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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Vaughan Williams Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus Halle Orchestra , conductor John Barbirolli
6.30 Mozart Violin Sonata in A, K526 Isaac Stern , Yefim Bronfman (piano)
7.00 Auber Overture: The Bronze Horse BBC Philharmonic, conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
7.20 D Scarlatti Keyboard Sonatas: in A, Kk208; in A minor, Kk532 Alan Curtis (harpsichord)
8.00 Faure Elegie , Op 24 Jacqueline du Pre (cello), Gerald Moore (piano)
8.45 Sibelius Our Native Land
Ellerhein Girls Choir, Estonian National
Male Choir and SO, conductor Paavo Jarvi


Conductor: Lazarus Halle Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Harpsichord: Alan Curtis
Harpsichord: Faure Elegie
Cello: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi

: Composer of the Week: Purcell

3: Donald Macleod introduces highlights from Dido and Aeneas, together with excerpts from the semi-opera King Arthur. Organ Voluntary in D minor David Moroney Dido and Aeneas, Acts 2 and 3 (excerpts) Lynn Dawson (soprano), Susan Bickley (mezzo), Dominque Visse and Stephen Wallace (altos), Clare College Chapel Choir, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, director Rene Jacobs King Arthur, Acts 3 and 5 (excerpts) ,
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: David Moroney
Soprano: Lynn Dawson
Soprano: Susan Bickley
Unknown: Dominque Visse
Unknown: Stephen Wallace
Director: Rene Jacobs
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Cupid: Elizabeth Priday (soprano)
Cold Genius: Stephen Varcoe (baritone)
Comus: Paul Elliott (tenor)
Two men: Ashley Stafford (alto)
Two men: Stephen Varcoe
Venus: Gill Ross (soprano)
Honour: Jennifer Smith (soprano)

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Debussy Gigues (Images)
Boston SO. conductor Charles Munch
10.08 RoquelayTa Bonne Grace ;
Anon Bassedanse: Ta Bonne Grace
Montserrat Figueras (soprano),
Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall
10.14 Boccherinl Variazioni sulla Ritirata
Notturna di Madrid Mosaïques Quartet, Patrick Cohen (fortepiano)
10.23 Debussy Iberia (Images)
Chicago SO, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.44 Eustache du Caurroy Five Fantaisies on "Une Jeune Fillette"
Montserrat Figueras (soprano),
Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall
10.53 Debussy Rondes de Printemps LSO, conductor Pierre Monteux
11.02 Couperin La Frangoise (Les Nations, lerOrdre) Hesperion XX, director Jordi Savall


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Charles Munch
Conductor: Roquelayta Bonne Grace
Director: Jordi Savall
Director: Boccherinl Variazioni
Unknown: Patrick Cohen
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Director: Jordi Savall
Director: Debussy Rondes
Conductor: Pierre Monteux
Director: Jordi Savall

: Morning Performance

Salzburg Mozartfest 2003
Stephanie Hughes presents highlights of Austria's annual Mozart festival.
Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor,
K546 Vienna PO, conductor Pierre Boulez CPE Bach Fantasy in F sharp minor, Wq67 (Freye Fantaisie) Alexei Lubimov (piano) Mozart Ah, loPrevidi.... Ah, T'lnvola, KV272 Irede Martinez (soprano), Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conductor Hubert Soudant
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 20 No 4 Mozarteum Quartet
Mozart Symphony No 38 in D, K504
(Prague) Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, conductor Hubert Soudant


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Piano: Alexei Lubimov
Soprano: Irede Martinez
Conductor: Hubert Soudant
Conductor: Hubert Soudant

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Philip Hammond with a recital of Baroque music from Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
Julia Dickson (baroque flute),
Sarah Cunningham and Sarah Groser (viols), Malcolm Proud (harpsichord) Morel Chaconne en Trio in G
Telemann Sonata a Quatre in G
D'Anglebert Harpsichord Prelude in D minor Marais Suite in G minor (Pieces en Trio) Jean-Marie Leclair Sonata en Trio in D


