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: Morning on 3

Edward Seckerson . Telemann Overture-Suite in B flat
(Burlesque) Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Simon Standage
6.30Sheppard Gaude, Gaude, Gaude Maria Virgo The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
7.00 Bruckner Overture in G minor
Berlin RSO, conductor Riccardo Chailly
7.40 Gade Spring Fantasy
Soloists, Eyvind Moller (piano).
Danish RSO, conductor John Frandsen
8.00 Sibelius Spring Song
RPO, conductor Yondani Butt
8.45 Stenhammar Florez and Blanzeflor
Peter Mattei (baritone), Malmo Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Jarvi


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Conductor: Simon Standage
Director: Harry Christophers
Soloists: Eyvind Moller
Conductor: Yondani Butt
Baritone: Peter Mattei
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

: Brian Kay's Sunday Morning

Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E, RV269 (The Four Seasons: Spring)
9.15 Mendelssohn Serenade and Allegro Giocoso , Op 43
9.30 Praetorius Dances from Terpsichore
9.45 Glazunov Spring
9.55 Rubbra Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby
10.10 Liszt Fantasia on Themes from
Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro"
10.25 Grainger At Twilight
10.30 Heino Eller Twilight
10.35 Britten Simple Symphony
11.05 Scriabin Etudes , Op 8 (excerpts)
11.20 Elgar Five Partsongs from the Greek Anthology
11.50 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances


Unknown: Mendelssohn Serenade
Unknown: Allegro Giocoso
Unknown: Giles Farnaby
Unknown: Liszt Fantasia
Unknown: Heino Eller
Unknown: Scriabin Etudes

: Music Matters

Ivan Hewett talks to Peter Maxwell Davies about his tripto Antarctica and other influences on his Antarctic Symphony, due to receive its premiere next weekend. And what will be the effect on Britain's summer music festival season of the foot-and-mouth epidemic?


Talks: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Peter Maxwell Davies

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear last Monday's concert from the Wigmore Hall in London. Leopold String Trio
Strauss Variations on "Das Dirndl Is Harb aufMi"
Judith Bingham 50 Shades of Green: A Jungle Picture by Henri Rousseau
(Royal Philharmonic Society/BBC Radio 3 commission)
Beethoven Serenade in D, Op 8 (R)


Unknown: Judith Bingham
Unknown: Henri Rousseau
Unknown: Beethoven Serenade

: BBC Legends

50th Anniversary of the Royal Festival Hall The first of five programmes celebrating five decades of music-making at the Royal Festival Hall focuses on the fifties and includes the first performance in 1958 of Vaughan Williams's Symphony No 9 played by the RPO under Malcolm Sargent.


Unknown: Malcolm Sargent.

: Private Passions

Rptd from yesterday 12 noon

: Music Restored

A chance to hear recent highlights from the regular early music series. This week Lucie Skeaping introduces a second programme entitled Dido Laments: music forthe famously abandoned Carthaginian queen, including works by Marcello, Scarlatti, Vinci and Tartini performed by soprano
Rachel Elliott and members of New Chamber
Opera, directed by Gary Cooper. (R)


Soprano: Rachel Elliott
Directed By: Gary Cooper.

: Discovering Music

Roger Nichols looks at Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D, one of the most popular works in the violin repertoire. With music examples played by Ken Aiso and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales under Philip Ellis. See Wednesday 10.05am


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Played By: Ken Aiso
Unknown: Philip Ellis.

: Sunday Feature: The People's Palace

Ivan Hewett traces the story of the Royal Festival Hall -from the laying of the foundation stone in 1949 by Attlee to John Peel's Meltdown Festival in the nineties.
With contributions from the original architects, Leslie Martin and Peter Moro , from managers John Denison and Karsten Witt , from Tony Banks MP and from musicians, including Jack Brymer , Kurt Masur , Janet Baker and Ravi Shankar.


