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Missa pro Gratiarum Actione
5.25 Clemens non Papa 0 Maria Vernans Rosa 5.35 Mirthel Concerto in D minor for two bassoons


Unknown: Gratiarum Actione
Unknown: Maria Vernans

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis English String Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
6.45 Michel Corrette Les Sauvages et La Furstemburg (Concerto Comique No 25) Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
7.05 Crusell Clarinet Quartet No 2 in Cminor, Op4 Karl Leister , Prazak Quartet
7.40 Rosettl Symphony in Eflat Concerto Koln
8.00 Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro in the Style ofPugnani Itzhak Perlman (violin), Samuel Sanders (piano)
8.45 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23 EvgenyKissin (piano)


Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: William Boughton
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Karl Leister
Unknown: Kreisler Praeludium
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Samuel Sanders

: Composer of the Week: Finzi: 3: Immense Mortality

Donald Macleod and Stephen Banfield explore the central place in Finzi's life of his largest work, a setting of Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood by William Wordsworth.
Ode on the Rejection of St Cecilia Stephen Roberts (baritone), Clifford Benson (piano) Intimations of Immortality John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Corydon Singers and Orchestra, conductor Matthew Best At a Lunar Eclipse Martyn Hill (tenor), Clifford Benson (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Stephen Banfield
Unknown: William Wordsworth.
Unknown: Cecilia Stephen
Baritone: Clifford Benson
Unknown: John Mark
Piano: Clifford Benson

: 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. Janequin La Guerre
Ensemble Clement Janequin
10.13 Debussy La Mer
Berlin PO, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos
10.38 Mendelssohn Quintet in A, Op 18 Raphael Ensemble
11.08 Berg Wozzeck (Act 3, Scenes 2-5) (Epilogue)
High School of Music and Art Chorus, Chorus of Schola Cantorum,
New York PO, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Unknown: Berg Wozzeck
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Wozzeck: MacK Harrell (baritone)
Marie: Eileen Farrell (soprano)
Captain: Joseph Mordlno (tenor)
Doctor: Ralph Herbert (baritone)
Margret: Edwina Eustis (alto)

: 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. 3: Principal Guests
Tchaikovsky The Voyevoda Conductor Claudio Abbado
Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy Conductor Pierre Boulez
Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
Conductor Claudio Maria Giulini


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Claudio Maria Giulini

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital of settings of Goethe.
Catherine Pierard (soprano),
Henry Herford (baritone), Julius Drake (piano) Schubert DerKonigin Thule, D367;
Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118; Gretchens Bitte , D564; Szene aus Goethes Faust, D126 Plus other settings from Faust by Liszt, Schumann, Beethoven, Verdi, Busoni, Musorgsky and Loewe. (R)


Soprano: Henry Herford
Baritone: Julius Drake
Unknown: Gretchens Bitte

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)
Conductor Grant Llewllyn
Brahms Violin Concerto in D Dmitri Sitkovetsky , conductor Mariss Jansons
Glazunov Symphony No 3 in D Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Unknown: Eine Kleine
Conductor: Grant Llewllyn
Conductor: Dmitri Sitkovetsky
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Choral Evensong

From Lincoln Cathedral.
Introit: Angelus ad Virginem (14th-century).
Responses (Radcliffe).
Psalms 142, 143 (Bayley, Atkins).
First Lesson: Genesis 41, w41-57. Canticles: Purcell in G minor. Second
Lesson: Hebrews, ch4, vl4 - ch5, vl4.
Anthem: Tota Pulchra Es, Maria (Bruckner). Hymn: Ye Who Own the Faith of Jesus (Daily, Daily).
Organ Voluntary: QuatreVersetssurl'Ave Maris Stella (Dupre).
Organist and master of the choristers Colin Walsh. Assistant organist Simon Morley.


Unknown: Maris Stella
Unknown: Colin Walsh.
Organist: Simon Morley.

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.00 Faure's Romances sans Paroles
No 3 performed by pianist Jean Doyen ; at
6.00 Camargo Mozart Guarnieri 's Dansa Brasileira played by the New York
Philharmonic Orchestra under Leonard
Bernstein; and at 6.35 Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate, K165, performed by soprano
Emma Kirkby with the Academy of Ancient Music directed by Christopher Hogwood.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Pianist: Jean Doyen
Unknown: Camargo Mozart Guarnieri
Unknown: Dansa Brasileira
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Directed By: Christopher Hogwood.

: Performance on 3

Geoffrey Baskerville introduces a concert given last week in St Mary's Church, Haddington. Elisabeth Batiashvili (violin),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductorThierry Fischer
Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat, K 543 Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)

: Dover Beach

Music by Samuel Barber , including his evocative setting of Matthew Arnold 's Dover Beach.
Thomas Allen (baritone), Endellion Quartet.


Music By: Samuel Barber
Unknown: Matthew Arnold
Baritone: Thomas Allen

: Night Waves

What role has fundamentalism to play in the modern world? The last few decades have seen the spread of fundamentalism in all the world's major religious traditions, but should we fear it? Sarah Dunnant examines a global trend towards passion, belief and extremism.


Unknown: Sarah Dunnant

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces K'Vakarat, sung by Cantor Osvaldo Golijov with the Kronos Quartet, from their album Night Prayers. Plus Ravi Shankar 's Swara Kakali played by Ravi ShankarandYehudi Menuhin.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Sung By: Cantor Osvaldo Golijov
Unknown: Ravi Shankar
Unknown: Swara Kakali
Played By: Ravi Shankarandyehudi Menuhin.

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces the first half of a two-part concert from the recent European Broadcasting Union jazz festival in Vienna, featuring Perfect Houseplants.


Introduces: Alyn Shipton

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
12.05am Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in A, Op 1 No 312.10 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 301.00 Andelko
Klobucar Andante (Quintet for organ and string quartet); Fantasia and Toccata for organ; Organ Sonata No 2; Partita ad
Pavlinos; Music for Organ and Orchestra
2.00 Verdi La Donna E Mobile (Rigoletto)
2.10 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C2.50 Schubert, arr Prokofiev Waltzes


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Verdi La Donna

: BBC Schools

3.00 Time and Tune 3.20 Together: an Assemblyfor Schools 3.40 Dance Workshop
4.00 Singing Together Celebrate! 4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12 4.40 Talking Points

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