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: Morning on 3

Penny Gore. Faure , orch Rabaud Dolly Suite
Orchestre de Paris, conductor Serge Baudo
6.30 Beethoven String Trio in C minor,
Op 9 No 3 Itzhak Perlman (violin), Pinchas Zukerman (viola), Lynn Harrell (cello)
7.00 Nielsen Rhapsodic Overture: A Fantasy Journey to the Faroes
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
7.40 Mozart Regina Coeli
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Arnold Schoenberg Choir, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
8.00 Wagner Prelude: Parsifal
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
8.40 Mendelssohn Elijah (finale, part 2) Helen Donath (soprano), Alastair Miles (bass), Jard van Nes (alto),
Donald George (tenor),
Arnold Schoenberg Choir,
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Conductor: Serge Baudo
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Violin: Pinchas Zukerman
Viola: Lynn Harrell
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Mendelssohn Elijah
Soprano: Helen Donath
Bass: Alastair Miles
Tenor: Donald George
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Composer of the Week: Billy Mayerl

The Versatile Celebrity- the 1920s
In today's programme, which includes Mayerl's biggest hit, Donald Macleod is joined by Billy Mayerl 's biographer Professor Peter Dickinson.
Busybody Lansdowne Light Orchestra, conducted by the Composer Jack-in-the-box; Sleepy Piano The Composer (piano)
Oriental Eric Parkin (piano) Three Japanese Pictures BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Roderick Dunk
What You Going to Do?; Pick up the Rhythm Alison Taffs (mezzo), Alex Hassan (piano)
Sennen Cove BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Roderick Dunk
Marigold; Chopsticks The Composer (piano)
Robots Eric Parkin (piano)
Honky-tonk The Composer (piano) Honky-tonk
Katia and Marielle Labeque (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Billy Mayerl
Unknown: Professor Peter Dickinson.
Piano: Eric Parkin
Conductor: Roderick Dunk
Unknown: Alison Taffs
Piano: Alex Hassan
Conductor: Roderick Dunk
Piano: Eric Parkin
Piano: Marielle Labeque

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Chabrier, orch Mottl Bourree Fantasque Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
10.07 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 3, Op 28 Alexis Weissenberg
10.14 Brahms Sextet No 1 in B flat, Op 18 Yehudi Menuhin and Robert Masters
(violins), Cecil Aronowitz and Ernst Wallfisch (violas), Maurice Gendron and Derek Simpson (cellos)
10.53 Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 5, Op 38 Barbara Nissman (piano)
11.07 Dix The Trumpeter
Peter Dawson (bass-baritone), unnamed orchestra and conductor
11.12 Purcell Suite from Dioclesian
Concentus Musicus Vienna, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Paul Paray
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Violins: Cecil Aronowitz
Violins: Ernst Wallfisch
Violas: Maurice Gendron
Cellos: Derek Simpson
Bass-Baritone: Peter Dawson
Conductor: Purcell Suite
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Morning Performance

Bath Mozartfest
Stephanie Hughes presents another programme from this year's Mozart celebration, including Mozart's Duo in B flat, K424, played by Edward Dusinberre (violin) and Roger Tapping (viola).


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Played By: Edward Dusinberre

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Nicola Heywood-Thomas introduces the last in a series of BBC concerts recorded in the Banqueting Hall of Cardiff Castle.
Today's concertfeatures music for brass from the Italian Renaissance, including works by Giovanni Gabrieli , Banchieri and Palestrina, performed by the English
Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble directed by Robert Howarth (keyboards).


Introduces: Nicola Heywood-Thomas
Unknown: Giovanni Gabrieli
Directed By: Robert Howarth

: BBC Orchestras: BBC Philharmonic: Great Orchestrators

With Wagner, the orchestra expanded from a few dozen to nearly a hundred players. The BBC Philharmonic draws on all its resources, not least the conductor Edward Downes, for a concert of Wagner's most memorable music. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Anne Evans (soprano), John Tomlinson (bass), conductor Edward Downes
Wagner Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey (Gotterdammerung);
Fliedermonolog (Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg); Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde); The Ride of the Valkyries; Closing Scene (Die Walkure)


Presenter: Sandy Burnett
Musicians: BBC Philharmonic
Conductor: Edward Downes
Soprano: Anne Evans
Soprano: John Tomlinson

: Making Tracks

Another selection of music for younger listeners, presented byCBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

Leading up to the centenary next February of the death of Hugo Wolf , Voices will be recording the bulk of his prodigious song output. To launch this project lain
Burnside presents a specially recorded recital of some of Wolfs settings of the poems of Joseph von Eichendorff.
Mark Padmore (tenor), Julius Drake (piano) Hugo Wolf Eichendorff Lieder


Unknown: Hugo Wolf
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Julius Drake
Piano: Hugo Wolf Eichendorff

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music forthe early evening and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Kurt Masur at 75
Sandy Burnett presents the second of three concerts given at the Royal Festival Hall in London by the London Philharmonic Orchestra under their principal conductor, Kurt Masur , who is 75 this year. Tonight they perform one of Mozart's most exquisite piano concertos for which they arejoined by 19-year-old Japanese-
American pianist Helen Huang-alongside Bruckner's Seventh Symphony. Helen Huang (piano),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488 Bruckner Symphony No 7


Unknown: Kurt Masur
Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Pianist: Helen Huang-Alongside
Piano: Helen Huang
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Night Waves

Richard Coles and guests discuss the latest Woody Allen film The Curse of the Jade Scorpion and explore a new exhibition of work by Albrecht DO rer, perhaps the greatest German artist of the Renaissance era.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Woody Allen

: Late Junction

Around the world and back again in a little over 100 minutes, including the Roots Stew album from Errol Linton 's Blues Vibe. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Errol Linton
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven String Trio in C minor, Op 9
No 3 12.35 Haydn Symphony No 88 in G
1.00 Hildegard von Bingen Symphoniae
2.15 Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande, Op 80 2.30 Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor 3.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 5 3.50 Carl Luython Lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae a 6 4.15 Handel Sonata in C minor for flute, violin and continuo, HWV386a 4.25Spohr Duo for violin and viola, Op 13 4.40 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
4.50 Emmerich Kalman Peter's Song
(Grafin Mariza) 5.00 Bernstein Overture: Candide 5.05 Gershwin Swanee; I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise; Oh Lady Be Good; Do It Again; Nobody But You; Somebody Loves Me; Fascinating Rhythm 5.10
Rameau Suite in G 5.30 Wagner Pilgrim 's Chorus (Tannhauser)
5.40 Grainger Danish Folk Music Suite


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Carl Luython Lamentationes
Unknown: Hieremiae Prophetae

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