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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Geminianl Concerto No 7 in D minor
I Musici
6.45 Beethoven Rondo in B flat, Wo06 Robert Levin (fortepiano), Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.00 Schirtz Alleluja ! Lobet den Herren
SWV38 Cantus Colin, Concerto Palatino, director Konrad Junghanel
7.45 Schubert Variations in A flat, D813 Sviatoslav Richter and Benjamin Britten (piano duet)
8.00 Rimsky-Korsakov May Night
Overture Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor Alexander Lazarev
8.45 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti


Musici: Beethoven Rondo
Unknown: Robert Levin
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Schirtz Alleluja
Conductor: Lobet Den Herren
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Alexander Lazarev
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Composer of the Week: Britten

Donald Macleod considers some of the geographical, temporal, and historical journeys which Britten undertook during the last years of his life. Death in Venice (excerpt) English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford Paul Bunyan (excerpt)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conductor Richard Hickox
Lachrymae, Op48a Roger Chase (viola), Nash Ensemble , conductor Lionel Friend Suite on English Folk Tunes, Op 90 CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Viola: Roger Chase
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Aschenbach: Peter Pears(tenor)
Hotel barber: John Shirley-Quirk(baritone)
Loggers: Nell Gillespie(tenor),
Loggers: Nell Griffiiths(tenor),
Loggers: Christopher Lackner(bass),
Loggers: Jonathan Coad(bass)
Tiny: Susan Gritton(soprano)
Johnny Inkslinger: Kurt Streit(tenor)
Voice of Paul Bunyan: Kenneth Cranham(speaker)

: Work in Progress

Tim Macmillan considers the cycle of life and death in the animal world and the resistance in societyto facing the facts.


Unknown: Tim MacMillan

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Geminiani Violin Sonata in A, Op 14 No 10 Nathan Milstein , Leon Pommers (piano) Poulenc Le Bestiaire ou Le Cortege d'Orphee Pierre Bernac (baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
Wagner Prelude to Act 3; Dance of the Apprentices; Procession of the Meistersingers (Die Meistersinger von
Nurnberg) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.32 Ravel Histoires Naturelles Pierre
Bernac (baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
10.48 Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550 English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Nathan Milstein
Piano: Leon Pommers
Piano: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Baritone: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Benjamin Britten

: Morning Performance

Boston and Rockport
Cathy Fuller presents more music from the Boston early music festival and the Rockport chamber music festival and takes a look around the fringe of the early music festival.
L Couperin Pieces in A minor
Charpentier Motet in Honorem Sancti Pierre Certon 0 Mes Peines et Ennuis
Attaignant Branle Gay
Pierre Certon Trop PenserMe Fait Amour Ravel Violin Sonata
Charpentier Motet: Dixit Dominus Lully Thesee: Act 4 (Scenes 4-8)


Unknown: Pierre Certon

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital given at last year's Belfast Festival at Queen's. Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo),
Mark Padmore (tenor) and Julius Drake (piano) perform songs by Berlioz, Faure, Duparc and Britten.


Unknown: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Julius Drake

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Presented by Martin Handley.
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op 43 Martin Roscoe (piano) Sibelius Finlandia ; Swan ofTuonela
(Lemminkainen Suite); Symphony No 5


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Piano: Sibelius Finlandia

: Making Tracks

Liz Barker and Simon Thomas play more music for younger listeners. Today there is music for stage, screen and concert hall. Create your own tracks on the website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Simon Thomas

: Music Restored

The Linleys of Bath. Another chance to hear a programme first broadcast in June of this year. Lucie Skeaping looks back on the life, music and career of the Linleys of Bath. This 18th-century musical family was blessed with one of the great hopes for the future of English music but their story is overshadowed by tragedy.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Philip Glass Composer Portrait
Live from the Barbican, London. In the first of two Composer Portraits, Marin Alsop conducts music by Philip Glass , including the UK premieres of three works composed in the nineties.
Jonathan Haas and John Chimes
(timpani), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop
Glass Symphony No 3 (first UK performance); Concerto Fantasy for two timpanists and orchestra (first UK performance)
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Philip Glass - the Early Years
Robert Worby looks at the music that first brought Philip Glass to public attention in New York in the sixties and seventies.
8.40 Glass Symphony No 2 (first UK performance)


Unknown: Marin Alsop
Music By: Philip Glass
Unknown: Jonathan Haas
Unknown: John Chimes
Unknown: Robert Worby

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to American writer
Paul Auster about True Tales of American Life-a collection of 180 stories selected by Auster from over 4,000 entries to a National Public Radio contest. Plus a discussion on Harold Pinter 's No Man's
Land, which returns to the Royal National Theatre 25 years after its debut.


Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Paul Auster
Unknown: Harold Pinter

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington plays remixes of Nils Petter Molvaer from the Recoloured album, and follows the Georgian connection between Igor Stravinsky , the Tsinandali Choir, and Giya Kancheli , including his Magnum Ignotum.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Nils Petter Molvaer
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: Giya Kancheli

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Cipriano de Rore
0 Sonno 12.10 Albeniz Iberia, Book 4
12.30 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 951.00 Lalo Symphonie
Espagnole in D minor, Op 21 Ginastera Ballet Suite: Estancia, Op 8 Villa-Lobos
Momoprecoce Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite No 2 2.35 Strauss Suite in B flatforl3 wind instruments, Op 4 3.00 Lange-Muller Madonnasange , Op 65
3.10 Hummel Rondo Brillant in A, Op 56
3.30 Pfltzner Symphony No 2 in C 3.45 Fasch Overture in B flat a due chon 4.10
Prokofiev Nocturne, Op 43 No 24.25 Dittersdorf Sinfonia Concertante 4.45
Rossini Overture: The Thieving Magpie
5.05 Handel Trio Sonata in C minor,
HWV386a 5.20 JB van Bree Allegro in D minor for four string quartets 5.35
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: The Tale of Tsar Saltan


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Strauss Suite
Unknown: Lange-Muller Madonnasange
Unknown: Hummel Rondo Brillant
Unknown: Bree Allegro
Unknown: Tsar Saltan

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