Unknown: Philip Hammond
Unknown: Julia Dickson
Flute: Sarah Cunningham
Flute: Sarah Groser
Harpsichord: Malcolm Proud
Unknown: Jean-Marie Leclair

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Sarah Walker presents a programme featuring music inspired by Mendelssohn's travels in Scotland.
Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal'sCave)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 21 in C minor, K467 Howard Shelley , conductor Richard Hickox
Strauss Four Last Songs Joan Rodgers (soprano), conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A minor (Scottish) Conductor Richard Hickox


Conductor: Howard Shelley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Choral Evensong

L Live from St Davids Cathedral.
Introit: Praise to God in the Highest (SS
Campbell). Responses: Sanders. Psalms: 15,24 (Hurford, Thalben-Ball). First Reading: 2 Samuel 23, wl-5. Office
Hymn: Eternal Monarch, King Most High (Ad CenamAgni). Canticles: Stanford in A. Second Reading: Colossians 2, w20-end; 3, wl-4. Anthem: God Is Gone Up (Finzi). Final Hymn: Hail Thee, Festival Day (Salve Festa Dies). Organ Voluntary: Priere du Christ Montant Vers Son Pere
(L'Ascension) (Messiaen). Organist and master of the choristers Timothy Noon. Assistant organist Simon Pearce.


Unknown: Timothy Noon.
Organist: Simon Pearce.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Michael Collins (clarinet), conductor Ilan Volkov
A concert recorded last Saturday in the Music Hall, Aberdeen, and led by the orchestra's chief conductor.
Presented by Sandy Burnett.

Strauss Tod und Verklarung, Op 24
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622
Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor

Great Proms tickets offer: page 35


Conductor: Ilan Volkov
Presenter: Sandy Burnett.

: Beethoven Songs

Tenor Rufus Muller and pianist Maria Joao Pires play a selection of Beethoven songs. From the 2001 Cheltenham Festival.


Tenor: Rufus Muller
Pianist: Maria Joao

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Philip Dodd presents another edition of the live discussion programme. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Philip Dodd
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces Orishas, a blend of Cuban religion and hip-hop. Plus a Bach trio sonata played by organist Christopher Herrick , singer-songwriter Arto Lindsay 's Prize, and the Guinean love songs of Les Soeurs Diabate.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Organist: Christopher Herrick
Singer-Songwriter: Arto Lindsay

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Smetana Vlatava (Ma Vlast); Dance of the Comedians (The Bartered Bride)
12.20 Leevi Madetoja Symphonic Suite, Op 4 12.40 Rameau Suite in G
1.00 Music by Sweelinck,
Johann Pepusch , Handel, Buxtehude, Bach, Reger and llja Zeljenka, performed by Marta Gaborova on the organ at the Evangelical Church of Poprad-Velka in Slovakia.
2.05 Dora Pejacevic Symphony No 1
2.55 Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op 173.20 Robert Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor, Op posth
3.55 Resplghl Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No 2
4.10 Domenico da Placenza Pizochara; La Fa Guilmin
4.25 D Scarlatti Sinfonia in G
4.35 Jurriaan Andriessen Sonnet No 43
4.45 Liszt La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell (Annees de Pèlerinage, Book 1)4.50 Sullivan Overture: lolanthe
5.00 Tchaikovsky Dumka , Op 59
5.10 Debussy Gigues (Images)
5.20 Victoria Regina Coeli
5.25 Telemann Violin Sonata in A
(Essercizii Musici)
5.35 Poulenc Piano Concerto


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Leevi Madetoja
Unknown: Rameau Suite
Unknown: Johann Pepusch
Unknown: Marta Gaborova
Unknown: Dora Pejacevic
Violin: Robert Schumann
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Dumka
Unknown: Victoria Regina Coeli

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