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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Liszt, orch Zeileis St Francis de Paule Walking on the Water (Legends) Berlin RSO, conductor Gerd Albrecht Monteverdi Lamento della Ninfa
La Capella Reial , director Jordi Savall Chopin Barcarolle in F sharp, Op 60 Claudio Arrau (piano)
Moszkowski From Foreign Lands, Op 23 Polish National RSO, conductor Antoni Wit
8.30-10.00: Handel Saul , Part 3 (excerpt, from Dead March to end) Donna Brown and Lynne Dawson (sopranos), Derek Lee Ragin (countertenor), Philip Slane and Neil Mackie (tenors), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner
Bizet Roma Munich Radio Symphony
Orchestra, conductor Lamberto Gardelli


Unknown: Zeileis St Francis
Conductor: Gerd Albrecht
Unknown: La Capella Reial
Director: Jordi Savall
Director: Chopin Barcarolle
Piano: Claudio Arrau
Unknown: Handel Saul
Unknown: Donna Brown
Sopranos: Lynne Dawson
Sopranos: Derek Lee
Unknown: Philip Slane
Tenors: Neil MacKie
Conductor: John Eliot
Conductor: Lamberto Gardelli

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Delius Prelude: Irmelin Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
10.06 Mozart Sonata in D for two pianos, K448 Martha Argerich and Alexandre Rabinovitch
10.32 Bach Violin Sonata No 2 in A minor, BWV1003 Yehudi Menuhin
10.54 Schubert Schwestergruss , D762 Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)
11.01 Ravel Daphnis et Chloe: Concert
Suite No 2 Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell
11.17 Bach, arr Rachmaninov Violin Partita No 3 in E, BWV1006 (Prelude; Gavotte en Rondeau; Gigue) Sergio Fiorentino (piano)
11.25 Smetana, orch Szell String Quartet in E minor (From My Life) Cleveland Orchestra, conductor George Szell


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: George Szell
Conductor: Mozart Sonata
Unknown: Martha Argerich
Unknown: Alexandre Rabinovitch
Unknown: Yehudi Menuhin
Unknown: Schubert Schwestergruss
Soprano: Gundula Janowitz
Piano: Irwin Gage
Piano: Ravel Daphnis
Conductor: George Szell
Piano: Sergio Fiorentino
Conductor: George Szell

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

4: Donald Macleod 's exploration of Haydn's last Eszterhaza years today features two unusual commissions - a sacred work for the Bishop of Cadiz and a work for the lira organizzata for the King of Naples.
Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross, HXXla Le Concert des Nations, Rafael Taibo (voice), director Jordi Savall Concerto in F for two liras organizzata, H Vllh 5 Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta, director Manfred Huss
String Quartet in C, Op 54 No 2 Endellion Quartet
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Rafael Taibo
Director: Jordi Savall
Director: Manfred Huss

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Kathleen Ferrier Award Winners
Sean Rafferty introduces a recital given at the Belfast Festival at Queen's by the 1992 winner Gwyn Hughes Jones (tenor) with pianist lain Burnside. A Scarlatti Le Violette
Stradella Pieta, Signore!
Bellini Vaga Luna , Che Inargenti ; Dolente Immagine di Fille Mia; Vanne o Rosa, Fortunata
Liszt Tre Sonetti di
Petrarca Verdi Stornello
Tosti A Vucchella; Ideale; Non T'amoPiu


Unknown: Kathleen Ferrier
Introduces: Sean Rafferty
Tenor: Gwyn Hughes Jones
Unknown: Bellini Vaga Luna
Unknown: Che Inargenti
Unknown: Petrarca Verdi Stornello

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
A mainly Hungarian programme, including rarely heard works by Hubay and Erkel, and Liszt's tone poem Prometheus. Presented by Petroc Trelawny .
Hubay Violin Concerto No 3 in G minor
Hagai Shaham , conductor Martyn Brabbins Liszt Hungarian Fantasy Grace Francis (piano), conductor Andre de Ridder Erkel Overture: Hunyadi Laszlo Conductor Andre de Ridder
Hubay Variations on a Hungarian Theme Conductor Martyn Brabbins Liszt Prometheus
Conductor Thomas Dausgaard


Presented By: Petroc Trelawny
Conductor: Hagai Shaham
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Conductor: Liszt Prometheus
Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including music for bagpipes, three oranges and plucked strings.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

Brian Kay plays another selection of light-music classics.


