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: Morning on 3

Penny Gore. Wagner Overture: Rienzi
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Klaus Tennstedt
6.15 Schubert String Trio in B flat, D581 Regis Pasquier (violin), Bruno Pasquier (viola), Roland Pidoux (cello)
7.00 Rossini Overture: The Silken Ladder
Hanover Band, conductor Roy Goodman
7.35 Rosetti Horn Concerto in D minor
Hermann Baumann , Concerto Amsterdam
8.15 Chopin Allegro de Concert in A, Op 46 Nikita Magaloff (piano)
8.40 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 1
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt
Violin: Regis Pasquier
Violin: Bruno Pasquier
Viola: Roland Pidoux
Conductor: Roy Goodman
Conductor: Rosetti Horn
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Unknown: Chopin Allegro
Piano: Nikita Magaloff
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

: Composer of the Week: Mahler

Inspirations: Childhood. Donald Macleod traces how Mahler's formative years and memories of his childhood, as well as the affinity he had with children as an adult, evolved into themes around which he constructed his music.
Maitanz im
Grunen Thomas Hampson (baritone), David Lutz (piano)
Um Schlimme Kinder Artigzu Machen ; Starke Einbildungskraft
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo), Helmut Deutsch (piano)
Rheinlegendchen; Das Irdische Leben Lucia Popp (soprano), Amsterdam
Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
Das Himmlische Leben (Symphony No 4: 4th mvt) Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Daniele Gatti
Kindertotenlieder Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo),
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly See BBC Orchestras at 2pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Baritone: Grunen Thomas Hampson
Piano: David Lutz
Unknown: Artigzu MacHen
Unknown: Starke Einbildungskraft
Unknown: Angelika Kirchschlager
Piano: Helmut Deutsch
Unknown: Das Irdische Leben
Soprano: Lucia Popp
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Das Himmlische Leben
Soprano: Ruth Ziesak
Conductor: Daniele Gatti
Conductor: Kindertotenlieder Brigitte Fassbaender
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Schmeltzer Sonata: // Cucu Red Priest
10.06 Monteverdi Su, Su, Su, Pastorelli Vezzosi ; Dolcissimo Uscignolo (Madrigali Amorosi ) Deller Consort , director Alfred Deller (countertenor)
10.12 Handel Organ Concerto in F,
HWV295 (Cuckoo and the Nightingale) Herbert Tachezi , Vienna Concentus
Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.26 Monteverdi Altri Canti di Marte
(Madrigali Amorosi ) Choir and Orchestra of the Societa Cameristica of Lugano, conductor Edwin Loehrer
10.37 Listener Request: Tchalkovsky
Symphony No 5 in E minor Philharmonia, conductor Constantin Silvestri


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Pastorelli Vezzosi
Unknown: Madrigali Amorosi
Unknown: Deller Consort
Director: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Herbert Tachezi
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Madrigali Amorosi
Conductor: Edwin Loehrer
Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

: Morning Performance

End of Empire
Christopher Cook explores the music of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
2: 1848 - the Year of Revolution
Brahms Hungarian Dances BBC Philharmonic, conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Dvorak Heirs of the White Mountain
BBC Singers,
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Nicholas Kok
Erkel Overture: Hunyadi Laszlo
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre de Ridder
Liszt soirées de Vienne
Simon Trpceski (piano)
J Strauss (son) Waltz: Blue Danube BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre de Ridder
Smetana Vltava; Sarka (Ma Vlast) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Dvorak Heirs
Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert given earlier this month at the NTL Studio in Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
Gould Piano Trio
Haydn Piano Trio in C, HXV27
Dvorak Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Charles Mackerras conducts music by Wagner and Mahler's Symphony No 7, considered by some to be his most puzzling. And pianist Stephen Hough joins the BBC Philharmonic for a performance of Rachmaninov's exuberant Rhapsody. Introduced by Tommy Pearson.
Wagner, arr Humperdinck Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Gotterdammerung) Conductor Charles Mackerras
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Stephen Hough (piano), conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Mahler Symphony No 7
Conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Pianist: Stephen Hough
Introduced By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Rachmaninov Rhapsody
Piano: Paganini Stephen Hough
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Voices

lain Burnside puts on his gum boots and waxed jacket and sets off for a weekend in the country, exploring the city dweller's fantasy about the rural life. Featuring songs by Noël Coward, Benjamin Britten , Reynaldo Hahn , John Ireland, Stephen Sondheim and Ivor Gurney.


Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Reynaldo Hahn
Unknown: Stephen Sondheim
Unknown: Ivor Gurney.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barb/can Atypically eclectic mix from the BBCSO and its conductor laureate Andrew Davis : a brilliant openerfrom Stravinsky, haunting Sibelius played by Joshua Bell and a powerful epic from Colin Matthews for orchestra and chorus. Renewal takes its title from Ovid: "Nothing in the whole world endures unchanged.... everything is renewed."
Joshua Bell (violin),
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis Stravinsky Fireworks
Sibelius Violin Concerto
Colin Matthews Renewal


Unknown: Andrew Davis
Played By: Joshua Bell
Unknown: Colin Matthews
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Night Waves

Richard Coles presents another edition of the arts and ideas magazine programme.


Unknown: Richard Coles

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces bassist Marc Johnson and Eric Longsworth on electric cello from their collaboration If Trees Could Fly, klezmerfrom Finland, and the picking and singing of the Laurel Fork Travelers.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Bassist: Marc Johnson
Bassist: Eric Longsworth

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Handel Recorder Sonata in F. Op 1 No 11
12.20 Schoenberg Three Folk Songs,
Op 49 12.35 Tchaikovsky The Tempest
1.00 A concert given in November 1996 by Salzburger Hofmusik , directed by Wolfgang Brunner (organ/harpsichord), featuring music from 17th and 18th-century Salzburg, including works by Stefano Bernardi , Biber, Muffat and Mozart.
1.40 Mendelssohn Oratorio: St Paul ,
Op 36 3.40 Bach Oboe Sonata in B minor, BWV10303.55 Chopin Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op 15 No 2 4.05 Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch (excerpts)
4.25 Caldara Stabat Mater
4.35 John Blow The Graces' Dance:
Gavott; Sarabande for the Graces (Venus and Adonis) 4.40 Godfrey Ridout Fall Fair
4.50 Balakirev Islamey, Op 18
5.00 Blaz Arnic The Tempest
5.25 Paganini Sonata Concertata in A for violin and guitar
5.45Szymanowksi Variations in B flat minor, Op 3


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Salzburger Hofmusik
Directed By: Wolfgang Brunner
Unknown: Stefano Bernardi
Unknown: St Paul
Unknown: Caldara Stabat Mater
Unknown: Godfrey Ridout
Unknown: Blaz Arnic

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