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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Arensky Suite No 1 in Ffortwo pianos, Op 15
6.25 Mozart Flute Concerto in D, K314
7.00 Handel Tornamia a Vagheggiar(Alcina)
7.40 Britten Simple Symphony 8.00 Smetana Richard III
8.40 Poulenc Piano Concerto


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: Composer of the Week: Machaut and the Rise of Polyphony

(1300?-1377). 1: Beginnings and Endings. Only a few facts about poet and composer Guillaume de Machaut 's life are known, but his works were pivotal in the musical transition between the late
Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Donald Macleod and Christopher Page look at why Machaut stands like a giant above his contemporaries, at the traditions he was inheriting, and at the world he lived in. With music by Machaut, Jehan de Lescurel , Adam de la Halle and Philippe de Vitry , performed by Gothic Voices directed by Christopher Page , Emmanuel Bonnardot (voice) and Bernard Prunier (cittern),
Geoffrey Shaw (baritone) and the Early Music Consort of London directed by David Munrow , Vièles et Voix du Moyen Age directed by Emmanuel Bonnardot ,
Boston Camerata, and the Clerks' Group. Producer Megan Jones


Unknown: Guillaume de MacHaut
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Christopher Page
Unknown: Jehan de Lescurel
Unknown: Adam de la Halle
Unknown: Philippe de Vitry
Directed By: Christopher Page
Directed By: Emmanuel Bonnardot
Directed By: Bernard Prunier
Baritone: Geoffrey Shaw
Directed By: David Munrow
Directed By: Emmanuel Bonnardot
Producer: Megan Jones

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Featuring orchestral works by Berwald and recordings by Shura Cherkassky. Rachmaninov Polka de WR
Shura Cherkassky (piano)
10.05 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in C, RV181a Felix Ayo (violin), I Musici
10.16 Listener Request: J Strauss (son), arrTiomkin One Day When We Were Young Miliza Korjus (soprano), Toscha Seidel (violin), MGM Studio Orchestra, conductor Nathaniel Finston
10.20 Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Shura Cherkassky , Philharmonia, conductor Anatole Rstoulari
10.40 Tormis Curse upon Iron Matgi Turi (tenor), Allan Vurma (bass), Toivo Kivi
(shaman drum), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, director Tonu Kaljuste
10.51 Berwald Sinfonie Sérieuse in G minor Gothenberg SO, conductor Tor Mann
11.20 Listener Request: Bach Ach, Mein Sinn (StJohn Passion, BWV245, Part 1) Julius Patzak (tenor), Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conductor Alois Melichar


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Shura Cherkassky.
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Violin: Rv181a Felix Ayo
Soprano: Miliza Korjus
Soprano: Toscha Seidel
Conductor: Nathaniel Finston
Unknown: Shura Cherkassky
Conductor: Anatole Rstoulari
Tenor: Matgi Turi
Tenor: Allan Vurma
Bass: Toivo Kivi
Director: Tonu Kaljuste
Conductor: Tor Mann
Tenor: Julius Patzak
Conductor: Alois Melichar

: Morning Performance

This week Stephanie Hughes introduces highlights from last year's Schubertiade in the Austrian town of Schwarzenberg. Schubert Overture: Die Zauberharfe
Camerata Salzburg, conductor Adam Fisher Mozart Flute Quartet in D, K285
Emmanuel Pahud (flute),
Christoph Poppen (violin), Hariolf Schlichtig (viola), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)
Schubert Schwanengesang, D957 (excerpts) Peter Schreier (tenor), Camillo Radicke (piano)
Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor, Op 13 Artemis Quartet
Schubert Impromptu in C minor, D899 No 1 Andreas Staier (fortepiano)


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Adam Fisher
Flute: Emmanuel Pahud
Flute: Christoph Poppen
Violin: Hariolf Schlichtig
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Piano: Camillo Radicke
Unknown: Andreas Staier

