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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Albeniz Espana Martin Jones (piano)
6.15 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor
(Hen) Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra, conductor Adam Fischer
7.00 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in C minor, RV402 Christophe Coin , Academy of Ancient
Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.15 Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 44 Schubert Ensemble of London
8.20 Gade Three Sacred Choruses
Danish National Radio Choir, conductorjesper Grove Jorgensen
8.35 Grainger Fisher 's Boarding-House BBCPO, conductor Richard Hickox


Conductor: Adam Fischer
Unknown: Christophe Coin
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductorjesper: Grove Jorgensen
Conductorjesper: Grainger Fisher
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Janacek

Donald Macleod explores the life and works of Leos Janacek.
4: Slavonic Unity and Russian Influence Janacek found inspiration for some of his greatest works in Russian literature, including the writings of Ostrovsky, Gogol and Dostoyevsky.
Serbian Kolo; Cossack Dance
Brno State PO, conductor Frantisek Jilek Lord Have Mercy upon Us
Members of the Czech Philharmonic
Chorus, Members of the Prague SO, conductor Jiri Pinkas
Pohadka Andrew Shulman (cello), Ian Brown (piano) The Prophecy and Death of Taras Bulba (Taras Bulba) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Libor Pesek
Katya Kabanova (Act 2) (excerpt)
Vienna PO. conductor Charles Mackerras
From the House of the Dead (Act 1) (excerpt)
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna PO , conductor Coharles Mackerras


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Leos Janacek.
Conductor: Frantisek Jilek
Conductor: Jiri Pinkas
Cello: Pohadka Andrew Shulman
Cello: Ian Brown
Conductor: Libor Pesek
Conductor: Vienna Po.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Vienna Po
Conductor: Coharles MacKerras
Katya: Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano)
Boris: Petr Dvorksy (tenor)
Skuratov: Ivo Zidek (tenor)
Luka: Jiri Zahradnlcek (tenor)
Alyeya: Jaroslava Janska (soprano)

: Work in Progress

Eamonn McCabe , picture editor of The
Guardian, describes his work photographing famous faces forthe newspaper.


Unknown: Eamonn McCabe

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Strauss Moonlight Music ; Wo 1st
Mein Bruder : Morgen Mittag um Elf (Capriccio) Lucia Popp (soprano), WalterZeh
(baritone), Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Horst Stein
10.30 Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life) Hollywood Quartet


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Strauss Moonlight Music
Unknown: Mein Bruder
Unknown: Morgen Mittag
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Horst Stein

: Morning Performance: Cheltenham Festival 2000

Chris de Souza introduces today's recital from the Pittville Pump Room given by BBC New Generation Artist baritone Christopher Maltman and pianist Graham Johnson.
Schubert Der Zurnende Barde , D785; Die Mutter Erde , D 788; Auf dem
Wasser zu Singen , 0774; Nacht und Traume, D827; Der Zwerg, D771; Wehmut, D772; Drang in die Ferne, D770; Dass Sie Hier Gewesen, 0775; Greisengesang, 0778; Das Geheimnis , D793; Der Pilgrim, D794

11.40 Orient Express - a Literary Journey 4: Shibil
By Yordon Yovkov. Today's story comes from Bulgaria, and concerns the trap laid for a handsome young haidout (guerrilla bandit) when he falls in love with the beautiful daughter of the kehaya (local governor). Reader David Horovitch.

12.00 Lennox Berkeley Five Poems of W.H. Auden, Op 53
Britten Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op 74
See Music Restored 4pm


Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Pianist: Graham Johnson.
Pianist: Schubert Derzurnende Barde
Unknown: Mutter Erde
Unknown: Wasserzu Singen
Unknown: Dass Sie Hier
Unknown: Das Geheimnis
Unknown: Yordon Yovkov.
Reader: David Horovitch.
Reader: Lennox Berkeley
Unknown: William Blake

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The final concert this week featuring performances given by the Endellion
Quartet with distinguished guest violists. Endellion Quartet, Bruno Giuranna (viola) Beethoven String Quintet in C, Op 29 Bartok String Quartet No 1 (R)


