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: Morning on 3

Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in G minor,
Op 25 Andrei Pisarev , Russian PO, conductor Samuel Friedmann
6.45 Tchaikovsky Serenade
Mélancolique, Op 26 Itzhak Perlman , Philhadelphia Orchestra conductor Eugene Ormandy
7.00 Uadov A Musical Snuffbox, Op 32 SNO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.25 Copland Appalachian Spring
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
8.00 Ives Country Band March Orchestra of New England, conductor James Sinclair
8.45 Dvorak Rusalka (excerpt)
Renee Fleming (soprano), Ben Heppner (tenor), Czech PO, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Andrei Pisarev
Conductor: Samuel Friedmann
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: James Sinclair
Conductor: Dvorak Rusalka
Soprano: Renee Fleming
Soprano: Ben Heppner
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Reznicek Overture: Donna Diana
Vienna PO, conductor Willi Boskovsky
9.05 Handel As Steals the Morn (L 'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato)
Soloists, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
9.15 Granados Allegro de Concierto Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
9.25 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D
USSR SO, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
9.40 Mozart, arrSartorius
Harmoniemusik on "Le Nozze di Figaro Mozzafiato, director Charles Neidich
9.45 Haydn Gloria (Harmoniemesse,
H XXII 14) Soloists, Choir of Winchester Cathedral, Brandenburg Orchestra, conductor David Hill
10.00 Janacek Lachian Dances
Brno State PO, conductor FrantisekJilek
10.35 Bach Cantata 138: Warum Betrubst
Du Dich, Mein Herz ? Soloists, Amsterdam Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
10.50 J Strauss (son) Accelerations Waltz Vienna PO, conductor Willi Boskovsky
11.05 Rossini Aragonese ; La Danza
Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), James Levine (piano)
11.10 Frederick the Great Flute Concerto
No 3 in C Patrick Gallois , CPE Bach CO, conductor Peter Schreier
11.40 Nicholas Maw Molto Vivace (Flute Quartet) Judith Pearce (flute), Mark Rush (violin), Mathias Wexler (cello), Paul Colletti (viola)
11.45 Tchaikovsky Suite No 4 in G
(Mozartiana) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson-Thomas
Producer Susan Kenyon


Unknown: Donna Diana
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Director: Charles Neidich
Director: Haydn Gloria
Unknown: Janacek Lachian
Soloists: Mein Herz
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Conductor: Rossini Aragonese
Conductor: La Danza
Conductor: Cecilia Bartoli
Piano: James Levine
Unknown: Patrick Gallois
Conductor: Peter Schreier
Flute: Judith Pearce
Violin: Mathias Wexler
Viola: Paul Colletti
Conductor: Michael Tilson-Thomas
Producer: Susan Kenyon

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett hears about a shared commissioning exercise across the North Sea between composers Sally Beamish and Qarin Rehnkvist. And as independent music publishers feel the pinch, a discussion about the current state of music publishing. Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Sally Beamish
Unknown: Qarin Rehnkvist.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

World of Brass at Symphony Hall
Petroc Trelawny presents highlights from concerts given at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, and Symphony Hall,
Birmingham, featuring the current National Brass Band Champions, who celebrate their centenary this year. Music includes the world premiere of The Trumpets of the Angels by Edward Gregson and the Trumpet Concerto by Aratunian, featuring the young Russian virtuoso Sergei Nakariakov.


Unknown: Edward Gregson
Unknown: Sergei Nakariakov.

: BBC Legends

John Barbirolli. David Huckvale introduces some rare recordings of Barbirolli conducting Bruckner and Mahler.
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor With the Halle Orchestra (1966) Mahler Symphony No 4 (5th mvt)
With the Boys of Manchester Grammar
School, the Ladies of the Halle Choir and the Halle Orchestra (1969)
John Barbirolli is featured in the BBC Legends series. CDs are available now from music outlets.