Unknown: Brian Kay

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and arts news.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Throughout his long career, the conductor Paavo Berglund has championed the music of his compatriot Jean Sibelius and the symphonies of Shostakovich. Tonight at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, he directs the Halle Orchestra in two examples of Sibelius in lighter vein and in Shostakovich's war-time symphony. Lyn Fletcher (violin), Halle Orchestra , conductor Paavo Berglund
Sibelius King Christian II (Nocturne); Humoresques, Opp 8 7 and 89 8.05 Twenty Minutes: In Search of Sir
Hamilton Philip Hammond profiles Ulsterman
Hamilton Harty , who was responsible for making the Halle one of the most prestigious orchestras in England. Not only was Harty one of the greatest conductors of his generation, he was also a renowned pianist and is recognised as one of Ireland's finest composers.
8.25 Shostakovich Symphony No 8


Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Unknown: Jean Sibelius
Violin: Lyn Fletcher
Conductor: Halle Orchestra
Conductor: Paavo Berglund
Unknown: Hamilton Philip Hammond
Unknown: Hamilton Harty

: Night Waves

Susan Hitch talks to Hanif Kureishi about his screenplay for The Mother, which is about a bored 65-year-old grandmotherwho embarks on a passionate love affairwith a man half her age. Producer Timothy Prosser


Unknown: Hanif Kureishi
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: Late Junction

Including music from the Tavush region of Armenia, the Kronos Quartet performing Astor Piazzolla 's Asleep (from Five Tango Sensations), and voodoo drumming from Haiti. Presented by Verity Sharp.


Unknown: Astor Piazzolla
Presented By: Verity Sharp.

: Composers of the Week: ParisianOrganists of the 20th Century

5: Breaking Tradition. With Donald Macleod. Hakim Pange Lingua
Played by the Composer (organ)
Messiaen Prière apres la Communion (Livre du Saint Sacrament) Naji Hakim (organ)
Hakim Messe Solennelle
BBC Singers, Stephen Disley (organ), conductor Nicholas Kok
Hakim Chant de Joie
Played by the Composer (organ) (R) Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Unknown: Naji Hakim
Singers: Stephen Disley
Conductor: Nicholas Kok

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Mendelssohn Overture: RuyBlas Brahms Violin Concerto in D Nielsen Symphony No 5
2.25 Sibelius Pensées Lyriques, Op 40
2.45 Rheinberger Horn Sonata in Eflat,
Op 178 3.10 Lendvay Five Arrogant Ideas
3.15 Rimsky-Korsakov Suite: Le Coq d'Or
3.50 Kuhnau Biblical Sonata No 2 in G minor (Saul Cured by David through
Music) 4.05 Sweelinck 0 Domine Jesu
Christe 4.15 Van Noordt Fantasia No 3 in E minor; Fantasia No 5 in C
4.25 Naujalis Motet: Caligaverunt
4.30 Liszt Réminiscences de Don Juan
4.45 Hellendaal Cello Sonata, Op 5 No 5
5.00 Georg Muffat Concerto Grosso in E minor (Delirium Amoris) 5.10 Bach
Violin Sonata No 3 in C, BWV1005 (Fugue)
5.20 Farkas String Quartet
5.35 Glick Oboe Sonata 5.50 Beethoven
Romance No 1 in G, Op 40 6.00 Kajanus Finnish Rhapsody No 1 6.10 Brahms Alto Rhapsody, Op 53 6.25 Schumann Symphony No 1 in B flat (Spring)


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Rheinberger Horn Sonata
Unknown: Domine Jesu
Unknown: Don Juan
Unknown: Georg Muffat

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