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: Snape Dawn

From Snape Maltings Petroc Trelawny introduces music for a Suffolk aubade, including Britten's Metamorphoses after Ovid, Tuvan throat singing and early music from the DufayCollective.

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Damase Variations on "Early One Morning"
6.35 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007
7.05 Haydn Symphony No 59 in A (Fire)
7.35 Chopin Variations on Mozart's "LaCi Darem la Mano ", Op 2
8.00 Walton, arr Wright Crown Imperial
8.45 Antheil A Jazz Symphony

: Composer of the Week:Richard Rodney Bennett

Five programmes this week in which
Donald Macleod talks to Richard Rodney Bennett about his life and music.
Gormenghast (title music for television series) Andrew Johnson (treble),
BBC Philharmonic, conductor John Harle A Good Night (Garland for Linda)
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Suite: Murder on the Orient Express BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
On Christmas Day
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Symphony No Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor James DePreist Producer Piers Burton Page


Talks: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Richard Rodney
Unknown: Andrew Johnson
Conductor: John Harle
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: James Depreist
Producer: Piers Burton

: Work in Progress

Thomas Lynch talks about his current poetry and prose, including a short story about four children who find different ways to dispose of their father's ashes. Producer Kate McAll


Talks: Thomas Lynch
Producer: Kate McAll

: Century Songs

Susan Sharpe presents another song recital from Bath.
Susan Roberts and MaryPlazas (sopranos), Robert Burt and Adrian Thompson
(tenors), William Dazeley and Roderick Williams (baritones), lain Burnside (piano) 4: Secrets and Lies: 1960-79


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Sopranos: Robert Burt
Sopranos: Adrian Thompson
Tenors: William Dazeley
Tenors: Roderick Williams

: Ottorino Respighl

Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No 3 Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati


Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Morning Performance

Enlightenment in Edinburgh
1: New Beginnings. Kirsteen McCue looks at the period of the Enlightenment in Edinburgh and the role played by the Edinburgh
Musical Society, which encouraged close links with composers and performers from the continent. In conversation with Professor Nick Phillipson she examines the early beginnings and explores music by local composer Sir John Clerk of Penicuk and his teacher Corelli, as well as popular works of the time by Handel, Couperin, CourboiS and Ame. Producer Lindsay Pell


Unknown: Kirsteen McCue
Unknown: Professor Nick Phillipson
Producer: Lindsay Pell

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Haydn/BartokQuartetathon

From the Wigmore Hall in London, introduced by Fiona Talkington. Guarneri Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4
Bartok String Quartet No 2 Rptd Saturday ipm


Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: BBC Symphony Chorus

From the parish church of St Alban the Martyr in London's Holborn, a programme of sacred music from five centuries.
BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Stephen Jackson Harvey Come , Holy Ghost Byrd Laudibus in Sanctis
Purcell Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences; 0 Lord God of Hosts Richard Allain Salve Regina Pizzetti Ululate
Monteverdi Domine Ne in Furore Tuo '
Harris Faire Is Heaven
Bassano Dic Nobis Maria


Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Harvey Come
Unknown: Richard Allain
Unknown: Salve Regina

: Century Songs

Susan Sharpe presents the last of five ! song recitals from Bath.
Susan Roberts and Mary Plazas
(sopranos), Katija Dragojevic (mezzo), Robert Burt and Adrian Thompson
(tenors), William Dazeley and Roderick Williams (baritones), lain Burnside (piano)
5:1980-99 MUSIC LIVE


Unknown: Susan Sharpe
Sopranos: Katija Dragojevic
Unknown: Robert Burt
Tenors: Adrian Thompson
Tenors: William Dazeley
Tenors: Roderick Williams

: Opera in Action

Michael White follows five of Britain's opera companies in their Music Live projects to search for new audiences.


Unknown: Michael White

: In Tune !

Sean Raffertytalkstothe BBC Young ; Musician of the Year. Music includes at 5.00 Ireland's Sea Feverand at 5.50 Walton's
Johannesburg Festival Overture, continues at 7pm


Unknown: Sean Raffertytalkstothe

: Haydn/BartokQuartetathon

From the Wigmore Hall in London. The final concert in a series featuring the complete cycle of Bartok's string quartets. Jerusalem Quartet
Haydn StringQuartet in D, Op 76 No Bartok String Quartet No 6


Unknown: Haydn Stringquartet

: In Tune

Continued from 5pm

: Performance on 3

From the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow,
Olivier Messiaen 's kaleidoscopic vision of praise and contemplation. : Rolf Hind (piano), David Rack (horn), Heather Corbett and David Lyons
(percussion) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Messiaen Des Canyons aux Etoiles


Unknown: Olivier Messiaen
Piano: Rolf Hind
Piano: David Rack
Horn: Heather Corbett
Horn: David Lyons
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Messiaen Des

: Julian Joseph Trio

Radio 3's Julian Joseph continues the festivities with a jazz trio concert given at the Harrogate Theatre. Joseph recalls the playing styles of piano greats Nat " King" : Cole and Oscar Peterson with Adam Salkeld
(guitar) and Orlando Le Fleming (bass).


Unknown: Oscar Peterson
Guitar: Adam Salkeld
Guitar: Orlando Le Fleming

: Perfect Day

From Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall, Music Live comes to a climax with a performance of Perfect Day brought together by simultaneous radio and TV coverage across the UK. Radio 3 celebrates this moment with an arrangement of the songbythe Scots-based composer Lyell Cresswell. BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins


Unknown: Lyell Cresswell.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's late-night selection includes performances given by Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble at their recent concert at the Bury St Edmunds Festival. Producer Lindsay Kemp


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Jan Garbarek
Producer: Lindsay Kemp

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Rachmaninov Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5 12.10 Chopin Five Preludes (Op 28)
12.20 Wieniawski Violin Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor, Op 14 12.45 Couperin Treizième Concert (Les Gouts Reunis)
1.00 A recital of Russian song.
1.45 Chopin Nocturne in F. Op 15 No 1
1.55 Maurice Dela Violin Sonatine
2.05 Mahler Symphony No 3
3.45 Jean-Bapitiste Forqueray Sarabanda
(LaD'Aubone)3.55 CPE Bach 12 Variations on "La Folia "4.05 Mozart String Quartet in D, K5 75 4.25 Schubert 12 Ecossaises, D299 4.35 Mendelssohn Overture: The
Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) 4.50 Kiami Helsinki March 5.05 Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 9 5.15 Pablo Casais 0 Vos Omnes 5.25 Naumann Symphonie a Grand Orchestre
(Cora) 5.40 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Antony Chorale)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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