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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Veracini Overture No 6 in B flat
6.35 Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 20 No 3
7.10 Schumann Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op 102
7.45 Handel Organ Concerto in F, Op 4 No 13 (The Cuckoo and the Nightingale)
8.00 Strauss Serenade in E flat for 13 wind instruments, Op 7
8.40 Kodaly Theatre Overture


Unknown: Strauss Serenade

: Composer of the Week: Billy Mayerl

Donald Macleod continues his survey of Mayerl's life and career in the 1930s. Song of the Fir Tree
Phillip Dyson (piano), BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Roderick Dunk
Bats in the Belfry; Parade of the Sandwich-board Men Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gary Carpenter Harp of the Winds; Railroad Rhythm The Composer (piano)
Steak and Kidney; Apart from Business
Alison Taffs (mezzo), Robert Petillo (tenor) Alex Hassan (piano)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes; Poor Little Rich Girl Eric Parkin (piano)
Shallow Waters Susan Tomes (piano)
Orange Blossom The Composer (piano) Aquarium Suite
Phillip Dyson (piano), BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Roderick Dunk


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Phillip Dyson
Conductor: Roderick Dunk
Conductor: Gary Carpenter
Unknown: Alison Taffs
Tenor: Robert Petillo
Piano: Alex Hassan
Piano: Eric Parkin
Piano: Phillip Dyson
Conductor: Roderick Dunk

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Bax Coronation March
LSO, conductor Malcolm Sargent
10.08 Purcell I Was Glad
Choir of Westminster Abbey, Harry Bicket (organ), conductor Simon Preston
10.14 Prokoflev Piano Sonata No 7, Op 83 Vladimir Horowitz
10.32 Beethoven Violin Concerto in D
Yehudi Menuhin , Lucerne Festival
Orchestra, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler
11.18 Listener Request:
Schubert Ganymed , D544; Der Musensohn, D764 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Edwin Fischer (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
Unknown: Harry Bicket
Conductor: Simon Preston
Unknown: Vladimir Horowitz
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler
Unknown: Schubert Ganymed
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano: Edwin Fischer

: Morning Performance

Bath Mozartfest
Stephanie Hughes introduces highlights from this year's Mozartfest, including
Mozart's Trio in Eflat, K498 (Kegelstatt), played by Michael Collins (clarinet),
Isabelle van Keulen (viola) and Kathryn Stott (piano).


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Played By: Michael Collins
Viola: Isabelle van Keulen
Viola: Kathryn Stott

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Music for London Churches
Chris de Souza introduces the final concert in the series marrying music to the building in which it is performed.
Stephen Layton conducts Polyphony in 20th-century choral music in the Lutyens church of St Jude-on -the-Hill, Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Finzi White-flowering Days Part I Am the True Vine
Parry There Is an Old Belief
Part.... which was the son of.... Warlock Corpus Christi
Walton Set Me As a Seal upon Thine Heart Parry Lord , Let Me Know Mine End


Unknown: Stephen Layton
Unknown: St Jude-On
Unknown: Warlock Corpus Christi
Unknown: Parry Lord

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales:
Great Orchestrators
Mahler virtually reinvented the orchestra with every symphony he wrote, demanding new sounds to express grand ideas. Todaythe BBC National Orchestra of Wales takes on the Fourth Symphony. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Schoenberg Lied der Waldtaube (Gurrelieder) (chamber version) Susan Bickley (mezzo), conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Berg Violin Concerto KyokoTakezawa, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
Mahler Symphony No 4 Amanda Roocroft (soprano), conductor Mark Wigglesworth


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Susan Bickley
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Soprano: Amanda Roocroft
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Music Restored

Lucie Skeaping introduces a recent concert given by the vocal group Musica Secreta at the church of St Bartholomew the Great in London. The concert celebrates the 400th anniversary of the birth of Chiara Margarita Cozzolani , the extraordinary Bolognese composer whose music was composed within the fourwalls of the Santa Radagonda convent in Milan.
Musica Secreta: Matthew Halls (organ), Frances Kelly (harp), Angier Hauksson (chitarrone), Andrew van der Beek (sackbut), directors Deborah Roberts and Laurie Stras
Cozzolani Vespers (1650)


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Chiara Margarita Cozzolani
Unknown: Matthew Halls
Harp: Frances Kelly
Harp: Angier Hauksson
Unknown: Andrew van Der Beek
Directors: Deborah Roberts
Directors: Laurie Stras

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

MarissJansons joins the LSO at the Barbican in London.
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
Mahler Symphony No 6


Conductor: Mariss Jansons

: American Britten

Choral music encompassing Britten's stay in America during the 1940s. AMDGwas one of his first US compositions and the Hymnwas composed on the voyage home. BBC Singers, conductor Nicholas Kok Britten AMDG ; Hymn to St Cecilia


Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Conductor: Britten Amdg

: Night Waves

Sarah Dunantwith another edition of the arts and ideas programme.


Unknown: Sarah Dunantwith

: The Wire

Master of the House. Written and directed by Zinnie Harris. Christie (played by Stuart McQuarrie ) sits at his piano making a tape to explain the recent events in his life. The tape, and Christie's increasingly bizarre musical interludes, are set to reveal rather more than he had originally planned. A chilling insight into the mind of a psychopath from one of Scotland's leading playwrights. Musician David Dorward Producer Gaynor Macfarlane


Directed By: Zinnie Harris.
Played By: Stuart McQuarrie
Musician: David Dorward
Producer: Gaynor MacFarlane

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's late-night listening includes Jeremy Peyton Jones played by Regular Music II from their album North South
East West.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Jeremy Peyton Jones

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ravel String Quartet in F 12.35 Roussel Le Festin de I'Araignee, Op 712.50
Francisco Guerrero Prado Verde y Rorido
1.00 Haydn Symphony No 92 in G (Oxford) Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) 2.10 Brahms Wie
Wandelten; Alte Liebe; Das Madchen Spricht; Immerleiser Wird Mein
Schlummer; Meine Liebe 1st Grun 2.30 Franck Pièce pour grand orgue in A;
Elevation in A; Offertoire in G sharp minor; Offertoire in E flat; Pastorale in E;
Offertoire in F minor 2.50 Bach Cantata: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben,
BWV14 7 3.20 Mozart Piano Concerto No 2 7 in B flat, K595 3.55 Rosetti Grande Symphonie in D 4.10 K Forster Vanitas
Vanitorum (Dialogus de Divite et Paupere Lazaro) 4.25 Mogens Pederson Three
Songs for five voices 4.35 Joseph Lauber Sonata Fantasia in una parte, Op 50
4.50 Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima (L 'Elisird'Amore) 5.00 Beethoven
Overture: Egmont 5.05 Eckhard Piano Sonata in F, Op 2 No 1 5.25 G
Gabrieli Exaudi Me 5.35 Kittel Herzlicht Thut Mich
Verlangen 5.45 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 1


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Roussel Le Festin
Unknown: Brahms Wie
Unknown: Das Madchen
Unknown: Meine Liebe
Unknown: Rosetti Grande
Unknown: Forster Vanitas
Unknown: Mogens Pederson
Unknown: Joseph Lauber
Unknown: Sonata Fantasia
Unknown: Gabrieli Exaudi

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