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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Berlioz La Captive, Op 12
Véronique Gens (soprano), Lyon National Opera Orchestra, conductor Louis Langree
6.40 Heino Eller Five Pieces for string orchestra Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, conductor Tonu Kaljuste
7.00 Locatelll Overture in D, Op 4 No 1 Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
7.45 Mozart Martem Allen Arten (Die Entfiihrungaus dem Serail)
Christine Schafer (soprano), Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie
8.05 Albeniz Sevilla (Suite Espanola, Op 4 7) Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
8.45 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien Oslo PO, conductor Mariss Jansons


Conductor: Louis Langree
Conductor: Heino Eller
Conductor: Tonu Kaljuste
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
Soprano: Christine Schafer
Conductor: William Christie
Conductor: Albeniz Sevilla
Pianos: Marielle Labeque
Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: Composer of the Week:Felix Mendelssohn

(1809-47). 1: The Boy Genius
Mendelssohn is considered to be one of the greatest of all musical child prodigies. The music of his youth is highly competent and displays great depth and maturity.
Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op 35 No 1 Benjamin Frith (piano)
Overture: A Midsummer Night's Dream LPO, conductor Andrew Litton
Octet in E flat for strings, Op 20
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble ProducerChris Marshall


Piano: Benjamin Frith
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Unknown: St Martin
Unknown: Producerchris Marshall

: Work in Progress

Linda Grant , who won the Orange Prize in 2000 for When I Lived in Modem Times, is at work on her latest novel, set in her native Liverpool. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Linda Grant
Producer: Fiona McLean

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Featuring recordings by pianist Edwin Fischer and tone poems by Sibelius. Sibelius Finlandia, Op 26
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan
10.15 Weelkes Thule , the Period of CosmosgraphyOxford Camerata, conductor Jeremy Summerly
10.21 Reissue of the Week: Beethoven
Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat (Emperor) Edwin Fischer , Philharmonia, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
11.06 Sibelius En Saga, Op 9
Berlin PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Pianist: Edwin Fischer
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Conductor: Weelkes Thule
Conductor: Jeremy Summerly
Unknown: Edwin Fischer
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

: Morning Performance: Towards John Adams: 1: An American Mainstream

In conversation with John Adams, Leonard Slatkin presents a week of programmes looking forward to the Adams weekend on Radio 3, which starts on Friday. Together they explore the background to Adams's music by playing pieces written in the United States over the last 100 years.

Virgil Thomson O My Deir Hart
BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok Henry Cowell Aeolian Harp Viv McLean (piano)
Copland Clarinet Concerto Ronald van Spaendonck, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
Barber Dover Beach James Rutherford (baritone), Beicea Quartet
Hovhaness The Word of Our God BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok
William Schuman Symphony No 3 BBC SO, conductor Leonard Slatkin

Music: page 15


Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Piano: Viv McLean

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Stephanie Hughes. Angela Hewitt (piano)
Bach Toccata in C minor, BWV911 Mozart Fantasia in C minor, K396
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 28 (Pastoral) Repeated Sunday lpm


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Piano: Bach Toccata

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Conductor Vernon Handley
The first in a week of programmes featuring music which evokes the sea. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Bax Tintagel
Finzi God Is Gone Up; Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice; Fall of the Leaf
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5


Conductor: Vernon Handley
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play music foryounger listeners. Today some flying saucers music from Canada and fire music from Japan.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson follows composer Harry Gregson-Williams through the writing and recording of his music forthe recent thriller Spy Game.
ADDRESS: Stage & Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Harry Gregson-Williams
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A recital given last night at London's Barbican Hall.
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Schubert An Schwager Kronos , D369; Heidenroslein, D257; Der Musensohn, D764; Wanderers Nachtlied (Uber
Allen Gipfeln IstRuh), D768; Geheimes, D719; Meeres Stille , D216; Erlkonig, D328 Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel
Roger Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs, Op 6
Copland Three Old American Songs
Jake Heggie The Moon Is a Mirror (first UK performance)
Trad, arr Bryan Davies Welsh Medley
(Migildi Magaldi ; Little Welsh Home; Dacw Mam Yn Dwad; Dafyddy Garreg Wen ;
Ar Ian y Mor; Deryn y Bwn o'r Banna)


Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Unknown: Schwager Kronos
Unknown: Allen Gipfeln
Unknown: Meeres Stille
Songs: Jake Heggie
Unknown: Migildi Magaldi
Unknown: Dafyddy Garreg Wen
Unknown: Ar Ian

: Night Waves

Richard Coles sees Black Hawk Down,
Ridley Scott 's film of the near-disastrous American mission in Somalia, which involved the Battle of Mogadishu, the longest sustained ground battle involving American soldiers since the Vietnam War.
Plus an interview with Terry Eagleton , Britain's leading Marxist literary critic, about his memoir, The Gatekeeper.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Ridley Scott
Unknown: Terry Eagleton

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington switches on the Northern Lights with theatre music by Margret Ornolfsdottir and ancient Icelandic hymns. Plus sound carvings by Piers Hellawell and throughout the week some of Tom Robinson 's musical influences and personal favourites.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Music By: Margret Ornolfsdottir
Unknown: Tom Robinson

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. A Forqueray, arr JB
Forqueray Harpsichord Suite 12.20
Clerambault Apollon et Doris (cantate profane) 12.40 Marcin Leopolita Missa Paschalis 1.00 A concert of works by Poulenc, including Banalités; Sonata for two pianos and Sept Chansons for choir.
2.05 Franck Cantabile in B; Choral No 3 in A minor2.25 Suk Serenade in E flat, Op 6
2.55 Strauss Traumerei
(Stimmungsbilder, Op 9)
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Poetry Corner
3.10 Alphabet Time: First Phonics
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Hopscotch
3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.05 Scottish Resources 7-9 4.20 Talking Points
4.40 Scottish Resources 10-12
5.00 Rossini Overture: La Gazza Ladra 5.10
Boccherlni Keyboard Concerto in E flat
5.25 Bruhns Cantata: Jauchzet dem
Herren Alle Welt 5.45 Bach, orch Webem Ricercare (Musical Offering, BWV1079)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Marcin Leopolita Missa
Unknown: Franck Cantabile
Unknown: Strauss Traumerei
Unknown: Webem Ricercare

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