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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Dittersdorf String Quartet No 6 in A Franz Schubert Quartet
6.45 Rimsky-Korsakov Variations on a Theme by Glinka Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lajos Lencses (oboe)
7.00 Mendelssohn Songs without words, Op 30 Nos 4, 5, and 6 Daniel Barenboim (piano)
7.30 Vivaldi Sonata in A, RV59 (II Pastor Fido) Paul Goodwin (oboe) and Ensemble
8.30 Handel Sonata in B flat a 5, HWV288 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.45 Shostakovich The Tale of the Silly Little Mouse Royal Concertgebouw
Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Chailly


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Lajos Lencses
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Oboe: Paul Goodwin
Unknown: Handel Sonata
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

: Composer of the Week: Weber

With Donald Macleod. 3: 1812-17.
Visits to Gotha, Prague and Vienna, and a meeting with clarinettist Heinrich Baermann that led to the composition of some outstanding works forth at instrument. Clarinet Quintet in B flat, Op 34 (Allegro) Nash Ensemble
Piano Concerto No 2 in E flat
Nikolai Demidenko , Ulster Orchestra, conductor Thierry Fischer
Horn Concertino in E, Op 45 (Polacca)
Hermann Baumann , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
Missa Sancta No 1 in E flat (Sanctus) Dresdner Kapellknaben, Dresden
Cathedral Choir, Members of the Saxon
State Orchestra, conductor Konrad Wagner Overture: Der Freischutz
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Clarinettist: Heinrich Baermann
Unknown: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Conductor: Konrad Wagner
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV903
Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
10.12 Bartok Bluebeard 's Castle (excerpt) Christina Ludwig (mezzo), Walter Berry (bass), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Istvan Kertesz
10.27 Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K478 Kenneth Sillito (violin),
Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Kenneth Heath (cello), Benjamin Britten (piano)
10.58 Dvorak Symphonic Variations LSO, conductor Istvan Kertesz


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Harpsichord: Bartok Bluebeard
Unknown: Christina Ludwig
Bass: Walter Berry
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Violin: Kenneth Sillito
Violin: Cecil Aronowitz
Viola: Kenneth Heath
Piano: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz

: Morning Performance

Piano 2003 Festival
With Petroc Trelawny. Bartok Contrasts
Isabelle van Keulen (violin),
Michael Collins (clarinet), Kathryn Stott (piano) Yoshimatsu Cyberbird
Federico Mondelci (saxophone), Kathryn Stott (piano), Paul Patrick (percussion), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Martyn Brabbins
Gershwin, arrGrainger Fantasy on Themes from "Porgy and Bess" Peter Donohoe and Martin Roscoe (pianos)


Violin: Isabelle van Keulen
Violin: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Federico Mondelci
Piano: Kathryn Stott
Piano: Paul Patrick
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Peter Donohoe
Pianos: Martin Roscoe

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Philip Hammond introduces a recital given at Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
Roderick Williams (baritone), lain Burnside (piano)
Brahms DerGangzum Liebchen; Standchen; Botschaft
Wolf Italianische Liederbuch (excerpts) Faure Cinq Mélodies, Op 58 (de Venise)
Roderick Williams Les Tenebres de Amour
Vaughan Williams The Sky above the Roof John Ireland Santa Chiara; Spleen Vaughan Williams L'AmourdeMoy John Ireland Great Things


Introduces: Philip Hammond
Baritone: Roderick Williams
Unknown: Spleen Vaughan Williams

: BBC Orchestras

Ulster Orchestra
Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Part Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten Britten Scottish Ballad, Op 26
Anthony Goldstone and Caroline Clemmow (pianos)
Tippett Concerto for double string orchestra Conductor Vernon Handley
Strauss Serenade for 13 wind instruments, Op 7 Conductor Thierry Fischer
Brahms Concerto in A minor, Op 102
Raphael Oleg (violin), Raphael Wallfisch (cello), conductor JerzyMaksymiuk


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Anthony Goldstone
Pianos: Caroline Clemmow
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Conductor: Strauss Serenade
Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Violin: Raphael Oleg
Violin: Raphael Wallfisch

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Portsmouth Cathedral. Introit: Joy Is Come! (Carter). Responses: Smith. Office Hymn: The Lamb's High Banquet (Ad Cenam Agni). Psalms: 147,148,149,150 (Tude, Goss, Stanford). First Reading: Job 5, w8-16. Canticles: Stanford in B flat. Second
Reading: 1 Corinthians 3. Anthem: God Sent His Messenger (Sullivan). Final Hymn:
Alleluya! Alleluya! (Lux Eoi). Organ Voluntary: Fanfare (Whitlock). Organist and master of the choristers David Price. Sub-organist
Rosemary Field. Organ scholar Richard Hills.


Unknown: Rosemary Field.
Unknown: Richard Hills.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: lebrecht.live

Why Are We Scared of New Music? Norman Lebrecht hosts another provocative and contentious live debate on the question of why, when the latest films, novels and contemporary art exhibitions are so popular, new music continues to face a stony lack of interest. Whatisthe public afraid of? Oris it the fault of the composers and promoters? Send in yourviews by email to lebrecht.live@bbc.co.uk, or by phone (from 6pm) on [number removed]. Repeated on Sunday at 12.15pm


Music: Norman Lebrecht

: Performance on 3

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Isabelle Faust (violin), conductor Marin Alsop
Live from the Lighthouse, Poole. Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op 133
Brahms Violin Concerto in D
8.30 Twenty Minutes: Mr Marconi Sparks Mr Marconi 's Sparks Sean Street tells the story of the first paid radiotelegram and the first piece of radio journalism, transmitted in Bournemouth by Guglielmo Marconi in 1898, who lived in Poole for almost 30 years, working on the wireless.
8.50 Walton Symphony No 1


Unknown: Mr Marconi Sparks
Unknown: Mr Marconi
Unknown: Sparks Sean Street
Unknown: Guglielmo Marconi

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Sarah Dunant is joined by Michaellgnatieff, author of a book exploring US influence in the reconstruction of Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo, to discuss America's role in the world today. Producer Nicola Holloway


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's late night listening includes the prepared piano of Simon Siddol , oud player Dhafer Youssef , and the Kronos quartet with the music of Terry Riley.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Simon Siddol
Unknown: Dhafer Youssef
Unknown: Terry Riley.

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Janacek The Wolf's Trail 12.10 Upatti Concertino, Op 3 (en Style Ancien)
12.35 Janacek TarasBulba
1.00 A recital of organ music by Ringwald, Grunwald, Rutilius, Warnberg, Sweelinck, Frescobaldi and Storace.
2.15 Mendelssohn String Quintet No 2 in B flat, Op 87
2.45 Prokofiev Pensées , Op 62


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Janacek Tarasbulba

: BBC Schools

3.00 Together 3.15 Time and Tune
3.35 Words Alive 3.50 Listen and Write
4.10 First Steps in Drama

: Faure

Nocturne in E flat minor, Op 33 No 1
4.40 Arnold, arr Paynter Little Suite No 1 for brass band. Op 80 4.50 Jan de Castro Je Suis Tellement Langoureus 5.00 Mozart Divertimento in E flat, K166 5.10 Chopin Waltz in A minor, Op 34 No 2 5.15 Debussy Première Rapsodie 5.25 Buxtehude
Missa Brevis, BuxWV114 5.40 Gershwin The Man I Love; I Got Rhythm; Someone to Watch Over Me


Unknown: Jan de Castro
Unknown: Chopin Waltz

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