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: Bartok

For Children, Book 1 (excerpts)
5.05 Vaughan Williams Silence and Music (A Garland for the Queen)
5.10 Kodaly Sonatina for cello and piano
5.20 Armas Jarnefelt The Sound of Home
5.35 Schenck Sonata in D (L 'Echo du
Danube, Op 9) 5.50 Mendelssohn Hora Est


Unknown: Schenck Sonata
Unknown: Mendelssohn Hora

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K311/284c Mitsuko Uchida
6.40 Dvorak Terzetto in C for two violins and viola, Op 74 Chilingirian Quartet
7.00 Rutter Praise the Lord, 0 My Soul Andrew Lumsden (organ), Polyphony, the Wallace Collection, conductor Stephen Layton
7.45 Glinka Divertimento Brillante on Themes from "LaSonnambula"
Russian National Symphony Orchestra Soloists Ensemble
8.00 Argento Tango (The Dream of Valentino) Baltimore Symphony
Orchestra, conductor David Zinmann
8.30 Finzi Clarinet Concerto
Robert Plane, Northern Sinfonia, conductor Howard Griffiths


Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Dvorak Terzetto
Unknown: Andrew Lumsden
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Glinka Divertimento Brillante
Conductor: David Zinmann
Conductor: Howard Griffiths

: Composer of the Week: Lalo

With Donald Macleod.
5: Le Roi d'Ys
Lalo's attempts at operas were generally unappreciated. Convinced that Le Roi d'Ys would be a flop, he spent much of the first perfomance with his head in his hands. But in fact the opera was a resounding success. It tells the legend of the city ofYs, believed to have sunk beneath the turbulent waves off the coast of Douarnenez in Finistere.
Le Roi d'Ys (excerpts)
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Delores Ziegler (mezzo), Eduardo Villa (tenor),
Marcel Vanaud (baritone), Jean-Philippe Courtis (bass), Radio France Chorus,
Radio France PO, conductor Armin Jordan


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Barbara Hendricks
Soprano: Delores Ziegler
Tenor: Eduardo Villa
Baritone: Marcel Vanaud
Baritone: Jean-Philippe Courtis
Conductor: Armin Jordan

: Work in Progress

Writer Graham McCann describes working on his book about the Dad's Armyseries.


Unknown: Graham McCann

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Beethoven Ah, Perfido!, Op 65 Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Heinz Wallberg
10.19 Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV889 (Well Tempered Clavier) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.23 Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments North West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.33 Liszt Harmonies du Soir
(Transcendental Studies) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.43 Delius Sea Drift
Dennis Noble (baritone),
Manchester Beecham Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductorThomas Beecham
11.06 Schubert Moments Musicaux, D780 (excerpts)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson
Conductor: Heinz Wallberg
Conductor: Bach Prelude
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Liszt Harmonies
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Baritone: Dennis Noble
Unknown: Conductorthomas Beecham
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter

: Morning Performance

Verbier Festival
With Graeme Kay.
Debussy Nuages; Fetes (Nocturnes) Martha Argerich and Evgeny Kissin (pianos)
Milhaud Le Boeuf sur le Toit
UBS Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat m/norMikhail Pletnev (piano),
UBS Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano


Unknown: Graeme Kay.
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Pianos: Evgeny Kissin
Pianos: Milhaud Le Boeuf
Conductor: James Levine
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Andrew McGregor presents another in this series of performances of the complete
Beethoven violin sonatas recorded at last year's City of London Festival. Today's concert is from St Giles Cripplegate. llya Gringolts (violin), RogerVignoles (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring) Franck Violin Sonata in A (R)


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sandy Burnett presents a chance to hear the first recording of Anthony Payne 's remarkable completion of Elgar's Third
Symphony, made by the BBCSO in 1997. Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), conductor Andrew Davis
Schoenberg Fanfare on Motifs from "Die Gurrelieder"
Bach, orch Stokowski Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Elgar, compl Payne Symphony No 3 in C minor


Unknown: Anthony Payne
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Stokowski Toccata

: Making Tracks

Today Simon Thomas and Matt Baker introduce a new friend, Polly Phonic , who will demonstrate the fun you can have if you visit the Making Trackswebsite: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker
Unknown: Polly Phonic

: Jazz Legends

Stan Kenton
Julian Joseph introduces recordings by the American composer and bandleader, whose sound is infused with elements of classical and Afro-Cuban music.


Unknown: Stan Kenton
Introduces: Julian Joseph

: In Tune

H urn phrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.

: Performance on 3

Live from the Waterfront Hall, Belfast. The opening concert of the Visions of Utopia season given by the Ulster Orchestra under its new principal conductor Thierry Fischer. Introduced by Sean Rafferty.
Johanna Rusanen and Simone Kermes (sopranos), Kenneth Tarver (tenor), Augustin Dumay (violin), Belfast Philharmonic Choir, Ulster Orchestra, conductor Thierry Fischer
Deirdre Gribbin Unity of Being (first performance)
Berg Violin Concerto
8.30 Twenty Minutes: God and Mendelssohn
An investigation into Felix Mendelssohn 's religious beliefs and their place in his music.
8.50 Mendelssohn Symphony No 2 in B flat (Lobgesang)


Conductor: Thierry Fischer.
Introduced By: Sean Rafferty.
Introduced By: Johanna Rusanen
Sopranos: Kenneth Tarver
Violin: Augustin Dumay
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Conductor: Deirdre Gribbin
Unknown: Felix Mendelssohn

: Andy Kershaw

This week Andy features an exclusive session from Richard Thompson , who is widely recognised as one of the finest songwriters of his generation, and his unrivalled guitar playing makes tonight's programme essential listening. Visit the Andy Kershaw Message Board at bbc.co.uk/radio3


Unknown: Richard Thompson

: Jazz on 3

John Scofield Group
This week Jez Nelson presents a concert by American guitarist John Scofield with AviBortnick (guitar), Jesse Murphy (bass) and Adam Deitch (drums), recorded at the Barbican, London, in July. Scofield also talks about his work with Miles Davis and chooses a favourite Miles track.
Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Jez Nelson
Guitarist: John Scofield
Guitar: Jesse Murphy
Guitar: Adam Deitch
Unknown: Miles Davis
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Bruckner
Symphony No 9 in D minor2.05 Bach Cantata No 51: Jauchzet Gott in Allen
Landen 2.20 Antonin Uehmann Mass No 1 in D minor3.05 Dvorak Piano Trio No 3 in F minor, Op 65 3.45
Schumann Kinderszenen , Op 154.05 Rudolf Matz Young Stringplayers 4.15 Beethoven, transcr Busoni Die Ruinen von Athen. Op 1134.30 Lili Boulanger Nocturne
4.45 Pergolesi Violin Concerto in B flat
5.05 Rene Eespere Ritus 5.20 Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 1
5.45 Tartlni Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 10 (Didone Abbandonata)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jauchzet Gott
Unknown: Antonin Uehmann
Unknown: Schumann Kinderszenen
Unknown: Rudolf Matz
Unknown: Young Stringplayers
Unknown: Ruinen von Athen.
Unknown: Lili Boulanger
Unknown: Rene Eespere Ritus

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