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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Louis Couperin Les Carillons de Paris Jean-Marc Aymes (organ)
6.30 Francaix 11 Variations on a theme byHaydn Mainz Wind Ensemble
7.15 Martinu Ballet; La Revue de Cuisine Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Hogwood
7.34 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G minor (Hen)Tafelmusik, director Bruno Weil
8.25 Gato Barbieri Tango MGM Studio Orchestra
8.30 Auric (with Les Six)Les Maries de la TourEiffel Ensemble Erwartung, conductor Bernard Desgraupes


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Unknown: Jean-Marc Aymes
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Bruno Weil
Director: Gato Barbieri Tango
Conductor: Bernard Desgraupes

: Composer of the Week: Dohnanyi

Today Donald Macleod looks at the works Dohnanyi wrote in Budapest during the interwar years, including his Sextet and the symphonic Ruralia Hungarica.
Concert Etudes Op 28. Nos 2.5 and 6 Markus Pawlik (piano)
Pastorale on a Hungarian Christmas Song, Op 18
Martin Roscoe (piano)
Sextet (3rd and 4th mvts) Endymion Ensemble Ruralia Hungarica
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Matthias Bamert


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ruralia Hungarica.
Piano: Markus Pawlik
Piano: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Matthias Bamert

: Work in Progress

Francis Spufford talks about how he decided on the structure of his new book on childhood reading.


Talks: Francis Spufford

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Handel Total Eclipse ...Oh First Created Beam! (Samson, Act 1) Jan Peerce
(tenor), University of Utah Symphonic Chorale and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Maurice Abravanel
10.12 J Strauss (son) Fairy Tales from the Orient Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eduard Strauss
10.21 Schubert DerNeugierige ; Der Jager; Die Liebe Farbe (Die Schone
Mullerin) Lotte Lehmann (soprano), Paul Ulanowsky (piano)
10.32 Bloch Hebrew Suite Hyman Bress (violin), Prague Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiridrich Rohan
10.34 Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat NBC SO, conductor Arturo Toscanini 11.17 Eduard Strauss Waltz: Doctrines,
Op 79Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Tenor: Jan Peerce
Conductor: Maurice Abravanel
Conductor: Eduard Strauss
Conductor: Schubert Derneugierige
Soprano: Lotte Lehmann
Soprano: Paul Ulanowsky
Conductor: Jiridrich Rohan
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus: Brodsky Quartet Petroc Trelawny talks to
Jacqueline Thomas , cellist and one of the founder members of the Brodsky Quartet, about theirwork with mezzo Anne Sofie von Otter
, and about the series of Eurovariations which they have commissioned from a number of contemporary composers.
Sculthorpe Maranoa Lullaby Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo) Respighi // Tramonto
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)
Pam Liebeck Eurovariation - Ode to Joy Lullaby
Ray Davies Eurovariation - Plucking Fun Schubert String Quartet in G, D887 Mendelssohn On Wings of Song


Unknown: Jacqueline Thomas
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Towards Schubert
Another chance to hear this concert from
St George 's Bristol. Radio 3's New
Generation Artists, the Kungsbacka Piano Trio, form a larger ensemble to play music by Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia and Schubert. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Prince Louis Ferdinand Larghetto with variations
Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D66 7 (Trout)


Unknown: St George
Music By: Prince Louis Ferdinand
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Presented By: Prince Louis Ferdinand Larghetto

: BBC Orchestras

Stravinsky Ballets: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Conductor Grant Llewellyn
This week's focus on Stravinsky's ballets continues with Petrushka, the tale of a puppet doomed for its ability to feel human emotions. Presented by Sarah Walker. Musorgsky Night on a Bare Mountain Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Severin von Eckardstein (piano) Tuur Zeitraum Stravinsky Petrushka (194 7)


Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Severin von Eckardstein

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker introduce music for bullfights and music with explosions.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Choral Evensong

Live from Portsmouth Cathedral. Introit: God So Loved the World (Chilcott).
Responses (Lloyd) Office Hymn: Why, Impious Herod , Shouldst Thou Fear
(plainsong). Psalms 80, 81 (Howells,
Trent, Barnby). First Lesson: 1 Kings 18, wl8-39. Canticles - Jesus College Service (Mathias). Second Lesson:
Romans 8, w28-39. Anthem: Greater
Love Hath No Man (Ireland). Hymn: 0 Lord of Hosts, All Heaven Possessing (0 Waly Waly). Organ Voluntary: Sonata in G: 1st movement (Elgar). Organist and master of the choristers David Price. Sub-organist Rosemary Field.


Unknown: Impious Herod
Unknown: Rosemary Field.

: In Tune

Paris Season
With Sean Rafferty. Live music comes from soprano Frances McCafferty who is starring in English National Opera's Mikado, and Radio 3's Paris Season continues with a visit to the French capital of the forties and Bernard Buffet 's painting, Man with Skull.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.
Soprano: Frances McCafferty
Soprano: Bernard Buffet

: Performance on 3

Taneyev Festival
Stephanie Hughes presents the final concert in the series from the Wigmore Hall in London. Mikhail Pletnev (piano), Pekka Kuusisto
(violin), Vadim Repin (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Daniel Muller-Schott (cello)
Glazunov String Quintet in A, Op 39
Arensky String Quartet in A minor for violin, viola and 2 cellos, Op 35a 8.30 Twenty Minutes: Russian Chambers John Warrack traces the development of the Russian chamber music tradition and the important role played by the Russian Musical Society, founded in 1859. 8.50 Taneyev Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 30


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Violin: Pekka Kuusisto
Violin: Vadim Repin
Viola: Lawrence Power
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Cello: Daniel Muller-Schott
Unknown: John Warrack

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd presents another edition of the live debate programme.


Unknown: Philip Dodd

: Late Junction

Tonight a performance of The Passing Measures by David Lang and some medieval hocketing. With Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: David Lang
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ginastera Pampeana No 2, Op 2112.10 Bartok
Piano Concerto No 312.40 Grieg Holberg Suite, Op 401.00 Kodaly Cello Sonata, Op 4 Janacek Fairy Tales Dohnanyi Cello Sonata in B flat minor, Op 8 Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C, B WVI 009 2.20 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony) 2.40 Uros Prevorsek Pieta
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Together 3.15 First Steps in Drama
3.30 Words Alive 3.45 Megamaths Mental Maths 4.00 Listen and Write
4.20 Time and Tune
4.40 Higher Still Geography
5.00 Faure Elegie , Op 24 5.10 Strauss Till
Eulenspiegel S.25 Ernesaks The Call
5.35 Purcell King Arthur (excerpts)
5.45 Bach, transcr Busoni Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV532


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Ginastera Pampeana
Unknown: Grieg Holberg
Unknown: Faure Elegie
Unknown: Strauss Till

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