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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.

Paganini Sonata in A (La Primavera) Salvatore Accardo (violin), London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Dutoit

6.40 Leclair Trio in A for two violins and bass, Op 14 Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage

7.10 Taverner O Splendor Gloriae Taverner Choir, conductor Andrew Parrott

7.30 CPE Bach Symphony in A, Wql82 No Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood

8.00 John Ireland Epic March London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox

8.40 Beethoven Violin Sonata in A minor, Op 23 Itzhak Perlman, Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)


Presenter: Tommy Pearson

: Composer of the Week: Carl Nielsen

Carl Nielsen 's role as patriotic composer was crucial to his success in Denmark and in the rest of Europe. Today, Donald Macleod examines Nielsen's musical responses to the problems faced by Denmark and the rest of Europe during the First World War.
Like the Deepest Well Lars Thodberg
Bertelsen (baritone), Tove Lonskov (piano) Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable) BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor OsmoVanska
Songs from Moderen (The Mother)
John Laursen (tenor), Lars Thodberg
Bertelsen (baritone), Tove Lonskov (piano)


Unknown: Carl Nielsen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Lars Thodberg
Baritone: Tove Lonskov
Tenor: John Laursen
Tenor: Lars Thodberg
Baritone: Tove Lonskov

: 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.


Artist: Caroline Broadhead

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Ravel Introduction and Allegro
Arthur Gleghorn (flute), Mitchell Lurie (clarinet), Ann Mason Stockton (harp), Hollywood Quartet
10.16 Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 Wilhelm Kempff , Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferdinand Leitner
10.48 Vivaldi Concerto in G for two guitars, RV532
Pepe Romero and Celin Romero ,
San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Victor Alessandro
11.00 Brahms Four Serious Songs, Op 121 Alexander Kipnis (bass), Gerald Moore (piano)
11.20 Glazunov Novelette, Op 15 No 1 Hollywood Quartet


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Flute: Mitchell Lurie
Clarinet: Ann Mason Stockton
Unknown: Wilhelm Kempff
Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner
Unknown: Pepe Romero
Unknown: Celin Romero
Conductor: Victor Alessandro
Bass: Alexander Kipnis
Piano: Gerald Moore

: Morning Performance

Vienna Festival
Stephanie Hughes takes a guided tour of Vienna's Konzerthaus and visits the Hofburg before plunging into the eerie catacombs containing the bones of the Habsburg Emperors. Today's musical highlights from the 2001 Vienna Festival include Lisztian fireworks played by Scottish pianist Steven Osborne.
Liszt Hymne de I'Enfant a Son Réveil
(Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) Steven Osborne (piano)
Schubert Der Atlas ; IhrBild (Schwanengesang, D957)
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Wolfram Rieger (piano)
Ravel Piano Concerto (for the left hand) Oleg Maisenberg , Vienna Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Fedosejev Saint-Saens Danse Macabre Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Fedosejev
Liszt Années de Pèlerinage, Première
Année (Suisse) Steven Osborne (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Played By: Scottish Pianist
Pianist: Steven Osborne.
Played By: Liszt Hymne
Piano: Steven Osborne
Piano: Schubert Der Atlas
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Wolfram Rieger
Unknown: Oleg Maisenberg
Conductor: Vladimir Fedosejev
Piano: Steven Osborne

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A recital from the Wigmore Hall in London, introduced by Stephanie Hughes. John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Faure Aubade , Op 6 No 3; Serenade
Toscane, Op 3 No 2; Hymne, Op 7 No 2; Clairde Lune , Op 46 No 2; Prison, Op 83 No 1; Notre Amour, Op 23 No 2
Chausson La Caravane, Op 14; Serenade Italienne, Op 2 No 5; Le Temps des Lilas, Op 19 No 3b; Les Papillons, Op 2 No 3; Le Colibri, Op 2 No
Hahn Venezia : Chansons en Dialecte


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Piano: Faure Aubade
Unknown: Clairde Lune
Unknown: Hahn Venezia

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Presented by Louise Fryer. VaskoVassilev (violin), conductor Richard Hickox
Elgar's described his Second Symphony as "the passionate pilgrimage of a soul" and dedicated it to the memory of Edward VII. Mathias Celtic Dances
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Elgar Symphony No 2


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker present music for younger listeners. Today there's music for recorder and barbershop quartet.


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Music Restored

Lucy Skeaping 's guest is the conductor and founder of the Gabrielli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh. With music by Giovanni Gabrieli and Biber, and a specially recorded performance of Carrisimi's oratorio Jonah.


Unknown: Lucy Skeaping
Unknown: Paul McCreesh.
Music By: Giovanni Gabrieli

: In Tune

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


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bohemian Journey. Another concert in the BBC NOW series exploring the symphonies of Dvorak. Written during his early years in Prague, Dvorak's first symphony was inspired by memories of his childhood nearthe Czech market town of Zlonice. Presented by Chris de Souza. Janice Graham (violin),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Rossini Overture: L'ltaliana in Algeri Britten Violin Concerto, Op 15
Dvorak Symphony No 1 in C minor (The Bells of Zlonice)


Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Violin: Janice Graham
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to theatre director Jatinder Verma about Journey to the West, his epic tri logy that charts the migration of South Asians from India to East Africa and then onto Britain.


Talks: Paul Allen
Director: Jatinder Verma

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington with music from wartime Paris, a Magnificat by Nicolas Gombert and tracks from Renaud Garcia-Fons 's album Navigatore.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Renaud Garcia-Fons

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Heino Kaski East
Karelian Rhapsodyl2.10 Bellini, transcr Thalberg Fantasia on La Sonnambula
12.25 Mendelssohn Three Psalms, Op 78
12.45 Rheinberger Organ Sonata No 8 in E minor, Op 1321.00 Erik Bergman Aubade Kaski Symphony in B minor
Salmenhaara Concerto for two violins and orchestra Rautavaara Cantus
Arcticus Selim Paimgren Suite: Cinderella
2.40 Debussy Etudes, book


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Heino Kaski
Unknown: Erik Bergman
Unknown: Aubade Kaski
Unknown: Arcticus Selim Paimgren

: 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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