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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K4 78 Bruno Giuranna (viola), Beaux Arts Trio
6.45 Milhaud Suite d'apres Corrette, Op 161b Ensemble Villa Musica
7.00 Offenbach Ballet des Rocons de Neige (Le Voyage dans la Lune) Philharmonia, conductor Antonio de Almeida
7.30 Musorgsky Intermezzo Symphonique in Modo Classico Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
8.00 Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
Boston SO, conductor Charles Munch
8.45 Elgar Introduction and Allegro Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner


Viola: Bruno Giuranna
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Conductor: Charles Munch
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: Composer of the Week:Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

(1644-1704). With Donald Macleod.
Biber was the dominant musical figure in Salzburg in the last 30 years of the 17th century. The leading violin virtuoso of his day, he was also a prolific composer of instrumental and church music, with a penchant both for using enormous forces and for breaking the rules.
Sonata Sancti Polycarpi Gabrieli Players, conductor Paul McCreesh
Sonata a 6 (1668) Michael Laird (trumpet), New London Consort, director Philip Pickett
Sonata XI in A; Sonata X in G minor (Sonatae Tam Aris Quam A ulis Ser vientes, 1676)
Parley of Instruments, director Peter Holman Agnus Dei ; Plaudite Tympana (Missa Salisburgensis, 1682) Amsterdam
Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conductor Ton
Koopman Balletti Lamentabili in E minor (1670) Purcell Quartet
Sonata a 7 (1668) Vienna Concentus
Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt Producer Piers Burton-Page


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Polycarpi Gabrieli
Conductor: Paul McCreesh
Unknown: Michael Laird
Director: Peter Holman
Director: Agnus Dei
Director: Plaudite Tympana
Unknown: Koopman Balletti Lamentabili
Director: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Featuring Beethoven chamber works and recordings by Czech conductor Vaclav Talich.
Suk The Game of the Swans and the Peacocks (A Fairy Tale, Op 16) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Tal ich
10.05 Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70
No 1 (Ghost) Adolf Busch (violin), Hermann Busch (cello), Rudolf Serkin (piano)
10.28 Debussy Iberia (Images) Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
10.47 Wheeler, arr Hersch Winter Sweet Fred Hersch (piano)
10.53 Suk Serenade in Eflat for strings, Op 6 Czech PO, conductor Vaclav Tal ich
11.23 Korngold Gluck , das Mir Verblieb (Die Tote Stadt, Act 1) Joseph Schm idt
(tenor), orchestra conducted by Otto Dobrindt


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Vaclav Talich.
Conductor: Vaclav Tal
Violin: Adolf Busch
Violin: Hermann Busch
Cello: Rudolf Serkin
Conductor: Paul Paray
Piano: Fred Hersch
Conductor: Vaclav Tal
Unknown: Korngold Gluck
Unknown: Joseph Schm
Conducted By: Otto Dobrindt

: Morning Performance

Plays and Players
1: "It Was Greek to Me. in the first of five programmes on incidental music for theatre plays, Christopher Cook looks at the comedies and tragedies of the Ancient Greeks. The programme includes choruses by Mendelssohn for Sophocles's Oedipus at Colonus; music for Sophocles's Electra by Danish composer
Alphons Diepenbrock and a focus on some of the music by Hubert Parry and Ralph Vaughan Williams forthe Aristophanic comedies given in productions by the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club.


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Alphons Diepenbrock
Music By: Hubert Parry
Music By: Ralph Vaughan

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall, a concert given by the Artemis Quartet. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Kurtag 12 Microludes, Op 13
Beethoven StringQuartetinAminor , Op 132


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Unknown: Beethoven Stringquartetinaminor

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Leonidas Kavakos (violin), conductor Leonard Slatkin.
The first of two concerts this week from the 2002 Lucerne Festival features
Prokofiev's wartime Fifth Symphony, and Leonidas Kavakos revels in the glamour of Komgold's Hollywood-inspired concerto. Presented by Louise Fryer.
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol , Op 34
Korngold Violin Concerto, Op 35 Sarasate Zigeunerweisen , Op 20 Ravel Tzigane
Prokofiev Symphony No 5


Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
Conductor: Leonidas Kavakos
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Unknown: Sarasate Zigeunerweisen

: Stage and Screen

Philip Quast. Edward Seckerson talks to the Australian-born star of South Pacific, The Secret Garden and Les Misérables.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Philip Quast.
Talks: 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

Archive Week
Stephen Johnson presents five concerts from the BBC Archives voted for by Radio 3 listeners, featuring some of the great moments of musical broadcasting.
Tonight, Carlo Maria Giulini 's performance of Verdi's Requiem from the 1963 Proms. The cathedral-like acoustic of the Royal
Albert Hall appealed to the contemplative side of Giulini's personality, giving this interpretation a character quite unlike his classic commercial recording, along with plenty of hair-raising drama and grandeur. Amy Shuard (soprano), Anna Reynolds (mezzo), Richard Lewis (tenor), David Ward (bass),
Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini Verdi Requiem


Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Carlo Maria Giulini
Unknown: Albert Hall
Soprano: Amy Shuard
Soprano: Anna Reynolds
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Bass: David Ward
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Conductor: Verdi Requiem

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton kicks off a week in which writers, artists and thinkers test the validity of of our best-loved cultural cliches with the proposition "life imitates art".


Unknown: Isabel Hilton

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington looks back at some of this year's Rough Guide releases, with CDs and books to give away. Plus
Morten Lauridsen 's 0 Magnum Mysterium and Christmas songs from Sweden's Triakel. And throughout the week, Fiona selects her favourite releases of the year.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Morten Lauridsen

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Kaspar Forster Viri Israeliti
12.20 Mendelssohn Overture:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
12.35 Leopold Hoffmann Flute Concerto in D 1.00 Brahms Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25; Piano Quartet No 3 in C minor, Op 60 2.10 Anon Seven Organ Sonatas 2.30 CPE Bach Zur Einfuhrung des HP Gasie, Wq250
2.55 Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
3.10 Walton Cello Concerto
3.35 Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition 4.10 Debussy Des Pas sur la Neige (Preludes, Book 1) 4.15 Alonso Mudarra Claros Frescos Rios
4.30 Schubert Overture in the Italian
Style, D590 4.40 A Scarlatti Toccata in A minor4.50 Buxtehude Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne in C, BuxWV137
5.00 Corelli Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 5.10 Dowland Thou Mighty God;
When David's Life; When the Poore Criple
5.20 Faure Nocturne in B minor, Op 97
5.30 Barber Adagio for strings
5.45 Colin Brumby Festival Overture on Australian Themes


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Flute: Leopold Hoffmann
Unknown: Bach Zur Einfuhrung

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