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: Morning on 3

With Penny
Gore. Schubert Piano Sonata in A flat, D557
6.15 Schubert, arr Madema Five Dances
7.15 Martinu Sonatina for two violins and piano
7.40 Carl Stamitz Rute Concerto in G, Op 29
8.00 Bantock Comedy Overture: The Pierrot of the Minute
8.40 Amy Beach Piano Trio, Op 180


Piano: Gore. Schubert
Unknown: Martinu Sonatina
Piano: Carl Stamitz Rute

: Composer of the Week: BenjaminBritten

(1913-76). In the week that marks the 25th anniversary of Benjamin Britten 's death, Donald Macleod explores the final period of the composer's life which followed his spectacular success with the War Requiem in 1962. This week's programmes examine the key aesthetic features of the late works and draw on the rich archive of recordings made by the composer and many of his friends. Curlew River, Op 71 (excerpt)
Members of English Opera Group, conducted by the Composer
Cantata Misericordium, Op 69
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Nocturnal after Dowland, Op 70 Julian Bream (guitar) Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Producer: Lyndon Jones
Madwoman: Peter Pears(tenor)
Voice of the Spirit: Bruce Webb(treble)
Ferryman: John Shirley-Quirk(baritone)
Abbot: Harold Blackburn(bass)
Traveller: Bryan Drake(bass)
Samaritan: Peter Pears(tenor)
Traveller: Dietrich Flscher-Dieskau(baritone)

: Work in Progress

Tim Macmillan is making a time-slice film about a postman kicking a dog. He begins a week of talks by reflecting on society's attitude to animals. Producer Frances Byrnes


Unknown: Tim MacMillan
Producer: Frances Byrnes

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring Mozart symphonies and recordings of French baritone Pierre Bernac.
Leclair Trio in A, Op 14 (Ouverture) Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel (violin)
10.14 Chausson Le Colibri, Op 2 No 7 Debussy Colloque Sentimental (Fetes Galantes) Pierre Bernac (baritone), Jean Doyen (piano)
Hahn Trois Jours de Vendanges Pierre Bernac (baritone), Boris Goldschmidt (piano)
10.25 Mozart Symphony No 36 in C,
K425 (Linz) Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.54 Reissue of the Week: Poulenc
Invocation aux Paques; La Belle Jeunesse (Chansons Gaillardes) Chabrier L 'lie HeureuseSatie Le ChapelierPierre
Bernac (baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
11.09 Bruch Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 44 Jascha Heifetz ,
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Izler Solomon


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Baritone: Pierre Bernac.
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Violin: Reinhard Goebel
Baritone: Pierre Bernac
Piano: Boris Goldschmidt
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Baritone: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Izler Solomon

: Morning Performance

Boston and Rockport
Cathy Fuller visits two very different music festivals in her home state of Massachusetts: the Boston early music festival, and the Rockport chamber music festival. Today Cathy meets Paul O'Dette , musical director of the Boston
Early Music Festival and learns about the themes and works that dominate the Festival this year.
Lully Prologue: Thésée
Debussy String Quartet in G minor
Gluck, arr Saint-Saens Caprices surles Aires de Ballet dalceste
Charpentier Marches pour les Trompettes; Te Deum


Unknown: Paul O'Dette

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Stephanie Hughes. Takacs Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 74 No 1 Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2 Repeated next Sunday at lpm


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
The Ulster Orchestra beginsaweekof programmes featuring memorable performances of fifth symphonies. Presented by Martin Handley. Brahms Tragic Overture Parry Elegy for Brahms
Sullivan The Tempest, Op 1 Conductor Vernon Handley
Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation) Conductor Nicholas Braithwaite


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Nicholas Braithwaite

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Simon Thomas play more music for younger listeners. Today they discover how low
Thomas can sing, and play Tchaikovsky's famous 1812 Overture. Find loads of musical fun on the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Simon Thomas

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson explores the world of music forfilm, with music from the latest CD and movie releases.


Unknown: Tommy Pearson

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and a roundup of the latest arts news. This evening he talks to jazz pianist
Uri Caine , who is touring the UKthis month.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: Uri Caine

: Performance on 3

Andrew McGregor presents a concert given in October at London's Royal
Festival Hall as part of the Japan 2001 celebration of Japanese culture.
Kazuki Sawa (violin), Colin Carr (cello), Joanna MacGregor (piano), Royal
Academy of Music Japan 2001 Symphony Orchestra,conductor
Colin Davis Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
Beethoven Concerto in C for violin, cello and piano
Sibelius Symphony No 2


Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Violin: Colin Carr
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Benvenuto Cellini

: Szymanowskl

PiotrAnderszewski (piano)
Mazurkas, Op 50: Nos 13-16

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to neurologist
Oliver Sacks about his memoir Uncle Tungsten and about growing up in wartime Britain.
And as twelve European countries prepare to exchange their currencies for the euro, the first in a series of features on money soon to be history: tonight the Irish punt.


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Oliver Sacks

: Late Junction

Rabbit Songs from New York band Hem, traditional Welsh tunes and poetry, the Tallis Scholars singing Byrd, and an Advent Fantasia by organist and composer Paul Ayres. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Paul Ayres.
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Hummel Rondo in B minor, Op 109
12.15 Rosenmuller Sinfonia Quinta
12.25 Stravinsky Petrushka
1.00 Hummel Piano Trio No 2 in F, Op 22; Clarinet Quartet in E flat; Piano Quintet in Eflat, Op 8 7 2.05 Telemann Oratorio: Der Tag des Gerichts 3.20 Tchaikovsky Serenade , Op 483.50 Carulli Guitar
Concerto in A 4.05 Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K3334.30 Zelenski Overture: In the Tatras, Op 2 7 4. 50 Picchi Balloalla
Polacha; Ballo Ongaro; Ballo Ditto HPicchi (Involatura di Balli d'Arpicordo)
5.00 Barber Adagio for strings
5.15 Weber Andante and Rondo
Ungarese in C minor, Op 35 5.25 Durante Concerto perquartetto No 3 in E flat 5.35 Byrd 0 Lord, How Vain; In Fields Abroad


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Hummel Rondo
Unknown: Rosenmuller Sinfonia Quinta
Unknown: Stravinsky Petrushka
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Picchi Balloalla

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