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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore, including:
6.20 Charpentier Noëls surles Instruments
6.30 Mozart Serenade in E flat for wind octet, K375
7.00 Britten A Ceremony of Carols
7.45 Godard Suite de Trois Morceaux
8.05 Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije
8.45 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Contributors

Unknown: Mozart Serenade

: Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

With Donald Macleod.
Tchaikovsky, arr Rachmaninov Lullaby, Op 16 No 1 Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45 Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy Blessed Art Thou, Lord (Vespers) St Petersburg Cappella, director Vladislav Chernushenko
Bach, arr Rachmaninov Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Director: Vladislav Chernushenko

: Work in Progress

Stephen Cleobury , the director of music at King's College, Cambridge, prepares this year's Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, which is broadcast live at 3.00pm on Radio 4 and repeated tomorrow at 3.15pm on Radio 3. See page 46 for full order of service.

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Cleobury

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Tchaikovsky, arr Economou Suite: The
Nutcracker Martha Argerich and Nicholas Economou (pianos)
10.27 Duparc Phidyle ; Lamento Charles Panzera (baritone),
Madeleine Panzera-Baillot (piano)
10.36 Duparc Aux Etoiles
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
10.42 Duparc Testament ; La VieAntGrieure Jose van Dam (baritone), Maciej Pikulski (piano)
10.51 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor John Ogdon ,
Philharmonia Orchestra/John Barbirolli
11.25 Debussy Noël des Enfants Qui N'Ont Plus de Maison
Charles Panzera (baritone),
Orchestra conducted by Piero Coppola

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Pianos: Nicholas Economou
Pianos: Duparc Phidyle
Baritone: Charles Panzera
Piano: Madeleine Panzera-Baillot
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Duparc Testament
Piano: MacIej Pikulski
Unknown: John Ogdon
Baritone: Charles Panzera
Conducted By: Piero Coppola

: Morning Performance

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music 1999 Lucie Skeaping introduces the final recital from this year's festival, given at St John's, Smith Square, London, in July. The programme features one of the best-loved of all Italian 18th-century sacred vocal works. Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Catherine King (mezzo), London Baroque, director Charles Medlam
Vivaldi Sonatas al Santo Sepolcro: in B minor, RV169; in E flat, RV130;
Cantata: Sorge Vemiglia in Ciel, RV677; Concerto in C, RV114
Handel Cantata: Notte Placida e Cheta, HWV142
Pergolesi Stabat Mater

Contributors

Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Soprano: Catherine King
Director: Charles Medlam
Unknown: Sorge Vemiglia

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chopin's English Piano. A recital given earlierthis month at Hatchlands Park, Surrey, featuring Chopin piano pieces played by Malcolm Binns on the original piano that Chopin chose for his English concerts of 1848, now in the Cobbe
Collection of Historic Keyboard Instruments. Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60; Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, Op 61;
Nocturne in B, Op 62 No 1; Etude in A flat, Op 25 No 1; Berceuse in D flat, Op 57; Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31

Contributors

Played By: Malcolm Binns

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Paul Murphy
Humperdinck Hexenritt (Hansel and Gretel) Gershwin Piano Concerto in F
Peter Donohoe (piano)
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Christmas Eve Walton Facade
Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet: Suites Nos 1 and2 2 (excerpts) Conductor Grant Llewellyn

Contributors

Conductor: Paul Murphy
Conductor: Humperdinck Hexenritt
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Music Restored

Voices of Angels. Lucie Skeaping introduces a special Christmas edition in which Musica Secreta perform seasonal music by Lassus, Victoria, Palestrina and others as it might have been adapted for female voices in an early 17th-century Italian convent. Producer Lindsay Kemp

Contributors

Unknown: Musica Secreta
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Christmas Collection

An uninterrupted selection of Christmas music through the ages.

: The Blue Peter Guide to the Orchestra

5: Percussion. Konnie Huq meets the main man of the BBC Philharmonic percussion section, Paul Patrick. Plus a chance to hear how Britten wrote for percussion in The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.

Contributors

Unknown: Konnie Huq
Unknown: Paul Patrick.

: Artist of the Week Christmas Encore

Another chance tohearJoan Bakewell's s interview with violinist Kyung-Wha Chung. (R)

Contributors

Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung.

: Call Me Robbie

In his last conversation with Ivan Hewett , HC Robbins Landon ("Robbie") recalls his career in broadcasting and his mission to give musicology a public face.

Contributors

Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Hc Robbins Landon

: Performance on 3

A concert for Christmas Eve from the Ulster
Hall, Belfast. Catherine Bott (soprano), Ulster Orchestra/Roy Goodman
Handel Concerto in 8 flat a Due Cori, HWV332
A Scarlatti Cantana Pastorale per la
Nativita di Nostro Signore Gesu Cristo (Christmas Cantana)
Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8 (Christmas Concerto) Flnzi Dies
Natalis Bach Overture in D (Orchestral Suite No 4)

Contributors

Soprano: . Catherine Bott
Unknown: Natalis Bach

: Dear Joyce.... Dear Ginnie

A selection from the letters of Joyce Grenfell and Virginia Graham read by Maureen Lipman and Janie Hampton. 5: 1955-79: America, Aldeburghand Australia

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Grenfell
Unknown: Virginia Graham
Read By: Maureen Lipman
Read By: Janie Hampton.

: In Dulei Jublio

German Baroque music for the Christmas season. Stephen Farr (organ), BBC Singers, London Baroque Soloists/Stephen Cleobury Bach In DulciJubilo (Chorale and Organ Prelude, BWV608)
Scheidt Angelus ad Pastores Schein Quern Vidistis
Buxtehude In Dulci Jubilo (Chorale and Organ Prelude, BuxWV197)
H Praetorlus Magnificat on the 5th Tone M Praetorius Angelus ad Pastores
Scheidt Ein Kind Gebom
M Praetorius PuerNatus Est (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Farr
Unknown: Cleobury Bach
Unknown: Scheidt Angelus
Unknown: M Praetorius

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker and Verity Sharp introduce a concert from this year's BBC Music Live festival in Glasgow. The Steve Martland band perform music by Martland, Joe Duddell , Kirsten Brown and Josh Evans.
Plus Joe Duddell's The Realside performed by the BBC Singers and His Majesties
Sagbutts and Cornetts under Bo Holten , and Steve Martland's Skywalk performed by the BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok.

Contributors

Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Steve Martland
Unknown: Joe Duddell
Unknown: Kirsten Brown
Unknown: Josh Evans.
Unknown: Joe Duddell
Unknown: Bo Holten
Unknown: Steve Martland
Conductor: Nicholas Kok.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05am Praetorius
Renaissance Concerto 12.10 Wagner
Overture; Venusberg Music (Bacchanale) (Tannhauser) 12.30 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) 12.55 Bach
Prelude and Fugue in C minorl.00 Puccini La Bohème 2.55 Busoni Finnish Folk Song Arrangements 3.05 Debussy Jeux 3.30
Mozart Divertimento in B, K2543.5O Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25 4.35 Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals 5.00 Chopin Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op 50 No 3; Etude in F minor, Op posth; Etude in A flat. Op posth; Fantaisie-Impromptu in Aflat, Op 66 5.10 Barber Violin Concerto 5.35 Poulenc Capriccio 5.40
Malcolm Williamson The Christmas Night
5.45Salzedo Concert Variations on "0 Tannenbaum" 5.50 Elliott Gyger Ring Out, Wild Bells 5.55 Pekiel Resonet in Laudibus

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento








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