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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Faure Suite: Pelleas etMglisande CBC Vancouver Orchestra, conductor Mario Bernardi
6.45 Vivaldi Magnificat , RV610b Taverner Choir and Players, conductor Andrew Parrott
7.15 Komgold Suite: Much Ado about Nothing Gil Shaham (violin), Andre Previn (piano)
7.30 Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G, BWV1049 La Stravaganza , director Siegbert Rampe
8.00 Saint-Saens Africa
Jean-Philippe Collard (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Andre Previn
8.45 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 2 Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lawrence Foster


Conductor: Mario Bernardi
Conductor: Vivaldi Magnificat
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
Violin: Gil Shaham
Piano: Andre Previn
Piano: Bach Brandenburg
Unknown: La Stravaganza
Director: Siegbert Rampe
Conductor: Andre Previn
Conductor: Lawrence Foster

: Composer of the Week: Dvorak

Donald Macleod explores Dvorak's friendships with fellow musicians, including Brahms, Joachim and Tchaikovsky.
Freundlich Lass uns Scheiden (Moravian Duets) Juliane Banse (soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Cord Garben (piano)
String Quartet No 9 in D minor, Op 34 (Finale) Chilingirian Quartet
Violin Concerto in A minor (Finale) Tasmin Little,
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vernon Handley
Piano Quintet in A, Op 8.1 (1st mvt) Artur Rubinstein (piano), Guarneri Quartet
Symphonic Variations, Op 78
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Juliane Banse
Soprano: Brigitte Fassbaender
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Debussy Reflets dans I'Eau (Images) YuryYegorov (piano)
10.07 Berlioz Harold en Italie, Op 16 Frederick Riddle (viola),
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
10.50 Mozart L 'Amero, Saro Costante (II Re Pastore, Act 2)
Anna Moffo (soprano), Philharmonia, conductor Alceo Galliera
10.57 Bach The Art of Fugue, BWV1080: Contrapunctus 5
Ars Rediviva, conductor Milan Munclinger Contrapunctus 6 a 4 (im Stile Francese) Glenn Gould (organ)
Contrapunctus 7 a 4 (per
Augmentationem et Diminutionem) Amsterdam Bach Soloists
Contrapunctus 8
GustavLeonhardt (harpsichord)
11.14 J Strauss (son) Kaiserwalzer, Op 437Winterthur Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Berlioz Harold
Viola: Frederick Riddle
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Unknown: Saro Costante
Soprano: Anna Moffo
Conductor: Alceo Galliera
Unknown: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen

: Morning Performance

Ninth London International String Quartet Competition
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights from the second day of the first round of the competition at the Royal Academy of Music. Each ensemble must play a Mozart quartet, one each from the 19th and 20th centuries, and a set work, Henri Dutilleux 's Ainsi la Nuit.


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Henri Dutilleux

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Nash Ensemble, in one of its more compact forms, plays piano trio music by Mendelssohn and Grieg from the concert series at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Marianne Thorsen (violin),
Paul Watkins (cello), Ian Brown (piano) Grieg Andante con Moto in C minor Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Violin: Marianne Thorsen
Cello: Paul Watkins
Cello: Ian Brown
Piano: Grieg Andante

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Singers and BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Bartok Four Hungarian Folk Songs Ugeti Night; Morning
Kodaly Evening; Matra Pictures
Kurtag Songs of Despair and Sorrow With the Endymion Ensemble, conductor David Jones
Shostakovich Symphony No 10 Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: David Jones
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Voices

lain Burnside and the art critic Waldemar Januszczak visit Tate Britain and match up paintings with songs, including pictures by Blake, Turner and Millais and songs by Strauss, Debussy, Mendelssohn and Bernstein.


Unknown: Waldemar Januszczak

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Belief

A series of programmes in which Joan Bakewell talks to artists and thinkers about what they believe and why. 2: Scientist James Lovelock.


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Performance on 3

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain r Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Britain's top young orchestral musicians play two blockbusters of the repertory, live from the Barbican, London. Sibelius Symphony No 5
8.05 Twenty Minutes: Granta Reading An excerpt from Brick Lane, an unpublished novel by Monica Ali , who was recently nominated by Granta as one of the best 20 young British novelists. The reader is Pryanga Elan.
8.25 Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony


Novel By: Monica Ali
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Manfred Symphony

: Night Waves

Richard Coles and guests discuss Seek My Face, the 54th novel from the pen of John Updike , which is based loosely on the life and milieu of Jackson Pollock and the American expressionists. He also views Charles Saatchi 's new gallery in London's County Hall.


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: John Updike
Unknown: Jackson Pollock
Unknown: Charles Saatchi

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's late-night listening includes Obrecht's vast Missa MariaZart, performed by the Tallis Scholars directed by Peter Phillips. Thought to date from the last years of Obrecht's life - around the turn of the 16th century- it is possibly the longest setting of the Mass Ordinary ever written, and one that is characterised by an extremely distinctive sound world.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Directed By: Peter Phillips.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Telemann Trio No 8 in B flat for recorder and harpsichord (Essercizii Musici )
12.10 Palmgren Suite: Cinderella
12.35 CPE Bach Flute Concerto in B flat, Wql67 1.00 Telemann St Matthew
Passion 2.20 Schumann Piano Trio in D minor, Op 63 2.55 Berlioz Harold in Italy, Op 16 3.40 Rachmaninov Piano
Concerto No 4 in G minor 4.05 Kirnberger Cantata: An den Fliissen Babylons
4.20 Liszt Soirees de Vienne, No 4 in D flat 4.25 Dohnanyi Rhapsody in C,
Op 11 No 3 4.30 Frescobaldi Canzona Seconda detta la Bernardina
4.35ChristophBemhard Wohl Dem, Der den Herrn Furchtet
4.40 Arthur Benjamin Overture to an Italian Comedy
4.50 Tromboncino S'il Dissi Mai
5.00 Telemann Overture in D (Tafelmusik)
5.05 Strauss Standchen; Morgen; Fur Funfzehn Pfennige; Zueignung
5.15 Capricomus Sonata a 3 5.25 Traditional Armenian sacred music
5.35 Milhaud Scaramouche
5.45 Graeme Koehne Powerhouse


Unknown: John Shea.
Harpsichord: Essercizii Musici
Unknown: Fliissen Babylons
Unknown: Dohnanyi Rhapsody
Unknown: Frescobaldi Canzona

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