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: Pez

Overture in D minor
5.10 Glgoirt Toccata in B minor
5.20 Tchaikovsky Dumka , Op 59
5.30 Hans Gal Serenade fo r Strings, Op 46
5.45 Bo Holten Nordisk Suite


Unknown: Tchaikovsky Dumka
Unknown: Hans Gal Serenade
Unknown: Bo Holten Nordisk

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Durufle Quatre Motets surdes Thèmes
Grégoriens Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
6.40 Zelenka Capriccio III in F CamerataBern, director Alexandervan Wijnkoop
7.10 Hoist Suite in F, Op 28 No 2
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra, conductor Timothy Reynish
7.40 Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113 Gerard Causse (viola), Mikhail Rudy (piano)
8.10 Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 7 Members of the Nash Ensemble
8.40 Stravinsky Three Movements from Petrushka Maurizio Pollini (piano)


Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Zelenka Capriccio Iii
Director: Alexandervan Wijnkoop
Conductor: Timothy Reynish
Conductor: Schumann Marchenbilder
Viola: Gerard Causse
Piano: Mikhail Rudy
Piano: Petrushka Maurizio Pollini

: Composer of the Week: Handel

From the 1730s onwards the popularity of Handel's operas began to decline. So he turned his attention instead to oratorio, a shrewd change of compositional direction which allowed his success to continue and eventually culminated in his most famous work, The Messiah. Donald Macleod discusses this vital strand of Handel's musical output.
Shepherd, What Art Thou Pursuing? (Acis and Galatea)
Martyn Hill (tenor), English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Tune Your Harps (Esther)
Mark Padmore (tenor), the Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers Ode forSt Cecilia's Day
Felicity Lott (soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), English Concert and Choir, director Trevor Pinnock
Father of Heaven (Judas Maccabeus) Janet Baker (mezzo),
English Concert Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Soprano: Felicity Lott
Soprano: Anthony Rolfe
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Work in Progress

Deborah Moggach talks about her television adaptation of Nancy Mitford 's semi-autobiographical novel The Pursuit of Love, set in pre-war London and Paris.


Talks: Deborah Moggach
Unknown: Nancy Mitford

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. Bruch Swedish Dances
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
10.17 Handel Trio Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No L'Ecoled'Orphée
10.28 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent
11.01 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in A (Italian), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Guido Cantelli


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Conductor: Guido Cantelli

: Morning Performance

English Cathedral Music
A pageant of choral music sung by the choirs of Durham and Salisbury cathedrals undertheir directors James Lancelot and Richard Seal. With an improvisation on the organ of Peterborough Cathedral by Magnus Williamson.
Nicholson 0 Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem White Behold Now, Praise the Lord
Stanford Magnificat in C; Nunc Dimittis in C Alcock Sanctus
Chilcott Even Such Is Time
Rose Domine Dilexi
Shephard Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem Parry Hear My Words, Ye People


Directors: James Lancelot
Directors: Richard Seal.
Unknown: Magnus Williamson.
Unknown: Rose Domine Dilexi

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny presents the first of six recitals from the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.
Palladian Ensemble
Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV525; Duetto in E minor, BWV802; Duetto in F, BWV803; Trio Sonata in G, BWV1039; Duetto in G, BWV804; Duetto in A minor, BWV805; Fourteen Goldberg Canons, BWV1087

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Bax Tintagel
Conductor Vernon Handley
Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes Conductor Richard Hickox
Eigar Cello Concerto in E minor
Heinrich Schiff , conductor Andrew Davis Rawsthome Symphonic Studies Conductor Andrew Davis
Tippett Concerto for Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Britten Suite
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Heinrich Schiff
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Music Restored

Music from the Time of Henry i Lucie Skeaping introduces a concert from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Warminghurst, Sussex, the first in an ! occasional series. The ensemble Sirinu j perform music by Guillaume Dufay , John Bedyngham , Jacob de Senchles, John
Dunstable and Henry V. Producer Chris Wines.


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Music By: Guillaume Dufay
Music By: John Bedyngham

: In Tune

With Humphrey Carpenter. Music includes i at 5.00 Beethoven's Overture: Egmont played by the Vienna Philharmonic under George Szell ; at 5.50 Piazzolla's
Contrabajissimo performed by Astor Piauolla (bandoneon) and the New Tango Quintet; and at6.40Ravel's Sonata for violin and cello played by Nigel Kennedy and Lynn Harrell.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter.
Unknown: George Szell
Unknown: Astor Piauolla
Played By: Nigel Kennedy
Played By: Lynn Harrell.

: Performance on 3

Graeme Kay presents the climax ofthe
Royal College of Organists' Performer of the Year competition, which reached its final stages on Saturday at Manchester's ! Bridgewater Hall. In tonight's programme the last three competitors' performances will decide the final placings. BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
Walton Coronation March: Crown Imperial Barber Toccata Festiva
Poulenc Organ Concerto
Rheinberger Organ Concerto No 2 in G minor


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Frank Bridge

Maggini String Quartet (R)

: Night Waves

What draws us to individual works of art?
How best can we view art and what do we have to do to get the most from our viewing? Laura Cumming puts such questions to John Armstrong , author of The Intimate PhilosophyofArt. She also meets John Banville , regarded by many as i Ireland's greatest living writer, to discuss his latest novel, Eclipse.


Unknown: Laura Cumming
Unknown: John Armstrong
Unknown: John Banville

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces fiddle music from Wales and music from the new album by veteran Cuban pianist Ruben Gonzalez.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Pianist: Ruben Gonzalez.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor
12.20 DanieHesur Le Cantique des Colonnes
12.30 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Le Coq d'Or
1.00 Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-Midi d 'un Faune; La MerBerlin Philharmonic, conductor Simone Young
Bruckner Symphony No 7 in E


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Stories and Rhymes
3.15 Numbertime
3.30 Words Alive!
3.45 Listen and Write
4.05 Megamaths 4.20 Maths Challenge
4.35 Maths Challenge
4.50 Fiream-Faram

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