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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
Ravel String Quartet Emerson Quartet
6.50 Purcell Behold Now, Praise the Lord Choir of New College, Oxford, The King's Consort, conductor Robert King
7.00 Alkan Concerto da Camera in Csharpminor, 0pl0No2
Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Martyn Brabbins
7.35 Beethoven Flute Sonata in B flat Emmanuel Pahud , Eric le Sage (piano)
8.00 Shostakovich Overture on Russian and Kirghiz Folk Themes
Gothenburg SO, conductor Neeme Jarvi
8.35 Strauss Horn Concerto No 2
Hermann Baumann , Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, conductor Kurt Masur


Conductor: Robert King
Piano: Marc-Andre Hamelin
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Emmanuel Pahud
Unknown: Hermann Baumann
Conductor: Kurt Masur

: Composer of the Week: Rossini

Donald Macleod and Robert Lloyd discuss Rossini's 40-year retirement from composing for the opera.
Amen, in Sempiterna (Stabat Mater)
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Istvan Kertesz
Prélude Pétulant Rococo (Peches de Vieillesse, Book 8)
Alberto Portugheis (piano)
Kyrie Eleison (Petite Messe Solennelle) Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Katia Labeque and Maria Labeque
(pianos), David Briggs (harmonium), director Stephen Cleobury
Preludio Religioso ; Sanctus; 0 Salutaris Hostia; Agnus Dei (Petite Messe
Solennelle) Daniella Dessi (soprano),
Gloria Scalchi (mezzo), Giuseppe Sabbatini (tenor), Michele Petrusi (bass), Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus and Orchestra


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Robert Lloyd
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Piano: Alberto Portugheis
Unknown: Katia Labeque
Pianos: Maria Labeque
Pianos: David Briggs
Director: Stephen Cleobury
Director: Preludio Religioso
Unknown: Agnus Dei
Soprano: Daniella Dessi
Soprano: Gloria Scalchi
Tenor: Giuseppe Sabbatini
Tenor: Michele Petrusi

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Romance in G, Op 40 Henryk Szeryng (violin),
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conductor Bernard Haitink
10.09 Franck Prélude, Fugue and Variation, Op 18 Joris Verdin
(harmonium), Jos van Immerseel (piano)
10.19 Schoeck Horn Concerto, Op 65
Dennis Brain , Zurich Collegium Musicum, conductor Paul Sacher
10.36 Marroquin Mexican Lullaby Henryk Szeryng (violin), Charles Reiner (piano)
10.40 Franck Prelude , Chorale and Fugue Shura Cherkassky (piano)
10.58 Poulenc L 'Histoire de Babar
Noël Coward (narrator) accompanied by the Composer (piano)
11.24 Noël Coward Poor Little Rich Girl
Performed by the Composer, Carroll Gibbons (piano)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Violin: Henryk Szeryng
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Piano: Jos van Immerseel
Unknown: Dennis Brain
Conductor: Paul Sacher
Violin: Henryk Szeryng
Violin: Charles Reiner
Piano: Franck Prelude
Piano: Shura Cherkassky
Piano: Carroll Gibbons

: Morning Performance

Lufthansa Festival of Baroque Music
In the final programme of highlights from this year's festival, Lucie Skeaping introduces music for two viols by Sainte-Colombe and Marais performed by Hille Perl and Friederike Heumann , a harpsichord suite byCouperin played by Mitzi Meyerson , and music by Albinoni, Telemann and Rameau from a concert given by the European Union Baroque
Orchestra conducted by Roy Goodman.


Introduces: Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Hille Perl
Unknown: Friederike Heumann
Played By: Mitzi Meyerson
Conducted By: Roy Goodman.

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear a recital given last year at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Introduced by Petroc Trelawny .
Isabelle Faust (violin), Lawrence Power (viola), Jan Eric Gustafsson (cello), Alexander Melnikov (piano)
Mendelssohn Piano Quartet in F minor, Op2No2
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 4 7 (R)


Introduced By: Petroc Trelawny
Violin: Isabelle Faust
Violin: Lawrence Power
Viola: Jan Eric Gustafsson
Piano: Alexander Melnikov

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear Tuesday's all-
Strauss Prom. Introduced by Louise Fryer. For full listing see Tuesday 7.30pm


Unknown: Strauss Prom.
Introduced By: Louise Fryer.

