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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Hans Kemmel Circle No 1
Contemporary Alphorn Orchestra
6.45 FSiebert Divertimento Minusiense
Ljubljana Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Samo Hubad
7.00 Meyerbeer Overture: L 'Africaine Bavarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Gerd Albrecht
7.37 Chopin Variations in Eon a German Air Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
8.00 Uccellini L 'Emenfrodito (Sonatas Op 4) Arcadian Academy, director Nicholas McGegan
8.45 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils
(Salome) Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli


Conductor: Samo Hubad
Conductor: Gerd Albrecht
Director: Nicholas McGegan
Director: Strauss Dance
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli

: Composer of the Week: JosquinDesprez

(born 1450-55; died 1521). With Donald Macleod. In the village of Condesur
I'Escaut in northern France there is an open square planted with trees: it is also the resting place of one of the world's finest composers. Josquin Desprez - a musical colossus whose works link the late Middle Ages with the High Renaissance - is buried there; the church that once stood on the site having been sacked by the Huguenots in the 16th century and demolished during the French Revolution. Illibata Dei Virgo Nutrix
Taverner Choir, conductor Andrew Parrott Absolom Hf/MHilliard Ensemble
Allegez Moy Ars Nova, conductor Bo Holten Missa IAmi Baudichon
Capella Alamire , director Peter Urquhart La Déploration de la Mort de Johannes Ockeghem Hilliard Ensemble, director Paul Hillier
Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Bo Holten
Conductor: Missa Iami Baudichon
Conductor: Capella Alamire
Director: Peter Urquhart
Director: Paul Hillier
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Work in Progress

Novelist Esther Freud is at work on a new book which draws on letters sent between her grandparents. Producer Tim Dee


Unknown: Esther Freud
Producer: Tim Dee

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. This week featuring chamber music by Mendelssohn and recordings conducted by Pierre Monteux. Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor, Op 13 Vermeer Quartet
10.38 Handel Recorder Sonata in G minor, HWV360 Frans Bruggen , Anner Bylsma (cello), Bob Van Asperen (harpsichord)
10.48 Dvorak Symphony No 7 in D minor London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conducted By: Pierre Monteux.
Unknown: Frans Bruggen
Cello: Anner Bylsma
Cello: Bob van Asperen
Conductor: Pierre Monteux

: Morning Performance

Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival
Fiona Talkington visits the little Finnish town of Kuhmo, which each year hosts a prestigious chamber music festival. She talks to some of the organisers and participants, and plays recordings made at this summer's festival, which featured music spanning three centuries.
Biber Mystery (Rosary) Sonata No 1 in D minor Sirkka-Liisa Kaakinen-Pilch (violin) Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor, RV63 (La Follia) Rorilegium
Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4 Sixth Floor Ensemble
Mozart Trio in E flat, K498 (Kegelstatt) Tuija Hakkila (fortepiano), Martin Frost (clarinet), llari Augervo (viola)
Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No 4 Volger Quartet


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Clarinet: Martin Frost

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 2 7 No 2 (Moonlight)
Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959 Repeated next Sunday at 1pm


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Presented By: Frangois-Frederic Guy

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Emre Sen (piano), conductor Matthias Bamert
The BBC Philharmonic recorded this concert in Istanbul, the last stop on their tour of Greece and Turkey last year. Emre Sen , winner of the Istanbul Piano
Competition, gives a brilliant performance of Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor
Debussy La Mer
Prokofiev Suite: Romeo and Juliet (R)


Piano: Emre Sen
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Unknown: Emre Sen
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter 's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play more music foryounger listeners. Today there's a bull on the roof and a whirlwind: perhaps that's how the bull got there. Check out the musical fun on the website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson explores the world of musicals, including a preview of the autumn season on Broadway.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of the latest news and views from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Verity Sharp presents the opening concert in the London Sinfonietta's season, recorded last Friday at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall .
London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version) Xenakis Akrata
Henze L 'Heure Bleue (first UK performance)
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments (194 7 version)
Henze Voie Lactée 0 Soeur Lumineuse
Magnus Lindberg Gran Duo


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Elizabeth Hall
Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Xenakis Akrata
Unknown: Soeur Lumineuse
Unknown: Magnus Lindberg Gran

: Ten Fingers, 100 Heads

Sarah Walker talks to Nicolas Hodges , who plays George Antheil 's La Femme 100 Têtes in a special studio recording. You can also hear this programme on the Radio 3 website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/


Talks: Sarah Walker
Unknown: Nicolas Hodges
Unknown: George Antheil

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Roy Foster about the Irish history business. In The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland, Foster explores how competing political, religious, commercial and personal agendas have conspired to skew serious historical analysis.


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Roy Foster

: Late Junction

As David Sylvian performs his first UK concerts in six years, Robert Sandall explores the music of Sylvian and his many collaborators, including Holger Czukay , Jon Hassell and Talvin Singh.


Unknown: David Sylvian
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Holger Czukay
Unknown: Jon Hassell
Unknown: Talvin Singh.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Carl Smulders Piano Concerto in A
12.30 Peter Welffens Stabat Mater
12.45 Mozart Flute Quartet No 4 in A,
K298 1.00 Valentin Gheorghiu Piano Trio in A Teodor Grigoriu Sonata lonel Perlea String Quartet, Op 102.10 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Piano: Valentin Gheorghiu

: BBC Schools

3.00 Alphabet Time 3.10 Counting Time
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Find Out
3.50 Hopscotch 4.05 Time for Drama
4.20 Talking Points 4.40 Playtime
4.55 Programme Preview

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