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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Mozart Trio in E flat for piano, clarinet and viola, K498 (Kegelstatt)
6.45 Hoist St Paul 's Suite, Op 29 No 2
7.00 Nielsen Humoreske-Bagateller
7.10 Ephrem Podgaits To a Young Child; The Storm Cloud
8.05 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A minor, RV335 (Cuckoo)
8.15 Weber Grand Duo Concertant, Op 48


Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Nielsen Humoreske-Bagateller

: Composer of the Week:Claudio Monteverdi

(1567-1643). Donald Macleod begins a week of programmes about Monteverdi. 1: Madrigals
A look at the eight books of madrigals published duringthe composer's lifetime. Zefiro Torna (Madrigals, Book 6) Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
Veni in Hortum Meum (Sacrae Cantiunculae) Gerard Lesne (countertenor), Josep Benet (tenor), Josep Cabre (baritone)
Anima Mia Perdona; Che Se Tu Se 'il
Cor Mio (Madrigals, Book 4) Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
Lettera Amorosa (Madrigals, Book 7) Monserrat Figueras (soprano), Rolf Lislevand (theorbo)
// Combattimento di Tancredi et Clorinda
(Madrigals, Book 8) Catherine Bott
(soprano), Andrew King and John Mark Ainsley (tenors), New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
Balletto (Scherzi Musicali, 1607) Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Director: Anthony Rooley
Unknown: Gerard Lesne
Tenor: Josep Benet
Tenor: Josep Cabre
Unknown: Cor Mio
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Director: Lettera Amorosa
Soprano: Monserrat Figueras
Soprano: Rolf Lislevand
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Soprano: Andrew King
Soprano: John Mark
Director: Philip Pickett
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

: Work in Progress

In five programmes this week John Paul Zaccarini, one of Britain's top aerialists, talks about his new seven-minute rope
; piece Thirst, which was inspired by Jungian archetypes. Producer Kate McAII


Unknown: John Paul
Producer: Kate McAii

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week beginning a cycle of Tchaikovsky suites and symphonies and featuring recordings by IgorMarkevitch.
Satie Ballet: Parade Philharmonia
Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch
10.19 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
11.03 Prokofiev Suite: LePasd'Acier
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Igor Markevitch

: Morning Performance

European Summer Music Festivals
This week Graeme Kay introduces some of the best performances from last summer's European music festivals. Today's programme visits two festivals in Belgium and travels to Austria to hear
Nikolaus Harnoncourt conduct at the festival he founded in his hometown of Graz. i Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, R V31
(Summer) (The Four Seasons)
! Giuliano Carmignola , Sonatori de la
Gioiosa Marca (Festival de Wallonie)
Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K29 7 (Paris) Chamber Orchestra of Europe,
J conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Styriarte . Festival, Graz)
Bach Trio Sonata in G, BWV1038
Barthold Kuijken (flute), Sigiswald Kuijken
I (violin), Wieland Kuijken (cello),
Andreas Staier (piano) (Flanders Festival)
Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op 115 Sabine Mfeyer (clarinet), members of the Vienna String Sextet (Schwetzingen Festival)


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Giuliano Carmignola
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Flute: Sigiswald Kuijken
Violin: Wieland Kuijken
Cello: Andreas Staier

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Stephanie Hughes presents a concert live from London's Wigmore Hall. Wihan Quartet
Janacek String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
Dvorak String Quartet in F, Op 96 (American) Repeated Saturday lpm


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Wigmore Hall.

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
A week of programmes featuring Haydn concertos from the Ulster Orchestra's season of BBC Summer Invitation
Concerts given in the Ulster Hall last August. Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Haydn Violin Concerto in C
Nicola Loud, conductor Takuo Yuasa Tomasek Symphony in D, Op 30 Conductor Kenneth Montgomery Sarasate Zigeunerweisen , Op 20
Nicola Loud (violin), conductor Takuo Yuasa Kodaly Symphony in C Conductor Takuo Yuasa


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Tomasek Symphony
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa

: Opera in Action

Martin Handley presents the first programme in a two-part profile of the great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson , focusing on her finest roles in operas by Wagner, Strauss, Puccini and Mozart.


Unknown: Martin Handley
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

El Nino
John Adams 's new work is a fascinating mix of opera, oratorio and masque, taking the Nativity story as the springboard for an exploration of the nature of humanity at the beginning of a new millennium. Settings of biblical passages are interspersed with medieval and contemporary texts in a glittering musical panorama of narrative and reflection. Andrew McGregor presents this recording from the world premiere given last month at the Chatelet Theatre in Paris and talks to composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars about their shared vision of this exciting new venture. Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Lorraine Hunt
Lieberson (mezzo), Willard White (baritone), Daniel Bubeck , Brian Cummings and Steven Rickards (countertenors), London Voices, Maîtrise de Paris, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester , Berlin, conductor Kent Nagano John Adams El Nino


Unknown: El Nino
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: John Adams
Director: Peter Sellars
Soprano: Lorraine Hunt
Baritone: Willard White
Baritone: Daniel Bubeck
Baritone: Brian Cummings
Baritone: Steven Rickards
Unknown: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester
Unknown: John Adams El Nino

: Night Waves

Sheena McDonald discusses one of the watersheds of human history with anthropologist Hugh Brody. Why did the culture of the farmer triumph over that of the hunter-gatherers? In his new book The Other Side of Eden, Brody draws on years of research among the Inuits of the Arctic to explore this clash of world views.


Interviewer: Sheena McDonald
Interviewee: Hugh Brody

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington begins a week of late-night listening in which the music of John Tavener features strongly with an extract from his Celtic Requiem. Plus tracks from Tarika's long-awaited new CD Soul Makassar.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Tavener

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Auric, arrLane Suite:
The Titfield Thunderbolt 12.10 Bax Legend
12.20 Bach Trio in G minor, BWV929;
Praeambulum in G minor, BWV930 12.30 Berlioz Overture: Beatrice and Benedict
12.50 Schubert Die Jonge Nonne. D828
1.00 violin recital given at St John's,
Smith Square, London, in November 1997.
1.25 Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 inA, Op 100
1.45 Bach Magnificat in D, BWV243
2.15 Chambonnieres Pièces de Clavecin du Premier Livre 2.30 CPE Bach Quartet in D for flute, viola and continuo, Wq94
2.45 Kraus Symphony in C


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Bach Trio
Unknown: Jonge Nonne.

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Playtime 3.30 Music Box 3.45 Let's Move 4.05 Expressive Arts 4.25 Dance Workshop 4.45 Word Games 3

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