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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Hindemlth Viola Sonata, Op 11 No 4 Kim Kashkashian , Robert Levin (piano)
6.40 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 Ensemble 415, directors Chiara Banchini and Jesper Christensen
7.10 Haydn Piano Trio in C, HXV21 Beaux Arts Trio
7.30 Poulenc Concert Champêtre
Pascal Roge (harpsichord), French National Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.00 John Adams The Chairman Dances
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
8.45 Chopin Polonaise in C minor, Op 40 No 2 Maurizio Pollini (piano)


Unknown: Kim Kashkashian
Piano: Robert Levin
Directors: Chiara Banchini
Directors: Jesper Christensen
Harpsichord: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: John Adams
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Chopin Polonaise
Piano: Maurizio Pollini

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

Today Donald Macleod explores the stories behind some of Ravel's most famous chamber works, including his struggles with the reactionary forces of the Paris Conservatoire, a summer spent on the yacht of a newspaper editor, and the evening he heard the first ever recording of his string quartet.
Introduction and Allegro Vanessa
McKeand (harp), Carol Wincenc (flute),
David Campbell (clarinet), Allegri Quartet , conductor Edmon Colomer
Three Poems by Stephane Mallarme Felicity Lott (soprano), Ensemble de l'Orchestre de Paris, conductor Michel Plasson
String Quartet Ysaye Quartet


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Allegro Vanessa
Harp: Carol Wincenc
Clarinet: David Campbell
Clarinet: Allegri Quartet
Conductor: Edmon Colomer
Unknown: Stephane Mallarme
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Conductor: Michel Plasson

: Work in Progress

JeanetteWinterson, the author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, talks about the progress of her new novel.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Lalo Scherzo in D minor BBC Philharmonic, Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
10.10 Dvorak Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) Josef Suk (violin), Josef Chuchro (cello), Jan Panenka (piano)
10.42 Mozart Or Che il Dover.... Tali E Cotanti Sono K36
Gosta Winbergh (tenor),
Vienna Chamber Orchestra, conductor Gyorgy Fischer
10.52 Schubert Symphony No 2 in B flat Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Violin: Josef Suk
Violin: Josef Chuchro
Cello: Jan Panenka
Tenor: Gosta Winbergh
Conductor: Gyorgy Fischer
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Morning Performance

Towards Kurt Welll
With Christopher Cook.
2: Looking North. Kurt Weill 's Berlin often seemed the centre of the European musical universe during the 1920s, but it was open to influences from all directions - even from Scandinavia.
Busoni Sarabande and Cortege (Studies from "Doktor Faust") BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen
Webem KinderstuckViv McLean (piano) Komgold Marietta 's Song (Die Tote Stadt) Susan Bullock (soprano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Israel Yinon
Bach, orch Schoenberg Chorale Prelude: Schmuke Dich, 0 Liebe Seele
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor John Carewe
Josef Matthias Hauer Suite No 7
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor John Carewe
Nielsen Three Motets, Op 55
BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok


Unknown: Kurt Welll
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Piano: Komgold Marietta
Soprano: Susan Bullock
Conductor: John Carewe
Conductor: Josef Matthias Hauer
Conductor: John Carewe
Conductor: Nicholas Kok

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chamber Music from Manchester
Petroc Trelawny presents the first of six concerts from the Bridgewater Hall,
Manchester. Today's recital isgiven by the BBC New Generation pianist Steven Osborne.
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Musorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition


Pianist: Steven Osborne.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Haydn Symphony No 85 in B flat (La Reine) Conductor
Niklas Willen
StraussDon Juan Haydn Cello Concerto in D Liwei Qin (cello) Brahms Symphony No 2 in D


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Niklas Willen
Unknown: Don Juan

: Viderunt Omnes

Ten pieces commissioned by the EBU from composers around the world to celebrate the new millennium. 7: Spain
Ramon Barce Homenaje a Perotinus Assai Quartet

: Voices

South American Songs. lain Burnside introduces a selection of songs with a South American flavour.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with arts news, guests and music, including at 5.05 Dvorak's
Humoresque in G flat played by violinist Kyung-Wha Chung and pianist
Itamar Golan ; at 5.45 Mendelssohn's Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal Cave) played by the London Symphony Orchestra under Claudio Abbado ; and at 6.45 Bach's
Concerto in A minor for four harpsichords, BWV1065, performed by harpsichordists Gustav Leonhardt (director),
Anneke Uittenbosch , Eduard Mullerand Jannyvan Wering with the Leonhardt Consort.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Violinist: Kyung-Wha Chung
Pianist: Itamar Golan
Unknown: Claudio Abbado
Harpsichordists: Gustav Leonhardt
Director: Anneke Uittenbosch
Director: Eduard Mullerand Jannyvan
Unknown: Leonhardt Consort.

: Performance on 3

Live from the Barbican Hall, London, Colin Davis and the London Symphony
Orchestra continue their epic odyssey through the music of Berlioz with a performance of his "dramatic symphony" Romeo and Juliet. Inspired by Shakespeare's famous tragedy, this vast work is a cross between an opera, a cantata and a symphony, in which the doomed lovers are represented not by the solo singers but by the orchestra itself. For Berlioz, that was the most powerful way to express their sublime passion.
Daniela Barcellona (mezzo),
Kenneth Tarver (tenor), Orlin Anastassov (bass),
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Berlioz Romeo and Juliet


Unknown: Colin Davis
Unknown: Daniela Barcellona
Tenor: Kenneth Tarver
Tenor: Orlin Anastassov
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Berlioz Romeo

: Night Waves

Richard Coles and guests discuss the impact of the pioneering documentary filmmakingthat emerged from the Great
Depression of 1930s America in light of the release of a new video compilation, New Deal Documentaries. Plus a look at the art of collecting in the work of young British artist Mark Francis.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Artist: Mark Francis.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents late-night listening with more Celtic music, featuring Breton band Skolvan and irish piper Liam O'Rynn.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Liam O'Rynn.

: Jazz Notes

The second of three sets from Jimmy,
Percy and Albert Heath , reunited in concert at Ronnie Scott 's after 20 years. With Jebediah Haynes-Patton on piano.


Unknown: Albert Heath
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Jebediah Haynes-Patton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Telemann Concerto in B flat for three oboes 12.25
Scrlabln Piano Concerto In Fsharp minor
1.00 A concert of works by John Dunstable
2.10 Rachmaninov Caprice Bohémien, Op 12
2.30 Shostakovich Symphony No 103.30 Martin Sonata da Chiesa 3.45 Bosmans
Verses from Maria Lecina 3.55 Corelli
Violin Sonata in A, Op 5 No 64.10 Peri Uccidimi , Dolorei '4.25 John Thrower Improvisation on a Blue Theme 4.45
Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant 5.05
Deutsch Overture: The Croatian Girl 5.25
Cesti Ardo Lassa , 0 Non Ardo?; Chi Non Beve (Orontea) 5.40 Tchalkovsky Overture: Hamlet, Op 6 7


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Maria Lecina
Unknown: Peri Uccidimi
Unknown: Cesti Ardo Lassa

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