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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Reichardt Sonata in B flat, Op 1 No 3 Ensemble Agora
6.25 Ravel String Quartet in F Quartette Italiano
7.00 Mozart Symphony No 26 in Eflat, K184 English Concert, conductor Trevor Pinnock
7.45 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66 Oslo Phiharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
8.10 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat Wynton Marsalis , National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
8.30 Paderewski Mélodie in G flat, Op 16 No 2, Stephen Hough (piano)


Unknown: Reichardt Sonata
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Wynton Marsalis
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Piano: Stephen Hough

: Composer of the Week: Schumann

This week Donald Macleod examines
Schumann's final years.
4: 1852-3. As the 1850s progressed,
Schumann's health began to deteriorate. His conducting became less decisive, he became obsessed with the spirit world and table-turning, and he began to have aural disturbances. Yet the music he wrote in these years betrays little of his turmoil. Overture: Hermann und Dorothea
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Des Sangers Fluch (excerpts) Soloists, Danish National Radio Choir and Orchestra, conductor Michael Schoenwandt Dies Irae; Liber Scriptus ; Qui Mariam Absolvisti (Requiem in D flat) Soloists,
Choir of the Dusseldorf Friends of Music, Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bernhard Klee
Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132
Gervase de Peyer (clarinet),
Cecil Aronowitz (viola), LamarCrowson (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Michael Schoenwandt
Unknown: Liber Scriptus
Unknown: Qui Mariam
Conductor: Bernhard Klee
Clarinet: Cecil Aronowitz

: Work in Progress

Choreographer Matthew Bourne talks about his new work, The Car Man, which opens on tour this week. Steps are set and experiments have been made with film-inspired cuts and crossfades. But why do the characters dance?


Talks: Matthew Bourne

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Britten, arr Bream Courtly Dances (Gloriana) Julian Bream Consort
10.17 Poulenc Sonata for two pianos Pascal Roge and Jean-Philippe Collard
10.39 Bach Three arias (St Matthew
Passion, BWV244) Elly Ameling (soprano), Stuttgart CO, conductor Karl Munchinger
10.56 Poulenc Flute Sonata
Jean-Pierre Rampal , Robert Veyron-Lacroix (piano)
11.10 Sibelius Tapiola London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Kajanus


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Pianos: Pascal Roge
Pianos: Jean-Philippe Collard
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Conductor: Karl Munchinger
Unknown: Jean-Pierre Rampal
Piano: Robert Veyron-Lacroix
Conductor: Robert Kajanus

: Morning Performance

Utrecht Festival of Early Music
Lucie Skeaping introduces excerpts from one of the highlights of last year's festival, a rare concert presentation of Cavalli's opera ErnaniAmante, mounted in association with the Boston Early Music Festival and conducted by Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs.


Conducted By: Paul O'Dette
Conducted By: Stephen Stubbs.

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last year attheBT studio,
Belfast Waterfront Hall.
Thomas Bowes (violin), Eleanor Alberga (piano)
Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor
Alberga No-Man 's-Land Lullaby
Szymanowski Nocturne and Tarantella, Op28(R)


Violin: Thomas Bowes
Piano: Eleanor Alberga
Piano: Elgar Violin Sonata

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Schreker Fantastic Overture, Op 15 Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Poulenc Organ Concerto Wayne Marshall , conductor Harry Christophers
Schreker Nachtstuck (Die Ferme Klang ) Conductor VassilySinaisky
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in Eflat
(Romantic) Conductor Edward Downes


Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Wayne Marshall
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Schreker Nachtstuck
Conductor: Ferme Klang
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Music Restored

The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book
.ucie Skeaping explores the colourful listory behind the collection of 16th- and early 17th-century keyboard music - The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book. The programme includes performances by harpsichordist Carole Cerasi of music by William Byrd , John Bull , William Inglot , Peter Philips and Thomas Tomkins. producer Chris Wines


Harpsichordist: Carole Cerasi
Music By: William Byrd
Music By: John Bull
Music By: William Inglot
Music By: Peter Philips
Music By: Thomas Tomkins.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents arts news and music, including at 5.45 Liszt's Fantasia on a Theme from Beethoven's "The Ruins of Athens" played by Louis Lortie (piano) with the Hague Residentie Orchestra under George Pehlivanian; at 6.10 Dvorak's Silent Woods performed by Jacqueline du Pre (cello) with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim ; and at 6.50 Handel's Sonata in B minor, Op 2 No 1, played by the Palladian Ensemble.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Played By: Louis Lortie
Unknown: George Pehlivanian
Conducted By: Daniel Barenboim

: Performance on 3

The Russians
The second of two concerts by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Russian conductor YakovKreizberg in which a Shostakovich symphony is paired with a work by Rachmaninov. Peter Jablonski (piano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yakov Kreizberg
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra
Lutoslawski Variations on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Book of the Month An extended review of one of the month's most significant publications. Martin Amis turns his pen upon himself in Experience, a much anticipated autobiography. The book explores his relationship with his father as well as recording literary encounters in Britain and America and examining the case of his lost cousin Lucy, exhumed from the garden of serial killer Fred West. Martin Amis will read from his autobiography on Radio 3 on 1 and 2 June.
8.30 Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Yearl905)


Piano: Peter Jablonski
Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
Conductor: Rachmaninov Rhapsody
Unknown: Martin Amis
Unknown: Fred West.
Unknown: Martin Amis

: Night Waves

Laura Cumming explores the life and legacy of one of the charismatic figures of the Enlightenment, the novelist, philosopher, art critic and playwright Denis Diderot , and talks to Malcolm Bradbury , whose new novel To the Hermitage is based around Diderot's journey to Russia. Plus a review of Nora, a new film about the relationship between James Joyce and Nora Barnacle.


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Unknown: Denis Diderot
Unknown: Malcolm Bradbury
Unknown: James Joyce
Unknown: Nora Barnacle.

: Late Junction

Late-evening listening with Verity Sharp , including music for film by Takemltsu and chansons by Nicolas Gombert.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Dvorak Slavonic Dance in C, Op 72 No 7
12.10 Wassenaer Concerto No 2 in B flat (Sei Concerti Armonici) 12.20
Peklel Missa Pulcherrima 12.50 Byrd Browning a 5; Susanna Fairl. 00 Smetana Sarka (Ma Vlast) Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) 2.30 Beethoven String
Quartet in F minor, Op 95 2.50 Schubert, arr Gothoni Der Muller und der Bach (Die Schone Mullerin)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Peklel Missa Pulcherrima
Unknown: Byrd Browning
Unknown: Susanna Fairl.
Unknown: Gothoni Der Muller

: BBC Schools

3.00 Music Workshop 3.20 Let's Move!
3.40 Words Alive! 3.55 First Steps in Drama 4.10 Listen and Write

: Quantz

Trio Sonata in A 4.45 StraussDance of the Seven Veils (Salome) 5.05 Rosenmiiller Sinfonia a 4 5.15 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K3335.30 Lassus Motet: lam Lucis Orto Sidere 5.40 Dubois Quartet 5.50 Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival


Unknown: Rosenmiiller Sinfonia

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