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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Gottfried Finger Sonata in C
Michael Laird (trumpet), JudyTarling
(violin), Mark Caudle (bass violin), Peter Holman (harpsichord)
6.35 Mozart Trio in E flat, K498
(Kegelstatt) Emanuel Ax (piano), Richard Stoltzman (clarinet), Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
7.00 Johann Peter Emillus Hartman Three Character Pieces, Op 81 Slovak Chamber Orchestra, conductor Bohdan Warchal
7.40 Beethoven, orch Billow Grosse
Fuge in B flat, Op 133 English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
8.00 Copland Our Town
LSO, conducted by the Composer
8.50 Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue English Northern Philharmonia, conductor Paul Daniel


Unknown: Michael Laird
Violin: Mark Caudle
Violin: Peter Holman
Piano: Richard Stoltzman
Conductor: Bohdan Warchal
Unknown: Billow Grosse
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Conductor: Paul Daniel

: Composer of the Week: Mendelssohn

3: The Adult Mendelssohn
By the end of the 19th century
Mendelssohn's songs and piano music had virtually disappeared from concert programmes, relegated to the drawing rooms of competent amateurs. Only a handful of large-scale public works were still widely performed.
Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor
Stephen Hough , CBSO, conductor Lawrence Foster Chorus: Kommt mit Zacken und mit
Gabeln (Die Erste Walpurgisnacht) Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt Symphony No 4 in A (Italian)
LSO, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Work in Progress

Orange Prize-winning author Linda Grant is at work on her new novel, StillHere.


Unknown: Linda Grant

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius Night Ride and Sunrise, Op 55 Bavarian RSO, conductor Eugen Jochum
10.19 Fischer Five Sketches: Nos 1-3
Veronica Jochum (piano)
10.27 Mozart Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat, K482 Royal Danish Orchestra, director Edwin Fischer (piano)
11.03 Sibelius The Bard, Op 63
RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
11.11 Ame The Cuckoo Song (Love 's Labour's Lost); Thou Soft Flowing Avon (Ode upon Dedicating a Building to
Shakespeare); The Owl (Love s Labour's Lost) Maureen Forrester (contralto),
Martin Isepp (harpsichord), Vienna Radio Orchestra, conductor Brian Priestman


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Eugen Jochum
Piano: Veronica Jochum
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Contralto: Maureen Forrester
Harpsichord: Martin Isepp
Conductor: Brian Priestman

: Morning Performance

Towards John Adams
3: To and from Minimalism
In conversation with John Adams , Leonard Slatkin plays music by Minimalist
. composers whose works have had a profound influence on music in the States since the sixties.
Philip Glass String Quartet No 5 Szymanowski Quartet
Steve Reich Variations for Winds, Strings and Keyboards BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
Colin McPhee Tabuh-Tabuhan BBC
Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
John Adams The Chairman Dances (Nixon in China) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Daryl Griffith


Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: John Adams
Unknown: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Steve Reich
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Colin McPhee
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: John Adams
Conductor: Daryl Griffith

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Towards Schubert
Another chance to hear this concert from
St George 's Bristol, in which the Yggdrasil Quartet play one of the quartets Mozart dedicated to Haydn and an early Schubert quartet, written when he was barely out of his teens. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Mozart String Quartet in G, K38 7
Schubert String Quartet in E flat, D8 7


Unknown: St George
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Andrew Davis
This week's theme of music inspired by the sea continues with a concert recorded in Buenos Aires.
Strauss Don Juan
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 in F sharp minor Leif Ove Andsnes
Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Strauss Don Juan
Unknown: Leif Ove Andsnes
Unknown: Peter Grimes

: Making Tracks

Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play music for younger listeners, including Dance of the Knights by Prokofiev and the unusual voice of the countertenor.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Choral Evensong

Live from Ripon Cathedral. Introit: 0 Pray forthe Peace of Jerusalem (Nicholson).
Responses (Lloyd). Office Hymn: Let Bells Peal Forth the Universal Fame
(Woodlands). Psalms 82, 83, 84, 85 (Cooke, Pring, Bairstow, Carter). First Lesson: I Kings 8, w22-30. Canticles: Healey-Willan in A. Second Lesson:
Romans 6, wl-14. Anthem: Ifthe Lord Had Not Helped Me (Bairstow). Hymn: Songs of Thankfulness and Praise (St
Edmund). Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in C minor (Mendelssohn). Director of music Kerry Beaumont. Assistant organist Andrew Bryden.


Music: Kerry Beaumont.
Organist: Andrew Bryden.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Taneyev Festival
The first of three concerts from the Wigmore Hall in London devised by the cellist Steven Isserlis and inspired by the work and influence of Russian Romantic pianist and composer Sergey Taneyev.
Ivry Gitlis , Pekka Kuusisto and Arisa Fujita (violins), Rachel Roberts (viola),
Steven Isserlis and Daniel Muller-Schott (cellos), Nelson Goerner (piano)
Taneyev String Quintet in G
8.20 Twenty Minutes: An Honest Genius As both composer and teacher, Taneyev played a pivotal role in Russian music.
David Nice examines his life and talks to cellist Steven Isserlis , for whom this music has strong personal resonances.
8.40 Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor, Op 50


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Sergey Taneyev.
Unknown: Ivry Gitlis
Unknown: Pekka Kuusisto
Violins: Arisa Fujita
Violins: Rachel Roberts
Viola: Steven Isserlis
Viola: Daniel Muller-Schott
Piano: Nelson Goerner
Music: David Nice
Unknown: Steven Isserlis

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd presents the live debate programme which aims to place today's issues in a global and historical context.


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents music from the Ian Bruce Band and something from Pierre Boulez.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Pierre Boulez.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Brahms, orch
Martin Schmeling Hungarian Dance No 3
12.10 Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)12A0 Ernst Mielck Finnish Suite, Op 101.00 A concert of anonymous 18th-century organ music from Croatia. 2.00 Karl Doppler Souvenir de Prague, Op 24 2.15 Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504 (Prague) 2.45 Dinu Lipatti Three Romanian Dances
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Together 3.15 First Steps in Drama
3.30 Words Al ive 3.45 Megamaths Mental Maths 4.00 Listen and Write
4.20 Time and Tune
4.40 Higher Still Geography
5.00 Anon, C18th, arr Ljerka Ocic Aria in D
5.05 Tartini Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 45 5.20 Paganini Caprice No 5 in A,
Op 15.25 Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante , Op 22
5.45 Brahms Fest- und Gedenkspruche, Op 109


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Chopin Andante Spianato
Unknown: Grande Polonaise Brillante

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