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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Salieri Piccola Serenata in B
Lukas Consort , director Viktor Lukas
6.35 Chabrier Suite Pastorale
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
7.05 Brahms Theme and Variations in D minor (arr from 2nd mvt of String Sextet, Op 18) Alfred Brendel (piano)
7.45 Handel Let the Bright Seraphim; Let Their Celestial Concerts (Samson) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano),
Choir of St Paul 's Cathedral, English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Barry Rose
8.00 Dohnanyl Ruralia Hungarica Tasmin Little (violin),
Martin Roscoe (piano)
8.50 Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue English Northern Philharmonia, conductor Paul Daniel


Unknown: Salieri Piccola Serenata
Unknown: Lukas Consort
Director: Viktor Lukas
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Unknown: St Paul
Conductor: Barry Rose
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

With Donald Macleod.
2: Paris - Creating a New World of Music
Aime-Moi (arr Pauline Viardot for voice from Mazurka, Op 33 No 2)
Olga Pasiechnyk (soprano), Leszek Mozdzer (piano)
Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor
Nikolai Demidenko ,
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Heinrich Schiff
Trois Nouvelles Etudes, Op posth Boris Berezovsky (piano)
Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 4 7 Claudio Arrau (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Pauline Viardot
Soprano: Olga Pasiechnyk
Piano: Leszek Mozdzer
Unknown: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Heinrich Schiff
Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Claudio Arrau

: Work in Progress

The writer Brian Aldiss continues working on his new novel about Oedipus Rex 's mother, Jocasta.


Unknown: Brian Aldiss
Unknown: Oedipus Rex

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Telemann Burlesque de Don Quichotte Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
10.24 Strauss Don Quixote Pierre Fournier (cello), Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
11.05 Monteverdi Gira al Nemico
Insidioso Amore
Tragicomedia, director Stephen Stubbs OgniAmante e Guerrier Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Unknown: Don Quixote
Cello: Pierre Fournier
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Monteverdi Gira
Director: Stephen Stubbs
Director: Anthony Rooley

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus: The Lindsays
In the series of programmes this week featuring some of the Lindsays' great performances Chris de Souza talks to the members of the quartet and introduces some of their recordings.
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956 With Ralph Kirshbaum (cello)


Talks: Chris de Souza
Cello: Ralph Kirshbaum

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital of music for two pianos given in Belfast last February by Stephen Coombs and Jonathan Plowright.
Poulenc Capriccio (Le Bal Masque) Britten Mazurka Elegiaca Joan Trimble Sonatina
Arthur Benjamin Jamaican Rumba Poulenc Sonata (1953)
Joan Trimble The Humours of Carrick (R)


Unknown: Stephen Coombs
Unknown: Jonathan Plowright.
Unknown: Joan Trimble

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Haydn Symphony No 88 in G (Letter V) Conductor Alexander Titov
Kodaly Summer Evening
Conductor Nikolae Moldoveanu
Glazunov Piano Concerto No 1 in F minor
Stephen Coombs , conductor Martyn Brabbins
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Conductor Alexander Titov


Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: Stephen Coombs
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: Voices

A Freud Songbook lain Burnside probes the darker recesses of the human mind in a selection of songs influenced by Sigmund Freud 's ideas-from the tense psychodramas of Berg and Schoenbergto Kurt Weill 's Lady in the Dark and the less reverential treatments of Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. Producer Clive Portbury


Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Unknown: Schoenbergto Kurt Weill
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim.
Producer: Clive Portbury

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter talks to horn player Michael Thompson , a musician equally at home in new music and in period performances, who is as enthusiastic about Bach and Brahms as he is about
Berkeley and Birtwistle. Music includes at
5.50 Rachmaninov's Russian Rhapsody played by Dmitri Alexeev and Nikolai Demidenko (pianos); at 6.00 Dvorak's Festival March performed by the Polish National RSO under Antoni Wit; and at
6.45 Beethoven's Cello Sonata in C, Op 102 No 1, performed by Anner Bylsma
(cello) and Jos van Immerseel (fortepiano).


Unknown: Michael Thompson
Played By: Dmitri Alexeev
Played By: Nikolai Demidenko
Cello: Anner Bylsma

: Performance on 3

The American-Israeli violinist Gil Shaham 's high-energy, effortless technique is put to the test in an recital given on Sunday in London's Barbican Hall, ranging from the intellectual challenges of Bach to the technical fireworks of the Carmen Fantasy. Gil Shaham (violin), Akira Eguchi (piano) Bach Violin Sonata in E, BWV1016 Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1, Op 80 Bartok Rhapsody No 2
Strauss Waltz (Der Rosenkavalier) Copland Ukelele Serenade
Sarasate Concert Fantasy on Carmen Waxman, arr Helfetz Carmen Fantasy
Jeno Hubay Fantaisie Brillante on Themes from Carmen


Violinist: Gil Shaham
Violin: Gil Shaham
Violin: Akira Eguchi
Unknown: Jeno Hubay

: Night Waves

In the 1890s Art Nouveau was hailed not just as a new style but as a completely new art, and across Europe a number of movements led to the creation of buildings and objects where decoration drew on symbolic, sexual and psychological motifs. Richard Coles and guests discuss the origins and impact of Art Nouveau as a major exhibition opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. And a few decades on, the theatrical world of thirties London is the setting for Nicholas Wright 's new play Cressida. The programme reports from tonight's premiere, directed by Nicholas Hytnerand starring Michael Gambon.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Nicholas Wright
Directed By: Nicholas Hytnerand
Unknown: Michael Gambon.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays a selection of music from Greece and Uganda.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 12.15 Handel, arr Johan Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor (Suite HWV432) 12.25 Carl Smulders Piano
Concerto 12.50 Mozart, arr Danzi Duos from "Cosi Fan Tutte" 1.00
Antoine Mahaut Sonata in E minor; Canzonnes from November; Keyboard Sonata
Monteclair Cantata: Pan et Syrinx Handel Sonata in E minor De Fesch All Fancy Sick Hellendaal Cantata: Strephon and Myrtilla Handel Cantata: Pensieri Notturni di Filli, HWV134 (Nell Dolce dell Vblio) 2.15
Siefert Fantasia 8 Toni ex G 2.25 Bloch Cello Suite No 12.35 Bartok Violin
Concerto No 23.15 Bruhns Cantata: Wohl Oem Derden Herren FurchtetZ.25
Beethoven Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 34.00 Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor
(Tragic) 4.25 Schumann Kinderszenen , Op
154.50 Verdi Patria Oppressa....
(Macbeth) 5.05 Fasch Sonata in D minor
5.20 Milhaud Suite: GlobetrotterS.40
Uszt Petrarch Sonnet No 123 (Annees de Pèlerinage, Book 2) 5.50 Edward Finch A Solo by Mr Finch Called "The Cucu" Anon Greensleeves


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Johan Halvorsen Passacaglia
Piano: Carl Smulders
Unknown: Danzi Duos
Unknown: Antoine Mahaut Sonata
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Edward Finch
Unknown: Mr Finch
Unknown: Anon Greensleeves

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