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: Morning on

With Sandy Burnett. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Verdi Overture: Nabucco La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Riccardo Muti
Liszt Rigoletto Paraphrase Jorge Bolet (piano)
8.00-9.00: Wiren Serenade for Strings, Op 11 Stockholm Sinfonietta, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen
Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat, K407 Gaudier Ensemble
9.00-10.00: Kraus Symphony in C minor Swedish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Petter Sundkvist


Unknown: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Conductor: Liszt Rigoletto Paraphrase
Piano: Jorge Bolet
Piano: Wiren Serenade
Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor: Mozart Horn
Conductor: Petter Sundkvist

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor
Paul Tortelier , Gerald Moore (piano)
10.12 Monteverdi Chiama d'Oro
(Madrigals, Book 7) Emma Kirkbyand Evelyn Tubb (sopranos), Consort of Musicke, director Anthony Rooley
10.16 Szymanowski Harnasie
Kazimierz Pustelak (tenor), Warsaw Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Witold Rowicki
10.52 J Strauss (son) AnnenPolka, Op.11 RIAS Symphony Orchestra, conductor Ferenc Fricsay
10.57 Bach Partita No 6 in E minor,
BWV830 Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord)
11.25 Walton Cello Concerto
Paul Tortelier , Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Paavo Berglund


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Piano: Gerald Moore
Piano: Monteverdi Chiama
Unknown: Emma Kirkbyand
Sopranos: Evelyn Tubb
Director: Anthony Rooley
Director: Szymanowski Harnasie
Tenor: Kazimierz Pustelak
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Harpsichord: Trevor Pinnock
Unknown: Paul Tortelier
Conductor: Paavo Berglund

: Composer of the Week: Elgar

4: At the Centre of Public Life
Elgar was a private man, most at home in the Worcestershire countryside, but his music thrust him to the forefront of public life. With Donald Macleod.
Five Intermezzos (No 3) Athena Ensemble Soldiers' Chorus; Caractacus 's Lament (Caractacus) Peter Glossop (baritone), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Charles Groves
Coronation Ode Teresa Cahill (soprano), Anne Collins (contralto), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Gwynne Howell (bass), Scottish National Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Alexander Gibson
The Sanguine Fan (excerpt)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Bryden Thomson
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Baritone: Peter Glossop
Conductor: Charles Groves
Contralto: Anne Collins
Contralto: Anthony Rolfe
Tenor: Gwynne Howell
Conductor: Alexander Gibson
Conductor: Bryden Thomson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

The Leopold Trio are joined by pianist
Fali Pavri for a performance of the exuberant G minor Piano Quartet by Brahms, recorded at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Introduced by Sandy Burnett.
Beethoven String Trio in D, Op 9 No 2
Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, Op 25 (R)


Pianist: Fali Pavri
Introduced By: Sandy Burnett.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martin Handley introduces a programme that includes a rare performance of the violin concerto by Moritz Moszkowski , a German composer of Pol ish descent.
Moszkowski was also much in demand as a teacher, and his pupils included Thomas Beecham.
Stravinsky Chant du Rossignol Conductor Man Volkov
Moszkowski Violin Concerto
Tasmin Little, conductor Martyn Brabbins Rachmaninov Symphony No 1 in D minor Conductor Martyn Brabbins


Unknown: Moritz Moszkowski
Unknown: Thomas Beecham.
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay presents his usual, eclectic mix of light music, and talks to
Yvonne Kalman , daughter of Hungarian operetta composer Emmerich Kalman , who died 50 years ago today.


Unknown: Brian Kay
Unknown: Yvonne Kalman
Unknown: Emmerich Kalman

: In Tune

Petroc Trelawnywith music and arts news.

: Opera on 3

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Le Grand Macabre
The Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti 's satirical opera is based on the theatre piece La Balade du Grand Macabre by Michel de Ghelderode. A prelude of car horns heralds an extraordinaryjourney to the surreal kingdom of Breughelland, where an outlandish cast of characters come face to face with the end of the world. This semi-staged performance is presented by Stephanie Hughes.
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Rumpf


Unknown: Gyorgy Ligeti
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Conductor: Alexander Rumpf
Venus/Gepopo: Caroline Stein (soprano)
Amanda: Johanette Zomer (soprano)
Amando: Hanne Fischer (mezzo)
Mescalina: Hilary Summers (mezzo)
Prince Go-Go: David Walker (countertenor)
PietthePot: Graham Clark(tenor)
White Minister: Steven Cole (tenor)
Black Minister: Frans Fiselier (baritone)
Nekrotzar: Willard W White (baritone)
Astradamors: Dario Suss (bass)

: Night Waves

China Mieville and guests discuss the British premiere of Neil LaBute 's new play The Mercy Seat, which is set in New York during 12 September 2001. Producer ZahidWarley


Unknown: Neil Labute

: Late Junction

Sounds from Serbia with the Earth Wheel Sky Band, tracks from the Nonesuch Explorer Caribbean series, and raks sharki belly dance music from Lebanon. Introduced by Shaheera Asante.


Introduced By: Shaheera Asante.

: Composer of the Week: Ned Rorem

Rorem is one of a group of composers who have fostered a unique American idiom in song. Donald Macleod concludes his series of conversations with Ned Rorem by considering some themes that recur frequently in the composer's work: the seasons, memory, the marking of time and the eternal.
Sonnet (Santa Fe Songs)
Susan Graham (mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano), Ensemble Oriol Rejoice We All in the Lord Harvard University Choir, conductor Murray Forbes Somerville Winter Pages (excerpt; Todd Palmer
(clarinet), Frank Morelli (bassoon), Ida Kavafian (violin), Fred Sherry (cello), Charles Wadsworth (piano)
Bright Music Fibonacci Sequence
Little Elegy Susan Graham (mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano) Repeated from Friday


Song: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Ned Rorem
Songs: Susan Graham
Piano: Malcolm Martineau
Clarinet: Todd Palmer
Clarinet: Frank Morelli
Bassoon: Ida Kavafian
Violin: Fred Sherry
Piano: Charles Wadsworth
Unknown: Susan Graham
Piano: Malcolm Martineau

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No 9
Mendelssohn Double Concerto in D minor Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
2.20 Debussy Suite Bergamasque
2.35 Bartok Five Songs, Op 16
2.55 Alexander Moyzes Symphony No 1
3.40 Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, Op 15
4.05 Grainger Colleen Dhas
4.10 Sandstrom Surge Aquilo
4.15 Robert de Visee Suite in C minor 4.30 Mozart FourContredanses, K267
4.35 Glinka, compl Shebalin Symphony on Two Russian Themes 4.50 Elgar, transcr Edwin H Lemare Pomp and Circumstance March in D, Op 39 No 1
5.00 Bach Oboe Concerto in G minor, BWV1056 5.05 Claude le Jeune Dieu,
Nous Te Louons 5.15 A Gabrieli Ricercar
Sopra Martin Menoit 5.20 Couperin
Treizième Concert a Deux Violes 5.35
Michelangelo Faggioli Marte , Ammore, Guerra e Pace (La Cilia) 5.40 Byrd
Goodnight Ground 5.50 CPE Bach Gott
Hat den Herrn Auferwecket, Wq240 6.20 Wagenseil Trombone Concerto in E flat
6.30 Fodor Symphony No 3 in C minor


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Alexander Moyzes
Unknown: Grainger Colleen Dhas
Unknown: Deux Violes
Unknown: Michelangelo Faggioli Marte
Unknown: Bach Gott

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