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: Mendelssohn

Overture: Calm Sea andProsperous Voyage 5.10 Britten
Passacaglia (Peter Grimes ) 5.25 Milhaud Three Psalms of David, Op 339 5.35
Wassanaer Concerto No 2 in B flat 5.50
Bach, transcr M Howe Sheep May Safely Graze: Gigue (Partita No 1 in B flat, BWV825)


Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile for cello and strings
Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
6.10 Aubert Concerto in G minor for four violins, cello and continuo, Op 17 No 6 Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
7.35 Vivaldi Sonata in B flat for cello and continuo, RV46
Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Florilegium
7.45 Hoist, arr Peter Parkes Ballet Music (The Perfect Fool)
Black Dyke Mills Band, conductor Peter Parkes
8.20 Janacek Mladi
Sebastien Bell (flute/piccolo), Janet Craxton (oboe), Antony Pay (clarinet),
Michael Harris (bass clarinet), Martin Gatt (bassoon), Phillip Eastop (horn)
8.40 Mozart Sonata in F, K332 Mitsuko Uchida (piano)


Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Director: Simon Standage
Cello: Pieter Wispelwey
Unknown: Peter Parkes
Conductor: Peter Parkes
Conductor: Janacek Mladi
Flute: Sebastien Bell
Oboe: Janet Craxton
Bass: Michael Harris
Clarinet: Martin Gatt
Bassoon: Phillip Eastop
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida

: Composer of the Week: Rachmaninov

In the last of this week's programmes,
Donald Macleod introduces Rachmaninov's final orchestral work, the Symphonic Dances. Rachmaninov composed the piece in an airy studio overlooking Long Island Sound in the USA, where he lived while recovering from a minor operation. Tchalkovsky, arr Rachmaninov Lullaby, Op 16 No 1
Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
Blessed Art Thou, Lord (Vespers) St Petersburg Cappella, director Vladislav Chernushenko
Bach, arr Rachmaninov
Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue
Sergei Rachmaninov (piano) (R)


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Director: Vladislav Chernushenko

: 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.
Salnt-Saens Morceau de Concert, Op 154 Marielle Nordmann (harp),
Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow
10.20 Loewe DerLetzte Ritter , Op 124 Andreas Schmidt (baritone), Cord Garben (piano)
10.47 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C New York Stadium Concerts Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Harp: Marielle Nordmann
Conductor: Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Conductor: Loewe Derletzte Ritter
Baritone: Andreas Schmidt
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 the final programme she returns to Mozart, but not before shehas explored some of her favourite 20th-century music.
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
Mozart Rondo in A minor, K511
Berg Sonata for Piano, Op 1 Bartok Piano Concerto No I
Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen Mozart Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Piano: Mitsuko Uchida
Piano: Mozart Rondo
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza introduces anotherconcert in the series given in association with Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Vienna Piano Trio
Haydn Trio in D, HXV24
Schubert Notturno in Eflat, D897 Schumann Trio in D minor, Op 63


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Schubert Notturno

: BBC Orchestras BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Sibelius Finlandia
Conductor Petri Sakari
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No (2nd orchestral version, 1935) Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Havard Gimse , conductor Petri Sakari Shostakovich Symphony No 5 Conductor Mark Wigglesworth


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Havard Gimse
Conductor: Petri Sakari
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Jazz Legends

Another programme in which Alyn Shipton invites musicians to make their own selections from the BBC'sjazz archive. Today he talks to the vocalist Norma Winstone , whose selections include recordings by John Surman , lain Ballamy and Kenny Wheeler.


Unknown: Alyn Shipton
Unknown: Norma Winstone
Unknown: John Surman
Unknown: Kenny Wheeler.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and arts news.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

n Live from the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and its principal guest conductor Joseph Swensen present the first in an occasional series pairing works by two great. late-Romantic symphonists: Mahler and Sibelius. The concert also includes music from Sibelius's fellow Finn Ahti Karjalainen , featuring
BBCNOW's principal oboist David Cowley. David Cowley (oboe),
BBCNOW, conductor Joseph Swensen Sibelius Pelleas etMelisande
Ahti Karjalainen Summer Pictures
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Book of the Month An extended review of one of the month's most interesting new publications. Soul
Mountain is an account of a physical and spiritual journey of more than 15,000 kilometers made by Chinese novelist, playwright and painter Gao Xingjian , who was last year awarded the Nobel Prize.
8.30 Mahler Symphony No 1 in D


Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Unknown: Finn Ahti Karjalainen
Unknown: David Cowley.
Oboe: David Cowley
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Sibelius Pelleas
Unknown: Gao Xingjian

: Night Waves

Paul Allen discusses the way every building tells a story, with the help of Margaret Visser , author of A Building Remembers.
He also talks to poet and playwright Simon Armitage about his latest play, a reworking of the Heracles legend.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Margaret Visser
Unknown: Simon Armitage

: Hear and Now

A concert recorded earlier this evening in Studio One, Glasgow, focusing on new music from Germany. Presented by Verity Sharp in conversation with Detlev Glanert , Iris ter Schiphorst and Rebecca Saunders. BBCSSO , conductor Martyn Brabbins Detiev Glanert Mahler Skizze
Iris ter Schiphorst Hundert Komma Null Rebecca Saunders G and E on A
Detiev Glanert Symphony No 3


Presented By: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Detlev Glanert
Conductor: Rebecca Saunders.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Sibelius Rondino for cello and piano 12.10
Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K229 12.20
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave) 12.50 Byrd Browninga5 ; Content Is Rich 1.00 Schnittke Moz-art Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2
Webern Variations for Orchestra, Op 30 Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat, K543
2.25 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke) 3.05 Caurroy 11 fantasias
3.30 Haydn Kleine Orgelmesse 3.50
Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat 4.00
Szymanowksi Polish Dances 4.10
Richard Charlton Dances of the Rainbow
Serpent 4.20 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in G minor4.35 Biber Scordatura Sonata
4.55 Palestrina Laudate Dominum
5.00 Smetana Overture: The Bartered
Bride 5.10 Albicastro Violin Sonata, Op 9 No 12 (La Follia) 5.20Dohnanyi
Symphonic Minutes 5.35 Schubert Impromptu No 4 in A flat, D899
5.50 Schubert Overture: Fierrabras


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Sibelius Rondino
Piano: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Byrd Browninga5
Unknown: Kleine Orgelmesse
Unknown: Richard Charlton Dances

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