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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Britten, arr Bream Courtly Dances
(Gloriana) Julian Bream Consort
6.25 Dvorak Serenade in E for strings, Op 22 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.00 Telemann Concerto in D
Haken Hardenberger , Michael Laird and William Houghton (trumpets), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor lona Brown
8.30 Janacek Violin Concerto
Thomas Zehetmair , Philharmonia, conductor Heinz Holliger


Unknown: Dvorak Serenade
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Haken Hardenberger
Unknown: Michael Laird
Unknown: William Houghton
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Lona Brown
Unknown: Thomas Zehetmair
Conductor: Heinz Holliger

: Composer of the Week: Bellini

Donald Macleod traces the relationship between Bellini and the diva Giuditta Pasta.
She was the greatest soprano in Europe at the time; critics raved about the natural expressiveness of her voice. She met
Bellini in the summer of 1827 and became the foremost interpreter of his heroines.
Son Geloso; Final scene (La Sonnambula) Edita Gruberova (soprano), JoseBros (tenor), Roberto Scandiuzzi (bass),
Bavarian Radio Chorus, Munich Radio Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti Casta Diva (Norma) Maria Callas
(soprano), Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Tullio Serafin Norma (excerpt) Joan Sutherland
(soprano), Marilyn Home (alto), Yvonne Minton (mezzo), London Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Edita Gruberova
Tenor: Roberto Scandiuzzi
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Soprano: Maria Callas
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Soprano: Joan Sutherland
Unknown: Yvonne Minton
Conductor: Richard Bonynge

: Work in Progress

The photographic textile artist
Natasha Kerr continues her research on the family that has commissioned her latest project.


Artist: Natasha Kerr

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Ysaye Chant d'Hiver
Aaron Rosand (violin), Radio Luxembourg Orchestra, conductor Louis de Froment
10.16 Schirtz Es Erhub Sich ein Streit
Cantus Colin , director Konrad Junghanel (lute); Musica Fiata, director Roland Wilson (alto cornet)
10.25 DErlanger Suite: The Hundred Kisses LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
10.43 Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C, Op 119 Janos Starker , Gyorgy Sebok (piano)
11.08 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050
RogerCortet (flute), Jacques Thibaud (violin), Paris Conservatoire Orchestra conductor Alfred Cortot (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Violin: Aaron Rosand
Unknown: Cantus Colin
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Director: Roland Wilson
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Unknown: Janos Starker
Piano: Gyorgy Sebok
Piano: Bach Brandenburg
Flute: Jacques Thibaud
Conductor: Alfred Cortot

: Morning Performance

Towards Britten
4: Britten and His English Contemporaries Britten Suite on English Folk Tunes, Op 90 (A Time There Was ...)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Oliver Knussen
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis BBC Philharmonic, conductorYan Pascal Tortelier
Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time) BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Walton Façade: Suite No 1 BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth Berkeley The Lord Is My Shepherd
BBC Northern Singers, Alastair Ross (organ), conductor Richard Hickox
Britten Phaedra Louise Winter (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Cleobury


Conductor: Oliver Knussen
Conductor: Vaughan Williams Fantasia
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Conductoryan: Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Singers: Alastair Ross
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Russian Roulette. Chris de Souza introduces the final concert in this series from St George 's Bristol. Anya Alexeyev (piano)
Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in A minor, Op 87 No 2
Balakirev Piano Sonata in B flat minor Medtner Fairy Tales: Op 20; Op 26 Rachmaninov Moments Musicaux,
Op 16: No 3 in B minor; No 4 in E minor


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: St George
Piano: Anya Alexeyev
Piano: Shostakovich Prelude

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Federico Agostini (violin), conductor Emilio Pomarico
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Federico Agostini created his own cadenzas forthis performance of a Mozart violin concerto recorded last year at Perth City Hall. Schumann Overture:
Manfred Mozart Violin Concerto in G, K216
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral)


Conductor: Emilio Pomarico
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Presented By: Federico Agostini
Unknown: Perth City Hall.
Violin: Manfred Mozart

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners. Today they open a musical box and visit the Big Country. Tell I your friends about the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Music Restored

No 25 Brook Street. The house near
Grosvenor Square in London where
Handel lived from 1723 until his death in 1759 opens to the public for the first time today. Lucie Skeaping visits the house and talks to the director, Jacqueline Riding.


Director: Jacqueline Riding.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Festival of Britten
The Mahler Connection
Live from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and its chief conductor Osmo Vanska explore the many musical links between Benjamin Britten and Gustav Mahler, including a performance of the only Mahler symphony that Britten ever conducted. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Lynne Dawson (soprano),
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor),
BBCSSO, conductor Osmo Vanska Britten Sinfonia da Requiem; Nocturne
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Encounters with Britten Humphrey Burton talks to the conductor
Steuart Bedford , a former artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival who is also associated with many works by Britten, in particular with Death in Venice.
8.40 Mahler Symphony No 4


Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Conductor: Britten Sinfonia
Talks: Britten Humphrey Burton
Conductor: Steuart Bedford

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright discusses Jonathan Schell 's new book The Unfinished Twentieth
Century, which argues that the defining characteristic of the 20th century was the uncontrolled acceleration of the capacity of the human race for self-destruction. In light of recent events, Schell asks what can be done about the nuclear inheritance.


Unknown: Patrick Wright
Unknown: Jonathan Schell

: Late Junction

Late-night listening with Fiona Talkington , including music by two saxophonists:
John Tchicai and Martin Speake.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Tchicai
Unknown: Martin Speake.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Gesualdo 0 Vos Omnes
12.15 Auletta Harpsichord Concerto in C
12.35 Hummel Viola Sonata in E flat, Op 5 No 31.00 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate,
K165 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring) 1.50 Bach Sonata in G minor,
BWV1001 2.05 Telemann Suite in Eminor
2.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Hummel Viola Sonata
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate

: BBC Schools

3.00 Expressive Arts Pack 2 3.20 Just
Poetry 3.30 Maths Challenge 3.45 Word Games 3 4.00 H ave Your Say 4.20 Dance Workshop 4.40 Music Workshop
5.00 Brahms Academic Festival Overture
5.10 Devienne Trio No 2 in C for flute, viola and cello 5.25 Dvorak In Nature's Realm
5.40 Rudolf Matz Elegy and Humoreske
5.50 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, RV315 (Summer) (The Four Seasons)


Unknown: Rudolf Matz Elegy

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