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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Praetorius PuerNatus in Bethlehem
6.40 Waldteufel Waltz: Roses de Noel, Op 230
7.00 Charpentier Noëls sur les Instruments
7.40 Einar Englund Suite: White Reindeer
8.00 Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op 6 No 8 (Fatto per la Notte di Natale)
8.35 William Henry Fry Santa Claus Symphony


Unknown: Praetorius Puernatus
Unknown: Einar Englund
Unknown: William Henry Fry

: Composer of the Week: Strauss

Heroism plays a central role in Strauss's music: his view of the concept is closely entwined with Romanticism and draws heavily on his literary antecedents, notably Goethe and Schiller. Today Donald Macleod examines some of the ways in which Strauss used and depicted heroism. Traum Durch die Dammerung (Op 29) Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Enoch Arden , Op 38 (excerpt) Claude Rains (speaker), Glenn Gould (piano) Ein Heldenleben
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner (R)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Traum Durch
Baritone: Simon Keenlyside
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Piano: Enoch Arden
Unknown: Claude Rains
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Fritz Reiner

: Work in Progress

Artist Dorothy Cross talks about her plans to stage an opera in a cave - a shrine to the Virgin Mary - in the west of Ireland.


Artist: Dorothy Cross
Unknown: Virgin Mary

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan and Jonathan Swain.
Handel Violin Sonata in D, Op 1 No 13 Jascha Heifetz , Emanuel Bay (piano)
10.18 Humperdinck Dream Pantomime (Hansel and Gretel) Lucia Popp (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo),
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
10.30 Komgold Ich GingZu Ihm (Das Wunder der Heliane) Lotte Lehmann
(soprano), Berlin State Opera Orchestra , conductor Manfred Gurlitt
10.39 Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Halina Czerny-Stefanska , Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl
11.06 Sakhnovsky Cherubic Hymn No 2 St Petersburg Chamber Choir, director Nikolai Korniev
11.17 Suppe Overture: Pique Dame Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray


Unknown: Rob Cowan
Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Piano: Emanuel Bay
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Conductor: Georg Solti
Soprano: Lotte Lehmann
Soprano: Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Manfred Gurlitt
Unknown: Halina Czerny-Stefanska
Conductor: Karel Ancerl
Director: Nikolai Korniev
Conductor: Paul Paray

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Charles Mackerras
Humphrey Burton talks to the Australian conductor about his musical passions, with recordings from the BBC archive. Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Schubert Incidental music to Rosamunde
BBC Symphony Orchestra Berlioz Les Nuits d'Ete
Jennifer Smith (soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra


Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Soprano: Jennifer Smith

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Temple Church in London, a concert of medieval music for voice and instruments from England, France and Germany, and music from the Golden Age of the Spanish Renaissance. Introduced by Brian Kay.
Virelai: Catherine King (mezzo), William Lyons (flute/recorder), Jacob Heringman (lute/viol),
Susanna Pell (viol/lute/recorder)


Introduced By: Brian Kay.
Flute: William Lyons
Unknown: Jacob Heringman
Unknown: Susanna Pell

: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

From the Chapel of King's College,
Cambridge. A recording of the complete service broadcast yesterday on Radio 4. (R) Full order of service: page 20

: Florestan TrioMozart

Piano Trio in E, K542 (R)

: Voices

Best of 2001 lain Burnside picks the plums from the past year on Voices, including memorable conversations with Karita Mattila,
HK Gruberand Francesca Zambello , and studio recordings with Lisa Milne , Paul Agnew and Vladimir Moroz.


Unknown: Gruberand Francesca Zambello
Unknown: Lisa Milne
Unknown: Paul Agnew
Unknown: Vladimir Moroz.

: Performing Verdi

British bass-baritone Robert Lloyd discusses his approach to the role of Don Carlos with Rodney Milnes. (R)


Bass-Baritone: Robert Lloyd
Unknown: Don Carlos
Unknown: Rodney Milnes.

: Christmas Collection

A sequence of music for Christmas, with carols and devotional music. (R)

: Belief

Joan Bakewell talks to eminent figures about what they believe and why. 2: The Most
Rev Rowan Williams , Archbishop of Wales.


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Rowan Williams

: Performance on 3

BBC Proms 2001
Another chance to hear three talented young artists from BBC Radio 3's New Generation and a performance of Beethoven's Choral symphony.
Amanda Roocroft (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo), Kurt Streit (tenor), Peter Rose (bass), Elisabeth Batiashvili (violin), Alban Gerhardt (cello), Steven Osborne (piano), London Philharmonic
Choir, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor OsmoVanska
Beethoven Concerto in C for violin, cello and piano; Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral) (R)


Soprano: Amanda Roocroft
Soprano: Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Tenor: Kurt Streit
Bass: Peter Rose
Bass: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Violin: Alban Gerhardt
Cello: Steven Osborne

: The Trial

By Franz Kafka. Adapted for radio by Pamela Grace and read by Paul Scofield. 2: The Examination. Although allowed to continue with his work as a bank official,
Joseph K 's life is under continuous scrutiny.


Unknown: Franz Kafka.
Unknown: Pamela Grace
Read By: Paul Scofield.
Unknown: Joseph K

: BBC Proms 2001

Another chance to hear Australia's leading period instrument orchestra with one of the world's leading countertenors. Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Genevieve Lacey (recorder), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, director Paul Dyer
Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5 Vivaldi Nisi Dominus, RV608; Recorder Concerto in C, RV444; Cessate, Omai Cessate , RV684
Handel Water Music: Suite No 2 in D; Va Tacito (Giulio Cesare ) (R)


Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Genevieve Lacey
Director: Paul Dyer
Unknown: Omai Cessate
Unknown: Giulio Cesare

: Russian Sleigh Ride

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kij6


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Brahms Violin Sonata No 2 in A, Op 100
12.25 Schubert DerEinsame , D800; Seligkeit, D43312.30 Haydn Cello
Concerto in D, H W/b 21.00 The Empire Resounds. Another concert from the Utrecht Early Music Festival 2000: Pierre de la Rue Missa Puer Natus Est Nobis
1.55 Poul Schierbeck Largo for string orchestra, Op 33 2.00 Shostakovich Chamber Symphony2.20 Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn 2.50 Beethoven
Symphony No 5 in C minor 3.25 Bach
Cantata No 36c: Schwingt Freudig Euch Empor3.55 Durante Concerto No 1 in F minor for strings 4.10 Chopin Impromptu in F sharp, Op 364.15 Praetorius Dans une Etable Obscure 4.20 John Svendsen
Romance 4.30 Mozart Overture:
Don Giovanni 4.35 Strauss Horn Concerto
No 1 inEflat4.50 Lehar Valse Boston (Das Landdes Lachelns) 5.00 Leo Fall 0 Rose von Stambul (Die Rose von Stambul)
5.05 Prokofiev Children's Suite, Op 65 (excerpts) 5.15 Bartok Four Hungarian
Folk Songs 5.25 Hendrik Andriessen Five Intermezzi 5.40 Trad Entre le Boeufet
I'Ane Gris 5.45 Hoist St Paul 's Suite (arr for guitar quartet)


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Schubert Dereinsame
Unknown: Poul Schierbeck Largo
Unknown: Praetorius Dans
Unknown: John Svendsen
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Leo Fall
Unknown: Rose von Stambul
Songs: Hendrik Andriessen
Unknown: St Paul

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