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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Strauss Prelude (String Sextet): Capriccio Members of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
6.45 Telemann Concerto in A minor,
TWV42 Wilbert Hazelzet (flute), Jaapter Linden (cello), Konrad Junghanel (lute), Jacques Ogg (harpsichord)
7.00 Offenbach Overture: La Belle Helene Philharmonia , conductor Neville Marriner
7.50 Schubert Allegretto in C minor, D915 Daniel Barenboim (piano)
8.00 Wagner Overture: Rienzi Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli
8.35 Debussy La Mer Boston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Flute: Wilbert Hazelzet
Flute: Jaapter Linden
Cello: Konrad Junghanel
Harpsichord: Jacques Ogg
Conductor: Helene Philharmonia
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Piano: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Conductor: Charles Munch

: Composer of the Week: Puccini

With Donald Macleod. 5: Viareggio
Puccini moved to a new villa at Viareggio in 1921 and spent the last four years of his life writing Turandot.
II Tabarro (excerpt) London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Lorin Maazel
// Tabarro (opening scene) Renata Scotto (soprano), Placido Domingo ,
John Treleaven and Michel Sénéchal (tenors),
Ingvar Wixell (baritone), Denis Wicks (bass), Ambrosian Opera Chorus, conductor Lorin Maazel
Senza Mamma , 0 Bimbo (Suor Angelica) Julia Varady (soprano), Berlin RSO, conductor Marcello Viotti
Finale: Gianni Schicchi Ileana Cotrubas
(soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor),
Tito Gobbi and Guido Mazzini (baritones), LSO, conductor Lorin Maazel
Liu's Torture and Death (Turandot, Act 3) Barbara Hendricks and Katia Ricciarelli
(sopranos), Placido Domingo (tenor), Ruggero Raimondi (baritone), Vienna State Opera Chorus,
Vienna PO, conductor Herbert von Karajan Requiem Aeternam (Edgar) New York Schola Cantorum, New York City Opera Children's Chorus, New York Opera Orchestra, conductor Eve Queler


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Soprano: Renata Scotto
Soprano: Placido Domingo
Soprano: John Treleaven
Baritone: Ingvar Wixell
Baritone: Denis Wicks
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Conductor: Senza Mamma
Soprano: Julia Varady
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Tenor: Tito Gobbi
Tenor: Guido Mazzini
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Unknown: Barbara Hendricks
Sopranos: Katia Ricciarelli
Baritone: Ruggero Raimondi

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan. Buxtehude Was Mich aufDieserWelt
Betrubt Aksel Schiotz (tenor),
Else Marie Bruun and Julius Koppel (violins), Alberto Medici (cello), Mogens Woldike (harpsichord)
10.06 Liszt Orpheus NBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arturo Toscanini
10.21 Bach Violin Sonata in E flat, BWV1016 Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violin), Carl Seeman (piano)
10.39 Schumann Dichterliebe , Op 48
Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Gerald Moore (piano)
11.07 Liszt Mephisto Waltz No 1 (The Dance in the Village Inn)
Vienna State Opera Orchestra, conductor Hermann Scherchen
11.22 Porter Night and Day (The Gay Divorcee) Aksel Schiotz (tenor), Aage Juhl Thomsen 's Orchestra


Unknown: Marie Bruun
Violins: Julius Koppel
Violins: Alberto Medici
Harpsichord: Mogens Woldike
Conductor: Arturo Toscanini
Violin: Wolfgang Schneiderhan
Violin: Carl Seeman
Piano: Schumann Dichterliebe
Tenor: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Hermann Scherchen
Tenor: Aksel Schiotz
Tenor: Aage Juhl Thomsen

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Mariss Jansons
Presented by Humphrey Burton.
Beethoven Overture: Egmont BBC NOW Strauss Tod und Verklarung Philharmonia Mahler Symphony No 6 (1st mvt) LSO Berlioz Songe d 'une Nuit du Sabbat (Symphonie Fantastique, 5th mvt) Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


