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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Michel Plasson
6.30 Glinka Grand Sextet in E flat Capricorn
7.00 Mozart Five Contredances, K609 Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata
Academica, director SandorVegh
7.10 Chopin Variations on Mozart's La Ci Darem la Mano Emanuel Ax (piano), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Charles Mackerras
8.10 Clementi Sonata in B flat, Op 24 No 2 Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
8.40 Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra City of Birmingham SO, conductor Simon Rattle


Conductor: Michel Plasson
Conductor: Charles MacKerras
Piano: Nikolai Demidenko
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Composer of the Week: Samuel Barber (1910-81): 1: Training

One of the best-known American composers of the 20th century, Barber was largely a Romantic who ignored the avant-garde and adhered to tonal music. Today Donald Macleod looks at Barber's early musical training.

Dover Beach, Op 3 Sung by the Composer (baritone), Curtis Quartet
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Sylvia McNair (soprano), Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conductor Yoel Levi
Interlude Leon McCawley (piano)
Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op 7 Detroit SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Three Songs, Op 2 Thomas Hampson (baritone), John Browning (piano)
Producer Johannah Smith


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Sylvia McNair
Conductor: Yoel Levi
Piano: Leon McCawley
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Baritone: John Browning
Producer: Johannah Smith

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Featuring overtures by Weber and performances by Fritz Kreisler. Weber Overture: Euryanthe
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.10 Listener Request: Albenlz Sevillana (Suite Espagnole) Jose Iturbi (piano)
10.15 Handel, arr Harty Water Music Suite LSO, conductor Antal Dorati
10.32 Kreisler Liebesfreud ; Liebesleid; Polichinelle Fritz Kreisler (violin), Franz Rupp and Michael Raucheisen (piano)
10.42 Tallis 0 Sacrum Convivium
Choir of New College Oxford, director Edward Higginbottom
10.47 Glazunov, arr Kreisler Serenade Espagnole, Op 20 No 2
Weber, arr Kreisler Larghetto (Violin Sonata in F, Op 10 No 1)
Scott, arr Kreisler Lotus Land, Op 4 7 No 1 Fritz Kreisler (violin), Michael Raucheisen and Franz Rupp (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Fritz Kreisler.
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Piano: Jose Iturbi
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Kreisler Liebesfreud
Violin: Polichinelle Fritz Kreisler
Violin: Franz Rupp
Violin: Michael Raucheisen
Director: Edward Higginbottom
Unknown: Kreisler Serenade
Violin: Fritz Kreisler
Violin: Michael Raucheisen
Violin: Franz Rupp

: Morning Performance

Cheltenham Festival 2003
Chris de Souza presents anotherweek of concerts from the Pittville Pump Room. Ysaye Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 2 (Joke)
Mozart String Quartet in D minor, K421
11.45 Twenty Minutes: Harmony and Invention Five tales by Rachel Stott.
1: Boys Behaving Badly. In which the self-obsessed young Mozart meets his match in a mysterious box on London's Frith Street. For performers see tomorrow (R)
Philippe Fenelon String Quartet (first performance)
Debussy String Quartet


Unknown: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Rachel Stott.
Unknown: Philippe Fenelon

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Imogen Cooper (piano)
Beethoven Ten Variations on La Stessa, la Stessissima, Wo073
Schubert Sonata in A, D959 Repeated Sunipm


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.
Piano: Imogen Cooper

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Symphony Orchestra - The Best of the Proms 2002
Martin Handley presents the first in a week of highlights from last year's Proms season. Bizet, adapted Shchedrin Ballet Suite: Carmen Conductor Leonard Slatkin
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen , Op 20 Leonidas Kavakos (violin), conductor Leonard Slatkin Debussy Prélude a I 'Apres-Midi d'un Faune Ravel Piano Concerto (for left hand) Louis Lortie , conductor Andrew Davis Vaughan Williams Job
Conductor Andrew Davis


Unknown: Martin Handley
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
Violin: Leonidas Kavakos
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Conductor: Louis Lortie
Conductor: Andrew Davis
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Stage and Screen

Reprise: Patti LuPone. Another chance to hear an exclusive interview with Broadway star Patti LuPone recorded in her dressing room at the Brooks Atkinson theatre in New York. With Edward Seckerson. (R)
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220. Broadcasting House, Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow G12 8DG EMAIL: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Patti Lupone.
Unknown: Patti Lupone
Unknown: Brooks Atkinson
Unknown: Edward Seckerson.
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Proms Preview Night

Stephanie Hughes and Christopher Cook look forward to the new Proms season, which begins this Friday. With Proms director Nicholas Kenyon they explore the themes and anniversaries of the year, talk to key people and slip backstage at the Royal Albert Hall. With live music from
Radio 3 New Generation Artists the Karol Szymanowski Quartet. Plus:
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor (1st mvt) Lang Lang (piano),
St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Yuri Temirkanov
8.00 Wolf Italian Serenade
Karol Szymanowski Quartet
8.15 Mendelssohn Antigone (Overture and excerpts) Berlin Radio Choir and SO, conductor Stefan Soltesz
9.00 John Barry Goldfinger BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Barry Wordsworth
9.45 Vivaldi, arr McFerrin Concerto in G minor for two cellos, RV531
Peter Howard (cello), Saint Paul CO, conductor Bobby McFerrin (vocalist)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Christopher Cook
Director: Nicholas Kenyon
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Piano: Lang Lang
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Unknown: Karol Szymanowski
Conductor: Stefan Soltesz
Conductor: John Barry Goldfinger
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Cello: Peter Howard
Conductor: Bobby McFerrin

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces an excerpt from
Brian Eno 's latest project, Bell Studies for the Clock of the Long Now- inspired by English campanology-the Penguin Cafe Orchestra's Cutting Branches fora Temporary Shelter, and music for gamelan by Lou Harrison.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Brian Eno
Unknown: Lou Harrison.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Muffat/Lully Orchestral Suite
12.20 Beethoven Symphony No 7 in A
12.55 Macque Bacciami Vita Mia
1.00 Taneyev Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 30 Brahms Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25 2.25 Wagner Good Friday Music (Parsifal) 2.35 Liszt Hungarian Coronation Mass 3.25 Jacques Boufil
Grand Duo, Op 2 No 13.35 Schnittke, arr Shafran Suite in the Old Style
3.50 Strauss Horn Concerto No 1 in E flat, Op 11 4.10 CPE Bach Keyboard Fantasia in C, Wq61 4.15 Rosenmuller Sonata Quarta a 3 4.25 Weckmann Wenn der
Herr die Gefangenen zu Zion Erlosen Wird
4.30 Prokofiev Symphony No 1
(Classical) 4.45 Havergal Brian He Was a Rat; Daybreak 4.50 J Strauss (son)
Spanischer Marsch , Op 433 5.00 Jan van Gilse Concert Overture in C minor
5.10 Benjamin Godard Berceuse de
Jocelyn 5.15 Bruhns Jauchzet dem Herren Alle Welt 5.30 Pierre de la Rue 0 Salutaris
Hostia 5.35 Platti Oboe Concerto in G minor 5.45 Kodaly Psalm 150
5.50 Kalman Waltz: Village Children (Der Zigeunerprimas)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Jacques Boufil
Unknown: Rosenmuller Sonata
Unknown: Havergal Brian
Unknown: Spanischer Marsch

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