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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Piano Sonata in D, HXVI 3 7 LeifOveAndsnes
6.30 Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Talich Quartet
7.00 Glazunov Carnival Overture, 0p45 Moscow Symphony Orchestra, conductor Igor Golovschin
7.35 JC Bach Sinfonia Concertante in C
Rachel Brown (flute), Frank de Bruine (oboe), David Watkin (cello), Academy of Ancient Music, director Simon Stand age (violin)
8.00 Bizet Suite: The Fair Maid of Perth Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.45 Rossini Overture: Semiramide
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Conductor: Igor Golovschin
Flute: Rachel Brown
Flute: Frank de Bruine
Cello: David Watkin
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Composer of the Week:Vaughan Williams

This week Donald Macleod explores works by Ralph Vaughan Williams that were inspired by literature. 3: William Blake
Vaughan Williams found that Blake's mystical visions translated surprisingly vividly into music.
A Poison Tree (Ten Blake Songs)
Ian Partridge (tenor), Janet Craxton (oboe) Job, a Masque for Dancing
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
The Divine Image; Eternity (Ten Blake Songs) Ian Partridge (tenor), Janet Craxton (oboe)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Tenor: Janet Craxton
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Tenor: Janet Craxton

: Work in Progress

Juliet Stevenson , currently appearing as Corinne in the Royal Court production of The Country by Martin Crimp , describes how a role develops from first reading and beyond the first night into the actual run.


Unknown: Juliet Stevenson
Unknown: Martin Crimp

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Weber Overture: Abu Hassan
Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
10.10 Handel Italian Cantata: Apollo e Dafne, HWV122 Roberta Alexander
(soprano), Thomas Hampson (baritone), Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.48 Granados Spanish Dances, Op 3 7: No 10 in G; No 5 in E minor Andres Segovia (guitar)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Soprano: Roberta Alexander
Soprano: Thomas Hampson
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Guitar: Andres Segovia

: Aldeburgh Festival 2000

Chris de Souza presents the third of five morning visits to this year's Aldeburgh
Festival. Today's recital is given by pianist Stephen Hough.
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, HXVI 48 Copland Piano Variations
Liszt Ballade No 2 in B minor
11.40 Interval Samuel West reads from
Nicholas Crane 's book Two Degrees West, which charts his eventful walk along England's meridian.
3: The Leeds/Liverpool Canal to the J6 (R)
12.00 Del Tredici Wedding Song Uszt Sonata in B minor See also this evening 7.30pm


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Pianist: Stephen Hough.
Unknown: Samuel West
Unknown: Nicholas Crane
Unknown: Del Tredici

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last month in the Elmwood
Hall, Belfast.
Nash Ensemble: Ian Brown (piano), Marianne Thorsen (vioiin), Richard Watkins (horn)
Lennox Berkeley Trio, Op 44 Brahms Trio in E flat, Op 40


Piano: Ian Brown
Piano: Marianne Thorsen
Horn: Richard Watkins
Horn: Lennox Berkeley

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Eigar Overture: In the South (Alassio) Conductor Paul Mann
Bridge Oration, Concerto Elegiaco Alban Gerhardt (cello), conductor Paul Mann
Elgar The Wand of Youth: Suite No 2 Conductor Osmo Vanska
Schumann Symphony No 2 in C Conductor Paul Mann


Conductor: Paul Mann
Cello: Elegiaco Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Paul Mann
Conductor: Paul Mann

: Choral Evensong

From the chapel of New College, Oxford. Introit: Gratias Tibi (Tarik O'Regan ) (first broadcast). Responses (Leighton). Psalm 104 (Turle, Boyce). First Lesson: Exodus
33, w7-20. Office Hymn: Father Most Holy (Chartres). Canticles: Jackson in G minor. Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 3, w4-18. Anthem: The Spirit of the Lord (
Matthew Martin ) (first broadcast). Hymn: Come Holy Ghost (mode viii). Organ Voluntary: Choral Varie sur le Theme du Veni Creator (Durufle). Director of music
Edward Higginbottom. Assistant organist Matthew Halls. Organ Scholar Ryan Wigglesworth.


Unknown: Gratias Tibi
Unknown: Tarik O'Regan
Unknown: Matthew Martin
Music: Edward Higginbottom.
Organist: Matthew Halls.
Unknown: Ryan Wigglesworth.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.00 Tchaikovsky's Waltz-Scherzo in C,
Op 34, played by Vadim Repin (violin) and Alexander Markovich (piano); at 5.45
Nielsen's Little Suite, Op 1 performed by the Danish National RSO underUlf Schirmer; and at 6.40 Beethoven's Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 played by Annie Fischer.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Played By: Vadim Repin
Piano: Alexander Markovich
Played By: Annie Fischer.

: Aldeburgh Festival 2000

Chris de Souza introduces a concert given in the Snape Mattings Concert Hall on Saturday. Belcea Quartet, Corin Long (double bass), Ian Bostridge (tenor), Thomas Ades (piano) Britten String Quartet No 1, Op 25
Faure Piano Quintet No 2 in C minor, Op 115 Dutilleux Ainsi la Nuit
Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 61 See also tomorrow 11am


Unknown: Corin Long
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Thomas Ades

: Night Waves

Sarah Dunant reviews The Heiress at the National Theatre in London, a play set in fashionable 1850s New York and based on the Henry James novel
Washington Square. She also talks to Will Self about How the Dead Live, his latest novel about "death, anti-Semitism and the NHS".


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Washington Square.

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents Gypsy-inspired jazz from lain Ballamy, choral music from
17th-century Portugal, and guitarist Ry Cooder in collaboration with Jaipur instrumentalist Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.


Guitarist: Ry Cooder
Unknown: Vishwa Mohan Bhatt.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
WH Squire Tarantella
12.10 Leonardo de Lorenzo Capriccio Brillante, Op 31
12.25 Coulthard Ballet Suite: Excursion
12.40 Uszt Mazeppa
12.50 Bellini Trumpet Concerto in E flat
1.00 A selection of opera transcriptions recorded on piano rolls.
Donizetti, transcr Uszt Valse Caprice on Themes from "Lucia di Lammermoor"
Ferruccio Busoni
Eugen d'Albert Ballade in F minor; Scenes from "Tiefland" Eugen d'Albert
Bellini, transcr Thalberg Fantasia on "La Sonnambula" Anna Essipoff
Humperdinck Dream Scene from "Hansel undGretel" The Composer
Bizet, transcr Horowitz Virtuoso Fantasy on Themes from "Carmen" " Vladimir Horowitz Liszt, transcr Lhevinne Reminiscences on Meyerbeer's "Robert leDiable" Josef Lhevinne
Mozart, transcr Uszt Reminiscences on "Don Giovanni" Emil von Sauer
2.10 Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op 52
2.25 Beethoven Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Ferruccio Busoni
Unknown: Thalberg Fantasia
Unknown: Anna Essipoff
Unknown: Vladimir Horowitz
Unknown: Josef Lhevinne

: BBC Schools

3.00 Dance Workshop 3.40 Together: an Assembly for Schools 4.00 Dance Workshop 4.20 Ghostwriter
4.30 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine Kleine
4.50 Chopin Scherzo No 1 in B minor,
Op 20 5.00 Grieg Morning; Anitra 's Dance (Peer Gynt, Suite No 1)
5.05 Schumann Drei Fantaisiestucke , Op 73 5.20 Wagner Siegfried Idyll
5.45 Boehm Ne/ Cor Piu Non Mi Sento, Op 4


Unknown: Eine Kleine
Unknown: Schumann Drei Fantaisiestucke
Unknown: Wagner Siegfried

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