: Jazz Legends

John Kirby. Julian Joseph and Geoffrey Smith examine the recorded legacy of this American bass player. Kirby's sextet included drummer O'Neill Spencer and pianist Billy Kyle , who were both to become major influences on the bebop generation. Selections include Rehearsin' for
Nervous Breakdown, Anitra 's Dance and the original version of Undecided, written by the group's trumpeter Charlie Shavers. (R)


Unknown: John Kirby.
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Geoffrey Smith
Unknown: O'Neill Spencer
Pianist: Billy Kyle
Unknown: Charlie Shavers.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty with music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Sandy Burnett. Stephen Kovacevich (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Han Volkov
Ligeti San Francisco Polyphony
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1 in C
7.55 Twenty Minutes: Lotta Schmidt
By Anthony Trollope. Read by Oliver Ford
Davies. A short story that unfolds in 19th-century Vienna, where love and music are inextricably interwoven.
8.15 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor Repeated next Tuesday


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Piano: Stephen Kovacevich
Conductor: Han Volkov
Unknown: Lotta Schmidt
Unknown: Anthony Trollope.
Read By: Oliver Ford

: A Brief History of Irony

Irony consists of saying one thing but meaning its opposite, or the incongruity between what is expected and what actually occurs. American satirist Joe Queenan charts the use of irony through the ages, with the help of Armando lannucci ,
Ian Hislop , Kathy Lette and Harold Bloom. (R)


Unknown: Joe Queenan
Unknown: Armando Lannucci
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Kathy Lette
Unknown: Harold Bloom.

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. Presented by Andrew McGregor.
Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Mary King (mezzo), Omar Ebrahim (baritone/ speaker), Michael Collins (clarinet), Marco Blaauw (trumpet), London
Sinfonietta, conductor Peter Eotvos Stravinsky Ebony Concerto
Peter Eotvos Snatches of a Conversation (first UK performance)
Detiev Glanert Secret Room
Elliott Carter Clarinet Concerto
Ligeti Aventures; Nouvelles Aventures


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Soprano: Barbara Hannigan
Soprano: Mary King
Baritone: Omar Ebrahim
Clarinet: Michael Collins
Clarinet: Marco Blaauw
Conductor: Peter Eotvos
Unknown: Peter Eotvos Snatches

: Jazz on 3

Herbie Hancock , Roy Hargrove , Mike Brecker - Directions in Music
Jez Nelson presents another chance to hear a concert tribute to Miles Davis and John Coltrane given last year by Herbie Hancock (piano), Roy Hargrove (trumpet) and Mike Brecker (saxophone), with George Mraz (bass) and Willie Jones (drums). (R)


Unknown: Herbie Hancock
Unknown: Roy Hargrove
Unknown: Mike Brecker
Unknown: Miles Davis
Unknown: John Coltrane
Piano: Herbie Hancock
Piano: Roy Hargrove
Piano: Mike Brecker
Bass: George Mraz
Bass: Willie Jones

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Noskowski Overture: SirZolzikiewicz Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor
Noskowski Symphony No 3 in F(Springto Spring) 2.20
Schumann Davidsbundlertanze , Op6 2.50 Cherubini Requiem Mass No 1 in C minor
3.35Schubert Scherzo No 1 in B flat, D593
3.40 Mozart Symphony No 29 in A, K201
4.05 Forqueray La Regente (Viola da Gamba Suite No 4 in D minor)
4.10 Maurice Dela Sonatine 4.25 Verdi // Lacerato Spirito (Simon Boccanegra )
4.30 Respighi // Tramonto 4.45Sarti Songof the Cherubim 4.50 Glinka
Kamarinskaya 5.00 Kurpinski Two Huts
5.05 Mozart 0, Wie Willlch Triumphieren (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail)
5.10 Liszt, transcr Lhevinne
Reminiscences on Meyerbeer's Robert le Diable 5.25 Bruckner Three Motets
5.35 Grainger Après un Reve 5.40 Marin No Pianse Manguilla Ya 5.50 JB Verrijt 0 lesu Splendor Aeternae Gloriae; In Nomine lesu Flammae Divinae, Op 5


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Schumann Davidsbundlertanze
Unknown: Maurice Dela Sonatine
Unknown: Simon Boccanegra

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