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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore .
Sibelius Serenade in G minor, Op 69 No 2 Julian Rachlin (violin),
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
6.45 Bach Italian Concerto in F. BWV971 Alfred Brendel (piano)
7.05 Mozart Gallimathias Musicum, K32 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.35 Debussy Piano Trio Florestan Trio
8.00 Adams The Chairman Dances
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart
8.40 Elgar Severn Suite, Op 87a London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Penny Gore
Violin: Julian Rachlin
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Edo de Waart
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer

of the Week: Chopin
With Donald Macleod.
5: Final Concerts in Paris, London and Scotland
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60
Janusz Olejniczak (1848 Erard piano) Berceuse in D flat, Op 5 7 Artur Rubinstein (piano)
Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Nocturnes: in Fminor, Op 55 No 1; in E flat, Op 55 No
Elisabeth Leonskaya (piano) Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38
Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Waltz in E flat, Op 18 No 1 (Grande Valse Brillante) Peter Jablonski (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Janusz Olejniczak
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Piano: Elisabeth Leonskaya
Piano: Peter Jablonski

: Work in Progress

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


Unknown: Brian Aldiss
Unknown: Oedipus Rex

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Walton Partita
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.22 Monteverdi Mentre Vaga Angioletta; Dolcissimo Uscignolo; Lamento della Ninfa Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
10.44 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in Fminor
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: George Szell
Director: Anthony Rooley
Conductor: George Szell

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus: The Lindsays
The last of the programmes this week in which Chris de Souza profiles the string quartet the Lindsays. Today he talks to the quartet's first violin and plays some performances from the BBC archives. Shostakovich String Quartet No 9 Dutilleux Ainsi la Nuit
Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131


Unknown: Chris de Souza

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last June as part of the Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music.
I Fagiolini, director Robert Hollingworth
Flecha El Fuego (Ensalada for four voices) Anchieta Con Amores, la Mi Madre (Cancionero de Palacio, C1505-20) Fuenllana Tantque Vivray (Glosa for vihuela after Sermisy's Chanson)
Anon Ayre: Mignonne, Allons Voirsi la Rose Janequin Gentilz Veneurs (La Chasse) Monteverdi Gira il Nemico Insidioso
Anchieta Una Sanosa Portia
Sermisy Tantque Vivrai en Eage Florissant Banchieri Barca di Venetia per Padova (R)


Director: Robert Hollingworth
Director: Flecha El Fuego
Unknown: Fuenllana Tantque Vivray
Unknown: Anon Ayre
Unknown: Allons Voirsi

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Stravinsky Divertimento (The Fairy's Kiss) (1949 version)
Conductor Paul Hoskins
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor Leif Ove Andsnes , conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Glazunov Symphony No 8 in E flat Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Conductor: Paul Hoskins
Conductor: Leif Ove Andsnes
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Jazz Legends

Julian Joseph presents a new series exploring the riches of the BBC's jazz archive. Each week the spotlight will fall on a major artist in interview and archive recordings. The first programme is dedicated to the charismatic trumpeter and band leader Dizzy Gillespie , who co-led the bebop revolution in the 1940s and who pioneered the use of Afro-Cuban rhythms in jazz. Including excerpts from a BBC session recorded in 1965 and the highly acclaimed big band concert Gillespie gave in the Royal Festival Hall, London, in 1987. Producer Felix Carey


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Leader: Dizzy Gillespie
Producer: Felix Carey

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.30 Telemann's Concerto in D for trumpet and violin played by Musica Antiqua Koln under Reinhard Goebel ; at
6.05 Handel's Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest, HWV258, performed by the Westminster Abbey Choir and the English Chamber Orchestra under Martin Neary ; and at 6.40 Brahms's Hungarian Dances Nos 1-3 played by the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Played By: Musica Antiqua Koln
Unknown: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Martin Neary
Unknown: Ivan Fischer.

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces a concert given last month at St George's, Bristol. Robert Levin is the soloist in Mozart's last piano concerto, and he also plays a concerto by Emanuel Aloys Förster and improvises on a theme suggested by the audience at St George's.
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. director Robert Levin (fortepiano)
Mozart Overture: Der Schauspieldirektor Forster Piano Concerto in F
Mozart Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, K595


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Robert Levin
Unknown: Emanuel Aloys Förster
Director: Robert Levin

: Debussy

Sonata for flute, viola and harp
Aurele Nicolet (flute), Nobuko Imai (viola), Naoko Yoshino (harp)


Flute: Nobuko Imai
Harp: Naoko Yoshino

: Night Waves

Paul Allen profiles the cult Japanese writer, director and performer Takeshi "Beat"
Kitano and discusses his new film Brother.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp presents an electronic music special which focuses on events at the recent Sonic Arts Network Conference in Newcastle. Including a profile of their guest, senior French "acousmatic" composer Francis Dhomont and studio recordings of two newly commissioned works. Plus an interview with composer Michael Rosas Cobian, whose works are inspired by jazz, tango and city life. Judith Mitchell (cello), Clive Williamson (synthesiser)
Matthew Adkins Nuomena for cello and electronics
Andrew Lovett Unknown Terrors for cello, synthesiser and electronics


Presenter: Verity Sharp
Subject: Francis Dhomont
Interviewee: Michael Rosas Cobain
Cellist: Judith Mitchell
Synthesiser: Clive Williamson

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. 12.05am Debussy Violin Sonata 12.20 Milton Barnes
Divertimento for harp and strings 12.35
Howard Cable The Banks of Newfoundland
12.45 Franck 11 Miniatures for piano
1.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 4 Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ladislav Slovak 2.05
Dallapiccola Due Cori di Michelangelo Buonarroto il Giovane 2.15 Durante
Concerto No 1 in Fminor for strings 2.30 Kaspar Forster Viri Israelite - Dialogus de Judith et Holoferne 2.45 Offenbach Les Larmes de Jacqueline 3.00 Dvorak Song to the Moon (Rusalka) 3.05 Debussy, arr Maarten Bon Jeux 3.20 Brahms Double
Concerto in A minor, Op 102 3.55
Faure Messe Basse 4.05 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) 4.35 Crusell Sunday Morning: Sleeping Child: Swan 4.45 Bruch Kol Nidrei 5.00 Bach Oboe Sonata in G minor, BWV103b 5.15 Gershwin Walking the Dog 5.25 Ives The Unanswered
Question 5.30 Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Milton Barnes
Unknown: Kaspar Forster
Unknown: Faure Messe Basse
Unknown: Bruch Kol Nidrei

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