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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore.
6.10 William Lawes Consort Sett a 6 in G minor Fretwork
6.40 Beethoven Symphony No 1 in C Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Reiner
7.10 Mozart Oboe Quartet in F, K370 Nicholas Daniel (oboe), The Undsays
7.50 Schumann Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70
Dennis Brain (horn), Gerald Moore (piano)
8.15 Bartok Rhapsody No 1
Janos Starker (cello), Gyorgy Sebok (piano)
8.35 Copland Appalachian Spring
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Oboe: Nicholas Daniel
Horn: Gerald Moore
Cello: Gyorgy Sebok
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Composer of the Week: CPE Bach

3: Musical Theories
With Donald Macleod. CPE Bach's major contribution to the theory of keyboard performance, Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments, was published in 1753 to such success that he delivered a second part nine years later. Sonata in E flat, Wq49 No 5
Christopher Hogwood (clavichord)
Trio in C minor, Wql61 No 1 (Sanguineus und Melancholicus)
Florilegium Phillis und Thirsis Rosmarie Hofmann
(soprano), Nigel Rogers (tenor), Hans-
Martin Linde and Christoph Huntgeburth (flutes), Phoebe Carrai (cello), Rolf Junghanns (harpsichord)
Cello Concerto in A minor, Wql 70 (Allegro Assai) AnnerBylsma,
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conductor Gustav Leonhardt
Symphony in F for two oboes, two horns, strings and continuo, Wql81 CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra, conductor HartmutHaenchen


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Christopher Hogwood
Unknown: Florilegium Phillis
Soprano: Thirsis Rosmarie Hofmann
Soprano: Nigel Rogers
Unknown: Martin Linde
Flutes: Christoph Huntgeburth
Flutes: Phoebe Carrai
Cello: Rolf Junghanns
Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Puccini La Boheme, Act 1 (excerpt) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) Jussi Bjorling (tenor),
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.18 Chopin Etude in C sharp minor, Op 25 No 7 Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
10.24 Smetana Wallenstein's Camp, Op 14 Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rafael Kubelik
10.40 Listener Request:
Beethoven Adelaide, Op 46
Jussi Bjorling (tenor), Harry Ebert (piano)
10.48 Robert Russell Bennett
Hexapoda: Five Studies in Jitteroptera Louis Kaufman (violin) accompanied by the Composer (piano)


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Soprano: Victoria de Los Angeles
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Piano: Wilhelm Backhaus
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
Tenor: Harry Ebert
Piano: Robert Russell Bennett
Violin: Louis Kaufman

: Morning Performance

Edinburgh International Festival
Violinists Christian Tetzlaff and Antje Weithaas perform duets, live from the Queen's Hall.
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Leclair Sonata in Dfortwo violins, Op3No6
Bartok Duos (excerpts) Beriot Duo in G minor
11.50 Twenty Minutes
Suhayl Saadi reads an extract from his forthcoming novel Psychoraag.
12.10 Leclair Sonata in C fortwo violins, Op3No3
Bartok Duos (excerpts) Ysaye Sonata in A minor


Unknown: Antje Weithaas
Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Suhayl Saadi

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Ronald Corp directs the BBC Singers in a programme of sacred music by British composers.
Gabriel Jackson Edinburgh Mass; 0 Sacrum Convivium
Tank O'Regan Ave Maria; Locus Iste James MacMillan Christus Vincit; Tremunt Videntes Angeli

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear Friday's Prom. Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Miah Persson (soprano), Peter Mattei (baritone), Swedish Radio Choir,
Eric Ericson Choir , Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Manfred Honeck
Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550 Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem 7.30 pm


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Soprano: Miah Persson
Soprano: Peter Mattei
Unknown: Eric Ericson Choir
Conductor: Manfred Honeck

: Choral Evensong

Live from the Priory Church, Edington, Wiltshire, during the 2003 Festival of Music within the Liturgy. Introit: Laudate Pueri (Palestrina). Responses: Byrd. Office Hymn: Jam Regina Discubuit
(mode 2). Psalm: 104 (Plainsong). First
Reading: Leviticus 25, wl-17. Antiphon: Bernardus, Doctor Mellifluus. Magnificat: Primi Toni (Palestrina). Second Reading: Hebrews 4, vl2 to end; 5 wl-10. Nunc
Dimittis: Octavi Toni (Palestrina). Anthem: Laetatus Sum (Victoria). Final Hymn: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Praise My Soul). Organ Voluntary: Fantasia of Foure Partes (Gibbons).
Conductors Andrew Carwood ,
Robert Quinney and Jeremy Summerly. Organist Matthew Martin.


Unknown: Regina Discubuit
Unknown: Primi Toni
Unknown: Octavi Toni
Conductors: Andrew Carwood
Conductors: Robert Quinney
Organist: Jeremy Summerly.
Organist: Matthew Martin.

: In Tune

With Petroc Trelawny.

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London. In the first of two Proms, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and its flamboyant principal conductor perform a pair of works by anniversary composer Prokofiev: his rarely heard orchestral journey from darkness to light, and the blazing dance score inspired by eighth-century Eurasian nomads.
Presented by Andrew McGregor. Olga Borodina (mezzo),
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Valeri Gergiev
Beethoven Overture: The Consecration of the House
Berlioz La Mortde Cleopatre
8.10 Twenty Minutes: A Scythian Buries His Horse In a report from a Scythian burial mound on the Crimean steppe, historian Catherine Merridale asks who the Scythians were and why their nomadic warrior ethic continues to bewitch us.
8.30 Prokofiev Symphonic Song; Scythian Suite Repeated on Saturday


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Presented By: Andrew McGregor.
Presented By: Olga Borodina
Conductor: Valeri Gergiev
Unknown: Catherine Merridale

: The John Tusa Interview

John Tusa talks to playwright
Tom Stoppard about his life and work.


Talks: John Tusa
Unknown: Tom Stoppard

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp introduces recordings by Anne Briggs from England, Astor Piazzolla from Argentina, Jorge Ben from Brazil and AN Farka Toure from Mali.


Introduces: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Anne Briggs
Unknown: Astor Piazzolla
Unknown: Jorge Ben
Unknown: Farka Toure

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. G Gabrleli Magnificat
12.15 Bach Orchestral Suite No 1 in C, BWV1066 12.35 Anon Suite
12.45 Schenck Viola da Gamba Sonata in D, Op 9 No 1 1.00 Sweelinck Four Organ Fantasias 2.00 Vermeulen
Symphony No 1 2.25 Dvorak Piano Trio No 3 in F minor 3.05 Telemann Recorder Sonata in A (DerGetreue Music-Meister)
3.15 Rosetti Concerto in E flat for two horns 3.35 Schubert Four Impromptus, D935 4.05 Grieg Overture: In Autumn
4.20 Pisendel Sonata in C minor fortwo oboes 4.25Gluck Melody (Orfeoed Euridice) 4.30 Tchaikovsky Capriccio
Italien, Op 45 4.50Svendsen Norwegian Artists' Carnival 5.00 Baines Tides
5.05Goldmark Overture: Winter's Tale
5.15 Uszt Hungarian Rhapsody No 15 in A minor (Rakoczy March)
5.20 Kodaly Transylvanian Lament
5.25 Hidas Harpsichord Concerto
5.40 Trad Early Hungarian Kuruc Songs
5.45 Erkel Overture: Hunyadi Laszlo


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Tchaikovsky Capriccio

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