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: Ibert

Trois Pièces Breves 5.05 Klaml Piano
Concerto No 1 (A Night in Montmartre)
5.20 Mozart The Marriage of Figaro (excerpts) 5.50 Crusell Farewell

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Schumann Papillons , Op 2 Murray Perahia (piano)
6.40 Handel Organ Concerto in B flat, Op 7 No 3 Simon Preston , English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
7.05 Dellus Violin Sonata No 2
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane (piano)
7.35 Mendelssohn String Symphony No 12 in G minor
London Festival Orchestra, conductor Ross Pople
8.00 Bernstein Overture: Candide
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
8.45 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Unknown: Schumann Papillons
Unknown: Simon Preston
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Ross Pople
Conductor: George Szell

: Composer of the Week: Finzi

2: The Heat o" the Sun
Donald Macleod explores the impact of the Second World War on Finzi, who was caught in an extraordinary position. Only his closest friends knew that he was Jewish.
Quodlibet (Clowns) (from incidental music to "Love's Labour's Lost")
English Symphony Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
Channel Firing, (Op 16) Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Clifford Benson (piano)
Let Us Garlands Bring John Carol Case
(baritone), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Five Bagatelles Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), Gwenneth Pryor (piano) Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice Choir of Worcester Cathedral, Adrian Partington (organ), director Donald Hunt


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: William Boughton
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Baritone: Clifford Benson
Baritone: John Carol Case
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Clarinet: Gwenneth Pryor
Unknown: Adrian Partington
Director: Donald Hunt

: Work in Progress

The poet Simon Armitage talks about his project teaching poetry and creative writing to a group of graduate students at an American university in Iowa City.


Talks: Simon Armitage

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Giacomo Spiardo Dance of the Apes and Satyrs New London Consort, director Philip Pickett (alto shawm)
10.10 Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) Minneapolis Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos
10.50 Bach, transcr Busoni Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV659 Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
10.57 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20 L'Archibudello and Smithsonian
Chamber Players


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Director: Philip Pickett
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Unknown: Busoni Nun Komm
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Piano: Mendelssohn Octet

: Morning Performance

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
A survey of the past and present of one of America's greatest orchestras in performance with some of its regular conductors. Presented by Geoffrey Smith. 2: SomethingOld, Something New August Thomas Ceremonial Conductor Daniel Barenboim
Tchaikovsky, orch Stravinsky Pas de Deux (The Sleeping Beautyj/Riccardo Chailly Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor Conductor Riccardo Chailly
Wolfgang Rihm Piano Concerto (Sotto Voce) Conductor Daniel Barenboim (piano)


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Riccardo Chailly
Piano: Wolfgang Rihm
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert of Italian music performed by the Prometeo Quartet.
Malipiero String Quartet No 1 (Rispetti e Strambotti)
Puccini Crisantemi
Verdi StringQuartet in E minor (R)


Unknown: Puccini Crisantemi
Unknown: Verdi Stringquartet

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture: Romeo and JulietConductor Grant Llewellyn Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
Raphael Oleg , conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Glazunov Symphony No 2 in F sharp minor Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Unknown: Julietconductor Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Raphael Oleg
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Voices

Poetry in Motion: Emily Dickinson lain Burnside presents an exploration of the poetry of Emily Dickinson in speech and song. With readings by Niamh Cusack. Sally Matthews (soprano), Christine Rice (mezzo), Roderick Williams (baritone), lain Burnside (piano)
Julian Phillips Foreward ; The Owl; The Jay; The Hummingbird; Afterword; Songcycle: Swift Partitions
Vincent Persichetti I'm Nobody; Out of the Morning
Thomas Pasatieri These Are the Days
Copland The World Feels Dusty; I've Heard an Organ Talk Sometimes; Going to Heaven; / Felt a Funeral in My Brain Arthur Farwell Aristocracy Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Emily Dickinson
Unknown: Niamh Cusack.
Soprano: Sally Matthews
Soprano: Christine Rice
Baritone: Roderick Williams
Piano: Julian Phillips Foreward
Unknown: Arthur Farwell
Producer: Clive Portbury

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.05 Korngold's Suite: Much Ado about Nothing played by the LSO under Andre Previn ; at 6.00 Kosaku Yamada 's Red Dragonfly performed by countertenor Yoshikazu Mera and pianist
Natsuko Uchiyama ; and at 6.30 Brahms's Violin
Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100, played by Kyung-Wha Chung and pianist Peter Frankl.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Andre Previn
Unknown: Kosaku Yamada
Unknown: Yoshikazu Mera
Pianist: Natsuko Uchiyama
Unknown: Wha Chung
Pianist: Peter Frankl.

: Performance on 3

George Benjamin and the London
Sinfonietta join in the celebrations for Pierre Boulez 's 75th birthday year in a concert given on Saturday at the South Bank Centre's Celebrating Boulez weekend. Clio Gould is the soloist in the UK premiere of Anthemes II, the electro-acoustic version of the original Anthemes. Susan Bickley (mezzo), Clio Gould (violin), Sound Intermedia, Ircam Technology, London Sinfonietta, conductor George Benjamin Boulez Derive I: Eclat
Benjamin Upon Silence
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Client Entertainment Pat Kavanagh reads a new story by Helen Simpson , specially commissioned with BBC Music Magazine.
8.30 Boulez Anthemes // (first UK performance)
Benjamin Three Inventions


Unknown: George Benjamin
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Clio Gould
Unknown: Susan Bickley
Violin: Clio Gould
Conductor: George Benjamin
Unknown: Pat Kavanagh
Story By: Helen Simpson
Unknown: Boulez Anthemes

: Night Waves

Richard Coles talks to Peter Blake about art, music and a maverick career that includes album designs forthe Beatles, a professed belief in fairies and a new exhibition, About Collage, in Liverpool.


Talks: Richard Coles
Unknown: Peter Blake

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents Fttkin's Hard Fairy played by saxophonist John Harle and pianists Graham Fitkin and John Lenehan.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: John Harle
Pianists: Graham Fitkin
Pianists: John Lenehan.

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces a second set by Jim Mullen 's acoustic band.


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Jim Mullen

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Frigyes Hidas Harpsichord
Concerto 12.15 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher) 12.35 Milhaud Suite:
Scaramouche 12.45 Dautrecourt Concert
No 44 (Tombeau des Regrets) 1.00 Bach Cantata No 54: Widerstehe doch der
Sunde; Cello Suite No 4 in E flat, BWV1010; Cantata No 169: GottSollAllein Mein
Herze Haben; Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012 2.35 Schobert Keyboard Concerto in G


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: Schools

3.00 Music for Dance 3.15 Time to Move
3.35 Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama
Workshop 4.10 Maths Challenge 14.30 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.45 Scottish Gaelic: Am FearOg's an Tuagh Umha , Pairt 6


Unknown: Tuagh Umha

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