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: Morning on 3

Handel Frondi Tenere. ... Ombra Mai Fu
(Xerxes) David Daniels (countertenor), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Roger Norrington
6.30 Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, K448 Louis Lortie and Helene Mercier
7.00 Faure Cantique deJean Racine .John Scott (organ), Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
7.45 Rossini Introduction, Theme and Variations Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Zurich Opera Orchestra/Franz Welser-Most
8.00 Schubert Impromptu in A flat, D899 No 4 Murray Perahia (piano)
8.40 Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In London Town) LPO, conductor Adrian Boult


Unknown: Handel Frondi Tenere.
Unknown: David Daniels
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Unknown: Louis Lortie
Unknown: Helene Mercier
Unknown: Faure Cantique
Unknown: .John Scott
Clarinet: Sabine Meyer

: Composer of the Week: Mozart

Albert Einstein once remarked that
Mozart's influence transcended history. In today's programme Donald Macleod listens to some great concerto recordings from the last 100 years which have become classics of the recording catalogue and which have had a huge influence on the way we listen to Mozart's work. Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K2 71 (lstmvt) GezaAnda,
Camerata Academica de Salzburg
Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 (3rdmvt) Jascha Heifetz , London Philharmonic, conductor John Barbirolli
Horn Concerto No 1 in D, K412
(Conclusion) Dennis Brain , Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
Clarinet Concerto in A, K622Jack Brymer , Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Unknown: Albert Einstein
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Dennis Brain
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: K622jack Brymer
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Work in Progress

The Royal Ballet's assistant director,
Monica Mason , describes the company's return to Covent Garden and the seasonal arrival of The Nutcracker.


Director: Monica Mason

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Morley Dances (The First Book of Consort Lessons) Morley Consort/David Munrow
10.20 Musorgsky Introduction and Polsky (Boris Godunov , Act 3) Russian State SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
10.28 Chopin Piano Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35 (Funeral March) Maurizio Pollini
10.51 Anon Istampitta Tre Fontane David Munrow (recorder), Members of the Early Music Consort of London
10.56 Miaskovsky Cello Concerto Mischa Maisky , Russian National
Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Morley Dances
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Anon Istampitta
Unknown: Mischa Maisky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev

: Morning Performance

Beethoven Symphonies
The continuing series of programmes this week featuring the Beethoven symphonies performed on period instruments by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Introduced by Christopher Cook. Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) Conductor Frans Briiggen Symphony No 4 in B flat
Conductor Charles Mackerras


Introduced By: Christopher Cook.
Conductor: Frans Briiggen
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza presents another concert from the seasonal series given in London's historic Temple Church last month. Today Stephen Layton conducts Polyphony in Poulenc's Mass in G and Four Christmas
Motets interpolated with plainsong.


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Stephen Layton

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Lynne Dawson (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Bonaventura Bottone and Neil Mackenzie (tenors), Jason Howard (bass), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Boulanger D'un Matin de Printemps;
Psalm 24; Psalm 130; D 'un Soir Triste; Faust et
Helene Stravinsky Petrushka (1911)


Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Soprano: Ann Murray
Unknown: Bonaventura Bottone
Tenors: Neil MacKenzie
Tenors: Jason Howard
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Helene Stravinsky Petrushka

: Voices

Thomas Allen 's Voices
Thomas Allen talks about the singers that have fired his imagination. Today he focuses on singers forthe stage, including Gordon Macrea , Nelson Eddy ,
Edita Gruberova , Jon Vickers and Frank Sinatra. (R)


Unknown: Thomas Allen
Talks: Thomas Allen
Unknown: Gordon MacRea
Unknown: Nelson Eddy
Unknown: Edita Gruberova
Unknown: Jon Vickers
Unknown: Frank Sinatra.

: Christmas Collection

An uninterrupted selection of Christmas music through the ages.

: The Blue Peter Guide to the Orchestra

7: The Orchestra Invites. Konnie Huq and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra explore the concerto. Pianist Paul Janes plays
Mozart and Tchaikovsky, some members of the orchestra step out to star in concertos by Hummel and Elgar, and Radio l's Mark Radcliffe and the Boy Lard decide to give the orchestra a helping hand.


