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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Handel Concerto Grosso in D, HWV31 7 Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski
6.50 Sibelius Scene with Cranes, Op 44 No 2 CBSO, conductor Simon Rattle
7.00 Mendelssohn Fantasy in F sharp minor, Op 28 (Sonate Ecossaise) Nicolai Demidenko (piano)
7.50 Waxman Tristan and Isolde Fantasia Mark Kaplan (violin), Cristina Ortiz (piano)
8.00 Vaughan Williams Sea Songs Bournemouth Sinfonietta, conductor George Hurst
8.30 Kodaly Variations on a Hungarian
Folk Song ("The Peacock") Philharmonia Hungarica, conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Piano: Nicolai Demidenko
Piano: Waxman Tristan
Violin: Mark Kaplan
Violin: Cristina Ortiz
Conductor: George Hurst
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Composer of the Week: Puccini

2: Milan. Donald Macleod looks at
Puccini's early operatic successes (Le
Villi, Manon Lescaut ) and failures (Edgar). Prelude: Edgar, Act 1 Berlin RSO, conductor Riccardo Chailly
Edgar, Act 2 (excerpts)
Gwendoline Killebrew (soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (tenor), Vicente Sardinero (baritone), New York Opera Orchestra, conductor Eve Queler Edgar , Act 3 (excerpts) Renata Scotto
(soprano), New York Schola Cantorum and Opera Orchestra, conductor Eve Queler Crisantemi Hagen Quartet
Manon Lescaut , Act 2 (excerpt)
Nina Rautio (soprano), Peter Dvorsky (tenor), Luigi Roni and Silvestro Sammaritano (basses), Milan La Scala Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Manon Lescaut
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
Soprano: Gwendoline Killebrew
Soprano: Carlo Bergonzi
Baritone: Vicente Sardinero
Unknown: Queler Edgar
Soprano: Renata Scotto
Unknown: Queler Crisantemi Hagen
Unknown: Manon Lescaut
Soprano: Nina Rautio
Soprano: Peter Dvorsky
Tenor: Luigi Roni
Tenor: Silvestro Sammaritano
Conductor: Lorin Maazel

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Mozart Hier Soil Ich Dich denn
Sehen Konstanze ; In Mohrenland Gefangen War (Die Entfuhrungaus dem Serail) Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Copenhagen Royal Orchestra, conductor Egisto Tango
10.06 Uszt Prometheus Moscow RSO, conductor Nikolai Golovanov
10.21 Listener Request:
Chopin Preludes, Op 28 (excerpts) Moriz Rosenthal (piano)
10.27 Listener Request:
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 4 Boston SO, conductor Colin Davis
10.59 Buxtehude Aperite Mihi Portas
Justitiae Elsa Sigfuss (alto), Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Holger Norgaard (bass), Else
Marie Bruun and Julius Koppel (violins), Torben Anton Svendsen (cello), Mogens Woldike (harpsichord)
11.08 Uszt La Procession Nocturne
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur
11.24 Agerby Majnat
Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Aksel Agergy (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Sehen Konstanze
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Conductor: Nikolai Golovanov
Piano: Moriz Rosenthal
Conductor: Colin Davis
Unknown: Elsa Sigfuss
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Tenor: Holger Norgaard
Unknown: Marie Bruun
Violins: Julius Koppel
Cello: Torben Anton Svendsen
Cello: Mogens Woldike
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Piano: Aksel Agergy

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Mariss Jansons
The conductor talks to Humphrey Burton about the character and descriptive nature of music by Ravel, Debussy and Stravinsky and the particular demands it makes on an orchestra.
Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Suite No 2 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Honegger Symphony No 3 (Liturgique) Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Debussy Prelude a I'Apres-midi d'un
Faune BBC National Orchestra of Wales Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1919 version) Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra


Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Humphrey Burton

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

From the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow,
Sandy Burnett presents a solo cello recital by Robert Cohen.
Miklos Rozsa Toccata Capricciosa, Op 36 Sally Beamish Gala Water
Bach Cello Suite No 6 in D, BWV1012


Unknown: Sandy Burnett
Unknown: Robert Cohen.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Ilya Gringolts (violin), conductor Walter Weller Presented by Louise Fryer.
Zemlinsky Sinfonietta , Op 23
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Dvorak Symphony No 5 in F


Violin: Ilya Gringolts
Conductor: Walter Weller
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Presented By: Zemlinsky Sinfonietta

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners, presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

The Four Temperaments lain Burnside finds songs by Schubert,
Mahler, Dowland, Charles Trenet , Monty Python and Joni Mitchell to match the four temperaments -sanguine, phlegmatic, melancholic and choleric.


Unknown: Charles Trenet
Unknown: Monty Python
Unknown: Joni Mitchell

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Singers at Six: The Gardener of Time

As a prelude to tonight's Performance on 3 from London's Barbican Hall,
Paul Guinery presents a concert live from the neighbouring St Giles Church with choral music by the featured composer Toru Takemitsu and music by other 20th-century composers that Takemitsu admired. BBC Singers, conductor Stephen Cleobury Debussy Trois C hansons de Charles d'Orleans Takemitsu Sakura
Messiaen 0 Sacrum Convivium
Feldman Christian Wolff in Cambridge Takemitsu Sayonara Cage Four2
Takemitsu Shima E; Maru to Sankaku No Uta Ravel Trois Chansons


Unknown: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Toru Takemitsu
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Unknown: Hansons de Charles
Unknown: Feldman Christian Wolff
Unknown: Takemitsu Shima

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
A concert live from the Barbican, London. Norbert Blume (viola), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kazushi Ono Takemitsu A String around Autumn
7.50 Twenty Minutes: Britain's First Film-maker
Robert Paul is almost forgotten today but in 1894 he launched the moving picture business in Britain and became a world-class player in the early film industry. Rim historian Ian Christie pieces togetherthe puzzle of this pioneering career.
8.10 Mahler Symphony No 7


Viola: London. Norbert Blume
Conductor: Kazushi Ono
Unknown: Robert Paul
Unknown: Ian Christie

: Night Waves

Richard Coles talks to artist Raymond Mason about his life and work. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Talks: Richard Coles
Artist: Raymond Mason
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces JPP, Finland's finest fiddlers, whojoined Shetland fiddler Catriona Macdonald in Edinburgh this
Easter. Plus excerpts from the soundtrack to a new film, Heartlands, written by John McCuskerand Kate Rusby.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Catriona MacDonald
Written By: Kate Rusby.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
WF Bach Rute Duet No 6 in G
12.15 Hummel Clarinet Quartet in E flat
12.45 Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
1.00 A recital of medieval English music performed by Sequentia.
2.00 Schoenberg Three Piano Pieces,
Op 112.15 Britten Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge , Op 10
2.45 Kilpinen Spielmannslieder , Op 77
3.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Something to Think About
3.15 Let's Move 3.35 Time to Move
3.55 Stories and Rhymes
4.10 Let's Sing
4.30 Bruhns Prelude and Fugue in G minor
4.35 Handel Concerto Grosso in A,
Op 6 No 114.50 Donizetti Edgar 's Aria (Lucia di Lammermoor )
5.00 Moniuszko Polonaise (The Countess)
5.15 Weber Bassoon Concerto in F, Op 75
5.35 Uszt Liebestraume
5.40 Wilbye 0 What Shall / Doe; Weepe, Mine Eyes 5.50 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in A, Kk39


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Frank Bridge
Unknown: Kilpinen Spielmannslieder
Unknown: Donizetti Edgar
Unknown: Lucia Di Lammermoor
Unknown: Moniuszko Polonaise

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