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: Tchaikovsky

Four piano pieces
5.15 Schubert Der Hirt auf dem Felsen
5.30 Respighi Suite in G for organ and strings


Unknown: Schubert Der Hirt

: Morning on 3

With Tommy Pearson.
6.10 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
Beaux Arts Trio
6.45 Vaughan Williams The People's Land BBC Philharmonic conductor Rumon Gamba
7.00 Wassenaer Concerto No 2 in B flat
Brandenburg Consort , conductor Roy Goodman
7.40 Villa-Lobos Bachiana Brasileira No 1
The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
8.00 Smetana Wallenstein's 's Camp
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
8.40 Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Brandenburg Consort
Conductor: Roy Goodman
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Composers of the Week:Victoria and Iberian Polyphony

Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the life and work of Tomas Luis de
Victoria and other composers working in Spain in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today he takes a look at the tensions between Spain and Portugal at the time and introduces music associated with the period.
Estevao Lopes Moragao Commissa Mea Pro Cantione Antiqua , director Mark Brown
Manuel Cardoso Missa pro Defunctis Pro Cantione Antiqua , director Mark Brown
King John IV Crux Rdelis Pro Cantione Antiqua , director Mark Brown


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Pro Cantione Antiqua
Director: Mark Brown
Director: Manuel Cardoso Missa
Unknown: Cantione Antiqua
Director: Mark Brown
Unknown: Pro Cantione Antiqua
Director: Mark Brown

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Hindemith Kammermusic No 1, Op24 No 1 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.15 Brahms 3 Intermezzi, Op.11 7 Friedrich WOhrer (piano)
10.32 Listener Request: Denza Occhi la Fata
Rossini LaDanza
Beniamino Gigli (tenor), orchestra conducted by Walter Goehr
10.39 Scriabin Symphony No 3 (Le Poeme Divin) Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Denza Occhi
Tenor: Beniamino Gigli
Conducted By: Walter Goehr

: Morning Performance

Cardiff International Festival of Musical
Edward Seckerson looks in on some of the many festival productions marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richard Rodgers. Including Babes in Arms with lyrics by Lorenz Hart , the original "let's put on a show" musical; and Carousel- the composer's personal favourite of all his scores and the pinnacle of his collaborations with Oscar Hammerstein.


Unknown: Richard Rodgers.
Unknown: Lorenz Hart
Unknown: Oscar Hammerstein.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Four of Europe's finest chamber musicians perform together in a concert recorded last week at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Introduced byPetrocTrelawny. Isabelle Faust (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Jan Eric Gustafsson (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano)
Mendelssohn Piano Quartet in F minor, Op2No2
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 4 7


Violin: Isabelle Faust
Violin: Lawrence Power
Viola: Jan Eric Gustafsson
Piano: Alexander Melnikov

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Martyn Brabbins Presented by Martin Handley.
Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
Stravinsky Violin Concerto With Elizabeth Layton
Prokofiev Ballet: The Prodigal Son


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Unknown: Elizabeth Layton

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners, presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Salisbury Cathedral. Introit: View Me Lord (Lloyd). Responses:
Leighton. Psalms 32, 33, 34 (Turle,
Howells, Finzi, Russell, Day). Office Hymn: King of Glory, King of Peace (Gwalchmai, arr Malcolm Archer ). First Reading: Isaiah 10, w33-end; 11, wl-9. Canticles:
Howells in G. Second Reading: James 2, w5-9; 12-17. Anthem: Alleluia! Laudate Pueri (Jackson). Final Hymn: For All the Saints Who from Their Labours Rest (Sine Nomine). Organ Voluntary: Fantasy on Sine Nomine (Jackson). Director of music Simon Lole. Organist David Halls.


Unknown: Malcolm Archer
Organist: Simon Lole.
Organist: David Halls.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: lebrecht.live

Should Art Be Free? Norman Lebrecht chairs another edition of BBC Radio 3's monthly debate on issues in the arts.
There appears to be widespread support for free entryto museums and galleries. But do we know the whole story? Emai your views to: lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk or phone in from 6pm on [number removed]


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Live from Glasgow's City Hall an all-
Tchaikovsky concert conducted by the charismatic Russian, Vassily Sinaisky. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Natalia Gutman (cello), BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Tchaikovsky Melodrama ; Dance of the Tumblers (Snow Maiden); Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op 33
8.05 Twenty Minutes: Pinter at the BBC As part of the BBC Pinter Season. Paul Allen introduces Harold Pinter reading a selection of poetryfrom the radio archive.
8.25 Tchaikovsky Manfred


Unknown: Vassily Sinaisky.
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Cello: Natalia Gutman
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Tchaikovsky Melodrama
Introduces: Paul Allen
Unknown: Harold Pinter
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Manfred

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton isjoined by Jeremy Paxman , and by some of the politicians he is so well known for berating, to discuss whetherthe politicians' trade can still be a respectable one. Paxman's new book. Political Animal, asks the question: What is it about the business of politics which turns hope, vision and ambition to despair?


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp with instrumental estampies from 14th-century France by Guillaume de Machaut , performed byObsidienne. Plus Guendouzi Mama , sung by Cheikha Remitti -the queen of raf, known as the Bessie Smith of Algeria.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Guillaume De MacHaut
Unknown: Guendouzi Mama
Sung By: Cheikha Remitti
Unknown: Bessie Smith

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Weber Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat, Op 74 12.25 Poulenc Sinfonietta
1.00 Recordings from the archives of Hungarian Radio of pianist Annie Fischer. Beethoven Piano Sonata in Eflat, Op 31 No 3 Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op 35 No 1; Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op 14 Schumann Kinderszenen, Op 15
2.00 Schenck Sonata in A minor, Op 9 No 2 (L 'Echo du Danube)
2.20 CPE Bach Violin Sonata in B minor
2.40 Chopin Six Polish Songs, Op 74


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Pianist: Annie Fischer.
Unknown: Schenck Sonata

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together
3.15 Time and Tune
3.35 Words Alive!
3.50 Listen and Write
4.10 Megamaths
4.25 First Steps in Drama
4.40 School Plays

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