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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) Melos Quartet
6.20 Martinu The Legend of Smoke from Potato Fires Soloists,
Kuhn Chorus and Ensemble, conductor Pavel Kuhn
7.00 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 32 Emanuel Ax
7.30 JC Bach Symphony in E, Op 18 No 5 Hanover Band, conductor Anthony Halstead
8.00 lbert Trois Pièces Breves Athena Ensemble
8.20 Kabalevsky Sonatina in C, Op 13 No 1 Murray McLachlan (piano)


Soloists: Kuhn Chorus
Conductor: Pavel Kuhn
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
Unknown: Kabalevsky Sonatina
Piano: Murray McLachlan

: Composer of the Week: Tallis

Tallis was a man of outstanding integrity who weathered the religious storms of the Reformation with his reputation intact. He had become a fatherfigure to the church musicians of his times and to them his death must have seemed like the ending of an age. Donald Macleod ends this week's survey of Tallis's music with a look at his output of secular music, his only surviving keyboard works and -the work by which he is best known today- his extraordinary 40-part motet, SpeminAlium. Miserere Nostri Domine; Salvator Mundi Nos 1 and 2; In Jejunio et Fletu; Derelinquat Impius Tallis Scholars
Felix Namque Nos 1 and 2 Lars Ulrik Mortensen (harpsichord) Fond Youth Is a Bubble
The King's Noyse
Like As the Doleful Dove
Deller Consort
0 Ye Tender Babes
Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
When Shall My Sorrowful Sighing Slake The King's Noyse Spem in Alium Taverner Choir


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Harpsichord: Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Noyse Spem

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Listener Request: Goldmark Violin
Concerto in A m/norNathan Milstein, Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Harry Blech
10.36 Elgar Wand of Youth Suite No 2 London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.53 Haydn Symphony No 87 in Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan
11.21 Chopin Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op posth Nathan Milstein (violin), Leon Pommers (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Harry Blech
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
Violin: Nathan Milstein
Piano: Leon Pommers

: Morning Performance

Great Orchestras: Bavarian Radio
Symphony Orchestra
The last of this week's programmes featuring recent live recordings of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Today, an extract from Mendelssohn's oratorio based on the Biblical account of the prophet Elijah, and Bruckner's valedictory Ninth Symphony- his
"farewell to life" - in a performance conducted by one of the world's leading Brucknerians. With Jonathan Swain.
Mendelssohn Elijah (excerpts) Conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Conductor Bernard Haitink


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Mendelssohn Elijah
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

In the first of a series of three concerts recorded at St David's Hall, Cardiff, Robert Hollingsworth directs one of Britain's most imaginative and entertaining vocal groups, I Fagiolini, in a foray into the tongue-in-cheek world of Renaissance commedia dell'arte.
Introduced by Huw Tregelles Williams.


Unknown: Robert Hollingsworth
Introduced By: Huw Tregelles Williams.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
James MacMillan conducts his own cello concerto, which looks back to Good Friday for its inspiration.
MacMillan Cello Concerto
Peter Dixon , conducted by the Composer Faure Requiem Lynne Dawson (soprano), Nathan Gunn (baritone), BBC Singers, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Messiaen L'Ascension
Conductor Thomas Dausgaard


Unknown: James MacMillan
Unknown: Peter Dixon
Unknown: Faure Requiem
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Baritone: Nathan Gunn
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard

: Jazz Legends

Billy Cobham. Julian Joseph talks to the Panamanian-born drummerwho grew up in New York andjoined pianist Horace Silver 's group in 1968. Cobham contributed to several landmark recordings, including albums by Miles Davis and John McLaughlin , before recording a series of successful albums under his own name.


Unknown: Billy Cobham.
Talks: Julian Joseph
Pianist: Horace Silver
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: John McLaughlin

: In Tune

Music and arts news with Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Live from the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Mark O'Keefe (trumpet),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Nicholas McGegan
Weir Heroic Strokes of the Bow
Hummel Trumpet Concerto in E flat
8.35 Twenty Minutes: The Purpose of Photographs
By Cynthia Rogerson. A woman who is losing her sight tries to commit to memory the photographs which encapsulate her life. Read by Edith Macarthur.
8.55 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in


Presented By: Sandy Burnett
Presented By: Mark O'Keefe
Conductor: Nicholas McGegan
Unknown: Cynthia Rogerson.
Read By: Edith MacArthur.

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Richard Weston, author of The House in the 20th Century, about the variety of architectural solutions to the problem of how to put a roof over one's head and considers the house as a work of art in itself. Also, Roots remembered: to mark the 25th anniversary of the television series Paul Allen discusses Alex Haley's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Roots, which told the story of the slave Kunta Kinte and his descendants.


Presenter: Paul Allen
Interviewee: Richard Weston

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw is joined by painter, dramatist, fiction writer, and blues musician Kevin Coyne. With current collaborator, Brendan Croke, Coyne has produced a collection of songs that are somewhere between John Lee Hooker and Max Wall.


Presenter: Andy Kershaw
Guest: Kevin Coyne

: Jazz on 3

Matthew Bourne. This month's exclusive studio session features young British pianist and composer Matthew Bourne , who cites John Zorn , figurehead of New
York's downtown creative music scene, as a major influence. Jez Nelson talks to Bourne about the session and about his career, and reviews some recent CD releases.
Producers Steve Shepherd and Robert Abel


Unknown: Matthew Bourne.
Unknown: Matthew Bourne
Unknown: John Zorn
Talks: Jez Nelson
Producers: Steve Shepherd
Producers: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Massenet Therese (complete performance) 2.15 Haydn Symphony No 83 in G (Hen) 2.40 Bach Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012
3.10 Janacek Piano Sonata: IX. 1905
(From the Street) 3.25 Dohnanyl
Symphonic Minutes 3.40 Grieg Piano Sonata in E minor, Op 74.00 Brahms
Three Songs for chorus, Op 42 4.15 Glinka Overture in D4.30 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) 4.45 A Gabrieli Magnificat a 124.50 Vivaldi Violin
Concerto in D, RV234 (L 'Inquietudine)
5.05 Morton Gould Windjammer5.20
Handel Concerto Grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 1
5.35 Kapsberger Toccata Arpeggiata
5.45 Butterworth A Shropshire Lad


Unknown: Gabrieli Magnificat
Unknown: Morton Gould

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