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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore. Music includes:
7.00-8.00: Handel Dixit Dominus Monteverdi Choir , English Baroque
Soloists, conductor John Eliot Gardiner Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus)
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by the Composer
8.00-9.00: Mozart Overture: Die
Entführung aus dem Serail Dresden Staatskapelle, conductor Colin Davis Gibbons This Is the Record of John Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Fretwork, director Richard Marlow
9.00-10.00: Chopin Fantasy in Fminor, Op 49 Claudio Arrau (piano)


Unknown: Handel Dixit Dominus
Unknown: Monteverdi Choir
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Conductor: Khachaturian Adagio
Conductor: Colin Davis
Director: Richard Marlow
Piano: Claudio Arrau

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain. Poulenc Oboe Sonata
Nicholas Daniel , Julius Drake (piano)
10.15 Couperin Lecons de Tenebres (Troisieme Lecon)
Alfred Deller (countertenor), PhilipTodd (tenor),
Raphael Perulli (viola da gamba), Michel Chapuis (organ)
10.30 Poulenc Clarinet Sonata
Pascal Moragues, Pascal Devoyon (piano)
10.47 Bruckner Symphony No 9 in D minor Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Carlo Maria Giulini


Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Unknown: Nicholas Daniel
Piano: Julius Drake
Piano: Couperin Lecons
Unknown: Alfred Deller
Viola: Raphael Perulli
Unknown: Michel Chapuis
Piano: Pascal Devoyon
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

5: Stravinsky was spending more and more time in the USA, where he found a receptive audience for his music. The imminence of war, coupled with personal tragedy, forced Stravinskyto make the decision to move to America. Donald
Macleod introduces two of the last works
Stravinsky wrote while still on French soil - his Concerto for Two Pianos and Dumbarton Oaks , and the work he completed after he'd settled in his new home - the Symphony in C.
Concerto for Two Pianos (Variations;
Prelude and Fugue) Soulima Stravinsky and the Composer
Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks) Endymion Ensemble, director John Whitfield Symphony in C
London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Repeated on Thursday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Dumbarton Oaks
Unknown: Soulima Stravinsky
Director: John Whitfield
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Beethoven Plus
Presented by Fiona Talkington. Endellion Quartet
Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op 18 No
Brahms String Quartet in A minor, Op 51 No 2


Presented By: Fiona Talkington.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Philharmonic
Presented by Sandy Burnett.
Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op 56a (St Anthony)
Franck Symphonic Variations
Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op 43 Fazil Say (piano), conductor Van Pascal Tortelier
Eigar Variations on an Original Theme
(Enigma) Conductor Van Pascal Tortelier


Presented By: Sandy Burnett.
Unknown: Rachmaninov Rhapsody
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier
Conductor: van Pascal Tortelier

: Making Tracks

Music for younger listeners presented by Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including music for boogie-woogie piano and the theme from the James Bond movies.


Presented By: Angellica Bell
Presented By: Adrian Dickson.
Unknown: James Bond

: Jazz Legends

Chick Corea
Julian Joseph looks at the recording career of American musician Chick Corea , whose compositions and progressive playing -on both the piano and electronic keyboards-have made him one of the most significant jazzmen of the last 40 years.


Unknown: Chick Corea
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Musician: Chick Corea

: In Tune

Presented by Sean Rafferty.


Presented By: Sean Rafferty.

: Performance on 3

Ulster Orchestra
Florestan Piano Trio, conductor Thierry Fischer
Philip Hammond introduces tonight's concert live from the Ulster Hall in Belfast, as the Ulster Orchestra continues its cycle of Beethoven's symphonies.
Beethoven Overture: Egmont;
Concerto in C for violin, cello and piano
8.45 Twenty Minutes: Lotta Schmidt
Oliver Ford Davies reads a short story by Anthony Trollope. In 19th-century Vienna, love and music are inextricably interwoven.
8.05 Beethoven Symphony No 3 in E flat (Eroica)


Conductor: Thierry Fischer
Introduces: Philip Hammond
Unknown: Lotta Schmidt
Unknown: Oliver Ford Davies
Story By: Anthony Trollope.

: Night Waves

Adam Mars-Jones meets Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison for an in-depth interview about her life and career. Producer Ariane Koek


Unknown: Adam Mars-Jones
Unknown: Toni Morrison
Producer: Ariane Koek

: Mixing It

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall talk to
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood about his new solo album, the soundtrack to the film Bodysong, forwhich he enlisted some fine British musicians, including trumpeter Gerard Presencer , saxophonist Julian Arguelles and Emperor Quartet.


Unknown: Mark Russell
Unknown: Robert Sandall
Unknown: Jonny Greenwood
Unknown: Gerard Presencer
Unknown: Julian Arguelles

: Jazz on

Frank Zappa Anniversary
Although Frank Zappa , who died ten years ago, claimed that he didn't likejazz, much of his music shows a jazz influence and he has in turn influenced contemporary jazz. Jez Nelson presents a studio session from some of the dazzling improvisers that were instrumental in creating Zappa's music.
Recorded in Los Angeles in November, the group reunites some of Zappa's finest sidemen, including the legendary drummer Vinnie Colaiuta , brass players Walt and Bruce Fowler , bassist Arthur Barrow and keyboard player Tommy Mars. The band perform some classic Zappa material, as well as some specially written originals. Plus a roundup of the best new jazz CD releases.


Unknown: Frank Zappa
Unknown: Frank Zappa
Unknown: Vinnie Colaiuta
Bassist: Bruce Fowler
Bassist: Arthur Barrow
Unknown: Tommy Mars.

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
Zajc Mislav (opera in three acts)
Soloists, Croatian Radio and Television Choir and SO, conductor Miro Belamaric
2.35 Telemann Flute Sonata in G (Essercizii Musici) 2.40 CPE Bach Fantasia in B flat, Wq61 No 3 2.50 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
3.30 Tchaikovsky The Tempest, Op 18
3.50 Debussy L Isle Joyeuse
3.55 Boccherini Rondeau, Op 28 No 4
4.00 Pachelbel DerHerrlst Konig; Gott 1st UnserZuverisicht 4.10 Bach Keyboard Concerto in F minor, BWV1056
4.20 Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
(Fingal's Cave) 4.30 Palmgren Violoncello a Cassado, Op 114 No 14.35 Kilar Orawa
4.45 Binelli Candombe : Llamada de
Tambores (Ritmos y Sonidos de Huruguay y Argentina) 4.55 Hyde Overture: Happy Occasion 5.00 Mertz Hungarian
Fatherland Flowers 5.05 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op 38 5.15 Zajc Zrinski Aria (Nikola Zubic Zrinski ) 5.20 Martinu Variations on a Theme by Rossini
5.25 Josquin des Prez Coeurs Desolez par Toute Nation; Qui Belles Amours
5.35 Vivaldi Recorder Concerto in C minor, RV441 5.45 Davide da Bergamo La Vera Piva Montanara 5.55
Brahms Schicksalslied , Op 54 6.10 Mozart, transcr Petric Adagio and Rondo in C, mi 7 6.20 Respighi AnticheArie e Danze: Suite No 3 6.40 Saint-Saens Variations on a Theme by Beethoven, Op 35


Unknown: Louise Fryer.
Unknown: Zajc Mislav
Conductor: Miro Belamaric
Unknown: Palmgren Violoncello
Unknown: Kilar Orawa
Unknown: Binelli Candombe
Unknown: Chopin Ballade
Unknown: Zajc Zrinski Aria
Unknown: Nikola Zubic Zrinski
Unknown: Piva Montanara
Unknown: Brahms Schicksalslied

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