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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 Monteverdi Beatus Vira a 6 La Capella Ducale, Musica Fiata , Koln, conductor Roland Wilson
6.30 Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, K448 Andras Schiff and Peter Serkin
7.20 Debussy Première Rapsodie Christopher King (clarinet), Ulster
Orchestra, conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
7.40Janacek Mladi Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
8.15Tomasi Trumpet Concerto
Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet), Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jesus Lopez-Coboz
8.40 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: TsarSaltan Chicago SO, conductor Daniel Barenboim


Unknown: Monteverdi Beatus Vira
Unknown: Musica Fiata
Conductor: Roland Wilson
Unknown: Andras Schiff
Unknown: Peter Serkin
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: Sergei Nakariakov
Conductor: Jesus Lopez-Coboz
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

: Composer of the Week: Bellini

Bellini was still a young man, adored in Italy, London and Paris, acclaimed by Rossini and Donizetti - but within a year of the first opening of / Puritani in Paris in 1835, he was dead. With Donald Macleod. Overture (I Puritani)
Philharmonia, conductor Riccardo Muti // Rival Salvar Tu Dei (I Puritani)
LSO, conductor Richard Bonynge I Puritani (Act 3)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia, conductor Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Unknown: Salvar Tu Dei
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Giorgio: Nicolal Ghlaurov (bass)
Riccardo: Piero Cappuccllll (baritone)
Elvira: Montserrat Caballe (soprano)
Arturo: Alfredo Kraus (tenor)
Riccardo: Matteo Manuguerra (baritone)
Giorgio: Agostino Ferrin (bass)

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Musorgsky Song of the Flea
FyodorChaliapin (bass), orchestra conducted by Eugene Goossens
10.04 Haydn Piano Sonata in D, H XVI 37 Nadia Reisenberg
10.16 Schubert Symphony No 9 in C, (Great) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
11.03 Musorgsky, arr Rimsky-Korsakov Boris Godunov (excerpts): Boris's
Monologue; Clock Scene Fyodor Chaliapin (bass), LSO, conductor Max Steinmann Farewell; Prayer; Death of Boris FyodorChaliapin (bass), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Vincenzo Bellezza


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conducted By: Eugene Goossens
Conductor: George Szell
Unknown: Rimsky-Korsakov Boris Godunov
Bass: Fyodor Chaliapin
Conductor: Max Steinmann
Bass: Boris Fyodorchaliapin
Conductor: Vincenzo Bellezza

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Janet Baker
In the final programme, the distinguished mezzo talks to Brian Kay about her operatic career.
Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice (Act 3) (excerpts)
LPO, conductor Raymond Leppard
Schumann Frauenliebe und-leben, Op 42 With Geoffrey Parsons (piano)
Handel How Silently, How Slyly (
Julius Caesar ) With the English National Opera
Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras Donizetti Mary Stuart (Act 3, Scene 2)
English National Opera Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Gluck Orfeo
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Piano: Geoffrey Parsons
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Conducted By: Donizetti Mary Stuart
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Orfeo: Janet Baker (mezzo)
Euridice: Elisabeth Speiser (soprano)
Mary Stuart: Janet Baker (mezzo)
Sir William Cecil: Alan Opie (baritone)
Earl of Shrewsbury: John Tomlinson (bass)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the 18th Century
An unusual pairing of music from China and from France. The New York-based ensemble Music from China teams up with Newcastle's Avison Ensemble in a concert of pieces from the French court of Louis XIV by Rameau, Marais and Couperin, interspersed with Chinese music from the 9th-century Tang dynasty and later. Given as part of the Charles Avison Society's Live from the 18th
Century festival in Newcastle upon Tyne. Introduced by Stephanie Hughes.


Introduced By: Stephanie Hughes.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Romantic Concertos. Friedrich Kiel , whose Piano Concerto is given a rare performance today, was respected by performers and composers throughout Europe, but never quite captured public attention.
Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusina Conductor Nan Volkov
Kiel Piano Concerto in B flat Martin Roscoe , conductor Martyn Brabbins
Eigar/Payne Symphony No 3 in C minor Conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Friedrich Kiel
Conductor: Nan Volkov
Conductor: Martin Roscoe
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Making Tracks

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


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Sonny Stitt. Julian Joseph pays tribute to the Boston-born saxophone virtuoso who worked with Dizzy Gillespie , Bud Powell and Miles Davis , with excerpts from a BBC interview recorded in 1964.


Unknown: Sonny Stitt.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Bud Powell
Unknown: Miles Davis

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Ulster Orchestra
Howard Shelley (piano), conductor TakuoYuasa
Live from the Ulster Hall, Belfast, two Scandinavian classics, including
Sibelius's evocation of Norse myth, and Mendelssohn's virtuosic concerto. Sibelius En Saga
Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Taste of the Sea Patricia Lysaght explores the ancient traditions of the sea-bird harvest in the Gaelic islands. <R)
8.50 Nielsen Symphony No4
(Inextinguishable) See Discovering Music, Sun 5pm


Unknown: Patricia Lysaght

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and guests discuss the Poul Ruders opera based on Margaret Atwood 's The Handmaid's Tale, directed by Phyllida Lloyd at the English National Opera.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Poul Ruders
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Directed By: Phyllida Lloyd

: Andy Kershaw

Featuring a session from Jim Moray , whose experimental approach to English traditional music using a sampler and a theremin has caused quite a stir.


Unknown: Jim Moray

: Jazz on 3

Dave Holdsworth 's Straight Jack
In a tribute to British saxophonist Mike Osborne , who was forced to retire in the early 1980s because of illness, colleagues from his last broadcast perform a selection of Osborne's compositions. With Dave Holdsworth (trumpet), Tony Marsh (drums), Marcos Mattios (bass),
Dave Green (guitar) and Chris Biscoe (alto saxophone). Presented by Jez Nelson , who also reviews the latest jazz CD releases.


Unknown: Dave Holdsworth
Unknown: Mike Osborne
Unknown: Dave Holdsworth
Unknown: Tony Marsh
Bass: Marcos Mattios
Guitar: Dave Green
Guitar: Chris Biscoe
Presented By: Jez Nelson

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Dobrzynski Overture: Monbar; Andante and Rondo alia Polacca; Symphony No 2 in C minor (Caracteristique) 2.05 Beethoven Piano Sonata in A flat, Op 110 2.25 Brahms String Quintet No 2 in G, Op 111
2.50 Buxtehude Organ Toccata in F,
BuxWV156 3.00 Telemann Der Tagdes Gerichts 4.10 Francois du Fault
L 'Offrande 4.15 Chaminade Automne, Op 35 No 2 4.30 Glinka Clarinet Trio in D minor (Pathetique) 4.45 J Strauss
(son), arr Berg Waltz : Wine, Women and Song, Op 333 5.00 Jef van Hoof Overture: Willem de Zwijger
5.05 Rudolf Matz Young Stringplayers
5.25 Provenzale lo pur Vi Miro ; Me Sento 'na Cosa (II Schiavo di Sua Moglie)
5.40 Liszt Valse-Caprice on Themes from Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor"
5.50 Auber Bolero (Ballet Suite No 2) (La Muette de Portici)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Berg Waltz
Unknown: Vi Miro
Unknown: Liszt Valse-Caprice

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