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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Grieg Holberg Suite
6.30 Jonathan Dove
Ecce Beatum Lucem 7.00 Mozart Piano Concerto No 6 in B flat, K238
7.45 Howard Skempton Lento
8.00 Locatelli Concerto Grosso in G, Op 4 No 9 (Da Chiesa)
8.35 Sibelius Karelia Suite


Unknown: Jonathan Dove
Unknown: Howard Skempton Lento

: Composer of the Week: D'lndy: 4: Nationalism

French composer Vincent d'lndy was a tireless promoter of his fellow countrymen's music, both at home and abroad. He served in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and was frustrated by his inability to serve his country again in the First World War, even though he was by then 63 years old.
French regionalism was in his blood and he found inspiration in the countryside for his music, In today's programme Donald Macleod considers different aspects of the composer's nationalist sympathies.
Sur la Mer; L'Apothicaire Facetieux - BBC Singers, conductor Ronald Corp
Jour d'Ete a la Montagne - Loire Valley PO, conductor Pierre Dervaux
Overture: Fervaal - Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, conductor Jean Foumet


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Conductor: Pierre Dervaux
Conductor: Jean Fou

: Work in Progress

Birds have been a subject for poetry since poetry began. Poet Peter Reading puts them in the centre of his next book.
4: "Tanker founders on slick-black holiday sands oiled auks flacker"


Unknown: Peter Reading

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Dvorak In Nature's Realm
Czech PO, conductor Karel Ancerl
10.20 Berlioz Le Spectre de la Rose;
Absence (Les Nuits d 'Ete) Maggie Teyte (soprano), LSO, conductor Leslie Heward
10.31 Glinka Divertimento Brillante on themes from Bellini's "La Sonnambula
Russian National Symphony Orchestra Soloists Ensemble, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
10.45 Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat Leningrad PO, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
11.17 Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Phidyle Maggie Teyte (soprano), LSO, conductor Leslie Heward


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karel Ancerl
Soprano: Maggie Teyte
Conductor: Leslie Heward
Conductor: Glinka Divertimento Brillante
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Soprano: Phidyle Maggie Teyte
Conductor: Leslie Heward

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Stephen Kovacevich
The international virtuoso talks about the boldness of Brahms, the spirit of Chopin and the elusive simplicity of Schubert, and reveals why he was tempted by the challenge of conducting. With Petroc Trelawny he explores recordings from the BBC Archive. Brahms Ballade in B, Op 10 No 4; Intermezzi: in B flat, Op 76 No 4; in B minor, Op 119 No 1 (1998)
Chopin Nocturne in E flat, Op 55 No 2 ;
Mazurkas: in D flat, Op 30 No 3; in E minor, Op 41 No 2; in A minor, Op 17 No 4 (1985) Schubert Drei Klavierstiicke , 0946(1969) Sibelius Symphony No 4
With the BBC Philharmonic (1992)


Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Unknown: Brahms Ballade
Unknown: Schubert Drei Klavierstiicke

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The final concert in the series recorded last year at the Temple Church in London. Australian vocal group SongCompany perform music inspired by the image ofthe Mother at the Cross, including works by Hildegard of Bingen, Obrecht, Brumel, Victoria and Gesualdo. (R)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Bridge Suite: The Sea
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dutilleux Cello Concerto (Tout un Monde Lointain) Boris Pergamenshikov (cello), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Dutilleux Violin Concerto (L 'Arbre des
Songes) Olivier Charlier (violin), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Debussy La Mer Conductor VassilySinaisky


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Cello: Boris Pergamenshikov
Conductor: Yan Pascal
Conductor: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Music Restored

Conductor and harpsichordist
William Christie joins Lucie Skeaping in today's programme. Music includes excerpts from Charpentier's Medee, Rameau's Les
Fetes d'Hebe, Purcell's KingArthurand works by Handel and Mozart.


