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: Kaski

Prelude 5.10 CPE Bach Symphony in E flat, Wql 79 5.25 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 10 No 3 5.50 Berlioz
Hungarian March (La Damnation de Faust)

: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Bach Organ Sonata No 2 in C minor, BWV526 Simon Preston
6.35 Saint-Saëns Symphony No 2 in A minor French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
7.15 Mozart Rondo in D, K485 Christian Zacharias (piano)
7.30 Telemann Quartet for flute, two violins and continuo Collegium Musicum 90, director Simon Standage
8.20 Marcel Bitsch Four Variations on a Theme of Scarlatti Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), Roland Pontinen (piano)
8.45 Brahms Tragic Overture
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Simon Preston
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Conductor: Mozart Rondo
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Director: Simon Standage
Director: Marcel Bitsch
Unknown: Scarlatti Hakan Hardenberger
Piano: Roland Pontinen
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Composer of the Week: Carl Nielsen

Throughout his life Nielsen was in demand as a composerforthe theatre.
Donald Macleod discovers some lighter music as well as Nielsen's two great operas.
The Marketplace at Ispahan (Aladdin) Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Saul and David: Act 2 (excerpt)
Danish National Radio Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi Maskarade: Act 3 (excerpt)
Danish National Radio Choir and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ulf Schirmer


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Ulf Schirmer
Saul: Aage Haugland(bass)
David: Peter Undroos(tenor)
Mikal: Tina Kiberg(soprano)
Master of the masquerade: Johan Reuter(baritone)
Jeronimus: Aage Haugland(bass)
Leander: Gert-Henning Jensen(tenor)
Henrik: Bo Skovhus(baritone)

: Work in Progress

Textile artist Caroline Broadhead 's video.


Artist: Caroline Broadhead

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Prokofiev String Quartet No 2 Hollywood Quartet
10.28 Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K595 Robert Casadesus ,
Columbia SO, conductor George Szell
10.59 Dvorak Suite in A, Op 98b (American) Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
11.21 Stan Kenton Opus in Pastels Ensemble including members of the Hollywood Quartet


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Robert Casadesus
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Dvorak Suite
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Stan Kenton

: Morning Performance

Vienna Festival
Stephanie Hughes concludes her series of highlights from last year's festival.
Uszt Pater Noster, Bénédiction de Dieu dans la Solitude (Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses) Steven Osborne (piano)
Beethoven An die Ferne Geliebte , Op 98 Thomas Hampson (baritone), Wolfram Rieger (piano)
Strauss An Alpine Symphony Vienna PO, conductor Mariss Jansons


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Piano: Steven Osborne
Unknown: Ferne Geliebte
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Piano: Wolfram Rieger
Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Recorded in All Saints Church, Cheltenham.
Deborah Miles-Johnston (mezzo),
Neil Mackenzie (tenor), Brindley Sherratt (bass), Wallace Collection, BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Stephen Jackson G Gabriell In Ecclesiis
Bax Mater Ora Filium
Hoist A Dirge for Two Veterans; The Evening Watch
Andrew Simpson The Earth's Embrace


Tenor: Neil MacKenzie
Tenor: Brindley Sherratt
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: G Gabriell
Unknown: Andrew Simpson

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Presented by Louise Fryer. Parry Elegy for Brahms
Conductor Vernon Handley
Dohnanyi Konzertstuck in D
Raphael Wallfisch (cello), conductor Vernon Handley Spohr Symphony No 6 in G (Historical) Stravinsky Suite: Pulcinella Conductor Adrian Leaper


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Dohnanyi Konzertstuck
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Adrian Leaper

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt present music for younger listeners. Today's selection includes music from America, Senegal and Madagascar.


Unknown: Liz Barker

: Jazz Legends

Miles Davis Quintet. Julian Joseph and Geoffrey Smith celebrate the recordings of the trumpeter's first great quintet, formed in the mid-fifties and comprising John Coltrane (tenor saxophone), Red Garland (piano), Paul Chambers (bass) and Philly Joe Jones (drums). Selections include Airegin, If Were a Bell, Oleo, Woody 'n' You and It Never Entered My Mind.


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Tenor: John Coltrane
Piano: Paul Chambers

: In Tune

Music and arts news with Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Tread Softly, Because You Tread on My Dreams
Live from the Ulster Hall, Belfast,
David Byers introduces a concert for St Patrick's weekend, with Moeran's evocation of the Irish countryside, two settings of WB Yeats from the early twenties, and a symphony by Stanford inspired by the poetry of Milton. "
Mary Hegarty (soprano), Martyn Hill (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone),
Renaissance, Ulster Orchestra, conductors Vernon Handley and Brian Hunter Moeran In the Mountain Country
Dunhlll The Wind among the Reeds
Norman Hay The Wind among the Reeds
8.50 Twenty Minutes: Thomas Moore -Irish Poet
Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney , writer Victoria Glendinning and Roy Foster , Professor of Irish History at Oxford, reconsider the poetry and reputation of Irish poet Thomas Moore , who died 150 years ago, and the role he played in the struggle for an independent Ireland.
9.10 Stanford Symphony No 5 (L 'Allegro edilPenseroso)


Introduces: David Byers
Soprano: Mary Hegarty
Soprano: Martyn Hill
Tenor: Roderick Williams
Conductors: Vernon Handley
Conductors: Brian Hunter
Unknown: Norman Hay
Unknown: Thomas Moore
Unknown: Seamus Heaney
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Roy Foster
Unknown: Thomas Moore

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw is joined by the Be Good Tanyas, three singing and pi uckinggirls from Vancouver. As one critic wrote, they drawtheiraudience into "the lonesome, exhilarating feeling of leaving home with no destination."


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Jazz on 3

Don Byron Sextet. A concert of music combining Latin rhythms, complex time signatures and challenging virtuosic solos, featuring New York clarinettist Don Byron and his group Music for Six
Musicians: Milton Cardona (congas), James Zollar (trumpet), Leo Traversa
(bass), Ben Wittman (drums) and Edsel Gomez (piano).
Producers Steve Shepherd and Robert Abel


Unknown: Don Byron Sextet.
Clarinettist: Don Byron
Musicians: Milton Cardona
Unknown: James Zollar
Bass: Leo Traversa
Bass: Ben Wittman
Bass: Edsel Gomez
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Saint-Saens
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso , Op 28 Rossini, orch Sollima Une Larme (Peches de Vieillesse) Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A Frank Martin Ballade for saxophone and orchestra Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104 2.45SIlvestri Harp Sonata
3.10 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D, Op 28 (Pastoral) 3.35 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in G, Wql33 (Hamburg) 3.45 JE Bach Meine Seele Erhebt den Herrn
3.55 Vieme Suite No 2: Clair de Lune
(Pieces de Fantaisie, Op 53) 4.15 Ravel La Valse 4.35 Gesualdo lo Parto, e Non Piu D/ss/4.45 Mozart, transcr Uszt Reminiscences on Don Giovanni
5.00 Martlnu Variations on a Theme by Rossini 5.10 Purcell, compl Dart Trio
Sonata in G minor 5.25 Upatti Concertino en Style Ancien, Op 3 5.40
Jean de Castro Je Suis Tellemant Langoureus
5.50 Grieg Three Lyric Pieces


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Rondo Capriccioso
Unknown: Frank Martin Ballade
Unknown: Bach Meine
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Jean de Castro

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