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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Ysaye Poeme Elegiaque, Op 12
6.30 Ethel Smyth Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra
7.04 Rodolphe Kreutzer Grand Quintetto Concertant in C
7.45 Elgar Three Characteristic Pieces, Op 10
8.04 Bach Capriccio in E, BWV993 (In Honorem Joh. Christoph Bacchii )
8.50 Richard Rodgers Carousel Waltz


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Rodolphe Kreutzer
Unknown: Bach Capriccio
Unknown: Honorem Joh.
Unknown: Christoph Bacchii
Unknown: Richard Rodgers

: Composer of the Week: Spohr

" No-one had told me that in London it is customary to knock on the door.... I pulled the bell, used in London only by those who have business with the kitchen, and was at a loss to understand the astonishment of those who opened and found that I wished to be introduced to the family."
Donald Macleod recounts Spohr's visit to Britain in 1820, which, the odd social blunder apart, was hugely successful. Symphony No 2 in D minor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Alfred Walter
Quintet in C minorfor piano and wind, Op 52 Nash Ensemble
Oratorio: The Last Judgement
Mitsuko Shirai (soprano),
Marjana Li povsek (contralto), Josef Protschka (tenor), Matthias Holle (bass), South German Radio Choir,
Stuttgart RSO, conductor Gustav Kuhn


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Alfred Walter
Soprano: Mitsuko Shirai
Soprano: Marjana Li
Contralto: Josef Protschka
Tenor: Matthias Holle
Conductor: Gustav Kuhn

: Work in Progress

Poet Patience Agbabi continues her residency at Oxford Brookes University.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Walton Viola Concerto William Primrose,
Philharmonia, conducted by the Composer
10.28 Beethoven Duo in E flat, Wo032 William Primrose (viola),
Emanuel Feuermann (cello)
10.37 Berlioz Will-o'-the-Wisp; Ballet of the Sylphs; Rakoczy March (The Damnation of Faust) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Georg Szell
10.51 Schubert The King of Thule , D367 Agnes Giebel (soprano), Felix de Nobel (piano)
10.56 Mozart Concerto in E flat for two pianos, K365 Robert and Gaby Casadesus , Columbia SO, conductor George Szell
11.20 Berlioz Rêverie et Caprice, Op 8
Arthur Grumiaux (violin), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Beethoven Duo
Viola: William Primrose
Cello: Emanuel Feuermann
Conductor: Georg Szell
Conductor: Schubert Thekingofthule
Soprano: Agnes Giebel
Soprano: Felix de Nobel
Pianos: K365 Robert
Pianos: Gaby Casadesus
Conductor: George Szell
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Conductor: Edo de Waart

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Festival 2001
Another concert in the series given by the Borodin Quartet.
Introduced by Chris De Souza .
Ruben Aharonian and Andrei Abramenkov
(violins), Igor Naidin (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello)
Shostakovich StringQuartet No 9, Op 117 7 Beethoven String Quartet In E flat, Op 127 See also tomorrow 11.30am


Introduced By: Chris de Souza
Introduced By: Ruben Aharonian
Violins: Andrei Abramenkov
Violins: Igor Naidin
Viola: Valentin Berlinsky
Cello: Shostakovich Stringquartet

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert given at last year's Spitalfields Festival. Fallen Women II: Sacred Tales is a spiritual journey devised by Ensemble Sarband, which stretches from early Christian Syria to Sweden by way of the medieval abbess and composer Hildegard of Bingen. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. (R)


Unknown: Christian Syria
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Mozart Overture: Cose Fan Tutte Conductor Marin Alsop
Hindemith Symphony in Eflat Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Nelson Goerner , conductor Marin Alsop Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor Conductor Marin Alsop


Conductor: Nelson Goerner
Conductor: Marin Alsop

: Choral Evensong

Live from Westminster Abbey. Introit: Tibi Laus , Tibi Gloria (Philips). Responses
(Radcliffe). Psalm 118 (Stanford, Monk). First Lesson: Deuteronomy 34. Canticles: Magdalen College (Leighton). Second
Lesson: Luke 7, wl8-35. Anthem: For Lo, I Raise Up (Stanford). Hymn: All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael). Organ
Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C minor (Mendelssohn). Organist and master of the choristers James O'Donnell. Sub-organist Andrew Reid.


Unknown: Tibi Laus
Unknown: Tibi Gloria
Unknown: James O'Donnell.
Organist: Andrew Reid.

: In Tune

With performances in concert halls throughout the world, and numerous recordings, the Chilingirian Quartet has become one of the world's most celebrated and widely travelled ensembles. Tonight they join Sean Raffertyto perform live in the studio. Plus news from the arts world and a look atthe latest classical CDs.


Unknown: Sean Raffertyto

: Performance on 3

Spitalfields Festival
The first of three concerts given in the glorious acoustics of Hawksmoor's Christ Church, Spitalfields, in London. Schubert Ensemble of London
Faure Piano Quartet No 2 in G minor, Op 45 Weir Piano Quartet
8.30 Twenty Minutes
Peter Ackroyd and Simon Thurley take a walk around Spitalfields and contemplate its history, unravelling the various threads of immigration.
8.50 Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D667 (Trout)


Unknown: Peter Ackroyd
Unknown: Simon Thurley

: Night Waves

Susannah Clapp talks to Adam Thorpe , author of Ulverton, about his new novel Nineteen Twenty-One, which tells the story of Joseph Munrow, holed up in a cottage in the Chilterns during the scorchingly hot summer of 1921 trying to write the first great novel of the Great War. Thorpe's novel re-examines England at a time when it was transformed for ever and, in the aftermath of war, asks, in what sense can art be made of such horror.


Talks: Susannah Clapp
Unknown: Adam Thorpe

: Late Junction

Bela Fleck is back - this time with the Fleckstones - and John Adams is in jazz mode. Christopher Herrick plays Bach's Trio Sonata in E minor and there is music from North African star Khaled and late-night sounds from Charlie Haden and Chris Anderson. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Bela Fleck
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Christopher Herrick
Unknown: Charlie Haden
Unknown: Chris Anderson.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande
12.20 Khachaturian Piano Concerto
1.00 Buxtehude Prelude and Fugue in D, BuxWV139 Bach Trio Sonata No 2 in C minor, BWV526 Henri Mulet Rosace (Esquisses Byzantines) Vierne Feux -
Follets (Pieces de Fantaisie, Suite No 3, Op 54) Widor Toccata (Symphony No 5 in F minor. Op 42 No 1) Toumemire
Variations on "Jesu Dulcis Memoria"
Brahms Seven Chorale Preludes, Op 122
1.55 Machaut La Messe de Nostre Dame
2.25 Bach Partita No6inEminor,BWV830


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Henri Mulet Rosace
Unknown: Vierne Feux

: BBC Schools

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

: Purcell

Four dances from "Abdelazer"
4.35 Donizetti Edgar 's aria (
Lucia di Lammermoor ) 4.50 John Delany Captain Cook Overture 5.00 Wagensell Trombone Concerto in E flat
5.10 Hanne Orvad Kornell
5.25 Telemann Trio Sonata 5.35 Blow Enough My Muse of Earthly Things
5.45 Gunnar de Frumerie Pastoral Suite, Op 13b


Unknown: Donizetti Edgar
Unknown: Lucia Di Lammermoor
Unknown: John Delany
Unknown: Hanne Orvad Kornell

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