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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Schubert Fantasy in F minor, D940
Maria Joao Pires and Huseyin Sermet (piano, four hands)
6.45Skempton Lento BBC Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Mark Wigglesworth
7.25 Byrd 0 Lux Beata Trinitas a 6 Sarum Consort, director Andrew Mackay
7.30 Mozart Flute Concerto in G, K313 Konrad Hunteler (flute), Orchestra of the 18th Century, conductor Frans Bruggen
8.30 Handel Look Down, Harmonious Saint John Mark Ainsley (tenor),
The King's Consort, director Robert King
8.45 Enescu Romanian Rhapsody No 1 LSO, conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Maria Joao Pires
Piano: Huseyin Sermet
Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth
Director: Andrew MacKay
Flute: Konrad Hunteler
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Director: Robert King
Conductor: Antal Dorati

: Composer of the Week: Barber

With Donald Macleod. 3: Pre-War Years
Like many American composers of his generation Samuel Barberwas well aware that the new technology of radio would offer a far greater range of people the opportunity to hear his music. He was delighted when Toscanini elected to programme what's now one of his most popular pieces of music, the Adagio for Strings, and another short orchestral piece called Essay, in one of his weekly concert broadcasts on NBC radio.
The Beggar's Song Thomas Hampson (baritone), John Browning (piano)
Symphony No 1, Op 9 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Neeme Jarvi
Adagio for Strings, Op 11 Philadelphia Orchestra, conductor Eugene Ormandy Excursions, Op 20 Jeffrey Jacob (piano) Let Down the Bars, 0 Death!
Washington Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, director Paul Callaway


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Samuel Barberwas
Baritone: Thomas Hampson
Baritone: John Browning
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Piano: Jeffrey Jacob
Director: Paul Callaway

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Kreisler Marche Miniature
Viennoise Fritz Kreisler (violin), Victor Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Donald Voorhees
10.04 Boccherini Cello Concerto in A, G475 Julius Berger (cello),
South West German Chamber Orchestra, conductor Vladislav Czarnecki
10.18 Ockeghem Aultre Venus Estes sans Faille Orlando Consort
10.23 Weber Overture: Oberon
Leningrad PO, conductor Yevgeni Mravinsky
10.33 Grieg Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor, Op 45 Fritz Kreisler (violin), Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Violin: Viennoise Fritz Kreisler
Violin: Victor Symphony
Conductor: Donald Voorhees
Cello: Julius Berger
Conductor: Yevgeni Mravinsky

: Morning Performance

Cheltenham Festival 2003
Live from the Pittville Pump Room, Chris de Souza introduces a concert by a group of BBC New Generation Artists, the Szymanowski Quartet.
Haydn String Quartet in B minor, Op 33 No 1 Bacewicz String Quartet No 4
11.45 Twenty Minutes: Harmony and Invention Another story rescued from behind the cupboard of musical history by Rachel Stott. With David Gordon
(harpsichord) and Biba Lille-West. 3: The Mystery of Caroline Evelyn
In which the young Fanny Burney , nursing an illicit desire to become a writer, seeks consolation at the keyboard. (R)
12.05 Bartok String Quartet No 3
Mozart String Quartet in C minor, K465 (Dissonance)


Introduces: Chris de Souza
Unknown: Rachel Stott.
Harpsichord: David Gordon
Unknown: Caroline Evelyn
Unknown: Fanny Burney

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Leamington Festival 2003
Tommy Pearson introduces the first of five concerts recorded earlier this year at the Leamington Festival. Today's concert is given by the Schubert Ensemble of London. Simon Blendis (violin), Douglas Paterson
(viola), Jane Salmon (cello), Peter Bucocke (double bass), William Howard (piano) Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K4 78 Hummel Piano Quintet in E flat. Op 87


Introduces: Tommy Pearson
Violin: Simon Blendis
Violin: Douglas Paterson
Viola: Jane Salmon
Cello: Peter Bucocke
Bass: William Howard

