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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Purcell Overture: Timon of Athens (The Man Hater) Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor Ronald Thomas
6.45 Mendelssohn Scherzo; Fairies'
March; Ye Spotted Snakes; Intermezzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream) Arleen Auger (soprano), Ann Murray (mezzo), Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Neville Marriner
7.00 Balakirev Overture: King LearBBC Philharmonic , conductor Vassily Sinaisky
7.45 Komgold Suite: Much Ado about Nothing, Op 11 Gil Shaham (violin), Andre Previn (piano)
8.00 Liszt Hamlet
Zdenka and Martin Hrsel (pianos)
8.50 Wagenaar Overture: The Taming of the Shrew Royal Concertgebouw
Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Ronald Thomas
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Soprano: Ann Murray
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: King Learbbc Philharmonic
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Violin: Gil Shaham
Piano: Andre Previn
Piano: Liszt Hamlet
Pianos: Martin Hrsel
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Composer of the Week:Alan Hovhaness

(1911-2000). Alan Hovhaness set himself a unique course through 20th-century music. Today Donald Macleod begins his survey of the work of this remarkable composer.
Monadnock, Op 2 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ken Young String Quartet No 3, Op 208 No 1 (Reflections on My Childhood) Shanghai Quartet
Symphony No 1, Op 17 (Exile)
Seattle SO, conductor Gerard Schwarz Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Alan Hovhaness
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Ken Young
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: Work in Progress

Playwright Shelagh Stevenson , author of The Memory of Water, talks about her latest project for the Royal National Theatre. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Shelagh Stevenson
Producer: Fiona McLean

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Featuring performances by oboist Ray Still and Beethoven's late string quartets.
Bach Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe, BWV1060 Ray Still(oboe),
Israel PO, director Itzhak Perlman (violin)
10.22 Massenet Elegie
Feodor Chaliapin (bass), Cedric Sharpe (cello), Ivor Newton (piano)
10.27 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 127 Budapest Quartet
11.02 Clementi Waltzes , Op 39 Nos 10-12 Maria Tipo (piano), Luciano di Labio
(tambourine), Giannino Ferrari (triangle)
11.09 Liszt Mazeppa
USSR Large Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nikolai Golovanov


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Ray Still
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Bass: Cedric Sharpe
Cello: Ivor Newton
Unknown: Clementi Waltzes
Piano: Luciano Di Labio
Conductor: Nikolai Golovanov

: Morning Performance

Mornings In the Gardens of Spain Oz Clarke visits the 2001 Granada
Festival in Andalucia for a selection of musical tapas from the Alhambra.
Including a tango sung by flamenco star Carmen Linares , Spain's most famous guitar concerto and plainchant from the court of the Catholic Kings. Plus a taste of Granada's most popular aperitif.
Rodrigo Concierto deAranjuezCraig
Ogden (guitar), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Diego Masson Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain Josep Maria Colom (piano), National Orchestra of Spain, conductor Rafael Friihbeck de Burgos


Unknown: Carmen Linares
Conductor: Diego Masson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert live from the Wigmore Hall in London presented by Fiona Talkington. Michael Collins (clarinet), Kathryn Stott (piano)
Beethoven, arr Collins Sonata in F, Op 24 (Spring)
Berg Four Pieces, Op 5
Brahms Clarinet Sonata No 2 in E flat, Op 120


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Unknown: Collins Sonata

: BBC Orchestras

Leonidas Kavakos : BBC Symphony Orchestra
A week of programmes featuring Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos , today performing the Brahms concerto in a concert given in Macau.
Presented by Paul Guinery. Leonidas Kavakos (violin), conductor Leonard Slatkin
Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Phibbs In Camera
Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra


Unknown: Leonidas Kavakos
Violinist: Leonidas Kavakos
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker present a music series for younger listeners. Meg is in the studio as well today, with music featuring balls and dogs.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson presents an eclectic selection from musicals old and new.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Don Giovanni
Bryn Terfel heads the cast and Colin Davis conducts Francesca Zambello 's new production of Mozart's most dramatically forceful opera, live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor Colin Davis
8.35 Interval: Hell - an Anthology
A look at the representation of hell in literature since ancient times, compiled by Martyn Wade and narrated by Alex Jennings with Gerard McDermott.
8.55 Act 2


Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Bryn Terfel
Unknown: Colin Davis
Unknown: Francesca Zambello
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: Alex Jennings
Unknown: Gerard McDermott.
Don Giovanni: Bryn Terfel(baritone)
Commendatore: Robert Lloyd(bass)
Donna Anna: Adrianne Pleczonka(soprano)
DonOttavio: Rainer Trost (tenor)
Donna Elvira: Melanle Diener(soprano)
Leporello: Alan Held(baritone)
Zerlina: Rebecca Evans(soprano)
Mazetto: Ashley Holland(baritone)

: Late Junction

Music from Serbia and Croatia performed by Hungarian group Sondorgo; bluegrass from Rhona Vincent singing the Lonesome Wind Blues; Spiderhand by Ben Christophers , and electronica from New Zealand from the album Death Defyingby David Downes. Presented by Verity Sharp. Your favourite radio voice: page 31


Unknown: Rhona Vincent
Unknown: Ben Christophers
Unknown: David Downes.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Roussel Coeuren
Peril, Op 50 No 112.10 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande 12.25 Clara
Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17
1.00 Roussel Odes Anacréontiques;
Three Pieces for piano, Op 49; Le Jardin
Mouille, Op 3 No 2; Violin Sonata No 2, Op 28; 0 Bon Vin , Ou As-Tu Cru ?; Piano Trio, Op 2 2.05 Frigyes Hidas Harpsichord
Concerto 2.20 Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
2.40 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K5 76


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bon Vin
Piano: Ou As-Tu Cru
Unknown: Handel Music

: 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

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