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: Morning on

With Sandy Burnett.
6.12 Handel Cara Sposa (Rinaldo, Act
Scene 7) Vivica Genaux (mezzo), Freiberg Baroque Orchestra, director Rene Jacobs
6.30 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor (1851 version) Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.10 Ponchielli Dance of the Hours
(La Gioconda) Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy
7.40 Rossini Sonata a Quattro No 4 in B flat Camerata Bern
8.15 Schumann Four Duets, Op 34 Dorothea Roschmann (soprano),
Ian Bostridge (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
8.35 Walton Suite: Facade
English Northern Philharmonia, conductor David Lloyd-Jones


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Handel Cara Sposa
Unknown: Vivica Genaux
Director: Rene Jacobs
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Unknown: Camerata Bern
Soprano: Dorothea Roschmann
Soprano: Ian Bostridge
Tenor: Graham Johnson
Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

3: The Independent Artist
Tchaikovsky steered an independent course between the opposing factions of Russian national music, with the result that he became the most famous Russian composer of his time. With Donald Macleod. Oh, Could You But fora a Single Moment, Op 38 No 4 Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), Semion Skigin (piano)
Dumka, Op 59 Lars Vogt (piano) Suite: Swan Lake Saito Kinen Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
Manfred Symphony (4th mvt)
Philharmonia, conductor Riccardo Muti


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Sergei Leiferkus
Piano: Semion Skigin
Piano: Lars Vogt
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Conductor: Manfred Symphony
Conductor: Riccardo Muti

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik) Alois Posch (double bass), Hagen Quartet
10.22 Verdi Figlia ! SiAfflitto, Padre Mio? ... Doge, Ancor Proveran (
Simon Boccanegra , Act 2) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Rome
Opera Orchestra, conductor GabrieleSantini
10.30 Bloch Violin Concerto
Joseph Szigeti , Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Charles Munch
11.06 Palestrina 0 Bone Jesu
Pro Cantione Antiqua , director Bruno Turner
11.10 Verdi Che Mai Vegg'io.... Infin Che un Brando Vindice (Ernani, Act 1)
Boris Christoff (bass), Philharmonia, conductor Anatole Fistoulari
11.18 Smetana The Astride Dance; Furiant (Czech Dances, Set 2) Ivan Moravec (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Mozart Serenade
Unknown: Eine Kleine
Unknown: Alois Posch
Unknown: Verdi Figlia
Unknown: Simon Boccanegra
Soprano: Tito Gobbi
Unknown: Joseph Szigeti
Conductor: Charles Munch
Unknown: Cantione Antiqua
Director: Bruno Turner
Bass: Boris Christoff
Conductor: Anatole Fistoulari
Piano: Ivan Moravec

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Heather Harper
Humphrey Burton talks to soprano
Heather Harper about herwide-ranging experience of 20th century music. Respighi // Tramonto
With the Langham Chamber Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford
Britten Our Hunting Fathers With the BBC Welsh SO, conductor Bryden Thomson
Weill Frauentanz With the Melos Ensemble
Strauss Four Last Songs With the Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thompson


Unknown: Heather Harper
Talks: Humphrey Burton
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Conductor: Weill Frauentanz
Conductor: Bryden Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Brass at Symphony Hall
Another chance to hear highlights from last year's brass band festival in Birmingham. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
William Rimmer March: The Cossack
Vaughan Williams Variations Grimethorpe Colliery Band, conductor Elgar Howarth
John Hartmann , arr Bram Gay Fatherland Roger Webster (cornet), Black Dyke Band, conductor Nicholas Childs
Grieg, arr Ryan The Last Spring
Cory Band, conductor Robert Childs McCabe The Maunsell Forts
Fodens Band, conductor Bramwell Tovey Brahms, arr Wright Academic Festival Overture Black Dyke Band, conductor Nicholas Childs (R)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Introduced By: William Rimmer
Conductor: Elgar Howarth
Conductor: John Hartmann
Unknown: Roger Webster
Conductor: Nicholas Childs
Conductor: Robert Childs
Conductor: Bramwell Tovey
Conductor: Nicholas Childs

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic -
Prokofiev in Concert
Prokofiev's final ballet, The Tale of the Stone Flower, based on fairy tales from the Urals, is aired over the next three days. Presented by Sarah Walker.
Karlowicz Lithuanian Rhapsody, Op 11 Conductor Van Pascal Torteiier
Kabalevsky Piano Concerto No 2, Op 23 Kathryn Stott , conductor VassilySinaisky Prokofiev Ballet: The Tale of the Stone
Flower, Act
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Kathryn Stott
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. (R)


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Chapel of New College,
Oxford. Responses: Byrd. Psalms: 93, 94 (MacFarren, SS Wesley). First Reading: Exodus 16, w2-15. Office Hymn: Thee We Adore (Adorn Te Devote). Canticles:
All-Night Vespers (Rachmaninov). Second Reading: John 6, w22-35. Anthem: Lo, the Full Rnal Sacrifice (Finzi). Final Hymn: Alleluia, Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol). Organ Voluntary: Toccata (Georgi Mushel ).
Director of music Edward Higginbottom. Assisting organist Robert Patterson. Organ Scholar Nicholas Wearne.


Unknown: Georgi Mushel
Music: Edward Higginbottom.
Organist: Robert Patterson.
Unknown: Nicholas Wearne.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Tommy Pearson presents the conclusion of the CBSO's series featuring the complete symphonies of Charles Ives , live at Symphony Hall, Birmingham.
Simon Hough (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus (conductor
Simon Halsey ), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Askari Oramo
Rachmaninov, orch Stokowski Prelude in C sharp minor
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Orwell Essays 3: Writer John Carey gives his personal views on George Orwell.
8.40 Traditional American Hymns and Songs
Ives Symphony No 4


Unknown: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Charles Ives
Piano: Simon Hough
Conductor: Simon Halsey
Unknown: John Carey
Unknown: George Orwell.

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Paul Allen and guests get to grips with a topic currently in the public eye. Producer Anthony Denselow


Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Anthony Denselow

: Late Junction

Music for synthesiser byTonto's
Expanding Head Band, modern Egyptian song performed on the oud by Hamza El Din , English song from Henry Lawes performed by the Consort of Musicke, and a Beach Boys classic from 1967. With Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Hamza El Din
Unknown: Henry Lawes
Unknown: Verity Sharp.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Nielsen Andante Lamentoso , Op 58
12.10 Martinu String Sextet 12.25 Bartok Dance Suite 12.45 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K5761.00 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides (Fingal 's Cave) Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Romantic)
2.05 Wagner, arr Mottl Prelude: Tristan und Isolde 2.15 Liszt Mazeppa
2.30 Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H Vllb 2
3.00 4.30 BBC Schools
3.00 Together 3.15 Time and Tune
3.35 Words Alive
3.50 Listen and Write
4.10 First Steps in Drama
4.30 Bach Violin Sonata No 3 in E, BWV1016
4.50 Weber Overture: The Ruler of the Spirits 5.00 Sibelius Sibelius :
Lemminkainen 's Return (Lemminkainen Suite) 5.05 Strauss Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome) 5.15 Mozart Ch lo Mi
Scordi di Te ... ? Non Temer, Amato Bene, K505 5.30Stankovich 0 God, You Are
Our Own 5.45 Vivaldi Violin Concerto in A, RV335 (The Cuckoo)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Nielsen Andante Lamentoso
Unknown: Sibelius Sibelius
Unknown: Strauss Dance

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