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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Satle Trois Gymnopedies
6.40 Chausson Poème
7.00 Delius Intermezzo
7.10 Machaut Dame, de Qui Toute Ma Me Vient
8.00 Brahms Ave Maria for female chorus and organ
8.45Telemann Concerto in D minor for three horns, violin and orchestra


Unknown: Brahms Ave Maria

: Composer of the Week: Prokofiev

With Donald Macleod. After his last ballet for Diaghilev, and the great impresario's death, Prokofievfoundthe pull of Mother Russia irresistible.
The Prodigal Son (Scenes 1, 2 and 3) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Alexander Polianichko
Suite: Lieutenant Kije Donald Maxwell (baritone), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Alexander Polianichko
Baritone: Lieutenant Kije Donald Maxwell
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Work in Progress

Syrian artist Issam Kourbaj talks about an exhibition he is developing with his two-year-old son Mourad in his Cambridge studio.


Artist: Issam Kourbaj

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Bartok Suite , Op 14 Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
10.14 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) Adolf Busch , Rudolf Serkin (piano)
10.36 Honegger Mouvement
Symphonique No 3 Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
10.48 Bartok Violin Concerto No 2
Yehudi Menuhin , Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bartok Suite
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Adolf Busch
Piano: Rudolf Serkin
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Andras Schiff
Humphrey Burton talks to pianist Andras Schiff and introduces recordings from the BBC Archives. Today he performs works by Bach and Janacek, and by composers with whom he is less often associated.
Bach Prelude and Fugue No 24 in B minor, BWV893 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2) Janacek Into the Mists
Tomkins A SadPavan for These Distracted
Byrd Pavan and Galliard (Bray)
Famaby Fantasia (Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, No 232)
Heinz Holliger Quintet
With the Composer (oboe), Elmar Schmid (clarinet), Klaus Thunemann (bassoon), Radovan Vlatkovic (horn)
Bach Partita No 4 in D, BWV828


Unknown: Andras Schiff
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Pianist: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Byrd Pavan
Unknown: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Elmar Schmid
Clarinet: Klaus Thunemann
Horn: Radovan Vlatkovic

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given earlierthis month at the Djanogly Hall in Nottingham, the first in a series of concerts evoking the spirit of Byron, Liszt and the early Romantics.
Graf Mourja (violin), Elena Rozanova (piano) Paganlni Cantabile; La Campanella; Caprice No 17 in E flat for solo violin;
Introduction and Variations on "Di Tanti
Palpiti" from Rossini's "Tancredi"
Uszt Mephisto Waltz No 1; Grand Duo Concertant on Lafont's "Le Marin"


Violin: Graf Mourja
Violin: Elena Rozanova

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), conductor Andrew Davis
Verdi Overture: The Force of Destiny Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Berg Violin Concerto
BrahmsSymphonyNo 4 in E minor


Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Jazz Legends

Sarah Vaughan. Julian Joseph introduces recordings of the celebrated American vocalist Sarah Vaughan. Vaughan was an early member of Billy Eckstine 's big band of the forties, and enjoyed huge commercial success recording with orchestras in the fifties. She also worked in small groupjazz settings, including sessions with trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Roy Haynes.


Unknown: Sarah Vaughan.
Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Sarah Vaughan.
Unknown: Billy Eckstine
Unknown: Clifford Brown
Unknown: Roy Haynes.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty explores the legacy of Cosimo Medici and his sons, whose love of music and the arts made Florence one of the cultural hot spots of the Renaissance. Music includes at 5.35 Saint-Saens's
Caprice sur Des Airs Danois et Russes, Op 79, performed by Pascal Roge (piano), Maurice Bourgue (oboe), Michel Portal
(clarinet) and Catherine Cantin (flute); at
5.00 Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 (orch Stokowski) played by the Philadelphia Orchestra under
Wolfgang Sawallisch ; and at 6.35 Weber's Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat, Op 74, performed by Charles Neidich with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Cosimo Medici
Piano: Pascal Roge
Oboe: Maurice Bourgue
Oboe: Michel Portal
Oboe: Catherine Cantin
Unknown: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Unknown: Charles Neidich

: Performance on 3

The Last Supper rln Harrison Birtwistle 's new opera, or rathera hybrid of opera and oratorio, Ghost - a representation of both the Holy Spirit and Greek chorus - invites Jesus and his disciples to a supper in a contemporary setting. Birtwistle and his librettist Robin Blaser offer a reflection on what has been done, both positively and negatively, in the name of Christ over the last 2000 years. This live production is directed by Martin Duncan. Birtwistle The Last Supper (first broadcast performance)
Glyndebourne Chorus and Touring Opera Orchestra, conductor Elgar Howarth Director Martin Duncan


Unknown: Harrison Birtwistle
Unknown: Robin Blaser
Directed By: Martin Duncan.
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Director: Martin Duncan
Jesus: William Dazeley(baritone)
Ghost: Susan Bickley(mezzo)
Judas: Thomas Randle(tenor)
Simon (also known Peter): Geoffrey Moses(bass)
Andrew: Colin Judson(tenor)
James: Andrew Watts(countertenor)
John: Andrew Rupp(bass)
Bartholomew: Christopher Lemmings(tenor)
Philip: Adrian Powter(baritone)
Thomas: Michael Hart-Davis(tenor)
Matthew: Paul Reeves(bass)
James the Less: Stephen Wallace(countertenor)
Jude (Thaddeus): Simon Kirkbride(baritone)
Simon the Canaan: Hilton Marlton(tenor)

: Erich Korngold

Piano Quintet, Op 15
Andre de Groote (piano), Chilingirian Quartet (R)

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky , award-winning translators of Dostoevsky, who now turn their hands to Tolstoy and a new Anna Karenina. Plus, the poetry of Caroline Smith , whose Thistles of the Hesperides is inspired by modern inner-city Scotland.


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Richard Pevear
Unknown: Larissa Volokhonsky
Unknown: Anna Karenina.
Unknown: Caroline Smith

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker presents highlights from last month's Gaudeamus Festival in Amsterdam, which this year included a special focus on Japanese and Dutch new music. Also in this programme, the piece which won this year's Gaudeamus Prize, Spi by lannis Kyriakldes.


Unknown: Sarah Walker

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Francaix Serenade 12.15 Barber Violin Concerto, Op 14 12.35 Marcel Toumter HarpSonatine, Op 30 1.00 Rebel Les
Elemens CPE Bach Flute Concerto in G, Wql69Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor 2.15LudwigSchunke Grande
Sonata in G minor, Op 3 2.40 Mahler 5 Ruckert-Lieder2.55 Rudolf Matz
Quartetto 3.10 Lars-Erik Larsson Pastoral Suite, Op 19 3.25 Franck, arr Rampal Flute Sonata 3.50 Saint-Saens Le
Carnaval des Animaux 4.20 Chopin
Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 4.35 Brahms Schicksalslied , Op 54
4.50 Walton Three Pieces for organ
5.00 Willem de Fesch Concerto in G, Op 5 No 3 5.10 Telemann Sonata in A (Der
Getreue Music- Meister) 5.25 Mozart Non Piu, Tutto Ascoltai ... Non TemerAmato Bene, K490 5.35 Franck 11 Miniatures
5.50 Antoine Dessau Ouverture


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Harpsonatine: Marcel Toumter
Unknown: Rudolf Matz
Unknown: Brahms Schicksalslied
Unknown: Mozart Non
Unknown: Tutto Ascoltai
Unknown: Antoine Dessau Ouverture

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