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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Lehar Fantasy in A flat Wolf Harden (piano)
6.30 Berwald Piano Trio No 2 in F minor
7.05 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Three
Mediterranean Preludes, Op 176
7.45 Giovanni Daelll Fantasy on Themes from Verdi's "Rigoletto"
8.04 Handel Sonata in B flat, HWV377
8.35 Constant Lambert Ballet: Pomona

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

With Donald Macleod.
3: Vivaldi and Venice
Juditha Triumphans (excerpts) Cristina Kiehr (soprano), Ann Murray ,
Susan Bickley , Sarah Connolly and Jean Rigby (mezzos), Choir and Orchestra of the King's Consort, director Robert King (R)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Cristina Kiehr
Soprano: Ann Murray
Soprano: Susan Bickley
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Soprano: Jean Rigby
Director: Robert King

: Work in Progress

Architect Daniel Libeskind describes his work on the Victoria and Albert spiral, its music and materials, and the spirit it responds to in the city.


Unknown: Daniel Libeskind

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Sanz Canarios Julian Bream (guitar)
10.07 Janacek The Fiddler's Child
Nils-Erik Sparf (violin), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, conductor Andrew Davis
10.20 Schubert, arr Uszt Erlkonig Murray Perahia (piano)
10.25 Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Julian Bream (guitar), Monteverdi Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.47 Bortniansky Sacred Concerto No 27: I Cried unto God
Glinka State Choir of St Petersburg, director VI adislavChernushenko
11.03 Janacek Taras Bulba
Brno State Philharmonic, conductor Bretislav Bakala


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Guitar: Julian Bream
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Piano: Murray Perahia
Piano: Rodrigo Concierto
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Janacek Taras
Conductor: Bretislav Bakala

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Alfred Brendel
Humphrey Burton introduces performances by the great Austrian pianist drawn from the BBC archive. Today he focuses on the 18th and 19th-century German classics.
Haydn Piano Sonata in G, H XVI 40 (1997)
Schubert Piano Sonata in G, D894 (1971) Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17(1997) Beethoven Fur Elise (1983) (R)


Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Introduces: Humphrey Burton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Susan Sharpe introduces the final concert in the weekly early music series given at the Wigmore Hall, London, earlierthisyear. Emma Kirkby (soprano), London Baroque A Scarlatti Cantata: Non So Qual Piu M'lngombra
Bach Trio Sonata in G (arr from Organ Sonata, BWV530)
Handel Laudate Pueri


Introduces: Susan Sharpe
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Unknown: Handel Laudate Pueri

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Hindemith Concert Music for strings and brass Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Ravel Piano Concerto in G Frangois-
Frederic Guy , conductor VassilySinaisky
Tchaikovsky Ballet: Sleeping Beauty (Act 1) Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Conductor Ingo Metzmacher


Conductor: Frederic Guy
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Ingo MetzmacHer

: Choral Evensong

From Tewkesbury Abbey, sung by the Exon Singers. Introit: DetArenRos
Utsprungen (Jan Sandstrom ). Responses (Rose). Psalm 18 (Clark, SS Wesley). First Lesson: 1 Kings 19, w 9-18. Office Hymn: Of the Father's Heart Begotten (Divinum Mysterium). Canticles: The Exon Service (Grayston Ives ). Second Lesson: John 10, w 7-17. Anthem: God Is with Us - a Christmas Proclamation (John Tavener ). Hymn: A Great and Mighty Wonder (Es 1st ein Ros Entsprungen. Organ Voluntary: Variations sur un Noël Angevin (Litaize). Director of music Matthew Owens. Organist Carleton Etherington.


Composer: Jan Sandstrom
Composer: Grayston Ives
Composer: John Tavener
Organist: Matthew Owens.
Organist: Carleton Etherington.

: Jazz Legends

Art Blakey. For over 30 years drummer Art Blakey led one of the most enduring and creative hard bop outfits in the history of jazz, providing a springboard for generations of young soloists and composers. Julian Joseph introduces a recording of the Jazz Messengers at
Ronnie Scott's in 1985 when the band included Terence Blanchard (trumpet), Donald Harrison (alto saxophone), Jean Toussaint (tenor saxophone),
Mulgrew Miller (piano) and Lonnie Plaxico (bass). (R)


Unknown: Art Blakey.
Unknown: Art Blakey
Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Terence Blanchard
Unknown: Donald Harrison
Tenor: Jean Toussaint
Piano: Mulgrew Miller
Piano: Lonnie Plaxico

: 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.
7:Minette Walters, Novelist


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Performance on 3

The Man of La Mancha
A musical play, based on the legend of Don Quixote , by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. This performance, directed by Paul Curran , was given last year at the Peacock theatre, London, as part of the Covent Garden Festival.
Maida Vale Singers, BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor David Charles Abell


Unknown: Don Quixote
Unknown: Dale Wasserman
Music By: Mitch Leigh
Unknown: Joe Darion.
Directed By: Paul Curran
Conductor: David Charles Abell
Cantor/Moorish man: Christopher Fennessey
Don Quixote/Cervantes: Ron Raines
Sancho: Avery Sattzman
Aldonza: Kim Criswell
Innkeeper: Nicholas Pound
Maria, his wife: Anita Pashley
Anselmo a muleteer: George Dvorsky
Antonia: Eliza Lumley
Padre: Hilton Martton
Housekeeper: Delia Jones
DrCarrasco/Enchanter: Hal Fowler
Barber: Alastair Robbins
Pedro, head muleteer: Graham Stone
Paco, a muleteer: Mark Stobbart
Tenorio, a muleteer: Cliff Brayshaw
Fermina: Sharon Eckman
Captain of the Inquisition: Peter Snipp
Moorish girl: Amanda Dean

: Objects of Desire

Fay Sweet presents a new design series.
3: Philippe Starck. The sought-after French designer, whose diverse projects include cheese graters, boats, chairs and a fly swat.

: Jean-Yves Thlbaudet

Debussy Brouillards; Les Fées Sont d'Exquises Danseuses; Feux dartifice (Preludes, Book 2)
Bill Evans Waltz for Debbie; Turn Out the Stars


Unknown: Bill Evans Waltz

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

A concert given at the Barbican Centre in London during the week following the 1999 Cardiff Singer of the World competition. Featuring the winning singer, German soprano Anja Harteros , and the Lieder
Prize winner, Korean bass Dae-San No. The BBC NOW is conducted by Graeme Jenkins.


Soprano: Anja Harteros
Conducted By: Graeme Jenkins.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Alexander Albrecht
Qu/ntetl2.15 BartokKet Kep , Op 1012.30 Hans Huber Cello Sonata No 4 in B flat,
Op130 1.00 Bach Concerto in C minor for two harpsichords, BWV1060 Reger Eine
Balletsuite in D, Op 130 Schubert DerHirt aufdem Felsen, D965 Debussy La Mer
2.05Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata in D, Op
166 2.15 Mendelssohn Octet , Op 20 2.50 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique) 3.10 Cherubini Requiem Mass No 1 in C minor 3.55 Bach Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582 4.05
Pieter Hellendaal Cello Sonata No 7, Op 5
4.30 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K281
4.45 Massenet Méditation (Thais) 5.00 Faure Nocturne in E minor, Op 107 5.10 Rosetti Concerto in E flat for two horns
5.35 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Alexander Albrecht
Unknown: Bartokket Kep
Cello: Hans Huber
Unknown: Reger Eine
Unknown: Schubert Derhirt
Unknown: Mendelssohn Octet
Cello: Pieter Hellendaal

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