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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Poulenc, orch L Berkeley Flute Sonata Jennifer Stinton , Scottish Chamber Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford Granados La Maja Dolorosa
Montserrat Cabal le (soprano), unnamed chamber orchestra, conductor Rafael Ferrer
8.00-9.00: Vivaldi Violin Concerto in E flat, RV253 (La Tempesta di Mare) Enrico Onofri , IIGiardinoArmonico, director Giovanni Antonini
Bizet L 'Arlesienne: Suite No 1 Bastille
Orchestra, conductor Myung-Whun Chung
9.00-10.00: Mozart Piano Sonata in D, K576 Maria Joao Pires


Unknown: Jennifer Stinton
Conductor: Rafael Ferrer
Unknown: Enrico Onofri
Director: Giovanni Antonini
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Unknown: Maria Joao Pires

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.

Mozart Symphony No 28 in C, K200 Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner

10.21 Tchaikovsky 18 Pieces, Op 72: Nos 1-4 Viktoria Postnikova (piano)

10.36 Listener request: Verdi Gualtier Malde... Caro Nome (Rigoletto, Act 1) Hilde Gueden (soprano), Rome Santa Cecilia Academy Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Alberto Erede

10.44 Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op 18 Nos 2, 4 and David and Igor Oistrakh (violins)

10.54 Coates Suite: London (London Everyday) Philharmonia conducted by the Composer

11.09 Tchaikovsky 18 Pieces, Op 72: Nos 5-8 Mikhail Pletnev (piano)

11.27 Reger Concerto in the Old Style, Op 123 Berlin Staatskapelle, conductor Otmar Suitner

11.51 Handel Fond, Flatt'ring World, Adieu (Theodora) Sophie Daneman (soprano), Les Arts Florissants, conductor William Christie


Presenter: Rob Cowan

: Composers of the Week: Lennox Berkeley and Benjamin Britten

Donald Macleod and Tony Scotland discuss the influence the two composers had on each other as young men.

Berkeley Five Short Pieces, Op 4 No 5 Raphael Terroni (piano)

Britten Rats Away! (Our Hunting Fathers, Op 8) Ian Bostridge (tenor), Britten Sinfonia, conductor Daniel Harding

Berkeley Divertimento, Op 18 (3rd mvt) LPO conducted by the Composer

Britten Piano Concerto (1st mvt) Barry Douglas, French Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Marek Janowski

Berkeley Night Covers Up the Rigid Land, Op 14 No 2

Britten Night Covers Up the Rigid Land, Op 11 No 7

Berkeley Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love, Op 44 No 2b Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)

Berkeley Serenade BBC NOW, conductor Richard Hickox

(Repeated Monday 12 midnight)
(See also Performance on 3 at 7.30pm)


Presenter: Donald Macleod
Guest: Tony Scotland

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Another chance to hear the first of a series of concerts recorded in the NTL Studio in Belfast's Waterfront Hall last year. Ensemblissimo, director David Adams (harpsichord)
Bach Trio Sonata in G (after BWV1027 and BWV1039)
Handel Trio Sonata in B minor, Op 2 No 1 Arne Sonata in E for violin and continuo
CPEBach Trio Sonata in A minor, Wq l48
Jean-Marie Leclair Deuxième Récréation (R)


Harpsichord: David Adams
Unknown: Jean-Marie Leclair

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Chorus
Presented by Tommy Pearson.
Bingham Salt in the Blood BBC Symphony Chorus, London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, conductor Stephen Jackson
Eigar Introduction and Allegro BBCSO, conductor Ola Rudner
Byrd Laudibus in Sanctis BBC Symphony Chorus, conductor Stephen Jackson Schubert Mass in A flat, D687
Rosa Mannion (soprano), Stella Doufexis
(mezzo), Toby Spence (tenor), Nathan Berg (bass), BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Jiri Belohlavek


