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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mendelssohn Overture for wind instruments, Op 24
6.10 Johann Rosenmuller Suite in C (Studentenmusik)
7.00 Biber Sonata 1 in A (1861)
7.30 Adrian Sical Jocul Boldenilor
8.00 Monteverdi Zefiro Torna
8.35 Serban Nichifor Symphony No 4 (From West to East)


Unknown: Johann Rosenmuller Suite
Unknown: Adrian Sical Jocul Boldenilor
Unknown: Monteverdi Zefiro Torna

: Composer of the Week: Britten

Donald Macleod looks at three of Britten's late works which articulate his growing preoccupation with his imminent death. Canticle No 5: The Death of St Narcissus Peter Pears (tenor), Osian Ellis (harp) Phaedra, Op 93
ECO, conductor Steuart Bedford String Quartet No 3, Op 94 Amadeus Quartet


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Osian Ellis
Phaedra: Janet Baker(mezzo)

: Work in Progress

The paradox of the time-slice image is that the event is both happening and frozen. Photographer Tim Macmillan reflects on the questions his latest image raises.


Unknown: Tim MacMillan

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Handel Oboe Concerto No 1 in B flat,
HWV301 Leon Goossens , Bath Festival Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
10.15 Barber Mélodies Passageres, Op27Pierre Bernac (baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
10.24 LPofthe Week: Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)
Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.52 Graham Johnson , accompanist and founder of the Songmakers'Almanac, introduces one of his favourite recordings: Poulenc Allons , Plus Vite; Tu Vois le Feu du SoirPierre Bernac (baritone), Francis Poulenc (piano)
11.00 Mahler Totenfeier
Chicago SO, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Leon Goossens
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Accompanist: Graham Johnson
Unknown: Poulenc Allons
Piano: Francis Poulenc
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: Morning Performance

Boston and Rockport
Cathy Fuller presents a roundup of some of the finest festival performances and takes a glimpse into the lives of her colleagues at WGBH, and into the future of music making American style. Janequln La Bataille de Metz
Couperin Quatrième Concert (Prelude-Allemande)
Jin Dynasty Plum Blossom Variations (dizi solo)
Couperin Quatrième Concert (Sarabande-Rigaudon)
Jin Dynasty Ravens Frolic in the Wintry Water
Couperin Quatrième Concert (Forlane en Rondeau)
Anon Pavane au Luth
Sermisy Jouissance Vous Donneray Gombert Jouissance Vous Donneray Anon Passemeze; Gaillarde
Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Gervaise Pavane
Certon Puisque Vivre en Servitude Lully Thesee: Act 5 (finale)


Unknown: Anon Pavane
Unknown: Certon Puisque Vivre

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital given by the Florestan Trio at the RSAMD in Glasgow. Presented by KirsteenMcCue.
Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120 Beethoven Piano Trio in D major, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost)

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Martin Handley. Strauss Don Juan
Tchaikovsky The Tempest Conductor Martyn Brabbins Prokofiev Symphony No 5 Conductor Alexander Titov


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Presented By: Strauss Don Juan
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter 's Liz Barker and Simon Thomas play music for younger listeners. Today, music about the bones in the human body. Get connected to the Making Tracks website: www.bbc.co.uk/makingtracks


Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Simon Thomas

: Jazz Legends

George Russell
Julian Joseph introduces recordings by this American pianist and composer whose early work included collaborations with Dizzy Gillespie and Bill Evans. His sextets of the early sixties featured Eric Dolphy , Don Ellis and Steve Swallow.
Russell is also known for his theoretical text The Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organisation, which is studied in colleges across the world. Music includes highlights from a of George Russell and his Orchestra from 1986.


Unknown: George Russell
Introduces: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Bill Evans.
Unknown: Eric Dolphy
Unknown: Don Ellis
Unknown: Steve Swallow.
Unknown: George Russell

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Tenor Ian Bostridge and pianist Mitsuko Uchida perform and discuss Schubert's great song cycle about the winterjourney of a young man disappointed in love. This performance was given intheSnape
Maltings Concert Hall last June as part of the Aldeburgh Festival.
Schubert Winterreise , D911


Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Aldeburgh Festival.
Unknown: Schubert Winterreise

: Belcea and Jerusalem Quartets

Mendelssohn's joyous and youthful Octet is performed by two of the most exciting young string quartets of our time, recorded live during Radio 3's New Generation Artists Day at London's Wigmore Hall earlier this year.

Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat for strings

: Night Waves

From the Ancient Greeks to e-mail geeks, how has rhetoric evolved to accommodate changing communication media? And Paul Allen considers the history of the drachma.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Andy Kershaw

Dick Gaughan, one of the most respected folk musicians in the UK, joins Andy for an exclusive acoustic session. Now recognised as one of the best songwriters of his generation, his cited influences include Marx - both Karl and Groucho - Lennon and Lenin.
Visit the Andy Kershaw message board at bbc.co.uk/radio3


Unknown: Dick Gaughan

: Jazz on 3

Ken Vandermark 5
A performance recorded at the Purcell
Room on London's South Bank at the end of the Chicago band's first UK tour. The line-up features Ken Vandermark on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Kent Kessler on acoustic bass, Tim Mulvenna on drums, Dave Rempis on alto and tenor saxophone, and Ken's long-term foil Jeb Bishop on trombone. Presented by jazz writer and critic John Fordham.
Producers Steve Shepherd and Robert Abel


Unknown: Ken Vandermark
Unknown: Ken Vandermark
Clarinet: Kent Kessler
Bass: Tim Mulvenna
Unknown: Dave Rempis
Unknown: John Fordham.
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Wagner Siegfried
Idyll Bruckner Symphony No 8 in C minor
2.55 Mendelssohn Organ Sonata No 6 in D minor, Op 65 No 6 3.10 CPE Bach Concerto in E flat for harpsichord and piano, Wq4 7 3.25 Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K439b No 13.40 Schubert Allegretto in C minor, Op 9153.50
Brahms Zigeunerlieder , Op 1034.10 Albicastro Concertoa4, Op 7 No 12 4.25 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K5764.45 Glinka Spanish Overture No 2 5.00 Dohnanyl
Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song, Op 29
5.10 Rosenmuller Sinfonia a 4 5.20 Debussy Jeux 5.40 Caplet
Divertissement No 2 (A I 'Espagnole)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mozart Divertimento
Unknown: Brahms Zigeunerlieder
Unknown: Rosenmuller Sinfonia

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