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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.15 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
6.50 Francalx 11 Variations on a Theme by Haydn Mainz Wind Ensemble
7.15 Mozart Symphony No 14 in A ASMF, conductor Neville Marriner
7.50 Britten Te Deum Finzi Singers, director Paul Spicer
8.05 Wagner Prelude, Act 1: Lohengrin Cleveland Orchestra/George Szell
8.30Mysliricek Wind Octet No 2 Harmoniemusik of London


Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Director: Paul Spicer

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

With Donald Macleod.
Chanson Espagnole Teresa Berganza (mezzo), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
Two Hebrew Songs Jose van Dam (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
Sheherazade Janet Baker (mezzo),
New Philharmonia OrchestraJohn Barbirolli Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs) CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
Rapsodie Espagnole LSO/Andre Previn


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Baritone: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Rapsodie Espagnole

: Work in Progress

Jeanette Winterson. Thenovelist talks about the progress of her new book.


Unknown: Jeanette Winterson.

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Shostakovich Suite: The Golden Age
Prague SO. conductor Maxim Shostakovich
10.23 Lili Boulanger Pie Jesu; Psalm 24 Janet Price (soprano), BBC Chorus, BBCSO, conductor Nadia Boulanger
10.35 Martinu Violin Sonata No 3 Josef Suk , Josef Hala (piano)
11.03 Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic)Vienna PO/Istvan Kertesz


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Maxim Shostakovich
Unknown: Josef Suk
Piano: Josef Hala

: Morning Performance Towards Kurt Weill

With Christopher Cook.
4: Looking South. To the south of Weill's
Germany lay Austria and Italy, and traces of la doice vita find their way into some of the music of the twenties, largely unnoticed alongside more rigorous musical exercises. Busoni Rondo Arlecchinesco , Op 46 Adrian Thompson (tenor), BBCSO, conductor Oliver Knussen
Hugo Distler Herzlich Hab'lch Dich, 0 Herr BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok Schreker Vom Ewigen Leben Susan
Bullock (soprano), BBCSO/lsrael Yinon Malipiero Tre
Omaggi Giovanni dell'Agnola (piano)
Humperdinck Erste Liebe
Suzannah Clarke (soprano), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe
Respighi Concerto Gregoriano Lydia
Mordkovitch (violin), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
See Perfomance on 37.30pm


Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Busoni Rondo Arlecchinesco
Tenor: Adrian Thompson
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Unknown: Omaggi Giovanni
Soprano: Suzannah Clarke
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Unknown: Gregoriano Lydia
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: See Perfomance

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Susan Sharpe presents today's recital featuring Tasmin Little (violin) and Martin Roscoe (piano), given last July at the Fishguard Festival in west Wales. Schubert Sonatina in G, D408
Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo
Delius Violin Sonata in B


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Piano: Martin Roscoe

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Alun Francis
Dvorak Overture: Othello
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor Conductor Osmo Vanska
Hummel Bassoon Concerto in F
Brahms Symphony No 3 in F


Conductor: Alun Francis

: Viderunt Omnes

9:Canada Christos Hatzls Viderunt Omnes
Angela Atagootak and Pauline Kyak (throat singers), the Composer (electronics), Toronto Consort, director David Fallis


Unknown: Angela Atagootak
Unknown: Pauline Kyak
Director: David Fallis

: The Violin

Heifetz the Romantic
In the second programme of the nine-part series exploring violin music with some of the finest players Andrew Manze looks at possibly the most famous violinist of the 20th century, the legendary Jascha Heifetz. The programme features a performance of Franck's Violin Sonata from Heifetz's last concert, and some shorter pieces, including some of Paganini's Caprices and part of Mozart's Haffner Serenade. Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz.
Unknown: Haffner Serenade.
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty , including a portrait of singer, actress and Kurt Weill muse Lotte Lenya. Music includes at 5.30 Johann Strauss (son)'s Overture: Die Fledermaus: at 5.40 Joaquin Turina 's
Piano Trio No 2 played by the Beaux Arts
Trio; and at 6.40 Christoph Forster 's Horn Concerto in E flat played by Barry Tuckwell with the Academy of St Martin in the Reids under Neville Marriner.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty
Presented By: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Lotte Lenya.
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Unknown: Joaquin Turina
Unknown: Christoph Forster
Played By: Barry Tuckwell
Unknown: Neville Marriner.

: Performance on 3

One Touch of Venus
As a prelude to Radio 3's Kurt Weill
Weekend, John McGlinn conducts the BBC Singers and the BBC Concert Orchestra in a production of Weill's 1943 musical One Touch of Venus, a humorous indictment of the suburban American Dream. The show was the composer's greatest commercial success, although nowadays most of the score is only known to aficionados. This production features previously neglected numbers. Lyrics by Ogden Nash , adapted by broadcaster and writer Robert Cushman.
Other parts played by Becky Hindley , David Holt and Dick Vosburgh. Producers Chris Neill and Tim Thorne (R)


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: John McGlinn
Unknown: Ogden Nash
Unknown: Robert Cushman.
Played By: Becky Hindley
Played By: David Holt
Played By: Dick Vosburgh.
Producers: Chris Neill
Producers: Tim Thorne
Venus: Paige O'Hara
Whitelaw Savory: Peter Gale
Molly Grant: Kim Criswell
Rodney Hatch: Bryan Murray
Taxi Black: David Healy
Stanley: Michael Roberts
Dr Rook: Michael Roberts
Mrs Kramer: Myra Sands
Gloria Kramer: Rebecca Caine

: Night Waves

Laura Cumming explores one of the most exciting periods of art history as the exhibition 1900: Art at the Crossroads opens at the Royal Academy. One hundred years later, the work of many now less well known artists is being reassessed alongside established masters. What can a cross-section of the art of a single year reveal about the directions art was to take in the century following? Plus a review of Three Seasons, the first American film to be shot in Vietnam since the war, which explores a country in transition between traditional ways of life and the modern values of westernisation and progress.


Unknown: Laura Cumming

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington charts the road to fame of Quebec's La Bottine Souriante, appearing in Glasgow and London this weekend.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton is joined by Campbell Burnap for the first CD review of the year.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Grieg Holberg Suite 12.25 Mendelssohn
Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal "s Cave)
12.40 Schubert Three Piano Pieces, D946
1.00 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1 John Hardy Blue Letters from Tanganyika
Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor
2.10 Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2
2.35 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor
3.30 Hellendaal Sonata VI, Op 5 3.45 Sweelinck Psalm 23 (Five Psalms of David) 4.00 Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G
4.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in Eflat, Op 12 No 3 5.05 Boehm Nel Cor Piu Non Mi Sento 5.20 Szymanowski Six Kurpian
Songs 5.35 Rameau Les Entretiens 5.45 H Andriessen Miroir de Peine


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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