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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Vivaldi Concerto in G for two mandolins, RV532 Paul O'Dette and Robin Jeffrey , Parley of Instruments, director
Peter Holman Beethoven Sextet in E flat, Op81b Manfred Klier(horn), Members of the Berlin Philharmonic Octet
8.00-9.00: Brahms Academic Festival Overture Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Bach Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV1043 Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman , ECO/Daniel Barenboim
9.00-10.00: Schumann Fantasy in C, Op 17 Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
Hoist Ballet Music: The Perfect Fool RLPO, conductor Charles Mackerras


Unknown: Paul O'Dette
Unknown: Robin Jeffrey
Director: Peter Holman
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Unknown: Itzhak Perlman
Unknown: Pinchas Zukerman

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Poulenc Violin Sonata
Tasmin Little, Piers Lane (piano)
10.20 Mozart String Quartet in E flat, K428 Amadeus Quartet
10.48 Verdi Falstaff (Act 2. Scene2)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Guilini
11.10 Poulenc Flute Sonata Jean-Pierre Rampal, Robert Veyron-Lacroix (piano)
11.24 Mahler DerAbschied (Das Lied von der Erde) Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Berlin PO, conductor Carlo Maria Guilini


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Verdi Falstaff
Conductor: Carlo Maria Guilini
Piano: Robert Veyron-Lacroix
Unknown: Brigitte Fassbaender
Conductor: Carlo Maria Guilini
Alice: Katia Rlcciarelll(soprano)
Quickly Lucia: Valentini Terrani(mezzo)
Nannetta: Barbara Hendricks(soprano)
Falstaff: Renato Bruson(baritone)
Ford: Leo Nucci(baritone)
Fenton: DalmacIo Gonzalez(tenor)

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

4: Stravinsky forged a professional partnership with the violinist
Samuel Dushkin , with whom he toured extensively throughout Europe and America. Donald Macleod introduces Stravinsky's Duo
Concertant, as played by the composer and his new partner, and two works commissioned in America - the Symphony of Psalms and the stage work Persephone. Symphony of Psalms
Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti Duo Concertant
Samuel Dushkin (violin) accompanied on the piano by the Composer
Persephone (Tableau No 3: Persephone Renaissante) Anne Fournet (narrator), Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (tenor), Tiffin Boys' Choir,
London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, conductor Kent Nagano
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Violinist: Samuel Dushkin
Conductor: Georg Solti
Violin: Samuel Dushkin
Narrator: Anne Fournet
Tenor: Anthony Rolfe-Johnson

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beethoven Plus
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Vanbrugh Quartet
Haydn String Quartet in B flat, Op 76 No 4 (Sunrise)
Beethoven String Quartet in E minor, Op 59 No 2 (Razumovsky)


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Sandy Burnett. Bernstein Overture: Candide
Conductor Rumon Gamba
Gershwin Piano Concerto Peter Jablonski , conductor Martyn Brabbins Copland Suite: Billy the Kid
Steven Mackey Eating Greens Conductor Martyn Brabbins


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Conductor: Peter Jablonski
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Unknown: Steven MacKey
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including a musical argument by Irving
Berlin and a musical storm by Beethoven.


Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Brian Kay's Light Programme

A selection of light classical music.

: In Tune

With Sean Rafferty.


Unknown: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Tommy Pearson introduces a concert live from Symphony Hall in Birmingham, featuring the first performance of a new work by the CBSO's composer-in-association, Julian Anderson.
Valdine Anderson (soprano), Jane Irwin (mezzo), Timothy Robinson (tenor), Clive Bayley (bass), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Sakari Oramo
Julian Anderson Symphony (first performance)
8.00 Twenty Minutes: Beethoven's Hair
When Beethoven died in 1827, many of his friends and admirers visited the lodgings where the composer's body lay. Some of them left with a little memento - a lock of his hair. Now, the hair tells many stories.
Dermot Clinch goes in search of the mortal remains of Beethoven.
8.20 Beethoven Symphony No 9 in D minor (Choral)


