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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Stravinsky Scherzo
Fantastique St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy Weber Favourite Waltzes for the Empress Marie Louise , Book 1
Eva Schieferstein (piano)
8.00-9.00: Mehul Overture: Horatius Codes Orchestre de Bretagne, conductor Stefan Sanderling Victoria Ave Maria Tallis Scholars , director Peter Phillips
9.00-10.00: Schubert Fantasyin C, Op 15 (Wanderer-Fantasie) AndrasSchiff (piano)
Sarasate Jota Navarra , Op 22 No 4 Itzhak Perlman (violin),
Samuel Sanders (piano)


Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Unknown: Marie Louise
Conductor: Stefan Sanderling
Conductor: Victoria Ave Maria
Conductor: Tallis Scholars
Director: Peter Phillips
Piano: Sarasate Jota Navarra
Violin: Itzhak Perlman
Piano: Samuel Sanders

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Beethoven Overture: Coriolan
Milan La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
10.11 Brahms Intermezzi , Op 117 Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
10.27 Musorgsky, arr Ravel Pictures at an Exhibition Philharmonia, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini
10.55 Poulenc Cello Sonata
Steven Isserlis , Pascal Devoyon (piano)
11.26 Schubert Symphony No 8 in B minor (Unfinished) Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Conductor: Brahms Intermezzi
Piano: Wilhelm Kempff
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini
Unknown: Steven Isserlis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

3: Donald Macleod introduces two works inspired by Greek mythology. The opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex of 1927 has a libretto by Jean Cocteau , based on Sophocles's play and translated into Latin. And the first performance in Paris of Apollo in 1928 was a major event for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes as it was theirfirst new Stravinsky ballet in five years. Oedipus Rex, Act 1
Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Robert Craft
Ballet: Apollo
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle
Repeated on Tuesday at 12 midnight


Introduces: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Narrator: Paul Newman(spoken Role)
Oedipus: Jon Humphrey(tenor)
Tiresias: John Cheek(bass)
Creon: John Ostendorfj
Shepherd Jon: Garrison (tenor)

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beethoven Plus
Fiona Talkington presents another recital from St Luke's in London.
Brodsky Quartet
Janacek String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata)
Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op 59 No 1 (Razumovsky)


Unknown: Fiona Talkington

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sandy Burnett presents Chilean pianist Alfredo Perl performing Liszt's virtuoso First Piano Concerto.
Verdi Overture: La Forza del Destino
Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Berlioz Nocturne Duet (Beatrice et
Benedict) Sally Matthews (soprano), Clarissa Meek (mezzo), conductor Walter Weller
Liszt Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat
Alfredo Perl , conductor Yakov Kreizberg Dvorak Symphony No 6 in D Conductor Jiri Belohlavek


Pianist: Alfredo Perl
Soprano: Sally Matthews
Conductor: Walter Weller
Conductor: Alfredo Perl
Conductor: Yakov Kreizberg
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including a Baby Elephant Walk and the March of the Toreadors.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Choral Evensong

Live from Durham Cathedral.
Introit: LaetenturCoeli (Byrd). Responses: Smith. Office Hymn: Creator of the Stars of Night (ConditorAlme Siderum). Psalm 18 (Jacob, Buck, Walmisley, Ouseley, Hull). First Reading: Genesis 2, w4-17.
Canticles: The Short Service (Byrd).
Second Reading: Philippians 2, wl-11. Anthem: Vigilate (Byrd). Final Hymn: 0
Quickly Come, Dread Judge of All (Vater Unser ). Organ Voluntary: Vater Unser im Himmelreich, BWV682 (Bach). Master of the choristers and organist
James Lancelot. Sub-organist Keith Wright.


Unknown: Vater Unser
Organist: James Lancelot.
Unknown: Keith Wright.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Presented by Verity Sharp.
Live from the Lighthouse in Poole. Yvonne Naef (mezzo),
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Marin Alsop
Christopher Rouse Rapture
Mahler Liederaus Des Knaben
8.10 Twenty Minutes: Dinosaur Bill
In 1827 William Buckland made one of the most important dinosaur fossil discoveries of the 19th century, and established the Isle of Wight's important position on the palaeontological map. Christopher Cooke presents a profile of this brilliant scientist, teacher, cleric (he became Dean of Westminster Abbey) and eccentric.
8.30 Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances, Op 45


Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Unknown: Yvonne Naef
Unknown: William Buckland
Unknown: Christopher Cooke

: Night Waves: Undercurrents

Susan Hitch presents a live discussion of a topical issue in contemporary culture. Producer Rob Ketteridge


Unknown: Susan Hitch
Producer: Rob Ketteridge

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp 's selection includes pong lang (xylophone) music from Thailand, Angolan electroacoustic music from Victor Gama , and tracks from the Toronto Tabla Ensemble.


Unknown: Verity Sharp
Unknown: Victor Gama

: Composer of the Week: Telemann

Donald Macleod looks at Telemann's compositions for the opera. Orpheus, Act 3
Berlin RIAS Chamber Choir, Berlin Academy for Ancient Music, director Rene Jacobs Repeated from Thursday


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Director: Rene Jacobs
Orasia: Dorothea Roschmann(soprano)
Ismene Maria: Cristlna Kiehr(soprano)
Orpheus: Roman Trekel(baritone)
Eurimedes: Wemer Giira(tenor)
Priesterin des Cacchus: Isabelle Poulenard (soprano)

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Vladigerov Poeme Hébreu, Op 4 7; Violin Concerto No 1; Piano Concerto No 1
2.30 Biber Missa Sancti Henrici
3.05 Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op 9 No 2 3.20 Kodaly Serenade , Op 12
3.40 Stolcer-Slavenski Four Tunes for
Orchestra 3.55 Trad, arr Cossetto Three choral songs 4.00 Falla Canciones Populares Espanolas Nos 5, 7 and 4
4.10 Poulenc Sarabande 4.15
Byrd Pavan andGalliard: The Earl of Salisbury
4.20 Popper Wie Einst in Schoner'n Tagen, Op 64 4.25 Herberigs 13 Old Flemish
Songs (excerpts) 4.30 Liszt Legende No 2: St Frances de Paule Walks on the Water
4.40 Handel SusserBlumenAmbraflocken
(arr for violin and organ) 4.45
Elgar Serenade in E minor for strings, Op 20
5.00 Mozart Five Contredances, K609
5.05 Durante Concerto No 2 in G minor
5.20 Bottesini Gran Duo Concertante
5.35 Poulenc Improvisation No 1
5.40 Smit Concertino 5.50 Rahula Ave
Maria 5.55 Martin Agnus Dei
6.00 Cavalli Sonata a 8 6.05 Brahms Symphony No 4 in E minor
6.45 Francaix Eight Danses Exotiques


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Kodaly Serenade
Unknown: Poulenc Sarabande
Unknown: Byrd Pavan
Unknown: Handel Susserblumenambraflocken
Unknown: Elgar Serenade
Unknown: Bottesini Gran
Unknown: Martin Agnus Dei
Unknown: Cavalli Sonata

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