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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Dvorak Overture: Othello
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
6.15 Bach Aria Variata alia Maniera Italiana in A minor, BWV989
Kenneth Gilbert (harpsichord)
7.00 Vivaldi Concerto in G minor, RV5 76 Gidon Kremer (violin),
Academy of St Martin in the Reids, director Heinz Holliger (oboe)
7.40 Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) Emerson Quartet
8.00 Arnold A Grand, Grand Overture Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
8.35 Debussy Nocturnes
French National Radio Orchestra and Choir, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Maniera Italiana
Harpsichord: Kenneth Gilbert
Violin: Gidon Kremer
Unknown: St Martin
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Composer of the Week: Wagner

Donald Macleod explores Wagner's lifelong belief in the redemptive powers of love. Tristan und Isolde (Act 1, excerpt)
Helga Dernesch (mezzo), John Vickers (tenor), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan Tannhäuser (Act 2, excerpt)
Anja Silja (soprano),
Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Josef Greindl (bass), Choir and Orchestra of the Bayreuth
Festival, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch Final duet (Siegfried)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano),
Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti Gotterdammerung: Brunnhilde 's immolation Birgit Nilsson (soprano),
Gottlob Frick (bass), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Helga Dernesch
Tenor: John Vickers
Soprano: Anja Silja
Soprano: Wolfgang Windgassen
Tenor: Josef Greindl
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson
Soprano: Wolfgang Windgassen
Conductor: Georg Solti
Soprano: Birgit Nilsson
Bass: Gottlob Frick
Conductor: Georg Solti

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bartok Hungarian Sketches
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.12 Haydn Symphony No 102 in B flat Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Serge Koussevitzky
10.35 Mozart Bei Mannern , Welche Liebe Fuhlen (Die Zauberflote, Act 1)
Berlin Radio Orchestra, conductor Artur Rother
10.39 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor Byron Janis ,
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
11.18 Sarasate Navarra, Op 33 Aaron Rosand (violin), Eileen Flissler (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Serge Koussevitzky
Conductor: Mozart Bei Mannern
Conductor: Artur Rother
Unknown: Byron Janis
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Violin: Aaron Rosand
Piano: Eileen Flissler
Pamina: Tlana Lemnitz (soprano)
Papageno: Karl Schmitt-Walter (baritone)

: Morning Performance

St Magnus Festival
From St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall,
Linda Ormiston introduces highlights from Orkney's annual midsummerfestivities, featuring this year's visit by a chamber group from the Elder School of Music in Adelaide, Australia.
Ross Edwards Barossa Pearl
Stockhausen Meeting Point from Aus den Sieben Tagen Elder New Music Ensemble, director Grahame Dudley
Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op 12 Ronald Brautigam (piano)
Piazzolla Bordel 1900 (L 'Histoire du Tango) Anthony Robb (flute), Patrizia Meier (harp) Quentin Grant Burnt Sky
Elder New Music Ensemble, director Grahame Dudley
Tavemer Sanctus; Benedictus (Missa
Gloria Tibi Trinitas) Dunedin Consort, Ben Parry (baritone)
Peter Maxwell Davies 7 In Nomine
Sinfonia 21, director Martyn Brabbins Matthias Schmitt
Ghanaia Colin Currie (marimba)


Introduces: Linda Ormiston
Director: Grahame Dudley
Piano: Ronald Brautigam
Flute: Anthony Robb
Flute: Patrizia Meier
Director: Grahame Dudley
Baritone: Ben Parry
Baritone: Peter Maxwell Davies
Director: Martyn Brabbins
Director: Matthias Schmitt
Unknown: Colin Currie

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Buxton Festival
Baritone Christopher Maltman and pianist Jonathan Papp perform Schubert's song cycle Die Schone Mullerin in a recital recorded last month in the Palace Hotel, Buxton. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny Schubert Die Schone Mullerin, D795


Baritone: Christopher Maltman
Pianist: Jonathan Papp
Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny

: BBC Proms 2002

Another chance to hear Monday's Prom, Presented by Martin Handley. Stephen Hough (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Osmo Vanska Sibelius Tapiola
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable)


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Piano: Stephen Hough
Conductor: Osmo Vanska

: Music Restored

Midsummer Madness. Lucie Skeaping explores scenes of lunacy and madness in Baroque and Renaissance music.

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.

: BBC Proms 2002

From the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Debussy's languid prelude is paired with Ravel's darkly virtuosic left-hand concerto written for Paul Wittgenstein. Between these pieces, a new work by the orchestra's associate composer-the second "panel" of a triptych which gives prominence to different sections of the orchestra. The season's Old Testament theme continues with Vaughan Williams 's rarely-performed masque, taking its inspiration from illustrations of William Blake. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Louis Lortie (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Debussy Prélude a I "Apres-midi d 'un Faune Mark-Anthony Tumage Uninterrupted Sorrow (BBC commission, first performance)
Ravel Piano Concerto in D for left hand
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Naked Came I ... Michael Arditti , whose novels often incorporate biblical themes, analyses from a contemporary standpoint Job's state of mind - and that of God and Satan, too.
8.50 Vaughan Williams Job: a Masque for Dancing Repeated Tuesday 2pm


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Paul Wittgenstein.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: William Blake.
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Piano: Louis Lortie
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Unknown: Michael Arditti
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: The John Tusa Interview

Paula Rego 's paintings draw heavily on life in her native Portugal -from family relationships and stories to Disneyfilms and the Salazar regime. Now based in London she has built up a reputation as a leading figurative artist. John Tusa talks to her about her work and career.


Unknown: Paula Rego
Artist: John Tusa

: Late Junction

Tonight's highlights from last weekend's
Womad festival include songs by Ugandan exile Geoffrey Oryema and the combined talents of Congolese guitarist Papa Noel with Cuban tres player Papi Oviedo.


Unknown: Geoffrey Oryema
Guitarist: Papa Noel
Unknown: Papi Oviedo.

: Through the Night

With Jill Anderson.
Grieg Symphonic Dance No 4, Op 64
12.20 Szymanowski Symphony No 4 (Symphonie Concertante) 12.50 lbert Trois Pièces Breves 1.00 Flor Alpaerts James Ensor Suite Arthur Meulemans
Plinius' Fontein Henry Georges d'Hoedt Chroniques Breves de la Vie Bourgeoise
2.05 Brahms Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor, Op 5 2.40 Verdi Messa di Requiem 4.15 FranoParac Guitar Trio 4.25 Wilhelm
Kienzi Selig Sind die Verfolgun Leiden (Der Evangelimann) 4.35
Jean-Marie Leclair Violin Concerto in D, Op 10 No 3
4.50 D Scartatti Sonatas: in C, Kk460; in C, Kk461 5.00 Stanislaw Moniuszko
Overture: Bajka (The Fairy Tale) 5.10 Toivo Kuula Satukuva 3 (A Fairy Tale Vision)
5.20 Chausson Symphony in B flat, Op 20


Unknown: Jill Anderson.
Unknown: Flor Alpaerts
Unknown: Arthur Meulemans
Unknown: Henry Georges
Violin: Jean-Marie Leclair
Unknown: Stanislaw Moniuszko
Unknown: Toivo Kuula

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