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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Rameau Overture: Les Boreades Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
6.35 Beethoven Bagatelles, Op 126 Stephen Kovacevich (piano)
7.00 Verdi Overture: // Finto Stanislao
Arte Ensemble Hannover
7.30 Ravel Sonata Nigel Kennedy (violin), Lynn Harrell (cello)
8.00 Reger Eine Lustspielouverture Bamberg SO, conductor Horst Stein
8.10 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K381 (four hands) Martha Argerich and Alexandre Rabinovitch (piano)


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Cello: Lynn Harrell
Cello: Reger Eine Lustspielouverture
Conductor: Horst Stein
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Piano: Alexandre Rabinovitch

: Composer of the Week: Handel in Italy

5: Making Plans. Donald Macleod looks at some of Handel's last Italian works. Sinfonia; Tu Ben Degno (Agrippina)
Delia Jones (soprano), English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner The Alchymist (incidental music) Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Christopher Hogwood Agrippina (Act 3: conclusion)
English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Tu Ben Degno
Soprano: Delia Jones
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Claudio: Alastair Miles (bass)
Agrippina: Delia Jones (soprano)
Poppea: Donna Brown (soprano)
Nerone Derek: Lee Ragin (countertenor)
Ottone: Michael Chance (countertenor)
Giunone: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo)

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Munrow King Harry VIII Pavane Christopher Hogwood (regal)
10.03 Comysh Blow Thy Horn, Hunter; Ah,
Robin Henry VIII Pastime with Good Company Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow
10.13 Beethoven Piano Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (Appassionata) Sviatoslav Richter
10.38 Listener Request:
Verdi Domine Jesu ; Sanctus (Requiem) Soloists, State Academy Chorus,
Moscow PO, conductor Igor Markevitch
10.52 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras
No 6 William Bennett (flute), Robin O'Neill (bassoon)
11.02 Weber Overture: The Ruler of the Spirits Philharmonia, conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch
11.08 Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 9 BBC Singers, Lontano, conductor Odaline de la Martinez
11.19 Senfl Was Wird Es Doch
James Bowman (countertenor), Early Music Consort of London, director David Munrow


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: King Harry Viii Pavane
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Robin Henry Viii
Director: David Munrow
Unknown: Sviatoslav Richter
Unknown: Verdi Domine Jesu
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Flute: William Bennett
Bassoon: Robin O'Neill
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Conductor: Odaline de la Martinez
Unknown: James Bowman
Director: David Munrow

: Morning Performance

Koussevitzky and the American Melting Pot
Koussevitzky's Legacy. Geoffrey Smith assesses the influence
Serge Koussevitzky had on 20th-century music. Britten Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes ) BBC NOW, conductor Kazushi Ono Stravinsky Ode BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
BBCSO, conductor Andrew Davis
Reich Three Movements for orchestra
BBCSO, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Serge Koussevitzky
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Conductor: Kazushi Ono
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the 18th Century
The first of two concerts from the Newcastle upon Tyne Assembly Rooms featuring the complete Beethoven Cello Sonatas played on period instruments by Pieter Wispelwey (cello) and Paulo Giacometti , who plays a copy of an early 19th-century Viennese piano by Johann Streicher. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Beethoven Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 5 No 2; Cello Sonata in A, Op 69


Cello: Pieter Wispelwey
Cello: Paulo Giacometti
Unknown: Johann Streicher.
Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Sibelius's Tapiola is a powerful evocation of ancient pine forests harbouring the shadowy gods and wood nymphs who dwell within. Presented by Sarah Walker. Sibelius Tapiola , Op 112
Conductor Joseph Swensen
Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor
Havard Gimse , conductor Petri Sakari Sibelius Symphony No 5
Conductor Joseph Swensen


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Presented By: Sibelius Tapiola
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Havard Gimse
Conductor: Joseph Swensen

: MakingTracks

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


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Wayne Shorter. Julian Joseph talks to the influential saxophonist and composer who has been at the cutting edge of jazz since joining Art Blakey in 1959. He spent six years with the Miles Davis group and co-founded Weather Report with Joe Zawinul. Shortertalks about his childhood in New
Jersey, some of the highlights of his recording career, and Alegria, his first studio album in over eight years.


Unknown: Wayne Shorter.
Talks: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Art Blakey
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: Joe Zawinul.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3: Piano 2003

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor VassilySinaisky
Concertos for two pianos and orchestra, live from Manchester as part of the Bridgewater Hall's Piano 2003 festival. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Mozart Concerto in E flat, K365
Imogen Cooper and Paul Lewis (pianos) Bruch Concerto in A flat Nelson Goerner and Rusudan Alavidze (pianos)
8.25 Twenty Minutes: Clara Schumann Writer Janice Galloway reads excerpts from her recent novel Clara, based on the life of Clara Wieck Schumann.
8.45 Frtkin Circuit Kathryn Stott and Noriko Ogawa (pianos), conductor Jason Lai
Poulenc Concerto Jean-Philippe Collard and Pascal Roge (pianos)


Unknown: Imogen Cooper
Pianos: Paul Lewis
Unknown: Nelson Goerner
Pianos: Rusudan Alavidze
Unknown: Janice Galloway
Unknown: Clara Wieck Schumann.
Unknown: Kathryn Stott
Pianos: Noriko Ogawa
Conductor: Jason Lai
Unknown: Jean-Philippe Collard
Pianos: Pascal Roge

: Night Waves

Paul Allen with another edition of the arts and ideas magazine.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Andy Kershaw

The Fujii comprises slide guitarist Kuichi Fujishima and trumpeter and tuned gas-main player Paul Shearsmith. They appear tonight for their debut radio session in the UK, playing country blues strongly evocative of Japanese koto music.


Guitarist: Kuichi Fujishima
Unknown: Paul Shearsmith.

: Jazz on 3

The Bad Plus. Jez Nelson presents a set by the fiery New York-based group that mixes hard, swinging post-bop with inspiration from pop. With Ethan Iverson (piano), Reid Anderson (bass) and David King (drums).


Unknown: Jez Nelson
Piano: Ethan Iverson
Piano: Reid Anderson

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Ror Alpaerts Salome 's 's Dance of the Seven Veils Michel Brusselmans Scenes after Breughel Lodewijik Mortelmans
Lyrical Poem Renaat Veremans Night and Dawn at the Nete Frank van der Stucken
Symphonic Prologue on Heine's "William Ratcliff " 2.15 Britten Piano Concerto
2.50 Stravinsky Symphony in Three
Movements 3.15 Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20 3.45 Stenhammar Spring Night 3.55 Brahms Four Piano Pieces,
Op 119 4.15 Pieter van Maldere Sinfonia in Fa 4 4.25 Fux Laudate Dominum
4.35 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370
4.50 Albicastro Concerto a 4, Op 7 No 2
5.00 Lassus Timor et Tremor/Exaudi Deus 5.10 Jacques Buus Ricercare
5.25 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils
(Salome) 5.35 Strauss Suite: Der Rosenkavalier


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Ror Alpaerts Salome
Unknown: Breughel Lodewijik Mortelmans
Unknown: William Ratcliff
Unknown: Jacques Buus Ricercare
Unknown: Strauss Dance

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