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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
6.00 Stravinsky Scherzo a la Russe
(1944) City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
6.30 Beethoven Symphony No 8 in F Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
7.00 Taverner Gloria (Missa Gloria Tibi Trinitas) Taverner Choir , conductor Andrew Parrot
7.30 Liszt Venezia e Napoli No 3 (Tarantella) Yundi Li (piano)
8.00 Donizetti Al Dolce Guidami (Anna Bolena, Act 2) Angela Gheorghiu
(soprano), Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Richard Armstrong
8.40 Khachaturian Ballet Suite No 3:
Spartacus Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Stravinsky Scherzo
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Taverner Gloria
Conductor: Taverner Choir
Conductor: Andrew Parrot
Piano: Yundi Li
Soprano: Angela Gheorghiu
Conductor: Richard Armstrong

: Composer of the Week: Boccherini

2: Boccherini is largely known today for just one work, his minuet from the E major String Quintet. His contribution to the development of chamber music was innovative and extensive.
String Quintet in E, Op 11 No 5
Isaac Stern and Cho-Liang Lin (violins),
Jaime Laredo (viola), Yo-Yo Ma and Sharon Robinson (cellos)
String Quintet in D, Op 29 No 2 (1st mvt) Sigiswald Kuijken and Aida Stuurop (violins), Lucy van Dael (viola), Anner Bylsma and Wieland Juijken (cellos) Cello Concerto in B flat, G482 (arr
Grutzmacher) Yo-Yo Ma, St Paul Chamber Orchestra, director PinchasZukerman


Unknown: Isaac Stern
Violins: Cho-Liang Lin
Viola: Jaime Laredo
Viola: Yo-Yo Ma
Viola: Sharon Robinson
Viola: Aida Stuurop
Violins: Lucy van Dael
Viola: Anner Bylsma
Viola: Wieland Juijken

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Chopin Introduction and Rondo, Op 16 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.11 Bach Concerto in C minor,
BWV1060 Heinz Holliger (oboe), Arthur Grumiaux (violin), New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Edo de Waart
10.27 Schumann Kreisleriana, Op 16 Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
10.58 Monteverdi Non Partir Ritrosetta
(Eighth Book of Madrigals) Deller Consort , director Alfred Deller
11.01 Respighi The Pines of Rome
USSR Academic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yevgeni Svetlanov


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Oboe: Heinz Holliger
Oboe: Arthur Grumiaux
Piano: Vladimir Horowitz
Unknown: Deller Consort
Director: Alfred Deller
Conductor: Yevgeni Svetlanov

: Morning Performance

Berlioz and the Romantic Imagination
Limitless new horizons opened to Berlioz when he discovered the music of Beethoven, the poetry of Byron and the warmth and vivacity of Italy. Christopher Cook explores the music of Berlioz's influential contemporaries and talks to the composer's biographer David Cairns about these potent sources of inspiration. Beethoven Bagatelles, Op 126 AshleyWass (piano)
Paganini Caprices, Op 1: No 16 in G minor; No 24 in A minor llya Gringolts (violin) Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante in E flat, Op 22
Jonathan Biss (piano) Berlioz Harold in Italy
Philip Dukes (viola), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Rumon Gamba


Unknown: Christopher Cook
Unknown: David Cairns
Piano: Jonathan Biss
Viola: Philip Dukes
Conductor: Rumon Gamba

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Borderlands. Another chance to hear four concerts performed last year in the church of All Saints, Gresford, Wrexham. Presented by Chris de Souza. Mark Padmore (tenor), Roger Vignoles (piano)
Finzi A Young Man's Exhortation, Op 14 Ireland The Land of Lost Content
Britten To Lie Rat on the Back; Night Covers Up the Rigid Land; Fish in the Unruffled Lakes; Johnny Inkslinger 's Song (Paul Bunyan )


Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Johnny Inkslinger
Song: Paul Bunyan

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic - Prokofiev in Concert Edward Downes conducts the Fourth
Symphony, which Prokofiev created using material from his ballet The Prodigal Son. And Steven Isserlis performs the Cello Concerto, an impassioned work which failed to meet public approval at first but was revised at the instigation of Rostropovich. Presented by Louise Fryer. Gliere Overture: Holiday at Ferghana Conductor VassilySinaisky
Prokofiev Cello Concerto, Op 58
Steven Isserlis , conductor Paul Watkins Uadov From the Apocalypse, Op 66 Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Prokofiev Symphony No 4 (194 7 version) Conductor Edward Downes See also 7.30pm


Unknown: Edward Downes
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Paul Watkins
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Edward Downes

: Making Tracks

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


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

Hugo Wolf Spanisches Liederbuch, Part 2 Christine Rice (mezzo), Eugene Asti (piano), Gerald Finley (baritone),
Malcolm Martineau (piano) Presented by lain Burnside .


Piano: Eugene Asti
Baritone: Gerald Finley
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Presented By: Lain Burnside

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, arts news and reviews.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Nikolai Demidenko (piano), conductor Alexander Polianichko
Verity Sharp presents an all-Prokofiev concert, including a suite derived from the score to the film Lieutenant Kije, and the mighty Fifth Symphony, which was composed during the Second World War and has been described as a "symphony of the grandeur of the human spirit."
Prokofiev Suite: Lieutenant Kij6, Op 60; Piano Concerto No 2;
Symphony No 5 See tomorrow 2pm


Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Alexander Polianichko
Conductor: Verity Sharp

: Night Waves

Richard Coles looks at how the film industry deals with issues of mental health. Plus a re-evaluation of Robert Lowell , often described as America's greatest poet.
Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Richard Coles
Unknown: Robert Lowell
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's selections include ceremonial songs from Ghana performed byAdolphusMicah, music for monochord by Sonia Slany , Lost and Found by American composer Steve Mackey , and a performance by Australian trio the Necks.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Sonia Slany
Unknown: Steve MacKey

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
12.20 Kuljeric Marimba Concerto
12.45 Gregorc Sans Respirer Sans Soupir
1.00 Sacred and secular vocal music by Claude de Jeune , Eustache du Caurroy, Josquin des Prez, Cornelius Canis ,
Cipriano de Rore and Nicolas Gombert, performed by Ensemble Vocal Saggitarius and the Huelgas Ensemble.
1.55 Bach Violin Partita No 1 in B minor,
BWV1002 2.20 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135 2.50 Sandstrom A New Heaven and a New Earth
3.00 4.30 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 Saint-Saens Septet in E flat, Op 65
4.45 Tchaikovsky Marche Slave, Op 31
5.00 Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro in the Style ofPugnani 5.10 Monteclair Cantata: Le Depit Genereux
5.25 Sorkochevich Sinfonie in D
5.25 James Hook Organ Voluntary in G, Op 146 No 3 5.45 Bach Singet Dem Herrn ein Neues Lied, BWV225


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Kuljeric Marimba
Music By: Claude de Jeune
Unknown: Cornelius Canis
Unknown: Kreisler Praeludium
Unknown: Bach Singet Dem

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