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: Telemann

Missa Brevis
5.15 A Gabrieli Aria della Battaglia
5.25 Rimsky-Korsakov Trombone Concerto in B flat
5.45 Wagner Prelude, Act 1: Lohengrin
5.55 Bernstein Overture: Candide


Unknown: Gabrieli Aria Della Battaglia

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Arriaga String Quartet No 2 in A Guarneri Quartet
6.50 Perotin Alleluia Nativitas
Hilliard Ensemble
7.20 Bach Capriccio in B, BWV992 (On the Departure of His Beloved Brother) Angela Hewitt (piano)
7.40 Gossec Symphony in E flat, Op 12 No 5 London Mozart Players, conductor Matthias Bamert
8.00 Wagner Prelude: Tristan und Isolde Berlin Philharmonic, conductor Herbert von Karajan
8.50 Lumbye Dream Pictures
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor
Gennadi Rozhdestvensky


Unknown: Bach Capriccio
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

: Composer of the Week: Mendelssohn

2: The Young Romantic
The young Mendelssohn was the quintessential romantic: passionate about literature and painting as well as music. He was a master of classical form during a period when antiquity was revered above everything-the early 19th century saw the beginnings of archaeology and a fascination with the literature of Greece.
He was equally at home with the intimate medium of the piano miniature, designed for the pianist to commune directly with the composer at the keyboard, and his tone painting in the concert overtures is strikingly original.
String Quartet in A minor, Op 13 Ysaye Quartet
Songs without Words, Book 1 (excerpts) Daniel Barenboim (piano)
Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) London Philharmonic, conductor Bernard Haitink


Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists discuss their current work. Ruth Padel talks about her new collection of poetry, a series of love poems.


Talks: Ruth Padel

: Masterworks

With Stephanie Hughes.
Handel Concerto a Due Cori No 2 in F. HWV333 English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
10.22 Bach Cantata No 189: Meine Seele
Ruhmt und Preist
Pierre Bernac (baritone), chamber orchestra conducted by Charles Munch
10.40 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Berlin Philharmonic , conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Meine Seele
Conducted By: Charles Munch
Conductor: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus: Endellion Quartet
Lynne Walker introduces s made by the Endellion Quartet, including today the first performance of a work written specially forthem. Bridge String Quartet No 3 Weir String Quartet
Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K516 With Bruno Giuranna (viola)


Introduces: Lynne Walker
Viola: Bruno Giuranna

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Takacs Beethoven Cycle
Stephanie Hughes introduces the final 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 Quartets: in A, Op 18 No 5; in F, Op 135


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Sibelius Karelia Suite
Conductor Osmo Vanska
Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Elisabeth Batiashvili , conductor Thierry Fischer
Bruckner Symphony No 3 in D minor (1877 with 1876 adagio)
Conductor Osmo Vanska


Conductor: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Osmo Vanska

: Voices

James Gilchrist and Anna Tillbrook lain Burnside introduces a specially recorded recital given by tenor
James Gilchrist with pianist Anna Tillbrook. Music includes Poulenc's Métamorphoses,
Finzi's song cycle Till Earth Outwears, Op 19, and Schumann's Liederkreis, Op 24.


Unknown: James Gilchrist
Unknown: Anna Tillbrook
Tenor: James Gilchrist
Pianist: Anna Tillbrook.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world. Today there's a preview of the National Gallery's new exhibition Spirit of an Age, featuring a collection of 19th- and early 20th-century masterpieces from the Nationalgalerie in Berlin. Plus music to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Ivor Novello.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Ivor Novello.

: Performance on 3

A recital given last month bythe young
English pianist Mark Gasser making his Wigmore Hall debut in a programme of 20th-century music performed in the presence of all the featured composers. The central work of the evening was the Passacaglia on DSCH by Ronald Stevenson-one of the longest single-movement pieces in music. This work, which is dedicated to Dmitri Shostakovich , is based entirely on the four-note motto that Shostakovich himself extracted from the letters of his name. Stevenson takes the theme on an extraordinary 80-minute musical journey. It is a virtuosic tour de force combining a wide variety of styles, devices and references that pay homage to the keyboard tradition of the past, while conveying some of the political and philosophical ideas that were prominent in the sixties, when the piece was written. Mark Gasser (piano)
Giles Easterbrook 25 Variations
Judith Bingham Chopin
Ronald Stevenson Passacaglia on DSCH


Pianist: Mark Gasser
Unknown: Ronald Stevenson-One
Unknown: Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano: Mark Gasser
Piano: Giles Easterbrook
Unknown: Judith Bingham Chopin
Unknown: Ronald Stevenson Passacaglia

: Night Waves

Richard Coles talks to director of Dark
Days Marc Singer , who moved into a mid-town Manhattan railway tunnel fortwo years in order to film the lives of an extraordinary subterranean community.
And the seething urban life of Japan is the setting for David Mitchell 's much anticipated second novel number9dream, which is reviewed in the programme.


Talks: Richard Coles
Unknown: Marc Singer
Unknown: David Mitchell

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington finds Keith Jarrett playing Mozart and Meredith Monk reinventing music theatre in FacingNorth.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Keith Jarrett

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Overture: Idomeneo
12.10 Telemann Concerto in D
12.25 Schubert 11 Landler, D366
12.35 Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite: The Sleeping Beauty
1.00 A concert given by the Irish Chamber Orchestra directed by Mariana Sirbu (violin) at St Mary's Church, Dingle, in April 2000. Corelll Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 4
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RV581 (Per la Santissima Assunzione di Maria Vergine ) Locatelli Violin Concerto in D, Op 3 No 1 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042 Nino Rota Concerto for strings
2.15 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (Tempest)
2.40 Papandopulo Three musical movements for Orlando


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Directed By: Mariana Sirbu
Unknown: Maria Vergine

: BBC Schools

3.00 Time 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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