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: Telemann

Trio Sonata in E minor

: Rosenmuller

Sinfonia Quinta

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.20 Schumann Marchenbilder , Op 113
6.40 Haydn Horn Concerto No 1 in D
7.0OAIIegri Miserere
7.35 Leo Weiner Serenade
8.00 Beethoven Quartet in F (after Piano Sonata, Op 14 No 1)
8.50 John Adams Tromba Lontana ; Short Ride in a Fast Machine


Unknown: Schumann Marchenbilder
Unknown: Leo Weiner Serenade
Unknown: Tromba Lontana

: Composer of the Week: Rubbra

Presented by Donald Macleod in conversation with Robert Layton. 3: War and Peace
In 1941 Rubbra was conscripted into the army and formed a piano trio to entertain the troops in camps throughout Britain; somehow he also found time to compose. Beauty Is But a Painted Hell (Five Madrigals, Op 51) Voces Sacrae conductor Judy Martin The Morning Watch BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales/Richard Hickox Soliloquy for cello and orchestra Raphael Sommer , LSO, conductor Vernon Handley Piano Trio, Op 68 The Composer (piano), Erich Gruenberg (violin), William Pleeth (cello)


Presented By: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Layton.
Conductor: Judy Martin
Unknown: Raphael Sommer
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Violin: Erich Gruenberg
Violin: William Pleeth

: Work in Progress

The novelist Hanif Kureishi writes a first draft of a short thriller called The Body. Or possibly, The Body Beautiful but Dead.


Unknown: Hanif Kureishi

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Faure Pavane ORTF Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.11 Mozart Piano Concerto in D, K537 (Coronation) Wanda Landowska ,
Orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr
10.43 Brahms Dein Blaues Auge Halt So Still, Op 59 No 8; Immer Liese Wird Mein Schlummer, Op 105 No 2 Marian Anderson (contralto), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
10.50 LP of the Week: Glazunov
Symphony No 6 in C minor
Moscow RSO , conductor Nikolai Golovanov


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Wanda Landowska
Conducted By: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Blaues Auge
Contralto: Marian Anderson
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Conductor: Moscow Rso
Conductor: Nikolai Golovanov

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Joshua Bell
Humphrey Burton talks to violinist Joshua Bell about his love of chamber music and his collaboration with Nicholas Maw , whose violin concerto ends today's programme. Debussy Violin Sonata Paul Coker(piano) Ravel Tzigane Chicago SO, conductor Christoph Eschenbach Schubert Sonatina in D, D384 Zoltan Kocsis (piano)
Maw Violin Concerto London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Roger Norrington


Unknown: Joshua Bell
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Violinist: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Nicholas Maw
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Conductor: Schubert Sonatina
Piano: Zoltan Kocsis
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The first of Radio 3's spring series of r Sunday afternoon recitals from the Waterfront Hall in Belfast.
Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (piano) Henze Serenade for solo cello
Britten Sonata in C, Op 65
Beethoven Twelve Variations on Mozart's
"Ein Madchen Oder Weibchen" from "Die
Bloch Three Sketches "from Jewish Life"
Natalie Clein - Music: page 25


Cello: Natalie Clein
Cello: Julius Drake
Piano: Henze Serenade
Unknown: Natalie Clein

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Britten An American Overture
Conductor Richard Hickox
Piano Concerto
Barry Douglas , conductor Richard Hickox Barber Adagio for Strings
Conductor Nicolae Moldoveanu
John Adams Harmonium BBC National
Chorus of Wales, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, conductor Grant Llewellyn


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Barry Douglas
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Barber Adagio
Conductor: Nicolae Moldoveanu
Conductor: John Adams Harmonium
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Making Tracks

Simon Thomas and Matt Baker present a selection of after-school listening, including rhythms from Brazil, Germany and South Africa, plus a song about an unsuccessful bandit with a pea shooter.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Choral Evensong

Live from Truro Cathedral.
Introit: The First Song of Moses (Gibbons). Responses (Ayleward). Office Hymn: The Saint Who First Found Grace to Pen
(Brockham). Psalm 45 (Gauntlett). First Lesson: Ezekiel 1, w4-14. Canticles:
Stanford inC. Second Lesson: 2Timothy 4, wl-11. Anthem: The Twelve (Walton). Hymn: Jesus Shall Reign (Truro; desc.
Ledger). Organ voluntary: Allegro Risoluto from Symphonie No 2 in E minor (Vierne). Director of music Andrew Nethsingha. Assistant organist Christopher Gray.


Music: Andrew Nethsingha.
Organist: Christopher Gray.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty talks to writer Andrew Lamb about his latest survey of music theatre. There's also live music from Trio
Wanderer, and a look ahead to some of the highlights of this year's BBC Proms. Plus arts news and new releases on CD.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Andrew Lamb

: In a Green Shade

Patrick Wright hosts an evening of programmes on the changing face of the British countryside. With live music from June Tabor and her band.
The Two Cultures Debate: Country versus City How great is the divide between the lives and values of those who live in the country and people in the city?
8.00 Rebuilding Jerusalem Patrick Wright explores the reformer's urge to move into the country to remodel society.
8.25 The Echoing Green Jonathan Bate , author of The Songofthe Earth, examines the way writers have reflected and shaped a changing view of the natural world.
9.05 The Countryside and National
Identity A discussion about the changing role of the country in the political and cultural imagination.
9.30 Birdsong a celebration of the soundtrack of country life.
9.45 From Cottages to Cowsheds Jonathan Glancey on the changing architecture of country buildings.
10.00 Pastures New
Once foot and mouth is under control, it will be time to address the future of farming in the UK- if it has one.
Patrick Wright and guests assessthe full extent of the farming crisis and what improvements can be made in rural land use.
Post your comments on the In A Green Shade messageboard at www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
10. 50 Red Sky at Night An elegy for the traditions of shepherds in the Welsh hills. Producers Abigail Appleton , Anthony Denselow , Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: June Tabor
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Green Jonathan Bate
Unknown: Jonathan Glancey
Unknown: Patrick Wright
Producers: Abigail Appleton
Producers: Anthony Denselow
Producers: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Following tonight's environmental theme, the programme includes How Green Was My Valley?, one of late guitarist
John Fahey 's early recordings. Plus rural and urban themes by Show of Hands and Steve Reich , and location recordings of British birdsong. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Guitarist: John Fahey
Guitarist: Steve Reich
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Walton Elegy and Scherzetto for organ
12.10 Decsenyi An Epitaph from
Aquincum 12.25 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
1.00 Messaien Méditations sur le
Mystere de la Sainte-Thnite
2.15 Rautavaara Anadyomene 2.25
Nikolai Lopatnikov Scherzo 2.30 Britten, arr Bedford Suite: Death in Venice


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mystere de la Sainte-Thnite
Unknown: Rautavaara Anadyomene
Unknown: Nikolai Lopatnikov Scherzo

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together: an Assembly for Schools
3.20 Ghostwriter 3.30 Drama Workshop
3.50 Dance Workshop
4.10 Music Workshop

: Strauss

Don Juan

: Mozart

Per Pieta (Cosi fan Tutte)

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