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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Britten Pas de Six (The Prince of the Pagodas) London Sinfonietta, conductor Oliver Knussen Vivaldi Violin Concerto in F minor, RV29 7 (The Four Seasons) (Winter) Red Priest
Chopin Etudes, Op 25: No 9 in G flat; No 10 in B minor; No 11 in A minor, No 12 in C minor
Murray Perahia (piano)
8.30-10.00: Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Unnamed wind ensemble conducted by Charles Mackerras
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op 20 Academy of St Martin in the Fields


Conductor: Oliver Knussen Vivaldi
Piano: Murray Perahia
Piano: Handel Music
Conducted By: Charles MacKerras
Conducted By: Mendelssohn Octet
Unknown: St Martin

: CD Masters

With Rob Cowan.
Lehar Waltz Aria (Eva) Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
10.04 Fontenailles A I'Aime
Rosa Ponselle (soprano), Romano Romani (piano)
10.10 Bartok Two Pictures, Op 10 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati
10.27 Verdi O Patria Mia! (Aida, Act 3) Rosa Ponselle (soprano), unnamed orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon
10.33 Listener request: Laiande Troisieme Caprice (Sinfonies pour les Soupers du Roi) Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Jean-Francois Paillard
10.48 Verdi Ritorna Vincitor ! (Aida, Act 1) Rosa Ponselle (soprano), unnamed orchestra conducted by Rosario Bourdon
10.54 Bartok Four Orchestral Pieces, Op 12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pierre Boulez
11.17 Listener request:
Elgar The Dream of Gerontius, Part
Richard Lewis (tenor), Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Orchestra, conductor Malcolm Sargent


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Soprano: Rosa Ponselle
Piano: Romano Romani
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conducted By: Rosario Bourdon
Conducted By: Rosario Bourdon
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Tenor: Richard Lewis
Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

: Composer of the Week: Telemann

Donald Macleod looks at Telemann's compositions forthe opera. Orpheus, Act 3
Berlin RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Academy for Ancient Music, director Rene Jacobs Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Director: Rene Jacobs
Orasia: Dorothea Rbschmann(soprano)
Ismene: Maria Cristinakiehrjsoprano)
Orpheus: Roman Trekel(baritone)
Eurimedes: Werner Giira(tenor)
Priesterin des Cacchus: Isabelle Poulenard(soprano)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BBC New Generation Artists in Leeds
Verity Sharp introduces a recital given by Welsh pianist Llyr Williams , recorded last month at the Venue in Leeds.
Beethoven Piano Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 (The Tempest)
Szymanowski Mazurkas, Op 50 (excerpts) Chopin Impromptu in Fsharp minor, Op 36


Pianist: Llyr Williams

: Afternoon Performance

BBC National Orchestra of Wales -
New Generation Artists
German cellist Claudio Bohorquez takes centre stage today in the fourth of five programmes this week showcasing some of Radio 3's New Generation Artists.
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (Classical) Conductor Kazushi Ono
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1
Claudio Bohorquez , conductor Andre de Ridder
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade Conductor Grant Llewellyn


Unknown: Claudio Bohorquez
Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Claudio Bohorquez
Conductor: Andre de Ridder
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including the tick-tock of Leroy Anderson 's Syncopated Clock and a haircut from Rossini's Barber of Seville.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.
Unknown: Leroy Anderson

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light classical music.

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty introduces a selection of music and news from the arts world.


Introduces: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Northern Sinfonia
Peter Donohoe directs the Northern Sinfonia from the piano in a concert recorded yesterday in the City Hall,
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, featuring two rarely-heard piano concertos. Roberto Gerhard 's colourful concerto of 1961 draws its inspiration from his native Spain as well as from Schoenberg, Bartok and Bach.
Howard Ferguson 's 1951 concerto is very much in the English tradition, though cast in a classical form. Northern Sinfonia, conductor/director Peter Donohoe (piano) Falla The Three-Cornered Hat: Ballet Suite
Ferguson Piano Concerto Stravinsky Rag-Time
Gerhard Piano Concerto
Stravinsky Danses Concertantes


Unknown: Peter Donohoe
Unknown: Roberto Gerhard
Unknown: Howard Ferguson
Piano: Peter Donohoe

: Quatuor Mosaiques

Haydn String Quartet in D minor, Op 42 (R)

: Night Waves

As Water Closet Workshop - a new exhibition worshipping the porcelain wonder-goes on display in the Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Susan Hitch considers the aesthetic history of the loo. Producer Horatio Clare


Unknown: Susan Hitch
Producer: Horatio Clare

: Late Junction

Zulu street-guitar music from South Africa, tunes from Scotland-based band
Harem Scarem 's album Let Them Eat Fishcake and Jan Garbarek 's 1987 album All Those Bom with Wings. Presented by Fiona Talkington.


Unknown: Harem Scarem
Unknown: Jan Garbarek
Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Composers of the Week: LennoxBerkeley and Benjamin Britten

Donald Macleod and Tony Scotland talk about religion and new directions in Berkeley's and Britten's music, and the final development of their long friendship. Berkeley Six Preludes, Op 23 No 3 Raphael Terroni (piano)
Berkeley Mass for five voices
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, conductor Christopher Robinson Britten War Requiem (Sanctus) Heather Harper (soprano),
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Richard Hickox Berkeley Symphony No 3
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conductor Richard Hickox
Berkeley/Britten MontJuic
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Lennox Berkeley Repeated from Friday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Piano: Raphael Terroni
Piano: Berkeley Mass
Conductor: Christopher Robinson
Soprano: Heather Harper
Conductor: Richard Hickox Berkeley
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Conductor: Lennox Berkeley

: Through the Night

With Susan Sharpe.
Tchaikovsky Fate. Op 77 Sibelius Tapiola , Op 112 Ades Darkness Visible; Asyla
2.10 Franck Grande Piece Symphonique
2.35 Suppe Requiem in D minor
3.45 Kuhnau Suonata Sesta (Jacob's
Death and Burial) 4.00 Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV1043
4.15 Corelli Sonata da Chiesa in G minor, Op 1 No 10 4.20 Jarzebski Venite
Exsultemus; Cantate Johanis Gabrielis
4.30 Sulek Baska Stone Tablet
4.45 Chopin Mazurka in B minor, Op 33
No 4 4.50 Tchaikovsky Polonaise (Eugene Onegin ) 5.00 Auber Overture: Fra Diavolo
5.10 Mozart Hai Gia Vinta la Causa (Le
Nozze di Figaro) 5.15 Bach, arr Feinberg Trio Sonata in C. BWV529 (Largo)
5.25 Allegri Miserere Mei Deus
5.35 Kainz Harpsichord Concerto in C
5.50 Haydn Symphony No 7 in C (Le Midi)
6.10 Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 135
6.40 Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No 2


Unknown: Susan Sharpe.
Unknown: Sibelius Tapiola
Unknown: Franck Grande
Unknown: Kuhnau Suonata Sesta
Unknown: Jarzebski Venite
Unknown: Cantate Johanis Gabrielis
Unknown: Sulek Baska
Unknown: Chopin Mazurka
Unknown: Eugene Onegin

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