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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
William Harris Faire Is the Heaven
Choir of King's College, Cambridge, director Stephen Cleobury
6.35 Dag Wiren String Quartet No 2, Op Henrik Peterson and Finndis Kristinsdotter (violins),
Maria Aberg (viola), PerNystrom (cello)
7.00 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.35 Bach Orchestral Suite No 4 in D,
BWV1069 Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, director Ton Koopman (harpsichord)
8.05 Bax Sonata in E for two pianos Jeremy Brown and Seta Tanyel
8.40 Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme MischaMaisky (cello), Orpheus CO


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: William Harris Faire
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Henrik Peterson
Viola: Maria Aberg
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Harpsichord: Ton Koopman
Pianos: Jeremy Brown

: Composer of the Week: Satie

This week Donald Macleod explores the life and works of Erik Satie.
Sports et Divertissements Michel Legrand (piano)
Avant-Dernieres Pensees
Joanna MacGregor (piano)
Trois Mélodies Patricia Rosario (soprano), Robin Bowman (piano)
Ballet: Parade Toulouse Capitole
Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson Socrate Hugues Cuenod (tenor), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Erik Satie.
Piano: Michel Legrand
Piano: Avant-Dernieres Pensees
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Soprano: Patricia Rosario
Piano: Robin Bowman
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons

: Work in Progress

The poet Matthew Sweeney continues work on his collaborative project DreamSpaces.


Unknown: Matthew Sweeney

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 Anton Heiller (organ)
10.15 Walton Johannesburg Festival
Overture London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
10.24 Beethoven String Trio in D, Op 9 No 2 GrumiauxTrio
10.48 Bach Three versions of "Nun
Komm, der Heiden Heiland " (18 Chorale Preludes) Anton Heiller (organ)
10.58 Walton Symphony No 2 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Anton Heiller
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Unknown: Heiden Heiland
Unknown: Anton Heiller
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Morning Performance St Magnus Festival

Linda Ormiston introduces the fourth of five programmes featuring performances given last week at the St Magnus Festival. Music includes Haydn's Piano Sonata in Eflat, HXVI53, played by John Lill , Schnittke's Sonata in the Old Style performed by Priya Mitchell (violin) and Robert Kulek (piano), and chamber music from Psappha and the English Baroque Soloists. Plus a dip into mythical Orkney lore in A Johnmas Foy.


Played By: John Lill
Violin: Priya Mitchell
Piano: Robert Kulek
Unknown: Johnmas Foy.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music
Beyond Bach III. Lucie Skeaping introduces the third of four chamber concerts given at this year's festival in St John's, Smith Square, London.
Aleksander Madzar and Katherine Chi (pianos)
Bach Concerto in C for two keyboards, BWV1061a Robin Holloway Gilded Goldbergs (excerpts) Brahms, arr Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor (4th mvt) See also this afternoon 4pm


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Pianos: Katherine Chi

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Wagner Overture: Die Meistersingervon Nurnberg Conductor George Hurst
Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
Martin Roscoe , conductor Mark Wigglesworth Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast)
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Conductor: Meistersingervon Nurnberg
Conductor: George Hurst
Conductor: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Music Restored

The Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music Lucie Skeaping presents highlights from this year's festival.
Rebel Les Elemens Palladian Ensemble
Bach Cantata No 14 7: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben St James 's Baroque Singers and Players, director Nicholas Kraemer Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Leben St James
Director: Nicholas Kraemer
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at
5.00 Wagner's Prelude, Act 3: Lohengrin; at
5.45 Bizet's Jeux d'Enfants; and at
6.40 Beethoven's Overture: Coriolan. I


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.

: Je, Guillaume

An evening dedicated to the 14th-century poet and composer Guillaume de Machaut. Featuring performances bythe Orlando ; Consort and readings by Anne Charlton , j
Richard Gaskell and Edward Petherbridge. !
7.30 Prelude: the Road to Rheims Daniel Leech-Wilkinson introduces
Guillaume de Machaut , the man and his music.
7.40 Actl: Once upon a Time
Daniel Leech-Wilkinson isjoined by Bayan Northcott , Christopher Page and Harrison Birtwistle to discuss Machaut's works and his influence on today's composers. Plus the beginning of a true love story in i Machaut's words and music - Le Voir Dit.
8.20 Interlude I: Postcard from
Mars Barbara Tuchman , author of A Distant
Mirror, describes the scourges of plague, war and famine that shaped the 14th century. !
8.25 Act 2: Hope's Ransom, Part 1 ' Daniel Leech-Wilkinson speaks to performers who have remade Machaut in ; their own image, including Jeremy Summerly , whose recording of Machaut's Mass in Rheims Cathedral can be heard at 9.30pm.
8.40 Interval: Virtual Strangers Reunited A remix of a Between the Ears radiogenic fantasy written by Richard Gaskell and Antony Pitts , based on Machaut's life.
9.05 Act 2 (contd): Hope's Ransom, Part 2 Matthew Brook sings the concluding part of the Layde Bonne Espérance, which tells how Machaut was kidnapped by Lady Hope, and freed in exchange for his music.
9.25 Interlude II: Message in a Bottle
A scholar, a painter, a poet and a fan give their verdict on Machaut's music.
9.30 Act 3: Instead of Blue, You Are
Wearing Green. Daniel Leech-Wilkinson introduces a recording of Machaut's Mass, performed in Rheims Cathedral by Oxford Camerata. Plus the conclusion to
Machaut' s true story of love and loss.
10.10 Postlude: In My Beginning Is My End Daniel Leech-Wilkinson delivers the final lines on the legend and the reality of Guillaume de Machaut.
Producer Antony Pitts. E-MAIL:machaut@bbc. co.uk


Unknown: Anne Charlton
Unknown: Richard Gaskell
Unknown: Edward Petherbridge.
Unknown: Guillaume de MacHaut
Unknown: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson
Unknown: Bayan Northcott
Unknown: Christopher Page
Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Mars Barbara Tuchman
Unknown: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson
Unknown: Jeremy Summerly
Written By: Richard Gaskell
Written By: Antony Pitts
Unknown: Matthew Brook
Introduces: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson
Unknown: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson
Producer: Antony Pitts.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents
Laszlo Vidowsky 's studies for MIDI piano and the Hilliard Ensemble in Machaut's Le Lai de la Fonteinne. Plus Catherine Lambert and JohnRenbourn.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Laszlo Vidowsky
Unknown: Catherine Lambert

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Sibelius Pohjola 's
Daughter, Op 49 12.15 Brahms Vier
Klavierstucke, Op 119 12.35Strauss An den Baum Daphne 12.50 Arnold Little Suite for Brass Band No 1, Op 80 1.00 Svendsen Norwegian Artist's Carnival, Op 14 Brahms, Symphony No 2 in D2.05 Krsto Odak Adriatic Symphony, Op 362.40 CPE Bach Concerto in E flat for harpsichord and fortepiano, Wq47
3.00 4.35 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
4.35 Grainger Hill Song No 14.50
Benjamin Overture to an Italian Comedy 5.00 Glinka Overture: Ivan Susanin 5.10 Musorgsky, arr Rimsky-Korsakov A Night on the Bare Mountain 5.25 Kodaly Four Madrigals
5.35 Trad, early Hungarian 1 7-Century Dances 5.50 Salomon Rossi Barechu


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Sibelius Pohjola
Unknown: Brahms Vier
Unknown: Benjamin Overture
Unknown: Ivan Susanin
Unknown: Salomon Rossi Barechu

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