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: Paradies

Sicilienne in E flat
Wagner, arr Deprosse Prelude to Act 1 from "Die Meistersingervon Nurnberg"
5.15 Auber Overture: Marco Spado
5.25 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 90 5.35 A Scariatti Jam Sole Clarior
5.45 Malcolm Forsyth Jubilee Overture


Unknown: Marco Spado
Unknown: Malcolm Forsyth

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Faure Romance in B flat for violin and piano, Op 28
6.35 Hartmann Serenade in B flat, Op 43
7.00 Schubert Marche Militaire in E flat, D733No3 3
7.40 JC Bach Symphonie Concertante in G for two violins and cello
8.10 Turina Piano Trio No 2 in B minor, Op 76
8.40 Britten The YoungPerson's Guide to the Orchestra


Unknown: Hartmann Serenade

: Composer of the Week: Monteverdi

With Donald Macleod.
5: L'lncoronazione di Poppea
Chi Parla , Chi Parla ? (Act 1, Scene 2) Gered Turk and Guy de Mey (tenors),
Concerto Vocale, conductor Rene Jacobs Signor, Deh Non Partire! (Act 1, Scene 4) Magda Laszlo (soprano), Richard Lewis (tenor), RPO, conductor John Pritchard Son Risoluta Alfine (Act 1, Scene 12)
Gerhard Stolze (bass), Carlo Cava (bass), Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
// Commando Tiranno ... Hor Che Seneca E
Morto (Death of Seneca) (Act 2, Scenes 2, 3 and 6) Philippe Huttenlocher and Eric Tappy (tenors), Rudolf A Hartmann (baritone), Matti Salminen (bass),
Monteverdi Ensemble , Opera House
Zurich, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Sento un Certo Non So Che ... Dunque Amor Cosi Comincia (Act 2, Scene 4) Constanze Backes and Marinella Pennicchi (soprano), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Arnalta 's lullaby (Act 2, Scene 12) Ian Honeyman (tenor),
La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, conductor Jean-Claude Malgoire
Adio RomanasIA Dio , Patri! Amici, a Dio!
(Octavia's farewell to Rome) (Act 3, Scene 7) Linda Hirst (mezzo), City of London Baroque Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox Pur Ti Mio (Act 3, Scene 8)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Delia Jones
(mezzo), City of London Baroque Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Chi Parla
Unknown: Chi Parla
Unknown: Gered Turk
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Soprano: Magda Laszlo
Soprano: Richard Lewis
Conductor: John Pritchard
Conductor: Son Risoluta Alfine
Bass: Gerhard Stolze
Bass: Carlo Cava
Bass: Philippe Huttenlocher
Bass: Eric Tappy
Baritone: Matti Salminen
Bass: Monteverdi Ensemble
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Constanze Backes
Soprano: Marinella Pennicchi
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Tenor: Ian Honeyman
Conductor: Jean-Claude Malgoire
Conductor: Adio Romanasia Dio
Unknown: Linda Hirst
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Pur Ti Mio
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Soprano: Delia Jones
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Work in Progress

John Paul Zaccarini talks about performing his new rope piece for the first time.


Talks: John Paul Zaccarini

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Tchaikovsky Suite No 1 in D minor New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.49 Chopin Berceuse in D flat. Op 57 Alfred Cortot (piano)
10.55 Stravinsky The Rite of Spring Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Chopin Berceuse
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Conductor: Igor Markevitch

: Morning Performance

European Summer Music Festivals
Graeme Kay introduces performances from last year's European music festivals. Anon Istampitta Isabella
Magister Egardus Furnos Reliquisti , Quare Mala Punica , director Pedro Memelsdorff (Fianders Festival)
Bach Partita No 2 in C minor, BWV826
AndrasSchiff (piano) (Schwetzingen Festival) Marin Marais Prelude; Muzettes; Arabesque Jordi Savall (viola da gamba), Pierre Hantai (harpsichord), Rolf Lislevand (theorbo) (Vienna Festival)
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B flat minor
Claudio Bohorquez , Sachsische
Staatskapelle, Dresden, conductor Oleg Caetani (Rheingau Festival)


Introduces: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Anon Istampitta Isabella
Unknown: Magister Egardus Furnos Reliquisti
Unknown: Quare Mala Punica
Director: Pedro Memelsdorff
Viola: Jordi Savall
Harpsichord: Pierre Hantai
Harpsichord: Rolf Lislevand
Unknown: Claudio Bohorquez

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

This second annual series of chamber music concerts from Birmingham begins with a performance given last Sunday in Symphony Hall. Chris de Souza introduces a recital by Italian pianist
Davide Franceschetti in a programme which includes Schumann's Davidsbundlertanze and Ravel's La Valse.


