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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Rossini Overture: Barber of Seville Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado
6.35 Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in D minor Kyoko Takezawa ,
Bamberg SO, conductor Claus Peter Flor
7.10 Poulenc Banalités Veronique Gens (soprano), Roger Vignoles (piano)
7.40 Haydn String Quartet in A, Op 20 No Quatuor Mosaïques
8.00 Hoist Suite in F, Op 28 No 2 London Wind Orchestra, conductor Denis Wick
8.10 Schubert Fantasie in C minor for piano duet (Grande Sonate), D48
Yaara Tal and Andreas Groethuysen


Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Kyoko Takezawa
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Soprano: Veronique Gens
Soprano: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: Denis Wick
Unknown: Yaara Tal
Unknown: Andreas Groethuysen

: Composer of the Week: Buxtehude

In spite of his abiding reputation as an organist, during his lifetime Buxtehude was known as an impresario, composer, conductor and fixer of the Abendmusik concerts in Lubeck. Donald Macleod discovers the cantatas and oratorios which made up the programmes.
Trio Sonata in G minor for violin, viola da gamba and continuo, Op 2 No 3, BuxWV261 Trio Sonnerie
Cantata: Nimm von Uns, Herr, Bux WV78 Collegium Vocale, Anima Eterna , Royal Consort, conductor Jos van Immerseel Das Jungste Gericht (excerpts), BuxWV suppl3 Margarethe Lerche (Avarice), Ingrid Rattunde-Wurtz (Pride),
Sabine Kirchner (Lust), Traugott Schmohl (Voice of God), Raimund Gilvan (Wicked Soul), Mannheim Bach Choir, Heidelberg
Chamber Orchestra, conductor Heinz Markus Gottsche


Unknown: Anima Eterna
Unknown: Ingrid Rattunde-Wurtz
Unknown: Sabine Kirchner
Unknown: Traugott Schmohl
Unknown: Raimund Gilvan
Conductor: Heinz Markus Gottsche

: Work in Progress

Paul Muldoon is writing a new long poem which is set in Princeton, New Jersey, during a hurricane.


Unknown: Paul Muldoon

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.11 Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima
(L 'Elisird'Amore, Act 2) Joseph Schmidt (tenor), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Selmar Meyrowitz
10.16 Faure Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor
Maurice Gendron , Jean Frangaix (piano)
10.38 Telemann Fantasie in A for solo violin Arthur Grumiaux
10.43 Gershwin, arr Bennett Suite : Porgy and Bess Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
11.08 Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Arthur Grumiaux , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Ernest Bour


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Tenor: Joseph Schmidt
Conductor: Selmar Meyrowitz
Unknown: Maurice Gendron
Piano: Jean Frangaix
Violin: Arthur Grumiaux
Unknown: Bennett Suite
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: Arthur Grumiaux
Conductor: Ernest Bour

: Morning Performance

Music at the Crossroads
Christopher Cook looks at music written between 1910 and 1915. Sibelius Symphony No 4
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor OsmoVanska
Schoenberg Six Piano Pieces, Op 19 AshleyWass
Debussy Jeux BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Philippe Auguin
Zemlinsky Maeterlinck Lieder James Rutherford (baritone),
BBCSSO, conductor Alexander Titov
Webem Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op 10 BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Grant Llewellyn


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Philippe Auguin
Conductor: Zemlinsky Maeterlinck Lieder
Baritone: James Rutherford
Conductor: Alexander Titov
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The second concert in a series recorded at this year's City of London Festival, which contrasts works by Britten and Schubert. Schubert String Quartet in B flat, D112 Belcea Quartet
Britten Suite no 3 for solo cello, Op 8 Paul Watkins


Unknown: Britten Suite
Unknown: Paul Watkins

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Fitkin Timber Desford Colliery Band, Sambando, conductor Rumon Gamba Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor
01 iver Charlier, conductor Rumon Gamba Tchaikovsky Overture: 1812 Conductor Vassily Sinaisky Glinka Valse-Fantaisie
Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Choral Evensong

From Temple Church, London. Introit: There Is a Quiet Place (Carmichael).
Responses (Rose). Psalm 122 (Howells). First Lesson: 1 Kings 8, w22-30.
Canticles: Collegium Regale (Howells). Second Lesson: John 2, wl3-22.
Anthem: ForLo, Raise Up(Bairstow). Hymn: Praise to the Lord (Lobe den
Herrn). Voluntary: Dankepsalm, Op 145 No2(Reger). Director of music Stephen Layton. Sub-organist James Vivian.


Music: Stephen Layton.
Unknown: James Vivian.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter 's guests include Ian and Jennifer Partridge with a selection of summery Victorian and Edwardian sporting songs. Plus an update on the arts world.


Unknown: Humphrey Carpenter
Unknown: Jennifer Partridge

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra in Bad Kissingen Penny Gore presents a performance from the Grosse Saal , Bad Kissingen. The
BBCSO, conducted by Leonard Slatkin , is joined by the young German soprano
Diana Damrau and violinist Joshua Bell. Mozart Overture and Konigin der Nacht -from "DieZauberflote"; Vorrei Spiegarvi , K418
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Elgar Variations on an original theme (Enigma)


Unknown: Grosse Saal
Conducted By: Leonard Slatkin
Soprano: Diana Damrau
Violinist: Joshua Bell.
Unknown: Vorrei Spiegarvi

: Night Waves

Sarah Dunant reviews the sexually graphic film version ofHanif Kureshi's novel,
Intimacy. Starring Mark Rylance and Kerry Fox , the film has been passed without cuts but still threatens to outrage. What does Intimacy tell us about modern love?


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Unknown: Mark Rylance
Unknown: Kerry Fox

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces bagpipes from Spain, France and Latvia, contrasting versions of Grieg folksongs by Eva Knardahl and Arild Andersen , and music from Mali's rising star, Habib Koite.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Eva Knardahl
Unknown: Arild Andersen
Unknown: Habib Koite.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Gluck Overture:
Alceste 12.15 Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in Fminor, Op 73 12.40 Noskowsky The Steppes, Op 66 1.00 Groneman Trio Sonata in E minor Eduard Gregoir Marche Funebre Composee sur le Mort de Guillaume // Jacob Bijster Variations on "Stort Tranen uyt Schreyt Luyde Weent en Treurt" Christiaan Hendriks Variations on the Old Wilhelmus Anthon van der Horst Variazioni sopra la Sinfonia della Cantata "Christ Lag in Todesbanden", Op 64 Hendrik Andriessen Five Intermezzi
1.45 Joseph Horowitz Music Hall Suite
2.00 Kuula The Son of the Slave, Op 14
2.25 Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) 2.50 Britten Sacred and Profane: Eight Medieval Lyrics 3.05 Ravel Piano Concerto in G 3.30 Schubert Symphony No 3 in D 3.55 Bruckner Ave Maria; Christus Factus Est; Locus Iste
4.10 Dautrecourt Concert a Deux Violes
No 44, "Tombeau des Regrets"
4.30 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat
(Philosopher) 4.45 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave 5.05 Telemann Giovedi (Pyrmonter Kurwoche) 5.20 Chambonnieres Pièces de Clavecin du Premier Livre
5.30 Scriabin Preludes, Op 11 (excerpts)
5.40 Rontgen Symphony


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Eduard Gregoir
Unknown: Jacob Bijster
Unknown: Christiaan Hendriks
Unknown: Hendrik Andriessen
Unknown: Joseph Horowitz

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