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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson , including:
6.05 Mozart Piano Concerto No 11 in F, K413 Mitsuko Uchida ,
English ChamberOrchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
6.45 Matteis Sonata in C (Ayres for the Violin, Book 4) Arcadian Academy
7.15 Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock, D965 Kathleen Battle (soprano), James Levine (piano), Karl Leister (clarinet)
7.40 Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat Hakan Hardenberger ,
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, conductor Neville Marriner
8.00 Chopin Waltz in E flat, Op 18 (Grande Valse Brillante) Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
8.40 Dohnanyl Suite: The Veil of Pierrette BBCPO, conductor Matthias Bamert


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Piano: James Levine
Clarinet: Karl Leister
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Conductor: Matthias Bamert

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

Donald Macleod concludes his week of programmes on Debussy with a survey of the composer's last years, which produced some of his richest compositions. Jeux Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Cello Sonata Mstislav Rostropovich , Benjamin Britten (piano) En Blanc et Noir
Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Piano: Benjamin Britten

: Work in Progress

Theatre de Complicité. Simon and Gerard McBurney continue work on theirtheatrical meditation on the life of Shostakovich.


Unknown: Gerard McBurney

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Wagner Overture: The Flying Dutchman Berlin PO, conductor Richard Strauss
10.16 Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost) Karl Engel (piano), Sandor Vegh (violin), Pablo Casals (cello)
10.46 Dowland Lend Your Ears to My
Sorrow: By a Fountain Where / Lay; 0 What Hath Overwrought; Farewell, Unkind Consort of Musicke, conductor Antony Rooley (lute)
11.00 Bach Partita in E minor, BWV830 Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
11.21 Walton Capriccio Burlesco Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra, conductor Andre Kostelanetz


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Richard Strauss
Piano: Karl Engel
Piano: Sandor Vegh
Violin: Pablo Casals
Conductor: Antony Rooley
Unknown: Bach Partita
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt

: Morning Performance

Five Great Orchestras
With Graeme Kay.
5: Berlin Philharmonic
Mahler Symphony No 9
Conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Graeme Kay.
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Northern Lights
Chris de Souza introduces the fifth in a series of eight recitals featuringthe music of the Scandinavian and Baltic regions, given at St George's, Bristol, last
November. Today's concert features composers from Estonia and Lithuania. Polyphony, director Stephen Layton UrmasSisask Benedictio
VeljoTormis Childhood Memory
Mari Vihmand Laudate Dominum; Veni Sancte Spiritus
Veljo Tormis Autumn Landscapes
Einjohanl Rautavaara Vigilia (excerpts) Veljo Tormis St John's Song


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Director: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Mari Vihmand
Unknown: Veljo Tormis
Unknown: Veljo Tormis

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska
Bernstein Three Dance Episodes (On the Town)
Schoenberg Accompaniment to a Silent Film Score
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances Barber Violin Concerto Marco Rizzi , conductor Jean-Yves Ossonce Roy Harris Symphony No 3 conductor Martyn Brabbins


Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Marco Rizzi
Conductor: Jean-Yves Ossonce
Conductor: Roy Harris
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Music Restored

Dido Laments. Lucie Skeaping introduces a second programme of music inspired by the tragic queen of Carthage, including a violin sonata by Tartini played by Caroline Balding and cantatas by Marcello and Scarlatti performed by soprano
Rachel Elliott and members of the New Chamber Opera under Gary Cooper. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Played By: Caroline Balding
Soprano: Rachel Elliott
Unknown: Gary Cooper.
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.05 Saint-Saens's Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso performed by Leila Josefowicz with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Neville Marriner; at 5.50 Stravinsky's Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version) played by the winds of the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Pierre Boulez ; and at 6.10 Walton's Suite: Henry V performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by the composer.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Conducted By: Pierre Boulez

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces a concert given last month at St George's, Bristol.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Director Viktoria Mullova (violin)
Salieri Overture: La Scuola di Gelosi
Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216
8.05 Twenty Minutes: The New Yorker at 75 The last of this week's three programmes of readings from one of the best-known magazines ofthe 20th century- The New Yorker- which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.
8.25 Haydn Symphony No 49 in F minor (LaPassione)
Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D, K218


Introduces: Chris de Souza

: Night Waves

Paul Allen discusses the extraordinary story of Darwin's "savage", brought back on the Beagle and groomed as an Englishman overfouryears, whose life is told in a new book by Nick Hazelwood. Plus a profile of Cuban-born playwright
Maria Irene Fornes , one of the founders of the radical of f-off Broadway movement. And a new exhibition The Builders and the Dreamers marks 100 years ofthe Labour Party.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Book By: Nick Hazelwood.
Unknown: Maria Irene Fornes

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker introduces a performance of Giles Swayne 's Havoc- a study ofthe impact of man on the world. Premiered to huge acclaim atthe Proms last summer,
Havoc is the companion piece to Swayne's Cry of 20 years earlier. Both works were written speciallyforthe BBC Singers - plus various instruments and electronics - and both reflect on the idea of creation.
Giles Swayne Havoc
Robert Tyson (countertenor),
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Giles Swayne
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05am Brahms Academic Festival
12.15 Rontgen Motet :
Wiederden Frieden : Klage-, Anklage- und Trostgesang
12.25 Strauss Cello Sonata in F, Op 6
12.50 Henry Balfour Gardiner Evening Hymn
1.00 Mahler Symphony No 6
2.15 Spohr Duo in F for two violins, Op 148
2.30 Brade Newe A usserlesne Paduanen und Galliarden 3.00 Handel Prelude; Venti Turbini (Rinaldo) 3.05 Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor
3.55 Bach Fugue in G minor
4.10 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
5.00 Kuhnau Sonata (Suonata Seconda)
5.15 Giordani Sonata in A for two cellos, Op 18 5.20 Field Rondo in A flat for piano and strings
5.30 Trad, arr Michael Hurst Ten Thousand Miles Away
5.40 Tippett Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of Our Time)
5.50 Auric, arr Philip Lane Suite: Father Brown


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Rontgen Motet
Unknown: Wiederden Frieden
Unknown: Henry Balfour Gardiner
Unknown: Brade Newe
Unknown: Venti Turbini
Unknown: Michael Hurst
Unknown: Philip Lane

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