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: Morning on 3

With Penny
Gore. Gershwin , arr Marshall Improvisation on "I Got Rhythm"
6.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata No 3 in E flat, Op 12 No
7.00 Nielsen Helios Overture, Op 17'
7.45 Wagenseil Symphony in G minor
8.00 Britten An American Overture
8.45 Mendelssohn Overture: The
Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)


Unknown: Gore. Gershwin

: Composer of the Week: Ethel Smyth

3: The Opera Writing Years. Today Donald Macleod traces the line of development through Smyth's six operas, with the help ofOdalinede la Martinez.
The Wreckers (Prelude to Act 1; Act 2, excerpt) Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo), Mark Justin (tenor), Peter Sidhom (baritone), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
Mrs Water 's Aria (The Boatswain's Mate) Eiddwen Harrhy (soprano),
Plymouth Festival Orchestra, conductor Philip Brunelle
Two Interlinked French Melodies and Interlude (Entente Cordiale) Light Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anne-Marie Owens
Tenor: Mark Justin
Tenor: Peter Sidhom
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Conductor: Mrs Water
Soprano: Eiddwen Harrhy
Conductor: Philip Brunelle
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Work in Progress

In the wake of Dava Sobel 's Longitude, Paul Binding ponders on how to write a successful new book about the history of science and particularly of cartography.


Unknown: Dava Sobel
Unknown: Paul Binding

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Re-issue of the Week: Bach, arr
Mitropoulos Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542 Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos
10.18 Listener Request: Mozart
Variations on Gluck's "UnserDummer
PobelMeint", K455 Lili Kraus (piano)
10.32 Verdi Sleepwalking Scene
(Macbeth, Act 4 Scene 2) Margherita Grandi (soprano), Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.40 Bach, arr Scherchen Fuga a Tre Soggetti (The Art of Fugue, BWV1080)
Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Radio Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
10.54 Liszt From the Cradle to the Grave NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini
11.11 Bartok String Quartet No 3 Juilliard Quartet


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Mitropoulos Fantasia
Conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos
Piano: Lili Kraus
Soprano: Margherita Grandi
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Scherchen Fuga
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

: Morning Performance

York Early Music Festival
Musica Antiqua of London and the Rose Consort of Viols trace musical connections across Europe. The Palladian Ensemble play virtuoso 17th-century music from northern Italy, and there are performances by two more finalists from the Early Music Network Young Artists competition: the Flautadors and I Furiosi. Presented by Lucie Skeaping.


Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Presented By: Lucie Skeaping.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert recorded at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Vienna Piano Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in G, H XV 25 (Gypsy Rondo)
Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
A concert recorded in Bucharest's
Sala Palatului. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d 'un Faune Ollone Le Ménétrier
Yuri Torchinsky (violin)
L Boulanger Cantata: Faust et Helene Lynne Dawson (soprano), Mark Tucker (tenor),
Paul Whelan (baritone)
Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1945)


Unknown: Sala Palatului.
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Violin: Yuri Torchinsky
Soprano: Helene Lynne Dawson
Tenor: Mark Tucker
Baritone: Paul Whelan

: Making Tracks

Today Simon Thomas and Matt Baker 's musical choices for younger listeners include the sound of daybreak in the jungle and the song of the monkeys in the Jungle Book who "wanna be like you", and Polly Phonic 's back to tell you more about the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


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

: Choral Evensong

Live from Blackburn Cathedral. Introit: Locus Iste (Bruckner).
Responses (Lyndon Hills). Psalm 18 (Walmisley, Smart, Robinson). First
Lesson: Jeremiah 7, wl-11. Canticles: Smart in B flat. Second Lesson: Luke 19, wl-10. Anthem: Wie Lieblich Sind Deiner
Wohnungen (Brahms). Hymn: We Have a Gospel to Proclaim (Fulda). Organ
Voluntary: Allegro Maestoso (Sonata for Organ, Op 28) (Eigar). Organist and director of music Richard Tanner.
Assistant director of music Greg Morris.


Unknown: Allegro Maestoso
Music: Richard Tanner.
Music: Greg Morris.

: In Tune

Humphrey Carpenter presents a selection of music and an update on the latest news and views from the arts world. He talks to musical director Harry Christophers about his latest project - a pilgrimage with his choral group the Sixteen around the cathedrals of Britain.


Director: Harry Christophers

: Performance on 3

Live from the Victoria Hall, Hanley. Howard Shelley (piano), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Marin Alsop
Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25
8.30 Twenty Minutes: The People's Impresario
Celia de Piro presents extracts from the autobiography of her stepfather, Wilfred Stephenson , who rose from poverty to become the most successful musical entrepreneur of the inter-waryears. The reader is Russell Dixon.
8.50 Mendelssohn Symphony No 4 in (Italian)
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien , Op 45


Piano: Howard Shelley
Unknown: Wilfred Stephenson
Unknown: Russell Dixon.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Sarah Dunant presents the live debate programme which tackles the thornier topics in contemporary culture, exploring the ideas that lurk between the hype and the headlines.


Unknown: Sarah Dunant

: Late Junction

A tribute to John Cage by John Cale , and one of Cage's Sonatas for Prepared
Piano. Plus Jagit Singh , music by 19th-century cellist Auguste Franchomme , and Senegalese music from Orchestra
Baobab's new release. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: John Cage
Unknown: John Cale
Unknown: Jagit Singh
Unknown: Auguste Franchomme
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Pisendel Sonata in C minor for two oboes
12.10 Haydn Violin Concerto in G, H Vila 4
12.35 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201
1.00 Tubin Ballade on a Theme by Mart Saar Part Partita, Op 2 Hindemith Piano Sonata No 2 Schumann Fantasy in C,
Op 1 7Saar Moment Musical: Prelude in B flat minor, Op 4 7 No 1; Mazurka in G minor Eller Prelude in C sharp minor;
Humoresque Mozart Fantasy in D minor,
K39 72.20 Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Together 3.15 First Steps in Drama
3.30 Words Alive 3.45 Numbertime
Mental Maths 4.00 Megamaths Mental Maths 4.15 Listen and Write 4.35 Time and Tune 4.55 Programme Preview
5.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F.
BKIVI 04 7 5.15 Buxtehude Non Freut
Euch, Lieben Christen G 'mein, BuxWV210
5.40 Hetu Le Jardin d'Antan; Gondolar (Les Illusions Fanees, Op 46)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Tubin Ballade
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: Lieben Christen G
Unknown: Hetu Le Jardin

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