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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Trad, arr Britten Early One Morning
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano)
6.50Boyce Trio Sonata No 3 in A
The Parley of Instruments Baroque Orchestra, director Peter Holman
7.00 Vaughan Williams The Water Mill
Ian Partridge (tenor), Music Group of London
7.45 Corelli Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 1 Modo Antiquo/Federico Maria Sardelli
8.00 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.50 Shostakovich Suite for Jazz Band No 1
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly


Tenor: Benjamin Britten
Director: Peter Holman
Director: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Unknown: Maria Sardelli
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Composer of the Week: Johann Strauss (son)

With Donald Macleod. Strauss's relationships with his father (from whom he inherited the title of Waltz King), his brothers Josef and Eduard, and his three wives Jetti, Lily and Adele reveal a darker side to this famous musician.
Perpetuum Mobile
Vienna PO. conductor Willi Boskovsky
Schutzen-Quadrille (Huntsmen Quadrille) Vienna PO, conductor Zubin Mehta Der Kobald, Op 226 (The Imp)
Slovak RSO, conductor Michael Dittrich Dolci Pianti (Romance for cello and orchestra) Slovak RSO, conductor Michael Dittrich
Kunstlerleben, Op 316 (arrGodowsky) (Artist's Life) Rian de Waal (piano) North Sea Images, Op 390
Vienna PO, conductor Zubin Mehta Adelen-Waltzer, Op 424
Vienna PO, conductor Zubin Mehta Wedding Prelude, Op 469
Viktor Simcisko (violin),
Katarine Vavrekova (harp), Imrich Szabo (organ)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Conductor: Michael Dittrich
Conductor: Dolci Pianti
Conductor: Michael Dittrich
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Violin: Viktor SimcIsko
Violin: Katarine Vavrekova
Harp: Imrich Szabo

: Work in Progress

Caryl Phillips traces the progress of his screenplay based on VS Naipaul's The Mystic Masseur.


Unknown: Caryl Phillips

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Buxtehude Toccata in G, BuxWV165 Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord)
10.12 Elgar Harmony Music No 5 Athena Ensemble
10.40 Granados La Majayel Ruisenor (Goyescas) Victoria de los Angeles
(soprano), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
10.52 Sibelius Symphony No 4 Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Harpsichord: Lars Ulrik Mortensen

: Morning Performance

Bath Mozart Festival
Graeme Kay presents a programme in which soprano Joan Rodgers , tenor John Mark Ainsley and pianist Roger Vignoles perform and discuss some of Mozart's rarely heard songs; the Vermeer Quartet plays Dvorak's String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American), written during a family holiday in Iowa; and the Nash Ensemble plays
Brahms's Piano Quintet in Fminor, Op 34.


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Pianist: Roger Vignoles

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Brahms Four Pieces, Op 119
Prokofiev Sonata No 8, Op 84 (R)

: The BBC Orchestras Ulster Orchestra

Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind
Instruments Conductor Charles Hazelwood
Bach, arr Eigar Fantasia and Fugue Conductor Charles Hazelwood
Adams Chamber Symphony Conductor Thierry Fischer
Stravinsky Violin Concerto Clio Gould (violin), conductor Charles Hazelwood Reich Variations for wind, strings and keyboards Conductor Charles Hazelwood Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella
Conductor Charles Hazelwood


Conductor: Charles Hazelwood
Conductor: Charles Hazelwood
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Charles Hazelwood
Conductor: Charles Hazelwood
Conductor: Charles Hazelwood

: Voices

Spotlight on Janet Baker. lain Burnside explores the legacy of mezzo-soprano
Janet Baker , who retired some ten years ago. He includes excerpts from her legendary recordings of Mahler underthe inspired baton of John Barbirolli and explores her time with Benjamin Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival, which she described as the lodestone of her career, although she found it "extremely irritating and at times a bit suffocating." Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Janet Baker.
Mezzo-Soprano: Janet Baker
Unknown: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Producer: Clive Portbury

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to American musicologist Joshua Rifkin about rediscovering Bach, and violinist Viktoria Mullova stops by before performing the Brahms concerto in tonight's Performance on 3. Music in the programme includes at
5.00 Joplin's The Enterta/nerplayed by Joshua Rifkin ; at 5.40 Mozart's Symphony No 31 in D (Paris) performed by the English Concert directed by Trevor Pinnock ; and at
6.35 Poulenc's Organ Concerto played by Gillian Weir and the City of London Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Musicologist: Joshua Rifkin
Unknown: Joshua Rifkin
Directed By: Trevor Pinnock
Played By: Gillian Weir
Conducted By: Richard Hickox.

: Performance on 3

From the Festival Hall, London. Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Strauss Don Juan
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Viktoria Mullova (violin)
8.30 Twenty Minutes: From within These Walls The sculptor Anthony Caro opens his studio to Tim Marlow - a small industrial complex where he works surrounded by assistants and a treasure trove of old steel undergoing transformations into art. (R)
8.50 Strauss Symphonia Domestica


Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Strauss Don Juan
Unknown: Anthony Caro
Unknown: Tim Marlow
Unknown: Strauss Symphonia Domestica

: Night Waves

Richard Cole and guests discuss the legacy of Alfred Russel Wallace , who spent eight years exploring Indonesia in the last century. As a new account of his voyage is published, they ask how much of Wallace's world remains in modern Indonesia. Plus the second of this week's series on Utopian communities.


Unknown: Richard Cole
Unknown: Alfred Russel Wallace

: Late Junction

More late-night listening with Verity Sharp , including chamber music from Vietnam, singing from Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares and PeterisVask's Cantabile for string orchestra.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Jazz Notes

Caribbean Week. Alyn Shipton continues his exploration of the Caribbean contribution to British jazz with music from pioneers Bertie King and Leslie Thomson and the contemporary sounds of Ernest Ranglin and Gary Crosby 's Jazz Jamaica.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Leslie Thomson
Unknown: Ernest Ranglin
Unknown: Gary Crosby

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Amic Overture to a Comic
Opera, Op 11 12.10 Dionisl Six Inventions for wind quintet 12.25 Scriabln Poeme -
Nocturne, Op 6112.35 Tulindberg Violin Concerto 12.55 LeFebure Venit Michael Archangelus Telemann Trietto No 2 Quantz Trio Sonata in A minor
Marazolli 0 Mortal, Se Corri Appresso Stradella Sinfonia in D minor
A Scarlatti lam Sole Clarior 1.40
Trabaci Partite sopra Rugiero 1.50 Handel Ballet Music (II Pastor Fido) 2.00 Vogt Six Short Pieces for Organ 2.10 Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
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 Sweelinck Volte (Edward Herbert Lute Book)
5.05 Mozart String Quartet in D minor,
K421 5.35 Toivo Kuula Elegia , Op 3b No 1
5.45 Alabiev Overture in F minor


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Scriabln Poeme
Unknown: Corri Appresso
Unknown: Stradella Sinfonia
Unknown: Trabaci Partite
Unknown: Toivo Kuula Elegia

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