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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.30 Grainger Lincolnshire Posy
6.50 Beethoven Meeresstille und
Gluckliche Fahrt , Op 112
7.10 Bach Concerto in C for three harpsichords, BWV1064
7.30 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin
8.00 Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical)
8.40 Britten Ballet: The Prince of the Pagodas (excerpts)


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Beethoven Meeresstille
Unknown: Gluckliche Fahrt

: Composer of the Week:Richard Strauss

(1864-1949). "Quite pretty, young man," was Brahms's response to
Richard Strauss 's first symphony in 1885. It's all too easy to forget that Richard Strauss was already enjoying unparalleled adoration long before the 19th century had ended. Today Donald Macleod begins his exploration of the life of this colossal figure. Schneiderpolka, Op 1
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Philippe Auguin
Moonlight Interlude (Capriccio)
. Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by the Composer Symphony in F minor, Op 12
BBCSO, conductor Philippe Auguin Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Philippe Auguin
Conductor: Philippe Auguin
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Work in Progress

This week Ken Arnold of the Wellcome Trust, a museum curator, describes preparations for an exhibition at the British Museum in 2003, called Phantom
Museum, which will be based on Henry Wellcome's extraordinary medical collections. 1: A Journey through the Wellcome Collections. What he collected and how to choose what to show now.
Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Ken Arnold
Producer: Tim Dee

: Masterworks

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring orchestral music by Dutilleux and recordings by Eugen Jochum.
Wagner Good Friday Music (Parsifal)
Bavarian RSO, conductor Eugen Jochum
10.19 Ravel Sonatine
Martha Argerich (piano)
10.30 Dutilleux Symphony No 1 Lyon
National Orchestra, conductor Serge Baudo
11.04 Strauss Warum Schaust Du.... Wir Sind Bei den Gottern (Elektra)
Hamburg State Opera Chorus,
Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Eugen Jochum


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Eugen Jochum.
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Conductor: Ravel Sonatine
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Serge Baudo
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Elektra: Ema Schluter(soprano)
Chrysothemis: Annellese Kupper (soprano)
Aegisth: Peter Markwort (tenor)
Orest: Robert Hager (baritone)
Tutor: Gustav Neidlinger (bass)

: Morning Performance

New Generation Artists
This week Verity Sharp introduces studio performances given by members of Radio 3's New Generation Artists Scheme.
Weber Grand Duo Concertant Ronald van
Spaendonck (clarinet), Ashley Wass (piano) Uszt Vallée d'Obermann (Annees de Pèlerinage. Book 1)
Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)
Brahms Seven Fantasias, Op 116 (excerpts) Ashley Wass (piano)
Poulenc Banalités James Rutherford
(bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Piano: Eugene Asti
Bass-Baritone: Eugene Asti

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

New Generation Artists
Another concert in the series from
London's Wigmore Hall.
James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)
Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Phydile; Le Manoirde Rosemonde
Schumann FunfLieder , Op 40
Vaughan Williams House of Life Repeated Saturday lpm


Bass-Baritone: James Rutherford
Piano: Eugene Asti
Unknown: Schumann Funflieder

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Uszt Les Préludes
Conductor Ion Marin
Mozart Adagio in E, K261 Krysia Osostowicz (violin), conductor Joseph Swensen
Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris) Conductor Joseph Swensen
Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 Krysia Osostowicz (violin), conductor Joseph Swensen
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat
(Eroica) Conductor Mark Wigglesworth


Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Opera in Action

People seem endlessly fascinated by the oddity of an opera singer's life. In the last of his programmes Robert Lloyd attempts to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about his work.


Unknown: Robert Lloyd

: In Tune

Music and arts news with Sean Rafferty , including a look at Christoph von Dohnanyi 's role in Voices, a festival marking Hans Werner Henze 's 75th birthday.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Unknown: Werner Henze

: Performance on 3

The first of three recitals featuring Schubert' song cycles performed by tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Julius Drake earlierthis month at London's Wigmore Hall. Set to words by Wilhelm Miiller , Die Schone Mullerin tells the story of a travelling millerwho arrives at a new mill looking for work and falls in love with the miller's daughter, who rejects him for another. Broken-hearted, the young miller drowns himself in the brook.
Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Schubert Die Schone Mullerin , D795 See also tomorrow 7.30pm


Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Pianist: Julius Drake
Unknown: Wilhelm Miiller
Unknown: Schone Mullerin
Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Schone Mullerin

: Schubert Symphonies

BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Tamayo
Schubert Symphony No 6 in C Revised rpt j
See also Tuesday 8.50pm


Conductor: Arturo Tamayo

: Night Waves

Tonight's guests include the Ukranian journalist Andrei Kurkov, whose satirical novel Death and the Penguin has been compared to Bulgakov. With the Ukrainian authorities undergoing criticism for alleged human rights abuses, is journalism or fiction the more effective commentary on the new Russia?
Presented by Patrick Wright.


Unknown: Andrei Kurkov
Presented By: Patrick Wright

: Late Junction

Tonight's programme features distant resonances in Grisailles, a piece forthree pianos by Peter Ablinger , chant from a Cistercian monastery and Kim Kashkashian playing Schumann. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Peter Ablinger
Unknown: Kim Kashkashian
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Haydn, arr Salomon
Symphony No 90 in C 12.25 Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen
12.45 Matteis Passages in imitation of the trumpet; Five marches (John Playford 's New Tunes); Isaac's Maggot
1.00 Petterson Two Elegies; Romanza Martinu Clarinet Sonatina Debussy La Cathédrale Engloutie Stravinsky Three pieces for string quartet Poulenc Capriccio Schubert Nocturne in E flat, D897 Stravinsky Divertimento
2.15 Madetoja Suite: Okon Fuoco
2.30 Martinu Polkas and etudes


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jauchzet Gott
Unknown: John Playford

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to ThinkAbout
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 Sauguet La Nuit 5.10 Bartok Bulgarian
Rhythm; Chord Study; Perpetuum Mobile; New Hungarian Folk Song; Chromatic Invention; Ostinato (Mikrokosmos)
5.20 Martinu Tango-Lento (La Revue de Cuisine) 5.25 Upatti L 'Amoureuse;
Capitale de la Douleur; Le Pas; Sensation
5.35 Madetoja Elegia (Symphonic Suite, Op 4) 5.50 Glinka Kamarinskaya


Unknown: Martinu Tango-Lento
Unknown: Madetoja Elegia
Unknown: Glinka Kamarinskaya

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