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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Kreisler Violin Concerto (In the Style of Vivaldi) Gil Shaham ,
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
6.35 Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 (Fifths) Tokyo Quartet
7.00 Hoist A Somerset Rhapsody London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Hickox
7.45 A Scarlatti Il Genio di Mitilde
David Daniels (countertenor), Arcadian Academy, director Nicholas McGegan
8.00 Bach, transcr Busoni Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565 Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
8.45 Uszt Orpheus
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Unknown: Gil Shaham
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: David Daniels
Director: Nicholas McGegan
Unknown: Busoni Toccata
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Composer of the Week:Antonio Vivaldi

(1678-1741). Donald Macleod traces the life and career of one of the most prolific of all composers.
Concerto Grosso in D, RV549 (L 'Estro Armonico) Academy of Ancient Music, conductorChristopher Hogwood Trio Sonata in A, RV75 Sonnerie Zeffiretti , Che Sussurrate Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), II GiardinoArmonico, conductor Giovanni Antonini
Violin Concerto in E, RV269 (Spring) (The Four Seasons) Andrew Manze , Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, conductor Ton Koopman Stabat Mater , RV621
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Ensemble 415, director ChiaraBanchini
Producer Lyndon Jones


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Sonnerie Zeffiretti
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
Unknown: Andrew Manze
Unknown: Koopman Stabat Mater
Unknown: Andreas Scholl
Producer: Lyndon Jones

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Featuring theatre music by Purcell and works conducted by Jean Martinon. Purcell Curtain Tune upon a Ground (Timon of Athens)
Collegium Musicum 90, conductor Richard Hickox
10.03 Chausson Poeme, Op 25 Itzhak Perlman (violin), Paris Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
10.21 Beethoven Piano Trio in B flat, Op 97 (Archduke) David Oistrakh (violin), Sviatoslav Knushevitzsky (cello), Lev Oborin (piano)
10.57 Purcell The Indian Queen:
Symphony to Act 2; Ah, How HappyAre We (Act 3)
Wilfred Brown and Ian Partridge (tenors), English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras
11.07 Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin Paris Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conducted By: Jean Martinon.
Conductor: Collegium Musicum
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Violin: David Oistrakh
Cello: Sviatoslav Knushevitzsky
Piano: Lev Oborin
Unknown: Wilfred Brown
Tenors: Ian Partridge
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Festival 2003
Chris de Souza presents the first of five programmes from this year's festival in Suffolk. With Ian Bostridge singing music of the French Baroque with Emmanuelle Haïm and members of Le Concert d'Astree, Berlioz and Debussy sung by soprano Joan Rodgers , and pianist Louis Lortie playing a range of dances, including Ravel's La Valse.


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Ian Bostridge
Unknown: Emmanuelle Haïm
Soprano: Joan Rodgers
Pianist: Louis Lortie

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London. n Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano) Mbeniz Iberia, Book 3
Schumann Fantasiestucke, Op 12 Repeated Sunday lpm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales -
The Symphony in the 19th Century Paul Lewis (piano), conductor Joseph Swensen
Sandy Burnett presents a week of programmes chronicling the development of the symphony by a century of extraordinary Austro-German composers. Sibelius The Bard, Op 64
Mozart Piano Concerto No 25 in C, K503 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)


Piano: Paul Lewis
Conductor: Joseph Swensen
Conductor: Sandy Burnett

: Making Tracks

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


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Charles Strouse. With a rare production of Golden Boy running in Greenwich, Edward Seckerson talks to the veteran composer of Annie, Bye-Bye Birdie and the film score for Bonnie and Clyde.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen, Room 220, Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow, G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Charles Strouse.
Talks: Edward Seckerson
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawny presents a selection of music, arts news and reviews.

: Performance on 3

Spitalflelds Festival
Penny Gore introduces a concert of string music from the Spitalfields Festival. John Harie (saxophone),
John Wallace (trumpet), Britten Sinfonia , conductor Nicholas Cleobury
Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op 4 7 Copland Quiet City
David Matthews Two Pieces for Strings (first UK performance)
Jonathan Dove Moonlight Revels
Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme ofCorelli


Unknown: John Harie
Unknown: John Wallace
Conductor: Britten Sinfonia
Conductor: Nicholas Cleobury
Unknown: David Matthews
Unknown: Jonathan Dove

: Documentary Britten

Peter Eyre is the narrator in Coal Face and Negroes, two works created by Benjamin Britten and WH Auden for the GPO Film Unit in the 1930s. With BBC Singers and Psappha conducted by Stephen Layton.


Unknown: Peter Eyre
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Conducted By: Stephen Layton.

: Night Waves

Sarah Dunant talks to director Ang Lee about his latest film, The Hulk, based on the Marvel Comics superhero. Producer Phil Tinline


Talks: Sarah Dunant
Director: Ang Lee
Producer: Phil Tinline

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington 's late-night listening includes tracks from Gillian Welch 's new album Soul Journey, and live performances from Scottish lutenist Rob MacKillop , recorded recently at the Lufthansa
Festival of Baroque Music in London.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Gillian Welch
Unknown: Rob MacKillop

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Albeniz Rapsodia Espanola, Op 70
12.20 Britten, arr Bedford Suite: Death in Venice 12.50 Lepnum Mother Tongue
1.00 Berwald Septet in B flat Schubert Octet in F, D803
2.25 Strauss Du Meines Herzens Kronelein, Op 21 No 2; Die Nacht, Op 10 No 3; Ruhe, Meine Seele , Op 27 No 1; Allerseelen, Op 10 No 8
2.35 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis 2.50 Schoeck
Violin Concerto in B flat, Op 21 (Quasi una Fantasia) 3.25 Sibelius Symphony No 5
4.00 Sibelius Fmlandia Hymn
4.10 Mozart Sento , Oh Dio (Cosi Fan Tutte)
4.20 Thalberg Fantasia on Bellini's "La
Sonnambula" 4.30 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Aols-Tone, Op 68 4.40Saint-Saens
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op 28
4.50 Chabrier Espana 5.00 Bach Oboe d'Amore Concerto in A, BWV1055
5.10 Telemann Recorder Sonata in F minor
(DerGetreue Music-Meister) 5.20 Forster Vanitas Vanitatum 5.35 Francois du Fault L "Offrande 5.40 Berenguer de Palou Aital Dona 5.50 Vivaldi Concerto Grosso in F, RV567 (L'Estro Armonico)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Meine Seele
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Mozart Sento
Unknown: Thalberg Fantasia
Unknown: Bach Oboe
Music-Meister: Forster Vanitas Vanitatum
Unknown: Palou Aital

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