Presented By: Tommy Pearson.
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Ola Rudner
Conductor: Byrd Laudibus
Conductor: Stephen Jackson
Conductor: Schubert Mass
Soprano: Rosa Mannion
Soprano: Stella Doufexis
Tenor: Toby Spence
Tenor: Nathan Berg
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including Rossini's William Tel/overture and music from the Bugs Bunny Cartoons.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Voices

lain Burnside presents tenor Edgaras Montvidas and Darren Jefferey (bass-baritone) from the Royal Opera House Vilar Young Artists Programme, with Christopher Gould (piano) in a recital of songs by Liszt, Ireland, Gluck, Ravel,
Schubert, Debussy and Rubinstein. (R)


Tenor: Edgaras Montvidas
Tenor: Darren Jefferey
Piano: Christopher Gould

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Opera on 3

Lennox Berkeley Double Bill
Chris de Souza presents two short operas - one comic, one biblical - recorded at this year's Cheltenham Festival.
Joyful Company of Singers, City of London Sinfonia, conductor Richard Hickox A Dinner Engagement


Conductor: Richard Hickox
Earl of Dunmow: Roderick Williams (baritone)
Countess of Dunmow: Yvonne Kenny (soprano)
Susan: Claire Rutter (soprano)
Mrs Kneebone: Jean Rigby (contralto)
HRH the Grand Duchess of Monteblanco: Anne Collins (contratto)
HRH Prince Phillipe: Robin Leggate (tenor)
Errand boy: Blake Fisher (tenor)
Head Reaper: Roderick Williams (baritone)
Naomi: Yvonne Kenny (soprano)
Orpah: Claire Rutter (soprano)
Boaz Mark: Tucker (tenor)
Ruth: Pamela Helen Stephen (soprano)

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and guests discuss
Istvan Szabo 's new film Taking Sides, a biopic of German conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler. Producer Horation Clare


Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: Istvan Szabo
Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwangler.
Producer: Horation Clare

: Late Junction

Fiona Talkington introduces music by Cameroonian bassist/vocalist/composer Richard Bona, the Dave Holland Quartet's Conference of the Birds and madrigals by Sigismondo d'lndia.


Presenter: Fiona Talkington

: Composer of the Week: Haydn

3: With Donald Macleod.
Concerto in D, H XVIII 11 London
Sinfonietta, director Martha Argerich (piano) Symphony No 85 in B flat (La Reine) 18th-century Orchestra, director Frans Bruggen Sonata in G, H XVI 40 Andras Schiff (piano) Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Piano: Martha Argerich
Director: Frans Bruggen
Piano: Andras Schiff

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Aconcert of motets by Victoria, Palestrina, Giovannelli and Morales.
2.20 Sanz Spanish Suite 2.30 Schumann Symphony No 4 in D minor 3.00 Beethoven Piano Trio in G, Op 1 No 2 3.30 Haydn Piano Sonata in G minor, H XVI 44
3.45 Grieg Suite: PeerGynt, Op 55
4.00 Wiren Violin Sonatina, Op 15
4.15 Mozart Exsultate , Jubilate, K165
4.30 Kodaly Four Madrigals
4.45 Mendelssohn Overture: Die Schone
Melusine, Op 32 5.00 Tallis Litany: 0 God the Father of Heaven 5.05 Purcell Four
Dances (Abdelazer) 5.10 Delius, arr Fenby Intermezzo (Fennimore and Gerda)
5.15 Kunzen Overture: Erik Ejegod
5.20 CPE Bach Quartet No 2 in D, Wq94
5.40 Beethoven Seven Variations on Bei
Mannern. Welche Liebe Fuhlen , Wo046
5.50 Frescobaldi Toccata Quarta
6.00 Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis 6.10 Wegelius Rondo Quasi Fantasia 6.20 Bach Brandenburg
Concerto No 5 in D, BWV1050 6.45 Mozart, arr Grieg Piano Sonata in G, K283


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Mozart Exsultate
Unknown: Erik Ejegod
Unknown: Welche Liebe Fuhlen
Unknown: Thomas Tallis
Unknown: Wegelius Rondo
Unknown: Quasi Fantasia
Unknown: Bach Brandenburg

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