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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Falla El Gran Teatro del Mundo
6.45 Wagner Prelude, Act 1: Parsifal
7.00 Handel Overture: Acis and Galatea
7.50 Anon/Francisco Guerau Suite: Zarabanda, Marizapalos, Tarantela
8.00 Corrette Les Sauvages et la
Furstemberg (Concerto Comique, No 25)
8.15 Chabrier Three Romantic Waltzes

: Composer of the Week: Sibelius

Although devoted to his Finnish homeland, Sibelius travelled extensively for much of his life. Today Donald Macleod traces some of those journeys and the music inspired by them.
Luonnotar, Op 7OSoile Isokoski
(soprano), Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi The Oceanides, Op 73
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor LeifSegerstam
Tapiola BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rolf Gupta


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Rolf Gupta

: Work in Progress

Michael Bourdeaux reflects on the revival of the Russian Orthodox Church and its frequent hostility to other faiths.


Unknown: Michael Bourdeaux

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Richard Rodgers Carousel Waltz (Carousel) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.12 Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 30 No 3 Fritz Kreisler ,
Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)
10.29 Mascagni Dance of the Geishas (Iris) Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor Pietro Mascagni
10.33 Bach Cantata No 106: GottesZeit
IstdieAllerbeste Zeit Hertha Topper (alto), Ernst Haefliger (tenor), Theo Adam (bass), Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra, conductor Karl Richter


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: Fritz Kreisler
Piano: Sergei Rachmaninov
Piano: Mascagni Dance
Conductor: Pietro Mascagni
Tenor: Ernst Haefliger
Tenor: Theo Adam
Conductor: Karl Richter

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival nLive from the Queen's Hall, Swedish soprano Hillevi Martinpelto and pianist Matti Hirvonen perform a selection of Scandinavian songs, and works by Mozart and Strauss.
Introduced by Sandy Burnett.
Mozart An Chloe , K524;Als Luise die
Briefe, K520; Dans un Bois Solitaire, K308 Grieg En Svane; Jeg Elsker Dig; Med en Vandlilje; En
Drom Stenhammar Stjarnoga ; I Skogen; Flickan Kom Ifran Sin Alsklings Mote
11.40 Twenty Minutes: Vienna Burgtheater
A profile of one of the world's greatest theatre companies, making its British debut at the Edinburgh Festival.
12.00 Sibelius Flickan Kom If ran Sin
Alsklings Mote; Sav, Sav, Susa; Demanten pa marssnon; Jubal
Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung; Morgen!; Allerseelen; Cacilie


Soprano: Hillevi Martinpelto
Pianist: Matti Hirvonen
Introduced By: Sandy Burnett.
Introduced By: Mozart An Chloe
Unknown: Drom Stenhammar Stjarnoga
Unknown: Sibelius Flickan

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents a recital given by pianist Andrew Zolinsky at the Dartington International Summer School. Meredith Monk St Petersburg Waltz Copland Variations
John Adams Phrygian Gates


Unknown: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Pianist: Andrew Zolinsky

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear Monday night's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Ernst Kovacic (violin),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Joseph Swensen
Mahler Todtenfeier (early version of 1st mvt of Symphony No 2 "Resurrection Schoenberg Violin Concerto, Op 36; Notturno for violin and strings
Brahms Symphony No 4 in EminonR)


Unknown: Albert Hall.
Violin: Ernst Kovacic
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Mahler Todtenfeier

: Music Restored

Jeux Sans Frontières
Another in the series in which Philip Pickett explores the musical interchange between the countries of 16th-century Europe. Today he looks at the effect on the Germanic wind and brass tradition of related musical pitches and the dissemination of printed music.


Unknown: Philip Pickett

: In Tune

Live on stage with Sean Rafferty is the celebrated Hungarian cellist,
Miklos Perenyi , international percussion quartet 4-Mality, and saxophonist Sarah Field. Plus Verity Sharp 's pick of the festival.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Miklos Perenyi
Unknown: Sarah Field.
Unknown: Verity Sharp

: BBC Proms 2001

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. John Shea presents a sinfonia by Britten dedicated to the memory of his parents, followed by Verdi's visionary final choral work. After the interval Beethoven's dynamic last piano concerto, in which the composer pushed the boundaries of new musical worlds.
Elizabeth Atherton (soprano), Yefim Bronfman (piano),
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano Britten Sinfonia da Requiem Verdi Four Sacred Pieces
8.05 Twenty Minutes: Performing
Art Christopher Cook is joined at the Victoria and Albert Museum , London, by Jennifer Opie to explore Sea-form by American glassbower Dale Chihuly.
8.25 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Repeated next Tuesday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Soprano: Elizabeth Atherton
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Britten Sinfonia
Unknown: Art Christopher Cook
Unknown: Albert Museum
Unknown: Jennifer Opie
Unknown: Dale Chihuly.

: Nash Ensemble

Brahms Horn Trio in E flat, Op 40 (R)

: BBC Proms 2001

I Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Leonard Slatkin conducts a concert of jazz-inspired music, including an early work from Bernstein and a new concerto by Michel Camilo , performed by the composer himself.
Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Martin Robertson (clarinet), Michel Camilo (piano), BBC Big Band, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Ellington Harlem
Gershwin Lullaby for strings
Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs Michel Camilo Piano Concerto (first UK performance)


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Michel Camilo
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Clarinet: Martin Robertson
Clarinet: Michel Camilo
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Ellington Harlem
Conductor: Gershwin Lullaby

: Till Fellner

Bach Preludes and Fugues: in A flat,
BWV662; in G sharp minor, BWV663; in A, BWV664; in A minor, BWV665 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I) (R)


Piano: Bach Preludes

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Brahms Theme with Variations (Sextet in B flat, Op 18) 12.20 Poulenc Gloria
12.50 Kuusisto Matrimonial Suite
1.00 Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op 60 Brahms Concerto in A minor for violin and cello, Op 1022.10 Hindemrth
Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber2.25 Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
2.50 Spohr Nonet in F, Op 31
3.20 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
4.00 Allegri Miserere Mei Deus
4.10 Chambonnieres Pavane: L 'Entretien des Dieux4.20 Casella Barcarola and Scherzo, Op44.30 Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
4.40 Anon Ave Potentissima 4.50 Francalx L 'Heure du Berger; Pin-Up Girls 5.00 Grieg March of the Dwarfs, Op 54 No 3
5.15 JPE Hartmann Etudes Instructives, Op 53 5.25 Mozart Duos (Magic Flute)
5.35 Telemann Sonata in F minor (Der Getreue Music-Meister) 5.45 Britten Overture: Canadian Carnival


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Poulenc Gloria
Unknown: Gershwin Rhapsody
Unknown: Casella Barcarola

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