Unknown: Konnie Huq
Pianist: Paul Janes
Unknown: Mark Radcliffe

: Artist of the Week Christmas Encore

Another chance to hear Joan Bakewell 's interview with countertenor Andreas Scholl.


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Andreas Scholl.

: Living with Glorious John

2: The Sod and the Toff. John Barbirolli was conductor of the New York Philharmonic from 1936-43. Lady Barbirolli remembers theirfriends and colleagues, such as Toscanini, Heifetz, Chaplin and Danny Kaye. Once war broke out, the Barbirollis were keen to return to Britain. This proved difficult-and nearly fatal.


Unknown: Danny Kaye.

: Performance on 3

A performance of Cole Porter 's lost masterpiece Jubilee, given earlierthis year at Her Majesty's Theatre, London. Cole
Porterwrote the music and lyrics and Moss Hart the book forthis witty and affectionate portrayal of a royal family. The Queen struggles to keep her family popularwith the public while pursuing Johnny Weissmuller to teach her the crawl. Meanwhile the King performs tricks forthe court, Prince James is chasing Ginger Rogers and Princess Diana is chasing Noël Coward. BBC
Concert Orchestra, conductor Kevin Amos with Angela Henckel , Elizabeth Mary Menenzes.
Sylvia Griffin , Teresa Revill , Stephen Lloyd-Morgan , Jonathan Penton , Sophia Wylie , Paul Heywood ,
David Malek , Sally Ann Triplett and Anthony Cable Producer Fiona Shelmerdine


Unknown: Cole Porter
Unknown: Moss Hart
Unknown: Johnny Weissmuller
Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Conductor: Kevin Amos
Unknown: Angela Henckel
Unknown: Elizabeth Mary Menenzes.
Unknown: Sylvia Griffin
Unknown: Teresa Revill
Unknown: Stephen Lloyd-Morgan
Unknown: Jonathan Penton
Unknown: Sophia Wylie
Unknown: Paul Heywood
Unknown: David Malek
Unknown: Sally Ann Triplett
Producer: Fiona Shelmerdine
The King: Denis Qullley
The Queen: Vivienne Martin
Princess Diana: Sarah Payne
Prince James: Gavin Lee
Prime Minister: Frank Thornton
Prince Peter: Andrew Keelan
Prince Rudolph: Charles Baker
Cabinet Minister: Sarah Crowden
Eric Dare: David Firth
Traffic Officer: Howard Ellis
Eva Standing: Elizabeth Counsell

: Nature's Alchemists

2: Ale. Andrew Jefford experiments withjust a few of the 300 flavours found in hops with champion Harrogate brewer Sean Franklin.


Unknown: Andrew Jefford
Unknown: Sean Franklin.

: Clara Schumann and Brahms

Ruth Geiger (piano)
Clara Schumann Three Romances, Op 21 Brahms Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann , Op 9 (R)


Piano: Ruth Geiger
Piano: Clara Schumann
Unknown: Robert Schumann

: Jazz Notes

We Love You Madly
Alyn Shipton presents music by the Stan
Tracey Big Band in celebration of this year's Ellington centenary.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Glinka
Kamarinskaya 12.15 Szymanowski String Quartet No 212.35 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 71.00 Pisendel Concerto Grosso in G
Telemann Fantaisie Imitation des Caracteres de la Danse Pisendel Concerto in G minor; Concerto in GTelemann Suite in D2.20
Strauss Prelude (Capriccio) Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht; Pelleas and Melisande 4.05 Pizzetti // Giardrino diAfrodit; Piena
Sorgeva la Luna 4.15 Pekiel Missa senza le Cerimonie 4.25 Brahms Piano Trio in B, Op 8 5.05 Andrew Ford Wassails and Lullabies 5.25 Vlsee Suite in C minor 5.40 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Pekiel Missa
Unknown: Andrew Ford Wassails

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