Unknown: John Barbirolli.
Introduces: David Huckvale
Unknown: Halle Choir
Unknown: John Barbirolli

: Discovering Music

Stephen Johnson discusses Gustav Hoist's Suite: The Planets, with the help of musical examples played by the BBC National
Orchestra of Wales under Nicholas Kok.
Producer Kerry Chapman. See also Thursday 8.00pm.


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Nicholas Kok.
Producer: Kerry Chapman.

: Bach Year

Orchestral Suites. Bach's four orchestral suites or Ouvertures are masterly examples of this popular Baroque genre. Anthony Burton explores differing performance styles.


Unknown: Anthony Burton

: Sunday Feature: John Tusa Interview

Norman Davies has brought grand, opinionated, narrative history back to the bookshelves with his monumental surveys of Poland, Europe and - most recently - the British Isles. And he wrote these thousands of pages with pen and paper - the only way, he tells John Tusa , to get the narrative flow and emotional tension of history that's meant for reading.


Unknown: Norman Davies
Unknown: John Tusa

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon
7.30 Sunday Play: Dianeira
By Timberlake Wertenbaker. A group of students meet a storyteller in a cafe. She tells them a tale of anger, passion jealousy, sexual betrayal and revenge. It is an ancient story but it could be told of any time and place where war and desire wreak havoc on hapless individuals.
Directed by Catherine Bailey and Timberlake Wertenbaker. Music composed by Stephen Warbeck. (R)


Unknown: Timberlake Wertenbaker.
Directed By: Catherine Bailey
Directed By: Timberlake Wertenbaker.
Composed By: Stephen Warbeck.
Irene: Olympia Dukakis
Dianeira: Harriet Walter
First chorus: Jenny Quayle
Nurse: Sandra Voe
Hyllos: Joseph Rennes
Heracles: Alan Howard
Second chorus: Emily Bruni
Third chorus: Joy Richardson
Messenger: Jonathan Tafter
Lychas: David Bradley
Nessos: Simon Callow

: Schumann and Britten

Music for two pianos performed by Martin Roscoe and Ronan O'Hora.
Schumann Andante and Variations in B flat, Op 46
Britten Mazurka Elegiaca; Introduction and Rondo alia Burlesca Revised R


Unknown: Martin Roscoe
Unknown: Ronan O'Hora.

: Choirworks: Water Passion after St Matthew

Paul Guinery presents the first performance, given last month, of Tan Dun's elemental response to Bach's Passion.
Mark O'Connor (violin), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Susan Botti (soprano), Stephen Bryant (bass), Yuanling Chen (electronics), David Cossin (director of water, stones and percussion), RIAS Chamber Choir, conducted by the Composer.
Tan Dun Water Passion after St Matthew See also Monday 7.30pm.


Unknown: St Matthew
Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Tan Dun
Violin: Mark O'Connor
Soprano: Susan Botti
Soprano: Stephen Bryant
Bass: Yuanling Chen
Unknown: David Cossin
Unknown: St Matthew

: World Routes

In another look at world music around the globe, Lucy Duran and Andy Kershaw are joined by Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto.


Unknown: Lucy Duran
Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Singer: Bebel Gilberto.

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Sibelius Overture: The Tempest Liszt Hamlet
Thomas Wilson Symphony No 5


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Unknown: Thomas Wilson

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Lassus Lagrime di San
Pietro Gesualdo Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday 2.20 Henri Albicastro Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 9 2.35 Fritz Brun
Symphony No 2 in B flat 3.15 Brahms
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op 24 3.45 Francaix 11 Variations on a Theme by Haydn 4.00 Beethoven, transcr Uszt Adelaide, Op 46 4.10 Haydn
Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
4.30 Busoni Sonatina No 6 (Fantasia on Carmen) 4.40 Hans Krasa Overture for chamber orchestra 4.55 Vanhal Clarinet
Sonata No 3 in B flat (excerpt) 5.00 Kodaly Concerto for Orchestra 5.25 Vivaldi Oboe
Concerto in A minor, RV461 5.45 Grieg PeerGynt: Suite No 1


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Henri Albicastro
Unknown: Fritz Brun
Unknown: Hans Krasa

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