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: Morning on 3

Penny Gore. Hildegard of Bingen 0 Ignis Spiritus Paracliti
6.45 Mendelssohn Serenade and Allegro Giocoso
7.05 Schubert's Piano Sonata in B flat, D960, as recommended in CD Review's Building a Library.
7.30 Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No 1 in A
8.00 Strauss Divertimento after Couperin
8.30 Offenbach Overture: Orpheus in the Underworld


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Unknown: Mendelssohn Serenade
Unknown: Allegro Giocoso
Unknown: Strauss Divertimento

: Composer of the Week: Ravel

With Donald Macleod.
Bolero London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Piano Concerto in G (lstmvt) Louis Lortie , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Friihbeck de Burgos Nahandove (Chansons Madecasses)
Jessye Norman (soprano), Michel Debost (flute), Renaud Fontanerosa (cello), Dalton Baldwin (piano)
Piano Concerto for the left hand
Jean-Yves Thibaudet , Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Louis Lortie
Soprano: Jessye Norman
Soprano: Michel Debost
Flute: Renaud Fontanerosa
Piano: Dalton Baldwin
Unknown: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Work in Progress

The novelist Jeanette Winterson talks about the progress of her new book.


Talks: Jeanette Winterson

: Masterworks

With Peter Hobday.
Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.32 Berg Schlafen , Schlafen; Schlafend Tragt Man Mich (Vier Lieder, Op 2)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Aribert Reimann (piano)
10.37 Berg Violin Concerto Josef Suk , Czech PO, conductor Vaclav Neumann
11.03 Suk Symphonic Poem: Praga Czech PO, conductor Libor Pesek


Unknown: Peter Hobday.
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Berg Schlafen
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Aribert Reimann
Unknown: Josef Suk
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
Conductor: Libor Pesek

: Morning Performance

Towards Kurt Weill
With Christopher Cook.
5: Looking East. To the east of Kurt Weill 's Germany, Prague and Budapest witnessed some extraordinary musical developments, while Russia -transmogrified into the USSR - entered the 1920s with a short-lived phase of bold experimentation. Busoni Berceuse Elegiaque , Op 42 BBCSO, conductor Oliver Knussen Eisler Suite No 1
BBCSO, conductor Israel Yinon
Shostakovich Three Fantastic Dances Viv McLean (piano)
Bartok String Quartet No 3 Belcea Quartet
Mosolov The Iron Foundry
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor John Carewe
Alois Haba String Quartet No 2 Picasso Quartet
Martinu La Bagarre Stephen Coombs
(piano), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor John Carewe See Performance on 3 7.30pm


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Christopher Cook.
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Busoni Berceuse Elegiaque
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Piano: Viv McLean
Conductor: John Carewe
Conductor: Alois Haba
Piano: Stephen Coombs
Conductor: John Carewe

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Penny Gore presents a concert featuring the Concerto Italiano directed by Rinaldo Alessandrini , given last year as part of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.
Music includes cantatas by Handel and Vivaldi and virtuoso instrumental music by Italian masters . (R)


Directed By: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Music By: Italian Masters

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Berlioz Overture: Rob Roy
Conductor Sylvain Cambreling
Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor Eriko Watanabe , conductor Andrew Davis Novak About the Eternal Longing Conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Rob Roy
Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling
Conductor: Eriko Watanabe
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Viderunt Omnes

10: Finland
Jukka Tiensuu Vis Viva (Piece fortape)

: Music Restored

A Stroke So Sweet. Lucie Skeaping presents music by one of the most colourful characters on the 17th-century London musical scene- violinist Nicola Matteis.
Music includes special recordings by James Gilchrist (tenor) and the Palladian Ensemble. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Violinist: Nicola Matteis.
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty , who today celebrates the centenary of Puccini's
Tosca, first performed 14 January 1900. Music includes at 5.40 Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E flat performed by Wynton Marsalis with the National Philharmonic
Orchestra under Raymond Leppard ; after the 6.00 news Debussy's Two Arabesques played by Zoltan Kocsis (piano); and at
6.40 Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks played bythe Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Unknown: Raymond Leppard
Played Byzoltan: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Dumbarton Oaks

: Performance on 3

Berlin to Broadway: the Music of Kurt Weill From the Barbican Centre, London. John Tusa introduces the BBC Symphony
Orchestra's annual January weekend devoted to the music of one composer, which this year turns the spotlight on Kurt Weill in his centenary year. Weill's extraordinary life took him from Berlin in the twenties and thirties through exile in Europe to his final success in America, where he made his name on the Broadway stage. His artistic and political views led him to experiment with nearly every musical genre. Berlin to Broadwayopens with two one-act operas: Der Protagonists the story of a troupe of Shakesperean actors, and in Royal Palace Janice Watson plays a pampered wife and mistress who is asked to choose between her lovers.
BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
7.30 Weill Der Protagonist
8.45 Weill in the Archives Memories of Kurt Weill from the BBC Archives
9.05 Weill Royal Palace
Brian Kay on Kurt Weill : page 49


Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Janice Watson
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Weill Der Protagonist
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Der Protagonist: Donald Kaasch (tenor)
Die Schwester Madeline: Bender (mezzo)
DerJungeHerr Ashley: Holland (baritone)
Der Hausmeister des Herzogs Nell: Jenkins (tenor)
DerWirt Jeremy: White (bass)
Second Schauspieler Nicholas: Folwell (baritone)
Third Schauspieler Erian: James (mezzo)
Dejainira: Janice Watson (soprano)
Der Ehemann: Stephen Richardson (bass)
Der Geliebte von Gestern Ashley: Holland (baritone)
Der Verliebte von Morgen: Richard Coxon (tenor)
Der Alte Fischer: Jeremywhite (bass)
Offstage Soprano: Camilla Tilling

: Hear and Now

Presented by Sarah Walker. In the first of three live editions from Glasgow's Royal
Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra gives a concert portrait of composer Judith Weir. Rolf Hind (piano), RSAMD Chamber Choir, director Richard Jeffcoat , Choristers of Paisley Abbey, director George McPhee , BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins.
Judith Weir Storm ; Piano Concerto (first broadcast performance);
Moon and Star; Isti Mirant Stella


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Judith Weir.
Piano: Rolf Hind
Director: Richard Jeffcoat
Director: George McPhee
Piano: Judith Weir Storm
Unknown: Isti Mirant Stella

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Diepenbrock Ecoutez la Chanson Bien Douce 12.10
Sauguet La Nuit 12.20 Beethoven Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 112.40 Vivaldi
Sonata in D minor, Op 1 No 12 (La Follia)
12.50 Handel Theme and Variations 1.00
Purcell Dioclesian 2.30 Byrd The Bells
2.40 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364 3.20 Uszt Mazeppa 3.40 Gounod Waltz (Faust) 3.55 Carniolus Missa super Adesto Dolori Meo4.20 Ulbum Diversions for strings 4.40 Bizet, arr Sankey Carmen Fantasy5.00 Mozart Divertimento in D,
K205 5.25 Wassenaer Concerto No 4 in G
5.40 CPE Bach Quartet in G, Wq95


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Purcell Dioclesian
Unknown: Adesto Dolori

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