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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Jose Marin Si Quieres dar Marica en lo Cierto
6.15 Schubert Cello Sonata in A minor, D821 (Arpeggione)
7.15 Rosetti Horn Concerto in D minor
7.50 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 2
8.00 Horowitz Variations on a theme from
Bizet's "Carmen"
8.10 Mozart Vanne , Vanne a Regnar Ben Mio (II Re Pastore)


Unknown: Mozart Vanne
Unknown: Regnar Ben

: Composer of the Week: Boyce

With Donald Macleod. Reader Garard Green.
4: Sacred and Profane
Overture: The Shepherd's Lottery
English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock Dirge (Romeo and Juliet) Soloists, Opera Restor'd, director Peter Holman
Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge St Paul's Cathedral Choir, Parley of Instruments, conductor John Scott Florizel and Perdita (excerpts)
Philippa Hyde and Julia Gooding
(sopranos), Jilly Bond (mezzo), Joseph Cornwell (tenor), Jack Edwards (bass), Opera Restor'd, director Peter Holman
Symphony No 1 in B flatEnglish Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (R)


Reader: Donald MacLeod.
Reader: Garard Green.
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Peter Holman
Conductor: John Scott
Unknown: Philippa Hyde
Sopranos: Julia Gooding
Sopranos: Jilly Bond
Tenor: Joseph Cornwell
Tenor: Jack Edwards
Director: Peter Holman
Director: Trevor Pinnock

: Work in Progress

Juliet Barkervisits Slad in Gloucestershire and uncovers some crucial clues for her biography of Laurie Lee.


Unknown: Laurie Lee.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
J Strauss (son) Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op325 Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Hans Knappertbusch
10.18 Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K4 75 Walter Gieseking (piano)
10.31 Boccherini Symphony in D minor, Op 12 No 4 (La Casa del Diavolo) New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard
10.52 Haydn StringQuartetinD , Op 76No5 Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet
11.14 Tchaikovsky Duet from Romeo and Juliet Elizaveta Shumskaya (soprano), Ivan Kozlovsky (tenor), USSR Radio Information Committee Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Golvanov


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Hans Knappertbusch
Conductor: Mozart Fantasia
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Haydn Stringquartetind
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Duet
Tenor: Ivan Kozlovsky
Conductor: Nikolai Golvanov

: Morning Performance

Incidental Music for Plays
Dominic Muldowney 's celebration of music written for plays reflects on the role that radio has played.
Britten The Dark Tower Orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr
Vaughan Wiliams The Pilgrim's Progress BBC Northern Singers and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
Walton Christopher Columbus Suzannah Clarke (soprano), BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe
Alan Rawsthome The Happy Hypocrite Orchestra conducted by the Composer Britten The Rescue of PenelopeJanet Suzman (narrator), Alison Wells
(soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo), Thomas Randle (tenor), Christopher Foster (baritone), BBCSO, conductor Nicholas Cleobury


Unknown: Dominic Muldowney
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Conducted By: Vaughan Wiliams
Conductor: Charles Groves
Conductor: Walton Christopher
Soprano: Suzannah Clarke
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Narrator: Janet Suzman
Narrator: Alison Wells
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Tenor: Thomas Randle
Tenor: Christopher Foster
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert first broadcast last year. Vellinger Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 7 7 No Bartok String Quartet No 3 (R)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Weber Overture: Oberon
Conductor Andrew Davis
Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen Susan Bickley (mezzo), conductor Markus Stenz Mahler Symphony No 9 Conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Susan Bickley
Conductor: Markus Stenz
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Music Restored

Where Cultures Meet
For 700 years up to the end of the 15th century, Spain benefited from a unique coexistence of Arab, Jewish and Christian cultures. Lucie Skeaping explores the remarkable musical results of this crossfertilisation, and Austrian ensemble Accentus perform a selection of this diverse and unusual music.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and arts news.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Live from the City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne. The Northern Sinfonia's pairing of Schoenberg and Haydn brings together two of the most progressive voices in European classical music in unfamiliar guise. Schoenberg began the second chamber symphony in 1906, completing it in 1939, towards the end of his life. His Suite in G, composed for a college string orchestra in 1934, is also a strikingly tonal work. Haydn's keyboard concerto in D of 1784 relates more to the symphonic concerto style of the young Mozart than to the concerto grosso models of Haydn's other early concertos.
Anne Quef felec (piano), Northern
Sinfonia, conductor Mario Venzago
Schoenberg Chamber Symphony No 2 Haydn Piano Concerto in D, H XVIII 11
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Making it New
In the last of his series about the impact of the literary magazine on 20th-century culture, James Campbell discusses the role of the avant-garde.
8.50 Schoenberg Suite in G
Haydn Symphony No 95 in C minor


Unknown: Anne Quef
Conductor: Mario Venzago
Unknown: James Campbell

: Night Waves

Paul Allen explores the rise and fall of Tudor monarchs in public imagination and critical commentary as Henry VIII , the subject of a number of new studies, looks set to usurp Elizabeth I. Plus a profile of playwright and civil rights campaigner
Lorraine Hansberry , the first blackwoman to be produced on Broadway, as her last play, Les Blancs , is given its European premiere in Manchester.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Lorraine Hansberry
Unknown: Les Blancs

: Late Junction

Tonight's late-night listening includes the Afro-Ecuadorian sound of Carmen Gonzalez , music from ZbigniewPreisner's score to Krzysztof Kieslowski 's film
Dekalog and more from Qawaali singer AbidaParween.


Unknown: Carmen Gonzalez
Unknown: Krzysztof Kieslowski

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Poulenc Improvisation No 1 in B minor
12.10 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042
12.30 Poulenc Gloria in G
1.00 Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor
2.20 Dinu LipM Aubade
2.40 Franck Pièce in E flat
2.50 Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 77 No
3.15 Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491
3.45Johan Heimich Roman 13 pieces from "Drottingholmsmusiquen
4.05 Schutz Der Herr 1st Mein Starke, SWV345
4.15 Vivaldi Concerto in A minor for two violins, RV522 (L 'Estro Armonico)
4.35Schreker Symphonic Overture: Ekkehard
4.50 Liszt Legend No 1 (St Francis of Assisi Preaching to the Birds)
5.00 Bach, arr Busoni Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
5.10 Ugolini Three Motets
5.25 AGabrieli Ricercar del Primo Tono alia Quarta Alta
5.40 Auber Overture: Fra Diavolo
5.50 Schubert Die Forelle, D550


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.

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