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: Morning on

With Sandy Burnett.
6.05 Schubert String Quartet in E flat, D8 7 Smetana Quartet
6.30Smetana Wallenstein's Camp
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
7.00 Leo Salve Regina
Sandrine Piau (soprano), Les Talens
Lyriques, director Christophe Rousset
7.30 Bernstein Five Anniversaries
Michel Legrand (piano)
8.00 Rossini Sonata a Quattro No 2 in Members of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
8.40 Honegger Cello Concerto Mstislav Rostropovich,
LSO. conductor Kent Nagano


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

2: Love and Marriage. Donald Macleod charts the relationships that dominated and dogged Tchaikovsky's life.
Amid the Noise of the Ball, Op 38 No 3 Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Humoresque, Op 10 No 2 Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Eugene Onegin , Act Scene 3 (excerpt) Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano),
Thomas Hampson (baritone), Welsh National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
Suite No 1 in D, Op 43
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neville Marriner


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Elisabeth Soderstrom
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Piano: Sviatoslav Richter
Piano: Eugene Onegin
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa
Soprano: Thomas Hampson
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Neville Marriner

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Hovhaness Symphony No 2 (Mysterious Mountain) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
10.20 Verdi Ecco l'Orrido Campo.... Ma dall 'Arido Stelo Divulsa (Un Ballo in Maschera, Act 2) Leontyne Price
(soprano), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta
10.30 Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Joseph Szigeti (violin),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.58 Boccherini String Quartet in G,
Op 44 No 4 (La Tiranna) Quartetto Italiano
11.10 Verdi Parigi , 0 Cara (La Traviata,
Act 3) Maria Callas (soprano), Giuseppe di Stefano (tenor), Milan La Scala
Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
11.14 Verdi La Traviata, Act 3 (conclusion) Antonietta Stella (soprano), Giuseppe di Stefano (tenor), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Milan La Scala Orchestra, conductor Tullio Serafin
11.25 Lalo, arr Szigeti Aubade(Le Roid'Ys) Joseph Szigeti (violin), Andor Foldes (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: Arido Stelo Divulsa
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Violin: Joseph Szigeti
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Verdi Parigi
Soprano: Maria Callas
Soprano: Giuseppe Di Stefano
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Soprano: Antonietta Stella
Soprano: Giuseppe Di Stefano
Tenor: Tito Gobbi
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Violin: Joseph Szigeti

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Heather Harper
Humphrey Burton talks to Heather Harper about her experiences of the opera world and of working with some of the greatest conductors of the 20th century. As one of the leading operatic sopranos of her day she was in great demand at home and abroad for roles in the classic operas of Mozart and Wagner, and equally sought afterfor performances of new music by composers such as Benjamin Britten. Britten Peter Grimes (excerpt)
With Jon Vickers and Kenneth MacDonald
(tenors), Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro (excerpts)
With Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) and other soloists, John Alldis Choir , ECO, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Wagner Lohengrin (excerpts) With other soloists, Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Rudolf Kempe Mahler Symphony No 4 (Finale)
With the BBCSO, conductor John Barbirolli


Unknown: Heather Harper
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Heather Harper
Unknown: Benjamin Britten.
Unknown: Britten Peter Grimes
Unknown: Jon Vickers
Tenors: Kenneth MacDonald
Conductor: Colin Davis
Conductor: Mozart Le Nozze Di Figaro
Soloists: John Alldis Choir
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Conductor: Wagner Lohengrin
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Radio 3 Lunchtlme Concert

Borderlands. Another chance to hear a recital from All Saints Church, Gresford, Wexford, by Robert Plane (clarinet) and Sophia Rahman (piano). Presented by Chris de Souza.
Mathias Clarinet Sonatina, Op 3 Bliss Pastoral
Howells Clarinet Sonata
Finzi Five Bagatelles, Op 23 (R)


Piano: Sophia Rahman
Presented By: Chris de Souza.

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales -
Prokofiev in Concert
Richard Hickox conducts a concert of Russian masterpieces, including the overture to Prokofiev's epic opera War and Peace. Presented by Sarah Walker. Prokofiev Overture: War and Peace
Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor Conductor Richard Hickox


Unknown: Richard Hickox
Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Richard Hickox

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. (R)


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

My Kind of Song - Francesca Zambeilo lain Burnside talks to opera and theatre director Francesca Zambeilo , whose productions for the English National Opera and the Royal Opera House in London have metwith great acclaim. She chooses vocal music, including operatic excerpts, Rodgers and Hart, and KD Lang. (R)


Song: Francesca Zambeilo
Director: Francesca Zambeilo

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Aldeburgh Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces a recital live from the Snape Maltings, featuring the young
Danish baritone Bo Skovhus accompanied at the piano by Roger Vignoles.
Wolf Harfenspieler Nos 1-3 (Goethe Lieder) Britten Songs and Proverbs of William Blake , Op 74
8.35 Twenty Minutes: The Orwell Essays 2: Roy Hattersley gives his personal perspective on George Orwell.
8.55 Wolf Eichendorff Lieder


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Baritone: Bo Skovhus
Unknown: Roger Vignoles.
Unknown: Wolf Harfenspieler Nos
Unknown: William Blake
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: George Orwell.
Unknown: Wolf Eichendorff Lieder

: Night Waves

Writer Jim Crace takes Richard Coles canalside in Birmingham to explore the City's Victorian legacy. Producer Kirsty Pope


Unknown: Jim Crace
Unknown: Richard Coles
Producer: Kirsty Pope

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's eclectic mix for late-night listening includes pygmy yodelling from Gabon, Giacinto Scelsi 's Hyxosforflute and percussion, 1970s dub from Augustus Pablo , drumming from the Tambores de
San Juan of Venezuela, 15th-century song by Johannes Ockeghem and blues from Mississippi giant Jack Owens.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Giacinto Scelsi
Unknown: Augustus Pablo
Unknown: Johannes Ockeghem
Unknown: Jack Owens.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Sibelius En Saga 12.25 Bach Toccata in D, BWV912 12.40 Schubert String
Quartet in C, D32 1.00 Dance music by Christoph Demantuis and Balthasar Fritsch and vocal music by Heinrich Albert.
1.45Jamovic Violin Concerto No 1 in A
2.05 Bach Prelude and Fugues (The Well Tempered Klavier, Book 1): in C, BWV846; in C minor, BWV84 7; Chorale Prelude: Herr Jesu Christ , Dich zu Uns Wend, BWV632
2.15 Schoenberg Pelleas und Melisande
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 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 1
4.40 Telemann Concerto in B flat for three oboes 4.50 Frederik Pacius Overture for large orchestra 5.00 Purcell Sound Fame (Dioclesian) 5.10 Telemann Concerto for two oboes d'amore, two violins and continuo 5.20 Schiitz Quella Damma Son lo; lo Moro Ecco Ch'lo Moro; Sospir Che del Bel Petto 5.35 Marais Les Folies d'Espagne 5.45 Tippett Five Spirituals (A Child of Our Time)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Bach Toccata
Music By: Christoph Demantuis
Music By: Balthasar Fritsch
Music By: Heinrich Albert.
Unknown: Herr Jesu Christ
Oboes: Frederik Pacius

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