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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.

6.05 Handel Flute Sonata in A minor, HWV362 Dan Laurin (treble recorder), Masaaki Suzuki (harpsichord), Hidemi Suzuki (baroque cello)

6.40 Francaix Flora's Clock Jonathan Small (oboe). RLPO, conductor Libor Pesek

7.05 Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the Apple Tree Elora Festival Singers, director Noel Edson

7.40 Ernesto Halffter Dance Suite from "Sonatina" Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria, conductor Adrian Leaper

8.05 Strauss Waltz: Whipped Cream Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacker

8.45 Arnold Comedy Suite from "The Belles of St Trinian's" (Exploits for Orchestra) Paul Janes (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Dan Laurin
Harpsichord: Masaaki Suzuki
Harpsichord: Hidemi Suzuki
Conductor: Libor Pesek
Director: Noel Edson
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacker
Piano: Paul Janes
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

With Donald Macleod.
4: 1878-84
Don Juan 's Serenade, Op 38 No 1 Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone), Oleg Boshniakovich (piano) Serenade in C, Op 48
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Legend (16 Children's Songs)
Boys'and Men's Choirs of Moscow Choral Academy, director Victor Popov
Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50 (1st mvt)
Jascha Heifetz (violin), Gregor Piatigorsky (cello), Artur Rubinstein (piano) (R)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Don Juan
Baritone: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Piano: Oleg Boshniakovich
Piano: Victor Popov
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: Gregor Piatigorsky
Cello: Artur Rubinstein

: Work in Progress

Theatre and opera director David Leveaux , whose new production is playing on Broadway, talks about his latest projects.


Director: David Leveaux

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel La Valse
New York PO, conductor Pierre Boulez
10.20 Purcell Te Deum in D
Deller Consort , director Alfred Deller
10.36 Schumann Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26 Claudio Arrau (piano)
10.58 Purcell Praise the Lord, 0 Jerusalem Deller Consort, director Alfred Deller
11.08 Paganini, arr Uszt Theme and Variations Claudio Arrau (piano)
11.13 George Anthell A Jazz Symphony New Palais Royale Orchestra and Percussion Ensemble, conductor Maurice Peress


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Purcell Te Deum
Unknown: Deller Consort
Director: Alfred Deller
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Director: Alfred Deller
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Piano: George Anthell
Conductor: Maurice Peress

: Morning Performance

Oxford Chamber Music Festival
Petroc Trelawny introduces performances from this year's festival.
Traditional Russian Tangos Igor Outkine (accordion)
Rachmaninov Songs, Op 21 Patricia Rozario (soprano), Alexander Melnikov (piano)
Kodaly Adagio in C Priya Mitchell (violin), Imogen Cooper (piano)
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956
Isabelle Faust and Heime Muller (violins), Andreij Vijtovitch (viola), Natalie Clein and Jan-Erik Gustafson (cellos)


Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Piano: Alexander Melnikov
Piano: Kodaly Adagio
Violin: Priya Mitchell
Piano: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Isabelle Faust
Violins: Heime Muller
Viola: Andreij Vijtovitch
Viola: Natalie Clein
Cellos: Jan-Erik Gustafson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Brian Kay introduces a concert given at the Temple Church, London, earlierthis month by the vocal ensemble I Fagiolini, directed by Robert Hollingworth , in performances of music spanning five centuries from Spain, England and France, including works by Hildegard of Bingen, Milhaud, Poulenc and Edward Dudley Hughes.


