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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Barber Agnus Dei (arr from Adagio for Strings) Arietha Lockhart (soprano), Robert Shaw Festival Singers, director Robert Shaw
6.35 Gounod Little Symphony for winds
St Paul CO, conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.05 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A flat
(Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1), BWV862 Keith Jarrett (piano)
7.50 Cherubini Overture: Anacreon
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Otto Klemperer
8.00 Kreisler Tambourin Chinois
Joshua Bell (violin), Paul Coker (piano)
8.30 Nino Rota Piano Concerto
Giorgia Tomassi , La Scala Philharmonic , conductor Riccardo Muti

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Barber Agnus Dei
Soprano: Arietha Lockhart
Soprano: Robert Shaw
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Piano: Keith Jarrett
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Conductor: Kreisler Tambourin Chinois
Violin: Joshua Bell
Violin: Paul Coker
Unknown: Giorgia Tomassi
Conductor: La Scala Philharmonic
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: Composer of the Week: Albeniz

With Donald Macleod. As a teenager Albeniz studied in Brussels and Leipzig, but did he really have lessons from Franz Liszt ?
Rondo (Piano Sonata No 4) Albert Guinovart Cordoba (Cantos de Espana) Ricardo Requejo (piano)
Rapsodia Espanola (orch Halffter) Alicia de Larrocha (piano), LPO, conductor Raphael Friihbeckde Burgos Iberia, Book 2 Raphael Orozco (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Franz Liszt
Unknown: Albert Guinovart
Piano: Ricardo Requejo
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha
Conductor: Raphael Friihbeckde Burgos
Piano: Raphael Orozco

: Work in Progress

Rve programmes in which
Brendan Kennelly , the professor of modern literature at Trinity College, Dublin, talks about his new poem Guff. 2: Words and Silence

Contributors

Unknown: Brendan Kennelly

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Chopin Etudes, Op 10 Nos I and2 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
10.09 Martin Ballade August Wenzinger (cello), Zurich Collegium Musicum, conductor Paul Sacher
10.25 CPE Bach Trio Sonata in C, Wql4 7 Hans-Martin Linde (flute), Jaap Schroder (violin), Rolf Junghanns (harpsichord), Phoebe Carrai (cello)
10.37 Mozart Piano Concerto No 19 in F, K459 Maurizio Pollini , Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Karl Bohm
11.07 Monteverdi L 'Orfeo, Act
Hamburg State Music College Choir, Instrumental Ensemble of the 1955 Hitzacker Summer Music Festival, conductor August Wenzinger

Contributors

Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Piano: Martin Ballade
Conductor: Paul Sacher
Flute: Hans-Martin Linde
Flute: Jaap Schroder
Violin: Rolf Junghanns
Cello: Phoebe Carrai
Unknown: Maurizio Pollini
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Orfeo: Helmut Krebs (tenor)
Eurydice: Hanni MacK-Cosack (soprano)
Nymph: Hildegard Wild (soprano)
First Shepherd: Bernhard Michaelis (tenor)
Second Shepherd: Fritz Wunderlich (tenor)
Third Shepherd: Clemens Kaiser-Bremef (bass)
Fourth Shepherd: Peter Offermanns (bass)

: Morning Performance

A Week at the Ballet
- David Bintley , director of the Birmingham
Royal Ballet, presents five programmes exploring highlights of the ballet repertoire.
2: France in the Early 20th Century
France was at the centre of the radical developments in ballet during the early years of the 20th century. Leading this new movement was the famous Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev , whose collaborators included Stravinsky and Milhaud, Picasso and Rouault, and Fokine and Nijinsky.
BBCNOW, conductor Barry Wordsworth Florent Schmitt Suite: La Tragédie de Salome
Milhaud Le Train Bleu
Satie Parade
Poulenc Suite: Les Biches

Contributors

Unknown: David Bintley
Unknown: Sergei Diaghilev
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Florent Schmitt

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert given last year in Beverley
Minster as part of the Beverley and East Riding Early Music Festival.
Julia Gooding (soprano), Florilegium
Purcell Prelude; Hornpipe (The Fairy Queen) Handel Salve Regina, HWV241; Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5 Purcell Suite: The Fairy Queen (R)

