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: Handel

Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 6
5.10 Rossini Languir per una Bella (L 'Italiana in Algeri) 5.20
Lyubmyr Mateyko Plaiting of the Bride 's Braids
5.30 Auric, arr Lane Suite: Dead of Night
5.45 Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music


Unknown: Rossini Languir
Unknown: Lyubmyr Mateyko Plaiting

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Nielsen Little Suite for strings, Op 1 Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra, conductor Juha Kangas
6.20 Ravel Violin Sonata (1897)
Gidon Kremer , Elena Bashkirova (piano)
7.00 Haydn Overture: L 'Infedelta Delusa Haydn Sinfonietta Wien, conductor Manfred Huss
7.45 Stanchinsky Piano Sonata No 2 Thomas Ades (piano)
8.00 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F. RV293 (Autumn) (The Four Seasons) Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
8.35 Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer


Conductor: Juha Kangas
Unknown: Gidon Kremer
Piano: Elena Bashkirova
Conductor: Manfred Huss
Piano: Thomas Ades
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Ivan Fischer

: Composer of the Week: JosquinDesprez

The details of Josquin's life are shrouded in the mists of time: even his name is known in many different forms. Today, piecing togetherthe fragments of information that have survived, Donald Macleod continues his survey of the composer's life. Ave Maria, Gratia Plena
Hilliard Ensemble , director Paul Hillier
Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae New London
Chamber Choir, conductor James Wood Vultuum Tuum Deprecabuntur Orlando Consort


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Gratia Plena
Unknown: Hilliard Ensemble
Director: Paul Hillier
Conductor: James Wood

: Work in Progress

Esther Freud 's next novel is set mostly in a Suffolk village in both the contemporary world and in the fifties. What research has she been doing?


Unknown: Esther Freud

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Debussy Rondes de Printemps (Images) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Monteux
10.14 Schubert Impromptu in C minor, D899 No 1 Radu Lupu (piano)
10.26 Mendelssohn String Quartet in E flat, Op 44 No 3Talich Quartet
10.58 Mahler Um Mitternacht(Ruckert Lieder) Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter
11.05 Debussy Le Martyre de Saint
Sebastien LSO, conductor Pierre Monteux


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Conductor: Schubert Impromptu
Piano: Radu Lupu
Contralto: Kathleen Ferrier
Conductor: Bruno Walter
Conductor: Pierre Monteux

: Morning Performance

Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival
2: 1800-50. With Fiona Talkington. Spohr Nonet in F. Op 31
Schubert Ganymed , D544; Lied der Mignon, D877; Was Bedeuitetdie Bewegung, D 720 (Suleika No 1)
Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo)
Mendelssohn String Octet in Eflat, Op 20


Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Schubert Ganymed
Unknown: Lilli Paasikivi

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From Belfast's Elmwood Hall, a recital given earlierthis month by the 24-year-old German cellist Daniel Muller-Schott and American pianist Robert Kulek. Daniel Muller-Schott made a tremendous impression on his Belfast debut a year ago and this recital has been eagerly awaited. Presented by Sean Rafferty. Beethoven Cello Sonata No 5 in D, Op 102 No 2
Crumb Sonata for solo cello
Poulenc Cello Sonata See Friday 2pm


Unknown: Daniel Muller-Schott
Pianist: Robert Kulek.
Pianist: Daniel Muller-Schott
Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Steven Burnard (viola), conductor Richard Hickox.
The BBC National Orchestra of Wales's principal violist, Steven Burnard , performs in Walton's viola concerto. This concert was recorded in Wrexham earlier this year. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Walton Viola Concerto
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5


Viola: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Richard Hickox.
Unknown: Steven Burnard
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners.
Today there is music for 11 trumpets, two violins and two sopranos, but there's only one Making Tracks website - catch it at: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

My Kind of Song: FrancescaZambello lain Burnside talks to opera and theatre director Francesca Zambello , whose innovative productions forthe English
National Opera and the Royal Opera House in London have met with great acclaim.
Her selection of vocal music ranges from opera to Rodgers and Hart to kd lang.


Director: Francesca Zambello

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Chris de Souza introduces a concert live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Anne Evans (soprano),
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Wagner Prelude; Elsa's Dream (Lohengrin, Act 1)
Langgaard Symphony No 4 (Leaf-fall) (first UK performance)
8.15 Twenty Minutes: The Gothic Idyll
Richard Foster looks at the gothic revival, which produced some of the the best-and the worst - of 19th-century art and design, and which swept away the prevailing taste forthe classical style in favourof a passion for all things medieval.
8.35 Wagner Prelude; Liebestod (Tristan and Isolde)
Nielsen Symphony No 5


Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Unknown: Richard Foster

: Night Waves

Richard Coles sees
Jitney-August Wilson 's off-Broadway smash that comes to the National Theatre. Set in Pittsburgh in the seventies, it tells the story of the men who drive the jitney (unlicensed cab company) cars strugglingto find honour and accomplishment in a bleak landscape. He also talks to Louis
Menand, whose book The Metaphysical Club explores the origin and development of "pragmatist" thinking in late 19th-century America.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Jitney-August Wilson

: Late Junction

Robert Sandall samples the weird and wonderful sounds created by some of the artists featured in the Stockhauseninspired Elektronic festival, which is taking place this week at the Barbican Centre in London.


Unknown: Robert Sandall

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Anon A Santa Maria
Dadas (Cantigas de Santa Maria)
12.10 Stenhammar Late Summer Nights, Op 3312.25 Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, Op 1112.50 Handel Perche Viva il Caro Sposo (Rodrigo)
1.00 Utrecht Early Music Festival 2000: The Court of Alfonso el Sabio, Kingof
Castille (1221-84). Vocal and instrumental music from the Christian, Islamic and Jewish traditions of the Iberian Peninsula, performed byCamerata Mediterranea, and L'Orchestre Abdelkrim Rais de Fes.
2.30 GU Jenner Trio in E flat


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Handel Perche Viva
Unknown: Caro Sposo

: 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

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