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: Morning on 3

With Penny Gore, who this week explores the music of Bach, played on some of the great European organs, and the rhapsody. Music includes:
7.00-8.30: Liszt Hungarian Rhapsodies (excerpts) Georges Cziffra (piano)
Chabrier Rhapsody: Espana Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor John
Eliot Gardiner Gershwin Second Rhapsody Katia and Marielle Labeque (pianos)
8.30-10.00: Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV542 (Great) Ton Koopman (organ) Delius, ed Beecham Appalachia Daniel Washington (baritone), Welsh
National Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Charles Mackerras

Contributors

Piano: Georges Cziffra
Pianos: Bach Fantasia
Baritone: Daniel Washington
Conductor: Charles MacKerras

: CD Masters

With Jonathan Swain.
Featuring music by Marin Marais and recordings by Igor Markevitch. Tommasini, after D Scarlatti The Good-Humoured Ladies
Philharmonia, conductor Igor Markevitch
10.16 Marais Les Folies d'Espagne
Jonathan Dunford and Sylvia Abramowicz (bass viols), Stéphane Fuget
(harpsichord), Benjamin Perrot (guitar)
10.38 Listener request:
Morley It Was a Lover and His Lass; Come Sorrow, Come; Mistress Mine, Well May You Fare Peter Pears (tenor), Julian Bream (lute)
10.46 Mozart Suite in C, K399 Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano)
10.58 Marais Sujet avec 20 Couplets (Pieces de Viole, lerLivre)
August Wenzinger and Hannelore Müller (bass viols), Eduard Muller (harpsichord)
11.08 Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6 in B minor (Pathetique) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Igor Markevitch

Contributors

Unknown: Jonathan Swain.
Music By: Marin Marais
Unknown: Igor Markevitch.
Conductor: Igor Markevitch
Unknown: Jonathan Dunford
Bass: Sylvia Abramowicz
Harpsichord: Stéphane Fuget
Harpsichord: Benjamin Perrot
Tenor: Peter Pears
Tenor: Julian Bream
Unknown: Ronald Brautigam
Unknown: Marais Sujet
Unknown: August Wenzinger
Bass: Hannelore Müller
Harpsichord: Eduard Muller
Conductor: Igor Markevitch

: Composer of the Week: Hector Berlioz

(1803-69). 1: Berliozthe Songwriter Berlioz's earliest compositions were songs, and although he later became better known for his larger orchestral works he continued to write songs intermittently until 1850. Berlioz authority David Cairns and Donald Macleod discuss Berlioz's contribution to songwriting.
Elegie en Prose (Irlande, Op 2)
Robert Tear (tenor), Viola Tunnard (piano) Le Jeune Patre Breton, Op 13 No 4
John Aler (tenor), Bernd Schenk (horn), Cord Garben (piano) LesNuitsd'Ete,0p7
Susan Graham (mezzo), Royal Opera
House Orchestra, conductor John Nelson La Mort d'Ophélie Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Cord Garben (piano)
Producer Johannah Smith Repeated Sunday 12 midnight

Contributors

Unknown: David Cairns
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Robert Tear
Tenor: Viola Tunnard
Tenor: John Aler
Tenor: Bernd Schenk
Piano: Cord Garben
Unknown: Susan Graham
Conductor: John Nelson
Unknown: Anne Sofie von Otter
Piano: Cord Garben
Producer: Johannah Smith

: Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London.
O Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
FlorestanTrio
Mozart Piano Trio in B flat, K502
Beethoven Piano Trio in D, Op 70 No 1 (Ghost)

Contributors

Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.

: Afternoon Performance

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Presented by Louise Fryer.
Verdi Overture: Sicilian Vespers Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Pierne Piano Concerto in C minor
Stephen Coombs , conductor Ronald Corp Grieg Three Lyric Pieces, Op 68 Conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor
Rudi de Groote, conductor Jerzy Maksymiuk Mozart Symphony No 36 in C (Linz) Conductor Man Volkov

Contributors

Presented By: Louise Fryer.
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Stephen Coombs
Conductor: Ronald Corp
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
Conductor: Man Volkov

: Making Tracks

Music foryounger listeners presented by CBBC's Angellica Bell and Adrian Dickson. Including music from Norway, America, India and outer space.

Contributors

Unknown: Adrian Dickson.

