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: J Strauss(son)

An Artist's Quadrille, Op 71
5.15 Reicha Trio for horns, Op 82
5.30 Brahms Von Ewiger Liebe; Die
Mainacht (Lieder, Op 43) 5.45 Leo Smit Concertino for cello and orchestra


Unknown: Reicha Trio
Unknown: Leo Smit

: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Delius Overthe Hills and Far Away RPO, conductor Thomas Beecham
6.15 JC Bach Keyboard Sonata in E flat, Op 17 No 3 Virginia Black (harpsichord)
7.00 Stadler Trio in F
Consortium Classicum
7.30 Rachmaninov Preludes, Op 23 John Lill (piano)
8.00 Schubert Overture: Die Fierabras,
D796 Vienna PO, conductor Istvan Kertesz
8.45 Mozart Violin Sonata in E flat, K302 Arthur Grumiaux , Walter Klien (piano)


Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Piano: John Lill
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Unknown: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Walter Klien

: Composer of the Week: Goldschmidt

At the end of the 1950s Goldschmidt's hopes of being recognised as a composer had dwindled, his music generally regarded as old-fashioned.
Donald Macleod introduces the Clarinet Quartet with which Goldschmidt broke his silence of almost 25 years, and the orchestral work which, thanks to Simon Rattle , regained the composer's status in Berlin. Clarinet Quartet Ib Hausmann (clarinet), Members of the Mandelring Quartet Ciaccona Sinfonica
CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
String Quartet No 4 Mandelring Quartet Les Petits Adieux
Francoix le Roux (baritone), Montreal SO, conductor Charles Dutoit


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Charles Dutoit

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Scarlatti Keyboard Sonatas: in G, Kkl25; in D minor, Kk9; in C, Kkl59 Dubravka Tomsic (piano)
10.10 Pedro de Cristo Magnificat a 8 Westminster Cathedral Choir, director James O'Donnell
10.15 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
11.00 Libby Larsen Sonnets from the Portuguese Arleen Auger (soprano),
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, conductor Joel Revzen


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Dubravka Tomsic
Piano: Pedro de Cristo
Director: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Conductor: Libby Larsen
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Conductor: Joel Revzen

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Julian Bream
In the final programme, Humphrey Burton talks to Julian Bream about some of his best-known transcriptions, with live recordings from the BBC archive. Granados Valses Poeticos
Julian Bream (guitar)
Luiz de Milan Durandarte (El Maestro) Alonso Mudarra : Recuerde el
Alma Dormida ; Isabel
Richard Rodney Bennett Guitar Sonata Marina de Gabarrin (mezzo), Julian Bream (guitar)
Bach Chaconne (Violin Partita in D minor, BWV1004)Julian Bream (guitar)
Schubert Duo in A minor (arrfrom String Quartet in G minor, Dl 73)
Julian Bream and John Williams (guitars)


Talks: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Julian Bream
Unknown: Granados Valses Poeticos
Guitar: Julian Bream
Unknown: Alonso Mudarra
Unknown: Alma Dormida
Guitar: Julian Bream
Guitar: Julian Bream
Unknown: Julian Bream
Guitars: John Williams

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From St Andrews in the Square in Glasgow, Sandy Burnett presents a solo recital given by the recent winnerof the Leeds Conductors' Competition, the cellist Paul Watkins.
Bach Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007
George Crumb Sonata for cello solo Britten Suite No 1, Op 72


Unknown: St Andrews
Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Paul Watkins.
Unknown: George Crumb Sonata

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra: the Sopranos
Brigitte Balleys (soprano), Lesley Hatfield (violin), conductor Thierry Fischer Presented by Louise Fryer. Honegger Pastorale d 'Ete
Berlioz Les Nuits d'Ete, Op 7 Milhaud Suite Française
Berlioz Reverie et Caprice (Op 8)
Honegger Symphony No 3 (Liturgique)


Soprano: Brigitte Balleys
Soprano: Lesley Hatfield
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Honegger Pastorale

: Making Tracks

A selection of music for younger listeners.

: Jazz Legends

John Kirby. Julian Joseph and Geoffrey Smith examine the recorded legacy of this American bass player who led "the biggest little band in the land", one of the few small groups of the swing era to enjoy a nationwide profile through regular radio broadcasts. Kirby's sextet included drummerO'Neill Spencer and pianist Billy Kyle , who were both to become major influences on the bebop generation. Selections include Rehearsin'fora
Nervous Breakdown, Anitra's Dance and the original version of Undecided, written by the group's trumpeter Charlie Shavers.


Unknown: John Kirby.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Neill Spencer
Pianist: Billy Kyle
Unknown: Charlie Shavers.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Momentum - the Music of Mark-Anthony Turnage
Live from the Barbican in London. The BBC Symphony Orchestra's annual January Composer Weekend turns its focus on Mark-Anthony Turnage. Blood on the Floor is about drug addiction and was inspired by the death of Turnage's brother. It's a powerful meeting point between the worlds of contemporary classical music and modern jazz. Presented by JohnTusa. Martin Robertson (saxophone),
Bruce Nockles and Jonathan Holland (trumpets), John Parricelli (guitar), Peter Erskine (drums), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins Tumage Blood on the Floor


Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage
Unknown: Mark-Anthony Turnage.
Presented Byjohntusa: Martin Robertson
Unknown: Bruce Nockles
Unknown: Jonathan Holland
Guitar: John Parricelli
Guitar: Peter Erskine
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Tumage Blood

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to Colum McCann about
Dancer, his new novel based on the life of Rudolf Nureyev.


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Colum McCann
Unknown: Rudolf Nureyev.

: Andy Kershaw

Andy travels to Timbuktu to take part in one of the world's oldest music festivals. The festival itself is held at a nearby oasis in the southern Sahara Desert and is the traditional gathering of the Tuareg people, who sing powerfully hypnotic songs about the pain and pleasures of desert life. In the last few years the festival has grown beyond Timbuktu, and Andy will be sharing a mint tea with Malian singer Ali Farka Toure, whose "desert blues" style has made him an international star.


Singer: Ali Farka

: Jazz on 3

Buster Williams Trio
Jez Nelson presents a concert from the BusterWilliams Trio. Williams, one of the most in-demand post-bop bassists on the scene, is joined byGeri Allen on piano and drummer Lenny White. Plus a review of the best new CD releases.


Unknown: Geri Allen
Unknown: Lenny White.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
A concert of operatic excerpts by Donizetti (II Duca d'Alba, L'Elisird'Amore and Lucia di Lammermoor ), Gounod (Roméo et
Juliette), Massenet ( Werther) and Verdi (Luisa Miller and Un Ballo in Maschera), performed byHenriette Bonde-Hanson
(soprano). Ramon Vargas (tenor) and the Danish National Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by Marcello Viotti.
2.20 Brahms Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat
3.10 Enescu Octet in C, Op 7
3.50 JM Kraus Sinfonie in D
4.15 Kabalevsky Violin Concerto in C, 0p48
4.30 JM Bach LiebsterJesu Hor Mein Flehen 4.50 Chopin Prelude in C sharp minor, Op 45 5.00 Verdi Ritorna Vincitor (Aida) 5.10 CPE Bach Flute Sonata in A minor, Wql325.20 Jeno Hubay Preghira 5.30 David Wikander Spring Night
5.45 Rossini Overture: William Tell


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Lucia Di Lammermoor
Unknown: Luisa Miller
Soprano: Ramon Vargas
Conducted By: Marcello Viotti.
Unknown: Jeno Hubay
Unknown: David Wikander
Unknown: William Tell

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