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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
6.45 Handel Violin Sonata in D, Op 1 No 13
7.00Suppe Overture: Poet and Peasant
7.45 Poulenc Trio
8.00Cavalli Lauda Jerusalem
8.40 Gershwin, arr Bennett Porgyand Bess


Unknown: Bennett Porgyand Bess

: Composer of the Week: Irving Berlin

(1888-1989). Donald Macleod explores the life of one of the greatest American songwriters of the 20th century. Irving
Berlin's career was a classic rags-to-riches tale. 1: How he came to America from Siberia and how Alexander's Ragtime
Band, starring Al Jolson , catapulted him to stardom. Music includes: That
Mesmerising Mendelssohn Tune performed by the White Star Orchestra;
When I Lost You with Bing Crosby and the Paradise Island Trio; Play a Simple Melody with Bing Crosby and Groucho Marx ;
Dance and Grow Thin with Blossom Dearie and Bobby Short ; You 'd Be Surprised with Eddie Cantor ; A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody sung by Hildegarde with Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheans; and Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning performed by the Composer. See Stage and Screen, 4pm


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Al Jolson
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Groucho Marx
Unknown: Bobby Short
Unknown: Eddie Cantor
Unknown: Carroll Gibbons

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Featuring Tippett's orchestral works and recordings by Benno Moiseiwitsch.
Liszt Concert Study No 2 in F minor (La
Leggierezza) Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
10.05 Tippett Concerto for double string orchestra Philharmonia, conductor Walter Goehr
10.29 Listener Request: Beethoven
String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 (Serioso) Hagen Quartet
10.49 Listener Request: Haydn Ah Se Dire 10 Vi Potesse (Orlando
Paladino, Act 1) Elly Ameling (soprano), Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.53 Tippett Suite forthe Birthday of Prince Charles LSO , conductor Colin Davis
11.10 Wagner, arr Liszt Overture:
Tannhauser Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Benno Moiseiwitsch.
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Conductor: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Vi Potesse
Soprano: Elly Ameling
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Prince Charles Lso
Conductor: Colin Davis
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus - John Eliot Gardiner
This week Humphrey Burton meets the conductor and scholar, who turned 60 yesterday, and looks at his astonishingly diverse career. With recordings by the groups he has founded, and music by some of the composers in his repertoire. Monteverdi Domine ad Adjuvandum (Vespers) Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble G Gabrieli Sonata No 14 a 8 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Monteverdi Adoremus Te Monteverdi Choir
Schumann Nachtlied, Op 108 Monteverdi Choir,
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Bach Cantata No 6: Bleib' be/ Uns, Denn Es Will Abend Werden Soloists, Monteverdi Choir , English Baroque Soloists
Mozart Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491 Robert Levin , Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique


Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Monteverdi Domine
Soloists: Monteverdi Choir
Unknown: Robert Levin

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Sean Rafferty presents a recital by Camilla Tilling (soprano) and Julius Drake (piano) Grieg With a Waterlily; From Monte Pincio; A Swan; A Dream
Sibelius Sigh, Sedges, Sigh; The Diamond on the March Snow; Was It a Dream ?
Wolf Italianisches Liederbuch (excerpts) Strauss Muttertandelei ; Du Meine
Herzens Kronelein ; Meinem Kinde; Mein Auge ; Schlechtes Wetter Repeated Sunday lpm


Soprano: Camilla Tilling
Soprano: Julius Drake
Unknown: Strauss Muttertandelei
Unknown: Du Meine
Unknown: Herzens Kronelein
Unknown: Mein Auge

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
The first in a week of programmes featuring cellists. Presented by Louise Fryer. Ravel Suite: Ma Mère /'Oye
Mahler Liedereines Fahrenden Gesellen
Monica Groop (soprano), conductor Man
Volkov Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Guy Johnston , conductor Martyn Brabbins Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor Conductor Martyn Brabbins


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Cello: Volkov Shostakovich
Conductor: Guy Johnston
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Stage and Screen

Easter Parade. Edward Seckerson concludes his two-part holiday tribute to Irving Berlin. Including Ella Fitzgerald in Top Hat, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Follow the Fleet, and Easter Parade with Judy Garland. Plus the second biggest-selling song of all time - clue: Bing Crosby. ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Judy Garland.
Unknown: Bing Crosby.
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Another chance to hear one of last year's BBC Proms, in which soprano
Renee Fleming and bass-baritone Bryn Terfel sang a selection of excerpts from opera, musical theatre and film, with the Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conductors Gareth Jones and Paul Gemignani. Presented by Paul Guinery.
Wagner Overture: Das Liebesverbot ; Wotan 's Farewell (Die Walkure) Strauss Capriccio (final scene)
Mozart Porgi , Amor (Le Nozze di Figaro); Madamina; La Ci Darem (Don Giovanni) Gershwin Overture: Girl Crazy; Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) Sondheim Loving You; / Wish I Could Forget You (Passion)
Holmes Moonfall (The Mystery of Edwin Drood )
Willson 76 Trombones (The Music Man) Rodgers Hello, Young Lovers (The King and Schonberg Stars (Les Miserables)
Flaherty Wheels of Dream (Ragtime) Presgurvic Aimer (Romeo andJulliet) Simon How Could I Ever Know? (The Secret Garden)


Soprano: Renee Fleming
Conductors: Gareth Jones
Conductors: Paul Gemignani.
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Unknown: Das Liebesverbot
Unknown: Strauss Capriccio
Unknown: Mozart Porgi
Unknown: Holmes Moonfall
Unknown: Edwin Drood

: Night Waves

Paul Allen presents a cultural map of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Producer Thomas Morris


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Thomas Morris

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selection includes Paul Hillier conducting Theatre of Voices in Steve Reich 's Proverb, Big Bill Broonzy playing the blues and tracks from Japanese slide guitar playerthe Fujii's CD We Pray the Brooze.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Paul Hillier
Unknown: Steve Reich
Unknown: Bill Broonzy

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Roussel Piano Trio, Op 2 12.40 Wagner, arr Mottl Wesendonk Lieder
1.00 Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007 Schumann Fantasiestucke , Op 73
Brahms Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99
1.55 Kaspar Forster Congregantes
Philistei 2.10Gretry Le Jugement de Midas (excerpts)
2.45 Strauss Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat
3.05 Mahler Symphony No 1 (Titan)
4.00 Liszt, transcr Dohnanyi Fantasia and Fugue on BACH 4.20 Giaches de Wert Qual Musico Gentil 4.30 Eduard Tubin Ballade on a Theme bySaar
4.40 Ravel Introduction and Allegro
4.50 Elgar, arr Passmore Salut 'Amour
5.00 Traditional Armenian sacred music
5.05 K Forster Beatus Vir 5.15 CPE Bach Symphony in Eflat, Wql79 5.25 Fritz
Kreisler La Gitana 5.30 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila 5.40 Grieg Symphonic Dance, Op 64 No 4
5.55 Traditional Armenian sacred music


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Schumann Fantasiestucke
Unknown: Kaspar Forster Congregantes
Unknown: Dohnanyi Fantasia
Unknown: Eduard Tubin Ballade
Unknown: Forster Beatus Vir

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