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: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
Meder Sonata di Battaglia
6.35 Offenbach Cello Concerto in G
7.00 Dukas La Péri
7.30 Shostakovich String Quartet No 7
8.00 Walton Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
8.50 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Strauss Dance

: Composer of the Week: ParisianOrganists of the 20th Century

Donald Macleod travels to Paris for a week of programmes exploring the musical heritage of its churches and cathedrals. 1: Triumph from Adversity
The remarkable story of Louis Vierne , one of many musicians to benefit from
France's pioneering school for the blind. Vieme Symphony No 2 (Final) Olivier Latry (organ)
Vieme Motet: Tantum Ergo Joseph Cullen (organ), Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Vieme Berceuse (24 Pièces en Style Libre) Peter Hurford (organ)
Toumemire, transcr Durufle Improvisation sur le Te Deum Jane Watts (organ)
Vieme Etoile du Soir (Pieces de Fantaisie, Op 54) Daniel Chorzempa (organ)
Vieme Messe Solennelle in C sharp minor Andrew Reid and Joseph Cullen (organs), Westminster Cathedral Choir, conductor James O'Donnell
Producer Michael Surcombe


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Louis Vierne
Unknown: Joseph Cullen
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Vieme Berceuse
Unknown: Peter Hurford
Unknown: Te Deum Jane Watts
Unknown: Daniel Chorzempa
Unknown: Andrew Reid
Unknown: Joseph Cullen
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Producer: Michael Surcombe

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. This week featuring orchestral works by Kodaly and recordings by pianist Maria Yudina.
Bach Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV903 Maria Yudina (piano)
10.12 Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K581 David Oppenheim , Budapest Quartet
10.44 Kodaly Summer Evening
Budapest PO, conducted by the Composer
11.07 Beethoven Choral Fantasia in C minor, Op 80 (sung in Russian) Maria Yudina (piano), USSR Radio Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sergei Gorchakov


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Pianist: Maria Yudina.
Piano: Maria Yudina
Unknown: David Oppenheim
Piano: Maria Yudina
Conductor: Sergei Gorchakov

: Morning Performance

West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2002
A week of programmes from this year's festival. Sean Rafferty discovers some of the history of Bantry House, the festival's main venue, and meets the festival's honorary president Joanna MacGregor to talk about the ethos of the festival - musicians working togetherfor the first time, exploring new repertoire.
Ravel, arr Mason-Jones Le Tombeau de Couperin (excerpts) Paris-Bastille Wind Ensemble
Rameau Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts
(excerpts) Malcolm Proud (harpsichord), Maya Homburger (baroque violin), Sarah Cunningham (viola da gamba), Wilbert Hazelzet (baroque flute)
Mozart String Quartet in G, K156
Ani Kavafian and Kazuki Sawa (violins), Andrei Gridchuk (viola), Colin Carr (cello)
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 59 No 1 Vanbrugh Quartet


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Joanna MacGregor
Harpsichord: Maya Homburger
Violin: Sarah Cunningham
Unknown: Wilbert Hazelzet
Unknown: Ani Kavafian
Viola: Andrei Gridchuk
Viola: Colin Carr

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall, a recital given by soprano Joan Rodgers and Julius Drake (piano). Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Brahms Die Nachtigall; Aufdem Schiffe; Komm 'bald; Madchenlied; Das Madchen Spricht; Wie Melodien; Klage; Auf dem Kirchhofe; Ade; Fruhlingslied; Im
Waldeisamkeit; Bei DirSind Meine
Gedanken Tchaikovsky It Was in the Early Spring; At the Ball; Was I Not a Little Blade of Grass; Serenade; Rondel; Do Not Believe My Friend; At the Window; The Nightingale; The Cuckoo Repeated Sunday lpm


Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Soprano: Julius Drake
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Bei Dirsind Meine
Unknown: Gedanken Tchaikovsky

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
This week BBC Orchestras features recordings by the British cellist
Paul Watkins. Today he joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as the soloist in Dvorak's mighty concerto. Plus music by Prokofiev and Vaughan Williams 's
SinfoniaAntartica, created from the score for the film Scott of the Antarctic.
Presented by Louise Fryer .
Virginia Kerr (soprano), Paul Watkins
(cello), RSAMD Chamber Choir, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kije Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 7 (Sinfonia Antartica)


Unknown: Paul Watkins.
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Presented By: Louise Fryer
Soprano: Virginia Kerr
Soprano: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Stage and Screen

Edward Seckerson talks to soprano
Audra McDonald , star of this year's Last Night of the Proms, who is about to make her Carnegie Hall solo debut. EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Soprano: Audra McDonald

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Andrew McGregor

: Performance on 3

From the Wigmore Hall in London, a concert of works inspired by the jazz age. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Felicity Palmer and Robert Tear (reciters), Richard Hosford (clarinet),
Nash Ensemble , conductor Lionel Friend
Stravinsky Ragtime ; Three Pieces for solo clarinet (1919); Octet (1922-3 version); Suite: The Soldier's Tale
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Secret Sin of Septimus Brope
By Saki. A country-house scene in Edwardian England, and the household are concerned about scandalous lyrics.... Read by Simon Russell Beale
8.40 Walton Facade


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Presented By: Felicity Palmer
Clarinet: Richard Hosford
Conductor: Nash Ensemble
Conductor: Lionel Friend
Conductor: Stravinsky Ragtime
Read By: Simon Russell Beale

: Night Waves

Richard Coles explores the history of the intellectual imposture with Frederick Crews , whose biting satire on the world of literary criticism, Postmodern Pooh , presents a hypothetical symposium on Winnie the Pooh. And the first in a series of "Pinter Moments", in which actors, directors and writers recall a moment from the playwright Harold Pinter 's life orwork that reveals the man and his methods.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Frederick Crews
Unknown: Postmodern Pooh
Unknown: Harold Pinter

: Late Junction

Mark Russell plays music from near and far, including Daily Planet's version of The Songofthe Banjo and a Chinese opera.
And, throughout the week, bits and pieces from The Big Picture by Mike Willox.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Songofthe Banjo
Unknown: Mike Willox.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Respighi Poema
Autunnale 12.20 Musorgsky Softly the Spirit Flew 12.25 Shostakovich
Symphony No 6 1.00 Amanda Maier -Rontgen Zwiegesprache
Maier-Röntgen/Julius Rontgen Six
Pieces for violin and piano 1.45 Madetoja Symphonic Suite, Op 4 2.10 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)
2.45 Bernart de Tolosa Ben Volgra


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Amanda Maier
Unknown: Rontgen Zwiegesprache

: BBC Schools

3.00 Let's Make a Story 3.15 Reading Tree Stories 3.30 Alphabet Time
3.40 Alphabet Time: First Phonics
3.50 Find Out 4.05 Word Games 1
4.20 Poetry Corner 4.30 Hop, Skip and Jump 4.45 Scottish Resources 7-9

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