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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.10 Suk Serenade for strings
Suk CO, conducted bythe Composer
7.10 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat, K41 7 Lowell Greer (natural horn), Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, director Nicholas McGegan
7.40 Stanford Irish Rhapsody No 5 Ulster Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV104 7 Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel
8.15 Peter Schickele Quintet No 1 for piano and strings
Audobon Quartet, Peter Schickele (piano)


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Lowell Greer
Director: Nicholas McGegan
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Peter Schickele
Piano: Peter Schickele

: Composer of the Week: Lully

Lully was always expected to eulogise his royal master Louis XIV in everything he wrote, whether it was forthe parade ground, the church orthe stage. Today Donald Macleod looks at some of the operas in which Lully depicted the "official history" of Louis's reign ingloriously mythological terms.
Chaconne (Cadmus et Hermione)
London Oboe Band, director Paul Goodwin Prologue: Alcestis
Ensemble Vocal Sagittarius,
La Grande Ecurie et La Chambre du Roy, director Jean-Claude Malgoire Atys (excerpt)
Guy de Mey (tenor), Guillemette Laurens (mezzo), Jean-Francois Gardeil (baritone), Bernard Deletre (bass), Chorus and Orchestra of Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Director: Paul Goodwin
Director: Jean-Claude Malgoire
Tenor: Guillemette Laurens
Baritone: Jean-Francois Gardeil
Bass: Bernard Deletre
Director: William Christie
Nymphe of the Seine: Miriam Ruggeri (soprano)
La Gloire: Sophie Marin-Degor (soprano)
Nymphe of the Tuileries: Veronique Gens (soprano)
Nympheof the Marne: Claudine Le Coz (soprano)

: Work in Progress

Theatre director Max Stafford Clark develops new ideas for his Out of Joint theatre company.


Director: Max Stafford Clark

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Mozart Overture: La Clemenza di Tito
Camerata Academica, Salzburg, conductor Sandor Vegh
10.10 Blow Ah, Heaven! What is rt
Hear?: Sing, Sing Ye Muses (Amphion Anglicus) Nobuko Yamatoto (soprano),
Rene Jacobs (countertenor), Marius van Altena (tenor), Max von Egmond (bass), Marie Leonhardt (violin), Antoinette van den Hombergh (violin), Anner Bylsma (cello), director Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
10.18 Copland Piano Sonata William Kapell (piano)
10.40 LP of the week: Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op 70
Leonid Kogan and Elizabeth Gilels
(violins), Rudolf Barshai and Gennadi
Talalian (violas), Sergei Knushevitsky and Mstislav Rostropovich (cellos)
11.14 Ponchielli Dance of the Hours (La Gioconda) NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Sandor Vegh
Soprano: Nobuko Yamatoto
Soprano: Rene Jacobs
Tenor: Marius van Altena
Tenor: Max von Egmond
Violin: Marie Leonhardt
Violin: Antoinette van Den Hombergh
Violin: Anner Bylsma
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Piano: William Kapell
Unknown: Leonid Kogan
Violins: Elizabeth Gilels
Violins: Rudolf Barshai
Violas: Sergei Knushevitsky
Cellos: Mstislav Rostropovich
Cellos: Ponchielli Dance
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

: Morning Performance

Film Music Week
4: Russia. Tommy Pearson presents a week of music from the movies. In today's programme he introduces some of the music written by three of the greatest composers working in the Soviet music industry: Sergei Prokofiev ,
Dmitri Shostakovich and Alfred Schnittke. Vassily Sinaisky conducts the BBC
Philharmonic in Prokofiev's music for the comic film Lieutenant Kije,
Shostakovich's score for a 1936 film about the Spanish Civil war- Salute to
Spain, and Schnittke's music for a 1971 film about the goings on in a sports stadium, Sport, Sport, Sport.


Unknown: Sergei Prokofiev
Unknown: Dmitri Shostakovich
Unknown: Alfred Schnittke.
Unknown: Vassily Sinaisky

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A programme of a cappella sacred music from five centuries, recorded in the church of St Alban the Martyr, Holborn, in London. Harvey Come, Holy Ghost Byrd Laudibus in Sanctis
Purcell Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences; 0 Lord Godof Hosts Richard Allain Allain Salve Regina Pizzetti Ululate
Monteverdi Domine Ne in Furore Tuo
Harris Faire Is the Heaven
Bassano Dic Nobis, Maria (R)


Unknown: Richard Allain Allain

: BBC Orchestras

Best of 2001: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Joseph Swensen Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Sibelius Incidental music: Pelleas et
Karjalainen Suite: Summer Pictures David Cowley (oboe)
Mahler Symphony No I (Titan)


Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Oboe: David Cowley

: Making Tracks

Liz Barker and Simon Thomas play more music for younger listeners. Today there are European Christmas works and music from naughty musicians up to no good when their mum goes out.


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Simon Thomas

: Music Restored

The Brisk Recorder Quartet
Lucie Skeaping meets Dutch recorder group, Brisk, and introduces a specially recorded session of music by Bach, Scheidt, Jenkins, Locke, Gibbons and Sweelinck.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bohemian Journey
Live from the Guildhall, Portsmouth. Frederick Kempf (piano),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Dvorak Symphony No 2 in B flat
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Nobody Will Laugh From a short story by Milan Kundera , translated from the Czech by Suzanne Rappaport. A university lecturer makes an insincere promise and sets off a chain of lies that draws in his secretary, his girfriend, and even his entire lecture class. Read by Robert Lindsay.
8.40 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 4 in G
Freddy Kempf 's ivory power: page 19


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Story By: Milan Kundera
Unknown: Suzanne Rappaport.
Read By: Robert Lindsay.
Unknown: Freddy Kempf

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd presents the live debate programme that explores the ideas beneath the hype and the headlines.


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

A complete performance,of John Sheppard 's Missa Cantate from the Gabrieli Consort with plainchant from the Sarum Rite. Plus piano music from Down Underplayed by Trevor Barnard , and Ian Blake 's transfigured Christmas night in Canberra. With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: John Sheppard
Unknown: Gabrieli Consort
Unknown: Trevor Barnard
Unknown: Ian Blake
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Beethoven, arrSedlak
Overture: Fidel io 12.10 Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 212.40 Paganini Caprices, Opl: Nos 7-121.00 Berlioz Overture: Le CorsaireChopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E m/norDebussy La Mer 2.25 Albeniz Spanish Suite, Op 4 72.50 Puccini Vissed 'Arte(Tosca)
3.00 Rautavaara Psalm of Invocation;
Evening Hymn; Ekteniya; Ekteniya of the Litany; Troparion of the Feast; Final
Blessing (Vigilia Vespers) 3.10 Poulenc Organ Concerto 3.30 Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, D8984.15 Handel Harp Concerto in B flat, Op 4 No 64.25 Bizet Carmen :
Suite No 24.50 Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival 5.00 Franck Le Chasseur Maudit
5.25 CPE Bach Flute Quartet in G, Wq95
5.45 Julije Bajamonti Symphony in C 5.55 Trad Deck the Halls


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Puccini Vissed
Unknown: Bizet Carmen

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