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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 Murray Perahia (piano)
6.40 Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
7.00 Rebel Trio Sonata in E minor, Op 2 No 4 Andrew Manze (violin), Richard Egarr (harpsichord),
Jaapter Linden (viola da gamba)
7.50 Glass Mosque and Temple
(Powaqqatsi) Choir and Ensemble, conductor Michael Riesman
8.00 Corrette Combat Naval
Jukka Tiensuu (harpsichord)
8.40 Hoist Hammersmith Prelude and Scherzo LPO, conductor Adrian Boult


Piano: Murray Perahia
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Violin: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Viola: Jaapter Linden
Conductor: Michael Riesman
Harpsichord: Jukka Tiensuu
Conductor: Adrian Boult

: Composer

of the Week: Debussy
The Debussy expert Roger Nichols once remarked that" Debussy was more than a soft-centred voluptuary drifting through life on a cloud of disembodied dissonances", and much of the debate surroundingthe music of Claude Debussy is centred on whether or not it is appropriate to link the composer's music with the concepts of impressionism. Today Pierre Boulez considers these ideas in relation to the two of the sets of Images composed by Debussy. With Donald Macleod. Images, Series 1
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Rondes de Printemps ; Gigues; Iberia (Images) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Piano: Rondes de Printemps
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.08 Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Partl) (excerpt)
Christoph Pregardien (tenor), Christine Schafer (soprano), Bernarda Fink (alto), Vienna Boys' Choir, Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Concentus Musicus , conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.22 Franck Redemption Belgian National Orchestra, conductor Andre Cluytens
10.36 Mozart Ach, Ich Fuhl 's; Ein Madchen oder Weibchen (Die
Zauberflote, Act 2) Maria Stader
(soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Berlin RIAS Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.45 Reissue of the Week:
Shostakovich Symphony No 9
Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
11.07 Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Part 2) (excerpt) Karl Erb
(tenor), Jo Vincent (soprano), Ilona Durigo (contralto), Louis van Tulder (tenor),
Herman Schey (bass), Zanglust Boys' Choir, Amsterdam Toonkunstkoor, Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Willem Mengelberg


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Tenor: Christoph Pregardien
Tenor: Christine Schafer
Soprano: Bernarda Fink
Conductor: Concentus Musicus
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Andre Cluytens
Unknown: Ich Fuhl
Unknown: Ein Madchen
Soprano: Maria Stader
Soprano: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Tenor: Karl Erb
Tenor: Jo Vincent
Soprano: Ilona Durigo
Contralto: Louis van Tulder
Bass: Herman Schey
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg

: Morning Performance

Music under the Storm Clouds
Thomas Gayda presents music by composers caught up in the political turmoil of the mid-20th century.
Alain Trois Danses Thomas Trotter (organ) Schulhoff String Quartet No 1
Katharine Gowers and Antje Weithaas (violins), Tatiana Masurenko (viola), Natalie Clein (cello)
Prokofiev Symphony No 6
BBCSO, conductor Martyn Brabbins


Unknown: Thomas Gayda
Unknown: Katharine Gowers
Violins: Tatiana Masurenko
Cello: Natalie Clein
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert recorded last year at
Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Frangois-Frederic Guy (piano)
Beethoven Piano Sonatas: in G, Op 14 No 2; in G, Op 49 No
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 6

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Concert Orchestra
Presented by Louise Fryer. Cyril Scott Aubade
Delius Poem of Life and Love
Balfour Gardiner Berkshire Idyll
Quitter Suite: Where the Rainbow Ends Conductor Vernon Handley
Cyril Scott Piano Concerto No 1 Stephen Coombs , conductor Stephen Bell


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Piano: Cyril Scott
Conductor: Stephen Coombs
Conductor: Stephen Bell

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter 's Simon Thomas and Matt Baker present a music series for younger listeners. Today music from South Africa South America and from Outer Space.


Unknown: Blue Peter
Unknown: Simon Thomas
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Music Restored

Casanova and Music
Lucie Skeaping introduces a concert from St George's Bristol in which harpsichordist Sophie Yates and actor Timothy West explore some little-known aspects of the life of the notorious womaniser. Music includes works by Frangois Couperin , Rameau, Handel and Mozart.


Music: Lucie Skeaping
Harpsichordist: Sophie Yates
Unknown: Timothy West
Unknown: Frangois Couperin

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

A recital given at London's Wigmore Hall on Sunday by the highly acclaimed young English pianist Paul Lewis.
Schubert Piano Sonatas: in C minor, D958; in A, D959; in B flat, D960


Pianist: Paul Lewis.

: Night Waves

As Spain and Britain consider the possibilities for joint sovereignty of Gibraltar in the face of mass protest by the local population, Patrick Wright visits "the Rock" for the first of Night Waves's cultural maps in Europe. How has the ongoing argument affected the culture of "the Rock" from its literature to its street life? Wright goes walkabout among the island's Muslim and Jewish population, talks to those on both sides of the sovereignty issue and considers the ways in which culture can help the island prepare for the future.


Presenter: Patrick Wright

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents white-hot passion from Paco de Lucia ,
Joe Henderson and the Deller Consort , sultry sounds from Nina Simone , a taste of Balkan rumba and traditional music from Tadjikistan, Albania and South Africa.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Paco de Lucia
Unknown: Joe Henderson
Unknown: Deller Consort
Unknown: Nina Simone

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Dobrzynski Monbar
12.15 Brahms Ach, Wende Diesen Blick ,
Op 5 7 No 412.25 Telemann Suite in E minor
1.00 A concert recorded at Regentenbau Bad Kissingen on 3 July 1998, the first in a series featuring Brahms's symphonies. Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal'sCave)
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
Brahms Symphony No 1 in C minor
2.30 Verrijt Ave Dulcis lesu (Flammae Divinae, Op 5 No 9)
2.40 Haydn Trio in A, H XV 18


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Dobrzynski Monbar
Unknown: Wende Diesen Blick
Piano: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: BBC Schools

3.00 Word Fun
3.15 Maths Challenge Booster
3.30 Singing Together
3.50 Drama Workshop
4.10 Dance Workshop

: Verhulst, arr Stumpff

Gruss aus der
Fernen, Op 7
4.35 Sandstrom A New Heaven and a New
Earth 4.50 Francaix Serenade
5.10 Beethoven 32 Variations in C minor, Wo080 5.25 Handel Concerto in B flat,
Op 4 No 65.35 Rossini Prelude, Toccata and Variations
5.50 Mathias May Magnificat, Op 79 No 2

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