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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Tallis Lamentations I Choirof King's
College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury
6.45 Medtner Sonata Reminiscenza, Op 38 No 1 (Forgotten Melodies) Geoffrey Tozer (piano)
7.00 Falla Suite Populaire Espagnole Leila Josefowicz (violin), John Novacek (piano)
7.35 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 inC, BWV1066 Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman
8.05 Mozart Flute Quartet in C, K285b Nash Ensemble of London
8.50 Hindemtth Trauermusik
San Francisco SO/Herbert Blomstedt

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

(1883-1950) The first of five programmes this week in which Donald Macleod explores the music of Lord Berners.
Trois Morceaux RLPO/Barry Wordsworth Lieder Album (1913-18)
Felicity Lott (soprano), Peter Lawson (piano) Fantaisie Espagno/e RLPO/Barry Wordsworth Le Poisson d'Or; La Dispute Peter Lawson (piano)
The Man with the Moustache English
Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Peter Lawson

: Work in Progress

Patrick Barlow , the actor, writer and founder of the National Theatre of Brent talks about his latest project - adapting Tim Bowler 's novel Midget for broadcast as a television film. Producer Anne Bristow


Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Tim Bowler
Producer: Anne Bristow

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Haydn's Symphonies Nos
100-104 and recordings by Tito Gobbi.
Bernstein Overture: Candide Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by the Composer
10.10 Verdi Di Provenza il Mar (La Traviata, Act 2) Tito Gobbi (baritone), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Walter Siisskind
10.16 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G (Military) Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
10.41 Shostakovich Preludes , Op 34: Nos 7-10 Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano)
10.48 Verdi Povero Rigoletto. ... Si Vendetta, Tremenda Vendetta (Rigoletto, Act 2)
Gilda Maria Callas (soprano) Rigoletto Tito Gobbi (baritone) Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, conductor Tullio Serafin
11.10 Bartok Dance Suite NYPO,
Conductor Pierre Boulez Producer Tony Cheevers


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Tito Gobbi.
Unknown: Verdi Di Provenza
Baritone: Tito Gobbi
Conductor: Walter Siisskind
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Shostakovich Preludes
Piano: Tatiana Nikolayeva
Piano: Verdi Povero Rigoletto.
Soprano: Gilda Maria Callas
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Producer: Tony Cheevers

: Morning Performance

Shakespeare in Music
Shakespeare's plays have intrigued and inspired musicians for over 400 years, and the sheer breadth of his work has allowed composers to respond in a wide variety of ways. This week, as a run-up to Radio 3's
Shakespeare Day next Sunday, Christopher Cook explores this variety in five different areas. 1: The Supernatural
Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer
Night's Dream BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Christian Gansch
Purcell Hush , No More, Be Silent All; A
Dance for the Followers of Night (The Fairy Queen) Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Concert Orchestra/Nicholas Kok Mendelssohn Nocturne (A Midsummer Night's Dream) BBCSO/Tadaaki Otaka
Berlioz Queen Mab Scherzo (Romeo and Juliet) BBCSO, conductor Tadaaki Otaka Smetana Macbeth and the Witches
Ashley Wass (piano)
Massenet Prélude et Divertissement: La Tempete (Orchestral Suite No 3)
BBCNOW, conductor Christian Gansch Sibelius Suite : The Tempest (exes) BBC Scottish SO, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Tippett Suite: The Tempest Nash
Ensemble, conductor Martyn Brabbins Producer Anthony Sellors


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Purcell Hush
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Smetana MacBeth
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Sibelius Suite
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Producer: Anthony Sellors

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza presents the first of five concerts for Holy Week from Temple
Church in London. Today award-winning chamber ensemble the Private Music perform sacred and instrumental music. including works by Purcell, Locke, Biber and Buxtehude.


Unknown: Chris de Souza

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Berg Lulu Suite Valdine Anderson
(soprano), conductor Oliver Knussen Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Truis Mork , conductor Andrew Davis Walton Symphony No 1
Conductor Vernon Handley


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Truis Mork
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Opera in Action

Legends: Anja Silja. Michael White ' presents a birthday celebration forthe great German soprano, including excerpts from her classic recordings of Berg, Janacek, Strauss and Wagner. Producer Bill Lloyd


Unknown: Anja Silja.
Unknown: Michael White
Producer: Bill Lloyd

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at 5.40 Tchaikovsky's Variations in A on a Rococo
Theme played by Yo-Yo Ma (cello) with the i Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under I Lorin Maazel ; at 6.00 Stravinsky's Circus Polka played by Martin Jones (piano); and at 6.40 Haydn's Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) performed by the ECO under PinchasZukerman.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Lorin Maazel
Played By: Martin Jones

: Performance on 3

A concert given on Saturday at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, concluding the BBC Philharmonic's Sibelius Cycle.
Pekka Kuusisto (violin), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Leif Segerstam
Sibelius Symphony No 6; Violin Concerto; Andante Festivo; Symphony No 7


Violin: Pekka Kuusisto
Conductor: Leif Segerstam

: Pas de Quatre

Katia and Marielle Labeque perform Brahms's Hungarian Dances as the composer originally intended-for four hands at one piano.


Unknown: Marielle Labeque

: Night Waves

Sinister svengalis have pulled the strings behind the scenes in a host of books, plays and films, but how does the dubious central character of a Victorian bestseller open a window on to the fears and anxieties of its own century and our own? Isabel Hilton talks to Daniel Pick , whose book Svengali's Web explores a history of fascination and ! prejudice. Plus the first of a week-long selection of arts sites on the internet.


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Daniel Pick

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces music for Holy
Week from the Eton Choirbook and historic harmonies from Albania, including Richard Davy 's unique setting of the St Matthew
Passion and some of the latest sounds in ' Welsh folk music from the band Fernhill and Singer Julie Murphy. Producer Antony Pitts


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Richard Davy
Singer: Julie Murphy.
Producer: Antony Pitts

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Tchaikovsky
Christmas Eve (Cherevichki)12.10
Arensky Suite No 1 in Ffortwo pianos, Op 15 12.25 Groneman Flute Sonata in D
12.40 Crusell Bassoon Concert/no in B
1.00 Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 76 No 5
Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Op 132 Hagen Quartet 2.40 Sibelius Symphony No
23.20 Paul Juon Cello Sonata No 2 3.55 Sweelinck Motet 4.05 Bach Keyboard
Concerto No 4 in A, BWV1055 4.20 CPE Bach Sonata for two flutes, two clarinets and two horns 4.35 Mozart Symphony No j 16inC 4.50 Klami Serenade Joyeuse 5.00 Beethoven Overture: Leonore No 3 5.10
Cestl Silandra , Anima Cara (Orontea) 5.15 Bach Aria Variata alia Maniera Italiana in A minor, BWV989 5.30 Plazzolla Prelude, Fugue and Divertimento 5.50 Abel Symphony in D, Op 10 No 5


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Cello: Paul Juon
Unknown: Cestl Silandra
Unknown: Anima Cara
Unknown: Maniera Italiana
Unknown: Abel Symphony

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