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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Walton Coronation March:
Crown Imperial Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Andrew Litton
CPE Bach Keyboard Sonata in A minor, Wq49 Nol (Wurttemberg Sonatas)
Glenn Gould (piano) Sibelius Karelia Suite Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Mariss Jansons
8.30-9.00: Haydn Keyboard Concerto in D, H XVIII 11 Emanuel Ax (piano), Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
9.00-10.00: Beethoven Violin Sonata in D, Op 12 No 1 Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien , Op 45 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta


Conductor: Andrew Litton
Piano: Glenn Gould
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Piano: Franz Liszt
Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Piano: Tchaikovsky Capriccio Italien
Conductor: Zubin Mehta

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Handel Water Music: Suite No 2 in D London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
10.24 Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor John Eaton (treble), Nigel Perrin (alto), Robin Doveton (tenor), David van Asch (bass), Choir of King's College,
Cambridge, director David Willcocks
10.50 Haydn Symphony No 101 in D (Clock) London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington
11.20 Janacek Mladi
Members of the London Sinfonietta
11.38 Schubert Impromptu in F minor, Op 142 No 4 Edwin Fischer (piano)
11.44 Rossini Overture: La Gazza Ladra London Classical Players, conductor Roger Norrington


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: John Eaton
Unknown: Nigel Perrin
Tenor: Robin Doveton
Tenor: David van Asch
Director: David Willcocks
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Conductor: Janacek Mladi
Unknown: Schubert Impromptu
Piano: Edwin Fischer
Conductor: Roger Norrington

: Composer of the Week: Mozart - theLate Symphonies

With Donald Macleod. 5: The Jupiter
In May 1790 Mozart drafted a letter to Archduke Francis of Austria begging for employment in the relatively lowly position of second Kapellmeister. It appears likely the letter was never sent as there's no record of any acknowledgment. Mozart had instead to content himself with being the composer of dance music, although it's clear that he was left out in the cold at more than one important court occasion. When Mozart staged a three-hour concert, none of the imperial family attended and most of the audience left earlyforfor lunch. The plan may well have been to end with a performance of his latest symphony, the Jupiter, the last of the three symphonies he wrote in the summer of 1788. Piano Concerto No 26 in D, K53 7 (Coronation) (1st mvt) Mitsuko Uchida ,
English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Jeffrey Tate
A Questo Seno deh Vieni.... Or Che il Ciel a Me Ti Rende, K374 Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Wilfried Boettcher
Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Herbert von Karajan Repeated Thursday 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Archduke Francis
Unknown: Mitsuko Uchida
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Conductor: Wilfried Boettcher

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Presented by Fiona Talkington. Scharoun Ensemble
Schubert Octet in F, D803


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
A selection of music from American operas and shows, plus Dvorak's symphonic response to his travels in America. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Bernstein Overture: Candide; Symphonic Dances: West Side Story
Rodgers Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (On Your Toes) Conductor Wayne Marshall Adams Foxtrot: The Chairman Dances
(Nixon in China) Conductor Rumon Gamba Dvorak Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda


Conductor: Wayne Marshall
Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson present a special live edition from Cardiff, featuring the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Grant Llewellyn.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson
Conducted By: Grant Llewellyn.

: Jazz Legends

Hugh Masekela
Julian Joseph meets the great South
African trumpeter, flugelhorn player and singer Hugh Masekela , and looks back on a life of breaking barriers.


Unknown: Hugh Masekela
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Singer: Hugh Masekela

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Edinburgh International Festival 2003 The conclusion of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra's survey of Brahms's symphonies and piano concertos. Christian Zacharias (piano),
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras Brahms Symphony No 3 in F; Piano Concerto No 2 in B flat; Symphony No 2 in D


Piano: Christian Zacharias
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: Night Waves

Paul Allen considers the public and private face of Samuel Beckett as a new exhibition of photographs at the National Theatre by renowned theatrical photographer John Haynes seeks to capture the essence of the man and his work.


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Samuel Beckett
Unknown: John Haynes

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall explore the alternative music scene in Newcastle and meet Jazzfinger, Jumbo, Andrew Hodson, Guessmen, Richard Dawson, Astro and Prism, Mushi Mushi, and Posset.


Presenter: Mark Russell
Presenter: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Andrew Hodson
Unknown: Richard Dawson
Unknown: Mushi Mushi

: Jazz on 3

Herbie Hancock
Jez Nelson presents a concert from jazz pianist Herbie Hancock , recorded at the Barbican Hall, London. Joining Hancock are drummer Terri Lyne Carrington , bassist Scott Colley and vibraphone player and long-term collaborator Bobby Hutcherson. Well known for his use of electric and electronic instruments, Hancock's return to an acoustic ensemble is farfrom being a nostalgic exercise - it's a masterclass in what a contemporary jazz quartet can achieve. Producers Kathryn Willgress and Robert Abel


Unknown: Herbie Hancock
Unknown: Jez Nelson
Pianist: Herbie Hancock
Bassist: Terri Lyne Carrington
Bassist: Scott Colley
Unknown: Bobby Hutcherson.
Producers: Kathryn Willgress
Producers: Robert Abel

: Through the Night

With John Shea. Igor Kuljeric Animal Farm
A recording of the premiere of this opera given at Zagreb Biennale in April this year.
3.00 Janacek Piano Sonata 1 X 1905
(From the Street) 3.10 Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op 43 3.35 Fodor Symphony
No 4 in C minor 4.00 Handel Suite No 3 in G: Water Music 4.10 Tchaikovsky King Rene's aria (lolanta) 4.15 Glinka Valse-Fantaisie in B minor 4.25 Chopin Grand Valse Brillante in Eflat, Op 18
4.30 Haydn String Quartet in A, Op 20 No 6
4.45 Villem Kapp The Northern Coast
4.50Smetana Overture: The Bartered
Bride 5.00 Abel Symphony in C, Op 10 No 4 5.05 Sibelius Andante Festivo
5.10 Dvorak Romance in F minor, Op 11
5.25 Handel Piangero , la Sorte Mia (Giulio Cesare ) 5.30 CPE Bach Sinfonia in D, Wq 183 No 5.45 Smetana String
Quartet No 1 in E minor (From My Life)
6.10 Francaix L 'Heure du Berger
6.20 Rachmaninov Romance and Waltz
6.25 Musorgsky, orch Ravel Pictures from an Exhibition


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Igor Kuljeric
Music: Tchaikovsky King
Unknown: Valse Brillante
Unknown: Villem Kapp
Unknown: Abel Symphony
Unknown: Handel Piangero
Unknown: Giulio Cesare

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