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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.10 Schobert String Quartet in F minor, Op 7 No 2 Ensemble 415
6.45 Bach Organ Concerto in D minor, BWV1059 Amsterdam Baroque
Orchestra, director Ton Koopman (organ)
7.20 Medtner Dithyramb in E flat, Op 10 No 2Geoffrey Tozer (piano)
7.40 Mozart Violin Sonata in C, K296 Isaac Stern , Yefim Bronfman (piano)
8.00 Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No ITafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
8.30 Hindemith Chamber Music, Op 24 No 2Prague Wind Quintet


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Director: Ton Koopman
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Director: Jeanne Lamon

: Composer of the Week: Carl Nielsen

(1865-1931). Carl Nielsen 's relationship with his homeland - Denmark - was central to his life and work. The Danish landscape, culture and natural history all played their part in his development and fulfilment as a composer. Donald Macleod examines Nielsen's love of Denmark and its impact on his music.
There Is a Lovely Land Lars Thodberg
Bertelsen (baritone), Tove Lonskov (piano) Springtime in Funen Inga Nielsen (soprano), Kim von Binzer (tenor), Gorgon Klint (bass), University Choir Lille Muko, St Klemens
School Children's Choir, Odense Symphony Orchestra, conductor Tamas Veto
Rhapsodic Overture: An Imaginary Journey to the Faroes Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Saga-Drom, Op 390dense Symphony Orchestra, conductor Edward Serov
En Snes Danske Vise (excerpts) Elisabeth Rehling (soprano), Dorte Kirkeskov (piano) Producer KerryChapman


Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Lars Thodberg
Baritone: Tove Lonskov
Soprano: Funen Inga Nielsen
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
Conductor: Edward Serov
Soprano: Elisabeth Rehling
Soprano: Dorte Kirkeskov

: Work in Progress

Textile artist Caroline Broadhead is working on an experimental video collaboration on the subject of camouflage and the clothing of war, based on the Imperial War Museum's archive of First World War films and sound.
Producer Hannah Andrassy


Artist: Caroline Broadhead
Producer: Hannah Andrassy

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring Mozart piano concertos and performances by the Hollywood Quartet. Palestrina Jubilate Deo Regensburg
Cathedral Choir, director Theobald Schrems
10.10 Mozart Piano Concerto No 15 in B flat, K450 Solomon, Philharmonia, conductor Otto Ackermann
10.36 Brahms Alto Rhapsody , Op 53 Aafje Heynis (contralto), Royal Male Choir, Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.41 Walton String Quartet in A minor Hollywood Quartet
11.16 Mendelssohn Trumpet Overture, Op 101 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Director: Theobald Schrems
Conductor: Otto Ackermann
Conductor: Brahms Alto Rhapsody
Contralto: Aafje Heynis
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

: Morning Performance

Vienna Festival
A week of musical highlights from last year's 50th anniversary season of the Vienna Festival, founded in 1951 to help re-establish Vienna as a world capital of culture in the aftermath of the Second
World War. The lively mix of the avantgarde with the conservative has given the festival a distinctive profile: one which reflects the charm of Vienna itself.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Mozart Symphony No 33 in B flat Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Schubert Die Stadt; Am Meer; Der
Doppelganger (Schwanengesang, 0957) Thomas Hampson (baritone), Wolfram Rieger (piano)
Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Vienna Festival
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Wolfram Rieger
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. John Harle (saxophone),
Richard Rodney Bennett (piano) Schulhoff Hot-Sonata
Richard Rodney Bennett Four Country Dances
Chick Corea Children 's Songs
Sondheim, arr Bennett Three Waltzes
Richard Rodney Bennett Three-piece Suite


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Presented By: John Harle
Piano: Richard Rodney Bennett
Piano: Schulhoff Hot-Sonata
Piano: Richard Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Chick Corea Children
Unknown: Richard Rodney Bennett

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Elizabeth Layton (violin), conductor Martyn Brabbins. Presented by Louise Fryer.
Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)


Violin: Elizabeth Layton
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
Presented By: Louise Fryer.

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play music for younger listeners. Today including music for cowboys and pilots.


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson introduces music from the shows of Frank Loesser , including The Most Happy Fella, Greenwillowand How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. ADDRESS: Stage & Screen. Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive. Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Frank Loesser

: In Tune

Music and arts news with Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Paul Guinery introduces a concert live from BBC Maida Vale Studio 1, given as part of a European Broadcasting Union series celebrating the work of radio orchestras. The BBCSO recalls three pieces with which it is closely associated: the Lindberg and the Elgar are original commissions, and they gave the first UK performance of Bartok's Third Piano Concerto in 1946. Steven Osborne (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Lindberg Corrente No 2
Bartok Piano Concerto No 3
8.20 Twenty Minutes: What Do You Look At When You Listen to Music?
A variety of artists - including Pavarotti, Ken Russell , Norman Perryman and George Fenton -consider where they fix theirgazewhen music is playing.
8.40 Eigar, compi Payne Symphony No 3


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Piano: Steven Osborne
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Lindberg Corrente
Unknown: Ken Russell
Unknown: Norman Perryman
Unknown: George Fenton

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to Patricia Duncker about her new novel The Deadly Space
Between- psychological ghost story that draws on Freud and Faust.


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Patricia Duncker

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington with songs of homecoming, dreams of freedom from
Parchman Farm, and, throughout the week, Messiaen's seven Visions de IAmen.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Schumann
Overture: Manfred 12.20
Rudolphe Mathieu Trois Préludes 12.30 Bach Suite
No 6 in D, BWV1012 1.00 A concert of Schubert songs from the 1997 Schubertiade 2.05 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish)
2.45 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Rudolphe Mathieu Trois

: 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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