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: Piazzolla

Le Grand Tango 5.10 Grieg Piano
Sonata in E minor. Op 75.35 Vytautas
Barkauskas Concerto for Orchestra No 2
5.45 R Fays Dans les Yeux de Michele
5.50 Dvorak Legend in C, Op 59 No 4

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Chopin Nocturne in C minor, Op 48 No 1 Marie Joao Pires (piano)
6.30 Dvorak String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American) KellerQuartet
7.00 Faure, arr Rabaud Dolly Suite, Op 56 RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
7.20 Monteverdi Dixit Dominus
Emma Kirkby (soprano),
Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor),
David Thomas (bass), Taverner Consort and Players, director Andrew Parrott
8.00 Chabrier Souvenirs de Munich:
Quadrille on Themes from "Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner
Pierre Barbizet and Jean Hubeau (piano)
8.30 Tchaikovsky Suite No 4 in G, Op 61 (Mozartiana)
New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati


Piano: Marie Joao Pires
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Conductor: Monteverdi Dixit Dominus
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Bass: David Thomas
Bass: Taverner Consort
Director: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: Pierre Barbizet
Piano: Jean Hubeau
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Composer of the Week: Finzi

4: Time the Tyrant. Donald Macleod and Stephen Banfield explore Finzi's artistic philosophy and how it was affected by the diagnosis of a terminal illness.
Only the Wanderer Ian Partridge (tenor), Clifford Benson (piano)
To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence
Stephen Roberts (baritone), Clifford Benson (piano)
Cello Concerto Raphael Wallfisch ,
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley Amabel; He Abjures Love
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), Clifford Benson (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Stephen Banfield
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Piano: Clifford Benson
Baritone: Stephen Roberts
Piano: Clifford Benson
Unknown: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
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.
Croft Trumpet Overture in D Julian Rhodes (harpsichord)
10.14 Ravel, orch Ravel/Rosenthal Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
10.21 Mendelssohn Quartet in A minor Op 13 Carmina Quartet
10.55 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 4 New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Harpsichord: Julian Rhodes
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos

: 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. 4: Cutting Edge
Ives Four Pieces Conductor John Adams
Adams Violin Concerto Vadim Repin , conducted by the Composer Debussy Four Songs
Berg Lulu Suite Christine Schafer (soprano), conductor Pierre Boulez


Presented By: Geoffrey Smith.
Conductor: John Adams
Unknown: Vadim Repin
Soprano: Christine Schafer
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Lucie Skeaping presents performances of Haydn string quartets from last year's City of London Festival.
Belcea Quartet, Brodsky Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 64 No 1;
Sonata No 7 (The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross); String Quartet in E flat, Op 76 No 6 (R)

: The BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Rlmsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol Conductor Kenneth Montgomery Glazunov Symphony No 4
Conductor Jan Latham Koenig
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Hugh Tinney (piano), conductor Kenneth Montgomery
Rimsky-Korsakov Symphonic Suite: (Antar) Conductor Nicholas Braithwaite


Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Jan Latham Koenig
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

: The Cello

In the last programme of the series Ralph Kirshbaum considers the solo cello chamber music of the 20th century, featuring performances by Maurice
Maréchal, Janos Starker and Mstislav Rostropovich. Producer Chris Wines


Unknown: Ralph Kirshbaum
Unknown: Janos Starker
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich.

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.40 Haydn's Symphony No 8 in G (Le
Soir) played by the Academy of St Martin in the Reids conducted by Neville Marriner ; at
6.00 Sabin's Resting Point (Points of Departure) performed by Perihelion; and at
6.45 Borodin's In the Steppes of Central Asia played by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under Leonard Bernstein.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Conducted By: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.

: Performance on 3

Der Fliegende Hollander
The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, relaunches Ian Judge 's stunning production of The Flying Dutchman, the opera with which Wagner set sail on his own voyage of destiny. Certainly it is the first vessel to carry a substantial cargo of his consuming concepts: redemption through the love of a faithful woman; a close integration of text and music; and a huge continuous sweep of drama in a single live act lasting two-and-a-half hours.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Simone Young


Unknown: Ian Judge
Conductor: Simone Young
The Dutchman: Bernd Welkl (baritone)
Senta: Solvelg Kringelborn (soprano)
Daland, her father: Kurt Moll (Bass)
Erik, a hunter: Kim Begley (tenor)
Mary, Senta's nurse: Anne Wilkens (mezzo)
Daland's steersman: Timothy Robinson (tenor)

: Night Waves

As the RSC launches a new cycle of the history plays, Patrick Wright discusses the politics and the interpretation of the plays with his guests and asks how
Shakespeare has shaped our sense of history. And what do we know of the way in which people read in the past?
Kevin Sharpe 's Reading Revolutions explores the way in which reading shaped the mental world of 17th-century England. Patrick Wright talks to him about the insights gained to history by investigating the habits and values of unknown readers, ratherthan those of celebrated authors.


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Kevin Sharpe
Talks: Patrick Wright

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces Nordic melodies from Ensemble Polaris and For Turiya played by bassist Charlie Haden and harpist Alice Coltrane.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Bassist: Charlie Haden
Harpist: Alice Coltrane.

: Jazz Notes

Alyn Shipton introduces the final set by Perfect Houseplants from Vienna. Inspired by an unorthodox range of ideas, the band's music is a vibrant mixture of all periods and styles of jazz, mainly composed by pianist Huw Warren and saxophonist Mark Lockheart. Completing the line-up are drummer Martin France and bassist Dudley Philips.


Introduces: Alyn Shipton
Pianist: Huw Warren
Unknown: Mark Lockheart.
Unknown: Martin France
Bassist: Dudley Philips.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.

12.05am Handel Overture: Alcina

12.15 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave, Op 31

12.25 CPE Bach Quartet in G for flute, viola and continuo, Wq95

12.45 Prokofiev Three Dances (Romeo and Juliet)

1.00 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor Sibelius Valse Triste

2.00 Beethoven Quintet in E flat. Op 16

2.25 Johan Helmich Roman 13 Pieces from "Drottingholmsmusiquen"

2.45 Robert Kajanus Funeral March


Presenter: Susan Sharpe

: BBC Schools

3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move!
3.40 Words Alive 3.55 First Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write 4.30 Counting Time 4.40 Check It Out

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