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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Tchaikovsky Nocturne
Mischa Maisky (cello), Pavel Gililov (piano)
6.35 Mozart String Quartet in B flat, K589 Endellion Quartet
7.00 Vivaldi Vengo a voi, LuciAdorate Catherine Bott (soprano), New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
7.45 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante in E flat, Op 22 Martha Argerich (piano)
8.20 John Paul Jones Al son de los arroyuelos; So elle encina Red Byrd
8.40 Grainger Suite: In a Nutshell BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox


Cello: Mischa Maisky
Cello: Pavel Gililov
Unknown: Vivaldi Vengo
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Director: Philip Pickett
Director: Grande Polonaise Brillante
Piano: Martha Argerich
Piano: John Paul Jones
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Composer of the Week: Boyce

With Donald Macleod. Reader Garard Green.
2: Solomon and Chamber Works
Solomon (excerpts) Bronwen Mills (soprano), Howard Crook (tenor), Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
Sonata No 12 in G Parley of Instruments
Baroque Orchestra, director Peter Holman Sonata No 1 in A minor
Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman
Wherewithall Shall a Young Man Choir of New College, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom (R)


Reader: Donald MacLeod.
Reader: Garard Green.
Soprano: Bronwen Mills
Soprano: Howard Crook
Director: Peter Holman
Director: Peter Holman
Director: Peter Holman
Director: Edward Higginbottom

: Work in Progress

Biographer Juliet Barker hunts down original manuscripts for her biography of the author Laurie Lee.


Unknown: Juliet Barker
Unknown: Laurie Lee.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Handel Overture: Alcina
London Philharmonic, conductor Karl Richter
10.12 Grieg Lyric Pieces Book 10, Op 71 (excerpts) Walter Gieseking (piano)
10.24 Bartok Romanian Folk Dances
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.31 Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3 Vlach Quartet
10.54 Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Johanna Martzy ,
RIAS Symphony Orchestra, Berlin, conductor Ferenc Fricsay


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Karl Richter
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Johanna Martzy
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

: Morning Performance

Incidental Music for Plays
Composer Dominic Muldowney continues his celebration of music written for plays and for the theatre with a look at music from 19th and early 20th centuries - music that tended to reflect some of the psychological aspects in the drama. Eigar Suite: The Crown of India
BBC NOW, conductor Tadaaki Otaka Debussy Syrinx Emily Beynon (flute)
Sibelius The Tempest BBC Northern SO, conductor Raymond Leppard
Busoni Turandot Wilfred Brown (tenor), John Alldis Choir , RPO, conductor Jascha Horenstein


Unknown: Dominic Muldowney
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Tenor: John Alldis Choir
Conductor: Jascha Horenstein

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert first broadcast last year. Endellion Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 64 No 6 Bartok String Quartet No 1 (R)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Schoenberg Lied der Waldtaube
(Gurrelieder) (arr for mezzo and 17 instruments) Susan Bickley (mezzo), conductor Mark Wigglesworth Berg Seven Early Songs
Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Violin Concerto Kyoko Takezawa , conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn Louise Winter (mezzo), Jonathan Summers
(bass-baritone), conductor Paul Daniel


Unknown: Susan Bickley
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Kyoko Takezawa
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Mahler Des Knaben
Bass-Baritone: Jonathan Summers
Conductor: Paul Daniel


Sandrine Piau andJeanfaul Fouchecourt lain Burnside introduces the vocal highlights from a Debussy festival given by Radio France. The soprano Sandrine Piau and the tenor Jean-Paul Fouchecourt perform some of Debussy's Verlaine settings, plus settings by Debussy and Ravel of poetry by Stephane Mallarme.
Debussy Fetes Galantes I Sandrine Piau (soprano), Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
Fetes Galantes II Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
(tenor), Alexandre Tharaud (piano) Ariettes Oubliees
Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
(tenor), Alexandre Tharaud (piano) Ravel Trois Poemes de Stephane
Mallarme Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor), Florent Boffard (piano)
Debussy Trois Poemes de Stephane
Mallarme Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor), Florent Boffard (piano)


Unknown: Sandrine Piau
Unknown: Jeanfaul Fouchecourt
Soprano: Sandrine Piau
Tenor: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
Unknown: Stephane Mallarme.
Soprano: Sandrine Piau
Soprano: Alexandre Tharaud
Tenor: Alexandre Tharaud
Tenor: Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
Tenor: Alexandre Tharaud
Piano: Florent Boffard
Piano: Florent Boffard

: In Tune

Music and arts news, introduced by Sean Rafferty.


Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Mahler thought of a symphony as a "world", containing as wide a range of images and allusions as possible. His
Symphony No 1 begins in the world of the Romantic forest, and moves via the sound of the village band and the synagogue to an impassioned finale. Shostakovitch's Violin Concerto No 1 covers a similarly wide range of experience, and its third movement, in which the soloist's lament is accompanied by a slow timpani beat, is particularly haunting.
Viktoria Mullova, Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Making It New
In the first of three programmes surveying the part played by literary magazines in the development of 20th-century writing,
James Campbell looksatthe pioneering of new work.
8.30 Mahler Symphony No 1
A profile of Viktoria Mullova - Music: pl9


Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Unknown: James Campbell

: Night Waves

Richard Coles profiles the painter
Euan Uglow as his intense Night Paintings go on display. Uglow painted slowly and finished only one or two pictures a year but when he died last year he was hailed as one of the great figurative painters of modern times. Plus new fiction from Icelandic writer Olaf Olafsson , whose work is already being tipped as one of the books of the year.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Euan Uglow
Unknown: Olaf Olafsson

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents traditional Chinese dance given a modern Canadian twist by the Lee Pui Ming ensemble; pieces for scordatura violin by Chris Prosser ; and tracks from the recent album Felt
Mountain by the band Goldfrapp.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Lee Pui Ming
Unknown: Chris Prosser

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Langgaard Three Rose Garden Songs
12.15 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C 1.00Toucriemoulin Sinfonia in C
Christian G Neefe Piano Concerto in G;
Partita in E flat Touchemoulin Sinfonia in B flat2.15 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in C minor, Op 1 No 8 2.25 Bach Goldberg
Variations, BWV988 3.50 Visée Logistille de Roland de M Lully 4.05 F Forqueray, arr J-B Forqueray Jupiter 4.15 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1 4.30 Uszt Concert Study No 2 in F minor (La Leggierezza) 4.40
Miriam Hyde Happy Occasion Overture
4.50 Franjo Senior Dugan Toccata
5.10 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in A, Op 1 No 3 5.20 Boccherini Guitar Quintet in D
5.45 Hoist, arr Walsh St Paul 's Suite


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Miriam Hyde
Unknown: Walsh St Paul

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