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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.

6.25 Chopin Ballade No 4 in F minor. Op 52 Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

6.35 Haydn String Quartet in C, Op 33 No 3 (Bird) Kodaly Quartet

7.00 Muffat Suite in E(lndissolubilis Amicitia) Vienna Concentus Musicus, director Nikolaus Harnoncourt

7.30 Szymanowski Three Paganini Caprices, Op 40 Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Silke Avenhaus (piano)

8.00 Beethoven Sonatina in F, Anh5 No 2 Daniel Blumenthal (piano)

8.40 Gershwin An American in Paris Chicago SO, conductor James Levine


Presenter: Sandy Burnett

: Composer of the Week: Handel in Italy

4: Town and Country
Today Donald Macleod examines two significant works from Handel's Italian period. One shows the composer at play, providing the entertainment for a country wedding; the other, as the Handel scholar HC Robbins-Landon puts it, is "perhaps the major Handelian rediscovery of our age" - a vast oratorio, echoes of which reverberated throughout Handel's life.
Sorge il Di (Aci, Galatea e Potifemo), HWV72 David Thomas (bass), London Baroque, conductor Charles Mediam
Oratorio per la Resurrezione di Nostro SignorGesuCristo, HWV47(Part2)
Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Hc Robbins-Landon
Bass: David Thomas
Conductor: Charles Mediam
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
San Giovanni: Ian Partridge (tenor)
Angelo: Emma Kirkby (soprano)
Cleofe: Carolyn Watkinson (soprano)
Lucifero: David Thomas(bass)
Maddalena: Patrizia Kwella (soprano)

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Villa-Lobos Choros No 10
Schola Cantorum de Caracas,
Orfeon Universitario Simon Bolivar, Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, conductor Eduardo Mata
10.13 Mozart Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191 Gwydion Brooke ,
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.32 Dufay Mass Se la Face Ay Pale Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow
11.08 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras
No 5 Barbara Hend ricks (soprano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Enrique Batiz
11.20 Cain Fanfare and Dance in Esgaroth (The Hobbit)
Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Eduardo Mata
Unknown: Gwydion Brooke
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Director: David Munrow
Conductor: Enrique Batiz
Director: David Munrow

: Morning Performance

Koussevitzky and the American Melting Pot
4: The American School
In 1940 Koussevitzky opened the summer music school at Tanglewood in the Berkshire hills of Massachusetts.
One of its first pupils was Leonard Bernstein , who later took over from Koussevitzky on his retirement. Bernstein Overture: Candide
BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Emma Bell (soprano),
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sian Edwards
Schuman American Festival Overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Kazushi Ono
Diamond Rounds for string orchestra BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Kazushi Ono
Martinu Symphony No 1 BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Soprano: Emma Bell
Conductor: Sian Edwards
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear one of last year's recitals including works commissioned by the BBC and the Royal Philharmonic
Society for current and former BBC New Generation Artists.
Emily Beynon (flute), Andrew West (piano) Wilfred Heaton Little Suite
John Woolrich Darker Still (BBC/Royal Philharmonic Society commission) York Bowen Sonata
A Woodall Serenade
Lennox Berkeley Sonatina


Flute: Emily Beynon
Flute: Andrew West
Piano: Wilfred Heaton
Unknown: York Bowen
Unknown: Woodall Serenade
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley Sonatina

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Today, two Russian composers draw on the folk music of neighbouring countries: Liapunov found the Ukraine a rich source of traditional melodies, while Tchaikovsky worked Polish dance rhythms into the finale of his Third Symphony. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Stravinsky Ballet: Jeu de Cartes
Liapunov Rhapsody in F sharp minor on Ukrainian Themes Hamish Milne (piano), conductor Martyn Brabbins
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 3 in D (Polish) Conductor Nikolai Alexeev


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Piano: Hamish Milne
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Nikolai Alexeev

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners, presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Music Restored

Purcell and the Theatre. Despite being one of the most important and active composers in the employ ofthe Royal
Household, some of Henry Purcell 's finest songs were composed for the theatre. Lucie Skeaping investigates.


Unknown: Henry Purcell

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

The charismatic pianist Mitsuko Uchida recorded last week at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
Schoenberg Three Pieces, Op 11
Schubert Piano Sonata in G, D894 Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17


Pianist: Mitsuko Uchida

: Night Waves

Ian Hargreaves and Bernard Inghamjoin Sarah Dunant to discuss whether modern journalism is the "first draft of history" or simply trivial, intrusive and in danger of biting the democratic hand that feeds it.


Unknown: Ian Hargreaves
Unknown: Bernard Inghamjoin
Unknown: Sarah Dunant

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces Irish harp, authentic flavours from North Africa and Ulla Pirttijarvi 's jazz approach to the traditional Samijoikchant. Plus Brian Eno 's Music for Airports performed by Bang on a Can and excerpts from HeinerGoebbels's Shadow/Landscape with Argonauts.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Introduces: Ulla Pirttijarvi
Unknown: Brian Eno

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421
12.35 Brahms Intermezzo in A, Op 118 No 2 12.45 Schubert Oer Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965 1.00 Bartok Violin
Concerto No 1 Pavel Sivic Violin Concerto
Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2
2.05 Messiaen Sortie: Le Vent de I'Esprit (Messe de la Pentecote)
2.15 Miklos Sugar Ballad for two violas
2.25 Nordheim Lamentations, No 3
2.30 Fux Pro Gratiarum Actione
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 Handel, arr Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor 5.05 Eckhard Menuetd 'Exaudet avec Variations in E flat
5.25Schreker Valse Lente
5.35 Verdi Per Me Giunto (Don Carlos )
5.45 Bach Harpsichord Concerto No 4 in A, BWV1055


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Brahms Intermezzo
Unknown: Schubert Oer Hirt
Unknown: Eckhard Menuetd
Unknown: Don Carlos

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