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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Purcell Suite: The History of Dioclesian The Parley oflnstruments, director Roy Goodman
6.45 Barber Reincarnations
Dunedin Consort, director Ben Parry
7.00 Weber Konzertstuck in F minor for piano and orchestra Russian National
Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
7.40 Beethoven Cello Sonata in C,
Op 102 No 1 MstislavRostropovich, Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
8.00 Glazunov Concert Waltz No 1 in D
Philharmonia, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov
8.30 Prokofiev Cinderella: Suite No 1 Orchestrede Paris, conductor Semyon Bychkov


Director: Roy Goodman
Director: Ben Parry
Director: Weber Konzertstuck
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov
Conductor: Semyon Bychkov

: Composer of the Week: Tallis

Edward Vi continued the Reformation begun byhis father Henry VIII, and shortly after he succeeded to the throne
Protestantism was established as the country's official religion. Tallis and his fellow composers were expected to devise appropriate settings forthe new Anglican liturgy in "the language of the people." Donald Macleod looks at a selection of Tallis's anthems written during this period and contrasts them with the luxuriantly florid polyphony of Gaude Gloriosa Dei Mater, which celebrated the return of Roman Catholicism under Mary Tudor. If Ye Love Me
Theatre of Voices
Remember Not, 0 Lord God; Hear the Voice and Prayer Tallis Scholars Gaude Gloriosa Dei Mater
Chapelle du Roi, director Alistair Dixon Puer Natus Est Nobis
Tallis Scholars


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Gaude Gloriosa Dei
Unknown: Mary Tudor.
Director: Alistair Dixon

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, Op 61 Maurizio Pollini (piano)
10.14 Haydn Arianna a Naxos, HXXVIb 2 Janet Baker (mezzo), John Constable (piano)
10.33 Martinu Symphony No 5 Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conductor Karel Ancerl
11.01 Franck Les Djinns Sviatoslav Richter (piano), Moscow Youth Orchestra, conductor Kirill Kondrashin
11.14 Duparc Phidyle ; L 'Invitation au Voyage Janet Baker (mezzo), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie
Piano: Maurizio Pollini
Piano: Haydn Arianna
Unknown: Janet Baker
Piano: John Constable
Conductor: Karel Ancerl
Conductor: Franck Les Djinns
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Duparc Phidyle
Unknown: Janet Baker
Conductor: Andre Previn

: Morning Performance

The Juilliard School
2: Iconoclasts. PetrocTre lawny talks to Joel Smirnoff , leaderofthe Juilliard Quartet, about how he balances the conflicting demands of performing and teaching. With music by composers who have, in different ways, broken the mould. Schoenberg Five Pieces, Op 23 Eric Huebner (piano)
Wagner Overture; Venusberg Music (Tannhauser)
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conductor James Levine
Corigliano Kaleidoscope
Deondra and Desirae Brown (pianos)
Dvorak String Quartet No 12 in F, Op 96 (American) Juilliard Quartet


Leaderofthe: Joel Smirnoff
Piano: Eric Huebner
Conductor: James Levine
Conductor: Corigliano Kaleidoscope
Pianos: Desirae Brown

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Harmonie at Bristol
Chris de Souza introduces the final concert in the current series from
St George's Bristol. The HaffnerWind
Ensemble's programme features two of the most engaging and popularworks written forwind instruments: Janacek's Mladi, which happily recalls youthful memories, and Poulenc's witty Sextet for piano and winds.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic -
20th-century Clarinet Concertos
Edward Gregson 's Clarinet Concerto, a BBC commission, was composed in 1994 for Michael Collins , an exuberant soloist battling it out against a heavyweight orchestra. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Ruders Studium Evelyn Glennie and Gert Mortensen (percussion), conductor Thomas Daugaard
Gregson Clarinet Concerto Michael Collins , conductor Martyn Brabbins Sibelius Symphony No 2
Conductor Thomas Daugaard


Unknown: Edward Gregson
Unknown: Michael Collins
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Gert Mortensen
Conductor: Thomas Daugaard
Conductor: Michael Collins
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Thomas Daugaard

: Making Tracks

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


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Voices: The Songs of Poulenc

Iain Burnside explores the legacy of one of the greatest French song composers, Francis Poulenc. Performers include Pierre Bernac, Elly Ameling, Gilles Cachemaille, Ann Murray, Felicity Lott, Regine Crespin, Hugues Cuenod and Francois le Roux.


Presenter: Iain Burnside
Singer: Pierre Bernac
Singer: Elly Ameling
Singer: Gilles Cachemaille
Singer: Ann Murray
Singer: Felicity Lott
Singer: Regine Crespin
Singer: Hugues Cuenod
Singer: Francois le Roux

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

The Song of the Bell
Petroc Trelawny presents a performance, recorded at the Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool, of a work which has historical connections with this venue: Max Bruch conducted a successful performance of his secular oratorio Das Lied von der Glocke in Philharmonic Hall in 1879 and he was appointed conductorto the Liverpool Philharmonic Society the following year. Bruch's work is a setting of a poem by Schiller, an allegory which likens the stages of man's life to the casting of a new bell.
Judith Howarth and Bernadette Cullen
(sopranos), TobySpence (tenor), James Rutherford (baritone), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Gerard Schwartz
Bruch Oas Lied von der Glocke


Unknown: Max Bruch
Unknown: Judith Howarth
Sopranos: Bernadette Cullen
Tenor: James Rutherford
Conductor: Gerard Schwartz

: Night Waves

Richard Coles considers the history of the crossword with, amongst others,
Sandy Balfour , whose book Pretty Girl in Crimson Rose (8) explores the puzzle's origins and asks why they occupy such a central place in the lives of so many.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Sandy Balfour

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp pairs the Takacs Quartet's performance of Mozart's Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K546, with traditional songs from Ishbel MacAskill and Patti Reid.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Ishbel MacAskill
Unknown: Patti Reid.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius Rakastava , Op 14
12.20 Sibelius Six Impromptus, Op 5
12.40 Grieg Peer Gynt: Suite No 2
1.00 Bach Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042; Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066; Piano Concerto in G minor, BWV1058; Piano Concerto in Fminor, BWV1056
2.05 Schumann Symphony No 2 in C
2.45 Telemann Unschuld und ein Gut
3.00-5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move 3.35 Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 Let's Sing 4.25 Numbertime
4.40 Talking Points
5.00 Alfredo Casella Barcarola e Scherzo
5.10 Stanford 0 Living Will
5.15 Telemann Trio in C minor for recorder, oboe and continuo (Essercizii Musici)
5.30 Chopin Nocturne in D flat, Op 2 7 No 2
5.35Szymanowski Penthesilea
5.45 J Strauss (son) Annen-Polka, Op 117 7


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Sibelius Rakastava
Unknown: Alfredo Casella Barcarola

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