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: CPE Bach

Cantata: Heilig, Heilig, Wq21 7
5.05 Tchaikovsky Introduction and Waltz (Eugene Onegin ) 5.15Crusell Farewell; After a Friend's Death
5.20 Dirk Schafer Piano Quintet, Op 5 (3rd mvt: Adagio Patetico)
5.30 Haydn Violin Concerto in G. H Vila 4


Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Piano: Dirk Schafer

: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
Guerrero Regina Caeli Laetare
His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts, conductor James O'Donnell
6.30 Suk Serenade in Eflat, Op 6 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.00 Berlioz Overture: Benvenuto Cellini
Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
7.30 Britten French Folk Songs Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengt Forsberg (piano)
8.00 Bach Orchestral Suite No 4 in D, BWV1069 La Petite Bande, conductor Sigiswald Kuijken
8.30 Gliere Russian Sailor's Dance
(The Red Poppy)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Stanley Black


Conductor: James O'Donnell
Conductor: Charles Munch
Songs: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Bengt Forsberg

: Composer of the Week: Lutoslawski

3: Chance, 1960-70. "Those few minutes were to change my life decisively. While listening to it, I suddenly realized that I could compose music differently from that of my past." A radio broadcast of a work by the American composer John Cage in 1960 provided Lutoslawski with the catalyst for a change in direction in his music. Donald Macleod looks at those works of the 1960s that experiment with chance procedures.
Postlude No 1; Jeux Vénitiens
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antoni Wit
Le Grand Combat (Trois Poemes d'Henri Michaux) Polish Radio National
Symphony Orchestra, Krakow Radio Chorus conducted by the Composer Symphony No 2 BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davies


Unknown: John Cage
Music: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Andrew Davies

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Wagner Prelude: Die Meistersingervon Nurnberg Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Willem Mengelberg
10.10 Hummel Piano Quintet in E flat, Op87Melos Ensemble
10.31 Listener Request: Fucik Winter Storms, Op 184 Czech Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Vaclav Neumann
10.44 Listener Request:
Weber Ozean , du Ungeheuer (Oberon) Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra, conductor Ferdinand Leitner
10.53 Shostakovich Symphony No 1 Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Witold Rowicki


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
Conductor: Vaclav Neumann
Unknown: Weber Ozean
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Conductor: Ferdinand Leitner

: Morning Performance

York Early Music Festival 2002
Lucie Skeaping introduces performances given by the Virelai Ensemble , soprano
Catherine Bott , theorbo player Rolf Lislevand and harpist Andrew Lawrence-King .


Soprano: Virelai Ensemble
Soprano: Catherine Bott
Unknown: Rolf Lislevand
Harpist: Andrew Lawrence-King

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The young British tenor Mark Padmore performs with pianist
Malcolm Martineau at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Britten On This Island, Op 11 Faure Cinq Mélodies, Op 58
Reynaldo Hahn Fetes Galantes; Offrande; Chansons Grises (excerpts)
Britten Four French Folk Songs


Tenor: Mark Padmore
Pianist: Malcolm Martineau

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic - Elgar Symphonies Anthony Marwood (violin), conductor Edward Downes
Elgar described his second symphony as "the passionate pilgrimage of a soul." Edward Downes conducts this intense and at times unsettling work, dedicated to the memory of Edward VII. Presented by Martin Handley.
Verdi Overture: Nabucco
Bruch Violin Concerto No -1 in G minor
Eigar Symphony No 2 in E flat


Violin: Anthony Marwood
Conductor: Edward Downes
Unknown: Edward Downes
Presented By: Martin Handley.

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present a selection of music for younger listeners.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Choral Evensong

Live from Rochester Cathedral. Introit: Behold How Good and Joyful (Stanley
Vann). Responses: Leighton. Office Hymn: Angel Voices Ever Singing (Angel Voices). Psalm 107 (Ashfield). First Reading: Genesis 43. wl-3, 11-18, 26-31.
Canticles: Second Service (Leighton). Second Reading: Romans 6, wl-14.
Anthem: Look Up Sweet Babe (Berkeley). Final Hymn: Brightest and Best of the Sons of the Morning (Liebsterlmmanuef). Organ Voluntary: Paean (Leighton).
Organist and director of music
Roger Sayer. Sub-organist Edmund Aldhouse.


Music: Roger Sayer.
Unknown: Edmund Aldhouse.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and news from the arts world. His guests include the award-winning folk musician Eliza Carthy , who plays live in the studio.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Musician: Eliza Carthy

: Performance on 3

Verity Sharp presents a concert live from the Lighthouse Centre forthe Arts, Poole. Barber's lyrical postwar Cello Concerto contrasts with storm-tossed Wagner and the early Romantic ardour of Berlioz. Alisa Weilerstein (cello),
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop
Wagner Overture: The Flying Dutchman Barber Cello Concerto
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Fuelled with Fantasy
Medical historian Mike Jay sheds fascinating new light on the role that opium played in Berlioz's composition of the Symphonie Fantastique and on how, in turn, his work contributed to the drug's increasingly lurid image as a recreational rather than medicinal drug in the later 19th century. The reader is Jonathan Keeble.
8.30 Berlioz Symphonie Fantasique


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Cello: Alisa Weilerstein
Conductor: Marin Alsop
Unknown: Mike Jay
Unknown: Jonathan Keeble.

: Night Waves

Sarah Dunant and her guests discuss GasparNoe's controversial new film
Irreversible, which explores the issue of male violence in contemporary society and was recently passed uncut by the British censor despite featuring a graphic nine-minute rape scene.


Unknown: Sarah Dunant

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington celebrates 20 years of Finnish band Varttina with their new album Iki and plays tracks from Dino Saluzzi 's new album Responsorium, on which he's joined by Jose Saluzzi and Palle Daniellson.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Dino Saluzzi
Unknown: Jose Saluzzi
Unknown: Palle Daniellson.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor
12.45 Schiitz Vater Abraham Erbarme Dich Mein , SWV4 77
1.00 A recital on the organ of St Giles
Cripplegate, London, by Richard Coulson , featuring music by Mendelssohn, James Hook , William Boyce , Wesley and Handel.
2.10 Rautavaara Psalm of Invocation;
Evening Hymn; Ekteniya; Ekteniya of the Litany: Troparion of the Feast; Final Blessing (Vigilia)
2.20 Sibelius Spring Song, Op 16
2.30 Grieg Symphonic Dances, Op 64


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Dich Mein
Unknown: Richard Coulson
Unknown: James Hook
Unknown: William Boyce

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together
3.15 Time and Tune
3.35 Words Alive
3.50 Listen and Write
4.10 Megamaths
4.25 First Steps in Drama
4.40 School Plays

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