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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore .
MacMillan A New Song
6.20 Dvorak Romantic Pieces for violin and piano
7.00 Anon Folia Rodrigo Martinez
7.10 Gottschalk Columbia: Caprice Américain
8.00 Bax London Pageant
8.20 Haydn Piano Concerto in D, H XVIII 2


Unknown: Penny Gore

: Composer of the Week: Saint-Saens

Presented by Donald Macleod. 2: The Church of the Madeleine
By the age of 22, Saint-Saens had secured the post of organist at the church of the Madeleine in the heart of Paris. He wrote his first piano concerto soon after and began to turn his attention to the theatre. Improvisations, Op 150 (excerpt) Frangois-Henri Houbart (organ)
Final Scene (La Princesse Jaune)
Marta Costanza Nocentini (soprano), Carlo Allemano (tenor), Swiss-Italian Orchestra, conductor Francis Travis
Morceaude Concert in G Janice Graham
(violin), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Emmanuel Plasson
Piano Concerto No 5 in F (Egyptian)
Pascal Roge (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Charles Dutoit


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Marta Costanza Nocentini
Tenor: Carlo Allemano
Conductor: Francis Travis
Violin: Janice Graham
Conductor: Emmanuel Plasson
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Work in Progress

Choreographer Wayne McGregortalks about creating a work for both his own modern dancers and the Royal Ballet.


Unknown: Wayne McGregortalks
Unknown: Royal Ballet.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bartok Mikrokosmos , Book V (excerpts) Andor Foldes (piano)
10.14 Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor Orchestra of the 18th Century,
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Frans Bruggen
10.42 Respighl // TramontoIrmgard Seefried (soprano), Lucerne Festival
Strings, conductor Rudolf Baumgartner
10.58 Bartok Suite, Op 14 Bela Bartok (piano)
11.07 LPofthe Week: Bach Violin
Concerto in A minor, BWV1041 Bronislaw Huberman (violin), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Issay Dobrowen


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Bartok Mikrokosmos
Piano: Andor Foldes
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Soprano: Irmgard Seefried
Conductor: Rudolf Baumgartner
Piano: Bela Bartok
Violin: Bronislaw Huberman
Conductor: Issay Dobrowen

: Morning Performance

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Jonathan Swain presents performances given in the Philharmonie, Berlin.
Wagner Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde) Conductor Claudio Abbado Britten Nocturne Ian Bostridge (tenor), conductor Daniel Harding
Messiaen Eclairs sur 'Au-Deld (excerpts) Conductor Simon Rattle
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Jonathan Swain
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The first of five concerts by past competitors in the Cardiff Singer of the World competition. From St David 's Hall, Cardiff, introduced by Susan Sharpe. Cara O'Sullivan (soprano) Ingrid Surgenor (piano)
Aloys Flelschmann Three Songs Poulenc La Courte Paille
Schubert Am Tage AllerSeelen ; Die Junge Nonne ; An die Musik
Rossini La Promessa; L Invito; La Pastorella dell'Alpi; La Danza (Soirees Musicales)
Michael William Balfe I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls (The Bohemian Girl)


Unknown: St David
Introduced By: Susan Sharpe.
Soprano: Cara O'Sullivan
Piano: Aloys Flelschmann
Unknown: Tage Allerseelen
Unknown: Junge Nonne
Musicales: Michael William Balfe

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Haydn Symphony No 49 in F minor (La Passione) Director Elizabeth Layton Dvorak Violin Concerto in A minor
Elisabeth Batiashvili ,
Conductor Thierry Fischer
Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Director: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Making Tracks

Simon Thomas and Matt Bakerfrom Blue
Peter play music for after-school listening, including tracks from Louisiana, folk music from Ireland and animal music about cuckoos and Australian snakes.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Bakerfrom Blue

: Voices

Suzannah Clarke and Susie Allan
Iain Burnside introduces soprano Suzannah Clarke and pianist Susie Allan in a specially recorded recital of French and Irish songs. Delibes Les Filles de Cadix
Koechlin Chanson damour, Si Tu le Veux Chausson Serenade, Op 13 No 2; Les
Temps de Lilas (Poeme de IAmouret de la Mer); Les Papillons, Op 2, No 3
Duparc Phydile; L 'Invitation au Voyage; Elegie
Berlioz Le Coucheurdu Soleil; La Belle Voyageuse (Melodies: Irelande) Irish trad The Lark in the Clear Air
Trad, arr Herbert Hughes She Moved through the Fair; Johnny, / Hardly Knew Ye!; The Leprechaun
Moeran The Roving Dingle Boy ; The Tinker's Daughter (Songs from Country Kerry)


Unknown: Suzannah Clarke
Unknown: Susie Allan
Introduces: Iain Burnside
Soprano: Suzannah Clarke
Pianist: Susie Allan
Unknown: Herbert Hughes
Unknown: Dingle Boy

: In Tune

On the 60th anniversary of Citizen Kane, Sean Rafferty samples
Bernard Herrmann 's extraordinary score. Other music in the programme includes at 7.00 Derek Bermel 's Dust Dances played by the Memphis SO under Vincent Danner.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Unknown: Derek Bermel
Unknown: Vincent Danner.

: Performance on 3

A concert given last month at London's Barbican Centre. Three masterpieces of the 20th century sit alongside the world premiere of a BBC commission from leading Danish composer Per Norgard. Angelica Kirchschlager (contralto),
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, conductor Andrew Davis
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements Norgard Terraines Vagues (BBC commission, first performance) Ravel Sheherazade
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms


Unknown: Per Norgard.
Contralto: Angelica Kirchschlager
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Night Waves

First night news from the opening of Christopher Hampton 's new play Tales from Hollywood, and James Wilson on his sequel to Wilkie Collins 's mystery novel The Woman in White. He talks to
Paul Allen about his exploration of Victorian England through Collins's characters.


Unknown: Christopher Hampton
Unknown: James Wilson
Unknown: Wilkie Collins
Unknown: Paul Allen

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selection tonight includes music from renowned Hungarian cimbalom player Kalman Balogh and gypsy band Meta, new jazz-flamenco from Spain, and Sequentia's recording of pilgrim songs in the Codex Calixtinusfrom the Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Kalman Balogh

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Purcell When I Am Laid in Earth; With
Drooping Wings (Dido and Aeneas) 12.15 Brahms String Quintet in G, Op 11112.40 Schubert German Dances, D7831.00
Handel The Alchemist (Incidental Music) Bach Violin Concerto in A minor,
BWV1041 Amandus Ivanschlz Symphony No 3 in D Purcell Suite: Abdelazer Handel
Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 6 No 72.15 Britten Lachrymae 2.30 Huber Cello Sonata No 4 in B flat, Op 130


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Abdelazer Handel
Unknown: Britten Lachrymae

: 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

: Mozart

Oboe Quartet in F, K370
4.50 JCF Bach Sinfonia in D minor
5.00 Handel Overture: Alcina Gesualdo
Ave Dulcissima Maria
5.10 Vanhal Symphony in A minor
5.30 Kodaly Adagio for violin and piano
5.40 JC Bach Quintet in G, Op 11 No 2

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