Unknown: Ivan Hewett
Unknown: Leslie Martin
Unknown: Peter Moro
Unknown: John Denison
Unknown: Karsten Witt
Unknown: Jack Brymer
Unknown: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Ravi Shankar.

: Sunday Play: Ancient Lights

By Shelagh Stephenson. Tom Cavallero ,
Hollywood star, and his girlfriend lona, are spending Christmas in England with his oldest friends, Bea and Kitty, at Bea's house in a remote part of Northumberland. When Bea's partner Tad tells them aghost story it gets them all thinking, not just about bumps in the night but about themselves and what they have become.
Director Ian Brown. Producer Tracey Neale


Unknown: Shelagh Stephenson.
Unknown: Tom Cavallero
Director: Ian Brown.
Producer: Tracey Neale
Bea: Joanne Pearce
Tad: Dermot Crowley
Tom: Don McManus
Kitty: Gwyneth Strong
Joni: Sheridan Smith
Iona: Ruth Gemmell

: Choirworks

Paul Guinery introduces a selection of choral music by George Lloyd. Although best known for his symphonies and concertos, Lloyd's early success came from opera. In his last years, following an even more successful creative rehabilitation, his love of writing forthe human voice was channelled into a series of major choral works like the dramatic cantata The Vigil of Venus and a non-liturgical Symphonic Mass. His last work, completed just months before his death, was a setting of the Requiem.
George Lloyd Kyrie and Gloria (Symphonic Mass,) Brighton Festival Chorus,
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Psalm 130
Exon Singers, conductor Matthew Owens The Vigil of Venus (excerpts)
Carolyn James (soprano), Thomas Booth (tenor), Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, conducted by the Composer Requiem Aeternam; LuxAeterna (Requiem) Stephen Wallace
(countertenor), Jeffrey Makinson (organ), Exon Singers , conductor Matthew Owens


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Music By: George Lloyd.
Unknown: George Lloyd
Conductor: Matthew Owens
Soprano: Carolyn James
Soprano: Thomas Booth
Unknown: Stephen Wallace
Unknown: Jeffrey Makinson
Conductor: Exon Singers
Conductor: Matthew Owens

: Schumann and Carter

Daniel Bell (violin), HuwWatkins (piano)
Schumann Sonata No 1 in A minor, Op 105 Carter Duo for violin and piano


Violin: Daniel Bell
Unknown: Carter Duo

: Mixing It

Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a live show from Ocean 2 in Hackney, London. The programme features live sets from London multi-instrumental trio Fridge, samplist David Shea and the bass player Jah Wobble in collaboration with saxophonist Evan Parker.


Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: David Shea
Unknown: Jah Wobble
Unknown: Evan Parker.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Salzedo Chanson dans la Nuit
12.10 Brahms Fest - und Gedenkspruche, Op 109 12.20 Jean-Fery Rebel Les
Elemens: Simphonie Nouvelle 12.45 Handel Sonata in G minor, Op 2 No 5
1.00 Lechner Deutsche Spruche von
Leben und Tod Schoenberg Friede auf Erden, Op 13 Brahms Ein Deutsches
Requiem 2.30 Kodaly Cello Sonata, Op 8
3.00 Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, Op 110a 3.30 Ravel Violin Sonata
3.50 Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical)
4.05 Geminiani Concerto Grosso in G minor 4.15 A Gabriell Come Voi Tu Ch lo
Viva 4.30 Raitio Symphonic Ballade, Op 9
4.50 Grieg Wedding Day at Troldhaugen (Lyric Pieces, Op 65) 5.00 Schumann Overture: Die Braut von Messina
5.10 Bach Chorale Prelude: HerrJesu
Christ, DichZu Uns Wend, BWV632
5.15 Bruhns Cantata: Muss Nicht der
Mensch auf Dieser Erden in Steten Streite
Sein 5.25 Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat
5.50 Strauss Love Scene (Feuersnot)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Brahms Fest
Unknown: Handel Sonata
Unknown: Tod Schoenberg Friede
Unknown: Dieser Erden
Unknown: Steten Streite

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