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: Bach

Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041
5.15 Kuhlau Duo Brillant in Ffor two flutes, Op 81 No 2 5.25 Tchalkovsky Voyevoda : Symphonic Ballad, Op 78 5.40 Arensky Suite No 4 for two pianos, Op 62


Unknown: Tchalkovsky Voyevoda

: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Debussy Violin Sonata
KyungWha Chung, Radu Lupu (piano)
6.30 Purcell My Beloved Spake Tavener Consort and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
7.00 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman
7.30 Charles Lefebvre Suite , Op 57 Aulos Wind Quintet
8.00 Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 2Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
8.30 Bax Golden Eagle
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Piano: Radu Lupu
Unknown: Tavener Consort
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Bach Brandenburg
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Conductor: Charles Lefebvre Suite
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Composer of the Week: Carl Nielsen

Carl Nielsen 's international reputation today rests as much as anything on his six symphonies. Donald Macleod charts Nielsen's first years as a composer, up to his first symphony, begun in 1891, the year in which he married the Danish sculptress Anne Marie Brodersen. Serenade; Beware o ' Bonnie Ann Peder Severin (tenor), Dorte Kirkeskov (piano)
Little Suite for strings
BBC Symphony Orchestra. conductor Gerard Korsten
Symphony No 1
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Thomas Dausgaard


Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anne Marie Brodersen.
Unknown: Bonnie Ann
Tenor: Peder Severin
Piano: Dorte Kirkeskov
Conductor: Gerard Korsten
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard

: Work in Progress

Textile artist Caroline Broadhead is at work on an experimental video collaboration on the subject of camouflage and the clothing of war, based on the archive of First World War films and sound at the Imperial War Museum.


Artist: Caroline Broadhead

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 19 in F, K459 Clara Haskil , Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.34 Johnson Come, Blessed Bird (The Triumphs of Oriana)
Pro Cantione Antiqua. director Ian Partridge
10.38 Brahms Piano Quartet No 2 in A, Op 26 Victor Aller , members of the Hollywood Quartet


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Clara Haskil
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Unknown: Cantione Antiqua.
Director: Ian Partridge
Unknown: Victor Aller

: Morning Performance

Vienna Festival
Stephanie Hughes takes a guided tour around the Golden Hall of the Musikverein, Vienna, and presents more musical highlights from last year's Vienna Festival, including chamber music by Brahms and Dvorak, and the song cycle, Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen , composed by Mahler in 1883-5 under the influence of an unhappy love affair.
Dvorak Miniatures, Op 75a Pamela Frank and Isabella Faust (violins), Veronika Hagen (viola)
Brahms Intermezzo in E flat. Op 117 No 1 Steven Osborne (piano)
Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen
Thomas Quasthoff (baritone), Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marco Letonja
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34
Pamela Frank and Isabella Faust (violins), Veronika Hagen (viola), Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen
Unknown: Pamela Frank
Violins: Isabella Faust
Viola: Veronika Hagen
Viola: Brahms Intermezzo
Piano: Steven Osborne
Baritone: Thomas Quasthoff
Conductor: Marco Letonja
Unknown: Pamela Frank
Violins: Isabella Faust
Viola: Veronika Hagen
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Stephen Hough

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Dante Quartet: Krysia Osostowicz and Declan Daly (violins), Judith Busbridge (viola), Alastair Blayden (cello)
Schumann String Quartet in A, Op 41 No 3 Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95


Unknown: Krysia Osostowicz
Violins: Declan Daly
Violins: Judith Busbridge
Viola: Alastair Blayden

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Austrian conductor Walter Weller is on home territory in a performance of Bruckner's last will and testament, his ninth symphony. Presented by Louise Fryer. Berlioz Overture: Le Corsaire
Conductor Yan Pascal Tortellier
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor
Michael Collins , conductor Yan Pascal Tortellier
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Conductor Walter Weller


Conductor: Walter Weller
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Michael Collins
Conductor: Walter Weller

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play more music for younger listeners. Today's selection includes music from Hungary, Mexico and Russia.


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

My Kind of Song: Mitsuko Uchida lain Burnside meets pianist Mitsuko Uchida , who chooses some of her favourite recordings of singers and talks about her career. Including performances by Lotte Lehmann. Elisabeth Schumann , Kathleen Ferrier , Peter Pears , Maria Callas and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau singing a varied repertoire by such composers as Britten, Ponchielli, Schubert and Wagner.


Song: Mitsuko Uchida
Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida
Unknown: Lotte Lehmann.
Unknown: Elisabeth Schumann
Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Unknown: Peter Pears
Unknown: Maria Callas

: In Tune

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


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A concert live from Symphony Hall, Birmingham, featuring the first performance of a new work by the orchestra's composer in association.
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. conductor Sakari Oramo
Julian Anderson Imagin "d Corners (first performance)
Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C
8.20 Twenty Minutes: What Do You Look at When You Listen to Music?
All kinds of artists consider the images that come into their minds as they knit, cook. listen or canoodle to music.
8.40 Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht


Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Julian Anderson Imagin

: Night Waves

Richard Coles delivers his verdict on The Royal Tenenbaums , Wes Anderson 's highly acclaimed study of an estranged family of child prodigies who reunite one winter in unexpected fashion after some devasting news, starring Gene Hackman and Angelica Houston.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Royal Tenenbaums
Unknown: Wes Anderson
Unknown: Gene Hackman
Unknown: Angelica Houston.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington samples Eleni Karaindrou 's music for Euripides's Trojan Women, and songs from Phamie Gow 's Lammermuir.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Eleni Karaindrou
Unknown: Phamie Gow

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Berio Folk Songs
12.30 Lutoslawski Symphony No
1.00 A concert of songs of the troubadours, including pieces byAimeric De Peghilhan, Bernart de Tolosa , Giraut de Borneth and Raimbaut de Vaqierias , performed by Capella de Ministres in the Illyric Hall , Zagreb, last November.
2.00 Tchaikovsky Serenade in C, Op 48
2.30 J Strauss (son) Eine Nacht in Venedig (excerpts)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bernart de Tolosa
Unknown: Giraut de Borneth
Unknown: Raimbaut de Vaqierias
Unknown: Illyric Hall
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Serenade
Unknown: Eine Nacht

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move
3.35 Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 Higher Still: History
4.30 Numbertime Mental Maths
4.45 Song Tree

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