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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Buxtehude Trio Sonata in G, BuxWV271 Musica Antiqua Koln , director Reinhard Goebel
6.45 Mozart Divertimento in Eflat, KAnh226 London Wind Soloists, director Jack Brymer
7.00 Schubert Overture: DieZauberharfe
Chicago SymphonyOrchestra, conductor James Levine
7.45 Francaix Cor Anglais Quartet Haf fner Wind Ensemble of London
8.00 Monteverdi Exulta , Filia Sion
Taverner Consort, Choir and Players, director Andrew Parrott
8.35 Kodaly Suite: HaryJanos Philharmonia Hungarica , conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Musica Antiqua Koln
Director: Reinhard Goebel
Director: Mozart Divertimento
Director: Jack Brymer
Conductor: James Levine
Unknown: Monteverdi Exulta
Director: Andrew Parrott
Conductor: Haryjanos Philharmonia Hungarica
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Composer of the Week: Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin, who lived to be 101. kept composing for most of his life.
Donald Macleod explores his later successes and failures, including two films of 1954: White Christmas, which featured such songs as Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep and Sisters as well as the famous title song; and There's No Business Like Show Business, including the title song sung by Ethel Merman , and Marilyn Monroe raising the temperature with Heat Wave. Plus Berlin's last Broadway show, Mr President , starring
Nanette Fabray singing The First Lady and Gladto Be Home.


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Sung By: Ethel Merman
Sung By: Marilyn Monroe
Unknown: Mr President
Unknown: Nanette Fabray

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Andante Favori in F, Wo057 Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)
10.10 Gibbons Fantasia a 3 Fretwork
10.14 Tippett Symphony No 4 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
10.45 Tallis Lamentations of Jeremiah, Partl Del ler Consort, director Alfred Deller (countertenor)
10.55 Listener Request:
Schumann Kreisleriana , Op 16 Benno Moiseiwitsch (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Beethoven Andante Favori
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch
Piano: Gibbons Fantasia
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Tallis Lamentations
Director: Alfred Deller
Unknown: Schumann Kreisleriana
Piano: Benno Moiseiwitsch

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus -John Eliot Gardiner
Humphrey Burton talks to the conductor and scholar about livestock farming, his love of the early Romantics and of his epic Bach Pilgrimage of the year 2000 - a "once in a lifetime experience" that nearly crippled his performing groups. Brahms Letztes Gluck , Op 104 No 3 Monteverdi Choir
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Bach Cantata No 20: 0 Ewigkeit,
Du Donnerwort Wilke te Brummelstroete
(alto), Paul Agnew (tenor), Dietrich Henschel (bass),
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists


Unknown: John Eliot Gardiner
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Brahms Letztes Gluck
Unknown: du Donnerwort Wilke
Tenor: Paul Agnew
Bass: Dietrich Henschel

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sounding the Landscape
Chris de Souza presents another in a series of recitals from All Saints' Church, Gresford, North Wales. Pianist Ashley Wass performs a selection of Edvard Grieg 's Lyric Pieces and excerpts from the first year of Franz Liszt's Années de Pèlerinage (Suisse).


Pianist: Ashley Wass
Unknown: Edvard Grieg

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Louise Fryer.
Verdi Overture: The Sicilian Vespers
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor
Rudi de Groote Grieg Two Lyric Pieces, Op 68
JerzyMaksymiuk Kenneth Leighton , arr Harper Elegy Edward Harper In Memoriam
Raphael Wallfisch (cello), conductor Martyn Brabbins Thomas Wilson Carillon
Conductor David Porcelijn Sibelius Symphony No 5
Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Jerzymaksymiuk Kenneth Leighton
Cello: Raphael Wallfisch
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Thomas Wilson
Conductor: David Porcelijn
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk

: Jazz Legends

Billy Higgins
Julian Joseph and Paul Clarvis celebrate the work of this Los Angeles-born drummer, who played a key role in the creation of modern jazz classics such as Herbie Hancock 's Watermelon Man, Lee Morgan 's The Sidewinder and Ornette Coleman 's Ramblin'.


Unknown: Billy Higgins
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Paul Clarvis
Unknown: Herbie Hancock
Unknown: Lee Morgan
Unknown: Ornette Coleman

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor Nan Volkov
Recorded at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall. Presented by Linda Ormiston.
Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-midi d'un Faune Scriabin Le Poeme de I'
Extase Messiaen Poemes pour Mi Rosemary Hardy (soprano) Debussy La Mer


Conductor: Nan Volkov
Presented By: Linda Ormiston.
Unknown: Extase Messiaen Poemes
Soprano: Rosemary Hardy

: Gleams of a Remoter World

Judith Bingham 's atmospheric setting of words by Shelley is performed by the BBC Singers conducted by Stephen Cleobury Judith Bingham Gleams of a Remoter World


Unknown: Judith Bingham
Conducted By: Stephen Cleobury
Conducted By: Judith Bingham Gleams

: Night Waves

The poet DJ Enright's posthumous memoir Injury Time was written just before his death in December 2002.
Richard Coles and guests discuss the book and consider other works written in the Shadow of death. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Andy Kershaw

An exclusive session from
Richard Thompson , widely recognised as one of Britain's finest songwriters as well as one of the most innovative guitarists and a musician of astonishing breadth. He has a new album out, called The Old Kit Bag.


Unknown: Richard Thompson

: Jazz on

Jez Nelson presents the debut UK recording of the German trio Der Rote Bereich. Led by guitarist Frank Mobus , with Rudi Mahall (bass clarinet) and Oliver Bernd Seile (drums), the group was recorded in front of a packed house at the Vortex Club in London.


Guitarist: Frank Mobus
Bass: Rudi Mahall
Bass: Oliver Bernd Seile

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Ferenc Erkel Bank Ban (complete performance)
Hungarian State Opera Choir, Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Janos Ferencsik
3.10 Mozart Piano Concerto No 2 in Bflat,K595
3.40 Stravinsky Divertimento
4.00 Matthew Locke Fantazie ; Suite in A minor
4.15 Zelenka Capriccio in F
4.30 Georges Auric , arr Lane Suite: The Lavender Hill Mob
4.40 Rossini Wind Quartet No 6 in F (Andante et Tema con Variazioni)
4.55 Pachelbel Exsurgat Deus
5.00 Durante Concerto per Quaretto No 3 in E flat 5.10 Stadimayr Ave Maris Stella
5.20 Albeniz Cordoba (Cantos de Espana)
5.30 Poulenc Sinfonietta


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Conductor: Janos Ferencsik
Unknown: Stravinsky Divertimento
Unknown: Matthew Locke Fantazie
Unknown: Zelenka Capriccio
Unknown: Georges Auric
Unknown: Maris Stella
Bank Ban: Jozsef Simandy(tenor)
Melinda: Karola Agay(soprano)
Endre: Iisandor Solyom-Nagy(baritone)
Gertrud: Erzsebet Komlossy(contralto)
Otto: Jozsef Reti(tenor)
PeturBan: Andras Farago(bass-Baritone)
Biberach: Laszlo Palocz(baritone)
Tiborc: Gyogy Melis(baritone)
Ranker: Andras Rajna(bass)

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