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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Herald Overture: Zampa Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
6.12 David Lang Face So Pa/e Piano Circus
7.00 Svendsen Carnival in Paris Trondheim SymphonyOrchestra, conductor Ole Kristian Ruud
7.40 Mozart Symphony No 31 in D, K297 (Paris) Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.13 Telemann Paris Quartet No 1 in D Amsterdam Quartet
8.45 Ibert Suite: Paris (Incidental music to Donogoo Tonka) Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit


Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: David Lang
Conductor: Ole Kristian Ruud
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: Composer of the Week: Dohnanyi

Dohnanyi was attracting notice as a virtuoso pianist within weeks of his graduation from the Budapest Academy, and at the age of 20 h is performances were drawing critical acclaim from audiences in Berlin and London. Donald
Macleod introduces the piece that brought him international recognition as a composer- his first piano concerto. Widmung, Op 13 No 1 (Winterreigen) Ernst von Dohnanyi (piano) Piano Quintet No 2 (1st mvt)
Martin Roscoe (piano), Vanbrugh Quartet Piano Concerto No 1
Howard Shelley, BBC Philharmonic, conductor Matthias Bamert


Piano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Matthias Bamert

: Work in Progress

Francis Spufford talks about his latest project, The Child That Books Built, in which he revisits his favourite childhood books to explore how these help to shape the adults we become.


Talks: Francis Spufford

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Copland Dance (Music for the Theatre)
New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.09 J Strauss (son), arr Leopold Godowsky Wine, Women and Song ShuraCherkassky (piano) 10.19 Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben,
Op42Lotte Lehmann (soprano), piano and string ensemble, conductor Frieder Weissman
10.41 J Strauss (son) Bitte Schon!
(Cagliostro in Wien) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Willi Boskovsky
10.46 Debussy Jeux
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Desire-Emile Inghelbrecht
11.06 Boccherini Quintet in D
G449 David Starobin (guitar),
Pina Carmirelli and Joseph Genualdi (violins),
Philipp Naegele (viola), Marcy Rosen (cello)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Frieder Weissman
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Guitar: David Starobin
Guitar: Pina Carmirelli
Guitar: Joseph Genualdi
Viola: Philipp Naegele
Viola: Marcy Rosen

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus: Brodsky Quartet
Petroc Trelawny talks to Paul Cassidy , the quartet's violist, about the ways in which the quartet continues striving to avoid being pigeon-holed. Bridge Three Idylls Falla Nana
Sculthorpe String Quartet No 8 Respighi String Quartet in D


Unknown: Paul Cassidy
Unknown: Idylls Falla Nana

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces another concert recorded in Cardiff
Castle's Banqueting Hall, today featuring works from the golden age of French music. KatyBircher (flute), Mark Levy (viola da gamba), Gary Cooper (harpsichord)
More Chaconne (Premier Livre de Pièces, 1710)
Barre Suite in G (Premier Livre de Pièces, 1710)
Marais Couplets de Folies
FCouperin Septième Ordre (excerpts) (Deuxieme Livre de Pièces de Clavecin, 1717)
Rameau Cinquième Concert (Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts)


Introduces: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Flute: Mark Levy
Harpsichord: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Barre Suite

: BBC Orchestras

Stravinsky Ballets: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Nan Volkov conducts Stravinsky's
"solemnisation of Broadway", Scenes de Ballet. Stravinsky famously refused to let his score be retouched by Cole Porter. Presented by Sarah Walker. Stravinsky Scenes de Ballet Haydn Cello Concerto in C Alban Gerhardt (cello)
Brahms Symphony No 2 in D Conductor Nan Volkov


Unknown: Nan Volkov
Unknown: Cole Porter.
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Cello: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Nan Volkov

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker present music for younger listeners. Today music from Ireland, Australia and Brazil.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

The Young Brahms lain Burnside introduces a specially recorded recital in which Emma Bell and Finnur Bjarnason sing early songs by Brahms. Accompanied by Roger Vignoles.


Unknown: Emma Bell
Accompanied By: Roger Vignoles.

: In Tune

Paris Season
Sean Rafferty talks to Sarah Wilson , curator of the Royal Academy of Arts' exhibition, Paris: Capital of the Arts
1900-68, about Youki, Snow Goddess, by Tsuguharu Foujita. Plus music, arts news and the latest CDs.


Talks: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Sarah Wilson
Unknown: Tsuguharu Foujita.

: Performance on 3

I Taneyev Festival
Another concert in the series from the Wigmore Hall, London, inspired by Russian Romantic pianist and composer
Sergey Taneyev. Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Vadim Repin (violin), Rachel Roberts (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Nelson Goerner (piano)
Medtner Canzone and Dance in B minor, Op 43 No 2
Julius Isserlis Ballade for cello and piano Scriabin Romance
Taneyev Trio in E flat for violin, viola and tenor viola, Op 31
RachmaninovTrio Elegiaque No 2 in D minor, Op 9


Unknown: Sergey Taneyev.
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Vadim Repin
Violin: Rachel Roberts
Viola: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Nelson Goerner
Unknown: Julius Isserlis Ballade

: Night Waves

Lisa Appignanesi talks to Susan Sontag about Where the Stress Falls- a collection of two decades' worth of writing which illustrates sharply felt interests, passions, observations and ideas.


Talks: Lisa Appignanesi
Unknown: Susan Sontag

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington looks back over
George Harrison 's career and Iro Haarla plays her own musical tribute to her late husband
Edward Vesala. Also featuring music by Stanislaw Hansel.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: George Harrison
Unknown: Iro Haarla
Unknown: Edward Vesala.
Music By: Stanislaw Hansel.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
12.25 CPE Bach Sonata in D, Wq83
12.45 Pancho Vladigerov Jewish Poem
1.00 Telemann Cantatas: Unschuld und ein Gut Gewissen; Es Wird ein
Unbarmherzig Gericht; Grand Motet: Deus Judicum Tuum (Psalm 71)
1.45 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C for strings, Op 48
2.15 Szymanowski Sheherazade (Masques, Op 34)
2.25 Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move 3.35Time to Move 3.55
Stories and Rhymes 4.10 English for
S1/S24.30 Numbertime Mental Maths
4.45 Song Tree
5.00 Auber Overture: Le Cheval de Bronze
5.15 Telemann Concerto in A minor for recorder, viola da gamba, strings and continuo
5.40 Adolf Lindblad The Dreams


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Pancho Vladigerov
Unknown: Deus Judicum Tuum
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Adolf Lindblad

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