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: Beethoven

Piano Sonata in Fsharp, Op 78
5.15 Durante Concerto No 1 in F minor
5.30 Bach Aria Variata alia Maniera Italianata in A minor, BWV989
5.50 Mozart Rondo in B flat for violin and orchestra, K269


Unknown: Mozart Rondo

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Uszt Harmonies du Soir (Transcendental Studies) Boris Berezovsky (piano)
6.50 Bartok Four Slovak Folk Songs
Pecs Chamber Choir, Judit Morvay (piano), conductor AurelTillai
7.00 Boismortier Bassoon Concerto
Laurent Le Chenadec , Le Concert Spirituel, conductor Herve Niquet
7.45 Barber Excursions, Op 20 Joanna MacGregor (piano)
8.00 Stravinsky Scherzo a la Russe
Columbia SO, conducted by the Composer
8.05 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Paul Goodwin (oboe). Terzetto


Piano: Boris Berezovsky
Piano: Judit Morvay
Unknown: Laurent Le Chenadec
Conductor: Herve Niquet
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Piano: Stravinsky Scherzo
Oboe: Paul Goodwin

: Composer

of the Week: Monteverdi
With Donald Macleod.
3: Vespro della Beata Virgine
Monteverdi wrote the Vespers of the Blessed Virgin when he was still master of music at the court of Mantua. He had wanted to leave his job there for some time and was trying to get a letter of honourable dismissal from the Duke: "this is the best possible thing because I shall have a change of air, work and fortune". Perhaps he wrote the Vespers as part of an elaborate portfolio for prospective employers. Donald Macleod introduces sections of this work and examines some of the theories surrounding its composition and performance. Domine ad Adjuvandum
Marco Beasley (tenor), Swiss Radio Chorus, I Barocchisti, conductor Diego Fasolis Dixit Dominus Sophie Marin-Degor and Maryseult Wieczorek (sopranos), Artur Stefanowicz (countertenor), Paul Agnew and Joseph Cornwell (tenors), Thierry Felix and Clive Bayley (basses), Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie Duo Seraphim
Guy de Mey, Gerd Turk and Gian Paolo Fagotto (tenors), La Capella Reial , director Jordi Savall
Sonata sopra Sancta Maria London
Oratory Junior Choir, His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, English Baroque Soloists, director John Eliot Gardiner
Magnificat Mariella Pennicchi and Anna Simboli (sopranos), Marco Beasley ,
Sandro Naglia and Luca Dordolo (tenors), Furio Zanasi , Alfredo Grandini and Daniele Carnovich (basses), I Barocchisti, conductor Diego Fasolis


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Marco Beasley
Conductor: Diego Fasolis
Sopranos: Maryseult Wieczorek
Sopranos: Artur Stefanowicz
Unknown: Paul Agnew
Tenors: Joseph Cornwell
Tenors: Thierry Felix
Tenors: Clive Bayley
Director: William Christie
Director: Duo Seraphim
Unknown: Gerd Turk
Unknown: Gian Paolo
Tenors: La Capella Reial
Director: Jordi Savall
Director: John Eliot Gardiner
Director: Magnificat Mariella Pennicchi
Sopranos: Anna Simboli
Sopranos: Marco Beasley
Sopranos: Sandro Naglia
Tenors: Luca Dordolo
Tenors: Furio Zanasi
Tenors: Alfredo Grandini
Basses: Daniele Carnovich
Conductor: Diego Fasolis

: Work in Progress

Aerialist John Paul Zaccarini talks about his new rope piece. Today he reftects on the conflict between the desire for exercise and the need for concentration.