Harpsichordist: William Christie
Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: In Tune

Kazakhstan violinist Marat Bisengaliev performs some rediscovered works for violin and piano by Elgar, including a recently reconstructed polonaise. Plus arts news and a selection of music introduced by Sean Rafferty.


Violinist: Marat Bisengaliev
Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.

: Ninette de Valois (1898-2001)

"We Must Get It Right"
A special evening of programmes to mark the death last month, at the age of 102, of Dame Ninette de Valois, founder of the Royal Ballet and the Royal Ballet School.
The above remark, made about a revival of The Sleeping Beauty, could have applied to everything she did. Christopher Cook presents an evening which considers her achievement and legacy, with contributions from present and former members of the Royal Ballet, its current director Anthony Dowell , assistant director Monica Mason , former soloists Pamela May and Antoinette Sibley and many voices from the archives, including those of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn. Also taking part are writers and critics, including
Alastair Macaulay , Jann Parry and Clement Crisp.
7.30 An outline and assessment of de
Valois's long career.
7.45 De Valois and English National
Dance Early days: her first professional performance as one of the Wonder
Children at the age of 14, Diaghilev's
Ballets Russes and, in 1926, the meeting with Lilian Baylis which led to the founding of the Vic-Wells Ballet and the Sadler's
Wells Ballet- laterthe Royal Ballet.
8.00 Music, including Checkmate by Arthur Bliss choreographed by de Valois in 1937.
8.20 A portrait of de Valois in her own words.
8.50 Music arranged and composed by de Valois's music director Constant Lambert, including excerpts from his ballet Horoscope.
9.20 De Valois and Her Choreographers De Valois encouraged ambition in her choreographers, beginningwith Frederick Ashton in 1947 and his three-act ballet
Cinderella, followed by John Cranko 's The Prince and the Pagodas to a score by Britten, Ashton's La Fille Mal Gardee and laterthe works of Kenneth MacMillan.
9.40 Music from her ballets, including The Prince and the Pagodas by Britten.
10.00 Her legacy and the future of the English tradition of ballet which she created.


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Director: Anthony Dowell
Director: Monica Mason
Director: Antoinette Sibley
Unknown: Rudolf Nureyev
Unknown: Margot Fonteyn.
Unknown: Alastair MacAulay
Unknown: Jann Parry
Unknown: Lilian Baylis
Unknown: Vic-Wells Ballet
Unknown: Arthur Bliss
Unknown: Frederick Ashton
Unknown: John Cranko
Unknown: Kenneth MacMillan.

: Late Junction

Tonight featuring Roberto Danova 's concept album Credo and Sento il Canto in Curva by Giovanni Sollima. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Roberto Danova
Unknown: Giovanni Sollima.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Beethoven 15 Variations and a fugue on a theme from "Prometheus Op 35 (Eroica)
12.25 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague)1.00 Beethoven Overture:
Prometheus; Symphony No 3 in E flat
(Eroica) 2.05 Berlioz La Mortde Cleopatre
2.30 Paganini Violin Concerto No 1 in D
3.05 Busoni Rondo Arlecchinesco , Op 46
3.20 Glazunov The Seasons, Op 67
3.55 Joseph Martin Kraus Symphony in D
4.15 Adam Jarzebski Venite Exsultemus; Cantate Johanis Gabrielis 4.35 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 6 4.50 A Gabrieli Cantate Domino (Motet avec Diminution)
5.05 Beethoven Grosse Fuge. Op 133
5.25 Sandstrom April; Silence 5.35
Dobrzynski Feliks Monbar 5.55 Dvorak Slavonic Dance in D flat, Op 72 No 4


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Busoni Rondo Arlecchinesco
Unknown: Joseph Martin Kraus
Unknown: Adam Jarzebski
Unknown: Cantate Johanis Gabrielis
Unknown: Beethoven Grosse Fuge.
Unknown: Dobrzynski Feliks Monbar

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