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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Lully Suite: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Le Concert de Nations, director Jordi Savall
6.35 Haydn Symphony No 74 in Eflat Hanover Band, director Roy Goodman
7.00 Bach, air Busoni Chaconne (Violin Partita in D minor, BWV1004) Artur Rubinstein (piano)
7.30 Howells Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis New College Choir, Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom
8.00 M Haydn Trumpet Concerto in D Maurice Andre , Munich Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Hans Stadlmair
8.45 Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole
Claire and Antoinette Cann (pianos)


Director: Jordi Savall
Director: Roy Goodman
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Piano: Howells Magnificat
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Maurice Andre
Conductor: Hans Stadlmair
Conductor: Antoinette Cann

: Composer of the Week: Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphonies

Vaughan Williams was too old for active service during the Second World War, but he retained his devoted sense of national duty and used his music to contribute to the British war effort. Presented by Donald Macleod.
Suite No 1: The Flag Flutters in the Wind (Story of a Flemish Farm) RTE Concert Orchestra, conductor Andrew Penny
The People's Land BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
Household Music (Scherzo) Northern Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
Symphony No 6 BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis See BBC Orchestras 2pm


Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Presented By: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Glinka Overture: Ruslan andLyudmila Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.06 Listener Request: Puccini Vecchia Zimarra (La Bohème, Act 4)
Enrico Caruso (tenor), orchestra conducted by Walter B Rogers
10.10 Arthur Benjamin Suite : Cotillon London Pops Overture, conductor Frederick Fennell
10.22 Schumann Schone Wiege Meiner Leiden, Op 24 No 5; Der Himmel Hat eine Trane Geweint , Op 3 No 1; An den Sonnenschein, Op 36 No 4
Ernst Haefliger (tenor),
Jacqueline Bonneau (piano)
10.30 Debussy, orch Ansermet Six Antique Epigraphs
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.46 Bach Partita No 4 in D, BWV828 Rosalyn Tureck (piano)
11.20 Trad, arr Mossolov Evening Bells Andreyev Under the Apple Tree
Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra, conductor Vitali Gnutov


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Tenor: Enrico Caruso
Conducted By: Walter B Rogers
Conducted By: Arthur Benjamin Suite
Conductor: Frederick Fennell
Unknown: Trane Geweint
Tenor: Ernst Haefliger
Piano: Jacqueline Bonneau
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Piano: Rosalyn Tureck
Conductor: Vitali Gnutov

: Morning Performance

Artists in Focus - Beaux Arts Trio
Introduced by Petroc Trelawny . Now nearly 80 years old, the trio's pianist, Menahem Pressler , recalls some of his early musical idols - his "spiritual teacher" Busoni, and Cortot and Casals among others - and introduces one of the most sublime and noble works of the repertoire, Beethoven's Archduke trio.
Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2 (lastmvt)
Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66
Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Pianist: Menahem Pressler

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert from
Manchester's Bridgewater Hall. Maggini Quartet Bridge Phantasie
Bax String Quartet No 3

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Presented by Tommy Pearson. Eigar Overture: Froissart
Bruch Concerto in E minor, Op 88
Robert Plane (clarinet), Steven Burnard (viola), conductor Tadaaki Otaka Bridge Suite: The Sea
Berkeley Secret Garden
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 Conductor Richard Hickox


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Clarinet: Steven Burnard
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Music Restored

Performer Profile: Ton
Koopman Lucie Skeaping meets the conductor, organist and harpsichordist Ton Koopman. Music includes organ, orchestral and choral works by Bach, excerpts from Purcell's The Fairy Queen and Mozart's Fugue in C minorfortwo harpsichords, K426.


Unknown: Koopman Lucie Skeaping
Harpsichordist: Ton Koopman.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with the arts magazine.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra GuyJohnston (cello), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Tom Service presents a concert recorded at the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. Stravinsky Symphonies of Winds Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Tom Service

: Janacek

Violin Sonata
Anthony Marwood , Thomas Ades (piano)


Unknown: Anthony Marwood
Piano: Thomas Ades

: The Crusades: the Unfinished Story

Allan Little presents an evening exploring the history and enduring legacy of the Crusades, including discussion of the latest scholarship, which is attempting to encompass both Christian and Islamic views. Guests include Jonathan Phillips ,
Don Guttenplan , Carole Hillenbrand , Rana Kabbani and Andrew Wheatcroft.
And to celebrate the more positive cultural legacy ofthe Crusades, ensemble Joglaresa play a selection of contemporary music. Other features include at approximately:
9.35 Struggle for Jerusalem Allan Little examines how the heritage of the Crusades persists in the Middle East today.
10.15 Usamah Speaks Readings from An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades, an 11th-century account by Usamah Ibn-Munqidh of encounters between Islam and Chistianity.
10.55 Crusading Present American-
Jewish writer Adina Hoffman invites Jews, Christians and Muslims living in her area of Jerusalem to share their thoughts on the power of the word "Crusades" today.
11.20 A Perfect Match Andrew Wheatcroft deconstructs the myths surrounding two key personalities of the Crusades- Saladin and Richard I - and offers a provocative new explanation of their iconic status. Producers Beaty Rubens and Zahid Wariey


Unknown: Allan Little
Unknown: Jonathan Phillips
Unknown: Don Guttenplan
Unknown: Carole Hillenbrand
Unknown: Rana Kabbani
Unknown: Andrew Wheatcroft.
Unknown: Adina Hoffman
Unknown: Andrew Wheatcroft
Producers: Beaty Rubens
Producers: Zahid Wariey

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Suchon Symfonietta
Rustica 12.25 Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition 1.00 Tartini Symphony in A Boccherini, arr Squarcia String Quintet in C, Op 30 No 6 Faure, arr Littera Pavane in F minor, Op 50 Morricone Immobile No 2 for harmonica and strings Tartini Violin Concerto in D minor
Brahms, arr Squarcia Three Hungarian Dances 2.05 Kodaly Missa Brews
2.40 Tchaikovsky Overture: Hamlet
3.00 5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Revisewise 3.30 Maths Challenge
3.45 Music for Dance 4.05 Drama Workshop 4.20 Dance Workshop
4.40 Music Workshop
5.00 6.00 Schumann Overture: Genoveva
5.10 Mozart, transcr Petric Adagio and Rondo in C minor, K61 7 5.20
Giustini Suonata 10 in F minor 5.30 Henri Albicastro
Trio Sonata, Op 8 No 11 5.40Erkki
Salmenhaara Concerto for two violins


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Suchon Symfonietta
Unknown: Giustini Suonata
Unknown: Henri Albicastro

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