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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.

Finzi Romance, Op 11 - Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner

6.45 Weir - Distance and Enchantment Domus

7.00 Rossini Overture: William Tell - Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Claudio Abbado

7.45 Bartok Rhapsody No 2 - Gyorgy Pauk (violin), Jeno Jando (piano)

8.10 Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 David McGill (bassoon), Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Christoph von Dohnanyi

8.40 Prokofiev - Piano Sonata No 2, Op 14 Matti Raekallio (piano)


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Violin: Gyorgy Pauk
Violin: Jeno Jando
Bassoon: David McGill
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
Piano: Matti Raekallio

: Composer of the Week: Handel

5: The Foundling Hospital
With Donald Macleod. From the mid-18th century, Handel arranged annual performances of The Messiah to raise money forthe Foundling Hospital.
Blessed Are They That Considereth the Poor (Anthem for the Foundling Hospital); Hallelujah Chorus (Messiah)
Martyn Hill (tenor), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Simon Preston Messiah (excerpts)
Judith Nelson , Emma Kirkby (soprano), David Thomas (bass), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
Organ Concerto in B flat, HWV308
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Bob van Asperen (organ)
Total Eclipse; Let the Bright Seraphim (Samson) LynneDawson (soprano), Thomas Randle (tenor), the Sixteen, Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Tenor: Martyn Hill
Conductor: Simon Preston
Unknown: Judith Nelson
Soprano: Emma Kirkby
Bass: David Thomas
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Bob van Asperen
Tenor: Thomas Randle
Conductor: Harry Christophers

: Work in Progress

The poet Kate Clanchy talks about her sequence of poems about motherhood.


Talks: Kate Clanchy

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Schumann GesangederFruhe , Op 133 Reine Gianoli (piano)
10.18 Re-issue of the Week:
Coates London Suite Symphony orchestra conducted by the Composer
10.27 Brahms Trio in E flat, Op 40
Dennis Brain (horn), Max Salpeter (violin), Cyril Preedy (piano)
10.57 Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Alfred Cortot (piano)
11.21 Dukas Villanelle
Dennis Brain (horn), Wilfrid Parry (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Schumann Gesangederfruhe
Piano: Reine Gianoli
Unknown: Brahms Trio
Horn: Max Salpeter
Piano: Cyril Preedy
Piano: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Piano: Alfred Cortot
Piano: Dukas Villanelle
Horn: Dennis Brain
Horn: Wilfrid Parry

: Morning Performance

Oxford Chamber Music Festival
With Petroc Trelawny.
Haydn Piano Trio in G, HXV No 25 (Gipsy) Isabelle Faust (violin), Melvyn Tan (piano), Pieter Wispelwey (cello)
Chopin Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 65 Pieter Wispelwey , Alexander Melnikov (piano)
Bartok Five Songs, Op 16 Patricia Rozario (soprano), Mark Troop (piano) Martinu Fantasia
Lydia Kavina (theremin), Nicholas Daniel (oboe),
Alexander Melnikov (piano), Jan Soderblom , Priya Mitchell (violin), Aida-Carmen Soanea (viola), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)


Violin: Isabelle Faust
Violin: Melvyn Tan
Cello: Pieter Wispelwey
Unknown: Pieter Wispelwey
Piano: Alexander Melnikov
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Piano: Lydia Kavina
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Oboe: Alexander Melnikov
Piano: Jan Soderblom
Violin: Priya Mitchell
Violin: Aida-Carmen Soanea

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Penny Gore presents the last 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 Andrews, Holborn. Gyorgy Pauk (violin), Ian Brown (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonata in G, Op 96 Bartok Violin Sonata No 2 (R)


Violin: Holborn. Gyorgy Pauk
Violin: Ian Brown

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Featuring music by ZymuntStojowski. Presented by Louise Fryer. Holloway Wagner Nights
Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Strauss Serenade for 13 wind insturments, Op 7 Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Stojowski Piano Concerto No 1 Jonathan Plowright , Conductor Martyn Brabbins Franck Symphony in D minor Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Holloway Wagner
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Strauss Serenade
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Jonathan Plowright
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Franck Symphony
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Jazz Legends

Lee Morgan
Julian Joseph introduces recordings by the hard bop trumpeter whose career began in the big band of Dizzy Gillespie in 1956. The following year Lee Morgan appeared on John Coltrane 's classic album Blue Train and by 1958 had joined Art Blakey 's Jazz
Messengers. Morgan achieved commercial success in 1964 with the release of The
Sidewinder, the title track of one of Blue Note's bestselling albums to this day.


Unknown: Lee Morgan
Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Art Blakey

: In Tune

Andrew McGregor presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Petra Lang (mezzo), conductor Ion Marin.
A concert live from Aberdeen's Music Hall.
Mozart Overture: The Magic Flute Wagner Wesendonck Lieder
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Majed
A short story by the award-winning
Egyptian-Sudanese author, Leila Aboulela. Read by Eileen McCallum.
8.20 Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)


Conductor: Ion Marin.
Unknown: Leila Aboulela.
Read By: Eileen McCallum.

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Australian writer Murray Bail , whose novel Eucalyptus won the Commonwealth Writers Prize, about his new collection of stories, Camouflage.
Plus the verdict on The Royal Family at the Haymarket Theatre in London, directed by Peter Hall and starring Judi Dench.


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Murray Bail
Directed By: Peter Hall
Unknown: Judi Dench.

: Andy Kershaw

Andy's guest is poet and laughsmith Ivor Cutler , with an exclusive recording of his songs and poems. Visit the Andy Kershaw message board at bbc.co.uk/radio3


Unknown: Ivor Cutler
Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Jazz on 3

Simon Fell
This week's show is given over to the broadcast debut of Thirteen Rectangles by Simon H Fell. Inspired by the painting of the same name by Kandinsky, the piece combines written passages with sequences of improvisation. It is performed in session by the Simon Fell Quintet, with Gail Brand on trombone, Alex Ward on clarinet, Alex Maguire on piano, Steve Noble on percussion and the composer on bass. You can also watch a film of the entire performance at Jazz On 3's website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/jazz/jon3.
Producers Steve Shepherd and Kathryn Willgress


Unknown: Simon Fell
Unknown: Simon H Fell.
Unknown: Gail Brand
Unknown: Alex Ward
Clarinet: Alex Maguire
Piano: Steve Noble
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Kathryn Willgress

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Verdi Nabucco
(complete) 3.00 Handel Concerto Grosso in A, Op 6 No 113.20 Nielsen Symphony No 6 (Sinfonia Semplice) 4.00 Bach
Harpsichord Concerto No 5 in F minor,
BWV1056 4.10 Schubert Violin Sonata No 1 in D, D3844.20 Glinka Valse-Fantaisie in B minor4.30 Chopin Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op 44
4.40 Franck Pastorale in E, Op 19
4.50 Beethoven Overture: King Stephen,
5.00 Liadov The Enchanted Lake, Op 62
5.10 Berezovsky Cast Me Not Off in the Time of My Old Age 5.25 Carissiml Dixit
Dominus 5.40 WF Bach Rut Duet No 6 in G
5.50 Piazzolla Tango: Primavera Portenda


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise
Unknown: Franck Pastorale
Unknown: Primavera Portenda

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