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: Beethoven

The Creatures of Prometheus,
Op 43 (excerpts)
5.15 Kilpinen Variations Spielmannslieder, Op 77
5.30 Mozart Five Dances
5.45 Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison in D minor, RV587


Unknown: Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison

: Morning on 3

Presented by Penny Gore Louis Vierne Naiades (Pieces de Fantasy,
Suite No 4)
Olivier Latry (organ)
6.35 Salnt-Saens String Quartet in G, Op 153
Miami String Quartet
7.25 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D for 2 violins and continuo, H585 Purcell Quartet
7.35 Britten Five Walztes
Michael Dussek , piano
8.00 Mozart Symphony No 6 in F Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood
8.20 Inghelbrecht Sonatine
Robert Aitken (flute), Erica Goodman (harp)


Piano: Michael Dussek
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Flute: Robert Aitken
Flute: Erica Goodman

: Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

Rachmaninov hated radio, but in his years of exile was a frequent visitor to the recording studio as pianist and conductor. Donald Macleod introduces some of Rachmaninov's recordings and his final piece for piano, the Corelli Variations, which he wrote during this time.
Rimsky-Korsakov, arr Rachmaninov
The Flight of the Bumblebee (Tsar Saltanj Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)
Rachmaninov The Isle of the Dead
Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Variations on a Theme of Corelli Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
Rachmaninov, orch Respighi
La Mer et les Mouettes; La Foire (Etudes-Tableaux)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (R)


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Sergei Rachmaninov
Piano: Corelli Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

: Work in Progress

Mark Baldwin talks about his new ballet
The Bird Sings with Its Fingers, based on Jean Cocteau 's film noir Orphee.


Talks: Mark Baldwin
Unknown: Jean Cocteau

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain.
Debussy Danses Sacree et Profane Ann Mason Stockton (harp), Concert Arts Strings, conductor Felix Slatkin
10.17 Loewe 3 Goethe Settings, Op 9: Book 8 Nos 1-3
Franz Hawlata (bass),
Helmut Deutsch (piano)
10.34 Uszt Ballade No 2 in B minor
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.51 Loewe Der Heinesche
Liederkreis, Op 9
JulianeBanse (soprano), Franz Hawlata (bass),
Helmut Deutsch (piano)
11.05 Bernstein Fancy Free Ballet Theatre Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Harp: Ann Mason Stockton
Conductor: Felix Slatkin
Bass: Franz Hawlata
Piano: Helmut Deutsch
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Piano: Loewe Der Heinesche
Bass: Franz Hawlata
Piano: Helmut Deutsch

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Mitsuko Uchida
Humphrey Burton talks to the distinguished Japanese pianist about her life and career and introduces performances mainly drawn from the BBC archives. Uchida grew up and trained in Vienna, and today's programme brings together three generations of Viennese composers, all of whom are favourites of Uchida.
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Mozart Sonata inF, K280 Schoenberg Piano Concerto Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Schubert Sonata inG, D894


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Takacs Beethoven Cycle
Stephanie Hughes introduces another instalment of Beethoven quartets from the complete cycle performed by the Takacs Quartet at London's Wigmore Hall during the 1999-2000 season.
Beethoven String Quartet in B flat, Op 130; Grosse Fugue, Op 133


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev Suite: The Love for Three Oranges Conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Shostakovich Symphony No 2 BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Mark Elder
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
John Lill , conductor Andrew Davis Stravinsky Petrushka (194 7) Conductor Andrew Litton


Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Conductor: John Lill
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Stravinsky Petrushka
Conductor: Andrew Litton

: Voices

Paul Agnew and Julius Drake lain Burnside introduces tenor Paul Agnew and pianist Julius Drake in a specially recorded recital of songs by Gurney and Howells, which includes settings of Hillaire Belloc , WB Yeats, John Masefield , Walter de la Mare and William Blake.


Unknown: Paul Agnew
Unknown: Julius Drake
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Pianist: Julius Drake
Unknown: Hillaire Belloc
Unknown: John Masefield
Unknown: William Blake.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world, and takes a look at new CD releases.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

An all-Beethoven piano recital given by Stephen Kovacevich at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday.
Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
Beethoven Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest) Sonata in A, Op 101
11 Bagatelles, Op 119 Sonata in A flat, Op 110


Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Rumon Gamba
Janet Hilton (clarinet)
Edward Harper Clarinet Concerto


Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Clarinet: Janet Hilton
Clarinet: Edward Harper

: Night Waves

Richard Coles explores the continuing impact of Italian playwright
Luigi Pirandello. He turned to playwriting late in life but his plays were to prove some of the most influential of all modern drama. Now acclaimed theatre and opera director Richard Jones is launching a new production of Six Characters in Search of an Author. Plus, poet Menna Elfyn discusses writing in both Welsh and English as her new bilingual volume, Cusan Dyn Dall - Blind Man 's Kiss, is published,


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Luigi Pirandello.
Director: Richard Jones
Unknown: Menna Elfyn
Unknown: Cusan Dyn Dall
Unknown: Blind Man

: Late Junction

Mark Russell introduces late-night listening, including music for cello by Britten and Sakamoto Hiromiti , Tibetan chant from Loseling Dratsang of Drepung monastery and a modern jazz classic by pianist and composer Krzysztof Komeda.


Introduces: Mark Russell
Unknown: Sakamoto Hiromiti
Unknown: Loseling Dratsang
Unknown: Krzysztof Komeda.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Pezel Fourlntradas
12.10 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11
12.30 Telemann Cantata: Alles Redet Jetzt und Singet
1.00 A chamber concert given by Ensemble Ars Ad Libitum, recorded at the Planetensaal, Schloss Eggenberg, in September 1996 Haydn Trio in D, H XV16 Beethoven Trio in B flat, Op 11
(Gassenhauer); Duo in C, WoO27 No
Mozart, arr Clementi Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550
2.15 Hindemith Symphonic
Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber 2.40 Marcin Leopolita Missa Paschalis


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Alles Redet

: BBC Schools

3.00 Ti me to Move 3.20 First Steps in Drama 3.35 Hopscotch 3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.05 Time for Drama
4.20 Talking Points
4.40 Scottish Resources: 10-12

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