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: Telemann

Trio Sonata in A minor
5.10 Hendrik Andriessen Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Kuhnau
5.35 Pingoud Prologue, Op 4
5.45 Ravel La Valse


Unknown: Hendrik Andriessen

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Faure Pavane Academy of St Martin in the Fields, director Neville Marriner
6.25 William Mathias Flute Sonatina
Kenneth Smith , Paul Rhodes (piano)
7.00 Bach Italian Concerto in F, BWV971 Alfred Brendel (piano)
7.40 Clementi Symphony in B flat. Op 18 No 1 London Mozart Players. conductor Matthias Bamert
8.00 Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer Robert Johnston (treble).
Colin Walsh (organ), Choir of Salisbury Cathedral, director Richard Seal
8.30 Gershwin Catfish Row
St Louis SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Director: Neville Marriner
Unknown: Kenneth Smith
Piano: Paul Rhodes
Piano: Alfred Brendel
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Robert Johnston
Unknown: Colin Walsh
Director: Richard Seal
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Composer of the Week: Handel

Donald Macleod takes a look at Handel's popularity in London.
Row My Tears (Julius Caesar, Act 3) Valerie Masterson (soprano),
Orchestra of English National Opera, conductor Charles Mackerras
Coronation Anthem: My Heart Is Inditing, HWV261 Choir of New College, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom , the King's Consort, director Robert King
Niuna Forza lo Arresta; Mi Restano le
Lagrime (Alcina) Renée Reming (soprano), Timothy Robinson (tenor), Les Arts
Florissants, conductor William Christie Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 7 Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Simon Standage


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Valerie Masterson
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Director: Robert King
Director: Niuna Forza
Unknown: Mi Restano
Tenor: Timothy Robinson
Conductor: William Christie
Conductor: Simon Standage

: Work in Progress

Deborah Moggach talks about her television adaptation of Nancy Mitford 's novel The Pursuit of Love.


Talks: Deborah Moggach
Unknown: Nancy Mitford

: Masterworks

Stephanie Hughes . Smetana Overture: The Kiss
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi
10.13 Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Artur Schnabel (piano)
10.25 Prokofiev Ballade , Op 15 Raphael Wallfisch (cello), John York (piano)
10.38 Taverner 0 Splendor Gloriae
Taverner Choir, conductor Andrew Parrott
11.49 Bruch Violin Concerto No 3 in D minor
Salvatore Accardo , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Piano: Artur Schnabel
Piano: Prokofiev Ballade
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Cello: John York
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Unknown: Salvatore Accardo
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Morning Performance

English Cathedral Music
A concert given last January in Wells
Cathedral bytheBBCPO, the Choir of Wells Cathedral and the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductors
Christopher Robinson and James MacMillan. Plus an improvisation on the organ of Gloucester Cathedral by David Briggs. Jean Rigby (mezzo), Michael George (baritone) Durufle Requiem
James MacMillan Magnificat


Conductors: Christopher Robinson
Conductors: James MacMillan.
Unknown: David Briggs.
Unknown: Jean Rigby
Baritone: Michael George

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given earlierthis month in the BT Studio at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. Apollo Saxophone Quartet
Paul Mitchell-Davidson All Lit Up Francaix Suite
Django Bates Travel Cartoons for the Blind Plazzola Four, for Tango Michael Nyman Quartet


Unknown: Paul Mitchell-Davidson
Unknown: Django Bates
Unknown: Michael Nyman

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Szymanowski Concert Overture in E Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 2 Lydia Mordkovitch (violin), conductorVassily
Sinaisky Karlowicz Stanislaw and Anna
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Szymanowski Symphony No 4 for piano and orchestra (Symphonie Concertante)
Howard Shelley , conductorVassily Sinaisky Lutoslawski Concerto for Orchestra Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductorvassily: Sinaisky Karlowicz Stanislaw
Conductorvassily: Howard Shelley

: Choral Evensong

From the Cathedral and Abbey church of St Alban. Introit: 0 Jesus Christ, Meins
Lebens Licht (Bach). Responses (Smith). Psalms 126-131 (Garrett, Goss. Wesley, Walford Davies , Knight). First Lesson: 1
Kings 13, wl-10. Office Hymn: Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling (Salisbury). Canticles:
Rubbra in A flat. Second Lesson: Acts 11, wl9-30. Anthem: The Spirit of the Lord (Elgar). Organ Voluntary: Siegesfeier,
Op 145 No 7 (Reger). Master of the music Andrew Lucas. Organist Andrew Parnell.


Unknown: Walford Davies
Organist: Andrew Lucas.
Organist: Andrew Parnell.

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes at 5.35 Handel's Sonata in B flat, Op 5 No 7, played by the Purcell Quartet; at
5.50 Rachmaninov's Russian Rhapsody performed by Dmitri Alexeev and Nikokai Demidenko (pianos); and at 6.35
Boccherlni's Cello Concerto No 9 in B flat played by Jacqueline Du Pre with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: Dmitri Alexeev
Pianos: Nikokai Demidenko
Played By: Jacqueline du Pre
Conducted By: Daniel Barenboim.

: lebreclrMive

Norman Lebrecht chairs a new cultural forum on BBC Radio 3 and the World Wide Web, where burning issues in the arts are hotly debated. Presenters: Who Needs Them?
Has presentation overtaken content? Are we surrendering control of our cultural lives to presenters, DJs and other uncreative personalities? Tell us your views before, during and afterthe programme by telephone on [number removed]. E-MAIL: lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/lebrechtlive


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3

From the Barbican Centre, London.
Berlioz's two loosely autobiographical symphonies launch the final instalment of the LSO's acclaimed Berlioz Odyssey.
Yuri Bashmet (viola), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis Berlioz Harold in Italy
8.15 Twenty Minutes: A Sound Read Ivan Hewett returns with a new series reviewing recently published books about music. This month he isjoined by historian Cheryce Kramer and critic Stephen Pettitt to discuss The Visitors by Rupert Christiansen , Gilbert and Sullivan 's London by Andrew Goodman and The
Piano Shop on the Left Bank by TE Carhart.
8.35 Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique


Viola: Yuri Bashmet
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Berlioz Harold
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Cheryce Kramer
Unknown: Stephen Pettitt
Unknown: Rupert Christiansen
Unknown: Andrew Goodman

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright talks to Ian Kershaw about the concluding book in his definitive biography of Adolf Hitler. And the Irish poet Edna Longley talks about the function of poetry and how poets are read and received at different times throughout history.


Talks: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Ian Kershaw
Unknown: Adolf Hitler.
Talks: Edna Longley

: Late Junction

The Lady Is a Tramp performed on thumb piano and medieval chant from Rnland feature in Fiona Talkington 's late-night listening.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
12.20 Dallapiccola Due Cori di
Michelangelo Buonarroti il Giovane
12.35 Sibelius En Saga
1.00 Guilmant Organ Symphony No 2 in A, Op 91
Franck Chorale No 2 in B minor
Widor Symphony No 3 for organ and orchestra. Op 69
2.10 Brahms Marienlieder , Op 22
2.30 Korngold Violin Concerto


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Brahms Marienlieder

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together: an Assembly for Schools
3.20 Expressive Arts 3.40 School Musical
4.00 Dance Workshop 4.20 Have Your Say!
4.45 Music for Dance

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