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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Purcell Suite: The Prophetess
6.35 Wolf-Ferrari Serenade in E flat for strings
7.00 Veracini Overture No 4 in F
7.40 Rachmaninov Elegiac Trio No 1 in G minor
8.00 Lutoslawski Paganini Variations
8.45 Bach Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV1041

: Composer of the Week: Knussen: 4: Fantasies, Operatic and Otherwise

Oliver Knussen's two operas, "Where the Wild Things Are" and "Higglety Pigglety Pop!", settings of the children's books by Maurice Sendak, were hailed as one of the most engaging operatic achievements of our time. Today Knussen joins Donald Macleod to discuss the operas, a song cycle and a tone poem derived from them, and the Horn Concerto.

Fanfares for Tanglewood
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Where the Wild Things Are (excerpts)
Lisa Saffer (soprano), London Sinfonietta conducted by the Composer
Songs and a Sea Interlude
Rosemary Hardy (soprano), London Sinfonietta conducted by the Composer
The Way to Castle Yonder
London Sinfonietta conducted by the Composer
Horn Concerto
Barry Tuckwell, London Sinfonietta conducted by the Composer


Composer/Conductor/Interviewee: Oliver Knussen
Presenter/Interviewer: Donald Macleod
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Soprano: Lisa Saffer
Musicians: London Sinfonietta
Soprano: Rosemary Hardy
Horn Player: Barry Tuckwell

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bernstein Times Square (On the Town, Finale Act 1) On the Town Orchestra conducted by the Composer
10.04 Beethoven Variations on Bei
Mannern, Welche Liebe Fuhlen , Wo06 Maurice Gendron (cello), Jean Frangaix (piano)
10.15 Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4 Busch Chamber Players, director Adolf Busch (violin)
10.28 Mozart Piano Concerto No 15 in B flat, K450 Vienna PO, director Leonard Bernstein (piano)
10.56 Hahn Depuis Ton Depart, Mon Amour , Alors, Adieu Done, Mon Amour (Mozart) Yvonne Printemps (soprano), unnamed orchestra
11.05 Schoenberg Concerto for string quartet and orchestra (after Handel) American String Quartet.
New York Chamber Symphony, conductor Gerard Schwarz


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Welche Liebe Fuhlen
Cello: Maurice Gendron
Piano: Jean Frangaix
Violin: Adolf Busch
Piano: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Mon Amour
Soprano: Yvonne Printemps
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz

: Morning Performance

Schwetzingen Festival 2002
Stephen Johnson explores some of the Spanish music which has been one of the themes at this year's festival.
Falla Suite Populaire Espagnole Alisa Weilerstein (cello),
Vivian Hornik Weilerstein (piano) Telemann Suite: Don Quichotte
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Elizabeth Wallfisch
Dvorak Violin Sonata in F, Op 5 Schlomo Mintz (violin), Adrienne Krausz (piano) Schubert Der Schiffer, D536 Christophe Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)
Turlna Piano Trio No 1, Op 35 Trio Fontenay


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Cello: Alisa Weilerstein
Piano: Vivian Hornik Weilerstein
Director: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Violin: Schlomo Mintz
Violin: Adrienne Krausz
Tenor: Christophe Prégardien
Tenor: Andreas Staier

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

A concert recorded at the 2001 City of London Festival.
Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Cuarteto Casals Britten Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op 49
Schubert String Quartet in C minor, D703 (Quartettsatz)
Britten String Quartet No 2, Op 36


Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Oboe: Cuarteto Casals

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
A selection of concertante works, presented by Sarah Walker.
Prokofiev Sonata in A for unison violins Violins of the Ulster Orchestra, conductor Andrew Mogrelia
Martin Petite Symphonie Concertante Lucy Wakefield (harp), Francis King
(harpsichord), Sophia Rahman (piano), conductorThierry Fischer
O'Riada Hercules Dux Ferrariae ConductorThierry Fischer
Stanford An Irish Concertino
Fionnuala Hunt (violin), Alexander Baillie (cello), conductorThierry Fischer
Strauss Duett-concertino Richard Hosford (clarinet), Rachel Gough (bassoon), conductorThierry Fischer


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Andrew Mogrelia
Harp: Lucy Wakefield
Harp: Francis King
Harpsichord: Sophia Rahman
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Violin: Fionnuala Hunt
Violin: Alexander Baillie
Conductorthierry: Thierry Fischer
Clarinet: Richard Hosford
Clarinet: Rachel Gough
Bassoon: Conductorthierry Fischer

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Matt Baker

: Music Restored

Food, Glorious Food! Music and dining have been natural partners throughout the ages. Lucie Skeaping joinsAngus Smith of the Orlando Consort at this year's Norfolk and Norwich Festival for an imaginative celebration of food, wine and song from Renaissance Europe.


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Angus Smith

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Performance on 3

Mozart's great works for wind ensemble are among the finest in the repertoire.
John Shea introduces a concert given on Saturday at London's Wigmore Hall featuring two Mozart masterpieces and a new work by Robin Holloway.
Michael Collins (clarinet), Stephen Hough (piano), London Winds
Mozart Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, K452
Robin Holloway Serenade in B flat
Mozart Serenade in B flat for 13 wind instruments, K361 (Gran Partita)


Introduces: John Shea
Unknown: Robin Holloway.
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Stephen Hough
Unknown: Robin Holloway Serenade
Unknown: Mozart Serenade

: BBC Philharmonic

Conductor James MacMillan
James MacMillan Britannia


Conductor: James MacMillan
Conductor: James MacMillan Britannia

: Night Waves

Lisa Appignanesi talks to psychotherapist Adam Phillips , who discusses his new collection of essays, Equals, and about the first major translations of Freud's work for over 30 years, under his editorship.


Talks: Lisa Appignanesi
Unknown: Adam Phillips

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents a final selection from The Acoustic Folk Box of n i neties tracks by John Tarns and Billy Bragg. Plus music by Perotin and his colleagues at the turn of the 12th century.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Tarns
Unknown: Billy Bragg.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson. Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Tarantella 12.15 Einar Englund Suite: The Wall of China 12.35 Haydn String Quartet in B flat. Op 71 No 11.00 Ravel Trois Mélodies et Chansons Hébraïques
Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Concerto
No 1 in D Yehezkel Braun Fantasia Lirica
2.15 Mendelssohn Piano Sextet in D, Op HOTchaikovsky Don Juan 's
Serenade, Op 38 No 1; It Was Early in Spring, Op 38 No 2; At the Ball, Op 38 No 3; I Bless You, Forests, Op 4 7 No 5


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Einar Englund
Unknown: Hotchaikovsky Don Juan

: BBC Schools

3.00 Word Fun 3.15 Maths Challenge Booster 3.30 Music for Dance
3.50 Drama Workshop
4.10 Dance Workshop

: Bach

Viola da Gamba Sonata No 1 in G,
BWV1027 4.40 llmari Hannikainen Rrst
Snow4.50 Grieg Air and Rigaudon
(Holberg Suite, Op 40) 5.05 Beethoven
Six Variations in F, Op 34 5.20 Anon Se da Me Tu Non Parti (L 'Alessandro) 5.35 Anon Ave Potentissima (Geistliches Konzert)
5.45 Vladigerov Jewish Poem, Op 4 7


Unknown: Hannikainen Rrst

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