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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.05 Medtner Two Canzonas and Dances, Op 43
6.45 Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op6No4
7.05 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66
7.20 Bax Harp Quintet
8.10 Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a theme ofCorelli
8.40 Franck Symphonic Variations for piano and orchestra


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso

: Composer of the Week: Marc-Antoine Charpentier

(1643?-1704). A chronological survey of the life and works of 17th-century French composer Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
1: EarlyLife. Born in Paris between 1634 and 1650 Charpentier studied in Italy before returningto take up a position as singer and music masterto the Duchesse de Guise. His chance came when Moliere asked Charpentierto write the music for his comedy Le Malade Imaginaire. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Prélude (Te Deum) Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
Theatre music for Le Malade Imaginaire (excerpts) Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
Caecilia, Virgo et Martyr (excerpt) Soloists, Gents Madrigaalkoor, Cantabile Gent,
Musica Polyphonica , conductor Louis Devos Theatre music for Circe (excerpts) London Baroque, conductor Charles Medlam Alma Redemptoris Mater Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs
Concert for four viols (excerpt) London Baroque, conductor Charles Mediam Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Marc-Antoine Charpentier.
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Director: William Christie
Conductor: Musica Polyphonica
Conductor: Louis Devos
Conductor: Charles Medlam
Conductor: Alma Redemptoris Mater
Director: Rene Jacobs
Conductor: Charles Mediam
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Work in Progress

A daily series in which artists talk about theircurrentwork. Writer, anthropologist and academic Ted Chamberlin talks about
If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?- a book which explores the landscape of the imagination. Producer Kate McAII


Talks: Ted Chamberlin
Producer: Kate McAii

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring
Mendelssohn symphonies and recordings by Polish pianist Ignace Friedman. Dvorak Overture: Husitska
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.21 Debussy Fetes Galantes, Set 1 Nan Merriman (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.30 Mendelssohn Symphony No 1 in C minor Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
11.02 Biber Battalia II Giardino Armonico
11.13 Mendelssohn Songs without Words (excerpts); Scherzo in E minor, Op 16 No 2 Ignace Friedman (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Pianist: Ignace Friedman.
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Soprano: Nan Merriman
Piano: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Piano: Ignace Friedman

: Morning Performance

New Horizons
A week of music-making from some of the country's most skilled amateur bands and choirs. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Black Dyke Mills Band, conductor Nicholas Childs
Kenneth Hesketh Masque
Elgar Howarth Music from the Elizabethan Court
Canzonetta, director Jeffrey Wynn Davies John Bennet All Creatures Now Are Merry Minded; Weep 0 Mine Eyes
Richard Rodney Bennett Three Madrigals Kenneth Radnowsky (alto saxophone), Royal Northern College of Music Wind
Orchestra, conductors Timothy Reynish and Clark Rundell
Joan Tower Fascinating Ribbons Michael Golgrass Dream Dancer
Choros Amici , conductor Chris Mallinson Rachmaninov Ave Maria (Vespers)
Francis Grier Alleluia , / Bring You Great News Black Dyke Mills Band, conductor Nicholas Childs
James MacMillan Festival Fanfares
Elgar Howarth The Bandsman's Tale
Bernstein, arr Crees Suite from "West Side Story"


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Nicholas Childs
Conductor: Kenneth Hesketh Masque
Conductor: Elgar Howarth Music
Director: Jeffrey Wynn Davies
Director: John Bennet
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Kenneth Radnowsky
Conductors: Timothy Reynish
Conductors: Clark Rundell
Unknown: Michael Golgrass
Conductor: Choros Amici
Conductor: Chris Mallinson
Conductor: Rachmaninov Ave Maria
Unknown: Francis Grier Alleluia
Conductor: Nicholas Childs
Unknown: Elgar Howarth

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Fiona Talkington. Louis Lortie (piano)
Schumann Bunte Blatter , Op 99 Brahms Variations on a theme of Schumann, Op 9 Repeated Sunday lpm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Louis Lortie
Piano: Schumann Bunte Blatter

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat
(Philosopher) Conductor Martyn Brabbins Hindemith Concert Music for strings and brass, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Stravisnky Violin Concerto
Elizabeth Layton (violin), conductor Martyn Brabbins Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) Conductor Martyn Brabbins


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Opera in Action

Another chance to hear Martin Handley 's two-part profile of the great Swedish soprano Birgit Nilsson. (R)


Unknown: Martin Handley
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty 's studio guests are the early music vocal ensemble the Clerks'
Group, directed by Edward Wickham , who perform live in the studio.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Directed By: Edward Wickham

: Performance on 3

Spitalfields Festival 2001
In the third of this year's broadcasts from Christ Church, Spitalfields, violinist Monica Huggett and her period-instrument ensemble perform a rarely-heard Sextet by Brahms and Mozart's ravishing late Quintet.
Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D703 Mozart Quintet in G minor, K516
Brahms Sextet No 2 in G for strings, Op 36


Violinist: Monica Huggett

: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Fraser Maitland Behind the Silence (BBC commission, first performance)


Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Fraser Maitland

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton discusses a new anthology of modern Indian prose; talks to Howard Hodgkin about his new exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery; and at the start of Architecture Week, reflects on British buildings that were ahead of theirtime.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Howard Hodgkin

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays the first of four tracks this week from the Divine Comedy's best of album, A Secret History. Plus piano sounds from Misha Alperin , some
Sardinian polyphony, a taste of Medieval Italy from Acantus, and Maurice Durufle 's Prélude et Fugue sur le Nom d 'Alain played by American organist Todd Wilson.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Misha Alperin
Unknown: Maurice Durufle
Organist: Todd Wilson.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven 7 Variations in C on "God Save the King", WoO78 12.10 Joseph Touchemoulin Sinfonia in C
12.30 Ravel Violin Sonata
12.50 Zoltan Jeney Bird Tempting
1.00 Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux: Nos 1-6, Op 39 Brahms 28 Variations on a theme by Paganini, Op 35 1.55 Sibelius Symphony No 5 2.35 Visee Suite in G
2.55 Clerambault Cantata: Leandre et
Hero 3.15 Beethoven String Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3 3.45 Weber Bassoon Concerto in F, Op 754.10 Villem Kapp Lend Me the Zither Vanemuine 4.20 Schubert Overture in 0 in the Italian Style, D590
4.30 Handel As Cheers the Sun (Joshua)
4.45Saint-Saens Havanaise, Op 83
5.00 Glinka Trio in D minor (largo)
5.10 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in F, RV99
5.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K333
5.45 Moniuszko Overture: The Fairy Tale


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Joseph Touchemoulin Sinfonia
Unknown: Zoltan Jeney
Unknown: Villem Kapp
Unknown: Glinka Trio

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