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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Rachmaninov Vocalise
6.50 Corelll Sonata in G forstrings, Op 3 No
7.00 Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat
7.50 Ibert Bacchanale
8.00 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 1
8.40 Poulenc Suite: Les Biches


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Ibert Bacchanale

: Composer of the Week: Charpentier

3: Sacred and Stage Music
Charpentier's first patroness, the Duchesse de Guise, was a pious and music-loving sponsor. In the mid-1680s Charpentier became composer and Master of Music at St Louis, the most important Jesuit church in Paris, famed for its excellent music making. Presented by Donald Macleod.
1st Antiphon: Avertantur Retrosum ; Psalm 69: Deus in Adjutorium Meum
Intende Soloists, Jean-Charles Ablitzer (organ), Les Arts Florissants (excerpts) Agnes Mellon (soprano), Les Arts
Florissants, director William Christie La Descente d'Orphee aux Enfers
(excerpts) Soloists, Les Arts Rorissants, director William Christie
Pourle Saint Sacrament au Reposoir
Soloists, Choirand Orchestra of the Chapelle Royale , director Philippe Herreweghe Amor Vince Ogni Cosa (excerpts) Soloists, Les Arts Rorissants, director William Christie
Gratiarum Actiones
Soloists, La Simphonie du Marais, director Olivier Schneebeli


Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Avertantur Retrosum
Soloists: Jean-Charles Ablitzer
Director: William Christie
Director: La Descente
Director: William Christie
Director: Pourle Saint Sacrament
Soloists: Choirand Orchestra
Unknown: Chapelle Royale
Director: Philippe Herreweghe
Director: William Christie
Soloists: Gratiarum Actiones
Director: Olivier Schneebeli

: Work In Progress

Writer, anthropologist and academic Ted Chamberlin talks about his forthcoming book If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories ? and argues that dreams and the imagination are crucial to our lives.


Talks: Ted Chamberlin

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Glazunov Stenka Razin Suisse Romande
Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.21 Tallls Lamentations of Jeremiah, Set ProCantioneAntiqua, director Bruno Turner
10.31 Weber Invitation to the Dance
Ignace Friedman (piano)
10.40 Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
Bavarian RSO. conductor Otto Klemperer


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Director: Bruno Turner
Piano: Ignace Friedman
Conductor: Otto Klemperer

: Morning Performance

New Horizons
A week of music-making from some of the country's most skilled amateur bands and choirs. Introduced by Tommy Pearson. Chetham 's Music School Wind Orchestra, conductors Ian Dickinson and Timothy Reynish
Kenneth Hesketh Masque Christopher Marshall Aue Hesketh Dancerie
Berkshire Youth Choir, conductors Gillian Dibden and Mark Griffiths
Vecchl Canzonetta
Stanford Heraclitus
Roger Steptoe Sweet Neglect
Rhlan Samuel My River Runs to Thee; The Rat Guildhall School of Music and Drama Brass Band. conductor Paul Cosh Birtwistle Salford Toccata
Henze Ragtimes and Habaneras Berkshire Youth Choir arr Bartholomew Humble arr Dawson Ezekiel Saw the Wheel arr Brewer Hamba Lulu


Introduced By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductors: Ian Dickinson
Conductors: Timothy Reynish
Unknown: Kenneth Hesketh Masque
Unknown: Christopher Marshall
Conductors: Gillian Dibden
Conductors: Mark Griffiths
Unknown: Vecchl Canzonetta
Unknown: Stanford Heraclitus
Unknown: Roger Steptoe
Unknown: Rhlan Samuel
Unknown: Dawson Ezekiel

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a concert from last year's Brighton Festival. Thisconcert was recorded in the Royal Pavilion. Presented by Chris de Souza.
Raphael Oleg (violin), Artur Pizarro (piano) Schubert Violin Sonata in A, 0574 Strauss Violin Sonata, Op.18 (R)


Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Violin: Raphael Oleg
Violin: Artur Pizarro