Introduces: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Julian Anderson.
Soprano: Valdine Anderson
Soprano: Jane Irwin
Tenor: Timothy Robinson
Tenor: Clive Bayley
Conductor: Sakari Oramo
Conductor: Julian Anderson Symphony
Unknown: Dermot Clinch

: Night Waves: Landmarks

Paul Allen talks to choreographer Matthew Bourne about Tchaikovsky's ballet, Swan Lake. Producer Timothy Prosser


Talks: Paul Allen
Unknown: Matthew Bourne
Producer: Timothy Prosser

: The Wire

adrenalin ... heart
By Georgia Fitch. Leigh, a single white mum in her 30s, and Angel, a black Londoner a few years older, compete to relate the story of their passionate and addictive relationship over the course of one summer. A devastating drama of sex, drugs and the search for self, starringJulia Ford as Leigh and Mark Monero as Angel. Director Melanie Harris


Unknown: Mark Monero
Director: Melanie Harris

: Late Junction

Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood 's debut film soundtrack, and music by actor/director/composer Vincent Gallo. Presented by Verity Sharp.
Jonny Greenwood is interviewed on Mixing It tomorrow at 10. 15pm


Guitarist: Jonny Greenwood
Unknown: Vincent Gallo.
Presented By: Verity Sharp.
Presented By: Jonny Greenwood

: Composers of the Week: Telemann

Donald Macleod seeks Telemann in Paris. Overture-Suite in C, TWV55:C6 Vienna Concentus Musicus, conductor
Nikolaus Harnoncourt Telemann Paris Quartet in C, TWV43:C1
Barthold Kuijken (flute), Sigiswaid Kuijken (violin), Wieland Kujken (viola da gamba), Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord)
Das Befreite Israel Ingrid Schmithusen (soprano), Claudia Schubert (alto),
Howard Crook (tenor), Klaus Mertens and Ekkehard Abele (basses), Rheinische Kantorei , Das Kleine Konzert , conductor Hermann Max Repeated from Friday


Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt Telemann
Flute: Sigiswaid Kuijken
Violin: Wieland Kujken
Harpsichord: Gustav Leonhardt
Soprano: Claudia Schubert
Tenor: Howard Crook
Tenor: Klaus Mertens
Tenor: Ekkehard Abele
Basses: Rheinische Kantorei
Conductor: Das Kleine Konzert
Conductor: Hermann Max

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer. Schumann Overture:
Manfred Mozart Violin Concerto No 3 in G, K216 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 5 in E minor 2.30 Palestrina Missa in Duplicibus Minoribus No 2 3.05 Ibert Little Suite in 15 Pictures 3.25 Dopper Symphony No 7 (Zuiderzee) 4.00 Andriessen Canzona
4.10 Crusell Cold Hands, Warm Heart
4.15 Knecht The Resurrection 4.25 Bach Furchte Dich Nicht, Ich Bin bei Dir, BWV228
4.30 D Scarlatti, arr Kain Sonata in F,
Kk518 4.35 Anon, 13th century Stella Splendens 4.40 R Rodney Bennett , arr Lindup Murder on the Orient Express
4.50 Handel Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest 5.00 Haydn Piano Trio in A, H XV 18
5.15 Larsson Songs of the Naked Trees, Op 7 (excerpts) 5.30 Smit Concerto for piano and winds 5.45 Frescobaldi Canzona Nona (detta la Gualterina);
Canzona Decimanova (detta la Capriola)
5.50 Camiolus Five Madrigals
5.55 Englund Piano Concerto No 1
6.20 Veremans Night and Dawn at the Nete 6.30 Vivaldi Trio Sonata in D minor, Op 1 No 12 (La Follia) 6.40 Rimsky-
Korsakov Overture: Russian Easter Festival


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Andriessen Canzona
Unknown: Kain Sonata
Unknown: Stella Splendens
Unknown: Rodney Bennett
Unknown: Frescobaldi Canzona Nona
Unknown: Canzona Decimanova

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