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: Auber

Bolero (La Muette de Portici)
5.10 JC Pezel German Dance Suite
5.25 Henry Eccles Double Bass Sonata
5.35 Elgar Sea Pictures

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Steve Martiand Re-mix
Steve Martland Band conducted by the Composer
6.43 Bach Toccata in D minor, BWV913 Kenneth Gilbert (harpsichord)
7.00 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor RCA Victor Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
7.35 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G (Letter V) Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
8.20 Vivaldi Oboe Concerto in A minor,
RV461 Zefiro , director Alfredo Bernardini (oboe)
8.35 Bernstein Symphonic Dances (West Side Story) New York Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Bach Toccata
Harpsichord: Kenneth Gilbert
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Unknown: Rv461 Zefiro
Oboe: Alfredo Bernardini

: Composer of the Week: Scriabin

In his final years Scriabin returned to Russia, an international star.
Donald Macleod traces his growing megalomania and describes some of the most ambitious compositions ever conceived. Five Preludes, Op 74 Donna Amato (piano) Piano Sonata No 7 in F sharp, Op 64 (White Mass) Marc-Andre
Hamelin Prometheus , Op 60 Martha Argerich (piano), Berlin Singakadamie, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
Piano Sonata No 10 in C, Op 70 Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Donna Amato
Unknown: Hamelin Prometheus
Piano: Martha Argerich
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: CD Masters

Rob Cowan. Massenet , arr Lucas Manon (excerpt) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House,
Covent Garden, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.14 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 76 No 6 Takacs Quartet
10.40 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 3 in E flat Viktoria Postnikova, Vienna SO, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
10.59 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F Marlboro Festival Orchestra, conductor Pablo Casais


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Lucas Manon
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Pablo Casais

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Daniel Barenbolm
5: The Wagnerian
Wagner Die Walkure, Act 1 Scene 3 Deborah Polaski (soprano),
Placido Domingo (tenor), Staatskapelle Berlin , conductor Daniel Barenboim Wesendonk Lieder Waltraut Meier
(mezzo), Orchestre de Paris , conductor Daniel Barenboim
Siegfried's Death; Immolation Scene (Gotterdammerung)
Anne Evans and Eva Maria Bundschuh
(sopranos), Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor), Philip Kang and Bodo Brinkmann (basses), Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Daniel Barenbolm
Soprano: Deborah Polaski
Tenor: Placido Domingo
Tenor: Staatskapelle Berlin
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Waltraut Meier
Conductor: Orchestre de Paris
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Anne Evans
Sopranos: Eva Maria Bundschuh
Sopranos: Siegfried Jerusalem
Tenor: Philip Kang
Basses: Bodo Brinkmann
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Lisa Milne (soprano), Ian Burnside (piano) Britten On This Island
Capiet Trois Fables de Jean de la Fontaine Francis George Scott Ay Waukin, 0;
Country Life; 0, Wha Ma Babie-clouts Will Buy?; Moonstruck; The Sauch in the Reuch Heuch Hauch
Jacques Brel La Valse a Mille Temps; Ne Me Quitte Pas; Mon Enfance; Quand On N'aQuel'Amour


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Soprano: Lisa Milne
Soprano: Ian Burnside

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra:
Tchalkovsky - the Complete Symphonies Presented by Louise Fryer.
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 3
Boris Berezowsky , conductor Vassily Sinaisky Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) Conductor Vassily Sinaisky


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Boris Berezowsky
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends: Lee Konitz

Julian Joseph introduces recordings by this highly original alto saxophonist. Konitz was part of the Miles Davis group that recorded the seminal Birth of the Cool album, and he stayed with the trumpeter for several years. His solo career spans over five decades, working with a range of musicians, including Elvin Jones, Albert Mangelsdorff and Bill Frisell.


Presenter: Julian Joseph

: In Tune

London Jazz Festival
Sean Rafferty launches BBC Radio 3's coverage of the London Jazz Festival live from the foyer of the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. With contributions from saxophonist Courtney Pine , who looks at John Coltrane 's enduring legacy, and trombonist Annie Whitehead and concertina player Alistair Anderson who perform music from their album Airplay. Plus the latest news from one of Britain's most eclectic jazz festivals.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Unknown: Courtney Pine
Unknown: John Coltrane
Unknown: Annie Whitehead
Unknown: Alistair Anderson

: Performance on 3

A concert live from the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny
Jan Vogler (cello), Ulster Orchestra, conductor Thierry Fischer
Schubert Symphony No 1 in D
Haydn Cello Concerto in C, H Vllb 1
8.35 Twenty Minutes: The Taste of the Sea Patricia Lysaght explores the ancient traditions of the sea bird harvest in the Gaelic islands.
8.55 Faure Elegie
Schubert Symphony No4 in C minor (Tragic)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Cello: Jan Vogler
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Unknown: Patricia Lysaght

: Night Waves

In an extended interview, Paul Allen talks to David Attenborough about a life spent among the flora and fauna of the worlds of nature and broadcast.


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: David Attenborough

: Andy Kershaw

Andy Kershaw isjoined live in the studio by duo Pape and Cheikh from Senegal, who have created a new and more acoustic version of the popular Senegalese dance music, mbalax. Their first album to be released outside West Africa, Manama, has just come out on the Real World label.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Jazz on 3

London Jazz Festival
Jez Nelson is at the Pizza Express in Soho with a three-and-a-half-hour programme of previews, interviews and features to celebrate the launch of the festival.
Performing live are a selection of artists who reflect the diverse nature of the festival, including rising UK saxophonist Chris Bowden and bebop singer
Sheila Jordan , plus a full-length set from Parisian saxophonist Julien Lourau. Stacey Kent and Claire Martin discuss the festival programme and Kevin Le Gendre presents a feature on the influence of global music on jazz. Plus landmark recordings from the ten-year history of the festival chosen by writer and critic John Fordham.


Unknown: Chris Bowden
Singer: Sheila Jordan
Unknown: Julien Lourau.
Unknown: Stacey Kent
Unknown: Claire Martin
Unknown: Kevin Le Gendre
Unknown: John Fordham.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe. Scriabin Poeme
Satanique, Op 36 3.10Shenck Sonata in D, Op 9 No 1; Sonata in E minor, Op 9 No
3.45 Francois Boieldieu Harp Concerto in C
4.05 Kodaly Adagio 4.15 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz 10 Songs, Op 3 4.30 Liszt Transcendental Study No 11 in D flat
(Harmonies du Soir) 4.40 Pachelbel Canon and Gigue in D 4.45 Fux Laudate Dominum
4.50 Strauss Intermezzo: Traumerei am
Kamin 5.00 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat forstrings, Op 20 5.30 vaughan Williams Silence and Music 5.35 Mozart Piano
Concerto No 14 in Eflat, K449
Radto 3: Get in touch by phone or fax on [number removed]. Calls are charged at national rates. Or write to BBC Radio Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Scriabin Poeme
Unknown: Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

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