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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Part Magnificat Choir of King's College, Cambridge, conductor Stephen Cleobury
6.30 Faure Violin Sonata No 1 in A
Joshua Bell, Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
7.00 Arriaga Overture, Op 1 (Nonet) Le
Concert des Nations, director Jordi Savall
7.40 Corelli Concerto grosso in F, Op 6 No 6 Ensemble 415, directors Chiara BanchiniandJesperChristensen
8.00 Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7 Freddy Kempf (piano)
8.35 Dvorak Symphonic Variations, Op 78 Bavarian RSO, conductor Rafael Kubelik


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Director: Jordi Savall
Directors: Chiara Banchiniandjesperchristensen
Piano: Freddy Kempf
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: Composer of the Week: Boyce

With Donald Macleod.
Reader Garard Green.
5: Odes, Anthems and Kensington
Symphony No 2 in A Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood Te Deum and Jubilate in C Roger Sayer (organ), Choir of Rochester Cathedral, director Barry Ferguson
Overture: Gentle Lyre, Begin the Strain English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock 0 Give Thanks unto the Lord
Gary Cooper (organ), Jerome Finnis (treble), William Missin (alto),
Mark Milhofer (tenor), Timothy West (bass), Choir of New College, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom
Overture: Ode to the New Year (At Length the Fleeting Year) Hanover Band, conductor Graham Lea-Cox
March (Trio Sonata No 4 in G minor);
Sarabanda (Trio Sonata No 15 in D) Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman (R)


Reader: Donald MacLeod.
Reader: Garard Green.
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Te Deum
Unknown: Roger Sayer
Director: Barry Ferguson
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Jerome Finnis
Unknown: William Missin
Tenor: Mark Milhofer
Tenor: Timothy West
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Director: Peter Holman

: Work in Progress

Juliet Barker submits her entry forthe Dictionary of National Biography, a distillation of many months' research.


Unknown: Juliet Barker

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Handel Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op 6 No 12 Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Lehmann
10.21 Haydn StringQuartetin G, Op 77No 1 Pro Arte Quartet
10.44 Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d'unFaune Paris Conservatoire
Orchestra, conductor Constantin Silvestri
10.55 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate, K165 Hilde Gulden (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic, conductor Alberto Erede
11.11 Franck Symphonic Variations
Walter Gieseking (piano), Philharmonia, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Fritz Lehmann
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri
Conductor: Mozart Exsultate
Soprano: Hilde Gulden
Conductor: Alberto Erede
Piano: Walter Gieseking
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

: Morning Performance

Incidental Music for Plays
Dominic Muldowney ends his celebration of incidental music written for plays with a look at music for the contemporary theatre.
Guy Woolfenden The Owl and the Cuckoo Suzannah Clarke (soprano), BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe Stephen Oliver Nicholas Nickleby
(excerpts) Singers tbc, BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Matthew Rowe
Blrtwlstle Fools , They Are the Only Nation; Had Old Hippocrates (Volpone)
John Angelo Messana , Imogen Claire , David Rappaport and Ben Kingsley (singers), James Tyler (lute)
Muldowney Remembrance of Things Past (excerpts) Anna Hemery (violir" Dominic Muldowney (piano) Tippett Suite: The Tempest
Martyn Hill (tenor), David BarrelL -
(baritone), Nash Ensemble , conductor Andrew Parrott


Unknown: Dominic Muldowney
Soprano: Suzannah Clarke
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Conductor: Stephen Oliver
Conductor: Nicholas Nickleby
Conductor: Matthew Rowe
Conductor: Blrtwlstle Fools
Unknown: John Angelo Messana
Unknown: Imogen Claire
Singers: David Rappaport
Singers: Ben Kingsley
Singers: James Tyler
Unknown: Muldowney Remembrance
Unknown: Anna Hemery
Piano: Dominic Muldowney
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Tenor: David Barrell
Baritone: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Andrew Parrott

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the 18th Century
Northumberland traditional music group Folkworks with soprano Mhairi Lawson and members of the Avison Ensemble perform folk music and song from the North East. Live from the Brunswick
Methodist Church, Newcastle upon Tyne. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.


Soprano: Mhairi Lawson
Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Mahler Adagio (Symphony No 10) Conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Mahler Das Lied von der Erde Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano),
Nigel Robson (tenor), conductor Mark Wigglesworth


Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Mezzo-Soprano: Susan Bickley
Mezzo-Soprano: Nigel Robson
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Jazz Legends

Tatum Julian Joseph introduces recordings by the pianist who stunned the music world of the thirties with his virtuosic technique and harmonic sophistication. Music includes Tatum's first solo outing in 1933, his trio sessions with guitarist Tiny Grimes and bassist Slam Stewart , and solo and small group classics recorded for Norman Granz 's Pablo label in the early fifties.


Introduces: Tatum Julian Joseph
Guitarist: Tiny Grimes
Bassist: Slam Stewart
Unknown: Norman Granz

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and arts news.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A recital live from the Wigmore Hall in London. Presented by Anthony Burton. Joshua Bell (violin),
Alexander Longquich (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonatas: in A minor,
Op 23; in F. Op 24 (Spring)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Shakespeare Peter Holland talks about writing the entry on Shakespeare forthe new Dictionary of National Biography.
Shakespeare has been allocated more words than anyone, but what is to be said? Was he a secret Catholic; was he mean to his wife, Anne; did he even write the plays? How can a new biographer pick his way through the myths?
8.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 96


Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Piano: Alexander Longquich
Talks: Shakespeare Peter Holland

: Night Waves

Tonight's programme features a look at how the UK's leading learning disabled theatre company, Strathcona Theatre
Company, takes on Notre-Dame de Paris. And as the Taliban provoke international outrage for their destruction of Buddha statues, what do we understand of their rise to power and own cultural values? Presented by Richard Coles.


Presented By: Richard Coles.

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw brings his mix of world music, folk, blues and the unexpected to Radio 3. He isjoined in the studio by the new voice of Malian music, RokiaTraore.
10.15 Jazz on 3John Zorn and Satlah. Leading light of the New York Downtown avant-garde scene
John Zorn - saxophonist, experimentalist and composer - flies in especially to celebrate Jazz on 3's new Friday slot. The gig will feature a rare solo set from Zorn, followed by music from the radical Jewish music trio Satlah and, as a finale, Zorn will join the band for encores.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: John Zorn
Unknown: John Zorn

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
A complete performance of Johann Hasse 's three-act opera II Ruggiero.
3.40 Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op 14

3.50 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

4.10 Ilkka Kuusisto Matrimonial Suite

4.20 Bernhard Crusell Introduction and Allegro on a Swedish Dnaktng Song

4.35 Rodrigo Fandango ; Passacaglia; Zapateado

4.45 Dora Pejacevic Barkarola ; Song without Words, Op 5; Butterfly, Op 6; Impromptu, Op 9
5.05 Madetoja Suite: The Ostrobothnians
5.25 Schubert Piano Trio inEflat, 0897 (Notturno)
5.40 Bach Oboe Concerto in F (BWV49/169)


Presenter: Susan Sharpe
Unknown: Johann Hasse
Unknown: Mendelssohn Rondo Capriccioso
Unknown: Ilkka Kuusisto
Unknown: Rodrigo Fandango
Unknown: Dora Pejacevic Barkarola

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