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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore .
Tavemer Te Deum
The Sixteen, director Harry Christophers
6.35 Humperdinck Shakespeare Suite No 1 Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
7.00 Brahms Theme and variations in D minor (after the string sextet, Op 18) Mikhail Rudy (piano)
7.50 Warlock Serenade Nash Ensemble, conductor Martyn Brabbins
8.00 Berlioz Overture: Les Francs-juges Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis
8.40 Sibelius En Saga Los Angeles PO, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen

Contributors

Unknown: Penny Gore
Director: Harry Christophers
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Piano: Mikhail Rudy
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen

: Composer of the Week: Oliver Knussen

(b 1952). 1: Early Works. Oliver Knussen , who celebrates his 50th birthday this week, joins Donald Macleod to discuss his works to date. Today he talks about his early rise to prominence.
Rourish with Fireworks London
Sinfonietta conducted by the Composer Symphony in one movement (formerly
Concerto for Orchestra) BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Choral BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by the Composer
Symphony No 2 Elaine Berry (soprano), London Sinfonietta conducted by the Composer Producer Megan Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Soprano: Elaine Berry
Producer: Megan Jones

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring Handel Concerti Grossi , Op 6, and recordings of Leonard Bernstein.
Thomas Overture: Mignon New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.09 Chopin Ballade No 4 in Fminor, Op 52 Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
10.20 Paganini Adagio (Violin Concerto No 3 in E) Henryk Szeryng , LSO, conductor Alexander Gibson
10.26 Handel Concerto Grosso in G, Op 6 No 1 Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.40 Bernstein Serenade after Plato 's
Symposium Gidon Kremer (violin), Israel PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein
11.14 Handel Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Handel Concerti Grossi
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein.
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Unknown: Henryk Szeryng
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Morning Performance

Schwetzingen Festival 2002
Stephen Johnson pays a first visit this week to the music festival that takes place each May and June in the German town of Schwetzingen, near Mannheim, and attracts the world's s top performers. Clara Schumann
Die Lorelei Olaf Bar (baritone), Helmut Deutsch (piano) Haydn Fantasia in C, H XVII 4 Andras Schiff (piano)
Mozart String Quartet in F, K590 Tokyo Quartet
Ravel Sonatine
Angela Hewitt (piano)
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
Christophe Coin , Basel Chamber Orchestra, conductor Philippe Herreweghe

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Baritone: Clara Schumann
Baritone: Helmut Deutsch
Piano: Andras Schiff
Piano: Angela Hewitt
Unknown: Christophe Coin
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Pascal Roge (piano)
Faure Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33 No 1; Barcarolle in A minor, Op 26 Satie Embryons Desseches
Ravel Noctuelles; Une Barque surl'Ocean (Miroirs)
Debussy La Puerta de Vino; Général
Lavine - Eccentric (Preludes Book 2); La Serenade Interrompue; La Cathédrale Engloutie; Le Vent dans la Plaine; Minstrels (Preludes, Book 1) Repeated Sunday lpm

Contributors

Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Piano: Pascal Roge
Piano: Faure Nocturne

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Artur Pizarro (piano), conductor Martyn Brabbins
A concert given in Leeds earlierthis year. Presented by Sarah Walker . Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor
Elgar Symphony No 1 in A flat

Contributors

Piano: Artur Pizarro
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Presented By: Sarah Walker

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Matt Baker play music for younger listeners.

Contributors

Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson presents an eclectic selection from musicals old and new.

: In Tune

Andrew McGregor presents a selection of music and news from the arts world.

Contributors

Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Performance on 3

Live from Christ Church Spitalfields as part of this year's Spitalfields Festival, the Cardinall'sMusick and their director
Andrew Carwood perform sumptuous music from the 16th and 20th centuries. Byrd Mass for five voices (with Gregorian chant for the Feast ofSt Margaret of Scotland)
8.15 Twenty Minutes: Spitalfields Past and Present
While visiting Spitalfields, historian Dan Cruickshank talks to Daniel Snowman about changes in the city landscape; from new discoveries that have emerged from the Charnel House excavations to plans for the redevelopment of the area.
8.35Tavener The Call
Byrd Laetent ur Caeli; Ave Verum Corpus Carver 0 Bone Jesu
James MacMillan Mairi
Hoist Nunc Dimittis

Contributors

Director: Andrew Carwood
Talks: Dan Cruickshank
Unknown: Daniel Snowman
Unknown: James MacMillan

: Night Waves

In 1957, a small group of scientists launched Project Orion, a secret US
Government-sponsored attempt to build an interplanetary spaceship propelled by nuclear bombs. Isabel Hilton talks to
George Dyson , who has written an account of the failed project, and his father, the English mathematician
Freeman Dyson , who was one of the team, about an era when values were "tweaked" because of the Cold War and "all kinds of strange ideas were able to grow."

Contributors

Unknown: George Dyson
Unknown: Freeman Dyson

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington unveils Kimmo Pohjonen's new Kluster project with sampling whizz Samuli Kosminen. And, throughout the week, tracks from a major new CD collection of the British folk music revival of the last four decades, The Acoustic Folk Box-tonight, music from the sixties by Lonnie Donegan and AL Lloyd.

Contributors

Presenter: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Kimmo Pohjonen
Unknown: Samuli Kosminen

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Enescu Concert Piece
12.15 Nielsen Violin Concerto
1.00 Otto Olsson String Quartet No 1 in G, Op lOStenhammar String Quartet No 6 in D minor, Op 35
Sigurd von Koch Piano Quintet in F
2.20 Selim Palmgren Cinderella Suite
2.40 lbert Little Suite in 15 pictures

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Otto Olsson
Piano: Sigurd von Koch
Unknown: Selim Palmgren

: BBC Schools

3.00 Let's Make a Story
3.20 Music Box 3.35 Tales from Europe
3.50 Expressive Arts
4.10 Expressive Arts

: Piazzolla

, arr Baltazar Benitez Tango :
Verano Porteno
4.50 Wouter Hutschenruyter Overture for large orchestra
5.05 Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, K381
5.15 JC Bach Quintet in Fforflute, oboe, violin, viola and continuo
5.25 JCF Fischer Polymnia: Suite No 8 in D
5.40 Cesti Intorno all 'Idol Mio (Orontea)

Contributors

Unknown: Baltazar Benitez Tango
Unknown: Verano Porteno
Unknown: Cesti Intorno








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