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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Rachmaninov Vocalise Lynn Harrell (cello), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
6.30 Mozart Symphony No 36 in C, K425 (Linz) Berlin Philharmonic conductor Herbert von Karajan
7.00 Hoist Jupiter (The Planets) Fiona and John York (piano duet)
7.50 Saint-Saens Air et Danse Bacchanale
(Samson et Dalila) Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit
8.00 Vivaldi Concerto in G for two mandolins and strings, RV532
Paul O'Dette and Robin Jeffrey (mandolines), Parley of Instruments, directed by Roy Goodman and Peter Holman
8.35 Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor Stephen Hough (piano),
CBSO, conductor Lawrence Foster

Contributors

Cello: Lynn Harrell
Cello: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Piano: John York
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Unknown: Paul O'Dette
Unknown: Robin Jeffrey
Directed By: Roy Goodman
Directed By: Peter Holman
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Lawrence Foster

: Composer of the Week: Villa-Lobos

4: Politics and Brazil
In 1930 Getulio Vargas became president of Brazil and appointed Villa-Lobos as head of the nation's music education programme. Villa-Lobos rose to the challenge and began to compose a vast catalogue of music for performance in schools, worship and political events. With Donald Macleod. Invocacao em Defesa da Patria Maria
Kareska (soprano), Chorales des Jeunneses Musicales de France, French National Radio Orchestra, conducted by the Composer A Mare Encheu (Guia Pratico) Magda Tagliaferro (piano)
Samba-Lele; 0 Ciranda, 0 Cirandinha; Nesta Rua ; A Pombinha Voou ; Garibaldi Foia Missa (Guia Pratico) Cristina Ortiz (piano)
Descombrimento do Brasil, Suite No 2 French National Radio Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Missa Sao Sebastiao (excerpts)
Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best Prelude Vagaroso e Mistico (Bachianas Brasileiras No 9) RPO strings, conductor Enrique Batiz
Fugue Poco Apressado (Bachianas Brasileiras No 9) BBC Singers, conductor Odalinede la Martinez

Contributors

Unknown: Getulio Vargas
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Magda Tagliaferro
Unknown: Nesta Rua
Unknown: Pombinha Voou
Piano: Cristina Ortiz
Conductor: Enrique Batiz

: Work in Progress

Theatre director Yvonne Brewster is directing a play about a Rastafarian guru who is tested in his commitment to a pure and spiritual life when the homeless woman he has taken in falls in love with him. How does a director do love on stage?

Contributors

Director: Yvonne Brewster

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Enescu Romanian Rhapsody in A, Op 11 No Czech PO, conductor Constantin Silvestri
10.18 Beethoven Cello Sonata in F, Op 5
No 1 Pablo Casals , Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
10.41 Ysaye Amiti é, Op 26
David and Igor Oistrakh (violins), London
Philharmonic, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.58 Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
Pablo Casals , BBCSO, conductor Adrian Boult

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri
Unknown: Pablo Casals
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Ysaye Amiti
Violins: Igor Oistrakh
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Pablo Casals
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Morning Performance

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Another programme featuring live recordings made recently by one of the world's greatest orchestras.
Jonathan Swain talks to players about the orchestra's commitment to contemporary music, and to Bernard Haitink about the traditions within the orchestra that he has helped to foster. Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d 'un Faune Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat
(Romantic) Conductor Bernard Haitink

Contributors

Talks: Jonathan Swain
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

In another concert from London's Temple
Church, Peter Bennett directs Ensemble Dumont in music for Holy Week from 16th and 17th-century France, including Henri Fremart 's Missa Salvum Me Fac, Deus, extracts from Michel Lambert 's Legons de Tenebres, and works by Claude Le Jeune. Introduced by Chris de Souza.

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Bennett
Unknown: Ensemble Dumont
Unknown: Henri Fremart
Unknown: Michel Lambert
Unknown: Claude Le Jeune.
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Mendelssohn Overture: Ruy Bias Conductor George Pehlivanian Janacek Sinfonietta
Conductor Charles Mackerras
Brahms Violin Concerto in D Raphael Oleg (violin), conductor George Pehlivanian Nielsen Symphony No 5
Conductor George Pehlivanian

Contributors

Conductor: George Pehlivanian
Conductor: Janacek Sinfonietta
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Violin: Raphael Oleg
Conductor: George Pehlivanian
Conductor: George Pehlivanian

: Music Restored

The Passion of Our Lord. Lucie Skeaping explores how composers have been inspired by the text of the Passions, from the earliest settings based on Gregorian chant to the elaborate Passion-Oratorios of the Baroque period. Including music by Bach, Lassus, Handel and Telemann.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty visits the choir of Westminster Cathedral as they prepare for the most important day in the church calendar, and explores the wealth of music composed for Holy Week. Plus music and arts news.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra perform an all-Haydn programme which features soloists from the orchestra and ends with Haydn's poignant Seven Last Words to mark Maundy Thursday of Easter Week. Robin Williams (oboe), Ursula Leveaux (bassoon), Ursula Smith (cello), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, director Alexander Janiczek (violin)
Haydn Overture: L'Animadel Filosofo (Orfeo ed Euridice);
Sinfonia Concertante in B flat
8.10 Twenty Minutes: A Sound Read
Ivan Hewett is joined by writer James Ross Moore and journalist Charles Shaar Murray to review recently published books on music. This month's edition features
Aaron Copland 's America by Gail Levin and Judith Tick , American Folk Music and Left-WingPolitics 1927-57 by Richard A Reuss and Music and British Culture
1785-1914, edited by Christina Bashford and Leanne Langley.
8.30 Haydn Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, H XX la (orchestral version)

Contributors

Oboe: Robin Williams
Oboe: Ursula Leveaux
Bassoon: Ursula Smith
Violin: Alexander Janiczek
Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: James Ross
Unknown: Charles Shaar Murray
Unknown: Aaron Copland
Unknown: Gail Levin
Unknown: Judith Tick
Unknown: Richard A Reuss
Edited By: Christina Bashford
Edited By: Leanne Langley.

: Night Waves

As Robert LePage 's latest show The Far Side of the Moon opens in Newcastle, Richard Coles discusses its theatrical exploration of man's fascination with space. Plus lain Sinclair, author of the acclaimed London essays Lights outforthe Territory, on his return to fiction and the South Wales of his childhood in his new novel Landor's Tower.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Lepage
Unknown: Richard Coles

: Late Junction

Tonight's late-night listening features Irish music played by the Donal Lunnyband from their album Coolfin, and the Yiddish Song Oyfn Veg (By TheRoad)sung by Moshe Leiser. Plus music from Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla , and from Paulo Conte. Presented by Verity Sharp.

Contributors

Sung By: Moshe Leiser.
Unknown: Astor Piazzolla
Unknown: Paulo Conte.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Wagner Good Friday
Music (Parsifal) 12.15 Gassmann Stabat
Mater 12.25 Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 21.00 Belamaric Croatia, Op 16
Glazunov Piano Concerto No 1 in Fminor Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathétique) 2.45 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique)
3.05 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
3.40 Faure Suite: Pelleas and Melisande
3.55 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1
4.15 Rachmaninov Moment Musical, Op 16 No 5 4.30 Brahms Sextet in B flat (excerpt)
4.40 Buxtehude Canzona in G, BuxWVl 75
5.05 Haydn Sonata VII; II Terremoto (Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, H XX lb) 5.10 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543 5.20 Muffat/Lully Suite for orchestra 5.35Pongrac Kacsoh The Hero John (excerpts) 5.45 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2

Contributors

Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Gassmann Stabat








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