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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Saint-Saens Bacchanale
(Samson et Dalila) Paris Orchestra, conductor Daniel Barenboim
Sibelius Trio in G (1883) Jaakko Kuusisto and Satu Vanska (violins), Folke Grasbeck (piano)
8.00-9.00: Tchaikovsky Fantasy
Overture: Romeo and Juliet Russian
National Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev Cole Porter Brush Up Your
Shakespeare (Kiss Me, Kate) Robert Nicholls and David Garrison (singers),
London Sinfonietta, conductor John McGlinn
9.00-10.00: Mozart Piano Concerto No 19 in F, K459 English Chamber Orchestra, director Daniel Barenboim (piano)


Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Jaakko Kuusisto
Violins: Satu Vanska
Violins: Folke Grasbeck
Unknown: Robert Nicholls
Singers: David Garrison
Conductor: John McGlinn
Piano: Daniel Barenboim

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Delius Sleigh Ride Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Thomas Beecham
10.07 Brahms Violin Sonata in G, Op 78 Louis Kaufman , Helene Pignari (piano)
10.30 Handel Se Pieta di Me Non Senti
(Giulio Cesare) Roberta Alexander
(soprano), Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
10.41 Schubert Piano Sonata in B flat, D960 Artur Schnabel
11.21 Bernstein Symphony No 2 (The Age of Anxiety) Lukas Foss (piano), New York PO, conductor Leonard Bernstein


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Thomas Beecham
Unknown: Louis Kaufman
Piano: Helene Pignari
Soprano: Roberta Alexander
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Artur Schnabel
Piano: Lukas Foss
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

: Composer of the Week: Verdi

Donald Macleod introduces two of Verdi's most lavish grand operas, in which personal and political destinies interact, one set in France and Spain, the other in Ancient Egypt.
Don Carlos, Act 2 Scenes 1 and 2 Ambrosian Opera Chorus,
Royal Opera House Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
Aida, Act
Rome Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Repeated Wednesday at 12 midnight


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Conductor: Georg Solti
Don Carlos: Placido Domingo (tenor)
Elizabetta: Montserrat Caballe (soprano)
Rodrigo: Sherrill Milnes (baritone)
Aida: Leontyne Price (soprano)
Amonasro: Robert Merrill (baritone)
Radames: Jon Vickers (tenor)
Amneris: Rita Gorr (mezzo)
Ramfis, the high Priest: Giorgio Tozzi (bass)
Priestess: Mietta Sighele (soprano)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Paris and St Petersburg
Sean Rafferty presents another recital from Belfast, featuring French-Canadian violinist Chantal Juillet and pianist David Owen Norris.
Stravinsky Duo Concertant Debussy Violin Sonata
Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 2 in D, Op 94a


Unknown: St Petersburg
Unknown: Sean Rafferty
Pianist: David Owen Norris.

: Afternoon Performance

Ulster Orchestra: White Nights
Li-Wei (cello), conductor Thierry Fischer Presented by Edward Seckerson.
Musorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain Prokofiev Cello Concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov Overture: May Night Stravinsky Symphony in E flat, Op


Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Presented By: Edward Seckerson.

: Making Tracks

Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson greet the arrival of a Pink Panther and some
French removal men.


Unknown: Angellica Bell
Unknown: Adrian Dickson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Carmen Dragon , Ray Martin , the Queen's Hall Light Orchestra and Andre Kostelanetz are just some of the performers in today's programme, with music by Stephen Foster , Marshall Ross , Johann Strauss (son) and Vivian Ellis , among others.


