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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.10 Bruch Romance
Gerard Causse (viola), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
6.35 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 49 Emanuel Ax
7.00 Waldteufel The Skaters Waltz
NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini
7.35 Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 30 No 3 Gidon Kremer , Martha Argerich (piano)
8.00 Soler Fandango
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
8.35 Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Martha Argerich
Harpsichord: Andreas Staier
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Composer of the Week: Satie

This week Donald Macleod explores the life and works of Erik Satie.
La Belle Excentrique Jean-Pierre
Armengaud (piano), Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
De I 'Enfance de Pantagruel (Trois Petites Pièces Montees) French National
Orchestra, conductor Manuel Rosenthal Ludions Elly Ameling (soprano), Rudolf Jansen (piano) Les Aventures de Mercure
Orchestre du Societe des Concerts de
Paris, conductor Louis Auriacombe
Relâche Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
Cinema Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy, conductor Jerome Kaltenbach


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Erik Satie.
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Soprano: Ludions Elly Ameling
Piano: Rudolf Jansen
Conductor: Jerome Kaltenbach

: Work in Progress

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


Unknown: Matthew Sweeney

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Walton Partita Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.21 Rossini Sohata a Quattro No 1 in G Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Elizabeth Wallfisch and Marshall Marcus (violins), Richard Tunnicliffe (cello), Chi-Chi Nwanoku (double bass)
10.33 Haydn Symphony No 56 in C Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Anton Heiller
11.03 Walton Variations on a Theme of Hindemith Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Rossini Sohata
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Violins: Marshall Marcus
Violins: Richard Tunnicliffe
Cello: Chi-Chi Nwanoku
Conductor: Anton Heiller

: Morning Performance

St Magnus Festival
Linda Ormiston takes a boat across to Flotta to hear a concert from the Orkney Ensemble and introduces chamber music highlights from last week's St Magnus Festival, including Saint-Saens's Violin Sonata No 1 in D minor. Op 75, played by Priya Mitchell and pianist Robert Kulek , the Trio Sonata from Bach's Musical Offering, BWV1079, performed by the English Baroque
Soloists, and Sleep On by Mark-Anthony Tumage played by Psappha.


Played By: Priya Mitchell
Pianist: Robert Kulek
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Tumage

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music
Beyond Bach IV. Lucie Skeaping introduces the final concert of music touched by Bach, given at this year's festival in St John's,
Smith Square. Wayne Marshall (piano/organ) Marshall Improvisations on Themes of Bach Franz Schmidt Toccata in C
Naji Hakim Pange Lingua
Uszt Prelude and Fugue on the Name BACH Marshall Improvisee


Piano: Wayne Marshall
Unknown: Marshall Improvisee

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Dvorak Carnival Overture
Conductor Nicolae Moldoveanu
Tippett Piano Concerto Yitkin Seow Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Smetana Sarka ; From Bohemia's Woods and Fields (Ma Vlast) ConductorTadaaki Otaka Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
Conductor Nicolae Moldoveanu


Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu
Conductor: Yitkin Seow
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Smetana Sarka
Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu

: Jazz Legends

Hermeto Pascoal. Julian Joseph celebrates the achievements of Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist
Hermeto Pascoal who returns to the UK next week for a one-off appearance at the Barbican in London. Following his success in the sixties with the innovative Quarteto Novo, Hermeto Pascoal went on to record with Miles Davis , who described him as "the most complete musician I ever met in my life." Hermeto's music is original, daring and always unpredictable. From the archive, a 1976 session with Ron Carter and Airto Moreira and a big band concert recorded by the BBC in 1994. Producer Felix Carey
Three Jazz Legends CDs are available now featuring Oscar Peterson. Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie


Unknown: Hermeto Pascoal.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Hermeto Pascoal
Unknown: Hermeto Pascoal
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Ron Carter
Unknown: Airto Moreira
Producer: Felix Carey
Unknown: Oscar Peterson.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter celebrates the centenary of the first performance of Finlandia by Sibelius. Music includes at
5.05 Poulenc's Flute Sonata played by William Bennett and Clifford Benson
(piano); at 6.00 Bridge's Elegy performed by Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) and John McCabe (piano); and at 6.40 Liszt's Les
Préludes played by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Played By: William Bennett
Played By: Clifford Benson
Cello: Julian Lloyd Webber
Cello: John McCabe
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.

: Performance on 3

Live from the Kissingen Sommer International Music Festival, Germany.
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Schumann Overture: Manfred
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Cabinet of Curiosities 3: The Hunterian Museum. Sarah LeFanu visits the collection of the 18th-century surgeon, anatomist and pioneer of medical research John Hunter , whose human and animal exhibits have provided not only medical but also literary inspiration.
8.20 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D


Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Unknown: Sarah Lefanu
Unknown: John Hunter

: Baroque Guitars

Peter and Zoltan Katona (guitars)
Handel Suite in A minor (originally D minor), HWV428


Guitars: Zoltan Katona

: Night Waves

As a British Festival of Australian arts marks
100 years since the passage of the Australian federation billsthrough
Westminster, Paul Allen talks to Australian writers and artists about their work and the continuing cultural links between the two countries. Plus a review of the RSC's production of Henry IV Part 2.


Talks: Paul Allen

: Hear and Now

International Rostrum of Composers
Sarah Walker presents a roundup of the best new music by up-and-coming composers broadcast by radio stations around the world within the last year as voted by the rostrum held in Amsterdam earlierthiS month. Producer Philip Tagney


Producer: Philip Tagney

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Fesch Violin
Concerto in C minor, Op 5 No 512.15
Telemann Sonata in C (Der Getreue Music-Meister) 12.25 Bach 18 Pieces for
Mechanical Clock, attrib WFBach (BWV
Anhl33-50) 12.50 Beethoven Adagio for Musical Clock, WoO33 1.00 Gretry La
Caravane du Caire 3.00 Joseph Jongen Flute Sonata, Op 773.30 Tournier Jutro ;
Au Matin 3.40 Uszt St Francis 's Sermon to the Birds 3.50 Jeney Zoltan Bird Tempting
4.00 Jamefelt Korsholma 4.20 CPE Bach
Quartet for flute, viola and continuo in D, Wq94 4.40 Leoncavallo Prologue: /
Pagliacci 4.45 Leo Smit Concerto for piano and wind5.05 Bartok Violin Rhapsody No 1
5.10Scriabin Preludes, Op 11 (excerpts)
5.20 Dessane Ouverture 5.30 Erik Tulindberg StringQuartet No 3 in C 5.50 Trad, arr
Michael Hurst Ten Thousand Miles Away


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Beethoven Adagio
Flute: Joseph Jongen
Unknown: Tournier Jutro
Unknown: Uszt St Francis
Unknown: Jamefelt Korsholma
Unknown: Leo Smit
Unknown: Erik Tulindberg
Unknown: Michael Hurst

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