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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Glazunov Introduction and Dance of Salome Russian State Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Valeri Poliansky
6.45 Haydn Cassation in B flat for lute and strings, H 1111 Jakob Lindberg (lute),
Nils-Erik Sparf (violin), Lars Brolin (viola), OlofLarsson (cello)
7.15 Fayrfax Eterne Laudis Lilium The Cardinall's Musick, director Andrew Carwood
7.50Tavener Chant
Steven Isserlis (cello)
8.00 Rossini Deh Pensa Che Domani(La Gazza Ladra, Act 2) Soloists, Italian RSO, conductor Gianluigi Gelmetti
8.50 Moncayo Huapango
RPO, conductor Enrique Batiz


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Valeri Poliansky
Unknown: Jakob Lindberg
Violin: Nils-Erik Sparf
Violin: Lars Brolin
Director: Andrew Carwood
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Gianluigi Gelmetti
Conductor: Moncayo Huapango
Conductor: Enrique Batiz

: Composer of the Week:William Walton

(1902-83). 1: Oldham and Oxford.
Donald Macleod 's survey of the life and music of William Walton begins with a look at his boyhood in Oldham, his years as a chorister at Christ Church, Oxford, and his decision to become a composer.
A Litany Christ Church Cathedral Choir, director Stephen Darlington Piano Quartet (3rd mvt)
Members of the English String Quartet, John McCabe (piano)
Belshazzar's Feast (excerpt)
James Milligan (baritone), Huddersfield Choral
Society, RLPO, conductor Malcolm Sargent Sinfonia Concertante for orchestra with piano obbligato Peter Katin (piano), LSO, conducted by the Composer Producer Johannah Smith See also 7.30pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: William Walton
Piano: Stephen Darlington
Piano: John McCabe
Baritone: James Milligan
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Piano: Peter Katin
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Work in Progress

As director Peter Hall begins rehearsals for Euripides'sBacchai, which opens at the National Theatre in May, he talks about his reputation for interpreting classic Greek drama for contemporary audiences. Producers Nicky Barranger


Director: Peter Hall
Producers: Nicky Barranger

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Concluding a survey of Stravinsky ballets and featuring baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau 's lieder recordings. Re-issue of the Week: Schubert Der
Musensohn, D764; Die Forelle, D550; DerTod und das Madchen, 0531; An Sylvia , D891 ; An die Musik, D54 7 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.17 Stravinsky Ballet: Jeu de Cartes Boston SO, conductor Charles Munch
10.40 Mozart Serenade in Eflat, K375 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
11.06 Re-issue of the Week:
Schumann Kerner-Lieder , Op 35 (excerpts)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), GuntherWeissenborn (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Unknown: Schubert Der
Unknown: An Sylvia
Piano: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Charles Munch
Conductor: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Schumann Kerner-Lieder

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Mstislav Rostropovich This week the Russian cellist
Mstislav Rostropovich celebrates his 75th birthday. Humphrey Burton talks to him about his life and plays recordings from the BBC Archive. Today Rostropovich talks about his early I ife and career and about his first meetingwith Benjamin Britten. Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C, BWV1009 Haydn Piano Trio in D, H XV 16
With Leonid Kogan (violin), Emil Gilels (piano) Schubert Sonata in A minor (Arpeggione) With Benjamin Britten (piano)
Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations
With the LSO, conductor Colin Davis


Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Benjamin Britten.
Violin: Leonid Kogan
Violin: Emil Gilels
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Colin Davis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
Christian Tetzlaf (violin), Lars Vogt (piano) Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 in D minor, Op 108


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Violin: Christian Tetzlaf
Violin: Lars Vogt

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Leonard Slatkin
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Purcell, arr Britten Chacony for string orchestra
Rachmanlnov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Barry Douglas
Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Britten Chacony
Unknown: Barry Douglas

: Stage and Screen

Julian Slade and Sandy Wilson dominated the British musicals scene in the fifties and sixties with works such as Salad Days and The Boyfriend. In conversation with Edward Seckerson they reflect on the highlights of a golden era.
ADDRESS: Stage & Screen, Room 220. Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Julian Slade
Unknown: Sandy Wilson
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Belief

A series in which Joan Bakewell talks to artists and thinkers about what they believe and why. 1: AS Byatt, writer.


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Performance on 3

Celebrations of Walton's 100th anniversary continue with the violin concerto played by Joshua Bell , preceded by excerpts from Walton's music for the Laurence Olivier film of Henry V. A performance of the second symphony concludes the programme.
Joshua Bell (violin), Philharmonia
Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox Walton, arr Muir Mathieson Suite:
Henry V; Violin Concerto; Symphony No 2


Played By: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Muir Mathieson

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton talks to American poet Mark Doty about his new collection, Source, which deepens his ongoing exploration of the paradox of selfhood.


Talks: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Mark Doty

: Late Junction

Tonight's selection includes the electric kantele ofTimo Vaananen, the electric harp of Andreas Vollenweider , the Welsh harp of Llio Rhydderch and traditional Korean kayagum music from Byungki Hwang. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Andreas Vollenweider
Unknown: Llio Rhydderch
Unknown: Byungki Hwang.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Johannes Coenen Morgendammerung
12.10 Chausson Poeme de I 'Amour et de la Mer, Op 19
12.40 Bruch Eight pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, Op 83 (excerpts)
1.00 A piano recital by Sergei Terentjev recorded at the Danish Workers'
Museum, Copenhagen, in February 2000: D Scarlatti Sonatas: in F minor, Kk481; in D, Kk45; in C sharp minor, Kk46; in F minor, Kk386; in B minor, Kk8 7; in D minor, Kkl8 Bach , arr Feinberg Largo (Trio Sonata in C, BWV529); Bach, arr
Catoire Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV582 Mozart Piano Sonata in C, K330 Chopin Waltz in A minor. Op 34 No 2;
Improvisations on Chopin's Prelude in A Jacques Revoux , arr Terentjev My Way
2.25 Milhaud Le Globe-trotter , Op 358
2.45 Debussy Chansons de Bilitis
2.55 Schubert Introduction and Variations in E minor for flute and piano (Trockne Blumen) 3.15 Brahms, orch Schoenberg Piano Quintet in G minor,
Op 253.55 Wagner TatestDu 's Wirklich (Tristan und Isolde)
4.15 Kodaly Mountain Nights, 1 and 2
4.30 Telemann Martedi (Pyrmonter Kurwoche)
4.40 Haydn Symphony No 4 in D
4.50 Chaminade Automne, Op 35 No 2
5.00 Beethoven Five Scottish and Irish
Folk Songs, Wo0152/20
5.10 Auber Guoracha (Ballet music: La Muette de Portici)
5.20 Devienne Trio No 2 in C
5.30 Franck 11 Miniatures for piano
5.45 Handel Suite in G (Water Music)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Johannes Coenen Morgendammerung
Unknown: Chausson Poeme
Unknown: Sergei Terentjev
Unknown: Kkl8 Bach
Unknown: Jacques Revoux
Unknown: Milhaud Le Globe-Trotter
Unknown: Wagner Tatestdu
Unknown: Auber Guoracha

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