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: Morning on 3

WithPenny Gore .
WF Bach Sinfonia in F
Violons du Roy, director Bernard Labadie
6.40 Bruch Concerto in E minor for clarinet and viola, Op 88 Gerard Causse (viola), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Lyon Opera Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
7.00 Chabrier Overture: Gwendoline Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
7.50 Grainger Blithe Bells Piers Lane (piano)
8.00 William Schuman American Festival Overture Los Angeles Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein
8.35 Elgar In the South (Alassio), Op 50 London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti


Unknown: Penny Gore
Director: Bernard Labadie
Viola: Gerard Causse
Viola: Paul Meyer
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Piano: William Schuman
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Conductor: Georg Solti

: Composer of the Week: Vivaldi

In 1725 the collection we now know as The Four Seasons first appeared in print under the rather less snappy title of The
Contest between Harmony and Invention. Today Donald Macleod traces the history of the world's most popular piece of classical music.
Violin Concerto in Fminor, RV297 (Winter) (The Four Seasons) Enrico Onofri IIGiardinoArmonico, conductor Giovanni Antonini
Cessate, Omai Cessate , RV684
Sara Mingardo (alto), Concerto Italiano, director Rinaldo Alessandrini
Sorte, Che M'Invitasti . . . Ho Nel Petto un Cor Si Forte (II Giustino) Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), II Giardino Armonico , conductor Giovanni Antonini Violin Concerto in C, RV177
Giuliano Carmignola , Venice Baroque Orchestra, conductor Andrea Marcon


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Enrico Onofri
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
Unknown: Omai Cessate
Unknown: Sara Mingardo
Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini
Unknown: Cecilia Bartoli
Conductor: Giardino Armonico
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
Unknown: Giuliano Carmignola
Conductor: Andrea Marcon

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Franck Symphonic Variations Philippe Entremont (piano),
French National Radio Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon
10.17 Howard Ferguson Octet, Op 4 Ensemble Acht
10.39 Beethoven Bagatelles, Op 126: No 1 in G; No 2 in G minor Artur Schnabel (piano)
10.46 Purcell The Fairy Queen, Part 2 (excerpts) Charles Brett (countertenor), Ian Partridge (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Owen Brannigan (bass), Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten
11.00 Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 3 (Opening)
Dexter Fletcher (spoken), Lilian Watson (soprano), James Bowman
(countertenor), City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox
11.09 Ibert Divertissement
Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, conductor Jean Martinon


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Piano: Philippe Entremont
Conductor: Jean Martinon
Conductor: Howard Ferguson
Piano: Artur Schnabel
Unknown: Charles Brett
Tenor: Ian Partridge
Tenor: John Shirley-Quirk
Baritone: Owen Brannigan
Conductor: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Dexter Fletcher
Soprano: Lilian Watson
Soprano: James Bowman
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Jean Martinon

: Morning Performance

Aldeburgh Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces pianist Thomas Ades , the festival's artistic director, playing Schubert's Trout quintet with the Belcea Quartet and double bass player Corin Long , and Ann Murray singing Britten's A Charm of Lullabies.


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Pianist: Thomas Ades
Unknown: Corin Long
Unknown: Ann Murray

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival - Radio 3 New
Generation Artists
8: Verity Sharp presents a recital recorded at St Mary Abchurch.
Lawrence Power (viola), Jonathan Biss (piano)
Schumann Nachtstucke , Op 23
Julian Phillips Four Characters (first performance)
Hindemith Viola Sonata, Op 11 No 4


Artists: Verity Sharp
Piano: Jonathan Biss
Piano: Schumann Nachtstucke
Unknown: Julian Phillips

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic - The Symphony in the 19th Century
Mahler's Sixth Symphony, written in 1904, represents a culmination of the 19th-century symphonic tradition and hints at a new direction forthe 20th century. Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Hindemith Konzertmusik for brass and strings Conductor Van Pascal Tortelier Mahler Symphony No 6
Conductor Charles Mackerras


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Presented By: Hindemith Konzertmusik
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Big Sid Catlett. Julian Joseph and Geoffrey Smith introduce recordings of this versatile drummer, who was a mainstay of the New York scene in the 1930s and 40s, and equally at home in the groups of modern players such as Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker and in the older swing bands of Benny Goodman and Fletcher Henderson.


Unknown: Sid Catlett.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Unknown: Charlie Parker
Unknown: Benny Goodman
Unknown: Fletcher Henderson.

: In Tune

With Petroc Trelawny.

: Performance on 3

Live from Cheltenham Town Hall, as part of this year's Cheltenham Festival.
Sarah Connolly (mezzo), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Programme includes:
Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice
L Berkeley Four Poems of St Teresa of Avila
Brett Dean Shadow Music (first UK performance)
Debussy La Mer
Including 8.10-8.30
Twenty Minutes: Sheep Shearing for Beginners and Other Advice
Jeremy Harding reflects on his recent move from London to a house in the country near Bordeaux. He reflects on the upheaval and on seeing the new Europe from within.



Mezzo-soprano: Sarah Connolly
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestraa
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Presenter (Twenty Minutes: Sheep Shearing for Beginners and Other Advice): Jeremy Harding

: Night Waves

As the National Film Theatre launches a season by "father of the French gangster films", Jean Pierre Melville , Paul Allen and guests discuss contrasting portrayals of the criminal underworld in European and American Cinema. Producer Zahid Warley


Unknown: Jean Pierre Melville
Unknown: Paul Allen
Producer: Zahid Warley

: Andy Kershaw

An eclectic mix of reggae, world and folk, including a set from Congolese dance band Planete Elegance recorded at this year's Africa Oye festival in Liverpool.

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents a roundup of the latest contemporary jazz CD releases.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Donizetti La Favorita
Teatro Coion Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Bruno Bartoletti
3.20 Beethoven Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor3.55 Madetoja Ballet Suite: Okon Fuoco 4.05 A Scarlatti Concerto Grosso
No 1 in F minor 4.15 Boccherini Rondeau, Op 28 No 4 4.20 Lassus Motets: lam
Lucis Orto Sidere; In Hora Ultima; Omnia Tempus Habent; Quo Properas
4.30 Sweelinck Psalm 1404.40 Handel
Recorder Sonata in D minor 4.50 Cavalli Sonata a 8 5.00 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano
Sonata in C, K545 5.05 Telemann Trio
Sonata in D, TWV42:D 2 (Trietti Methodici e Scherzi, No 2) 5.15 Smit Concerto for piano and wind 5.25 Sibelius Valse Triste
5.35 Durante Concerto per Quartetto No 6 in A 5.45Schutz Vater Abraham
Erbarme Dich Mein, SWV4 77


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Leonora di Gusman: Florenza Cossotto (mezzo)
Fernando: Alfredo Kraus (tenor)
Alfonso XI: Sesto Bruscantlnl (baritone)
Baldassare: Ivo Vinco (bass)
Don Gasparo: Italo Pasini (tenor)
Inez: Africa de Retes (soprano)

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