Unknown: Mariss Jansons
Presented By: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Strauss Tod

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Sounding the Landscape
Chris de Souza presents a recital from All Saints' Church, Gresford. Suzannah Clarke (soprano), Suzie Allan (piano)
Eigar Shepherd's Song
Boyce Tell Me, Lovely Shepherd
Thomas Linley Still the Lark Finds Repose
Vaughan Williams Silent Noon
Chausson Serenade; Les Papillons; Les Temps des Lilas
Granville Bantock Song to the Seals; A Feast of Lanterns
Reynaldo Hahn L 'Heure Exquise; Fetes
Galantes; Quand la Nuit N 'est Pas Etoilee Michael Head Star Candles
Quitter June
Duparc L 'Invitation au Voyage; Phydile


Soprano: Suzannah Clarke
Piano: Suzie Allan
Unknown: Thomas Linley
Unknown: Reynaldo Hahn

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Presented by Louise Fryer.
Haydn Symphony No 43 in E flat (Mercury) Nielsen Clarinet Concerto, Op 5 7 Ronald van Spaendonck
Dvorak Symphony No 8 in G Conductor Federico Cortese


Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Ronald van Spaendonck
Conductor: Federico Cortese

: Making Tracks

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


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Duke Ellington: Crescendo in Blue
Julian Joseph and Brian Priestley continue their survey of composer, pianist and band leader Duke Ellington , focusing today on the 1930s. Selections include It Don't Mean a Thing, Sophisticated Lady; Daybreak Express, Saddest Tale,
Caravan, The Gal from Joe's, Crescendo in Blue and Diminuendo in Blue.


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Brian Priestley
Leader: Duke Ellington

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Chris de Souza introduces the expansive textures of Schoenberg's Transfigured
Night and Bruckner'sjoyous and extrovert Fourth Symphony in a concert recorded last night at St David 's Hall, Cardiff. BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht (arrfor string orchestra)
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)


Unknown: St David
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht

: Night Waves

Richard Coles talks to Mark Rylance about his impending portrayal of Richard II at the Globe theatre in London. Producer Stephen Hughes


Talks: Richard Coles
Unknown: Mark Rylance
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Andy Kershaw

This week's studio session is by an American "folk singer of the rabble-rousing variety", David Rovics.


Unknown: David Rovics.

: Jazz on 3

Liam Noble Group
Jez Nelson presents a concert featuring pianist Liam Noble's quintet, recorded at MAC in Birmingham. And Kevin Le Gendre focuses on the Spanish record label Fresh Sound New Talent, a leading recorder of New York's talented young players.


Unknown: Liam Noble
Unknown: Kevin Le Gendre

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Antonio Literes Acis y Galatea Jan David Holland Agatha , or The Arrival of the Master
2.25 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F
2.50 Brahms Piano Trio in E flat, Op 40
3.20 Eller Three Pieces for strings 3.30
Mart Saar Prelude in B flat minor, Op 4 7 No 1
3.35 Sasnauskas Requiem 4.10 Forster Sonata in B flat 4.15 Cesti Intorno all 'Idol
Mio(Orontea) 4.25 Schumann Lieb
Liebchen; Wanderlied 4.30 Schubert
Overture: Fierrabras 4.40 Cecchini Gia
Trasigesti Amore; Fermo, Lieto e Costante
4.50 Vivaldi Concerto da Camera in G minor, RV10 7 5.00 Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (The Philosopher)
5.15 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonata in E, K46 5.25 Beethoven Overture and incidental music: The Creatures of Prometheus 5.40 Handel Piangero la Sorte Mia (Giulio Cesare )
5.50 Moniuszko Mazurka (Halka)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Antonio Literes Acis
Unknown: Galatea Jan David
Unknown: Holland Agatha
Unknown: Cesti Intorno
Unknown: Schumann Lieb
Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare

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