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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore .
Tchaikovsky Serenade in C for strings Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Gerard Korsten
6.40 Debussy Estampes Pascal Roge (piano)
7.00 Britten Simple Symphony Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.35 Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, director Itzhak Perlman (violin)
8.00 Smetana Richard III
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
8.45 Gershwin Second Rhapsody
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, director Michael Tilson Thomas (piano)


Unknown: Penny Gore
Conductor: Gerard Korsten
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Piano: Michael Tilson Thomas

: Composer of the Week: Biber

With Donald Macleod.
Partita VII in C minor (Harmonia Artificioso-ariosa, 1696) Rare Fruits Council
Arminio (Act 1 Scene 10) (c 1691) Regina Schwarzer (mezzo), Otto Rastbichler (tenor), Salzburger Hofmusik , conductor Wolfgang Brunner Litany of Saint Joseph (1692)
Cantus Colin, Concerto Palatino, director Konrad Junghanel
Serenada in C (The Nightwatchman) Hans-Georg Wimmer (bass), MusicaAntiqua, Koln, director Reinhard Goebel


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Regina Schwarzer
Tenor: Otto Rastbichler
Conductor: Salzburger Hofmusik
Conductor: Wolfgang Brunner
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Bass: Hans-Georg Wimmer
Director: Reinhard Goebel

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Lully Chaconne (Phaeton) Musica Antiqua , Koln, director Reinhard Goebel (violin)
10.05 Beethoven Piano Trio in Eflat, Op 1 No
Beaux Arts Trio
10.33 Castelnuovo-Tedesco Prelude and Fugue in F(Les Guitares Bien-tempérées, Op199)
Claudio Piastra (guitar)
10.37 Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Talich


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Musica Antiqua
Violin: Reinhard Goebel
Guitar: Claudio Piastra
Conductor: Vaclav Talich

: Morning Performance

Plays and Players
5: "Such stuff as dreams are made on Christopher Cook rounds up his week of music written for the theatre with a look at the experimental - an exotic mixture of commedia dell'arte, oriental ism, adventure and magic. Including music from the 1930s by Benjamin Britten written for a play partly inspired by the life of Lawrence of Arabia.
Faure Suite: Masques et Bergamasques BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Emmanuel Krivine
Delius Hassan (incidental music) BBC Philharmonic, conductor Richard Hickox
Norman O'Neill L 'Oiseau Bleu (incidental music to Maeterlinck 's play) BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Britten The Ascent of F6 (incidental music) Peter Eyre (speaker),
BBC Singers, Psappha Ensemble , conductor Stephen Layton


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine
Conductor: Delius Hassan
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Norman O'Neill
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Music: Peter Eyre
Singers: Psappha Ensemble
Conductor: Stephen Layton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital given in Belfast's Waterfront Hall in October last year. The Hugo Wolf Quartet perform two Viennese classics: one 18th-century, the other 20th-century.
Hugo Wolf Quartet: Jehi Bahk and Regis Bringolf (violins), Wladimir Kossjanenko (viola), Florian Berner (cello)
Haydn String Quartet in G, Op 76 No 1 Berg Lyric Suite


Unknown: Hugo Wolf
Unknown: Hugo Wolf
Unknown: Jehi Bahk
Violins: Regis Bringolf
Violins: Wladimir Kossjanenko
Viola: Florian Berner

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra Presented by Louise Fryer.
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Christmas Eve Glazunov Violin Concerto in A minor
Marianne Thorsen , conductor Paul Watkins Britten A Boy Is Born, Op 3 BBC Chorus, Trinity Boys' Choir, BBC Symphony
Chorus, conductor Stephen Jackson
Britten Variations on a Christmas Carol
(Men of Goodwill)
Ravel Suite: Ma Mere I'Oye Conductor Paul Watkins


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Marianne Thorsen
Conductor: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Paul Watkins

: Jazz Legends

The Boogie-woogie Piano. Julian Joseph and Brian Priestley explore the world of the boogie-woogie piano style that grew out of ragtime and the blues and became popular during the 1920s and 30s. Selections include pioneering recordings of Pinetop Smith and Meade Lux Lewis , Bass Goin '
Crazy by Albert Ammons , Cryin' in My Sleep by Jimmy Yancey , and Roll 'EmPete by Pete Johnson and Big Joe Turner.


Piano: Julian Joseph
Piano: Brian Priestley
Piano: Meade Lux Lewis
Unknown: Albert Ammons
Unknown: Jimmy Yancey
Unknown: Pete Johnson

: In Tune

Sean Raffertywith music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Raffertywith

: Performance on 3

Archive Week
Stephen Johnson introduces the 1974 Otto Klemperer Memorial Concert at the Royal Albert Hall , conducted by Rafael Kubelik. Margaret Price (soprano), Yvonne Minton (contralto), Werner Hollweg (tenor), Norman Bailey (bass), New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik Mozart Masonic Funeral Music, K4 77 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)


Introduces: Stephen Johnson
Unknown: Otto Klemperer
Unknown: Albert Hall
Conducted By: Rafael Kubelik.
Soprano: Yvonne Minton
Contralto: Werner Hollweg
Tenor: Norman Bailey
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Conductor: Mozart Masonic

: Night Waves

Concluding the investigation of ourbestloved cultural cliches, Paul Allen finds out whetherthe Devil has all the best tunes.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Andy Kershaw

Linda Thompson is back with her first new album in 17 years. With her son Teddy, she sings a combination of traditional and self-penned songs.


Unknown: Linda Thompson

: Jazz on 3

Adventures in Sound. The second of two programmes of highlights from the Adventures in Sound day held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall during last month's London Jazz Festival. Jez Nelson presents Norway's metal punkjazz outfit the Scorch Trio; the young British pianist
Matthew Bourne with Electric Dr M; a solo set from British saxophone godfather Evan Parker; the Matthew Shipp Trio from New York, featuring William Parker and Gerald Cleaver ; and pioneering DJ Spooky.


Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Hall
Pianist: Matthew Bourne
Unknown: William Parker
Unknown: Gerald Cleaver

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
A concert featuring Charlotte Margiono (soprano), Robert Holl (bass) and the Netherlands Radio PO conducted by Kenneth Montgomery in excerpts from operas by Mozart, Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Musorgsky and Puccini. 2.35 Castello
Sonata No 4 for two violins and continuo
2.45 Bach Cantata No 170:
Vergniigte Ruh ', Beliebte Seelenlust 3.10 C Mouton Lute Pieces in C minor 3.45 Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A (Italian) 4.10 Joseph Pranzer Concert Duo No 4 4.20 Durufle
Quatre Motets surdes themes Grégoriens, Op 104.30 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in D. RV234 (L Inquietudine)
4.40 Jarnefelt Lyric Overture
4.50 Kreisler 0, Sanctissima; Syncopation
5.00 Schumann Toccata in C, Op 7
5.10 Nielsen, arr Dyrst The Sky Is Vast and Grim 5.20 Bizet Carmen: Suite No 2
5.40 Handel Sonata in C minor for recorder, violin and continuo 5.50 Albeniz, arr Anon Asturias (Suite Espanola No 1, Op 4 7)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Robert Holl
Conducted By: Kenneth Montgomery
Unknown: Vergniigte Ruh
Unknown: Beliebte Seelenlust

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