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: Sibelius

Piano Sonatina, Op 6 No 3
5.05 Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night
5.25 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 27 No 2
5.35 Bach Oboe Sonata in G minor, BWV1030b
5.45 Goldberg Sonata in C minor


Unknown: Goldberg Sonata

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Devienne flute Concerto No 2 in D
Peter-Lukas Graf , English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
6.35 Deodat de Severac En Vacances
Peter Katin (piano)
7.00 Lehar Ballsirenen Waltz (The Merry Widow)Vienna Philharmonic, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.50 Dvorak Slavonic Dances Op 72, Nos 1 and 7Wind Soloists of the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe
8.00 Chavez Sinfonia India New World
Symphony, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
8.45 Bernstein Three Dance Episodes (On the Town) St Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Unknown: Peter-Lukas Graf
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Piano: Peter Katin
Piano: Lehar Ballsirenen Waltz
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

With Donald Macleod. Haydn's visits to London were a great success and he received enthusiastic reviews in the British newspapers - "the sublime Haydn!" String Quartet in F minor, Op 55 No 2 (Razor) (finale) Amadeus Quartet Symphony No 96 in D (Andante) LPO, conductor Georg Solti
Symphony No 94 in G (Surprise) (Istmvt) Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati
Symphony No 101 in D (The Clock) ECO, conductor Jeffrey Tate


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate

: Work in Progress

Paul Dodgson describes writing his first episode of the soap opera EastEnders. As deadlines loom, Paul continually relives the same fictional half-hour.


Unknown: Paul Dodgson

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
JStrauss(son) Overture: The Gypsy Baron Berlin PO, conductor Erich Kleiber
10.14 Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost) Vladimir Ashkenazy , Itzhak Perlman (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello)
10.38 Cavalll Lauda Jerusalem
Gabrieli Consort and Players, conductor Paul McCreesh
10.48 Strauss Transformation Scene
(Daphne) Rose Bampton (soprano), Teatro Colon Orchestra, conductor Erich Kleiber
11.00 Rachmaninov Piano Sonata No 1 in D minor Alexis Weissenberg


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Erich Kleiber
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Lynn Harrell
Conductor: Paul McCreesh
Conductor: Erich Kleiber
Unknown: Alexis Weissenberg

: Morning Performance

Towards Aaron Copland
Leonard Slatkin traces the background and development of the 20th century's most identifiably American composer. 4: The American Composer
Copland Old American Songs, Set 1 James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)
Barber First Essay for Orchestra BBCNOW, conductor David Stern
William Schuman Symphony No 5 (Symphony for Strings)
BBCSO, conductor Grant Llewellyn Bernstein / Hate Music
Emma Bell (soprano), Andrew Smith (piano) Carter Pastorale BBCNOW, conductor David Stern
Copland The Red Pony (excerpts) BBCNOW, conductor David Stern Roy Harris Symphony No 3
BBCSO, conductor Grant Llewellyn


Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Piano: Eugene Asti
Conductor: David Stern
Conductor: William Schuman
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Soprano: Andrew Smith
Conductor: David Stern
Conductor: David Stern
Conductor: Roy Harris
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Susan Sharpe introduces a remarkable project from this year's Bath International Music Festival. Pianist and broadcaster lain Burnside has devised ajourney charting the 20th century through 100 of its songs - ten songs from each decade of the last century. This first concert, Dreams of War and Peace, takes songs from 1900 to 1919, and the singers are Susan Roberts , Katija Dragojevic , Adrian Thompson and Roderick Williams. The second concert can be heard at the same time next Thursday.


Introduces: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Susan Roberts
Unknown: Katija Dragojevic
Unknown: Adrian Thompson
Unknown: Roderick Williams.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D (Prague) Conductor Charles Mackerras
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
(Emperor) Howard Shelley , conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Mozart Symphony No 41 in C (Jupiter) Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Matt Baker presents music for younger listeners, including music from
Zimbabwe, sung by a group who have been friends since they sang together everyday as they walked to school, and a couple of pieces about Richard the Lionheart.


Unknown: Matt Baker

: Music Restored

Tudor Cathedral Music
Lucie Skeaping presents a special concert from Norwich Cathedral given by the Sixteen and their director Harry Christophers as part of the choir's Choral Pilgrimage. Their yearlongjourney from York to Canterbury has featured some of England's greatest 16th-century choral music, performed in the buildings for which it was written. Today's concert features music by Byrd,Tallls, Taverner and Sheppard. Producer Chris Wines


Director: Harry Christophers

: Performance on 3

Tristan und Isolde
Live from Covent Garden. Wagner's revolutionary opera erupts at the Royal
Opera House for the first time in 20 years. Herbert Wernicke's new production stars American tenor Jon Frederic West and German soprano Gabriele Schnaut as the lovers whose passion threatens to destroy everyone and everything around them.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Bernard Haitink Wagner Tristan und Isolde Act
6.25 Interval: The Wagner Effect
Christopher Cook seeks to reveal the allure and enduring power of Wagner's drama, thought and music.
7.05 Act 2
8.20 Interval: III Said, III Sung
An investigation into the role of music in the works of Samuel Beckett , with contributions from colleagues and friends.
9.00 Act 3


Tenor: Jon Frederic West
Soprano: Gabriele Schnaut
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Wagner Tristan
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Tristan: Jon Frederic West (tenor)
Isolde: Gabriele Schnaut (soprano)
Brangane, her companion: Petra Lang (soprano)
Kurwenal, Tristan's squire: Alan Titus(baritone)
King Mark, Tristan's uncle: Peter Rose(bass)
Melot a courtier: Christopher Booth-Jones(tenor)
Shepherd: Peter Auty(tenor)
Steersman: Graeme Broadbent(baritone)
Young sailor: Timothy Robinson(tenor)

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces tracks by John Martyn and the Montgolfier Brothers in tonight's late-night listening, as well as new kora music from the Gambia by Tata Dindin.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: John Martyn

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain
Dvorak Serenade in E, Op 22
12.40 Rosenmuller Gloria/Das Wort Ward Fleisch
1.00 Suk Serenade in E flat, Op 6 Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor Martlnu Three Frescoes ofPiero della Francesca Janacek Taras Bulba
2.45 Uszt Ave Maria
2.50 Claude Champagne Danse Villageoise


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Dvorak Serenade

: 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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