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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.05 Strauss Oboe Concerto
Douglas Boyd ,
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Paavo Berglund
6:40 Haydn Piano Trio in E, HXV28 Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
7.10 Handel Dalla Guerra Amorosa
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Irmgard Poppen (cello),
Edith Picht-Axenfeld (harpsichord)
7:45 George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (for piano solo)
Performed by the Composer
8:05 Beethoven Overture: Egmont Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor George Szell
8:45 Locatelli, arr Piatti Cello Sonata in D Janos Starker,
Stephen Swedish (piano)


Unknown: Douglas Boyd
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Cello: Irmgard Poppen
Harpsichord: Edith Picht-Axenfeld
Harpsichord: George Gershwin Rhapsody
Conductor: George Szell

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

The Debussy expert Roger Nichols remarked that "Debussy was more than a soft-centred voluptuary drifting through life on a cloud of disembodied dissonances," and much of the debate surrounding the music of this composer is centred on whether it is appropriate to link his music with the concepts of impressionism. Today, in conversation with Donald Macleod , Pierre Boulez considers these ideas in relation to the sets of Imagesior orchestra and piano. Images, Set 1
Jean- Yves Thibaudet (piano)
Rondes de Printemps; Gigues; Iberia (Images)
Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez


Unknown: Roger Nichols
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Pierre Boulez
Piano: Yves Thibaudet
Conductor: Pierre Boulez

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Handel So Shall the Lute and Harp Awake (Judas Maccabeus)
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Adrian Boult
10.05 Falla Homenajes
Wurttemburg State Orchestra, conductor Garcia Navarro
10.23 Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Philharmonia, conductor Igor Markevitch
10.35 Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue, Op 8 No 23
Performed by the Composer (piano)
10.43 Heitor Villa-Lobos Bachianas
Brasileiras No 5
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), French National Radio Orchestra, conducted by the Composer


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Conductor: Garcia Navarro
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Conductor: Dmitri Shostakovich

: Morning Performance

Cheltenham Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces a recital given at the Pittville Pump Room by the Swedish soprano Camilla Tilling with the pianist Julius Drake. The programme includes songs from Mahler's Des
Knaben Wunderhorn and Schumann's
Myrthen, as well asTure Rangstrom's The Girl Under the New Moon, Pan and An Old Dance Rhythm, three Scandinavian songs by Sigurd von Koch and a selection of songs by Faure: Mandoline, Op 58 No 1;
Les Berceaux, Op 23 No 1; Après un Reve, Op 7 No 1; Chanson damour, Op 2 7 No 1; Clair de Lune, Op 46 No 2; Notre Amour, Op 23 No 2. Including at:
11.40 Twenty Minutes: Mozart's Journey to Prague
Eduard Morike's account of a journey from Vienna to Prague undertaken by Mozart and his wife, translated by David Luke and abridged in five episodes by Alison Joseph.
4: Helping Shop Girls Read by Jack Klaff.


Soprano: Camilla Tilling
Pianist: Julius Drake.
Translated By: David Luke
Unknown: Alison Joseph.
Read By: Jack Klaff.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival - Radio 3 New
Generation Artists
11: Verity Sharp presents a recital from the church of All Hallows, London Wall. Li-Wei (cello)
Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G, BWV1007 Chinese traditional, arr Li-Wei and Quingyu Qin Moonlight on a Spring Kodaly Cello Sonata


Artists: Verity Sharp
Artists: Quingyu Qin Moonlight

: BBC Orchestras

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Wagner Prelude: Parsifal, Act 1 Conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Jongen Lalla-Roukh
Conductor Pierre-Andre Valade
Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor Tasmin Little, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra Conductor Christian Gansch


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Pierre-Andre Valade
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Christian Gansch

: Making Tracks

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


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Music Restored

nLucie Skeaping introduces a special invitation concert from this year's
York Early Music Festival, featuringthe Palladian Ensemble in performances of music by Handel.

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

BBC Philharmonic
Susan Chilcott (soprano), John Scott (organ), London Philharmonic Choir, conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier
Petroc Trelawny introduces a concert of French music, live from St Paul 's Cathedral, London.
Messiaen Les Offrandes Oubliées
Poulenc Gloria
Saint-Saens Symphony No 3 in C minor (Organ)


Soprano: John Scott
Unknown: St Paul

: Night Waves

China Mieville and guests review
Zeffirelli's production of Pagliacci at the Royal Opera House with Placido Domingo as Canio and Angela Gheorghiu as his wife. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Placido Domingo
Unknown: Angela Gheorghiu
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington presents music by Guillaume Dufay , the Blind Boys of Alabama and the Tord Gustavsen Trio.


Unknown: Fiona Talkington
Music By: Guillaume Dufay

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
12.05 Mozart, arr Grieg Sonata in G for two keyboards, K283
12.15 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor
12.45 J Kainz Harpsichord Concerto in C
1.00 A concert given at the Royal Albert Hall during the 2000 Proms season. BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor OsmoVanska
Mozart Symphony No 4 in D, K19
Rachmaninov Symphony No 2 in E minor
2.15 Sweelinck Regina Coeli
2.20 Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV988
3.50 Tchaikovsky Ballet Suite: The
Sleeping Beauty 4.10 Verdi 0 Inferno!
Amelia Qui .. ; SentoAwamparneH'Anima (Simon Boccanegra )
4.25 Striggio Ecce Beatam Lucem
4.35 JCF Fischer Suite No 8 in D
4.40 Tedesco Capriccio Diabolico
4.50 Mozart Overture: Don Giovanni
5.00 Brahms Das Madchen Spricht, Op 107 No 3; Immer Leiser Wird Mein Schlummer, Op 105; Meine Liebe 1st Griin, Op 63 No 5; Von Ewiger Liebe ,
Op 43 No 1 5.20 Telemann Erwachetzum Kriegen, Ihr 5.30 Kimberger Flute Sonata in C 5.40 Mendelssohn Jesu Meine
Freude 5.50 Nicolai Overture: Die
Lustigen Wiebervon Windsor


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Sweelinck Regina Coeli
Unknown: Bach Goldberg
Unknown: Simon Boccanegra
Unknown: Tedesco Capriccio Diabolico
Unknown: Don Giovanni
Unknown: Meine Liebe
Unknown: von Ewiger Liebe
Unknown: Mendelssohn Jesu Meine

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