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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05Glazunov Two Pieces, Op 20
Steven Isserlis (cello), Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
6.30 Schoenberg String Quartet in D Brodsky Quartet
7.00 Zelenka Lamentations for Good
Friday Michael George (bass), Chandos Baroque Players
7.40 Schumann Introduction and Allegro Appassionato , Op 92
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, director Christian Zacharias (piano)
8.00 Stravinsky Scherzo Fantastique New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
8.45 Wagner Good Friday Music (Parsifal) Columbia Symphony Orchestra, conductor Bruno Walter


Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Bass: Michael George
Bass: Allegro Appassionato
Piano: Christian Zacharias
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Bruno Walter

: Composer of the Week: Dvorak

Donald Macleod looks at the end of Dvorak's life, after his return from the USA to Bohemia in 1895. The Water Goblin, Op 107
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
String Quartet in A flat, Op 105 (2nd mvt) Artis Quartet
White Blossom Along the Road (Rusalka, Act 2) Franz Hawlata (bass), Kiihn Mixed Choir, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras The Wild Dove, Op 110
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Bass: Franz Hawlata
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
10.13 Listener Request:
Strauss Traum Durch die Dammerung, Op 29 No 1; Morgen, Op 27 No 4; Standchen, Op 17 No 2 Richard Tauber (tenor), orchestra conducted by Frieder Weissmann
10.23 Listener Request: Beethoven Piano Sonata in C, Op 53 (Waldstein) ArturSchnabel
10.48 Mendelssohn, arr Scherchen
Intermezzo, Nocturne, Wedding March (A Midsummer Night's 's Dream, Op 61) Sigrid Hausmann (reciter),
Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
11.03 Bach The Art of Fugue, BWV1080: Contrapunctus 13
Zoltan Kocsis and Ferenc Rados (pianos) Contrapunctus 14 (completed Tovey) Delme Quartet
11.23 Bizet, arr Guiraud/Scherchen Farandole (L 'Arlesienne, Suite No 2) Helmut Miiller-Lankow (reciter),
Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Unknown: Strauss Traum Durch
Tenor: Richard Tauber
Conducted By: Frieder Weissmann
Unknown: Sigrid Hausmann
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Unknown: Zoltan Kocsis
Unknown: Helmut Miiller-Lankow
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen

: Morning Performance

Ninth London International String
Quartet Competition
The three finalists of the competition show their mettle at the Wigmore Hall.
They each have to nominate one quartet composed between 1827 and 1907 and another from 1908 to the present day, of which they are asked to perform one. Selected composers include
Mendelssohn, Brahms, Ravel, Janacek, Shostakovich and Prokofiev. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.


Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sounding the Landscape
Chrisde Souza presentsthe first of five recitals from All Saints' Church, Gresford, North Wales, featuring works by composers responding to and inspired by a range of landscapes.
Jared Holt (baritone), Simon Lepper (piano) Schubert Die Schone Mullerin , D795


Baritone: Jared Holt
Baritone: Simon Lepper
Unknown: Schone Mullerin

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra
In the War Requiem Britten intersperses the Latin Mass for the Dead with nine poems written by First World War poet
Wilfred Owen. Presented by Sarah Walker. Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Conductor Jiri Belohlavek
Britten War Requiem Elena Prokina (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Thomas Mohr (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus, New London Children's Choir, conductor Leonard Slatkin


Written By: First World
Unknown: Wilfred Owen.
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Soprano: Elena Prokina
Soprano: John Mark Ainsley
Bass: Thomas Mohr
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin

: Jazz Legends

Henry "Red" Allen. Julian Joseph and John Chilton survey the recorded output of this celebrated New Orleans trumpeter.
Selections include Stingaree Blues with King Oliver, Nagasaki with Fletcher Henderson , Ride, Red, Ride with the Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Sweet Subsitute with Jelly Roll Morton's Seven and I've Got the World on a String from 1957.


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: John Chilton
Unknown: Fletcher Henderson

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Belief

A series of programmes in which Joan Bakewell talks to artists and thinkers about what they believe and why.
5: Priest and campaigner Una Kroll.


Talks: Joan Bakewell

: Performance on 3

A performance given at the Proms in 1998 of Bach's setting of the St Matthew Passion.
Bach interweaves the narration of Christ's mission and his political fate with mankind's response in a sequence of impassioned and meditative arias and chorales.
Sibylla Rubens (soprano), Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Ian Bostridge and Werner Gura (tenors), Dietrich Henschel
(baritone), Franz-Josef Selig (bass),
Collegium Vocale chorus and orchestra, conductor Philippe Herreweghe
Bach St Matthew Passion, BWV244


Soprano: Andreas Scholl
Unknown: Ian Bostridge
Tenors: Werner Gura
Tenors: Dietrich Henschel
Baritone: Franz-Josef Selig
Bass: Collegium Vocale
Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe
Conductor: Bach St Matthew

: Andy Kershaw

Tonight's show features a session by young R'n'B singer Ellis Hooks , including songs from his 2002 album Undeniable. He performs with guitarist Jon Tiven and Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols.


Singer: Ellis Hooks
Guitarist: Jon Tiven
Guitarist: Glen Matlock

: Jazz on 3

The Dedication Orchestra. Jez Nelson focuses on this group of 25 of the country's leading improvisers, including Lol Coxhill (soprano saxophone), Evan Parker (tenor saxophone), Paul Rutherford (trombone), Paul Rogers (bass), Chris Biscoe (baritone saxophone) and Keith Tippett (piano). Inspired by the Blue Notes, who were fundamental in shaping the Londonjazz scene of the 60s and 70s, the group is driven by the powerhouse drumming of the only surviving member of the original Blue Notes line-up, Louis Moholo.


Tenor: Evan Parker
Bass: Paul Rogers
Bass: Chris Biscoe
Bass: Keith Tippett
Unknown: Louis Moholo.

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Beethoven Overture: Die Geschopfe des
Prometheus Haydn Symphony No 104 in D (London) Brahms Symphony No 2 in D
2.15 John Thomas Grand Duet in E flat minor
2.30 CPE Bach Quartet in G for flute, viola, keyboard and continuo, Wq95
2.50 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1 (Midsummer Vigil) 3.05 Tchaikovsky String Quartet No 1 in D, Op 11
3.35 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor 4.10 Praetorius Meine Seele Erhebt den Herren (Puericinium)
4.25 Bach Prelude and Fugue in F,
BWV880 (The Well-Tempered Klavier,
Book 2) 4.30 Donizetti Sinfonia in G minor for winds 4.35 Chopin Grand
Valse Brillante in E flat, Op 18 4.45 Gershwin
Lullaby 4.50 Bernstein Overture: Candide
5.00 Brahms Tragic Overture
5.10 Patestrina Peccantem Me Quotidie


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: John Thomas Grand Duet
Unknown: Praetorius Meine Seele
Unknown: Erhebt Den Herren
Unknown: Valse Brillante

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