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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Monteverdi Non M'e Grave il Morire Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le
Matin), HI 6 English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Pinchas Zukerman
7.00 Dvorak Prague Waltzes Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
7.30 Beethoven Quintet in E flat for piano, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon Peter Donohoe (piano),
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
8.00 Ravel Alborada del Gracioso
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.45 Mendelssohn Rondo Brillant in Eflat, Op 29 Stephen Hough (piano),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Foster


Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Conductor: Pinchas Zukerman
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Piano: Peter Donohoe
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Mendelssohn Rondo Brillant
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Lawrence Foster

: Composer of the Week: John McCabe

One recurring source of inspiration to McCabe has been landscape, both real and imagined. Today Donald Macleod and John McCabe conclude their series of conversations with an examination of how these influences manifest themselves in his music.
January Sonatina
David Campbell (clarinet) Cloudcatcher Fells
Britannia Building Society Band, conductor Howard Snell
Symphony No 4 (Of Time and the River) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: John McCabe
Clarinet: David Campbell
Conductor: Howard Snell
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Work in Progress

Director Alastair Fothergill and composer George Fenton work on the soundtrack for their new film The Deep.


Director: Alastair Fothergill
Unknown: George Fenton

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Wagner Prelude (Tristan und Isolde, Act 1) Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Erich Leinsdorf
10.16 Haydn Piano Sonata in Eflat, H XVI 52 Alfred Brendel
10.39 Roussel Sinfonietta , Op 52 I Musici
10.48 Sarti Lungi dal Caro Bene (Armida e Rinaldo) Monteverdi Oblivion Soave (L 'Incoronazione di Poppea) Bononcinl Pupille Nere (II Trionfo di Camilla)
Ezio Pinza (bass), Fritz Kitzinger (piano)
10.59 Debussy, arr Leinsdorf Preludes and Interludes (Pelleas et Melisande) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Erich Leinsdorf


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf
Unknown: Alfred Brendel
Unknown: Roussel Sinfonietta
Musici: Sarti Lungi
Unknown: Caro Bene
Unknown: Bononcinl Pupille Nere
Bass: Ezio Pinza
Bass: Fritz Kitzinger
Unknown: Leinsdorf Preludes
Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf

: Morning Performance Patriots and Exiles: The Dance

Christopher Cook examines how the national spirit is evoked by traditional dance in the work of five composers from the eastern end of Europe.
Chopin Mazurkas: in A minor, Op 17 No 4; in G sharp minor, Op 33 No 1; in C, Op 67 No 3; in A flat, Op 59 No 2
Szymanowski Mazurkas, Op 50 Nosl, 2, 13 Ashley Wass (piano)
Borodin Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) BBC Philharmonic, conductorVassily
Sinaisky Kodaly Dances from Galanta BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45 BBC Scottish SymphonyOrchestra, conductor OsmoVanska


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductorvassily: Sinaisky Kodaly Dances
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert recorded earl ier this month at
Middle Temple Hall as part of this year's City of London Festival.
Britten Three Divertimentos for string quartet
Schubert String Quintet in C, 0956
Paul Watkins (cello), Vanbrugh Quartet


Cello: Paul Watkins

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear Wednesday's early evening concert from the Royal
Albert Hall , presented by Donald Macleod. Emanuel Ax (piano), BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Mahler, arr Britten What the Wild Flowers Tell Me
Christopher Rouse Seeing (first European performance)
Mahler Symphony No 5 (R)


Unknown: Albert Hall
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Jazz Legends

Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Julian Joseph introduces recordings by the American multi-instrumentalist and composerwhose eclectic and unorthodox approach earned him a unique place in the history ofjazz. Highlights include excerpts from the albums Rip, Rig and Panic and The Inflated Tear, plus sessions with Charles Mingus and British pianist StanTracey.


Unknown: Rahsaan Roland Kirk
Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Charles Mingus

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter introduces news from the arts world. With interviews and a look at the latest CD releases.


Introduces: Humphrey Carpenter

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall.
Louise Fryer presents the first of a pairof concerts contrasting English and French music, featuring the BBC National
Orchestra of Wales with Richard Hickox in his first Proms season as the orchestra's principal conductor.
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Rubbra Symphony No 4
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
8.30 Twenty Minutes: The Secret Sin of Septimus Brope
By "Saki". Read by Simon Russell Beale.
8.50 Elgar Symphony No 2 in Eflat Repeated next Tuesday at 2pm.


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: Louise Fryer
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Read By: Simon Russell Beale.

: Womad Weekend

The first of four visits to the Womad
Festival in Reading. Andy Kershaw and Lucy Duran introduce live sets from the Skatalites, the Jamaican pioneers of ska, and Tinariwen, a group from the Sahara led by a former Tuareg resistance fighter. Plus performances by Malian guitarist
Afel Bocoum , Mabulu from Mozambique, and impromptu live performances from the Radio 3 Womad studio.
Visit Andy Kershaw 's message board at bbc.co.uk/radio3


Unknown: Andy Kershaw
Unknown: Lucy Duran
Guitarist: Afel Bocoum
Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Jazz on 3

Freedom of the City
Jez Nelson presents an hour of non-stop music from the Radio 3-sponsored
"Freedom of the City" festival recorded at London's Conway Hall in May this year. With music from saxophonists
Evan Parker and John Butcher , percussionist Eddie Prevost , pianist Varyan Weston , guitarist John Russell and many others. Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Evan Parker
Unknown: John Butcher
Pianist: Eddie Prevost
Pianist: Varyan Weston
Guitarist: John Russell
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Verdi Rigoletto
2.55 Dauvergne Ballet 3.10 Glazunov Suite in A: Scenes de Ballet, Op 52
3.45 Kuhnau Biblical Sonata No 2 in G minor for harpsichord
4.00 Hedrik Andriessen Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Kuhnau
4.25 Salamone Rossi Gia del Volto
(seconda parte); Cor Mio Deh Non Languire 4.35JohannNaumann
Symphonie a grand orchestre de 'opera "Cora" 4.50 Dvorak Prague Waltzes
5.05 Robert Wilkinson Salve Regina
5.20 Bach Partita No 1 in B minor for solo violin, BWV1002 5.35 Kurpinski Two
Huts 5.45 Gesualdo Miserere Mei, Deus


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Harpsichord: Hedrik Andriessen
Unknown: Robert Wilkinson Salve Regina

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