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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.05 Dvorak Nocturne in B
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
6.40 Schumann Marchenerzahlungen ,
Op 132 Michael Collins (clarinet), Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (piano)
7.00 Baltzar John , Come Kiss Me Now Palladian Ensemble
7.35 Frost Oboe Concerto
Simon Emes , Ensemble 2000
8.00 J Strauss (son) Overture: Die Fledermaus Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.50 Sibelius Spring Song, Op 16 Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Stephen Hough
Piano: Baltzar John
Unknown: Simon Emes
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Composer of the Week: Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

The visionary and the mystic were as much part of Holst's musical personality as the jovial and the practical. In five programmes this week Donald Macleod explores performances of Holst's masterpiece The Planets suite given under various conductors, including the composer himself, some of its satellite works, and Holst's exquisite partsongs. Mars, the Bringer of War (The Planets) London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Light Leaves Whisper
BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan Elegy for William Morris ('Cotswold' Symphony) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Ave Maria
BBC Singers, conductor James Morgan The Mystic Trumpeter Claire Rutter (soprano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
Venus, the Bringer of Peace (The Planets) London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Producer Piers Burton-Page (R)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: William Morris
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: James Morgan
Soprano: Claire Rutter
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Producer: Piers Burton-Page

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about their current work. Author Beryl Bainbridge -Whitbread winner and a regular on the Booker shortlist - is writing a novel about
Samuel Johnson. She thinks that Boswell's biography of Johnson is the best British biography ever written - so what can she add? Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Beryl Bainbridge
Unknown: Samuel Johnson.
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring Szymanowski orchestral works and recordings by Suzanne Danco.
Mozart Come Scoglio (Cosi Fan Tutte, Act 1) Suzanne Danco (soprano), La Scala Orchestra, conductor Jonel Perlea
10.16 Reger In derNacht Markus Pawlik (piano)
10.16 Debussy Pelleas et Melisande (excerpt)
Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.24 Strauss Tod und Verklarung Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.49 Mozart Dans un Bois Solitaire, K308 Strauss Morgen Suzanne Danco (soprano), Guido Agosti (piano)
10.56 Szymanowski Symphony No 2 Detroit SO, conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Suzanne Danco.
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Conductor: Jonel Perlea
Piano: Markus Pawlik
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Strauss Tod
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Mozart Dans
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Soprano: Guido Agosti
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Melisande: Suzanne Danco(soprano)
Pelleas: Pierre Mollet(baritone)

: Morning Performance

Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2000
Chris de Souza introduces highlights from this year's Norfolk and Norwich Festival - the longest-running arts festival in the country.
Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue No 1 Barry Douglas (piano)
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66 Gould Piano Trio
Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV988 Barry Douglas (piano)


Piano: Barry Douglas
Piano: Barry Douglas

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes presents a recital from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Julius Drake (piano)
Schubert Der Einsame ; Aufder Donau ; Die Sterne; Meeres Stille ; Prometheus; Pensa Que Questo Istante; L 'Incanto degli Occhi; Aufder Brucke
Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Schubert Der Einsame
Piano: Aufder Donau
Unknown: Meeres Stille

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Butterworth A Shropshire Lad (Rhapsody for Orchestra) Conductor Mark Elder
Britten Four Sea Interludes; Passacaglia (Peter Grimes )
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Hoddinott Violin Concerto No 2 (Le Mistral) Dong-Suk Kang , conductor Tadaaki Otaka Vaughan Williams Symphony No 2 (A London Symphony)
ConductorChristopher Seaman


Conductor: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Dong-Suk Kang
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Opera in Action

Opera at the Crossroads of Europe
Jan Smacznytakes a look at Prague and the opening of the National Theatre in 1881. Music includes Smetana's Libuse, Dvorak's Dimitrij, The Jacobin and Rusalka, plus rarely heard works by Fibich and Foerster.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.00 Francaix's Divertissement for bassoon and string quartet played by the Melos Ensemble; at 6.00 Chopin's
Barcarolle performed by Artur Rubinstein (piano); and at 6.35 CPE Bach's Cello Concerto in A, Wql 72, played by Anner Bylsma with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Gustav Leonhardt.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Played By: Anner Bylsma
Unknown: Gustav Leonhardt.

: Performance on 3

Kirsteen Me Cue introduces another concert in the series from Glasgow's City Hall featuring 20th-century masterworks by British and Nordic composers. Alban Gerhardt (cello),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Emilio Pomarico
Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor Walton Symphony No 1


Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Emilio Pomarico
Conductor: Britten Sinfonia

: William Byrd

A performance of William Byrd 'sgreat nine-voice motet.
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Byrd Domine Quis HabitabitfR)


Unknown: William Byrd
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Conductor: Byrd Domine Quis

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton introduces the arts magazine, which today features a discussion of the Royal Opera's new production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.


Introduces: Isabel Hilton

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall presents music from
Muzsikas, Robert Wyatt , David Toop and selections from Peter Gabriel 's 1989 album Passion, featuring Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Jon Hassell and Youssou N'Dour.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Robert Wyatt
Unknown: David Toop
Unknown: Peter Gabriel
Unknown: Nusrat Fateh Ali
Unknown: Jon Hassell

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Rachmaninov Aleko s Cavatina
12.10 Arensky Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 23 (Silhouettes)
12.25 Bach Cantata 51: JauchzetGottin Allen Landen
12.45 Johann Gottlieb Naumann Harpsichord Concerto in B flat
1.00 The opening concert of the 1999 Delft Chamber Music Festival, featuring works by Prokofiev, Arensky and Tchaikovsky.
2.20 Glazunov The Seasons, Op 67


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Harpsichord: Johann Gottlieb Naumann

: 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!

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