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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Carl Stamitz Cello Concerto in C
Werner Matzke , Concerto Koln
6.30 Spohr Nonet in F, Op 31 Consortium Classicum
7.00 Haydn Piano Sonata in E flat, H XVI 49 JenoJando
7.30 Janacek Violin Concerto
Thomas Zehetmair , Philharmonia, conductor Heinz Holliger
8.00 Malcolm Arnold Irish Dances, Op 126 LPO conducted by the Composer
8.40 Dvorak Legends, Op 59 (excerpts) Czech PO, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Werner Matzke
Unknown: Thomas Zehetmair
Conductor: Heinz Holliger
Conductor: Malcolm Arnold
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Composer of the Week: Ralph

Vaughan Williams - Symphonies
The robust, almost abrasive tone of some of Vaughan Williams 's inter-warworks came as a shock to many of his listeners but, as Donald Macleod discovers, they reflected a passionate, sometimes fiery nature hidden beneath the composer's English reserve.
Piano Concerto (lstmvt) Howard Shelley , London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
Magnificat Catherine Wyn-Rogers
(mezzo), City of London Sinfonia, Corydon Singers, conductor Matthew Best Symphony No 4
Philharmonia, conductor Leonard Slatkin See BBC Orchestras 2pm


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Conductor: Magnificat Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Listener Request: Brahms Academic
Festival Overture London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
10.11 Mozart Die Bildnis 1st Bezaubernd Schon (Die Zauberflote, Act 1)
Ernst Haefliger (tenor), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.17 Listener Request:
Miaskovsky Symphony No 21, Op 51 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Morton Gould
10.33 Brahms Wie Wandelten , Op 96 No 2; Unbewegte, Laue Luft , Op 5 7 No 8;
Standchen, Op 106 No 1 Ernst Haefliger (tenor), Hertha Klust (piano)
10.50 Francaix Concertino Margrit Weber (piano), Berlin Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.56 Bach Partita No 6 in E minor, BWV830 PiotrAnderszewski (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Mozart Die Bildnis
Unknown: Bezaubernd Schon
Tenor: Ernst Haefliger
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Conductor: Morton Gould
Conductor: Brahms Wie Wandelten
Unknown: Laue Luft
Tenor: Ernst Haefliger
Tenor: Hertha Klust
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus - Beaux Arts Trio
Introduced by Petroc Trelawny . Pianist and founder member Menahem Pressler reflects on how the trio has created a distinctive sound, despite several membership changes since 1955, and introduces a work with which the Beaux
Arts Trio is particularly associated - Dvorak's Dumky trio.
Mozart Piano Trio in C, K548
Beethoven Piano Trio in E flat, Op 70 No 2 Dvorak Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Remaking the Past
BBC Singers, Endymion Ensemble, conductor Stephen Cleobury
Taverner Dum Transsiset Sabbatum
Gabriel Jackson Cecilia Virgo
PurcelljSven-David Sandstrom Hear My Prayer, 0 Lord
Perotin Viderunt Omnes
Judith Weir All the Ends of the Earth
David Sawer Songs of Love and War


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Perotin Viderunt Omnes
Unknown: Judith Weir

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Ravel Piano Concerto in D (for left hand) Louis Lortie , conductor Andrew Davis
Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel Christopher Maltman (baritone), conductor Thierry Fischer
Eigar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)
Henry Wood , compi Matthews Fantasia on British Sea Songs Conductor Andrew Davis


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Louis Lortie
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Unknown: Henry Wood
Unknown: Matthews Fantasia
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Choral Evensong

Live from Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.
Introit: The Call (Lloyd). Responses: Lloyd. Psalm: 119, wl45-176 (Garrett, Wilton, Garrett Atkins ). First Reading:
Ecclesiastes 1, wl-11. Office Hymn:
King of Glory, King of Peace (Gwalchmai). Canticles: Kelly in C. Second Reading:
James 2, wl4-24. Anthem: Insanae et Vanae Curae (Haydn). Te Deum in C (Hoist). Organ Voluntary: Sept
Improvisations, No 7 (Saint-Saens).
Organist and master of the choristers Ian Tracey. Assistant organist and choral conductor Ian Wells.


Unknown: Garrett Atkins
Unknown: Ian Tracey.
Conductor: Ian Wells.

: In Tune

Sean Raf fc-rty with the arts magazine.


Unknown: Sean Raf

: lebrecht.live

When Should Art Get Political?
Norman Lebrecht 'stopicfordiscussion is the use of art as a medium for political protest. Is political art good art, or even good politics? Can art ever be neutral?
To contribute an opinion, email: lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk, phone (from 6pm): [number removed], or text: [number removed] Repeated on Sunday


Unknown: Norman Lebrecht

: Opera on 3

L'Amour de Loin
" Love from afar" is the first opera by the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho , with a libretto by the French-Lebanese author
Amin Maalouf. Ittells the tale of the 12th-century French troubadour JaufreRudel, Prince of Blaye, who falls in love with Clémence, Countess of Tripoli, without seeing her, but through hearing stories about her from a travelling pilgrim.
Saariaho creates a unique soundworld of medieval courtly love and restrained passions using troubadour-like melodies and electronic effects. Recorded at the Barbican, London, last November. Presented by Anthony Burton. Saariaho L 'Amour de Loin
London Voices, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Robert Spano


Unknown: Kaija Saariaho
Unknown: Amin Maalouf.
Presented By: Anthony Burton.
Conductor: Robert Spano
Countess Clémence: Dawn Upshaw (soprano)
Pilgrim: Beth Clayton (mezzo)
JaufreRudel: Gerald Finley (baritone)

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to film director Steven Soderburgh about his remake of Andrei Tarkovsky 's science fiction classic Solaris.


Talks: Philip Dodd
Director: Steven Soderburgh
Unknown: Andrei Tarkovsky

: Late Junction

Tonight's late-night mix includes electronic exotica from Birmingham trio Plone,
Macedonian folk group Strune and Indian classical music from AjoyChakrabarty. Introduced by Shaheera Asante.


Introduced By: Shaheera Asante.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Dohnanyi Ruralia Hungarica , Op 32b
12.25 Beethoven String Trio, Op 9 No 3 in C minor 1.00 Artur Rubinstein (piano) performs the music of Chopin in a BBC Archive recording from 1959.
1.55 Tchaikovsky Symphony No in B minor (Pathetique) 2.45 Rautavaara A Requiem in Our Time, Op 3
3.00-5.00 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
5.00 Alexander Alabiev Overture in Fminor
5.15 Suk Elegie. Op 33 5.25 Quantz Trio Sonata in E flat 5.35 Guerrero Ojos ClarosySerenos 5.45 Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical)


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Dohnanyi Ruralia Hungarica
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: Alexander Alabiev
Unknown: Suk Elegie.
Unknown: Guerrero Ojos

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