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra HaydnSymp/iony No 55 in E flat
(Schoolmaster) Director Elizabeth Layton Beethoven Romances: in F; in G Director Elizabeth Layton (violin) Mozart Divertimento in D, K136 Director Elizabeth Layton
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C Piotr Anderszewski , conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Shostakovich, arr Barshal Chamber Symphony Director Elizabeth Layton


Director: Elizabeth Layton
Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Violin: Mozart Divertimento
Director: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Piotr Anderszewski
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Director: Elizabeth Layton

: Choral Evensong

Live from the chapel of King's College,
Cambridge, with the BBC Philharmonic. Introit: My Beloved Spake (Hadley).
Responses (Howells). Jubilate (Psalm 100) (Walton). First Lesson: Isaiah 55, wl-11. Magnificicat(Finzi). Second
Lesson: Luke 9, wl-17. Nunc Dimittis
(Hoist). Anthem: Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice (Finzi). Voluntary: Sursum Corda (Elgar). Conductor Stephen Cleobury. Organ scholars Benjamin Bayl and Daniel Hyde.


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
Unknown: Benjamin Bayl
Unknown: Daniel Hyde.

: In Tune

In the light of an upcoming conference to be held in Oxford, Sean Rafferty looks at the life and work of medieval French composer and poet Guillaume de Machaut.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Guillaume de MacHaut.

: Performance on 3

St Magnus Festival
Another concert from the midsummer musical happenings on the Orkney Islands. Presented by Kirsteen McCue.
Natalie Clein (cello), BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductors Martyn Brabbins and Peter Maxwell Davies
Sibelius Finlandia
Maxwell Davies Symphony No 8 (Antarctic) Conducted by the Composer
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor


Presented By: Kirsteen McCue.
Cello: Natalie Clein
Conductors: Martyn Brabbins
Conductors: Peter Maxwell Davies
Unknown: Sibelius Finlandia
Unknown: Maxwell Davies

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to Clive James about his new collection of essays Even As We
Speak, and reviews Philip Roth 's latest offering, The Dying Animal, in which an elderly academic recounts the intensely sexual relationship he has shared with a student 40 years his junior. And Night Waves visits another building in Britain that anticipated a future age.


Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Philip Roth

: Late Junction

Irish rock group the Waterboys in literary mood with The Stolen Childimm their album The Fisherman 's Blues. Plus Ry Cooder 's A Meetingbythe River, James O'Donnell 's award-winning recording of Frank Martin 's Mass, underground sounds of Talvin Singh , and Norwegian saxophonist Trygve Seim 's Different
Rivers. Introduced by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Ry Cooder
Unknown: James O'Donnell
Unknown: Frank Martin
Unknown: Talvin Singh
Unknown: Trygve Seim
Introduced By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Bach, arrStokowskl
Passacaglia and Fugue in Cminor, BWV582
12.20 Brahms Violin Sonata in D minor,
Op 108 12.40 Durufle Quatre motets sur des thèmes Grégoriens, Op 10
12.50 Busoni Sonatina super Carmen
1.00 Ghedinl Musica da Concerto Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)
1.50 Mosonyi Studies for the teaching and interpretation of Hungarian music
2.05 Bach Viola da Gamba Sonata No 2 in D, BWV1028 2.20 Zelenka De Profundis in D minor (Psalm 129)
2.30 Muthel Concerto in D minor
3.00 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 49 3.30 Veljo Tormis Autumn Landscapes 3.40 Britten Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge 4.05 Nowowiejski Weihnacht in der Uralten Marienkirche zu Krakau 4.15 Zelenski Overture: In the Tatras 4.35 Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison in D minor, RV5874.50 Schumann Arabesque in C, Op 18 5.05 Grieg Lyric Pieces (excerpts)
5.15 Tallis Loquebantur Variis Linguis
5.30 Wolf Intermezzo in E flat 5.45 Britten Canadian Carnival, Op 19


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Busoni Sonatina
Unknown: Ghedinl Musica
Music: Bach Viola
Unknown: Zelenka De Profundis
Unknown: Nowowiejski Weihnacht
Unknown: Uralten Marienkirche
Unknown: Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison

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