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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs) Dinu Lipatti (piano)
6.45 John Surman At Dusk; Dark Corners
John Surman (saxophone), Rita Manning (violin), Bill Hawkes and Keith Pascoe (violas), Nick Cooper (cello), Chris Laurence (double bass)
7.05 Schumann Three Romances, Op 94 Michel Portal (clarinet), Mikhail Rudy (piano)
7.15 CPE Bach Cello Concerto in A, Wql 72 Anner Bylsma , Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Gustav Leonhardt
8.00 Christian Sinding Suite in A minor,
OplO(lstmvt) Jascha Heifetz (violin), Los Angeles PO, conductor Alfred Wallenstein
8.45 Nielsen Overture; Prelude to Act 2; Cockerels ' Dance (Maskarade)
Gothenburg SO, conductor NeemeJarvi


Piano: Dinu Lipatti
Piano: John Surman
Unknown: John Surman
Violin: Rita Manning
Violin: Bill Hawkes
Violin: Keith Pascoe
Violas: Nick Cooper
Cello: Chris Laurence
Clarinet: Mikhail Rudy
Unknown: Anner Bylsma
Director: Gustav Leonhardt
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Alfred Wallenstein

: Composer of the Week: Vincent d'indy

(1851-1931). 1: Early Life
During his lifetime Vincent d'lndy held an eminent and respected position in French musical circles. Since his death d'lndy's standing as composer, teacher, theorist and writer on music has been the subject of much discussion. In the year ofthe 150th anniversary of d'lndy's birth, Donald Macleod evaluates his contribution to French music. La Querelle damour
BBC Singers, conductor Ronald Corp Symphonie Cévenole
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano),
Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit Poeme de Montagnes
Jean Doyen (piano) Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Work in Progress

Poet Peter Reading's next book will include a sequence of poems called Avifaunal-poems about birds. The question is how to write on this subject without sounding twee, or like a press release from the RSPB.
1: Intimations of mortality and whooping cranes. ProducerTim Dee


Unknown: Producertim Dee

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. A new daily programme of classic recordings by great artists past and present, featuring top CD re-issues and long-deleted recordings on LP. This week, a Beethoven symphony cycle and recordings by British soprano Maggie Teyte. Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride
Philharmonia, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.12 Handel Sonata in E, Op 1 No 9
Jascha Heifetz (violin), Emanuel Bay (piano)
10.24 Debussy Trois Chansons de Bilitis
Maggie Teyte (soprano), Alfred Cortot (piano)
10.34 Monteverdi Magnificat I a 7 (Vespers of 1610) Soloists, Regensburg Cathedral Choir, instrumental ensemble, conductor Hanns-Martin Schneidt
10.54 Re-issue of the Week: Beethoven
Symphony No 1 in C
Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Busch
11.19 Debussy Fetes Galantes, Set 2
Maggie Teyte (soprano), Alfred Cortot (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Violin: Jascha Heifetz
Violin: Emanuel Bay
Soprano: Maggie Teyte
Soprano: Alfred Cortot
Conductor: Hanns-Martin Schneidt
Conductor: Fritz Busch
Soprano: Alfred Cortot

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Stephen Kovacevich
Stephen Kovacevich 's sensational debut at the Wigmore Hall took place 40 years ago and this week he shares with Petroc Trelawny some of the musical milestones of his career. In today's programme of recordings from the BBC Archives the pianist reflects on his arrival in Britain in 1959, on musical life in flower-power London and on his studies with Dame Myra Hess. Beethoven Bagatelles Op 119: Nos 8-11 (1999)
Bach Allemande (Partita No 4 in D, BWV828) (1995)
Schubert 12 German Dances, D790 (1993) Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 15 (1986) Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp minor, Op 60 (1985)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G With the BBC SymphonyOrchestra, conductor Hans Schmidt-lsserstedt (1971)


Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Unknown: Dame Myra Hess.
Unknown: Bach Allemande
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Chopin Barcarolle
Conductor: Hans Schmidt-Lsserstedt

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Joanna MacGregor (piano) Barber Excursions, Op 20
George Crumb A Little Suite for Christmas, AD1979
Trad, arr MacGregor Russian Folk Songs Stravinsky Three Movements from "Petrushka" (piano transcription) Repeated Saturday lpm


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Unknown: George Crumb

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
This week featuring French symphonies. Leonidas Kavakos (violin), conductor Andrew Davis
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique


Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Ravel Valses Nobles

: Opera in Action

Fantasy Opera: Carmen
In the first of a new series, Michael White assembles a dream-team cast for Bizet's masterpiece, including Maria Callas , Teresa Berganza , Franco Corelli and Placido Domingo.


Unknown: Michael White
Unknown: Maria Callas
Unknown: Teresa Berganza
Unknown: Franco Corelli
Unknown: Placido Domingo.

: In Tune

Mitsuko Uchida 's wide range of repertoire has gained her a formidable reputation as a pianist. Sean Raffertytalks to her about her latest performances of Mozart's piano concertos with the Brentano Quartet, and introduces news from the arts world.


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Pianist: Sean Raffertytalks

: Performance on 3

BBC Philharmonic
A concert live from Studio 7, Manchester, relayed across Europe by the European Broadcasting Union.
Lynne Dawson (soprano),
BBC Philharmonic. conductor Garry Walker Hoist Beni Mora
Ravel Sheherazade
Britten Pas de six (Prince of the Pagodas)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Inuit Culture
Anthropologist Hugh Brody describes how in the frozen Canadian North the Inuit language both describes their world and distinguishes it from the settled South.
8.40 Stravinsky Suite: Firebird (1945)


Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Conductor: Garry Walker
Conductor: Hoist Beni Mora
Conductor: Ravel Sheherazade
Conductor: Britten Pas
Unknown: Hugh Brody

: Night Waves

Tonight's programme features an interview with Belfast-born poet and novelist Ciaron Carson , whose latest fiction bri ngs time travel and hallucinogenic tea into a story centred on the great Arnolfini portrait by van Eyck. Plus first night-news from the opening of a new play examining the history of the Official Secrets Act in Britain,Epitaph for the Official Secrets Act, and a profile of acclaimed Indian photographer Dayanita Singh. Introduced by Richard Coles.


Unknown: Ciaron Carson
Unknown: Van Eyck.
Unknown: Dayanita Singh.
Introduced By: Richard Coles.

: Late Junction

A week of music for Passiontide by Josquin, Gesualdo and Nicholas Wilton , and passionate klezmer music from Moni Ovadia and Theaterorchestra. Plus a final selection from the pioneering ECM catalogue. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Nicholas Wilton
Unknown: Moni Ovadia
Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Falla Ritual Fire Dance (El Amor Brujo)
12.10 Albenlz, orch Arbos Suite: Iberia
12.45 Glnastera Piano Sonata No 1
1.00 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 76 No 3 (Emperor) Shostakovich Two pieces for string octet, Op 11
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20
2.10 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
2.45 Wagner, orch Mottl Wesendonk
Lieder 3.10 Bach Partita No 6 in E minor, B WV830 3.40 Fesch Concerto in G minor for two flutes, Op 5 No 2 4.00 Clmarosa, arr A Benjamin Trumpet Concerto
4.15 Brahms Song of Destiny, Op 54
4.30 Mozart, arr Grieg Sonata in F,
K533/494 4.50 Kunzen Overture: Erik Ejegod 5.00 Dlepenbrock Die Nacht
5.15 Uszt Rapsodie Espagnole
5.30 Grainger Hill Song No 1
5.50 Faure, orch Washburn Messe Basse


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Erik Ejegod
Unknown: Washburn Messe Basse

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