Introduces: Brian Kay
Directed By: Robert Hollingworth
Directed By: Edward Dudley Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Mozart Symphony No 36 in C (Linz) Conductor Joseph Swensen
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364 Janice Graham (violin), Steven Burnard (viola), conductor Mark Wigglesworth Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica) Conductor Grant Llewellyn


Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Violin: Janice Graham
Violin: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Music Restored

Christmas Church Music. Lucie Skeaping explores the wide variety of music that may have been heard as part of Christmas church services throughout Europe in pre-Classical times. Including music by Sweelinck, Bach, Charpentlerand Corelli. Producer Christina Pritchard


Unknown: Charpentlerand Corelli.
Producer: Christina Pritchard

: Julian Joseph at the Wigmore Hall

The first in a series of four jazz concerts given by pianist Julian Joseph at London's Wigmore Hall earlierthis year, and featuring a wide range of international guest artists. In today's concert he is joined by popular American vocalist
Carmen Lundy , Adam Salkeld (guitar) and Orlando Le Fleming (bass).


Pianist: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Carmen Lundy
Guitar: Adam Salkeld

: Christmas Collection

A sequence of music for Christmas, with readings, carols and devotional music from across six centuries.

: Belief

A series of programmes in which
Joan Bakewell talks to celebrities about what they believe and why.
4: Anish Kapoor, Sculptor and Artist


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Proms 2000

A rhapsodic symphony for the new century and the Proms debut for eminent Wagner conductor Donald Runnicles in the act from the epic Ring Cycle which begins with the Ride of the Valkyries and ends with Wotan, the ruler of the gods, imprisoning his daughter Brunnhilde in a deep sleep on a high mountain guarded by the magic fire. Robin Holloway Symphony (BBC commission)
Wagner Die Walkure, Act 3
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Donald Runnicles (R)


Conductor: Donald Runnicles
Conductor: Donald Runnicles
Wotan: James Morris(bass)
Brunnhilde: Christine Brewer (soprano)
Sieglinde: Janice Watson (soprano)
Gerhilde: Sarah Rhodes(soprano)
Ortlinde: Rosalind Sutherland (soprano)
Waltraute: Anne Wilkens (mezzo)
Schwertleite: Rebecca de Pont Davies (contralto)
Helmwige: Susan Stacey (soprano)
Siegrune: Sarah Castle (mezzo)
Grimgerde: Elizabeth Laurence (mezzo)
Rossweisse: Marglt Diefenthal (mezzo)

: Dear Sarah Bernhardt: 4: Sarah Captivates the New World and Russia

An experiment in biography by Francoise Sagan. Adapted for radio by Pamela Grace.

The writer continues her conversation with the spirit of the dead actress.


Author: Francoise Sagan
Adapted by: Pamela Grace
Francoise Sagan: Eileen Atkins
Sarah Bernhardt: Vanessa Redgrave

: Stockholm Chamber Orchestra

Yefim Bronfman (piano), conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Prokoflev Symphony No 1 (Classical)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Strauss Metamorphosen


Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Brahms

Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56b
Martin Roscoe and Ronan O'Hora (pianos) Revised repeat


Unknown: Martin Roscoe

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Beethoven Quintet in Eflat. Op 16 12.30 Dvorak Slavonic
Dance, Op 46 No 112.35 Sibelius En Saga
1.00 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) 1.50 Gershwin Suite: Porgy and Bess 2.15 Weber
Perpetuum Mobile (Piano Sonata No 1 in C)
2.20 Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem
3.30 Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor, K183 3.55 CPE Bach Quartet in G, Wq95
4.15 Schubert Ganymed , D544; Wehmut, D772; Rastlose Liebe , D138 4.25
Handel, arr Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor 4.35 Beethoven Wellingtons Sieg , oder der Schlagt bei Vittoria, Op 91 4.50
Cavalli Salve Regina 5.00 Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor 5.30 Mozart
Piano Sonata in D, K576 5.10 Pfltzner
Symphony No 2 in C, Op 46 5.45 Tippett Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of Our Time)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Dvorak Slavonic
Unknown: Schubert Ganymed
Unknown: Rastlose Liebe
Unknown: Halvorsen Passacaglia
Unknown: Beethoven Wellingtons Sieg
Unknown: Cavalli Salve Regina

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