Contributors

Soprano: Julia Gooding

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Berkeley/Britten/Oldham/Searle/Tippett/ Walton Variations on Sellinger's Round Conductor Jacques van Steen Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Michie Koyama , conductor Andrew Davis Scutthorpe Memento Mori Conductor Diego Masson
Vaughan Williams A London Symphony
(Symphony No 2) Conductor Andrew Davis

Contributors

Conductor: Jacques van Steen
Conductor: Michie Koyama
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Diego Masson
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Voices

Songs from Poland. lain Burnside presents a specially recorded recital of Polish songs in which he will accompany soprano
Elzbieta Szmytka (soprano). Including songs by Chopin, Karlowicz, Moniuszko, Szymanowski and Lutoslawski. Producer Clive Portbury (R)

Contributors

Soprano: Elzbieta Szmytka
Producer: Clive Portbury

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty , who investigates a new book about the Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky. Music includes at
5.40 Faure's Suite: Pelleas etMelisande played by the Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Neville Marriner ; at 6.05 Mozart's Andante in Fformechanical organ, K616, performed by Andras Schiff (piano); and at 6.45 Gershwin's Second
Rhapsody played by the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra under Wayne Marshall (piano).

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Alexander Zemlinsky.
Unknown: Neville Marriner
Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Wayne Marshall

: Performance on 3

A concert given last Friday in the Royal
Festival Hall, London. The BBC Symphony Orchestra's exploration of the music of Zemlinsky continues wth a performance of his delightful orchestral fantasy The
Mermaid, afterthe tale by Hans Christian Andersen. Withdrawn bythe composer after its premiere, it has since found a place in the repertoire. And Rolf Hind gives the UK premiere of Bent Sorensen's piano concerto La Notte. Rolf Hind (piano),
BBCSO, conductor Michael Schonwandt Stravinsky Divertimento (The Fairy Kiss) Sorensen Piano Concerto (La Notte) (first UK performance)
Zemlinsky The Mermaid

Contributors

Unknown: Hans Christian
Unknown: Rolf Hind
Piano: Rolf Hind
Conductor: Michael Schonwandt
Conductor: Stravinsky Divertimento

: Schoenberg

The Arditti Quartet plays music by Arnold Schoenberg.

Contributors

Music By: Arnold Schoenberg.

: Night Waves

Shikibu Murasaki is arguably Japan's greatest writer, yet so little is known of this 12th-century aristocrat that even her name is a construct. Richard Coles discusses a new fictionalised memoir of Murasaki and assesses the legacy of her great work The Tale ofGenji. Plus first-night news from Birmingham, where Quarantine,
Jim Crace 's novel about the temptation of Christ, opens in a new stage version.

Contributors

Unknown: Shikibu Murasaki
Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Jim Crace

: Late Junction

Late-evening listening with Fiona Talkington , including Gerard Grisey 's
Modulations and music of resistance from the island of La Reunion.

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Gerard Grisey

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Uadov The
Enchanted Lake 12.20 Mozart String
Quartet in G, K156 12.30 Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 1
1.00 Haydn Symphony No 87 in A;
Symphony No 86 in OConcentus Musicus Vienna, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
2.05 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonata in F. K533 2.25 Kuula The Son of the Slave
2.50 Busoni All' Italia; Frauengemach (Seven Elegies)

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: BBC Schools

3.00 Playtime 3.15 Time to Move 3.35
Let's Make a Story 3.50 Drama Workshop: Victorian Dramas 4.10 The Song Tree

: Couperin

Treizième Concert (Les Gouts
Reunis) 4.40 Strauss Transformation
Scene (Daphne) 4.50 Nielsen Serenata in Vano 5.05 Marcel Bitsch Concertino 5.15
Haydn Violin Concerto in C, H Vila 15.40
Handel Perche Viva il Caro Sposo (Rodrigo)
5.50 Fesch Concerto in B flat. Op 10 No 2

Contributors

Unknown: Marcel Bitsch
Unknown: Handel Perche Viva
Unknown: Caro Sposo








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