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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Respighi The Birds I Solisti Veneti , conductor Claudio Scimone
6.30 Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke) The Lindsays
7.00 Mozart Serenata Nottuma , K239 Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
7.40 Brahms Variations on a theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony)
Berlin PO, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.00 Kabalevsky Overture: Colas
Breugnon Russian National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev
8.30 Elgar Overture: Cockaigne (In
London Town) Philharmonia, conductor John Barbirolli


Conductor: Solisti Veneti
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Unknown: Mozart Serenata Nottuma
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Composer of the Week:Max Bruch

(1838-1920). Bruch is primarily known forjust one work: his Gminorviolin concerto. Donald Macleod explores the life and work of this German composer, who was not the sort of person to adapt to the new world of Debussy and Stravinsky. Jubilate, Op 3 (Amen) Cheryl Studer
(soprano), Ambrosian Singers , London
Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ion Marin Septet in Eflat, Op Post (1st mvt) Consortium Classicum, director Dieter Klocker
Piano Trio in C minor, Op 5 (Finale) Gobel Trio Berlin
String Quartet No 2 in E, Op 10 (3rd mvt) Isos Quartet
Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26
Kyung-Wha Chung , LPO, conductor Klaus TennstedtProducer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Cheryl Studer
Soprano: Ambrosian Singers
Conductor: Ion Marin
Piano: Dieter Klocker
Unknown: Kyung-Wha Chung
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Featuring Grieg orchestral works and recordings by soprano Erna Berger.
Handel Alleluja Erna Berger (soprano), Michael Raucheisen (piano)
10.05 Sibelius Violin Concerto
Jascha Heifetz , Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Leopold Stokowski
10.34 Flotow "Nancy! Julia! Verweile ... Letzte Rose , Wie Magst Du So Einsam HierBluhn ?" (Martha, Act 2)
Erna Berger (soprano), Peter Anders (tenor), Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Johannes Schuler
10.44 Lully Passacaille ; Prelude (Armide) Entree d'Apollon (Les Amants Magnifiques) Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
10.51 Grieg Symphony in C minor Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Ari Rasilainen


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Soprano: Erna Berger.
Piano: Michael Raucheisen
Unknown: Jascha Heifetz
Conductor: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Letzte Rose
Unknown: Einsam Hierbluhn
Soprano: Erna Berger
Soprano: Peter Anders
Conductor: Johannes Schuler
Conductor: Lully Passacaille
Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Conductor: Ari Rasilainen

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Joanna MacGregor Tommy Pearson talks to the pianist, composer, promoter and record label boss about her musical passions, illustrated with live recordings from the BBC archives. Moses Molelekwa Kwalo
Bach Contrapunctus 11 (The Art of Fugue) Nancarrow Study for player piano, No 6 Joanna MacGregor (piano) Django Bates Underfelt
Nancarrow Prelude (1935)
Django Bates Sequential Circuits
Human Chain: lain Ballamy(saxophone), Stuart Hall (bass), Django Bates
(keyboards), Joanna MacGregor (piano), Martin France (drums)
Lou Harrison Piano Concerto
Joanna MacGregor , BBC Philharmonic, conductor Charles Bornstein


Unknown: Joanna MacGregor
Talks: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Moses Molelekwa Kwalo
Unknown: Bach Contrapunctus
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Piano: Django Bates Underfelt
Unknown: Django Bates
Bass: Stuart Hall
Bass: Django Bates
Piano: Joanna MacGregor
Piano: Lou Harrison
Unknown: Joanna MacGregor
Conductor: Charles Bornstein

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall, a concert given by the Gaudier Ensemble. Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Schubert Octet in F, D803 Rptd Sunday lpm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic in Wiesbaden
The first in a week of concerts recorded in Germany. Today, the BBC Philharmonic and conductor Marin Alsop are in the elegant spa town of Wiesbaden on the banks of the Rhine. Presented by Tommy Pearson. Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
Chopin Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo, Nocturne and Wedding March) Ewa Kupiec (piano), conductor Marin Alsop Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Bartok Suite: The Miraculous Mandarin
Conductor Marin Alsop


Conductor: Marin Alsop
Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Piano: Ewa Kupiec
Conductor: Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Marin Alsop

: Stage and Screen

Jerome Kern. Edward Seckerson pays tribute to the first genius of Broadway.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220. Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jerome Kern.
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Wigmore Hall Gala Concert
Stephanie Hughes presents the first concert in the "Director's Festival", marking William Lyne 's final season after 36 years as artistic director of Wigmore Hall, London.
Schubert Ellens Gesange, D837-9
Wolf Four Mignon Songs (Goethe Lieder) Schubert Standchen , D920
Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo),
Royal College of Music Male Chorus, Julius Drake (piano)
Schumann Liederkreis , Op 39 Britten Winter Words, Op 52
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Mitsuko Uchida (piano)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: William Lyne
Unknown: Schubert Standchen
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Schumann Liederkreis
Tenor: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Mitsuko Uchida

: Night Waves

The Vortex- Noel Coward 's play exploring the darker side of the upper classes - caused a sensation when it opened in 1924 and made the playwright an overnight star. On the the eve of Michael Grandage 's new production at the Donmar Warehouse, Richard Coles and guests revisit the impact the play had at the time.


Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Michael Grandage
Unknown: Richard Coles

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp with another week of unusual sounds and unexpected combinations, including a recording of 1970s Estonian pop and folk group Collage, and a recent work for string orchestra by Arvo Part.


Unknown: Verity Sharp

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schubert Overture: Rerrabras, D796
12.15 Patrick Roux Tango contra Tango
12.25 Pierre Max Dubois Quartet for flutes 12.35 John Carmichael Trumpet Concerto 1.00 Patrick Roux Alia
Piazzolla Bach , arr Sparks Sonata in Eflat, BWV1031 Borodin, arrTrepanier Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor) Patrick
Roux Les Scenes du Quartier 2.05 Eugen Kapp Dances from the ballet "Kalevipoeg"
2.25 Clerambault Cantata: Leandre et Hero 2.45 Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 3.15 Brahms Symphony No 2 in D 3.55 Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso, Op 66 4.10 Chopin Scherzo No 4 in E,
Op 54 4.20 Diepenbrock Preghiera alia Madonna 4.30 Telemann Overture in F4.40 Scheidt Hymnus : Christe, Qui Lux Es et Dies 4.50 Josquin Desprez Motet Inviolata, Integra et Casta Es
5.00 JC Pezel Tower Music from Leipzig
Intrada 1, 2 and 3 5.10 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F sharp, Op 78 5.20 Haydn Divertimento in E flat, H 1121 (
Eine Abendmusik ) 5.40 Nicolo Fontei Vecchia Cantatrice; Strano Accidenti in Bella Donna 5.50 Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Patrick Roux Tango
Unknown: Pierre Max Dubois
Flutes: John Carmichael
Unknown: Patrick Roux Alia
Unknown: Piazzolla Bach
Unknown: Eugen Kapp Dances
Unknown: Diepenbrock Preghiera
Unknown: Scheidt Hymnus
Unknown: Eine Abendmusik
Unknown: Nicolo Fontei Vecchia
Unknown: Strano Accidenti
Unknown: Bella Donna
Unknown: Bach Toccata

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