Unknown: Carmen Dragon
Unknown: Ray Martin
Unknown: Andre Kostelanetz
Music By: Stephen Foster
Music By: Marshall Ross
Music By: Johann Strauss
Music By: Vivian Ellis

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music, arts news and interviews.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Halle Orchestra
Heinrich Schiff (cello), conductor Mark Elder
Martin Handley presents a live concert from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall, in which Mark Elder conducts the Halle
Orchestra in three romantic classics. Dvorak Scherzo Capriccioso, Op 66 Eigar Cello Concerto in E minor
8.20 Twenty Minutes: The Tales of Stones beneath Our Feet
Many of the cult books by Alan Garner are set in his cherished native Cheshire and linked by a common theme: the impact of the past bubbling up into the present.
Sarah LeFanu meets the writer on his home turf to find outjust how much his work is inspired by the history of the ground on which he lives. Garner's garden sits above a Bronze Age burial mound, and his house is built of stones once taken from it.
8.40 Sibelius Symphony No 2


Cello: Heinrich Schiff
Conductor: Mark Elder
Conductor: Martin Handley
Unknown: Mark Elder
Unknown: Alan Garner
Unknown: Sarah Lefanu

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and guests discuss the newly published Collected Poems ofTed Hughes, which contains a significant amount of previously unpublished work. Plus a trip to the new Gothic: Art for England
1400-1547 exhibition at the V&A.


Unknown: Paul Allen

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents sound-recordist
Chris Watson 's portrait of a day in Kenya's Masai Mara , the multi-tracked skills of Keith Jarrett , and fiebre, the latest album from North African-influenced Spanish group Radio Tarifa.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Chris Watson
Unknown: Masai Mara
Unknown: Keith Jarrett

: Composers of the Week: Andrea andGiovanni Gabrieli

With Donald Macleod.
G Gabrieli Canzon No 28Canadian Brass, Members of the New York PO,
Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Canzon Quarta; Canzon la Spiritata; Canzon Seconda Les Saqueboutiers de Toulouse, director Yasuko Uyama-Bouvard (organ) Jubilate Deo; SurrexitChristus Taverner Choir, London Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble, director Andrew Parrott
In Ecclesiis; Sonata No 19; Buccinate in Neomenia Tuba La Capella Ducale, Musica Fiata Cologne, director Roland Wilson Magnificat a 33 Gabrieli Consort and Players, director Paul McCreesh Sonata No 21 (per Tre Violini)
John Holloway , Stanley Ritchie and Andrew Manze (violins), Nigel North (theorbo), John Toll (organ) Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Director: Yasuko Uyama-Bouvard
Director: Andrew Parrott
Director: Roland Wilson
Director: Paul McCreesh
Violini: John Holloway
Violini: Stanley Ritchie
Violins: Andrew Manze
Violins: Nigel North

: Through the Night

With John Shea.
Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A, K488; Symphony No 41 in C, K551 (Jupiter)
2.15 Luython Lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae 2.35 Beethoven String Quartet in E flat, Op 74 (Harp)
3.10 Sallinen Elegy for Sebastian Knight , Op 10 3.15 Shostakovich Symphony No 5
4.05 Hildegard of Bingen Ave Generosa
4.10 K Forster Sonata in B flat 4.15 Anon
Pastorella in G; Organ Sonatas in D, G and C
4.30 Beethoven Ballet: The Creatures of Prometheus (excerpts) 4.45 Wagner Mogst Du Mein Kind (Die
Fliegende Hollander ) 4.50 Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus: Ballet Suite No 2) 5.00 Busoni Rondo
Arlecchinesco, Op 46 5.10
Ponchielli Capriccio 5.25 Bach Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV535 5.35 Parac Adel 's
Song (Adelova Pjesma) 5.40 Eespere De AmoreAeterno 5.45 Gershwin, transcr Grainger Love Walked In 5.50 Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro 5.55Pranzer
Concert Duo No 4 6.10 Brahms Piano Trio in C minor, OplOl 6.30 CF Abel Flute Concerto in E minor, Op 6 No 2 6.45 Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison in D minor, RV587


Unknown: John Shea.
Unknown: Luython Lamentationes Hieremiae
Unknown: Sebastian Knight
Unknown: Fliegende Hollander
Unknown: Khachaturian Adagio
Unknown: Busoni Rondo
Unknown: Ponchielli Capriccio
Unknown: Parac Adel
Unknown: Kreisler Praeludium
Unknown: Vivaldi Kyrie Eleison

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