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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore .
Myslivecek Violin Concerto in B flat Elizabeth Wallfisch ,
Brandenburg Orchestra, conductor Roy Goodman
6.45 Sibelius Rakastava, Op 14 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
7.00 Beethoven Sextet in Eflat, Op 81b Gaudier Ensemble
7.50 Cornelius Three Psalm Lieder, Op 13 Polyphony, director Stephen Layton
8.00 Bartok Romanian Folk Dances Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
8.45 Falla Fantasia Baetica
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)


Unknown: Penny Gore
Unknown: Elizabeth Wallfisch
Conductor: Roy Goodman
Conductor: Colin Davis
Director: Stephen Layton
Conductor: Georg Solti
Piano: Alicia de Larrocha

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

Vivaldi's reputation was made and sealed at the Ospedale della Pieta, a Venice orphanage where he had opportunities to demonstrate his skills as composer and director of music.
He quickly turned the house orchestra into a fine performing group, which in turn was able to give first performances of his compositions, which he was producing in a steady stream. Donald Macleod tells the story of this symbiotic relationship. Violin Concerto in G, RV301
(La Stravaganza) Andrew Watkinson , City of London Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Kraemer
Violin Concerto in D minor, RV235 Giuliano Carmignola ,
Venice Baroque Orchestra, conductor Andrea Marcon
Dixit Dominus , RV595
Susan Gritton and Catrin Wyn-Davies (sopranos), Catherine Denley (alto), The King's Choir and Consort, conductor Robert King
Flute Concerto in G minor, RV439
(La Notte) Sebastien Marq (recorder), Ensemble Matheus , conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Andrew Watkinson
Conductor: Nicholas Kraemer
Unknown: Giuliano Carmignola
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
Conductor: Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Susan Gritton
Sopranos: Catrin Wyn-Davies
Sopranos: Catherine Denley
Unknown: Sebastien Marq
Conductor: Ensemble Matheus
Conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Arnold Divertimento, Op 37
James Galway (flute), Gareth Hulse (oboe), Antony Pay (clarinet)
10.10 Purcell Suite: Abdelazer
BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Arnold
10.21 Bizet Jeux d 'Enfants
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
10.33 Purcell Two Daughters;
Passacaglia; Air (King Arthur, Act 4) Linda Perillo and Julia Gooding
(sopranos), Gerald Finlay and Mark Tucker (tenors), Choir of the English Concert, The English Concert, directorTrevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
10.43 Satie Je Te Veux; Nocturne No 4 Pascal Roge (piano)
10.53 Shostakovich Symphony No 1 London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Flute: James Galway
Flute: Gareth Hulse
Oboe: Antony Pay
Conductor: Malcolm Arnold
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Unknown: Linda Perillo
Sopranos: Julia Gooding
Sopranos: Gerald Finlay
Sopranos: Mark Tucker
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Piano: Pascal Roge
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Festival 2003
Chris de Souza's second programme from Suffolk features tenor Mark Padmore and guitarist Craig Ogden in Tippett's Songs for Achilles- an offshoot of his opera King Priam -and the Arditti Quartet playing Bartok's Fifth String Quartet.


Tenor: Mark Padmore
Guitarist: Craig Ogden

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival Radio 3 New
Generation Artists
5: Verity Sharp presents another concert in the series from the City of London Festival, featuring present and former New Generation Artists
. Recorded at
St Bride's, Fleet Street. Alex Slobodyanik (piano)
Schumann Kinderszenen, Op 15 Eric Tanguy Quattro Intermezzi (first performance)
Prokofiev Piano Sonata No 7


Piano: Alex Slobodyanik
Unknown: Eric Tanguy

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - The Symphony in the 19th Century
Heinrich Schiff (cello), conductor lIan Volkov Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Mendelssohn Overture: The Fair Melusina
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
Schubert Symphony No 9 in C (Great)


Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

The Wonders of the Ancient World lain Burnside takes a magic carpet ride back to the great cities of the ancient world in the company of Schubert, Wolf, Faure, Tippettand Sondheim.


Unknown: Tippettand Sondheim.

: In Tune

With Petroc Trelawny.

: Performance on 3

John Tavener : The Veil of the Temple Fiona Talkington introduces a performance of the climactic final sections of John Tavener 's new seven-hour choral composition, The Veil of the Temple, live from the Temple Church in London.
Tavener has already described the work, inspired by the all-night vigils of the Greek Orthodox church, as his magnum opus and says it is "an offering to the Deity....
Christian but universalist". The texts are in English, Greek, Hebrew, Church Slavonic and Aramaic, and the work is scored for choir, organ and an array of exotic instruments, including duduk, Tibetan horn, simantron and Indian harmonium. Patricia Rozario (soprano),
Choir of the Temple Church, Hoist Singers, conductor Stephen Layton


Unknown: John Tavener
Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: John Tavener
Soprano: Patricia Rozario
Conductor: Stephen Layton

: Night Waves

In March 1995 the Aum Shinrikyo cult released sarin gas on the Tokyo subway, killing 12 and injuring thousands. Isabel Hilton traces the impact the attack has had both on the Japanese people and its culture, from novels like Kenzaburo Oe 's newlytranslated Somersault, to the explosion in the number of horrorfilms made in Japan over recent years. Producer Stephen Hughes


Unknown: Isabel Hilton
Unknown: Kenzaburo Oe
Producer: Stephen Hughes

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces tracks from Johann Johannsson 's album Englaborn, as well as dances for lute and guitar from Baroque Spain played by Armonioso Concerti , recorded recently at the Lufthansa Festival in London.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Johann Johannsson
Played By: Armonioso Concerti

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Corelli Trio Sonata in D minor, Op 1 No 11
12.10 Respighi Suite No 3: Antiche Arie e Danze 12.35 Tchaikovsky Fantasy
Overture: Romeo and Juliet 1.00 Vivaldi
Concerto in D minor for strings, RV127;
Violin Concerto in B flat, RV383; Concerto in D minor for strings, RV128; Violin
Concerto in D minor, RV249; Concerto in G minor for strings, RV152; Violin Concerto in G, RV298 1.45 Berlioz La Mort de Cleopatre 2.05 Vieuxtemps Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor, Op 46
2.35 Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K 5 76
2.55 Hummel String Trio in G
3.10 Schumann Sechs Gesange , Op 89
3.20 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131 4.00 Flothius
Sonnet, Op 9 4.10 Grainger Hill Song No 1
4.20 Verdi Alia Vita Che T'Arride (Un Ballo in Maschera, Act 1) 4.30 Infante Danses Andalouses 4.50 Kunzen Overture:
Erik Ejegod 5.00 Vivaldi Chamber Concerto in D, RV94 5.10 Mozart Cosi Dunque Tradisci, K432 5.20 Homeman Overture: Aladdin
5.30 Weber Invitation to the Dance, Op 65
5.40 Haydn Piano Trio in A, HXV18


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Antiche Arie
Unknown: Schumann Sechs Gesange
Unknown: Infante Danses
Unknown: Erik Ejegod

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