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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Musorgsky Down on the Moscow River (Khovanshchina, Act 1 Prelude)
6.40 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark)
7.00 Biber Sonata Representativa in A
7.35 Respighi Pines of Rome
8.00 Vivaldi Cantata: Cessate, Omai Cessate , RV684
8.35 Messiaen L 'Ascension


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Omai Cessate

: Composer of the Week: Spohr

In 1834 Louis Spohr 's first wife died tragically young. Despite opposition from the authorities of Kassel he soon remarriec and his new wife's s ski Us at the piano allowed him to develop his composition in a new direction. Donald Macleod concludes his series with a look at Spohr's laterworks and discusses how the difficulties with his employer intensified. Piano Trio No 3 in A minor, Op 124 (finale) Borodin Trio
String Sextet in C, Op 140 Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Symphony No 9 in B minor (The Seasons) (excerpt) Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Alfred Walter
Abendstille, Op 154 No 6
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Dmitri Sitkovetsky (violin), HartmutHoll (piano)


Unknown: Louis Spohr
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Alfred Walter
Baritone: Dmitri Sitkovetsky

: Work in Progress

Poet Patience Agbabi reflects on how her own work has developed as a result of her involvement with the schools of Humanities and Healthcare at Oxford Brookes University.

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Victoria Super Flumina Babylonis ; Ave
Maria, Gratia Plena Pro Cantione Antiqua, London Sackbutt and Cornett Ensemble, director Bruno Turner
10.16 Berlioz The Royal Hunt and Storm (The Trojans) Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.27 Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in Eflat, K364 Isaac Stern (violin), William Primrose (viola), Perpignan Festival Orchestra, conductor Pablo Casals
11.02 Berlioz Funeral March (Hamlet) LPO, conductor Hamilton Harty
11.11 D Scarlatti, arrTommasini
The Good Humoured Ladies Concert Arts
Orchestra, conductor Robert Irving


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Flumina Babylonis
Director: Bruno Turner
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Violin: Isaac Stern
Violin: William Primrose
Conductor: Pablo Casals
Conductor: Hamilton Harty
Conductor: Robert Irving

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Festival 2001
The Borodin Quartet conclude their series of music by Beethoven and Shostakovich. Ruben Aharonian and Andrei Abramenkov
(violins), Igor Naidin (viola),
Valentin Beriinsky (cello),LudmillaBerlinskaia (piano) Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No
Shostakovich Viola Sonata, Op 14 7; String Quartet No 13, Op 138


Unknown: Ruben Aharonian
Unknown: Andrei Abramenkov
Violins: Igor Naidin
Viola: Valentin Beriinsky

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert given at last year's Spitalfields Festival. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Sonnerie, director Monica Huggett (violin) Bach Musical Offering, BWV1079(R)


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Monica Huggett

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Mozart Overture: The Magic Rute Conductor Nan Volkov
Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor Conductor Justin Brown
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G Ashley Wass, conductor llan Volkov Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Conductor Gaetano Delogu


Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Justin Brown
Unknown: Volkov Brahms
Conductor: Gaetano Delogu

: Jazz Legends

Modern Jazz Quartet
Julian Joseph introduces recordings by the group founded in the early fifties by pianist John Lewis and vibraphonist Milt Jackson. With bassist Percy Heath and drummer Connie Kay in place by 1955, the quartet established an international reputation and chartered new ground in jazz underthe musical direction of Lewis, remaining together until 1974. In 1982 the quartet reformed and was recorded the following year by the BBC at the Dominion theatre in London. Highlights from this concert plus archive interviews with Jackson and Lewis.


Introduces: Julian Joseph
Pianist: John Lewis
Unknown: Milt Jackson.
Bassist: Percy Heath
Unknown: Connie Kay

: In Tune

This weekend English National Opera marks the centenary of the birth of Reginald Goodall. Sean Rafferty assesses the great Wagner conductor's legacy.


Unknown: Reginald Goodall.
Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

I Spitalfields Festival
Bristol-based Brunei Ensemble contrasttwo chamber orchestra classics from the mid-20th century with two from today, including a Spitalfields commission from Tansy Davies. Rolf Hind (piano), Brunei Ensemble , conductor Christopher Austin
Britten Sinfonietta for 10 instruments, Op 1 Tansy Davies The Void in This Colour (first performance)
Weir Piano Concerto
Copland Ballet: Appalachian Spring (original version for 13 instruments, 1943-4)


Unknown: Tansy Davies.
Piano: Rolf Hind
Piano: Brunei Ensemble

: SileteVenti

Catherine Bott (soprano),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Handel Silete Venti , HWV242


Soprano: Catherine Bott
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Conductor: Handel Silete Venti

: Night Waves

On the eve of Architecture Week, Paul Allen and guests discuss the first annual world architecture awards, in which buildings from across nine regions are compared.
He also considers a cultural history of Latin - has Latin's deeply embedded cultural legacy given way to a nostalgic exoticism?


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Andy Kershaw

American country duo the Handsome Family are the studio guests this week. Brett and Rennie Sparks have been acclaimed for their black-comic songs about truckers who are scared of bridges, or boys who collect beautiful fireflies in a jar only to find them dead the next day.
Visit the Andy Kershaw Message Board at [web address removed]


Presenter: Andy Kershaw
Musicians: The Handsome Family [Brett Sparks and Rennie Sparks]

: Jazz on 3

Jason Lindner
A concert by young piano maestro
Jason Lindner , who has been causing something of a stir stateside, particularly at the fabled Smalls Club in New York City, where his Monday night residency with his big band draws in a devoted crowd. Tonight's concert, recorded at Soho's Pizza Express Jazz club, features Lindner performing with his current quartet, which includes Jimmy Green on saxophone and flute,
Omer Avital on bass and Marlon Browden on drums. Introduced by Jez Nelson. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Jason Lindner
Unknown: Jason Lindner
Unknown: Jimmy Green
Flute: Omer Avital
Flute: Marlon Browden
Introduced By: Jez Nelson.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Wielhorskl Theme and Variations for cello and orchestra
Fomin Orpheus - a Musical Tragedy 2.00 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2 2.15 Ravel String Quartet in F 2.45
Kaspar Forster Viri Israelite (Dialogus de Judith et Holoferne)3.00
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade 3.45 Beethoven Piano
Sonata in A flat, Op 1104.10 Buxtehude Missa Brevis, BuxWV114 4.20 Raltio The Maids at the Headlands 4.35 Mozart Five Dances 4. 50 Kaspar Forster Sonata a 3 in B flat 5.00 Kodaly Viennese Clock;
Entrance of the Emperor and His Courtiers (HaryJanos) 5.05 Karl Doppler Souvenir de Prague, Op 24 5.15 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 2 5.40 Byrd Echo Galliard
5.50 Debussy Rondes de Printemps


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Kaspar Forster
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Unknown: Debussy Rondes

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