Viola: Bruno Giuranna

: The BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Colin Carr (cello), conductor VassilySinaisky
Dvorak Carnival Overture, Op 92 Smetana Vltava (Ma Vlast)
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)


Cello: Colin Carr

: Music Restored

Cheltenham Festival 2000
Lucie Skeaping introduces performances given in Tewkesbury Abbey by the Tallis
Scholars under their director Peter Phillips. Music includes the Requiem by 17th-century Portuguese composer Manuel Cardoso. Producer Jeremy Hayes. See Performance on 37. 30pm


Director: Peter Phillips.
Unknown: Manuel Cardoso.
Producer: Jeremy Hayes.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.40 Mozart's Violin Sonata in B flat, K378, played by Maxim Vengerov and Itamar Golan (piano); at 6.00 Chopin's Grande Valse Brillante in E flat, Op 18, performed by Murray Perahia (piano); and at 6.40 Strauss's Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat played by Dennis Brain with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Played By: Maxim Vengerov
Piano: Itamar Golan
Piano: Murray Perahia
Played By: Dennis Brain
Conducted By: Wolfgang Sawallisch.

: Performance on 3 Che/tenham Festival 2000

Chris de Souza presents a chamber music concert from the Pittville Pump Room. Imogen Cooper (piano), Belcea Quartet:
Corina Belcea and Laura Samuel (violins), Krzysztof Chorzelski (viola), AlasdairTait (cello)
Debussy String Quartet, Op 10
Kurtag Twelve Microludes, Op 13 (Homage to Andras Mihaly )
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Personally Speaking The last of four programmes in which Kevin Jackson explores the art of the essay.
4: High Definition Performance. Essays on the Arts, from Ruskin and Cyril Connolly to Kenneth Tynan and Guy Davenport.
8.30 Franck Piano Quintet in F minor
See Morning Performance tomorrow 11am


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Pittville Pump Room.
Piano: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Corina Belcea
Violins: Laura Samuel
Viola: Krzysztof Chorzelski
Unknown: Andras Mihaly
Unknown: Kevin Jackson
Unknown: Cyril Connolly
Unknown: Kenneth Tynan
Unknown: Guy Davenport.

: Night Waves

Laura Cumming investigates the connection between classical mythology and a modern pop single with poet
Ruth Padel , author of I'm a Man (Sex, Gods and Rock 7?'/?o//).PIusapersonalviewof cultural life across the Atlantic from
Bill Buford of The New Yorker.


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Unknown: Ruth Padel
Unknown: Bill Buford

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces Celtic music from violinists Carlene Anglim and Allister Gittens , and South African jazz from trombonist Jonas Gwangwa.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Violinists: Carlene Anglim
Violinists: Allister Gittens
Unknown: Jonas Gwangwa.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Mozart Adagio in C,
K356 12.15 Kodaly Pictures from Matra
12.30 Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird 1.00 A concert by the Netherlands Radio
Chamber Orchestra, given in Hilversum in 1989. Herman Uhlborn (piano) Mozart Six German Dances, K571; Piano Concerto No 21 in C, K467 Wilms Symphony in D, Op 52 2.05 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night 2.15 Beethoven Missa
Solemnis 3.30 Nielsen Flute Concerto
3.50 Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night
Dream, Op 61 (Incidental Music) (excerpts)
4.15 Sweelinck Diligam Te Domine 4.25 Ricercar del Sesto TuonoAndrea Gabrieli ; Ricercar del Duodecimo Tuono (Madrigali e Ricercari) 4.40 Marcel Dupre Poeme
Héroïque, Op 33 4.50 Stephen Chatman Grouse Mountain Lullaby 4.50 Biber
Sonata No 1 a 8 5.05 Vieme Clair de Lune
(Pieces de Fantaisie: Suite No 2) 5.15 Charles-Joseph Colin Les Echos de
Marnes (Pastoral) 5.25 Dvorak V Prirode (In Nature's Realm, Op 63) 5.45 Weber Overture: Der Freischutz


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Herman Uhlborn
Unknown: Sweelinck Diligam Te Domine
Unknown: Andrea Gabrieli
Unknown: Stephen Chatman
Unknown: Vieme Clair de Lune
Unknown: Charles-Joseph Colin Les Echos

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