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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
6.15 Vivaldi Concerto in C for multiple instruments, RV558 Academy of Ancient Music, director Andrew Manze
6.30 Schumann Humoreske , Op 20 RaduLupu (piano)
7.30 Schubert Quartet Movement in C minor, 0703 Belcea Quartet
7.40 Bach Concerto in D for three harpsichords and strings, BWV1064 Bernhard Klapprott and Carsten Lohff (harpsichords), Melante Amsterdam, director Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)
8.00 Rossini Sonata a Quattro No 5 in E flat Academy of St Martin in the Fields, conductor Neville Marriner
8.40 Charpentier Te Deum Les Musiciens du Louvre, conductor Marc Minkowski


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Director: Andrew Manze
Director: Schumann Humoreske
Unknown: Bernhard Klapprott
Harpsichords: Carsten Lohff
Harpsichord: Bob van Asperen
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Conductor: Marc Minkowski

: Composer of the Week: Tchaikovsky

4: The Escapist. Donald Macleod investigates the role of fantasy and escape in Tchaikovsky's music.
March of the Wooden Soldiers; The Sick Doll; The Doll's Funeral; The New Doll (Album for the Young, Op 39) Luba Edlina (piano)
Ballet: The Nutcracker, Act2 Nos 14 andl5 Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, conductor Leonard Slatkin
Variations on a Rococo Theme in A
Paul Tortelier (cello), Northern Sinfonia, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) (4th mvt) Philharmonia, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Luba Edlina
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Cello: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Listener Request: Edward MacDowell Piano Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op 23
Van Cliburn , Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor Fritz Reiner
10.28 Listener Request: Ketelbey
In a Persian Market AW Ketelbey Concert Orchestra conducted by the Composer
10.36 Verdi Don Carlos , Act 5 (conclusion) Placido Domingo (tenor), Katia Ricciarelli (soprano), Ruggero Raimondi ,
Nicolai Ghiaurov and Nikitia Storozhev (basses), Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Claudio Abbado
10.48 Brahms Violin Concerto in D Joseph Szigeti , Halle Orchestra , conductor Hamilton Harty


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Van Cliburn
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Unknown: Verdi Don Carlos
Tenor: Katia Ricciarelli
Soprano: Ruggero Raimondi
Soprano: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Basses: Nikitia Storozhev
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Unknown: Joseph Szigeti
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Hamilton Harty

: Morning Performance

Artist In Focus: Heather Harper
Humphrey Burton focuses on Heather Harper 's performances of chamber music and orchestral songs, illustrated with recordings from the BBC archive.
Brahms Liebeslieder , Op 52 (excerpts) With Janet Baker (mezzo), Peter Pears (tenor), Thomas Hemsley (baritone), Benjamin Britten and Claudio Arrau (pianos)
Beethoven Three Goethe Settings, Op 83 With Ernest Lush (piano)
Schumann Liebhabers Standchen , Op 34 No 2; Wiegenlied, Op 7 No 4 With John Mitchinson (tenor) and Paul Hamburger (piano) Maconchy Ariadne
With the BBC Philharmonic, conductor Raymond Leppard Harty Ode to a Nightingale With the Ulster Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thompson


Unknown: Heather Harper
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Heather Harper
Unknown: Brahms Liebeslieder
Unknown: Janet Baker
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Thomas Hemsley
Baritone: Benjamin Britten
Baritone: Claudio Arrau
Piano: Schumann Liebhabers Standchen
Tenor: John Mitchinson
Piano: Paul Hamburger
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Conductor: Harty Ode
Conductor: Bryden Thompson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Borderlands The conclusion of last year's recital series from All Saints Church,
Gresford, nearWexford. Presented by Chris de Souza.
Mark Padmore (tenor), Roger Vignoles (piano), Emperor Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 50 No 3 Dvorak Cypresses (excerpts)
Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge (R)


Presented By: Chris de Souza.
Tenor: Mark Padmore
Tenor: Roger Vignoles
Unknown: Vaughan Williams

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic - Prokofiev in Concert
Presented by Sarah Walker.
Kabalevsky Overture: Colas Breugnon Conductor Vassily Sinaisky
Prokofiev Ballet: The Tale of the Stone
Flower, Act 2
Stravinsky Ballet: The Firebird Conductor Gianandrea Noseda
The Prokofiev ballet concludes tomorrow at 2pm


Presented By: Sarah Walker.
Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. (R)


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Music Restored

Midsummer Madness
LucieSkeaping explores scenes of lunacy and madness in Baroque and Renaissance music. (R)

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Georgian violinist Elisabeth Batiashviii and Scottish pianist Steven Osborne , both former Radio 3 New Generation
Artists, get together for this recital, given at London's Wigmore Hall earlier this month. Presented by Fiona Talkington. Elisabeth Batiashvili (violin), Steven Osborne (piano) Debussy Violin Sonata
Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 1, Op 80 Brahms Violin Sonata No 3 in 0 minor Op 108


Violinist: Elisabeth Batiashviii
Pianist: Steven Osborne
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Violin: Elisabeth Batiashvili
Piano: Steven Osborne

: A Baltic Mass

Stephen Cleobury directs the BBC Singers in Peteris Vasks's lavish Messa for unaccompanied chorus.


Unknown: Stephen Cleobury

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and guests review a new production of Stoppard's Jumpers with Simon Russell Beale in the lead. Also, with the new John Travolta movie, Basic, littered with "an endless series of false endings, Allen explores how the vogue for the sting-in-the-tale has twisted cinematic narrative. Plus another in the series of architectural walks. Producer Aasiya Lodhi


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Simon Russell Beale
Unknown: John Travolta
Producer: Aasiya Lodhi

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's late-night selections include Arvo Part's Spiegel im Spiegel forviolin and piano, a tribute to Jean-Luc Godard by Argentinian accordionist
Dino Saluzzi , 12th-century organum by Perotin, electronics from HolgerCzukay,
Malian grooves from Kasse Mady Diabate andToumani Diabate, and Elegant Enigmasior electric piano and harpsichord by Daniel Biro.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Jean-Luc Godard
Accordionist: Dino Saluzzi
Unknown: Kasse Mady Diabate
Unknown: Daniel Biro.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Bach Keyboard Concerto in E, BWV1053
12.25 Haydn, arr Salomon Symphony No 90 in C, H 190
12.50 Sweelinck Toccata
1.00 Rozycki Mona Lisa Gioconda , Op 31 Upinski Violin Concerto No 2 in D (Military) Karlowicz Eternal Songs, Op 10
2.15 Handel Cara Sposa Amante Cara (Rinaldo)
2.25 Mendelssohn String Octet in E, Op 20
3.00 4.30 BBC Schools
3.00 Maths Challenge
3.15 Maths Challenge
3.40 Dance Workshop
3.50 Dance Workshop
4.10 Music Workshop
4.30 Fesch Concerto No 3 in G, Op 5
4.40 Haydn Piano Sonata in G minor,
HXVI44 4.50 Dvorak Legends, Op59No4 in C 5.00 Kajanus Funeral March
5.10 Tormis Autumn Landscapes
5.20 Poot Concertino
5.30 Weber, arr anon Concertino in C for oboe and winds
5.40 Uszt Reminiscences de Don Juan
5.50 Rachmaninov, arrCailliet Prelude in G minor, Op 23 No 5


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Sweelinck Toccata
Unknown: Rozycki Mona Lisa Gioconda
Unknown: Handel Cara Sposa Amante Cara
Unknown: Don Juan

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