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: Morning on

With Penny Gore.
6.10 W Lawes Fantasia Suite No 1 in G minor London Baroque
6.50 Pergolesl Salve Regina in A minor Barbara Bonney (soprano), Les Talens
Lyriques, conductor Christophe Rousset
7.15 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis Sinfonia of London, conductor John Barbirolli
7.45 J Strauss (son), arr Schoenberg Emperor Waltz, Op437
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
8.05 Byrd Ave Verum Corpus
Tallis Scholars, conductor Peter Phillips
8.35 Mozart Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner


Unknown: Pergolesl Salve Regina
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Conductor: Christophe Rousset
Unknown: Thomas Tallis Sinfonia
Conductor: John Barbirolli
Conductor: Peter Phillips
Conductor: Fritz Reiner

: Composer of the Week: Debussy

Donald Macleod and composer and conductor Pierre Boulez conclude their week of conversations by looking at some of Debussy's late works and discussing what Boulez himself has learnt from them.
Trois Poemes de Stephane Mallarme Bernard Kruysen (baritone), Noel Lee (piano)
Jeux Cleveland Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
Etudes (excerpt) Ju-Ying Song (piano) Cello Sonata Lynn Harrell ,
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Baritone: Mallarme Bernard Kruysen
Piano: Noel Lee
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Unknown: Lynn Harrell
Piano: Vladimir Ashkenazy

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Granados La Maja Dolorosa; El Majo
Discreto; El Mirar de la Maja (Tonadillas en un Estilo Antiguo) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Gerald Moore (piano)
10.09 Boyce Symphony No 4 in F The English Concert, director Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
10.17 Falla The Three-Cornered Hat
(excerpts) Suisse Romande Orchestra, conductor Ernest Ansermet
10.38 Rossini Ouf , les Petits Pois!; Un Regret, un Espoir(Les Peches de Vieillesse) Marcelle Meyer (piano)
10.48 Gounod Les Grands Seigneurs ... Ah! Je Ris ! (Faust, Act 3)
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano),
Paris National Opera Theatre Orchestra, conductor Andre Cluytens


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Soprano: Gerald Moore
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
Conductor: Rossini Ouf
Piano: Marcelle Meyer
Unknown: Je Ris
Conductor: Andre Cluytens

: Morning Performance

Cheltenham Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces a concert recorded at the Pittville Pump Room by violinist Priya Mitchell , cellist Natalie Clein and pianist Imogen Cooper.
Haydn Piano Trio in E flat, HXV29 Lennox Berkeley Andantino
Ravel Sonata for violin and cello
Brahms Piano Trio in B, Op 8 Including at:
11.45 Twenty Minutes: Mozart's
Journey To Prague By Eduard Morike. 5: Burning Out. Narrated by Jack Klaff.


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Violinist: Priya Mitchell
Unknown: Natalie Clein
Pianist: Imogen Cooper.
Unknown: Eduard Morike.
Unknown: Jack Klaff.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival-Radio 3 New
Generation Artists
12: Verity Sharp presents the last in the series of concerts from London churches.
This one comes from St Lawrence Jewry. Jonathan Lemalu (baritone), Michael Hampton (piano)
Copland Old American Songs
Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel (excerpts) Schumann Dichterliebe , Op 48


Artists: Verity Sharp
Baritone: Jonathan Lemalu
Piano: Michael Hampton
Unknown: Schumann Dichterliebe

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Bach, arr Respighi Prelude and Fugue in D, BWV532
Respighi Ballet: La Boutique Fantasque (arr from pieces by Rossini); Ballet: La
Pentola Magica Hannah Sawle (soprano), conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Making Tracks

With Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Jazz Legends

Duke Ellington: Such Sweet Thunder
Julian Joseph and Brian Priestley continue their chronological survey of the music of Duke Ellington, focusing today on the 1950s with excerpts from his Newport Festival Suite and his Shakespearean suite Such Sweet Thunder, as well as the extended composition Harlem (A Tone Parallel to Harlem).


Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Brian Priestley

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Cheltenham Festival 2003
Chris de Souza introduces a concert of works by English composers ranging from the 17th centurytothe present day.
Partricia Rozario (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, conductor Paul Goodwin Purcell The Fairy Queen (excerpts) Handel Orlando (excerpts) Tavener Song of the Angel
Purcell Dido and Aeneas (excerpts)
Handel Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2 Tavener Eternity's Sunrise


Conductor: Paul Goodwin
Unknown: Tavener Song
Unknown: Purcell Dido

: Night Waves

Adam Mars-Jones talks to writer
Walter Mosley , who claims that African-Americans have used the excuse of America's racism and lack of political inclusiveness to absolve themselves of responsibility for their country's actions. He argues that, instead, they should recognise that with their experience of oppression they could build bridges between the first and third worlds. Producer Julian May


Talks: Adam Mars-Jones
Unknown: Walter Mosley

: Andy Kershaw

Comic book artist turned anti-folk songwriter Jeffrey Lewis makes his debut appearance in the Kershaw studio to sing favourites from his canon, such as You Don't Have to Be a Scientist to Do
Experiments with Your Own Heartand
Don't Let the Record Company Take You Out to Lunch.


Songwriter: Jeffrey Lewis

: Jazz on 3

Jez Nelson presents the first of two programmes featuring highlights from the Freedom of the City festival, which took place in May at Conway Hall, London, and featured large and small acoustic and electroacoustic ensembles performing at the cutting edge of contemporary free music. This year artists included Simon H Fell, Eddie Prevost , Gail Brand , John Edwards , the London Improvisers Orchestra, Rhodri Davies ,
Caroline Kraabel , Keith Rowe and Paul Rutherford. Part two will be broadcast next Friday.


Unknown: Eddie Prevost
Unknown: Gail Brand
Unknown: John Edwards
Unknown: Rhodri Davies
Unknown: Caroline Kraabel
Unknown: Keith Rowe
Unknown: Paul Rutherford.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Haydn Symphony No 22 in E flat (Philosopher)
Poulenc Concert Champetre Stravinsky Ballet: Pulcinella
2.25 Schubert String Quintet in C, D956
3.15 Bach Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor, BWV1067 3.35 Leopold I Tres Lectiones Moestusque Leopoldus Posuit et Musicis Legibus Distinxit (Part 2)
4.00 Marais Viola da Gamba Prélude in A m/nor4.05Carl Michael Bellman Six Epistles 4.20 Schumann Overture:
Genoveva 4.35 Verdi Per Me Giunto (Don Carlos) 4.45 Puccini, arrLanchbery One Rne Day (Madama Butterfly)
4.50 Buxtehude Quemadmodum Desiderat Cervus, BuxWV92
5.00 Auber Overture: The Crown Diamonds
5.10 Bach Praeludium and Fughetta in G, BWV902 5.20 Molique Accordion
Sonata, Op 57 5.45 Poulenc Motets pour un Temps de Pénitence


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.

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