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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Poulenc Laudes de Saint Antoine de Padoue The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
6.35 Glinka Ballet: A Life for the Tsar Philharmonia, conductor Efrem Kurtz
7.00 Haydn Variations on "GotterHalte" Andreas Staier (piano)
7.35 Strauss Burleske in D minor Emanuel Ax (piano), Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
8.10 Mozart Duo in B flat, K292
Alexander Heller (bassoon), Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
8.35 Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces, Op 75 Josef Suk (violin), Josef Hala (piano)


Director: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Efrem Kurtz
Piano: Andreas Staier
Piano: Strauss Burleske
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Bassoon: Alexander Heller
Violin: Josef Suk
Violin: Josef Hala

: Composer of the Week: Lili Boulanger

With Donald Macleod. 3: Landscapes of Imagination.
Lili Boulanger suffered long bouts of serious illness throughout her short life, and she died just short of her 25th birthday. However, when she was well enough, she loved to tramp around out of doors appreciating the nature which surrounded her, and these forays excited her musical imagination. The first round of the Prix de Rome competition gave her the chance to make a choral setting of a verse text by poet Albert Samain. Evening on the Plain displays hertalent for creating a soundscapethat reflects the natural world. Lili Boulanger Cortege Lorraine McAslan (violin), Nigel Clayton (piano)
Lili Boulanger Hymne au Soleil
Christine Friedek (soprano), Bernhard Gartner (tenor), Sabine Eberspacher (piano), Heidelberg Madrigal Choir, conductor Gerald Kegelmann
Lili Boulanger Clairi ères dans le Ciel,
Nos 6-13 Heidi Grant Murphy (soprano), Kevin Murphy (piano) Lili Boulanger D'un VieuxJardin
Emile Naoumoff (piano)
Lili Boulanger Soir sur la Plaine Regine Bohm (mezzo),
Sabine Eberspacher (piano), Heidelberg Madrigal Choir, conductor Gerald Kegelmann
Nadia Boulanger Diptyque in E flat minor Roland Pidoux (cello),
Emile Naoumoff (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Lili Boulanger
Unknown: Albert Samain.
Violin: Lorraine McAslan
Violin: Nigel Clayton
Piano: Lili Boulanger Hymne
Soprano: Christine Friedek
Soprano: Bernhard Gartner
Tenor: Sabine Eberspacher
Conductor: Gerald Kegelmann
Conductor: Lili Boulanger Clairi
Soprano: Heidi Grant Murphy
Piano: Kevin Murphy
Piano: Emile Naoumoff
Piano: Lili Boulanger Soir
Unknown: Plaine Regine Bohm
Piano: Sabine Eberspacher
Conductor: Gerald Kegelmann
Conductor: Nadia Boulanger Diptyque
Cello: Roland Pidoux
Piano: Emile Naoumoff

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Adams Lollapalooza New World Symphony, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
10.21 Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 Isaac Stern ,
Columbia Chamber Orchestra
10.46 Chopin Nocturne in C minor, Op 48 No 1 Claudio Arrau (piano)
10.53 Dufay Supremum Est Mortalibus Pro CantioneAntiqua, Instrumentalists, Hamburg Early Music Wind Ensemble, director Bruno Turner
11.02 Novak De Profundis , Op 67
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Libor Pesek


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Unknown: Chopin Nocturne
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Director: Bruno Turner
Director: Novak de Profundis
Conductor: Libor Pesek

: Morning Performance

Great Orchestras: Vienna Philharmonic
Jonathan Swain introduces a performance of Gustav Mahler's monumental sixth symphony. Mahler himself was the highly controversial conductor of the orchestra between 1898 and 1901 and, even today, manyofthe orchestra's players believe his spirit lives on in their performances. Mahler Symphony No 6 Conductor Zubin Mehta


Introduces: Jonathan Swain
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Linda Ormiston introduces a concert recorded in 2000 at the Royal Scottish
Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Gary Cooper , (harpsichord/fortepiano)
Monteverdi Pianto delta
Madonna Purcell Incassum , Lesbia, Rogas (The Queen's Epicedium)
Clementi Sonata in B flat, Op 24 No 2 Haydn Arianna a Naxos


