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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23
6.35 Grieg Lyric Suite, Op 54
7.00 Mozart Overture: DieZauberflote
7.50 Astor Piazzolla Otono Porteno
8.00 Shostakovich Festive Overture
8.30 Dukas L 'Apprenti Sorcier

: Composer of the Week: Britten

The nature of Benjamin Britten 's expression in his religious works suggests a relationship with religion and religious ideas which was complex and ambivalent. Donald Macleod considers the powerful visual imagery that Britten brought to his late religious works.
The Burning Fiery Furnace, Op 77 (excerpt)
English Opera Group, conducted by the Composer
Canticle No 4: Journey of the Magi, Op 86 Peter Pears (tenor), James Bowman
(countertenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Owen Wingrave , Op 85 (excerpt)
ECO, conducted by the Composer Sacred and Profane, Op 91 Wilbye Consort


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: James Bowman
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Piano: Owen Wingrave
Herald: Peter Leeming(baritone)
Astrologer: Bryan Drake(baritone)
Nebuchadnezzar: Peter Pears(tenor)
Owen Wingrave: Benjamin Luxon(baritone)
Kate Julian: Janet Baker(mezzo)
Lechmere: Nigel Douglas(tenor)

: Work in Progress

Photographer Tim Macmillan considers turning his time-slice film back into a 2-D image that is convincingly 3-D.


Unknown: Tim MacMillan

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Sullivan Overture di Ballo New Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
10.16 Faure Le Secret , Op 23 No 3 Gounod Serenade Pierre Bernac
(baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
10.24 Mozart Symphony No 39 in E flat, K543Czech PO, conductor Vaclav Talich
10.57 Poulenc Poemes de Louis Aragon; Montparnasse Pierre Bernac (baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
11.06 Eller Lyrical Suite
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tonu Kaljuste


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Faure Le Secret
Baritone: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Vaclav Talich
Piano: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Tonu Kaljuste

: Morning Performance

Boston and Rockport
Cathy Fullertravels down the coast to the tiny fishing village of Rockport to meet the locals and talk to David Deveau , pianist and director of the chamber music festival. Debussy Bruyeres (Preludes, Book 2)
Faure Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 Paschal de L'Estocart Reveillez-Vous
Chacun Fidèle
Benedictus Appenzeller Du Fond de Ma Pensee
Adrien le Roy/Estocart Estans Assis aux Rives Aquatiques
Lully Thesee (Act 3, Scenes 1-8)
Claudin de Sermisy Tant Que Vivrayen Age Florissant
Lassus Le Nuict Froide et Sombre; Quand Mon Mari S 'en Va Dehors


Pianist: David Deveau
Unknown: Quand Mon Mari

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Facets of Brahms Martin Handley introduces another concert from the Djanogly Recital Hall in Nottingham in the series featuring chamber music by Brahms.
Gould Piano Trio: Lucy Gould (violin),
Martin Storey (cello), Benjamin Frith (piano) Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17 Brahms Piano Trio in C, Op87


Introduces: Brahms Martin Handley
Violin: Lucy Gould
Cello: Martin Storey
Cello: Benjamin Frith

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The BBCSSO continues this week's focus on fifth symphonies with a deeply-felt account of Tchaikovsky's fifth. Presented by Martin Handley.
Szymanowski Concert Overture
Bartok Violin Concerto No 1
Leonidas Kavakos , conductor VassilySinaisky
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor Conductor Emilio Pomarico


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Emilio Pomarico

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Simon Thomas play more music for younger listeners.
Today they present music from Romania, Russia and the Alps. There's a world of musical fun on the Making Trackswebsite: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Simon Thomas

: Choral Evensong

Live from Holy Trinity Church, Tattershall, Lincolnshire, sung by the choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Introit: Audivi Vocem de Caelo (John Taverner ). Responses (Thomas Tallis ). Psalm 110 (Tallis). First Lesson: Wisdom 5, wl-16. Office Hymn: 0 God, Thy Loving Care for Man (Tallis's Canon). Canticles: The First Service (Robert Parsons ). Second Lesson: Romans 10, wll-18. Anthem: Sospitati Dedit (John Taverner ). Prayer-Anthem:
Libera Nos, Salva Nos (John Sheppard ).
Hymn: The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow (Tallis's Ordinal). Organ Voluntary: Gloria Tibi Trinitas (John Blitheman ). Director of music Geoffrey Webber. Organ scholars Gavin Roberts and Timothy Kennedy.


Unknown: John Taverner
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Robert Parsons
Unknown: John Taverner
Unknown: John Sheppard
Unknown: John Blitheman
Music: Geoffrey Webber.
Unknown: Gavin Roberts
Unknown: Timothy Kennedy.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: lebrecht.live

Another in Norman Lebrecht 's series of interactive cultural forums on BBC Radio 3 and the World Wide Web. E-mail your comments to lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk or phone in on [number removed].


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3

Sinfonia 21 performs three contrasting works from the chamber orchestra repertoire as part of its residency at
Imperial College, London. This fascinating programme leads from the neoclassicism of Stravinsky's Balanchine ballet of 1947 via David Sawer 's Tiroirsto a Beethoven symphony described famously by Wagner as "the apotheosis of the dance".
Sinfonia 21, conductor Martyn Brabbins Stravinsky Orpheus David Sawer Tiroirs
Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A


Unknown: David Sawer
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Stravinsky Orpheus
Conductor: David Sawer

: Leopold String Trio

Henze Trioip.)

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Patrick Wright presents the live debate programme which takes on the thornier topics in contemporary culture.


Unknown: Patrick Wright

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents music by Icelandic composer
Thorkell Sigurbjornsson , by Estonian composer
Arvo Part and by his teacher Heino Eller. Plus historical recordings of prisoners at Parchman Farm and familiar spirituals reinterpreted by Louis Armstrong.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Music By: Icelandic Composer
Music By: Thorkell Sigurbjornsson
Unknown: Arvo Part
Unknown: Heino Eller.
Unknown: Louis Armstrong.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Jacopo Peri Uccidimi
Dolore 12.15 Fodor Symphony No 4 in C minor, Op 1912.40 Natko Devcic
Istrian Suite 1.00 Bach Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV548 Jean Guillou Scenes d'Enfant, Op 28Gesualdo Canzon
Francese del Principe Liszt Fantasia and Fugue on "Ad Nos, ad Salutarem Undam"
2.20 Beethoven Cello Sonata No 3 in A,
Op 692.45 Brahms Song of Destiny, Op 54 3.00 Schumann Frauenliebe und-Leben,
Op 42 3.30 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in Fminor4.15 Grieg Jesus Christ Is Risen; In Heaven, Op 74 Nos 3 and 4 4.30 Erik Tulindberg Violin Concerto 5.05 Weber Clarinet Concertino in E flat, Op 26 5.15
Gorecki Totus Tuus 5.25 Albicastro Violin
Sonata, Op 9 No 12 (La Follia)
5.40 Mozart Three Marches, K 4085.50 Debussy, orch Ravel Tarantelle Styrienne


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jacopo Peri Uccidimi
Unknown: Jean Guillou
Unknown: Grieg Jesus Christ
Violin: Erik Tulindberg
Unknown: Gorecki Totus Tuus

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