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: Kodaly

Four Madrigals

: Haydn

Violin Concerto in G, H Vila 4

: Mozart

Overture: The Marriage of Figaro

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Holst Two Eastern Pictures
Hoist Singers, Sioned Williams (harp), conductor Stephen Layton
6.35 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 Stephen Kovacevich
7.00 Telemann Concerto in E for flute, oboe d 'amore, viola d 'amore and strings Rachel Brown (flute), Anthony Robson
(oboe d'amore), Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage (viola d'amore)
7.50 Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie for clarinet and orchestra Franklin Cohen , Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
8.00 Shostakovich Tango (Suite: The Bolt) Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.45 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music Soloists, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Roger Norrington


Conductor: Stephen Layton
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Flute: Rachel Brown
Flute: Anthony Robson
Unknown: Collegium Musicum
Viola: Simon Standage
Unknown: Franklin Cohen
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Shostakovich Tango
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Composer of the Week: Rubbra

Presented by Donald Macleod in conversation with Robert Layton. 2: Philosophy and Religion
Rubbra was a devout Christian, but the music he wrote during the twenties and thirties was strongly influenced by his interest in different Eastern religions and philosophies. He later converted to Catholicism.
DormiJesu (The Virgin's Cradle Hymn)
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers The Jade Mountain TraceyChadwell (soprano), Danielle Perrett (harp)
Suite: The Buddha Helen Keen (flute), Melinda Maxwell (oboe),
Krysia Osostowicz (violin), Catherine Manson (viola), Jane Salmon (cello)
Pezzo Ostinato Danielle Perrett (harp)
Missa in Honorem Sancti Dominici , Op 66; Ecce Vidimus Eum (Tenebrae Motets, Op
72;ChoirofSt John's College, Cambridge, conductor Christopher Robinson


Presented By: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Layton.
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Soprano: Danielle Perrett
Oboe: Melinda Maxwell
Oboe: Krysia Osostowicz
Violin: Catherine Manson
Viola: Jane Salmon
Harp: Danielle Perrett
Unknown: Honorem Sancti Dominici
Conductor: Christopher Robinson

: Work in Progress

The film maker and writer Hanif Kureishi is brainstorming about bodies and the way in which they affect relationships. He has gathered thousands of pages of ideas for a novel he may never get around to writing.


Unknown: Hanif Kureishi

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Copland Simple Gifts; The Little Horses (Old American Songs) Bruce Hubbard (baritone). Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Dennis Russell Davies
10.10 Glazunov Symphony No 5 in B flat Leningrad PO, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.43 Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
10.57 Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Mischa Elman , Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Golschmann


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Baritone: Bruce Hubbard
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Conductor: Bach Chromatic Fantasia
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Unknown: Mischa Elman
Conductor: Vladimir Golschmann

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Joshua Bell
Humphrey Burton continues his conversation with Joshua Bell , who reveals that his priceless 1732 Stradivarius violin was once saved from a fire by the violinist Joachim, and performs one of the works that Joachim helped Brahms to compose. Beethoven Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 30 No 2 Zoltan Kocsis (piano) Brahms Violin Sonata in A, Op 100 Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
BBC SO, conductor Alexander Lazarev
Bartok, arr Szigeti Hungarian Folk Tunes Zoltan Kocsis (piano)


Unknown: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Joshua Bell
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert recorded last May at the Brighton Festival. Jerusalem String Quartet
Mozart Quartet in B flat, K458 (Hunt) Tchaikovsky Quartet No 1 in D(R)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Bach, arr Elgar Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV537conductor Donald Hunt Haydn Mass in B flat (Theresienmesse) Susan Gritton (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano), Adrian Thompson (tenor), Peter Snipp (baritone),
Huddersfield Choral Society, Manchester Boys' Choir, conductor Jane Glover Britten Spring Symphony Conductor Jane Glover


Conductor: Donald Hunt
Conductor: Haydn Mass
Soprano: Susan Gritton
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Mezzo-Soprano: Adrian Thompson
Tenor: Peter Snipp
Conductor: Jane Glover
Conductor: Jane Glover

: Making Tracks

Simon Thomas and Matt Baker of Blue Peter present a selection of music for younger listeners, including war music by Prokofiev, music about Chicago by Duke Ellington and a track written in 1958, the year Blue Peter was first broadcast.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker
Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Blue Peter

: Voices

My Kind of Song: Hugh Martin
Songwriter Hugh Martin discusses his experiences from the golden years of Hollywood and Broadwaywith lain Bumside, and chooses performances by some of his favourite singers, including Helen Morgan , Kay Thompson , Ethel Waters , Jeanette MacDonald and Martha Raye.


Song: Hugh Martin
Song: Songwriter Hugh Martin
Unknown: Helen Morgan
Unknown: Kay Thompson
Unknown: Ethel Waters
Unknown: Jeanette MacDonald
Unknown: Martha Raye.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and news from the arts world. This evening's programme celebrates the 60th birthday of guitarist John Williams.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Guitarist: John Williams.

: Performance on 3

A concert given earlier this week by the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Richard Watkins (horn) Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Bartok Divertimento
Colin Matthews Horn Concerto (first performance)
Sibelius Symphony No 5


Horn: Richard Watkins
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Bartok Divertimento
Horn: Colin Matthews

: Melvyn Tan and Ronald Brautigam(pianos)

Another chance to hear part of a concert given at the 1999 Cheltenham Festival. Debussy En Blanc et Noir
Lutoslawski Variations on a theme of Paganini (R)

: Night Waves

In tonight's programme the acclaimed writer and translator Alberto Manguel talks about the art of reading pictures. Presented by Richard Coles.


Talks: Alberto Manguel
Presented By: Richard Coles.

: Late Junction

Tonight's music includes Chinsagu no Hana by Riuichi Sakamoto ; And Then /
Knew 'twas Wind forflute, viola and harp byToru Takemitsu; and Clarinet Tango from Giora Feidman. With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Riuichi Sakamoto
Unknown: Giora Feidman.
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. 12.05
Schubert Serenade 12.10 Lalo TwoAubades
12.20 Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
12.50 Pergolesi Violin Sonata in G
1.00 Hesperion XX, under Jordi Savall , performs music from El Cancionero de
Medinaceli, a late-16th-century collection of music from Andalucia, including pieces by Pedro and Francisco Guerrero and Alonso Mudarra.
2.00 Bach Aria Variata alia
Maniera Italiana in A minor, BWV989 2.15 Joseph Martin Kraus Symphony in C minor
2.35 Brahms Rhapsody for alto, male chorus and orchestra


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Schubert Serenade
Unknown: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Unknown: Jordi Savall
Unknown: Francisco Guerrero
Unknown: Alonso Mudarra.
Unknown: Maniera Italiana
Unknown: Joseph Martin Kraus
Unknown: Brahms Rhapsody

: BBC Schools

3.00 Time to Move
3.20 First Steps in Drama
3.35 Tales from Europe
3.50 Let's Move
4.10 Time and Tune

: Schubert

An die Musik; Fischerweise

: Melartin

Karelian Scenes, Op 146

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