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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. 6.15 Locatelli Concerto,
Op 7 No 6 (II Pianto d'Arianna)
6.50 Glazunov Grand Valse de Concert, 0p41
7.15 Mozart Symphony No 25 in G minor
7.45 Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No 1 in A
8.15 Vaughan Williams Ca ' the Yowes
8.50 Burt Bacharach South American


Unknown: Burt Bacharach

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

With Donald Macleod.
2: Vivaldi and the Church
Lauda Jerusalem, RV609
Susan Gritton and Lisa Milne (sopranos),
Choristers and Choir of the King's Consort, director Robert King
Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera , RV630 Emma Kirkby (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, director Simon Preston Sinfoniaal Santo Sepolcro , RV169
Taverner Players, director Andrew Parrott Gloria, RV589 Emily van Evera (soprano), Alison Place (mezzo), Margaret Cable (contralto), Taverner Choir and Players, director Andrew Parrott (R)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Susan Gritton
Sopranos: Lisa Milne
Director: Robert King
Unknown: Mundo Pax Sincera
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Director: Simon Preston
Director: Sinfoniaal Santo Sepolcro
Director: Andrew Parrott
Contralto: Taverner Choir
Director: Andrew Parrott

: Work in Progress

Architect Daniel Libeskind talks about his work on the Victoria and Albert spiral.


Talks: Daniel Libeskind

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Janacek orchestral works and recordings by Julian Bream.
Falla Miller 's Dance (The Three-Cornered Hat) Julian Bream (guitar)
10.09 Janacek Overture: Jealousy Pro Arte Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
10.16 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A ECO, conductor Benjamin Britten
10.41 Byrd Mounsier 's Almaine; Pavan; MyLordofOxenforde's Maske
Julian Bream Consort , Julian Bream (lute) 10.55 Janacek Lachian Dances Brno RSO, Bretislav Bakala
11.14 Britten Songs from the Chinese, Op 58 Peter Pears (tenor), Julian Bream (guitar)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Julian Bream.
Unknown: Falla Miller
Guitar: Julian Bream
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Byrd Mounsier
Unknown: Julian Bream Consort
Unknown: Julian Bream
Unknown: Bretislav Bakala
Tenor: Peter Pears
Guitar: Julian Bream

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Alfred Brendel
For over three decades the great Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel has been generally regarded as the foremost exponent of the Classical repertoire, though Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Chopin have also featured in his concert repertoire. This week Humphrey Burton trawls through the rich Brendel archive, with observations from Brendel himself.
Mozart Piano Sonata in C minor, K457 '(1991) Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat, Op 22(1968)
Schubert 12 German Dances, 0790(1971) Bach/Busoni Nun Komm derHeiden Heiland (1990)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 7 (1982) (R)



: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Takacs Beethoven Cycle
Stephanie Hughes introduces the first of ten weekly programmes in which the Takacs Quartet play all of the Beethoven string quartets in a cycle given during the 1999-2000 season at London's Wigmore Hall. Beethoven String Quartets: in F, Op 18 No 1; in B flat, Op 18 No 6


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Rossini Overture: The Barber of Seville
Conductor Nicolae Moldoveanu Schubert Entr 'acte in B minor
(Rosamunde) conductor Nicholas Kraemer Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Paul Watkins (cello), conductor Nicolae Moldoveanu
Stravinsky Suite: The Faun and the Shepherdess Clarry Bartha (mezzo), conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral), Conductor Mark Wigglesworth See also 10.15pm


Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu
Conductor: Schubert Entr
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Cello: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu
Unknown: Clarry Bartha
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Voices

lain Burnside picks the cherries from the past year on Voices, including memorable conversations with HKGruber,
Kim Criswell , GermaineGreer, Roger Scruton and Janet Baker. Plus recordings of Solveig Kringelborn , Sophie Daneman and Sarah Connolly , and atripto Berlin.


Unknown: Kim Criswell
Unknown: Roger Scruton
Unknown: Janet Baker.
Unknown: Solveig Kringelborn
Unknown: Sophie Daneman
Unknown: Sarah Connolly

: Jazz Legends

Gil Evans. A profile of the celebrated composer and arranger Gil Evans , best known forhis pioneering work with trumpeter Miles Davis. In 1987, less than a year before he died, Evans celebrated his 75th birthday by giving a concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London. The orchestra included saxophonists Steve Lacy and John Surman , trumpeters Lew SoloffandPalleMikkelborgand percussionist AirtoMoreira. Julian Joseph presents highlights from this concert and excerpts from an interview recorded in 1978 in which Evans talks about his early days as an arranger and his first exposure to bebop in New York City after the war. (R) This concert is available on a BBC JazzLegends CD


Unknown: Gil Evans.
Unknown: Gil Evans
Unknown: Miles Davis.
Unknown: Steve Lacy
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Lew Soloffandpallemikkelborgand
Unknown: Julian Joseph

: Christmas Collection

Music for Christmas and Epiphany, with readings, carols and devotional music.

: Belief

A series of programmes in which
Joan Bakewell talks to celebrities about what they believe and why.
6: James MacMillan, Composer


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Performance on 3

Sondheim First and Last
A gala concert celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Stephen Sondheim , devised by Julia McKenzie and featuring songs from some of his best-loved shows, including A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd , Follies, Sunday in the Park with George, Assassins and Into the Woods. Starring Kim Criswell , Samantha Shaw ,
George Dvorsky , Henry Goodman and James Graeme , with a special guest appearance by George Shearing. The BBC Singers and Concert Orchestra are conducted by Eric Stern. This concert was given earlier this year at the Peacock theatre, London, as part of the Covent Garden Festival.


Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Julia McKenzie
Music: Sweeney Todd
Unknown: Kim Criswell
Unknown: Samantha Shaw
Unknown: George Dvorsky
Unknown: Henry Goodman
Unknown: James Graeme
Conducted By: Eric Stern.

: Objects of Desire

Fay Sweet presents a new design series. 2: IDEO. The global design company which has revolutionised our relationship with technology.

: Florestan Piano Trio

Brahms Piano Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 101 (R)

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Havard Gimse (piano), conductor Petri Sakari
Sibelius Finlandia
Einojuhani Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus (concerto forbirdsong and orchestra) Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable)


Conductor: Petri Sakari
Conductor: Sibelius Finlandia
Unknown: Cantus Arcticus

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Wilms Polonaise in D
12.15 William Mundy Antiphon : Vox Paths Caelestis 12.35 Mendelssohn Piano
Concerto No 2 in D minor 1.00 Fodor Piano Sonatas:inF, Op 2 No 1; in F sharp, Op2No2 Henri Messemaeckers Jr Grande Marche Funebre Fodor Airdu Tonnelier, Op 3
1.50Telemann The Day of Judgement
3.00 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D
(Prague) 3.30 Dohnanyi Konzertstuck in D, Op 12 3.50 Diepenbrock Ecoutez la Chanson Bien Douce 4.00 Eccles Double
Bass Sonata 4.05 Byrd Praeludium in A minor 4.15 G Gabrieli Canzon Prima
Pisendel Violin Sonata in C minor
4.30 Bozza Jourd 'Ete a la Montagne
4.40Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op 20
4.50 Schubert Scherzo No 1 in B flat,
D593 5.10 Johann Schobert Keyboard Concerto in G 5.40 Telemann Sonata in C minor 5.50 Georges Auric, arr P Lane Suite: Dead of Night


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Wilms Polonaise
Unknown: William Mundy Antiphon
Unknown: Henri Messemaeckers
Unknown: Dohnanyi Konzertstuck
Unknown: Byrd Praeludium
Unknown: Bozza Jourd

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