: Stage and Screen

Tommy Pearson talks to composer Elliot Goldenthal , who won this year's Oscar and Golden Globe awards for Best Score, forthe film Frida.
ADDRESS: Stage and Screen. Room 220. Broadcasting House. Queen Margaret Drive , Glasgow G12 8DG email: stageandscreen@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Talks: Tommy Pearson
Unknown: Elliot Goldenthal
Unknown: Queen Margaret Drive

: In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and arts news.

Contributors

Unknown: Sean Rafferty

: Performance on 3

Archive Week
Stephen Johnson presents a week of concerts from the BBC Archives, as voted for by Radio 3 listeners, featuring some of the great moments of music broadcasting. Today Mozart's Requiem conducted by Benjamin Britten at the 1971 Aldeburgh Festival, and a 1963 performance of Beethoven's Emperor concerto by Artur Rubinstein.
Beethoven Piano Concerto No 5 in E flat
(Emperor) Artur Rubinstein , Philharmonia, conductor Eugene Ormandy
(14 June 1963, Royal Festival Hall, London) Mozart Mass in D minor, K626 (Requiem) Heather Harper (soprano),
Alfreda Hodgson (contralto), Peter Pears (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Aldeburgh Festival Chorus, English Chamber
Orchestra, conductor Benjamin Britten ,
(20 June 1971, Snape Maltings, Suffolk)

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Johnson
Conducted By: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein.
Unknown: Artur Rubinstein
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
Soprano: Heather Harper
Soprano: Alfreda Hodgson
Contralto: Peter Pears
Baritone: John Shirley-Quirk
Conductor: Benjamin Britten

: Night Waves

Paul Allen and guests discuss the latest John Le Carre novel Absolute Friends, which examines the "special relationship" between the USA and UK. Producer Horatio Clare

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Allen
Unknown: John Le Carre
Producer: Horatio Clare

: Late Junction

Verity Sharp presents piano music by Olivier Messiaen and Congolese dance music from Franco. Plus carols from Voices at the Door recorded at this year's Folk in the Fall festival at London's South Bank.

Contributors

Unknown: Verity Sharp
Music By: Olivier Messiaen

: Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

With Donald Macleod.
Parasha 's Aria (Mavra)
Jane Manning (soprano),
Richard Rodney Bennett (piano) Les Noces
Rosalind Rees (soprano), Katherine Ciesinski (mezzo),
Sam Hutchinson (tenor), David Evitt (baritone), Gregg Smith Singers, Orchestra of St Luke's, conductor Robert Craft Octet Netherlands Wind Ensemble Piano Sonata Charles Rosen Repeated from Tuesday

Contributors

Unknown: Donald MacLeod.
Soprano: Jane Manning
Piano: Richard Rodney Bennett
Soprano: Rosalind Rees
Soprano: Katherine Ciesinski
Tenor: Sam Hutchinson
Tenor: David Evitt
Singers: Gregg Smith
Conductor: Robert Craft
Unknown: Charles Rosen

: Through the Night

With Louise Fryer.
A concert by the Tilev Quartet.
Haydn String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 (Lark) Beethoven String Quartet in F minor, Op 95 (Serioso) Schubert String Quartet in C, D3 (fragment) Debussy String Quartet
2.15 Escher Three Poems byAuden
2.25 Busoni Five Pieces (Kurze Stucke zur Pflege des Polyphonen Spiels) 2.45 Bach Chorale Prelude: Schmucke Dich, 0 Liebe Seele, BWV654 2.55 Mozart Litaniae Lauretanae, K195 3.20 Dvorak
Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World) 4.00 Franck Nocturne 4.05 Bloch Suite No 1 4.15 Schmetzer Sonata a 3 in B minor (Lamento) 4.20 Palestrina Ad Te Levavi Oculos Meos; Peccantem Me
Quotidie 4.30 Biber Scordatura Sonata
4.45 Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon) 4.50 J Strauss (son) Treasure Waltz (DerZigeunerbaron)
5.00 Berlioz Overture: Le Carnaval Romain
5.05 Glazunov The Muse, Op 59 No 1; The Whole Silver Glimmering Sky, Op 59 No 6
5.10 Bartok Four Hungarian Folk Songs
5.25 Larsson Violin Sonatina
5.40 Kodaly Summer Evening
6.00 Nielsen Flute Concerto
6.15 Moyzes Symphony No 3
6.40 Liszt Les Préludes

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Fryer.








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