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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Faure Messe Basse
Arlette Steyer (soprano),
Marie-Claire Alain (organ),
Audite Nova Vocal Ensemble of Paris, director Jean Sourisse
7.00 Liszt Tarantella
Jorge Bolet (piano)
7.45 Nielsen Little Suite, Op 1
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ulf Schirmer
8.00 Brahms Waltzes , Op 39 Nos 1, 2,5, 6,10,14,15
Dinu Lipatti and Nadia Boulanger (pianos)
8.40 Offenbach, arr Rosenthal Gaffe Parisienne (excerpts)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa


Soprano: Arlette Steyer
Soprano: Marie-Claire Alain
Director: Jean Sourisse
Conductor: Ulf Schirmer
Conductor: Brahms Waltzes
Unknown: Dinu Lipatti
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Composer of the Week: Lord Berners

With Donald Macleod.
Suite: Cupid and Psyche
RTE Sinfonietta, conductor Kenneth Alwyn Polka; Waltz Peter Lawson (piano)
Film Music: Nicholas Nickleby
RLPO, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Red Roses and Red Noses; The Expulsion from Paradise; Come On Algernon Felicity Lott (soprano), Peter Lawson (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Peter Lawson
Music: Nicholas Nickleby
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Soprano: Algernon Felicity Lott
Piano: 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 as a TV film.


Unknown: Patrick Barlow
Unknown: Tim Bowler

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Handel Organ Concerto in F, HWV295 (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale)
Simon Preston , English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
10.19 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D
(London) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
10.48 Verdi Non Ti Cruciar.... Dove Guardi
(Otello, Act 2) Leonie Rysanek (soprano), Jon Vickers (tenor), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Florindo Andreolli (tenor),
Rome Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Tullio Serafin
11.08 Bartok Suite: The Miraculous
Mandarin Chicago SymphonyOrchestra, conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Simon Preston
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Dove Guardi
Soprano: Leonie Rysanek
Tenor: Jon Vickers
Tenor: Tito Gobbi
Tenor: Florindo Andreolli
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Morning Performance

Shakespeare In Music
5: Royals and Peers. Christopher Cook ends his survey of musical responses to Shakespeare's plays with some of the most stirring music in the repertoire.
Walton, arr Mathieson Suite: Henry V BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Paul Bateman
Uszt Hamlet BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Smetana Richard III
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Christian Gansch
Verdi Macbeth (Act4, excerpt) Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Kok Shostakovich King Lear
Berlioz Overture: King Lear
BBCPO, conductor VassilySinaisky


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Paul Bateman
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Smetana Richard Iii
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Verdi MacBeth
Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Nicholas Kok

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

In the last of this week's concerts for Holy
Week from London's Temple Church,
Australian vocal group the Song Company perform a programme of music inspired by the image of the Mother at the Cross, including works by Hildegard of Bingen,
Obrecht, Brumel, Victoria and Gesualdo.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat Conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Bax Concertante for piano left hand Margaret Fingerhut, conductor Vernon Handley
Stravinsky Ballet: Petrushka (194 7 version) Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: Thomas Tallis
Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Jazz Legends: Art Blakey

Julian Josephcontinues his series of profiles of majorjazz artists with performances from the BBCjazz archives. For over 30 years drummer Art Blakey led the most enduring and creative hard-bop outfits in the history of jazz, providing a springboard for generations of young soloists and composers. Julian Joseph introduces a concert from 1985 given by the Jazz Messengers at Ronnie Scott 's in London, when the band included
Terence Blanchard (trumpet), Donald Harrison (alto sax), Jean Toussaint (tenor sax), Mulgrew Miller (piano) and Lonnie Plaxico (bass). Today's featured recording of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers is available on a BBC CD from early May


Unknown: Julian Josephcontinues
Unknown: Art Blakey
Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Ronnie Scott
Unknown: Terence Blanchard
Unknown: Donald Harrison
Tenor: Jean Toussaint
Piano: Mulgrew Miller
Piano: Lonnie Plaxico
Unknown: Art Blakey

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.45 Mendelssohn's Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op 22, played by Stephen Hough (piano) with the City of Birmingham
Symphony Orchestra under Lawrence Foster ; at 6.00 Salnt-Saens's Danse Macabre performed by the Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra under LorinMaazel; and at 6.40 Slbelius's Karelia Suite played by the Halle Orchestra under John Barbirolli.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Played By: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Lawrence Foster
Unknown: John Barbirolli.

: Performance on 3

Huw Tregelles Williams introduces a performance of Bach's St John Passion. Nicholas Kraemer conducts the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales in a performance given earlier this month in St David 's Hall, Cardiff.
Catherine Bott (soprano), Robin Blaze (countertenor), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor), Matthew Hargreaves (bass), Mark Stone and Nico van der Meel (tenors), BBC National
Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Bach St John Passion, BWV245


Soprano: Catherine Bott
Countertenor: Robin Blaze
Tenor: Jeremy Ovenden
Bass: Matthew Hargreaves
Tenor: Mark Stone
Tenor: Nico van der Meel
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer

: Night Waves

The stage has traditionally offered writers a platform for dissent, but as cultural debate in general changes character, is political theatre dead and buried? Paul Allen investigates the new politics of the theatre with writers, directors and actors.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Hear and Now

Verity Sharp and Sarah Walker present highlights from last weekend's State of the Nationfestival at London's South Bank
Centre, which included new works by Tansy Davies , Joseph Phibbs , Bryn Harrison and Geoffrey Hannan performed by the London Sinfonietta, and new electronic music from Sonic Arts. The festival also featured workshops and discussions on writing music for dance and the catwalk, and on the art of free improvisation. Producer Philip Tagney


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Tansy Davies
Unknown: Joseph Phibbs
Unknown: Bryn Harrison
Unknown: Geoffrey Hannan
Producer: Philip Tagney

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05 Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain 12.15 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 3812.30 Pachelbel Aria Quinta in A minor (Hexachordum
Apollinis) 12.40 Johann Ernst Bach Ode on the 77th Psalm "Das Vertrauen der Christen aufGott" 1.00 Shostakovich
Symphony No 7 (Leningrad) Slovak Radio SO/Ladislav Slovak 2.20 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 2.55 Chopin Andante
Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante in Eflat, Op 223.10 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish) 4.00 Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky) 4.35 Parry / Was Glad 4.45 Glazunov Saxophone Concerto in Eflat 5.05 Massenet Werther's Aria
(Werther) 5.10 Mozart Divertimento in B flat for wind ensemble, K186 5.20
Madetoja Dance Vision (Night Revels)
5.30 Jan van Gilse String Quartet 5.40 Armas Jarnefelt Korsholma


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Chopin Ballade
Unknown: Das Vertrauen
Unknown: Chopin Andante
Unknown: Grande Polonaise Brillante

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