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: CPE Bach

Symphony in B flat, Wql82 No 2
5.10 Devienne Trio No 2 in C 5.30 Uadov
The Enchanted Lake 5.40Durante
Concerto perQuartetto No 4 in E minor
5.50 Chopin Prelude in A flat, Op27 No 18;
Etude in C minor. Op 10 No 12 (Revolutionary)

: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Mendelssohn Trumpet Overture in C, Op 101 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
6.40 Bizet L 'Mesienne: Suite No 1
Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.00 Scarlatti Three sonatas
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
7.25 Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat. Op 45 No 3 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
8.00 Britten American Overture
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
8.30 JF Fasch Violin Concerto in A
Ensembe Barocco Padovano Sans Souci


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Composer of the Week: Bax

Bax described himself as "a brazen romantic." Today Donald Macleod introduces specially recorded performances of music written after 1926 -the beginning of a new period and direction in Bax's life.
Romantic Overture
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Takuo Yuasa
Three Pieces for small orchestra
Ulster Orchestra, conductor Sachio Fujioka Northern Ballad No 1
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Work in Progress

Peter Kalu , whose Black Star Rising was the first work of science fiction by a black writer published in this country, talks about the marketing of his current work.


Unknown: Peter Kalu

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op 112
Ambrosian Singers,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.15 Dallapiccola Sonatina Canonica sopra Capricci di Nicolo Paganini
Nikita Magaloff (piano)
10.24 Tchaikovsky Suite No 4 in G
(Mozartiana) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.49 Beethoven String Quartet in minor, Op 132 Smetana Quartet


Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Piano: Nikita Magaloff
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: Morning Performance

Light Music
Tommy Pearson explores the lighter end of the repertoire, including:
Hawkins Vanity BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Bach, arr Dupre Sinfonia Colm Carey (organ)
Nedbal DerFauleHans BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Warlock Capriol Suite
Robert Bridge and Jonathan Higgins (pianos)


Music: Tommy Pearson
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Unknown: Dupre Sinfonia
Unknown: Colm Carey
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Warlock Capriol Suite
Conductor: Robert Bridge
Pianos: Jonathan Higgins

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Linda Ormiston introduces a recital given last year at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Carolyn Sampson (soprano).
Gary Cooper (harpsichord/fortepiano)
Monteverdi Pianto delta Madonna sopra il Lamento d'Arianna
Purcell Incassum , Lesbia (The Queen 's Epicedium)
Clementi Sonata in B flat. Op 24 No 2 Haydn Arianna a Naxos


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Harpsichord: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Purcell Incassum
Unknown: Clementi Sonata

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Grieg Sigurd Jorsalfar (Three orchestral pieces, Op 56) Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk MacDowell Suite No 1 in A minor, Op 42 Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Malcolm Binns , conductor Takuo Yuasa Victor Herbert Hero and Leander
Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk


Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Malcolm Binns
Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Victor Herbert Hero
Conductor: Jacek Kaspszyk

: Choral Evensong

I I From the Queen's Free Chapel of St
George, Windsor Castle.
Introit: 0 Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth
Responses (Smith). Psalm 37.
First Lesson: Judges 16, wl7-31.
Magnificat: Octavo Tono (De Vivanco).
Second Lesson: Philippians 2, W12-18. Nunc Dimittis: Tertio Tono (Ortez).
Anthem: DerGeist Hirft, BWV226 (Bach). Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV541(Bach).
Organist and master of the choristers Jonathan Rees-Williams .
Assistant organist Roger Judd.


Unknown: Jonathan Rees-Williams
Organist: Roger Judd.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and news from the arts world, and introduces live music from the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.

: Performance on 3

A performance of Mahler's third symphony given on Sunday evening at the Royal Festival Hall in London. The Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen steps in as a replacement for Bernard Haitink , who was originally to have conducted this concert. Mahler's great third symphony is something of a speciality for Salonen, whose reading of the work has brought him great acclaim. A review of a recent recording of the symphony with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, which also featured tonight's soloist
Anna Larsson , says that Salonen "is at his best in long emotionally-wrought sections where he can accumulate power and swell Mahler's grand arch." In its six movements the symphony explores man's relationship with the natural world -the flowers of the meadow, the creatures of the forest, morning bells and finally- love. Anna Larsson (mezzo),
St Paul 's Cathedral Choir,
London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Mahler Symphony No 3


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Soloist: Anna Larsson
Unknown: Anna Larsson
Unknown: St Paul
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Night Waves

Paul Allen discusses new interpretations of the life and legacy of the founder of modern Italy, Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Politician, writer, guerrilla fighter-was he the virtuous hero his admirers maintain or the man responsible for many of the divisions that trouble Italy today? Plus a review of Kwame Kwei-Armah 's new play
A Bitter Herb, which examines the personal impact of realism.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Unknown: Kwame Kwei-Armah

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp samples music from Cuba's Silvo Rodriguez with La Maza alongside
Alta Noite by young Brazilian artist Arnaldo Antunes ; Asha Bhosle and Ali Akbar Khan with a track called Sadra; and ambient sounds from Biosphere.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Silvo Rodriguez
Unknown: La Maza
Artist: Arnaldo Antunes
Artist: Asha Bhosle
Artist: Ali Akbar Khan

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Sibelius 13 Pieces, Op 76
12.25 Grieg, orch Hans Sitt Four Norwegian Dances, Op 35
12.45 Beethoven Romance in F, Op 50
1.00 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
1.10 Liszt Danse Macabre
1.30 Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos
1.55Szymanowski Kurpie Songs, Op 58
2.25 Klaus Huber Ein Hauch von Unzeit
2.40 Tage Nielsen Nocturne
2.55 Scriabin Poeme in F sharp, Op 32 No 1


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Hans Sitt

: 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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