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: Morning on 3

With Sandy Burnett.
Albinoni Violin Concerto in G minor, Op 10 No 8 GiulianoCarmignola, I Solisti Veneti , conductor Claudio Scimone
6.35 Smetana String Quartet No 2 in D minor Skampa Quartet
7.00 Otto Klemperer Merry Waltz
Philharmonia conducted by the Composer
7.35 Beethoven An die Feme Geliebte , Op 98
Stephan Genz (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)
8.00 Brahms Tragic Overture Houston Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christoph Eschenbach
8.45 Falla Harpsichord Concerto
John Constable, London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Rattle


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Solisti Veneti
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Unknown: Otto Klemperer
Unknown: Feme Geliebte
Baritone: Stephan Genz
Piano: Roger Vignoles
Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach
Conductor: Simon Rattle

: Composers of the Week: Alessandro and Domenico Scarlatti

Domenico Scarlatti is best known for his keyboard sonatas. Today Donald Macleod traces the origins and performance history of these magnificent works.

D Scarlatti Sonata in D minor, Kk9
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
D Scarlatti , arr Avison Concerto No 2 in G Brandenburg Consort, director Roy Goodman
A Scarlatti Gia Lusingato Appieno
Lynne Dawson (soprano), Purcell Quartet D Scarlatti Sonata in A, Kk113; Sonata in F minor, Kk386; Sonata in F minor, Kk387; Sonata in B minor, Kk27 Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Sonata in D, Kk490
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord) (R)


Unknown: Domenico Scarlatti
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Piano: D Scarlatti
Director: Roy Goodman
Soprano: Lynne Dawson
Unknown: Scarlatti Sonata
Piano: Mikhail Pletnev
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Chopin Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor, Op 31 Artur Rubinstein (piano)
10.10 Spohr Nonet in F, Op 31 Vienna Octet
10.42 Debussy Poissons d'Or; Hommage a Rameau (Images); Ondine (Preludes) Artur Rubinstein (piano)
10.57 Listener Request:
Verdi Ulrika 's Invocation of the Spirits (Un Ballo in Maschera, Act 1) Martha Modi (soprano),
Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fritz Busch
11.01 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor (1841 version)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: Debussy Poissons
Piano: Artur Rubinstein
Unknown: Verdi Ulrika
Soprano: Martha Modi
Conductor: Fritz Busch
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

: Morning Performance

Artist in Focus: Bernard Haitink
With Humphrey Burton. 4: Globetrotter
Bernard Haitink describes his close relationships with some of the world's greatest orchestras and the qualities that make each of them unique.
Bruckner Symphony No 4 in E flat (Scherzo) Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op56a Boston Symphony Orchestra
Stravinsky Ballet: The Rite of Spring (excerpt)
European Union Youth Orchestra
Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie (excerpt) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Beethoven Overture: Leonora No 3
Dresden Staatskapelle


Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Humphrey Burton.
Unknown: Bernard Haitink
Unknown: Strauss Eine Alpensinfonie

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

City of London Festival
Stephanie Hughes presents another concert from last year's City of London Festival Angels series. Today's concert, was recorded in St Mary-le-Bow. Nash Ensemble
Shostakovich Piano Trio No 2, Op 67 Ravel Piano Trio in A minor (R)


Unknown: Stephanie Hughes

: BBC Proms 2003

Another chance to hear Tuesday's Prom. Presented by Graeme Kay.
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Matthias Pintscher en sourdine
Bruckner Symphony No 5 in B flat


Presented By: Graeme Kay.
Violin: Frank Peter Zimmermann
Conductor: Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Conductor: Matthias Pintscher

: Music Restored

Gesualdo Lucie Skeaping looks at the life and music of the 16th-century Italian musician and murderer, Carlo Gesualdo , Prince of Venosa. This astonishing eccentric was only redicovered in the 1920s but influenced composers as diverse as Peter Warlock and Igor Stravinsky. Including examples of Gesualdo's madrigals, motets and responses. (R)


Unknown: Gesualdo Lucie Skeaping
Unknown: Carlo Gesualdo
Unknown: Peter Warlock
Unknown: Igor Stravinsky.

: In Tune

With Petroc Trelawny.

: BBC Proms 2003

Live from the Royal Albert Hall , London.
The first in a pair of concerts featuring the works of father and son, Lennox and Michael Berkeley.
Presented byChris de Souza.
Steven Isserlis (cello), BBC Singers
(women's voices), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox Michael Berkeley Secret Garden
Bridge Oration (Concerto Elegiaco)
8.15 Twenty Minutes: The Star
Patrick Stewart reads HG Wells's classic tale in which astronomers discover a bright new star in the heavens rushing headlong towards Earth on a collision course.
8.35 Hoist Suite: The Planets
Repeated on Saturday 2pm


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Michael Berkeley.
Cello: Steven Isserlis
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Unknown: Patrick Stewart

: Proms Composer Portraits

Lennox and Michael Berkeley
Composer and broadcaster
Michael Berkeley talks to Andrew McGregor about his own music and that of his father, centenary composer Lennox Berkeley , and introduces chamber works by both of them. Lennox Berkeley Guitar Sonatina
Michael Berkeley Catch Me if You Can Xuefei Yang (guitar), Wind Quintet from
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama


Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Talks: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Andrew McGregor
Unknown: Lennox Berkeley
Guitar: Xuefei Yang

: The Wire: Nicotine Jean

By Robert Delamere. Paul McCulloch lives a life unseen by the outside world.
Sustained by his fitful imagination, he cares for Jean, the love of his life.
SoundScape by Alisdair McGregor and Aidan Love Director Kate Rowland


Unknown: Robert Delamere.
Unknown: Paul McCulloch
Unknown: Alisdair McGregor
Unknown: Aidan Love
Director: Kate Rowland
Paul: Sean Harrison
Jean: Rachel Davies

: Piano Miniatures

Piers Lane plays preludes by Scriabin.

: Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain.
Purcell, arr Memelsdorff/Staier Toccata in A; The Plaint
12.15 Bruhns HemmtEure Tranenflut
12.30 Clerambault L 'Isle de Delos
12.50 Duben Fantasia on WoGottderHerr
1.00 Svendsen Romeo and Juliet, Op 118 Mozart Symphony No 39 in Eflat, K543 Beethoven Symphony No 4 in B flat
2.15 Khachaturian Piano Concerto
2.55 Wolf Morike Lieder (excerpts)
3.10 Schubert Octet in F, D803
4.10 Le Febure Venit Michael Archangelus; LapidabantJudai Stephanum ; Isti Sunt Viri Sancti 4.20 Frescobaldi Toccata Avanti la
Messa (Rori Musicali , Op 12)
4.30 Durante Concerto per Quartetto in F minor 4.45 Mozart Non Piu Andrai (Le Nozze di Figaro)
4.50 Strauss Die Gottin im Putzzimmer
5.00 Respighi Rossiniana
5.25 Rachmaninov When Night Descends in Silence; Oh Stop Thy Singing, Maiden Fair 5.30 Schumann Arabeske in C
5.45 Alfven Swedish Rhapsody No 1, Op 19 (Midsummer Vigil)


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Duben Fantasia
Unknown: Svendsen Romeo
Unknown: Lapidabantjudai Stephanum
Unknown: Rori Musicali
Unknown: Strauss Die Gottin
Unknown: Schumann Arabeske

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