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Pianist: Davide Franceschetti

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride
Conductor Vernon Handley
Haydn Cello Concerto in C Daniel Muller -Schott, conductor Vernon Handley Moeran Sinfonietta
Conductor Adrian Leaper
Dvorak Silent Woods Daniel Muller-Schott
(cello), conductor Vernon Handley Moeran Symphony
Conductor Vernon Handley


Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Daniel Muller
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Adrian Leaper
Cello: Woods Daniel Muller-Schott
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Jazz Legends

Over the next four weeks Alyn Shipton invites musicians to make their own selections from the BBC'sjazz archive. For this first programme pianist and composer Steve Loddertalks about his choices, which include recordings of Bill Evans , Abdullah Ibrahim and Carla Bley.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Steve Loddertalks
Unknown: Bill Evans
Unknown: Abdullah Ibrahim
Unknown: Carla Bley.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces music and arts news, and takes a look at some of the latest CD releases.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

John Toal presents a concert live from the Ulster Hall in Belfast.
Clio Gould (violin), Philip Dukes (viola), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Beethoven Overture: Consecration of the House
Piers Hellawell Inside Story
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Queen Victoria and Music
Professor Clive Brown reveals Queen
Victoria's musical tastes through her letters.
8.40 Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 2 in Fminor
Sibelius Symphony No 5


Unknown: John Toal
Violin: Philip Dukes
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Music: Professor Clive Brown

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright talks to acclaimed biographer Ian Gibson , whose latest work investigates the hidden life of Henry Spencer Ashbee , respectable Victorian gentleman and probable author of a notorious pornographic narrative, My
Secret Life. And a contemporary take on Power, Pleasure, Desire, Disgust, as American artist Barbara Kruger brings her new large-scale installation to Britain.


Talks: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Ian Gibson
Unknown: Henry Spencer Ashbee
Artist: Barbara Kruger

: Hear and Now

Sarah Walker reports from the second day of the acoustICA series at London's ICA recorded in December. Music includes Stefan Wolpe's Piece for Two Instrumental Units, Claude Vivier's Bouchara (first UK broadcast), the first performance of Unique Strands, Circular Functions and Portofino by Sinan Savaskan, and classic chamber music from the 1950s and 1960s by Stockhausen. Zsolt Nagy conducts the Contemporary Arts Ensemble of London with Sarah Leonard (soprano).


Reporter: Sarah Walker
Conductor: Zsolt Nagy
Musicians: Contemporary Arts Ensemble of London
Soprano: Sarah Leonard

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven Piano Quintet in E flat, Op 16
12.35 Haydn Symphony No 31 in D (Horn
Signal) 1.00 A concert given in September last year by the Norwegian Radio
Orchestra conducted by Michel Tabachnik. Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical)
Mozart Ch 70 Mi Scordi di Te.... Non Temer , Amato Bene. K505 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F 1.55 Homeman Overture: Aladdin 2.05 Balakirev Islamey
2.15 Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
3.05 Gretry Le Jugement de Midas (excerpts)
3.40 JC Bach Flute Quintet in D, Op 11 No 6
4.05 Durante Concerto per quartetto for strings No 3 in E flat 4.20 Jamefelt
Korsholma 4.40 Mozart Horn Concerto in D. K412 5.00 Groneman Flute Sonata in G 5.15 Dinu Upatti Concertino in Classical Style, Op 3 5.30 Poulenc Mass in G
5.55 Victor Herbert , arr Otto Langey


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conducted By: Michel Tabachnik.
Unknown: Non Temer
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Unknown: Victor Herbert
Unknown: Otto Langey

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