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Soprano: Carolyn Sampson
Soprano: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Madonna Purcell Incassum
Unknown: Clementi Sonata
Unknown: Haydn Arianna

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Miaskovsky Sinfonietta, Op 32 Conductor Takuo Yuasa
Shostakovich Symphony No 9 Conductor Sachio Fujioka
Falla El Amor Brujo Ameral Gunson
(mezzo), conductor Kenneth Montgomery Copland Three Latin-American Sketches Conductor Vernon Handley


Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
Conductor: Sachio Fujioka
Conductor: Kenneth Montgomery
Conductor: Vernon Handley

: Making Tracks

Today Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker play Prokofiev's Dance of the Knights and explore the unusual voice of the countertenor.


Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Choral Evensong

Live from Truro Cathedral.

Responses (Sanders).
Hymn: A Brighter Dawn Is Breaking (Nun Lasst uns Gott dem Herren).
Psalm 103 (Atkins).
First Reading: Daniel 9, vv 3-10.
Canticles: Truro Service (Paul Comeau).
Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 2, vv 5-17.
Anthem: Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice (Finzi).
Hymn: O Praise Ye the Lord (Laudate Dominum).
Organ Voluntary: Wild Bells (Michael Berkeley).
Master of the choristers and organist Andrew Nethsingha.
Assistant organist Christopher Gray


Master of the choristers and Organist: Andrew Nethsingha
Assistant Organist: Christopher Gray

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents the arts magazine, with music, interviews, news and reviews.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Paul Guinery introduces a concert given in Christ Church, Spitalfields, as part of last year's Spitalfields Winter Festival.
European Union Baroque Orchestra, director Andrew Manze (violin)
Fux Serenada , Part (Concentus Musicoinstrumentalis
Vejvanovsky Sonata Campanarum
Fux Serenada , Part 3 (Concentus Musicoinstrumentalis)
Scheidt Paduan No 3 (Ludi Musici )
Vivaldi, orch Pisandel Concerto in A for two violins and strings, RV519(L 'Estro Armonico)
Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F minor, RV297 (Winter) (The Four Seasons)
Boyce Symphony in D, Op 2 No 5


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Violin: Andrew Manze
Violin: Fux Serenada
Unknown: Fux Serenada
Unknown: Ludi Musici

: Beginnings to Ends

Sarah Connolly (mezzo), BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Copland In the Beginning
William Schuman Carols of Death


Unknown: Sarah Connolly
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: William Schuman Carols

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Richard Coles hosts a debate recorded earlier this evening at the Tate Modern.
Transparency has come to be associated with democracy and accountability. But does it conceal more than it reveals?


Unknown: Richard Coles

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents mystic chants from the Garifuni people of Belize, a Bartok-inspired jazz trio from New York and chamber works from Marin Marais, Giacinto Scelsi and Gavin Bryars.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Giacinto Scelsi
Unknown: Gavin Bryars.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K285d/314a 12.25 Bach Credo (Mass in B minor, BWV232)
12.35 Respighi Trittico Botticelliano
1.00 Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein); 33 Variations in C on a waltz by Diabelli, Op -120
2.20 Strauss Tod und Verklarung, Op 24
2.45 Handel Quartet in G, Op 5 No 4


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Bach Credo
Unknown: Respighi Trittico Botticelliano

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together 3.15 First Steps in Drama
3.30 Words Alive 3.45 Singing Together
4.05 Listen and Write

: Wagner

Overture: Tannhäuser4.50 Crusell
Farewell 5.00 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 5.10 Kreisler Rondino on a theme by Beethoven 5.20 Salomone Rossi Gia del Volto 5.30 CF Abel Trio in F for two flutes and continuo 5.40 Brahms
Six Quartets for chorus, Op 112
5.50 Luka Sorkochevich Sinfonie in D


Unknown: Kreisler Rondino
Unknown: Abel Trio

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