: BBC Orchestras

BBC Philharmonic - The Best of the Proms 2002
Presented by Martin Handley. Including: Albeniz, arrShchedrin Two Tangos Shostakovich Violin Concerto No 1 llyaGringolts, conductor VassilySinaisky Granados GoyescasAngela Marambio (soprano), Sarah Connolly (mezzo),
Marius Brenciu (tenor), Brett Polegato (baritone), BBC Singers, conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Presented By: Martin Handley.
Soprano: Sarah Connolly
Tenor: Marius Brenciu
Tenor: Brett Polegato
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Choral Evensong

Live from Guildford Cathedral with the Royal School of Church Music Millennium Youth Choir.
Introit: The Light of the World (Andrew Carter). O Nata Lux (Morten Lauridsen). Office Hymn: Light of the World, from Whom All Truth Proceeding Dawns in Each Heart (Highwood). Psalm 27 (Hopkins, Wolstenholme). First Lesson: Isaiah 60, vv 1-7, 15-19. Magnificat (Rene Clausen). Second Lesson: 1 John 1, vv 1-7; 2, vv 7-ll. Nunc Dimittis (Dan Locklair). Anthem: Ecce Beatam Lucem (Jonathan Dove). Final Hymn: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (Kingsfold). Organ Voluntary: Prelude and Fugue in B, Op 7 No 1 (Dupre).
Director Gordon Stewart. Organist Timothy Byram Wigfield.


Unknown: Andrew Carter
Unknown: Morten Lauridsen
Unknown: Rene Clausen
Unknown: Dan Locklair
Unknown: Jonathan Dove
Director: Gordon Stewart
Organist: Timothy Byram Wigfield

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra
The BBCSO returns to the elegant
Bavarian spa town of Bad Kissingen with conductor Andrew Davis , to play at this year's festival. Presented by Paul Guinery. Vadim Repin (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Davis
Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
Stravinsky Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)
Shostakovich Symphony No 9


Conductor: Andrew Davis
Presented By: Paul Guinery.
Violin: Vadim Repin
Conductor: Andrew Davis

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Sarah Dunant and guests discuss topics currently in the public eye. Last in series. Producer Mohit Bakaya


Unknown: Sarah Dunant
Producer: Mohit Bakaya

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp plays tracks from guitarist Gary Lucas 's Chinese pop album, and Lucas crops up again as the Magic Band reforms (without Captain Beefheart) after more than 20 years. Aidan Smith creates quaint tunes in his bedroom and Bela Fleck and Nickel Creek's Chris Thile rearrange Domenico Scarlatti 's Keyboard Sonata in D minor, Kk213, for banjo and mandolin.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Guitarist: Gary Lucas
Unknown: Aidan Smith
Unknown: Bela Fleck
Unknown: Chris Thile
Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Schenck Viola da Gamba Sonata in F sharp minor, Op 9 No 3 (L 'Echo du
Danube) 12.20 Faure La Bonne Chanson, Op 6112.45 Toumier Images, Op 35
12.55 Escher / Taste a Liquor Never
Brewed 1.00 Shostakovich Symphony No 7 (Leningrad) 2.10 Beethoven
15 Variations and a Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat, Op 35 (Eroica) 2.35
Brahms String Sextet No 2 in G, Op 36
3.15 Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 in Fminor 3.50 Grieg PeerGynt: Suite No 1, Op 46 4.05 Verdi Prologue (Alzira); //
Prigioniero (excerpts) 4.20 Saint-Saens Danse Macabre, Op 40 4.25 Piazzolla Tango: Primavera Portena 4.30 Gallot
Lute Suite in A minor 4.40 Havergal Brian Suite Solitude; 0 Happiness Celestial
Fair; Shall I Then Be Spared 4.50
Glinka Kamarinskaya 5.00 Herberigs Those Who Want to Go to Iceland (Old Flemish Songs)
5.05 German Three Dances from Henry VIII
5.10 Duarte Trio for Three 5.20 Schubert
Piano Trio in Eflat, 0897 (Notturno)
5.30 Hindemith Trauermusik
5.35 Strauss An dem Baum Daphne
(Daphne) 5.50 Frescobaldi Toccata sopra i Pedale dell 'Organo e Senza


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Glinka Kamarinskaya
Unknown: Henry Viii
Unknown: Hindemith Trauermusik
Unknown: Baum Daphne

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