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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn Symphony No 99 in E flat London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
6.45 Strauss Der Abend
Danish National Radio Choir, conductor Stefan Parkman
7.10 Debussy Images, Book 2 Claudio Arrau (piano)
7.40 Gade Piano Trio in B flat
Copenhagen Trio
8.00 Bernstein Overture: Candide
New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the Composer
8.40 Shostakovich Piano Concerto No 2
Dmitri Alexeev , English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor JerzyMaksymiuk


Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Stefan Parkman
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Unknown: Dmitri Alexeev

: Composer of the Week: Knussen

2: Chamber Works
In the early 1970s, Knussen wrote two chamber works that initiated the childlike playfulness that would surface again in his two operas. Today Oliver Knussen joins Donald Macleod to talk about these smaller works written while studying in the United States in his early twenties, and those he wrote on his return to Britain, including Triptych.
Three Little Fantasies
Esbjerg Ensemble
Hums and Songs of Winnie the Pooh Lisa Saffer (soprano), Chamber Music
Society of Lincoln Center conducted by the Composer
Autumnal; Sonya 's Lullaby; Cantata (Triptych) Pamela Frank (violin), Peter Serkin (piano), Nash Ensemble


Unknown: Oliver Knussen
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Pooh Lisa Saffer
Violin: Pamela Frank
Violin: Peter Serkin

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Beethoven Credo (Missa Solemnis,
Op 123) Edda Moser (soprano), Hanna Schwarz (contralto), Rene Kollo (tenor),
Kurt Moll (bass), Radio Chorus of the NOS Hilversum, Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
10.21 Wagner Overture and Venusberg Music (Tannhauser) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.43 Handel Concerto Grosso in D, Op 6 No 5English Baroque Orchestra. conductor Hermann Scherchen
11.04 Copland Suite: Billy the Kid New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Soprano: Edda Moser
Soprano: Hanna Schwarz
Contralto: Rene Kollo
Bass: Kurt Moll
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Morning Performance

Schwetzingen Festival 2002
Stephen Johnson presents more performances from this year's festival. Schubert Overture: Die Zauberharfe
South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Roger Norrington Grieg String Quartet in F (unfinished) Vertavo Quartet
Rihm Adagio for strings
Basel Chamber Orchestra, conductor Philippe Herreweghe
Beethoven An die Feme Geliebte , Op 98 Stefan Genz (baritone), Eric Schneider (piano)
Handel/Halvorsen Passacaglia
(Harpsichord Suite No 7 in G minor)
Gidon Kremer (violin), Marta Sudraba (cello) CPE Bach Sinfonia No 5 in B minor


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Unknown: Feme Geliebte
Baritone: Stefan Genz
Piano: Eric Schneider
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Violin: Marta Sudraba

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC New Generation Artist
James Rutherford celebrates two musical relationships in his recital recorded last summer at the Buxton Festival. Presented byPetrocTrelawny.
James Rutherford (baritone), Simon Lepper (piano)
Schumann Five Songs, Op 40
Clara Schumann Six Songs, Op 13 Farrar Brittany, Op 21 No 1
Finzi Earth and Air and Rain, Op 15


Artist: James Rutherford
Baritone: James Rutherford
Piano: Simon Lepper

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Featuring performances from the BBC Philharmonic's Elgar Portraits series given in Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Elgar Overture: In the South (Alassio) Conductor Edward Downes
Dvorak The Golden Spinning Wheel Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Unknown: Bridgewater Hall.
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Edward Downes
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Voices

Soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and pianist lain Burnside perform songs by Brahms, Poulenc, Barber and Strauss.


Soprano: Adrianne Pieczonka

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Performance on 3

A concert of Baroque sacred music given last year in the Royal Chapel at the Palace of Versailles. The shadow of death hovered over the French Court during the early years of the 18th century, and this programme reflects the intensity of those troubled years with Michel Richard de Lalande's "De Profundis", sung at the funeral of Louis XIV, and the celebrated Requiem Mass by Andre Campra.
Hjordis Thebault and Nicola Wemyss (sopranos), Francois-Nicolas Geslot (countertenor), Laurent Slaars (tenor), Arnaud Marzorati (bass), Chorus and Orchestra of Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie
Lalande Exultabo Te, Deus Meus; De Profundis
8.20 Mark Lowther visits the palace and the Centre of Baroque Music at Versailles to find out more about musical life there, past and present.
8.30 Campra Messe de Requiem


Soprano: Hjordis Thebault
Sopranos: Nicola Wemyss
Countertenor: Francois-Nicolas Geslot
Tenor: Laurent Slaars
Bass: Arnaud Marzorati
Musicians: Chorus and Orchestra of Les Arts Florissants
Music Director: William Christie
Presenter: Mark Lowther

: Night Waves

Richard Coles explores ourfascination with sundials. From the proposed Solar Pyramid, a 40-metre public sculpture in Chesterfield that will be even biggerthan the Angel of the North, to the red planet, where Nasa measures the Martian day from the Mars Surveyor Lander, sundials are everywhere: testament to man's compulsion to focus the movement of the cosmos on to a needle to reveal time.


Unknown: Richard Coles

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington unwinds to summery sounds from Bollywood Brass and acoustic folk from the 1970s by Nic Jones and the New Victory Band.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Nic Jones

: Through the Might

With Jill Anderson.
Peter Philips Alma Redemptoris Mater (Cantiones Sacrae)
12.10 Mozart Divertimento in D, K334
12.40 Adolf Undblad The Dreams
1.00 Choral works by Jacob Regnart. Philippus de Monte , Orlando Gibbons , William Byrd , Monteverdi, John Bull and Thomas Tomkins.
2.15 Britten Lachrymae: Reflections on a song of John Dowland
2.30 Grieg Violin Sonata in C minor, Op 45


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Peter Philips
Unknown: Adolf Undblad
Unknown: Jacob Regnart.
Unknown: Philippus de Monte
Unknown: Orlando Gibbons
Unknown: William Byrd
Unknown: John Bull
Unknown: Thomas Tomkins.
Unknown: John Dowland

: BBC Schools

3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move 3.35 Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 Playtime

: Pieter van Maldere

Sinfonia in F
4.40 Verdi Cortigiani, Vil Razza (Rigoletto)
4.50 Sibelius Serenade No 1 in D, Op 69a
5.00 Vivaldi Concerto in C, RV114
5.15 Saint-Saens Danse Macabre, Op 40
5.25 Haydn Piano Trio in E, HXV28
5.40 Heinrich Bach Cantata: Ich Danke
Dir, Gott

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