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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Vivaldi Cello Sonata in E flat, RV39
David Watkins , Helen Gough (continuo cello), Robert King (chamber organ)
6.50 Brahms Ballade in D, Op 10 No 2 Daniel Barenboim (piano)
7.00 Purcell Overture: Dioclesian
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra conductor Gottfried von der Goltz
7.35 Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra , conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.00 Poulenc Four Prayers of St Francis of Assisi The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
8.50Waldteufel The Skaters Waltz
New London Orchestra, conductor Ronald Corp


Unknown: David Watkins
Unknown: Helen Gough
Unknown: Brahms Ballade
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Gottfried von Der Goltz
Conductor: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: St Francis
Director: Harry Christophers

: Composer of the Week:Robert Schumann

This week Donald Macleod examines
Schumann's final years. 5: 1853-6
Schumann's final years were tragic, shut away in Endenich asylum at his own request after a suicide attempt. Yet there were moments of happiness - Clara Schumann 's 34th birthday, for which
Robert wrote the Konzertstuck, and the encounters with the young Brahms and with violinist Joseph Joachim. Offertorium (Mass in C minor)
Felicity Lott (soprano), Steven Isserlis (cello), David Hill (organ)
Introduction and Allegro in D minor, Op 134 Murray Perahia (piano),
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op posth
YehudiMenuhin, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
Variations on an Original Theme in E flat, Op posth (excerpts) Karl Engel (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Clara Schumann
Violinist: Joseph Joachim.
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Piano: Karl Engel

: Work in Progress

Five programmes in which choreographer Matthew Bourne talks about his new dance work, The Car Man, which opens on tour this week. The question is - will the "auto-erotic thriller" thrill?


Talks: Matthew Bourne

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Poulenc Clarinet Sonata
Michel Portal, Pascal Roge (piano)
10.21 Strauss Prelude: Capriccio
Members of the Berlin Deutsche Oper
Orchestra, conductor Christian Thielemann
10.33 Brahms Muss Es eine Trennung
Geben; ImmerLeiser Wird Mein Schlummer; Nachtwandler; Botschaft (Op 46)
EllyAmeling(soprano), Rudolf Jansen (piano)
10.47 Delius In a Summer Garden
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
11.05 Haydn Und Gott Sprach.... Auf Starkem Fittiche (The Creation)
Elly Ameling (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karl Miinchinger
11.14 Poulenc Oboe Sonata
Maurice Bourgue , Jacques Fevrier (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
Soprano: Rudolf Jansen
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Conductor: Karl Miinchinger
Conductor: Poulenc Oboe Sonata
Conductor: Maurice Bourgue
Piano: Jacques Fevrier

: Morning Performance

Utrecht Festival of Early Music
Lucie Skeaping concludes herweek of highlights from the 1999 festival with devotional music from the French Baroque and excerpts from the final concert, Bach's Mass in B minor. Music includes:
Brossard Lecons des Morts II Seminario Musicale , director Gerard Lesne
Couperln Premier Leçon des Ténèbres Jill Feldman (soprano), Philippe Pierlot (viola da gamba), Kenneth Weiss (harpsichord)
Bach Mass in B minor, BWV232 (excerpts) Johanette Zomer and Nele Gramss
(sopranos), Claudia Schubert (contralto), Marcus Ullmann (tenor), Peter Harvey (bass), Chorus and Orchestra of the Netherlands Bach Society , conductor Jos van Veldhoven


Unknown: Seminario Musicale
Soprano: Jill Feldman
Soprano: Philippe Pierlot
Harpsichord: Kenneth Weiss
Harpsichord: Bach Mass
Unknown: Johanette Zomer
Sopranos: Nele Gramss
Sopranos: Claudia Schubert
Tenor: Marcus Ullmann
Tenor: Peter Harvey
Conductor: Netherlands Bach Society
Conductor: Jos van Veldhoven

: The Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given at last November's Belfast Festival at Queen's by the Amati Quartet. Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise)
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 2 in F Op 22 (R)

