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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Faure Prelude: Penelope BBC Philharmonic, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
6.45 Beethoven Horn Sonata in F, Op 17 David Pyatt , Martin Jones (piano)
7.00 Chabrier Espana Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paul Paray
7.50 Pandolfl Sonata, Op 4 No 1
(La Bemabea) Andrew Manze (violin), Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
8.00 Stravinsky Ebony Concerto Michel Arrignon (clarinet),
Ensemble InterContemporain, conductor Pierre Boulez
8.35 Bridge The Sea English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Unknown: David Pyatt
Piano: Martin Jones
Conductor: Paul Paray
Violin: Andrew Manze
Harpsichord: Richard Egarr
Clarinet: Michel Arrignon
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Conductor: Benjamin Britten

: Composer of the Week: Puccini

4: America. Donald Macleod looks at the operas La Rondine, Madama Butterfly-a flop at first but now so popular- and La Fanciulla del West.
Viene la Sera (Madama Butterfly, Act 1) Renata Scotto (soprano), Placido
Domingo (tenor), Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
La Fanciulla del West, Act 1 (excerpt) Mara Zampieri (soprano),
Francesco Memeo , Aldo Bottion and Ernesto Gavazzi (tenors), Marco Chingari ,
Ernesto Panariello and Juan Pons (baritones),
Orazio Mori (bass), Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel Chi il Bel Sogno di Doretta (La Rondine, Actl) Julia Varady (soprano),
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marcello Viotti
La Rondine , Act 3 (excerpt) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor), LSO, conductor Lorin Maazel


Soprano: Renata Scotto
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: La Fanciulla
Soprano: Mara Zampieri
Soprano: Francesco Memeo
Soprano: Aldo Bottion
Tenors: Ernesto Gavazzi
Tenors: Marco Chingari
Tenors: Ernesto Panariello
Baritones: Juan Pons
Bass: Orazio Mori
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Soprano: Julia Varady
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Conductor: La Rondine
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor: Lorin Maazel

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 3 in D Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Ivan Fischer
10.09 Rasbach Trees Aksel Schiotz
(tenor), Aage Juhl Thomsen 's Orchestra
10.12 Listener Request: Franck Piano
Quintet in Fminor, Op 14 Vlad Perlmuter (piano), Parrenin Quartet
10.48 Dowland Now Cease My Wand'ring Eyes; Flow, My Tears Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Jytte Gorki
Schmidt (guitar)
10.54 Liszt Hunnenschlacht
LPO, conductor Bernard Haitink
11.10 Mozart Dalla Sua Pace; // Mio Tesoro (Don Giovanni ) Aksel Schiotz
(tenor), Royal Orchestra, Copenhagen, conductor Egisto Tango
11.19 Liszt Tarantella (Venezia e Napoli) Berlin PO, conductor Erich Kleiber


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Tenor: Aage Juhl Thomsen
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Tenor: Jytte Gorki
Guitar: Liszt Hunnenschlacht
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Conductor: Mozart Dalla
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Conductor: Erich Kleiber

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Mariss Jansons
A look at Jansons 's approach to the work of nationalist composers who were motivated not only by their own countries but also by foreign experiences. With
Humphrey Burton. Smetana Overture: The Bartered Bride
Sibelius Symphony No 2 (1st mvt) Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra Bartok The Miraculous Mandarin
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104 Ralph Kirschbaum ,
BBC National Orchestra of Wales


Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Ralph Kirschbaum

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Strangers Everywhere. From the medieval
Crichton Collegiate Church near Edinburgh, Linda Ormiston presents music by composers who all left their homelands for employment and inspiration.
Los Otros: Hille Perl (viola da gamba), Lee Santana (theorbo/guitar), Steve Player (guitar)
Johannes Schenck Sonata No 2 (L 'Echo du Danube)
Johann Kapsberger Arpegiata ; Toccata; Capona; Kapsberger; Canarios; Calascione; Villa di Spagna
Nicola Matteis Aria Amorosa
Marin Marais Les Folies d'Espagne
Santiago de Murcia Cumbees; La Jota


Unknown: Linda Ormiston
Viola: Hille Perl
Unknown: Lee Santana
Guitar: Steve Player
Guitar: Johannes Schenck
Unknown: Johann Kapsberger Arpegiata

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
The young pianist Ashley Wass gives an interpretation beyond his years of Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto. And GilbertVarga conducts Schumann's magnificent Third Symphony- inspired by Cologne Cathedral.
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave) Conductor Gilbert Varga Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor
Ashley Wass , conductor VassilySinaisky Schumann Symphony No 3 in E flat (Rhenish) Conductor Gilbert Varga


Pianist: Ashley Wass
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Gilbert Varga
Conductor: Ashley Wass
Conductor: Gilbert Varga

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Music Restored

Casanova and Music. Lucie Skeaping introduces a concert from St George's
Bristol in which the harpsichordist Sophie Yates and actor Timothy West explore some little-known aspects of the life of the notorious womaniser- a life full of contrasts. Including music by Francois Couperin , Rameau, Handel and Mozart.


Harpsichordist: Sophie Yates
Unknown: Timothy West
Music By: Francois Couperin

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

The ceremony, which took place last night at the Dorchester Hotel, London, is this year presented in association with BBC Radio 3 for the first time. The 15 prestigious awards, presented by Felicity Lott and Sean Rafferty , honour outstanding achievements by performers, writers, broadcasters and arts organisations, and there's also a special Listeners Award.
Stephanie Hughes talks to the musicians and introduces performances of their music.


Presented By: Felicity Lott
Presented By: Sean Rafferty
Talks: Stephanie Hughes

: Night Waves

Philip Dodd talks to novelist Margaret Atwood about her new novel, Oryx and Crake. Producer Nicola Holloway


Talks: Philip Dodd
Unknown: Margaret Atwood
Producer: Nicola Holloway

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's final recordings this week from the Across the North Sea festival in Edinburgh include music by Vasen and Chris Stout. Plus songs by Gillian Welch and David Rawlings.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Chris Stout.
Songs By: Gillian Welch
Songs By: David Rawlings.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Stravinsky Three Easy Pieces
12.10 Stenhammar The People of Nifelhem 12.25 Beethoven Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3 12.40 CPE Bach
Symphony in E flat for strings, Op 12 No 3
12.50 Daniel Bacheler Pavan 1.00 Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Lyudmila Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2, Op 63 Kreisler Recitative and Scherzo-Caprice, Op 6 Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1910)
2.25 Boldizsar Csiky Divertimento
2.40 D Auletta Harpsichord Concerto in C
3.00 5.00 BBC Schools
3.00 Word Fun 3.15 Maths Challenge
3.30 Maths Challenge 3.50 Dance Workshop 4.10 Music Workshop
4.30 Albeniz Asturias (Leyenda) (Spanish Suite
No 1) 4.40 Wassenaer Concerto No 2 in B flat (Concerti Armonici) 4.50 Beethoven, arr Sedlak Overture: Fidelio
5.05 Haydn Divertimento in E flat, H 1121 (Abendmusik) 5.20 Philip Wilby Right
5.35 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in G minor, RV315 (Summer) (The Four Seasons)
5.45 Chopin Polonaise No 6 in A flat,
Op 53 (Heroic) 5.50 Monluszko Mazurka (The Gypsies)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Daniel Bacheler Pavan
Unknown: Haydn Divertimento
Unknown: Philip Wilby

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