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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Delius Summer Night on the River
6.45 CPE Bach Symphony in C, Wql82 No 3
7.00 Alkan Concerto da Camera in C sharp minor, Op 10 No 2
7.45 Britten Te Deum and Jubilate in C
8.25 Rachmaninov Andantino in B flat minor (Moments Musicaux, Op 16)
8.30 Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London)

: Composer of the Week: Boyce

With Donald Macleod. Reader Garard Green.
3: Marriage and the Middle Years
Voluntary in C William Neil (trumpet), Edward Carroll (organ)
Overture: Cambridge Installation Ode New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
The Secular Masque (excerpts) Judith Howarth (soprano),
Kathleen Kuhlmann (mezzo),
Timothy Robinson and Charles Daniels (tenors),
Stephen Varcoe (baritone), David Thomas (bass), Hanover Band, conductor Graham Lea-Cox (R)


Reader: Donald MacLeod.
Reader: Garard Green.
Unknown: William Neil
Unknown: Edward Carroll
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Soprano: Judith Howarth
Soprano: Kathleen Kuhlmann
Unknown: Timothy Robinson
Tenors: Charles Daniels
Baritone: Stephen Varcoe
Bass: David Thomas
Conductor: Graham Lea-Cox

: Work in Progress

Juliet Barker describes the discipline required to produce her biography of the author Laurie Lee.


Unknown: Juliet Barker
Unknown: Laurie Lee.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Re-issue of the Week: Praetorius Dances from Terpsichore (1612)
Collegium Terpsichore , conductor Fritz Neumeyer
10.21 Sibelius Melisande (Pelleas et Melisande,0p46)
New York Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.26 Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 Elman Quartet
10.44 Schubert Shepherd on the Rock, D965 Erna Berger (soprano), Heinrich Geuser (clarinet), Ernst Scherzer (piano)
10.55 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Walter Gieseking , Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Willem Mengelberg


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Collegium Terpsichore
Conductor: Fritz Neumeyer
Conductor: Sibelius Melisande
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Schubert Shepherd
Soprano: Erna Berger
Clarinet: Heinrich Geuser
Piano: Ernst Scherzer
Unknown: Walter Gieseking
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg

: Morning Performance

Incidental Music for Plays
Dominic Muldowney continues his celebration of music for the theatre with a look at scores composed between the wars, each with a very different idea about theatre. Noël Coward, arr Higgs This Year of Grace (excerpts) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe
Weill Suite: The Threepenny Opera BBCSO, conductor Jan Latham-Koenig
Honegger Phaedre BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Shostakovich The Bedbug BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth


Unknown: Dominic Muldowney
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Conductor: Jan Latham-Koenig
Conductor: Honegger Phaedre
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert first broadcast last year. Guarneri Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4 Bartok String Quartet No 2 (R)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Haydn Symphony No 55 in E flat (Schoolmaster)
Director Elizabeth Layton (violin)
Britten Les Illuminations Lisa Milne
(soprano), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Beethoven Romances: No 2 in F; No 1 in G Director Elizabeth Layton (violin)
Mahler Kindertotenlieder Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), conductor Thierry Fischer Shostakovich, arrBarshai Chamber Symphony, Op 110a Director Elizabeth Layton (violin)


Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Violin: Elizabeth Layton

: Choral Evensong

Live from St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh. Introit: Let thePeople Praise Thee 0 God
(Noel de Jongh). Preces: Ibler. Psalm 118. Reading: Acts 10, w34-43. Hymn: Most
Glorious Lord of Life (Dunoon). Magnificat: Chichester Service (Walton). Reading:
Luke 24, W13-25. Anthem: In exitu Israel (Samuel Wesley ). Hymn: Away with Gloom, Away with Doubt (Barnton).Te Deum: Canterbury Te Deum (
Grayston Ives ). Organ Voluntary: Symphonie VI (1st movement: Allegro). (Widor). Master of music Michael Harris. Assistant organist Peter Backhouse.


Unknown: Samuel Wesley
Unknown: Grayston Ives
Music: Michael Harris.
Organist: Peter Backhouse.

: In Tune

Today's programme includes live music from horn player Richard Watkins , who has had many new works written for him. Tonight he discusses his forthcoming premiere of Colin Matthews 's Horn Concerto with the Philharmonia
Orchestra under Esa-Pekka Salonen.


Unknown: Richard Watkins
Unknown: Colin Matthews
Unknown: Esa-Pekka Salonen.

: Performance on 3

Scottish-based composer
Sally Beamish 's music has been enjoyed by Scottish Chamber Orchestra audiences for several years. In a recent innovative collaboration between the Scottish
Chamber Orchestra and the Swedish
Chamber Orchestra, her latest work,
Whitescape, was jointly commissioned and premiered in Sweden last month.
Tonight it receives its UK premiere at the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness.
Jian Wang (cello), Scottish Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dausgaard Beamish Whitescape (first UK performance)
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
8.40 Twenty Minutes: Making it New
James Campbell continues his survey of the literary magazines of the last century with a look at the relationship between culture and political propoganda.
9.00 Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D


Unknown: Sally Beamish
Cello: Jian Wang
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard
Conductor: Beamish Whitescape
Unknown: James Campbell

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to James Ellroy , author of the novels Black Dahlia , LA Confidential and American Tabloid, about his new book The Cold Six Thousand. Plus a comic take on violence as Martin McDonagh 's controversial play about Irish Paramilitaries, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, opens at the Other Place in Stratford.


Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: James Ellroy
Unknown: Black Dahlia
Unknown: Martin McDonagh

: Late Junction

Traditional Madagascan trance music performed by the legendary Madame Masy on the island's national instrument - the valiha- plus Ground Variations from Ralph Littlejohn and Michael Cunningham , and three bassists collectively known as Rothko. Introduced by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Madame Masy
Unknown: Ralph Littlejohn
Unknown: Michael Cunningham
Introduced By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Haydn Missa Brews Sancti Joannis de Deo in B flat, H XXII 7 (Kleine Orgelmesse)
12.20 Bach, arr Busoni Chaconne in D minor, BWV1 004 12.35 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat 1.00 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A, Op 4 7 (Kreutzer) 1.30 Schubert Symphony No 6 in C 2.05
Tchaikovsky, transcrd' Albert Suite: The Nutcracker 2.25 Schumann Cello
Concerto in A minor 2.50 Constantin
Regamey Quintet 3.25 Paul Gilson The
Sea 4.00 Diepenbrock Incantation 4.20 Sergiu Natra Harp Sonatine 4.35 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in D, RV94 4.45 Bruhns Cantata: Wohl Dem ,
Derden Herren Furchtet 5.05 Mozart Romanze
(Serenade in G, K525) (Eine Kleine
Nachtmusik) 5.15 Chopin Preludes Op 28: Nos 4-11; 19; 17 5.30 Beethoven Variations on "Ich Bin der Schneider Kakadu ", Op 121a 5.50 Sibelius Suite


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Busoni Chaconne
Unknown: Paul Gilson
Harp: Sergiu Natra
Unknown: Wohl Dem
Unknown: Derden Herren Furchtet
Unknown: Mozart Romanze
Unknown: Eine Kleine

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