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: Dvorak

Song to the Moon (Rusalka)

: Mozart

Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 (arr for string quartet)

: Weber

Clarinet Concertino in E flat

: Biber

Sonata Nola8 8 (Sonatae Tam
Aris QuamAulis Servientes)

: Chopin

Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Marin Marais Les Fetes Champêtres (Suite d'un Gout Etranger)
6.30 Smetana String Quartet No 1 in E minor (From my Life)
7.10 Schumann Marchenerzahlungen
7.45 Kodaly Dances of Marosszek
8.20 Elgar Three Bavarian Dances
8.35 Rachmaninov Suite No 1:


Unknown: Schumann Marchenerzahlungen

: Composer of the Week: Rubbra

Donald Macleod , in conversation with Robert Layton , completes his survey of the life and work of Edmund Rubbra.
5: Final Years
Today's programme includes Rubbra's final contributions to the genres that he made peculiarly his own: the string quartet and the symphony.
Fanfare for Europe Locke Brass Consort, conductor James Stobart
Duo, Op 156 Melinda Maxwell (cor anglais), Michael Dussek (piano)
String Quartet No 4 Sterling Quartet Mass in Honour St Teresa ofAvila
(Missa Brevis) Voces Sacrae , conductor Judy Martin
Symphony No 11 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Layton
Unknown: Edmund Rubbra.
Conductor: James Stobart
Unknown: Melinda Maxwell
Piano: Michael Dussek
Unknown: St Teresa
Conductor: Voces Sacrae
Conductor: Judy Martin
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Work in Progress

Writer Hanif Kureishi looks deeper into his subject after he finds that the first draft of his book The Body is too short.


Unknown: Hanif Kureishi

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Haydn Sonata (Un Piccolo Divertimento: Variations) in F minor, HXVII 6 Wanda Landowska (piano)
10.20 Handl-Gallus Missa Elisabethae Prague Madrigal Singers, conductor Mirsolav Venhoda
10.36 Glazunov Symphony No 8 inE flat USSR Ministry of Culture Orchestra, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Wanda Landowska
Conductor: Mirsolav Venhoda
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Joshua Bell
Humphrey Burton , in conversation with the American violinist Joshua Bell , introduces a final selection of Bell's recordings from the BBC Archive. 0111 Mustonen Nonet for Strings
Rachel Isserlis , Anthony Marwood , Daniel Philips (violins),
Carla-Maria Rodrigues , Garfield Jackson (violas),
Steven Isserlis , David Waterman (cellos), Duncan McTier (double bass)
Grieg Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 45 Paul Coker (piano)
Walton Violin Concerto in B minor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Jurowski


Unknown: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Violinist: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Rachel Isserlis
Unknown: Anthony Marwood
Violins: Daniel Philips
Violins: Carla-Maria Rodrigues
Violas: Garfield Jackson
Violas: Steven Isserlis
Cellos: David Waterman
Piano: Paul Coker
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the 18th Century
Newcastle's Avison Ensemble and soprano Mhairi Lawson recreate one of Charles Avison 's 18th-century subscription concerts. Including a newly rediscovered work by Francesco Scarlatti plus music by Handel, Geminiani and Avison himself.
Recorded last Saturday at the Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle upon Tyne. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.


Soprano: Mhairi Lawson
Unknown: Charles Avison
Unknown: Francesco Scarlatti
Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Webern Im Sommerwind
Conductor Manfred Honeck
Britten Violin Concerto Lydi a Mordkovitch, conductor Richard Hickox Prokofiev Symphony No 5
Conductor Manfred Honeck


Conductor: Manfred Honeck
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Manfred Honeck

: Making Tracks

Simon Thomas and Matt Baker introduce music for younger listeners, including an American march, Bhangra music and the story of a tuba who wanted his own tune.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Jazz Legends

Julian Joseph introduces music by the great tenor saxophonist Ben Webster , including excerpts from a 1964 session recorded forthe BBC with a band that included pianist Stan Tracey and fellow tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott.


Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Ben Webster
Pianist: Stan Tracey
Unknown: Ronnie Scott.

: In Tune

In tonight's programme, Sean Rafferty talks about the long-awaited film version of Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and looks ahead to tomorrow's Opera on 3, a performance of Verdi's
Otello from the Royal Opera House with tenor Jose Cura. Plus music and arts news.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Tenor: Jose Cura.

: Performance on 3

In the first of four recitals celebrating the newly restored organ of London's Royal Festival Hall, Graeme Kay presents a concert given by Simon Preston in October of last year. The next concert features Wayne Marshall on Monday at 7.30pm.
Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 Alain Deuxième Fantaisie Preston Toccata
Jongen Sonata Eroica
Widor Symphony No 5 in F minor, Op 42 No


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Unknown: Simon Preston
Unknown: Wayne Marshall

: BBC Symphony Orchestra

Turnage's orchestral showpiece, enhanced on this recording by the presence of the greatjazz drummer Pete Erskine.
Peter Erskine (drums), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Turnage Momentum


Unknown: Pete Erskine.
Unknown: Peter Erskine
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Night Waves

Paul Allen discusses race, class and Empire with historian David Cannadine , author of Ornamentalism: How the British
Saw Their Empire. Plus first night news from the world premiere at ENO of David Sawer 's new opera From Morning to
Midnight, the story of a bank robbery and its aftermath, directed by David Jones.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: David Cannadine
Unknown: David Sawer
Directed By: David Jones.

: Andy Kershaw

World music, folk and blues, with highlights from this week's concert by Senegalese singer Baaba Maal at the Junction in Cambridge.

: Jazz on 3

Jonas Hellborg
A concert given by the Swedish hardcore bass virtuoso Jonas Hellborg at London's Pizza Express. Hellborg is best known for collaborations with John McLaughlin , Tony Williams and Ginger Baker , but his latest group fuses Indian vocals and percussion with guitar playing by ex-Texan rocker Shawn Lane and Hellborg's own unique bass style. The rest of the line-up is Shawn Lane
(electric guitar), Vinayakarak Selvanganesh and Vinayakram Umashankar (percussion) and Vinayakram Umamakesh (vocals). Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Jonas Hellborg
Unknown: Jonas Hellborg
Unknown: John McLaughlin
Unknown: Tony Williams
Unknown: Ginger Baker
Unknown: Shawn Lane
Unknown: Shawn Lane
Guitar: Vinayakarak Selvanganesh
Guitar: Vinayakram Umashankar
Guitar: Vinayakram Umamakesh
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.

Wagner Siegfried Idyll; Prelude to Act I and Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde); Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey, Siegfried's Funeral Music and Immolation scene (Gotterdammerung)

2.20 Latenas Agnus Dei

2.30 Bach Violin Sonata in C, BWV1005

2.55 Handel Suite in G minor, HWV439

3.10 Telemann Quartet in E minor (Paris)

3.30 Boccherini Harpsichord Concerto in E flat, G487

3.55 Fomerod Concert for two violins and piano, Op 16

4.10 Grieg Evening in the Mountains; Lullaby (Lyric Pieces, Op 68)

4.25 Ravel, orch Zygel Lullaby (Berceuse) on the Name of Faure

4.35 Jacques Casterede Fantasie Concertante

4.45 Oscar Morawetz Overture to a Fairy Tale

5.00 Dvorak Serenade in D minor, Op 44

5.20 Lithander Divertimento No 1

5.30 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D for 2 2 violins and continuo, H585

5.45 Mozart Symphony No 23 in D


Presenter: Jonathan Swain

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