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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op 74 No 3
6.40 Faure Fantaisie in G, Op 111
7.00 Corelli Trio Sonata in F, Op 2 No 7
7.35 Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
8.00 Beethoven Bagatelles , Op 119
8.30 Vanhal Symphony in C (Sinfonia Comista)


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Faure Fantaisie
Unknown: Beethoven Bagatelles

: Composer of the Week: Handel in Italy

3: The Saxon and the Marquis Donald Macleod focuses on the influence of arts patron the Marquis of Ruspoli on Handel's Italian career.
Dietro l'Orme Fuggaci (Armida
Abbandonata), HWV105 Ann Murray (mezzo), Symphony of Harmony and Invention, conductor Harry Christophers Arresta il Passo (Aminta e Fillide), HWV83 Gillian Fisher and Patrizia Kwella
(sopranos), London Handel Orchestra, conductor Denys Darlow
Rodrigo (Overture; Scenes 1 and 2) Elena Cecchi Fedi and Gloria Banditelli
(sopranos), Complesso Barocco, conductor Alan Curtis
Salve Regina , HWV241 Arleen Auger
(soprano), Westminster Abbey Choir and Orchestra, conductor Simon Preston


Unknown: Marquis Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ann Murray
Conductor: Harry Christophers
Unknown: Gillian Fisher
Sopranos: Patrizia Kwella
Conductor: Denys Darlow
Conductor: Elena Cecchi Fedi
Conductor: Gloria Banditelli
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Conductor: Salve Regina
Soprano: Arleen Auger
Conductor: Simon Preston

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart Overture: The Marriage of Figaro Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.05 Machaut Two Virelais Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow
10.11 Listener Request: Massenet Ballet Music: Le Cid National PO, conductor Richard Bonynge
10.32 Listener Request: Susato Five Dances (Danserye, 1551) Early Music
Consort of London, director David Munrow
10.43 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras
No 4 Christina Ortiz (piano)
10.59 Purcell Birthday Ode: Come Ye Sons of Art Away Norma Burrows
(soprano), James Bowman and Charles Brett (countertenors), Robert Lloyd
(bass), Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky
Director: David Munrow
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Director: David Munrow
Piano: Christina Ortiz
Soprano: Norma Burrows
Soprano: James Bowman
Soprano: Charles Brett
Bass: Robert Lloyd
Director: David Munrow

: Morning Performance

Koussevltzky and the American Melting Pot
3: Boston. Geoffrey Smith looks at some of the works Koussevitzky commissioned forthe 50th anniversary of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1931. Hanson Symphony No 2 (Romantic) BBCSSO, conductor Man Volkov
Hindemtth Concert Music for strings and brass, Op 50 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Copland Symphonic Ode San Francisco SO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas (piano) Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis


Conductor: Man Volkov
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Nicola Heywood Thomas presents period ensemble Sonnerie and soprano Rachel Elliott at Cardiff Castle's Banqueting Hall, performing music fortwo 17th-century productions of Shakespeare.
Locke The Tempest (incidental music) Purcell Suite: The Fairy Queen


Unknown: Nicola Heywood Thomas
Soprano: Rachel Elliott

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Hubert Clifford A Kentish Suite
Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor
Alban Gerhardt , conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Edgar Bainton An English Idyll Paul Whelan (baritone), conductor Martyn Brabbins Clifford Five English Nursery Tunes conductor Martyn Brabbins


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Presented By: Hubert Clifford
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Alban Gerhardt
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: Edgar Bainton
Baritone: Paul Whelan
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners.

: Choral Evensong

n Live from Bristol Cathedral. Introit: Today the Virgin Comes to the Cave (Tavener). Responses: Piccolo. Psalms: 1, 112 (Dibdin, Thalben-Ball). First Reading:
Genesis 50, w22-26. Office Hymn: Lord, Hearthe Praises of Thy Faithful People (Coelites Plaudant). Canticles: Howells in G. Second Reading: Matthew 2,
W13-23. Te Deum: Collegium Regale (Howells). Final Hymn: Joseph, the Scriptures Love to Trace (Addison's).
Organ Voluntary: Sonata No 2 (Howells). Director of music Mark Lee. Assistant organist Paul Walton.


Music: Mark Lee.
Organist: Paul Walton.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: A Place Called England

Fiona Talkington presents an examination of the state of English traditional music. Including at approximately:
7.35 Oysterband
The veteran electric folk group perform a live set.
7.55 Lean My Back against an Oak
The singer June Tabor considers love lyrics in English folk music.
8.15 A Peculiarly English Music
A look at how and by whom the English folk tradition has been defined and preserved. With contributions from Malcolm Taylor of the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, and folklorists/performers Georgina Boyes , Reg Hall, Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy.
8.40 Jim Moray
The ground-breaking young singer performs live.
9.00 Hidden English
Tony Engle of Topic Records offers his view of the status of English traditional music.
9.10 Boka Halat
A multicultural fusion based on English traditional music.
9.25 The Lost Outpost of World Music
Ian Anderson, editor of Folk Roots magazine, presents a personal view of the way forward for English folk music. With contributions from Billy Bragg, Colin Irwin, Ben Mandelson and Simon Emmerson.
10.10 John Spiers and Jon Boden
A live studio session from the young, Oxford-based melodeon and fiddle duo.
10.30 Shirley Collins, the hugely influential Sussex singer, discusses her long career with Fiona Talkington.
10.55 Waterson-Carthy
The family group of veteran singers Martin Carthy, Norma Waterson and their daughter Eliza Carthy perform a live session.
11.15 Folk Music by Degrees
Fiona Talkington visits Newcastle University, which offers a degree in folk and traditional music. With contributions from Alistair Anderson, Karen Tweed, Professor Richard Middleton and the students.
11.50 Traditional Not Trad
Peter Paphides looks at the innovators in English music.
Producers Alan Hall and David Corser


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Singer: June Tabor
Unknown: Malcolm Taylor
Unknown: Georgina Boyes
Unknown: Reg Hall
Unknown: Norma Waterson
Unknown: Martin Carthy.
Unknown: Tony Engle
Music: Boka Halat
Music: Ian Anderson
Unknown: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Colin Irwin
Unknown: Ben Mandelson
Unknown: Simon Emmerson.
Unknown: John Spiers
Unknown: Jon Boden
Unknown: Shirley Collins
Unknown: Fiona Talkington.
Singers: Martin Carthy
Singers: Norma Waterson
Unknown: Eliza Carthy
Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Alistair Anderson
Unknown: Karen Tweed
Unknown: Richard Middleton
Unknown: Peter Paphides
Producers: Alan Hall
Producers: David Corser

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Rameau Suite: Les Indes Galantes
12.35 Balakirev Islamey , Op 18
12.45 Swedish traditional Side by Side One Day; I Wish You Well 12.55 Sandor Szokolay Sonatina for harpsichord
1.00 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat,
Op 26; Piano Sonata in E flat, Op 7 Debussy Hommage a Rameau (Images); Préludes, Book 1 2.40 Nielsen flute Concerto
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 6.00 Maurice Dela Sonatine 5.10
Vittorio Monti Csardas 5.20 Cavalli Salve Regina
5.35 Beethoven Variations on Salieri's
"LaStessa, laStessissima", WoO73
5.50 Prokofiev Cinderella's Waltz
(Cinderella, Suite No 1)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Balakirev Islamey
Unknown: Sandor Szokolay Sonatina
Unknown: Vittorio Monti Csardas
Unknown: Cavalli Salve Regina

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