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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore .
6.10 Haydn Symphony No 31 in D
(Hornsignal) Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
6.30 Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost)
Wilhelm Kempff ,
Henryk Szerying (violin), Pierre Fournier (cello)
7.05 Mozart Resta, 0 Cara, K528 Margaret Price (soprano),
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor James Lockhart
7.35 Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor, Op 82 Jascha Heifetz ,
RCA Symphony Orchestra, conductor Walter Hendl
8.05 Mozart Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K61 7 Nash Ensemble
8.40 Stravinsky Jeu de Cartes London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Penny Gore
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Wilhelm Kempff
Violin: Henryk Szerying
Cello: Pierre Fournier
Soprano: Margaret Price
Conductor: James Lockhart
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Walter Hendl
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Chopin

With Donald Macleod.
3: Majorcan Adventure - Life with George Sand
Mazurka in E minor, Op 41 No 2 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39 Sviatoslav Richter (piano) Preludes, Op 28 (excerpts) Grigory Sokolov (piano)
Polonaise in C minor, Op 40 No 2 Emil Gilels (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Grigory Sokolov
Piano: Emil Gilels

: Work in Progress

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


Unknown: Brian Aldiss

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.21 Monteverdi Ardo, Awampo Members of Glyndebourne Chorus, ECO, conductor Raymond Leppard
10.26 Monteverdi Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Catherine Bott (soprano), Andrew King (tenor),
John Mark Ainsley (tenor), New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
10.47 Mozart Serenade in D, K320 (Posthorn)
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Tenor: Andrew King
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Director: Philip Pickett
Conductor: George Szell

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus: The Undsays
Five programmes this week in which Chris de Souza introduces performances from one of Britain's most popular string quartets. In today's programme he talks to first violin Peter Cropper.
Casken String Quartet No 2
Mozart String Quartet in D, K5 75 Berg Lyric Suite


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Violin: Peter Cropper.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital of Renaissance and Baroque music for cornett and keyboards from Spain, England, Italy and Germany.
Including works by Hernando de Cabezon , Juan Cabanilles , Bassano, Scheidemann and Bach.
Jeremy West (cornett), Tim Roberts
(harpsichord and portative organ) (R)


Unknown: Hernando de Cabezon
Bassano: Juan Cabanilles
Unknown: Jeremy West
Harpsichord: Tim Roberts

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Glazunov Symphony No 7 in F Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini John Lill (piano), conductor Grant Llewellyn
Tchaikovsky Suite: Swan Lake (selected by T Otaka)
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Rachmaninov Rhapsody
Piano: Paganini John Lill
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Choral Evensong

From St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
Introit: When I Survey the Wondrous Cross (Archer). Responses (Tomkins). The Lamentation (Bairstow).
Office Hymn: Father, Hearthe Prayer We Offer (Sussex).
First Lesson: Genesis 47, wl3-27. Canticles: Howells in G.
Second Lesson: Hebrews 9, wl5-end.
Anthem: Wash Me Thoroughly(SS Wesley). Hymn: In the Cross of Christ I Glory
(Wychbold). Organ Voluntary: Prelude in B minor, BWV544 (Bach).
Director of music James Thomas.
Assistant director of music Michael Bawtree.


Music: James Thomas.
Music: Michael Bawtree.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpentertakes a tour of the Victoria and Albert Museum 's Art
Nouveau exhibition and explores music associated with this rich and seductive art movement. Other music includes at 5.00
Auric's Overture played by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati ; at 5.50
Mozart's Te Deum, performed by the Arnold Schoenberg Choir under Nikolaus Harnoncourt ; and at 6.10Schmelzer's Sonata No 2 played by violinistJohn Holloway
, organist Aloysia Assenbaum and harpsichordist Lars Ulrik Mortensen.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpentertakes
Unknown: Albert Museum
Conducted By: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Played By: John Holloway

: Performance on 3

Live from the Royal Festival Hall, Bernard Haitink conducts Mozart and Bruckner.
Francois-Frederic Guy (piano),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 in E flat, K271
8.05 Twenty Minutes: Book of the Month
An extended review of one of the month's significant new publications. In her new book, "The Sense and Non-Sense of Revolt", French cultural critic Julia Kristeva examines the nature of rebellion and its meaning in contemporary culture.
8.25 Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor


Pianist: Francois-Frederic Guy
Musicians: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Author: Julia Kristeva

: Night Waves

Vladimir Nabokov was not only one of the greatest writers of the 20th century but also an acclaimed lepidopterist. As a new collection of his letters, diaries and scientific writings is published, Philip Dodd is joined by Martin Amis and by Nabokov's son and translator Dmitri Nabokov, in front of an audience at the RSA in London, to discuss Nabokov's twin passions for books and butterflies. Plus first-night news from tonight's opening of Terry Johnson's stage adaptation of The Graduate, with Kathleen Turner as Mrs Robinson.


Presenter: Philip Dodd
Panellist: Martin Amis
Panellist: Dmitri Nabokov

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents sounds from Scandinavia for late-night listening.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
JC Bach Quintet in F, Op 11 No 3 12.15 Kraus Sinfonie in D 12.35 Beethoven
Cello Sonata in A, Op 691.00 Beethoven Violin Concerto in DGinette Neveu, SWF Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Hans Rosbaud 1.50 Brahms Piano Pieces, Op
1192.05 Dohnanyi Piano Quintet No 2 in E flat minor, Op 26 2.30 Elgar Sea Pictures
2.55 Purcell Rejoice in the LordAlway3.05 Handel Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 1 No 4
3.15 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV10433.35 Kodaly Cello
Sonatina 3.45 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 12 in C sharp minor 3.55 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor 4.40 Massenet
Méditation (Thais) 4.45 Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 315.00 Glinka Kamarinskaya 5.05 Sibelius 13 Piano
Pieces, Op 76 5.35 Nielsen Little Suite for string orchestra, Op 15.50 Georges Auric , arr Lane Suite from "Dead of Night"


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Jc Bach
Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
Unknown: Georges Auric

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