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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.00 Leclair Overture No 2 in D (Op 13) Purcell Quartet
6.40 Bach Sonata in D, BWV1028 Mischa Maisky (cello),
Martha Argerich (piano)
7.00 Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-juges Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit
7.40 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 10 No 1 Richard Goode
8.00 Mendelssohn Overture: The
Marriage of Camacho
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claus Peter Flor
8.45Sarasate Concert Fantasy on Gounod's "Faust"Gil Shaham (violin), Jonathan Feldman (piano)


Unknown: Purcell Quartet
Cello: Mischa Maisky
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Unknown: Richard Goode
Conductor: Claus Peter Flor
Violin: Gil Shaham
Piano: Jonathan Feldman

: Composer of the Week: Ethel Smyth

2: Two Traditions. While studying in Leipzig Ethel Smyth was able to move in the most influential musical circles through herfriendship with Heinrich von Herzogenberg and conductor
George Henschel. Smyth was enabled to show her work to Brahms, and to become friends with Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Clara Schumann. On her return to England
Smyth was again assisted by her social connections. It was largely due to the efforts of her patroness Princess Eugenie that the Mass in Dwas ever performed. Odaline de la Martinezjoins Donald
Macleod to discuss the German trends evident in Smyth's music and the gradual evolution of her own musical voice.
Der Verirrte Jager Maarten Koningsberger (baritone), Kelvin Grout (piano)
Piano Trio in D minor (1st mvt)Chaga\\Trio Piano Sonata No 3 in D Liana Serbescu
Mass in D (Gloria)
Soloists, Plymouth Festival Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle


Conductor: George Henschel.
Conductor: Clara Schumann.
Unknown: Martinezjoins Donald
Baritone: Kelvin Grout
Unknown: Liana Serbescu
Conductor: Philip Brunelle

: Work in Progress

Paul Binding's next book will be about the atlas makers of the Low Countries of the 16th and 17th centuries. He talks about his admiration for these men whom he sees as model Europeans.


Speaker: Paul Binding

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bach, arrOrmandy Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C, BWV564 Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
10.22 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 Juilliard Quartet
10.51 Bach Harpsichord Sonata in A minor, BWV965 (after JA Reincken 's "Hortus Musicus Sonata No 1) HenkBouman
11.07 Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Gerard Souzay (baritone), Dalton Baldwin (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Ja Reincken
Unknown: Ravel Histoires Naturelles
Baritone: Gerard Souzay
Piano: Dalton Baldwin

: Morning Performance

York Early Music Festival
Today Lucie Skeaping introduces music played in York Minster by Concerto
Palatino, whose director Bruce Dickey has a mission in life to trace and perform every piece ever written for cornetts and sackbutts. Plus a concert given by Cantus Colin of music by Monteverdi and his contemporary, Giaches de Wert ; and finalists from the Early Music Network Young Artists competition.


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Director: Bruce Dickey
Unknown: Cantus Colin
Unknown: Giaches de Wert

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given last month at the Elmwood
Hall in Belfast by Richard Watkins (horn) and Julius Drake (piano). The programme includes a rarity: Cipriani Potter 's sonata written for Signor Puzzi , the leading and highly influential horn virtuoso of the early 19th century. Presented by Sean Rafferty. Beethoven Horn Sonata in F, Op 17 Potter Sonata di Bravura, Op 13
York Bowen Horn Sonata in E flat, Op 101


Horn: Richard Watkins
Horn: Julius Drake
Unknown: Cipriani Potter
Unknown: Signor Puzzi
Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Osmo Vanska
Highlights from the BBCSSO's whistle-stop tour of the USA earlier this year. In today's programme they are in the "Bluegrass State" of Kentucky and at the University of Philadelphia. Presented by Sarah Walker.
McCunn Overture: Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A Nielsen Symphony No 4 (The Inextinguishable)


Presented By: Sarah Walker.

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners. Today they've got music from South Africa, South America and Outer
Space. Catch a rocket to the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

lain Burnside introduces a specially recorded recital of music by Reynaldo Hahn , Elgar, Parry, Tippett and Judith Weir given by the countertenor Michael Chance with soprano Sally Matthews and pianist Julius Drake.


Music By: Reynaldo Hahn
Music By: Judith Weir
Unknown: Michael Chance
Soprano: Sally Matthews
Pianist: Julius Drake.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and a roundup of the latest news from the arts world.

: Performance on 3

A concert recorded last Saturday at the BridgewaterHall, Manchester. Canzonetta,
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Milhaud Ballet: La Création du Monde, Op 81a Debussy Nocturnes
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring


Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier

: Sorrel Quartet

Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 42 (R)

: Night Waves

As the new Turner centre in Margate opens, Richard Coles takes a trip to the Kent resort that has been home to JMW
Turner, Tracey Emin , embattled mods and the odd stick of rock. And he talks to
Jo Shapcott about her new collection of poems, Tender Taxes, which re-imagines the French poems of Rainer Maria Rilke.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Tracey Emin
Unknown: Jo Shapcott
Unknown: Rainer Maria Rilke.

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp listens to Cinquième As, the recently released album from Senegalese rap artist MC Solaar , and hot from Dakar, Youssou N'Dour's latest cassette. Plus dances from Praetorius's Terpsichore and music from Parisian-Vietnamese guitarist Nguyen Le, playing with Peter Erskine and Michel Benita.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Artist: Mc Solaar
Unknown: Peter Erskine
Unknown: Michel Benita.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
12.20 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48
1.00 Highlights from the Resonance 2000 Early Music Festival in Vienna, including Kimberger Cantata: An den
Flussen Babylons Bach Mass <in B minor
(Credo) Auletta Harpsichord Concerto in C Monteverdi Vespro delta Beata Virgine
(excerpts) Vinci Le Zite 'nglera (excerpts)
2.30 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110
2.50 Silvio Foretic Three Part Invention
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move! 3.35 Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 Word Games 14.25 Word Games 2
4.40 The Song Tree
5.00 Rossini Non Piu Mesta (La Cenerentola)
5.05 Barber Adagio for strings
5.20 Chopin Ballade No 3 in A flat, Op 4 7
5.35 Messaien Le Banquet Celeste
5.45 Chausson Poeme, Op 25


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Vinci Le Zite
Unknown: Silvio Foretic

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