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Eigar Serenade for string orchestra Conductor Edward Downes
Elgar Variations on an Original Theme
(Enigma) Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Berkeley Organ Concerto
Thomas Trotter , conductor Richard Hickox Walton Symphony No I/George Hurst


Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier Berkeley
Conductor: Thomas Trotter
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Jazz Legends

Sonny Rollins. Julian Joseph profiles major jazz artists with performances from the BBC jazz archives. This week he focuses on tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins , including highlights from a concert given in 1986, when the band included Clifton Anderson (trombone), Mark Soskin
(piano), Jerome Harris (bass) and Tommy Campbell (drums). Producer FelixCarey
Three Jazz LegendsCDs are available now featuring Oscar Peterson. Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie


Unknown: Sonny Rollins.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Sonny Rollins
Unknown: Clifton Anderson
Piano: Mark Soskin
Piano: Jerome Harris
Piano: Tommy Campbell
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.00 Parsons's Ave Maria, Gratia Plena performed by the Cardinall's Musick directed by Andrew Carwood ; at 5.40
Arnold's Clarinet Sonatina played by Emma Johnson and Malcolm Martineau (piano); and at 6.10 Grieg's Poetic Tone Pictures performed by pianist LeifOveAndsnes.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Gratia Plena
Directed By: Andrew Carwood
Played By: Emma Johnson
Played By: Malcolm Martineau

: Performance on 3

The Philadelphia Orchestra, celebrating their 100th anniversary season, perform at the Royal Festival Hall underthe baton of their musical director Wolfgang Sawallisch. Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat
8.10 Twenty Minutes: A Sound Read Ivan Hewett , music critic Michael White and art historian Frank Whitford review new books on music. This month's edition features a new biography of Aaron Copland by Howard Pollack , To Boulez and Beyond by Joan Peyser , and Kurt Weill - a Life in Pictures and Documents by David Farneth with Elmar Juchem and Dave Stein.
8.30 Respighi Suite: The Birds
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919)


Director: Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Frank Whitford
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Howard Pollack
Unknown: Joan Peyser
Unknown: Kurt Weill
Unknown: David Farneth
Unknown: Elmar Juchem
Unknown: Dave Stein.

: Night Waves

Paul Allen discusses The Human Stain by novelist Philip Roth. Set in the eighties, the book tells the story of an ageing professor accused of racism and forced to retire. And Allen also talks to some of Britain's leading artists about attempts to revitalise links between art and religious buildings.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Philip Roth.

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker introduces a portrait of Hungarian composer Peter Eotvos , includingan in-depth interview and a concert which he conducted recently in London.
London Sinfonietta , conductor Peter Eotvos Guo Wenjing Concertino Anssi Karttunen (cello)
Peter Eotvos Shadows Sebastian Bell (flute), Michael Collins (clarinet); Chinese Opera


Introduces: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Peter Eotvos
Conductor: London Sinfonietta
Conductor: Peter Eotvos
Cello: Peter Eotvos
Flute: Sebastian Bell
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Chinese Opera

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Tulindberg Violin
Concerto 12.35 Hoffmeister Flute Quartet inA (3rdmvt) 12.45 Buxtehude Fantasia "Te Deum Laudamus ", BuxWV2181.00
Shostakovich Symphony No 12 (The Year 1917); Symphony No 13 (Babi Yar) Slovak RSO and Male Choir/Ladislav Slovak 2.45 Hellendaal Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 3 No 5 3.05 Weber Missa Sancta No 2 in G, Op 76 (Jubelmesse) 3.30 Papandopulo Three Musical Movements from Orlando
3.50 Machaut Lai de Bonne Espérance
4.10 Couperin La Francoise (Les Nations)
4.20 Britten Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge 4.50 Prokofiev Suggestion Diabolique, Op 4 No 4 5.05 Carulli Nocturne in A minor
5.30Clerambautt Cantata: Pirâme et Tisbé 5.45 Rossini Introduction and Theme and Variations


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Buxtehude Fantasia

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