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: Morning on 3

Penny Gore. Marcello Psalm 10 Cantus Colin, director Konrad Junghanel
6.50 Copland Four Piano Blues Michel Legrand (piano)
7.00 Hoist Brook Green Suite
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Yehudi Menuhin
7.50 Legrenzi Sonata No 5 a 4 Karl-Ernst Schroder (lute), Markus Markl (organ), Concerto di Viole
8.00 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No 1 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
8.50 Sarasate Zigeunerweisen , Op 20 Anne-Sophie Mutter(violin),
Vienna PO, conductor James Levine


Unknown: Penny Gore.
Director: Konrad Junghanel
Piano: Michel Legrand
Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Markus Markl
Unknown: Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Conductor: James Levine

: Composer of the Week: Irving Berlin

3: Irving Berlin's career hit a slump in the 1930s but he managed to rise above it. Donald Macleod also looks at Berlin's response to the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Music includes: Reaching for the Moon with Raieda Costa ; I Never Had Chance and Say It Isn't So with Greta Keller ; Cheek to Cheek with Fred Astaire ; I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm with Dick Powell ; He Ain't Got Rhythm with Alice Faye ; / Threw a Kiss in the Ocean with Peggy Lee ; This Is the Army, Mr Jones performed by the Composer; and Puttin' On the Ritz with Fred Astaire.


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Raieda Costa
Unknown: Greta Keller
Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Alice Faye
Unknown: Peggy Lee
Unknown: Mr Jones
Unknown: Fred Astaire.

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Rachmaninov Moment Musical in E minor, Op 16 No 4; Prelude in G, Op 32 No 5 Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
10.07 Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme ofCorelli Alan Loveday and Karmel Caine (violins), Kenneth Heath (cello), Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
10.29 Marais Les Folies d'Espagne (Piecesde Viole, Book 2) Jordi Savall (bass viol), Anne Gallet (harpsichord), Hopkinson Smith (theorbo)
10.48 Listener Request:
Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs Swingle II
10.55 Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 1 in Fsharp minor Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano), Philharmonia, conductor Malcolm Sargent


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Tippett Fantasia Concertante
Unknown: Alan Loveday
Violins: Karmel Caine
Violins: Kenneth Heath
Unknown: St Martin
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Bass: Jordi Savall
Harpsichord: Anne Gallet
Harpsichord: Hopkinson Smith
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus - John Eliot Gardiner
Humphrey Burton talks to the versatile conductor about his love of French music and how he draws parallels between the works of Rameau, Berlioz and Debussy. And he talks about thejoys and tribulations of his time as music director of the Opera de Lyon. Chabrier Espana
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Rameau Storm Scene (Les Boreades, Act 3) Philip Langridge (tenor), Jennifer Smith (soprano), Jean-Philippe Lafont
(bass), Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra
Berlioz Resurrexit (Messe Solennelle) Gilles Cachemaille (baritone), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Queen Mab Scherzo (Romeo and Juliet)
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Offenbach Les Fourneaux Sont Allumes
(Les Brigands, Act 2)
Lyon Opera Chorus and Orchestra Bizet Symphony in C (Adagio) Lyon Opera Orchestra
Debussy Nocturnes RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra


Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Tenor: Philip Langridge
Tenor: Jennifer Smith
Soprano: Jean-Philippe Lafont
Baritone: Gilles Cachemaille

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Philip Hammond introduces a concert given by pianist Martin Roscoe at Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
Debussy Children's Corner
Lennox Berkeley Five Short Pieces, Op 4 Britten Holiday Diary Ravel Sonatine


Introduces: Philip Hammond
Pianist: Martin Roscoe

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Prokofiev War and Peace (excerpts) Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
Hindemith Cello Concerto (1940) Raphael Wallfisch , conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Prokofiev Symphony No 5
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Kabalevsky The Comedians Conductor VassilySinaisky


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Conductor: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Choral Evensong

Live from King's College Chapel, Cambridge. Introit: Amen Dico Vobis (Michael Berkeley). Responses: M Berkeley. Psalms: 114, 115 (M Berkeley). First Reading: Exodus 12, w40-51. Canticles: Chichester Service (Lennox Berkeley). Second Reading: John 15, wl-11. Anthem: A Festival
Anthem (L Berkeley). Final Hymn: Alleluia! Hearts to Heaven and Voices Raise
(Boar's Hill). Organ Voluntary: Wild Bells (M Berkeley). Director of music Stephen Cleobury. Organ scholars Daniel Hyde and Ashley Grote.


Music: Stephen Cleobury.
Unknown: Daniel Hyde
Unknown: Ashley Grote.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Live from the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra perform a Romantic programme with the young Macedonian pianist Simon Trpceski. Introduced by Sandy Burnett.
Simon Trpceski (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Joseph Swensen Mendelssohn Overture: A Midsummer
Night's Dream
Sairrt-Saens Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor
8.40 Twenty Minutes:
Ninety-nine Kiss-o-grams
Glasgow-based writer Suhayl Saadi reads a short story from his collection The
Burning Mirror. A Glaswegian Asian lad inherits a poisoned chalice of land in Pakistan from his dead grandfather.
9.00 Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 in D (Reformation)


Pianist: Simon Trpceski.
Introduced By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Simon Trpceski
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Unknown: Suhayl Saadi

: Night Waves

William Gibson 's novel Neuromancergave the world the term "cyberspace". While his new novel Pattern Recognition is still the sci-fi of internet obsessives, it is his first to be set in the present rather than the future. Gibson talks to Philip Dodd in an extended interview. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: William Gibson
Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selections include music from mixed Mediterranean traditions by Valencian group L'Ham de Foe, the Armenian cherry-wood duduk of Djivan Gasparian , and the oldest gamelan orchestra of Bali, from the Temple of Batur.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Djivan Gasparian

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Rubbra Piano Trio No 1, Op 68 (in one movement)
12.25 Frank Martin Cello Concerto
12.50 Madetoja Dance Vision, Op 11
1.00 Janet Baker (mezzo) performs a recital of Schubert lieder. 2.15 Reger Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin ,
Op 128 2.45 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor (unfinished) 3.40 JL Krebs
Prelude and Fugue in C 3.50 Druschetsky Wind Sextet in E flat 4.05 Beethoven 12 Variations on "Menuet a la Vigano
Wo068 4.25 Huygens Pathodia Sacra (excerpts) 4.35 Nystroem Golfiner
4.45 Verdi Ella Giammai M 'Amo (
Don Carlo ) 5.00 Mozart Horn Concerto No 2 in Eflat, K417 5.10Telemann Bassoon Sonata in F minor 5.20 JCF Fischer
Preludes and Fugues: No 5 in E flat; No 6 in E minor; No 9 in F minor; No 8 in E
5.30 Maya le Roux-Obradovic Ballade de la Vallee Magique 5.50
Jarnefelt Kanteletar 5.55 Sibelius Finlandia Hymn


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Cello: Frank Martin
Unknown: Janet Baker
Unknown: Arnold Bocklin
Unknown: Verdi Ella Giammai
Unknown: Don Carlo
Unknown: Jarnefelt Kanteletar

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