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: Puccini

Manon aria (Manon Lescaut)
5.15 Bach Trio Sonata, BWV527
5.30 Bruhns Cantata: Wolh Dem , Der Den Herren Furchtet 5.45 Weber Andante and Rondo Ungarese in C minor, Op 5


Unknown: Wolh Dem
Unknown: Herren Furchtet

: Morning on 3

Penny Gore. Bax Clarinet Sonata
Emma Johnson (clarinet),
Malcolm Martineau (piano)
6.25 Wolf-Ferrari Serenade in E flat for strings
Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alun Francis
7.00 Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-Midi d'unFaune
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
7.50 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op 2 No 3
Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
8.00 Copland Danzon Cubano London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Conductor
8.45 Stenhammar Allegro Brillante in E flat Patrik Swedrup (violin), Ingegard
Kierkegaard (viola), Helena Nilsson (cello), Lucia Negro (piano)


Clarinet: Penny Gore.
Clarinet: Emma Johnson
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Conductor: Alun Francis
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Stenhammar Allegro Brillante
Violin: Patrik Swedrup
Viola: Helena Nilsson
Piano: Lucia Negro

: Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

Donald Macleod introduces music, including two pieces from 1935. Rachmaninov's strenuous concert tours meant that he had little time to compose, but during the summer of that year he produced his final symphony and arranged his "cursed"
C sharp minor prelude. He also loved jazz! Serenade, Op 3 No 5
Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) Symphony No 3
BBC Philharmonic, conductor VassilySinaisky
Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 3 No 2 (arr for two pianos)
John Ogdon and Brenda Lucas (pianos) (R)


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Pianos: John Ogdon
Pianos: Brenda Lucas

: Work in Progress

Choreographer Mark Baldwin continues work on his new ballet The Bird Sings with Its Fingers.


Unknown: Mark Baldwin

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain
Caplet Conte Fantastique Vanessa McKeand (harp), AllegriStringQuartet
10.24 Loewe Archibald Doug/as Hans Hotter (bass-baritone), Hans Dokoupil (piano)
10.35 Loewe HerrOluf ; Tom Der Reimer Kurt Moll (bass), Cord Garben (piano)
10.48 Ives Symphony No 2
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Caplet Conte Fantastique
Harp: Vanessa McKeand
Unknown: Loewe Archibald
Piano: Loewe Herroluf
Piano: Tom Der Reimer
Bass: Kurt Moll
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Mitsuko Uchida
Humphrey Burton talks to the distinguished Japanese pianist about her life and career and introduces performances drawn from the BBC archives. In today's programme she talks about her love of the Romantics, in particular Chopin and Schumann. Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Mozart Adagio in B minor, K540
Chopin Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45
Chopin Sonata in B flat minor, Op 35
Schumann Humoreske in B flat, Op 20


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Piano: Mozart Adagio
Unknown: Schumann Humoreske

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC New Generation Artists in Manchester
Petroc Trelawny introduces a recital from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Alban Gerhardt (cello),
Stephen Osborne (piano)
Bach Sonata in G minor, BWV1029
Rachmaninov Sonata in G minor, Op 19


Piano: Stephen Osborne

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor VassilySinaisky
Glinka Symphony on Two Russian Themes Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 2
Steven Isserlis (cello) Symphony No 4


Cello: Steven Isserlis

: Music Restored

Spanish Keyboard Music
Although not a Spaniard, Domenico Scarlatti is arguably the most famous composer of keyboard music from the Iberian peninsula. Lucie Skeaping explores some of Spain's indigenous keyboard composers including Antonio de Cabezon , Correa de Arauxo ,
Juan Cabanilles , Manuel Blasco de Nebra and Antonio Soler.


Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Antonio de Cabezon
Unknown: Correa de Arauxo
Unknown: Juan Cabanilles
Unknown: Manuel Blasco de Nebra
Unknown: Antonio Soler.

: In Tune

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


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3: Harrison Birtwistle Composer Portrait

Live from the Barbican in London, a concert by the BBC Symphony Orchestra focusing on music by Harrison Birtwistle, with a programme demonstrating the range and variety of the composer's output. From Melancolia I for solo clarinet and string orchestra (1976), to the vast Earth Dances, premiered by the BBCSO in 1986, the jazz-influenced Panic - which so shocked the audience at the Last Night of the Proms in 1995 - and the fascinating Harrison's Clocks for solo piano (1998). BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jac van Steen
Birtwistle Melancolia I
Richard Hosford (clarinet) Harrison's Clocks
Nicolas Hodges (piano)
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Don't Panic
The sudden terror conjured up by the word "panic" is ascribed to the god Pan, a Greek god who is usually associated with more pleasant things in the natural world. Describing panic from their different perspectives are Oliver Taplin, Professor of Classical Literature at Magdalen College, Oxford; the psychiatrist Dr Raj Persaud; and the composer and tonight's saxophone soloist John Harle.
8.20 Birtwistle Panic
John Harle (saxophone), Paul Clarvis (drums) Earth Dances


Music By: Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor: Jac van Steen
Conductor: Birtwistle Melancolia
Clarinet: Richard Hosford
Piano: Nicolas Hodges
Unknown: Oliver Taplin
Unknown: Dr Raj Persaud
Soloist: John Harle.
Unknown: John Harle
Unknown: Paul Clarvis

: Night Waves

Angela McRobbie talks to director Stephen Frears , whose new film Liam follows the trials of a working class Catholic family in thirties Liverpool. She will also be discussing new work from the artist Tacita Dean , acclaimed for her explorations of light, time and sound.


Talks: Angela McRobbie
Director: Stephen Frears
Artist: Tacita Dean

: Late Junction

Mark Russell 's selecton of late-night listening includes instrumental music by Henry Purcell , Weather Report from 1973 and a Morrocan lullaby from Said Hakmoun.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Music By: Henry Purcell
Unknown: Said Hakmoun.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Eigar Cello Concerto in E minor
12.35 Dowland, arr T Kain Complaint:
Fortune My Foe 12.45 Byrd In Relds Abroad
1.00 A concert given by the National
Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conducted byTakuo Yuasa and recorded at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, last year.
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
2.15 Thullle Sextet in B flat, Op 6 2.45
Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise

: BBC Schools

3.00 Stories and Rhymes
3.15 Word Games 13.30 Words Alive!
3.45 Listen and Write 4.05 Word Games 2
4.20 The Song Tree
4.40 Higher Still English

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