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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Bruch Scottish Fantasy, Op 46 Itzhak Perlman (violin),
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta
6.35 Haydn Variations in F minor, H XVII 6 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)
7.00 Mozart Oboe Concerto in C, K314 Randall Wolfgang ,
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.45 Dvorak Slavonic Rhapsody in A flat, Op 45 No 3 Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.15Wiren Serenade for Strings, Op 11 Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Petri Sakari
8.45 Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Unknown: Randall Wolfgang

: Composer of the Week: Khachaturian

5: Thaw. Though he had stayed out of trouble in the 1930s, in 1948 not even
Khachaturian escaped official censure in the cultural crackdown in favour of socialist realism. Only when Khrushchev began in 1956 to acknowledge Soviet communism's brutal past could artists begin to relax. Composition might then have become easier - but for Khachaturian it seemed to become more difficult.
Greeting Overture (1958)
Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor LorisTjeknavorian
Piano Sonata (1961) (1st mvt) Alberto Portugheis
Sonata-Fantasy (1974)
ErlingBlondal Bengtsson
Symphony No 3 (Symphony-Poem) (194 7) BBC Philharmonic, conductor FyodorGlushchenko


Unknown: Alberto Portugheis

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
JC Bach Overture: La Calamita
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, conductor David Zinman
10.06 Listener Request:
Verdi Ella Giammai M'Amo (Don Carlos , Act 4) Boris Christoff (bass),
Tiborde Machula (cello),
Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum
10.17 Poulenc Sonata
Alan Civil (horn), John Wilbraham
(trumpet), John Iveson (trombone)
10.26 Wolf italienisches Liederbuch
(excerpts) Irmgard Seefried (soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Erik Werba (piano)
10.39 Wolf Italienisches Liederbuch
(excerpts) Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano), Dietrich Rscher-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.44 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Eduard van Beinum


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: David Zinman
Unknown: Verdi Ella Giammai
Unknown: Don Carlos
Bass: Boris Christoff
Cello: Tiborde MacHula
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum
Horn: John Wilbraham
Unknown: John Iveson
Soprano: Irmgard Seefried
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Piano: Erik Werba
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Soprano: Dietrich Rscher-Dieskau
Baritone: Gerald Moore
Conductor: Eduard van Beinum

: Morning Performance

Bath International Music Festival
Petroc Trelawny concludes his visit to this year's music festival in Bath.
Today's programme includes Franck's Cello Sonata in from Steven Isserlis ,
Szymanowski's Violin Sonata, Op 9, from Jana Novakova , more from the Iraqi
Maqam Ensemble, and 16th-century music from the Cardinall's Musick and Doulce Memoire.


Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Unknown: Jana Novakova

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Chris de Souza presents a concert by the Gould Piano Trio given at this year's
Norfolk and Norwich Festival as part of their Bax anniversary celebrations. Gould Piano Trio: Lucy Gould (violin),
Alice Neary (cello), Benjamin Frith (piano) Bax Piano Trio
Dvorak Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (Dumky)


Violin: Lucy Gould
Cello: Alice Neary
Cello: Benjamin Frith

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra - Prokofiev in Concert
Sandy Burnett introduces Prokofiev's
Second Symphony, one the composer's most dissonant works.
Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op 34
Nabokov Four Variations and a Finale on a Theme by Tchaikovsky Li-Wei (cello), conductor And rey Boreyko Prokofiev Symphony No 2 Conductor Paavo Berglund


Introduces: Sandy Burnett
Conductor: Paavo Berglund

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Duke Ellington: Harlem Airshaft
Julian Joseph is joined by Brian Priestley for another edition of their occasional, chronological survey of the music of composer, pianist and band leader Duke Ellington. Tod ay they focus on the 1940s and classic recordings such as MrJB
Blues, a duet with bassist Jimmie Blanton , Cotton Tail with tenor saxophonist
Ben Webster , and Passion Flower, a ballad by Ellington's writing partner Billy Strayhorn , featuring alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges.


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Brian Priestley
Leader: Duke Ellington.
Bassist: Jimmie Blanton
Unknown: Ben Webster
Unknown: Billy Strayhorn
Unknown: Johnny Hodges.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Cardiff Singers Series
Recorded recently at London's Wigmore Hall, Belarussian mezzo
Ekaterina Semenchuk , one of the finalists in the 2001 BBC Singer of the World competition in Cardiff, gives a recital of songs by Tchaikovsky, Taneyev, Balakirev, Kalinnikov, Musorgsky, Tariverdiev, Levina and Gavrilin, accompanied at the piano by Larissa Gergieva. Presented by Humphrey Burton.


Unknown: Ekaterina Semenchuk
Unknown: Larissa Gergieva.
Presented By: Humphrey Burton.

: BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Takemitsu A Way a Lone II


Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka

: Night Waves

Richard Coles and guests review the National Theatre's production of His Girl Friday, adapted from the classic comedy film about journalists. Producer Philippa Ritchie


Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Philippa Ritchie

: Andy Kershaw

An exciting and eclectic selection of music from around the world. Tonight's studio session is by Algerian ra/singer AN Slimani.

: Jazz on 3

Peter Brotzmann
Jez Nelson presents a studio session from this European jazz veteran, on tour in the UKfor the firsttime in many years.
With the leading British free jazz rhythm section of Mark Sanders (percussion) and John Edwards (double bass). Plus a review of the latestjazz CD releases.


Unknown: Peter Brotzmann
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Unknown: Mark Sanders
Unknown: John Edwards

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Rossini 11 Barbiere di Siviglia (complete performance)
3.25 Montsalvatge Concierto Breve
3.45 Ruiz de Ribayaz Xacara por Primer Tono; Tarantela por Primer Tono (Luzy Norte Musical para Caminar)
3.55 Victoria Magnificat Sexti Toni
4.00 Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
4.20 Poulenc Capriccio for two pianos
4.25 Debussy Cello Sonata
4.35 Strauss Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche
4.50 Pizzetti // Giardino di Afrodite; Piena Sorgeva la Luna
5.00 Haydn Scottish and English Songs
5.15 Satie, arr Milhaud Jack-in-the-Box
5.20 Ravel Serenade Grotesque
5.25 Handel String Quartet in G, Op 5 No 4
5.35Dohanyi Symphonic Minutes, Op 36
5.50 Schubert Polonaise in B flat, D580


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Ribayaz Xacara
Unknown: Schubert Polonaise

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