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: Suppe

Overture: The Light Cavalry
5.15 Boildieu Harp Concerto in C
5.40 Schubert Szene aus Faust
5.50 Debussy L'lsleJoyeuse


Unknown: Schubert Szene

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Soier Fandango
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)
6.35Hindemith Symphonic
Metamorphoses on Themes of Weber London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
7.00 Milhaud Carnival d 'Aix
Michel Beroff (piano),
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georges Pretre
7.40 Poulenc Napoli Pascal Roge (piano)
8.00 Strauss Romance in F
Steven Isserlis (cello),
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
8.45 Khachaturian Adagio ofSpartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yuri Temirkanov


Harpsichord: Andreas Staier
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Piano: Michel Beroff
Conductor: Georges Pretre
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov

: Composer of the Week: Cavalli

Cavalli reigned supreme as the most famous opera composer of his day for more than a quarter of a century. In today's programme Donald Macleod features music from Cavalli's most frequently performed opera, Xerse, first performed in Venice in 1654. Xerse Jill Feldman , Agnes Mellon ,
Judith Nelson and Isabelle Poulenard (sopranos), Dominique Visse , Jean Nirouet and Jeffrey Gall (countertenors), Guy de Mey , and John Elwes (tenors),
Richard Wistreich (bass), Concerto Vocale, director Rene Jacobs (countertenor)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Xerse Jill Feldman
Unknown: Agnes Mellon
Unknown: Judith Nelson
Sopranos: Isabelle Poulenard
Sopranos: Dominique Visse
Sopranos: Jean Nirouet
Sopranos: Jeffrey Gall
Unknown: Guy de Mey
Tenors: John Elwes
Tenors: Richard Wistreich
Director: Rene Jacobs

: Work in Progress

Hermione Lee visits Edith Wharton 's homes in France.


Unknown: Hermione Lee
Unknown: Edith Wharton

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No 2 Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
10.21 Listener Request: Bach Violin
Sonata in A, BWV1015 David Oistrakh , Hans Pischner (harpsichord)
10.37 Re-issue of the Week:
Debussy Préludes. Book 1 (excerpts) Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
10.58 Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2,
Op 63Jascha Heifetz, Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Ravel Daphnis
Conductor: Serge Koussevitzky
Unknown: David Oistrakh
Harpsichord: Hans Pischner
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Serge Koussevitzky

: Morning Performance

Baltic Resonances
Today's programme features choral and orchestral music by Estonian composer Arvo Part and a tone poem by Lithuanian Romantic composer Mikalojus Ciurlionis. Presented by lain Burnside . Arvo Part Dopo la Vittoria
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Layton Pawel Lukaszewski 0 Sapientia; OAdonisBBC Singers, conductor Stephen Layton
Mikalojus Ciurlionis In the Forest BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Jacques van Steen
Stenhammar Five Songs of Bo Bergman , Op 20 James Rutherford (bass-baritone), Eugene Asti (piano)
Ruta Vintule The Little Rain Man
Selga Mence The Orphan Girl
Choir of the Latvian Musical Academy, conductor Arvids Platpers Arvo Part Symphony No 3
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Tadaaki Otaka


Unknown: Mikalojus Ciurlionis.
Presented By: Lain Burnside
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Pawel Lukaszewski
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Mikalojus Ciurlionis
Conductor: Jacques van Steen
Unknown: Bo Bergman
Bass-Baritone: James Rutherford
Piano: Eugene Asti
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital recorded last week in Bridgewater
Hall, Manchester, featuring BBC New
Generation Artist, pianist AshleyWass. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109
Uszt Bénédiction de Dieu dans la Solitude Stravinsky , arr Agosti Three
Transcriptions from The Firebird


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Unknown: Solitude Stravinsky

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra celebrates St Valentine's day with two works composed at opposite ends of the Romantic era, by Mendelssohn and Elgar. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Anthony Marwood (violin), conductor Rumon Gamba McLeod The Sun Dances
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Eigar, realised Payne Symphony No 3 in C minor


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Violin: Anthony Marwood
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Making Tracks

Today, a piano with screws in it and a boy with an apple on his head. With Simon Thomas and Matt Baker.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker.

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping explores the intricacies, the awkwardnesses and -forthe really lucky - the occasional delights of love, in a special programme for St Valentine's Day.


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: In Tune

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


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bohemian Journey
Live from St David 's Hall, Cardiff, Richard Hickox continues his cycle of Dvorak symphonies with highlights from the Czech repertoire. Dvorak's expressive sixth symphony reflects the influence of his friend and mentor Brahms. Presented by Chris de Souza .
Bernarda Fink (contralto), BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Martinu The Frescoes ofPiero della
Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53; Song of Destiny
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Total Fears
By Bohumil Hrabal , translated by James Naughton. Bohumil Hrabal was one of the greatest Czech writers of the 20th century. His unsent letters combine the personal with the political in an emotionally charged portrayal of Prague's turbulent and often tragic history. Reader David Horovitch.
8.40 Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D


Unknown: St David
Unknown: Richard Hickox
Presented By: Chris de Souza
Contralto: Bernarda Fink
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Bohumil Hrabal
Translated By: James Naughton.
Translated By: Bohumil Hrabal
Reader: David Horovitch.

: Night Waves

Patrick Wright talks to David Grossman about his new novel Be My Knife, which explores the nature and limits of intimacy. And a look at Eric Rohmer 's technically innovative new film The Lady andthe Duke, which uses a series of specially commissioned "paintings" on to which the actors are digitally superimposed.


Talks: Patrick Wright
Unknown: David Grossman
Unknown: Eric Rohmer

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington ends the week with music for St Valentine's Day, tracks from recent albums by Jane Siberry and Uri Caine and Andre Previn recorded live at the Jazz
Standard in New York.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Jane Siberry
Unknown: Uri Caine
Unknown: Andre Previn

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Poulenc Mass in G
12.25 Desprez Scaramella ; La Bernardina; In Te Domine Speravi; El Grillo
12.35 Carl Smulders Piano Concerto in A
1.00 Messiaen Majesté du Christ Demandant Sa Gloire a Son Pere
(L 'Ascension); Les Mages; Dieu parmi Nous (La Nativité du Seigneur);
Turangalila Symphony 2.35 Bach
Orchestral Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Desprez Scaramella
Unknown: El Grillo
Piano: Carl Smulders

: BBC Schools

3.00 Revisewise 3.30 Maths Challenge
3.45 Maths Challenge 4.00 Drama Workshop 4.15 Dance Workshop
4.35 Music Workshop
4.55 Programme Preview

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