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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Beethoven Cello Sonata in C, Op 102 No 1 Miklos Perenyi , Dezso Ranki (piano)
6.15 Bach Cantata No 54: Widerstehe Doch derSunde Andreas Scholl
(countertenor), Orchestre du Collegium Vocale , director Philippe Herreweghe
7.00 JC Bach Grand Overture in B flat,
Op 18 No 2 English Symphony Orchestra, conductor William Boughton
7.40 Dohnanyi Suite in the Old Style, Op 24 Martin Roscoe (piano)
8.00 Vivaldi Motet: Lauda Jerusalem, RV609 Susan Gritton and Lisa Milne
(sopranos), the Choristers and Choir of the King's Consort, the King's Consort, conductor Robert King
8.30 Debussy Fantaisie for piano and orchestra Barry Douglas , French Radio PO, conductor Marek Jankowski


Unknown: Miklos Perenyi
Piano: Dezso Ranki
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Collegium Vocale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Conductor: William Boughton
Conductor: Dohnanyi Suite
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Unknown: Susan Gritton
Sopranos: Lisa Milne
Conductor: Robert King
Conductor: Debussy Fantaisie
Unknown: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Marek Jankowski

: Composer of the Week: Nicholas Maw

(Born 1935). With Donald Macleod , featuring contributions from the Composer.
, Nicholas Maw celebrates his 65th birthday next month. This week's programmes survey the achievement of a composer who has established an individual voice the hard way - in defiance of fashion and influence - but whose neo-Romantic language now seems increasingly in tune with the new spirit in music.
1: With Mouth, Word and Hearte Free Our Lady's Song Elizabethan Singers, conductor Louis Halsey
After Darkness (The Voice of Love)
Sarah Walker (mezzo), Roger Vignoles (piano) Life Study Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
Scenes and Arias Judith Howarth (soprano), Susan Parry (mezzo), Rebecca de Pont
Davies (contralto), BBCSO, conductor Rumon Gamba Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Nicholas Maw
Conductor: Louis Halsey
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Arias Judith Howarth
Soprano: Susan Parry
Unknown: Rebecca de Pont
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about their current work. This week the poet
Hugo Williams on his poem about a poem, a translation of Rainer Maria Rilke 's The
Merry-Go-Round. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Hugo Williams
Unknown: Rainer Maria Rilke
Producer: Fiona McLean

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Bach cello suites and recordings by Sergiu Celibidache.
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird Stuttgart RSO, conductor Sergiu Celibidache
10.29 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007
10.48 Stravinsky Concerto for piano and wind Olli Mustonen , German SO, Berlin, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
11.08 Bach Cello Suite No 2 in D minor, BWV1008 Maurice Gendron


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Sergiu Celibidache.
Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache
Unknown: Olli Mustonen
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Maurice Gendron

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Murray Perahia
Murray Perahia leapt to international fame after winning the Leeds Piano Competition in 1972. In conversation with Humphrey Burton , he looks back at a career spanning nearly 30 years. Today he remembers the day he won the competition and introduces s of his prize-winning performances. 1: Leeds Prize Winner Mendelssohn Piano Sonata in E, Op 6 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K5 76
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
With the RLPO, conductor Charles Groves


Unknown: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Murray Perahia
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Conductor: Charles Groves

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall, London. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Gerald Finley (baritone), Julius Drake (piano)
Loewe Erlkonig; Die Wendeldne Glocke; Der Papagei
Wolf Fussreise; An die Geliebte; Mausfallenspruchlein; Feuerreiter
Mark-Anthony Turnage The Singing Cat; Mourning: Last Words (first performance) Ravel Histoires Naturelles
(Repeated Saturday 1pm)


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Piano: Julius Drake

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Hoist Suite de Ballet
Conductor Kenneth Montgomery Arnell Piano Concerto
Philip Fowke , conductor John Lubbock
Hurlstone Variations on a Hungarian Air Conductor Kenneth Montgomery
Arensky Fantasia on Russian Folk Songs Stephen Coombs (piano), conductor Kenneth Montgomery Sibelius Symphony No 1
Conductor Kenneth Montgomery


Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Philip Fowke
Piano: Stephen Coombs
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery

: Opera in Action

Opera at the Crossroads of Europe
In the first of four programmes, Jan Smaczny takes a tour of Prague and hears some of the music that provided the backdrop for
' Mozart's triumphant arrival with The
Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni.


