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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Wagenaar Overture: De Cid , Op 27 Royal Concertgebouw, conductor Riccardo Chailly
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 6 in D (Le Matin) English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock
7.00 Uadov Baba Yaga , Op 56 Leningrad PO, conductor Evgeni Mravinsky
7.05 Biber Partita No 3 in A
Tafelmusik, director Jeanne Lamon
8.00 Britten American Overture City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle
8.30 Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 4 for left hand, Op 53 Michel Beroff , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: De Cid
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Director: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Uadov Baba Yaga
Conductor: Evgeni Mravinsky
Director: Jeanne Lamon
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Unknown: Michel Beroff
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Composer of the Week:Carl Maria von Weber

(1786-1826). With Donald Macleod. 1: 1798-1811. Carl Maria von Weber spent his early childhood travelling around Germany with his father's touring opera company. When his father realised that young Carl showed signs of musical promise he adopted ambitions of fostering a new Mozart. The family stopped touring and lessons were arranged with Michael Haydn in Salzburg. But two years later Weber's mother died and the family moved again, this time to Munich. It was at this point that Weber began to take charge of his own destiny. Invitation to the Dance, Op 65 (excerpt) Hamish Milne (piano)
Invitation to the Dance BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor
ArturoToscanini EranSie , Op 15 No 6 Olaf Bar (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
WasZiehtzuDeinemZauberkreise, Op 15 No 4 Olaf Baer (baritone), Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Andante and Hungarian Rondo in C minor, Op 35 Ernst Wallfisch (viola),
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg Allegro (Piano Quartet in B flat, Op 8) Kremerata Musica
Abu Hassan (excerpts) Nicolai Gedda
(tenor), Edda Moser (soprano), Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Producer Johannah Smith

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Michael Haydn
Piano: Hamish Milne
Conductor: Arturotoscanini Eransie
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Baritone: Olaf Baer
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Kremerata Musica
Unknown: Abu Hassan
Tenor: Nicolai Gedda
Tenor: Edda Moser
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Producer: Johannah Smith

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring
Beethoven String Quartets, Op 18, and recordings of Elisabeth Schumann.
NIcolal Overture: The Merry Wives of Windsor Halle Orchestra, conductor John Barbirolli
10.09 Marx Marienlied Elisabeth
Schumann (soprano), Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Karl Alwin
10.14 Sweelinck Fantasia in D
Glenn Gould (piano)
10.24 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 18 No 1 Busch Quartet
10.54 Debussy La MerLamoureux
Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch
11.19 Mozart Ach, Ich Fuhl's (Die
Zauberflote, Act 2) Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), unnamed orchestra
11.24 Scarlatti Sonata in B minor, Kk27 Anne Queffelec (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Elisabeth Schumann.
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Marx Marienlied Elisabeth
Conductor: Karl Alwin
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Soprano: Elisabeth Schumann
Piano: Anne Queffelec

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Festival
Chris de Souza presents the first of a series of performances from this year's festival. This morning's selection includes
Beethoven's String Trio in C minor, Op 9 No 3, played by the Leopold String Trio,
Janacek's In the Mists played by Imogen Cooper , the world premiere of Alexander Goehr 's Piano Quintet played by Tom Poster and the Brodsky Quartet, and Benjamin Britten 's early Rhapsody, beginning a theme that runs through the week's programmes. see also 7.30pm

Contributors

Played By: Imogen Cooper
Unknown: Alexander Goehr
Played By: Tom Poster
Played By: Benjamin Britten

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
To celebrate the centenary of the birth of ragtime pianist Billy Mayerl , Susan Tomes presents and plays a selection of his most popular pieces.
Billy Mayerl Four Aces Suite; The Joker: From a Spanish Lattice; Crystal Clear; Marigold; Bats in the Belfry; Filigree; Three Syncopated Rambles; Sleepy Piano; Clockwork Repeated Sunday lpm

Contributors

Pianist: Billy Mayerl
Pianist: Susan Tomes
Unknown: Billy Mayerl

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Paul Guinery.
Brahms, transcr Talmi Sextet No 1 Conductor YoavTalmi
Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A Nikolai Demidenko , conductor Martyn Brabbins
Schumann Symphony No 2 in C Conductor
YoavTalmi Brahms , orch Dvorak Hungarian Dances Conductor YoavTalmi

Contributors

Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Conductor: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Yoavtalmi Brahms

: Making Tracks

Blue Peter's Liz Barker and Simon Thomas play music for younger listeners. Including Tchaikovsky's famous 1812 Overture.

Contributors

Unknown: Liz Barker
Unknown: Simon Thomas

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson reviews the latest DVDs and talks to composer Graeme Revell about his journey to Hollywood from the hardcore industrial music of the eighties.

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Graeme Revell

: In Tune

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

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Aldeburgh Festival
Chris de Souza introduces a concert given on Saturday at Snape Maltings in Suffolk.
Lucy Crowe (soprano), Julianne Young
(mezzo), Simon Biazeck (tenor), Andrew Rupp (bass), Steven Isserlis (cello), Britten-Pears Chamber Choir, Tallis Chamber Choir,
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. conductor Sakari Oramo
Britten Praise We Great Men
Elgar, arr Payne So Many True Princesses (first performance)
Hoist Ode to Death, Op 38
Bridge Oration: Concerto Elegiaco Nielsen Symphony No 5

Contributors

Soprano: Lucy Crowe
Soprano: Julianne Young
Tenor: Simon Biazeck
Tenor: Andrew Rupp
Bass: Steven Isserlis

: Night Waves

Most of the images of the Vietnam War come from the American side, but now
Isabel Hilton and guests consider Vietnam behind the Lines, the new exhibition at the British Museum that shows how the Vietnamese saw the war.

Contributors

Unknown: Isabel Hilton

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents traditional music from Vanuatu and Guadalcanal, Cuban son from the Cuarteto Patria, and Philip
Glass's music to the 1988 film Powaqqatsi.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Mozart Dove Sono (Le Nozze di Figaro)
12.10 Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op 70
12.20 Rachmanlnov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor, Op 181.00 Mozart Trio in E flat, K498 (Kegelstatt) Schumann Drei
Phantasiestucke, Op 73 Reinecke Trio in minor, Op 1882.00 Cavazzonl Ricercata
2.10 Palestrina, arr Soriano Missa Papae Marcelli 2.40 Bach Cello Suite No 5 in C minor, BWV1011 3.15 Ravel Sonata for violin and cello 3.45 Franck Le Chasseur Maudit4.00 Liszt, transcr Lhevlnne
Reminiscences on Meyerbeer's "Robert /e Diable "4.20 Cestl Qual Profondo Letargo (Orontea) 4.30 Telemann Recorder Concerto in A minor
4.50 J Strauss Jr Rosen aus dem Suden, Op 388 5.05 Tartinl Violin Sonata in G minor, Op 1 No 10 (Didone Abbandonata)
5.20 Melartln Karelian Scenes, Op 146
5.30 Corelll Sonata da Chiesa in G, Op 1 No 9 5.50 Puccini Crisantemi

Contributors

Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Mozart Dove Sono
Unknown: Schumann Adagio
Unknown: Schumann Drei
Unknown: Cavazzonl Ricercata
Unknown: Soriano Missa Papae
Cello: Franck Le Chasseur
Unknown: Strauss Jr Rosen








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