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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Haydn(attrib) String Quartet in E, Op 3 No 1
6.15 Dohnanyl Suite in F sharp minor, Op 19
7.20 Britten, orch Matthews Concerto Movement
7.40 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370
8.00 Kodaly Theatre Overture
8.45 Martinu Cello Concertino

: Composer of the Week: AntoninDvorak

(1841-1904). Donald Macleod examines Dvorak's rise from his Czech roots to international stardom and discusses works associated with his success abroad. Slavonic Dance No I in C, Op 46 Silke-
Thora Matthies and Christian Kohn (piano) Ich Schwimm ' DirDavon; Grune, Du Gras ! (Moravian Duets) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Irmgard Seefried (sopranos), Gerald Moore (piano)
Symphony No 6 in D, Op 60 (1st mvt) Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Dimitrij (Act 2 Scene 2) (excerpt)
Magdalena Hajossyova (soprano), Leo Marian Vodicka (tenor), Prague Radio
Chorus, Czech Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Gerd Albrecht Scherzo Capriccioso , Op 66 Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons Producer Gwawr Owen


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Thora Matthies
Piano: Christian Kohn
Piano: Ich Schwimm
Unknown: Du Gras
Unknown: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Sopranos: Irmgard Seefried
Piano: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Soprano: Magdalena Hajossyova
Soprano: Leo Marian Vodicka
Conductor: Gerd Albrecht
Conductor: Scherzo Capriccioso
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Producer: Gwawr Owen

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Featuring Bach's The Art of Fugue and recordings by Hermann Scherchen.
G Gabrieli , orch Scherchen Canzon Primi Toni a 8 (Sacrae Symphoniae, 1597) Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
10.06 Bach The Art of Fugue, BWV1080: Contrapunctus 1
HesperionXX, director Jordi Savall Contrapunctus2 Saar Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Karl Ristenpart
Contrapunctus 3 Herbert Tachezi (organ) Contrapunctus 4 Yevgeni Koroliov (piano)
10.20 Beethoven Symphony No 2 in D Swiss-Italian Radio and TV Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
10.52 Bellini Dolente Immagine Suzanne Danco (soprano),
Francesco Molinari-Pradelli (piano)
10.59 Listener Request:
Bruch Violin Concerto NolinG minor
Guila Bustabo , Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Willem Mengelberg
11.22 Offenbach Wohlan , NurMutund
Vertrauen (Les Contes d'Hoffman, Act 1) Joseph Schmidt (tenor), Berlin Radio
Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Hermann Scherchen.
Unknown: G Gabrieli
Unknown: Primi Toni
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Director: Jordi Savall
Conductor: Karl Ristenpart
Unknown: Herbert Tachezi
Piano: Yevgeni Koroliov
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Conductor: Bellini Dolente Immagine
Soprano: Suzanne Danco
Piano: Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Unknown: Guila Bustabo
Conductor: Willem Mengelberg
Conductor: Offenbach Wohlan
Tenor: Joseph Schmidt
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen

: Morning Performance

Ninth London International String
Quartet Competition
Stephanie Hughes presents the first of five programmes of performances from this prestigious competition, which took place last week as part of London String Quartet Week. The competition commences with the preliminary round: three days of performances featuring 11 quartets at the Royal Academy of Music, playing music ranging from Mozart to Brahms to James MacMillan. Today's programme features highlights from the first day.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: James MacMillan.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London. I Presented by Fiona Talkington. London Winds, director Michael Collins (clarinet) Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375
Dvorak Wind Serenade in D minor, Op 44 Repeated Sunday lpm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Mozart Serenade

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Conductor Martyn Brabbins
The first of a week of programmes featuring choral music for Holy Week. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Wagner Prelude: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg
Elgar Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 61 Raphael Oleg
Bainton Epithalamion
Walton Belshazzar 's Feast Ashley Holland (baritone), Chester Festival Chorus


Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Unknown: Raphael Oleg
Unknown: Bainton Epithalamion
Unknown: Walton Belshazzar
Baritone: Ashley Holland

: Stage and Screen

There's No Business like Irving Berlin
Edward Seckerson presents a two-part
Easter Parade from the songwriter of whom Jerome Kern observed: "Irving has no place in American music. He is American music." Including God Bless America, Everybody's Doing It and Blue Skies.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jerome Kern
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, arts news and reviews.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Singers at Six: Love Songs in WaltzTime

As a prelude to tonight's Performance on 3, Paul Guinery introduces a performance of Brahms's best-loved secular choral work. Stephen Betteridge and Richard Pearce (pianos), BBC Singers, conductor Bob Chilcott
Schumann Talismane , Op 141 No 4; An die Sterne, Op 141 No 1
Schubert Der23Psalm, D706
Mendelssohn Die Nachtigall, Op 59 No 4; Ruhetal, Op 59 No
Brahms Liebeslieder , Op 52


Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Stephen Betteridge
Pianos: Richard Pearce
Conductor: Bob Chilcott
Conductor: Schumann Talismane
Unknown: Brahms Liebeslieder

: Belief

A series of programmes in which
Joan Bakewell talks to artists and thinkers about what they believe and why.
1: The writer Blake Morrison.


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican
The distinguished Viennese conductor
Walter Weller directs two masterpieces of the German Romantic tradition.
Janice Watson (soprano), Christopher Maltman (baritone), BBC Symphony
Chorus and SO, conductor Walter Weller Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem


Conductor: Walter Weller
Soprano: Janice Watson
Soprano: Christopher Maltman
Conductor: Walter Weller

: Night Waves

Isabel Hilton and guests discuss
Atom Egoyan 's new film Ararat, which focuses on the Armenian genocide of 1915.


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Atom Egoyan

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces a performance ofTerje Rypdal's LuxAeterna recorded at the Molde Jazz Festival in Norway in 2000.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Chopin Scherzo in B flat minor, Op 31
12.15 Bach Magnificat in D, BWV243 12.40 Roussel Violin Sonata No 2, Op 28
1.00 Brahms String Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 51 No 1 Szymanowski String Quartet No 2, Op 56 1.50 Stravinsky Mass
2.05 JM Kraus Symphony in D
2.25 Mozart Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat, K595 3.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 8 4.05 Schubert DerSchiffe , D536
4.20 Califano Sonata a Quattro in C
4.30 Palestrina Fundamenta Ejus
4.35 Liszt Harmonies du Soir (Etude d'Execution Transcendante, No 11)
4.50 Berlioz Overture: Beatrice et Benedict
5.00 A Scariatti Jam Sole Clarior
5.05 Bach Flute Sonata in E flat, BWV1031
5.20 Miklos Sugar Rencontres 5.30 Grieg Lyric Pieces, Book 3 5.45 Strauss Intermezzo: Traumereiam Kamin
5.50 Traditional Armenian sacred music


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Bach Magnificat
Unknown: Schubert Derschiffe
Unknown: Palestrina Fundamenta Ejus
Unknown: Traumereiam Kamin

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