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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Biber Serenade a 5 (The Night Watchman)
6.38 Kraus Symphony in E flat
7.13 Beethoven Nine Variations on a March by Dressler
7.50 Arnold The Sound Barrier, Op 38
8.04 CPE Bach Symphony in D, Wql83 Nol
8.44 Respighi Ballata delle Gnomidi


Unknown: Kraus Symphony

: Composer of the Week: Donizetti

Donald Macleod explores Donizetti's early operatic triumphs.
Giudici ad Anna; Ah Segnata E la Mia
Sorte; In Seperato Carcere (Anna Bolena )
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Julius Rudel
Piangete Voi?; Al Dolce Guidami Castel Natio (Anna Bolena )
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Julius Rudel
Com e Bello (Lucrezia Borgia )
RCA Italian Opera Orchestra, conductor Jonel Perlea
II Segretto per Esser Felici (Lucrezia Borgia )
London Opera Chorus, National Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Richard Bonynge
Sei Tu Confuso ?; Era d 'Amor (Maria Stuarda)
Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale
Bologna, conductor Richard Bonynge
Favorita del Re; Spirito Gentil (La Favorita)
Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale
Bologna, conductor Richard Bonynge


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Anna Bolena
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Unknown: Anna Bolena
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Unknown: Lucrezia Borgia
Conductor: Jonel Perlea
Unknown: Esser Felici
Unknown: Lucrezia Borgia
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Enrico: Paul Plishka (bass)
Anna Bolena: Beverly Sills (soprano)
Giovanna Seymour: Shirley Verrett (mezzo)
Lord Rochefort: Robert Lloyd (bass)
Lord Riccardo Percy: Stuart Burrows (tenor)
Smeton: Patricia Kern (mezzo)
Anna Bolena: Beverly Sills (soprano)
Lucrezia Borgia: Montserrat Caballe (soprano)
Orsini: Marilyn Horne (mezzo)
Queen Elizabeth I: Joan Sutherland (soprano)
Lord Leicester: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
Fernando: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Landini Ecco la Primavera; Gran Piant ; Donato da Cascia - Come da Lupo Studio der Fruhen Musik, director Thomas Binkley (lute)
10.09 Beethoven Piano Sonata in D,
Op 28 (Pastoral) Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
10.30 Vaughan Williams A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No 3) Heather Harper (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor André Previn
11.09 Adam de la Halle Le Jeu de Robin et Marion Studio der Fruhen Musik, director Thomas Binkley (bagloma)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Gran Piant
Director: Thomas Binkley
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Vaughan Williams
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: André Previn
Conductor: Adam de la Halle
Director: Thomas Binkley

: Morning Performance: Brighton Festival

Graeme Kay visits Brighton's most famous landmark - George IV's Pavilion - the venue for many of the concerts featured in this week of highIights from the Brighton Festival.
Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E, Op 54 Simon Trpceski (piano)
Ravel String Quartet Castagneri Quartet Weber Grand Duo Concertant, Op 48 Ronald van Spaendonck (clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (piano)
Johann Michael Nicolai Sonata a tre for viola da gamba Charivari Agréable


Unknown: Graeme Kay
Piano: Simon Trpceski
Clarinet: Ronald van Spaendonck
Piano: Alexandre Tharaud
Piano: Johann Michael Nicolai

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Bath International Music Festival
A recital from the Guildhall in Bath, given last week by the Gold Medal winner of the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano
Competition. Introduced by Chris de Souza. Stanislaw loudenitch (piano)
Mozart Piano Sonata in A minor, K310 Schubert Moments Musicaux, D780 Uszt Rhapsodie Espagnole


Unknown: Gold Medal
Introduced By: Chris de Souza.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor Leonard Slatkin
Introduced by Tommy Pearson.
Milhaud Ballet: La Creation du Monde
Rouse Der Gerettete Alberich
Colin Currie (percussion)
Bernstein Symphony No 2 (Age of Anxiety) James Tocco (piano)


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Introduced By: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Colin Currie
Piano: James Tocco

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play more music foryounger listeners.


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

Soprano Susan Gritton and pianist
Eugene Asti perform music by Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn , Schumann, Liszt, Gounod, Faure and Bizet.


Soprano: Susan Gritton
Pianist: Eugene Asti
Pianist: Fanny Mendelssohn

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bath International Music Festival nLive from the Assembly Rooms in Bath,
Petroc Trelawny introduces the first of three recitals devoted to the songs and chamber music of Schubert and Janacek. Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone), Sonia Wieder -Atherton (cello), Imogen Cooper (piano) Schubert /m Freien; Der Wanderer an den Mond; Irdisches Gluck ; BeiDirAllein Schubert , arr Cooper/Wieder-Atherton Litanie aufdas FestAllerSeelen Janacek Pohadka
Schubert Am Fenster; Sehnsucht; Die Taubenpost
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Curses of Bath What do the "curse tablets" found in the Sacred Spring at Bath and nearby Uley reveal about the everyday lives and beliefs of the people of ancient Bath?
8.40 Janacek Moravian Folk Songs (excerpts)
Janacek Piano Sonata in E flat minor, 1.X.1905 (From the Street) Schubert Aufdem Strom
See also tomorrow 7.30pm and 10pm


Baritone: Sonia Wieder
Cello: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Irdisches Gluck
Unknown: Beidirallein Schubert

: Night Waves

Richard Coles talks to Peter Matthiessen about his latest book, The Birds of Heaven, for which he travelled the world to track down every species of crane. Plus another trip abroad to discover how foreign monarchs are regarded by their subjects.


Talks: Richard Coles
Unknown: Peter Matthiessen

: Late Junction

Medieval music from the Noise of Minstrels and Sufi sounds from the Middle East, children's songs and solo saxophone by John Buckley and music from Bill Frisell and Eartha Kitt. Presented by Mark Russell.


Unknown: John Buckley
Unknown: Bill Frisell
Unknown: Eartha Kitt.
Presented By: Mark Russell.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Sauguet La Nuit 12.15 Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 2 in C minor (Little Russian)
12.50 Verdi La Donna E Mobile (Rigoletto)
1.00 Marais Prélude in A minor for viola da gamba and harpsichord Michele Mascitti Divertissement in D, Op 5 No 12 Marais Suitte d'un Gout Etranger (excerpts);
Cloches au Carillon Rebel Sonata No 4 in E minorCouperln Troisième Concert for violin, viola da gamba and continuo
L Couperin Harpsichord Suite in A minor Antoine Forqueray Pièces de viole
(excerpts) 2.05 Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 34 2.50 Gershwin, arr Bengt-
Ake Lundin Rhapsody in Blue 3.10 Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos 3.30 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) 4.00 Mozart Ave Verum Corpus, K681 4.20 Ferenc Erkel Swan Song (Hunyadi Laszlo ) 4.30 Ginastera Piano Sonata No 1, Op 224.50 Delibes
Bell Song (Lakme) 5.00 Wolf-Ferrari Suite Concertino in Ffor bassoon and orchestra
5.20Constarrtijn Huygens Cognovi Domine Quomodo Dilexi Erravi Domine (Pathodia Sacra) 5.30 Trad, arr Ernest Macmillan Blanche comme la Neige 5.40 Vivaldi
Violin Concerto in D, RV208 (Grosso Mogul)


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Verdi La Donna
Harpsichord: Michele Mascitti
Unknown: Antoine Forqueray
Unknown: Ake Lundin Rhapsody
Song: Hunyadi Laszlo
Unknown: Cognovi Domine
Unknown: Ernest MacMillan

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