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: Morning on 3

With Tommy PearsrJh , including:
Tavener Song of the Angel Patricia Rozario (soprano), Andrew Manze (violin),
Academy of Ancient Music, director Paul Goodwin
6.45 Corelli Concerto da Camera in F, Op 6 No 9 Ensemble 415
7.15 Hoist A Moorside Suite Brass of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
7.40 Grieg Holberg Suite
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
8.00 Bach Motet: Lobet den Herrn alle
Heiden, BWV230 The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
8.35 Glazunov Oriental Rhapsody Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit


Unknown: Tommy Pearsrjh
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Violin: Andrew Manze
Director: Paul Goodwin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Composer of the Week: Claude Debussy

(1862-1918) Claude Debussy was one of the youngest students ever to enrol at the Paris Conservatoire, and in time he became one of its most famous alumni.
Donald Macleod begins his survey of the life and music of Debussy by exploring the roots of his unique musical talent. Fantaisie Anne Queffelec (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins Cantata: La Damoiselle Elue lleana Cortrubas (soprano),
Glenda Maurice (narrator), Ladies' Chorus and Orchestra of Stuttgart Radio, conductor Gary Bertini Producer Kerry Chapman


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Fantaisie Anne Queffelec
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Narrator: Glenda Maurice
Conductor: Gary Bertini
Producer: Kerry Chapman

: Work in Progress

Theatre de Complicité. Director and actor
Simon McBurney and his brother, composer Gerard McBurney , are collaborating and creating a theatrical meditation on the life of Dmitri Shostakovich for Theatre de
Complicite. In the first of five programmes they discuss the germ of their idea. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Simon McBurney
Unknown: Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Dmitri Shostakovich
Producer: Tim Dee

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring Bach's Partitas, BWV825-30, Dowland songs and recordings by SandorVegh. Vivaldi Concerto in F, RV5 74
The King's Consort, director Robert King
10.18 Bach Partita in B flat, BWV825 Dinu Lipatti (piano)
10.36 Bartok String Quartet No 4 Vegh Quartet
10.59 Dowland Wilt Thou , Unkind, Thus Reave Me of My Heart?; If My Complaints Could Passions Move; Sleep, Wayward
Thoughts; Come Again! Sweet Love Doth Now Invite
Alfred Deller (countertenor), Deller Consort
11.12 Tippett Suite in D (For the Birthday of Prince Charles)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Producers Tony Cheevers and Andrew Herbert


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Director: Robert King
Director: Bach Partita
Piano: Dinu Lipatti
Unknown: Dowland Wilt Thou
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Tippett Suite
Conductor: Georg Solti
Producers: Tony Cheevers
Producers: Andrew Herbert

: Morning Performance

Five Great Orchestras
Graeme Kay introduces the first of five programmes this week featuring five of the world's top conductors and orchestras in a series of mostly late-Romantic works. 1: Kirov Orchestra, St Petersburg
Mahler Symphony No 2 (Resurrection) Anna Netrebko (soprano), Olga Borodina (mezzo),
Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, conductor ValeryGergiev Producer Piers Burton-Page


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Soprano: Anna Netrebko
Soprano: Olga Borodina

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Susan Sharpe introduces this week's recital from the Wigmore Hall, London. Borodin Quartet
Webern Langsamer Satz
Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D703 Repeated Saturday 1pm


Introduces: Susan Sharpe

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Webem Passacaglia, Op 1
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No 1
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Steven Isserlis , conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Conductor: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Opera in Action

Jesters and Jokers and Witches and Wizards. Literary critic Peggy Reynolds explores operas which featurejokers and Sorcerers. Producer Chris Marshall


Unknown: Peggy Reynolds
Producer: Chris Marshall

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.00 Mozart's Overture: The Magic Flute; at
5.50 Bruch's Romance for viola and orchestra, Op 85; and at 6.10 Massenet's Suite No 3 (Scenes Dramatiques).


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Rachmaninov and the Piano

John Drummond presents an evening of programmes celebrating the piano music of Rachmaninov, regarded by some as the greatest pianist of the 20th century. At the core of the evening is an unusual event from the Piano 2000 festival at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester- all four of his piano concertos played in one evening. During his lifetime Rachmaninov appeared serious, sombre and melancholic. He died thinking himself a failure as a composer. Critic David Fanning and Rachmaninov biographer
Geoffrey Norris join Sir John Drummond to discuss the composer's legacy.
BBC Philharmonic, conductor VassilySinaisky
7.30 John Drummond and his guests explore Rachmaninov's reputation, at its lowest in the years after his death.
7.40 Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor Stephen Hough (piano)
8.10 Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
Martin Roscoe (piano)
8.40 John Drummond and his guests discuss Rachmaninov's reputation as a composerforthe piano.
9.00 Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor
Nelson Goerner (piano)
9.40 Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor
Howard Shelley (piano)
10.20 Rachmaninov claimed that each piano piece "has a culminating point or tochka, which may be at the end or middle, it may be loud or soft, but must be approached with absolute precision orthe whole performance crumbles."
John Drummond and his guests select classic Rachmaninov performances, endingwith his 1934 recording of his own Rhapsodyon a Theme ofPaganini, with the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Stokowski. Producers Edwina Wolstencroft and Paul Hindmarsh A grand scale: page 47


Unknown: John Drummond
Unknown: David Fanning
Unknown: Geoffrey Norris
Unknown: Sir John Drummond
Unknown: John Drummond
Piano: Stephen Hough
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Piano: John Drummond
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Piano: Howard Shelley
Unknown: John Drummond
Conducted By: Leopold Stokowski.
Producers: Edwina Wolstencroft
Producers: Paul Hindmarsh

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton talks to percussionist
Trilok Gurtu and profiles American pianist Kenny Baron , who is featured in concert laterthis week. And Dave Gelly presents the latest jazz news. Producer Terry Carter


Talks: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Trilok Gurtu
Pianist: Kenny Baron
Pianist: Dave Gelly
Producer: Terry Carter

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05am
Undley Evans , arrGoodman Idyll 12.15 Stravinsky The Firebird 12.45 Sweelinck Psalm 42;
Psalm 1221.00 Haydn Variations in Fminor Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 7
Schubert Piano Sonata in D, D850 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 11 in A minor
Schubert Impromptu in E flat minor, D899 No 2 2.35 Telemann Concerto in D for two horns 2.50 Dohnanyl Ruralia Hungarica
3.15 Kodaly Duo for violin and cello, Op 7
3.40 Renier L 'Indifference Punie
4.00 Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli 4.20 Paul Gilson Symphony (The Sea) 5.00 Chopin Polonaise in B flat minor, Op posth 5.10 Undberg Decorrente
5.25 Geminianl Concerto Grosso No 12 in D minor (Folia) 5.40 Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Undley Evans
Unknown: Sweelinck Psalm
Horns: Dohnanyl Ruralia Hungarica
Unknown: Paul Gilson
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Undberg Decorrente

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