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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Musorgsky Dawn over the Moscow River (Khovanshchina) Russian National
Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
6.45 Haydn The Storm
Haydn Society Chorus, Orchestra of the Golden Age, conductor Denis McCaldin
7.00 Sibelius SpringSong , Op 16 Lahti Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska
7.50 Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7 Freddy Kempf (piano)
8.10 Chausson Two songs, Op 36
Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Alice Ader (piano)
8.40 Stamitz Sinfonia Pastorale in 0, Op 4 No 2 Northern CO, conductor Nicholas Ward


Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Denis McCaldin
Conductor: Sibelius Springsong
Piano: Freddy Kempf
Unknown: Bernarda Fink
Piano: Alice Ader
Conductor: Nicholas Ward

: Composer of the Week: Offenbach

With Donald Macleod.
2: The First Big Hit
One influential critic called it "a profanation of holy and glorious antiquity." In this version of the story, Orpheus and Eurydice are no longer the noble lovers thwarted by the gods, but an ill-matched bickering couple. Orpheus is a violinist and director of the Thebes male-voice choral society: "music lessons by the month or by the hour. "He's got a nymph on the side, while Eurydice'sgotathinggoingwithAristeus the beekeeper.
Orphee aux Enters (excerpts)
Les Petits Chanteurs a la Croix Potencée, Toulouse Capitole Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Eurydice: Mady Mesple (soprano)
Orphee: Michel Senechal (tenor)
L'Opinion publique: Jane Rhodes (mezzo)
Jupiter: Michel Trempont (tenor)
Venus: Mlchele Command (soprano)
Diane: Mlchele Pena (soprano)

: Work in Progress

Six weeks into a nine-week shoot, animation director Barry Purves describes the intricate process of giving life to a latex aardvark, the star of a new animation film to be shown on BBC1 next year.


Director: Barry Purves

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Paganini Caprices: Nos 6-9 Ruggiero Ricci (violin)
10.19 Poulenc Metamorphoses
Mady Mesple (soprano), Gabriel Tacchino (piano)
10.24 Schubert Six Moments Musicaux, D780 Maria Joao Pires (piano)
10.54 Lalo Symphonie Espagnole
Ruggiero Ricci (violin), Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Ruggiero Ricci
Soprano: Mady Mesple
Soprano: Gabriel Tacchino
Piano: Maria Joao Pires
Violin: Ruggiero Ricci
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

: Morning Performance

Schnittke Gerard McBurney continues his survey of the composers, mostly Russian, whose music paved the way for the music of Alfred Schnittke , and places his music in its social and political context.
Mosolov Four Newspaper Announcements James Rutherford (bass-baritone), William Fong (piano)
Shostakovich Five excerpts from "The Nose" BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
Medtner Praeludium ; Winternacht; Die Quelle (Op 46) James Rutherford (bass-baritone), William Fong (piano)
Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Edward Downes
Roslavets Piano Sonata No 5 Ashley Wass Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Schnittke Gerard McBurney
Unknown: Alfred Schnittke
Piano: William Fong
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Medtner Praeludium
Bass: James Rutherford
Baritone: William Fong
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Takacs Beethoven Cycle
Stephanie Hughes introduces more
Beethoven quartets from the complete cycle performed recently at London's Wigmore Hall by the Takacs Quartet.
Beethoven String Quartets: in G, Op 18 No 2; in F, Op 59 No


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Ireland A London Overture
Conductor Alun Francis
Tovey Piano Concerto in A
Steven Osborne , conductor Martyn Brabbins Sibelius Suite : Karelia
Conductor Osmo Vanska
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Conductor Martyn Brabbins


Conductor: Alun Francis
Conductor: Steven Osborne
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Sibelius Suite
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Voices

lain Burnside accompanies and introduces young English baritone Garry Magee in a specially recorded recital. Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Butterworth Bredon Hill and other songs Faure Poeme d'unJour
Tchaikovsky At the Ball
Rachmaninov When Yesterday We Met; In the Silence of the Night
Tchalkovsky Don Juan 's Serenade


Baritone: Garry Magee
Unknown: Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Unknown: Bredon Hill
Songs: Faure Poeme
Unknown: Tchalkovsky Don Juan

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty. Music includes at
5.30 Vaughan Williams 's English Folk
SongSuite performed by the LSO under
Adrian Boult ; at 6.00 Zbigniew Preisner 's Greetings from Pamalican played by LeszekMozdzer(piano); and at 6.30
Vivaldi's Mandolin Concerto in C, RV425, performed by Duilio Galfetti (mandoline) with II Giardino Armonico conducted by Giovanni Antonini.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Adrian Boult
Unknown: Zbigniew Preisner
Unknown: Duilio Galfetti
Conducted By: Giovanni Antonini.

: Performance on 3

Anthony Burton presents a concert given last December by the Nash Ensemble as part of the Wigmore Hall Centenary
Festival. All of the pieces in this concert received their first performances at London's Wigmore Hall.
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor),
Richard Watkins (horn), Nash Ensemble , conductor Martyn Brabbins
Flnzi Interlude in A minor for oboe and string quartet, Op 21 (24 March 1936)
Britten Serenade for tenor, horn and string orchestra, Op 31 (15 October 1943) Elgar Quintet in A minor for piano and strings, Op 84 (21 May 1919)


Unknown: Anthony Burton
Unknown: Nash Ensemble
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Horn: Richard Watkins
Horn: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Flnzi Interlude
Unknown: Britten Serenade

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor Peter Maxwell Davies
Maxwell Davies Maxwell 's Reel, with Northern Lights


Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies
Conductor: Maxwell Davies Maxwell

: Night Waves

From horror to hedonism - Patrick Wright investigates changing representations of the Gulf War in film, fiction and debate through the last ten years. Plus
Ben Kingsley as a cockney gangster - Jonathan Glazer 's first film, Sex Beast, reviewed


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: Jonathan Glazer

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces musical hairpin-turns on cimbalom and clarinet from a new
CD by Turkish sextet Selim Sesier , a study for player-piano by Conlon Nancarrow , and songs to the cloud people, the Mixtec
Indians of southern Mexico, sung by Lila Downs.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Selim Sesier
Unknown: Conlon Nancarrow

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Leo Fall 0 Rose von Stambul (Die Rose von Stambul) 12.15 Sibelius Symphony No 5
12.50 Chopin Polonaise in A flat, Op 53
1.00 A recital of songs by Blow and Purcell given at the York Early Music Festival 2000.
2.00 Mendelssohn Cello Sonata No 1 in B flat, Op 45 2.20 Sigtenhorst Meyer
Piano Sonata No 2, Op 23 2.40 Mahler Symphony No 13.50 Bach Chromatic
Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903
4.05 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 5
4.20 Mozart Serenade in D, K239
(Serenata Notturna) 4.35 Schubert, transcr Uszt "Der Muller und der Bach " and "Aufenthalt" 4.50 BlazArnic Overture to the Comic Opera. Op 115.10 Villa-Lobos Introduction to "Choros 5.25 Plazzolla
Le Grand Tango 5.40 Hermann Ambrosius Suite 5.50 Johannes Verhulst Overture in C minor: Gijsbrechtvan Aemstel , Op 3


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Rose von Stambul
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Hermann Ambrosius
Unknown: Johannes Verhulst
Unknown: Gijsbrechtvan Aemstel

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