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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Schubert Symphony No 4 in C minor (Tragic) New Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
6.30 Brahms Seven Fantasies, Op 116 Evgeny Kissin (piano)
7.00 Mozart Serenade in G, K525 (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
7.20 Alkan Le Festin d 'Esope, Op 39 No 12 Jack Gibbons (piano)
8.00 Copland Dance Symphony Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
8.30 Bach Concerto in F, BWV971 (In the Italian Style) Bob van Asperen (harpsichord)


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Piano: Evgeny Kissin
Unknown: Eine Kleine
Piano: Jack Gibbons
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Harpsichord: Bob van Asperen

: Composer of the Week: Bax

"Nineteen-thirty has been as beautiful as anything I can remember," wrote Arnold Bax. Donald Macleod takes a look at
Bax's compositions from that year and from the succeeding decade. Nonet
Nash Ensemble
Northern Ballad No 2
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rumon Gamba
Academy of St Martin in the Reids Chamber Ensemble


Unknown: Arnold Bax.
Unknown: Donald MacLeod

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Listener Request:
Mozart Piano Concerto No 26 in D, K537 Friedrich Guida ,
New Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anthony Collins
10.30 Schumann Violin Sonata No 1 in A minor, Op 105
Charles Neidich (clarinet), Leonard Hokanson (piano)
10.50 Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6 No 4 Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Carl Schuricht
11.03 Martinu Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani Jan Panenka (piano),
Josef Hejduk (timpani),
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Karel Sejna


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Unknown: Friedrich Guida
Conductor: Anthony Collins
Clarinet: Charles Neidich
Piano: Leonard Hokanson
Conductor: Carl Schuricht
Piano: Jan Panenka
Piano: Josef Hejduk
Conductor: Karel Sejna

: Morning Performance

Spitalfields Festival
Petroc Trelawny presents highlights from this year's Spitalfields Festival, including the first performance of a BBC/Royal Philharmonic Society commission,
Richard Rodney Bennett's Songs before Sleep, performed by Radio 3 New Generation Artist Jonathan Lemalu
(baritone) accompanied at the piano by Michael Hampton. Plus western evocations of gamelan music from the Continuum Ensemble; Jonathan Dove 's Out of Time played by the Vanbrugh
Quartet; and Ton Koopman with Bach's Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV546.


Unknown: Richard Rodney
Artist: Jonathan Lemalu
Unknown: Michael Hampton.
Unknown: Jonathan Dove
Unknown: Ton Koopman

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital given last year at St Andrew Holborn as part of the City of London Festival.
Helen Meyerhoff (soprano), Chamber Domaine
Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 (Serioso)
Judith Bingham My Father's Arms
Shostakovich String Quartet Noll, Op 122


Soprano: Helen Meyerhoff
Unknown: Judith Bingham

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear Saturday's Prom. Introduced by Sarah Walker.
Alice Coote (mezzo), Halle Orchestra , conductor Mark Elder
Colin Matthews Vivo
Berlioz Les Nuits dEt6
Eigar Symphony No 1 in A flat


Introduced By: Sarah Walker.
Introduced By: Alice Coote
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conductor: Colin Matthews

: Music Restored

The Ferrabosco Family
The musical world has often produced remarkable extended families of composers and performers, the Bach family being a good example. Today Lucie Skeaping looks back on the lives and music of another influential and talented musical dynasty, the Ferraboscos, who became a prodigious and influential force in 16th- and 17th-century Europe.


Unknown: Lucie Skeaping

: In Tune

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


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
Christian Gansch makes his Proms debut in a diverse programme including Mozart's popular concerto and Beethoven's evocation of the countryside outside Vienna. Lontano is the first of several works by Ligeti featured in this year's Proms in celebration of the composer's 80th birthday. Presented by Louise Fryer. Antje Weithaas (violin),
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Christian Gansch
Ligeti Lontano
Mozart Violin Concerto No 5 in A, K219 (Turkish)
7.45 Twenty Minutes: New Nature
Writing First of a series of new writing about nature, combining informed observations with passionate prose.
In Crow Country. Mark Cocker explains his love affairwith the rook, Corvus frugilegus.
8.05 Beethoven Symphony No 6 in F (Pastoral) Repeated Monday 2pm
This concert is televised on BBC4 at 7.30pm/1.20am


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Christian Gansch
Conductor: Ligeti Lontano
Unknown: Mark Cocker

: Appian Way

3: Christ Stopped at Eboli.
Dennis Marks leaves Naples and passes through the ancient towns of Capua and Benevento on his way to the bleak and hostile landscape of Basilicata, scene of Carlo Levi 's memoirofthe Fascist years.


Unknown: Carlo Levi

: Miroirs

Peter Donohoe (piano) performs Ravel's Miroirs.


Piano: Peter Donohoe

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces further highlights from Womad, including virtuoso sarod player Asad Qizlibash from Pakistan, and veteran Cuban band Clave yGuaguanco.


Introduces: Fiona Talkington
Unknown: Asad Qizlibash

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Larsson Nine Songs, Op 35
12.25 Schubert Piano Sonata No 20 in A, D959 1.00 Debussy Prélude à l'Après-
Midi d'un Faune Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 in A Haydn Symphony No 88 in G
1.55 Silvius Leopold Weiss Lute Suite in D minor 2.15 Kodaly Sonata for solo cello, Op 8 2.45 Bruckner Vexilla Regis ; Os Justi ; Virga Jesse Floruit ; Christus Factus Est ; Ave Maria; Tantum Ergo
3.10 Shostakovich Symphony No 13 (Babiy Yar)
4.05 Rudolf Escher Songs of Love and Eternity
4.20 Franck Cantabile in B for organ
4.25 Mudarra Claros y Frescos Rios
4.30 Anon Istampita: Tre Fontane
4.35 Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23
4.45 Rossini Overture: William Tell
5.00 J Strauss (son) Waltz: Vienna Blood, Op 354 5.05 Julian Plaza Danzarin (Homenaje a la Danza del Tango)
5.10 Murray Adaskin Legato and Ricochet 5.15 Arensky Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 23 (Silhouettes)
5.30 Grainger, arr Sculthorpe Beautiful Fresh Flower 5.35 Wagner Mdgst Du, Mein Kind (Die Fliegende Hollander )
5.40 Jamefelt Korsholma


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Kodaly Sonata
Unknown: Bruckner Vexilla Regis
Unknown: Os Justi
Unknown: Virga Jesse Floruit
Unknown: Rudolf Escher
Unknown: Franck Cantabile
Unknown: Frescos Rios
Unknown: William Tell
Unknown: Julian Plaza Danzarin
Unknown: Murray Adaskin Legato
Unknown: Fliegende Hollander
Unknown: Jamefelt Korsholma

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