Unknown: Jan SmacZny
Unknown: Don Giovanni.

: In Tune

Music includes after 5.00 Beethoven's
Andante Favori in F, Wo05 7, played by pianist Sviatoslav Richter ; after 6.00
Howells's Evening Canticles (Collegium
Sancti Johannis Cantabrigiense) performed by the Choir of St John's College,
Cambridge, directed by George Guest ; and at around 6.45 Rodolphe Kreutzer 's Grand Quintet in C played by oboist Sarah Francis with the Allegri Quartet.


Pianist: Sviatoslav Richter
Directed By: George Guest
Unknown: Rodolphe Kreutzer
Unknown: Sarah Francis

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
A concert given last night as part of the Fire j Crossing Water festival atthe Barbican, featuring multimedia works by Varese and by Chinese composer, Tan Dun. Varese's description of an urban desert features pre-recorded factory and treated percussion sounds interwoven with the live ensemble.
The Gate is a story of three women seeking eternal forgiveness -they have all committed suicide for love: the Chinese
Yuji - the heroine from Farewell My
Concubine, Juliet from the Shakespeare play, and the Japanese Koharu, from Love Suicides atAmijima Chikamatsu. Varese Deserts
BBCSO, conductor Pierre-Andre Valade Tan Dun Orchestra Theatre IV: The Gate Shi Ming (Peking Opera actress),
Nancy Lundy (soprano), Zehua Zhang (puppeteer) BBCSO, conductor Tan Dun


Unknown: Tan Dun.
Conductor: Pierre-Andre Valade
Conductor: Tan Dun
Soprano: Nancy Lundy
Soprano: Zehua Zhang
Conductor: Tan Dun

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd 's guests include poet and critic Craig Raine who changed the path of modern poetry with his Martian verse in the seventies and whose new Collected
Poems, and essays, In Defence of TS Eliot, draw on twenty years of eclectic writing.


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Craig Raine

: Late Junction

With Verity Sharp , including the first of John Cage's Imaginary Landscapes, for turntables, frequencies, muted piano and cymbal. Plus tributes to Cage from the Penguin Cafe Orchestra and Ken Nordine and music by Bjork from Lars von Trier 's film Dancer in the Dark.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Ken Nordine
Unknown: Lars von Trier

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Schubert Overture:
Fierrabras 12.15 Neuchatel Gewanlchze Minnen ie Guoten Wan 12.25 Daniel-Lesur Suite Medievale 12.40 A Gabriell Aria delta Battaglia a 8 12.50 Kurpinski Two Huts
1.00 Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor,
0784; Seven Songs (transcr Liszt): Piano Sonata in B flat, D9602.30 Grieg Symphonic Dances. Op 64
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Something to Think About 3.15
Playtime 3.30 Music Box 3.45 Let's Move!
4.05 Alphabet Time 4.15 Counting Time
4.25 Let's Make a Story 4.40 Let's Sing!
5.00 Clara Schumann Variations in F sharp minor on a Theme of Robert Schumann
5.05 Satie, arr Milhaud Jack-in-the-Box
5.20 Zelenski Overture: In the Tatras
5.30 Paul Juon Satyrs and Nymphs. Op 18 No 7 5.40 Humperdinck Overture and Dream Music (Hansel und Gretel)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Neuchatel Gewanlchze
Unknown: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Paul Juon Satyrs

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