Talks: John Paul Zaccarini

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish) LSO, conductor Igor Markevitch
10.54 un Boulanger Nocturne and Cortege Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Clifford Curzon (piano)
11.00 Markevitch L'Envol d'lcare
Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christopher Lyndon-Gee


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Conductor: Cortege Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Clifford Curzon
Conductor: Christopher Lyndon-Gee

: Morning Performance

European Summer Music Festivals
Graeme Kay introduces performances from last year's European music festivals, including today a rare appearance of Simon Rattle as a pianist. Debussy Violin Sonata
Rainer Kuchl (violin), Simon Rattle (piano) (Vienna Festival)
Martin Mass for double choir
RIAS Chamber Choir, director Marcus Creed (Freiburg Festival of Sacred Music)
Shostakovich String Quartet No 3, Op 73 Szymanowksi Quartet (Bregenz Festival)


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Violin: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Martin Mass
Director: Marcus Creed

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Linda Ormiston presents a programme of high art, popular music and dances from 17th and 18th-century Spain, given at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Music includes works by Mudarra, Valderrabano, Henestrosa and Santiago de Murcia.
Clara Sanabras (voice/guitar), Steven Player (guitar/percussion), Hille Perl (viol/guitar), Nancy Hadden (flute/guitar), Helen Coombs (organ/percussion), the Harp Consort, director Andrew Lawrence-King (organ)


Unknown: Linda Ormiston
Unknown: Clara Sanabras
Unknown: Hille Perl
Flute: Nancy Hadden
Guitar: Helen Coombs

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Stravinsky Ballet: The Firebird (1919) Conductor Sachio Fujioka
Haydn Piano Concerto in D
Nikolai Demidenko , conductor Sachio Fujioka Barber Suite: Medea
Conductor Gabriel Chmura
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1
Nikolai Demidenko , conductor Sachio Fujioka Shostakovich Symphony No 9 Conductor Sachio Fujioka


Conductor: Sachio Fujioka
Conductor: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Sachio Fujioka
Conductor: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Sachio Fujioka
Conductor: Sachio Fujioka

: Choral Evensong

From St Paul's Cathedral. Introit: Rejoice Ye with Jerusalem (Stainer). Responses (Holmes). Psalm 104 (Bevan Parratt ). First Lesson: Joshua 23, wl-11. Canticles: Stainer in B flat. Second
Lesson: Romans 14, wl9-end; 15, wl-6. Anthem: I Saw the Lord (Stainer). Hymn: All for Jesus (All for Jesus). Organ Voluntary:
On a Bass (Stainer). Director of music John Scott. Sub-organist Huw Williams.


Unknown: Bevan Parratt
Music: John Scott.
Unknown: Huw Williams.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world, including a preview of Century City, a new exhibition at the Tate Modern which examines key moments of cultural creativity in nine great cities across the world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Sandy Burnett presents a concert from Perth City Hall. BBCSSO, conductor David Porcelijn
Bizet Carmen : Suite No 2
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Book of the Month Poet and critic John Kinsella reviews
Peter Carey 's latest novel The True History of the Kelly Gang.
8.40 Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Conductor: David Porcelijn
Conductor: Bizet Carmen
Unknown: John Kinsella
Unknown: Peter Carey
Unknown: Kelly Gang.

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd presents the arts and culture magazine, including first night news from Alistair Beaton's satirical new play about modern politics, Feelgood.


Presenter: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces On Cheviot Hills, a suite for concertina and strings from Alistair Anderson and the Lindsays, plus music from Faroese band Enekk.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Alistair Anderson

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. D Scarlatti Sonata in C,
Kk270 12.10 Fasch Overture a due chori in B flat 12.35 Mirthel Concerto in D minor for two bassoons and harpsichord
1.00 Bruhns Prelude and Fugue No 1 in Eminor Purcell Voluntary in D minor for double organ Bach Two duets: in G,
BWV804; in A minor, BWV805; Fugue in B minor on a theme by Corelli, BWV5 79
Melkova Improvisation on French Baroque Themes Messlaen Puer Natus Est (Livre du Saint-Sacrement) Vieme Toccata in B flat minor (Suite No 2, Op 53)
1.45 Haydn Symphony No 100 in G
(Military) 2.10 Mozart Piano Concerto No 26 in D, K53 7 (Coronation)
2.45 Dohnanyi Passacaglia , Op 48 Nol


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Dohnanyi Passacaglia

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together: an Assembly for Schools
3.20 Revisewise 3.50 Drama Workshop
4.10 Ghostwriter 4.20 Singing Together
4.40 Music Workshop

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