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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C,
BWV1066 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
6.45 Verdi Ballabile (Macbeth, Act 3)
New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
7.10 Krommer Clarinet Quartet in D, Op 82 Dieter Klocker (clarinet), Consortium Classicum
8.00 Auric Trio for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Members of the Pro Arte Wind Quintet
8.15 Janacek Nursery Rhymes
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Schoenberg Ensemble , conductor Reinbert de Leeuw
8.45 Bartok Hungarian Pictures
Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adam Fischer

Contributors

Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Verdi Ballabile
Conductor: James Levine
Clarinet: Dieter Klocker
Conductor: Schoenberg Ensemble
Conductor: Reinbert de Leeuw
Conductor: Adam Fischer

: Composer of the Week: Pyotr llyichTchaikovsky

(1840-93). Donald Macleod examines five significant periods in the life and work ofTchaikovsky.
1: 1864-9. The composer's student days at the St Petersburg Conservatoire, his early career as a teacher in Moscow, a holiday in Estonia, his first meeting with Balakirev and his first major success. None but the Lonely Heart, Op 6 No 6 Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass), Ziatina Ghiaurov (piano)
Overture: The Storm, Op 76
Detroit SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi Symphony No 1 in G minor (Winter
Daydreams) (3rd mvt) Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
Scherzo; Chant sans Paroles (Souvenir de Hapsal, Op 2 Nos 2 and 3) Viktoria Postnikova (piano)
Fantasy Overture: Romeo and Juliet (1869 version) LSO, conductor Geoffrey Simon Producer Andrew Lyle

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Bass: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Piano: Ziatina Ghiaurov
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: Geoffrey Simon
Producer: Andrew Lyle

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Featuring works for solo piano by Ravel and recordings by Rafael Kubelik.
Dvorak Slavonic Dance in C, Op 46 No 1 Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.09 Ravel Jeux d'Eau Emil Gilels (piano)
10.14 Smetana From Bohemia's Fields and Groves (Ma Vlast) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.28 Spohr Double Quartet in D minor, Op 65 L'Archibudelli, Smithsonian Chamber Players
10.52 Ravel Sonatine Alfred Cortot (piano)
11.03 Martinu Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani
Philharmonia, conductor Rafael Kubelik

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Rafael Kubelik.
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Ravel Jeux
Piano: Emil Gilels
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: James Bowman
For over 30 years, James Bowman has been one of the world's leading countertenors. Throughout this week,
Brian Kay talks to James Bowman about his career at the forefront of early music and his support of new music for the countertenor voice. Today they look at some of the recordings he has made for the BBC since 1967, including Vaughan Williams's Ten Blake Songs (with oboist Anthony Robson ), Michael Nyman 's Inanna and Her Omnipotence (with Fretwork) and Bach's Cantata No 82(with the King's Consort).

Contributors

Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: James Bowman
Talks: Brian Kay
Unknown: James Bowman
Unknown: Anthony Robson
Unknown: Michael Nyman

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Vienna Piano Trio: Wolfgang Redik (violin), Matthias Gredler (cello), Stefan Mendl (piano)
Schubert Notturno in Eflat, D897; Piano Trio in E flat, D929 Repeated Sunday 1pm

Contributors

Presented By: Fiona Talkington. Vienna
Violin: Wolfgang Redik
Cello: Matthias Gredler
Piano: Stefan Mendl
Piano: Schubert Notturno

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Tommy Pearson begins this week's set of programmes from the BBC Orchestras with a colourful and eclectic range of 20th-century masterpieces performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Copland El Salon Mexico Ugeti Piano Concerto
Stravinsky The Song of the Nightingale Ravel Suite: Ma Mere I 'Oye

Contributors

Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Tommy Pearson

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Simon Thomas and Matt Bakerwith their music series foryounger listeners. Today music inspired by a spider and a piece played on plucked strings.

Contributors

Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Bakerwith

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson presents an eclectic selection from musicals old and new.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG E-MAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces music and news from the arts world. Performing live in the studio today are the brilliant Russian pianist Dmitri Alexeev , and the extraordinary avant-garde American double bass player, Edgar Meyer.

Contributors

Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: Dmitri Alexeev
Unknown: Edgar Meyer.

: Performance on 3

From the Music Hall, Aberdeen, a concert which has the world of magic and witchery at its heart: a chilling tone-poem by Dvorak and Rimsky-Korsakov's enchanting tale of Scheherazade. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Noriko Ogawa (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Titov Dvorak The Noonday Witch
Sairrt-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Contributors

Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Noriko Ogawa
Conductor: Alexander Titov

: Torque and Velocity

By Michael Berkeley. Performed by the Takacs Quartet in the Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham.

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Berkeley.

: Night Waves

Lisa Appignanesi talks to writer Rohinton Mistry. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize for both Such a Long Journey and A Fine Balance, Mistry's new novel Family
Matters tells the story of a Parsi family in crisis in contemporary Bombay.

Contributors

Talks: Lisa Appignanesi
Unknown: Rohinton Mistry.

: Late Junction

Peruvian folk songs from Susana Baca's new album Espiritu Vivo, released today, and the uncharacteristically acoustic sounds of Malian superstar Salif Keita's new album Moffou. Plus the strange world of John Cage's prepared pianos, music for harpsichord by Francois Couperin, the Psalms of David on an Ethiopian harp and Khaled's classic hit Aicha. Presented by Verity Sharp.

Contributors

Presenter: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht, Op 4
12.35 Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
1.00 Schubert Fantasie in F minor for piano duet, D940 Brahms Trio in E flat for horn, violin and piano, Op 40Schoenberg Six Pieces for piano tfuetSchubert Piano Quintet in A, D66 7 (Trout)
2.35 Rachmaninov Caprice Bohémien, Op 12

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Stravinsky Symphony

: BBC Schools

3.00 Let's Make a Story 3.20 Music Box
3.35 Numbertime Mental Booster
3.50 Expressive Arts 4.10 The Song Tree

: Liszt

Paganini Etude No 5 in E (La Chasse)
4.35 Vivaldi Cello Concerto in E minor,
RV4094.50 Bach Motet: DerGeistHilft unserSchwacheit, BWV226 5.00 Mozart Overture: DieZauberflote, K620 5.10
Gershwin Piano Preludes 5.25 Debussy
Jeux 5.45 Bizet Suite: Jeux d 'Enfants, Op 22








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