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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Amy Beach A Hermit Thrush at Morn, Op 92 No 1 Joanne Polk (piano)
6.20 Vanhal Concerto in Ffor two bassoons
Annika Wallin and Arne Nilsson , Umea Sinfonietta, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
7.05 Veracinl Overture No 5 in B flat
MusicaAntiqua.Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
7.30 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 52 Sviatoslav Richter
8.05 Mendelssohn Four Pieces forstring quartet, Op 81 Melos Quartet
8.45Janacek The Fiddler's Child
Nils-Erik Sparf (violin), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, conductor Andrew Davis


Piano: Joanne Polk
Bassoons: Annika Wallin
Bassoons: Arne Nilsson
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Composer of the Week: Carl Nielsen

(1865-1931). Carl Nielsen was born into a peasant island community in eastern Denmark and went on to become his country's musical figurehead, In the first of five programmes this week
Donald Macleod explores Nielsen's beginnings and first compositions.
Little Suite for string orchestra, Op 1 Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, conductor lona Brown
Apple Blossom, Op 10 Solveig Kringelborn (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Helios, Op 17 Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi HymnusAmoris, Op 12
Inga Nielsen (soprano), Poul Elming and Arne Elkrog (tenors), Jorgen Ditievsen
(bass), Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Danish National Radio Choir and Orchestra, conductor LeifSegerstam Producer GwawrOwen


Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Lona Brown
Soprano: Solveig Kringelborn
Soprano: Malcolm Martineau
Soprano: Inga Nielsen
Soprano: Poul Elming
Tenors: Arne Elkrog
Tenors: Jorgen Ditievsen

: Work in Progress

In five programmes this week, artistic director of Northern Broadsides
Barrie Ruttertalks about his new touring productions of Shakespeare's King John and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Producer Philip Sellars


Unknown: Barrie Ruttertalks
Producer: Philip Sellars

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes. This week featuring Palestrina masses and recordings by Frans Bruggen (flute/recorder). Pfltzner Prelude, Act 1: Palestrina
Orchestra of the Deutsche Opera, Berlin, conductor Christian Thielemann
10.14 Anthony Holbome Galliard ; The Honie Suckle; The Sighes; The Night
Watch; Heigh-Ho Holiday (Dances and Airs a 5, 1599) Bruggen Consort , director Frans Bruggen (recorder)
10.23 Palestrina Motet: Tu Es Petrus;
Missa Tu Es Petrus Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury
10.58 Jacob van Eyck Pavane Lachrymae Frans Bruggen (recorder)
11.10 Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a theme ofCorelli St Paul Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Flute: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
Conductor: Anthony Holbome Galliard
Unknown: Bruggen Consort
Director: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood

: Morning Performance

The first of five programmes this week featuring the best of last summer's music festivals in the south-west of England. Today Petroc Trelawny introduces performances from Exeter, from the Dartington International Summer School and Festival of Music, and from Cornwall. Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 11 Hanover Band, conductor Richard Egarr (Exeter Festival)
Bach, arr Woolrich Five chorales for piano quintet Schubert Ensemble
(Dartington International Summer School and Festival of Music)
Mozart Quintet in C minor, K406
Francois Leleux (oboe), So-Ock Kum (violin), James Boyd and Vanessa McNaught (violas), Amy Norrington (cello) (international Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove)
Dvorak Piano Quartet No 2 in E flat, Op 8 7 Schubert Ensemble
(Dartington International Summer School and Festival of Music)


Conductor: Richard Egarr
Oboe: Francois Leleux
Violin: James Boyd
Violin: Vanessa McNaught
Cello: Amy Norrington

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital of French piano music, live from the Wigmore Hall in London. Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano) Debussy Préludes, Book 2
Ravel Oiseaux Tristes; Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs) Repeated Saturday lpm


Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Schnittke Concerto Grosso No 4
(Symphony No 5)
Conductor VassilySinaisky
Shostakovich Symphony No 11 (The Year 1905) Conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky


Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

: Opera in Action

With 25 years of experience on the operatic stage, bass Robert Lloyd has often been asked if he has a favourite opera. In today's programme he attempts to answer that question.


Bass: Robert Lloyd

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert given in the Barbican Hall on Saturday night. HK Gruber's Aerial, written for the dazzling trumpet playing of Hakan Hardenberger , begins with a cowhorn and continues "in an imaginary landscape beneath the Northern Lights." This work is framed by two symphonies: one of Haydn's London symphonies and Shostakovich's last, completed in 1971. Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat HK Gruber Aerial
Shostakovich Symphony No 15


Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Unknown: Hakan Hardenberger
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright discusses the changing culture of the RUC and the community it serves, as former member
Richard Latham publishes an account of his years on the Deadly Beat. And how far can great literature represent a country? In advance of World Book Day on Thursday, Night Waves debates the aims and achievements of Unesco's Collection of Representative
Works, which sponsors the translation and distribution of books of high cultural importance little known outside their country of origin. Who makes the selection? And what gets excluded?


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Richard Latham

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces late-night listening from Susanne Rosenberg 's
Septet, from the Dave Holland Quintet and 16th-century street-songs from Naples.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Susanne Rosenberg

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Kreisler Tambourin Chinois
12.10 Gorecki Totus Tuus
12.30 Andrea Lucchesi Sonata II in F
12.50 Liszt Soirées de Vienne No 1 in A flat
1.00 A recital given by Itzhak Perlman (violin) and Bruno Canino (piano) at the Royal Festival Hall in 1983. Mozart Violin Sonata in B flat, K378 Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1, Op 80 Dvorak Violin Sonatina in G, Op 100
Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro in the style ; ofPugnani
Sarasate Malaguena , Op 21 No I
Antonio Bazzini Scherzo Fantastique: La Ronde des Lutins, Op 25
2.20 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
2.45 Galuppi Sonata Seconda
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Somethingto Think About
3.15 Playtime
3.30 Music Box
3.45 Let's Move
4.05 Expressive Arts
4.25 Dance Workshop 4.45 Word Games 3
5.00 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice ,
5.15 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G (Letter V)
5.45 Malcolm Forsyth Concerto Grosso:
Sagittarius J


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Kreisler Tambourin Chinois
Unknown: Gorecki Totus Tuus
Unknown: Andrea Lucchesi
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Bruno Canino
Unknown: Kreisler Praeludium
Unknown: Sarasate Malaguena
Unknown: Malcolm Forsyth

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