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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Pandolfi Violin Sonata in D minor, Op 4 No 4 (La Biancuccia) Andrew Manze (violin), Richard Eggar (harpsichord)
6.45 Jolivet Petite Suite
MaarikaJarvi (flute), Paul Cortese (viola),
Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp)
7.10 Franck Violin Sonata in A
Itzhak Perlman (violin),
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
7.45 Bach Oboe Concerto in D minor, BWV1059
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, director Douglas Boyd (oboe)
8.00 Poulenc Mélancolie
Gabriel Tacchino (piano)
8.45 Rossini Overture: William Tell
Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Violin: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Eggar
Viola: Paul Cortese
Harp: Marie-Pierre Langlamet
Harp: Franck Violin Sonata
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Oboe: Douglas Boyd
Piano: Gabriel Tacchino
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Composer of the Week: Villa-Lobos

5: Ambassadorof Brazilian Art
Villa-Lobos had always been fascinated with cinema. As a young man he played cello night after night in the orchestra of the Odeon cinema in Rio. Over 30 years later in 1958 Hollywood commissioned Villa-Lobos to compose music for a film called Green Mansions. This helped him to gain recognition in the USA and when the Second World War finally came to an end the dictator-president Getulio Vargas fell from power. Villa-Lobos was free to travel abroad and promote his music once again. With Donald Macleod. Floresta do Amazonas (excerpts, including
Love Song) Bidu Sayao (soprano), Chorus and Symphony of the Air, conducted by the Composer Bendita Sabedoria (excerpt) Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best
String Quartet No 17 Bessier-Reis Quartet Guitar Concerto
Turibio Santos ,
Chamber Orchestra of Brazil, conductor Bernardo Bessler


Unknown: Getulio Vargas
Soprano: Bidu Sayao
Unknown: Bendita Sabedoria
Unknown: Turibio Santos
Conductor: Bernardo Bessler

: Work in Progress

Theatre director Yvonne Brewster is directing One Love by Kwame Dawes in a coproduction by the Bristol Old Vic and the Talawa theatre company. The play is set in Jamaica during the seventies and draws on influences such as the music of Bob Marley and Lee Perrytotell its story of desire and denial. How does a play evolve in the last few days before opening night?


Director: Yvonne Brewster
Unknown: Kwame Dawes
Unknown: Bob Marley
Unknown: Lee Perrytotell

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bach, arr anon Aria (Pastorale, BWV590) Prades Festival Orchestra, director Pablo Casals (cello)
10.10 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) Irmgard Seefried (soprano), Sieglinde Wagner (contralto),
Anton Dermota (tenor), Josef Greindl (bass),
Members of the Salzburg Cathedral Choir, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Cello: Pablo Casals
Soprano: Irmgard Seefried
Contralto: Anton Dermota
Tenor: Josef Greindl
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler

: Morning Performance

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
This final programme of performances recorded live in the Great Hall of Amsterdam's Concertgebouw features music conducted by the orchestra' s present music director Riccardo Chailly. Jonathan Swain talks to him about the orchestra's well-known Mahler tradition that stretches back to when Mahler himself conducted his own music with the orchestra.
Puccini Gianni Schicchi (excerpts) Conductor Riccardo Chailly Mahler Symphony No 4
With Barbara Bonney (soprano), conductor Riccardo Chailly


Director: Riccardo Chailly.
Talks: Jonathan Swain
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another concert i n the Holy Week series from the Temple Church in London in which the Tallis Scholars directed by Peter Phillips perform music for Good Friday. Presented by Chris de Souza. Lassus Lamentations for Maundy Thursday Josquin Miserere Mei, Deus Byrd Ne Irascaris
Tallis Lamentations for five voices (1st and 2nd lessons for Maundy Thursday Final concert Sunday lpm


Directed By: Peter Phillips
Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Unknown: Deus Byrd

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Nielsen Helios Overture
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Webern Six pieces for orchestra, Op 6 Conductor Andrew Davis
Schoenberg Piano Concerto
Peter Donohoe , conductor Andrew Davis
Berg Lulu Suite Conductor Oliver Knussen Nielsen Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia
Semplice) Conductor Paavo Berglund


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Berg Lulu
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Paavo Berglund

: Jazz Legends

Fletcher Henderson
Music by the great pianist, arranger and composer, whose house band at New York's Roseland Ballroom during the twenties included the likes of Buster Bailey , Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins. Introduced by Julian Joseph.


Unknown: Fletcher Henderson
Unknown: Buster Bailey
Unknown: Louis Armstrong
Unknown: Coleman Hawkins.
Introduced By: Julian Joseph.

: In Tune

As Symphony Hall prepares to celebrate its tenth birthday, Sean Rafferty assesses its impact on the people of Birmingham. More than just a concert hall with a perfect acoustic and a top orchestra, Symphony Hall has become a symbol of urban regeneration. Plus music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bach's intensely moving account of the events leading up to the Crucifixion; a performance given on Wednesday at the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London. Mark Padmore (tenor),
Andrew Foster-Williams (baritone), Choir and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Roger Norrington
Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Baritone: Andrew Foster-Williams
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Night Waves

Tonight's programme features a discussion on the life and writing of Martha Gellhorn , travel writer, war reporter and campaigner, as a new biography is published. Plus Nigel Spivey on the complex relationship between art and pain in his new book Enduring Creation: Art, Pain and Fortitude. With Paul Allen and guests.


Unknown: Martha Gellhorn
Unknown: Nigel Spivey
Unknown: Paul Allen

: Hear and Now

A portrait concert of songs and chamber music by Hans Werner Henze given last month at the Purcell Room in London.
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Lisa Milne (soprano), Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Paul Watkins (cello), Nash Ensemble , conductor Diego Masson
Henze Drei Lieder uber den Schnee; Funf Nachtstucke ; Piano Quintet; Capriccio; Five Neapolitan Songs


Music By: Hans Werner Henze
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Soprano: Lisa Milne
Soprano: Wolfgang Holzmair
Baritone: Paul Watkins
Cello: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Diego Masson
Conductor: Henze Drei Lieder
Piano: Funf Nachtstucke

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Berlioz Overture: Le
Corsaire 12.15 Kodaly Summer Evening
12.30 Dohnanyi String Quartet No 2 in D flat
1.00 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) Berlioz Nuits d'Ete Janacek Sinfonietta
2.25 Mahler Symphony No 3
4.05 Chedeville Sonata for two flutes, Op 8 (L'Allemande) 4.35 Wassenaer Concerto No 1 in G (Sei Concerti Armonici)
4.50 Bach Motet: Furchte Dich Nicht, Ich Bin bei Dir, BWV228 5.00 Bach Partita No 5 in G, BWV829 5.10 Mozart Symphony No 23 inD, K181 5.25 Schubert Introduction and Variations in E minor, D802 (Trock 'ne
Blumen) 5.45Allegri Miserere Mei Deus (Psalm 51)

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