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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson , including:
Mozart Piano Sonata in E flat, K281 Christoph Eschenbach
6.50 Grainger Shepherd 's Hey Brass of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
7.00 Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer
Night's Dream London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.45 Zavareti Concerto in C minor, Op 1 No 4 Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Gottfried von der Goltz
8.00 Holst St Paul 's Suite English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
8.20 Schumann Marchenbilder, Op 113 Philip Dukes (viola),
Sophia Rahman (piano)


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Christoph Eschenbach
Unknown: Grainger Shepherd
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Gottfried von Der Goltz
Conductor: Holst St Paul
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Viola: Philip Dukes
Piano: Sophia Rahman

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

Debussy planned and abandoned many operatic projects, but only one came to fruition - Pelleas et Melisande. Today
Donald Macleod examines how the work came to be written and explores some of Debussy's other dramatic works, including the ballet Khamma and the exotic mystery play Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien.
Pelleas et Melisande (excerpts) Frangois le Roux (tenor), Maria Ewing (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
Khamma Royal Concertgebouw
Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien (excerpt) Leslie Carron (narrator), Ann Murray (mezzo), Sylvia McNair (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Frangois Le Roux
Tenor: Maria Ewing
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Narrator: Leslie Carron
Narrator: Ann Murray
Soprano: Sylvia McNair
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: Work in Progress

Théâtre de Complicité. Simon and Gerard McBurney continue work on their theatrical meditation on the life of Shostakovich.


Unknown: Gerard McBurney

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Walton Johannesburg Festival Overture
New York Philharmonic/Andre Kostelanetz
10.14 Arnold Three Shanties, Op 4 Prague Wind Quintet
10.21 Mozart Laut Verkunde Unsre
Freude, K623 (Masonic Cantata) Hans-Peter Blochwitz (tenor),
Andreas Schmidt (bass), Male voices of the Leipzig Radio Choir, Staatskapelle Dresden, director Peter Schreier
10.34 Bach Partita in G, BWV829 AndrasSchiff (piano)
10.55 Stravinsky Apollon Musagète Camerata Academica Salzburg, director SandorVegh (violin)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Tenor: Hans-Peter Blochwitz
Bass: Andreas Schmidt
Director: Peter Schreier
Director: Bach Partita

: Morning Performance

Five Great Orchestras
With Graeme Kay.
4: Vienna Philharmonic
Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-Midi d 'un Faune Conductor Valery Gergiev
Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat Conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Haydn Symphony No 90 in C Conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Webern Passacaglia
Conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Unknown: Graeme Kay.
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Lucie Skeaping introduces a recital of Haydn string quartets given by the Sorrel and Brodsky quartets last June as part of the 1999 City of London Festival.
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 50 No 3; Introduction and Sonata No 2 (The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross); String Quartet in D, Op 71 No 2 (R)

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht director Elizabeth Layton
Medtner Piano Concerto No 2 Nikolai Demidenko (piano), conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Rachmanlnov Symphony No 3 in A minor Conductor Jun'ichi Hirokami


Director: Elizabeth Layton
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: The Violin

Transcriptions. Andrew Manze explores virtuoso transcriptions and arrangements forthe violin, including Paganlni's Moses Fantasy (after Rossini) played by Yehudi Menuhin , Leila Josefowicz playing Ernst's extraordinary transcription of Schubert's song Erlkonig, Jascha Heifetz playing Waxman's Carmen Fantasy ,
Maxim Vengerov in variations on The Last Rose of Summer and a rare chance to hear
Schumann's accompaniment to one of Bach's solo violin sonatas.
Producer Jeremy Hayes


Unknown: Andrew Manze
Played By: Yehudi Menuhin
Played By: Leila Josefowicz
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Unknown: Carmen Fantasy
Unknown: Maxim Vengerov
Producer: Jeremy Hayes

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.00 Debussy's L "IsleJoyeuse played by pianist Maurizio Pollini ; at 5.30 Vivaldi's Stabat Mater performed by Michael
Chance (countertenor) with the English
Concert directed by Trevor Pinnock ; and at
6.10 Enescu's Romanian Rhapsody, Op 11 No 1, played bythe Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Neeme Jarvi .


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Pianist: Maurizio Pollini
Unknown: Stabat Mater
Directed By: Trevor Pinnock
Conducted By: Neeme Jarvi

: Performance on 3

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert given last month at York University. Michael Collins (clarinet),
BBCPO, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Franck Symphony in D minor
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor Hlndemith Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber


Clarinet: Michael Collins
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Franck Symphony
Unknown: Carl Maria von Weber

: Rilke

Settings of poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke. Hindemith Six Chansons after Rilke
Netherlands Chamber Choir, director Uwe Gronostay
Knussen Four Late Poems and an Epigram of Rainer Maria Rilke , Op 23 Lisa Saffer (soprano)


Unknown: Rainer Maria Rilke.
Director: Uwe Gronostay
Unknown: Rainer Maria Rilke
Soprano: Lisa Saffer

: Night Waves

Laura Cumming and guests discuss the National Gallery's exhibition Seeing
Salvation, which looks at the way Christ has been represented in western art over
2,000 years. And Norwegian writer Linn Ullman talks about present day Oslo and the Brooklyn of the 1930s as featured in her novel Before You Sleep.


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Talks: Linn Ullman

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces the Gayan Uttejak Society of Budapest playing traditional music from Amygdala - a place that exists only in the imagination -while Wajahat Khan plays the rarely heard raga Gaoti on the sarod with tabla player Sukhvinder Singh.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Wajahat Khan
Unknown: Sukhvinder Singh.

: Jazz Notes

Campbell Burnapjoins Alyn Shipton for a roundup of new and reissued jazz CDs.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05am Elgar The Wild Bears (The Wand of Youth: Suite No 2)
12.10 Bach Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor, BWV1056 12.30 Mozart String Quartet In C, K465 (Dissonance)
1.00 Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
2.00 Beethoven Variations in C minor,
Wo080 2.10 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 49 2.30 Natra Harp
Sonatine 2.45 Nielsen Symphony No 4
(Inextinguishable) 3.25 Durante Concerto No 2 in G minor 3.35 Reincken Was Kann Aus Kommen an fur Not
3.55 Abel Symphony in A, Op 10 No 6
4.10 Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K218 4.35 Marazzoll 0 Mortal, Se Corri
Appresso 4.45 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1 (Midsummer Vigil) 5.00 Nielsen Pan and Syrinx, Op 49 5.05 William Lawes , arr Memelsdorff and Staler Why So Pale - Bid Me but Live (Love's Votary); Tune upon a Jig; Kemp 's Jig (John Playford 's Dancing
Master) 5.20 Clerambault Apollon et Doris
5.35 Bach, arr Busonl Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
5.45 Ull Boulanger D 'un Soir Triste


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Thomas Tallis Elgar
Unknown: Kann Aus Kommen
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: William Lawes
Unknown: John Playford
Unknown: Ull Boulanger

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