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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
6.05 Bach Orchestral Suite No 3 in D,
BWV1068 CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra, conductor Peter Schreier
6.40 Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto Jonathan Small,
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
7.10 Beethoven Piano Sonata in E, Op 109 Stephen Kovacevich
7.45 Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
8.00 Sibelius Suite: Belshazzar's Feast Norwegian Radio Orchestra, conductor Ari Rasilainen
8.50 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E. RV269 (Spring) (The Four Seasons)
Elizabeth Wallfisch , Australian
Brandenburg Orchestra, director Paul Dyer


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Peter Schreier
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Unknown: Stephen Kovacevich
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Conductor: Ari Rasilainen
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Director: Paul Dyer

: Composer of the Week: Machaut and the Rise of Polyphony: 5: The Last Poet-Composer of France

Donald Macleod and Christopher Page look at Guillaume de Machaut's last known works, his legacy and his successors -the late 14th-century avantgarde, including Matteo da Perugia, Solage, FAndrieu (a setting of Eustache Deschamps's Armes, Amours/0 Fleurs des Fleurs) and Leonel Power. With performances by the Early Music Consort of London directed by David Munrow , the Guillaume de Machaut Ensemble, Paris, Gothic Voices directed by Christopher Page , and the Hilliard Ensemble.


Unknown: Christopher Page
Unknown: Eustache Deschamps
Unknown: Leonel Power.
Directed By: David Munrow
Directed By: Christopher Page

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Sibelius Romance, Op 24 No 9 Shura Cherkassky (piano)
10.06 Berwald Memories of the Norwegian Alps Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sixten Ehrling
10.16 Schubert Piano Sonata in A, D959 Shura Cherkassky
10.50 Debussy Première Rapsodie Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), LSO, conductor Rudolf Kempe
10.59 Listener Request: Douglas S Moore Gold Is a Fine Thing (The Ballad of Baby Doe) Beverly Sills (soprano), New York City Opera Orchestra, conductor Emerson Buckley
11.04 Berwald Violin Concerto in Csharpminor, 0p2ArveTellefsen, RPO, conductor Ulf Bjorlin


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Conductor: Sixten Ehrling
Unknown: Shura Cherkassky
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: Emerson Buckley
Conductor: Ulf Bjorlin

: Morning Performance

SchwarzenbergSchubertiade With Stephanie Hughes.
Schubert DerBlumenbrief , D622;Der
Blinde Knabe. D833; Ins Stille Land, D403 Aufdem WasserzuSingen , D774 Magdalena Kozena (mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Schumann Fantasiestücke, Op 73 Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Alexander Lonquich (piano) Beethoven Mailied , Op 52 No 4;
Resignation, WoO149; Andenken,
Wo0136; Zartliche Liebe WoO 123 Peter Schreier (tenor), CamilloRadicke (piano) Schubert String Quintet in C. D956
Heinrich Schiff (cello), Hagen Quartet


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes.
Unknown: Schubert Derblumenbrief
Unknown: Aufdem Wasserzusingen
Unknown: Magdalena Kozena
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Clarinet: Sabine Meyer
Clarinet: Alexander Lonquich
Piano: Beethoven Mailied
Unknown: Zartliche Liebe
Tenor: Peter Schreier
Cello: Heinrich Schiff

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the 18th Century
Classical chamber masterpieces for piano and wind played on period instruments and recorded at the Charles Avison
Society's festival in Newcastle upon Tyne. Plus keyboard improvisations on themes submitted by the audience. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Frank de Bruine (oboe), Antony Pay
(clarinet), Danny Bond (bassoon), Anthony Halstead (horn), Robert Levin (fortepiano) Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor, Op 13 (Pathetique); Quintet in E flat for piano and wind, Op 16


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.
Oboe: Frank de Bruine
Clarinet: Danny Bond
Bassoon: Anthony Halstead
Horn: Robert Levin

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
The last of this week's concertos for orchestra is a new work by American composer Lowell Liebermann. Presented by Martin Handley. Copland Suite: Billy the Kid Conductor Leonard Slatkin
William Schuman Symphony No 5 Uebermann Concerto for orchestra Conductor Grant Llewellyn Bernstein Divertimento
Conductor Leonard Slatkin


Unknown: Lowell Liebermann.
Presented By: Martin Handley.
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: William Schuman
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners.

: Jazz Legends

Quincy Jones. Julian Joseph explores the early work of this profilic composer and arranger, whose 70th birthday it is today. With his first recorded trumpet solo with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra in 1951, his arrangements for the Art Farmer
Septet and tracks from the 1957 album This Is How / Feel About Jazz featuring
Farmer, Zoot Sims and Charles Mingus.


Unknown: Quincy Jones.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Lionel Hampton Orchestra
Unknown: Zoot Sims
Unknown: Charles Mingus.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Gianluca Cascioli (piano), conductor Ilan Volkov
From Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall, an eclectic programme of music from three centuries, presented by Linda Ormiston. Berlioz Overture: Roman Carnival
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C, Op 15
Rameau Suite: Dardanus
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1945)


Conductor: Ilan Volkov
Presented By: Linda Ormiston.

: The Baltic Choral Voice

Urmas Sisask Laudate Dominum; Oremus; Deo Gratis
BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury


Conductor: Stephen Cleobury

: Night Waves

Richard Coles interviews the American author James Lee Burke , whose crime fiction has won him a worldwide following. Burke has now written a historical novel, White Doves at Mourning, about his own ancestor Willie Burke , a Civil War soldier.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: James Lee Burke
Unknown: Willie Burke

: Andy Kershaw

Kershaw in Ethiopia. For Comic Relief's
Red Nose Day, Andy Kershaw visits some of the Comic Relief-sponsored projects in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, including Street
Symphony, which offers food, shelter and music coaching to homeless children. And he travels to the drought-stricken south.


Unknown: Andy Kershaw

: Jazz on 3

David Binney. Jez Nelson presents a concert by the the Dave Binney Quartet, recorded at the Vortex in London. The saxophonist's group features Craig Taborn (piano and electronics), Fima Ephron
(electric bass), and Danny Weiss (drums).


Unknown: David Binney.
Unknown: Dave Binney
Piano: Craig Taborn
Unknown: Fima Ephron
Unknown: Danny Weiss

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Verdi Aida (Act 4
Scene 1); Don Carlos (Act 3); II Trovatore (excerpts) 2.25 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A 2.45 Kodaly Sonata for solo cello, Op 8 3.15 Janos Decsenyi An Epitaph fromAquincum 3.30 Madetoja Suite: The Ostrobothnians, Op 52 3.50Arensky Suite No 4 for two pianos, Op 62
4.10 Camiolus Motets: Virgines Prudentes; 0 Beata Trinitas, Te Invocamus
4.25 Haydn Piano Trio in E. HXV28
4.45 Weber Overture: Peter Schmoll und Sein Nachbarn 5.00 Debussy Violin
Sonata 5.10 Gertrude van den Bergh Lied for piano 5.20 Telemann Recorder Sonata in D minor (Essercizii Musici)
5.35 Sibelius Serenade, Op 69 No 2
5.45 Verdi Ella Giamai M 'amo ... Dormiro Sol nel Manto Mio Regal (Don Carlos)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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