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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.15 Smetana From My Homeland
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 58 in F
7.25 Strauss Romance
7.40 Schubert String Quartet in D, D94
8.15 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066
8.45 Martinu La Revue de Cuisine

: Composer of the Week: D'indy

3: Teaching
Along with his colleague Charles Bordes , d'lndy formed the Schola Cantorum in Paris with the aim of reforming the practice of sacred music. D'lndy was also involved in overseeing the re-organisation of the curriculum of the Paris Conservatoire and the public acclaim he was accorded extended well beyond the borders of France. Presented by Donald Macleod. Le Vingt-Cinq d'Aout
BBC Singers, conductor Ronald Corp Poème des Rivages Monte Carlo PO, conductor Georges Pretres Compere Guillery
BBC Singers, conductor Ronald Corp String Sextet
Members of the North German Radio Symphony Orchestra
Symphony No 2 (4th mvt)
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson


Unknown: Charles Bordes
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Michel Plasson

: Work in Progress

Poet Peter Reading's next book will include a sequence of bird poems called Avifaunal where, among otherthings, he pays homage to his Bausch and Lomb binoculars. Is this a worthy successor to Hopkins's The Windhover?3: Parakeets over Berlin.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Suppe Overture: Die Schone Galathee Detroit SO, conductor Paul Paray
10.12 Faure Quatre Mélodies Maggie Teyte (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.24 Handel Suite No 4 in E minor, HWV429 Glenn Gould (harpsichord)
10.34 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in Eflat (Eroica) Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Franz Konwitschny


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Paul Paray
Soprano: Maggie Teyte
Soprano: Gerald Moore
Harpsichord: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Franz Konwitschny

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Stephen Kovacevich
The acclaimed piano virtuoso talks about the rewards and pitfalls of performing chamber music in a programme which includes BBC Archive recordings
Kovacevich made during his electrifying partnership with Jacqueline DuPre during the sixties. He also talks about how he set out to learn new repertoire by Bartok and Stravinsky, and the problems of playing at the Proms with the piano sliding along the platform. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Britten Scherzo; March (Cello Sonata in C) (1965)
Beethoven Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 5 No 2 (mvts 1 and 2) With Jacqueline Du Pre (1965) Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat, K493
With members of the Petersen Quartet (1996)
Bartok Suite: Out of Doors (1985)
Stravinsky Concerto for piano and wind instruments (1980)


Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Unknown: Jacqueline Dupre
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester last year.
Kathryn Stott (piano), London Winds
Beethoven Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, Op 16
Rimsky-Korsakov Quintet in B flat (R)


Piano: Kathryn Stott

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Louis Lortie and John Lill (pianos), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Franck Les Eolides ; Symphonic Variations; Symphony in D minor
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
Roussel Symphony No 3


Pianos: John Lill
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Franck Les Eolides

: Choral Evensong

Live from Lincoln Cathedral.
Introit: Prevent Us, 0 Lord (Byrd).
Responses (Shephard). Psalms 22; 23 (Wesley, Goss, Marshall). First Lesson: Isaiah 30, w8-18. Canticles:
Westminster Service (Howells). Second
Lesson: Matthew 12, w22-37. Anthem: 0 Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem (Howells). Hymn: The Royal Banners Forward Go (Gonfalon Royal). Organ Voluntary:
Rhapsody No 3 in C sharp minor (Howells). Choir directed by Simon Morley. Organists Colin Walsh and Julian Thomas.


Directed By: Simon Morley.
Organists: Colin Walsh
Organists: Julian Thomas.

: In Tune

Inventing New Britain: the Victorian Vision is the theme of a major spring exhibition at the V & A. Sean Rafferty talks to museum curators Paul Atterbury and Suzanne Fagence Cooper , and introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Paul Atterbury
Unknown: Suzanne Fagence Cooper

: lebrecht.2live

Norman Lebrecht begins a new series of interactive cultural forums on Radio 3 and the worldwide web, where burning issues in the arts are debated and hotly disputed by makers and consumers of culture.
Today: Is Soap Opera Killing Our Culture?
To express your views before, during or after the programme telephone [number removed] ore-mail lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk.


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3

Live from Poole Arts Centre. Showpieces from Germany and Russia, Rodrigo's guitar concerto and a work by Barber. Craig Ogden (guitar),
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop
Strauss Rosenkavalier Suite
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Towards Newfoundland the Prow
For hundreds of years Dorset men braved the Atlantic in tiny boats sailing out of Poole to fish the waters off Newfoundland, some forsaking their homeland forever.
Poet Sean Street explores the connection between the county and the province and reads his poem Poole Quay.
8.35 Barber Essay No 2
Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition


Conductor: Marin Alsop
Conductor: Strauss Rosenkavalier Suite
Conductor: Rodrigo Concierto
Unknown: Sean Street

: Night Waves

An exploration of the complex attraction of ideas of escape with writer and psychotherapist Adam Phillips , whose latest book Houdini's Box interweaves escape stories with descriptions of therapy. Plus a review of Inventing New Britain: the Victorian Vision, a major new exhibition at the V & A. Presented by Philip Dodd.


Unknown: Adam Phillips
Presented By: Philip Dodd.

: Late Junction

Medieval Sephardic songs, Swedish nyckelharpa duo Cecilia Osterholm and Kerstin Andersson , and the Cosmic Voices of Bulgaria. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Cecilia Osterholm
Unknown: Kerstin Andersson
Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Mielck String Quintet in F, Op 312.30 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in Fminor, Op 73 12.50 Chopin Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor, Op 39
1.00 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 1
1.20 Kodaly Dances of Marosszek
1.35 Bartok, compl Denijs Dille
Symphony in E flat 2.10 Liszt Hungarian Coronation Mass 3.00 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 1 in G, BWV1027
3.30 Antonio Bertali Sonata Prima a 3 3.40 Joseph Martin Kraus Symphony in C
3.55 Beethoven Six Variations in F, Op 34
4.05 Moniuszko Folk Musician
4.15 Bartok Rhapsody No 1 for violin and orchestra 4.30 Brahms Cello Sonata No 1 in E minor, Op 38 4.50 Uszt Petrarch Sonnet No 123: / Vidi in Terra Angelici Costurni 5.00 Schumann Overture, Scherzo and Finale 5.20 Telemann Sonata in C (Der Getreue Music-Meister) 5.30 CPE Bach Piano Sonata in E minor, Wq59 No 1
5.40 Mozart Divertimento in D, K205


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Joseph Martin Kraus
Unknown: Terra Angelici

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