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: Mendelssohn

Overture: Die Schone
Melusine 5.20 Grieg, transcr Karr Double Bass Concerto (arr from Cello Sonata in A minor, Op 36) 5.45 Telemann Concerto in D minor

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.20 Zelenka Capriccio No I in 0 Berne Camerata, conductor Alexandervan Wijnkoop
6.40 Grainger Ye Banks and Braes
Polyphony, conductor Stephen Layton
7.00 Glinka Waltz-Fantasia USSRSO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
7.40 Carl Stamitz Clarinet Concerto No 10 in B flat Sabine Meyer , Academy of St
Martin in the Fields, conductor lona Brown
8.00 Schumann Scherzo in F minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.45 Dvorak Slavonic Dances, Op 72 Nos 1-3 Czech Philharmonic, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Zelenka Capriccio
Conductor: Alexandervan Wijnkoop
Conductor: Grainger Ye Banks
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Clarinet: Carl Stamitz
Unknown: Sabine Meyer
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Composer of the Week: Palestrina

Donald Macleod examines some of the difficulties that Palestrina faced in publishing his music.
Jubilate Dec Regensburger Domchoir , director Hans Schrams
Mass: Assumpta Est Maria
Choir of Clare College, Oxford, director Timothy Brown Stabat Mater
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Regensburger DomcHoir
Director: Hans Schrams
Director: Timothy Brown
Director: Stabat Mater
Director: Harry Christophers

: Work in Progress

The actress and director Janet Suzman prepares for a new production of The Cherry Orchard.


Director: Janet Suzman

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Walton Spitfire Music; Battle in the Air (Battle of Britain)
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
10.13 Beethoven An die Feme Geliebte
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
Heinrich Schmidt (piano)
10.28 Handel Concerto a Due Con No 3 in F HWV334 English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
10.47 Martucci Nottumo
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez-Cobos
10.56 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Leon Fleisher , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Tenor: Fritz Wunderlich
Piano: Heinrich Schmidt
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Unknown: Leon Fleisher
Conductor: George Szell

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Imogen Cooper
This week the pianist Imogen Cooper talks to Humphrey Burton aboutthe music she prefers to perform.
Mozart Fantasy in C minor, K396
Schubert Variations in A flat for piano duet, D813With Anne Quef felec
Schubert Schwanengesang (excerpt) With Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone) Schumann Davidsbundlertanze


Unknown: Imogen Cooper
Pianist: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Anne Quef
Baritone: Wolfgang Holzmair

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last August at the Presteigne
Festival by David Campbell (clarinet), Alice Neary (cello) and Gretel Dowdeswell (piano). Schumann Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op 102 John McCabe Cello Sonata
Brahms Trio in A minor for clarinet, piano and cello, Op 114


Clarinet: David Campbell
Clarinet: Alice Neary
Cello: John McCabe

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Haydn Symphony No 88 in G Conductor Jun'ichi
Hirokami Schubert , transcr Uszt Wanderer Fantasy Leslie Howard (piano), conductor Niklas Willen
Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor (1873 version)
Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk


Unknown: Hirokami Schubert
Piano: Leslie Howard
Conductor: Niklas Willen
Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk

: The Violin

Andrew Manze explores some of the music written for solo violin, including Yehudi Menuhin playing Bach, Frank Peter
Zimmermann performing Ysaye, Isabelle Faust playing Bartok, Alexander Markov and Ruggiero Ricci playing Paganini, and Matthew Trusler playing Kreisler. Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Frank Peter
Unknown: Isabelle Faust
Unknown: Alexander Markov
Unknown: Ruggiero Ricci
Unknown: Matthew Trusler
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.35 Beethoven's Rondino in E flat for wind octet, Wo025 played by Mozzafiato under Charles Neidich ; at 6.05 Shostakovich's Jazz Suite No 1 performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Riccardo Chailly ; and at
6.35 Chabrier's Suite Pastorale (Pieces Pittoresques) played by the Vienna
Philharmonic under John Eliot Gardiner.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Charles Neidich
Unknown: Riccardo Chailly
Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner.

: Performance on 3

In celebration of his 75th birthday, Pierre Boulez conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in a worldwide tour- Boulez
2000- with 33 concerts of 20th-century music in 11 different cities.
Radio 3 will broadcast all four London concerts, each featuring a new work specially commissioned for the series by composers from four different countries.
Launching the whole project tonight is a programme featuring one of Mahler's greatest symphonies, a work by Berg which it inspired and a new piece by Olga Neuwirth.
Berg Three Pieces, Op 6
Neuwirth Clinamen/Nodus
8.10 Twenty Minutes: George Orwell In the second of three programmes this week Peter Davison , editor of the 20-volume Complete Works, makes a selection of readings from the author's work.
8.30 Mahler Symphony No 6


Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Olga Neuwirth.
Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Peter Davison

: Night Waves

Tony Harrison notoriously ruled himself out of the running for the laureateship last year with his republican poem Laureate's Block, which now gives the title to a new collection of his occasional poems. Laura Cumming discusses this new book from one of Britain's most challenging poets. Plus a review of David Bintley 's new ballet Arthur, which reinterprets the legends in dance to a score by John McCabe. In June of last year, Bintley discussed his collaborations with John McCabe on Radio 4's Musical
Moves, where he revealed he had been considering Edward //for some time, when he was "captured by the sound world of McCabe." He also commented that it was a great shame that so little of McCabe's music is recorded.


Unknown: Tony Harrison
Unknown: Laura Cumming
Unknown: David Bintley
Unknown: John McCabe.
Unknown: John McCabe

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents music from Tudor England and Renaissance Italy played by the early music group Sirinu, made up of Sara Stowe (soprano, organ, recorder and percussion), Henry Stobart (recorder, bagpipes, voice, viol, shawm, pipe and tabor), Matthew Spring (lute, voice, hurdygurdy.shawm, lira da braccio, viol and gittern) and Jon Banks (harp, sackbut, organ, viol, recorder, percussion and voice).


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Henry Stobart
Unknown: Matthew Spring
Harp: Jon Banks

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton is joined by Campbell Burnap for a roundup of new and recently reissued jazz CDs.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7
12.15 Tchaikovsky Serenade in D 12.50 Marais La Sonnerie de Sainte Genevieve du Mont de Paris 1.00 Schumann
Overture, Scherzo and Finale: Piano
Concerto in A minor2.25 Scarlatti Sonata in E, Kk23 2.35 Michel Pignolet de
Monteclair Cantata: Le Depit Généreux
2.45 Handel Water Music, HWV350


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Sainte Genevieve
Unknown: Michel Pignolet

: BBC Schools

3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move!
3.40 Words Alive 3.55 First Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write 4.30
Alphabet Time 4.40 Check It Out

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