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, presented by Fiona Talkington. Solveig Kringelborn (soprano), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Gunnar de Frumerie Songs from the Heart, Op 27 (excerpts) Grieg Five Songs Wolf Four Songs
Duparc Romance de Mignon; Elegie;Au
Pays 01) Se Fait la Guerre Repeated Sunday lpm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Soprano: Solveig Kringelborn
Piano: Malcolm Martineau

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
National Orchestra Week is marked with a series of concertos for orchestra.
Walton Coronation March: Orb and Sceptre Maxwell Davies Trumpet Concerto
John Wallace , conductor Rumon Gamba Lutoslawski Concerto for Orchestra
Karlowicz Stanislaw and Anna Oswiecim Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier


Conductor: John Wallace

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners, presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Legends: Cy Coleman. Edward Seckerson meets the composer of Big Spender and plays music from his shows, including
Sweet Charity, Barnum and City of Angels in performances by Lucille Ball , Frank Sinatra and Glenn Close.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220. Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Cy Coleman.
Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Lucille Ball
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Unknown: Glenn Close.
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Live from the Barbican. The final act of Puccini's Turandot was left unfinished at the composer's death. Tonightthe BBCSO gives the first UK performance of a new completion of the work by Luciano Berio. Philharmonia Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin Weber Overture and March: Turandot, Prinzessin von China
McPhee Tabuh-tabuhan
Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
8.20 Twenty Minutes: Del Primo Pianto a I'Ultimo Christopher Cook takes a close look at the various attempts to complete Act 3 of Turandot -by Arturo Toscanini , Franco Alfano and Luciano Berio.
8.40 Puccini, compi Berio Turandot (Act 3)


Unknown: Luciano Berio.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: Arturo Toscanini
Unknown: Franco Alfano
Unknown: Luciano Berio.
Turandot: Eva Urbanova (soprano)
Prince Calaf: Dennis O'Neill (tenor)
Liu: Amanda Roocroft (soprano)
Timur: Lain Paterson (bass)
Ping: Christopher Purves (baritone)
Pang: Barry Banks (tenor)
Pong: Anthony Mee (tenor)

: Night Waves

Paul Allen talks to director Alan Parker about his new film The Life of David Gale.


Talks: Paul Allen
Director: Alan Parker
Unknown: David Gale.

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents improvisations from Breton pianist Didier Squiban and a re-release of the classic Trio Music by Chick Corea. And throughout this week, tracks from Sami singer Mari Boine.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Pianist: Didier Squiban
Music By: Chick Corea.
Singer: Mari Boine.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Bach Partita No 2 in D minor, BWV1 004 (Chaconne) (arrfor guitar) 12.20 Telemann Trio Sonata in E minor 12.30 Haydn Symphony No 11 in Eflat 12.50 Palestrina Quem Vidistis , Pastores; Ascendo ad Patrem
1.00 Debussy Cello Sonata Rachmaninov Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19 Janacek From a Fairy Tale 2.00 Franck Organ Chorale No 1 in E 2.15 Liszt Piano
Concerto No 1 in E flat 2.35 Scriabin
La Poème de /'Extase, Op 54
3.00 5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Numbertime 3.15 Numbertime
3.35 Hopscotch 3.50 Hop, Skip and Jump
4.05 Stop, Think, Wonder 4.20 Scottish Resources 10-12 4.40 Scottish
Secondary: Intermediate 2 History
5.00 6.00 Rachmaninov Vocalise, Op 34 No 14
5.05 Schubert DerZwerg , D891
5.10 Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
5.25 Fornerod Concert for two violins and piano, Op 16 5.40 Tchaikovsky It Is Near to Midnight (Queen of Spades)
5.50 Georges Auric , arr Philip Lane Suite: Passport to Pimlico


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Palestrina Quem Vidistis
Unknown: Schubert Derzwerg
Unknown: Georges Auric
Unknown: Philip Lane

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