple harp)
Turn Thee unto Me Choir of New College, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom Symphony No 8 in D minor Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
Peleus and Thetis (excerpts) Soloists, Opera Restor'd, director Peter Holman


Unknown: William Boyce
Unknown: Donatd Macleod
Accompanied By: Garard Green
Unknown: Sir John Hawkins.
Soprano: Evetyn Tubb
Soprano: Frances Kei
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Work in Progress

Sarah Magu ;'re. The first of five programmes this week in which the poet
Sarah Maguire. recently poet-in-residence at the Cheisea Physic Garden, talks about her new poem. Umbre//u/artacaMbrn<ca. Producer Fiona MacLean


Unknown: Sarah Magu
Unknown: Sarah Maguire.
Producer: Fiona MacLean

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday, featuring
Shostakovich's symphonies and performances by Regine Crespin.
JC Bach Overture; La Clemenza di Scipione Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
10.13 Rave) Snenerazade Regine Crispin (soprano), Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.30 Haydn Fantasia in C, H XW/ 4 Alfred Brendel (piano)
10.36 Bartok Cantata Profana
John Aier (tenor), John Tomlinson (bass),
Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra. conductor Pierre Bou!ez
10.56 Shostakovich Symphony No.1 National Symphony Orchestra. conductor Mstislav Rostropovich Producer Arthur Johnson


Unknown: Peter Hobday
Unknown: Regine Crespin.
Conductor: Anthony Haistead
Soprano: Snenerazade Regine Crispin
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

: Morning Performance

York and Beverley Early Music Festivals
Lucie Skeaping presents a week of vocal and instrumental music spanning 600 years of European musical history, featuring Europe's finest early music performers recorded in some of Yorkshire's most historic locations. Today's programme begins with theatre music by Purcell from The Fairy Queen and Timon of Athens and ends with Handel's Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5, and the aria Sweet Bird (L'Allegro). The ensemble Florilegium and Julia Gooding (soprano) were recorded in Beverley Minster. In between is a sequence of madrigals and instrumental pieces from 15th-century Italy and 17th-century England, performed by the ensembles Mala Punica, Virelai, the Rose Consort of Viols and the Consort of Musike.


Presenter: Lucie Skeaping
Producer: Paul Hindmarsh
Producer: Edwina Wolstencroft

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes presents the Trio Fontenay in a concert given in the Wigmore Hall, London.
Haydn Piano Trio in D. H XV 24
Schubert Piano Trio No 1 in B flat, D898


Presenter: Stephanie Hughes
Musicians: The Trio Fontenay

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC <Vat<ona/ Orc/testfa or Wa/es
Rossini Overture; tV;7ham 7e//
Conductor Mark W!gg!esworth
Tchaikovsky P/ano Concerto No 1 t'n B/'/atm/norJohn Li!) (piano). conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Bizet L'Arlésienne: Pre/ude; M/nuet;
Adagietto (Suite No 1); /ntermezzo (Su/te No 2); Can/ton (Su<te No 1) Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 2 /n C m/nor ('f.<tt<e Russian) Conductor David Atherton


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: David Atherton

: Opera in Action

Ancient Greece and its mythology have supplied opera with some of its most dramatic and terrifying plots. Graeme Kay explores music from Handel to Henze and discovers that modern Greece also has a role to play.


Presenter: Graeme Kay
Producer: Paul Evans

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to Anthony Holden about his new biography of Shakespeare. Music includes at 5.30 Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488, with Howard
Shelley and the London Mozart Players, and at 6.10 Rachmaninov's Vocalise with the St Petersburg PO/ Mariss Jansons. Plus after 7.00 Saint-Saens's violin concertos as recommended in Radio 3's Disc of the Week.


Presenter: Sean Rafferty
Interviewee/Author: Anthony Holden

: Performance on 3

Stee/andGoM. The second concert in the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's cycle of Rachmaninov symphonies, given on Saturday in Glasgow's City Halt.
ArturPizarro (piano), BBC Scottish SO, conductor Osmo Vanska
Webem Passacag/ta, Op 1 Scriabin P/ano Concerto
Rachmaninov SympnonyNo 2f'n Fm<nor Next programme !n the series Friday 12th November 8pm


Conductor: Osmo Vanska

: Scriabin

Artur Pizzaro plays a selection of Alexander Scriabin's Mazurkas for piano.


Pianist: Artur Pizzaro
Composer: Alexander Scriabin

: Night Waves

The writer Jonathan Raban has just sailed from Seattte to the Alaska panhandle. Paul Alien discusses Raban's fascination with the open sea and talks to poet
Paul Mu !doon about what he describes as "the end of the poem".


Unknown: Jonathan Raban
Unknown: Paul Alien
Unknown: Paul Mu

: Late junction

Verity Sharp explores the music of Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Aii Khan , who died in 1997. She begins with Khan's 1992 recording, Love Has No Dest<nat<on. Pius eiectro-accoustic music by David Behrman and earfy 16th-century Bohemian po!yphony sung by the Hithard Ensemble. Producer Fe!<xCarey


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Singer: Nusrat Fateh Aii Khan
Music By: David Behrman

: Jazz Notes

Atyn Shipton introduces a session bytenor saxophonist Aian Skidmore and his quartet. Skidmore is one of Britain's leading interpreters of the music of John Coitrane. The quartet also features Steve Me)iing (piano), Arnie Somogyi (bass) and Stephen Keogh (drums). Producer TerryCarter


Introduces: Atyn Shipton
Unknown: John Coitrane.
Piano: Arnie Somogyi
Piano: Stephen Keogh

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Brahms
Variations on a Tneme by Haydn, Op 56a 12.25 Bach Mohn Concerto ;n F. BWV1042
12.40 Huet Fantasta 12.50 Faure Messe Basse 1.00 Mozart Stnng Ouartet in D. K5 75 Smetana String Ouartet in F rmnor ('From My Life) Brahms Stnng Outntet No 2 'n G, Op .m 2.30 Dohnanyl Sympnon;c Minutes 2.40 Kadosa Suite No 1 2.50
Kariowicz To a Sorrowful Girl; In tne Snow
3.00 5.00 Schools
3.00 Music Box 3.15 Something to Think About 3.30 The Song Tree 3.45 Stories and Rhymes 4.00 Find Out 4.15 Maths
Challenge 2 4.30 Hopscotch 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9
5.00 Doppler Sowen/rde Prague 5.15 Bardos
Ave Mar/a Kodaiy Psa/m 150 Remenyi
/tuef/on, P/ng Pong 5.25 Chopin andante Sp/anato and Grande Po/ona/se Bn//ante. Op 22 5.40 Chausson Poeme


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bach Mohn
Unknown: Huet Fantasta
Basse: Faure Messe

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