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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Grainger Bridal Lullaby
Penelope Thwaites (piano)
6.35 Mendelssohn Cello Sonata in B flat, Op 45 Richard Lester , Susan Tomes (piano)
7.00 Vivaldi Sinfonia in G, RV149 Engl ish Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.40 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik) Orpheus CO
8.00 Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
LSO, conductor Colin Davis
8.50 Arnold Four Scottish Dances, Op 59 Philharmonia, conductor Bryden Thomson


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Piano: Penelope Thwaites
Unknown: Richard Lester
Piano: Susan Tomes
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Eine Kleine
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Composer of the Week: Albeniz

With Donald Macleod. In his early career Albeniz often left the orchestration of his works to others, but his laterworks, written after he had lived in Paris for a while, combine Spanish colour with Wagnerian richness. Catalonia Mexico City Philharmonic, conductor Enrique Batiz Merlin (excerpts)
Coro Nacional de Espana, Coro de la
Communidad de Madrid, National Orchestra of Spain, conductor Jose de Eusebio Iberia (Book 4); Azujelos (completed Granados) Alicia de Larrocha (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Enrique Batiz
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha
Nivian Anna: Maria Martinez (soprano)

: Work in Progress

Brendan Kennelly talks about his new poem Guff. 5: Sense and Nonsense


Talks: Brendan Kennelly

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Chabrier Prélude Pastorale
Vienna PO, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.12 Telemann Quartet in G (Tafelmusik Production I) Members of Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, August Wenzinger (cello)
10.29 Bartok Two Romanian Dances
Annie Fischer (piano)
10.34 Schein Suite 5 in D (
Banchetto Musicale , 161 7jHesperion XX/Jordi Savall
10.43 Mozart Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat, K482 Annie Fischer , Philharmonia
Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
11.18 Marais Alcyone (Act 5. excerpts) Chorus and Orchestra of the Baroque Performance Institute, Oberlin, Ohio, conductor August Wenzinger


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: Annie Fischer
Unknown: Banchetto Musicale
Unknown: Annie Fischer
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch

: Morning Performance

A Week at the Ballet
With David Bintley. 5: Imperial Russia and the Great Tradition. For many people classical ballet reached its peak in the Russian tradition that evolved in St
Petersburg at the end of the last century, immortalised in the great scores of Tchaikovsky. Today's programme concludes with the scintillating third act from his ballet Sleeping Beauty, and also features a less well-known score by his contemporary Glazunov. BBC Scottish Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Gianandrea Noseda Glazunov Raymonda , Act 3
Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty, Act 3


Unknown: David Bintley.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Glazunov Raymonda

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Leamington Haydn Fest 2000
Chris de Souza presents the second of two concerts from the Haydn festival at the Royal Pump Room in Leamington Spa. Haydn and the British Connection
Soprano Catherine Bott and fortepianist David McGuinness perform some of Haydn's music inspired by Britain, including English canzonets and his cantata The Battle of the Nile, plus songs by Thomas Linley and Stephen Storace.


Soprano: Catherine Bott
Unknown: David McGuinness
Songs By: Thomas Linley
Songs By: Stephen Storace.

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Grace Williams Sea Sketches
Conductor David Atherton
Nielsen Violin Concerto
Janice Graham , conductor Grant Llewellyn Sibelius Pohjola 's Daughter, Op 49 Conductor Grant Llewellyn
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 Conductor Barry Wordsworth See also Performance on 3 at 7.30pm


Conductor: David Atherton
Conductor: Janice Graham
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Sibelius Pohjola
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Jazz Legends

Oscar Peterson. Julian Joseph profiles majorjazz artists with performances from the BBCjazz archives - this week Canadian piano virtuoso Oscar Peterson. Featuring highlights from a concert given at London's Barbican Centre in 1984, when Peterson was joined by bassist Niels-HenningOrsted Pedersen and drummer Martin Drew. Producer Felix Carey
Three Jazz Legends CDs are available now featuring Oscar Peterson. Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie


Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Bassist: Niels-Henningorsted Pedersen
Unknown: Martin Drew.
Producer: Felix Carey
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.40 Dvorak's Sonatina in G, Op 100, played by violinist Itzhak Perlman and pianist Samuel Sanders : at 6.00 Nielsen's Symphonic Rhapsody performed by the Danish National Radio Symphony
Orchestra under Gennadi Rozhdestvensky: and at 6.45 Michel Blavet 's Concerto in A minor played by Musica Antiqua Koln directed by Reinhard Goebel.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Violinist: Itzhak Perlman
Pianist: Samuel Sanders
Unknown: Michel Blavet
Played By: Musica Antiqua Koln
Directed By: Reinhard Goebel.

: Performance on 3

Kirsteen McCue introduces a concert from
Aberdeen's Music Hall.
Paul Watkins (cello), Virginia Kerr
(soprano), Ladies voices of the Royal
Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Chamber Choir, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
8.30 Twenty Minutes: The Building of Bankside A series of programmes marking the opening of the new Tate Modern museum. 2: Bridging the Gap. Architect
Norman Foster and sculptor Anthony Caro discuss their work on the new footbridge crossing the Thames at Bankside.
8.50 Vaughan Williams Symphony No 7 (Sinfonia Antartica)


Cello: Paul Watkins
Cello: Virginia Kerr
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Norman Foster
Unknown: Anthony Caro

: Night Waves

Paul Allen profiles the Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado , whose new books Migrations and The Children document the displacement of peoples at the end of the 20th century in photographs taken over seven years in 35 countries.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Sebastiao Salgado

: Hear and Now

A concert given by Ensemble Expose last month atthe Warehouse in London, introduced by Verity Sharp in conversation with Expose's director, Roger Redgate.
Roger Redgate Pierrot on the Stage of Desire Jason Eckardt After
Serra Xenakis Plekto
Tristan Murail La Barque Mystique
James Clapperton Landet Som Icke Ar Ferneyhough Flurries
Plus birthday tributes to Pierre Boulez by Wolfgang Rihm , Magnus Llndberg , Luciano Berio and others, played by pianist Rolf Hind. ProducerPhilipTagney


Introduced By: Verity Sharp
Director: Roger Redgate.
Director: Roger Redgate Pierrot
Unknown: Jason Eckardt
Unknown: Serra Xenakis Plekto
Unknown: Tristan Murail
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Wolfgang Rihm
Unknown: Magnus Llndberg
Unknown: Luciano Berio
Pianist: Rolf Hind.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Rachmaninov
Romance and Waltz12.10 Bach, orch
Schoenberg Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV552 (StAnne) 12.25 Leonardo Leo
Cello Concerto in D minor 12.45 Schubert Violin Sonata (Sonatina) No 1 in D, D384
1.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 9; Symphony No 10 Slovak Radio SO/
Ladislav Slovak 2.20 Nino Rota Eight and a Half (Otto e Mezzo) 2.30 Beethoven Six
Bagatelles, Op 126 2.55 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (Prague) 3.20 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 11 3.45 Barkauskas Concerto for Orchestra No 2 4.00Ligeti Six
Bagatelles 4.20 Eduard Tubin Ave Maria
4.25 Purcell Pavane in G minor; Chaconne in G minor 4.35 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, BWV1 048 4.50 Pylkkanen
Suite, Op 32 5.00 Beethoven Overture:
King Stephen 5.05 Mozart String Quartet in D, K155 5.15 Chopin Etudes, Op 25
(excerpts) 5.25 Scriabin Three Etudes, Op 65 5.35 Hildegard of Bingen 0 Virgo ac
Diadema Purpurae Regis 5.45 Bach Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Cello: Leonardo Leo

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